townland
Coill Eoghain
genitive: Choill Eoghain
validated name
(Irish)
Killowen
(English)

Glossary

coill, coillidh, coillte, coille
English wood

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.3848, -7.14239 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Kyllone
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 312
1550
Aghenelicke
Offaly Survey
1550
Aghkillemyle
Offaly Survey
1550
Aghruyshe
Offaly Survey
1550
Coyrcharbre
Offaly Survey
1550
Killeone
Offaly Survey
1550
Skeaghecorcarbre
Offaly Survey
1550
Toghercarbre
Offaly Survey
1551
Coyrcharbre
F Leathanach: 687
1551
Killeone
F Leathanach: 687
1551
Rathcoulebreckan
F Leathanach: 687
1558c
Killowne
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
1563c
Kilowen
Cotton Map
1563
Killowen, Kiltowne alias
F Leathanach: 476
1563
Kiltowne alias Killowen
F Leathanach: 476
1583
Killowen
F Leathanach: 4277
1583
Killowen
F Leathanach: 4278
1583
Kiltowne alias Killowen
F Leathanach: 4278
1596
Kiltowne alias Killowen
F Leathanach: 6005
1596
Kiltowne al' Killowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 El
1619
Killowan, Killtowne otherwise
CPR Leathanach: 448
1623
Killowny,
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 18 J I
1629
Killowen
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14 C I
1659
Killowen
Cen. Leathanach: 440
1660c
Killowan
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 8
1837
Killowen
BS:AL
1837
Killone
CM:AL
1837
Killone
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Killowen
Digby, Rev. W. : AL
1837
Coill Eoghain
OD:AL
1837
Killowen
Vestry Bk.:AL
1837
Killone, Killowen
Wakely Map:AL

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