Information about Inchiquin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Inchiquin
Irish Form of Name:
Inis Uí Chuin
Translation:
island of the grandson of Conn
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Inchiquin
Inis Uí Chuin
Inchaquin By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Inchiquin County Cess Collector
Inchaqun County Map
Insiquin also Island McLevin Inq. Temp. Gal. III
Inchiquin Local
Inchaquin Mearsman
Inchiquin Rental
Inchiquin Revd. Richard Walsh
Inchiquin Tithe Ledger
Description:
Proprietor, Peter Lynch, Esqr. Of Ballycurran. Agent Bernard O'Flaherty, Esqr., Lissdunna. Rent 18 shilings per acre. Soil light and poor. Farms from 4 to 16 acres. Produces light crops of wheat and potatoes. Co. Cess 14D. paid per acre halfyearly. A site of a fort which is a burying place for children. This townland is an island on Lough Corrib. The inhabitants suffer much inconvenience [Unable to read.].
Situation:
An island in Lough Corrib. Bounded on all sides by the Lough as appears by the Boundary Surveyors Sketch Map. In the Barony of Clare and County of Galway.
Information from the Ordnance Survey Letters:
The Ordnance Survey Letters are letters between John O'Donovan and his supervisor, Thomas Larcom, regarding the work of compiling the Field Books. These letters provide further discussion on many of the places listed in the Field Books.
References to this place can be found in the following letters.
  • Volume 1 page 172
  • Volume 1 page 179
  • Volume 1 page 226
  • Volume 1 page 276

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
229 0 33
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
106 14 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.
106 14 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:
Inchiquin is a townland.

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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Inchiquin
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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Inchiquin
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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You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
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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.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

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.)
Inchiquin is in the civil parish of Killursa.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Headford
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Killursa
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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