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Townlands in Ulster

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Published by Ulster Historical Foundationin in association with the Federation for Ulster Local Studies in Belfast .
Written in English

  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland)
    • Subjects:
    • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History, Local,
    • Land settlement -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History,
    • Cities and towns -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by W.H. Crawford, R.H. Foy.
      ContributionsCrawford, W. H., Foy, R. H.
      LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 T69 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL74277M
      ISBN 100901905844
      LC Control Number99175798

      Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Census of Ireland Part I, Area, Population, and Number of Houses, by Townlands and Electoral Divisions Provinces of Ulster and Connaught. The Name Books for all counties are available at the NLI. Microfilm copies for Ulster are at Queen's University in Belfast (Mic. A/). The Name Books may also provide information regarding townland sub-denominations and geographical features within the . Index to Tithe Applotment Book, Conwal Parish (Letterkenny), Co. Donegal, Ireland National Archives of Ireland Reference: TAB 7/17 Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia len_swindley[at]

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6 baronies, 26 civil parishes, 55 electoral divisions, townlands, 18 subtownlands Louth. 5 baronies, 67 civil parishes, 43 electoral divisions, townlands, 11 subtownlands Mayo.

7 baronies, 73 civil parishes, electoral divisions, 3, townlands, 74 subtownlands. Townlands in Ulster: Local History Studies by W.H. Crawford (Editor), R. Foy (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work.5/5(1). Here are some of the resources that I use in creating this website. BOOKS. A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names by Patrick McKay. WEBSITES. : modern maps of townlands across the island of Ireland.

: modern maps of townlands in Northern Ireland, with the history of their g from the Department of Finance in. Townlands in Ulster. Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundationin in association with the Federation for Ulster Local Studies, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W H Crawford; R H Foy.

Buy Townlands in Ulster: Local History Studies by Foy, R.H., Crawford, W.H., Crawford, W. H., Foy, R.H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1). Parish Maps (Depicting all townlands in the four Ulster Counties of Armagh, Donegal, Londonderry, and Tyrone) by Brian Mitchell ().

ISBN# Maps for all townlands in four Ulster Counties:34 maps for County Tyrone49 maps for County Donegal32 maps for County Derry24 maps for County ArmaghFor each county there are separate outline maps of. Townlands in Ulster Book Summary: To appreciate the value of the concept of the townland the best course for us is to examine in detail every aspect of one or more of them in terms of our own existence.

In local history studies we concentrate on the community that has lived in the townland. This publication will introduce the reader to the documentary sources that survive in. Maginess, Tess./ Townland: The hedged Heart's Townland:: Marking Boundaries in Ulster.

editor / Brian S Turner. Downpatrick, Northern Ireland: Ulster Local. The townland remained the basic recording unit within the census returns before There are o townlands in Ireland (alm of these are in Ulster). Ireland then is made up of a gigantic jigsaw puzzle of townlands, each one unique and a visible sign of our topographical and genealogical history.

Today's townland is Ballyrobert, on the County Down coast between Holywood and Bangor. The Bangor to Belfast railway line runs through Ballyrobert, but there was no station here for the first hundred years, until Seahill station opened in This is one townland where the name is well-known, because of this car retailer.

Travelling on. “Townlands are one of the most dominant, albeit invisible features of our Ulster landscapes.

The townland is the smallest administrative division in the country and all other territorial divisions are made up of collections of townlands. They are of great antiquity and there is evidence of their existence before the 12th century.

An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the Seventeenth Century The Heart's Townland: marking boundaries in Ulster. The Ulster Local History Trust. Edited by Brian S. Turner Read: Townlands, territorial signature of landholding and identity by Patrick Duffy Read the full book here.

History. Medieval. After A.D., Ballymagauran became the chief seat of the McGovern (name) clan, who were lords of Tullyhaw. Their previous seats were in Coologe and Killywillin.A medieval Duanaire or Poembook belonging to them is the oldest such surviving book in Ireland and describes various incidents at Ballymagauran.

The Vikings may also have been in the. The following are a list of book titles relating to Co. Antrim. The topics are varied: history, heritage, genealogy, language and some tourist guides. Some of these may be easily obtainable, some are rare and out of print.

Some are books and some pamphlets. The book has many archive and contemporary photographs and is a treasure-house of information about the making of "uisce beatha" in Ireland - a book, in short, to be sipped at or swallowed at a.

s Hearth Money Rolls. The Hearth Tax was introduced to Ireland in Arranged by county, parish and, usually, townland, the Hearth Money Rolls list the names of householders who were liable to pay tax at the rate of two shillings on every hearth or fireplace they had.

For the early modern period the non-publication of one dissertation in particular has seemed especially regrettable, R.J. Hunter’s ‘The Ulster plantation in the counties of Armagh and Cavan, –’, completed in Trinity College, Dublin in BOOK - Townlands in Ulster, Local History Studies Edited by W.H.

Crawford & R.H. Foy. Softcover Being proud of where you come from is a distinctive characteristic of Ulster people, particularly those born and raised in the countryside. A sense of place features strongly in the writings of poets such as John Hewitt and the winner of the.

The Townland Valuation of This was primarily a valuation of land but with a valuation of certain houses, initially houses with an annual value of £3 or more. From this was increased to £5.

Details of the owners, occupiers and nature of the buildings can be found within each townland. In most of Ulster the ballyboe and its subdivisions are the precursors of the modern townlands, and were referred to in Latin sources as villa or carucata, and in English as ‘town’ or ‘ploughland’ (the term used for similar units in 11th-century England in the Domesday Book).

NEWS FLASH- New Ghost Story Book published Ireland has a rich history of ghost, banshee and fairy sightings all around the country and County Down is no exception. This is the second compilation of such stories from Annaclone Historical Society.

Our first book ‘The Unexplained in Co. Down’, published in sold out within a short period of time and is now out of print. To Townlands in Ulster especially might be added Irish Townlands, edited by Ó Dálaigh, Cronin and Connell (Four Courts Press) which appeared earlier in Both provide model studies to entice many more explorers down the pathways of Irish local history.

Complementing them are Sources for Studying the Irish Town and Doing Irish Local. Transcription. Good afternoon everybody We're in place names in Ireland this afternoon And on your little giveaways I have provided the townland which is the essential address for your Irish ancestor In other words that's where he had his feet on a piece of dirt in the ground An Irish place name can be found spelled in several different ways in the original Gaelic and various.

“The broadlands,” writes Hill (at p. 60 of his Plantation of Ulster), “thus quietly abandoned to the planters by the flight of the northern Earls (of Tyrone and Tyrconnell) were soon to receive vast additions included Cavan—the ‘country’ of the O’Reillys; Fermanagh—the ‘country’ of the Maguires; Coleraine—the ‘country’ of the O’Cahans; the barony of.

TOWNLANDS. Seoirse O Dochartaigh always gives an interesting talk on the origins of townland placenames and, as any serious researcher of Irish family history will know, townlands are the essential locators for your Irish ancestors.

Here he is speaking at the Monreagh Heritage Centre genealogy festival in October this year. A townland (Irish: baile fearainn; Ulster-Scots: toonlann) is a small geographical division of land used in Ireland and in the Western Isles in townland system is of Gaelic origin, pre-dating the Norman invasion, and most have names of Irish Gaelic origin.

However, some townland names and boundaries come from Norman manors, plantation divisions, or later. INVER, a parish, in the barony of BANNAGH, county of DONEGAL, and province of ULSTER, 6 miles (W.) from Donegal; containing, with the town of Mount Charles (which is described under its own head), 11, inhabitants.

Get this from a library. Every stoney acre has a name: a celebration of the townland in Ulster. [Tony Canavan;] -- " A collection of essays and poems by academics and local historians on the history and significance of townlands to the people of Ulster, from Donegal to Donaghadee.

As well as looking at the. Killymore Bridge townland in Ardstraw Parish. William Hood - my great grandfather (son of Samuel Hood and Jane Fulton - married Anne Jane Lyons on 20/12/ He farmed at Killymore Bridge Strawletterdallen initially and then bought a farm at Pubble.

From the Day Book of Robert Lyons Riversdale:. Telling the story, sinceof the people of Ulster An Educational Charity | Charity Reg. NIC +44 () | [email protected] Donate Charitable Objectives Browse: Home > Townlands in Ulster.

Step 2: Online Maps of West Ulster parishes and their townlands The main benefit of these maps is that, when used in conjunction with the online Griffiths Valuation index, you should be able to identify the townlands adjacent to or near to the one where you think your ancestors originated.


Famine in Scotland in the s also led many to Ulster. Why Did the Scots-Irish Come to America. Two major factors precipitated mass migration from Ulster to the American colonies in the s.

First, landlords sought large increases to renew the year leases of many s emigrants, leading to a “rack rent” crisis among Ulster Scots. Townland of Origin began just over four years ago. (, Family Tree Books, pp. including index and appendices), her first genealogy book.

Santry's publication aims to give the reader "a thorough grounding in genealogical techniques and point you [the reader] towards records you need to search, both in the United States and in Ireland.

Welcome to the Ulster Genealogy & Local History blog. I have a passionate interest in both family and local history as the two disciplines are inextricably linked. I have a particular interest in the Ulster Plantation and its social and economic impact in the period County Tyrone & Ulster E-Books for download.

'Heather, Peat and Stone' also seeks to convey a sense of the wider culture of Tyrone, so there are sections on folklore, history and topography, together with extracts from writings about the county.

Tyrone has been well served by its fine writers and poets, and the publishers have sought to bring their voices into the mix so that the.

Telling the story, sinceof the people of Ulster An Educational Charity | Charity Reg. NIC +44 () | [email protected] Donate Charitable Objectives Browse: Home > Irish townlands: alphabetical index to the townlands of Co.

Cork. This is best done by consulting a listing of parishes, cities, towns and place names to determine which parish, and what county the ancestor lived in. The above Index to Irish Townlands, Parishes, and Baronies will list the townlands and give a number of parishes, counties and baronies.

This book may be located at most genealogical libraries. Now available – THE ULSTER SOURCEBOOK – 9 volumes: a book for each of the Ulster Counties.

Order only those counties that pertain to your family. County Antrim: 82 pages of up-to-date resources – National resources/offices, the Parishes and townlands of Antrim, Antrim Libraries, Museums, Historical Societies, Family History Societies. Townlands Introduction The origins of the Sixtowns.

The Sixtowns takes its name from the six baliboes (baile bo grazing for a cow) which were once granted to the Old Church of Scrine by the local chief of the O’Neill, to raise money for the upkeep of that church. We find [ ]. The book from which the list of placenames was created was based on the townlands listed in the Irish census and a man who we all knew as John Broderick a.k.a.

Sean Ruad (R.I.P.) was responsible for having the whole book typed up by helpful individuals over a number of years. Arranged by county, these maps show all Irish townlands within their respective parishes.

Not every county is represented in this series. Irish County Maps Showing the Location of Churches. 4 vols. (One for each of the provinces of Munster, Leinster, Connaught, and Ulster.).Heather, Peat & Stone - The townlands and parishes of County Tyrone; Strabane & West Ulster In The s; Selections from The Strabane Morning Post; Three Centuries of Life in a Tyrone parish.