civil parish townland
Dústún
genitive: Dhústúin
(Irish)
Dowdstown
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

53.6052, -6.62707 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540-1
Daweston
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1616
Doweston
Presentation of John Sealer to Doweston vic. CPR 301
CPR
1620
Dowston
Presentation of Morgan Jones, clerk, to Dowston vicarage, Meath… to be united for this turn only with Skreen vicarage CPR 496
CPR

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