townland
Baile na hAbhann Beag
genitive: Bhaile na hAbhann Beag
(Irish)
Ballynahow Beg
(English)

Glossary

abhainn, abha
English river
English townland, town, homestead
beag, big
English small

Centrepoint

51.971, -10.1339 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1598
Ballinehow
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 5
1655
Ballinahaw
DS Leathanach: 8
1660c.
Ballinahaw
BSD Leathanach: 31, 8
1685
Ballinahow
Hib. Del.
1686
Ballynehaw
ASE Leathanach: 279, 28
1735
Ballynehaun
cf. Ballynahow, p Killemlagh
CGn. Uimhir: 81.328.57738
1756
Ballynehane
CGn. Uimhir: 178.441.119533
1826
Ballinahowbeg
TAB Leathanach: 3
1841
Ballynanhowbeg
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballinahow beg
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballinahow beg
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahow
Map (Lansdowne, Marquis o Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballinahaw
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahaw
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Baile na h-abha beag, 'town of the river (little)'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahowbeg
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahow
QRL:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahowbeg
Fitzgerald, Rev. E.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballynahowbeg
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1841
Ballinahow beg
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci093,2
1956
Baile na hAbha Beag
Is minic 'abha' ina ghein. in áit-ainm.
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 50
1969
ˌbɑl′ənəˈhoun
Áit. Cainteoir: DÓS, Uimhir : T217b1

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