Civil Parish of Kilcolgan

Joseph Ennis |University of Galway |Galway County Heritage Office

Situation: The standard name of the townland was Parkatleva with the Irish name being Páirc a’ tSléibhe. Other names given were: Parknacrevagh A. F. St. George, Esqr., Parkatleva Clerk of the Peace for the town of Galway, Parkacleva County Map. It was bordered by Kiltearnan West and Killeenavara on the north, Ardrahan parish on the east, Killeenavara and Ardrahan parish on the south and Killeenavara on the west.


O’Donovan Survey book

The townland was located at the south of the parish. The proprietor was M. Blake Esqr. Of Cloughballymore with the agent being A. Blake Esqr. Of Brownville. There was very little tillage being mostly covered with limestone rocks. There are two cotters’ houses in bad repair. Near the centre was a small lough called Paurkatleva.

Down survey

The name of the townland on the survey was Levally Iconner. The owner in 1641 was Walter McMoyler McHubert Bourke who was catholic. Then in 1670 the owner was Sir Henry Waddington who was protestant. There was 292 plantation acres of profitable land and 292 acres of forfeited land.

Griffith Valuation

Map reference one was Rep. Maurice Blake. This land was 217 acres and 11 perches. This was worth 45 pounds and he owned the land.

This page was added on 25/04/2024.

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