townland
Baile Phúinse Uachtarach
genitive: Bhaile Phúinse Uachtarach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Punchestown Upper
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.2178, -6.52142latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1307
Pountyston
CJR Leathanach: II, 329
1518
Ponchiston
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 235
1518
Puncheston
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 249
1518
Pounchiston
Kildare Rent. Leathanach: 260
1540-1541
Poncheston
Thoma s Ewstas de Poncheston
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 220
1654
ye great slade of Kilhile called Slade, Clonduffe
CS VIII Leathanach: 43
1660c
Penshiestowne?
BSD (CD) Leathanach: 27
1783
Slievebeg
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1807
Punchestown
Stat. Surv. (CD) Leathanach: iv
1837
Punchestown Upper
BS:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestown Upper
Mooney, J.:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestown Upper
Merrey, W.:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestown Upper
Ebbs, C.:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestown Upper
Archer, Rev. F. PP:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Puncherstn
[Map]
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestn
Stat. Survey (CD):AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchertowne
DS:AL Leathanach: 1,53
1837
Punchestown
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: 1,53

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