civil parish electoral division
Bairrín
genitive: Bhairrín
(Irish)
Balraheen
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English small ring-fort

Centrepoint

53.3504, -6.67963 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302
Barreyn
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 246
1518
Balryan
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 144
1540-1541
Balrayne
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 284
1540-1
Balrayne
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 95
1540-1
Balraith alias Balrayne
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 96
1566
Balrathe alias Balrayne, rectories of
F Leathanach: 816
1590
Ballrath alias Balraine
F Leathanach: 5392
1600
Balrane, vicarage of
F Leathanach: 6424
1603
Balrath or Balraine [rectory]
CPR Leathanach: 11
1618
Balrath alias Balrayne
CPR Leathanach: 389
1624
Ballrain
CPR Leathanach: 578
1654c
Balraine, Parrish of
CS VIII Leathanach: 208
1659
Balrahin
Cen. Leathanach: 406
1660c
Ballraine Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 14
1660c
Ballrase
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 14
1660c
Ballraine Parish
BSD (CD)
1660c
Balraine Parish
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: Index
1660c
Barbiestowne
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: Index
1685
Balram
Hib. Del.
1731
Balrahin parish
Comerford Leathanach: I 263
1731
Menham parish
Comerford Leathanach: I 263
1766
Balrahin
Comerford Leathanach: I 273
1783
Balraheen Parish
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Balraheen
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 208
1837
Barin
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraheen
Caulfield, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraheen
Aylmer, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraheen
Aylmer, Sir G.:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraheen
Trayner:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraheen
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraine
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Balraith alias Balrath
Inq. H VIII (Archdall):AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Barrin al' Ballraine townland
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Barren, al' Balraine
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Baile an raithín
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
town of the little rath, or fort
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,1
1837
Barrain
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,1

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