Information about Glebe of Kinvarra

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Glebe of Kinvarra
Irish Form of Name:
Cean Mhara
head of the sea
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glebe of Kinvarra
Glebe of Kinvarra By. Surveyor’s Sketch Map
Glebe of Kinvarra Mr. Richd. Allen Foley, Kinvarra
The Rev. John Burke of Kilcolgan, Incumbent. The small Glebe of Kinvarra is good land and let for building during the Incumbency from 1s/6d. to 2s/0 per foot; the ground of a New Church is laid out in this Glebe and it is expected the building of it will commence in 1839. Prayers are read by the Incumbent every Sunday. (Sacrament Sunday excepted) in the House of Mr. Donn, a Linen Draper in the Town of Kinvarra. Authority Mr. Richard Allen Foley, Kinvarra.
In the East of the parish of Kinvarra, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway, close to and West of the town of Kinvarra.

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
Glebe of Kinvarra is in Kinvarra townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Glebe of Kinvarra
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service