townland
Loch na mBreatnach
genitive: Loch na mBreatnach
(Irish)
Walsheslough
(English)

Glossary

English lake; inlet

Centrepoint

52.2715, -6.39288 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1654
Walshetown and part of Moorestowne
CS (LG) Leathanach: 307
1655c
Weltchestown
DS Comp. (LG)
1660
Welshestowne and part of Moorestowne
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 92
1666
Welchestowne (Edm. Highgate)
ASE Leathanach: 122
1685
Welshetown
Hib. Del.
1690c
Washestowne (Edm. Higate)
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 30a
1723
Welshestown (Boyd-Savage)
CGn. Imleabhar: 39, Leathanach: 229, Uimhir: 25084
1811
The Lands called and known by the name of Walshs Lough...Walshslough
CGn. Imleabhar: 646, Leathanach: 384, Uimhir: 446424
1818
Welshestown (Hughes-Roberts)
CGn. Imleabhar: 730, Leathanach: 205, Uimhir: 498140
1821
Walsheslough (Boyd)
CGn. Imleabhar: 771, Leathanach: 271, Uimhir: 522806
1821
Walshestown (Boyd)
CGn. Imleabhar: 771, Leathanach: 271, Uimhir: 522807
1825
Walsheslough (Redmond-Jacob)
CGn. Imleabhar: 810, Leathanach: 335, Uimhir: 54627
1840
Walshes lough
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 33
1840
Walshes lough
Elrington, C. R., Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Walshes lough
GJP:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 33
1840
Walshes lough
Rice:AL (LG)
1840
Walshes lough
Rowe, W.:AL (LG) Ros Láir
1840
Walshes lough
Tanner:AL (LG) Ros Láir
1840
Walsheslough
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 33
1840
Walsh's lough
Rent Roll:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 33
1840
Welshestowne? (with Moorestowne)
DS:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 33

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