Information about Killomoran

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Killomoran
Irish Form of Name:
Cill O'Moráin
Translation:
O’Moran’s Church
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Killomoran
Cill O'Moráin
Killymoran By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Killeomoran Engraved County Map
Killamoran Lord Gort’s Agent, J. Slater, Esq.
Killymoran Mr. J. Bell, Barony Constable
Killomoran Printed Townland List
Kullomoran Rev. Michael Neagle, P.P.
Description:
Proprietors Cormy O’Brien, M.P., James Joyce, Galway, Mr. Kilerry, Mr. John Moher, Tillyra, John Conolly, Carrigen and John Lopdell, Athenry. Let to 7 occupying tenants some having a lease and others at will, from 15s. to 16s. per acre yearly rent. County Cess 3/0 per acre. Tithe 1/0 per acre. Farms in divisions. Soil rocky and gravely. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. No bog. Prevailing names Fahey and Coel. Lough Caherglessane on the North boundary of this townland. Trout and eel in this lake. Authority Patt Fahy, townland Killymoran.
Situation:
In the North West of the parish of Kilmacdooagh, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway. East of Caherglessane Lough, East and West of a road leading from Gort to Kinvarra and Galway Bay.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Kill alone is the name of more than a score of places in various counties: in most cases it stands for cill, a church: but in some it is for coill, a wood.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
266 0 19
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
115 17 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.
115 17 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:
Killomoran 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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Killomoran
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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Killomoran
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).
Down Survey Website
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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.)
Killomoran is in the civil parish of Kilmacduagh.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Kilmacduagh & Kiltartan
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilmacduagh
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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