town townland
Baile an Chaisleáin
genitive: Bhaile an Chaisleáin
validated name
(Irish)
Castletownsend
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English castle

Centrepoint

51.535, -9.17529 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1655
Castletowne
DS
1659
Castletown
Cen. Leathanach: 224
1660c
Castletowne
BSD (Co) Leathanach: 232
1750
Castletown now Castle-Townshend
Smith Cork Leathanach: 1, 272
1778
Castle Townsend (Townsend Esq)
T&S Leathanach: 171
1837
Castle Townsend
Top. Dict. Leathanach: 1, 297
1841-2
Castletownsend (Demesne)
BS:AL
1841-2
Castletownsend
Co. Cess Bk.:AL
1841-2
Castletownsend
Rent:AL
1841-2
Castletownend (sic)
Tithe Ledger:AL
1841-2
Castletownend
Mulcahy, Rev Jas.:AL
1841-2
Castletowne
DS:AL
1841-2
Proprietor Col. John Townsend
Desc. Rem.:AL

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