Information about Camillaun

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Cam Oileán
crooked island
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cam Oileán
Cam Oileán
Caum Illaun Boudnary Surveyor
Camillan County Map
Cromlin or Bar Cromlin {are these applicable In lease
Camillan or Crooked Island Local
Barcrumlin {are these applicable Mr. Evans Survey 1760
Barcromlin {are these applicable Mr. Grffiths Survey 1815
Camillane T.H.O’Flaherty, Esq. Proprietor
Also a Trig. Station situate on its S. side.
In Lough Corrib. It belongs to the townland of Lemonfield.

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
Camillaun is in Fough townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
(Click on place name to view original map in new window.)
This link is not a link to the townland that you are currently researching; however, if you follow this link, you will see a search box near the top of the page which you can use to search for your townland.
Having followed this link, you will see several expandable links - each link has a plus sign on its left - on the top left of the page. Expand 'Base Information and Mapping'. Now it is possible to select the maps that you wish to view by clicking on the checkbox that is on the left of each map; this list includes the original Ordnance Survey maps.
You can select more than one map and you can use a slider to make one map more transparent than another. This allows you to view what features were present or absent at different points in time.
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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