townland
Fastrach
genitive: Fhastrach
(Irish)
Fostragh
(English)

Centrepoint

53.8487, -7.63677latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1612
Fasery
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 3 Jac.1
1629
Fasrah
Cotton Map
1660c
ffaseragh
BSD Leathanach: 177
1813
Fostragh
Edgeworth
1832
Fostragh
BS:AL
1832
Fostragh
Crawford, Sir, G.:AL
1832
Fostragh
Edgeworth Map:AL
1832
Fastrach, “a wilderness”
OD:AL
1832
Fas-rach
pl:AL
1832
...the most part...is arable pasture there being a considerable portion of bog
Desc. Rem.:AL
1908
Fostra, Fastrach, “a wilderness”
MacGivney Leathanach: 116
2007
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