townland
Baile Cnocáin
genitive: Bhaile Cnocáin
(Irish)
Ballyknockan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English hillock

Centrepoint

52.2121, -6.36023latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1617
Ballyknockan (Cheevers)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 13 J I
1640
Ballyknockan (Christ. Cheevers)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 153 C I
1659
Ballyknockane (John Cheevers)
BSD (LG) Imleabhar: (CS IX), Leathanach: 88 (305)
1660
Balliknockane (Bopp Land) (Kilrane)
BSD (LG) Imleabhar: (CS), Leathanach: 90 (306)
1667
Ballyknockane (Rich. Nunn)
ASE Leathanach: 82
1690c
Ballyknockan
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 25
1830
Ballykocken
St. Margaret's
TAB Leathanach: 1
1830
Ballykocken
TAB Leathanach: 1
1840
Baile an chnocáin, 'town of the hillock'
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 7
1840
Ballyknockan
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 7
1840
Ballyknockane
DS:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 7
1840
Ballyknocken
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 7
1840
Ballyknocken
GJP:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 7
1840
Ballyknocken
Walsh, Rev P.:AL (LG) Paróiste Mhaighréide
1840
Ballynocken
Elrington, C. R., Rev.:AL (LG)

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