townland
Baile Iristín
genitive: Bhaile Iristín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballyiriston
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

54.8371, -8.3769 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Bally gristeene
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 179
1620
Irishtey
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 9 JI
1633
Ballyristowne
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 18 CI
1641
Irishton al' Ballyeristine
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 30 CI
1643
Irishton
Inq. Ult. Leathanach: 32 CI
1654
Balliiristowne
CS III Leathanach: 76
1654
BalliIristowne
CS III Leathanach: 82
1659
Ballirustin
Cen. Leathanach: 47
1665
Ballycaristen
HMR
1801
B. iristan
McCrea DG
1835c
Ballyirriston
BS:AL
1835c
Ballyeriston
GJP:AL (DG)
1835c
Ballyirishton
Map 1786:AL (DG)
1835c
Bally or Balla 'a town'
O Donnell,D. Iniskeel:AL
1835c
Irristin 'a man's name'
O Donnell,D. Iniskeel:AL
1835c
Baile Íristín 'Iriston's town'
OD:AL

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