Information about Carhooantrila

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Carhooantrila
Irish Form of Name:
Ceathramha an Tradhaile
Translation:
quarter of the corncrake
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carhooantrila
Ceathramha an Tradhaile
Carhooantrila By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Carrontrily Proprietor’s Steward
Description:
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.
Situation:
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.

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:
Carhooantrila is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Carhooantrila
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

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.)
Carhooantrila is in the civil parish of Dunmore Parish.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Dunmore
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Dunmore
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.