Information about Glebe of Kiltartan
Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books
Glebe of Kiltartan
Irish Form of Name:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Glebe of Kiltartan
Glebe of Kiltartan By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Glebe of Kiltartan Mr Gregory’s Clerk, P. Burk
Glebe of Kiltartan Mr. John Bell, Barony Constable
Glebe of Kiltartan Rev. Patrick Fallon, P.P.
Proprietor Richard Gregory, 56 Berners Street, Oxford Road, London. Agent Edmund Lombard Hunt, Esq., Gort. Let to 1 occupying tenant at will, at the rent of £7 per annum. County cess and Tithe free. Soil rocky and sandy. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. No house on the Glebe. Authority Garret Eagan, the tenant on the Glebe.
In the North West of the parish of Kiltartan, Barony of Kiltartan and County of Galway, North West and South East of the old Mail Coach Road from Galway to Gort and South East of Coole Demesne.
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
Information From Maps
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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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.
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