townland
Baile an Phléimeannaigh
genitive: Bhaile an Phléimeannaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Flemingstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of An Pléimeannach
    An Pléimeannach — ón sloinne Pléimeann (< le Fleming na nAngla-Normannach).

  • English

    the town of An Pléimeannach
    An Pléimeannach — from the surname Pléimeann (< Anglo-Norman le Fleming).

Centrepoint

52.3003, -7.80991 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Féach Flemingstown, P. Shanrahan; Rathdufneplemeneghe COD VI 66 (bar. Chlann Liam)
Féach P. Molough (E134)
1308-9
fflemyngiston
RBO Leathanach: 146
1654
fflemingstowne
CS I Leathanach: 324-6, 328
1655
Flemingtowne
DS
1660c
fflemingstowne
BSD Leathanach: 138
1666
Flemingstowne
ASE Leathanach: 80:42
1666-7
Flemingstowne
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 90
1840
Flemingstown
BS:AL
1840
baile an phlémin (P. Molough)
pl:AL
1840
Baile Phléimeann (P. Tullaghmelan)
AL
1840
baile (F)leamun (P. Tullaghmelan)
pl:AL
1952
Baile Phléamoinn
PN Decies Leathanach: 307
1963-4
bɑl′ənˈf′l′ɛːmən
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.34

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