townland
Buaile na bhForcrann
genitive: Bhuaile na bhForcrann
(Irish)
Boolynavoughran
(English)

Glossary

buaile, buailidh
English cattle-fold, summer-pasture

Centrepoint

52.6287, -6.68836 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1593
Bolynewhorecran (Teige M’Murtagh)
F Alt: 5788
1597
Balliworthran (Chriffen mac Garrold Kavenagh)
F Alt: 6059
1602
Volenevorcan (Shane O Folowe)
F Alt: 6682
1603
Boylenavoircran (Teige Mc Moriertagh)
CPR Leathanach: 33b
1621
Bolyvorcran (Donell Spainagh)
CPR Leathanach: 500a
1630
Ballymorcrane (Patric’ Mc.Melaghlin ... Terrelagh Mc.Gilpatricke, ehus fil’)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 69 C I
1633
Ballinoughraine (Daniel Kavanagh, al’ Spainagh)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 84 C I
1654
Balineuorcrane on the west (Teorainn Cromoke)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 287
1654
Boilnevorcrane (Teorainn Clone IBrine Bolibracas)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 275
1654
Bolinevor Crane (Morgan Kavanagh)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 274
1654
Bolinevorcrane
CS (LG) Leathanach: 274
1654
Bolinurercrane ... east (Teorainn Carane Kiltenure)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 275
1660c
Ballinevaheran
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 117
1667
Ballanavoornahan
ASE Leathanach: 143
1667
Ballyvochter
ASE Leathanach: 161
1679
Ballynevaraghan (Morgan Kavanagh, Jonah Wheeler)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 10 C I
1709
Ballynevorchran (Butler – Damer)
CGn. Imleabhar: 3, Leathanach: 361, Uimhir: 1067
1718
Ballynevorchran (Damer-Bridges)
CGn. Imleabhar: 21, Leathanach: 413, Uimhir: 11993
1721
Ballynevocrane (Colclough – Vesey)
CGn. Imleabhar: 31, Leathanach: 205, Uimhir: 18787
1722
Ballynevoorane (Barnewall – Barnes)
CGn. Imleabhar: 37, Leathanach: 253, Uimhir: 22616
1840
Bollinavockrin
le Aichdall, J.:AL (LG)
1840
Boolynavoughran
BS Sketch Map:AL (LG)
1840
buaile na bh-fachrann meaning uncertain
OD:AL
1937-38
Ballinavocran
BNS Imleabhar: 891, Leathanach: 71

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