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Baile Bin
genitive: Bhaile Bin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballybin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    town of —
    Ní léir brí Bin anseo

  • English

    town of —
    The meaning of Bin is unclear here

Centrepoint

53.4849, -6.46825latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540c
Ballybyn, Ballymin, (Ballybin maiore)
Manerium de Ballybyn <br> Extenta manerii de Ballybin cum rectoria … de Rathbegan … Rathtough …Stephani Peperd de Ballybin maiore <br> Simonis Lang de Donboyn … Roberti More de Ballybyn <br> Edmundi Colgon de Powderlogh, Johannis Nelle de Rathbegan <br> Johannis Flemyng de Grenock, Willelmi Barry de Donboyn <br> Johannis Growe de Rathtough, Willelmi Lucas de eadem <br> Thome Woddward de eadem, Petri Spark de eadem, Johannis Bryan de eadem et Johannis Whyte de eadem Crown Survey 45
Crown Surv.
1540c
Ballybyn parva
Villata de Ballybyn parva <br> Et in villata de Ballybyn parva Simon Bereford … Crown Survey 46
Crown Surv.
1552
Ballybyn
grant to be made in fee-simple to James Sedgrave, of Dublin, merchant… .; Ballybyn, Ballykeroke, yearly value £4 23. ; Ballyhake, yearly value £1 I58. 8d.; Bertrameston, the Rathe and Hawkenston, of the yearly value :84; Clareston, of the yearly value £5 : and Myckenston CPCR (Morrin) 268
CPCR
1552
Ballybyne
James Sedgrave…The prebend of Tymothane, with the lands and tithes belonging thereto, in the county of Meath…Bertrameston…Clareston…Mycknaneston, alias Meckenaneston…Hawkenston, alias Hawekeston…the Rathe…Ballyhacke… Ballybyne, and Ballybroks… CPCR (Morrin) 281
CPCR
1553
Ballybyn
Ballyhacke, Ballybyn, and Ballykeroke, in the county of Meath (James Sedgrave, Chris. Sedgrave) CPCR (Morrin) 292
CPCR
1597
Ballybyn
Lease …to James Reynolds, gent. ; of the rectory of Ardsallagh, co. Meath, parcel of the possessions of the monastery of S. Peter's of the Newtowne of Trym, (recites 2704) ; the tithes of Cookeston and Ballybyn, co. Meath, parcel of the rectory of Ratouth, parcel of the possessions of the monastery of Thomascourt. To hold for 21 F 6134
F
1597
Ballybyn
Grant to James Reynolds of the rectory or parsonage of Ard- sallaghe, in the county of Meath, and the tithes thereof, parcel of the possessions of the late monastery of Saint Peter, of the Newtown of Trim … The tithes of Cookestowne and Ballybyn …parsonage of Ratouth CPCR (Morrin II) 426
CPCR
1654
Ballibene Minor (Rich. Berford)
Rich : Berford of Ballibene Irish Papist... Acres 104 (lch. 105).
CS V
1668
Ballybinminor
Charles viscount FitzHarding…Ballybinminor, 156 a…Porterstowne, 100 a…Gortmanstowne, 85 a…Powderlogh (part), 144a…Flemingstowne 288 a…in ye 20th part of Ratooth, 5 a… in Ratooth fields, 44 a…Little Blackhall, 129 a…. bar. Ratooth… ASE 186
ASE
1836
Ballybinminer
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballibeene
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybin
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybinminor
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybin
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Bail' an bhin
OC:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybin Mason Ballybin Berford
Cookstown Letter:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybinminer
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Baile an bhinn, 'town of the stock of cattle'
"'Binn' also a hill or pinnacle." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8
1836
Ballybin
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí100,8

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