townland
Ros Breannaigh
genitive: Ros Breannaigh
(Irish)
Rosbran
(English)

Glossary

English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Centrepoint

52.9716, -7.01745latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1540
Rossbran
Forf. (N. L.)
1549
Rosbranen
Carrigan MS
1552
Rabran by Athie
F Leathanach: 928 Ed
c. 1563
Rosbrenogh
Map BM (Cotton)
1569
Rabran by Athye
F Leathanach: 1247
1575
Rosbrenagh
F Leathanach: 2653
1599
Rosbranegh
F Leathanach: 6323
1603
Rabranne, tithes of
CPR Leathanach: 16
1608
Rosbrane by Athy
CPR Leathanach: 126
1621
Rosbran
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1654
Rosbram
CS VIII Leathanach: 83
1654
Rosbrann
CS VIII Leathanach: 85
1659
Rosbren
Cen. Leathanach: 403
1752
Rossbran
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1783
Rossbran
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1837
Rosebran
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rossbran
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rossbran
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rosebran
TAB Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rosebran
Bailiff to Duke of Leinster:AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Ros Brennuidh, 'wood of Brennadh'
"…of Wicklow." [OD]
MacKeogh:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Ros Broin, 'ie Bran's wood'
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rosbran
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,12
1837
Rosbran
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,12
2009-2010
ˈroːzbran
(sic)
Áit.

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