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English nameBalkello
Gaelic nameBaile Gilleach
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationDundee
Local authorityDundee City ~ Baile Dhùn Dè
Parish post 1891
County post 1891City of Dundee ~ Baile Dhùn Dè
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townDundee
Postcode areaDD3
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNO367379
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Sources
terris de Ballegilauchy c. 1320 RMS i, App II, 446
terram de Ballegillauchie 1325 RMS i, App 1, 75
terras de Balgillachy 1369 RMS i, 333
terris de Balgillathie 1329 x 1371 RMS i, App II, 1598
de Balgillow 1389 RMS i, 792
terras de Balkellow 1472 RMS ii, 1060
terras de Balkello 1487 RMS ii 1710
terris de Balkello 1488 RMS ii, 1775
terras de Balgillo 1499 RMS ii, 2494
de Balgillo 1507 RMS ii, 3108
terras de Balgillo 1524 RMS iii, 259
de Bawgillo 1540 RMS iii, 2166
terras de Balgillo 1542 RMS iii, 2650
terrarum de Balgillo 1543 RMS ii, 2932
quarteria de Balkello 1557 RMS iv, 1195
terrarum de Balkello 1569 RMS iv, 1896
Balgillow c. 1591 Pont map 26
terras de Balgillo 1606 RMS vi, 1717
terrarum de Balgillo 1608 RMS vi, 2055
de Balgillo 1608 RMS vi, 2075
Hill of Bockello 1794 Ainslie / Angus
Hill of Balgillo OSA vol. 13 488
See Dorward 2004, 49, 105
There is another Balgillo, or a name very much like it in Forfar, and it is possible some of these forms relate to that site.

Balkello Woodland ~ Coille Bhaile Gilleach

Balkello Community Woodland ~ Coille Coimhearsnachd Bhaile Gilleach
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Balkello Woodland ~ Coille Bhaile Gilleach
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