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

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English castle

Centrepoint

52.2273, -6.56456latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1540
Castelton
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 359
1540
Castelton (Poss. of Abbey of Tintern)
Hore Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 77
1541
Casteltowne (Richard Ketyng ; Chronicles of Tintern)
Hore Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 85
1552
Castellton
F Alt: 1059
1566
Castelton (Chronicles of Tintern)
Hore Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 100
1568–9
Castelton
F Alt: 1259
1625
Castelltour
Inq. Lag. Alt: 4 C I
1637
Castletowne
Inq. Lag. Alt: 119 Ch I
1654–6
Castletowne
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 155
1654–6
Castletowne (Saesar Colclough)
CS (LG) Imleabhar: IX, Leathanach: 134
1655–7
Castletowne
DS
1659
Castletowne
Cen. Leathanach: 539
1830c
Castletone
TAB Leathanach: 1
1840
Castletone
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 16
1840
Castletone
Furlong, W.:AL (LG) An Chill Mhór
1840
Castletone
King, Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Castletone, Castletown
Rowe, J.:AL (LG) An Chill Mhór
1840
Castletown
Archdall:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 16
1840
Castletown
Bar. Cons.:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 16
1840
Castletown
GJReturn:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 16
1840
Castletown
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 16

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