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Ballymacelligott Civil Parish & Townland Map

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BALLYMACELLIGOTT, a parish in the barony of Trughenackmy, 4¾ miles east-south-east of Tralee, Co. Kerry, Munster. Length, 3½ miles; breadth, 3; area, 14,018 acres. Pop., in 1831, 3,535; in 1841; 4,058. Houses 660. About one-third of the area is bog or coarse upland pasture; and the remainder is variously third-rate, second-rate, and first-rate land. Two small river systems give the western and the eastern divisions respectively a westerly and a south-westerly exposure. The road from Castle-Island to Tralee traverses the interior; and, while within the parochial limits, passes along a beautiful and generally luxuriant valley, and is overlooked by the mansions of Rattany, Arbela, and Chute-Hall. This parish is a rectory in the dio. of Ardfert and Aghadoe. Tithe composition, L 336 18s. 5d.; glebe, L 15. The rectories of Ballymacelligott, Currens, and Nohoval-Kerry constitute the benefice of Ballymacelligott. Length and breadth, each 5 miles. Gross income, L 496 11s. 4d.; nett, L 429 14s. 6d. Patron, the Crosbie family of Ardfert Abbey. The church was built in 1824, by means of a loan of L 646 3s. 1d. from the late Board of First Fruits. Sittings 250; attendance, 100 in winter and 180 in summer. Two Roman Catholic chapels have an attendance of 900; and are served by one officiate. A Methodist meeting-house has an attendance of 50. In 1834, the Protestants of the parish amounted to 450, and the Roman Catholics to 3,656; the Protestants of the union to 465, and the Roman Catholics to 4,057; and 6 daily school - 5 of which were in the parish, and one of these aided with L 5 5s. a-year from the incumbent, and L 14 from the Incorporated Society - had on their books 179 boys and 101 girls. (The Parlimentary Gazetteer of Ireland, 1844. p. 179. FHL 6020358-82, transcription shared by Nancy Bussey)

Many thanks to Sean Ruad for this data from the IreAtlas Townland Database



Ballymacelligott Parish, Tralee PLU
Trughanacmy Barony, Munster Province
Townland Acres Map #
Ahane 178 53
Arabela 154 48
Ash-hill 345 58
Ballineedora 113 32
Ballinknock 112 17
Ballyaukeen 299 2
Ballybeg 76 36
Ballybrannagh 143 19
Ballydwyer Middle 136 40
Ballydwyer West 179 39
Ballydwyer East 184 41
Ballyfinoge 179 18
Ballymacelligott 97 47
Ballynahinch 80 10
Barrakilla 201 3
Bealagrellagh 72 *
Caherbreagh 387 13
Cahercullenagh Lower 283 21
Cahercullenagh Upper 520 22
Cahermore 89 51
Carrignafeela 81 12
Clashatlea 335 61
Cloghavoola 130 27
Clogher 41 42
Clogherclemin 204 9
Cloghermore 62 37 
Coolnadead 124 46
Curraghmacdonagh 25 14
Doonimlaghbeg 158 52
Flemby 518 59
Garraun Beg 87 34
Garraun More 232 35
Glanageenty 421 28
Gortagullane 68 49
Gortatlea 699 60
Gortnaleaha 107 6
Gortshanvally 82 38
Kilbane 291 33
Kilkerry 101 50
Kilquane 133 16
Knockatarriv 293 26
Knockavinnane 136 15
Kylebeg 132 8
Lissooleen 28 63
Loughnacappagh 36 *
Magh East 142 57
Magh West 196 56
Maglass East 235 45
Maglass West 291 44
Martara 87 54
Mountnicholas 108 62
Muingnaminnane 1,019 23
Muingnatee 230 25
Mweelinroe 38 20
Potaley 17 11
Rathanny 257 31
Reanagowan 1,093 24
Rockfield 305 43
Shanavally 269 55
Tonreagh Lower 157 5
Tonreagh Upper 137 4
Tooreen 170 29
Tooreennastooka 136 30
Tullygarran 163 7
Tursillagh 580 1


* Bealagrellagh and Loughnacappagh are townlands in Kerry according to: "General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands of Ireland" 1851, but it is not on the map information we have available which are modeled after the Inner City Trust Maps (based on the Ordnance Survey 1846).


Townlands of Ballymacelligott Civil Parish, Co. Kerry Ireland

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