Information about Ballynakille in the Barony of Killian

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballynakille in the Barony of Killian
Irish Form of Name:
Baile na Cille
town of the church
Civil Parish:
Ballynakille in the Barony of Killian
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballynakille in the Barony of Killian
Baile na Cille
Ach Ui Airt, O'Hart's Field
Ballynakill Parish
Ballinakill Bally J.O'D
Ballynakill By. Sketch Map
Balynakill Carlisle’s Top. Dic.
Ballinakill Co. Alphabetical List
Ballynakill is also called Aghiars H. C. Pop. Rept.
Ballinakilly Inq. Temp. Car. I
Ballynekilly Inq. Temp. Car. I
Ballinakill Inq. Temp. Car. II
Ballynekylly Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Ballinekill Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Ballinekillie Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Ballinekill John N. Gerrard, Esq.
Ballynakill M.B. Bellew, Esq.
Ballynakill Mr. Peter Geraghty
Ballynakill Robert Smythe, Esq.
Ballynakill Seward’s Top. Hib.
Ballynakill Willm. Kilgannon, Esq.
Contains 5,220a. 3r. 19p. nearly ½ of which is bog, the remainder arable and pasture except about 100 acres of wood in the South Western part. The houses and roads are in general in good repair. The land is of a middling quality. The principal proprietors are:- John N. Gerett and Michael Bellew, Esq.
Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the Barony of Killian is bounded by the parish of Killian in same barony, and by Killosolan, Moylough and Kilkerrin parishes 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.
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