Caherlea

Cathair Líath

Claregalway Parish History 750 years, 1999

OS 1840 6" Map Caherlea
https://places.galwaylibrary.ie/maps/

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Description

Caherlea is one of the smaller townlands. There was some ruins or fortress in the area at one time but no visible evidence has been found.

Name(s): Cregboy / Cregboyne townlands.ie/caherlea

Gaeilge: Cathair Líath  logainm.ie/caherlea

Meaning(s): the Grey Fort

DescriptionLand is mainly good and suitable for all kinds of farming.

Situated: It is situated 2 ¼ miles southeast of Clareglaway townland. On the north by Gortaleva, west by Islandmore (Lackagh), south by Carnmore and Carnmore West and east of Lissarulla

Sub-domination(s): None

Boundaries-townland(s): Carnmore, Carnmore West, GortaIeva, Lissarulla and Islandmore (Lackagh)

Civil & Church of Ireland ParishClaregalway – Claregalway Civil Parish (John Grenham)

Barony: Dunkellin – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): CarnmoreMap of Ireland

Poor Law Union (PLU): Galway (Poor Law Valuation) – Poor Law Unions (1851) 

County: Galway – galway.ie

Diocese: The Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora – Galway Rural  

Province: Connacht(Connaught)

 

The Down Survey Map

(1650’s)  No townland description information available for Caherlea in Claregalway in the Barony of Dunkellin.

Down Survey Landowners/caherlea

 

O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 

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Families

: (Pre 1911)  

Collins, Fox, Kelly, Kerrigan, Killalea (Kilalea), Melody (Meledy) and Walsh

 

Landlord(s)

Andrew Henry Lynch

 

 

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Records

(Claregalway Parish)

 

Tithe Applotments (c1827)

The names of occupiers and the size of their agricultural holdings, over one acre only, in each townland. To determine the amount that they should pay in tithes to the Church of Ireland. (titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie)

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Roman Catholic Parish Registers

 

Griffith Valuation’s

Primary Valuation of Ireland

A survey involving a detailed valuation of every taxable holding of agricultural or built property on the island of Ireland. Completed between 1864-1865 . Date of Publication for Claregalway was 1855. (askaboutireland.ie)

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General Registry of Office (GRO) Records

 

Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)

  • 1821 vs 1831 (General Parish Population Only)
  • 1831 (Summary of Returns for Claregalway Parish Only)
  • 1841 (Summary of Returns for Parish Only)
  • 1851 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1861 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1871 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1881 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1891 (Summary of Returns for Townlands Only)
  • 1901 (Caherlea)
  • 1911 (Caherlea)

 

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Research

 

Index and Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929

by Registry of Deeds, Dublin

familysearch.org/registryofdeeds/search/

 

Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI)

The Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI) is a unit of the National Monuments Service.

  • No entries for Caherlea

archaeology.ie/historicenvironment/

 

 

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