Information about Glennagarraun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glennagarraun
Irish Form of Name:
Glean a' Ghearrain
Translation:
horse valley
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glennagarraun
Glean a' Ghearrain
Glanagarraun By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Glanagirrawn County Cess Collector
Gleangarran Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Glanagirraun Local
Glanagirrawn Mearsman
Glanagarrne Rental
Glanagirrane Rev. John Molloy, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor R. J. Manser St. George, Esq., Headford. Agent John O’Hara, Esq., Galway, let to the Church Board of First Fruits by lease renewable for ever to the care of the most Rev. William Berrisford, Tuam. Rent 46 shillings per a.. Soil good, mostly all pleasure ground save a few acres farm about 20½ acres. Co. Cess 14d. per acre half yearly. The Glebe of Headford stands here.
Situation:
A central townland bounded in the North by the townlands of Bunnacunneen and Cloonavarnogue, West by Thoneroe and Pullacullia, South by Glebe and Lodge and East by Kilkilvery. In the Barony of Clare and County of Galway.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Glennagarraun in Galway; Gleann-na-ngearrán, glen of the garrons or old horses.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
109 0 32
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
58 5 8
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.
58 5 8
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:
Glennagarraun is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
(Click on place name to view original map in new window.):
Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.
(This information will display in a new window.)
Glennagarraun
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
(Click on place name to view original map in new window.)
Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
(This information will display in a new window.)
Glennagarraun
Information from the Down Survey Website.
(This information will display in a new window.):
The down survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).
Down Survey Website
(This website will display in a new window.)
Information from Google Maps.
(This information will display in a new window.):
You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
Google Maps
(This website will display in a new window.)
Information from the National Monuments Service.
(This information will display in a new window.):
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.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Neighbouring Townlands

List of townlands that share a border with this townland:
This is a 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.)
Glennagarraun is in the civil parish of Kilkilvery.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Headford
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilkilvery
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.
(This information will display in a new window.):