civil parishtownland
Baile Uí Shomacháin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Shomacháin
(Irish)
Ballysumaghan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

54.175, -8.37119latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1603
Ballyswmaghan
CPR Leathanach: 22a
1655‒7
Ballisomaghan
DS
1659
Bally somoghan
Cen. Leathanach: 606
1660c
Ballysomaghan
BSD Leathanach: 99
1660c
Ballisamaghan
BSD Leathanach: 100
1665c
Ballisumaghan
HMR Leathanach: 20
1685c
Ballisomahan
Hib. Del.
1749
Ballysumaghan
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 518
1749
Ballysummaghan
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 519
1819
Ballysumaghan
Larkin (Sl)
1824
Ballysumaghan
TAB
1836
Ballysummaghan
Letter Info:AL Leathanach: [BS Letters 30/04/1836]
1836
Ballisomaghan
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Sl008,2
1836
Ph of Ballysummaghan
Beaufort:AL
1836
Ballysumaghan
BS:AL
1836
Ph of Ballysumaghan
BS:AL
1836
Ph of Ballysumaghon
Carlisle Top Dic:AL
1836
Ballysummoghan
Cess Bk:AL
1836
Ballisomahan
Cooper Map:AL
1836
Ph of Ballisomahan
Cooper:AL
1836
Ballisomaghan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Ballysummaghan
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Ph of Ballysummaghan
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Baile Ui Shummachain “O’Sumaghan’s town’
OD:AL
1836
Ballysumaghan
OD:AL
1836
Baile Ui Shummachain ‘there is a ruins of a church inCoillte Cloghan’ [pl]
pl:AL
1836
Ph of Ballysumahon
Pres. Bk 1832:AL (Sl)
1836
Ph of Ballysumahon
Query Bk 1835:AL
1836
Ph of Ballysomohan
Rocque (1762):AL
1938
Baile Uí Shomacháin
Elphin PN

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