Information about Killeennacross

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cillín na Croise
little church of the cross
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cillín na Croise
Clonaclishea Edward Kelly, Esqr.
Kilenacrusha Mr. O'Rourke, The inhabitants
A small burying place of a triangular form, so called. Strangers and unbaptised children are only interned here.
In the townland of [Unable to read.] near the centre about 13/4 miles N. West of Kelly's Mills, Parish of Teena, Barony of Leitrim.

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
Killeennacross is in Lisduff 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.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service