Knocknagrana (Knocknagreana)

Cnoc na Gréine

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 81535 30512               Lat / Long: 53.3248, -8.27784


DED: Ballinasloe (Rural)



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (17 acres, 0 roods and 8perches) all under cultivation. It is the property of the Earl Clancarty. Held by deed for ever. Pays included with the demesne £46.19.7¼ County Cess.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is situated in a central part of this parish, bounded by Tubbergrillaan, Garbally Demesne and Glannavaddogue townlands.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Knocknagrana:



Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)

The first full population census of Ireland was taken in 1821 and the first four Irish censuses were arranged by county, barony, civil parish and townland.


1821:  Only some fragments for small parts of county Galway survive. There are no records      for Kilcloony.

1831:  The only surviving records are from Counties Antrim and Derry.

1841:  There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1851:   There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1861:  Census records for 1861 and 1871 were deliberately destroyed by the government

1881:  The records for 1881 and 1891 were pulped as waster paper during the shortages of World War I.

1901:   No census details for Knocknagrana.

1911:   No census details for Knocknagrana.


Griffith’s Valuation

Plot 1: The Earl of Clancarty had in fee (for himself) land with an area of 13 acres, 1 rood and 24 perches, that had an annual ratable valuation of £9.

Plot 2: James Curry leased a house, office and land with an area of 3 acres, 3 roods and 2 perches from the Earl of Clancarty for £2 for the land and 15s for the buildings.

This page was added on 02/07/2022.

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