townland
Baile an Ghabhann
genitive: Bhaile an Ghabhann
(Irish)
Ballingowan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English smith

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

52.5024, -9.58312 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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1612
Ballengowne
CPR Leathanach: 225a
1612-13
Ballengowne
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 84
1631
Ballingowne
Inq.(Ci) Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 241
1641c
Ballyngowne
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 139, Imleabhar: II
1745c
Ballingown
CGn. Imleabhar: 117, Leathanach: 147, Uimhir: 80063
1780
Ballingowne
CGn. Leathanach: 295.224203, Imleabhar: 333
1787
Ballingown Ho.
Pelham (Cl)
1824
East, West Balling(aun), Ballingoun
TAB
1841
Ballingoun
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingown
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingown
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingowne
Acts of Settlement:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballen Gowne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Baile an ghobhann, 'the smith's town'
[pl glanta]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingowan
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballygouen
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingoun
Buckley, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingoun
Local:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingoun
Meresman:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1841
Ballingoun
TAB:AL Leathanach: Ci118,2
1955c
An Seabhac: Baile an Ghabhann; gabhann = tsl. gin. ge Gabha. Lios an-mhór ann agus ceann beag.
Nóta
1999
ˌbalənˈgoun
Áit. Cainteoir: a5, b3, Uimhir : C900

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