townland
Baile Dháith
genitive: Bhaile Dháith
(Irish)
Davidstown
(English)

Centrepoint

52.9518, -6.77551 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1518
David is town
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 286
1540-1541
Davydyston
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 174
1540
Daviston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 161
1552
Dubyston
F Leathanach: 1131 Ed.
1568
Dubbiston
COD Leathanach: V, 36
1568
Dubiston
F Leathanach: 1216
1593
Ballidabegge
F Leathanach: 5826
1629
?Balledavidbegg
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 24 C I
1654
Davidstowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 115
1655
Dauidstowne
DS
1659
Dauids towne
Cen. Leathanach: 404
1660c
Davidstown & Hughstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 65
1660c
Davidstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 65
1660c
Hughestowne
BSD (RIA)
1666
Davidstowne & Hughstowne
ASE Leathanach: 46
1685
Dauidstown
Hib. Del.
1783
Davidstown-hill
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Davidstown
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 213
1837
Davidstown
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
Leinster, Duke of:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,47
1837
Davidstown
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,47
2009-2010
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