Information about Ardaun East

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ardaun East
Irish Form of Name:
Ardán
Translation:
a small height or hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ardaun
Ardán
Ardaun East Boundary Surveyors Sketch Map
Ardaun East County Cess Collector
Ardan County Map
Arduan East Local
Ardaun East Meresman
Ardane East Rev. Michael Waldron, P.P.
Ardane East Tithe Ledger
Description:
Proprietors Earls of Leitrim and Charlemont, Dublin. Agent Mr. James Fair of Fairhill, Parish of Ross, Co. Galway. Rent 18 shillings and 6 pence per acre. No lease. Farms from 2 to 4 and to 7½ and 40 acres. Soil light with some bog and swamps attached in the valleys. Co. Cess 11 ¾ d. paid per acre half yearly. Produces middling crops of potatoes and wheat, but very light oats. Antiquities ruins of a house called Golden Bay close by Lough Corrib. Names of islands on Lough Corrib Thonneedhuf, Cleen Illaun, Reyyaunnagh Village.
Situation:
In the south side of the Parish. Bounded on the North by the townlands of Carrowbaun, Ballymaglancy and Ardaun West; on the West by Ardaun West: South by Lough Corrib: and on the Est by Ardnageehee, Ballinamona and Carrowbaun. In the Barony of Ross and County of Galway.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
245 0 27
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
95 2 4
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.
95 2 4
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:
Ardaun East is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
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Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
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Ardaun East
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Ardaun East
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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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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.)
Ardaun East is in the civil parish of Cong.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Cong and Neale
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Cong
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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