townland
An Briotás Mór
genitive: an Bhriotáis Mhóir
validated name
(Irish)
Brittas Big
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

53.2336, -6.45518 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1256-66
Bretag' in le Cowlagh
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 126
1326
Le Bretagh
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 187
1366?
le Bretage
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 162
1534
Bretas
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 25
1534
Bretach
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 139
1569
the Brittas
F Leathanach: 1415
1570
Brittas
F Leathanach: 1592
1604
the Bretas
CPR Leathanach: 24
1621
Theobald lord Bourke, baron of Brittas
CPR Leathanach: 517
1625
Brittas
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2
1627
Brittace
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16
1664
Brittashouse
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 433
1670c
Brittas
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 29
1741
go Briotás
< 'Cath Bearna Chroise Brighde'
ZCP Imleabhar: 38, Leathanach: 294
1752
Brittas
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1760
Brittas
Rocque
1836
Big Brittas
BS:AL
1836
Brittis
Church Reg.:AL
1836
Brittas
OD:AL
1836
Briotás, speckled land
OD:AL
1836
Little Brittas
BS:AL
1836
Brittis
Tomb:AL

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