townland
Cam an Doire
genitive: Cham an Doire
(Irish)
Sevenchurches or Camaderry
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Centrepoint

53.0228, -6.39 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1599c
xi Chirches
Boazio Map
1668
Seven Churches & Lug Duffe
HMR (CM)
1700c
7 Churches
de Witt
1760
Seven churches in ruin supposed to be built by St. Kevin, Comaderry
Nevill 1760
1770
Seven Churches
Dublin Wills
1778
Seven Churches Rd
T&S
1792
Seven Churches
Prerogative Wills
1802
Seven Churches
Dublin Wills (B)
1809
The 7 Churches
Scale's Atlas
1817
7 Churches
GJR 1818 (CM)
1821
Seven Churches
Dublin Wills (B)
1831
Seven Churches or Camaderry
TAB
1838
Comaderry alias Seven Churches
BS:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Comaderry alias Seven Churches
Hugo:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Comaderry alias Seven Churches
Johnson, J.:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Comaderry alias Seven Churches
Burrows, R.:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Céim a' doire, 'step or pass of the derry or oak wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Cam doire
pl:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Comaderry alias Seven Churches Townland
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Céim a derry
"Céim a derry is the local pronunciation" [dúch];
pron.:AL Leathanach: CM029,18
1838
Seven Churches or Camaderry
OD:AL Leathanach: CM029,18

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