Information about Aughrim

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
horse ridge
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Aughrim Parish
Aghrim Archdall’s Mon. Hib.
Aughrim By. Sketch Map
Aghrim Carlisle’s Top. Dic.t
Aghrim Co. Alph. List
Aughrim Francis Egan, Esq.
Aughrim Grand Jury Pamphlets
Aaghrim H. C. Pop. Rep.
Aghrim Inq. Temp. Car. I
Aughrime Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Aghrym Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Aughrim John E. Smyth, Esq.
Aughrim Larkin’s Co. Map
Aughrim Revd. Henry Martin
Aughrim or Aghrim Sewards Top. Hib.
Aughrim Thos. Birmingham, Esq.
Aughrim Thos. Redington, Esq.
The proprietors of this parish are Lord Clonbrock, Major Warburton, Thos. Reddington, Francis Egan and Handy, Esquires. Rev. Mr. Martin, Proprietor of the Glebe. It is considered to be in a good state of cultivation and the houses and roads are in middling good repair. There are two large demesnes Oatfield and Carhoomore. It contains only about 115 acres of bog.
Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the Barony of Kilconnel and Cloonmacnoon, bounded by Kilconnel parish in the barony of Kilconnel, by Kilgerril and Killalloghtan parishes in the baronies of Kilconnel and Cloonmacnoon and by Kilcloony and Clontooskert paishes in the barony of Cloonmacnoon.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letter.
  • Volume 1 page 534 to page 566