Information about Annagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Annagh
Irish Form of Name:
Eanach
Translation:
a marsh
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Annagh
Eanach
Eanach
Annaghbeg
Annagh By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Annagh & Annaghbeg Engraved County Map
Annagh Inq. Temp. Car. I
Annaghbeg Inq. Temp. Eliz
Annaghbegg Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Annagh Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Annagh Lord Gort’s Agent, Mr. Slater
Annagh Mr. John Bell, By. Constable
Annaghbrack Printed Townland List
Annagh Rev. John Ford, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor Redmond Bourke, Annagh, Post Town Gort. No agent. A part of this townland is let to 6 occupying tenants at will at 35s. per acre yearly rent. Quit Rent 2s. per acre. County Cess 3s. per acre. Tithe withheld by the tenantry. Size of farms from 2 to 6 acres. Soil good. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. Bog plenty. Tenantry Roman Catholic. Prevailing names Burk and Larkin. Annagh Lough in this townland and bounded by Annagh River. Trout, Perch, Pike and Eel in this Lough and River. Annagh College the residence of Mr. Burke stands in townland. Authority Martin Fahy, Lissmoyle townland.
Situation:
In the West of the parish of Kilbeakanty, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway, East of Annagh River and North of Loughnameil.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
271 0 13
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
144 17 2
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
15 2 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
152 6 6
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:
Annagh is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
Some other placenames in or near this townland are...

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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Annagh
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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Annagh
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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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.)
Annagh is in the civil parish of Kilbeacanty.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Kilbeacanty
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilbeacanty
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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