townland
Garbhach
genitive: Gharbhach
(Irish)
Garvagh
(English)

Glossary

English rough, rough one

Centrepoint

54.0098, -7.96622latitude, longitude
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Historical references

"See Derry index." [Nóta OD]
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"Cf: AM, Ca, DG, Do, Lo, TE P: Killanummery b: Drumahaire P: Mohill b: Mohill "
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n/a
"Pinkman: Garbhach = Rough land. Talamh garbh, rough, uneven land. Coarse soil, or land of a rocky nature. "
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"Arch. Inventory Enclosure. In a low-lying position at the W foot of Sheebeg Hill (150). "
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1621
Garvagh
CPR Leathanach: 518b
1728
Garvagh
CGn. Imleabhar: 57.282.38477
1833
Gowagh
TAB Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1833
Gorvagh
TAB Leathanach: 59, 61 , Nóta: (61:16/11)
1836
Gorwagh
BS:AL
1836
Gorvagh
CM:AL
1836
Garvagh
Buck:AL
1836
Garbhach
'rough field, or coarse field'
OD:AL
1836
Garvagh
OD:AL

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