townland
Seanbhaile Dhún Uabhair
genitive: Sheanbhaile Dhún Uabhair
non-validated name
(Irish)
Oldtown Donore
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
dún, dúnaibh
English fort
English old

Centrepoint

53.246, -6.76704 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1584
the old town of Donowre
F Leathanach: 4517
1588
Oldtowne of Donowre
F Leathanach: 5417
1594
Oldtowne of Donower
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 12 El.
1610
Oldtowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 5 J I
1610
Oldtowne juxta Denover
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 5 J I
1654
Ouldtowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 159160
1655
Old towne
DS
1659
Ould towne
Cen. Leathanach: 398
1660c
Old Grainge
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 32
1660c
Oldtowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 32
1685
Oldtowne
Hib. Del.
1752
Oldtown
Noble & Keenan Co. Map
1768
Oldtown
LN: Ms. Map Leathanach: 16H34(4)
1807
Oldtown Donore
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: 205
1833
Oldtowndonore
TAB
1837
Oldtown Donore
BSD:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtown Donore
Map of Kildare 1752:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Donore
Cary Map of Ireland 1830: Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Donore
Bk. Lands, Index to:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtowne
BSD:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtowne
Petty Eng. Map 1682:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtn Donore
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtowne
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtowne de Donower
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: 1,37
1837
Oldtown Donore
Local (OK):AL Leathanach: 1,37
2009-2010
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