townland
Céad Acra
genitive: Chéad Acra
non-validated name
(Irish)
Hundredacres
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the rocky place of the apple-tree
    Sa dara leath den 18ú haois a fhaightear tagairt don ainm Béarla Hundredacres den chéad uair

  • English

    the rocky place of the apple-tree
    The English name Hundredacres is not attested until the second half of the 18th century

Centrepoint

53.5533, -9.12041latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1617
Creggannehawly ½ qr
CPR Leathanach: 344
1617
Creggaunehowlye
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.215
1635
half qr of Creigganehely... Cregganehenely
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §§64V, 65
1635
half qr of Cregganahoylay... Cregganeheily
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §70
1635
cartron of Lagmore; ½ cartron of Kiregannluvely; 3 half cartrons of Creggard and Gortinduffinine; ½ cartron in Crivenagh
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §87
1661
Creganhevella 1 Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 35
1668
Creganeuoly part of Ballyhenry
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 889/10(9-10)
1680
Creggaunehally ½ qr.
ASE Leathanach: 268
1685
Creganhewelie
Hib. Del.
1710c
Cregganehully ½ qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 113
1763
the hundred acres, lands of Ballyhanry & Carrunturlagh commonly called
CGn. Imleabhar: 224.333.14616
1827
Hundred Acres
TAB Leathanach: §56
1838
Hundred Acres
Tithe Ledger:AL Leathanach: ME103,13
1838
Hundred Acres
Gildea, Rev. I. Leathanach: ME103,13
1838
Hundred Acres
Browne, Rev. J. :AL Leathanach: ME103,13
1838
[Hundredacres]
"Antiquities 3 forts" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME103,13
1838
Hundred acres
BS:AL Leathanach: ME103,13

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