Tobernavean; Tubbernavean


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

Tobernavean; Tubbernavean

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

Tobar na bhFian

Meaning of the Name: 

Ainm as Gaeilge:                                          Meaning in English:

Tobar na bhFian                                             Well of the Fingallians

                                                                       Well of the Fíanna                    

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

Tobernaveen – Tobar na bhFiann – The well of the wild place or wild animals, probably deer/Well of the Fianna.

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

The property of Mr. Lambert, one- eighth of which is arable, the remainder heathy pasture. About 14 acres of plantation in its north-eastern extremity. In its eastern centre is a well called Tubbernavean from which the townland got its name. A bye road bounds its eastern extremity.

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

It is situated 3 miles north-west of Athenry, bounded on the north by Ballinloughaun and Ballybackagh, on the east by Carraun and on the south by Moanbaun.

1821 Census Data of the area including

Tithe Applotment Book Data (18   ):

1839 O.S.I. Map

1852 Griffiths Valuation Data:

Acreage (Richard Griffiths Valuation 1847-1864):

267 Acres; 0 Roods; 38 Square Perches

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