townland
Easca an Ghearráin Uachtarach
genitive: Easca an Ghearráin Uachtarach
(Irish)
Askingarran Upper
(English)

Centrepoint

52.6042, -6.2268 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1616
Askenegarran (Rog. Jones)
CPR Leathanach: 302
1618
Askenegarran (Alex. Redmond)
CPR Leathanach: 361
1642 c
Askingowran ? (Adam Roch)
Wexford Rebel List 1641 Leathanach: 35
1654
Askengarren (John Redmond, tá sé ainmnithe mar cuid de Ardamine anseo)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 38
1655
Askengaren
DS
1655-57
Askengarren
DS (P)
1660
Askengarran (Jn. Redmond)
BSD (LG)
1668
Askengarran (Jo. Warren)
ASE Leathanach: 179
1840
Easga an gharráin ‘moor or quagmire of the copse or shrubbery’
OD:AL
1840
Upper Askingarren
BS:AL

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