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Townland maps

Townland maps

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Published by Inner City Trust in Londonderry .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[compiled, from the maps of the Ordnance Survey completed in 1846, by the trainees of Derry Youth and Community Workshop and by the employees of the Inner City Trust].
ContributionsInner City Trust (Londonderry), Derry Youth & Community Workshop., Ordnance Survey ofIreland.
The Physical Object
Pagination78 microfiche ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14343305M

Oct 28,  · On the reverse of the same map, the townland map. Ordnance Survey maps of Northern Ireland have usually included the names of townlands but not always their boundaries. However, the latest edition of the Discoverer Series has elevated the townland once again. On the reverse of the sheet, which was up to now blank, we are presented with a. These maps both documented and standardised the boundaries of the more than 60, townlands in Ireland. The process often involved dividing or amalgamating existing townlands, and defining townland boundaries in areas such as mountain or bog that had previously been outside the townland system. [12].

These maps are divided by county and include a grid map for each county and are not available for circulation. Irish Townland Maps. Londonderry: Inner City Trust, (Family History Library fiche , ) Arranged by county, these maps show all Irish townlands within their respective parishes. Using the Valuation and Maps; Townlands and Occupiers; Townlands and Occupiers. This is by far the most complex sub-column. In urban areas, it may be headed “Street etc. and Occupiers”. For rural areas the name of the townland is given centrally, with the number(s) of the Ordnance Survey sheets on which it appears immediately underneath.

The Browse facility is very useful for looking at whole townlands or parishes, and getting information about sizes of landholdings, and surnames and forenames which existed in pre-Famine Ireland. If users have any queries or feedback on the Tithe Applotment Books site please email to [email protected] The smallest of the townlands were numbered rather than name labeled on the Innercity Trust maps; the key to the numbered areas on the original map is what was illegible. We have done our best to approximate where these townlands are located using contemporary borderless maps and the acreage data from the book "General Alphabetical Index to the.


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Townland maps Download PDF EPUB FB2

The townland is the foundation of land division in Ireland, so the starting point for many searches. The standard work of reference for searches is a book published in with the title "General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns, Parishes & Baronies of Ireland", which was printed by Alexander Thom & Co.

of Dublin, " for her Majesty's Stationery Office". Maps for all townlands in four Ulster Counties:·34 maps for County Tyrone·49 maps for County Donegal·32 maps for County Derry·24 maps for County ArmaghFor each county there are separate outline maps of every civil parish, which show a total of 6, townlands.

certifiedneighborhoodspecialist.com provides several maps based on townlands. In accordance with the current update process, it is updated once per day. Legend: Today or Yesterday Last 3 days Last 4 days Last 5 days Last 6 days Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 6 months Older.

Information for each townland was collected and written into the Name Book under five headings: the received name, the name finally adopted for the townland and the one placed onto the 6-inch Ordnance Survey Map in The Tithe Applotment Books for the civil parish of Drumlease, Co. Leitrim illustrate one little gem that can be found in this collection.

When this particular book was compiled the valuator very kindly included a detailed map of each townland with the name of the occupier written across his lot of land.

Townland Maps of Northern Ireland - This useful site is buried at the bottom of the GRONI on-line records search page and you will probably have to create an account on the site to use it.

The search interface takes a bit of getting used to but you can also just zoom in on the map and be patient.

List of Townlands List of Townlands. The Irish OpenStreetMap community are currently actively tracing all townland boundaries from GSGS map sheets into the OpenStreetMap database. If you wish to take part in this project, please see this guide for full instructions, including step-by-step videos, on how to take part.

The Tithe Applotment Books. The books have been digitally imaged, and a database giving surname, forename, county, parish and townland created. All of these fields can be searched, and there is also a browse facility, which allows users to survey entire parishes and townlands.

Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. When you have eliminated the JavaScript, whatever remains must be an empty page. Enable JavaScript to see Google Maps.

Clare Townlands. The townland is the smallest territorial division within each county and can range in size between one and several thousand acres.

They have been used extensively in land surveys, censuses and polling systems since the 17th century and are the basis for rural postal addresses. These maps are based on Irish Townland Maps, the work of Patrick L. Doherty of the Derry Youth and Community Workshop and employees of the Inner City Trust, with supervision by Brian Mitchell.

What constitutes West Cork on this website is based on the work of Doherty and Mitchell. Townland: This is the smallest and oldest basic unit of land in Ireland and is the key to finding the location of an ancestor’s place of habitation.

The name usually reflects a local identifiable landmark, for instance a mountain, forest, church, large house, castle or ancient monument. Database of Irish Townlands, based on census data. Search townlands using partial names and soundex.

On Griffith's Valuation, the numbers and letters of reference to the maps are the connection between the Valuation and the accompanying Ordnance Survey map; they appear on the left of the ‘Number and Letters’ column on the original pages of the Valuation.

In general, each townland is surrounded by a thick line on the map, with the numbered subdivisions outlined with lighter lines. The official list of Townlands contains approximately 2, Townland names, and these were used as a basis for the Griffith's Valuation and the Census.

However, in old church records, letters and on maps compiled by the Ordnance Survey Office in the s, there are at least another 1, placenames or 'unofficial townlands.'.

Cornanaff Townland November 10, | admin. CORNANAFF Ordnance Survey Name Book entry of The property of Em. Huston. It contains a. 36p. statute measure. including 2a. of water and 29 acres of bog. Farms are from 1 to 10 acres and.

produce Read More. Multiple copies of maps. The Griffith's team used multiple copies of the relevant Ordnance Survey (OS) map since one map typically covers several townlands and several people could be working in the area covered by a map.

So there will often be more than one copy of the OS map for the townland. Townlands – Background. A townland is a small geographical division of land. The townland system is of Gaelic origin, pre-dating the Norman invasion, and most have names of Irish Gaelic origin.

However, some townland names and boundaries come from Norman manors, plantation divisions, or later creations of the Ordnance Survey. PRONI Historical Maps viewer can be used to search and browse seven historical OSNI maps and four modern basemaps (including aerial imagery).

The viewer displays county, parish and townland boundaries and includes information on sites, buildings and landmarks of historical interest. Jan 10,  · Maps [Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski] on certifiedneighborhoodspecialist.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Travel the world without leaving your living room. This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages/5().The Townland Valuation survey got underway in the north of Ireland, with the intention of cataloguing and assessing every single parcel of land and building within each townland.

By it had become clear that this was just a bit too ambitious for the department to undertake so it was decided that only properties or land with a value of over.The map sheets that are used as a basis for mapping townlands need to be positioned correctly to allow for accurate tracing of the boundaries.

This positioning is called rectification which will be covered in episode 5 however the map sheets are rectified against existing OpenStreetMap data, so it is important that this data is correct before Links: Covered in later videos.