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.
A Bleachfield [used for bleaching textiles in the sun] extended in the seventeenth century from Dublin road to near Sallins, and comprehended Roseboro’, and all the Protestant Orphan Society’s lands down to Sallins road. In 1722 it was called Keating’s Commons.DeBurgh, Thomas J.. “Ancient Naas.” Journal of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society and Surrounding Districts I, No. 3 (1893): 318-336. https://www.google.com/books/edition/Journal_of_the_Co_Kildare_Archaeological/kkg9AAAAIAAJ (accessed February 24, 2021).