WILLIAMSTOWN

Williamstown
www.williamstown.ie

Baile Liam (Gaeilge)

meaning of Irish place name:

baile– townland, town, homestead

Historical description:

Slater’s Directory, 1894, p.99

WILLIAMSTOWN, a village in the parish of Templetogher, barony of Ballymoe, co. Galway, head of a petty sessional and dispensary district, in Glennamady union. Protestant and Catholic diocese of Tuam, 5 miles south-west from Ballymoe railway station. Petty session are held weekly. The area comprises 8 acres; the population in 1891 was 133.

LINKS

Place name:

http://www.logainm.ie

History:

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie

http://landedestates.nuigalway.ie

Heritage:

http://www.williamstownheritage.com

Graveyards:

http://gccapps.galwaycoco.ie

Social:

https://www.facebook.com/Williamstown

 

 

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