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Boho, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Botha [boha] ‘huts/monastic cells’.

Background

Village is 11km W of Enniskillen

bar: Clanawley

There is now no trace of the features referred to in the place-name, though the site of an early monastery is marked by the remnants of a ninth-century high cross in the graveyard of the present Catholic church, in the townland of TONEEL NORTH. Boho is in the townland of TULLYHOLVIN LOWER[Botha 1432].

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)Bellum Both0628AU (Mac Airt) 114
Delbota (deanery de Loghermy)1306cEccles. Tax. (CDI) 212
oirchinnech Both, ollamh clainni PMegUidhir re dan1483AU iii 282
na pearsĂșn i mBothaibh..na biocaire hicCillLaissre1487AFM iv 1146
persun a mBothaibh... 7 ina bicair a Cill Lasair1487AU iii 324
do marbhadh a mBothaibh Muinntiri Fialain la Muinn1498AU iii 426
Boghae, herenagh land 2qrs 2t (OFellan Clanmcgarra1609CPR Jas I 383b,384a
Boghae: O''Fellan herenaghs, half qr to Clanmcgarra1609CPR Jas I 383b
Sleveamwell hill in Clanawley (E bnd Boghae unloca1609CPR Jas I 384a
Templemullin chapel of ease 1 tate sept McGaraghan1609CPR Jas I 384a
lands of Aghara (W bnd Boghae, unlocated)1609CPR Jas I 384a
river of Bealaghmore (N bnd par. Boghae unlocated)1609CPR Jas I 384a
Boha (par) (Clonawley)1672cHib. Del. Fermanagh
Beho1751Reg. Free. Fer. 6,13
Behoe1751Reg. Free. Fer. 33
Boho1766Reg. Free. Fer. 29
~Paraiste na Boithe1833OSNB Inf. B64
~Botha1989GÉ 192
~Botha ""huts/monastic cells""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 27
Botha ""huts, monastic cells""2002Fer. Bilingual Map PMcK
Barony
Clanawley
Parish
Boho
Parish in 1851
Boho
Townland
Carn
Place name ID
7749
Place name type
M