townland
Baile Bhéacáin
genitive: Bhaile Bhéacáin
(Irish)
Beaconstown
(English)

Centrepoint

52.9375, -6.9158 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1305
Bekaneston
CJR Leathanach: II, 78, 79, 151
1311
Bekanyston
RBO Leathanach: 13
1311
Bekanyston
RBO Leathanach: 22
1311
Bekanyston
RBO Leathanach: 13, 22
1314
Jordanystoun
CJR Leathanach: III, 325
1328
Bekaniston
RDK Leathanach: 43.21
1518
Decan alias Ballybecan
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 285
1540-1541
Becanston
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 167
1540
Becanston
Forf. (N. L.)
1540
Jordanston
Forf. (N. L.)
1545
Becanston
F Leathanach: 464 Hen
1545
Jordanston
F Leathanach: 464 Hen
1621
Beachanston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1621
Becamston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1621
Jordanston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 40 J I
1654
Beaconstowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 118
1659
Becons town
Cen. Leathanach: 404
1660c
Baganstowne
BSD (RIA)
1752
Baconstown
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1775
Beaconstowne
CGn. Leathanach: 309.350.105985
1783
Bakenstown
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Baconstown
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 212
1837
Beaconstown
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Bakenstown
Taylor Co. Map 1783:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Baconstown
Noble & Keenan Co. Map:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Baconstown
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Baconstown
TAB Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Baconstown
Fitzgibbon, Rev.:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Beaconstown
Proprietor (Duke of Leins.):AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Becamston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Bacon's, a family name
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Beaconstown
pl:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Beaconstown
OD:AL Leathanach: 1,6
2009-2010
ˈbiːkənztoun
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