BROWSE
townland
An Creagán
genitive: an Chreagáin
(Irish)
Creggaun
(English)

Glossary

creagán, screagán
English rocky place

Centrepoint

54.0972, -9.17631latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1635
1 cartron of Creganeglogh and Twarryn in the qr of Cloneturck
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 255V
1661
Clunturke & Reagh 1 Quarter... 1 Cart cald Liserettane... 1 Cart cald Cregganeglogh & Tuarin
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 178
1830
Criggane
Bald
1838
Creggaun
Cunnis, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
[Creggaun]
"soil moory...a burying ground for still born children and children not baptized in this townland" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Cregaun
Gildea, Rev. P.:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Creaggan
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Criggane
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Criggane
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Crigawn
TAB Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Creggane
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Cregane
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Creagán, 'rocky ground'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Creggaun
OD:AL Leathanach: ME029,27
1838
Cregaun
BS:AL Leathanach: ME029,27

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