town townland
Droichead an Chaisleáin
genitive: Dhroichead an Chaisleáin
(Irish)
Castlebridge
(English)

Glossary

English castle
English bridge

Centrepoint

52.3831, -6.44876 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1571
Castellbridge (Rich. Stafford)
F Alt: 1749
1641c
Castlebridge (Thos. Roche)
Wexford Rebel List 1641 Leathanach: 46
1654
Castle Bridge
CS (LG) Leathanach: 116, 111
1654
Castlebridge
CS (LG) Leathanach: 113
1659
Castle bridge
Cen. Leathanach: 544
1660
Castlebridge
BSD (LG) Leathanach: 37
1685c
Castlebridge
Hib. Del.
1699c
Castlebridge (George Turner)
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 53
1816
Castle Bridge
Gill (Wexford)
1840
Castle Bridge
TAB:AL
1840
Castlebridge
BS:AL
1969
Droichead an Chaisleáin
Bailte Poist Leathanach: 47

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