townland
Piercetown
(English)

Centrepoint

53.691, -6.88819 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1461-83
Perstoñ iuxte kenlys
Esmond Plunket ... frere et heir a Cristofre Plunket ... de Killene ... lez Manre de Tybermessan, Kyllalown, Tallaghnoge, Clamaduff ... Manre de Trym ... Manre de Rathregañ ... Mane de Rathtouth ... Manre de Kylleyn ... SRI Edw. IV 670-2
Stat. Rolls
1628
Pearston, Pierston
Gerald’ Plunkett nup de Curraghton [in Girley, defunct]…seis’ fuit de…Curraghton…in Pearston juxta Kells. Sic seis’ existen, idé Gerald, unacú Rob’ Plunkett fil’ suo & Jac’ Plunkett de Castleton in eodé co’, p fact dat’ 18 jun’ 1587…. Martin’ Nangle de Ardsallagh…Mabe de Maberath…Ric’ Balfe de Galmolston…Rob’ Plunkett de Rathmore… ter’ in Curraghton…Pierston …de maner’ de Kells… Curraghton …de maner’ de Girly… Inq.CI 47
Inq.
1637
Pierston juxta Kells
1637 Gerrald’ Pluncket seis fuid…vil…de Curraghton, Pierston juxta Kells, Newton, & in Curraghton… Inq.CI 138
Inq.
1654
Peirsetowne
(Robert Plunkett of Currahtowne Irish Papist). <br> Bounded on the East with the lands of Cranaughtowne on the West with Balliboy on the North with Peppardstowne & South with Corballis. CS V 283
CS V
1655-7
Peirce towne
DS
1655-7
Peircetowne
Plunket of Curraghtowne
DS (P, TCD)
1660c
Peircetowne
Plunkett of Curraghtowne, 75.
BSD
1666
Piercetowne
22. Sir RICHARD INGOLDSBY knt. of the bath and Sir HENRY INGOLDSBY bart…Ciavaghtowne, Piercetowne, Corballis, Ballyboy, and Cookstowne, 913 a…Ballybegg, Fordstowne, and Curraghtowne, 711…Newtowne-Girlv, 426 a…part of Girly contiguous to Curraghtowne, 501 a…Valvenstowne, Corrstowne, Nugentstowne, and Little Arthgaine, 607 a…in Curraghtowne, 20 a…bar. Kells, co. Meath. ASE 60
ASE
1685c
Peircetowne
Hib. Del.
1836
Piercetown
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercestown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetown
Reg. Voters:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetown and Corbally
Agent & Cess Coll. (Dyas):AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetown
Local:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetowne
DS Ref.:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Peircetowne
DS Map:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Pierston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Pierstonlaundy alias Leckn[.]
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Pierstowne
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Baile Phiarais, 'Pierce's town'
OC/OD:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33
1836
Piercetown
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí028,33

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