Name: Lemesos
Transcribed name: Limason
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Lemesos
Λεμεσός
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Limassol
Category: town (nefs - kasaba)
Administrative dependency: District of Limassol
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 170,221.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
34,493.5 26,915.0 76,710.0 32,103.0
20.3% 15.8% 45.1% 18.9%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Limassol:
181.00
1,271.00
14.2%
District of Limassol:
4.00
52.00
7.7%
District of Limassol:
207.00
1,473.00
14.1%
District of Limassol:
208.00
1,481.00
14.0%
District of Limassol:
149.00
3,362.00
4.4%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Limassol:
2,721.75
24,918.75
10.9%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
34,493.50
513,357.50
6.7%
District of Limassol:
126.00
2,215.00
5.7%
District of Limassol:
257.00
2,155.00
11.9%
District of Limassol:
2,180.00
23,886.00
9.1%
District of Limassol:
65.00
814.00
8.0%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
26,915.00
225,086.00
12.0%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
76,710.00
415,120.00
18.5%
District of Limassol:
106.00
939.00
11.3%
Animals (number)
District of Limassol:
1,227.00
4,790.00
25.6%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
32,103.00
205,427.00
15.6%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Limassol:
170,221.50
1,358,990.50
12.5%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Deputy english consul Nemçe tebaasından Nikolaki Dimitri
Lemesos 8,000.00
Deputy french consul Fransalı Nefortelli
Lemesos 8,000.00
Deputy english consul Nemçe Devleti tebaasından Nikolaki Dimitri Franko
Lemesos 5,365.00
Nemçe tebaasından Yanni Dimitri Franko
Lemesos 12,700.00
Wife of Nemçe tebaasından Yanni Dimitri Franko
Lemesos 2,500.00
Sarı Hoca oğlu Mehmed Efendi
Lemesos 7,740.00
Wife of Sarı Hoca oğlu Mehmed Efendi
Lemesos 1,450.00
Mother of Sarı Hoca oğlu Mehmed Efendi
Lemesos 200.00
Hacı Eşhami son of Ebubekir
Lemesos 232.00
Ali son of Hasan
Lemesos 190.00
Click here for the rest of the persons recorded in this settlement.
Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 149 2,721.75 34,493.50
002   land with vegetation 77 1,279.50 22,798.50
003   non tree crops 17 481.50 5,830.00
004   tobacco 1 300.00 2,100.00
005   barren tobacco field (kiraç duhani tarla) 1 300.00 2,100.00
006   vineyard 15 81.50 2,730.00
007   vineyard (bağ) 15 81.50 2,730.00
008   grains 1 100.00 1,000.00
009   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 1 100.00 1,000.00
010   fields, gardens and similar 60 798.00 16,968.50
011   garden with waterwheel (bağçe ma' dolap) 13 36.00 1,800.00
012   garden with waterwheel (bağçe maa dolab) 3 9.75 487.50
013   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 4 4.00 170.00
014   garden (bağçe) 8 27.50 1,375.00
015   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 17 185.50 5,559.00
016   garden with waterwheel (dolaplı bağçe) 6 46.50 2,325.00
017   field (tarla) 5 111.00 777.00
018   deserted field (hâli tarla) 2 105.50 1,035.00
019   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 5 282.00 3,927.50
020   other land use 26 71.25 1,255.00
021   threshing floor (harman) 1 2.00 40.00
022   enclosed land (fırahti) 19 14.50 227.50
023   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 2 0.25 150.00
024   private field (hassa tarla) 4 54.50 837.50
025   land without vegetation 46 1,371.00 10,440.00
026   ruined plot (arsa-i virane) 1 1.00 60.00
027   barren field (kiraç tarla) 45 1,370.00 10,380.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 126 2,180 26,915.00
002   olive trees 80 1,465 21,817.00
003   olive sapling (fidan-ı zeytun 2) 1 50 750.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 17 403 6,095.00
005   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 9 194 2,430.00
006   olive tree (zeytun 2) 31 435 6,493.00
007   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 16 247 4,009.00
008   olive trees (zeyti̇n eşcâri) 4 17 255.00
009   mountain olive trees (dağ zeyti̇ni̇ eşcâri) 1 6 90.00
010   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun) 2 119 1,785.00
011   Total almond trees 1 3 15.00
012   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 1 3 15.00
013   walnut treeσ 5 15 150.00
014   walnut trees (ceviz eşcarı) 1 2 20.00
015   walnut tree (ceviz 2) 3 12 120.00
016   walnut trees (cevi̇z eşcâri) 1 1 10.00
017   hazelnut treeσ 1 30 450.00
018   hazelnut trees (eşcar-ı fındık) 1 30 450.00
019   carob trees 39 667 4,483.00
020   carob tree (harub 2) 33 494 3,018.00
021   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 6 173 1,465.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 257 65 76,710.00
002   house (hane) 220 10 59,740.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 29 0 2,660.00
004   other house (hane-i diğer) 2 0 190.00
005   other house (di̇ğer hane) 4 0 295.00
006   ruined house (harab hane) 1 0 25.00
007   house in ruins (harabe hane) 1 0 25.00
008   two-storey house (fevkani ve tahtani hane) 2 0 2,000.00
009   house with garden (hane ma' bağçe) 1 0 10,000.00
010   derelict house (hane-i virane) 1 1 50.00
011   shop (dükkan) 20 34 6,550.00
012   grocery (bakkal dükkani) 1 1 500.00
013   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 1 1 250.00
014   coffee house (kahve hane) 1 1 250.00
015   small shop (sagir dükkan) 2 2 500.00
016   small shop (dükkan-ı sagir) 1 2 350.00
017   ruined shop (harabe mağaza) 1 16 550.00
018   agricultural buildings 1 1 80.00
019   pen (mandıra) 1 1 80.00
020   hamam (hamam) 1 1 1,500.00
021   storeroom (mahzen) 6 10 3,965.00
022   other shop (diğer mağaza) 1 2 1,000.00
023   store (mağaza) 4 5 2,015.00
024   auxilliary structures 1 1 5.00
025   fence (firahti) 1 1 5.00
026   Mills 8 8 4,870.00
027   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 2 2 370.00
028   Watermills 6 6 4,500.00
029   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 5 5 4,000.00
030   winter mill (kış değirmeni) 1 1 500.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 106 1,227 32,103.00
002   sheep (agnam) 23 886 6,358.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 19 22 4,200.00
004   mare (kisrak) 12 14 2,800.00
005   cow (inek) 13 24 2,600.00
006   mule (katir) 22 23 11,400.00
007   well mule (dolab katırı) 1 1 500.00
008   goat (keçi̇) 4 135 1,080.00
009   ox (öküz) 24 32 5,625.00
010   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 13 13 3,250.00
011   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 1 105 840.00
012   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 1 105 840.00
This record was last edited on: Feb. 10, 2020, 3:31 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: Lemesos. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5792/ on 26/06/2022.
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