Millpark

Páirc an Mhuilinn

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Millpark

Civil Parish of Kilbegnet

Páirc an Mhuilinn, field of the mill

Millpark is located in the civil parish of Kilbegnet, Barony of Ballymoe, County Galway. Millpark is situated approximately one-mile West of the village of Creggs.

The Down Survey Map provides no available information on the townland of Millpark.

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books states Millpark is located at the West end of Millford townland. Millpark is a small townland and has no feature of note. The land is made up of tillage and pasture.

Census 1841-1851

According to 1851 census, Millpark consists of 14 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches. The 1841 population was 27 people, 13 were male and 14 were female. There were 4 houses, all of which were occupied. By 1851 the population had decreased to just 10 people, 4 were male and 6 were female. The 2 houses in 1851 were both occupied. The poor law valuation rate paid in 1851 was £4-0-0.

Griffith’s Valuation 1847-1864

According to Griffith’s Valuation Allen Pollock was the immediate lessor of the land. He kept 14 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches of herd’s house, office and land in fee worth £6-0-0. The total annual valuation of rateable property was £6-0-0.

Census 1901 and Census 1911

Despite research the 1901 and 1911 Census records for Millpark have not been found as of the 10th of July 2020. Research is ongoing.

 

This page was added on 10/07/2020.

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