Information about Owenearhaghbeg

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Owenearhaghbeg
Irish Form of Name:
Abhainn Iarthach Beag
Translation:
small western river
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Owenearhaghbeg
Abhainn Iarthach Beag
Owinn Earhaghbeag Inhabitants
Description:
This stream is about five feet wide in some parts. It has a rocky bottom. There is no fish in it.
Situation:
Rises about the centre part of the E. boundary of Foher, separates same from Bunowen and falls into the Killery Bay.

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:
Owenearhaghbeg is in Foher townland.

Information From Maps

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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Owenearhaghbeg
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

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.