Baile Átha an Urchair
genitive: Bhaile Átha an Urchair
validated name
(Irish)
Ardnurcher or Horseleap
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.3836, -7.60379latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1192
Caislén Átha in Urchuir
ALC Leathanach: I, 186
1192-1207
Caislén Atha an Urchair
ARÉ Leathanach: IV, 92, 156
1205
Atornorchor
CDI Leathanach: I, 41
1207
Caislén Átha an Urchair
ALC Leathanach: I, 236
1222
Atmirthur
CDI Leathanach: I, 159
1250
Arnurch'
CDI Leathanach: I, 459
1302-1306
de Ardnurcher (church)
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 257
1302-1306
de Ardnurcher, Church
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 266
1400
Achanurcayr
CPL Leathanach: V 314
1401
Achnurhir
CPL Leathanach: V 406
1427
Athnurchayr
CPL Leathanach: VII 484
1464
Arnirchir
CPL Leathanach: XI 501
1470
acc Tigh Brighde Bhaile Atha an Urchair
ARÉ Leathanach: IV, 1066
1478
Anurgar
CPL Leathanach: XIII 613
1526
Go Baile Atha an Urchair
Misc. Ir. Arch. Soc. Leathanach: I, 192
1540
Ballynorker
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 162
1568
Ballymorehill alias Ballenorkye
COD Imleabhar: V, 65
1568
Ardmurgher in the parish of Ballimugher
F Leathanach: 1240
1576
Ballymorehir alias Ballymork, the rectory of
F Leathanach: 2853
1597
Ballynogher alias Ballinorgher, rectory of
F Leathanach: 6078
1607
Ardnurghur otherwise Ardnughry or Balyarnurghrie
CPR Leathanach: 103
1615
Ardnurhur otherwise Ardnurghrie or Ballyanughrie
CPR Leathanach: 292
1617
Ballinurcher
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: ?
1618
Ballynorker otherwise Ballynorgher
CPR Leathanach: 367
1619
Ballinorker rect.
CPR Leathanach: 434
1622
Ballynorcher
CPR Leathanach: 529
1624
Ardnurgher alias Ballynurgher
CPR Leathanach: 579
1634
Ardrinagh al' Ballenurcher
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 C I
1654
Ardnoraghe
CS X Leathanach: 37.38
1660c
Ardnurcher Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 76
1685
Ardnorcher
Hib. Del.
1685
Ardnorcher
Hib. Del.
1836
Baile Átha an Urchair
AL(Co. Iarmhí):OD
OD:AL
1836
Bleáth an Ruchair local Irish name
AL(Co. Iarmhí):OD
OD:AL
1837
Ardnurcher
Beaufort Map & Memoir:AL
1837
Horseleap
BS:AL
1837
Ardnorghar
Co. Treas.:AL
1837
Ard an Urchair
OD:AL
1837
Ardnorghar, Ardnorchan or Horseleap, Ardnorcher
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL
1837
Ardnorghar or Horseleap
S&V:AL
1837
Ardnorghar or Horseleap
S&V:AL
1838
Áth an Urchair
OD:ALPB
1969
Baile Átha an Urchair
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 41

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