townland
Bearna na Gaoithe
genitive: Bhearna na Gaoithe
(Irish)
Windgates
(English)

Centrepoint

53.3409, -6.60398 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1305
Bernegeyh
CJR Leathanach: 94
1475c
Lez Wyndyates
Stat. Rolls
1518
Weyngattys
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 232
1549
Barnageth
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 137
1660c
Orchard?
per estimat'
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 1
1689
Wingales
[sic]
Ir. Jacob.
1689
Wingates
Ir. Jacob.
1689
Wingales
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 45
1689
Wingates
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 45
1744
Windgates
CGn. Leathanach: 117.242.80637
1752
Windgate
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1752
Windgatehill
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1763
Windgates
CGn. Leathanach: 226.135.146759
1807
Windgates and Gragefin
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 215
1812
Wind-gates
Leet II Leathanach: 259
1818
Windgate
CGn. Leathanach: 730.569.498504
1829
Windgale (Windgates)
TAB
1837
Windgates & Gragefin
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgatehill
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgate
Co. Map 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgates
Applot. Cess 1836:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgates & Gragefin
Bar. Coll. List:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgate
Dunne:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgate
Phepoe:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgates
Leinster, Duke of:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Wingates; Wingath
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Bearna na gaoithe
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Gap of the wind
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgates
Local (OK):AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
bearna na gaoithe
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Windgates
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,15
1837
Wingates, is now pronounced Windgates, Bearna na Gaoithe, ie , Breaches or Gaps of the Wind
LSO (CD) Leathanach: I, 51
1837
Windgates
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,15
2009-2010
ˈwəingeːts
Áit.

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