Information about Annagh

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Annagh
Irish Form of Name:
Eánach a marsh
Translation:
a marsh
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Annagh
Annagh B. S. Sketch Map
Annagh Barony Map
Anagh County Map
Anna High Constable 1838
Annagh als. Annaghbrack Inq. Temp. Gul. III
Annagh Local
Description:
Townland. It is the property of Mr Bodkin, has a mile stone on the [Unable to read.].......Athenry 7 1/2 miles. It forms a part of Balyglooneen Demesne. Part of the townland is subject to flood in Winter. A dwelling is [Unable to read.] its centre called Annagh House.
Situation:
It is situated near the centre of the parish, 14 miles N. N.E. of Galway and 5 miles N.W. of Monivea, bounded on the N. N.E. and N.W. by Ardskeabeg , West by Ardskeamore Common and Bullaun, South by Annaghhill and East by Ballyglooneen.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
619 0 2
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
321 11 0
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
53 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
347 12 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:
Annagh 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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Annagh
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Annagh
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:
This is a 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.)
Annagh is in the civil parish of Kilmoylan Parish.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Cummer
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilmoylan
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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