townland
Baile Uí Ghrífín
genitive: Bhaile Uí Ghrífín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballygriffin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

51.8565, -9.56056 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1598
Balligriffin
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: 9
1598
Balligrifin
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: lsc. (Glanoroghto)
1598
Ogriffins [lands]
Taobh le 'Balligrifin' siar ó dheas.
Clancarthy Surv. Leathanach: lsc. (Glanoroghto)
1613
Ballygriffin
CPR Leathanach: 242b
1637
Ballygriffine
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: I,319
1637
Ballygriffine
'Awlife O Greefine de Corke clamat ...'
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 321
1655
Balligriffen
DS
1659
Balligriffine
Cen. Leathanach: 257
1660
Ballygriffin
BSD Leathanach: 10
1678
Ballygriffin
ASE Leathanach: 108. 30
1685
Balligriffin
Hib. Del.
1726
Ballygriffin
CGn. Leathanach: 30.32786, Imleabhar: 50
1756
Ballygriffin
Smith Hist. Kerry, map
1825
Ballygriffin
TAB Leathanach: 12/84,3
1841
Ballygriffin
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci052,3
1841
Ballygriffin
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci052,3
1841
Ballygriffin
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci052,3
1841
Baile Uí Ghrifín, 'O'Griffin's town'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci052,3
1841
Baile ui ghrífín
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci052,3
1841
Ballygriffin
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci052,3
1955
? Baile Uí Ghrifín (? Baile 'ic Chriomhthain)
Ó Donn.- Baile Uí Ghrífín. Tá Ballygriffin… [san ASE agus san Inq]… ach tá tuairim agam nach Griffin (an sloinneadh) atá ann, ach b'fhéidir 'Criomhthan' - ainm a bhain leis na Súilleabhánaigh.
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra Leathanach: Ke/5
1964
ˌbɑl′əʝr′iːˈf′iːn′
Áit. Cainteoir: FMC, Uimhir : T140a1
1970
ˌbaliːˈgrifən
Áit. Cainteoir: PC, Uimhir : T290b1
1970
ˌbaliːˈgrifən
Áit. Cainteoir: JS, Uimhir : T290b2

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