townland
Briosc-choill
genitive: Bhriosc-choille
(Irish)
Briskil
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Centrepoint

53.7973, -7.81565latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1604
Briskchill
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 jac.1
1604
Briskchillmore
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac.1
1612
Briskeill
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac. 1
1617
Briskillbegg and Briscolmore
CPR Leathanach: 500b
1621
Briskilbeg and Briskilmore
CPR Leathanach: 491a
1622
Briskill
Mem. Inhabs. Lo. Leathanach: 296
1629
Briskelbog
Cotton Map
1629
Briskellmore
Cotton Map
1636
Briskill alias Briskilbegg & Briskillmore
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 Car.1
1636
Broskillmore & Broskillbegg
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 Car.1
1655
Briskill
DS
1659
Briskill
Cen.
1660c
Briskill
BSD (Lo) Leathanach: 172
1750
Briskillbegg
CGn. Imleabhar: 138.558.95636
1750
Briskillmore
CGn. Imleabhar: 138.558.95636
1782
Briskill
CGn. Imleabhar: 345.298.233306
1813
Briskhill
Edgeworth
1835
Briskil
BS:AL
1835
Briskhill [“not Brisk-hill” i ndúch taobh le seo]
Edgeworth Map:AL
1835
Briosare, “A Money Changer” [Iontráil iomlán scriosta]
Quinn, E.:AL
1835
Brisk-chill
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Briskeill
Inq. J I:AL
1835
Briskill als Briskillbeg and Briskillmore als Broskillmore and Broskillbegg
Inq. C I:AL
1835
Briskhill
Plan:AL
1835
Briosc-choill, “Brittle wood”
OD:AL
1835
brioscoil
pl:AL
1835
two villages, viz Upper and Lower Briskil
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
Briosc-Choill, “brittle wood”
MacGivney Leathanach: 49
2007
ˈbrisˈkil
Áit.

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