townland
An Ráth Bheag
genitive: na Rátha Bige
(Irish)
Little Rath
(English)

Centrepoint

53.2763, -6.65526 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1380
Lytelrath
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 107 b
1582
Litlerathe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 El.
1584
Littlerath
F Leathanach: 4322
1593
Little Rathe
F Leathanach: 5840
1624
Little Rath
CPR Leathanach: 576
1642/4/2
Little Rath
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 365r
1654
Little Rath
CS VIII Leathanach: 62
1655
Rathbeg
DS
1659
Rathbogg
Cen. Leathanach: 397
1660c
Little ffarnoughts
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 21
1660c
Little Rath
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 21
1660c
Rathangan Par.
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 21
1660c
Rathbegg
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 21
1685
Rathbeg
Hib. Del.
1689
Littlerath
Ir. Jacob.
1689
Littlerath
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 45
1727-1838
Little Rath
Longfield: Baronies (CD) 21 F. 35 Leathanach: 21F35(40)
1727-1838
Little Rath
Longfield: Baronies (CD) 21 F. 35 Leathanach: 21F35(45)
1752
Littlerath
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1768
Little Rath
Woodlands Leathanach: 440
1777
Little Rath
LN: Ms. Map Leathanach: 16H14(9)
1778
Little Rath
Woodlands Leathanach: 440
1783
Little Rath
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1825
Little Rath
CGn. Leathanach: 799.250.539585
1827
Little Ruth
TAB
1837
Little Rath
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Manders, I.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
[PP]
Keenan, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
vicar
Harrison, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Mills, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Wolfe, T.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Hall, R.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Local:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Litterathe
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
[Little Rath]
"Near the centre is a little Rath of about 40 links diameter, from which the townland takes it's name."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Little Rath
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 214

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