townland
Baile na Bearna
genitive: Bhaile na Bearna
(Irish)
Ballynaberney
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
bearna, bearn, bearnaidh
English gap

Centrepoint

52.6447, -6.57952 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1567
Ballybreny
To Thomas Stwcley... Also the manor of Cloghamon in O'Morrowes country, an old bawn of lime and stone, an old town towards the water of the Shine, another town by the gate of the manor
F Alt: 1129
1581
Ballibrenie
to Tho. English. Mastersone, of Fearnes esq. ; of the manor and lordship of Cloghamon, co Wexford, an old bawn, an old tower towards the river Slane, another tower by the gate of the manor...
F Alt: 3786
1582
Ballineberne
moragh m'Edm. Kavanagh, of Ballineberne,
F Alt: 3904
1586
Ballinberne ?? (Mortagh M’Gerald)
F Alt: 4913
1597
Ballenobarnee (Donough M’Cahir)
Pardon to Rich. Masterson, constable of Fernes, esq., Nicholas, his brother, John Masterson, of Cloughamon, Donough M'Cahir, of Ballenobarnee...
F Alt: 6160
1615
Ballinebarny (Rich. Masterson)
CPR Leathanach: 296a
1630
Ballinebarne
Inq. Lag. Alt: Ch. I 53
1654
Balibernye (Edw. Masterson)
CS (LG) Leathanach: 261
1654
Ballinebarny
DS
1655-7
1656
Ballynebarney
DS
1659
Ballinebarny
Cen. Leathanach: 556
1669
Ballynebarny
ASE Leathanach: 197
1670
Ballynebarry [[sic]]
ASE Leathanach: 227
1721
Ballynebarney (Tool – Chamnes)
CGn. Imleabhar: 29, Leathanach: 447, Uimhir: 18275
1726
Ballynebarney (Underwood – Woodside)
CGn. Imleabhar: 54, Leathanach: 284, Uimhir: 35741
1840
baile na barna, town of the gap
OD:AL
1840
Ballynaberny
BS Sketch:AL (LG)
1840
Ballynaberny, or Kilrush
Dawson, W.:AL (LG)
1840
Ballynaberny, or Kilrush
Devereux, J.:AL (LG)
1840
Ballynaberny, or Kilrush
Hore, W.:AL (LG)
1840
Bérna here is the same as Bárna in the County of Kilkenny
OD:AL

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