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Ballycraigy, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. Baile Creige ‘townland of the rock’

Background

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Ballycreagy1635Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Car.I $79
Ballicraggy1657cHib. Reg. Glenarm
Bellicragie1659cCensus 1659 4
B:creagy1672cHib. Del. Antrim
B:cregy1780Lendrick Map
~Baile Creige ""town of the rock""1833J O'D (OSNB) 27 B118
~Baile-creige ""rocky town, town of the rocks""1913Joyce iii 78
Baile Craigeach ""Stony Townland""1934Magill's Antrim 66
Barony
Glenarm Upper
Parish
Larne
Parish in 1851
Larne
Townland
None
Place name ID
16684
Place name type
T