Name: Gerovasa
Transcribed name: Yerovasa
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Gerovasa
Γεροβάσα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Yerovasa
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: Disrtict of Avdimou
Ottoman legal status of population: muslim (ehl-i islam)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 3,342.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
1,057.5 220.0 1,450.0 615.0
31.6% 6.6% 43.4% 18.4%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Disrtict of Avdimou:
12.00
573.00
2.1%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
0.00
20.00
0.0%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
14.00
650.00
2.2%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
15.00
656.00
2.3%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
22.00
1,396.00
1.6%
Land (area in dönüm)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
148.12
11,502.24
1.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
1,057.50
178,514.48
0.6%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
4.00
563.00
0.7%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
14.00
819.00
1.7%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
16.00
2,803.00
0.6%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
21.00
568.00
3.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
220.00
30,423.00
0.7%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
1,450.00
132,391.00
1.1%
Disrtict of Avdimou:
4.00
666.00
0.6%
Animals (number)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
33.00
4,873.00
0.7%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
615.00
160,828.00
0.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Disrtict of Avdimou:
3,342.50
502,156.48
0.7%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Mustafa son of Hasan
Gerovasa 772.50
Ali son of Ahmed
Gerovasa 145.00
Musa son of Bilal
Gerovasa 185.00
Felt maker Hasan son of Ahmed
Gerovasa 255.00
Molla (religious teacher) Süleyman son of Ahmed
Gerovasa 550.00
Ramazan Köle son of Abdullah
Gerovasa 80.00
Mehmed son of İbrahim
Gerovasa 0.00
Orphans of Mehmed son of İbrahim
Gerovasa 220.00
Mehmed son of Hasan
Gerovasa 310.00
Kara Hasan son of Ali
Gerovasa 500.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 22 148.12 1,057.50
002   land with vegetation 12 7.12 312.50
003   tree crops 5 2.75 150.00
004   mulberry crops 5 2.75 150.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 4 2.50 125.00
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 1 0.25 25.00
007   fields, gardens and similar 7 4.37 162.50
008   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 3 2.00 50.00
009   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 2 0.37 22.50
010   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 1 2.00 40.00
011   building lot (hane yeri) 1 0.00 50.00
012   other land use 2 0.00 40.00
013   threshing floor (harman) 2 0.00 40.00
014   land without vegetation 8 141.00 705.00
015   barren field (kiraç tarla) 8 141.00 705.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 4 16 220.00
002   olive trees 4 16 220.00
003   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 2 10 150.00
004   olive trees (zeyti̇n eşcâri) 2 6 70.00
005   plateau olive trees (ova zeyti̇ni̇) 1 2 30.00
006   mountain olive tree (dağ zeytini) 1 4 40.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 14 21 1,450.00
002   house (hane) 12 12 1,405.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 1 55.00
004   buildings for animals 2 9 45.00
005   beehive (ari kovani) 2 9 45.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 4 33 615.00
002   goat (keçi̇) 1 30 240.00
003   ox (öküz) 3 3 375.00
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: Gerovasa. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5906/ on 28/06/2022.
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