townland
An Chrois Thoir
genitive: na Croise Thoir
(Irish)
Cross East
(English)

Glossary

crois, cros
English cross; crossroads

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.5443, -9.18666latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1501
Crois, [the town of]
Cong Lands Leathanach: 257
1574
[The Cross]
Div. Conn.
1578
Crosse, Kilmoghoine
F Leathanach: 3464
1590
Croste, McJonine of
F Leathanach: 5451
1603
Crosse… Kilmoghome… Creevagh-Crosse… Kilmoghonie CPR
CPR Leathanach: 15
1606
Crosse
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.3
1608
Crosse 2 qrs
CPR Leathanach: 126
1608
Crosse
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.33
1610
Le Crosse
CPR Leathanach: 178
1617
Crosse
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.263
1617
Crosse
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.269
1661
Crosse 2 Qrs.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 47
1685
Crosse
Hib. Del.
1710c
Cross 2 qrs
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 129, 132
1787
Cross 2 qrs
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 482
1787
Cross 2 qrs
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 490
1830
Crossbeg, Ballanakellue
Bald Leathanach: 24
1830
Cross
L. Blosse Papers Leathanach: 135 §25
1834
(?)Cross McHugh
TAB Leathanach: §55
1838
Cross
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
Cross East
BS:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
Cross
CM:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
Cross
BM:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
Cross
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
Cros, 'a cross'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1838
[Cross East]
"there are several ancient forts in it" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME046,18
1966
ar an gCrois
ˈgriʃ
Áit. Cainteoir: PMcT, Uimhir : T144a1
1966
ˈkriʃ
Áit. Cainteoir: PMcT, Uimhir : T144a1
1966
as an gCrois
ˈgriʃ
Áit. Cainteoir: PMcT, Uimhir : T144a1

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