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Local Studies

Townlands of County Kildare

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Townland: Curragh (part of)

OS Map No: 23, 28 Area (Acres/Roods/Perches): 2,141 1 30
Barony: East Offaly Civil Parish: Ballysax; Kildare
Rural District: Naas No. 1 D.E.D. Ballysax; Kildare
Poor Law Union: Naas 1901 Census Index: 840936 77/1; 78
1911 Census Index: 77/1.1-540; 78/1 1911 Census Notes: 77/1 Curragh Military Camp - Hospital (female); Catholic Soldiers Home; Post Office; Presbyterian Soldier's Home; Wesleyan Soldiers Home; Church of Ireland Soldiers Home; R.C. Church; Wesleyan Church; Fire Station; 2 R.I.C. Barracks; 78/ Part of Curragh - Returns included in D.E.D. 77 i.e. Curragh Military Camp Returns

1911 Census Returns for Military Camp; 78 D.E.D. Kildare in 77/1 - i.e. part of Military Camp; D.E.D. 77 in printed Census Statistics is Ballysax East but invariably majority of Returns have Kildare written in as D.E.D.; D.ED. 78 is Kildare D.E.D. Newbridge District, Kildare Parish; 1911 Census Notes - A small portion of the Curragh Camp is situated in the D.E.D. of Kildare, in this District, but the entire of the military are returned for this townland (Curragh Townland in Ballysax Parish); 1911 Census Notes - 1891 house returns did not include houses occupied by soldier's families in camp (may apply to 1901 and 1911 returns but written in 1891 column).