Name (as per O.S.I. Map):
Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):
Meaning of the Name:
Ainm as Gaeilge: Meaning in English:
Globha Most likely from Glebha or (West) Glebe meaning owned by the Church.
Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995
Gloves West – Gluibhe Thiar -Herbs.
Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is the property of Mr. Browne, one-third of which is bog, the remainder arable. Its average height above sea level varies from 172 to 184 feet.
Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is situated two miles east of Athenry, bounded on the north by Kilcornan, in the west by Pollacapul, on the south by Blean, and on the east by Gloves Middle.
1821 Census Data of the area including
Tithe Applotment Book Data (18 ):
1839 O.S.I. Map
Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):
259 Acres; 3 Roods; 38 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