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Ballinderry Parish (Derry Portion), County Derry

Origin

Ir. Baile an Doire [bala an dirra] ‘townland of the oak wood’.

Background

Townland is 12km ENE of Cookstown

bar: Loughisholin

The site of the former parish church is marked by an old graveyard on CHURCH HILL. A portion of the parish of Ballinderry is in the barony of DUNGANNON UPPER in Co. Tyrone, the two portions being linked across the BALLINDERRY RIVER by BALLINDERRY BRIDGE [B:Derry 1609].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 10

Additional Information

+ Tyr, Dungannon Upper

Historical name form

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Barony
Loughinsholin
Parish
Ballinderry
Parish in 1851
Ballinderry
Townland
None
Place name ID
19051
Place name type
P