Information about Tuam Parish

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Tuam Parish
Irish Form of Name:
Tuaim Dá ghualain
tumulus of the two shoulders
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Tuaim Dá ghualain
Tuam Beauforts Map of Ireland
Tuam Parish Boundary S. Sketch Map
Tuam Carlisles Topl.
Tuam Down Survey 1655
Tuam Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Tuam Printed Townland List
In the baronies of Dunmore, Ballymoe and Clare. Bounded on the N. by the parish of [Unable to read.], Barony of Dunmore and parish of Dunmore, Baronies of Dunmore and Ballymoe and Cloonloin parish in the Barony of Ballymoe, on the E. by that part of the parish of Dunmore in the Barony of Ballymoe and Cloonloin and Killererin parish in the Barony of Ballymoe on the S. by the parish of Killererin and Dunmore in the Barony of Ballymoe and Cummer parish in the Barony of Clare and on the W. by the Parish of Claretuam, Barony of Clare and Kilbannon and Lissy? Parishes in the Barony of Dunmore.
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 letter.
  • Volume 1 page 31 to page 66