Evneenmore Island

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Inneemore/Eveenmore Island is in the civil parish of Kilcummin. The civil Parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish of Kilcummin, Galway West. In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same as is the case in the Kilcummin Oughterard area.

Evneenmore Island is in the Electoral Division of Crumpaun, in Civil Parish of Kilcummin, in the Barony of Moycullen, in the County of Galway

Information from O’Donovan’s Field Name Books

Irish Form of Name:   Inghin Mór

Translation:      great daughter

Parish:  Kilcummin
View all place names in this civil parish.

Other Forms of the Name with the authority source (if provided) in italics.

Inneemore
Inghin Mór
Inneen More Local
Evneenmore

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Evneenmore Island has an area of:

  • 145,699 m² / 14.57 hectares / 0.1457 km²
  • 0.06 square miles
  • 36.00 acres / 36 acres, 0 roods, 0 perches

An island at the western extremity of Mwickanahederahalia.

Information from the Down Survey Website:

The Down Survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).

Down Survey website
No actual information on Downs Survey for Evneenmore.

Census 1841-1891

No people lived on Evneenmore.

Townlands

A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169

Inneemore (Evneenmore) is in the townland of Muckenaghedderdauhaulia.

Maps:

It is located at 53° 19′ 51″ N, 9° 34′ 58″ W.

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website

Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.

Inneemore

Church records of births, deaths and marriages:

Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records you will need to know the ‘church parish’ rather than the ‘civil parish’. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)

Inneemore is in the civil parish of Kilcummin.

Catholic parish:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.

  • Clonbern & Kilkerrin in Galway East.
  • Carraroe in Galway West.
  • Kilannin in Galway West.
  • Kilcummin/Oughterard in Galway West.
  • Rosmuc in Galway West.

Church of Ireland parish:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.

  • Kilcummin in Galway West.

In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Townlands.ie Website

http://www.townlands.ie/galway/moycullen/kilcummin/crumpaun/evneenmore-island/

This page was added on 16/02/2016.

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