townland
Doire an Mhuilinn
genitive: Dhoire an Mhuilinn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Derrinwillin
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket
English mill

Centrepoint

54.1746, -8.02193 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Derrinwillen Glebe: p: Inishmagrath b: Drumahaire
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Doire-an-mhuilinn = Wood of the mill. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Enclosure. At the crest of the N-facing slope of a drumlin (144). "
Nóta
1622
Derrenevolline alias Derryvollin
CPR Leathanach: 529a
1629
Derrynevolline
CPR Leathanach: 529a
1655
Diruvollen
DS
1659c
Derinwoollen againe
Cen. Leathanach: 568
1660c
Derrevollen
BSD Leathanach: 67
1668
Derryvally alias Derryvollen
ASE Leathanach: 177:01
1685
Derwollen
Hib. Del.
1817
Derinwolen
Larkin
1834?
Derawillen
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 147
1836
Derrinwillen
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Derrinwillen
BS:AL
1836
Derryvilen
S&V:AL
1836
Derrinwillen
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Derinwolen
CM:AL
1836
Doire an mhuilinn
'Derry or oak wood of the mill'
OD:AL
1836
Derrinwillin
OD:AL

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