townland
Baile Sratha
genitive: Bhaile Sratha
(Irish)
Ballystraw
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
srath, sraith
English holm, river-meadow, valley-bottom

Centrepoint

52.2152, -6.91351 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1175c
Ballystrage (Ballyvaroge dar le Hore) (39) Dunmechanan (Mersheen dar le Hore) Dunbrodik,
Hore Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 37-8
1195
Balistraga, Dumecanan, Dummebrodechi
Hore Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 50
1301
in Rathcastelmere, Balistra, Duncanan (Quit claim Rich. Whittey)
Hore Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 85
1654
a stream called Ballystraw ¼ mile from Duncannon (DS Description)
Hore Imleabhar: IV, Leathanach: 297
1736
Ballystraw (Nich. Loftus)
Loftus Papers Leathanach: 43
1736
Ballystrawe als. Ballystraw (Loftus-Wynn)
CGn. Imleabhar: 85, Leathanach: 94, Uimhir: 59194
1771
Ballystraw (Loftus of Ely)
Hore Imleabhar: IV, Leathanach: 299
1840
Baile sraith ‘town of the strath or holm’
OD:AL
1840
Ballystra
Book of Lands:AL
1840
Ballystraw
Police Reg.:AL (LG)
1840
Ballystraw
PP:AL (LG) Baile an Teampaill
1840
Ballystraw
Rec. Name:AL

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