townland
Baile Liam
genitive: Bhaile Liam
validated name
(Irish)
Williamstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.8788, -6.40452 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Williamston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 107,108
1633
Williamston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 23
1655
Williamtowne
DS
1658
Williamstowne
Inq. LP Leathanach: 32
1659
Williams towne
Cen. Leathanach: 471
1660c
Williamstowne
BSD Leathanach: 248-9
1664
Williamstowne
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:186
1666
Williamstowne
ASE Leathanach: 80
1685
Williamstown
Hib. Del.
1740c
Williamstown
Corn Cen. Leathanach: 275
1777
Williamstown
TS
1836
Williamstown
AL
1836
baile uilliam
the town of Liam
OK & OC:AL

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