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civil parish

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civil parish townland
Follistown
(English)

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

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53.6394, -6.60115 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1302-07
vill of Folevile
Church of the vill of Folevile and Stafford
CDI Leathanach: 264
1396
Folnylestoun
Ricm. f' Thoe. More de Moretoun [jux'] Folnylestoun, de ten' in Athboy
RPat. Cl. Leathanach: 153b §12
1540-41
Folleston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: Innéacs
1545-6
Folleston (Thomas Gogourtie, husbandman)
Pardon to Thomas Cusake, of Gerardeston, county Meath, gent., Patrick, his son, Walter Michell, of the same, cottier. John O'Murnyghan, of the same, labourer, Thomas Gogourtie. of Folleston, husbandman, William M‘Loys, of the same, husbandman, Philip Manchan, of Staffardeston, husbandman, and Hugh, his son.—20 March, xxxvii. FHen. 477
F
1559
Folleston
F Leathanach: 2618
1570
Fylleston
"Grant to Andrew Brereton of Monketon ..."
F Leathanach: 1594
1575
Folleston
Thomas Earl of Ossory and Ormonde …The house land and tithes of Folleston, co. Meath. F 2618
F
1615
Folestowne
CPR Leathanach: 291b
1634
Folieston al' Folvinston
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 96 Car.1
1634
Folieston als. Folvinston (Rob. Cusack)
ROB' CUSACK seis' fuit de maner’ vil’ & ter’ de Gerrardston in со' Mid', contin' 1 castr', 6 mes'& 120 … Folieston als. Folvinston 6 mes'& 200 acr' … Clonarderane als. Clonertheran …6 mes' & 120 acr' arrabil', Branonstowne als. Brenockston 4 mes'& 100 acr' arrabil', & Morevill al' Moorevill 2 Mes & 40 acr’ … Cusack de Rathallron … Rob … obit 1632 …Patrie' Cusack est ejus consanguin' & her’ Nugent, ut de maner' suo de Skrine. Inq.CI 96
Inq.
1654
Parish of Follistowne
CS V Leathanach: 65
1654
Follistowne
CS V Leathanach: 66
1657
Follisto:wne Parish
DS
1657
Foliestowne
DS
1659
Fohes towne
leg. Folies
Cen. Leathanach: 484
1659
Fohes towne
leg. Folies
Cen. Leathanach: 484
1660c
ffollistowne
p. Follistowne
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 164
1666
Follistowne
9. JOSEPH DEANE esq—Hayestowne (part), 445 a…Earnulfe, 120 a—Harriestowne (part), 410 a…Kingstowne and Great Earnulfe, 319 a…—Follistowne (part), 81 a…bar. Skreene ASE 107
ASE
1667
Follistowne, part of
1666 Sr Courtney Poole, bart… Purte of Damstowne and Renehane, 641a…Gerraldstowne, 191a…Follistowne (part), 288a… Mooretowne, 140a, Ardmulchan, 673a…Oldowne (part) 149a…Slane ASE 120
ASE Leathanach: 120b
1685
Fellistowne
Hib. Del.
1836
[Follistown]
"There is a bush on side of road which is called 'The Beggars Seat'…"
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Follistowne
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Baile follaigh, 'Follis's town'
OC/OD:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Follistown
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
B - follaidh
[glanta]
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Follistown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Follistown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
Follistown
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí053,30
1836
bhaile Folaigh [g.]
In the townland ... is an old church in ruins called Teampal bhaile Folaigh, within 30 perches of it to the North, there is a well called Tobar Muire.
LSO Leathanach: 54/141
1900c
[Follistown]
Chapel (in ruins) [SO 25]; Grave Yard [SO 25]; Follistown Bridge [SO 26]
SO 6" Leathanach: 25, 26, 31, 32

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