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townland

townland
An Bhuaile Bheag
genitive: na Buaile Bige
non-validated name
(Irish)
Boleybeg
(English)

Glossary

beag, big
English small
buaile, buailidh
English cattle-fold, summer-pasture

Explanatory note

  • English

    the small cattle-fold, summer-pasture

Centrepoint

53.0216, -6.82395 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1299
le Boly by the Norragh
CJR Leathanach: I, 273
1549
lytle Bowly, the
F Leathanach: 226 Ed
1629-44
oppidoram de Ballysonan et Kilruish cum Norraghmore et Buole-beg
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.30
1719
Bolybegg
CGn. Leathanach: 23.368.13721
1727-1838
Booleybeg
Longfield: Baronies (CD) 21 F. 35 Leathanach: 21F35(60)
1742
Boolybegg
CGn. Leathanach: 105.508.74521
1752
Ballybeg
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1762
Boyle Beg
Fontstown Manor Leathanach: 21F12 (2)
1762
Boyle Beg
Fontstown Manor Leathanach: 21F12 (3)
1762
Boyle Beg
Fontstown Manor Leathanach: 21F12 (4)
1762
Boyle Beg
Fontstown Manor Leathanach: 21F12 (8)
1771
Boleybegg
Adm. Bonds Dublin
1778
Ballybeg
T&S Leathanach: 117
1783
Boulybeg
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1783
The Nine Trees
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Boulabeg
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 208
1825
Boleigh
Reg. Trees (CD) Leathanach: 56
1827
Boolaghbeg
TAB
1837
Boulabeg
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boulybeg
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Ballyeg
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Bolybegg
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Bolybegg
Cess Coll. Bk.:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boulabeg
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boulabeg
Baggott, Rev. C.:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boulabeg
Custom:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boleybeg
Latouche, R.:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Bwolybeg
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Buaile beag, 'little Booley, or dairy place'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,11
1837
Boleybeg
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,11
2009-2010
buːliˑˈbeg
Áit.

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