Multyhogy, County Down
Ir. Muilte Sheoigigh ‘Joy’s mills’
The surname Joyce, and its variant Joy, is on record in Ireland since the end of the twelfth century. It is also found in the name of the district known as Dúiche Sheoigeach, Joyce Country in Co. Galway. The location of the mills referred to in our place-name is now unknown. A substantial part of the district known as Orangefield is located in this townland, including Orangefield Secondary School.
ReferencesP. McK, 2009; revised PT, MÓM 2012
Historical name form
|Old Form||Ref. Date||Reference|
Muilte Hogey ""Hogey''s mills""
|1834c||J O'D (OSNB) E 124|
Muilte Sheoigigh ""Joy''s mills""
|1991||NIPNP posters Belfast|
|Mullnahoge||1810||Wm. Map (OSNB) E 124,|
|Montleyhoggy||1830c||Treas. Warrant (OSNB) E 124|
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