townland
Baile an Fhoraistéaraigh Thuaidh
genitive: Bhaile an Fhoraistéaraigh Thuaidh
validated name
(Irish)
Fosterstown North
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.4464, -6.23195 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1326
Foresterestowne, Simon Forestere at
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 176
1530c
Fosters
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 120
1547
Forsterastown
HSP Leathanach: 79
1655
ffosterstowne
CS VII Leathanach: 114
1659
Forsterstowne
Cen. Leathanach: 384
1664
Fosterstowne
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 418
1670c
Fosterstowne
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 1
1670c
Fosterstowne
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 5
1685
Fosterston
Hib. Del.
1760
Forsters T.
Rocque
1821
Fosterstown
Duncan
1836
Fosterstown
BS:AL
1836
Fosterstown
P.P.:AL

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