townland
Baile Átha an Ghabhann
genitive: Bhaile Átha an Ghabhann
non-validated name
(Irish)
Smithstown
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English townland, town, homestead
English smith

Centrepoint

52.9924, -9.27242 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1839
Smithstown
BS:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
[Smithstown]
"Smithstown House & Castle stands nearly about the centre - Smith of Smithstown House. There is a small liss or fort" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Smithstown
Pelham:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Ballygownane
Inq. G. & M.:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Baile i ghamhnain
HID:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Bally O'Gownane
HID:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Baile Ui Gamhna, 'O'Gawney's town'
"present local pronunciation" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Smithstown
OD:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Baile Ga[.]hna
Glanta:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49
1839
Baile Gam[..]
Glanta:AL Leathanach: Cl109,49

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