Information about Ballymacward

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Baile ‘ac Bhaird
Mac Ward’s town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Baile ‘ac Bhaird
Ballymacard Andrew Browne, Esq.
Ballymacward Archdall’s Mon.? Hib.
Ballymacward Bernard Browne, Esq.
Ballymacward By. Sketch Map
Ballymacward Carlisle’s Top. Dic.
Ballmacward Co. Alph. List & Co. Rec. Book
Blalymacward Francis Davies, Esq.
Ballymacward G.C.P.R.
Ballimacward Grand Jury Pamphlets
Ballymacquaid Henry Trench, Esq.
Ballymacward Honble. Willm. Le Poer Trench
Vicar' de Ballunevarde Inq. Temp. Eliz
Ballymacward Larkin’s Co. Map
Ballymacward Samuel Barrett, Esq.
Ballymacward Seward’s Top. Hib.
Ballymacward Willm. Woods, Esq.
This parish contains a.r.p. about 1/6 of it is bog. The principal proprietors are Lord Ashtown, Anthony Donellan Fran. Davies, Jams. P.Comyne, Bernard Browne, John Browne, James Daly, John Usher, Wm.Trench, and Saml. Barrett Esqrs.
Lies in the eastern side of the County Galway in the baronies of Tiaquin and Kilconnel, bounded by Fohanagh, Kilconnel and Killaan parishes in the barony of Kilconnel and by the parishes of Killimer, Cloonkeen, Killascobe and Killosolan in the barony of Tiaquin.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 248