townland
An Cnoc Breac
genitive: an Chnoic Bhric
(Irish)
Knockbrack
(English)

Glossary

English speckled
English hill

Centrepoint

52.6971, -6.75278 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1621
Knockbrack
CPR Leathanach: 500
1633
Knockebracke, Barragh &
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 41 C I
1659
Knockbrack
Cen. Leathanach: 355
1660c
Knockbrack
BSD (Ce) Leathanach: 77
1704
Knockbrack
Butler map
1839
Knockbrack
Anderson, J., Rector:AL Leathanach: Ce 39, 38
1839
Knockbrack
Baily, J.B.:AL Leathanach: Ce 39, 38
1839
Knockbrack
BS:AL Leathanach: Ce 39, 38
1839
Knockbrack
Morris, R.:AL Leathanach: Ce 39, 38
1839
Cnoc Breac, speckled hill
OC:AL Leathanach: Ce 39, 38

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