Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

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

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Peake also know Peak. There are very nice stone walls dividing the fields here.

Name(s): Peake or Peak

Gaeilge: Péic

Meaning(s): High Point

Description: Land is arable and suitable for grazing and tillage.

Situated: Peake is situated on the left as you go to Tuam after passing Loughgeorge.

Sub-dominations: None

Boundaries-townland(s): Claregalway, Gortadooey, Knockdoemore, Lecarrowmore, Loughgeorge, Mullaghruttery and Rooaunmore (Claregalway) Caraun and Knockdoebeg (Lackagh)

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 –

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)  

Browne, Carthy, Forde and Griffin



William Burke



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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 (Peake)
  • 1911 (Peake)



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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 03/04/2017.

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