townland
Baile an Ghoirtín
genitive: Bhaile an Ghoirtín
(Irish)
Ballygortin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English little field

Centrepoint

52.5276, -6.3111 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1618
Ballingurtin (Conway Brady)
CPR Leathanach: 358
1618
Ballingurtin (Donnell McDonogh Enteskin O’Murchoe)
CPR Leathanach: 361
1629
Ballynmullen , Ballyngurter (Conway Brady)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 41 C I
1655
Ballegurtin
DS (P)
1655
Ballevoulin+
DS
1660
Ballevolin (Bipps Land))
BSD (LG)
1660
Balligurtin (Bopps. Land)
BSD (LG)
1685
Ballivolin
Hib. Del.
1840
Baile Guirtín ‘town of the little garden or field’
OD:AL
1840
Ballygurtin
Co. Cess Ret. 1835:AL (LG)
1840
Ballygurtin
Donohoe:AL (LG)
1840
Ballygurtin
Murphy:AL (LG)
2001
balə ˈgɔrtən
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