townland
Breaclainn Mhór
genitive: Bhreaclainn Mhór
validated name
(Irish)
Bracklin Big
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

53.3179, -7.42808 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1550
Brackland
Offaly Survey
1551
Brakelande
F Leathanach: 689
1558c
Bracklande
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
1563
Braclande
the butt of the castle and the lands of
F Leathanach: 572
1563
Brakland alias Tyrrelston
F Leathanach: 482
1564c
brackland
Survey
1564c
brecklane alias Tirrelleston
Survey
1612
Bracklone
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 7 J I
1617
Brucklyn
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 11 J I
1620
Brackland otherwise Tirrelstown, a castle in
CPR Leathanach: 490
1623
Brackland al' Tirrellston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 16 J I
1624
Brackland
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 21 J I
1633
Brackland al' Tirrelston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 22 C I
1639
Brackland al' Tyrrell's towne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 46 C I
1655-1657
Bracklone
DS
1659
Bracklone
Cen. Leathanach: 435
1660c
Bracklone
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 24
1666
Brackland (sic.)
ASE Leathanach: 69
1666
Bracklone
ASE Leathanach: 54
1667
Brackloen
ASE Leathanach: 109
1668
Bracklow, ye north part of
ye north part of Bracklow
ASE Leathanach: 180
1677
Bracklone
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 4 C II
1685
Bracklon
Hib. Del.
1837
Bracklin
BM:AL
1837
Bracklin
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Big Bracklin
BS:AL
1837
Bracklen
Chenevix Maps:AL
1837
Bracklin
Cox Map 1748:AL
1837
Breac-cluain
OD:AL
1837
Bracklon
S&V:AL
1837
Bracklan
Seward Top. Hib.:AL
1837
Brackland
Turpin Map:AL Leathanach: 1814

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