FoundationGives the name of the site — generally in its Old Irish form, (if attested in early or medieval sources, or if it appears to be readily reconstructable) otherwise the modern English placename is given.: Whitechurch (Lisnahunsin; Less an Fhuinseann?)

TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Whitechurch
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Whitechurch
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:Taney
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Dublin
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Rathdown
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Dublin
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Leinster; Dublin
Recorded HistoryThis concerns the subsequent history of the site, with emphasis on pre-Norman (or early post-Norman) native sources mainly annals but also including medieval ecclesiastical records (charters or taxations), English Crown documents and, on occasion, modern sources (especially surveys or maps, which may mark the location of lost sites or illuminate placenames).:Cr.Mihi 1174 (if Lisnahunsin), c.1280 (Eccl Alba); Chart.SM 1189?; Tax 1302-06
GenderThis seeks to classify foundations as male or female based on the gender of the reputed founder, the later succession-record or the placename of the site.:male?
Field RemainsRecords physical remains of sites, whether visible in the field or accessed through excavation. Precedence is given to features considered to be characteristic of the Early Christian/pre-Reform era, such as enclosures, (especially circular or oval), cross-slabs, high-crosses, bullauns and raised areas — with round towers and church remains further down the list unless there is a strong case for doing otherwise.:eccl site; grave-slab x2 (ringed Greek cross perh 8thC; 'Rathdown' type <; 12thC); cross-base (inscr); ch ruin (med); well: 'St Sadb'
BibliographyMentions secondary references (sometimes very select indeed) to the site concerned. Some contain detailed discussion, others (especially where little else seems to be available) only the briefest mentions. For details see the Bibliography page.:Dalton 1838, 791; O'Reilly 1901, 248; Ball 1905, III, 64; Ronan 1955-6; Ó hÉailidhe &; Prendergast 1977, 139-41; Ó hÉailidhe 1982, 139-41; Turner 1983; Stout 1992, 36; Corlett 1999, 39, 45, 46, 54; MacShamhráin 2005a, 137
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:Ecclesia Alba: ref to construction of ash-wood? became ppty of St Mary's =>; male fndt?