Claregalway Parish 750 History, 1999

Cloon Name Stone, 1996
Josette Farrell,
Cloon 6" OS 1840's Map

Google Maps, Cloon













Cloon lies between the townlands of Cloonacauneen and Pollaghrevagh, which are separated by a byroad, with Cloon lying to the left as you go into the area. Most people living along the boundary however, would use Cloon as their address.

Name(s): Cloon

Gaeilge: An Chluain

Meaning(s): Meadow

Description: The land within Cloon is classed as 233 acres being bog-land and the remaining 207 acres is fertile land suitable for all types of farming.

Situated: Cloon is situated two miles from Claregalway village on the west side of the N17.

Sub-dominations: None

Boundaries-townland(s): Cloonacauneen, Montiagh South, Pollaghrevagh and Rockwood (Claregalway), Carrowbrowne, Cloonacauneen and Sylaun (Castlegar/Oranmore)

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

Barony: Dunkellin – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): Carrowbrowne – Map of Ireland

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

County: Galway –

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

Province: Connacht(Connaught)


The Down Survey Map


Down Survey Landowners/cloon


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 




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: (Pre 1911)  

Concannon, Connor, Davock, Earner, Fahy, Feeney, Flesk, Garvey, Higgins, Kelly, Mannion, Moran, Reilly and Wall



James Ffrench



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(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. (

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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. (

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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 (Cloon)
  • 1911 (Cloon)



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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.

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