townland
Baile na Machaire
genitive: Bhaile na Machaire
validated name
(Irish)
Ballynamaghery
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English plain

Centrepoint

53.9871, -6.17221 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1381
Adam Ballimaghry
Dowd. D Leathanach: 270
1419
Nicholas Ballymaghri
Dowd. D Leathanach: 405
1658
Ballinamackerye
Inq. LP Leathanach: 37
1668
Ballenemagherrie
ASE Leathanach: 187
1670
Ballmamacherry
BSD Leathanach: 243
1777
Ballenamaghry
TS
1836
Ballinamarry
AL
1836
baile na machaire (pron) baile na mara Town of the plain or
ON:AL
1836
baile na machaire, town of the plain,
OD:AL
1836
baile na mara, town of the sea
OD:AL

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