townland
Baile an Chaisleáin
genitive: Bhaile an Chaisleáin
validated name
(Irish)
Castletown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English castle

Centrepoint

53.0549, -7.95066 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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Nóta
1593
? Castletowne
COD Leathanach: VI.77
1595-1596
Casteltonoclere
COD Leathanach: VI.86
1601
Castletownoclere
COD Leathanach: VI.191
1602
Castleton O Clere
COD Leathanach: VI.187
1602
Castleton O'Clere
CPR Leathanach: 254
1603
Castletowne O Clery
COD Leathanach: VI.166
1654
Castletowne
CS II Leathanach: 279, 280, 325, 326
1657
Castletowne
DS
1659
Castletowne
Cen. Leathanach: 299
1685
Castle towne
Hib. Del.
1685
Castlestowne
Hib. Del.
1840
Castletown
AL
1840
Baile an chaisleáin
OD:AL

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