civil parish townland
Baile Risteaird
genitive: Bhaile Risteaird
validated name
(Irish)
Richardstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

electoral division

Centrepoint

53.8509, -6.47632 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1309
Rich. le Blourd ... Richard White's town
PR Leathanach: 39: 29
1370
Richard's villa chapel
Reg. Swete. Leathanach: 248
1385
chapel town of Richard White
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 8
1540
Christopher Whyte of Rychardstown, par. of Richardstowne
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 225
1540
Richadstowne
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 226
1552
the parish of Rychardeston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 1134
1618
Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 10
1622
P. White de Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 15
1624
Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 17
1628
Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 14
1633
Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 23
1638
R. White de Richardston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 42
1655
Richardstowne, Richardstowne psh.
DS
1658
Richardstowne
Inq. LP Leathanach: 29
1659
Richardstowne, Richard(s) towne P.
Cen. Leathanach: 471, 472
1660c
Richardstowne
BSD Leathanach: 252
1664
Richardstown
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:186
1666
Richardstown, Richardstowne (2)
ASE Leathanach: 52
1685
Richardstown
Hib. Del.
1777
Richardstown, Richardstown
TS
1836
Richardstown
AL
1836
baile Risteard
the town of Richard
OK & OC:AL

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