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Cavan Townlands | April 8, 2020

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Name Book of 1836

Denn 1836

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Property of Major Cosby.


Property of Capin. Edward Cottinghatn of Bellfield, Goosegreen, Drumcondra.

Agent is Mr. J. Cooper, Cottingham of Cavan. The rent is 13/- per acre and is let onleases of lives or 21 years to 24 … Read More

Knockbride Name Book records 1836

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This townland  contains 135a. 3r. 35p. being all cultivated, with the exception

of about 5 acres of bog. Farms are from ? to ? acres and rents from 20s. to 32s.

per acre. It is the property of ?Singleton-and … Read More

Bailieborough Name Book records 1836

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The property  of Sir Wm. Young. It contains 75a. 3r. 20p. all arable. It is let by

lease of 4 lives for 20 to 50 acres at 17s. per acre. It produces oats, barley, potatoes

and flax and … Read More

Shercock Name Book records 1836

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The town  of  Shercock is in Killan parish. The parish contains   8222.6512

acres, including of water 463a. 3r. 19p. and 5 small islands containing 1a. 1r. 24p.

A well in Killann townland is called Tobar Ana. There  … Read More

Munterconnaught Name Book records 1836

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There was an endowed  Hospital here. King James granted a lease of it for the

terms of 21 years to Sir Edward Moore  at the rent of 15d. It contains 7433.2.5

acres of which 964.2.8 are water — … Read More

Lavey Name Book records 1836

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Aghadrinagh (Patent of)         A. Saunderson Esqr.

In the centre of the parish on the Mail Coach road from Cavan to Dublin,

about (?) statute miles from the former place and 2 from Lavey townland.

Landlord is Robert Saunderson Esqr. … Read More

Killinkere Name Book records 1836

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This parish contains 15958.0.9 statute acres of which 139.0.17 are water.

2248 1/2 are uncultivated and the remainder arable land generally of an inferior

quality. It contains no town or river of any importance.


It is the … Read More

Crosserlough Name Book records 1836

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It is bounded  on  the North by  the parish of Denn,  in the East

by  Denn and Castlerahan  parishes, on the South  by Castlerahan, Kilbride

and Ballymaclough  and on the  West by  Ballintemple and  Kilconnel

parishes. It  is … Read More

Castlerahan Name Book records 1836

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     Contains 10315 acres  or 6 perch of  which 1049 acres are bog and rough

ground. 102 acres 2 rood 3 perch of Lough Ramor are included in the parish. The

soil is pretty good. The principal proprietors are … Read More

Name Book records of 1836

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I reproduce below his 1979 introduction to a series of articles written by Liam O Ceallaigh over a number of years in The Heart of Breifne concerning the Ordnance Survey Name Book records of 1836. I would like to thank … Read More