townland
Na Cealla
genitive: na gCeall
non-validated name
(Irish)
Kells
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

52.9605, -9.01012latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1350c
na gcell
CThoir. Leathanach: 1, 190
1644
Killa alias Kellis
Inchiquin Leathanach: 347, 1066
1650c
sliocht na gCeall
LM Leathanach: 239
1650c
Síol mBriain na gCeall
LM Leathanach: 343
1650c
Domhnall na gCeall
LM Leathanach: 346
1650c
Geinealach Síl Bhriain na gCeall
LM Leathanach: 380
1659
Kells
Cen. Leathanach: 176
1660c
Killmalrett
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 507
1666
Killmalrett
ASE Leathanach: 98, 39
1685
Kilmalrett
Hib. Del.
1699
Kells
Inchiquin Leathanach: 547, 1541
1728
Kells
Inchiquin Leathanach: 417, 1295
1763
Kells
Inchiquin Leathanach: 582, 1643
1775
Kells
Inchiquin Leathanach: 420, 1303
1781
Kells alias Carrynakelly
Inchiquin Leathanach: 424, 1305
1787
Kells Ho.
Pelham (Cl)
1787
Kilmalrett
Pelham (Cl)
1801
Kells
Inchiquin Leathanach: 618, 1820
1839
Kells
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kells
O'Brien, Rev. M.:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmalrett
Engraved Co. Map:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmarlett
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kells
Clare Long Panel 1838:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Killmalrett
DS Trace:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kells
Query Bk. 1838:AL (Cl) Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kellys
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Cealla
"It means churches" [dúch];
O'Brien Pedig.:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmalret
Tronsdell, Rev. H.:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmalret
"Kilmalret said to be the old name" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmarlett
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kells
Clare Petty Jury Panel 18 Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Cealla
"malret" [pl];
pl:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kilmalret
"Kilmalret said to be the old name" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Kells
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
[Kells]
"8 forts in this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl058,53
1839
Cealla
In this Parish is situated the townland of Kells, in Irish Cealla, in which there was formerly a Church... OD
LSO (Cl) Leathanach: I, 46/123
1852
Ceallaibh
Tribes Ir. Leathanach: 78
1992
ˈkelz
Áit.

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