Information about Carrowmoneen

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Carrowmoneen
Irish Form of Name:
Ceathramhadh Móinín
Translation:
quarter of the little bog
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ceathramhadh Móinín
Carrowmoneen By. S. Sketch Map
Carrowanmonim Inq. Temp. Jac. I
Carramoneen Larkin's Co. Map of Galway
Description:
The property of J. O'Hara, Esq., Recorder, Galway.It contains about acres statute measure including about acres of bog. There is a Trig Station in the N. W. end of this townland called Carromoneen.
Situation:
In the S. extremity of the parish, Barony of Dunmore, bounded on the S. by the parish of Killererin, on the E. by Ballymote, on the N. by Carrowpather and Carrowgurraun and on the W. by Rinkippen and Barnaeuragh.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Carrowmoneen in Galway and Roscommon ; quarter of the little moin or bog. See Móin, vol. i. p. 467.
Móin [mone] a bog, corresponds with Lat. Mons, a mountain, and the Irish word is sometimes understood in this sense. As may be expected from the former and present abundance of bogs in Ireland, we have a vast number of places named from them in every part of the country; but in numerous cases the bogs are cut away, and the land cultivated. The syllable mon, which begins a great number of names, is generally to be referred to this word; but there are many exceptions, which, however, are in general easy to be distinguished.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
573 0 14
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
216 15 10
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.
216 15 10
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:
Carrowmoneen 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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Carrowmoneen
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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Carrowmoneen
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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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.)
Carrowmoneen 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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