Geography

Mountain North

 

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

Mountain North

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

An Sliabh

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

An Sliabh                                                       Rough mountain land               

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

Mountain North. – Sliadh ó Thuaidh. Possible cartographer’s term also related to Mountain South and Mountain West.

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

It is the property of Captain Lambert, seven-eighths of which is uncultivated. It is bounded on the west by the road from Athenry to Tuam and its general surface varies from 146 to 162 feet abovSituation (John O’Donavan’s Townland index 1862):

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

It is situated 2 miles north of Athenry, bounded on the north by Fahy’s Village, on the west by Pullagh, on the south by Ballydavid Middle and Parkmakle and on the east by Skeaghaderreen townland.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

221 Acres; 1 Roods; 8 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