townland
Béal an Átha Fada
genitive: Bhéal an Átha Fada
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballinafad
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth
English long

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.7828, -9.18642latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1830
Ballinafad
Bald Leathanach: 19
1834
Ballinafad
TAB Leathanach: §29
1838
Ballinafad
CM:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Ballinafad
BM:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Ballinafad
Local:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Beúl an atha fada, 'mouth of the long ford'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Beal an aith fada
dúch:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Ballinafad
"Compare with Roscommon and Sligo." [Nóta OD]
OC:AL Leathanach: ME056,2
1838
Ballinafad
BS:AL Leathanach: ME056,2

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