Geography

Prospect

 

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

Prospect

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

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Radharc                                                           Place with a view                      

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

Prospect – From Prospect House.

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

The property of Lord Oranmore, all under cultivation. It is bounded on the north-east by the old town wall of Athenry, at the west angle of which is a seat (house) called Prospecct, the property of J. Burke esq.

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

It is situated south-west of and adjacent to Athenry, bounded on the north by Athenry, on the west by Ballygurraun South and Newford, and on the south and west by Gortnahowen.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

54 Acres; 0 Roods; 11 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