townland
Baile Uí Mheirgin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Mheirgin
(Irish)
Merginstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

53.0529, -6.63902latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1533
Ballimargen
Rep. Vir.
1569
Ballynurgin
F
1618
Mirginstown
Inq. Lag.
1618
Ballymirgen
Inq. Lag.
1620
Merginstowne
CPR
1632
Merginston
Inq. Lag.
1632
Merginston
Inq. Lag.
1641
Mirginstowne
Dep. 1641
1641-47
Ballymergun?
Outlaws
1660c
Morginstowne
BSD (CM)
1668
Morginstown
HMR (CM)
1741
Merginstown
Dublin Wills
1751
Mergenstown
Dublin Wills
1752
Mergenstown
CGn.
1760
Mer-gins-town
Nevill 1760
1819
Merginstown
Dublin Wills (B)
1821
Merginstown
Duncan
1824
Merginstown
TAB
1839
[Merginstown]
"In the north end are some fine slate quarries" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Mirginston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Merganstown
GJP 1837:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Merginstown
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Merganstown
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Baile Ui Mheirgín, 'O'Mergin's town'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Lower Merganstown
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Lower Merganstown
BS:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Lower Merganstown
Hyland, J.:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Lower Merganstown
Fisher, G.:AL Leathanach: CM038,87
1839
Merginstown
Allen Nevill Map:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM038,87

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