Information about Newtown Village
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Newtown Village Mr. Patrick Joice
Is a small village of houses in very bad repair. There is a Roman Catholick Chapel in it, also in bad repair, Newtown Village so called.
Is situated in a S. East part of the townland Caltra about ¾ of a mile N. East of Caltra village and about ¼ of mile East of Caltra Lodge.
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
Newtown Village is in Caltra 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.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
If you notice any inaccuracies with any of the above, please e-mail
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