Information about Castlepinch

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Castlepinch Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Castlepinch Mr. O’Callaghan
Castlepinch Sir John Burke
Castlepinch The inhabitants
A nickname
A few houses so called but does not represent any peculiar appearance or matter worthy of remark. The inhabitants only are aware of it being so called.
In the South end of the townland of Lissdurra about 1½ mile N. N.W. of the Abbey.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Castlepinch is in Lisdurra townland.