Géisill
genitive: Ghéisille
validated name
(Irish)
Geashill
(English)

Centrepoint

53.2359, -7.3228 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1199
Gessil
CDI Leathanach: I, 16
1204
Geisil
CDI Leathanach: I, 30
1287 X 1293
manerium de Geyssell
RBK Leathanach: 31
1288 X 1293
Geissyll
RBK Leathanach: 77
1288 X 1293
Gessill
RBK Leathanach: 78
1293
manerio de Geissill
RBK Leathanach: 67
1296
manerium de Geyssill
RBK Leathanach: 37
1296
maneruim ... de Gesill
RBK Leathanach: 37
1297
manerio de Geyssyll
RBK Leathanach: 41
1302
Gessell (var. Geshill)
RBK Leathanach: 36
1397
Gesyll
RBK Leathanach: 146
1400c.
a ccath Gheisill
RIA Leathanach: 348, Imleabhar: 23m 18
1400c.
a ccath glórach Géisille
RIA Leathanach: 347 (buirdne), Imleabhar: 23m 18
c1400
go sruimh ngríanaigh ngéisille (bairdne)
RIA Leathanach: 1615, Imleabhar: C iv i
c1400
Geisiol c. righ
I .VI F Leathanach: 12 r
c1400
do gharbh tuath Gheisille gheal
Top. Poems Leathanach: 977-8
1432
Geshell
COD Imleabhar: III, 83
1448
Gesill alias Cylleo sive Grecurmary
CPL Leathanach: X 420
1550
Castellgeyshill
Offaly Survey
1550
Castlegeshil
Offaly Survey
1550
Co. Loghkye
Offaly Survey
1550
Fyddan-ny-folio
Offaly Survey
1550
Killcome
Offaly Survey
1551
Castelgeisshell
F Leathanach: 690
1551
Castelgesshill
F Leathanach: 833
1558c
Castell geshill
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
1563c
Geisshell
Cotton Map
1575
Castle Gesshell
F Leathanach: 2666
1612
Castlegeshell
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 8 J I
1620
Castle-Geshell
CPR Leathanach: 468
1659
Gashell
Cen. Leathanach: 435
1659
Gashell
Cen. Leathanach: 439
1659
Gashell
Cen. Leathanach: 439
1660c
Geshill
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 56
1685
Geshill
Hib. Del.
1837
Geashil
BS:AL
1837
Geashill
Digby Map 1787:AL
1837
Geshell
Inq. J I:AL
1837
Geysell
1837
Géisill from géis, a swan
OD:AL
1969
Géisill (g. Ghésille)
Bailte Poist

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