townland
Barr an tSeanchurraigh
genitive: Bharr an tSeanchurraigh
(Irish)
Shancurragh Barr of
(English)

Glossary

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Centrepoint

54.3244, -8.25248 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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Cf. Shancurry p: Kiltoghert b: Leitrim An tSeanchoraidh
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Cf. “Barr” in Lyon go Dún Lúiche, Art Ó Maolfabhail
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n/a
"Pinkman: Sean-Mhás = Old hip or thigh. Vetus femur (O’D). This hill gets its name from some fancied resemblance to a hip or thigh. Compare An Más Reamhar, a townland in Co. Kerry."
Nóta
1622
Shancorragh
CPR Leathanach: 536b
1660c
Shantoragh
BSD Leathanach: 35
1668
Shantoreagh
ASE Leathanach: 187:23
1685
Shancorah
Hib. Del.
1817
Shancurragh
Larkin
1817
Shanvoes
Larkin
1835?
Shanvos
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 99 (59:16/2)
1836
Shancurragh Bar of
BS:AL
1836
Shancurragh
Larkin (Li)
1836
Sean churach
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Shan curra
Bar. Cons.:AL
1836
Shancurragh
Park:AL
1836
Shancurragh
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Shrahanea
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Bar a t-sean: churraigh
OD:AL
1836
Shanvas
BS:AL
1836
Shanvass
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Shanvoes
Larkin (Li)
1836
Sean mhás
'an old side of a hill'
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Sean mha//s
pl:AL
1836
Sean mhás
'old thigh, or fat hill,' 'vetus femur'
OD:AL
1836
//s
OD:AL

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