Information about Munga

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Munga
Irish Form of Name:
Monga
Translation:
quams or morasses
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Munga
Monga
Mung-a
Mungha By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Mung-ha C. C. Collector
Munga Co. Map
Mung-ha Local
Mungha Meresman
Mungha Rental
Mung-ha Rev. Peter Fitzmorris, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor Augustus John O’Neil, Esq., late Lieut. 13th light Dragoons, Bunowen Castle, Ballindoon Parish. Agent John R. Berwick, Esq., Ballinahich held under lease. Rent £10 per year. Soil the greater part coarse pasturable bog, part swampy with a little arable land of a limestone quality attached to the few houses on townland. Co. Cess 20d. paid per acre for 18 acres. Small name:s Lough Rusheen-wa-guinnaun S. tld., Loughvaul-a-tdheeaunn, Thunnee, West of the 2 latter., W. of do., W of latter R. Owen-a-dherra yorrun runs from Lough Cruchoth divides Anungha from Derragorriv and runs into Derrawauking Lough. River Oeeng-a-tdheeaun runs from Lough-na-gung-hee and runs on by Ballinaboy Bridge. Lough-a-vrick-wore in N. Western part of townland. Lough-na-mackan N.E. of the latter. Doolough-veg-a-yarth-ardh E. of the latter, Lough cruo-choth, in East part of this townland in boundary of Moyrus Parish. Lough-an-arroor in Southern part of townland Lough-chnuckaun-an-ulree East of latter. Lough-na-gunghee in South part of townland in mere of Moyrus Parish and Mungha townland. Loughbeg-a-pfulleen-dharree in S.E. part of Mungha townland inmere of Moyrus Parish, Lough-na-can-dharree in N. part of Mungha. Lough-vickel in W.By. of t.ld and E. By. of Ardagh.
Situation:
In the North Eastern extremity of the parish bounded on the North East and South by the Parish of Moyrus and on the West by townland Ardagh. In the Barony of Ballinahinch and County Galway.

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
902 0 24
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
23 12 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.
23 12 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:
Munga is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
Some other placenames in or near this townland are...

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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Munga
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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Munga
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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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.)
Munga 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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