townland
Fordstown
(English)

Centrepoint

53.468, -6.84716 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540c
Fordeston
Villata de Jorda[n]ston … Wm. Dyxon … <br> Baconston, Ramston et Jordanston <br> Liberi tenentes : Et quod Jacob. Whyte … in Tromman … <br> Pat. Barnwell … ibidem … <br> Thomas Lenam tenet libere … Tupertinam <br> Et quod Johannes Ferrell tenet in Fordeston in iure Katherine uxoris … <br> Ardenewe Crown Survey 114
Crown Surv.
1550
Fordeston
CPCR
1598
Foordston
Hamlen of Smythston Cromp of Muchalton Foord of Foordston Lynch of the knock Eliot of Baliesko Russell of Cookeston Telines of Telinston Descr. Ir. 101
Descr. Ir.
1671
Powderstowne als. Lineham's-Ferdstowne, Lynche's-Ferdstowne
THOMAS EVANS.-Powderstowne alias Lineham’s-Ferdstowne, 50a—Lynche’s-Ferdstowne 41 a.—in Gilbertstowne, 19 a.—Ardenow, 171 a.— Clonycurry (part), 89a.—Cloncowan, 97a…bar. Moyfenragh… ASE 229
ASE
1836
Fordstown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Fordstown
Grand Warrant 1829:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Powerstown otherwise Fordstown
Grand Warrant 1829:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Powerstown otherwise Fordstown
GJ Warrant 1835:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Fordstown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Powerstown alias Fordstown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Foordstowne
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Fordstowne
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Pourdstowne
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Foordstowne
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Feordestown
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Powerston
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Ford, a family name
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Fordstown
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24
1836
Fordstown
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí097,24

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