Information about Cappanaculliagh Graveyard

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cappanaculliagh Graveyard
Irish Form of Name:
Ceapach na gCoilleach
plot of the nun's or hags
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ceapach na gCoilleach
Cappanaculliagh Graveyard
Ceaphach Choillig, plot of the wood
Cappaghcully (qr) Inq. Temp. Gul. III
The name of an old graveyard.
In the townland of Lacka [unable to read].
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 474

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Cappanaculliagh Graveyard is in Lackafinna North townland.