townland
Baile an Chócaigh
genitive: Bhaile an Chócaigh
validated name
(Irish)
Cookstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.5, -6.25385 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1530c
Cokston
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 179
1547
Cokeston
HSP Leathanach: 79
1655
Cookestowne
CS VII Leathanach: l00
1655
Cookestowne
DS (s) (BÁC)
1659
Cookestowne
Cen. Leathanach: 383
1664
Cockstowne
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 417
1670c
Cookestowne
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 6
1685
Cookston
Hib. Del.
1760
Cooks T.
Rocque
1821
Cookstown
Duncan
1836
Cookstown
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