townland
Crofta
genitive: Chrofta
non-validated name
(Irish)
Crufty
(English)

Centrepoint

53.6779, -6.35042latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540-1
Grusty
...Cloweston, and... Acarn. Crikleston, Herbertson. Tulloke, Knocbeke and Hogeston. (Thos. Cusake)
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1540c
Grusce
Rectoria de Kylcarvan <br> Kylkarvan…villata de Grusce…Shallon…villata de Newhagard…villata de Angor…villata de Gafney… Crown Survey 34
Crown Surv.
1569
Graft
Lease … to Francis Agarde, esq … the rectory of Julyanston, extending to Julyanston, Damcaneston, Rogerstowne, Nynche, Leyton, and both towns of [Mynestone] ; the rectory of Killarvan, extending to Killarvan, Graft, Shallon, Newhaggard, Angor, and Gaffney ; eight copies of tithe corn out of Colpe ; out of Newton …S. James, 1, Stagrenan, 1, great Stamyn … little Stamyn, 1, Pilleston and Ballynard … Ballaugheston … Donnakerne, 6, and Payneston, 2, parcels of the rectory of Colpe ; the rectory of Morechurche, extending to Morechurche, Moynard, Irishtowne, Churchefeldston, Richardstone, Kenocke, Lesternon, Moylaughlyn, Kynodestone, Clowthestone, Leganbale, Durdeston, and Crykelotteston ; the rectory of Stamollen, extending to Stamollen, Balloy, Canthenston, Gormanstown, Baltrey, Stydall, Kilbreckeston, Clintonston, Gibbestowne, Tullocke, Hoggeston, Knockbegg, Harbertiston, Danielston, Grenanston, Whitelesse, Sadilston, Leceston, and Ballastrane; F 1480
F
1642
Croftie (the hill of ...)
fol. 28r <P> the Lord Netterfeild, Bath of Athcarne, Darcie of Plattin, Patrick Brimingham of the Corballies, William Malone of Lismullin, Nicholas Dowdall of Brownestown{e}, Edward Dowdall of Moncketowne, Cusack of Gerraldston, Cusack of Staffordstowne, with a great many others whom hee this Examinant cannot call to minde were on the hill of Bedlowstowne, where the said Lordes and <Q> principall of the Gentrie aforesaid were in consultation, & from thence went vnto the hill of Croftie ... from his owne house att Galston by accident went to visite his Mother, wife vnto Bartholomew Moore of Dowanstowne... Depositions MS 816, fols 028r-028v
Dep. 1641
1680
Cruftye or Grofty
Arthur Earl of Anglesey [Arthur Annesley] Platten, 712 a…Great Stamyme, 120 a… Little Stamyne, 40 a…Newtowne, 63 a…Killcarnan, 70 a…Shallon, 240 a…Cruftye or Grofty, 97 a…Calliaghstowne, 124a…Gaffney, 55 a….Annagor, 115 a… Newhaggard, 121 a… Rogerstowne, 300 a…Little Donacarny, 130 a…in Beamount…in Colpe, 264 a…bar. Duleek, co. Meath.— ASE 81
ASE
1836
Crifty alias Crofty
Quit Rents (Copy):AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crusty
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crusty
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Grafty
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crufty
Common name:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crochta, 'in Irish is the English croft, a close, a field, a garden, crofteen is its diminutive'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crufty
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Grafty
ASE:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22, Nóta: (Brodigan)
1836
Gruftie
Grant J. I (Brodigan):AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crufty
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Crusty
Co. Map 1812:AL Leathanach: Mí020,22
1836
Grufty
Inq. H VIII (Brodigan):AL Leathanach: Mí020,22

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