civil parish townland
Baile an Iúir
genitive: Bhaile na Iúir
(Irish)
Ballynure
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English yew-tree

Centrepoint

52.9897, -6.74193 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Ballynure
Carroll, H.:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
[Ballynure]
"The church is a neat building near the N.W. corner of the parish. It has a square tower crowned with pinnacles. There is no glebe house, the curate residing in a very small house nearly three miles from the church...To the north east of Grangecon House and very close to the garden wall is the ruin of Grangecon Castle of which some small portions of the side walls are still to be seen. In the garden of Grangecon is the stone which was over the door of the old castle and bears the attached inscription...GODS STRENGTH IS MY DEFENCE. 1625...The stone is about 7 inches thick, 1 foot 3 [and a half] inches broad and the same in length. Mr Wall of Knockrigg has a curious old stone which he considers was the head stone of one of the O'Tooles. Raised writing on two sides, and on a third, Free Masons Hieroglyhics [sic]. There is a very ancient grave yard in Knockrigg called Kill McOugh. It is the burial place of the Wall family. The only tombstone in it is that of the late James Wall Esqr of Kno
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Baile an iubhair, 'town of the yew'
"villa taxŭs" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Baile an [g.]ghe iúr
dúch (scriosta):AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure Parish
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballinure
OD:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballinure
Cess Schedule:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
Balwin Map:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
Taylor, Rev.:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
Registry of Co. Voters:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
Byrne, M.:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure (Ph)
BS:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
Nevill Wicklow:AL Leathanach: CM008,2
1838
Ballynure
De Renzi:AL Leathanach: CM008,2

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