civil parishpopulation centre
Cill Easra
genitive: Chill Easra
validated name
(Irish)
Killester
(English)

Glossary

English church

Centrepoint

53.3726, -6.20903latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1178
Cellesra
CCCD Leathanach: 364
1179
Cellesra
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 3
1179
Killesra
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 4
1179
Cellesra
Pont. Hib. Leathanach: 1 27
1181-1212
Kilastra
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 33
1186
Cellestra
CCCD Leathanach: 6
1200c.
Cellesra
Crede Mihi Leathanach: 2
1343
Killestre
HTrin. AR Leathanach: 26
1489
Killestry
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 251
1504
Killester
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 256
1532
Killester
Rep. Vir. Leathanach: 193
1546
Killester
F Leathanach: 482
1611
Killester
CPR Leathanach: 219
1621
Killester
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 47 J I
1654-6
Killester
CS VII Leathanach: 172
1659
Killester
Cen. Leathanach: 389
1660
Killester
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 94
1664
Killester
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 395
1683
Killaster
Hib. Del.
1837
Killester
BS:AL
1837
cill Laistre, Laisre, St. Lassera's church
OD:AL
1969
Cill Easra
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 27

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