townland
Baile an Bhrúnaigh Uachtarach
genitive: Bhaile an Bhrúnaigh Uachtarach
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybrowney Upper
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of An Brúnach
    An Brúnach -- ón sloinne de Brún

  • English

    the town of An Brúnach
    An Brúnach -- from the surname de Brún (Brown)

Centrepoint

52.0697, -8.31878 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1685
B:rynagh
Hib. Del.
1841
Ballybrowney Upper
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1841
Ballybrowny Upper
Cotter, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1841
Ballybrowny Upper
Spillane, D.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1841
Ballybrowney Upper
Bourne, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1841
Ballybrowny Upper
Old Map:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1841
Ballybrowny
Co. Treas.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1923
Baile an Bhrúnaigh -"Brown's Homestead"
PRIA 36 C 11 Leathanach: 188

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