townland
Béal an Átha Móir
genitive: Bhéal an Átha Móir
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballinamore
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth
English great, big

Explanatory note

  • English

    the mouth of the big ford

Centrepoint

53.6613, -7.84272latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
1597
Belanamore (Owen M’Gillaghiran + Cahall M’Gillaghiran)
F Leathanach: 6108
1612
Bealnamore and Caltraghe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1621
Bealanamore and Caldraghgobedagh (Keadagh McConnell Farrall)
CPR Leathanach: 491a
1622
Bellanathmor (Sir Richard Browne ach in ainm Kedagh McConnell O’Farrell mar sheift)
Mem. Inhabs. Lo. Leathanach: 296
1629
Belanamore
Cotton Map
1655
Belaghnamore
DS
1659
Belnamore (‘Thomas Newcomen Esq.’ mar Tituladoe)
Cen. Leathanach: 460
c1660
Ballanaghmoore (Sir Richard Browne I.P.)
BSD Leathanach: 136
1667
Bellanamore
ASE Leathanach: 115
1813
Ballinamore
Edgeworth
1813
Ballinamore
Edgeworth
1836
Ballinamore
BS:AL
1836
Ballinamore
Edgeworth Map (AL)
1836
Baile an Mor, “the Great large house”
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Ballinamore
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Bellanaghmore
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Belanaghmore
DS Map:AL
1836
Bealnamore
Inq. J I:AL
1836
Béal an atha mhóir, “mouth of the large fort”
OD:AL
1836
See Leitrim Index
Nóta:AL
1836
...partially cultivated being composed of rough boggy land and rocks
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
Ballinamore; Béul an Átha Móir, “mouth of the large ford”
MacGivney Leathanach: 31
2008
balnəˈmoːr
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