townland
Baile an Bhreatnaigh
genitive: Bhaile an Bhreatnaigh
(Irish)
Walshestown
(English)

Centrepoint

53.1791, -6.60463 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1302-6
? Villa Walenses, church of
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 242
1689
Walshestowne
Ir. Jacob.
1837
Welchestown Big
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Welchestown Big
Mooney, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Walshestown
Merrey, W.:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Welshetowne
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,6
1837
Walshestown etc.
OC:AL Leathanach: 1,6
2009-2010
ˈwalʃizˌtoun
Áit.

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