townland
An Baile Bradach
genitive: an Bhaile Bhradaigh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Balbradagh
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.598, -6.72626 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540-1
Balbradok
Jurors...John Cregan jun. of
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1540-1
Balbradagh
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1545
Balbraddogh
Lease to Thomas Agarde, of Bectyff, gent. ; of the site of the abbey of Bectyff, lands, Bectyff, Balbroy, Cloncoillen, Donlogh, Balgill, Balbraddogh, Reneghan, Monkton by Trym, Balson and Balaughe, in the counties Meath and Louth FHen. 457
F
1552
Ballradaghe als. Grange of Ballradaghe
CPCR
1553
Balbradaghe, ows. called the Grange of Balbradagh
Preteston, late abbey, monastery, or religious house of Bectyfe, lordship of Bectyfe, in the county of Meath…lands of Bectyfe, otherwise called the Grange of Bectyfe, Scriboke, Cladaghe, Balgill, otherwise called the Grange of Balgill, Balbradaghe, other wise called the Grange of Balbradagh, Doneloghe, otherwise called the Grange of Doneloghe, Cloncullen, otherwise called the Grange of Cloncullen ; the two Balbrois, otherwise called the Grange of Balbroy ; Moncketon, near Trim ; Balstone, alias Balsome, in the county of Meath… rectories, or chapels of Bectyfe and Cladagh (License to Andrew Wyse, esquire, Vice-Treasurer, to alienate to Richard Dillon, of Preteston, gent. ; John Wycombe, of Dublin ; and Richard Cox; the site and possession of the late abbey, monastery, or religious house of Bectyfe…) CPCR (Morrin) 293
CPCR
1836
Balbraddagh
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Balbratha
CM:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Ballbradagh
Co. Docket:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Ballbradagh
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Balbradaghe
Inq. Ed. VI (Archdall):AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Balbradoke
Inq. Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Balbradoke
Inq. Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Bal bradach, 'thievish town'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Bal bradach
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
Balbradagh
"Make it agree with Benbradagh in Derry." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6
1836
[Balbradagh]
"There is an old fort situated at the side of the road near the west end of the townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Mí011,6

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