townland
Baile na nGiollach
genitive: Bhaile na nGiollach
non-validated name
(Irish)
Gilltown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

53.6798, -6.49679 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540-1
Gyltone
(Nich. Chester)
Ir. Mon. Poss.
1541
Gilton
Lease to Laurence Townley, of Dublin, gent. ; of the site of the abbey of the B.V.M., of Mellifunt, county Louth … Oldbrige, Shepehouse, Rathmolane, Stalinge, Donore, Doo, Glashalyn, Grangeithe, Crewodd, Balranny, Kardoragh, Ranyskyn alias Monknewton, Newgrange, Ballyfadoke, Knoythe, Kelliston, Cracamothan, Rosynry, Gilton, Dromynhaull, Radronoghe, Cullyn, and Starenaghe, and a fishery of the Boyne, with the weirs of Stalinge, Brows, Monckenwerr, and Oldbrigge, county Meath. FHen. 254
F
1566
Gylton
F Leathanach: 889
1566
Gylton
Edward Moore of Mellefont … <br> the lands, customs and tithesof Oldbridge,a salmon weir on the Boyne … customs and tithes of Shepehowse, Ramollan …Stalinge … Doo, Glassehallyn, Graungegithe, Crewood, Ballranny, Kardraghe, Ranysken alias Monckenewton, Newgraunge, with Browusweir and the fishing of the Boyne there and Borowismill, Ballyfadock, Knoyth, Kellyston, Cracomothan, Rossynry,with Mooncketon salmon weir, a deep pool, ; and a mill on the Boyne, Gylton, Dromenhalle, Radrenaghe, Cullyn, and Starenaghe, county Meath, F 889
F
1610
Gilton
CPR Leathanach: 230b
1620
Gilton
CPR Leathanach: 462a
1654-55
Gilltowne
CS V Leathanach: 25
1654-55
Gillstowne
The sayd Lord [Charles] Moore [Protestant]. Acres 230.
CS V Leathanach: 26
1655-57
-
DS
1659
Gilltown
Cen. Leathanach: 480
1660c
Gillstowne
BSD (Mí) Leathanach: 54
1666
-
ASE
1685
-
Hib. Del.
1817
Gilltown
Larkin (Mí)
1836
Gilltown
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gilltown
CM:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gilltown
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gilltown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gillston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gilston
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Bul' na n-giollaigh, 'town of the Gills (family)'
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Bal na n-giollaigh
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gillton
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39
1836
Gilltown
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí012,39

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