Ballybuck South

Civil Parish of Killinny

Natalie Cyrkel / University of Galway / Galway County Heritage Office

Ballybock South / Bhaile Boic Theas

home, townland, town, homestead

Ballybuck South is located in the southern part of the parish of Killinny. Killinny was in the barony of Kiltartan in County Galway. 

The Down Survey Map

1641 (pre Cromwell) and 1670 (post Cromwell), both recorded the Earl of Clanrickard as the owner, who was recorded as a Protestant. The townland was recorded under the name ‘Ballibuck.’ There were 80 plantation acres of unprofitable land and 81 plantation acres of profitable land.

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books reported Ballybuck South as a townland with soil, rock, and stone, and crops such as wheat and potatoes. The proprietor was Richard Gregory, Esq., Coole, Gort. Agent Edward L. Hunt, Esq., and middle man John Lopdell, Esq., Derryowen leased during the length of General Taylors life. There were 7 occupants leasing, all on a 21 year lease that ranged from 16 to 20 shillings per acre per year. The county cess or tax was 2 shillings 9.5 pence, the tithe was withheld. John Diviny was the townland authority and Diviny and Hynes were the prominent names.

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

Ballybuck South in 1855 had 4 occupants. These four occupants were James Curtin, John Hynes, John Burke, and John Walsh. James Curtin and John Burke were tenants of William H. Gregory’s land. John Walsh was leasing from John Burke, and John Hynes was leasing from James Curtin. James Curtin occupied William H. Gregory’s land for £7-15-0. The land was 54 acres, 2 roods, 2 perches. John Burke occupied William H. Gregory’s land for £14-10-0. The land was 161 acres, 1 rood, 35 perches. John Hynes leased from James Curtin for  £0-10-0 .This was a house and land of 0 acres, 3 roods, 10 perches. John Walsh leased from John Burke for  £0-3-33. This was a house and land of 0 acres, 3 roods, 33 perches.

The total annual valuation of rateable property paid overall in Ballybuck South was  £24-15-0 for 223 acres, 3 roods, and 0 perches of house, offices, and land.

1901 Census

No results on the national archive website (06/02/2024).

1911 Census

No results on the national archive website (06/02/2024).

 

This page was added on 13/03/2024.

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