Information about Ardnasillagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ardnasillagh
Irish Form of Name:
Ard na Saileach
Translation:
height or hill of the sallows
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ardnasillagh
Ard na Saileach
Ardnasellagh Barony Cess Book
Ardnasillagh Boundary Surveyor
Ardnasulla County Map
Ardnesallagh Inquis. Temp. Car. I
Ardnasallagh Inquis. Temp. Gul. 3
Ardnesellagh Inquis. Temp. Jac. I
Ardnasillagh Sallyhill Local
Ardnasilla Rector of Kilcummin
Description:
Proprietor Arthur Ffrench, Esq., Tyrone. Land very rocky full of bushes and very good. Contains 244 acres all arable with the exception of 50 acres of bog. There is a Gentleman’s Seat (situate close to its eastern boundary) called after the townland.
Situation:
Situate in the northern extremity of the parish. Bounded on the N. and E by Annaghkeelaun, Lough Corrib and Ard, Birchhall on the West by Knockkillcree and Aughnanure and on the S. by the parish of Killannin.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
244 0 21
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
125 12 4
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
6 8 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
128 19 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:
Ardnasillagh is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
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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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Ardnasillagh
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Ardnasillagh
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:
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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.)
Ardnasillagh is in the civil parish of Kilcummin.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Carraroe
  • Kilannin
  • Kilcummin/Oughterard
  • Rosmuc
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilcummin
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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