townland
Béal Átha Trost
genitive: Bhéal Átha Trost
non-validated name
(Irish)
Ballytrust
(English)

Glossary

English ford
English opening, approach, mouth

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ford-mouth of —
    Ní léir brí Trost anseo

  • English

    the ford-mouth of —
    The meaning of Trost is unclear here

Centrepoint

53.8905, -7.43983latitude, longitude
Irish Grid (with letter)
Computing...
Irish Grid (without letter)
Computing...
Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM)
Computing...

Archival records

scanned image

Historical references

1657
Ballytrost
O.S. 6" Co.Cavan - xxxi.
DS
1660c.
Ballitrost
BSD (Ca) Leathanach: 230
1666
Ballatrost
ASE Leathanach: 72
1667
Ballicrost als. Ballitrost (one pole, part of)
ASE Leathanach: 97
1709
Baltatruft
Carvaghs Leathanach: 33
1835
Ballythrust
BS:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Beltatrust
List 1699:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Belatrust
Old MS:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Belatrost
["Another copy of old MS"];
Old MS:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Baltrust
Co. Table:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Ballitrost
DS:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Bel ath troist, 'mouth of the ford of the noise'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8
1835
Ballytrust
OD:AL Leathanach: Ca008,8

Please note: Some of the documentation from the archives of the Placenames Branch is available here. It indicates the range of research contributions undertaken by the Branch on this placename over the years. It may not constitute a complete record, and evidence may not be sequenced on the basis of validity. It is on this basis that this material is made available to the public.

Archival and research material provided on this site may be used, subject to acknowledgement. Issues regarding republication or other permissions or copyright should be addressed to logainm@dcu.ie.