townland, island or archipelago
Beiginis
genitive: Bheiginse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Beginish
(English)

Centrepoint

51.9371, -10.3042latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1586
Beagenes
Beagenes, Rosekeavynett... 600 rabbit skins'
Desm. Surv. Leathanach: 17, Imleabhar: M5037
1598
Begennis
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 2, Alt: 11
1598
Begennis, the hauen of
féach Valencia Harbour
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 2
1598
Beggennis
lsc.
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 7
1598
Begennis
Clancarthy Surv. Cairt: Lsc., Yvragha
1604
Bregins?
CPR Leathanach: 54a
1618
Begginish
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 151
1618
Beggynis
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 151
1620
Beggenish
CPR Leathanach: 480b
1620
Beggenish
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 376
1620
Begginish
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 375, 375
1620
Beginish
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 376
1625-49
Beggines
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 271
1654-6
Begins, the harbour of
Valencia Harbour SO?
CS X Leathanach: 85
1655
Conny Island
DS Leathanach: 4
1655c
Begnis Harbour
Valencia Harbour SO?
DS
1660c.
County Island
BSD Leathanach: 50, 4
1685
Conny Ile
Hib. Del.
1701
Beggeinsse
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 392
1721
Beginis Island
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 161
1756
Beginnis
Smith Hist. Kerry Leathanach: 357
1800c
Beig-inis
Diar. na Bolg. Leathanach: 95
1826
Begnis Island
TAB Leathanach: 6
1841
Beggines
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnish Island
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Beg-inis, 'i.e. little island'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Beginish
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnish Island
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnis Island
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begniss Island
Primrose, J.:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnish Island
Nimmo Bar. Map 1811:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnis Island
Fitzgerald, Rev. E.:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Island of Begnis
Voter Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnish Island
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Beg Innis Island
Nimmo Chart 1831:AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1841
Begnish Island
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci023,6
1956
Beiginis
béim an ghutha ar 'Beig'.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 20
1970
Cois Bheiginis
ˌkoʃˈv′eg′ən′ɪʃ
Áit. Cainteoir: MUíS, Uimhir : T199a1

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