Information about Knockweeldrish

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cnoc Mhaoil Dris
bald or flat hill of the brambles
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cnoc Mhaoil Dris
Knockmeeldrish County Map
Knockweeldrish Rev. A. H. Martin, P.P.
Knockweeldrish Rev. T. E. Gill, Oranmore
Knockweeldrish Sir. V. Blake, Bart
Knockweeldrish, part of Doohishka. Alteration by Mr. Burke B.S. - see letter and trace at the end of Boundary Reg. for the Ph.
Propr. Charles Blake, Esq., of Merlin Park. Agent Mr. Corumby, Hollymount, Co. Mayo. It is held by tenants at will at £1 per acre. Soil a gravely clay in general very rocky, produces very good crops of barley, oats, flax and potatoes. Houses stone. The inhabitants in middling circumstances. The quantity of uncultivated ground, which is a rocky pasture, is about 60 acres also about 11 acres of plantation. Nothing remarkable to be noticed. No antiquities.
S. of the parish. Bounded on the North and W. by the parish of St. Nicholas, on E. by the parish of Oranmore, in the Co. and on South by Doohishka and Merlin Park.

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
Knockweeldrish is in Doughiska townland.
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