townland
Baile Ghrífín Uachtarach
genitive: Bhaile Ghrífín Uachtarach
(Irish)
Griffinstown Upper
(English)

Centrepoint

53.0136, -6.72108latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1297
Griffineston
CJR
1297
Cryfyneston
CJR
1297
Griffiniston
CJR
1540
Griffenston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 131
1540
Gryffynston
Ir. Mon. Poss. Leathanach: 129
1541
Gryffynston
F Alt: 211
1551
Gryffenston
F Alt: 775
1569
Griffenston
F
1581
Giffenston, co. Carlow
F
1587
Balligriffen alias Griffenston
F
1612
Griffinston
CPR Leathanach: 229
1617
Ballygriffin ors. Griffinstowne
CPR Leathanach: 342
1618
Ballegriffin als. Griffinston
Inq. Lag. Alt: 15 J I
1624
Ballygriffin alias Griffinstowne
CPR Leathanach: 578
1638
Griffinston
Inq. Lag. Alt: 23 C I
1639
Griffinston
Inq. Lag. Alt: 26 CI
1660c
Griffinstowne
BSD (CM) Leathanach: 148
1661
Griffinstown
Dublin Wills
1667
Griffenstowne
Leighlin Wills
1668
Griffinstown
HMR (CM)
1685c
Griffinstowne
Hib. Del.
1745
Griffinstown
CGn.
1760
Griffenstown
Nevill 1760
1763
Griffinstown
Dublin Wills
1824
Griffinstown
TAB
1838
Baile Ghrifín, 'Griffin's town or village'
"(Griffin, a family name)" [dúch];
OD:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown Upper Townland
Rec. Name:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown Upper
BS:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
Nevill Wicklow:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
Balwin Map:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
Taylor, Rev.:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
Cess Schedule:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
Registry of Co. Voters:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinston
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown &c
OC:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Griffinstown
GJP 1836:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Upper Griffinstown
Byrne, M.:AL Leathanach: CM008,19
1838
Ballygriffin als. Griffinston
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: CM008,19

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