townland
Baile Bhreacáin
genitive: Bhaile Bhreacáin
(Irish)
Ballybracken
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.6242, -6.24364 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1616
Ballyvrackan (Rog. Jones)
CPR Leathanach: 302
1618
Ballibrack (Rog. Jones)
CPR Leathanach: 359
1618
Ballybrackan otherwise Ballyvreckan (Alex. Redmond)
CPR Leathanach: 361
1654
Ballibreacan
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 37
1654
Ballibreckan (cur síos ar theorainn Ballinacur)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 38
1655
Ballibrackan
DS
1655-57
Ballibrackan
DS (P)
1660
Ballebracken (Pierce Synnot)
BSD (LG)
1685
Balibrarkan
Hib. Del.
1840
Baile Uí Bhreacáin ‘O’Bracken’s town’
OD:AL
1840
Ballybracken
BS:AL

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