Information about Clooncona

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Clooncona
Irish Form of Name:
Cluan Cóna
Translation:
lawn of the fire wood
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Clooncona
Cluan Cóna
Cluain Cuana
Clowncoana
[blank] By. Sketch Map
[blank] Co. Book
[blank] County Map
Clooncona Geo. D. H. Kirkaldy, Esq.
[blank] H. C. Sur. & Val. Reports
Cluoanconabegg Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Cloncona Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Clonconebeg Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Cluanncona Rev. Francis Coghlan
Description:
A townland containing a village of the same name, Several houses and three Lime Kilns, a lime stone quarry, three nurseries, a Danish Fort in which children are interred called Lisheendhu Fort. This townland is arable with the exception of about 20 acres of bog.
Situation:
Bounded on the North by Coolbawn, Connors Park and Ardane, East by Cahir in this parish and Cloonacusha in the parish of Teena, South by Cappachulla, Feebrack or Nutgrove and Kilmurray, West by Carhoon, all in the parish of Teena.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
256 0 29
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
118 17 3
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
8 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
122 15 11
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:
Clooncona 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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Clooncona
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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Clooncona
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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You can use this link to find this townland on 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.)
Clooncona is in the civil parish of Killimor Bologue.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Killimor & Tiranascragh
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killimorbologue
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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