townland
Baile Bhastaird
genitive: Bhaile Bhastaird
(Irish)
Bastardstown
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.1891, -6.54273latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1538
Bastardeston (Rich Caine)
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 75
1538
Basterdeston (Wm. Seyntlo of the castle and manor of Rosegarland)
Hore Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 73
1539
Bastardeston (Wm. Seyntloo)
F Alt: 73
1540–1
Baltoriston ??
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 227
1540–1
Basteriston (Bishop of Ferns)
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 228
1540–1
Basteriston (Chris. Chenez)
Crown Surv. Leathanach: 228
1546
Bastareston (John Brereton)
F Alt: 484
1548
Bastareston (Chronicles of Tintern)
Hore Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 89
1568
Bartereston alias Basterdiston
F Alt: 1232
1629
Bastardston (Oliv. Keating)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 38 CI
1630
Bastardstowne (Arth Keatinge)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 54 C I
1638
Bastard’s towne (Arth Keatinge)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 127 C I
1654–6
Bastardstowne (Oliver Keating)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 132
1655–7
Bastardestown
DS
1659
Bastards towne
Cen. Leathanach: 539
1677
Bastardstowne (Will. Ivory)
ASE Leathanach: 96
1683
Bastardstowne
Bayly Papers Leathanach: 103
1685c
Bastardstow-
Hib. Del.
1830c
Bastardstown
TAB Leathanach: 7
1840
Bastard, a family name
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 12
1840
Bastardstown
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 12
1840
Bastardstown
GJReturn:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 12
1840
Bastardstown
King, Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Bastardstown
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 12
1840
Bastardstown
Scanlan, G.:AL (LG) An Chill Mhór
1840
Bastardstown
Young, J.:AL (LG)
1840
Bastardtown
Bar. Cons.:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 12

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