Dún Firchirt
genitive: Dhún Firchirt
non-validated name
(Irish)
Dunfierth
(English)

Glossary

dún, dúnaibh
English fort

Centrepoint

53.3919, -6.826 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1308
Donfythny
CJR Leathanach: III, 34
1329
Dunfytheryd
RBK Leathanach: 125
1518
Downfeddrit
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 292
1540
Dunffirte
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 172
1541
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 191 Hen
1548
Dounferde
F Leathanach: 217 Ed
1549
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 417 Ed
1551
Dunferthe
F Leathanach: 770 Ed
1560c
fá Dhún Feircheirt
LBran. Leathanach: 66, Líne: 1716
1570
Donfert
F Leathanach: 1647
1572
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 2117
1573
Donfert
F Leathanach: 2345
1582
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 3895
1583
Donfertt
F Leathanach: 4150
1584
Donserle
F Leathanach: 4464
1597
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 6053
1600
Donfert
F Leathanach: 6389
1600
Donferte
F Leathanach: 6389
1603
Dunfert
CPR Leathanach: 30
1603
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 6755
1603
Dunferte
F Leathanach: 6755
1603
Dunfert
F Leathanach: 6772
1613
Donfert
CPR Leathanach: 298
1613
Donfert
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14 J I
1625
Donfert
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 6 C I
1628
Donfert
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 18 C I
1629-44
ecclesia de Dunfeart
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.33
1630c.
Donfert
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 90 C I
1634
Dunfort
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 43 C I
1635
Dunfeart
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 51 C I
1638
Donfeyrt al' Donferthe
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 75 C I
1638
Donfeyrth, maner de
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 75 C I
1641-47
Dunfert
Outlaws Leathanach: 346
1641-47
Donfert
Outlaws Leathanach: 347
1641-47
Donfert
Outlaws Leathanach: 348
1650c
oidhre Duin Firchert
LGen. Leathanach: DF 824.5
1650c
edhre Duin Firchert
LGen. Leathanach: DF 1399.3
1653/2/17
Dunfert
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 206v
1654
Dunferth, The Mannor of
CS VIII Leathanach: 172
1655
Dunfertt
DS
1659
Dunfiert
Cen. Leathanach: 407
1660c
Dunfert
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: 38
1660c
Dunfert Parish
BSD (RIA) Leathanach: 38
1689
Dimfert
[leg. Dunfert]
Ir. Jacob.
1689
Dimfert
Ir. Jacob. Leathanach: 46
1695
Dunfert
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 G&M
1719
Dunfeirt
CGn. Leathanach: 23.482.14132
1740
Dowfert, Dunfert als
CGn. Leathanach: 97.315.68480
1752
Dunfeagh
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1774
Dunferth
CGn. Leathanach: 305.232.201633
1783
Dunfort
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1812
Dunsfort
Leet Leathanach: 251
1837
Dunfierth
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Dunfeirth
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Dunfort
Pop. Rep. 1821:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Dunfierth
TAB Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Dunfert
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Bogg of Dunfert
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Comons of Dunfert
DS Map:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1837
Donfeyrt al' Donferthe
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: 1,9
1910
dún firchert
Onom. Goed. Leathanach: 384a
2009-2010
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