townland
An Gabhlán
genitive: an Ghabhláin
(Irish)
Gowlaun
(English)

Centrepoint

54.2197, -8.12621latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Gabhlán = A small forked place "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Sweathouse (site). On the N side of an E-W ravine in mixed woodland and c.100m E of Creevelea Ironworks (222). Ironworking. In a quarry at the fork of the ravines of two streams which join c.100m to W. Called the Creevelea Iron Works, Sir Charles Coote established a mine here in the early 17th century, but it was destroyed in the 1641 rebellion. A smelter using wood was re-established in 1695 and continued in operation until the 1760s… (230) "
Nóta
1660c
Gowland
BSD Leathanach: 63
1668
Gawlan
ASE Leathanach: 187:23
1668
Gowlan
ASE Leathanach: 176:1
1678
Gowlan
ASE Leathanach: 256:4
1727
Gowlan
CGn. Leathanach: 51.505.34522
1731
Gowlan
CGn. Leathanach: 66.460.47548
1738
Gowlane
CGn. Leathanach: 90.282.64314
1738
Gowlan
CGn. Leathanach: 92.436.65259
1817
Gowlane
Larkin
1835
Gowlan
TAB Leathanach: 30, 62 (60:16/7)
1836
Gowlan
BS:AL
1836
Gawlane
Larkin (Li)
1836
Gowland
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Gabhlán
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Gowla
S&V:AL
1836
Gowlaun
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Gowlan
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Gabhla//n:
pl:AL
1836
Gabhlán:
'a small fork'
OD:AL
1836
Gowlaun
OD:AL

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