The townland of Brackly is in the parish of Kliclooney in Armagh County. It is labelled number 4 on the map. H939384. (There is another townland of Brackly in the neighbouring parish of Keady.)
The 1826 Schools Commission report describes the school in the townland:
"Brackley - A pay school under the care of John Carlisle, of the Seceder denomination, who was in receipt of 20-30l per annum. The building is considered too small for the purpose of a school house. Funds were being raised to construct a new school house. The school operated under the direction of the London Hibernian Society and provided education for 89 scholars."
PRONI records: FIN.23/2/2B/1219 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re Alexander Cully tenant.); FIN.23/2/2B/1304 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re James Burns and others tenant.); FIN.23/2/2B/1261 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re James Taylor and other s tenant.); FIN.23/2/2B/1188 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re William Clarke tenant.); FIN.23/2/2B/1185 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re Mary McCullagh tenant.); FIN.23/2/2B/1179 (Landlord Earl of Gosford re Margaret Marshall tenant.); OS/6/2/19/1 (Surveyed 1835. Engraved 1835.); OS/6/2/19/2 (Surveyed 1835. Engraved 1835. Revised 1860. Revisions engraved 1863 (2 copies).); OS/6/2/19/3 (Surveyed 1835. Revised 1906. Published 1908. Reprinted 1931 (2 copies, 2nd a reprint 1938, 1949).); OS/6/2/19/4 (Surveyed 1906. Revised 1955. Levelled 1904, 1906,and 1907. Published 1958 (2 copies).); OS/6/2/17/1 (Surveyed 1835. Engraved 1835.); OS/6/2/17/2 (Surveyed 1835. Engraved 1835. Revised 1860. Engraved 1863.); OS/6/2/17/3 (Surveyed 1835. Revised 1906. Published 1908. Reprinted 1929, 1932.); OS/6/2/17/4 (Surveyed 1906. Revised 1954-5. Levelled 1889, 1892 and 1906. Published 1958 (2 copies).); VAL/1B/210A (1st valuation records.); VAL/12B/10/19A, VAL/12B/10/19B, VAL/12B/10/19C, VAL/12B/10/34A, VAL/12B/10/19D, VAL/12B/10/34B, VAL/12B/10/20A, VAL/12B/10/34C, VAL/12B/10/34D, VAL/12B/10/34E (Valuation annual revision list.); VAL/2B/2/9A, VAL/2B/2/42 (Griffith valuation list.); D.3480/50/1 (Leases of Charter schools lands.).