Information about Grange

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
a Grange
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Grange B.S.
Grange County Map
Grange Down Survey 1665
Gransagh Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Grange Printed Townland List
Grange Rev. J. Seymour of Canraunmore
Grange Rev. M. Hughes, P.P.
This parish contains 4,697 statute acres and extends N. & S. 4½ miles and from E. to W. about 1½ miles. There is a considerable portion of it bog, but the arable land is of a good quality.
Situated in the Count of Galway and the Barony of Kilconnel and Loughrea, 3 miles N. of Loughrea Town, 9 miles W. of Ballinasloe and 10 miles E. of Athenry.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 649 to page 652