Information about Stradbally

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sradh bhaile
street town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sradh bhaile
Stradbally A. F. St. George, Esq., Tyrone.
Stradbally Beauforts Map of Ireland
Stradbally Carlisle’s Topl. Dictionary
Shradbally County Book
Stradbally County Map
Stradbally County Registry 1832
Stradbally Down Survey 1655
Stradbally High Constable for the Barony of Dunkellin
Stradbally Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Stradbally Population List 1821
Stradbally Quit Rent Ledger
Shradbally Quit Rent Ledger
Stradbally Parish Sketch Map
Shradbally Tithe Composition Book
This parish derives its name from an old ruin and burial ground, South of parish in Stradbally S. townland near Kilcolgan River. Its greatest extent in a N. E. bearing from Tyrone House to the West part of Moyweela Townland, is about 4½ British miles from E to W. about 2 1/2. It is divided into 15 townlands. Cleran Bridge is the only market town in the parish, a weekly market is held on Tuesdays and 4 fairs yearly on the second Thursday of February, May, August and November.
In the Barony of Dunkellin and Co. of Galway. Bounded on the North by the parish of Oranmore and Athenry, on the E. by Killeely, on South by Kilcolgan and Drumacoo and on the W. by Ballynacoortia.
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 289 to page 294