townland
Cnoc Búnsa
genitive: Chnoc Búnsa
(Irish)
Knockbounce
(English)

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53.1216, -6.75662latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1639
Bouncinge Hill
Phillip Codd
JKAS Imleabhar: V, Leathanach: 295
1642
Bounsinghill
Phillip Cood of Bounsinghill in the Cowntie of Killdare late vndersherriffe of that Cownty
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: (CM) 160v
1654
Bounsing Hill
CS VIII Leathanach: 76
1654
Bunsing Hill
CS VIII Leathanach: 76
1654
Bounsing Hill
CS VIII Leathanach: 77
1654
Bounsing Hill
CS VIII Leathanach: 76
1654
Bunsing Hill Lane
CS VIII Leathanach: 76
1654
Logh of Bounsing Hill
CS VIII Leathanach: 77
1752
Knockbounce
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1759
Knockbounce
CGn. Leathanach: 198.42.130853
1773
Knockbounce
CGn. Leathanach: 294.385.195078
1783
Knockbounce
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1809
Knockbunts
Longfield: Baronies (CD)
1812
Knock-bunce
Leet II Leathanach: 58
1815
Knockbunts
'A survey of the Glebe of Killcullen ... the estate of the Chancellor of Christ Church let to William Lisney'
Longfield: Baronies (CD) Uimhir: vtls000302002
1837
Knockbounce
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockbounce
Teacher (Divine):AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockbounce
Browning, J. P.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockbounce
Cole, W.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockbounce
Hardy, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockabounce
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Cnoc bonnsaighe
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
hill of the rod
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
Knockbounce
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,13
1837
[Knockbounce]
"It might seem from the word 'knock' being part of the name of the townland that it contained a hill, but that is not the case for there is scarcely any elevation in it."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: 1,13
2009-2010
ˌnɑkˈbouns
Áit.

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