Information about Cloghernalaura

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cloghernalaura
Irish Form of Name:
Clochan na lára
Translation:
stony ground of the mare
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cloghernalaura
Clochan na lára
Cloghernalaar High Constable for the Barony
Clogherlara Printed List from Major Browne
Cahertudda alias Clougharnelary Quit Rent Ledger
Cloghernalaar Robt. Martin, Esq., Ross
Cloghernalaar Sketch Map
Cloghernalaar Thos. Martin, Esq., M.P.
Description:
The whole of this townland is mountainous and rocky. There is a very small portion of it cultivated in little spots. On the N. Boundary is Loughbealacoon, on the W. boundary is Loughaunagun and Loughthullanoreon, on the E. boundary. Nothing more remarkable in this townland.
Situation:
S. of the parish. Boun ded on the N. by Letterfir on the South by Knock and Aylle, on the E. by Kilroe W. and on the W. by Cloghernagun.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Cloghernalaura in Galway ; Clochar-na-lára, stony land of the mare.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
716 0 33
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
5 1 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.
5 1 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:
Cloghernalaura 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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Cloghernalaura
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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Cloghernalaura
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:
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.)
Cloghernalaura is in the civil parish of Killannin.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Killanin
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killannin
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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