Geography

Ballyboggan

 

 

Name (as per O.S.I. Map): Ballyboggan

Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):

Baile Uí Bhogáin

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                                    Meaning in English:

Baile Uí Bhogáin                                            O Boggans Town (according to O’Donovan)

                                                                            Boggy area                                                              

Townland Names -The Athenry Journal, Vol. 1, No: 3, 1995

Bally boggan – Baile an Bhogdin – Soft place.

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

532 Acres; 2 Roods; 4 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

Great portion of bog. The townland is the property of Mr. Bodkin. Two- thirds of it is cultivated, the reminder is deep bog. There stands a triangulation station near its western extremity called Graige Bog. It is bounded on the north by the Barony of Tiaquin and has a village of houses near its northern centre.

Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

5 miles south-east of Monivea. It is situated 3 miles east- northeast of Athenry. Bounded on the north by Villa Demesne and Lisdoran in Tiaquin Boundary, on the east by Cloonkeenmore North, south by Cloonbrusk and Athenry Parish and west by Graig Abbey South.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

O.S.I. Map (19   ) Showing Archaeological Sites:

1901 Census Data:

1911 Census Data:

1924-Names on Voters Lists for national Elections (Galway Co. Co.)

2005 Google Map

Villages within the Townland

Famous People of the Townland

2011 Census Population Data (D.E.D._______________________ )

Names of Children from National School Register