townland
Baile Phaghain
genitive: Bhaile Phaghain
validated name
(Irish)
Painestown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

Centrepoint

53.8381, -6.45756 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1301
Payneston Lynecan
CPlR Leathanach: 104
1427
Payneston
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 71
1431
Payneston
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 137
1539-49
Payneston
F Leathanach: 91
1564
Payneston
F Leathanach: 678
1565
Paynestone
F Leathanach: 763
1655
Painestowne
DS
1658
Paynstowne
Inq. LP Leathanach: 27
1659
Pains Towne
Cen. Leathanach: 471
1660c
Painestowne
BSD Leathanach: 250
1664
Painestown
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6: 186
1666
Painstowne
ASE Leathanach: 52
1668
Painstowne
ASE Leathanach: 152
1685
Paines
Hib. Del.
1777
Painstown
T&S
1836
Painstown
AL
1836
baile fhaighean
OK & OC:AL
1836
Payne's town
a family name the town of Paghan Paghan - ainm pearsanta
OD:AL
1836
Painstown
AL
1836
baile faighean
OK & OC:AL

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