townland
Baile Mhuiris
genitive: Bhaile Mhuiris
validated name
(Irish)
Ballymorris
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.312, -7.81554 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

c.1550
baile Muiris
Sen. Búrc. Leathanach: 159
1590
Ballyvorish
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.205
1590
Ballyvorishe
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: I.193
1591
Ballivorishe
F Leathanach: 5565
1595-6
Ballemorishe
COD Leathanach: VI.87
1597
Ballinorishe
COD Leathanach: VI.107
1633
Ballymoris
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: 2.126
1633
Ballymorris
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: 2.98
1633
Cnockballymorris
Inq.(TÁ) Leathanach: 1.16
1654
Knockballymorish
COD Leathanach: 15,16
1657
Knockbalimorish
DS
1660
Knock-Ballimore
BSD (TÁ) Leathanach: 92
1666-7
Knock Bally-Morrish
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 128
1778
Ballymorris
T&S Leathanach: 189
1840
Ballymorris
BS:AL
1840
Baile Mhuiris
OD:AL
1840
Baile Mhuiris
pl:AL
1989
ˌbaliːˈmɑrəs
Áit.

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