BROWSE
townland
Baile Léis
genitive: Bhaile Léis
(Irish)
Leachestown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.2468, -6.46877latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1638
Leachestowne (John Waddinge)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 128 C I
1654
Leaches Towne
CS (LG) Leathanach: 301
1655-7
Lechistowne
DS
1659
Leachistowne
Cen. Leathanach: 534
1659
Leachis towne
Cen. Leathanach: 534
1660c
Leaches Towne (Richard Wadding)
BSD (LG) Imleabhar: (CS IX), Leathanach: 76 (301)
1663
Lechestowne (Phil. Wadding, George Cheevers)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 3 C II
1667
Leachtowne (Rich. Ously)
ASE Leathanach: 105
1690c
Leakestowne (Rich. Owesly)
Quit Rent (LG) Leathanach: 29
1714
Leachestowne (Bishop – King)
CGn. Imleabhar: 13, Leathanach: 446, Uimhir: 6338
1813
Leaches Cross
Léars. Eastáit Cliffe (LG)
1816
Leaches Cross
Gill (Wexford)
1830c
Leachestown
TAB Leathanach: 4
1840
Leachestown
Barrington:AL (LG)
1840
Leachestown
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 32
1840
Leachestown
Fenwick, Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Leachestown
GJP:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 32
1840
Leachestown
Lloyd, J.:AL (LG)
1840
Leachestown
Lloyd, J.:AL (LG)
1840
Leachestown
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 32
1840
Leachestown
Walshe, W.:AL (LG) Maigh Ghlas
1840
Leachestowne
DS Ref.:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 32
1840
Leachtown
Patent 1667:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 32
1840
Lochistowne
DS Map:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 32

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