Name: Melouseia
Transcribed name: Meluşa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Melouseia
Μελούσεια
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Melousha
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Mesaoria
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 6,665.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,240.0 0.0 1,840.0 3,585.0
18.6% 0.0% 27.6% 53.8%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Mesaoria:
10.00
2,171.00
0.5%
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
35.00
0.0%
District of Mesaoria:
9.00
2,398.00
0.4%
District of Mesaoria:
9.00
2,402.00
0.4%
District of Mesaoria:
9.00
4,064.00
0.2%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Mesaoria:
304.00
114,431.12
0.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
1,240.00
1,375,343.50
0.1%
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
442.00
0.0%
District of Mesaoria:
14.00
2,382.00
0.6%
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
5,906.00
0.0%
District of Mesaoria:
24.00
3,048.00
0.8%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
0.00
66,731.00
0.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
1,840.00
547,867.00
0.3%
District of Mesaoria:
12.00
2,678.00
0.4%
Animals (number)
District of Mesaoria:
278.00
48,509.00
0.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
3,585.00
807,336.00
0.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Mesaoria:
6,665.00
2,797,277.50
0.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Hüseyin son of Mehmed
Melouseia 780.00
Hasan son of Mehmed
Melouseia 200.00
Kara Hasan
Melouseia 100.00
Mehmed son of Hasan
Melouseia 1,760.00
Osman son of Mani
Melouseia 115.00
Süleyman son of Mustafa
Melouseia 815.00
Hüseyin Dede
Melouseia 1,040.00
Hüseyin son of Mehmed
Melouseia 620.00
Hüseyin son of Osman
Melouseia 1,235.00
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 9 304.00 1,240.00
002   other land use 4 4.00 40.00
003   threshing floor (harman) 4 4.00 40.00
004   land without vegetation 5 300.00 1,200.00
005   barren field (kiraç tarla) 5 300.00 1,200.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 14 24 1,840.00
002   house (hane) 9 9 1,750.00
003   buildings for animals 5 15 90.00
004   beehive (ari kovani) 5 15 90.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 12 278 3,585.00
002   sheep (agnam) 5 270 2,160.00
003   cow (inek) 2 3 175.00
004   cow with calf (inek ma buzaği) 1 2 100.00
005   ox (öküz) 5 5 1,250.00
006   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 5 5 1,250.00
Geography Department of Harokopio University and Sylvia Ioannou Foundation (2021).. Economy, environment and landscape in the Cypriot longue durée: The 1832/33 Ottoman Property Survey of Cyprus. Geographic Location: Melouseia. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5642/ on 27/06/2022.
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