Béal Átha Bhearaigh
genitive: Bhéal Átha Bhearaigh
(Irish)
Bellavary
(English)

Other names

Ballyvary
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ford-mouth of Bearach?
    Is é an t-ainm pearsanta Bearach atá san eilimint deiridh anseo is dócha

  • English

    the ford-mouth of Bearach?
    The final element here is probably the personal name Bearach

Centrepoint

53.8933, -9.146latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1574
[Bellavary]
Division Connaught 2 (Knox) Leathanach: 350
1592
Belavarie, Moyler ro McStephen of
F Leathanach: 5799
1600c
b:varry
Conn. Map
1612
Ballinvary, cas. et bawne de
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.79
1617
castle, site of the town, and the bawn of Bellavarry, and the parcels of Lisnacroihy and Graignagroag, containing ½ qr, part of Bellavarry 2 qrs
CPR Leathanach: 346b
1617
Bellavary, Castle & c. [of]
Inq.(ME) Leathanach: I.177
1635
Bealavarry, ffitzstephens... castle and bawn of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §173V
1635
Beallavarry, townland of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §174
1635
Bealavarry, 1 gnive parcel of Bromintunagh of the 2 qrs of
Straff. Inq. ME Leathanach: §177
1661
Bellavarry 2 Qrs. (vizt.) Broomlanagh ⅓ qr., Knockbroony, Lisnecroy ⅓ qr., Cragnagoge … qr., Lecarrowrory ½ qr., Lecarrowconnell ½ qr.
BSD (ME) Leathanach: 161
1677
Belavary als Lisnecroe, Wm. Stafford of
ASE Leathanach: 236
1717
Ballyvary & Dauginmore [sic]
CGn. Imleabhar: 19.83.9719
1719
Ballyvay [sic]
CGn. Imleabhar: 23.209.13131
1729
Ballyvay
CGn. Imleabhar: 62.275.42851
1733
Ballyvarry 2 qrs
CGn. Imleabhar: 75.274.52909
1734
Ballyvoy
CGn. Imleabhar: 76.243.53875
1740
Ballyvay
CGn. Imleabhar: 102.281.70758
1777
Ballyvary Rd.
T&S Leathanach: 220
1777
Ballyvarry
T&S Leathanach: 222
1787
Ballavary, three fairs yearly at
QRL Leathanach: 2A.6.69, 53
1792
Ballinvarry
Beaufort Map
1811
Ballinvarry
Arrowsmith
1830
Ballyvary
Bald
1838
Ballyvarry
BS:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvarry
[Baronial Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
HCSV:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballavary
[Co. Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
[Engraved Map]
Bald:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
Query Bk. 1833:AL (ME) Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
Hart, Rev. G. :AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
McGreal, Rev. P.:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballavary
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Beúl atha Bhea//raigh, 'mouth of the ford of Bearach'
OD:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Ballyvary
OC:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
Bellavary
OD:AL Leathanach: ME084,9
1838
[Bellavary]
"…5 forts in this townland."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: ME084,9

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