BROWSE
civil parishtownland
Áth Cros
genitive: Áth Cros
validated name
(Irish)
Aghacross
(English)

Glossary

English ford
crois, cros
English cross; crossroads

Centrepoint

52.257, -8.39793latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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1895 The parish of Aghacross (the ford of the cross), near Kildorrery, in Cork, took its name, no doubt, from a cross in connection with St. Molaga’s establishment, erected to mark a ford on the Funcheon. Or.Hist.Ir.N.P. 1 328
Nóta
1216
Acros
PRC Leathanach: 1 47
1260
Athcros
CPlR Leathanach: I 244
1270
Acros
PRC Leathanach: 1 48
1301
Athcrosse
CPlR Leathanach: 39
1301
Athcrosse
CPlR Leathanach: VIII 54
1302
Ardcrosste (recte Adrossce, Pap. Tax. xx)
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 311
1302
Athcrossce
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 3 14
1354
Acros
PRC Leathanach: 1 46
1367
Acros
PRC Leathanach: 1 11
1390c
ath chros molaga i tulach min Molaga
YBL Leathanach: 207b 20,-1
1453
Ath Cros
B.Molaga (f) Leathanach: 60rb31
1460c
Ath Cros Molaga
CrC 2 Leathanach: 174.6
1587
Athcrosse
Cal. Carew Leathanach: II 452
1587
Ahcrasse
Cal. Carew Leathanach: II 454
1589
Agh Crosse
F Leathanach: 5391
1591
Aghcrost
Vis. Bk. Leathanach: 137r
1591
Adhcrosse
Vis. Bk. Leathanach: 141v
1594
Accrosse (AL:Eliz.)
Inq.(Co) Leathanach: I 50
1597
Across
F Leathanach: 6123
1610c
Aghcrosse
Chan. Pl. Leathanach: I/165
1610
Aghcrosse
CPR Leathanach: 194-a
1612
Acrosse
CPR Leathanach: 235-b
1615
Agheroste (sic)
RVis. (CCR) Leathanach: 198
1634
Agcrost
Vis. Reg. Leathanach: 389
1642
Athcrosse
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: II 227r
1645
Ath-Cross
ASH Leathanach: 145.3
1683
Annaghcrosse
Hib. Del.
1720
Agrosse
Crow's Vis. Leathanach: 69
1750
Templemalagh, alias Anacrosse (p.)
Smith Cork Leathanach: 1 352
1750
Ahacross
Smith Cork Leathanach: II 262
1750
Anacross
Smith Map Co
1750
Templemalagh, alias Anacrosse (p.)
Smith Map Co Leathanach: 1 352
1750
Ahacross
Smith Map Co Leathanach: II 262
1778
Aughacrass
T&S Leathanach: 124
1785
Ahacross
Vallancey Map
1811
Altacross
Bath
1812
Ahacross (V)
Post. Towns Leathanach: 1 6
1812
Ahacross (V)
Leet Leathanach: 1 6
1826
Ahacrosse
TAB Leathanach: 26
1837
Ahacross, or Aghacross
Top. Dict. Leathanach: 1 22
1840
Ahacross Parish
BS:AL Leathanach: 1
1840
áth na cruise (o in áit u ag OD)
OC:AL
1840
Ford of the cross
OD:AL
1841-2
Aghcrosse
Chan. Pl. Leathanach: I,165
1844
St. Molaga’s Well
SO 6" Leathanach: 18,19
1844
Church (in ruins);Grave Yard;
SO 6"
1844
Church (in ruins);Grave Yard; St. Molaga’s Well
SO 6" Leathanach: 18,19
1990
krαs/
Áit. Leathanach: C27,62

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