Geography

Cloonbrusk

 

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

Cloonbrusk

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

Cluain Brosc

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cluain Brosc                                                  Lawn or meadow of the brambles         

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

Cloonbrusk – Cluain Bhruasc – Meadow of the Sherds / Broken pottery.

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

It is the property of Mr. Daly. Nearly two-thirds of this townland is cultivated, the remainder is deep bog. Near its north end is the ruins of Cloonbrusk castle and in its centre is a triangulation station 265 feet above sea level.

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

Five miles south of Monivea, 3 miles east-northeast of Athenry. Bounded on the north and west by Ballyboggan, on the south by Gloves East, and Carnakelly in Kiltulla parish, and Gloves Middle in Athenry parish.

1821 Census Data of the area including

In 1862 it was part of Monivea Parish

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

321 Acres; 2 Roods; 7 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