townland
Baile na mBaintreach
genitive: Bhaile na mBaintreach
validated name
(Irish)
Biddyford
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of the widows
    D'fhéadfadh a bheith gur aistriúchán é Biddyford ar Béal Átha (seachas Baile) na mBaintreach

  • English

    the town of the widows
    Biddyford could be a translation of Béal Átha, 'ford-approach' (seachas Baile, 'town') na mBaintreach

Centrepoint

52.6644, -8.49278 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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