• The Townlands of Athenry Parish and the Landowners in 1855

    The following is a list of the townlands in the Catholic Parish of Athenry together with the area of each and the name of the main landlord/landowner at the time of Griffiths Valuation circa 1855. The townlands varied greatly in ...
  • James Perry Goodbody (1853-1923)

      Source: The Goodbodys: The Story of an Irish Quaker Family 1630-1950 by Michael Goodbody 2011 James Perry Goodbody was the owner of the Athenry Estate from 1875 until taken over by the Congested Districts Board. Background James Perry purchased ...
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  • Marcus Goodbody (1810-1885)

    Source: The Goodbodys: The Story of an Irish Quaker Family 1630-1950 by Michael Goodbody 2011 The owner of eight townlands adjacent to Athenry town at the time of Griffiths Valuation (1855) was James Perry. On his death the responsibility for these ...
  • James Perry

    Source: The Goodbodys: The Story of an Irish Quaker Family 1630-1950 by Michael Goodbody 2011 At the time of Griffiths Valuation (1855) James Perry owned over 2300 acres in the eight townlands of Ballygurrane North, Ballygurrane South, Ballygurrane West, Cuillairbawn, Gortnahown, ...