civil parish townland
Liamhain
genitive: Liamhna
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lyons
(English)

Centrepoint

53.2957, -6.54205 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1050c
ó Liamain
LC Leathanach: 118, Líne: 1738
1050c
Liamain
LC Leathanach: 118, Líne: 1763
1150c
ic scethaib Condlaid i taeb Liamna a Muig Laigen
v.l. ic Scechaib Conlaig im-Maig Lagen. Conlaed escop Cilli Dara. ... primcherd Brigte e.
FOeng. Leathanach: 128 n. 3 May
1229
Newcastle of Leuan
Newcastle, p Ráth Cúil, BÁC
PR Imleabhar: 35, Leathanach: 29
1302-6
Lyuns [Par.]
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 245
1315-6
Lyons
RDK Leathanach: 39.69
1340
de Novo Castro de Lyouns
Chart. Mary's Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 287
1430
Lyones
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 250 b
1468
Lyvnes
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 244
1527
Lyonys, Newcastell by L.
F Leathanach: 22 Hen.
1532
Lyons
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 281
1536
Lyons, Newcastell near L.
F Leathanach: 53 Hen.
1537
Lyons
Forf. (N. L.)
1540
Lyons
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 166
1552
Lyons
F Leathanach: 1095 Ed.
1558
Lyons
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 P&M
1558
Lyons, ecclesie de
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 P&M
1560c
Caislén Nua Liamhain
Newcastle, BÁC
LBran. Leathanach: 70, Líne: 1833
1563
Lyons
F Leathanach: 551
1564
the Lyons
List of Gentlemen: Cárta Mór
1578
Lyons
F Leathanach: 3462
1583
Lions
F Leathanach: 4150
1584
the Lyons
F Leathanach: 4464
1593
Lyons, land called the Stuckins and Gortendawk by L.
F Leathanach: 5777
1596
Lyons
F Leathanach: 5988
1609
Lyons
CPR Leathanach: 144
1611
Lyons
CPR Leathanach: 144
1618
Lyons
CPR Leathanach: 373
1620
Lyons
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 35 J I
1623
Lyons
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 41 J I
1624
Lyons, manor of
CPR Leathanach: 578
1624
Lions, town of
CPR Leathanach: 596
1629-44
ab oppido Leonensi
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.30
1629-44
ecclesia S. Mariae de Lyons
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.32
1641
Lyons
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 87 C I
1641-47
Lyons
Outlaws Leathanach: 346
1642/2/9
Lyons, the
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 10v
1650 c.
Gég Liamhna
LM Leathanach: 420
1650 c.
Cath Liamhna
LM Leathanach: 67
1654
Lyons
CS VIII Leathanach: 59
1655
Castle Lyons: Castle Lions
DS
1659
Lyons
Cen. Leathanach: 402
1660c
Castle Lyons Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 7
1660c
Castle Lyons Parish
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: 7
1660c
Castledelawne
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: 7
1660c
Castlelyons
BSD (RIA)
1685
Castlelions
Hib. Del.
1689
Lions
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 89
1752
Lyons
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1752
Hill of Lyons
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1752
Lyons
CGn. Leathanach: 154.169.103228
1778
Lyons
T&S Leathanach: 117
1783
Lyons
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1783
Lyons P.
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1783
Pt of Lyons Ph.
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1812
Lion's
Leet II Leathanach: 76
1815
Demesne of Lyons
Aylmer Est. Maps Leathanach: 21F50(17)
1815
Demesne of Lyons
Aylmer Est. Maps Leathanach: 21F50(34)
1837
Lyons
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Lyons
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Lyons
Cloncurry, Lord:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Lyons
Jackson, T.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Lyons
Reid:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
[Lyons]
"…the ruins of an old church and a grave yard…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Hill of Lyons, Liatháin, 'grey hills'
AL
2009-2010
ləiənz
'The village at Lyons Hotel'
Áit.

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