Geography

Kingsland South

 

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

Kingsland South

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

Talamh an Riogh Theas

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Talamh an Righ Theas                                    Southern Land of the King                                                                                                                           May also be Land of the

                                                                        river Ri and Rye-this

                                                                        being Indo-European word for river.

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

Kingsland South – Talamh an Ri Theas.

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

It is the property of Lord Oranmore, all under tillage and bounded on the north by the road from Athenry to Kiltulla. On its south side, 5 chains west of a lane is a well in Baunmore called Tubberlaura. Its average rents are from 12 to 15 shillings per acre.

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

It is situated one-half mile east of Athenry, bounded on the north by Kingsland North, on the west by Knockaunglass, and on the south by Baunmore and Rathard, with Blain and Gloves West on its east.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

237 Acres; 1 Roods; 39 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