townland
An Choill Mhór
genitive: na Coille Móire
(Irish)
Muchwood
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood
English great, big

Centrepoint

53.5167, -6.93375latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Níor aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: ASE, LSO (Mí), Stat. Surv. (Mí)
Nóta
1540-1
Mochewood
(Sir Thomas Lutterell)
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 114
1540c
Mychwood
Villata de Mychwood <br> Et quod Petrus O Murry tenet ibidem … 40 acras terre arrabilis, 6 acras pasture t 2 acras subbosci … Crown Survey 119
Crown Surv.
1540c
Mych Wodd
Barone of Lune … The manor of Portlester … <br> Portlester …Moyfeaghir, Parketon … Crossanston … Culronan … Iuriston … Shanghcoy … Mych Wodd … Kylloghonagane … Rathynan … Woddtown … Corbally … Rathcormik … Clowneffey … Baskene … Crown Survey 295-6
Crown Surv.
1552
Muchwood
CPCR
1580-1
Mouchewood
1580-1 Lease … to Gerald Aylmer, son of Rich. Aylmer, late of Lyons ; of lands … lands in Killezonogan alias Killeconogan, the rectory of Killezonogan alias Killeconogan, with the tithes extending to Killezonogan, Keraneston, Clongreny, Clonkeuan, Keilenalier, Colronan, Kilbarghe, Crossainston, Mouchewood, Dorhous, Ballyner, Glaughmorry, Moifeagher, Parketowne, Portlester, Balrobin, and Partan, co. Meath. (Recites a lease from the prior of S. John of Jerusalem in Ireland, in 1535, to John, lord Trymletteston and Tho. Luttrell, knt, of the parsonages of Killeconogan alias Killezonogan, and Rathmolean, for 30 years ; and a lease in reversion in 1539 to said F 3680
F Leathanach: 3680
1594
Mouchewood
F Leathanach: 5866
1612
Muchwood
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11. Jac.1
1615
Mouchwood
CPR Leathanach: 282b
1620
Muchwood
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 46. Jac. 1
1635
Muchwood
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 105. Car 1
1654-5
Much wood
CS V Leathanach: 199
1657
Muchwood
DS
1660c
Much Wood
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 170
1677
Muchwood
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7. Car. 2
1685
Muchwood
Hib. Del.
1708
Muchwood
13. THOMAS BLIGH of Rathmore, esq., 9th June 1703…The manor, castle, town, and lands of Portlester, 371 a…in Woodstowne west, 57 a…Rathkena, 191 a…Rathcormack, 365 a…Danco alias Sanco alias Shanco, 201 a…Corballis, 379 a…Crossanstowne, 298a…Parkstowne, 225 a… Moyferagh alias Moyfreigher als Moyfera, 200 a…Muchwood, 252 a…Ballynarr als. Ballyver, 452 a. ; bar. Lune, co. Meath—the estate of the late King James. Forf. Est. 356
Forf. Est.
1812
Muchwood
Larkin (Mí)
1836
Muchwood
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Rector:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Co. Docket:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Rent Roll (Lord Darnley):AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Inq. J II:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Coill mhor, 'I.e. Big-wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Coill mhuair
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19
1836
Muchwood
"See Muchgrange in Lough!" [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí056,19

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