Information about Knockaridder

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc a ridire
the Knight's hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc a ridire
Knockarider Counsellor Reid
Knockarider John Burke, Esq.
Knockarider Mr. Mulloy
Knockarider Rev. H. B. Hulett
Knockarider The inhabitants
A district of the townland so called. It does not consist of any matter worthy of remark. The name is only known to the inhabitants.
In the south end of the townland of Knockarider about ½ a mile N. West of Whitegate.

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
Knockaridder is in Bargarriff 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.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service