townland
Teach Cruachain
genitive: Theach Cruachain
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ticroghan
(English)

Glossary

teach, steach, stigh, tigh
English house

Centrepoint

53.4354, -7.05415latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540c
Teghrohan
The manor of Moylagh <br> The castell town of Moylagh … which the doctor of fisyke hath for his services <br> … the Colindraght … Ballyn … Arddyncro … Teghrohan …{and the Corbally} …Johnston … Clonycorre … Teghrohan … Crown Survey 294
Crown Surv.
1540c
Tecroghan
Dominus de Tecroghan <br> Pat. Bathe de Rafeyghe <br> Barnabeus Skurloke de Frayne tenet Skurlokes lands Crown Survey 318
Crown Surv.
1543
Tegchroan (Rob. Walsche)
Pardon to Robert Walsche, gent., son of William Walsche, late of Tegchroan, county Meath, gent. FHen. 372
F
1551
Teagh Crotham (Maurice Walshe, son of William ... of ...)
CPCR (Morrin) 236 (16. Pardon of Maurice Walshe, son of William Walshe, former] of Teagh Crotham, in the county of Meath, and William O’Fearail , his servant—Feb. 12, 5°.)
CPCR
1553
Castle of Secroighan (sic)
CPCR
1564
Teaghcrohan als. Kyllarde (Richard Walshe)
622 (6207.) Lease, under letters dated at Windsor, 9 November, v., to (English.) John Parker … from the expiration of a lease to sir W. Brabazon … Kylcro alias Harwood, county Meath, of the possessions of Thomas Lynaghe, (from the expiration of a lease to Eliz. Duke, rent 20s.), Teaghcrohan alias Kyllarde, county Kildare, of the possessions of Richard Walshe attainted, (from 1579, rent 51s. 8d.), F 622
F
1571
Teacrohan, Teacroghan als. Killarde
1825 (0092.) Lease, under queen's letter, 24 Dec, 1570, to Anthony Lowe, gent. ; of a great messuage called Teacrohan, and the landsof Teacroghan alias Killarde, co. Meath. To hold for 40 years from the determination of Xo. 022; rent 51s. 8d. Maintaining one English archer, not to let except to English by both parents or born in the Pale, and not to charge coyne.—[6 July, (xiii.?)] F 1825
F
1578
Tecroghan
Pardon to …, Donoghe Colgen, of Tecroghan, Mortagh Malone, of Killarde, and Rich. Leynagh, of Ballgereth, co°Meath, kerns, Rich. Money, of Killmessan, same co., yeoman, and Cossney M'Kegan, of Killoghine, co. Westmeath, kern.—1 Sept. xx. F 3442
F
1586-7
Teigcroghane
Livery to Edward, son and heir of George Fitz Gerralde, late of Teigcroghane, co. Meath, esq. F 4964
F
1591
Tecroghane (Robert and Maurice Walshe, gent, late of ...)
Grant…to Edm. Barrett, gent. ; of a toft and small croft with land in Kilmore Brennaghe, co. Kildare, the possessions of Peter Walshe, late of Clonniffe, attainted, and concealed from the queen, (rent 16c/.) ; another toft with land in the same, the possessions of Robert and Maurice Walshe, gent., late of Tecroghane, co. Meath, attainted F 5564
F
1596-7
Tecroghane (Wm. Walshe, of ...)
Lease…to John Lye, of Rathbride, co., Kildare, esq… a moiety of the lands of Kilmorrie, co. Meath, lying near the Blackwater, possessions of Morice, son of Wm. Walshe, of Tecroghane, attainted. F 6039
F
1598
Teighcroghan (Ed. FitzGerald of ...)
Peter Lynam of Frefans, Wm MacEvoy of Balleneskeagh, Edm. Keeting of Possickstown, Christ. Leins of Crobey, Edm. Darcy of Clondaly, Rd Gifford of Castle Jordan, Sir Ed. FitzGerald of Teighcroghan, Gerald FitzGerald of Moylagh, Ed. Aylmer of the same, Pat. Cusake of Clonmaghan, Hen. Burnell of Castle Richard, Edm. Darcy of Jordanstown, Hen. Kinge of Ardnemollen, Gregory Cole of Clonard Descr. Ir. 95-96
Descr. Ir.
1599
Tecroghan (Edw. Fitzgerald, of ...)
Grant …to Edw. Fitzgerald, of Tecroghan, knt., son of George Fitzgerald, slain in the queen's service by the rebels ; of the reversion of the priory of Ballibogan, and the lands of Ballibogan, Parke, Harieston alias Henrieston, Knockingwodd alias Knockanegole, Killoskillin, and Killinclonaghe, co. Meath, possessions and demesne lands of the monastery… grant, (Fiant 197, Henry VIII.) in tail male, of Ballibogan to Wm. Bermingham, knt., who dying without issue male, left his widow, Anna Bermingham alias Plnncket, seised of one third in dower ; a lease to John Payne, (Fiant 647 Edw. VI)… and the castle of Kinagad, co. Westmeath, and of the monastery of Ballebogan, and of the lands of Ballibogan, Henrieston, Knockingwodd, Killnodoberaghe, Killoskillinge, Balloskistie, and Cardiston ; in tail male. F 6327
F
1600
Tycroghan
Pardon to Edm. Brimigham, of the Carick, co. Kildare, gent… Rich. M'Gilsenan, late of Tycroghan, co. Meath, Edm. O Reyly, Wm. M'Gilsenan, the elder, Wm. M'Gilsenan, the younger, Hugh M‘Bryen, Owin O Morcho, and Hugh Carolan, late of same, yeomen. F 6448
F
1614
Tecroghan (Edw. Fitz-Gerald of ...)
Pardon of Intrusion…to sir Edw. Fitz-Gerald of Tecroghan… CPR 267
CPR
1614
Tecroghan
Pardon of Alienation for…sir Edw. Fitz-Gerald of Tecroghan knt, sir James Dillon of Moynett, knt, Barth. Dillon of Riverston, est. Wm. Terrell of Comenston… CPR 323
CPR
1628
Terroghan (Sir Edw. FitzGerald)
Livery of the possessions of Sir Edward FitzGerald, of Terroghan, in the county of Meath, to Sir Luke, his son and heir. CPCR (Morrin III) 329
CPCR
1642
Tecroghan (Sir Luke Fitz Garretts howse)
fol. 196r <br> The Examinacion of John Darcy servant vnto Mr Nicholas Darcy late of Platten Esquire … within Three Myles of Tecroghan being Sir Luke Fitz Garretts howse… Towne of Kells … Captaine Cusack of Gerrardstowne, … Garristowne … Garrett Darcyes howse of Carrestowne about halfe a Myle from Platten <br> Depositions MS 816, fols 196r-197v
Dep. 1641
1653
tecrahan
fol. 250r <br> The examinacion of Corporall Andrew Harvey taken before vs the 12th January 1652… to Balsoone … Rotouth, and Pattrick Gough at Killeene <br> fol. 250v <br> fol. 251r <br> …tecrahan Depositions MS 816, fols 250r-251v
Dep. 1641
1653
Techrohan
fol. 252r <br> Thexaminacion of of Patrick Russhe now prisoner in the ffower Courts … Techrohan Depositions MS 816, fols 252r-
Dep. 1641
1653
Tecroghan, Tecrohan, Tecroaghan.
fol. 256r <br> The Examinacion of Oliver Ledwich of Trym … Captaine Taaff then Governour of Tecroghan … Castleton Moylagh neere Trym …Hugh Mc an Ry a Corporall … Bryan Clawan, Owen Boy … Castleton Moylagh aforesaid, <br> fol. 256v <br> … towards Tecroghan the souldiers of the Garrison of Mullinetagh sallyed out and recovered the prey … Tecrohan … which Owen Boy ô Gelshenan aforesaid said that if they had lost one of their Company, he had killed another for him at Castle Moylagh … Tecroaghan … Tecroghan … Tecroghan Depositions MS 816, fols 256r-257v
Dep. 1641
1654
Techraghane
Sr Luke Fitzgerrald Irish Papist ... Acres 425. Lch.187
CS V
1669
Tecroghan (George [Fitzgerald])
George [Fitzgerald], Tecroghan, co. Meath, esq. <br> Prerogrative Wills 169
Prerogative Wills
1752
Tichroghan
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1836
Ticroghan
Beaufort Map & Memoir:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tycroghan
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tiercroghan
Agent Receipt (Dawson):AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tycroughan
Headstone in Graveyard:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Teaghcrannan
[pl]
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tecroughan
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tecroghan
Inq. Eliz. I (Archdall):AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Tecroghan
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Toigh Chruachain, 'house of the round hill'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Toigh Cruachain
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12
1836
Ticroghan
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OD:AL Leathanach: Mí016,12

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