BROWSE
townland
An Tuairín Caoch
genitive: an Tuairín Chaoich
validated name (What is this?)
(Irish)
Kingwilliamstown
(English)

Glossary

English little paddock, little (cultivated) field, little pasture

Centrepoint

52.1835, -9.24129latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1821
Tooreenkeagh
Crown Map Leathanach: CN (2C 32 M)
1835
Tureenceagh
(s.n. William Murphy)
O'Kief Leathanach: II, 155
1837
King-William’s-Town
Top. Dict. Leathanach: II, 444
1838
Thurenceagh
(s.n. Benjamin Fhinigan)
O'Kief Leathanach: II, 263
1839
Tureenkeagh
(s.n. Denis Fitzpatrick)
O'Kief Leathanach: II, 270
1840
Tureenkeagh
Boyan, M.:AL
1840
Kingwilliamstown or Tureenkeagh
Boyan, M.:AL
1840
Kingwilliamstown
BS:AL
1840
Toureenkeagh
Naughton, Rev. J., P.P.:AL
1840
tuairín caoch
EC:AL
1840
blind little bleach
OD:AL
1861
King-William’s-town ××× It is of recent erection and is called after William IV [1830-7]
Gibson-Cork Leathanach: II, 482
1938
Tureenceagh
BNS Leathanach: 358.543

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