townland
An Bheitheach Mhór
genitive: na Beithí Móire
(Irish)
Beagh More
(English)

Glossary

English great, big

Centrepoint

53.9464, -7.661 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Cf.: FM, Ga, RC, TE, Ga, Li, RC, DG, Do UF, Mu: An Bheitheach Lm: Beitheach "
Nóta
"LSO: “…we find two sacred springs in the Parish called after him [Thaumaturgus]; of these the one springs in the Townland of Aghawillin, close to the boundary of Bredagh, and the other in Beagh.” (99) "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: “Holy well. Beside a stream at the base of the E-facing slope of a drumlin. The well is disused and overgrown with no visible structure. A bullaun stone…with a single basin…is nearby.” (187) "
Nóta
“Rath. On the E-facing slope of a drumlin ridge.” (60)
Nóta
"“Mullinahoyher and Derrinrave [became part] of Beaghmore.” (Census 1821, nótaí. Bréifne, 1962, 114). "
Nóta
1586
Beye
F Leathanach: 4807
1586
Behed
F Leathanach: 4807
1590
Beahie
F Leathanach: 5433
1590
Behahie
F Leathanach: 5433
1627
Beghie
Inq. Leathanach: 160
1655
Bahagh
DS
1659
Beagh
Cen. Leathanach: 561
1660c
Behagh
BSD Leathanach: 2
1660c
Behagh
BSD Leathanach: 3
1667
Behagh
ASE Leathanach: 101:23
1685
Bagha
Hib. Del.
1710
Beghagh
CGn. Leathanach: 6.168.1693
[1710
Beghagheiteragh
CGn. Leathanach: 6.168.1693]
1830c
Bea More
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) innéacs
1830c
Beagh More
TAB Leathanach: (61:16/15) 5,6,7,8
1836
Beaghmore
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Brega mor
'great lies'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Boghamore
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Beaughmore
Walsh, H.:AL
1836
Beaghmore
HCER 1826:AL
1836
Beitheach mór
'great birchland'
OD:AL
1836
Beagh-more
OD:AL

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