Pollach Ríabach

Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

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

Google Maps, Pollaghrevagh
















Locals seldom use the name Pollaghrevagh. Used to be also known as Englishfield.

Name(s): Pollaghrevagh townlands.ie/pollaghrevagh

GaeilgePollach Ríabach logainm.ie/pollaghrevagh

Meaning(s): Rough Hallow

Description: Most of the land is fertile, and there is also some woodland and bog.

Situated: Pollaghrevagh lies between Cahergowan and Cloon off the N17.

Sub-dominations: None

Boundaries-townland(s): Cahergowan, Cloon and Montiagh, South and Rockwood (Claregalway),  (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 – 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 Cloonacauneen, Claregalway or Cloonacauneen, in Castlegar.  (The Records for County Galway were destroyed in 1711)

Down Survey Landowners/pollaghrevagh


O’Donovan’s field names book 1838 




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: (Pre 1911)  

Ffrench, Hardiman, O’Brien, Nohilly, Nolan, Wall, Moran



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. (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 (Pollaghrevagh)
  • 1911 (Pollaghrevagh)



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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.

  • Ringfort – GA082-074
  • Country House (ruins) – GA082-073




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This page was added on 04/04/2017.

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