Available Themes

Population

Population

Densities and rates of growth. Age structure: concentrations of young people, and of the old.
Industry

Industry

How people made their living: identifying farming communities, pit villages, mill towns and so on.
Learning & Language

Learning & Language

How many people were at school. The distribution of graduates, and of the unqualified.
Housing

Housing

Numbers of houses. Overcrowding: persons per room. Amenities: central heating, baths and WCs.

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  • Housing in 1851: 3.87 per cent of houses were classed as "Mud cabins having only one room" (the all-Ireland percentage was 13.).
  • Literacy in 1851: 46.4 per cent of persons aged 5 and above could both read and write.

Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
KILLASHANDRA
Unit Type:
Irish Town
Date created:
 
Date abolished:
 
Unit ID:
13408660
Authorities:
UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
KILLASHANDRA Preferred English     UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.
KILLESHANDRA Alternate English     1831 Census of Ireland, Table [1], 'Abstract of Answers and Returns under the Population Acts, Ireland:- Enumeration 1831.'.
KILLISHANDRA Alternate English     1821 Census of Ireland, Table [1], 'Abstract of Answers and Returns under the Population Act of Ireland:- 1821'.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
CAVAN Irish County     UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.
CAVAN Poor Law Union     UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.
TULLYHUNCO Barony     UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.
KILLASHANDRA Irish Civil Parish     UK Government, Census of Ireland. 1851. General Alphabetical Index to the Townlands and Towns of Ireland (Dublin: HM Stationery Office, 1861), p. 566.

Boundary changes

We know of no boundary changes affecting this unit.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Killashandra IrlTown through time | Census tables with data for the Irish Town, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/13408660

Date accessed: 22nd June 2024