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Cloghs, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. An Chloch “the stone”

Background

Several subdenominations within this townland (7 according to 1133: Low Clogh, Middle Clogh, Gortnacloghan, Killymean, Parkarrive, Upper Tamnahorn, Lower Tamnahorn).  The -s more than likely refers to these previous divisions withinthe townland rather than to an original plural in the Irish.

References

CP

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Cloghfin1657cHib. Reg. Glenarm
Cloghtinfra1657cHib. Reg. Glenarm
Cloches1659cCensus 1659 5
Cloghinfra1669ASE 169b
Cloghs1669ASE 169b
Waperclogh1669HMR Ant. 174
(?)Cloghfin1672cHib. Del. Antrim
(?)Cloghtinfra1672cHib. Del. Antrim
Clogh1734Ant. Estates Sur. (Frey 1) Glenarm 36
Cloughs1780Lendrick Map
Gortnacloghan1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Killymeen1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Low Clogh1812cReport Antrim Est. 118
Low Cloghs1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Lower Tamnahorn1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Middle Clogh1812cReport Antrim Est. 118
Middle Cloghs1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Parkarrive1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
The Cloghs:7 denominations1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Upper Tamnahorn1812cReport Antrim Est. 117
Clough1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Gartacloughan1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Killymean1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Low Clough1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Low Clough1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Lower Tavnahorna1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Parkgarve1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Tavnyhorne1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Upper Tavnahorna1816Shaw Mason's Par. Sur.
Cloghs1830Bnd. Sur. (Lett.)
Clough1832Clergyman (OSNB) B23
Cloughs1832J O'D (OSNB) B23
~Clocha ""stones""1832J O'D (OSNB) B92
[cont.] Kilnaval (square patch in field, uncult)1887O'Laverty iv 542
Cloch Corr1925cAntrim Notebooks 108
Na Clocha ""the stones""2000PNP talk PMcK/CGaelBunAD
Barony
Glenarm Lower
Parish
Layd
Parish in 1851
Layd
Townland
None
Place name ID
16061
Place name type
T