Geography

Millpark

 

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

Millpark

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

Páirc a’Mhuillin

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Páirc a’Mhuillin                                             Field of the mill                        

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

Millpark • Pairc an Mhuilinn.

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

Mark Browne is the owner and occupier, all under cultivation. It is subject to winter flooding at its south-west extremity, and varies from 67 to 85 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 2 miles south-west of Athenry, bounded on the north by Mulpit and Cloughraun, on the west and south by Castleturvin.

Millpark is in the Athenry Barony and in the E.D. of Greethill. Millpark when translated means Field of the Mill. In 1858, Millpark was the property of Mark Browne. It consisted of 65 acres.

 Census

1821 Census Data of the area including

1841 – there were 8 inhabitants in that year.

1851 – there were no inhabitants living in Millpark.

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

63 Acres; 1 Roods; 25 Square Perches

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

1855 – William Kelly owned 65 acres in Millpark.

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