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NOTE: This portion of The Silver Bowl site includes not only maps but information about people who lived in specific places. Here are some useful sources for maps:

My usual place to start is: Ordnance Survey of Ireland
Or else, the maps associated with Griffiths Valuations on the Ask About Ireland Site.
Mapco has an 1838 map of Ireland which can be viewed in enlarged segments.
For maps of Ireland in the 1650s: The Down Survey of Ireland hosted by Trinity College is an amazing site. You can also do a search and learn a great deal more about how the early maps relate to later ones.
A site that tracks population changes in Irish parishes from 1841 to 2002: Irish Famine Population Data

Wikipedia is useful for townland names, as is the Sean Ruad site.
To track the Irish versions of names that preceded the English version:Placenames Database of Ireland
To track down English, Scots, or Irish place names: Place names in Northern Ireland
Bob Sinton's townland maps: http://www.bob-sinton.com/maps2/mapsx.php
Townlands superimposed on contemporary maps: http://ireland.kiwicelts.com/irishMap/ireMap.html
A wonderful site for Monaghan maps is done by Monaghan County.
For Dublin, see the 1798 Dublin Map at Mapco: Mapco
Another great site is Dennis Garvey's site for parishes and townlands in Co. Louth.

Sharon Oddie Brown, Updated November 2013.

General Files Last Updated
Counties, Parishes, Townships & Such  
ARMAGH SEE: Armagh & District History Group  
Armagh - Civil Parishes of County Armagh (See also maps of Creggan & Lisnadill Parishes beneath for more details) September 28, 2004
Oliver Family traces in Co. Armagh I have put together a map showing all the known townlands where OLIVER family members left traces, whether in leases, or BMD records. Beneath the map, is a ten page chart organized alphabetically by townland with a brief description of the information. The accuracy is only as good as the sources, and they are many and varied. December 4, 2006
Creggan Parish - Map of Townlands This is a parish in Co. Armagh. I have added pertinent family links. I havbe also done a page where I have tossed together all sorts of disparate bits that may or may not fit in the hope that it may be helpful to some other researcher, and then, if I am lucky, then they will get back to me. Creggan Church Ruminations. September 30, 2004
Killynure, Lisnadill Parish, Co. Armagh This is Townland in Co. Armagh where many of the OLIVERS, JACKSONS & BROWNS all lived from the late 1700s-mid 1900s. The family house still stands, though family left decades ago. Updated. December 5, 2004
March 31, 2010
Liscalgot, Creggan Parish, Co. Armagh.Liscalgot is a townland with 220 acres within its boundaries and is situated 2-3 km. east of Crossmaglen, just south of Creggan Church (one can walk there by way of a path behind the church). June 29, 2006
May 12, 2010
Lisnadill Parish - Map of Townlands This is a parish in Co. Armagh. I have added pertinent family links. July 1, 2004
Tullymore & Umgola, Parish of Armagh, County Armagh There are a range of OLIVER family connections here that shed a great deal of light on the ancestors of Eliza OLIVER, mother of Sir Thomas JACKSON. December 1, 2006
Tullyvallen & relations of JACKSONs I have assembled a pretty extensive table containing all that I have collected so far that may relate to both Tullyvallen as well as to various relations of JACKSONs. I suspect they will turn out to be related to the families of Liscalgot & Urker. December 29, 2010
Woodvale & JOHNSTONs detective work Recent deeds involving the JOHNSTONs of Woodvale, Co. Armagh prompted me to try to assemble all that I know (thereby also displaying my ignorance too!) about these people and this place. October 4, 2009
Leases owned by JACKSONs connected to Urker & Liscalgot. Following the JACKSON leases in the Barony of the Fews, Co. Armagh will likely be a key to several unanswered questions. It came out in court case concerning the murder of George M’Clean on Dec 4, 1846 that a long lease held by Eliza JACKSON was cancelled: One cause assigned for the murder is that Mrs. Jackson was dispossessed of a large farm a few days ago, on the expiration of a long lease, and part of the lands were given to one Middleton, bailiff to the property, and who is nephew to the deceased . Since we do not know which lease it might have been, all are worth investigating. The ones that I know about so far include: Urcher, and Liscalgot in the parish of Creggan; Tulleyagallaghan, Cashel, Ummerinvore, and Tullyvallen in the parish of Newtownhamilton. November 22, 2013
CARLOW  
I have completed a major revision of a Family Tree - Jacksons of Co. Carlow & Wicklow, as well as a page that includes probates of JACKSONs of Co. Carlow with links to other data. May 12, 2013
Jacksons of Co. Carlow. This page pulls together references to deeds and a few other bits that I have surrounding Esther JACKSON and her leases at Coolmana, aka Nashe's Quarter in Co. Carlow. I have also appended a tentative family tree - rather mor of a shrub actually, as well as a similar one for her SHARP family. This is all in the hopes that we may be able to tie them into another tree of JACKSONs. Possibilities include JACKSONs in Carlow, Wicklow, Kildare as well as Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada. September 16, 2013
CAVAN  
I have just completed a number of interrelated pages concerning early property holdings in Co. Cavan. Firstly, there is the list that Coote relicated from Pynnar on lands in 1618-1619. Secondly, a page where I make a stab at following the older place names into what they are more frequently known as today. Thirdly, early sightings of JACKSONs in Co. Cavan. Finally, a list of the proprietors in Co. Cavan in 1802 - which includes one lone JACKSON.
Jacksons of Co, Cavan. I have two charts of data on Jacksons of Co. Cavan. They need to be merged, but I don't have the time right now. The original one is here.
May 20, 2010
Probates of Jacksons of Cavan. I have interpolated census and other material into this chart of probates of Jacksons who died in Co. Cavan.. It helps to situate each person within a larger context. May 26, 2013
Jacksons in Co. Cavan - a preliminary Chart. This chart organizes the JACKSON appearances in Co. Cavan by year. If you cut and paste it into a word document, then you can sort it by townland, parish or Barony - whatever you like. May 26, 2013
Research relating to early JACKSONs in Co. Cavan. Earlier versions are at Version One and Version Two. There is also a page with a map of Cavan, and where I focused on townland names. For a chattier version, and one that may be easier to follow for the first time, see my blog post: Jacksons of Cavan. May 26, 2013
DOWN  
Ardglass. In time, I will get a page up that will include several photos and family tales relating to the BROWN and MARTIN families of Ardglass. For now, there is only the story of a family sundial that relates to Ringfad. January 29, 2009
DERRY aka LONDONDERRY  
Research Notes for Jacksons of Coleraine. Hopefully, this rudimentary start may be of help to others researching people in Coleraine. I will likely add to it as I learn more. June 29, 2013
Timeline of Jackons of Coleraine. This timeline includes data from web sites, books, deeds, and archives. It is by no means exhaustive, although it already runs to close to 20 pages. June 29, 2013
DUBLIN  
Jacksons mentioned in Dublin Deeds. There is a lot more work to be done with these deeds, but I would encourage others who have an interest in this to follow the names of specific properties, for example "Dolfins Barn" or specific occupations, for example "tanner". These will help you to link to many lines of JACKSONs that are customarily linked to other counties. I have included all deeds where the JACKSON person referenced is "of Dublin" or else, the property that they held was in Dublin even though they may have been resident elsewhere. NOTE: The most up to date deeds data is at: Links to deeds July 5, 2012
Robert Jackson of Crooked Staff, Dublin There are many threads to follow with respect to linking Dublin-based JACKSONs with JACKSONs in Co. Meath and elsewhere. This Robert JACKSON, a tanner of Dublin is only one of them. Another possibly productive line of inquiry is checking out the tanners named JACKSON in Ireland in the late 1600s. They were active in Co. Down as well as in Drogheda.  
JACKSONs recorded in Dublin Probates. I will be adding to the notes on the people in these probates, but decided to post what I have in case others can also help out here in the meantime. My hope is to eventually have all them connected into known JACKSON lines. June 5, 2013
Jacksons in St. Peters Church Dublin. I have made a start at interpolating other known facts. Where possible, I have included a link to a known family tree. In future, correlating this data with deeds research will likely be productive. July 10, 2013
Jackson Marriages in Dublin records. It has been and will continue to be a huge project to track all these people down. Because of other commitments, I must set it aside for a while. Still, I thought it worthwhile to post in its incomplete form since there is already lots of useful material. I am hoping that others can take the bits that I haven’t done, and let me know if they have information to add. I will update this page as time permits. September 24, 2013
KILDARE  
Jacksons of Kildare in Griffiths Valuation This compilation of data is especially useful when looked at in conjunction with abstracts of Memorials of Deeds of JACKSONs in Co. Kildare. I will be working on more related data and will soon write some companion pieces as well as at least one family tree that I can construct as a result of this data.
Jacksons in Kildare 1835-1839 Voters List
Jacksons in Kildare 1823-1837 Tithe Applotments Since computer searches do better with consistent names - for example William instead of Wm or Wllm - I have standardized them all. I find that this kind of table is helpful when viewed alongside deed references, and other land documents.
Jacksons of Ballygibbon Snippets There are several family branches of Jacksons of Ballygibbon, Co. Kildare that will likely interconnect when more is known. None of them are extensive enough to really be called trees - branches is more like it. Shrubs, perhaps. Ballygibbon is also very close to the parishes of Ardkill and Tomahoe, where there were also JACKSONs in the early 1700s. A link is likely. See: Jacksons of Kings Co. & Co. Kildare tree.
JACKSONs of Wexford, Wicklow & some Kildare
 

I have posted the JACKSON probates from the National Archives, and interpolated material from several other sources. As I result, I also updated the outline tree of the JACKSONs of Co. Kildare. There will be revisions for both these pages in the near future as I learn more from data I recently brought home from Ireland.

May 12, 2013
Kildare Valuations for JACKSONs and LYNCHs. WARNING: These notes were taken at great speed, and need to be double-checked against the originals. In my haste, I did leave off the identifying dates of the books that the entries were transcribed from. Their use is primarily as a starting point. NOTE: Valuation books contain the revisions of ownership recorded after the Griffiths Valuations wich took place in the mid-1850s. May 15, 2013
KINGS Co. aka OFFALY  
I have transcribed, annotated and posted the probates of JACKSONs of Kings Co. and also as a result I have done a significant update of the family tree of the Jacksons of Ballyboy. May 13, 2019
LEITRIM  
Cancellation books of Aghavilla The last of David JACKSON's and Eliza OLIVER's children to be born at Aghavilla aka Aughavilla was Mary JACKSON b 1844. There is a deed reference that shows David JACKSON still connected to Aghavilla in 1849 August 27. This is the last mention of the land in connection with him and his name does not show up in the records at the time of the Griffiths Valuation in 1856-7. According to his marriage agreement, JACKSON had leased 86 acres and 17 perches or thereabouts - measured in Irish acres. This would work out to be a little more than 139 acres English measure. It would seem that this would then be the land leased by LaTouche to Rorke. The mystery is when and how the land went from a leasehold held by David JACKSON to one held by Hugh RORKE. October 26, 2010
LOUTH  
Louth Co. - Assorted family There are various inter-related families living in Co. Louth who are recorded in the Griffiths Valuations. I have focused here on COULTER, BRADFORD, JACKSON & DICKIE. July 1, 2009
Annaghavackey is a townland of 369 acres in the Parish of Creggan, Co. Louth. In the 1854 Griffiths valuation, it seems that most of the townland is owned and leased to people who are related (DICKIE, BAILIE, BRADFORD, OLIVER). The total value was £283 1 0 in 1854. It is bordered on the east by Cavananore and Carrickastuck, on the south by Clonaleenaghan, to the west by Shanmullagh and on the north by Sheelagh and Tawnamore. Map links added & page reorganized. September 30, 2009
October 1, 2009
Carnbeg Three maps are of special interest here: 1737, 1754 and 1900. They show a continuity of family interest in the lands of Carnbeg. August 22, 2008
Carrickistuck  is a townland of 229 acres in the Parish of Philipstown. At the time of the 1740 Census, it was in the Parish of Castletown (NOTE: I do not know when the Parish boundaries and/or names changed). On its north eastern border is the river of Castletown, on the south-east, the townland of Philipstown; on the south, Barronstown, to the west Clonaleenan and Annaghvacky and to the north-west, Cavananore. The families connected to these lands also had significant business and family connections with people living in these neighbouring townlands October 8, 2009
Cavananore This townland started with the COULTER family, passed to the BRADFORD family and thence to Sir Thomas JACKSON Updated. November 30, 2003
March 30, 2010
West Shortstone, Co. Louth Cancellation Books NAMES: Robert Ellis BAILLIE aka BAYLEY; Robert J. BAILIE [I expect this “J.” is a transcription error in the cancellation book, and should be “E”]; Robert BAYLEY; John BRADSHAW; Stephen BROWN; John Baillie COULTER; Mary COULTER aka COLTER; Robert EPINASSE; James FAUGHEY aka FAGHEY; Patrick FLYNN; Bridget HERNON; [Illegible] LEADER; James MARTIN: Peter MARTIN; Thomas McARDLE; Terence MEEHAN; James G. MURRAY; Bernard REILLY; James TRACEY; Thomas WALSH; Jack WISEMAN; Bridget WOODS Thomas WOODS. October 25, 2011
JACKSONs in St Peters Drogheda Parish. Although the records span a much larger time frame than my transcriptions might indicate, I transcribed every JACKSON that I could find in Vol 1, and then cherry picked in Vol 2. There did not seem to be any more JACKSONs where I would have expected to see them. It seems likely that they were part of another Parish by the time of the 2nd volume May 17, 2013
MEATH  
I have transcribed, annotated and posted the probates of JACKSONs of Co. Meath. May 13, 2013
MONAGHAN  
Aghnamullen, Co. Monaghan - a map with tables referencing townlands NOTE: This is a large set of tables - possibly slow loading. It is also a work in progress October 22, 2005
Cordevlish "A Map of Cordevlish in the Parish of Aughnamullan, Barony of Cremoran & County of Monaghan belonging to Miss Elizabeth Breakey, surveys in 1781 by Jn Bruster" This map is of particular interest because of its information about the Breakey family conection. Elizabeth Breakey would have been aged 23 at the time of this map, the year of her marriage to Thomas Bradford. Note in the second part, the lands tenanted by John Breakey.
NOTE: This is a slow loading page which I intend to fix when I develop the skills to merge the two scans to create a single map. Until then, please bear with me.
February 24, 2004
Laragh, Co. Monaghan There are several leases involving the OLIVER family and the townlands of Laragh & Creevy. I expect to put it all together in the next week or so and then to add a link for the explanations.It may also be that it will be another bit of the puzzle that links the JACKSONs of Urcher with the JACKSONs of Ballybay. This has long been a mystery. December 9, 2006
Monaghan - Griffiths - Selected Townlands My intention is to add more townlands and parishes to this chart as I work my way through deeds that this kind of table helps to illuminate. July 6, 2009
Monaghan Co. - OLIVERs The OLIVERs who were in the linen industry held a number of leases in Monaghan from the mid-1700s until the mid-1800s. This chart helps to situate some of the mid-1800s OLIVERs. July 1, 2009
TYRONE  
Townlands in Tyrone lease - Thomas JACKSON 1743 July 25. Most of these Tyrone townland names do not appear anywhere else, other than in this lease, in Google searches. The extent of the holdings mentioned in this list of 66 townland names and their alternate names is significant. I have been trying to determine where they all are as part of a clue to unravelling the ancestry of various JACKSON lines. Some of my guesses are pretty far-fetched. I am hoping that people who know more about Tyrone townland names can set me straight, or perhaps add to what I have found out thus far. November 21, 2013
Jacksons in Co. Tyrone in Griffiths Valuation. More needs to be done to learn more about the family links between these JACKSONs. November 21, 2013
WEXFORD  

Jacksons in Co. Wicklow & Wexford Misc sources.
Jacksons in Wexford Deeds.

 
WICKLOW  
Jacksons in Co. Wicklow Deeds.
Jacksons in Co. Wicklow & Wexford Misc sources.
 
Jacksons of Woodfield and Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow. Much of this tree is based on hunches and scant records. The annotated version is included beneath the outline version, and is worth checking to see the basis on which the link was made. May 15, 2013
Probates of Jackson who died in Co. Wicklow. I am getting tantalizingly close to being able to click a number of these people into a family tree. At present, I have a stub of a tree including a number of JACKSONs from Woodfield aka Woodfieldglen in Co. Wicklow. If readers know more, it shouldn't take much to make a larger leap.  
MISC  
Place Names of Note in Ireland This an alphabetical listing of Townlands and place names of interest. It is how I started ordering the information but by now it is getting so cumbersome that I don't plan to maintain it. Rather, I will be laddering my information into the page beneath: Irish Counties matched with Family Names. Or, one can go directly to the specific Townlands beneath for more detailed family information - as I collate the data and get their pages up. This page is long outdated - I have not kept it up since the information is elsewhere on the site. May 20, 2010 June 24, 2003
Irish Counties matched with Family Names I have listed all the counties with the townlands of interest and the surnames of the appropriate families indicated. This page is long outdated - I have not kept it up since the information is elsewhere on the site. May 20, 2010 October 15, 2004
   

 

 

 

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