Information about Craghalan Little

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Craghalan Little
Irish Form of Name:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Craghalan Little
Craghalan Little By. Sketch Map
Craghalan Little Co. Book
Craghalan Little County Map
Craghalan Little H. C. Sur. And Val. Report
Craghalan Little Mr. Hardy, Agent to – West, Esq.
(vide supra)
An island all arable.
Bounded by the Shannon.

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
Craghalan Little is a 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 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.)
Craghalan Little is in the civil parish of Clonfert.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Clonfert, Meelick & Eyrecourt
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Clonfert
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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