townland
An Baile Nua Mór
genitive: an Bhaile Nua Mhóir
non-validated name
(Irish)
Newtown Great
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English great, big
nua
English new

Centrepoint

53.1803, -6.58528 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1625
Newton
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 2 C I
1654
a place called ye Cross
CS VIII Leathanach: 43
1655
The Commons belonging to Litle Newtowne & Blackhall.
DS
1660c
Newtownemore
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 27
1663
Newtowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 5 C II
1685
Commons
Hib. Del.
1837
Newtown Great
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtown Great
Murray, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtown Great
Mooney, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtown Great
Merrey, W.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtown Great
Ebbs, C.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtownamore
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtownemore
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
Newtowngraden
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,5
1837
[Newtown Great]
"…spring well called Brides Well…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,5
2009-2010
ˈnuːtoun ˈgreːt
Áit.

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