civil parish
Dún Ing
genitive: Dhún Ing
(Irish)
Downings
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

53.2734, -6.77874 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302-6
Dunyng, the Hospitallers are rectors
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 246
1518
Donynis
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 291
1540
Downyng
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 119
1582
Downings
F Leathanach: 3964
1590
Downings
F Leathanach: 5424
1602
Downings, the vicarage
F Leathanach: 6673
1602
Downings [rectory]
F Leathanach: 6721
1628
... county of Kildare ... William Wogan, of Downinge?
iii 428 (CÓC)
CPCR
1629-44
ecclesia S. Ffearanain vel Florranani de Dunings vel Dun fheann
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.33
1660c
Downings Parish
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 31
1660c
Dromin
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 31
1685
Downings
Hib. Del.
1752
Downings
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1778
Dowings
T&S Leathanach: 93
1783
Downings P.
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Downings
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 204
1837
Downings
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Cary Map of Ireland 1830: Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
BSD:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Petty Eng. Map 1682:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downynge; Downene
Inq. H VIII (Archdall):AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Na dúinínidh
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
the small duns or forts
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Na dúinínidh
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
TAB Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,26
1837
Downings Parish, Hib. Na Duinínidh (the Little Forts) perhaps takes its name from the moat in the south and the rath in the east of the Townland of Downings North
LSO (CD) Leathanach: I, 115

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