townland
Leamhach
genitive: Leamhaí
(Irish)
Lavagh
(English)

Glossary

leamhán, leamhach
English elm-tree

Centrepoint

54.179, -8.15188latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
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"Ca, Ga, RC, Sl UF Leamhach P: Annaduff, b: Leitrim Leamhach "
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n/a
"Pinkman: Leamhach = A place of elms or elm trees. Compare a townland in Co. Mayo – Lavy, leamhaigh, full of elms or ‘abounding in’ elm trees. "
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"Arch. Inventory: Earthwork (site). Towards the top of the E-facing slope of a drumlin in a coniferous forest (168). "
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1600idí
?Cill Amhuigh no Leamuigh; naoimh Cille Amuigh
Top. Frag. Leathanach: Iml. I, 1950, 65
1655
Lewa
DS
1660c
Lewagh
BSD Leathanach: 64
1668
Lewagh
ASE Leathanach: 176:1
1685
Lewa
Hib. Del.
1817
Lavagh
Larkin
1834?
Lavagh
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 57 (60:16/8)
1836
Lavagh
BS:AL
1836
Lavagh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Lauvagh
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Leivagh
DS:AL
1836
Leamhach
pl:AL
1836
Leamhach,
'elm-wood'
OD:AL
1836
Lavagh
OD (corr.):AL
1980
Leamhach
Roinn Iasc.
Moladh

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