As a kid in Belfast, I was intrigued by so many Irish place names
starting in Bally... Those who know tell me it's derived from the Gaelic
'Baile na', meaning 'place of'. My mother would recite with a smile, the
popular ditty of the time:
/If you weren't so Ballymena with your
Thank you Len for your reply. Below is my source. Perhaps I misread
Bandony for Badoney.
James Chrystie, A.M., trans. from Kirkcowan; discharged by the rabble in
1689. He went to Ireland, was adm. to Bandony, in the diocese of Derry,
and died 13th May 1718, aged about 76. He marr. in 1696
Actually I am blind. It was Presbyterian.
On Sun, Jan 13, 2019 at 1:18 AM Len Swindley
> Hello Peter,
> You do not state the source of your information, but will attempt to
> address your query. Have referred to my copy of *Derry Clergy and
> Parishes* – Canon J. B. Leslie
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