townland
Na Muirne
genitive: na Muirne
non-validated name
(Irish)
Murrens
(English)

Centrepoint

53.7211, -7.20528 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1548
Marne
Old Castle, Castle-Core, Oldcastle, Fynnore, Crosdrom, Marne CPCR (Morrin) 187 Plunket (Pardon of Robert Plunket, knt., Lord Dunsanye, of Dunsany, in the county of Meath, Christopher Plunket, of Old Castle, esquire, Edward Plunket,of Castle-Core, gent, Donald Caffrye, of Oldcastle, horseman, Ferall M‘Caffrye, kern, Gillgrome M‘Caffrye, kern, Edward Galte M‘Caffrye, kern, Thomas M‘Caffry, of Fynnore, husband man, Bernard O’Daley, of Crosdrom, kern, and John buy O‘Daly, Marne—April 7, 3°.
CPCR
1619
Thomasbridstown
Pat. baron of Donsany...Thomasbridstown, lately Farrel O’Rely’s.
CPR Leathanach: 408a
1619
Thomasbridstown
Grant, to Pat., baron of Donsany…Castlecorre, Crossdrome, Kells, Milton, Dromen, Carrick, and Thomasbridstown… those of Oldcastle….Finnore…as of the manor of Fower… CPR 408
CPR
1627
Thomas Bedston
Rob’ Barnewall de Moylagh…defunct’ seos fuit de ...
Inq.
1627
Thomas Bede's towne
Oliver Plunckett de Drumsawry…subviven’ foeffat seia’ ad us Christ’ Barnewell… maner’, vil’ & ter de Moylagh, Ballenlogh, Ballenemone, Ballenegill & Millton… Killcronett, Thomas Bede’s towne… Christ’ obit 3 dec’ 1625. Edw’ Barnewall est ejus fil’ & her’… Inq.CI 22
Inq.
1633
Thomasbeadston al Thomasbreidston
1631 Rob. Barnewall, quondam de Moylagh…nup defunct, seis’ fuit de…Thomasbeadston al’ Thomasbreidston…sunt pcell’ dict’ maner’ de moylagh… <br>
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 77 Car.1
1633
Thomasbeadston als. Thomasbreidston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: CI 77
1654-55
Thomasbridestowne
CS V Leathanach: 266
1654-55
Thomasbridstowne
CS V Leathanach: 266
1654-55
Thomasbrydestowne
CS V Leathanach: 267
1654
Thomasbrydestowne, Thomasbridestowne
(East … Moylah. West…Demifoore. North…Annagh. South…Ballauny) (Thos Kearnan of Thomasbridestowne, Ir. Papist)
CS V Leathanach: 267
1654
Thomasbridstowne
CS V Leathanach: 266
1655-57
Bridestowne
DS
1655-7
Bridestowne
DS
1655-7
Bridstowne
(Terrier)
DS(TCD)
1655-7
Bridestowne
DS(TCD)
1655-7
Bridestowne
(Thos. Kernon, Ir. Papt.)
DS (P, TCD)
1660c
Bridstowne
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 106
1660c
Bridstowne (1/2 bar of Ffore)
BSD Leathanach: 106
1669
Thombirdstowne
Humphry Rogers…In Thombirdstowne, 144a…Ragbmeagh, 168a… ASE 185
ASE
1669
Tombridgtowne
1. JAMES Duke of YORK…. Avilstowne, 96 a. ; bar. Slane…Lagath (part), 100 a. ; bar. Murgallen…Tombridgtowne (part), 78 a.—Moylagh (part), 56a. Balltrasnagh, 22 a.; bar. Half-Fore, same co.—Little Boolyes (part), 28a.; bar. Duleek…Monalvy (part), 180 a.; bar. Deece…Bryardstowne, 244a.; bar. Navan…Butlerstowne (part), 24 a.—Newtowne, 132a. —Wilkinstowne (part), 46 a. ; bar. Morgallen, ASE 189
ASE
1685
Bridstowne
Hib. Del.
1703
Tombridgetowne
14. JAMES NAPPER of Drewstowne, 21st June 1703…The town and lands of Tombridgetowne and Moylagh, 56 a.; bar. Fore…the estate of the late King James. Inrolled 20th July 1703 Forf. Est. 371
Forf. Est.
1737
the Murnes
CGn. Leathanach: 91.276.64235
1769
Murns
CGn. Leathanach: 260.466.174133
1787
Murns
George [Wade], Murns, co. Meath, esq.<br> Prerogrative Wills 469
Prerogative Wills
1817
Whitemurrains
Larkin (Mí)
1817
White Murrains, Black Murrains
Larkin (Mí)
1826
Beltrasna & White Murns
TAB
1826
Moylagh & Black Murns
TAB
1836
Murns
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Murrains Black
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Murrains White
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Murns
Petty Sessions & TAB:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Murns White
Maps & Rent Rolls (Naper):AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
or Tombridestown
Maps & Rent Rolls (Naper):AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Na muirne, 'beautiful hills'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Na muirne
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Baile Thomáis Bhríghde, 'Thomas Brides town'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
B. tomais brighde
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27
1836
Murrens
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí079,27

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