Geography

Clamperpark

 

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

Clamperpark

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

Páirc an Chlampair

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Páirc an Chlampair                                         Park of the controversy

                                                                        Field of contention                                        

Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995

Clamper Park – Pdirc an Chlampair – The disputed field.

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

The property of Mark Brown, all under cultivation. It is interspersed with rocks and a part of its north side is subject to floods. It is bounded on the east by the road from Athenry to Craughwell.

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

It is situated one and a half miles south of Athenry, bounded on the north by Turloughalanger, on the west by Castleturvin, on the east by Mountain South.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

111 Acres; 3 Roods; 33 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland:

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