BROWSE
townland
Cnoc an Chatha
genitive: Chnoc an Chatha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Knockahaw
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Centrepoint

53.7215, -7.77294latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1587
Cnockecacha
F Leathanach: 5062
1587
Cnockecacha
F Leathanach: 5107
1612
Knockuck
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
Knockecak
Cotton Map
1632
Knockekagh al’ Knockekack (Faghny Mc.Rosse Ferrall)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 9 Car.1
1655
Knockcaghaha
[istigh i bpar. Ballimackarmath]
DS
c.1660
Knockcaghaha
BSD Leathanach: 150
1685
K. caghaha
Hib. Del.
1745
Knocknack
CGn. Leathanach: 118.494.81627
1768
Knockhack otherwise Knockahocka
CGn. Leathanach: 269.71.171371
1813
Knockahocka
Edgeworth
1826
Knocknahaugha
Parochial Abstracts, JACAS, II, no. 9 Leathanach: 80, 81, Imleabhar: II (9), Nóta: ‘Parochial Abstracts’
1835
Knockahaw
BS:AL
1835
Cnoc na Sgathaoir, “the Haw hill”
Quinn, E.:AL
1835
Knocknahaugha
HCER 1826:AL
1835
Cnoc a Chatha, “hill of the battle”
OD:AL
1835
If the proper spelling could be restored it would be knock-ǎ-cǎhǎ
Nóta:AL
1835
...all under cultivation the soil good especially for tillage...there is also a Danish fort
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
Cnoc a’ Chatha, “hill of the battle” [Cnoc a’ Chátha i bpl. anseo ag duine éigin agus “hill of the winnowing” mar mhíniú acu.]
MacGivney Leathanach: 158
1990
Cnoc an Chatha
Cártaí Móra
2007
nɑkəˈhɑː
Áit.

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