townland
Ceapaigh Uí Fhachna
genitive: Cheapaigh Uí Fhachna
validated name
(Irish)
Cappyaughna
(English)

Glossary

ceapach, ceapaigh
English plot of land, tillage plot
Ó, Uí

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

51.7516, -9.55529latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1791
Cappigagtha
CGn. Leathanach: 431.143.279590
1825
Carrigagtha
CGn. Leathanach: 808.43.544778
1828
Cappianghy
TAB Leathanach: 23
1832
Cappayaghna
p. Adrigole
BPR Leathanach: 4287
1841
Cappayaghna
O'Sullivan, P.:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Cappaughna
TAB Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Ceapa Ui Fhachtna, 'O'Faughtna's plot'
OD:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Ceapa fhachtna
pl:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Cappyaughna
"Compare with Kilfaughnabeg parish." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Cappayaghna
BS:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1841
Cappayaghna
Bar. Cess Bk.:AL Leathanach: Co197,12
1980
Ceapach Uí Fháchtna
Cf Port Uí Fháchtna, Derryconnery tld. (infra). His name Fáchtna is the Irish form of Facundus, 'eloquent'. (The Diocesis of Ross, Webster, JCAHS, 1921, p. 49).
JCAHS Leathanach: 85.104

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