Information about Killosolan

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Killosolan
Irish Form of Name:
Cill O'Sóilean
Translation:
O’Soilen’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Killosolan
Killasolan
Killasolan By. Sketch Map
Killosolane Co. Alph. List
Killasolan Cornelius O’Kelly, Esq.
Killasolan H.C.P.R.
Killosellan Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Killasolan Larkin’s Co. Map
Killasolan Manus Ward, Esq.
Killosolan Michl. D. Bellew, Esq.
Killasolan Michl. Shaughnessy, Esq.
Comment:
see Parish
Description:
Is the property of Lord Clonbrock held by deed for ever. It contains a.r.p. 1/3 of which is arable and the remainder bog. The houses are in good repair. It pays £3. 2. 5½ County Cess.
Situation:
Lies in a N. West part of the parish in the barony of Tiaquin, bounded by Ticooly O’Kelly, Graignavaddogue and Caltra in same parish, by Glebe in the barony of Kilconnel, in this parish, by Ballderny South, Ballderny North and Lissclonmeeltogue in the parish of Moylough, by Castlegar, Longford and Ballinlass in the parish of Ballynakill and by Teerur and Islands in the parish of Killian, all in Killian Barony.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
1798 0 27
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
473 12 0
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.
473 12 0
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:
Killosolan is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
Some other placenames in or near this townland are...

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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Killosolan
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Killosolan
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).
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Information from Google Maps.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Neighbouring Townlands

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.)
Killosolan is in the civil parish of Killosolan.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Ahascragh & Caltra
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killosolan
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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