townland
Ráth Ailín
genitive: Ráth Ailín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Raholland
(English)

Glossary

ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ring-fort of Ailín
    Ailín — ainm pearsanta ar foirm dhíspeagtha é den ainm Ailill

  • English

    the ring-fort of Ailín
    Ailín — personal name; a diminutive form of the name Ailill

Centrepoint

53.65, -6.31924 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1486
Rathalyne
Patent Roll 2 Henry VII <br> GRANT to Thomas Fitz Willyam gentilman, son and heir of Richard Fitz Willyam, late of Bagotrath, esquire…and Lestornane and Rathalyne, co. Meath (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1540c
Rathallen
Rectoria de Morechurch <br> Ecclesia parochialis de Morechurch … in villata de Morechurch … Moymurdre et Irysshton, Sarcefyldeston, Rychardston et Kenok, Lestornan… Mullaghtelyn … Kynodeston, Clowtheston et Leganhale … Rathallen … Dardeston … Cryklotteston … (Wm. Peyntney clericus vicarus … Thomas Saresfylde … Crown Survey 34, 35
Crown Surv.
1569
Rathallen
1569 Lease … to Francis Agarde, esq.; of land by Horrock and Woodwye, land by Carreston, in Platyn, and in Newton, co. Meath, 5s. chief rent, out of the lands of Robert Plunket, knt., in Dromyn, a moiety of Rathallen, the rectory of Dulicke, extending to Dulicke, Platten, Calleston, Carenston, half of Gafney, Beamond, both villages of Hilton, Bedelston, Angelston, both villages of Kernes, Lounderston, Johnston, Scaternaghe, Cusshington, great Riverston, little Riverston, both towns of Bolles, Kenaugh, Dennys, Athekerne, Galestowne, Malaughefen, Gilbeston, Perapache, Dromyn, Rathyll, Gillingston, Carblaughe, Gasconstone, Dowanston, Corbally, Longford, Newton, Balserne, Knockillan … F 1480
F
1604
Rathalin (Christ. [Colman])
Christopher [Colman], Rathalin. <br> Prerogrative Wills 97
Prerogative Wills
1703
Rathelling als. Rahellin, Rahelling
50. The said ANDREW LLOYD esq., 23d June 1703…The town and lands of Stidalt, 194 a. —Killb[ ]ckstowne and Resti[ ]gs, 119 a. —Mullaghteeling, 228 a.—Rathelling alias Rahellin, 114 a.; bar. Duleek, co. Meath. — die estate of Nicholas Darcy, attainted Note: By deed, dated 19th September 1704, Mr. Lloyd declared that the purchase of Rahelling was made by him in trust for Henry Lord Shelburne and his heirs, and for 704 assigned the same to him accordingly. Forf. Est. 378
Forf. Est.
1723
Rahalen (Nich. [Boylan])
Nicholas [Boylan], Rahalen, co. Meath <br> Prerogrative Wills 48.
Prerogative Wills
1836
Great Rehallen
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rath-holland
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Great Rehallen
Co. Map 1812:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rahallin
Quit Rents (Copy):AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Great & Little Rehallen
GJ Rates (Old Copy):AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rath hallainn
OC:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rath Challainn, 'Holland's rath or fort'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Raholland
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Little Rehallen
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rahallyn
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rahallin
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Rathallon
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3
1836
Ratholland
Archdall:AL Leathanach: Mí076,3

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