Information about Carrowconlaur

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Carrowconlaur
Irish Form of Name:
Ceathramhadh Ní Chonláin
Translation:
O’Conlan’s Quarter
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carrowconlaur
Ceathramhadh Ní Chonláin
Carrowchunlane
Carrowcunlon By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Caroweenlon County Cess Collector
Carruenacunlaun County Map
Carrowcunlane Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Carrooneechunlawn Local
Carrowcunalan Rev. John Molloy, P.P.
Comment:
Locally called Carrowny conlaun
Description:
Proprietor William Murphy, Esquire, Annafield, Dublin. Agent Saundes, Esq., Co. Wicklow. Rent 20 shillings per acre held under lease. Soil tolerably good. Farms large some in pasture and part tilled. Produces good crops of wheat, oats and potatoes. Co. Cess paid per acre is 14d. half yearly. Antiquities 2 forts namely Browne’s Fort, Connell’s Fort with a cave and a fort and cave not distinguished by name.
Situation:
A central townland bounded on the North by the townlands of Kildrum and Stonepark, West by Ultore: South by Downpatrick and on the East by Kilwolan. In the Barony of Clare and County of Galway.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Carrowconlaun in Galway ; Ceaihramha- Ui- Chona-lain, O'Connellan's quarter.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
140 0 24
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
62 16 4
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.
62 16 4
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:
Carrowconlaur 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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Carrowconlaur
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Carrowconlaur
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:
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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.)
Carrowconlaur is in the civil parish of Donaghpatrick.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Donagh Patrick
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Other Sources

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