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OS Letter to T.A. Larcom from Patrick Keefe (Aghaboe)

Royal Irish Academy Manuscripts

Ref: 14 F 4/2

Type: Document

Date: 20 November 1838

Letter to Lieut. Thomas A. Larcom, Superintendent of the Ordnance Survey, from P[atrick] O'Keefe, written from Mountrath, Queen's County, concerning the history, antiquities and topography of the parish of Aghaboe, with particular reference to its early church, its abbey, the origins of its place name and its association with St. Caineach.
Included are related extracts from source material, including those from Edward Ledwich's 'Antiquities of Ireland', Lanigan's 'Ecclesiastical History of Ireland' and the documentation concerning landownership in Aghaboe in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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