townland
An Ros
genitive: an Rois
(Irish)
Ross
(English)

Glossary

ros
English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

54.2943, -8.18067 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Ros = A wood or a copse; a point of land, or level tract of arable land. It may have any of these meanings "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Crannóg (possible). In a marshy area on the floor of the Bonet River valley (51) "
Nóta
(Molta, Sráidainmneacha Chluainín)
Nóta
1622
Rosse
CPR Leathanach: 539a
1659
Rosse
Cen. Leathanach: 566
1817
Ross
Larkin
1835
Ross
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 83-84 (60:16/5)
1836
Ross
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Ross
BS:AL
1836
Ross
Larkin (Li)
1836
"Ros, 'a point of land running into lake '"
['melvino' scríofa i ndiaidh na habairte]
Orme, M.:AL
1836
Ross
Peace, Clerk of:AL
1836
Rois
pl:AL
1836
Rois
'a point of land'
OD:AL
1836
Ross
OD:AL
1852
Ross
(Armstrong/Clements)
Leitrim Vot. 1852 Leathanach: 463, 464

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