townland
An Lorgain
genitive: na Lorgan
(Irish)
Lurgan
(English)

Glossary

lorgain, lorga
English long low ridge; strip of land

Centrepoint

53.6207, -7.61498latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Lurgaun
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
Lorge alias Lurge (Nathaniel Fox)
CPR Leathanach: 467a
1629
Lurgin
Cotton Map
1634
Lorgge al’ Lurge (Nath’ Fox)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 13 Car.1
1740
Largge otherwise Lurge
CGn. Leathanach: 99.260.69022
1742
Largge otherwise Lurg
CGn. Leathanach: 110.48.75413
1784
Largge otherwise Lurgge
CGn. Leathanach: 364.147.243519
1813
Lurgan
Edgeworth
1835
Lurgan
BS:AL
1835
Lurgaun
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Lorgge als Lurge
Inq. C I:AL
1835
Lurgain, “shins”
OD:AL
1835
Lurgan
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1835
Lurgan
West:AL
1908
Lurgan; Lurgan, “leg-shaped” – This place is now anglicised Spring-pork [sic]”
MacGivney Leathanach: 175
2008
lorgən
Áit.

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