|On Croit ny Howe, Clay Head, Lonan||Gill 1929||Usually translated as 'Gold Well'|
|2||Chibber yn Argid||Patrick||Gill 1929||Well of the Silver|
Chibber yn Arragh
|Ballarragh, Lonan||Gill 1929||Per Gill – Well of the good ploughland. Two roadside wells of this name|
|4||Auleaugh||Kirk Michael||Gill 1929||See Bishop's Well|
|5||Ballachrink Well||Conchan||Gill 1929|
|6||Chibber Ballacrele||Rowany||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - now filled in. aka Ballakneale Well, an old quarterland name. Was near the site of a keeill.
Per Paton - alternative spelling, 'Ballacreale'.|
|7||Ballacross Well||Ballacross, Arbory||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Still used by Arbory Church in 1916. The well stood by a cross where all christenings used to be made.|
|8||Ballig Well||Conchan||Gill 1929||Believed to ebb and flow in sympathy with the tide.|
|9||Chibbyr Barraharstal||Harstal, Patrick||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Used exclusively by fishermen due to location|
|10||Chibber Baltane||NE of Bradda Mooar||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Also recorded as Chibber Valthane, Voltane, Oltane, Beltaine or Ny Tain. Meaning of name not provided.
Per Paton - This is a sacred well.
Per IOM Wells - Rediscovered 2020. Recorded as a rag well (healing), fairy well and possibly a holy well. |
|11||Chibber y Bet||Ballarragh, Lonan||Gill 1929||Named for Betty Caley living nearby.|
|12||Betty's Well||Seafield, Santon||Gill 1929||Seafield is now known as Arragon House. Named after Betty Kneale. Visited by fishermen to secure luck.|
|13||Big Well (the)||Big Well St, Douglas||Gill 1929||Following Lord Street and Shaws Brow redevelopment, the well no longer exists. |
|14||Chibber Billy Dee||Cregneish||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - D-shaped well. Best water in the village. Continued to be largely patronised in the first quarter of the 20th century.|
|15||Bishop's Well (the)||Bishop's Glen, Michael||Gill 1929|
|16||Chibber Bob||Cregneish, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill, of the usual domestic kind.|
|17||Chibber Boghtyn||Gill 1929||Pauper's Well|
|18||Brandy Well (the)||Near Junction of Baldwin & Laxey||Gill 1929||AKA Chibber Slieau Maggle|
|19||Brewhouse Well (the)||Castletown||Gill 1929||Mentioned in an extract from the Will of Cath. Halsall, dated 23 Aug. 1758.|
|20||Chibber Brott||In the Doctor's Wood, Glen Aldyn, Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Its water was used for bathing the eyes and other parts of the body. 'Befouled Well'? -broighit. Otherwise 'Broth Well'.
Per Paton - who states this is known to be a sacred well.|
|21||Chibber Catreeney||On the shore, Port Erin||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||(St) Catherine's Well|
|22||Chibber Catreeney||Bell Abbey, Arbory||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||(St) Catherine's Well. Per Gil - Catherine's or Colby Fair used to be held here on 25 Nov (OC), later 6 Dec.|
|23||Chibbyr y Chiarn||At the head of Glen Dhoo, Ballaugh and/or on Slieau Curn||Gill 1929; imuseum||Custom of visiting on Old Midsummer's Day. 'Lord's Well'|
|24||Chibber y Chiarn||SE corner of field called Magher y Chiarn, Marown||Gill 1929||Visited in 2020 but unable to locate the well. The area is overgrown with thick gorse.|
|25||Ny Chibberyn||Cronk ny Chibberagh, Ballachrink, Patrick||Gill 1929||'The Wells'. Roadside stream-fed basins.|
|26||Chibber y Chree Baney aka Chibbyr Cree-Bane||In the mountains south of Ballaugh||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Mentioned in the Rev W Kermode's MS Account of the parish.|
|27||Chibber y Chrink||In Garey y Cleragh, Maughold||Gill 1929|
|28||Christian's Well||Peel||Gill 1929||The surname Christian|
|29||Chibber ny Clara||On Baare ny Clara, Cornaa Mill, Maughold||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Well of the Plank Bridge'.|
|30||Chibber Coan y Chleiy||Rises in Coan y Chleiy, Corvalley, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the valley of the hedge'. Photographs submitted by Katie Newton.|
|31||Chibber ny Craue||A mountain well||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Visited every first Sunday in August. Location unknown.
|32||Chibber ny Creg||Ballelby, Patrick||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the rock'. |
|33||Crogga Well||Crogga, Santon||Gill 1929||Formerly a 'Fairy Well'. Now partly drained and damaged as a thing of beauty.|
|34||Chibber Cronk Espart||Shenvalley, Rushen||Gill 1929||'Evening-hill well'.|
|35||Chibber Cronk Quinney or Chonney||On the west side of Perwick, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Gorse hill well' or 'Quinney's hill well'.|
|36||Chibber Crosslan or Crashlan||Cregneish, Rushen||Gill 1929|
|37||Chibber Donean||Baldrine, Laxey||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Donncadh's (Duncan's) Well'.
Per Paton - 'Donkan'.|
|38||Chibbyr Drine||North of Langness farmhouse, Malew||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Thorn tree well.|
|39||Farrane Fing (the)||At Braid Farrane Fing, Slieau Ruy, Lonan||Gill 1929||'Clear spring'.|
|40||Fairy Well, (the)||Thalloo Holt, Slieau Rea, Lonan||Gill 1929||Two spring-wells fill two little pools. Fairy story associated with this.|
|41||Fairy Well (the)||At the Fairy bridge and ford near Oakhill, Braddan||Gill 1929|
|42||Chibbyr Feeayr||Cronkbreck, Grenaby, Malew||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Cold Well'.
Per IOM Wells - Visited in 2019. Accessible to public and still in very good condition.|
|43||Chibber Feeyney||On Lheeaney Fheeyney, Ballacree, Bride||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Possibly 'wine well' but 'leeyney' occurs in other Manx place-names and the meaning is not always clear.|
|44||Chibber Feeyney||Somewhere on the north side of the glen. Glen Roy, Lonan||Gill 1929; Paton 1942|
|45||Chibber ny Ferrishyn||In Close ny Ferrishyn, Gob y volley, Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the Fairies'.|
|46||Chibbyr Folta/Volta||Stood close to the old lighthouse at the north end of the beach, Port Erin||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Aka Chibber Volta. Now covered and piped.|
|47||Chibber ny Gabbyl||About 300 yards NE of Meayll Circle, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the horse (or horses)'. The Fairies had an exhibition at this well.|
|48||Chibber ny Garey Dhoo||Cregneish, Rushen||Gill 1929||'Well of the dark wasteland'.|
|49||Chibber y Geayee||Above Goby y Volley, Lezayre||Gill 1929||'Well of the Wind'.|
|50||Geill (the)||At the Rule, Sulby, Lezayre||Gill 1929||'Geill' = spring.|
|51||Chibber y Geill||Rhenab, Maughold||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Well of the spring'. A bubbling well.
|52||Chibber yn Ghlion||Glen Down, near Port Erin||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Well of the Glen'. Once a picturesque draw-well, but recently destroyed by the tenant.|
|53||Glencrutchery Well||Conchan||Gill 1929||Per Gill - resident supernatural protector; a Fairy Well|
|54||Chibber Ghlion ny Cain||Spaldrick, near Port Erin||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Cain's-glen well' or possibly 'Sea-glen well'. A domestic well.|
|55||Chibber Gorran||Between Agneash and Croit ny Claghbane, Lonan||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - The Gaelic 'garran' means a thicket or shrubbery but there is nothing of the kind there now. A likelier explanation is the Manx 'garron' a pony.
Per Paton - this is listed as a sacred well.|
|56||Chibber Harree||Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton||Per Gill -'Harry's Well' or 'Colts' Well; sharree.
Per Paton - listed as 'Harres'.|
|57||Henry Kermode's Well||West of Spaldrick Glen, near Port Erin||Gill 1929|
|58||Chibber Hidee||In the courtyard of Castle Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Tide well'. Like Ballig Well, Conchan, it is said to rise and fall with the tide.|
|59||Chibber y Himma||Ballafesson, Rushen||Gill 1929||'Well of the ridge'. One of the numerous wells which 'never run dry'.|
|60||Howe Well (the)||On the north side of the high road from Cregneish to Corvalley||Gill 1929||The chief source of water for the neighbourhood|
|61||Chibber Inch||Westward of Sulby Glen, between it and Ballaugh Glen, Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - Purports to be a sacred well.
Per Paton - Listed as a sacred well.|
|62||John Caley's Well||Ballacaley, Lezayre||Gill 1929||Per Gill - A 'John Caley of the Well' is buried in Lexayre Churchyard in 1765.|
|63||John Caley's Well||Cronk y Chuill, Lonan||Gill 1929|
|64||Julia Morgan's Well||Between the two Renshents on the Foxdale Road, Marown||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Julia was the wife of an Irishman who lived in a cottage close by.|
|65||Kinley's Well||Peel||Gill 1929||Per Gill - The surname.|
|66||Chibber Kione Spainey||Spanish Head, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Spanish Head well'.|
|67||Lady's Well||At the top of Chapel Bay, Port St Mary||Gill 1929||Per Gill - The 'Lady' in question is the Virgin Mary after whom the vanished chapel, once adjacent, and the present Port, were named.|
|68||Chibber Laish (or Lace)||Ballaugh Curragh||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Cure well'; 'lheihys'.
Per Paton - who lists this as a sacred well.|
|69||Chibber Lansh||On the high ground west of Sulby Glen, Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - It is mentioned in 'Feltham's Tour (1798).
Per Paton - who lists this as a sacred well.|
|70||Chibber Leaky||Bradda, Rushen||Gill 1929: Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Falling water well'; 'lhieggey'.|
|71||Chibber Lieen||The Mull, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Flax well'.|
|72||Chibber Lhiondaig||The Mull, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Lhiondaig' an even, grassy plot in a valley. This well is near Chibber Cronk Espart.|
|73||Chibber ny Lhargagh||South of the Sloc, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the slope'.|
|74||Lord Henry's Well||On Laxey beach, about 1/4 mile SW of the harbour||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Named after Lord Henry Murray, son of the Duke of Atholl.|
|75||Chibber y Lurchan||On Balladhoo, NW of the Liverpool Arms||Gill 1929||'Well of the hillside'.|
|76||Chibber Lieh-Laa aka Chibber Mun Laa aka Chibbyr Malaa||At Cardle Veg, Maughold||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Half-day well' or 'Mid-day well'. Near the ancient keeill and burial ground.|
|77||Chibber Maghal||Maughold||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||See St Maughold's Well (ref. 117)|
|78||Chibber Mappy||At the side of the road going down to the Sound, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Mappy' (Martha) was the name of an old woman who lived near and used the well.|
|79||Moir ny Hushtaghyn||Glen Rushen||Gill 1929||'Mother of the Waters'. Unsure if this is a genuine Manx expression or was coined by Manx translators of the bible.|
|80||Chibber Mooar||In one of the Glebe fields, Maughold village||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Big Well'.|
|81||Chibber Morag||On Rhenab, Maughold||Gill 1929; Paton 1942|
|82||Chibber Naimey||In the upper part of Surby Moor, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942|
|83||Chibber Nalla (or Nulla)||A roadside well in Ballarragh village, Lonan||Gill 1929; Paton 1942|
|84||Nan Willy's Well ||Between the Chapel and the old Schoolhouse, Upper Sulby Glen
|85||Nancy's Well||On the Magher Nancy, just below the south side of the high road, Bradda Mooar, Rushen
||Gill 1929||Per Gill - It is now disused and consequently in a neglected state.|
|86||Chibber Neddy Hom Ruy||Cregneish, Rushen||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||'Red Neddy Tom's Well'.
|87||Chibber Nell||In a field called the C'nell(?), Ballarragh, Lonan||Gill 1929||'Nell's Well'.|
|88||Chibber Nerrish||By the haunted ford and footbridge on the Silverburn below the Whallag, Malew||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - (Possibly) 'Well of the Fairy' (ferrish). But perhaps a remoter etymon, such as 'feeayr-ushtey' (cold water), or the Gaelic 'fior-uisge' (fresh water), would be preferable.|
|89||Chibber Niglus||Braddan||Gill 1929||'St Nicholas' Well'.
|90||Chibber Niglus||On the shore below Cabbal Niglus, Laxey||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - '(St) Nicholas' Well'. Having been desecrated by bloodshed, was filled up many years ago."-(Mx. Archl. Survey Report, 1915.) Story wanted. The well was in use up to 1887, if not later.
Per Paton - this is listed as a sacred well.|
|91||Chibber Nink||Ballaragh village, Lonan||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - A roadside well; it lies at the foot of land called 'The Carnanes', traditionally a battle-field.|
|92||Nunnery Well (the)||The Nunnery, Douglas||Gill 1929||See Chibber Vreeshey (144).|
|93||Chibber Ooinney or Chibber Uney||Baldwin||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Dedicated to St Ronan.|
|94||Chibber Pherick||On Slieau Curn, Ballaugh||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - '(St) Patrick's Well'. |
|95||Chibbyr Pherick||On Lhergey Grawe, east side of Glen Roy, Lonan||Gill 1929; Juan Othigill 1910||Per Othigill - a wishing well.|
|96||Well||Chester Farm, Kirk Michael||imuseum||Domestic well.|
|97||Chibber Pherick||About 250 yards west of St Patrick's Chapel, Jurby||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - '(St) Patrick's Well'. Now filled in and drained.
Per Paton - this is listed as a sacred well.
|98||Philowe's Well||Gill 1929||See Bishop's Well (the)|
|99||Pooyl Hood||East end of Cregneish||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Formed by a spring and reserved with its trough, for the use of animals|
|100||Chibber Pooyl Sallagh||On the NE slope of Cronk ny Irree Lhaa, Patrick||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per IOM Wells - The name looks like 'Well of the pool of the willow' but per Gill he states it is 'Muddy-pool well'.|
|101||Chibber ny Pot||Between the Howe and Struan-snail, Port Erin||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - The well is said to be named from a pot with which it was furnished but more probably from its boggy site; 'pot' means soft ground.|
|102||Chibber y Punch||On the Injebreck turf-grounds, Lezayre||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Perhaps a corruption of 'Chibber y Phun', 'Well of the Sheepfold or Pound'.|
|103||Chibber ny Queig||In the glen of the Killey, above Churchtown, Lezayre||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Well of the Five'. The true form of the name may have had some other application that is now forgotten.
Per Paton - this is listed as a sacred well.|
|104||The Rag Well||Near the top of Surby Mooar, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - It must once have been a sacred well. It is also called the 'Fairy Well'.|
|105||The Rhyne Well||At the chapel site and ancient burial ground, the Rhyne, Marown||Gill 1929||Another case of a lost name and probably former sanctuary.|
|106||Chibber Rollin or Ollin||Moore, Manx Names (1890)|
|107||Chibber Sanctan||Close to Santon Church||Gill 1929; Train 1798||Per IOM Wells - Rediscovered 2018. |
|108||St Mary's Well||Jurby. About 170 yards south of the parish church||Gill 1929|
|109||Chibber Woirrey||At the west side of Ballaugh Old Church, near the rectory.||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Mary's Well' i.e. the Virgin Mary to whom the church is dedicated.
|110||Chibber Woirrey||Ballakoig, Ballaugh||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Mary's Well'. A fresh-water spring in the neighbourhood of low-water mark on the Ballakoig shore exposed only at neap tides.
|111||Chibber Woirrey||Ballafayle, Maughold||Gill 1929||'Mary's Well'|
|112||Chibber Woirrey||About 200 yards west of Ballastole house, Maughold||Gill 1929||'Mary's Well'|
|113||Chibber Woirrey||A little east of of Magher Breck House, Maughold||Gill 1929||'Mary's Well'|
|114||Chibber y Woirrey||About 300 yards west of the parsonage, Ramsey||Gill 1929||'Mary's Well' |
|115||Chibber Woirrey||On the site of Messrs Corlett & Cowley's Mills, South Ramsey (per Gill)||Gill 1929||'Mary's Well' |
|116||Chibber y Wirra||At the top of Close Clarke, Malew||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Mary's Well'. Contributes a trickle to the still slender Awin Ruy.
|117||St Maughold's Well||On the north face of Maughold Head||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Paton - this is listed as a sacred well.|
|118||Chibbyr Vael||Near the Carn Vael (Michael's Cairn), Michael||Gill 1929||'(St) Michael's Well'|
|119||Chibber Vael||Near the ruins of Keeill Vael (St Michael's Chapel), Santon||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Michael's Well'. This well is not on Gills' well list but is found in the section on old roads and road lore.|
|120||Chibbyr Pherick aka the Big Well||Above the railway station, Peel||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Closed and built over about half a century ago.|
|121||Chibber Roney aka Chibbyr Oney||Marown||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - who states this well is dedicated to St Ronan.|
|122||Trinity Well||Kirk Christ, Rushen||Gill 1929; Feltham 1798||Per Feltham - 'Near the church...'.
Per Gill - 'It is now undiscoverable and probably non-existent.|
|123||Chibber Scooie||Ballamilghyn, Lonan||Gill 1929 from Lord's Composition Book||Per Gill - 'Continuing/Unfailing Well'. Domestic well, still in use in 1929.|
|124||Spooyt Phaddy or Fhaddy||Lhergy Grawe, Lonan||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Paddy's Spout'. About 50 yards below Chibber Pherick (St Patrick's Well).|
|125||Spooyt Woodber||Issues from the cliff beside the fine old house, once the chief inn of Port Erin||Gill 1929||'Woodworth's Spout'|
|126||Chibber Strung||Cregneish, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Nose', the nicknamme of a man who lived near it.|
|127||Towl Dick||Lezayre||Gill 1929||'Dick's hole'|
|128||Towl ny Bet||Bradda Mooar, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Bet's Well'. Not striclty a well but formerly used as such.|
|129||Towl Meeney||Bradda||Gill 1929||'Mine-hole'|
|130||Chibbyr Unjin||Near a nameless keeill site in
Grenaby, Malew||Gill 1929; Paton 1942||Per Gill - 'Ash tree well' though he also queries the name 'Foundation Well'.
Per Paton - who states this is known to be a sacred well.
Per IOM Wells - very important well and much visited over centuries for its healing properties. Destroyed by tenant farmer 1899.
|131||Dub ny Merroo||On Bayr ny Merro (Road of the Dead), Bride||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Pool of the Dead'. Customary route for funerals.
|132||Chibber Vainnagh||Moore, Manx Names (1890)||Per Gill - No location provided. It may be the same well as Chibber y Varnagh below.|
|133||Chibber y Varnagh||In the gill, Glen Aldyn, Lezayre||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Well of the wart'. Used to cure warts, hence the name.|
|134||The Wart Well||Stockfield, German||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Used to cure warts, hence the name.|
|135||Chibber y Varkish||Ballacottier, Bride||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Mark's Well'. 50 yards NW of Keeill Varkish. Now filled in and drained.|
|136||Chibber y Vaykish||BMW - check entry|
|137||Chibber Vashtee||On the narrow mountain track from Eairy Cushlan to Lag ny Keeilley, Patrick. About 100 yards north of the keeill||Gill 1929||'Baptism Well'|
|138||Chibber y Vashtee||The Barony, Maughold, a quarter of a mile NNE of Keeill Vael||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Baptism Well'. A recent visit reveals the regrettable fact that it has now been filled in.|
|139||Loughan Keeill Vael||Adjacent to Keeill Vael, Maughold||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Christening Well'|
|140||Chibber Vear||At the top of Glion ny Veay on the Southern slope of South Barrule||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Possibly 'Road Well'.|
|141||Chibber Venten||Port Erin. On the Glendown Road to Port St Mary||Gill 1929|
|142||Chibber Vondy||BMW check Chibbyr Unjin|
|143||Chibber Vreeshey||On the western margin of Lough Cranstal, Bride||Gill 1929||'Bridget's Well'|
|144||Chibber Vreeshey||Near the Obelisk in the Nunnery grounds, Douglas||Gill 1929||'Bridget's Well'|
|145||Chibber y Vrueh||SE of Spaldrick Glen, Port Erin||Gill 1929||'Well of the Bank'|
|146||Chibber y Vull||A roadside well at Ballakillowey, Rushen||Gill 1929||'Well of the Bull'|
|147||Wishing Well (the)||Silverdale, Malew||Gill 1929||Per Gill - A pretty little well by the Silverburn now turned into an 'attraction'.|
|148||Pooylvaash Spring||Pooylvaash, Malew||Gill 1929||Per Gill - A fresh-water spring on the shore at Pooylvaash. This spring is similar to Chibber y Wirra at Close Clarke, Malew (see ref.116).|
|149||Chibber Wushell||On the highest point of the Calf, close to Thie Vushell (Bushell's House)||Gill 1929|
|150||Yeaman's Well||Opposite the top of Stanley Road, Peel||IOMPRO map of Peel 1848; Gill 1929; imuseum||Formerly used much by the community, it now no longer exists.|
|151||Chibber y Yett||Between Cregneish and Corvalley, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Well of the Road'|
|152||Yon's Well||Near the Darragh, Port Erin||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'John's Well'|
|153||Chibber Yoan Mooir or Joan Mere||Under the Chasms, Rushen||Gill 1929||Per Gill - On the shore near the sea|
|154||Spring||South Barrule||Gill 1929||Per Gill - It can only be found once in a lifetime and is reported to have marvellous health-giving properties|
|155||Well||It is in a streamlet at the lower corner of the Glebe, Old Lonan Church||Gill 1929||Per Gill - It's name is no longer known but perhaps 'Chibber Vashtee' or 'Chibber Ownan'. The 'well' is actually formed in the bed of a streamlet by three large blocks of stone set on edge...'.|
|156||Spring||Kerroodhoo, Dalby||Gill 1929|
|157||Well||Between Cregneish and the Howe||Gill 1929, who mentions it from Roeder's MS||Roeder states there are two wells, 'one each side of the higheway less than 20 yards apart...they flow in opposite directions...'|
|158||Well||Between Cregneish and the Howe||Gill 1929, who mentions it from Roeder's MS||Roeder states there are two wells, 'one each side of the higheway less than 20 yards apart...they flow in opposite directions...'|
|159||Spa Well||Ballabrooi, Braddan||Gill 1929, Feltham 1798||Per Feltham, '...because of the inconvenience arising from the resort of company, it was blocked up'.|
|160||Spring||Above the Crossage Bridge, Ballasalla||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Scarcely more than a spider's thread, it has the power of granting a wish...'|
|161||Well||Dreem Crammag, Lezayre||Gill 1929||Per Gill - Acts as a barometer|
|162||Well||Dreemlang, Marown||Gill 1929, Brown's Guide to the IOM 1887||Gill has never seen 'this prodigy of a well' and found no evidence of its existence. It is reported to be built entirely of great blocks of quartz, some several tons in weight
|163||Well||The Lhergy, above Laxey village||Gill 1929||Per Gill - 'Buried alive' a generation ago and it was concealed so well that when the villagers had need of it at a later date, they couldn't find it despite much digging|
|164||Well||By a little stream, Baljean, Laxey||Gill 1929||Per Gill - A 'Wishing Well'|
|165||Chibbyr Asbyrt||Cregneish||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|166||Bannaght||Lezayre||Paton 1942||Per Paton - 'Blessed Well'. |
|167||Chibbyr Chiggyrt||Maughold||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information.
Per IOM Wells - there is a keeill in Maughold called Keeill Chiggyrt.
|168||Chibbyr Claddagh||Ballaugh||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|169||Chibbyr Feeayr||Rushen||Paton 1942||Per Paton - 'Cold Well'.
|170||Chibbyr Ferish||Ballaugh||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|171||Chibbyr Glass||Ballaugh||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|172||Chibbyr Karran||Rushen||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|173||Chibbyr Karrin||Lezayre||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|174||Chibbyr Keeilley||Patrick||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|175||Chibbyr Lattaig||Maughold||Paton 1942||Per Paton - who attaches a date to this entry of 1783.|
|176||Chibbyr Lheiy||Ballaugh||Paton 1942||Per Paton - 'Calf Well'.|
|177||Chibbyr Lhiondaig||Rushen||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|178||Chibbyr Niglus||Patrick||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|179||Chibbyr Pharick||Bride||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|180||Chibbyr ny Meilley||Lonan||Paton 1942||Paton provides no other information|
|181||Chibbyr Skoij||Lonan||Paton 1942||Per Paton - who attaches a date to this entry of 1703.|
|182||Chibbyr Slaynt||Lezayre||Paton 1942||Per Paton - 'Health Well'. He states this is known to be a sacred well.|
|183||Chibbyr Tushtagh||Andreas||Paton 1942||Per Paton - who states this is known to be a sacred well.|
|184||Chibbyr Unjin||Bradda||Paton 1942||Per Paton - 'Ash Tree Well'.|
|185||St Jacob's Well||Grey Tower, Ballasalla||imuseum.im||Catalogue entry, May 1938, Letter re: the Holy Well of St Jacob, findings when cleaned out and use of the well.|
|186||Chibbyr Vreeshey||near Keeill Vreeshey, Crosby||manxkeeills.blog||(St) Bridget's Well. It was reportedly in a field below the keeil.|
|187||Ballakinnag Well||Ballakinnag, Ballaugh||imuseum.im||Recorded as a stepped well. |
|188||Old Well(?)||Tromode, Douglas||imuseum||The imuseum records the wording on the sketch as 'old well' but it looks more like 'old mill'|
|189||Well||At the side of footpath below Ballaglass Glen car park||Submitted by Katie Newton|
|190||Ridey-didey's Well||Near the Braaid on a slope||Manx Folk-life Survey. Submitted by Katie Newton.|
|191||Well||Windsor Terrace, Douglas||Manx Folk-life Survey. Submitted by Katie Newton.|
|192||Esther Garrett's Well||Cronk-y-Voddy||Healing well. BMW to check book.|
|193||Kermode Well 1||Castletown||Mentioned by PMC Kermode in his papers and submitted by Katie Newton||BMW to check and identify which one is referred to. |
|194||Well||Park Llewellyn||Submitted by Katie Newton||Domestic well.|
|195||Well||Injebreck, on unnamed farm||Submitted by Katie Newton||Possibly a domestic well.|
|196||Ballaskella Well||Ballaskella, Sulby||Submitted by Katie Newton||Domestic well.|
|197||Well||Ballagyr Road, Patrick||Submitted by Katie Newton||Roadside well. |
|198||Scotchie's Well||Lower Foxdale||imuseum||Article on Antiquarians' Visit from Mona's Herald, 3 Sep 1957: Formerly supplied Lower Foxdale with drinking water is still preserved.|
|199||Billy McLean's Well||At Billy McLean's house, rear of Waggett's Yard, Church Street, Ramsey||imuseum||The well was discovered in 1960.|
|200||Pump||Castletown||imuseum||Catalogue entry found on imuseum|
|201||Village Pump||Andreas||imuseum||Catalogue entry found on imuseum|
|202||Well||Ballachurry House, Rushen||imuseum||Catalogue entry found on imuseum, early 20th century: Looking down into the well at the back of the house.
Per IOM Wells - well is not marked on first OS but there is a dam and sluice shown.|
|203||Well||Unknown location||imuseum||Catalogue entry found on imuseum, late 19th century: Two boys drawing water from well.|
|204||Chibbyr Pherick||The well is below Corrin's Folly/Tower, Peel Hill, Patrick||Cashen 1912||Per Cashen - a holy and healing well.
Per IOM Wells - now neglected|
|205||Well||On the track from Ballaugh Glen to Glen Dhoo||Submitted by Brian Beattie||Photograph held|
|206||Wishing Well||Loch Promenade, Douglas||imuseum||Information from various newspaper articles. Well was offically handed over to the people of Douglas in May 1957. |
|207||The Monks' Well||Silverdale Glen, Ballasalla||imuseum||'Discovered' in 1902 after disuse and neglect. Today it is regularly visited. Public access.|
|208||Chibbyr Aspick||Peel Castle, Peel||imuseum||Manx Sun newspaper article 1874|
|209||Laxey Wells||Laxey district||imuseum||1902 public inquiry re: provision for the disposal of sewage; supply of water for domestic purposes and discussion on the condition of some Laxey district wells. |
|210||Brick-lined Well||Hanover Street/Lord Street, Douglas||imuseum||Catalogue entry found on imuseum; possibly an 18th century well discovered during sewage works in 1953.|
|211||Chibbyr Vaarley||Ballakelly, Andreas||Journal of the Manx Museum||Well of the Robbers? Or possibly a nickname of the family who used the well.|
|212||Well||Ballacowle Beg, Bride||Journal of the Manx Museum||Description of the cottage at Ballacowle beg includes a reference to a stepped well that served old Paaie Cala (Margaret Callow)|
|213||Well||Raby Mooar, Patrick||Vestigia Insulae Manniae Antiquiora 1860; Gill 1929||The well is not far from a keeill and rhullick and is reported to have curative properties.|
|214||Well||Ballawyllin Farm, East Baldwin||Submitted by owner||A domestic well|
|215||Well||Castletown||Submitted by Castletown resident||An uncharted well discovered March 2021.|
|216||Orryside Well||Main Road, Colby||Submitted by owner||A domestic well that may have served the local community too. |
|217||Field Well||Maughold||Submitted by Christopher Porter||A field well, near the A2 road, not recorded on the OS|
|218||Barley Dub||Maughold Churchyard||Gill 1963||Per Gill - A pool at the south end of Maughold churchyard between the fence and the embankment and near a well (now closed) and a chapel site. (See Lioar Manninagh, i. 386)|
|219||Creggan ny Chibbert||On the West Berk, Michael||Gill 1963||Per Gill - 'Rocky place of the well'. A tumulus is marked hereabouts on the OS.|
|220||Dem ny Tarroo Ushtey||Above Booilley Velt gate, Maughold||Gill 1963||Per Gill - now merely a boggy area lying on both sides of the road and river above Booilley Velt gate, but mostly on the SW side where there are traces of a causeway across it. 'Dam (hence pool) of the Water Bull.'|
|221||Dubba ny Sack||Close to Faragher's Mill (presemably Mullenaragher on the Santon river)||Gill 1963||Per Gill - 'Pool of the sacks'. A stream came from the 'dubba' to the mill.|
|222||Dub ny Hollach||Maughold||Gill 1963||Per Gill - 'Pool of the Cattle'. Under the water-slide in the gill, above Ballig Bridge, Maughold|
|223||Fairy Pool, the||Lezayre||Gill 1963||A deep place in the Ballacuberagh river, Lezayre, above the quarry.|
|224||Fountain||The Promenade, Peel||Submitted by Ber Weyde||A public fountain, constructed in 1858.|
|225||Well||Ballacallum Red Gates, Andreas||Submitted by owner||Beach stone lined well, probably for domestic use.|
|226||Well||Goldies Loughan, Jurby East||Submitted by owner||A domestic well which was photographed in 1897|
|227||Well||Ballachrink Croft, Ballacorey Road, Bride||Submitted by owner||Recently discovered during buildings works, the filled-in well is to be reinstated as a working well|
|228||Haunted Well||Castletown||imuseum||Photograph catalogue entry on imuseum|
|229||Well||Upper Ballahane Cottage, Port St Mary||Submitted by owner||A domestic well in its own private plot|
|230||Well||Cregneash||Submitted by Ber Weyde||Impressive well with an equally impressive stile to access it|
|231||Well||Cregneash||Submitted by Ber Weyde||Village well|
|232||Well ||Howe Road, Port St Mary||Submitted by Ber Weyde||Impressive D-shaped well, with stile and in a walled enclosure|
|233||Well? - Ushtey mie-halloo||Appears to have been in the vicinity of the Silverburn Farm, Ballasalla||Per Kneen (Place-names, 1925)||1703 Man. Roll 'Usta mahallow', Mx. Ushtey mie-halloo, ‘water of the good land.’ This may have been applied to a stream or well.|
|234||Well?||Ballanahowe, Santon||Submitted by Emilie Moss||Personal recollection - "...when they were doing up the farm house at Ballnahowe, Santon, they found a well in the wall and have done something to try and preserve it." |
|235||Well ||Ballavarvane, St Marks||Submitted by Emilie Moss||Testimony of a well at the farmhouse|
|236||Well ||Ronague||Submitted by Emilie Moss||Stone built well that sadly appears to be the site of a tragedy|