townland
An Bóthar Mór
genitive: an Bhóthair Mhóir
(Irish)
Bohermore
(English)

Glossary

English road
English great, big

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.6816, -7.69802latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Boghermore (termon lande)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1620
the termon or corb-land of Ardagh, called Hoye’s land in the fields of Ardagh and Bohermor
CPR Leathanach: 467a
1629
--------- [istigh le Ardagh]
Cotton Map
1659
Boghermore
Cen.
c.1660
Bohermore
BSD Leathanach: 156
1684
Bohermore (Charles Adare)
CG Leathanach: 15a
1710
the two Cartrons of Termon Land in Ardagh called by the name of Hoyesland and Bohermore
CGn. Leathanach: 5.194.1546
1710
Hoyesland and Bohermore
CGn. Leathanach: 7.18.1530
1749
the two Cartrons of land of Termon in Ardagh called by the name of Hoysland and Bohermore
CGn. Leathanach: 135.297.91450
1813
Bohermore
Edgeworth
1836
Part of Bohermore
BS:AL
1836
Bothar Mór
OD:AL
1836
The whole is a demesne, in it is Ardagh house the seat of Sir G. Featherstone Bart. and part of the town of Ardagh
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Bohermore
BS:AL
1836
Boghermore
Murray, Rev.:AL
1836
bothar mór, “Big road”
OD:AL
1836
Bohermore
Featherstone, Sir G.:AL
1836
Boghermore
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Boghermore
Murray, Rev.:AL
1908
Bóthar Mór, “large road”
MacGivney Leathanach: 48
2008
boːhərˈmoːr
Áit.

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