townland
Baile Eilís
genitive: Bhaile Eilís
validated name
(Irish)
Ellistown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.5349, -6.25971 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1539
Elliston
Chart. Mary's Imleabhar: II , Leathanach: 67
1539
Ellyston
Chart. Mary's Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 68
1540
Elliston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 12
1604
Elleston-red
CPR Leathanach: 1
1654
Ellistowne
CS VII Imleabhar: VII, Leathanach: 46
1657
Ellistowne
DS
1659
Ellistowne
Cen. Leathanach: 386
1664
Ellistowne
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 407
1670
Ellistowne
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 79
1685
Ellistown
Hib. Del.
1821
Ellistown
Duncan
1838
Ellinstown
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