Information about Carnglass

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Carnglass
Irish Form of Name:
Carn Glas
Translation:
white carn of heap
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Carn Glas
Carnglass
Glebe of Carranglas B. S.
Corrigloss County Map
Glebe of Carranglas Rev. R. P. Graham, Residing
Description:
Burton Persse, Esqr., Not leased for ever. The Glebe house is the residence of the Minister of the Union. This townland contains 54 acres 41 of which are cultivated 13 bog. Lease for ever. Rent 12s per acre. Paid by the Ecclesiastical Court. County Cess 2/5 to 2/6 per acre. The soil is of a clayey nature. Produces potatoes, wheat, corn, and flax. The Glebe House is 2 stories high and slated.
Situation:
Situated on the centre of the S. boundary of the parish. It has Holly Park on the N., Lissaloondun on the E., the parish of Lickerrig on the S., and Buhercormick W. Barony of Dunkellin.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
53 0 37
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
25 3 4
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
23 4 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
36 13 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:
Carnglass 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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Carnglass
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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Carnglass
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.
Google Maps
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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

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.)
Carnglass is in the civil parish of Kilconierin.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Carrabane (Kilconickney, Kilconieran & Lickerrig)
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilconierin
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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