Claregalway Parish 750 Years History, 1999
The boundary between the Barony of Dunkellin and the Barony of Clare went through the east end of Carnmore (about where Greaney Glass is now). Farmers who had their land in the Clare Barony were counted as being in Carnmore West, those whose land straddled the boundary and had some in each Barony were counted as being in Carnmore East while those who had all their land in the Barony of Dunkellin were counted as being in just Carnmore.
Name(s): Carnmore townlands.ie/carnmore
Gaeilge: Cairn Mór logainm.ie/carnmore
Meaning(s): Great heap of stones
Description: The land is mainly good.
Situated: Carnmore is at the extreme eastern side of the parish adjoining Athenry along the Monivea Road where Johnny Greaney now lives.
Boundaries-townland(s): Carnmore East, Carnmore West (Claregalway) Barrettspark, Cashela, Lisheenkyle, Palmerstown (Athenry).
Civil & Church of Ireland Parish: Athenry – Claregalway Civil Parish (John Grenham)
Barony: Clare – Connacht Baronies
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
The Down Survey Map
(1650’s) No townland information available for Carnmore in the Barony of Clare. Information was destroyed in 1711.
O’Donovan’s field names book 1838
: (Pre 1911)
Hanly, Kenny, Rabbitt, Rooney, Rush and Ryan
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)
Roman Catholic Parish Registers
- Baptism (Athenry 1858-1878): The Catholic Church’s collection of the parish baptismal registry. (registers.nli.ie)
- Marriage (Athenry 1858-1878): The Catholic Church’s collection of the parish baptismal registry. (registers.nli.ie)
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. (askaboutireland.ie)
General Registry of Office (GRO) Records
- Civil Registery Birth: (1864-1915) The official State records of births in Ireland. (irishgenealogy.ie)
- Civil Registery Marriage: (1864-1940) The official State records of marriage in Ireland (irishgenealogy.ie)
- Civil Registery Death: (1864-1960) The official State records of death in Ireland (irishgenealogy.ie)
Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)
Index and Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929
by Registry of Deeds, Dublin
Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI)
The Archaeological Survey of Ireland (ASI) is a unit of the National Monuments Service.
There are no entry for Carnmore.