townland
Port Gleoráin
genitive: Phort Gleoráin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Portgloriam
(English)

Glossary

English port, bank, fort

Centrepoint

53.3835, -6.69652 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Portglory
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 93
1575
Portgloryan
F Leathanach: 2683
1588
Portegloriam
F Leathanach: 5217
1588
Porteglorie
F Leathanach: 5250
1616
Portglorie
CPR Leathanach: 303
1654
Porte
CS VIII Leathanach: 213
1655
Port
DS
1659
Ports
Cen. Leathanach: 405
1660c
Port
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 15
1663
Porte
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 6 C II
1666
Portgloran
ASE Leathanach: 48
1685
Port
Hib. Del.
1716
Portgloriam
CGn. Leathanach: 15.241.7876
1736
Porttglonam
Wogan-Selby
CGn. Leathanach: 85.347.60443
1740
part of Portglorain
Wogan-Selby
CGn. Leathanach: 109.368.76237
1752
Port Glorium
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Portglorium
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1785
Portgloriam
CGn. Leathanach: 374.249.248909
1790c
Portgloriam
CGn. Leathanach: 430.166.279101
1807
Port Glorium
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 210
1828
Port Loreane, Belgard &
CGn. Leathanach: 833.237.559972
1833
Vortglorian (Portglorian)
TAB
1837
Portgloram
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Port-glorian
Caulfield, Rev.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Portgloriam
Brereton, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Portgloriam
Colegan, H.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Portgloriam
Aylmer, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Portgloriam
Colgan, L.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Port gloriam
pron.:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Port gloiriam, 'bank of stinking gladdon'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,8
1837
Portgloriam
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,8
2009-2010
poːrtˈgloːriam
Áit.

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