Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

townland

townland
Garvillaun
(English)

Centrepoint

52.9755, -8.96033 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
Tirnellu(r)ny & Garvellan
ar imeall an lgh
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2, 214
1635
Garrilane
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2, 318
1660c
Garvelan
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 570
1666
Garvelan
ASE Leathanach: 99, 39
1685
Gravelam
Hib. Del.
1787
Garvelan
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Garriv Illaun
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17
1839
Garbh-Oileán, 'rough island'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17
1839
Garbh oileán
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17
1839
Garvillaun
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17
1839
[Garvillaun]
"In Rooaun parish" [Situation];
Situation:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17
1839
[Garvillaun]
"There is a lough in this townland called Gorriv Illaun Lough...there is an island in this lough called Gorriv Illaun from whence townland derives its name" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl026,17

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