Ballasalla, Isle of Man

Historical Description

Ballasalla, a village in Kirk-Malew parish, Isle of Man, on the Silver Burn, and on the road to Douglas, 2? miles NNE of Castletown. It has a post office under Douglas, and remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1098 by Mac Manus, king of Man, enlarged and richly endowed by his successors, and given in 1134 to Furness Abbey.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5