townland
Baile Uí Ghiollagáin
genitive: Bhaile Uí Ghiollagáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballygilgan
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
Ó, Uí

Centrepoint

54.3483, -8.55802 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

Ballygilgan in Sligo; Bail- Ui-Ghiollagain (FM), O'Gilligan's town.
Joyce Imleabhar: III
Nóta
Nóta
1513
... bhaile uí ghiollgáin
FSÁG Leathanach: b ARÉ v 1322
1585
Balleikilgan
CBC Leathanach: 121
1585
Ballikillegane?
CBC Leathanach: 126
1585
Ballekilegane
Wood-Martin Leathanach: i 314
1633‒6
Balligillgan
Wood-Martin Leathanach: ii 299
1655–7
Ballygillan
DS
1659
Ballygillgan
Cen. Leathanach: 597
1660c
Ballygilligan
BSD Leathanach: 88
1665c
Baligillgan
HMR Leathanach: 31
1685c
B:gillan
Hib. Del.
1749
Ballygilgan
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 562
1787
Ballygillgan ors. Ballygilligan
CGn. Leathanach: 389.314.256608
1819
Ballygilgan
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Ballygilgan
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl014,14
1836
Ballygilgan
BM:AL
1836
Ballygilgan
Cess Applot. Bk.:AL
1836
B. gillan
Cooper Map:AL
1836
There are 8 forts, most of which are on the N. east side of the townland. A quarry convenient to the coast. Also a holy well near the N. boundary
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Ballygillgan
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Ballygilgan
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Ballygilgan
OD (corr.):AL
1836
Ballygilligan
OD:AL
1836
Baile Uí Ghiollagáin “O’Gillagan’s town” ‘See Annals 4 Masters 1513’
OD:AL
1836
Ballygilgin
pron.:AL
1836
Ballygilgan
Sl. Bay:AL
1938
Baile Uí Ghiollagáin
Elphin PN Leathanach: 8

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