townland
An Claí Dubh Uachtarach
genitive: an Chlaí Dhuibh Uachtaraigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Blackditches Upper
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

53.0863, -6.52807latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1530c
Blakediche
Alen's Reg.
1594
the Blackditches (parcel of the possessions of Thomas Eustace)
CPCR
1663
Blackditch als. Cloyduffe
St. Patrick's Leases
1680
Blackditch alias Cloyduffe
St. Patrick's Leases
1716
Blackditches
CGn.
1760
Blackditches
Nevill 1760
1780
Blackditch ows. Cleyduff, Blackditch ows Blackditches ows Cleyduff ows Clallaghduff
CGn.
1829
Blackditch ors. Cloyduffe
CGn.
1834
Upper Black ditches, Lower Black ditches
TAB
1839
Blackditches Upper
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditche
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches &c
OC:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches Upper
BS:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches Upper
Cosgrove, W.:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches Upper
Giltrap, T.:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches
Assess. List 1800:AL Leathanach: CM015,73
1839
Blackditches Upper
Old List:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM015,73

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