townland
Baile Aonaosa Mór
genitive: Bhaile Aonaosa Mór
(Irish)
Ballynaas Great
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English great, big

Centrepoint

52.2536, -6.48399 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1627
Ballienases, le 2 (Joh’ Rawcetter)
Inq. Lag.
1627
Ballyennas (Rob Hay)
Inq. Lag.
1631
Ballynasse (Rob’ Haie)
Inq. Lag.
1639
Ballynaces (Edw. Hay)
Inq. Lag.
1654
Great Ballynasse, Little Ballynasse (Rob. Hay)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 300
1655c
Greate Ballenass
DS Comp. (LG)
1655
Greate Ballynest, Little Ballynest
DS
1655c
Little Ballenas
DS Comp. (LG)
1659
Ballynasse
Cen. Leathanach: 533
1660
Great Ballynasse (Rob. Hay)
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 73
1660
Little Ballynasse
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 73
1668
Little Ballynasse, Great Ballynasse (Knox)
ASE Leathanach: 174
1690c
Great Ballynasse (Edw. Jones)
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 31a
1690c
Little Ballynasse(Edw. Knox)
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 31
1714
Little / Great Ballynass (Jefferys-Knox)
CGn. Imleabhar: 13, Leathanach: 274, Uimhir: 5744
1737
Great Ballynass...Little Ballynasse (Knox)
CGn. Imleabhar: 84, Leathanach: 431, Uimhir: 91
1768
Ballynassee (Knox-Howard)
CGn. Imleabhar: 266, Leathanach: 464, Uimhir: 178160
1813
Ballynagh
Léars. Eastáit Cliffe (LG)
1816
Ballynagh
Gill (Wexford)
1830c
Bally Nase
TAB Leathanach: 7
1840
Baile Nás ‘town of the fair, or place of meeting’
OD:AL
1840
Bally nás
pl:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 9
1840
Ballynaas Great
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 9
1840
Ballynaas Little
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 10
1840
Ballynaaze
Boxwell (Agent):AL (LG)
1840
Ballynaaze
Boxwell (Agent):AL (LG)
1840
Ballynase Great, Little
GJP:AL
1840
Ballynase Little
GJP:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 10
1840
Ballynass (Great)
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 9
1840
Ballynass (Little)
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 10
1840
Ballynass Great, Little
BS:AL
1840
Ballynaze
Freeholders:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 10
1840
Ballynaze
Freeholders:AL (LG)

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