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Coolhill, County Tyrone

Origin

Collchoill ‘hazelwood’

Background

Early spellings like Colohill 1609, or Calkeele 1664, suggest an original Collchoill ‘hazelwood’.

References

KM (2010)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Colohill [?Colchill]1609Esch. Co. Map 5.26
Coolekill1614CPR Jas I 272a
(?)Calkeele1664HMR Tyr. (1) 6
(?)Cullkill1666HMR Tyr. (2) 236
Coolekill1666ASE 175
~cul coille - Back side of the wood1920cTNCT 43
~Cul Coille ""back side of the wood""1936TNCT 43
Barony
Dungannon Lower
Parish
Killeeshil
Parish in 1851
Killeeshil
Townland
None
Place name ID
9868
Place name type
T