townland
An Baile Bocht
genitive: an Bhaile Bhoicht
validated name
(Irish)
Ballybough
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.4784, -7.70418 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Ballyboght
CS I Leathanach: 190
1457
Ballyboth
COD Leathanach: III.181
1508
Bally Boght
COD Leathanach: III.334
1521
Ballyloght
COD Leathanach: IV.70
1544
Balliboght
COD Leathanach: IV.276
1607
Balliboght
CPR Leathanach: 112b
1639
Ballyboght
(Car. I)
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: III.263
1639
Ballybaght
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: III.208
1639
Ballyboght
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: III.215. 218. 221 , 227
1654
Ballybought
CS I Leathanach: 187, 189, 191
c.1655
Ballyboght
DS
1659
Ballybought
Cen. Leathanach: 305
c.1660
Ballibogh
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 63
1665-1666
Ballybogh
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 11
1666-1667
Ballyboght
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 105
c.1685
Ballivoght
Hib. Del.
1714
Ballyboght
CGn. Leathanach: 13.292.5776
1757
Ballybought
LN Leathanach: 21 F 55 (10)
1840
Ballybought
BS:AL
1840
baile bocht (with a final `t') would mean `poor town'
OD:AL
1840
baile ui boch, `O'Boch's town'
OD:AL
1840
Baile úi bhoch
pl:AL

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