Information about Pollnashinnagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Pollnashinnagh
Irish Form of Name:
Poll na Sionach
Translation:
hole of the foxes
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Pollnashinnagh
Poll na Sionach
Poulnasunnagh
Poulnasunnagh Boundary Sketch Map
Poulnashunna County Map
Poulnesunagh County Record book
Polneshinnagh Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Poulnasunnagh Mr. James Mahon
Description:
This is a regular formed townland, the whole of which is pasture of a very good description. There are no objects worthy of notice in it except a Trigonometrical Station of the same name of which is situate in the centre of a large Danish Fort which contains a small cave. Rent per acre 1s. 10d. County Cess per do. £0. 1s. 2d. Proprietor Mr. Power.
Situation:
In the Northern part of the parish, and Barony of Dunkellin. It is bounded by the townlands of Roxboro and Ballyshea in this parish, and by Issekelly N. and Ballanla in the parish of Isserkelly.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Poll or Poul, a hole in the ground or river or bog, an excavation, a cavern : sometimes made Pollach, like smolach, from Smol: see vol. ii. p. 5.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
116 0 19
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
70 16 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.
70 16 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:
Pollnashinnagh is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
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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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Pollnashinnagh
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Pollnashinnagh
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.)
Pollnashinnagh is in the civil parish of Killinan.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Kilchreest
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killinan
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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