townland
Baile na gCailleach
genitive: Bhaile na gCailleach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Mayfield or Ballynagalliagh
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.1462, -7.00706latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Callaughton
possessions of Nunnery of Kildare?
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 164
1547
Calloughton
nunnery of Kildare; Remun oge Fytzgaret?
F Leathanach: 519 Hen
1549
Callaighton
Gerald fitz Thomas of ?
F Leathanach: 232 Ed
1563
Callaghton
F Leathanach: 549
c. 1564
Calliaghton
Survey
1620
Callyaghton
CPR Leathanach: 490
1655
Calliaghstowne
DS
1655
Ballynegalligh
DS Par. (Reeves)
1659
Ballynagalogh
Cen. Leathanach: 436
1660c
Calliaghstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 50
1660c
Calverstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 50
1660c
Ballinegallogh
BSD (CD)
1660c
Ballinegallogh
BSD (CD)
1660c
Ballinegallagh
BSD (RIA)
1660c
Callraghstowne
BSD (RIA)
1667
Ballynegaillagh
ASE
1668
Calliaghstowne
ASE Leathanach: 187
1685
Collungstowne
Hib. Del.
1752
Ballynacallagh
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1778
Mayfield
T&S Leathanach: 94
1783
Ballynagylagh
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1787-1839
Ballinagolliagh
Off. West Maps Leathanach: 21F36 (86)
1812
May-field
Leet II Leathanach: 104
1817
Ballynagallaugh
Off. West Maps Leathanach: 21F36 (119)
1830c
Ballynagolliagh
Marq. Drogh. Maps Leathanach: 21F21 (10)
1837
Mayfield alias Ballnagylagh
BSD:AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Ballynagylagh
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Ballynagylagh
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Ballynacallagh
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Mayfield
Cassidy, H.:AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Ballynagolliagh
Agent (Cole):AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Baile na gcailleach, 'town of the hags or nuns'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,7
1837
Mayfield or Ballynagalliagh
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,7
2009-2010
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