townland
An Tamhnach Mhór
genitive: na Tamhnaí Móire
non-validated name
(Irish)
Tawnaghmore
(English)

Glossary

English great, big
English arable place, field

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral district

Centrepoint

53.8003, -8.74378latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1635
Brackloone 2 small qrs... Clooneaskearagh and Gortinegnave 2 small qrs
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 8
1661
Brackloone 4 qrs. (vizt)... Fanraghamore [sic] als Clooneskeragh 1 qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 91
1678
Gortingnaw 1 qr [&] Tawnaghmore als Cloneskeragh 1 qr., part of the 4 qrs of Bruckloonagh
ASE Leathanach: 250
1710c
2 qrs of Gortingnaw [&] Tawnaghmore als Cloneskeragh 1 qr, part of ye 4 qrs of Brackloonagh
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 163a
1805c
Tawnaghmore
Dillon Leaseholders
1830
Tavnaghmore
Bald
1833
Tavnaghmore
TAB Leathanach: 72
1838
Taunaghmore
BS:AL Leathanach: ME034,12
1838
Taunaghmore
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: ME034,12
1838
Tavnaghmore
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: ME034,12
1838
Tamhnach mór, 'great mountain or field'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME034,12
1838
Tawnaghmore
OC:AL Leathanach: ME034,12
1838
Taunaghmore
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME034,12

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