Kingsland North


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

Kingsland North

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