Information about Bunoghanaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Bunoghanaun
Irish Form of Name:
Bun Fhóchanán
Translation:
bottom of the thistles
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Bunohanane
Bun Fhóchanán
[Unable to read.] long
Bunoghanaun
Bunnoaghanaun B. S. Sketch Map
Thistle Foot, Bunnoghanan Crampton, Esq., Cahermorris
Bonnaghane High Constable 1838
Bunohanane or Thistle foot Local
Bonanahane Rector of Annaghdown
Description:
Proprietor Martin Blake, Esq., Ballygloonan. Under tillage except a portion of Rocky Ground [Unable to read.] N. and South [Unable to read.].
Situation:
It is situated 11/4 mile North Annaghdown Church. Bounded N. Kilcorriv and North by Ardgainin. East by Lackamore and N. by Bolisheen.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Bunoghanaun in Galway; Bun-fhochannan (or fhoihannán), the bottom land of the thistles. For fothannán, see vol. ii. p. 314.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
472 0 4
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
111 17 0
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
0 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
111 17 0
Heads of housholds living in the townland at this time:

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Bunoghanaun is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
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Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.
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Bunoghanaun
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Bunoghanaun
Information from the Down Survey Website.
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The down survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).
Down Survey Website
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Information from Google Maps.
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You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Neighbouring Townlands

List of townlands that share a border with this townland:
This is a list of townlands that share a border with this townland.

Population and Census Information

People who lived here:
You can retrieve a list of people who lived in this townland from 1827 to 1911. This list is compiled from the following resources.
  • The Tithe Applotment Books
  • Griffith's Valuation
  • 1901 Census
  • 1911 Census
List of nineteenth century and early twentieth century inhabitants of this townland.
Church records of births, deaths and marriages:
Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records you will need to know the 'church parish' rather than the 'civil parish'. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)
Bunoghanaun is in the civil parish of Annaghdown.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Annaghdown
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Annaghdown
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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