Carrowntober East


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

Carrowntober East

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

Ceathramadh an Tobair

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Ceathrú an Tobair                                          Quarter of the well / Area of the well                        

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

Carrowntober East – Cordn Tobair Thior ‘ Rounded hill or bend of the well.

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

563 Acres; 2 Roods; 29 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

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

Lady Russel is the proprietor, one-third of which is bog. The road from Athenry to Monivea bounds it on the west and a by-road forms its southern extremity. In its south-east extremity is a triangulation station 196 feet above sea level. Its general surface varies from 170 to 212 feet above sea level.

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

It is 2 and half miles north-northeast of Athenry, bounded on the west by Ballydavid North and Mountpellier, north by Tysaxon, and south by Carrowtober West.


1821 Census Data of the area including

In 1821 – 60 houses- Moran, -Burke, Quinn, Mackey, Culd, Shaughnessy, Clynn, Hacket, Connelly, Murry, Healy, Gibbons, Loughnane, Wall, Kendrigan, Kelly, Slamen, Ward, Connor, Connelly, Nolan, Jordan, Gannon, Delaney, Qualter, Kenny, Larkin, Cahalan, Bunan, Coppinger, Hart, Hession, Clasby, O’Brien, Scahel, Gloonan, Kane, Grady.

1827 – Kelly, Mackey, Shaughnessy families lived there.

1841 – in Cahertubber East there were 21 males and 26 females.

1851 – in Cahertubber East there were 79 males and 89 females.

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

1855 – the families living there were Seawell, Kelly, Slamen, Hanleys, Mealey, Connor, Quinn, McDonagh, Connolly, Ward, Ryan, Jordan, Dowd, Brennan, Kendrigan, Kane, Loughnane, Burke, Grady, Cahalan, Cloonan, O’Brien, Shehill, Laffey, Gallanon, Shaughnessy,

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