Name (as per O.S.I. Map):
Ainm/Ainmneacha as Gaeilge (John O’Donavan’s Townland Index 1862):
Talamh an Righ
Meaning of the Name:
Ainm as Gaeilge: Meaning in English:
Talamh a’Righ Thuaidh Nothern Land of the King
May also be Land of the river Ri or Rye –
being Indo-European word for river.
Meaning of Townland Name in The Athenry Journal-Vol. 1, No. 3, P. 27/30.1995
Kingsland North – Talamh an Ri Thuaidh.
Description (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is the property of Lord Oranmore, all under tillage, bounded on the south by the road from Athenry to Kiltulla. Its general surface varies from 132 to 199 feet above sea level. Its average rent varies from 12 to 15 shillings per acre.
Situation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):
It is situated one-half mile north-east of Athenry, bounded on the north by Caheroyan, on the east by Poulaghappul, on the south by Kingsland South and on the west by Gurteenacre and Caheroyan.
1821 Census Data of the area including
Tithe Applotment Book Data (18 ):
1839 O.S.I. Map
Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):
90 Acres; 0 Roods; 0 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