Geography

Gloves Middle

 

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

Gloves Middle

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

Globha

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:       Meaning in English:

Globha                         Most likely from Glebha or Glebe, meaning owned by the Church                   

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

Gloves Middle – Gluibhe Ldr – Luibhe -Herbs.

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

It is the property of Mr. Browne, three-fifths of which is cultivated, the rest is dry bog. Forty acres in the south-west angle form a small demesne in which stands Gloves House, the residence of Minor Brown. Its general surface varies from 184 to 232 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 2 and a quarter miles east-northeast of Athenry, bounded on the north by Gloves East, on the east and south by Kiltulla, and on the west by Gloves West.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

587 Acres; 1 Roods; 19 Square Perches

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

 

 

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