townland
An Bhuaile Mhíolach
genitive: na Buailí Míolaí
(Irish)
Boleymeelagh
(English)

Glossary

buaile, buailidh
English cattle-fold, summer-pasture

Centrepoint

53.6307, -9.07739latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1617
Ballemelagh... Bollymelagh
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: II.219
1618
Buollemelogh
CPR Leathanach: 372
1618
Bollymellagh, half cartron of
CPR Leathanach: 394
1635
Bowlyanmeelagh, ½ qr of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §102
1635
BoolyanMeelagh, 1 cartron in
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §102V
1661
Ballyvellogh ½ Qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 40
1670
Ballyvillagh next Brittas ½ qr.
ASE Leathanach: 226 §12
1678
Ballymillagh ½ qr.
ASE Leathanach: 258 §9
1685
Ballinlogh [sic]
Hib. Del.
1710c
Ballyvillagh next Brittas ½ qr
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 109
1710c
Ballymillagh
CRL Leathanach: 2A.3.16, 121
1732
Boolevelagh 1 qr
CGn. Imleabhar: 69.292.48367
1787
Ballymillogh ½ qr
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.70, 448
1838
Boolameelough
BS:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Ballovellagh ?
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Ballyanallagh or Loughnacarrow
TAB Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Boolyvellagh
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Ballymolagh
McHale, Rev. J.:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Boolameelough
[Postmaster, Hollymount]
Postmaster:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Bowlyanmeelagh
Strafford:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Ballemelagh, Bollymelagh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Buaile mhíolach, 'lousy booly or dairy of the midges'
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Buaile mhíolach
pl:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8
1838
Boleymeelagh
OD:AL Leathanach: G034,1,8

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