townland
Baile Ghrogáin
genitive: Bhaile Ghrogáin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballygrogan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Grogán
    Grogán -- leasainm a chiallaíonn 'crom, cruitíneach' < groga, 'cromtha, ar chorraghiob'

  • English

    the town of Grogán
    Grogán -- nickname meaning 'stooped, hunched' < groga, 'crouched, on hunkers'

Centrepoint

52.0259, -8.5852 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1621
Ballygregan
CPR Leathanach: 495
1626
Ballygragan
Inq.(Co) Leathanach: iii, 80
1659
Ballygragane
Cen. Leathanach: 231
1660c
Ballycragane [sic]
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 104
1683
Balligraigan
Hib. Del.
1723
Ballygregan
CGn. Leathanach: 40.186.24939
1803
Ballygregane
CGn. Leathanach: 552.170.365621
1811
Ballygrugin
Bath
1841
Ballygrogan
BS:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan
Davis, Rev. C.:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygorgan
Windele, J.:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan
Stopford, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan or Grogans land
Horgan, Rev. M.:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan
Cork Union Valuation Bk.:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Baile Ui Ghrógáin, 'O'Grogan's town'
OC/OD:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Baile ui ghrógáin
pl:AL Leathanach: Co166,17
1841
Ballygrogan
OD:AL Leathanach: Co166,17

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