Information about Gallbooley

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Gallbooley
Irish Form of Name:
Gall Buaile
Translation:
English booley or dairy place
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Gallbooley
Gall Buaile
Galboola B.S.
Galbolla County Map
Galboly Inq. Temp. Car. I
Galvaly Inq. Temp. Eliz.
Galbuelle Inq. Temp. Hen. VIII
Galbolly Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Galbuoly Inq.Temp. Gul. III
Galboola Rev. R. P. Graham, Curate
Description:
Andrew Blake, Esq., John Blake, Esq., Agent. This townland contains 452 acres, 392 of which are cultivated, 7 uncultivated and 53 bog lease given 3 lives, is let at the yearly rent of 18s. per acre. County Cess 2s. 4d. for each of 200 do. The rock is limestone. The soil is light. Produce potatoes, corn and flax. No mineral.
Situation:
Situated near the E. side of the parish, is bounded N. by the parish of Killimer-Daly, Shraheendhu, E. by Brackloonbeg, S. by Turo, W. by Farty and Killimer-Daly parish. In Athenry Barony.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
451 0 34
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
251 12 1
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.
251 12 1
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:
Gallbooley is a townland.

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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Gallbooley
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Gallbooley
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:
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.)
Gallbooley is in the civil parish of Kiltullagh.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Killimordaly & Kiltullagh
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kiltullagh
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.