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Bellewstown, Meath

Historical Description

BELLEWSTOWN, a village, in the parish of DULEEK, barony of UPPER DULEEK, county of MEATH, and province of LEINSTER, 1 mile (E.) from Duleek , containing 13 houses and 77 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Duleek to Laytown, and on the Nanny water. Races are held in June on the hill of Bellewstown, and are well attended; the days vary, but on the last Thursday in the month the king's cup is run for. The view from this hill is very extensive, embracing the Carlingford and Mourne mountains, and the bays of Dundalk and Carlingford. - See DULEEK.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1840 by Samuel Lewis

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Meath is available to browse.