townland
Baile Phúinse
genitive: Bhaile Phúinse
non-validated name
(Irish)
Punchestown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.181, -6.63248 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1256-66
Ponteston
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 125
1504
Ponchestowne
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 257
1504
Ponteston
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 258
1560c
Baile Fuinnsi
LBran. Leathanach: 69.1815
1642/3/23
Puncheyes towne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 243r
1642/1/20
Punchestowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 247r
1654
Punchardstowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 48
1654
Punchestowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 48
1752
Punchestown
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1807
Punchestown
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: iv
1837
Punchestown Little
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Punchestown Little
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Punchestown Little
joseph
Mooney, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Punchestown Little
william
Merrey, W.:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Punchestown
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,2
1837
Punchstown
Top. Dict. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 627
2009-2010
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