An Carn
genitive: an Chairn
non-validated name
(Irish)
Carran
(English)

Glossary

English cairn, pile of rocks

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

53.0317, -9.07322 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1629
Carne
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1045
1629
Carne et Polevacke
Car. I
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: I, 176
1637
Carny
Morrogh Junior (O'Brien); Car. I
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: III, 28
1650
Carran
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1485
1659
Carne
Cen. Leathanach: 186
1660c
Karne alias Ballioura, Balliowroe
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 450
1666
Karenane alias Ballymaorie
ASE Leathanach: 47
1678
Karne
ASE Leathanach: 260
1680
Kearne alias Ballinroe
ASE Leathanach: 264
1680
Carrew alias Ballyoure
ASE Leathanach: 271
1685
Kearne
Hib. Del.
1724
Carne
Par. Stat. Leathanach: 285
1757
Carn
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1680
1772
Carrune
Par. Stat. Leathanach: 286
1780c
an Chairn, Donncha Ó Mathúna
Ó Míocháin Leathanach: 64
1787
Karne Ch.
Pelham (Cl)
1787
Karne Ph.
Pelham (Cl)
1795
Karne alias Ballyowra
Inchiquin Leathanach: 1464
1808
Karne [parish]
Stat. Surv. (Cl) Leathanach: 320
1819
Carrune
Par. Stat. Leathanach: 281&c.
1839
Carrune
Carlisle Top Dic:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Carne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Paráiste an chairn, 'parish of the carn'
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Carran Parish
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Karne
QRL:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Parish of Karne
CM:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Parish of Kearne
DS Trace:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1
1839
Parish of Carron
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl004,1

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