townland
An Chruit Uachtarach
genitive: na Cruite Uachtaraí
validated name
(Irish)
Cruit Upper
(English)

Centrepoint

55.0218, -8.41636 latitude, longitude
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Properties

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Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Croitmoymane
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 180
1620
Carrownecrutty, Crutt
Inq. Leathanach: 30
1620
Crutt
Inq. Leathanach: C I 16
1620
Carrownecrutty
Inq. Leathanach: 9, J I
1654
(The two quarters of) Croitte
CS III Leathanach: 77
1776
Croit I
Mackenzie
1801
Cruit
McCrea DG
1835
Lower, Upper Crut Island
BS:AL
1835
Upper Cruit Island
Map 1789:AL (DG)
1835
Cruit
OD:AL
1952
An Chruit Uachtarach
Glún. Ros. Leathanach: 185
1959
ar a' Chruit
An Bhratach Leathanach: 84

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