Geography

Binn

 

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

Binn

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

Cnoc na Bine

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cnoc na Bine                                                Hill of the peak                                         

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

Binn – Binn – Rise / Height.

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

90 Acres; 2 Roods; 15 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

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

It is the property of Mr. Daly. It is all under cultivation with some portion of plantation on its north side. There is a triangulation station at its north-western extremity and a road passes through its south side.

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

It is situated three and half miles south of Monivea. Bounded on the north by Bingarra, east by Lisdoran, south by Graig Abbey South and west by Graig Abbey North.

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