Geography

Caraunduff; Cáuráundhú

 

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

Caraunduff; Cáuráundhú

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

Caráun Dubh

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Carán Dúbh                                                    Black stony ground                   

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

Caraunduff – Caran Dubh- Black, rocky pile

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

194 Acres; 1 Roods; 24 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

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

It is the property of Mr. Lambert all uncultivated except 8 acres on its north-west side, near a road which forms its north-west boundary. The general surface varies from 146 to 206 feet above sea level. At the western end of its southern extremity is a small lake called Turbin.

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

It is situated 3 miles west-southwest of Athenry bounded on the north and west by Knocknacreeva and Caherbriskaun, on the south by Tobberoe East, and on the east by Rathmorrissy.

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