townland
Baile Mhuiris
genitive: Bhaile Mhuiris
validated name
(Irish)
Ballymorris
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of Muiris
    Muiris — ainm pearsanta.

  • English

    the town of Muiris
    Muiris — personal name.

Centrepoint

52.4222, -7.99007 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

cf. Ballymorris/ Baile Mhuiris B. Chlann Liam
1579
Ballmorice
Inq. Leathanach: I.115
1596
Moristowne
Inq. Leathanach: I.254
1600
Ballyvorrishe
Cal. Carew Leathanach: 580
1601
Ballemorris, Ballymorish
F Leathanach: 6521
1603
Morristgowne
F Leathanach: 6765
1624
Ballymorris
CPR Leathanach: XLIV38.578b
1654
Ballymorrish
CS I Leathanach: 324-6, 341 & rl
1654
Ballymorres
CS II Leathanach: 408
1655
Balimorish
DS
1659
Ballymorris
Cen. Leathanach: 311
1660c
Balli Morrish
BSD Leathanach: 138
1665-6
Ballymorres
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 28
1666-7
Ballymorish
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 89
1667
Ballymorrish
ASE Leathanach: 86:2, 123:34
1671
Ballymorish
ASE Leathanach: 229:31
1686
Ballymorrish
CG Leathanach: 44
1840
Ballymorris
BS:AL
1840
baile mhuiris
pl:AL
1840
baile mhuiris
AL
1963-4
bɑl′əˈwir′əʃ/ bɑl′ɪːˈwir′əʃ
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.33

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