Béal Átha Bhearaigh
genitive: Bhéal Átha Bhearaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Bellavary
(English)

Other names

Ballyvary
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Hierarchy

county

barony

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ford-mouth of Bearach?
    Is é an t-ainm pearsanta Bearach atá san eilimint deiridh anseo is dócha

  • English

    the ford-mouth of Bearach?
    The final element here is probably the personal name Bearach

Centrepoint

53.8947, -9.15141latitude, longitude
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Properties

POThere is or was once a post office here

Archival records

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Historical references

1838
[Bellavary]
"…5 forts in this townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Bellavary
OD:AL Leathanach (AL): ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
OC:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Beúl atha Bhea//raigh, 'mouth of the ford of Bearach'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballavary
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
McGreal, Rev. P.:AL Leathanach (AL): ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
Hart, Rev. G. :AL Leathanach (AL): ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
Query Bk. 1833:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
[Engraved Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballavary
[Co. Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
HCSV:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvarry
[Baronial Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvarry
BS:AL Leathanach: ME084,9

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