Information about Culliavoher

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Coill a' bhóthair,
wood of the road
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Coill a' bhóthair,
Culliavoher By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Kellivoher Proprietors Steward
The property of Mr. H. Handcock, Esq., Carhooantrila. It contains 954¼ acres statute measure including about 437? acres of bog and rough pasture. There are two ancient forts in this townland. There is also a Trig. Station in the N.E. end of this townland called Culliavoher.
In the S. end of the parish bounded on the N. by Gurteen , on the E. by Tummadooaun and the parish of Cloonbern and on the S. and W. by the parish of Cloonbern and Carhookeel.

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
Culliavoher is a townland.

Information From Maps

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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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

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 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.)
Culliavoher 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.