townland
Baile Mhaoilín
genitive: Bhaile Mhaoilín
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballyweelin
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Maoilín
    Maoilín — ainm pearsanta, is dócha

  • English

    the town of Maoilín
    Maoilín — probably a personal name

Centrepoint

54.3059, -8.5337 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
Nóta
1584c
Ballymellyn
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 381
1588
Ballymollyn
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 383
1655–7
Ballinkary
DS
1666
Bally-william als. Ballyweellin
ASE Leathanach: 56
1682c
Ballywillm. als. Ballywollen
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 3
1682c
BallyWilliam als. Ballyweelin
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 39
1749
Ballymulan
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 560
1749
Ballymulan
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 568
1754
Ballyweeline
CGn. Leathanach: 178.28.117659
1819
Ballywillen
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Ballywillen
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl014,18
1836
Ballywillen
BM:AL
1836
Ballymullin
Cess Applot. Bk.:AL
1836
Ballyweelin
Clarke:AL
1836
Ballywilliam als. Ballyvallin and Knockane
Grant, C. II:AL
1836
Ballywillen
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Ballymullin
Militia Cess Applotment:Al
1836
Baile Mhaoilín: “Moylins town” “villa Maoilin”
OD:AL
1836
Ballywilliam als. Ballyweilin and Ballywillm als. Ballywollen & Knockane qr
Part. 1687:AL
1836
Ballyweleen
pron.:AL
1836
Ballyvillane
Sl. Bay:AL
1938
Baile Mhaoilín
Elphin PN Leathanach: 10

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