civil parishtownland
Cnoc Comáin
genitive: Chnoc Comáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Knockcommon
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Centrepoint

53.6633, -6.50187latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1305c
Cnockcamcan
Chapel de Cnockcamcan 50s. 5s.
CDI
1540-1
Cratamothan als. Cnockmothan ... Knokamothan
(Nich. Hore and Alice Tankelowe)
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1540-1
Knockamothan
Former monks of the monastery...Peter Rus in
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1540c
Knockamawen
… per sacramentum Stephani Pepard de Magna Ryverston, Thome Tute de Parva Ryverston, Kathei Quyrk de Skaternath, Walteri Connor de Kenock, Henrici Byrne de Mananston, Johannis Halpeny de Daveston, Patriii Macyna de Daltonston, Johannis Whyte de Newton de Knockamawen clerici, Methe uff de Donamor clerici, Johannis Callon de Blakecastle, Donaldi Omolrian de Slane, Jacobi Porter de Kyngeston, Nicholai Browne de Hayston, et Willelmi Conwey de Ardmulgham … Crown Survey 215
Crown Surv.
1654
Knockaman
Charles Lord Moore, Prottestant...130 acres. 26.
CS V
1836
Knockcommon
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí012,43
1836
Knockcommon
CM:AL Leathanach: Mí012,43
1836
Knockmon
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí012,43
1836
Knockcommon
Custom:AL Leathanach: Mí012,43
1836
Knockmon
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí012,43
1836
Cnoc Comáin, 'Coman's hill'
"Common is a man's name, and now a family name, synonymous with Crooke." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí012,43

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