Bosallagh

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Bosallagh is a small townland in South-East County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, it lies between its bigger neighbours Dernawilt and Drumswords.

Area 51:0:36

Etymology

  • 1609 - Bosallogh - Escheated Counties Map
  • 1613 - Bosallagh - Cal. Patent Rolls Jas I p.257a
  • 1641 - Bossallaghe - Ulster Inquisitions $55 Car.I
  • 1823 - Bosallagh - Church of Ireland Census

Bosallagh (Irish: Both Shalach) meaning ‘dirty or muddy booth or hut’

1823 Church of Ireland Census

The following is an extract from a survey of the North-West Division of Clones Parish.

Name Sons Daughters
Bleakley, William & Elizabeth 0 0
Bleakley, Robert 0 0
Bleakley, James 0 0

1830's Map

Bosallagh1830's.jpg


1841-61 Population

Year Persons
1841 23
1851 17
1861 20

Griffiths Valuation 1862

Occupier Lessor Tenement
William Bleakley James Hare House, Offices & Land
Robert Little William Bleakley House

1901 Census

Head of Family Landholder (if different)
Hugh Carlin George Turner
James Bleakley George Turner

Surnames in 2005

  • Mulholland
  • Elliott

Former Residents:

  • Johnston
  • Howe

Neighbouring townlands

Aghadrumsee, Dernawilt, Drumswords, Killygorman, Killylifferbane Glebe, Mullavea Glebe