civil parishtownland
Baile Uí Chéin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Chéin
validated name
(Irish)
Ballykean
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

53.2099, -7.32635latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1302-1306
Balyken
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 248
1417
Baliquen
CPL Leathanach: VII 61
1443
Ballikuayne
CPL Leathanach: IX 347
1485
Baleycheyn
CPL Leathanach: XIV 81
1550
Ballykene
Offaly Survey
1566
Ballekene
F Leathanach: 944
1569
Ballekene
F Leathanach: 1324
1569
Ballekene
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 806
1576
Balliken
F Leathanach: 2871
1582
Ballekene, Ballekeane
Mon. Hib. Leathanach: 806
1584
Ballekene
F Leathanach: 4334
1638c
Capella de Ballykein
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: II, 32
1655-7
Ballikeene
DS
1660c
Ballikeene Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 20
1660c
Ballykeene Parish
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 21
1660c
Ballykeen Parish
RIA
BSD (UF) Leathanach: Index
1666
Charlestown, the manor of C.
ASE Leathanach: 84
1667
ye Manor of Charlestowne
ASE Leathanach: 117
1667
rectory and church of Ballykeane
ASE Leathanach: 137
1685
Ballikeene (parish)
Hib. Del.
1801
Ballikane
Stat. Surv. (UF) Leathanach: 194
1837
Ballekeane
Archdall:AL Leathanach: 806
1837
Ballykean
BS:AL
1837
Ballikeene
DS:AL
1837
Baleekene, Ballekene
1837
Baile Uí Chéin
OD:AL
1837
Baile Uí Chéin
OD:ALPB
1837
B. Keen
Reductions from DS:AL
1837
Ballykean
Warburton Map 1753:AL

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