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Townland:                                 Tullymore

Civil Parish:                               Ballynakill

Barony:                                      Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                          Letterfrack

District Electoral Division:     Rinvyle

Area:                                          348.16 acres / 348 acres, 0 roods, 25 perches

 

Baptism and Marriage records for Letterfrack R.C. Parish 1821-1881

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Tullymore (no records)

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Galway Library for Tullymore

Logainm for Tullymore

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Tullymore

 

1911 Census for Tullymore

Overeview of Tullymore in 1911.

The 1911 census shows that there were a total of 29 houses in Tullymore but only 24 were inhabited. Houses 25 -29 were uninhabited with Elizabeth J Blake being the landholder of houses 25 -28 and James Ruddy being the landholder of house 29. All houses were listed as being private dwellings. All houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls with houses 6, 10, 11, 19-21 and 24 having thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing and the rest having slate, iron or tiled roofs. House 11 was a 1st class dwelling, houses 2, 19 and 21 were 3rd class dwellings and the rest were 2nd class. Houses 2-5, 9, 16, 17, 19and 21-23 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 6, 10,15,20 and 24 had 2 rooms and 3 windows, house 12 had 2 rooms and 4 windows and houses 1 and 18 had 3 rooms and 2 windows. House 14 had 3 rooms and 4 windows, house 15 had 4 rooms and 2 windows, house 8 had 4 rooms and 3 windows, house 7 had 4 rooms and 5 windows and house 11 had 5 rooms and 8 windows. The out-offices and farm-steadings return (form B2) shows that there were a total of 40 out buildings in the townland at that time consisting of 6 stables, a coach house, 13 cow houses, a calf house, 3 piggeries, 6 fowl houses, 2 barns, 5 turf houses, a potato house, a store and a laundry. The enumerator’s abstract return (form N) shows that there were a total of 95 people living in Tullymore in 1911, 48 male and 47 female. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Sadlier.

 

Stoat                            (additional surname: Burke)

The head of the Stoat family in house 1 was Thomas (52) who had been married to Mary F. (50) for 22 years and in that time they had had 7 children and 5 of those had survived. Those 5 children lived with them and they were Rosetta (19), William James (17), Edgar (14), Mary Ellen (12) and Thomas (7) and also in the house was Mary F.’s mother, Rosetta Burke (76). All were Roman Catholic, Thomas (52), Edgar and Mary Ellen were born in Dublin, Mary F and Rosetta Burke were born in Co. Cork, Rosetta (19) and William James were born in Dover England and Thomas (7) was born in Co. Antrim. There was nothing entered for any of them under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English but they could all read and write. Thomas (52) was a Coast Guard station officer. The house they lived in was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a turf house and laundry. Elizabeth J. Burke was the landholder.

 

Ward

The head of this family was Henry (46) who had been married to Eliza (42) for 23 years and in that time they had had 6 children and 4 of those had survived. Two of those children lived with them at that time and they were Kathleen Lily (11) and Florence Violet (8). Henry and Eliza were Church of England and Kathleen Lily and Florence Violet were Church of Ireland. Henry was born in England, Eliza was born in Jersey, Channel Islands and Kathleen Lily and Florence Violet were born in Co. Mayo. There was nothing entered for any of them under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English but they could all read and write. Henry was listed as a petty officer H.M. Coast Guard and Kathleen Lily and Florence Violet were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a turf house. Elizabeth J. Burke was the landholder.

 

Trivett

The head of this family was George (42) who had been married to Ellen Maria (40) for 14 years and in that time they had had 4 children and 3 of those had survived. They lived with their 3 daughters, Dorothy May (11), Alice Victoria (6) and Ethel Gertrude Henrietta (1). They were all Church of England and George was born in Droxford, Hampshire, Ellen Maria was born in Lanccing, Sussex, Dorothy May was born in Co. Dublin and Alice Victoria and Ethel Gertrude Henrietta were born in Co. Donegal. There was nothing entered for any of them under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Alice Victoria could read only and the others, except baby Ethel Gertrude Henrietta, could read and write. George was a Coast Guard, Dorothy May and Alice Victoria, were scholars and Ethel Gertrude Henrietta was listed as being an infant. They all shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a turf house. Elizabeth J. Burke was the landholder.

 

Painter 

The head of the Painter family in house 4 was Herbert Edward (35) who had been married to Lucy Mary (36) for 9 years and in that time they had had 2 children and they both had survived. Those children lived with them and they were Frances Lucy (4) and Eileen Maude (1). There was nothing entered for any of them under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Herbert Edward and Lucy Mary could read and write. They were all Church of England. Herbert Edward and Lucy Mary were born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, Frances Lucy was born in Co. Antrim and Eileen Maude was born in Co. Galway. Herbert Edward was a Coast Guard leading boatman. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a turf house. Elizabeth J. Burke was the landholder.

 

Mulvey 

The head of this family was James (37) who had been married to Margaret Frances (35) for 11 years and in that time they had had 3 children but only 1 had survived. That child lived with them and he was Edmund Denis (5). All were Roman Catholic and James was born in Co. Limerick, Margaret Frances was born in Co. Dublin and Edmund Denis was born in Dublin. There was nothing entered for any of them under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English, but James and Margaret Frances could read and write. James was a Coast Guard boatman, Margaret Frances was a tailoress and Edmund Denis was a scholar. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a turf house. Elizabeth J. Burke was the landholder.

 

Kerrigan

The sole occupant of house 6 was the widower Thomas (33). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write and he was a tailor. The house he lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and he had a fowl house. The landholder was Joseph Mongan.

 

Ruddy 

The head of the Ruddy family in house 7 was James (57) and he had been married to Mary A. Teresa (42) for 25 years and in that time they had had 10 children and 7 of those had survived. Those 7 children all lived with them and they were Mary Teresa (23), Patrick John (22), Michael A. (19), John Thos (14), Eda Annie (12), Alia (Alice?) Cathleen (11) and Florence Agnes (10). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic except Mary A. Teresa who was born in Co. Mayo. All spoke both Irish and English except Florence Agnes and they could all read and write. James was a farmer and shop keeper, Patrick John and Michael A. were farmer’s sons and John Thos, Eda Annie, Alia Cathleen and Florence Agnes were scholars. They all lived in a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with 2 stables, a cow house, a fowl house and a potato house. James Ruddy was the landholder.

 

Crehan                         (additional surname: Faherty)

The head of this family was William (45) who had been married to Celia (37) for 18 years but there were no children recorded. They lived with a servant, Mary Faherty (18). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write William was a national school teacher, Celia was a sub postmistress and Mary was a general domestic servant. They all lived in a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a fowl house and William Crehan was the landholder.

 

Heanue 

The head of this Heanue family was Michael (71) and he was married to Sarah (60) and had been for 23 years and in that time they had had 11 children of which 10 had survived. Four of those children lived with them at that time and they were Michael (22), Willie (19), Patrick (16) and John Jas (8). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (71), Sarah and Michael (22) all spoke both Irish and English but there was nothing recorded for the others so that could mean that they only spoke English. Apart from Michael (71) and John Jas they could all read and write. Michael (71) was a farmer, Sarah was a wool spinner, Michael (22) and Willie wee farmer’s sons and Patrick and John Jas were scholars. They all shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and they had a stable, a cow house and a fowl house. Michael Heanue was the landholder.

 

McDonnell 

The head of the family in house 10 was Patrick (56) who was married to Maggie (54)[i]. Patrick had had 12 children all of which had survived and Maggie had had 8 children of which 6 had survived. They had been married for 15 years. They lived with 7 children, Michael (19), Joseph (16), Patrick (14), Julia (12), Kathleen (10), Maggie (8) and Peter (5). Patrick (56) was born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick (56) and Maggie (54) were listed as speaking Irish and English and Kathleen as speaking only English. Patrick (56) could read and write and Peter could read only. Patrick (56) and Michael were farmers, Joseph was listed as a farmer’s son and Patrick, Julia, Kathleen, Maggie (8) and Peter were scholars. They all shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had 2 stables, a cow house and a piggery. Pat McDonnell was the landholder.

 

Diamomd                        (additional Surname: Mongan)

The head of the diamond family in house 11 was William Joseph (50) and he lived with his brother, Michael (48) and a niece, Mary Agnes Mongan (15). William Joseph and Michael were born in Co. Galway and Mary Agnes was born in England but all were Roman Catholic. William Joseph and Michael spoke both Irish and English but Mary Agnes only spoke English. All of them could read and write. William Joseph was a shopkeeper, Michael was a shop assistant and Mary Agnes was a scholar. They all lived in a 5 roomed, 1st class dwelling with 2 stables, a coach house, 2 cow houses, a calf house, a piggery and a fowl house. William J. Diamond was the landholder.

 

Mc Donnell 

The head of the McDonnell family was the widow Anne (70) who lived with her 2 sons, Michael (39) and Thomas (21). Anne was born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English but only Thomas could read and write. All 3 were listed as being farmers. They shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Anne McDonnell was the landholder.

 

Connelly

The only inhabitant of house 13 was Thomas (45) and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. His occupation was a shoe maker. He lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and Elizabeth J. Blake was the landholder.

 

Bailey

The only occupant of house 14 was Margaret J. (71) who was single. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Kilkenny. She spoke Irish and English and could read and write. She was an ex national school teacher. The house she lived in was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Elizabeth J. Blake was the landholder.

 

Curran

The only person in house 15 was Anne (75) who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Kildare. There was nothing recorded under the Irish Language heading so it could be she only spoke English but she could read and write. There was no occupation listed for her. The house she lived in was a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with 2 barns and Catherine Wallace was the landholder.

 

Heanue

The sole occupant of house 16 was Anne (75) who was a widow but had been married for 53 years and in that time had given birth to 9 children but only 1 had survived. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and she had a cow house. Anne Heanue was the landholder.

 

Flaherty

House 17 was another with only the 1 occupant and she was Margaret (28) who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English and could read and write and was a dressmaker. The house she lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Caroline Blake was the landholder.

 

Heanue

Thomas (50) was the only occupant of house 18 and he was a Roman catholic and was born on Inishturk Island Co. Mayo. He spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. He was a shopkeeper and lived in a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a stable and a barn. Elizabeth J Blake was the landholder.

 

Lavelle                                  (additional surname: Vallely)

The head of this family was the widower Peter (88) and he lived with his son, William (40) and his grandson, Edward Vallely (12). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Edward and all could read and write. Peter was a farmer, William was a farmer’s son and Edward was a scholar. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Peter Lavelle.

 

Mannion 

The head of the Mannion family was the widow Mary (62) and she lived with 5 of her children, Celia (23), Dominick (22), Arthur (20), Norah (12) and Julia (10). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Norah and they could all read and write. Mary’s occupation is difficult to decipher but Dominick and Arthur were farmers and Norah and Julia were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and they had a cow house. Mary Mannion was the landholder.

 

Joyce 

John (74) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (68) for 45 years and in that time they had had 2 children and both had survived. Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John spoke only Irish and Bridget could speak both Irish and English, but neither of them could read or write. John was a farmer. They both lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. John Joyce (senior) was the landholder.

 

Joyce

The head of this Joyce family was John (37) who had been married to Mary (32) for 3 years and in that time they had had 2 children and both had survived. They shared the house with heir 2 children and they were Patrick J. (2) and Mary Agnes (8mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Mary both spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. John was a farmer and shopkeeper. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they ha a cow house. The landholder was John Joyce (junior).

 

Thornton

The head of the Thornton family in house 23 was Patrick (48) who had been married to Mary (40) for 21 years and in that time they had had 10 children and 9 of those had survived. They lived with 8 of those children and they were Bridget (20), Patrick (18), John (16), Michael (12), Mary (10), Martin (6), Thomas (4) and Peter (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (48), Mary (40), Bridget, Patrick (18) and John All spoke both Irish and English but there was nothing recorded for the others under that heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Patrick (48), Bridget, Martin, Thomas and Peter were listed as being illiterate but the others could all read and write. Patrick (48) was a farmer and fisherman, Patrick (18) and John were fishermen and Michael, Mary (10) and Martin were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Pat Thornton was the landholder.

 

Connelly 

The last house in Tullymore was the home of the Connelly family and the head of the family was John (60) who had been married to Catherine (63) for 35 years and in that time they had had 10 children and 8 had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Patrick (15), Maggie (13) and Honor (11) and also John’s mother, Ellen (89). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Catherine and Ellen were recorded as speaking both Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the others so that could indicate that they only spoke English. John and Catherine were listed as being illiterate but the others could all read and write. John was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Maggie and Honor were scholars. They all shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a cow house. John Connelly was the landholder.

 

1901 Census for Tullymore

Overview of Tullymore in 1901.

The 1901 census only shows the house and building return for the first 17 houses although there are 29 houses in the townland. Houses 21.1 and 21.2 were Coast Guard accommodation and houses 24.1 and 24.2 were R.I.C. Barracks. The first 17 houses were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete and houses 1-5, 14 and 15 had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing and the others in those houses had slate, iron or tiled roofs. Houses 1, 2, 4, 5, 14, 15 and 17 were 3rd class dwellings while the others were 2nd class. Houses 8, 9 and 16 were shops, house 13 was a public house and the rest were private dwellings. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 133 people in the townland, 74 male and 59 female and that included 5 R.I.C. and 6 Coast Guard personnel. 60 male and 51 female were Roman Catholic and 14 male and 8 female were Protestant. The enumerator was Const. Edward Burke.

 

Joyce

The head of the Joyce family in house 1 was John (67) and he was married to Bridget (51) and they lived with their son Patrick (21). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John spoke only Irish and the other 2 spoke both Irish and English and only Patrick could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer. They lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Joyce was the landholder.

 

Wallace 

The head of this family was John (64) and he was married to Honoria (60) and they shared their house with 4 of their children, Stephen (28), Philip (26), Honoria (21) and Peter (19)All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and John and Honoria (60) could not read but the children could all read and write. John was listed as being a farmer, Honoria (60), a farmer’s wife, Stephen, Philip and Peter were farmer’s sons and Honoria (21) was a farmer’s daughter. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Wallace was the landholder.

 

Curran                                     (additional surname: Bedlow)

Anne (48) was listed as the head of the family in house 3 and she shared the house with a boarder, Elizabeth Bedlow (41). Both were Roman Catholic with Anne being born in Kildare and Elizabeth being born in Liverpool. Both spoke only English and could read and write. Anne had no occupation but Elizabeth was a midwife. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Anne Curran was the landholder.

 

Heanue

Michael (55) was the head of this family and he was married to Sarah (47) and they lived with their 5 children, Sarah (14), Maggie (10), Michael (8), Willie (5) and Patrick (3). All were born in Ireland and were Roman Catholic. Michael (55) and Sarah (47) spoke both Irish and English, Sarah (14), Maggie, Michael (8) and Willie spoke only English and Patrick spoke neither. Michael (55) and Patrick could not read, Willie could read only and the rest could all read and write. Michael (55) was a farmer, Sarah (47) was a housekeeper and Sarah (14) was a servant. They all shared a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Michael Heanue was the landholder.

 

Conneely 

House 5 was the home of the Conneely family and the head of the family was John (35) and he was married to Bridget (30) and they lived in the house with their 8 children, John (17), Bridget (14), Ane (sic) (12), Ellen (11), Michael (8), Patrick (4), Maggy (sic) (3) and Noreha (sic) (6mths). All were born in Tullymore and were Roman Catholic. Maggy (sic) and Noreha (sic) were listed as speaking English while the others all spoke both Irish and English. John (55), Patrick, Maggy (sic) and Noreha (sic) could not read, Bridget (30) could read and the other members of the family could all read and write. John (35) was a farmer and John (17), Bridget (14), Ane (sic), Ellen and Michael were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Conneely was the landholder.

 

Crehan                     (additional surnames: Jennings, Nee and Glynn)

The head of the family in house 6 was William (34) and his wife Celia (27) and they shared the house with a relative, the widow Celia Jennings (80), a servant, Bat Nee (15) and a boarder, Michael Glynn (37). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write. William was a national school teacher, Celia Crehan was a post mistress, Celia Jennings and Bat Nee had no profession and Michael Glynn was a Catholic Chaplain. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and William Crehan was the landholder.

 

McDonnell 

The head of this family was the widow Anne (51) and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Michael (24), Maggie (17) and Thomas (12). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Thomas, who only spoke English and all the family could read and write. Anne and Michael were listed as being farmers, Maggie was a farmer’s daughter and Thomas was a scholar. The house they all shared was 2 roomed, 2nd class house and Anne McDonnell was the landholder.

 

Heanue                                 (additional surnames: Toole and Joyce)

The head of this family in house 8 was Thomas (30) and in the house at that time were visitors, Stephen (28) and timothy Toole (23) and a servant, Patk Joyce (61). All were born in Co. Mayo, apart from Patk Joyce, who was born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and with the exception of Patk, they could all read and write. Thomas was a shopkeeper, Stephen and Timothy were farmers and Patk was described as being in farming. The house they were in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Thomas Heanue was the landholder.

 

Casey 

James (27) was the head of this family and he was married to Anne (27) and they lived with their daughter, Margaret Mary (8mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except baby Margaret Mary and James and Anne could read and write. James was a shopkeeper. Their house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and James Casey was the landholder.

 

Heanue 

Owen (71) was the head of this family and his wife Ann (68) also lived in the house. Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke both Irish and English but only Owen could read and write. Owen was a farmer. Their house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and Owen was the landholder.

 

Barton 

House 11 was the home of the Barton family and the head of this family was the widow Kate (60) and she lived with 2 of her children, Thomas (27) and Annie (23). Kate was born in England and Thomas and Annie were born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and all 3 could read and write. Kate was a housekeeper and Thomas was a labourer. They shared a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Kate Barton was the landholder.

 

Kerrigan

The sole occupant of house 12 was Thomas (23). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. His occupation was a tailor. His house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and he was the landholder.

 

Diamond                                (additional surname: Conneely)

The head of the family in house 13 was William Joseph (42) and he lived with his brother Michael (40) and a servant, Sarah Conneely, (15). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Sarah, who only spoke English. William Joseph and Michael could read and write but Sarah could not read. William Joseph was a publican and Sarah was a general servant. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and William J. Kerrigan was the landholder.

 

Connolly 

John (65) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (63) and they lived with their daughter, Honoria (22). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English but only Honoria could read and write. John was recorded as being a farmer. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Connolly was the landholder.

 

Mannion

The head of the Mannion family in house 15 was Patrick (40) and he was married to Mary (38) and they shared their house with 6 of their children, Bridget (11), Mary (10), Celia (8), Dominick (5), Arthur (3) and Norah (4mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Mary both spoke both Irish and English but there was nothing recorded for the others under that heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Patrick, Bridget, Mary (10) and Celia were the only ones that could read and write. Patrick and Mary (38) were recorded as being farmers and Bridget, Mary (10) and Celia were scholars. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Mannion was the landholder.

 

Heanue                                    (additional surname: Malley)

Patrick (35) was listed as the head of the family and he shared the house with a servant, Ellen Malley (12). Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke both Irish and English and both could read and write. Patrick was a shopkeeper. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Pat Heanue was the landholder.

 

McDonnell 

House 17 was home to the McDonnell family and the head of the family was Patrick (40) and he was married to Marget (sic) (35) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Martin (16), Anne (13), Mary (10), Michael (7), Joseph (4), Patrick (3) and Bartley (6mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (40) and Marget (sic) spoke both Irish and English and the rest, apart from baby Bartley, spoke only English. Patrick, Marget (sic), Martin and Anne could read and write, Mary and Michael could read only and the rest could not read. Patrick (40) was a farmer and Anne, Mary, Michael and Joseph were scholars. The house that they all shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Pat McDonnell was the landholder.

 

Corless                                   (additional surname: Casey)

House 18 was home to The Corless family and the head of the family was Joseph (31) and he was married to Alice (19) and they shared the house with their daughter Honoria (1mth) and a visitor that was also in the house at that time, Annie Maria Casey (16). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph spoke both Irish and English and the rest of the household spoke only English. All, except baby Honoria, could read and write. Joseph was a publican and Annie Maria was a dressmaker.

 

Lydon 

The head of this family in house 19 was James (81) who lived with his wife Mary (78). Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They spoke both Irish and English and neither of them could read and write. James was a farmer. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Lavelle                         (additional surname: Vallely)

The head of this family was Peter (76) and Anne (62) and they shared the house with their son, William (27), son-in-law, Edward Vallely (42), Daughter, Elizabeth Vallely (30) and their 2 grandsons, James J. Vallely (5) and Edward W. Vallely (2). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except the 2 grandsons, who only spoke English. With the exception of James J., and Edward W., they could all read and write. Peter and William were farmers Edward was a shoemaker and Elizabeth was a dressmaker. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Bailey

The sole occupant of house 21.1 was Margaret Jane (54) and she was born in Co. Kilkenny and was a Roman Catholic. There was no entry under the Irish Language heading but she could read and write. Her occupation was a retired teacher. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

R.I.C. Barracks

House 21.2 was the R.I.C. barracks and they only gave initials and not full names. C. J. (39), who was a sergeant, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Sligo. He was married and could read and write and before he joined the R.I.C he was in farming. E.J. F. (36) was a constable and was married. He was a member of the Church of Ireland and was born in Co. Kerry. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C he was a scholar. E. B. (30), who could quite possibly be Edward Burke who was the enumerator for the area, was a constable and was not married. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Sligo. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was in farming. P. C. (25) was a constable and was a Roman Catholic and born in Donegal. He was not married, could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was in farming. G. K. (28), who was a constable, was a Roman Catholic and was born in County Londonderry. He was not married, could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he had no occupation.

 

Thornton

The head of the Thornton Family in house 23 was Patrick (35) and he was married to Mary (32) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Bridget (10), Paddy (8), John (6), Ml (sic) (4), Mary (3) and Wincy (less than a year). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English but only Mary (32), Bridget and Paddy could read and write. Patrick was recorded as being a farmer, Mary (32), a housekeeper and Bridget, Paddy, John, Ml and Mary (3) were all scholars. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Elsley 

The head of the Elsley family in house 24.1 was Edward C. Elsley (28), from the Coast Guard in house 24.2. Annie (36) was listed as his wife and she shared the house with their 2 sons, Owen (3) and Reginald (9mths). They were all Church of England and baby Reginald was born in Co. Galway but the others were born in England. Annie could read and write and Owen was recorded as being a scholar. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Coast Guard Station

House 24.2 was the Coast Guard station. The occupants were only identified by their initials. C.J. (Charles Jones) (49) who was a C.B. in C. Coast Guard and he was Church of England and born in England. He was married, could read and write and was a seaman in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard. W.B. (William Barry) (42) was a leading boatman. He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Cork. He was married, could read and write and was a seaman in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard. H.B. (Henry Bishop) (37) was a member of the Church of England and born in England, He was married, could read and write and was a stoker in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard. J.M. (James Mason) (37) was a boatman. He was a member of the Church of England and born in England. He was married, could read and write and was a stoker in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard. E.C. E. (Edward C. Elsley) (28) was a member of the Church of England and was born in England. He was married, could read and write and was a seaman in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard. G.R. H. (George R. Hall) (27) was a member of the Church of England and was born in England. He was married, could read and write and was a seaman in the R.N. before joining the Coast Guard.

 

Mason

The sole occupant of house 25 was Amy who was the wife of James Mason (37) who was in the Coast Guard (see Coast Guard Station). She was Church of England and was born in England. She could read and write but had no occupation. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Bishop

The head of this family was Henry Bishop (37) but he is listed under the Coast Guard Station above. His wife Caroline (30) shared house 26 with their 7 children, Henry Thomas (13), Eveline Carrie (12), Arthur William (9), George Earnest (7), Albert Edward (5), Ethel May (3) and Cyril Walter (9mths). All were members of the Church of England with Caroline being born in Gosport, England, Henry Thomas was born in Fareham, England, Eveline Carrie was born in E Casie, Fareham. Arthur William was born in Asther, Gosport and the other members of the family were born in Co. Galway. All spoke only English and, with the exception of Albert, Edward, Ethel May and Cyril Walter, they could all read and write. All the children, with the exception of baby Cyril Walter, were scholars. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Barry 

The head of the Barry family was William (42) who was in the Coast Guard and his details are under the Coast Guard Station above. His wife Mary (30) shared the house with their 5 children, William (10), Patrick (8), Frances (5), John (3) and Michael (1). Frances and John were born in Co. Donegal and the rest were all were born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke both Irish and English. Mary, William and Patrick could read and write, Frances could read only and John and Michael could not read. All the children were listed a being scholars. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Jones 

The head of this family was Charles (49) who was in the Coast Guard and his details are given under the Coast Guard Station above. His wife Emma (40) shared the house with their Daughter Irene (19). Both were Church of England and were born in England. Both could read and write but there was no occupation listed. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

Hall 

The head of this family was George R. (27) and he was in the Coast Guard and his details are given under the Coast Guard Station above. His wife Fanny (29) shared the house with their son Fred (10). They were Church of England and were born in England. Both could read and write and Fred was a scholar. There was no information on house type or landholder.

 

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Tullymore

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) shows that the main immediate lessor in the townland of Tullymore was Henry Blake who leased a number of tenements. Messrs. Blake leased a herd’s house on 101 acres, 2 roods and 34 perches of land from Henry Blake for £49 annually. The following all leased tenements from Henry Blake. Henry Joyce, Matthias Conneeely and Patrick Hoban leased houses for 10s each, Marty Glynn leased 11 acres, 1 rood and 18 perches of land for £5 and Rev. John Griffin leased 3 acres, 2 roods and 37 perches of land for £1 10s. Board of Customs leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 9 perches of land for 13s, William Hardinge leased 3 acres, 2 roods and 7 perches of land for £1 2s and Nicholas Cannivan leased 2 acres, 1 rood and 31 perches of land for 15s. Margaret Conneely leased 2 acres, 1 rood and 8 perches of land for 12s, Henery Joyce leased 3 acres, 2 roods and 15 perches of land for 15s and Henry Blake had 150 acres and 52 perches of land for himself with an annual ratable valuation of £9. John Costello leased a house and office for 15s, Thomas Reilly leased a house and forge for 15s and Michael Lloyd leased a house for 10s. The following are all leased from Henry Blake and were in the Village of Tully. National School leased a house and garden with an area of 20 perches for 3s for the land and £1 17s for the house, Honoria Connolly leased a house and office on 20 perches of land for 3s for the land and £ 12s for the buildings, Margaret Connolly leased a house on 10 perches of land for 2s for the land and £2 8s for the house. Anthony Heany leased a house and office and a garden of 10 perches for 2s for the land and £3 8s for the buildings, Edmond Diamond leased a house and office on a garden of 10 perches for 2s for the land and £3 8s for the buildings and Rev. John Griffin leased a house and office with a garden of 10 perches for 2s for the land and £3 18s for the buildings. Rev. Barthw Labarte leased a house and garden of 10 perches for 2s for the land and £2 13s for the buildings, Nicholas Cannivan leased a house and office with a garden of 10 perches for 2s for the land and £1 18s for the buildings and William Hardinge leased a house and office with a 10 perch garden for 2s for the land and £2 13s for the buildings. The Board of Customs leased a Coast Guard watch house for £1 5s Board of Customs leased a Coast Guard station, house and offices with a 1 rood, 10 perch garden for 10s for the land and £8 for the building. Henry Blake had to pay a half annual rent of £8 of that. Mary Glynn leased a house and a 10 perch garden for 2s for the garden and £1 18s for the house, Irish Church Mission leased School house for £2 and Henry Blake had a half annual rent of £2 10s. Henry Blake was also liable for tolls of fare of £3. Michael Cannivan leased 3 acres and 2 roods of land for £1 10s , Michael Flaherty leased a house on 3 acres of land for £1 5s for the land and 10s for the house, Tyrrell leased 2 acres and 1 rood of land for 12s and Barthw McDonnell leased 3 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches of land for 18s. there were also 52 acres, 1 rood and 16 perches of water in the townland.

 

1670 Down Survey for Tullymore

The Down Survey names for this area were Dirrenchillyn and Tullegihy. The 1641 owner was the Catholic Rory O’Flahartye and the 1670 owner was the Catholic Richard, Earl of Westmeath.

 

Rinvlye Coast Guard Station

 

[i] This is possibly a second marriage as it says that Patrick had 12 children and Maggie only 8.

 

This page was added on 13/06/2018.

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