townland
Achadh na Croma
genitive: Achadh na Croma
(Irish)
Shamrocklodge
(English)

Centrepoint

52.998, -6.96738 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1800c
Shamrouge
Longfield: Baronies (CD) Uimhir: 23
1812
Shamrock-lodge
Leet II Leathanach: 200
1820
Shamrock Lodge
CGn. Leathanach: 764.68.518403
1820
Shamrock Lodge
CGn. Leathanach: 757.336.514471
1825
Shamrock Lodge
CGn. Leathanach: 805.229.543164
1837
Shamrock
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Shamrock
TAB Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Ancracom
Proprietor (Duke of Leins.):AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Aughnacroom
"Mr Moysted informs me that the way this land came to be called Shamrock was that a person who lived in the house on the land some time back named the house Shamrock Lodge, from which the land came to be called after it." [Síniú]
Bailiff to Duke of Leinster:AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Ath na croma, 'ford of the stooping'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Aughnacroom?
"I wish more written authorities could be procured." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
or Shamrock
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
2009-2010
ʃamrɑkˈlɑʤ
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