Laghtanora; Loghtanora


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

Laghtanora; Loghtanora

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

Leacht Onóra

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:                          

Leacht Onóra                                                 Honora’s monument                 

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

Lachtanora – Leacht an 6ra – Heavy soil / flagstone on the edge (of the bog).

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke, two-thirds of this townland is cultivated, the remainder is deep bog. Part of its west side is joined with and forms part of Tiaquin Demesne. Bounded on the south and west by Derroagh and Cuddoo East.

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

It is situated 2 and half miles east of Monivea bounded on the north by Cuddoo West, on the west by Aughafadda. Near its west side is a stone called Laghtonora.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

126 Acres; 0 Roods; 4 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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