townland
Baile an Bhradaigh
genitive: Bhaile an Bhradaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybrada
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • English

    the town of the thief, plunderer

Centrepoint

52.3406, -7.91111latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1596
Ballyviadow
Inq. Leathanach: 1.25
1601
Ballybraddo, Ballybraddow, Ballibraddo
F Leathanach: 6532
1654
Ballybradoe
CS I Leathanach: I.350,355,356,367
1655
Balibradoe
DS
1660
Ballybradoe
BSD Leathanach: 146
1662
Ballybradoe
Inq. Leathanach: III.325
1665-6
Ballybrad
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 27
1666-7
Ballybradoe
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 86
1668
Ballybrade
ASE Leathanach: 170
1720
Ballybrado
CGn. Leathanach: 29.145.16519
1722
Ballybraddo
CGn. Leathanach: 37.275.22704
1840
Ballybrado
BS:AL
1840
Ballybradda
CM:AL
1840
baile brada, 'town of the thief' ('brada' athraithe go 'bradaigh')
AL
1840
baile bradai
pl:AL
1985
ˌbaliːˈbradə
Áit.

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