Information about Gortnahorna Clancarty

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Gortnahorna Clancarty
Irish Form of Name:
Gort na hEórna
Translation:
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Gortnahorna Clancarty
Gurtnahoarna Clancarty
Gurtnahoarna Clancarty By. Sketch Map
Gortnahoarna Honble. W. Le Poer Trench
Gurtnahoarna Clancarty Mr. Arthur Walsh
Gurtnahoarna Clancarty Mr. Blake
Description:
This townland is the property of the Earls of Clancarty held by a deed for ever. Contains 240a. 3r. 38p., all of which are arable. It is mostly flat and dry of middling good quality and in a good state of cultivation. The houses are considered to be in good repair. The County Cess is included with Gurtnahoarna Clanricarde.
Situation:
Is situated in the N. West of this parish bounded by Gurtnahoarna Clanricarde, Kelly‚Äôs Grove, Glanloughaun, Temple Park and Tristraan, all in the Barony of Cloonmacnoon. is about 3½ miles S. West of Ballinasloe and 2½ East of Aughrim.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
240 1 10
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
128 4 10
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
8 5 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
132 8 6
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:
Gortnahorna Clancarty is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
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Information From Maps

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Gortnahorna Clancarty
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Gortnahorna Clancarty
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Neighbouring Townlands

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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.)
Gortnahorna Clancarty is in the civil parish of Clontuskert.
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.
  • Clontuskert
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

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