Baile Sonnáin
genitive: Bhaile Shonnáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballyshannon
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.1001, -6.85182 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302-6
? Ballythosenan
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 248
1502
Ballisonan
CPL Leathanach: XVII. 1.565
1516
Balleyscham
CPL Leathanach: XX 465
1518
Ballyhennon
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 288
1518
Ballysonnan
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 291
1540-1541
Ballysenan
James fitz Gerald of Ballysenan
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 223
1629-44
oppidoram de Ballysonan
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.30
1629-44
ecclesia de Ballysonan
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.31
1650c
Seanán f. Mo-Thacra, saint [L]
LGen. Leathanach: 458.2
1660c
Ballysannane Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 33
1731
Ballyshannon parish
Comerford Leathanach: I 262
1766
Ballysonan
Comerford Leathanach: I 273
1783
Pt of Ballysonnon P.
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Nurney
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 218
1807
Ballysonnon
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 218
1837
Ballysonan
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 167
1837
Ballysonan
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 167
1837
Ballysonan
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 206

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