population centre townland
Lios an tSamhaidh
genitive: Lios an tSamhaidh
validated name
(Irish)
Lissatava
(English)

Glossary

English ring-fort, enclosure

Centrepoint

53.6571, -9.05891 latitude, longitude
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Properties

PO There is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1299
[vills of Coolisel, Derineserchath and Kilglassan]
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 28 Edw. I §52, m.4
1308
[Coolisel]
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 2 Edw. II m.30d
1574
[Lissatava]
Div. Conn.
1578
baile Cúil hÍsill
Sen. Búrc. Leathanach: §11
1584c
Listanyne, mcMoilre of
F Leathanach: 4578
1592c
Lissetane, Wm. Bourke m’Moyler of
F Leathanach: 5797
1610c
Lissitan
Conn. Map
1614
Lissetawe... Ballycowle-Ishell otherwise Lissetane
CPR Leathanach: 265
1617
Lissetawe, castle... and qr of
CPR Leathanach: 319
1617
Lissetawe
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.209
1635
the castle of Lissetany; 1 qr of Lissetany
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §97V
1661
Listaw 1 Quarter
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 38
1666
Lissitan... towne of Lehensy
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 889/8(6-8)
1677
Lissetaw
ASE Leathanach: 234 §5
1677
Listaw
ASE Leathanach: 241 §17, 242 §18
1680
4 qrs. of Coolyshell viz. Carrowlisytaw alias Lisitawa ½ qr.
ASE Leathanach: 268
1685
Lissotaw
Hib. Del.
1698
Lehence... Lissitan
Browne's RR
1699
Lislava
Browne's RR
1708
Lislava
Browne’s Lands Leathanach: I
1710c
Listan
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 118, 120
1722
Lissitaw
CGn. Imleabhar: 33.531.21151
1732
Lissetava 1 qr
CGn. Imleabhar: 69.292.48367
1762
Lissetawy othrw. Lisatava
CGn. Imleabhar: 154.498.104755
1787
Lisstan
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 434
1787
Lisstaw ½ qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 444
1830
Lisatava
Bald Leathanach: 19
1838
Lissatava
BS:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lisatava
CM:AL Uimhir: G034,1,46
1838
Lessita
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lisataw, Lisatave or Derrylogher
TAB Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lisatava
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lisatava
McHale, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lisatava
[Postmaster, Hollymount]
Postmaster:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lios a tsamha, 'fort of the sorrell'
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
Lissatava
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46
1838
[Lissatava]
"…two forts."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,46

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