townland
Cnoc an Liagáin
genitive: Chnoc an Liagáin
(Irish)
Knockalegan
(English)

Glossary

English hill
lia, liag
English stone, pillar-stone

Centrepoint

53.6781, -9.08412latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1584c
Knocklega, Wm. Boy O’Birne of
F Leathanach: 4578
1592c
Knockelegan
F Leathanach: 5797
1605
Knockelligane, O’Birne of
CPR Leathanach: 46
1614
Knocklegan
CPR Leathanach: 265
1617
castle, town, lands and qr of Knocklegan
CPR Leathanach: 319
1617
Knocklegane
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.207
1635
Knockeligan, qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §97V
1661
Knocklegane 1 Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 37
1666
Knocklegane 1 qr.
ASE Leathanach: 103 §6
1685
Knockalegan
Hib. Del.
1710c
Knocklegane 1 qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 110
1715c
Knocklegan
L. Blosse Papers Leathanach: 186 §68
1716
Knockelegan
CGn. Imleabhar: 18.33.8256
1750
Knockelegan
CGn. Imleabhar: 143.524.98052
1830
Knockaleedane [sic] Castle
Bald Leathanach: 19
1838
Knockalegan
BS:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockalegan
Meresman:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockalaheen
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockloghan
TAB Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knocklahan
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockalegane
[Postmaster, Hollymount]
Postmaster:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockeligan
Strafford:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knocklegane, Knocklaghan
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Cnoc a' liagáin, 'hill of the standing stone'
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43
1838
Knockalegan
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,43

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