Name: Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias)
Transcribed name: Aya Guruş
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias)
Άγιος Αμβρόσιος (Κερύνειας)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Ayios Amvrosios Ayia Ghrosh
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Kyrenia
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 27,760.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
7,845.0 10,245.0 5,125.0 4,545.0
28.3% 36.9% 18.5% 16.4%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kyrenia:
44.00
1,423.00
3.1%
District of Kyrenia:
1.00
43.00
2.3%
District of Kyrenia:
51.00
1,607.00
3.2%
District of Kyrenia:
52.00
1,643.00
3.2%
District of Kyrenia:
131.00
2,866.00
4.6%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kyrenia:
723.00
30,017.48
2.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
7,845.00
611,147.50
1.3%
District of Kyrenia:
49.00
2,011.00
2.4%
District of Kyrenia:
46.00
1,713.00
2.7%
District of Kyrenia:
1,094.00
35,582.00
3.1%
District of Kyrenia:
60.00
2,345.00
2.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
10,245.00
389,495.00
2.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
5,125.00
263,601.00
1.9%
District of Kyrenia:
28.00
915.00
3.1%
Animals (number)
District of Kyrenia:
193.00
20,490.00
0.9%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
4,545.00
287,405.00
1.6%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
27,760.00
1,551,648.50
1.8%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Acı Yorki son of Lisandro
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 2,255.00
Sava son of Acı Yorki
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 1,382.50
Pedri son of Miha'il
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 175.00
Sava son of Miha'il
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 1,195.00
Tomazo son of Miha'il
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 742.50
Anastas son of Toğori
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 80.00
Yetim Sava son of Nikola
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 401.25
Siblings of Yetim Sava son of Nikola
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 326.25
İpkieri
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 50.00
Vasili son of Lefteri
Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias) 522.50
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 131 723.00 7,845.00
002   land with vegetation 81 704.00 6,195.00
003   tree crops 1 0.25 12.50
004   mulberry crops 1 0.25 12.50
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 1 0.25 12.50
006   non tree crops 77 700.50 5,957.50
007   vegetables 33 26.25 1,790.00
008   cultivated garden (mamur bağçe) 33 26.25 1,790.00
009   vineyard 23 28.25 897.50
010   vineyard (bağ) 23 28.25 897.50
011   grains 21 646.00 3,270.00
012   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 21 646.00 3,270.00
013   fields, gardens and similar 3 3.25 225.00
014   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 3 3.25 225.00
015   other land use 50 19.00 1,650.00
016   threshing floor (harman) 19 19.00 315.00
017   enclosed land (fırahti) 1 0.00 40.00
018   small running water fountain (cüz'i ma-yı cari) 2 0.00 200.00
019   small and old running water fountain (cüz'i ma-yı cari kadim) 1 0.00 300.00
020   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 27 0.00 795.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 49 1,094 10,245.00
002   olive trees 29 950 9,500.00
003   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 29 950 9,500.00
004   carob trees 20 144 745.00
005   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 20 144 745.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 46 60 5,125.00
002   house (hane) 43 43 4,650.00
003   agricultural buildings 1 1 50.00
004   pen (mandıra) 1 1 50.00
005   buildings for animals 1 15 75.00
006   beehive (ari kovani) 1 15 75.00
007   Mills 1 1 350.00
008   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 350.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 28 193 4,545.00
002   cow (inek) 15 17 1,625.00
003   goat (keçi̇) 3 165 1,320.00
004   ox (öküz) 10 11 1,600.00
005   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 2 2 500.00
This record was last edited on: Oct. 8, 2019, 12:39 p.m.
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: Agios Amvrosios (Keryneias). Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5786/ on 30/06/2022.
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