Geography

Mountgarret

 

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

Mountgarret

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

Cnoc Ghioróid

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Cnoc Ghioróid                                               Garrett’s Hill                             

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

 

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke, all under tillage. It is bounded on the east for a short distance by the road from Athenry to Monivea and its general surface varies from 202 to 275 feet above sea level.

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

It is situated 1 and half miles south-west of Monivea. It is bounded on the north by Glannaghboghan South, on the east by Cartron and Tysaxon, on the south by Knockbrack and on the west by Nursery Park.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

173 Acres; 0 Roods; 16 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