Information about Cappaghbeg

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cappaghbeg
Irish Form of Name:
Ceapach Beag
Translation:
small plot of land
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cappaghbeg
Ceapach Beag
Cappagh-beg By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Cappaghbeg Mr. John Bell, By. Constable
Cappaghbeg Printed Townland List
Cappaghbeg Rev. John Burke, Rector
Cappaghbeg Rev. Michl. Fahy, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor the Representatives of Walter Mahon, Esq.. Agent James Mahon, Esq., Northampton, Kinvarra. Let to 3 occupying tenants at will at the yearly rent of £50 per annum for the whole. County Cess 2/9½ per acre. Tithe withheld by the tenantry. Soil rocky and stony gravel. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. Bog none. Prevailing names Keely. Authority John Bourke, Esq., Norman Grove.
Situation:
In the North West of the parish of Kilkinny, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway, South of a road.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
247 0 16
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
62 16 10
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.
62 16 10
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:
Cappaghbeg is a townland.

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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Cappaghbeg
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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Cappaghbeg
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.
Google Maps
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
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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.)
Cappaghbeg is in the civil parish of Killinny.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Kilmacduagh & Kiltartan
  • Headford
  • Kinvara
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killinny
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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