townland
Baile an Chnocáin
genitive: Bhaile an Chnocáin
(Irish)
Ballyknockan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English hillock

Centrepoint

52.4685, -6.64221 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302
Cnoknan
CJR Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 431
1617
Ballinknockan
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 JI
1618
Ballinknockan
CPR Leathanach: 357
1654
Balliknockan
CS (LG) Leathanach: 216
1654
Bollinknockan
CS (LG) Leathanach: 218
1655
Ballyknockan, Ballinknockan
DS
1660c
Ballyknockane
(Pierce Butler)
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 33
1666
Ballyknockane
ASE Leathanach: 119
1668
Ballyknockane
ASE Leathanach: 177
1685
Balliknocken
Hib. Del.
1736
Ballyknockane
CGn. Imleabhar: 94, Leathanach: 23, Uimhir: 65288
1840
Baile an Chnocáin 'town of the hillock'
OD:AL
1840
Ballyknocken
CM:AL

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