townland
An Gheirb Mhór
genitive: na Geirbe Móire
(Irish)
Gerrib Big
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

54.2413, -8.69929latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1615
Leighcarrownegirbeliwoghtragh
CPR Leathanach: 281b
1617
Carownegerbie
CPR Leathanach: 322b
1633–6
Carownogerb
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 172
1655–7
Gerb
DS
1669
Gerbe
ASE Leathanach: 200
1670
Gerbe als. Carrownegerby
ASE Leathanach: 219
1685c
Gorb
Hib. Del.
1716
Gerbee
CGn. Leathanach: 15.366.7780
1727
Gorb
CGn. Leathanach: 58.168.39045
1732
Gerb als. CarrowneGerbee
CGn. Leathanach: 71.282.50749
1830c
Little Gerib, Big Gerrib
TAB
1836
Gerib Big
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerb
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerb
BM:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gorb
Cooper Map:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerbb
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerb
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerrib Big
"G sounded as in gain" [dúch];
Local:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Geirb, 'rugged land'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerrib &c
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
[Gerrib Big]
"There is a large fort in this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Sl044,30
1836
Gerib little ‘See Gerib Beg last page’
BS:AL
1836
There are two old forts in this townland
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Gerb
Larkin (Sl):AL

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