townland
An Chealtrach
genitive: na Cealtraí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Caltragh
(English)

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53.7061, -9.02924latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1611
Caldraghe
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.71
1619
Caldragh ½ qr
CPR Leathanach: 427
1619
Caltragh
CPR Leathanach: 443
1661
Caltrogh ½ qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 56
1678
in Kinkelly, known by the names of Caltra and Coolemackena, with the castle and bawne of Kinkelly
ASE Leathanach: 248b
1683
Cultragh and Coolemckena 1 qr.
ASE Leathanach: 275b
1710c
Kinkelly known by the names of Caltra and Coolemckenna with the castle and bawne of Kinkelly
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 146a
1710c
Caltragh & CoolemcKena 1½ qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 150b
1721c
Callragh
O’Moore Maps Leathanach: 28
1735
Calltragh
CGn. Imleabhar: 82.93.57130
1735
Caltragh & Kellbegg
CGn. Imleabhar: 81.30.55951
1737
Caltragh
CGn. Imleabhar: 86.434.61129
1787
Kinkelly known by the name of Caltra and Coole McKenna with the castle and bawn of Kinkelly
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 549
1787
Caltragh & Coole McKenna ½ qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 571
1823c
Caltragh or Curraghmore
TAB Leathanach: 63
1838
Cealdrach, 'an old burial ground'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Caltragh
"generally written Caltragh" [OC Nóta]; "yes burial grounds are always written Caltragh" [pl];
OC:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Caltragh
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Caltragh
BS:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Caltragh
Cess Bk., Gibson:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Caldraghe
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Calldragh
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
Cealdrach
["t" os cionn "-d-"];
pl:AL Leathanach: ME047,7
1838
[Caltragh]
"There is a burial ground in the N. end of this townland called Crucknacaltragh Burial Ground. There is an ancient fort" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME047,7

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