townland
Rúscach
genitive: Rúscaí
(Irish)
Roosk
(English)

Centrepoint

53.3393, -6.62209 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1518
Bothe Roskyghes
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 232
1518
The Mock Ruskagh
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 282
1540-1541
Magna Rustagh
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 137
1540
Magna Ruscagh
Forf. (N. L.)
1540
Parva Ruscagh
Forf. (N. L.)
1600
Rouske
F Leathanach: 6408
1612
Fouskagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 8 J I
1621
Rouskagh
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1654
Rowske
CS VIII Leathanach: 9
1655
Rouskey
DS
1659
Rooske
Cen. Leathanach: 401
1660c
Roestowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 4
1660c
Rouske
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 4
1685
Rousky
Hib. Del.
1752
Rusk
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Roosk
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1787
Roosk
CGn. Leathanach: 385.554.256042
1807
Roosks
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 216
1812
Rosk
Leet II Leathanach: 188
1837
Roosks
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Rusk
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Roosks
Bar. Coll. List:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Roosk
Dunne:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Roosk
Phepoe:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Rousk
Leinster, Duke of:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Rooske
Applot. Cess 1836:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Rouskagh
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Rúsc
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
a moor
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Roosk
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
rúsc
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,16
1837
Roosk
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,16
2009-2010
ruːsk
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