townland
Baile na Móna
genitive: Bhaile na Móna
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballynamona
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
móin, mónaidh
English bogland

Centrepoint

52.8845, -6.11107latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1622
Ballynemoney
CPR
1655-7
Ballemonagh
DS
1660
Ballemonogh
BSD (CM)
1667
Ballynemono juxta Templelyne
ASE
1685c
Ballinemony
Hib. Del.
1720
Ballinamona als. East Acton
CGn.
1741
Ballymona ows. East Aston
CGn.
1760
Eastacton
Nevill 1760
1839
Baile na móna, 'town of the bog'
"'Moinín' means a small bog." [Nóta OD]
OC/OD:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballinamona
pl:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballynamoonen, Ballynamoneen
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballamonagh
BSD:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballinamona
Annesly:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballemoneene
DS:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballemonagh
DS:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballynamóna
OD:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1839
Ballinamona
OC:AL Leathanach: CM078,34
1938
baile na mónadh
"There is probably confusion with Ballymoneen. At CPR, p464, (1619) Ballymonegie may refer to Ballinamona."
PN Newcastle, Arklow Leathanach: 265
1967
[Ballynamona}
"May be baile na móna, 'farmstead of the bog'; this is not a correct description of the present townland, but on the DS map Ballanamonagh is shown adjoining Ballemoneene."
PN Wicklow Leathanach: 462

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