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Towns as defined by the 1851 Townland and Town Index



If there are more than one townland with the same name, the civil parish is in (parenthesis)

Town(land) Index

Townlands starting with A and B

Townlands starting with C and D

Townlands starting with E to J

Townlands starting with K and L

Townlands starting with M to W


last updated, February 15, 2015
(NOTE: due to a website change many of the Griffith's Valuation Index links may no longer work (John Haye's website), you can now find the site at: http://www.failteromhat.com/Laois.htm



*Index to the Townlands, and Towns, Parishes and Baronies of Ireland, 1851; based on the Census of Ireland for the Year 1851
*A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland, 2nd Editon; by Brian Mitchell, 2002
*A Guide to Irish Parish Registers; by Brian Mitchell, 1988
*Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 3rd Edition; by John Grenham, 2006
*Irish Records, Sources for Family and Local History; by James G. Ryan, 1997
*Irish Church Records, New Edition; by James G. Ryan, 2001
*Topography Dictionary of Ireland, Vol 1 & 2, Samuel Lewis, 1837
*Townlands in Poor Law Unions, Edited by G.B. Handran, 1997
*Index of Parishes and Townlands of Ireland from 17th Century Maps, Y.M. Goblet, 1932
*Irish Libraries, Archives, Museums & Genealogical Centres, Robert K O'Neill, 2002
*The Anglicized Words of Irish Placenames, Tom Burnell, 2006


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