Information about Carhooantrila
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Irish Form of Name:
Ceathramha an Tradhaile
quarter of the corncrake
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ceathramha an Tradhaile
Carhooantrila By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Carrontrily Proprietor’s Steward
The property of Henry Handcock, Esq., Carrowantrila. It contains 723½ acres statute measure including about 130 acres of bog and 55 acres of a plantation and 8 ½ acres of water. Carhooantrila House is on the W. end of this townland. There is an obelisk on the S. side of Carhooantrila House. There is a Trig. Station on the E. end of townland called Carhooantrila and three ancient forts.
In the interior of part of the parish bounded on the N. and W by the Barony of Dunmore, on the S. by Carhoooagur and Carhookeel and on the E. by Gurteen.
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
Carhooantrila is a townland.
Information From Maps
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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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
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.)
Carhooantrila is in the civil parish of Dunmore Parish.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.
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