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Annaghmore, County Armagh

Origin

Ir. Eanach Mór [anagh more] ‘great marsh or bog’.

Background

9.5km WNW of Portadown

par: Loughgall bar: Oneilland West

There is a large area of bog in the vicinity [Annaghmore 1629].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 4

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Anaghmore1610Title Deeds (OSNB) A154 26
Annagh-Moore h''et hamlet'' vocat'' Derrycouse & Derr1629Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $5 Car. I
Annaghmore & Cranegill1629Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $5 Car. I
Annaghmore 1 balliboe1629Inq. Ult. (Armagh) $5 Car. I
Annaghmore1657Inq. Arm. (Paterson) 230
Anicmore1659cCensus 1659 38
Anna More1661BSD 49
Anaghmore1664HMR Murray (1941) 196
Annaghmore1751Reg. Deeds abstracts ii $103
Annaghmore1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB) A154 26
Anaghmore1835Land agent (OSNB) A154 26
~Eanach mór ""great moor or marsh""1835J O'D (OSNB) A154 26
Annaghmore: the great marsh1911Arm. Clergy 89
~Eanach Mór1969AGBP 101
~Eanach Mór1989GÉ 102
""great marsh""1999NIPNP replies KM/BMcK
~Eanach Mor ""great marsh or bog""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 4
Barony
Oneilland West
Parish
Loughgall
Parish in 1851
Loughgall
Townland
None
Place name ID
9979
Place name type
T