Tisaxon; Tysaxon


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

Tisaxon; Tysaxon

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

Tigh Sacson

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in Engli

Tigh Sacson                                                    House of the Saxon                   

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

Tysaxon – Tigh an tSacsain – House of the Saxon (Abbot). Abbey founded in the 7th century by Balan.

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

It is the property of Mr. Burke, four-fifths of which is arable. The road from Athenry to Monivea forms its west boundary, a bye road bounds its north side and another passes through its south extremity. There is a caher or fort 23 chains east of its westernmost angle.

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

It is situated 2 and half miles south of Monivea, bounded on the north by Currantarramud, on the west by Knockbrack and on the east by Templemoyle.

1821 Census Data of the area including

In 1862 it was part of Monivea Parish

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (1827):

In 1827 the families there were Cullinane, Horan, Duffy, Costello, Burke, Rabbitte, Conneely and Gill.

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

460 Acres; 3 Roods; 2 Square Perches

1855 – the families living there were Halls, Currans, Coppinger, O’Donnell, Connelly, Crelan, Cocly, Rabbitte, Morrissey

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