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Ballymore Civil Parish, County Armagh

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This information page for the Civil Parish contains a list of all the townlands in the parish and links to the category for the townland (if it has been created). There also may be notes about the individual townlands.
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Ballymore Civil Parish

Irish or Alternate Name: An Baile Mór.
Logainm Link: Ballymore Parish on Logainm.ie
PlacenamesNI may have more information: Search here.
Barony: Orior Lower
Province: Ulster

Introduction

Gaelic: An Baile Mór means 'the large town or townland'. The parish has an area of 57.3 km2 (14,152.2 acres) or 22.1 square miles. In some historical documents it is referred to as Ballymore Tanderagee.
See the Townlands Categories for individual townlands.
It is located in the historic Barony of Orior Lower

Common Surnames

  • Porter
  • Hamilton
  • Quinn
  • Jones
  • Clarke

History of Ballymore Parish

There is no definitive date for the founding of Ballymore Parish, however, it is mentioned as early as 1343. The castle, originally built by the O'Hanlons and then later rebuilt by Sir Oliver St. John, is the ancestral home of the Duke's of Manchester, up to the last century.

Population Centres of Ballymore Civil Parish

Note: Population centres for this Parish, where known, are shown here. For a full list see Towns of County Armagh

Acton

Irish or Alternate Name: An Chora Uachtarach.
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Tandragee

Irish or Alternate Name: Tóin re Gaoith.
WikiTree Category: Category for Tandragee
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The Townlands of Ballymore Civil Parish

The townlands in Ballymore Parish (An Baile Mór) are those taken from Ballymore Parish on Logainm.ie and validated against townlands on the 1851, 1871 and 1901 Lists of Towns and Townlands and Griffiths valuations data. A link is provided in the notes for the 1901 and 1911 census. Please note that these may not always work if the townland was not available on the census in question. The census site may also substitute a similar name so be prepared for unexpected results!
If the townland has a category it will be linked in the table below. If there is no link and you need the category please contact David to get the category created or put in a request for the category to be created. Alternatively, if you feel condifent to do so, see Townland Category Information Boxes below for how to create them yourself.
Townland Irish/Alternate name WikiTree Category Link Notes
Acton? An Chora Uachtarach ‘the upper weir’ ?Category:Acton Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Aghantaraghan? Achadh an Taracháin ‘field of the glutton’ ?Category:Aghantaraghan Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Aughlish? Eachlaisc ‘horse stable or enclosure’ ?Category:Aughlish Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallyarganOf uncertain origin. ? Baile Uí Gheargáin ?Category:Ballyargan Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallymoreAn Baile Mór ‘the big townland’Category:Ballymore Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Ballynagreagh~Baile na gCreach from Tamhnach Riabhach ‘grey field’Category:Ballynagreagh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallynaleckBaile na Leice ‘townland of the ‘flagstone’Category:Ballynaleck Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallyreaghAn Baile Riabhach ‘the brindled townland’Category:Ballyreagh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Ballysheil BegBaile Uí Shiail Beag ‘Ó Sheil’s townland (little)’Category:Ballysheil Beg Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Ballysheil MoreBaile Uí Shiail Mór ‘Ó Sheil’s townland (great)’Category:Ballysheil More Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Brannock? Branóg ‘place of ravens’ ?Category:Brannock Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CargansAn Carraigín ‘the little rock’ + sCategory:Cargans Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CarrickbrackAn Charraig Bhreac ‘the specked rock’Category:Carrickbrack Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
ClareAn Clár [an klar] perhaps ‘the plank bridge’.Category:Clare Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CloghogeAn Chlochóg ‘the small stone’Category:Cloghoge Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CoolyhillAn Chúlchoill ‘the back-wood’Category:Coolyhill Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CorcrumAn Chorr Chrom ‘the sloping pointed hill’Category:Corcrum Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CorernaghCorr Fhearnach ‘pointed hill of the alder’Category:Corernagh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CorlustCorr Loiscthe ‘burnt hill’Category:Corlust Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Crew BegAn Craobh Bheag ‘the small branch’Category:Crew Beg Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Crew MoreAn Craobh Mór ‘the big branch’Category:Crew More Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
CullentraghAn Chuileanntrach ‘the holly-land’Category:Cullentragh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
DemoanDúmóin ‘black/great bog’Category:Demoan Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
DerryallenDoire Álainn ‘beautiful oak-wood’Category:Derryallen Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Druminargal? An Dromann Argail ‘the exposed ridge’ ?Category:Druminargal Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
DruminureDroim an Iúir ‘ridge of the yew’Category:Druminure Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
DrumnaglontaghDroim na gCluainte ‘ridge of the meadows’Category:Drumnaglontagh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
DrumnalegDrum na Loig ‘ridge of the hollow’Category:Drumnaleg Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Federnagh? Eadarnaidh ‘middle place/place between’ ?Category:Federnagh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
GlasdrummanAn Ghlasdromainn ‘the green ridge/hillock’Category:Glasdrumman Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
LisbaneAn Lios Bán ‘ the white fort’Category:Lisbane Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
LisnagreeLios na Graí ‘fort of the horses’Category:Lisnagree Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
LisnakeaOf uncertain origin ? Lios na Scéithe ‘fort of the shield’Category:Lisnakea Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
This link on Logainm.ie goes to Lisnaskea, County Armagh but the text says Lisnaskea in Co. Fermanagh. Lisnaskea is indeed a town in Fermanagh. The correct Placenames.org reference was not found.
LisrawLios an Rátha ‘enclosure of the fort’Category:Lisraw Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
MavemacullenMagh Mhic Uighilín ‘MacCullen’s plain’Category:Mavemacullen Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
MoncloneMionchluain ‘little meadow’Category:Monclone Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Moodoge? Maigh Daig ‘Daig’s plain’ ?Category:Moodoge Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
MullaghglassAn Mullach Glas ‘the green/grey summit’Category:Mullaghglass Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
MullanaryOf uncertain originCategory:Mullanary Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
MullanturMullach an Túir ‘hilltop of the tower’Category:Mullantur Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
ShaneglishSean-Eaglais ‘old-church’Category:Shaneglish Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
SkegatillidaSceitheog an tSeilide ‘thorn-bush of the snail’Category:Skegatillida Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Tannyoky? Tamhnach Óg ‘young field’ ?Category:Tannyoky Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
TerryhooganTír Uí hÓgáin ‘Ó hÓgáin’s country’Category:Terryhoogan Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Terryhoogan Moss on Townlands.ie and also on Placenamesni.org is a sub-townland of Terryhoogan.
TullyhughTulaigh Aodha ‘Aodh’s hill’Category:Tullyhugh Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
TullylinnTulaigh Linne ‘hill of the pool’Category:Tullylinn Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
Tullymacann? Tulaigh Mhic Cana ‘MacCana’s hill’ ?Category:Tullymacann Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census
TullynacrossTulaigh na Croise ‘Hill of the Cross’Category:Tullynacross Townland, Ballymore Parish, County Armagh1901 Census, 1911 Census

Resources

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Version Notes

Parish format version 3.4. Removal of PlacenamesNI links.

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