townland
An Baile Rua
genitive: an Bhaile Rua
(Irish)
Ballyroe
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
rua, ruadh
English red; red place

Centrepoint

52.7404, -8.73893 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1620
Balliroe
CPR Leathanach: 493
1624
Ballyroe
Inq.(Cl) Leathanach: 2.14
c.1660
Balleroe
BSD (Cl) Leathanach: 91
1666
Ballinniroe?
ASE Leathanach: 60:22
1754
Ballyroe
CGn. Leathanach: 163.541.111952
1787
Balleroe
Pelham (Cl)
1839
Ballyroe
AL
1839
Ballyrooa
AL
1839
baile ruadh
OD:AL
1839
baile ruadh
OD:AL
1839
baile ruadh
pl:AL
1839
baile ruadh
pl:AL

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