Name (as per O.S.I. Map):
Barrets Parke; Barrettspark
Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):
Meaning of the Name:
Ainm as Gaeilge: Meaning in English:
Páirc Barréid Named after a previous occupier of the land.
Townland Names -The Athenry Journal, Vol. 1, No: 3, 1995
Barretts’ Park – Pdirc an Bhairid – From the landowner.
Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):
251 Acres; 0 Roods; 13 Square Perches
Valuation: £ s d
Propietor of the Townland:
Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
The property of Mr. Lambert, one-half of which is cultivated, the remainder is rough pasture. 13 chains north of its south boundary, at the centre stands a triangulation station, 108 feet above sea level.
Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is situated 4 miles west of Athenry. It is bounded in the north by Moor and Cashla, West by Carnmore, south by Lisheenkyle and east by Caherbriskaun. It is in the barony of Clare and in the E.D. of Aughrim. O’Donovan in 1858 says that it was also known as Creglea and Ballybrit. It is situated 4 miles North of AAhenry and was the property of Walter Lambert It contains 252 acres.
1821 Census Data
1841 – there was a total of 28 people, 14 males and 14 females in the village.
1851 – there was only a total of 8, 4 males and 4 females.
1841 – -there were a total of 4 houses which were inhabited.
1851 – there was only 1 house inhabited.
1855 – -the landlord of Barrettspark was Walter Lambert and he had 5 tenants on his land there.
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
It is in the barony of Clare and in the E.D. of Aughrim. O’Donovan in 1858 says that it was also known as Creglea and Ballybrit. It is situated 4 miles North of Athenry and was the property of Walter Lambert It contains 252 acres.