Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Cavan Townlands | February 24, 2021

Scroll to top


Civil Records

Killashandra Census 1841 Heatmaps

October 30, 2020 |

View heatmaps of townlands in Killashandra Parish during the 1841 census, showing

  • Population Density
  • Life Expectancy
  • Literacy Levels
  • School Attendance

Read More

1841 Census Analytics – Killashandra

May 8, 2020 |

See our interactive dashboard using 1841 Census data for the Killashandra parish. Compare results in each townland against the parish population for Literacy Levels, School Attendance and Life Expectancy

Go to 1841 Census Analytics

Read More

Killeshandra 1841 Census Analysis & Graphs

April 27, 2020 |

We present a series of choropleths for the townlands of Killashandra, providing analysis of demographic data for the parish. Townlands are coloured from pale to dark hues to illustrate the data.

Population Density

The number of people present for the … Read More

The Commonwealth Survey of 1652

April 5, 2020 |

Go to table of records and maps

The survey as transcribed by William Mooney in 1835 covers the entire of County Cavan and is listed in order of barony. It appears to be a unique document, and no similar survey … Read More

1976 Breifne article by Rev. Gerard Alwill on the 1841 Killeshandra census

April 3, 2020 |

Go to 1841 Census Records

Thanks to Brendan Scott, editor Breifne Journal, and Rev. Gerard Alwill for granting permission to reproduce this detailed study and analysis which throws great light on the contents of the 1841 census records.


The … Read More

Denn 1836

April 3, 2020 |


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

April 1, 2020 |


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

April 1, 2020 |


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

April 1, 2020 |


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

April 1, 2020 |


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