townland
Shancor
(English)

Centrepoint

53.8546, -6.84092 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540-1
Shannohor...Shanogher...Tancore (in English, Olde Corre)
(Nicholas Omulphadryk...Owen Okeralan)
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1540c
Shamohor, Shanogher
<br> Shamohor (Nicholai O Mulphadryk de … Caroli O Mulphadryk) <br> Shanogher (Owini O Keralan) <br> Malahagh (Petri Pedyn de …) <br> Balycoghyll (Henrici Cruse de …) <br> Rathkenny (Johannis Carolan de …) <br> Ladyrath (Johannis Halpenny de …) …proborum et legalium hominum de visneto rectorie predict iuratorum. Crown Survey 40-41
Crown Surv.
1575
Tancr[ ] als. Oldcener
Grant, under queen's letter, 22 Ap., xvl, to Callough O'More ; of the preceptory of Killmaneham wodd, co. Meath, with its appurtenances, viz. : 5 polls of land in Killmaneham wodd, 6 messuages and 3 polls in Donagh, 3 polls in Tancr[ ] alias Oldcener, 2 polls in Cowhill, co. Meath, and the rectory of Killmaneham wodd, possessions of the late hospital of S. John of Jerusalem. To hold for ever by the service of a twentieth part of a knight's fee. Bent, £11 85. In consideration of the good service of Rory O'More to Edward VI, and of Callough O'More, his son and heir. F 2606
F
1619
Tancree als. Oldcor
CALLAUGH O'MOORE, nup de Killmainhamwood in со' Mid', seis' fuit de maner' vel pceptor' de Kilmainhamwood contin' 300 acr’ ter' arrabil', ac de 200 acr' in Donogh al' Boyannagh in со' ßd', 200 acr' in Tancree al' Oldcor, & 120 acr' in Cowhill, ac de rec toría de Kilmainhamwood … Callaugh O'Moore obit 27 mar' 1618.—Roger' Moore est ejus fil' & her', & tune fuit etat' 26 annor', & non maritat'. Inq.JI 37
Inq.
1654
Shanchuah
CS V 312
CS V
1655-7
Shankeragh
DS
1655-7
Shankerath
Barnwell of Turvey Ir. papt.
DS (P, TCD)
1660c
Shankeagh
92
BSD
1685c
Shankaragh
Hib. Del.
1836
Shancor
Bar. Cons. (Tevlin):AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
Blake, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancorr
O'Connell, J.:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
GJP 1828:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Sean-chor, 'old cor, a round hill'
"'Cor' has varieties of meaning." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Old-crane
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
"Compare indexes." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
[Shancor]
"There are two forts near the north end…" "There is a holy well dedicated to St Patrick in the N. W. corner, said to have cured cattle of a swelling in the head…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Chancur
GJP 1829:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shancor
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shankeagh
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25
1836
Shankerath
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí062,25

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