civil parish
Teampall Toinne
genitive: Theampall Toinne
validated name
(Irish)
Templetenny
(English)

Glossary

English church

Explanatory note

  • English

    church of (by) (the) swamp

Centrepoint

52.2838, -8.12364 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1486
Tempulltune alias Tholachkheye
CPR Leathanach: XIV.124
1539-40
Tempulkeny
Inq. Leathanach: I.1.25
1541
Tempulltownnygh
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 344
1541
Tempultownyghe
F Leathanach: 530
1576
Templetowninge
F Leathanach: 2938
1607
Temple Twny
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 302
1607
Templetwynie
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 324
1615
Temple Twyny
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 290
1654
Tampletunny
CS I Leathanach: I.373
1657
cuid de Par. Shanrahan
DS
1665-6
Templetumy
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 23
1666-7
Templeliney
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 95
1840
Templetenny
BS:AL
1840
Teampull a' tuinne, 'church of the flood'
AL
1840
tuinne
pl:AL
1840
'The natives of this Parish pronounce its name as if written Teampull a Tuinne but the meaning is not clear to us'
LSO (TÁ) Leathanach: 50/19
1952
Teampull Tuinne, 'Church of the marsh'
PN Decies Leathanach: 324
1985
ˌtɪmpəlˈtɪniː
Áit.

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