Montiagh, North

Móinteach Thuadh

Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

Montiagh North 6" OS 1840's Map

Google Map, Montiagh, North












There is also a bog there and part of the cut away bog (200 acres) was acquired by the Forestry in 1960 and planted. It is now a large wood. Turf is still cut in the remaining bog. There hasn’t been anybody living there for the past hundred years.

Name(s): Montiagh, North

Gaeilge: Móinteach Thuadh

Meaning(s): House of Turf

DescriptionThe land is low-lying and floods in the winter but it is good pastureland in summer.

Situated: The Clare River separates Montiagh North from Montiagh South. Montiagh North adjoins Curraghmore to the west and Gortcloonmore to the north.

Sub-domination(s): None

Boundaries-townland(s)Claregalway, Curraghmore, Gortacloonmore and Montiagh, South (Claregalway) Cregduff (Annaghdown) Sylaun (Oranmore)

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) Claregalway

County: Galway –

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

Province: Connacht(Connaught)


The Down Survey Map


Down Survey Landowners/montiagh-north


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 

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: (Pre 1911)  




Lord Clanmorris (Bingham Family)



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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 (No families, families for Montiagh, South)
  • 1911 (No families, families for Montiagh, South)



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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 21/03/2017.

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