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Aghintober, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Achadh an Tobair ‘field of the well’

Background

The first element in this name is probably achadh ‘field’, and the qualifying element is almost certainly tobar ‘well, spring’. There are two wells marked on the OSNI 6” map of 1832, and it is impossible to know which of the two is the original referent of the tobar in Aghintober.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Aghcantubber1609Esch. Co. Map 11 pt Dunganon
Aghcantubber1609Esch. Co. Map 11 Dunganon pt
Aghcantubber1611CPR Jas I 187a
Aghcantubber1611OSNB: gen. sources 7
Aghantubber1614Inq. Ult. (Down) $2 Jas 1
Aghantubber1618CPR Jas I 392b
Aghcantubber1618CPR Jas I 392b
Aghantubber1619Inq. Ult. (Down) $4 Jas 1
Aghantubber1621CPR Jas I 536a
Aghintober1655cCiv. Surv. 278
Aghintobber1661BSD 201
Ackintober1666HMR Tyr. (2) 241
Aghentubbir1829Inq. Ult. (Down) $50 Car 1
Aghintober1834cOSNB: gen. sources 7
Aughintobber1834cOSNB: gen. sources 7
~Acadh an Tobair/Field of the Spring Well1835cJ O'D (OSNB) 7
~Achadh an tobair ""field of the small spring well""1936TNCT 37
Barony
Dungannon Middle
Parish
Donaghmore
Parish in 1851
Donaghmore
Townland
None
Place name ID
20647
Place name type
T