Information about Ballinaboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Ballinaboy
Irish Form of Name:
Béal Aith na Bháidhe
Translation:
mouth of the ford of mundations
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Ballinaboy
Béal Aith na Bháidhe
Recte Bellanaboy
Ballinaboy By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Ballinaboy C. C. Collector
Ballinaboy Co. Map
Ballinaboy Local
Ballinaboy Rental
Ballinaboy Rev. Peter Fitzmorris, P.P.
Comment:
See O’Flaherty
Description:
Proprietors 4 Co. heirs namely James Morris, Esq., Drimnagh, Captain Thos. Satchwell, Dunagh, Peter Lawles, Esq., Clifden and Anthony Skerret, Esq., Galway. No agent. Rent £24 per year. Soil rocky and moory having tract of bog attached to it. Produces poor crops of oats and potatoes. The tillage is among the rocks also reclaimed bog. Co. Cess 20¼d. paid for each of – acres half yearly. Ballinaboy Lake and do river: Lough-sellugh, Bridge, Lough a phutha S. of Lough sellugh which touches Maam. Public road leading from Ballinaboy to Clifden by Roundstone and Aillbrack Bay. Lough na gap on boundary of Ballinaboy and Derrygimlagh. 2 villages Derrinver and Lobby Ollstrim, Bay of Ardbear.
Situation:
In the North side of the parish. Bounded on the North by the Atlantic Ocean, West by townland Maum: South by the Atlantic Ocean and townland Derygimlagh and on the East by Derrygimlagh, Ardagh and the Atlantic Ocean. In the Barony of Ballinahinch and County of Galway.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
208 0 16
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
39 9 4
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.
39 9 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:
Ballinaboy is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
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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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Ballinaboy
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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Ballinaboy
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.)
Ballinaboy is in the civil parish of Ballindoon.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Ballyconneely
  • Clifden
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Ballindoon
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Information From The Landed Estates Database

Information from the Landed Estates Database.
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The following is a list of those houses in this townland which are discussed in the Landed Estates Database.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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