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Ballydivity, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. Baile Duibhéidigh ‘Duibhéidigh’s townland’

Background

References

PMcK

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)Ballyclunny al. Ballydufalty1657cHib. Reg. Dunluce
Ballydimdy1659cCensus 1659 11
2 Qrs of Ballyginity1669HMR Ant. 75
Balldunny1672cHib. Del. Antrim
B:divity1780Lendrick Map
~Divity''s town1827J O'D (OSNB) 93 B50
Baile Duibh-aite ""town of the black place""1832J O'D (OSNB) B19
Ballydivity (Ballydivitty Upper townland)1837OSM xvi 95
Ballydivity (Moores of)1837OSM xvi 89
Ballydivity (gentleman''s seat)1837OSM xvi 78
Ballydivity (principal point)1837OSM xvi 80
Baile Mhic Duibhidighe ""McDevitts'' Town""1934Magill's Antrim 66
Barony
Dunluce Lower
Parish
Derrykeighan
Parish in 1851
Derrykeighan
Townland
None
Place name ID
15723
Place name type
T