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

Centrepoint

53.8275, -9.04382 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1585
Ballenemor, Henrie mc Edmond mc Rickard of
CBC Leathanach: 93
1607
Belanahamore, castro & villa de
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.11
1617
Bellanamore,  of the castle and bawn of
CPR Leathanach: 318b
1617
manor of Belanamore… [market] at Bellanamore on 2 Jul. and the day following… Belanamore
CPR Leathanach: 319a
1617
Bellanamore, castle and qr of
CPR Leathanach: 347b
1617
Bellanamore, Castle & c. [of]
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.181
1617
Bellanamore
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.185
1617
Cellanamore [sic], Castle & c. [of]
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.195
1635
3½ cartrons in the 2 qrs of Bellanamore, viz. the ½ qr called Lecarrowcormick; the cartron called Gortcappull; and the ½ cartron called Lismoyle
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §§194-194V
1635
Ballanamore... castle and... bawn thereof, mc Jordan... qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §169
1635
Bellanamore, half qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §169
1635
Belanahamore, the qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §169V
1635
Bellanmore, bawn and castle of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §204
1661
Belanaghmore 4 Qrs. (vizt.) Carrowmeg 1 qr., Carrowmegg the other Cartron, Carrowbeg ½ qr., Carrownegeeragh 1 qr., Carrowreagh 1 qr., Gortgarragh 1 Cartron, Cullenagh 1 Cart., Derrynemuck 1 Cartron, Carrowclunyn ½ Quarter, Knockredane 1 Cartron
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 158
1680
castle and bawne of ƒ part of Ballanamore in Renevellan qr
ASE Leathanach: 269
1698
Bellanamore
Browne's RR
1708
Bellanamore
Browne’s Lands Leathanach: I, II
1710c
Bellamore 1 qr [sic]
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 48b
1715c
Ballinan [sic]
Overton & Morden
1721c
Ballynamore
Price, Senex & Maxwell
1722
Bellanamore
CGn. Imleabhar: 34.196.21176
1745
Ballanamore..., lands of
CGn. Imleabhar: 115.488.81339
1777
Ballinamore Ormsby Esq.
T&S Leathanach: 220
1787
Bellamore 1 qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 56
1820c
Béal-an-Áth’-Móir
Raifteirí (de hÍde) Leathanach: 49
1830
Ballinamore, Ballanthleva
Bald
1838
Ballinamore
OD:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
[Ballinamore]
"…'Ballynamore River,' a church or chapel of ease; and one fort…a graveyard here, church built in 1779."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
[Barony Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
[Engraved Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
TAB Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
Query Bk. 1833:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
Durkan, Rev. B. :AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Bellanamore
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Beul an atha mór, 'mouth of the great ford'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballinamore
BS:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Ballynamore
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Beul an atha mor
pl:AL Leathanach: ME101,7
1838
Bellanamore
"Will this be made 'Bellanamore' not 'Ballinamore'?" [ag OC]
OC:AL Leathanach: ME101,7

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