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Tithes Payable by Donard Folk from 1833


 

 

Full title: Townlands in Donard (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in March 2015.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents:  Ballylion – Ballymooney — Big Meadow – Blackmoor — Bog Farm – Broomfields — Coolharbour – Cowhill – Crehelp – Crickawn – Donard — Donard Bogs — Donard Demesne — Donard Hill — Donard Moor — Forty Acres — Fox Glen — Highbauns – Highmeadow – Intack – Irishtown — Irishtown Bog — Irishtown Park — Kilbaylet – Kilcoagh — Malt House — Old Mill – Studfield — Town Park — Town Plots.

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Donard Parish

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

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Households in Donard Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Donard

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 7p

When Published: 1854

Publisher / Place of Publication: Alexander Thom and Sons for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office / 87 Abbey Street, Dublin.

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Baltinglass situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 106pp

About: The property tax system of 1850’s Ireland. It was the first major attempt at valuing property. This section lists householders in the Parish of Donard, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Ballylion Bawn — Ballylion Lower — Ballylion Upper — Ballymooney — Blackmoor — Broomfields — Coolharbour Lower — Coolharbour Upper — Crickawn — Doodys Bottoms — Donard Demesne East — Town of Donard — Donard Demesne West — Donard Lower — Donard Mountain — Donard Upper — Intack — Irishtown East — Irishtown Park — Irishtown West — Kilbaylet Lower — Kilbaylet Upper — Kilcoagh East — Kilcoagh West — Studfield North — Studfield South.

Extra #1: Read the entries for  GV Donard Parish (pdf file).

Extra #2: Search Griffiths Valuation and link to contemporary maps at AskAboutIreland.ie

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide

Ancient Landscape of Dunlavin / Donard

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Creator / Author: Patrick T. Walshe

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 29p

Journal Information: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Seventh Series, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 113-141

When Published: December 1931

Publisher / Place of Publication: R.S.A.I / Merrion Square, Dublin

About: A  substantial article on the archaeological remains to be found in this area of West Wicklow. The author divides the article into headings such as: Some notes on the early history of the district; Ancient battle sites; Tumuli, raths and moats; Dolmens and stone circles; Standing stones, bullaun stones and other antiquities.

ID number(s): 0035-9106

Extra #1: includes photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Read this article online via JSTOR. [Personal registration / conditions apply]. Alternatively, your local public library may provide free online access to this article.

Census of Donard

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Full title: Townlands / Streets in Donard (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

When Viewed: Contents correct as of May 2012.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: The Census returns for the Donard District Electoral Division arranged alphabetically by townland. The 1901 census was taken on 31st March 1901. The 1911 census was taken on 2nd April 1911.

Contents: Ballylion — Ballymooney — Blackmoor — Broomfields — Coolharbour — Crickawn — Donard Demesne — Donard Lower — Donard Mountain (1901 only) — Donard Town — Donard Upper — Doody’s Bottoms — Intack — Irishtown — Kilbaylet –Kilcoagh — Studfield. 

Extra #1: Browse the 1901 Census for Donard DED

Extra #2: Browse the 1911 Census for Donard DED

 

Visitor’s Guide to Historic Sites

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Full title: A Guide to the Archaeology of County Wicklow

Creator / Author: Eoin Grogan and Tom Hillery

Item Type / Page count: Book / 59p

When Published: 1993

Publisher / Place of Publication: Wicklow County Tourism / County Buildings, Wicklow.

About: Wicklow has a wealth of archaeological sites and ancient monuments. This A4 size publication aims to interest the tourist in this aspect of our heritage. Many West Wicklow sites are included in this excellent and profusely illustrated introduction to the archaeology of Wicklow.

ID number(s): 0951975404

Chapters: The Neolithic: Passage tombs — Late Neolithic burial sites — Wedge tombs — The Early Bronze Age: Ceremonial circles — The Iron Age: hillforts — The Early Medieval Period: Ringforts — Glendalough — Bullauns, graveslabs and ogham stones — Early and later medieval churches — Viking and medieval towns — The Later Medieval Period: Monastic sites — Mottes, moated sites and castles — Anglo-Norman fortifications — Tower houses — Castles — Places of special interest — Archaeological trails — Suggested reading — Glossary — List of sites by townland — List of figures.

Extra #1: Contains plans of all the major sites, drawn by Sarah Cross

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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