townland
Baile an Rátha
genitive: Bhaile an Rátha
(Irish)
Ballinra
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.4229, -6.3859 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1594
Ballynra (Wm. Synnot)
5899 (4754.) Grant to Wm. Synnot, of Ballynra, in the Moroes, co. Wexford, esq. ; of the office of justice of the liberty of Wexford. To hold during good behaviour, with such fees
F Alt: 5899
1596
Ballynerah in the Murros (Synot of)
190
Carew 1589-1600
1618
Ballinrah (Edm. Synnott)
CPR Leathanach: 361
1618
Ballinrah (Walter Sinnott)
CPR Leathanach: 358
1631
Ballinrath (Jesp. Synnot)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 57
1654
Ballinra (i gcur síos ar theorainn Ballybaun, Ballintagart)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 63
1654
Ballinrae (i gcur síos ar theorainn Ballyroe, Arth. Synnott)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 56
1655
Ballinrath
DS
1660c
Ballenrath (Arth. Synnott) i bpar. Killila
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 103
1685
Ballirath (i bpar. Castlellis)
Hib. Del.
1840
Baile an ráith ‘town of the rath or fort’
(Par. Screen)
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): 3
1840
Baile na rátha ‘town of the fort’
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): 3
1840
Ballinrá
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): 3
1840
Ballinrá ‘accent is on the last syllable’
(Par. Castlellis)
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): 11
1840
Ballinra
Etchinham:AL (LG)
1840
Ballinra
(Par. Screen)
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): 3
1840
Ballinra
Scanlon, Geo.:AL (LG) Leathanach: 3
1840
Ballinra
Stafford:AL (LG) (Bolemore)
1840
Ballinrath
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 3
1840
Ballyra
Cosgrave, J.:AL (LG)

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