Geography

Furzypark; Furzepark

 

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

Furzypark; Furzepark

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

Páirc na hAitine

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Páirc na hAitine                                              Park of the furze

                                                                        Field of furze                            

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

Furzy Park – Anglo Irish name.

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

It is the property of Mark Browne, all under tillage and farms on its west side and the eastern bounds of the Newford Ball Alley, three chains south of which is an eel weir.

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

It is situated one mile south of Athenry bounded on the north by Gortnahown, on the west by Mulpit and Newford, and on the south by Farranablake East and West.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

42 Acres; 1 Roods; 22 Square Perches

Valuation: £ s d

Propietor of the Townland: Mark Browne

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