townland
Béal Leice
genitive: Bhéal Leice
non-validated name
(Irish)
Belleek
(English)

Glossary

English opening, approach, mouth
English flat stone or rock, flagstone

Explanatory note

  • English

    mouth of (the) flagstone, flat rock

Centrepoint

54.1252, -9.14779latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

900c
(?)doLicc Balbeni, Luid dano fathuaid
Trip. Life Leathanach: i 136
1584
Bellicke
Browne’s Map Leathanach: 2
1584
Manerium de Bel Lecce... dimedium villate de bel Lecce / Sciptum in Bellecce... in Bellecce ... go dtárla baile Bél Leice do Shean mac Oilbhéarus... Bota Bel Leice ar Tús
Sen. Búrc. Leathanach: (Ó R) 158-164
1585
Beallick and Crossmalina, Castles of
CBC Leathanach: 111
1585
Beallick, Walter kittagh Burke of
CBC Leathanach: 99
1585
Cowrin Bellicke 48 qrs
CBC Leathanach: 97
1585
Cowrine Beallick
CBC Leathanach: 102
1586c
Bellick
Sligo/Mayo Map
1587
Bellick
Mayo Map (Swift)
1590c
Baleek
Griffin Map
1591
Beallycke, Theobold Burke of
F Leathanach: 5607
1592c
Bealyck, O Lenean of
F Leathanach: 5798
1593
Bellike
F Leathanach: 5817
1593c
Beleke, McJohn Flore of
F Leathanach: 5848
1594
Bealicke, Theobald Bourke of
F Leathanach: 5865
1594
castle and town of Beallicke… Beallick… Leigh Carrow Clonde Killie Beallick, Leigh Carrow Knoigin, Leigh Carrow ferrenslighte Moilini Beallick…
F Leathanach: 5911
1594
the castle of Ballicke with 8 quarters of free land…Leighe Carrow Farrensleighte-Moyle in Bealick… Leighe Carrowe ne Knoigyn…
F Leathanach: 5865
1595
for bhél leice
"do ghabháil forbaisi for bhél leice, baile sin i mbarúntacht tíre hamhalgaidh" < FSÁG B
ARÉ Leathanach: vi, 1982
1595
bhél leice, do ghabháil forbaisi for
ARÉ Leathanach: vi 1982
1595
bhél leice, for
ARÉ Leathanach: vi 1982
1595c
Belleek
Ire. Map [1595c]
1596
castle of Bealick with 8 quarters… one quarter adjoining the castle, Carrownecollen, Carrowfarrenskulloge, Leighcarrow Clondekille bealick, Leighcarrowneknoigen, Leighcarrowfarren sleight moyler in bealick, Leighcarrow Cowneyll, Carrowkilliaghleage, Leighcarrow bracklown Aghleage, Carrow garrow crosmolyn and Leighcarrow ne Cloghe
F Leathanach: 6016
1598
Belike
Descr. Ir. Leathanach: 143
1600c
Belecke
Conn. Map
1602c
Balleck
Dunlop Maps Leathanach: 17
1603c
Ca: Bellecke
NW Coast Map
1606
Bealicke
CPR Leathanach: 89
1607
Belleeke
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: III.291
1613
Bealick
CPR Leathanach: 244
1613
Bealick... Knocknecurr
CPR Leathanach: 244
1617
Belecke... Beleeke
CPR Leathanach: 345
1617
Beleeke
CPR Leathanach: 345
1617
Baleek
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.131
1617
Belicke
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.249
1617
Caroweighternatornvatty
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.159
1627
Bealick
Arran Deeds Leathanach: 2 §4
1635
Bealick containing 1 qr and the fishing, mills and ferry
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 250V
1635
the lower qr of Beleck called Beeker
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: 216
1647
(?)Leac Bailbene
Triad. Thaum. Leathanach: 142a.xciii
1650c
Bhel Lece (g.)
"Bairedaigh Bhel Lece ós Muaidh" < FSÁG B
LGen. Leathanach: 831.1
1650c
Bhel Lece ós Muaidh, Bairedaigh
LGen. Leathanach: iii 164 §831.1
1650c
Bhél Lece ós Múaigh, Baireadoigh
LGen. Leathanach: iii 760 §1412.2
1657c
Bealeck 2 qrs. (vizt) Ballanahe 1 qr., Carroweighter 1 qr.
DS Leathanach: 222; Innéacs 208
1661
Bealeke 2 Qrs (vizt) The Upper qr of Bealeake als Ballanahe Land... Carroweighter als the Lower Qr. of Bealeke 1 Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 164
1666
Clonoran alias Clooneryne and Carroweaghter, Rease or Reafe, and Gortings or Gortnigs
ASE Leathanach: 68
1671
Clownaghboy als Knockcarny... cartron of Reesse
Arran Deeds Leathanach: 4 §13
1679
Bellick, Walter Bourke of
Westport Est. Pap. Leathanach: 40,889/15(9)
1685
Lower Belick, Upper Belick
Hib. Del.
1699
Manor of Bealeak… fishing of Bealick
Arran Deeds Leathanach: 8 §32
1704
Bealick, Manor of
Arran Deeds Leathanach: 9 §36
1710c
Carroneighter
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 23b
1714
Beleek
Moll Map
1718
Baleek… Balleek, castle of
CGn. Imleabhar: 23.17.12284
1718
Baleek, storehouse at
CN Leathanach: 1165/1/19
1720c
Belick
Lea & Moll
1724
Bealick, Manor & Lordship of
CGn. Imleabhar: 43.45.27253
1725
Carroweighter Belleeke
CGn. Imleabhar: 43.476.29041
1730
Cloonvian als Clooneraigne and Carroweighter or Reice and Gortines
CGn. Imleabhar: 67.104.45461
1736
Racey als Reasy als Raisy
CGn. Imleabhar: 86.13.59051
1739
Bealeak, Barnarrigg... Barnydarrig. Barnadarrigg
CGn. Imleabhar: 95.291.66555
1739
Bealeek on the fall of the river Moy… Castle of Bealeek
CGn. Imleabhar: 94.448.67196
1739
Beleek, Michael Gardiner of
CGn. Imleabhar: 90.545.66585
1739
Belleek, Barnadarig
CGn. Imleabhar: 90.544.66583
1740
Bealeak, Rbt. Long of
CGn. Imleabhar: 100.208.70216
1740
Bealeek
CGn. Imleabhar: 96.499.69181
1741
Bealeck, Commons of
CGn. Imleabhar: 107.58.731387
1741
Bealeek, Comons of Bealeek
CGn. Imleabhar: 104.98.72128
1741
Beeleek
Palmer Est. Leathanach: 1174/1/4iv
1742
Bealeck
CGn. Imleabhar: 105.550.74791
1742
Bealeck
CGn. Imleabhar: 106.527.76015
1742
Bealeek
CGn. Imleabhar: 106.406.74407
1742
Bealeek orw. Ballina… Barnodarigg the Castle half Quarter
CGn. Imleabhar: 108.95.74765
1743
Belleek, the lower qr of land of
CGn. Imleabhar: 112.380.78529
1745
Reasy orw. Raisy
CGn. Imleabhar: 123.25.82722
1749
Bealick orw. Ballina… Castle [and] commons of the towne of Bealeck, lands of
Arran Deeds Leathanach: 15 §54
1749
Beleek, Robert Lindsey [of]
CN Leathanach: 1165/1/22
1752
Baleck, weirs of
CGn. Imleabhar: 148.455.101478
1752
Baleek orw. Bealeek orw. Ballina… Barnadarigg being a bottom or low piece of ground containing 18 acres… Bealeck
CGn. Imleabhar: 148.455.101478
1752
Barnadarigg
CGn. Imleabhar: 159.21.105884
1754
Bealack, Common of
CGn. Imleabhar: 172.37.114873
1759c
Belleek
Jeffrys
1772
Cloonnarran orw. Clooneraigne and Carroweighter Reice and... Gortines
CGn. Imleabhar: 290.374.192639
1785
Barnadarigg
CGn. Imleabhar: 368.141.246373
1787
Carroweighter
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 25
1787
Carrowreaghter, Rease and Gorting
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 8
1790
Belick
CN Leathanach: 1165/1/29
1800
Beleek
Road Map
1830
Beleek
Bald
1830
Belleek
TAB Leathanach: 10
1838
Belleek
BS:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Bealick
"The castle, towne and lands of Bealick" [Strafford];
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
"See the name in Leitrim and Armagh" [OD Nóta];
OD:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Béal lice, 'mouth of the flag'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Larkin Map:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Atkinson, G.:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Perkins, J.:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Atkinson, J.:AL (DG) Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Beleek
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Maps&Rent Rolls (Gore):AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Query Bk.:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Beleek
"The Upper & Lower Quarters of Beleek" [S&V"];
S&V:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Beleck
Strafford:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1838
Belleek
Nimmo Survey R. Moy:AL Leathanach: ME114,5
1931
Manerium de Bel Lecce
JGAHS Leathanach: 14, 158/162
1931
villate de bel Lecce
JGAHS Leathanach: 14, 158/162
1931
Scriptum in Bellecce
JGAHS Leathanach: 14, 158/162
1931
baile Bél Leice
"...go dtárla baile Bél Leice do Shean mac Oilbhéarus..."
JGAHS Leathanach: 14, 158/162
1931
Bota Bel Leice
JGAHS Leathanach: 14, 158/162

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