Information about Ardnagall

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ardnagall
Irish Form of Name:
Ard na nGall
Translation:
hill of the foreigners
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ard na nGall
Ardnagall
Aurdnagoul By. S. Sketch Map
Ardnagall Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Arnagall Larkin's Co. Map
Ardnagall Thomas Gibbons, Agent of Estate
Description:
The property of John Bodkin, Esq. M. P. Kilcloony House. It contains statute measure including about 78 acres of bog and rough pasture. There are 4 ancient forts in this townland, also a Trig. Station in the Central part thereof called Ardnagoul Station.
Situation:
In the North West part of the parish, Barony of Dunmore, bounded on the N. by the parish of Dunmore and Lissgeevy, on the S. by the townland of Lissconly, Leanamore and Grange, on the W. by the parish of Lissgeevy and on the E. by Grange and the parish of Dunmore.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Ardnagall, near Tuam in Galway ; Ard-na-nGall, height of the Galls or foreigners.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
259 0 39
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
115 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.
115 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:
Ardnagall 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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Ardnagall
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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Ardnagall
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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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

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.)
Ardnagall is in the civil parish of Tuam Parish.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Tuam
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Tuam
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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