Information about Lahardaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Lahardaun
Irish Form of Name:
Leath Ardán
Translation:
half height
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Lahardaun
Leath Ardán
Leathardan
Lahardaun By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Leharden Engraved County Map
Leaghardan Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Lahardan Lord Gort’s Agent – Mr. Slator
Laharden Mr. John Bell, By. Constable
Larden Printed Townland List
Lahardaun Rev. John Ford, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor Dudley Perse, Esq., Roxboro, Loughrea – no agent. Let to 10 occupying tenants, 5 having leases of lives and 5 at will yearly rent 2/6 per acre – the ground and soil being extremely bad, and only in a state of being reclaimed. County Cess 2/6 per acre. Tithe from 4s. to 5s. each farm. agreeable to valuation. Soil bad. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. Bog plenty. Tenantry all Roman Catholics. Prevailing name Burke and Coony. Chevy Chase Cottage in this townland for the accommodation of proprietor and other gentle sportsmen in the hunting and shooting seasons. Lahardan Lough and Loughnacreeva. On the boundary of this townland. Authority Thos. Burk, Chevy Chase Cottage.
Situation:
In the South East of the parish of Kilbeakanty, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway, Soth East and North West of Owendallaleagh River, North of Loughnaneeves and West of Lahardaun Lough.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
541 0 29
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
73 18 0
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
8 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
77 16 8
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:
Lahardaun 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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Lahardaun
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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Lahardaun
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).
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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.)
Lahardaun 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.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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