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Dústún
genitive: Dhústúin
(Irish)
Dowdstown
(English)

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electoral division

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53.6068, -6.6369 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1595
Dowiston (Robert Caddell, of ...)
Conveyance whereby Robert Caddell, of Dowiston, in the county of Meath CPCR (Morrin II) 351
CPCR
1598
Dowstown
(gluais) <br> Scrine — Baron of Killeen, Sir Rob. Dillon, Wil. Nugent, Baron of Scrine ; Pat. Tankard of Castletown, Pat. Brimigham of Corballies ; *R. Caddell of Dowstown ; R. Dillon of Scrine ; Ed. Penteny of the Cabbragh ; Descript. Ir. 93
Descr. Ir.
1598
Doweston (Caddle of ...)
Proteford of Protfordston Tynt of Blayne Loynes of Cuake Caddell of the Nall, Caddell of Harberdston Caddle of Doweston, Ivers of Ratoryn, Luttrell of Tancardston, Bedge of Frencheston, Beedsre of Harriston Whyte of Clongell, Rochforde of Kilbride Descr. Ir. 97
Descr. Ir.
1654
Dowstowne, Dowestowne
Lawrence Dowdall of Athlomny & Wm. Baggott of Dublin Irish Papist. <br>
CS V
1655-7
Dowestowne
DS
1703
Downstowne als. Dowstowne als. Dowthstowne
60. The said ROBERT ROCHFORT esq., 14th June 1703…The town and lands of Downstowne alias Dowstowne alias Dowthstowne, 314 a…bar. Scryne…the estate of Sir Luke Dowdall, attainted. Forf. Est. 357
Forf. Est.
1836
Dowth, a family name
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Downstown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowthstown
GJRates (Old Docket): AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowthstown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowestown
HCER 1826:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowstowne
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Doweston
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowestowne
Inq. C II:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dústún dubh bheul an atha
"A well in Dowdstown over the Boyne to the S. called Tobar na Mias."
pl:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1
1836
Dowdstown
dúch dearg:AL Leathanach: Mí030,1

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