townland
Bolcán
genitive: Bholcáin
(Irish)
Rockbrook
(English)

Centrepoint

54.1442, -8.35734latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1655‒7
Protestant [land]
DS
1749
Rockbrook
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 502
1784
Rockbrook
LN Leathanach: 21 F 2
1819
Rockbrook
Larkin (Sl)
1824
Rockbrook
TAB
1836
Rockbrook
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl006,12
1836
Abraham Martin Esqr proprietor ... there is a fort called Faughessys Fort in the N.E.
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Bulcan (Irish name)
dúch:AL
1836
Rockbrook
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Rockbrook
OD (corr.):AL
1836
Bolcán “middle or centre” Bolcán “i.e. middle, or centre”
OD:AL
1836
Bulcan als. Rockbrook
OD:AL
1836
Bulcan
pl:AL

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