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Lisnasharragh, County Down

Origin

Ir. Lios na Searrach ‘fort of the foals’.

Background

The townland of Lisnasharragh borders the Castlereagh Road on the south.  There is now no record of a fort in the townland.

References

P. McKay, 2009

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference

Lios na Searrach ""fort of the foals""

1834cJ O'D (OSNB) E 124

Lios na Searrach ""the fort/enclosure of the foals""

1991NIPNP posters Belfast

Lios na Searrach "" fort of the foals""

1999Cel. Ulst. Tds 17

Lios na Searrach ""fort/enclosure of the foals""

2001NIPNP replies PMcK/KH
Ballelisneshrean1623Ham. Copy Inq. [1623] xxxiv
Lisnesharragh1659cCensus 1659 88
Lisnasharagh1745Map of Down (OSNB) E 124
Lisnasherrogh1830cTreas. Warrant (OSNB) E 124
Barony
Castlereagh Upper
Parish
Knockbreda
Parish in 1851
Knockbreda
Townland
None
Place name ID
17529
Place name type
T