Geography

Lisdoran

 

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

Lisdoran

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

 Lios Dorán

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Lios Dorán                                                     Doran’s homestead                   

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

Lisdoran – Lios Dobhrdn – Fort of the otters.

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

It is the property of Mr. Tighe. It is all under tillage and has a triangulation station at its north-east angle. A road passes through its south side from east to west.

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

It is situated 3 and half miles south of Monivea. Bounded on the north by Bingarra, on the west by Binn, on the south by Ballyboggan and east by Toorkeel.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

70 Acres; 3 Roods; 32 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