Carrowntubber is situated 2½ miles Northeast of Athenry, bounded on the West by Ballydavid North and Mountpellier, North by Monivea and East by do [sic], and South by Cahertubber West.
The Down Survey Map 1641 (pre-Cromwell) under the name Cluntully states that the owner was Lord Birmingham (Protestant). The Down Survey map 1670 (post Cromwell) states that the owner was Lord Barron of Athenree (Catholic). There was 171 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 100 plantation acres of profitable land and 100 plantation acres of forfeited land.
O’Donovan’s Field Name Books provides various spellings for this townland, Carrowntober, Ceathramhadh an Tobair, Caheratubber East, Called Gurrane Barony, Carratobber, Cahirtobber, Caratobber, Carrowntobbro, and Cahertubber. Also, according to this source Lady Russel was the proprietor and contained 565½ statute acres, 1/3rd of which was bog. The road from Athenry to Monivea bounds it on the West, and a cross or bye road forms its South extremity, for 34 chains passing through its South and East extremity in which end of the townland is a Trigl. Station 196 feet above the level of the sea. Its general surface varies from 170 to 212 feet above the level of the sea.
According to the Tithe Applotment books Pat Kelly held 46 acres for £1-1-6. William Mackey held 142 acres for £3-11-0. Patt Shaughnessy held 134 acres for £3-7-0.
According to Griffith’s Evaluation, Rep. Hon. B. Sewell leased tenements to 25 tenants.
Rep. Hon. B. Sewell kept 52 acres 0 roods 13 perches of land and 171 acres 0 roods 4 perches of bog in fee for himself worth £14-10-0. Michael Kelly paid £5-5-0 for 17 acres 0 roods 7 perches of house, offices and land. Bridget Slamen paid £1-5-0 for 3 acres 0 roods 31 perches of house and land. Bridget Hanley paid £2-0-0 for 6 acres 3 roods 20 perches of house and land. Patrick Mealy paid £1-10-0 for 5 acres 2 roods 31 perches of land. Michael Hanly paid £2-5-0 for 5 acres 3 roods 21 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Connor paid £2-0-0 for 6 acres 0 roods 33 perches of house and land. Thomas Quinn paid a total of £0-15-0 for 2 acres 1 rood 30 perches of house and land. Malachy Quinn paid £0-17-0 for 2 acres 1 rood 30 perches of land and house. Michael Kelly paid £0-15-0 for 3 acres 1 rood 25 perches of house and land. Bridget McDonagh paid a total of £1-0-0 for 2 acres 0 roods 5 perches of house and land. Mary Connolly paid a total of £0-16-0 for 2 acres 0 roods 10 perches of house and land. Patrick Ward paid a total of £2-10-0 for 11 acres 0 roods 30 perches of house and land. Thomas Ryan paid £4-10-0 for 15 acres 3 roods 19 perches of house, office and land. Bryan Ryan paid a total of £8-0-0 for 27 acres 2 roods 28 perches of land. John Mealy paid a total of £2-10-0 for 9 acres 3 roods 19 perches of land. Michael Jordan paid a total of £4-10-0 for 17 acres 1 rood 24 perches of land. Patrick Brennan paid a total of £2-10-0 for 12 acres 0 roods 20 perches of land. John Kendrigan paid £7-10-0, and Michael Kendrigan paid £3-15-0 for 27 acres 0 roods 5 perches. Honoria Ryan paid a total of £4-0-0 for 13 acres 2 roods 20 perches of land. James Loughnan paid a total of £1-0-0 for 2 acres 3 roods 5 perches of land. Michael Brennan paid £10-15-0 for 7 acres 1 rood 6 perches of house, office, and land. Patrick Bourke paid a total of £4-0-0 for 14 acres 3 roods 18 perches of house and land. Edward Calahan paid a total of £3-14-0 for 13 acres 1 rood 20 perches of house and land. James Brennan paid a total of £9-5-0 for 27 acres 3 roods 5 perches for house office and land. Micael Brennan, James Brennan and Edward Calahan paid £0-5-0 each for 14 acres 1 rood 1 perch of land.
Thomas Dowd paid Michael Jordan £0-15-0 for a house.
Patrick Kane paid John and Michael Kendrigan £1-5-0 for 3 acres 0 roods 17 perches of house and land.
Bridget Grady paid Michael Brennan £0-17-0 for 0 acres 2 roods 35 perches of house and land and 0 acres 2 roods 0 perches of land.
No records for 1901 or 1911 Census records for this townland was located as of 21st March 2022.