townland
Baile Uí Ghamhdáin Mór
genitive: Bhaile Uí Ghamhdáin Mór
non-validated name
(Irish)
Cuffsborough
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English great, big
Ó, Uí

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Ó Gamhdáin
    Ó Gamhdáin (< Ó Gamhnáin) — sloinne?

    Is cosúil ar an bhfianaise is luaithe, 1303–6 ‘Balygeuenan’, gur Baile Uí Ghamhnáin “the town of Ó Gamhnáin” an bhunfhoirm den logainm seo. Cf. tagairtí sna Fiants do dhaoine dar sloinne ‘O Gownan’ i measc lucht na mBranach i gContae Chill Mhantáin.

    1805 an chéad tagairt don ainm Béarla Cuffsborough.

Centrepoint

52.8973, -7.5012 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Ballygodmore
DS
1655
Ballygoudanmore
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Ballygawdanmore
Cen. Leathanach: 491
1660c
Ballygandenmore
BSD (La) Leathanach: 137
1666
Ballygawdanmore & Bogherard
ASE Leathanach: 66
1685
Ballidanganmore
Hib. Del.
1778
Cuffborough, Cuffe Esq.
T&S Leathanach: 162
1805
Cuffsborough
Cahill (La)
1812
Cuffsborough
Leet Imleabhar: I , Leathanach: 204
1814
Cuffsborough
Par. Stat. Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 31
1838
Cuffsborough
BS:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
GJP:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
Heaney, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
OD:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
Lalor, J.:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
Roe, W.:AL Leathanach: La004,43
1838
Cuffsborough
Thacker, Rev.:AL Leathanach: La004,43
2004
kofsˈborə
Áit.

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