Earlier this year, I started gathering a collection of citations from online issues of the Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society and Surround Districts. Lots of gems in here on Keatings in the Co. Kildare area, and I’d like to do the same with other available journals (as well as find a good source for issues not readily available online). I ordered the entries in my notes by the earliest year referenced in each article. I’ve some ideas for a searchable database containing these entries, but for now, here they are in article form.
St. John’s Priory, otherwise known as the Crouched Friary, was founded under the invocation of St. John, or St. Thomas, by Richard de St. Michael, Baron of Rheban, on the west bank of the Barrow, probably early in the thirteenth century.
In 1715 [John] Lyons sold it to Maurice Keating, of Narraghmore, for £6,147.Fitzgerald, Walter. “Miscellanea: St. John’s Athy.” Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society and Surrounding Districts V (1906-1908): 107-109. https://www.google.com/books/edition/Journal_of_the_Co_Kildare_Archaeological/YiIvAAAAMAAJ (accessed February 28, 2021).