townland
Baile Shigín
genitive: Bhaile Shigín
(Irish)
Jigginstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.2144, -6.68826 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1280
Sigineston
Gorm. Reg. Leathanach: 1
1297
Yagoyston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CJR Leathanach: I, 171
1298
Sygyneston
CJR Leathanach: I, 202
1299
Yagoueston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CJR Leathanach: I, 248
1299
Yagoeston by le Naas
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CJR Leathanach: I, 273
1299
Yagoueston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CJR Leathanach: I, 293
1316
Yagoston near le Naas
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
COD Leathanach: I, 520
1379
Sigyneston (Jigginstown)
RBK Leathanach: 175
1408
Jagowestown
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
COD Leathanach: 218
1412
Yagoteston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
COD Leathanach: II, 419
1537
Sigenston
Forf. (N. L.)
1539
Siggenston
F Leathanach: 80 Hen
1540
Sygynston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 91
1540
Siggenston
Forf. (N. L.)
1544
Syggenston
F Leathanach: 439 Hen
1548
Jagoteston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
F Leathanach: 201 Ed
1553
Yagoteston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
F Leathanach: 1245 Ed
1558
Sigenston
F Leathanach: 195 P&M
1582
Sygenston
F Leathanach: 3965
1582
Yagoston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 El.
1584
Yagogestone
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
F Leathanach: 4322
1602
Jagoston
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 17 El.
1604
Giggenston
CPR Leathanach: 41
1607
Yagostowne, Naas
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CPR Leathanach: 116
1608
Yagostowne
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CPR Leathanach: 130
1612
Sygyneston-Stonhall
CPR Leathanach: 251
1612
Yagoeston near Naas
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CPR Leathanach: 251
1617
Giginston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 19 J I
1618
Yagogstowne
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CPR Leathanach: 364
1618
Gigginston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 26 J I
1619
Yagogstowne near Naas
c. Oldtown (p Naas)
CPR Leathanach: 364
1629-44
Capella de Higginstowne
Cillsheanchas Chill Dara Leathanach: 2.32
1630
Gigginstowne
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 29 C I
1641-47
Gigginstown
Outlaws Leathanach: 349
1642/3/23
Sigginstowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 243r
1642/1/13
Siggenstowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 290r
1642/3/29
Siggenstowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 351r
1642/3/23
Sigginstowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 390r
1646
?Boile Uigin
O Mealláin Leathanach: 47
1652/12/1
Sagginstowne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 113r
1652/12/1
Ciggins towne
Dep. 1641 Leathanach: 813 114r
1654
Siginstowne
CS VIII Leathanach: 66
1659
Siggins towne
Cen. Leathanach: 398
1660c
Sherlockstown par.
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 26
1660c
Sigginstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 26
1660c
Gigginstowne
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 47
1685
Jegginstow
Hib. Del.
1727-1838
Gigginstown
Longfield: Baronies (CD) 21 F. 35 Leathanach: 21F35(43)
1778
Jigginstown
T&S Leathanach: 95
1783
Jigginstown
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Jigginstown
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: v
1812
Jiggins-town
Leet II Leathanach: 16
1828
Jigginstown
Terence McDonald
Adm. Bonds Kildare
1829
Jigginstown
TAB
1837
Jigginstown
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jigginstown
Cess Applot. 1834:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Gigginstown
Cess Applot. 1834:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jigginstown
Tenant Receipt:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jiggingstown
Sch. Master (Power):AL (CD) Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jiggingstown
Doyle, Rev. PP:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jigginstown
Tombstone:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jigginstown
[Vicar]
Burgh, Rev.:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jeninston?
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: 1,17
1837
Jigginstown
"See Westmeath Index." [Nóta OD]
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: 1,17
2005
Baile hUiginn
FSÁG Imleabhar: 2, Leathanach: 31

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