Information about Knockaunnagall

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Ballinakill in Leitrim Barony
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Crukawnagall [Creekawnagall changed to Crukawnagall]
Crukawnagall [Creekawnagall changed to Crukawnagall] Hyacinth Clarke, Esq.
Crukawnagall [Creekawnagall changed to Crukawnagall] Mr. O’Callaghan
Crukawnagall [Creekawnagall changed to Crukawnagall] Sir John Burke
Crukawnagall [Creekawnagall changed to Crukawnagall] The inhabitants
I could not find this name known. This should be Knockaunnagall.
A burying place for children only, not enclosed by any fence. There is nothing remarkable about it.
In the N. East end of the townland of Moyglass about ½ a mile S. West of Marble Hill House.
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 2 page 517

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
Knockaunnagall is in Moyglass townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service