townland
Páirc na Lárach
genitive: Pháirc na Lárach
(Irish)
Merepark
(English)

Centrepoint

53.0943, -6.13017latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1719
Mare Park
Hawkins to Lambe
CGn. Leathanach: 64.276.43819
1719
MarePark
Davis to Hawkins
CGn. Leathanach: 25.32.13177
1730
the Mare park
Jones to Robenett: "... that parcele of Land comonly called the Mare parl con[tainin]g by estimation Fifty Acres when in the poss[ess]ion of John Danagh Farmer ... lying westward of the House and Garden of Wm. Irwin at Mountkennedy."
CGn. Leathanach: 66.13.44883
1732
the Mare Park [Tagairt mhícheart]
Archer to Archer
CGn. Leathanach: 73.185.50423
1738
the Mare Park [tagairt mhícheart]
Archer to Archer: "... all that and those part of the lands of Killtymon called by the name of the Mare Park."
CGn. Leathanach: 147.519.101243
1740
Marepark
Lambe Cathers to Kean
CGn. Leathanach: 104.384.73468
1749
the Mare Park
Robnett to Foulkes
CGn. Leathanach: 139.170.93601
1764
Mare Park
CGn. Leathanach: 399
1765
Marepark
Chaigneaue to Lord Baltinglass
CGn. Leathanach: 240.236.154596
1816
Marepark
CGn.
1826c
Marepark
CGn.
1830
Mare-park
GJP:PN Wicklow Leathanach: 399
1839
Merepark
Sec. GJ:AL Leathanach: CM069,28
1839
Merepark
Rolleston:AL Leathanach: CM069,28
1839
Merepark
Harwood:AL Leathanach: CM069,28
1839
Quarry Farm
Archer, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: CM069,28
1839
Merepark, i.e. the park or field of the mere, limit or boundary'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM069,28
1938
Merepark
"Probably refers to the boundary of Mount Kennedy Demesne."
PN Newcastle, Arklow Leathanach: 159
1967
[Merepark]
"The mere or boundary of Mount Kennedy Demesne. The word used to be spelled meare, pronounced mare; this pronunciation is still often used for the word 'mearing'."
PN Wicklow Leathanach: 399

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