Information about Caltragh Daniel

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Caltragh Daniel
Irish Form of Name:
an old burial ground
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Caltragh Daniel
Caltra Daniel
Caltra Daniel Mr. Wheatly, Lord Clonbrock’s Steward
This is an irregular figure nearly of an oblong form and is a division of Clonbrock Demesne. It is about 4,500 links long and 2,100 links broad.
This division is situated in the East part of Clonbrock Demesne along the mearing of Lisnaskreen.

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
Caltragh Daniel is in Clonbrock townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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This link is not a link to the townland that you are currently researching; however, if you follow this link, you will see a search box near the top of the page which you can use to search for your townland.
Having followed this link, you will see several expandable links - each link has a plus sign on its left - on the top left of the page. Expand 'Base Information and Mapping'. Now it is possible to select the maps that you wish to view by clicking on the checkbox that is on the left of each map; this list includes the original Ordnance Survey maps.
You can select more than one map and you can use a slider to make one map more transparent than another. This allows you to view what features were present or absent at different points in time.
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Caltragh Daniel
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service