townland
Tamhlachtain
genitive: Thamhlachtan
(Irish)
Towlerton
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    burial place
    tamhlachtain — logthuiseal (féach www.dil.ie s.v. tamlacht(ae))

    Díol spéise go ndearnadh an béarlú céanna ar an logainm seo i Luimneach freisin (#31235). Féach an t-imfhálú ‘Enclosure – an oval area’ san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie).

Centrepoint

52.8567, -7.05273 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1563
Towlought
F Leathanach: 519
1618
Towlagh, Straughreagh &
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 10 J I
1619
Towlogh, Ballimoyleran, Straughneagh &
CPR Leathanach: 429
1624
Towloghty
Ballykmoyler, Towlaghty, Coulnabrick, Rossenagh
CPR Leathanach: 572
1655
Fowlerton
DS
1659
Toulerton
Cen. Leathanach: 500
1660c
Towlerton
BSD (La) Leathanach: 80
1678
Towlerton
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 C II
1685
Towlerton
Hib. Del.
1801
Tollerton
Stat. Surv. (La) Leathanach: 188
1812
Tollerton-collieries
Leet Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 234
1838
Tollerton
Griffith Map:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
DS:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towler' is a family name and 'ton' is for town.
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Tawlerton
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Tollerton
Griffith Map:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
DS:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towler' is a family name and 'ton' is for town.
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Tawlerton
BS:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Towlerton
OD:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Tawlerton
BS:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
1838
Tawlerton
HCSV:AL Leathanach: LA032,44
2006
ˈtoːlərtən
Áit.

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