Information about Ballynew or Newvillage

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballynew or Newvillage
Irish Form of Name:
Baile Nua
Translation:
new town
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballynew or Newvillage
Baile Nua
Baile Nua
Ballinue Barony Cess Book
New Village Barony Map
New Village Boundary Surveyor
New village County Map
Balla Nue Local
The New Village of Glann Rector of Kilcummin
Comment:
Is engraved Newvillage 17 Sep. 52
Description:
Thomas B. Martin, Esq., Ballinahinch, Proprietor. Land very stony, wet and mountainous. Contains 1,006 acres about 180 acres are under tillage and pasture together with 4½ acres of water, the remainder mountain pasture. There is a quarry situate in the W. side of a bye road, the centre of which forms its Eastern boundary also a Smithy towards the N. extremity of the townland.
Situation:
Situated in the northern extremity of the parish. Bounded on the N.E. by Shanballymore, Cappagorriv and Gurtdrishogh, E. by Derramweel and Tullyvealnashee, W. by Baurnagurthenny and S. by Lettercroff, Claremount and Derralaura townlands.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
1010 0 23
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
49 18 8
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.
49 18 8
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:
Ballynew or Newvillage 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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Ballynew or Newvillage
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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Ballynew or Newvillage
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).
Down Survey Website
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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:

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.)
Ballynew or Newvillage 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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