townland
Baile na Linne
genitive: Bhaile na Linne
validated name
(Irish)
Linns
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.8856, -6.3555 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Lynne
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 57
1431
Lyn
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 136
1540
Lynie
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 230
1541
Lyme
F Leathanach: 196
1620-24
Lynn
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 22 Jac.1
1655
Linn
DS
1655
Lynne (P. Dromiskin)
CS I Leathanach: 104
1658
Lynne (P. Dromiskin)
Inq. LP Leathanach: 31
1660c
Lynn (P. Kilsaran)
BSD Leathanach: 247
1666
Lynne (P. Dromiskin)
ASE Leathanach: 80
1777
Linns
TS
1836
Linns
AL
1836
baile na linne
OK & OC:AL
1836
town of the pond
the town of the pool
OD:AL

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