Ail Finn
genitive: Ail Finn
validated name
(Irish)
Elphin
(English)

Glossary

fionn, finne
English white

Centrepoint

53.844, -8.19819latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1837
Elphin
BS:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
CM:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
Pop. Rep.:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
GJP:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
S&V:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin Bp Land
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Elphin
"It should be Elfin by every rule of orthography" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Ulfyne
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
Ail finn, 'stone of the bright well'
OD:AL Leathanach: RC027,26
1837
[Elphin]
"The townland is under pasture & tillage, & is divided into several parks &c: on the road from Elphin to Boyle & [one quarter] mile from the town is situated the palace, the residence of the bishops of the See, & in the town is the Cathedral Dispensary &c" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: RC027,26

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