Leath Ceathrú Mór

Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

Lecarrowmore Name Stone, 1996
Josette Farrell, Claregalway.info
Lecarrowmore 6" OS 1840's Map

Google Maps, Lecarrowmore














Up to the last century, a ‘ceathrú’ represented a unit of measure of about sixteen acres and was commonly used in describing sizes of farmlands.

Name(s): Lecarrowmore townlands.ie/lecarrowmore

Gaeilge: Leath Ceathrú Mór logainm.ie/lecarrowmore

Meaning(s): Big Half Quarter

Description: The land is mainly good.

Situated: Lecarrowmore is on the left after you pass the Garda Barracks on the Mullaghruttery road.

Sub-dominations: None

Boundaries-townland(s): Claregalway, Gortadooey and Rooaunmore.

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

Barony: Clare – Connacht Baronies

District Electoral Division (DED): ClaregalwayMap 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


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O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 

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: (Pre 1911)  

O’Brien, Cassidy and Kirrane



Lord Dunsandle


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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 (Lecarrowmore)
  • 1911 (Lecarrowmore)



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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 20/03/2017.

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