townland
Carraig an tSleamháin
genitive: Charraig an tSleamháin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carrickslavan
(English)

Glossary

English rock

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.9841, -8.0388latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Carrickslavan
ˌkarəkˈslaːvən
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Carraig-sleamhán = Rock of the elm trees. The usual word for an elm tree is leamh, with the diminutive from leamhán. This diminutive form sometimes takes an initial letter ‘S’ and written sleamhán. Carricknelawen – Fiant, Elizabeth 5442. Compare Mullantlavan, Co. Monaghan, rendered by Joyce Mul-an-tsleamháin, hill of the elm tree. Teige O’Roddy, the last distinguished man of the Coarbs of Fenagh, is said to have lived here and to have been evicted from it in 1694. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Ballinwing. Crannóg (possible). In the floodplain of Carrickslavan Lough, which is a turlough (42). "
Nóta
Beathaisnéis: Carraig an tSleabhain (1560-1781, 168)
Nóta
1621
?*Carrigellevan
CPR Leathanach: 515a
1835
Carrickslaven
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 23, 25, 177
1835
Carrickslamon
TAB Nóta: (60:16/10) léarscáil
1836
Carrickslavin
BS:AL
1836
Carrickslavin
CM:AL
1836
Carric-Slabhan,
'Sleabhan's rock'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Carrickslavin
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Carraic a t-sleamháin,
'rock of the elms'
OD:AL
1836
Carrickslavan
"'Slavan' occurs in Fermanagh…Toora." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL

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