townland
Baile Shiurdáin
genitive: Bhaile Shiurdáin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyshurdane
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.2673, -8.38858latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Cullenagh 9, 18 féach I 133.4
Nóta
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Ní don áit seo a thagraíonn Ballyjourdane (AL: Jac. I, Inq. II 29, anno 1618) ach do limistéar talún dhá chéad acra (DS (Par. Map) I 23, 24; Cen. 202; ASE 84-b) sa chontae céanna a bhí láimh le Ballyheedy (bar. Kinalea, p. Ballinaboy, SO 97) is nach maireann anois. Dealraíonn sé ar David fitz. Jordani Kaniton (PRC I 46, anno 1354) ... Acros (I 4.1) gurbh ainm athartha i measc na gCondúnach é Mac Shiurdáin agus is díreach láimh le Aghacross (I 4.1) atá Ballyshurdane. Tuairim is cúig mhíle soir ó dheas ó Ballyshurdane atá Manning (I 103.11), áit a luaitear tuilleadh samplaí den ainm athartha seo léi:
Nóta
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Tá idir BAILE S(H)IURDÁIN, is é sin, leagan gaelaithe den ainm pearsanta Jordan a bhí comónta i measc na nAngla-Normannach (SGG 671-2) agus BAILE MHIC S(H)IURDÁIN dá dtagraítear thuas á léiriú i gcorp na fianaise.
Nóta
1573
Richard m’Jordan Condon ... Mannyn
F Leathanach: 2259
1587
Mannynvick Jordan ... M’Jordan’s land
F Leathanach: 6486
1601
David fitz Rich. fitz Jourdane Condon ... Maynen
F Leathanach: 6792
1618
Balliurwane
CPR Leathanach: 363-a
1642
Bally Shourdane
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: I 109r
1642
Ballyshordane (AL)
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: III 74r
1714
Ballymackjordan
CGn. Leathanach: 14.17.5305
1720
Ballyshordan
Roche Doc. Leathanach: 183
1721
Ballymacjordan
CGn. Leathanach: 38.398.18966
1729
Ballyjurdane
CGn. Leathanach: 63.12.42986
1752
Ballymcjordan orse Ballyjordane orse Ballyhurdane
CGn. Leathanach: 153.75.101700
1790
Ballyshudane (sic)
(s.n.Denis Duane)
Mologga Inscr Leathanach: 390
1803
Ballyshurdane
(s.n.Lewis Walsh)
Mologga Inscr Leathanach: 393
1812
Jordan’s-town (T.L.)
Post. Towns Leathanach: II 17
1824
Ballymacjordane orse Ballyshoordane
CGn. Leathanach: 799.454.538589
1826
Ballysurdane
TAB Leathanach: 2
1840
Ballyshurdaan
BS:AL Leathanach: 3
1840
Ballyjourdane
Inq. J I:AL
1840
baile Shiúrdáin
OC:AL
1840
i.e. Jordanstown
OD:AL

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