townland
Na Bilí
genitive: na mBilí
non-validated name
(Irish)
Billis
(English)

Explanatory note

  • English

    the (large, sacred) trees

Centrepoint

53.8875, -7.13916latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1609
Na Belly
MEC Leathanach: 4.22
1655
Billy
DS
1836
Billises
Irwin:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billises
Rent Roll (Billis Estate):AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billises
Local:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billy
Commonwealth Survey:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billis
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Biledha, 'large trees'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billis
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
1836
Billis
BM:AL Leathanach: Ca037,6
2011
dəˈbiləʃ
Áit.
2011
dəˈbilɪsəs
x2 "coming up from the B.", "eventually come out at the B. ... the Cavan /ˈkʲaˑvən/ Road."
Áit. Uimhir : T01, Cainteoir: 8

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