civil parishtownland
An Tamhnach
genitive: na Tamhnaí
(Irish)
Tawnagh
(English)

Glossary

English arable place, field

Centrepoint

54.1096, -8.41095latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
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1484‒5
Tamnach
CPL Leathanach: (1484‒92) 73 (cf. 227, 266)
1487
the perpetual vicarage of the parish church of Tomanach
XIV 224-231
CPL
1584
Tawnagh?
Exch. E:Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 389
1585
Tavnegh
CBC Leathanach: 123
1585
Tawnagh
CBC Leathanach: 129
1585
Tawnagh
Exch. E:Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 398
1585
Tamnaghe?
F Leathanach: 4686
1591
Tawnagh
F Leathanach: 5597
1592
Tawnagh?
F Leathanach: 5740
1593
Tawnagh
F Leathanach: 5815
1605
Tawnag
CPR Leathanach: 277b
1655–7
Tawnagh
DS
1660c
Tawnagh
BSD Leathanach: 104
1665c
Tawnagh
HMR Leathanach: 27
1685c
Tawnagh
Hib. Del.
1749
Taunagh (et al.)
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 489
1836
Taunagh
GJP Bk. 1832:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tawnagh
Cooper:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tamhnach, 'a mountain field'
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tawnagh
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tawnagh
OD:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tamhnach
pl:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Taunnagh
Query Bk. 1835:AL (Sl) Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Taunagh
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Taunagh
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Taunagh
Beaufort:AL Leathanach: Sl047,1
1836
Tamnach is nowe Taunagh, Tamhnach … At the old Church … there is a well called St. Patrick’s Well, Tobar Pátraig … whose day is celebrated there as the Patron Saint of the Parish
LSO (Sl) Leathanach: 185
1836
Taunagh
Beaufort:AL
1836
Taunagh
BS:AL
1836
There are four ancient forts in this townland ... the most central is called Knockaloss Fort. There is also a well in the N. side called St. Patricks Well
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Taunagh
Pres. Bk 1832:AL (Sl)
1844
Tamhnach
Hy Fiach. Leathanach: (léirscáil)
1938
Tamhnach
Elphin PN

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