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Crawfords Hill, County Fermanagh

Origin

An English name

Background

This is clearly an English name, however there are hints of its Irish predecessor in Ardvenehan (1659) and Ardbanagher (1751). The townland of Banagher in the same parish has been analysied as Beannchar ‘place of peaks’. This townland might have previously been calledArdbeannchar ‘high place of peaks’ or Ard Beannchair ‘height of the place of peaks’

References

FK

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)Ardvenehan (Robert Luderdale gent)1659Census 1659 101
Crawfords Hill1751Reg. Free. Fer. 2
Crawfordshill1751Reg. Free. Fer. 19
Ardbanagher or Crawford''s hill1834OSNB B156
Crawford''s hill1834OSNB B156
Crawfordshill1834cOSM xiv 55
Crawfordshill (prop Marquis of Ely)1834cOSM xiv 58
Crawfordshill td 1 circular fort1834cOSM xiv 55
Barony
Magheraboy
Parish
Devenish
Parish in 1851
Devenish
Townland
None
Place name ID
7650
Place name type
T