civil parish
Maigh Ghamhnach
genitive: Mhaigh Ghamhnach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moygawnagh
(English)

Glossary

maigh, magh
English plain

Centrepoint

54.1576, -9.43483latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1198
Maggamnach
Pont. Hib. Leathanach: I, 104
1307c
Monganenath
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 217
1410c
maig gamnach, o
Lec. Leathanach: 74a, v.a, 6
1410c
muig gamnuch glan, o
Lec. Leathanach: 75a v.a, 24
1475c
[the rectory of] Bredach [of the parish church of] Maygamnach
CPL Leathanach: xiii 475
1617
Moygownegh
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.161
1647
Magh-gamnach
ASH Leathanach: 752a.viii
1650c
Mhuigh Gamhnach glan, o
LGen. Leathanach: i 646 §284.1
1650c
Muigh Gamhnach, Ui Chongadhan no Connagain o
LGen. Leathanach: i 618 §274.2
1657c
Magawnagh
DS Leathanach: 207, 218
1661
Moygawnagh being church land, 5 Qrs. of
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 169
1661
Moygawnagh Parish
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 168
1684
Moygawnagh
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,889/20(1)
1685
Magawny
Hib. Del.
1700c
Magowna
Conn. Map Leathanach: 2
1710c
Moygownagh Parish
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 24b
1720c
Magawny
Lea & Moll
1727
Moygannagh
CGn. Imleabhar: 52.435.35174
1787
Moygownagh Parish
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 26
1834
Magaunagh
TAB Leathanach: 11
1838
Moygownagh
BS:AL
1838
Moygownagh
Cess Bk:AL
1838
Magh-Gamhnach “campus faetarum, sive lactes-centium vaccarum”
OD:AL
1838
Muigh Gamhnach “plain of the strippers”
OD:AL

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