Information about Straid

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Straid
Irish Form of Name:
Sráid
Translation:
a street
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sráid
Strauid
Straid
Straid Applotment Book
Strauid Boundary Surveyors Sketch
Sraideighteragh Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Description:
There are three small portions of bog in the South portion of this townland and a church yard in the North portion. The remainder of the land is tillage and pasture.
Situation:
Strauid is situated at the South boundary of this parish joining the parish of Bweeounagh, Barony of Ballymoe.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Straid and Strade ; a street, a single-street village. See vol. i. p. 352 [reproduced below].
Sráid [sraud] signifies a street, and appears to be borrowed from the Latin strata. The Four Masters use it once where they mention Sraid-an-fhiona [Sraud-an-eena], the street of the wine, now Winetavern-street in Dublin. There are several townlands in Antrim, Donegal and Londonderry, called Straid, which is one of its English forms, and which enters into several other names in the same counties; we find Strade in Mayo, and Stradeen, little street, in Monaghan. It is also sometimes made strad, as in Stradreagh in Londonderry, grey-street; Stradavoher near Thurles, the street of the road; Stradbrook near Monkstown Dublin, is very probably a translation of Sruthan-na-sraid [sruhanasrauda], the brook of the street. A village consisting of one street, undefended by either walls or castle - a small unfortified hamlet - was often called Sradbhaile, i.e. street-town; which in its English form, Stradbally, is the name of several villages, parishes, and townlands, in the southern half of Ireland. Stradbally in Queen's County is mentioned by the Four Masters, who call it "Sradbhaile of Leix".

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
147 0 15
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
48 2 5
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.
48 2 5
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:
Straid is a townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
(Click on place name to view original map in new window.):
Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.
(This information will display in a new window.)
Straid
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
(Click on place name to view original map in new window.)
Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
(This information will display in a new window.)
Straid
Information from the Down Survey Website.
(This information will display in a new window.):
The down survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).
Down Survey Website
(This website will display in a new window.)
Information from Google Maps.
(This information will display in a new window.):
You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
Google Maps
(This website will display in a new window.)
Information from the National Monuments Service.
(This information will display in a new window.):
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

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.)
Straid is in the civil parish of Templetogher.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Glenamaddy/Boyounagh
  • Williamstown
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Templetogher
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.
(This information will display in a new window.):