townland
Baile an Ghleantúnaigh
genitive: Bhaile an Ghleantúniagh
validated name
(Irish)
Charleville
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.865, -6.4218 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1390
John Clyntoun of Clyntounestoun
Dowd. D Leathanach: 1316
1540
Wm. Clynton of Clyntynston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 108
1573
Clynton of Clyntonstown
the town of Bragáin
F Leathanach: 2345
1635
Clintonston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26
1655
Henry Clinton of Clintonstowne
CS I Leathanach: 110
1655
Clintonstowne
DS
1655
Clintontowne
DS
1659
Clintons towne
Cen. Leathanach: 473
1660c
S. Clinton, Clintonstowne
BSD Leathanach: 253
1664
Clintonstowne
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:184
1666
Clyntonstown
ASE Leathanach: 52
1685
Clintstown
Hib. Del.
1777
Clintonstown
TS
1836
Charleville
AL
1836
Clintonstown
formerely Clintonstown from a family of that name being the proprietors but now generally gets Char le vile.
OK & OC:AL
1836
baile ghleantonaigh
the town of an Gleantúnach An Gleantúnach -- ¾n sloinne Gleantún (Clyntoun). Féach 'The Clinton family in County Louth' CLAJ II 398
OK & OC:AL

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