townland
Baile Liam
genitive: Bhaile Liam
(Irish)
Williamstown
(English)

Centrepoint

53.7325, -7.09847 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1567
Wyllyamston
1194 (6356). Lease to John Wakeleye, gent.; of the lands of Demore and Martenston, co. Meath, Dowanston, Phillipston, Rathuge and Ballaughe, Loghcru, Thomaston, ***Wyllyamston, Patriskiston, Ballevalle, Hickieston, Derver by the Breny, and the customs of its tenants, co. Meath, Swermore. co. Louth, 3s. 4cZ. chief rent out of the land of William Elles in Swermore, 2s. out <"'f lands of Walter Kelley, 6d. out of the lands of Nicholas Kelley, called Bogges land, the castle and land of Hurlston, co. f.mith. To hold for 21 years, at a rent of £40 18s. U. for the lands in Meath, and £13 Is. 4=d. for those in Louth. Maintaining two English horsemen in Meath and one in Louth. Not to charge coyn. Date defaced. 1195 (S Appointment, under letters at
F
1583
Williamston
Lease … to sir Lucas Dillon, knt., chief baron ; of the manor of Dermor or Deamor and Dearver, co Meath, that is, the lands of Demore and Martenston, Dowanestone, Phillippeston, Rathuge and Ballaughe,Loghecrue, Thomaston, ***Williamston, Patrickeston, Ballivalle Hikenston, and Derver by the Brenie, co. Meath, and the customs of the tenants F 4206
F
1603
Williamston
(The manor of Deamor and Dervor, viz… in Williamston 160a…Sir George Carewe knt. President of Munster)
CPR Leathanach: 1
1654
Williamstowne
(East & North Balrath. West…Corrstowne. South…Thomastowne) (Robt. Lord Dillon, of Kilkeny, Prot)
CS V Leathanach: 263
1655-7
Williamstown
(Lord Dillon, Ir. Papist)
DS (P, TCD)
1655-7
Williams towne
DS(TCD)
1660c
Williamstowne
BSD Leathanach: 104
1685c
Williamstowne
Hib. Del.
1725
?Williamstown (John Gilsenane)
Gilsenane, John, senr., Williamstown, co. Meath, farmer. <br> Prerogrative Wills 194
Prerogative Wills
1751
?Williamstown
Gilesnan, John, Williamstown, co. meath, gent. <br> Prerogrative Wills 193
Prerogative Wills
1834
Williamstown
TAB
1836
Williamstown
OD:AL Leathanach: Mí025,29
1836
Williamstown
BS:AL Leathanach: Mí025,29
1836
Williamstown
Larkin (Mí):AL Leathanach: Mí025,29
1836
Williamstown
HCSV:AL Leathanach: Mí025,29
1836
Williamstown
Bar Cess Coll.:AL (Mí) Leathanach: Mí025,29
1836
Williamstowne
DS:AL Leathanach: Mí025,29

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