townland
Baile Adac
genitive: Bhaile Adac
(Irish)
Blackditch
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black

Centrepoint

53.0648, -6.04834latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1604
Ballyadocke
CPR
1608
Ballyadock and Pollocappull
CPR
1619
Balliadock
CPR
1619
Ballyvadock?
CPR
1619
Balliadocke, & Polcappull,
Inq.
1620
Balliadock and Poolecoppell
CPR
1641-47
Ballyadock
CGn.
1642
Ballyadock
Dep. 1641
1668
Ballyadderk
HMR
1685c
Balliadock
Hib. Del.
1715
Blackditch part of Ballyadock
CGn.
1715
Blackditch part of Ballyadock
CGn.
1716
Blackditch part of Ballyadock
CGn.
1723
Bally-Adock (Michaell Elliot, of...)
Cal. Christ Ch.
1751
Blackditch, Ballyadocki ows. Ballyadock ows. Ballydock
CGn.
1810
Ballyadock
CGn.
1832
Blackditch or Ballyhadock
TAB
1839
Black ditch
OD:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditch
Allen Nevill Map:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditch
CM:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditch
Archer, Rev. W.:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditch
Co. Schedule:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditche
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Cloidhe dubh, 'black ditch'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM054,19
1839
Blackditch
Nevill Wicklow:AL Leathanach: CM054,19

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