Baile an Bhuirléigh
genitive: Bhaile an Bhuirléigh
validated name
(Irish)
Ballyburly
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the town of An Buirléach
    An Buirléach — foirm uatha den sloinne Angla-Normannach Burleigh, Burley

  • English

    the town of An Buirléach
    An Buirléach — gaelicised singular form of the Anglo-Norman surname Burleigh, Burley

Centrepoint

53.3644, -7.17397 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1550
Ballebarlee
Offaly Survey
1550
Ballebyrle & the hamlette of Balleclyn & Gurtyn
Offaly Survey
1551
Balleellyn
Suíomh
F Leathanach: 6887
1551
Ballebyrle
F Leathanach: 687
1558c
Ballibirley
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 63/7
1563c
Baliburley Watreo
Cotton Map
1564c
ballybirley alias wackleyeston
Survey
1571
Ballebyrley alias Wacklestone
F Leathanach: 1851
1588
Ballyburley
F Leathanach: 5221
1597
Balleburley alias Wakeleston
F Leathanach: 6098
1597
Balliburley, alias Wakeleston
43. Licence to Thomas Wakeley to alienate to Maria Lutterell, wife of John Wakeley, the town and lands of Balliburley, alias Wakeleston, with the appurtenances, in the King’s county. — Dublin, May 21,39°. 435.
CPCR
1614
Ballyburley
CPR Leathanach: 267
1623
Balleburley al' Walkly's towne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 15 J I
1623
Rahenduff, parcel of Balliburly
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 15 J I
1624
Ballyburly al' Wacklestowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 20 J I
1659
Ballybarly
Cen. Leathanach: 440
1660c
Ballyburley
BSD (UF) Leathanach: 8
1837
Ballyburly
Bog Rep. 1810: AL
1837
Ballyburly
BS:AL
1837
Ballyburley
HCER 1826:AL
1837
Ballyburly
Kiernan Cess Coll.AL
1837
Baile Buirleigh i.e. Burleigh's town (Burley is a family name)
OD:AL
1837
Ballyburly
S&V:AL
1837
Ballyburley
Stat. Surv.:AL
1837
Ballyburley
Wakely Map:AL

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