townland
An Riasc
genitive: an Réisc
non-validated name
(Irish)
Reask
(English)

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53.631, -6.44767 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1379
Reskis of Careblaghe and near le Reskis
Patent Roll 2 Richard II INSPEXIMUS of the partition of the lands and tenements that belonged to Theobald Verdon made in 6 Edw. III [1332–3] and sent into the chancery of Edward III by that K.'s order, in these words … 1 carucate of land in Cartenesboy, each acre worth 8d p.a. Total £4. 1 carucate of land in Loghlagh, each acre worth 6d. Total 40s. Half a carucate of land in Bathlistoun, in the K.’s hand, each acre worth 3d p.a. Total 15s. 1 carucate and 38½ acres of land in Castamstoun, Reskis of Careblaghe and near le Reskis, each acre worth [4d p.a.]. Total 3s 10d. 20 acres of land in Bridamestoun, each acre worth 8d p.a. 30 acres of land there, each acre worth 4d p.a. Total 24s 4d. 58 acres of land in Derramestoun, each acre worth 8d p.a. Total 38s 8d. (Cal. ICR (chancery.tcd.ie))
Cal. ICR
1666
Reaske
James Duke of York...the moiety of East and West Kernes, 207 a.—Athcarne, 219 a… Reaske, 136 a—Sneoge or Sueoge, 109 a—Bethellstowne, 139 a…Tankardstowne, 52 a….Hamondstowne, 42 a….Clogherstowne, 25 a…Rath, 68 a. 2r—Clony, 113 a…bar. Duleek, co. ASE 72-3
ASE
1703
Reiske
35. THOMAS SOMERVILLE of Dublin, merchant, 8th June 1703… castle, town, and lands of Athcarne, 219a…one moiety of East and West Carnes, 106 a…Beshellstowne, 130 a…Cloney, 1 18 a…Rath, 68 a…Hamondstowne, 53 a…Reiske, 120a…Tankardstowne, 53 a…Sneage, 109 a.— Cloghertowne, 8 a…Heathstowne, 14 a…Wilkinstowne, 40 a…Little Boolis, 28 a…bar. Duleek…the estate of the late King James.—all the lands, except Little Boolis, to be subject to a lease allowed by the trustees to George Aylmer, Lancelot Dowdall, esqrs., and Dame Cicily Bath, for 99 years… Forf. Est. 381
Forf. Est.
1836
Reisc
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reask
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reask
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reask
Co. Map 1812:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reask
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reask
TAB Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Reaske
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22
1836
Réisc, 'a marsh or fen'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí036,22

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