townland
An Cheapach Bhreac
genitive: na Ceapaí Brice
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cappaghbrack
(English)

Glossary

English speckled
ceapach, ceapaigh
English plot of land, tillage plot

Explanatory note

  • English

    the speckled plot of land, tillage-plot

Centrepoint

53.4148, -7.81833latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1613
Keppaghbracke
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 Jac. I
1620
Cappaghbrack
CPR Leathanach: 490a
1633
Cappaghbrack
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 84 Car. I
1655
Capabrak
DS
1660c
Cappabracke
BSD Leathanach: IM, 95
1666
Cappentake
ASE Leathanach: 127
1675
Cappaghbrack al’ Keappabrack
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 Car. II
1685
Cappabrack
Hib. Del.
1808
Cappabrack
Larkin (IM)

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