townland
An Bealach Beag
genitive: an Bhealaigh Bhig
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
English way, pass

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

Centrepoint

53.0007, -7.85647 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1620
Ballaghbeg
CPR Leathanach: 467
1622
Ballaghbegg
CPR Leathanach: 560
1659
Buallaghbeg
Cen. Leathanach: 441
1736
Ballaghbegg
CGn. Imleabhar: 80.57.54894
1750
Ballaghbeg
S & V Leathanach: 222
1837
Ballybegge al' Ballyoge
Inq. C I:AL
1837
Ballybeg
Lloyd, Mr.:AL
1837
Baile Beag, Little Booley or Dairy place (six)
OD:AL
1837
Ballybeg
Pack, B.:AL
1837
Ballaghbeg
S&V:AL
1837
Ballaghbeg
S&V:AL

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