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"Bawn", or Blacknow, a grange, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster. It is also called Baunrichen, and is said to been part of the possesions of the monastery of Fertagh. In ecclesiastical matters it is one of the denominations which constitute the union of Burnchurch, in the dioces of Ossory. Fairs are held on Ascension-day, July 8th, Sept. 8th, and Oct. 29th.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Fertagh		Baunrickeen		119	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 28 Apr 1999

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