townland
Baile Chearráin Beag
genitive: Bhaile Chearráin Beag
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carranstown Little
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
beag, big
English small

Centrepoint

53.5447, -6.99505 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Níor aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: Inq. Lag., Stat. Surv. (Mí)
Nóta
1385
Kerranestoun
COMMISSION, by mainprize of Nicholas Herbard and Thomas Rynger of co. Meath, to John Lynham of custody of two thirds of the lands that belonged to William Lynham dcd in Frythfare, Mortoun, Clonagryn, Coulronan, Kerranestoun and Gilbertestoun, and also two thirds of 80 acres of land that belonged to the same William in Coulronan in the same county.
Cal. ICR
1385
Kerranestoun
Patent Roll 9 Richard II <br> COMMISSION, by mainprize of Peter Tancard and John Lynham of co. Meath, to Mariota Tancard, previously wife of William Lynham dcd, of custody of 40 acres of land that belonged to William in Kerranestoun in that county. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1425
Kerranestoú
in bar' de Luyn'...
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 236
1425
Keranestoun
Patent Roll 3 Henry VI <br> COMMISSION―by mainprize of Richard Nugent, baron of Delvin, and John Broun of co. Meath―to William Nugent of custody of all messuages, lands [etc.] in Portlester, Parketoun, Moyfeighyn, Clonaghir, Everestoun, Balcrossan, Ardlondestoun, Corbally, Shanghey, Balmage, Rathcarmoyk, Clonamery, Baskyn, Rathenan, Wotton' near Rathenan, Culronan, Bodenhamestoun and Kerranestoun, in the barony of Lune within co. Meath, (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1439
Keraneston
Close Roll 20 Henry VI <br> [1] First a tally of 56s 8d… from the custody of all lands, rents and services in Portlester, Parketon, Moyfeghyn, Cloneghir, Yvoreston, Balycrosson, Arlondeston, Corbaly, Shanegehy, Balymagy, Rathcormyk, Clonam[er]y, Baskyn, Rathenan, Coulronan, Wotton near Rathenan, Bodenhameston and Keraneston, in the barony of Luyn, for William s. of William Nugent kt, farmer. [2] And another tally of 33s 4d [levied] in the same term from the custody of two thirds of the manors of Belgard and Four, for John Darcy esq., farmer. [3] And another of 10s [levied] in the same term of custody of two thirds of the manor of Molagh', for Barnaby Nangle, baron of Navan, farmer. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1540-1
Karaneston
Wm. Rocheford
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 60
1540-1
Keranyston
(Sir Thomas Lutterell)
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 114
1540c
Karanston
Extenta manerii de Portlester … Kyldalke … Wm. Rocheforde de Karanston, Edm. Mesed de le Skartayne, Barnabei Shurloke, Martini Blake de eadem, Patricii Browne de eadem, Walteri Leyns de Donnour, Georgii Ardagh de Kylconnagan, Charoli O Bryne de Kildalke, Edmundi McDonagh de eadem, Donaldi Hoblegan de Eadem, Mauricii O onne de Colronan et Corneli Gragh de Baskenagh … Crown Survey 119
Crown Surv.
1540c
Karaneston
Rotheford de Karaneston, Edm. Mesed de Skartayn, Barn. Skurlok, Martini Blak, Pat. Browne, Georgii Ardaghe, Walteri Leyns de Donnor, Caroli O Brynne de Kyldalk, Edm. McDonaghe, Donaldi Hoblegan, Mauricii Odeme de Cobronan, Cornelii McGrag’ de Baskenagh, Thome Jorden de Corbally… Crown Survey 198
Crown Surv.
1580-1
Keraneston
1580-1 Lease … to Gerald Aylmer, son of Rich. Aylmer, late of Lyons ; of lands … lands in Killezonogan alias Killeconogan, the rectory of Killezonogan alias Killeconogan, with the tithes extending to Killezonogan, Keraneston, Clongreny, Clonkeuan, Keilenalier, Colronan, Kilbarghe, Crossainston, Mouchewood, Dorhous, Ballyner, Glaughmorry, Moifeagher, Parketowne, Portlester, Balrobin, and Partan, co. Meath. (Recites a lease from the prior of S. John of Jerusalem in Ireland, in 1535, to John, lord Trymletteston and Tho. Luttrell, knt, of the parsonages of Killeconogan alias Killezonogan, and Rathmolean, for 30 years ; and a lease in reversion in 1539 to said F 3680
F Leathanach: 3680
1594
Keranston
F Leathanach: 5866
1598
Keranston
(Gluais) Lune — Rich. Plunket of Rathmore, Pat. Begge of Moyagher, Martin Blake, Js. Dowdall, Melchior Moore and Robert Misset, all of Athboy ; Walter Scurlocke of the Frame, Roger Dillon of Ballenedramey, Jn. Rochfort of Keranston, Rob. R. of Clonekevan, Wal Lince of Donowre, Wal. Nangle of Kildalkey Descr. Ir. 96
Descr. Ir.
1605
Carranstowne
CPR Leathanach: 69A
1615
Keranston
CPR Leathanach: 282b
1626
Keranston (Wm. Rochford, of ...)
Pardon of several alienations : one made by William Rochford, of Keranston, of the lands of Kilballiver, in the county of Meath, to Christopher Rochford and others ; CPCR (Morrin III) 139
CPCR
1654-5
Curranstowne
CS V Leathanach: 199
1654-5
Caranstowne
CS V Leathanach: 199,201
1657
Carranstowne
DS
1660c
Carranstowne
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 171
1667
Carraniestowne
ASE Leathanach: 159b
1685
Carransto...?
Hib. Del.
1812
Caranstown
Larkin (Mí)
1836
Carranstown Little
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Carranstown
Rector:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Carranstown
Co. Docket:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Carranstown Little
Rent Roll (Lord Darnley):AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Caranstown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Carranstowne
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Baile Chearráin, 'Kerran's town'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
B: Chiorráin
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4
1836
Carranstown etc.
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí056,4

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