Gort an tSléibhe

Claregalway Parish 750 History, 1999

Gortatleva Name Stone, 1996
Josette Farrell, Claregalway.info
Gortatleva 6" OS 1840 Map

Google Maps, Gortatleva














There was a pub in this townland in the past, across the road from Walshs.

Name(s): Gortatleva townlands.ie/gortatleva

Gaeilge: Gort an tSléibhe logainm.ie/gortatleva

Meaning(s): Field of the mountain

Description: Most of the land is of good quality and is suitable for all types of farming, but also has some low-lying land, which is liable to flooding.

Situated: Gortatleva is situated next to Lydican.

Sub-dominations: Garraigh Raven

Boundaries-townland(s): Caherlea, Lissarulla and Lydican (Claregalway) Crusheen, Islandmore and Kiltroge (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 information available for Gortatleva, Claregalway. (The Maps for County Galway were destroyed in 1711)

Down Survey Landowners/gortatleva


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 




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: (Pre 1911)  

Bodkin, Cavanagh, McDonagh, Qualter, Walsh, Williams, Hughes, O’Brien, Carr and Murphy



Andrew H Lynch



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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. (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 (Gortatleva)
  • 1911 (Gortatleva)



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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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This page was added on 07/03/2017.

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