townland
Charlestown
(English)

Centrepoint

53.9318, -8.02186 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1660
Charlestowne/Ardnafryne
The present Charlestown seems to have been a part of Ardanaffrin, which is still the name of an adjacent townland' Éigse VI 280; 'The only Irish form [of Charlestown] known to tradition is Bárr na Coille' M. J. Connellan, Éigse VII, 271.
BSD (RC) Uimhir: 52:2, 1660
1794
Baile Shéarluis
Éigse Imleabhar: VI, Leathanach: 202
1837
Charleston
["Weld, p.377"];
Weld:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
OD:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
[Charlestown]
"Contains the woods & part of the demesne of Sir G. King B[.]." [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
BS:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
CM:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
King, G. Sir:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
Pop. Rep.:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Carliston
Co. Bk.:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestown
HC Rep. R. Shannon:AL Leathanach: RC051,13
1837
Charlestowne
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: RC051,13

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