Information about St. Nicholas

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
St. Nicholas
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Saint Nicholas Parish
Galway Beauforts Map of Ireland
St. Nicholas Down Survey
St. Nicholas Freehold Registry
St. Nicholas Sir V. Blake Bart, Menlo
Parish of Saint Nicholas Sketch Map
Gallway Trace from the Down Survey 1655
This parish in its greatest extent from East to West is 3 British Miles and from North to South 2 ¾ British Miles nearly. It is divided into 15 townlands. The principal roads leading through this parish are from Galway to Dublin and from Galway to Tuam. The nearest marked town is Galway.
In the County of the Town of Galway. Bounded on the North by the Parish of Oranmore in the Liberties, on the E. also by Oranmore in the Liberties and part of Oranmore in the County, on the S. by Oranmore in the Liberty’s and Galway Bay, and on the W. by the Parish of Rahoon in the Liberties.
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 letters.
  • Volume 1 page 370 to page 377
  • Volume 1 page 380 to page 388