townland
Baile na Croise
genitive: Bhaile na Croise
(Irish)
Ballynacross
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
crois, cros
English cross; crossroads

Centrepoint

53.7764, -7.47494 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

163?
Ballynecrosse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 22 Car.1
1604
Ballenecrosse (Gerrott Mc.Teig O’ Ferrall)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Jac.1
1612
Ballnecros
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1612
Ballinecross
CPR Leathanach: 245a
1629
Ballinecross
Cotton Map
1632
Ballyncrosse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 9 Car.1
1632
Ballinecrosse
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 9 Car.1
1659
Ballinecross
Cen.
c.1660
Bullnecrosse
BSD Leathanach: 161
1724
Bellancross
CGn. Leathanach: 45.39.27616
1813
Balnacross
Edgeworth
1836
Ballynacross
BS:AL
1836
Balnacross
Greville Maps:AL
1836
Ballyncrosse
Inq. C I:AL
1836
Ballinecrosse
Inq. C I:AL
1836
Ballynecrosse
Inq. G. & M.:AL
1836
baile na croise, “town of the cross”
OD:AL
1908
Baile na Croise, “town of the cross”
MacGivney Leathanach: 43
2007
balnəˈkrɑs
Áit.

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