townland
Baile an Mhóta
genitive: Bhaile an Mhóta
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moat Town
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English moat, earthen embankment

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.5592, -6.86506latitude, longitude
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Historical references

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Níor aimsíodh an logainm sna foinsí seo: CPR, F, Inq. Lag., LSO (Mí), Stat. Surv. (Mí)
Nóta
1654-5
Motowne
CS V Leathanach: 205
1657
Motowne
DS
1660c
Motowne
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 173
1667
Mowtowne
1667 15. Sir WILLIAM THOMPSON knt. — Dirlangan. 206 a….Mitchellstowne, 325 a… Fordrath, 123 a…Otterstowne, 54 a…Clonmore, 125 a…Clonelogan, 173 a…Scrubbywood in ye same, 16 a…Mowtowne, 251 a…Cloynekeavan als Clonykyran alias Clonikinan, 125 a….Clonegreny, 81 a…Robinstowne, 73 a…Killbealyvie alias Killballiver, 106 a…. Carraniestowne, 4 a…bar. Lune ASE 159
ASE Leathanach: 159b
1685
Motowne
Hib. Del.
1693c
cunnyburrough de Moatetowne als. Trimblestowne
WIL' COM' LIMERICK, & CHRIST' В ARO de SLANE tinct'fuer*, de alta prodicon … MAT BAROdeTRIMLESTOWNE, MAT'BARNEWAL & ANTH' MULLEDY MIL … baro deTrimlestowne seis' fuit … vil' & ter' de Trimlestown contin' 420 acr* … de cunnyburrough de Moatetowne al' Trimblestowne & part' de Cabragh … de Trimblestowne ßd', contin' 21 acr’ … Dunlivers & Clonfane … Trimlestowne, 53 acr' … Gormanstowne 97 acr’ … Oakestowne 145 acr' … Addinstowne 8:acr' … Phillinstowne al' Phillingstowne 36 acr' … Tullaghard … Killenecroshe … Hurdstowne … in bar. de Lune … Inq. Gul. & Mar. 2
Inq.
1812
Moat town
Larkin (Mí)
1836
Moatown
"This name must be made Ballymoat in Connaught: such is usage!" [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
Voters Reg. 1832:AL (Mí) Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moatown
Church Cess Bk. 1830 (Noble):AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
Cess Bk. (Gill):AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Moattown
pron.:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Motowne
pron.:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14
1836
Baile an mhota, 'town of the moat'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí055,14

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