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Wheathill, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Gort na Cruithneachta [gort na crinhaghta] ‘field of wheat’.

Background

14km SW of Enniskillen

par: Killesher bar: Clanawley

The E. name is an inaccurate translation of the original Ir. name. There is a townland named WHEATHILL GLEBE 3km north-east of Derrygonnelly [Wheathill 1835].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 146;

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
gortecranna + aghcomalt1609Esch. Co. Map 7 Clanawley
gortnecranna + aghcomalt1609Esch. Co. Map 7 Clanawley
Gortnecronaghtee & Lawgho 1 tate in Clanawly (BMcT1611CPR Jas I 185b
Gurtincrunagh1659Census 1659 106
Gartnecrunagh1672cHib. Del. Fermanagh
Wheat Hill - Rev. Mr Nixon1777Taylor & Skinner 47b
Wheathill1834cOSNB 54 B160
Wheathill fair1835cOSM xiv 86
Wheathill td (prop ? Irwin of Greenhill)1835cOSM xiv 87
~Gort na Cruithneachta1989GÉ 282
~Gort na Cruithneachta ""field of wheat""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 146
Barony
Clanawley
Parish
Killesher
Parish in 1851
Killesher
Townland
None
Place name ID
13025
Place name type
T