townland
Baile Bun an Abair
genitive: Bhaile Bun an Abair
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybuninabber
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
bun
English (river-)mouth, bottom(-land)

Centrepoint

55.0492, -7.88324 latitude, longitude
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Properties

G Gaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

1801
B. bonanabber
McCrea DG
1835
Ballybananabur
BS:AL
1835
Ballybonanabur
Cochrane, Mr:AL (DG)
1835
Ballaboinnabber 'The town of the cows marsh'
Cullian, B.:AL (DG)
1835
"About 3 or 4 years ago a grave was discovered in this townland and the bones of a man supposed to have been a Druid were found in it - on each side of the head was found an earthen vase [one of which is now in the possession of Mr. Cochrane of El -? mars
Desc. Rem.:AL
1835
Baile Bun an Abair 'Town of the bottom of the mire'
OD:AL
1835
Ballbonanabur
Rent Roll 1767:AL (DG)
1835
Ballybonanabur
Rent Roll 1767:AL (DG)

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