Doohulla

Dumhaigh Shalach

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Doohulla

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Bunowen

Poor Law Union:                     No Records

Area:                                          930.73 acres / 930 acres, 2 roods, 36 perches

 

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

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Galway Library for Doohulla

Logaimn for Doohulla

NUI Galway Digital Collection for Doohulla

 

1911 Census for Doohulla

Overview of Doohulla in 1911

In the DED of Bunowen the houses in the census were listed sequentially through the whole DED and, so, in the townland of Doohulla the 32 houses were listed as houses 166 to 197.

 

There were a total of 32 houses in the townland of Doohulla and all, except house 168, were occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. The landholder of house 168 was the C.D. Board. All the houses were constructer of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 166, 172, 173, 183, 193 and 195 had slate, iron or tiled roofs and the others all had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 166, 172, 173, 183, 193 and 195 were 2nd class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 168 and 191 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, houses 167, 180, 194, 196 and 197 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 166, 169-171, 174-179, 181, 182, 184-190, 192, 193 and 195 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front. House 173 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front, house 172 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 4 windows and house 183 had 5 or 6 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 45 out buildings in the townland consisting of 12 stables, 29 cow houses and 4 piggeries. There were a total of 148 people in the townland, consisting of 79 male and 69 female. The landholder for the area was Sergeant Daniel Brougham.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Lee)

The head of the first house in Doohulla was Michael Conneely Dan (77) and he was married to Mary (75) and they had been married for 45 years and in that time they had had 4 children but only 2 had survived. They shared the house with their son-in-law, Thomas Lee (30) who had been married to their daughter, Bridget Lee (32) for 5 years and they had 3 children, Michael Lee (2), Martin Lee (1) and Mary Lee (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Martin and Mary (5mths), they could all speak both Irish and English but only Thomas and Bridget could read and write. Michael and Thomas were listed as being farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

The head of this family was Patt Conneely Morgan (50) and he had been married to Mary (44) for 20 years and in that time they had had 4 children and all had survived. They lived in the house with 3 of those children, Patt (15), Annie (9) and Martin (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patt (50), Patt (15) and Annie could read and write. Patt (50) was a farmer and Patt (15) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Kelly

Thomas (62) was the head of this family and he had been married to Margaret (43) for 12 years and they had had 5 children and 4 of those had survived. Those 4 children were also in the house at that time and they were, Bridget (10), Anne Norah (8), Festus (6) and Barbara (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margaret and Bridget could read only and Thomas could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Bridget, Anne Norah and Festus were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy

The widower, John Conroy Tom (60) was listed as being the head of this family and he shared the house with 5 of his children, Thomas (24), Bridget (19), Maggie (17), Michael (15) and Patrick (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, although there was no place of birth listed for Patrick. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Patrick and all could read and write. John was a farmer, Thomas and Michael were farmer’s sons, Bridget and Maggie were farmer’s daughter and Patrick was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Kelly

The sole occupant of house 171 was Valentine (59), who was listed as being married for 38 years but there was no wife in this entry. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and he had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Coursey)

Patt Conroy Tom (29) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Ellen (44) and had been for 8 years and had had 6 children of which only 3 had survived. They shared the house with those 3 children, Bridget (6), Peter (5) and Anne (1) and also 2 stepchildren, Mary Coursey (16) and John Coursey (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patt, Ellen, Mary and John could speak both Irish and English and Bridget and Peter could speak only English. Only Mary and John could read and write. Patt was farmer and John was a farm labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Devane

The head of this family was Patt (54) and he had been married to Sarah (60) for 30 years and in that time they had had 11 children but only 5 had survived. Those 5 children also lived with them and they were, John (24), Bridget (22), Thomas (20), Martin (18) and Mary (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Patt was a farmer, John, Thomas and Martin were farmer’s labourers and Mary was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Lee

Patrick Lee Pat (37) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (39) and had been for 14 years and they had had 7 children, Bridget (13), Norah (9), Mary (8), John (6), Maggie (4), Thomas (2) and Patrick (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Thomas and Patrick (1). Bridget (13), Norah, Mary and John could read and write. Patrick (37) was a farmer and Bridget (13), Norah, Mary and John were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Joyce

The head of this family was Thomas Joyce Patt (44) and he had been married to Bridget (45) for 15 years and they had had 6 children, Thomas (14), Mary (12), John (10), Maggie (8), Bridget (5) and Patrick (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas (44) and Bridget (45) spoke both Irish and English and the children all spoke only English. Apart from Bridget (45), Bridget (5) and Patrick, they could all read and write. Thomas was listed as being a farmer, Bridget (45) was a farmer’s wife, Thomas, John and Patrick were listed as sons and Mary, Maggie and Bridget (5) were listed as daughters. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. Thomas Naughton was listed as the landholder.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Davis)

The head of the family in house 176 was the widow Honor (80) and she shared the house with her son, Michael (40), her son-in-law, Thomas Davis (42), who had been married to Honor’s daughter, Catherine Davis (43) for 14 years and they had had 9 children and 7 of those had survived. Those 7 children (Honor’s grandchildren) also lived in the house and they were all Davis’, Margaret (14), Bridget (13), Mark (8), Mary (7), Lizzie (6), Catherine (4) and Maria (2). They were all Roman Catholic but there was no place of births listed. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Catherine (4) and Maria, who only spoke English. Thomas, Catherine (43), Margaret, Bridget, Mark and Mary could read and write. Michael, Thomas, Catherine (43) and Margaret were listed as being farmers and Bridget, Mark and Mary were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Folan

The head of the family in house 177 was Joseph (62) and he was married to Bridget (70) and they had been married for 31 years and in that time they had had 6 children but only 3 of those had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Joseph (21) and Patt (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Joseph (21) and Patt could read and write. Joseph (62) was a farmer and Joseph (21) and Patt were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Mannion)

John Conneely Festy (65) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (56) and had been for 2 years and had no children. Also in the house at that time was an unspecified relative, Sibina (sic) Mannion (90), who was a widow. They were all Roman Catholic and John was born in Scotland while Bridget and Sibina  (sic) were born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and none of the family could read. John was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

The head of this family was Michael Conneely Jas (68) and he was married to Mary (60) and had been for 33 years and they had had 8 children but only 2 had survived[i]. They lived in the house with 3 of their children, Martin (20), John (24) and Ellen (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Martin was a farm labourer and John was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

O’Donnell

The sole occupant of house 180 was Patt (84), who was a widower. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and he had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy

The widower Patt (50) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with 5 of his children, Patt (21), John (17), Thomas (14), Peter (11) and Bridget (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of Bridget, who only spoke English. Apart from Patt (50) and Bridget, they could all read and write. Patt (50) was a farmer, Patt (21) was a fisherman, John and Thomas were farm labourers and Peter and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Keane

Coleman (60) was the head of this family in house 182 and he was married to Bridget (60) and had been for 20 years and they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children and they were, Michael John (18), Celia (14), Delia (12) and Annie (6). They were all born in Co. Galway but only Coleman was listed as being Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Bridget, could read and write. Coleman was a farmer, Michael John was a farm labourer and Delia and Annie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Naughton

The widower, Thomas (72) was the only occupant of this house and he was a member of the Church of Ireland and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 5 or 6 rooms and he had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Connelly

Patt Connelly Honor (72) was the head of the family in house 184 and he was married to Margaret (71) and they had been married for 41 years and they had had 4 children and all had survived. They lived in the house with their son, Patt (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Patt (30) could read and write. Patt (72) was a farmer and Patt (30) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house and a piggery. There was no landholder listed.

 

Lee

Patrick Lee Jas (69) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (55) and they had been married for 22 years and they had 16 children but only 9 had survived. They lived in the house with 3 of their sons and they were, Thomas (17), Stephen (15) and Michael (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only the sons could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Thomas and Stephen were farmer’s sons and Michael was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Connely (sic))

The head of this family was Thomas Conroy Tom (38) and he had been married to Bridget (35) for 15 years and they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. Those 5 children lived in the house with them and they were, John (13), Bridget (9), Julia (7), Tom (5) and Joseph (2) and also in the house was a boarder, the widower, Michael Connely (sic) (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Thomas and Bridget (35) could read only and John, Bridget (9) and Julia could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, John was a farmer’s son and Bridget (9), Julia and Tom were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Lee

Martin (65) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (54) for 32 years and they had had 10 children, of which 7 had survived. They shared the house with 5 of those children, Michael (25), Festus (23), James (21), Mary (18) and Martin (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Martin (65) and Bridget could read only and all they children could read and write. Martin (65) was listed as being a farmer, Michael, Festus and James were farmer’s sons and Mary and Martin (13) were listed as farmer’s daughters, but obviously Martin would be a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy

The head of the family in house 188 was John Conroy Tom (41) and he had been married to Margaret (38) for 8 years and they had had 5 children, Bridget (7), Mary (6), Mark (4), Martin (3) and Val (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for baby Val. John and Margaret could read and write. John was a farmer and Bridget, Mary, Mark and Martin were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conroy

The widow Mary (66) was the head of this family and she lived with her son Michael (21). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but only Michael could read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Mullen

House 190 was home to the Mullen family and the head of the family was Stephen (50) and he had been married to Mary (45) for 14 years and in that time they had had 9 children, of which 7 had survived. They shared the house with 6 of those children and they were, Michael (11), Stephen (2), Patrick (1), Mary (9), Bridget (7) and Maggie (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of baby Patrick and all the children were listed as being able to read and write. Stephen (50) was a farmer and Michael, Mary (9), Bridget and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

King

The sole occupant of this house was Anne (62). She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway.  She could speak both Irish and English but could not read. The house she lived in was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Stephen Mullen was listed as the landholder.

 

Coursey

The widow Honor (89) was listed as the head of this family and she lived in the house with 2 of her children, Michael (29) and Maggie (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael and Maggie could read and write. Michael was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

Patt Conneely Patt (60) was the head of the family in house 193 and he had been married to Mary (55) for 31 years and they had had 8 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Anne (23), Thomas (21) and Sarah (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patt, Thomas and Sarah could read and write. Patt was a farmer, Anne and Sarah were farmer’s daughters and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

McDonagh

The widow Bridget (88) and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English and could not read. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and she had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Mulkerrin

Michael (80) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (73) and had been for 44 years and in that time they had had 6 children, but only 3 had survived. They shared the house with their son, Thomas (32). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Thomas could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

McClelland

Bridget (80) was the only occupant of house 196 and she was a widow. She was Church of Ireland and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and she had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

The widower, Austin (30), was the only occupant of the last house in Doohulla. He was Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed.

 

1901 Census for Doohulla

Overview of Doohulla in 1901

There were a total of 42 houses in the townland of Doohulla in 1901, and all except house 42 were occupied. The landholder of house 42 was George Neville of Sailsbury (sic). All the houses were listed as being private dwellings. All the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and all had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 4, 8, 11, 12, 24, 30, and 39 were 2nd class dwellings, house 18 was a 4th class dwelling and all the other houses were 3rd class. House 18 had 1 room and no windows, houses 21, 32 and 40 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front, Houses 1-3, 5-7, 9, 10, 13-17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25-29, 31, 33-38 and 41 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front and houses 4, 8, 11, 12, 24, 30 and 39 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 62 out buildings in the townland and they consisted of 31 stables, 24 cow houses and 7 calf houses. There were 162 people in the townland at that time, 90 males and 72 females. 2 males and 1 female were Church of Ireland and all the others were Roman Catholic. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Kane.

 

Lee

The head of the first family in Doohulla was Patt (30) and he was married to Bridget (31) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Bridget (3) and Honor (4 mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patt and Bridget (31) could speak both Irish and English and none of the family could read. Patt was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Patt Lee.

 

Joyce

The head of this family was Thomas (30) and he was married to Bridget (28) and they lived with 2 of their children, Thomas (3) and Mary (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas (30) and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and Thomas (30) could read and write. Thomas (30) was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Thomas Joyce.

 

Gould

John (60) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (40) and they shared the house with 7 of their sons, Michael (23), Valentine (19), Festy (16), Mark (13), Tom (8), Patrick (4) and William (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Tom, Patrick and William they could all speak both Irish and English. John, Michael. Valentine, Festy and Mark could read and write. John was a farmer, Michael, Valentine and Festy were farmer’s sons and Mark was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John Gould.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Davis)

Michael (60) was the head of this family in house 4 and he was married to Honor (60) and the shared the house with their son Michael (19), their son-in-law, Thomas Davis (30), daughter, Kate (30) and 3 grandchildren, Margaret (3), Bridget (2) and Mark (9mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (60), Honor, Michael (19), Thomas and Kate all spoke both Irish and English. Michael (60), Michael (19), Thomas and Kate could all read and write. Michael (60) was a farmer, Michael (19) was a farmer’s son and Thomas was a general labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Michael Conroy.

 

Folan
The head of this family was Joseph (45) and he was married to Bridget (47) and they lived in the house with 4 children, Michael (16), Bridget (13), Joseph (10) and Patrick (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael, Bridget (13) and Joseph could read and write. Joseph (45) was a farmer, Michael was farmer’s son and Bridget (13), Joseph (10) and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Joseph Folan.

 

Coneely (sic)

The widower John (43) was listed as being the head of the family. He shared the house with an unspecified relative, Mary (70), also a widow and 6 of his children, Bridget (14), Michael (11), Mary (10), John (7), Val (5) and Thomas (3). They were all born in Co. Galway, except John who was born in Scotland. All were Roman Catholic. Mary (70) spoke only Irish, Val and Thomas spoke only English and the others could all speak both Irish and English. John (7) could read only and Bridget and Mary (10) could read and write. John (43) was a farmer, Mary (70) was a wool weaver and Bridget, Mary (10) and John (7) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of the family in house 7 was the widow, Anne (70) and she lived in the house with her son, Austin (25) and daughter, Margaret (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne spoke only Irish and Austin and Margaret spoke Irish and English. Only Austin and Margaret could read and write. Anne was a farmer, Austin was a farmer’s son and Margaret was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Anne Conneely.

 

Devane

Patrick (40) was listed as being the head of the family, and he was married to Sarah (45) and they lived with 8 of their children and they were, Patrick (17), Michael (15), John (13), Bridget (11), Thomas (9), Martin (7), Stephen (6) and Mary (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Stephen and Mary. Patrick (17), Michael, Stephen and Mary could not read and all the others could read and write. Patrick (40) was a farmer, Patrick (17) ad Michael were farmer’s sons and John, Bridget, Thomas and Martin were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was listed as being Patrick Duane.

 

Conroy

Thomas (26) was the head of the family in house 9 and he was married to Bridget (25) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, John (3) and Mary (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and only Thomas could read and write. Thomas was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was listed as being Thomas Conroy.

 

Lee

Martin (35) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (40) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Thomas (20), Michael (18), Festy (14), James (12), Mary (9) and Martin (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except young Martin. Bridget, Michael and Martin (4) could not read and the others could all read and write. Martin (35) was a farmer, Thomas and Michael were farmer’s sons and Festy, James and Mary were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a calf house. The landholder was Martin Lee.

 

Joyce

The widow Bridget (90) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her son John (60), daughter-in-law, Mary (60) and grandson Joseph (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Joseph could read and write. Bridget was listed as being a farmer and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Bridget Joyce.

 

Conroy

Anne (50) was the head of the family in house 12 and she shared the house with her nephew, John (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English, but neither could read. Anne was a farmer and John was a general labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Anne Conroy.

 

Conroy

Thomas (68) was the head of the family in house 13 and he was married to Mary (60) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children and they were, Patrick (15), Bridget (14), Martin (11) and Michael (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only the children could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Martin and Michael were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Thomas Conroy.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Mullen)

The head of this household was the widower Thomas Jno (sic) (80) and he lived with his son-in-law, Stephen Mullen (35), his daughter, Mary Mullen (30) and 2 grandsons, Thomas Mullen (3) and Michael Mullen (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas Jno (sic) could only speak Irish and Stephen, Mary and Thomas could speak both Irish and English. None of the family could read. Thomas Jno (sic) was a farmer and Stephen was a general labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a calf house. The landholder was Thomas Conroy.

 

King

The widow Anne (45) was listed as being the head of this family and she shared the house with 4 of her children, Anne (14), Honor (9), Thomas (5) and Sarah (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne (45), Anne (14) and Honor could speak both Irish and English and only Anne (14) and Honor could read and write. Anne (45) was listed as being a farmer, Anne (14) was a farmer’s daughter and Honor was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Anne King.

 

King

The sole occupant of house 16 was Anne (40) and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English, could not read and was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Anne King.

 

Conneely

Michael (45) was the head of this household and he was married to Mary (40) and lived with their 4 daughters, Celia (15), Bridget (11), Honor (6) and Ellen (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Honor and Ellen, they all spoke Irish and English but only Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Celia was a farmer’s daughter and Honor was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of the family in house 18 was the widower Michael (80) and he lived in the house with his son Peter (28). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither of them could read. Michael was a retired farmer and Peter was a general labourer. The house was a 4th class dwelling with just 1 room and the landholder was George Neville of Sailsbury (sic).

 

ODonnell

The widower, Patrick (69) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his son, Peter (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick spoke only Irish and Peter spoke both Irish and English and only Peter could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Peter was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Patrick ODonnell.

 

Conroy

Patrick (32) was head of the 8 members of the Conroy family in house 20 and he lived with his wife, Mary (34) and their 6 children, Mary (14), Michael (11), Patrick (9), John (7), Thomas (4) and Peter (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Thomas and Peter, they could all speak both Irish and English and all the children were listed as being able to read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Michael, Patrick (9) and John were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Conroy.

 

Gilmartin

John (60) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife Sarah (54). They were both Roman Catholic and John was born in Co. Galway and Sarah was born in Co. Mayo. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. They speak both Irish and English and John could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was John Gilmartin.

 

Gilmartin                                (additional surname: Conroy)

The head of house 22 was John (100) and he was married to Bridget (80). They lived in the house with their son-in-law Peter Conroy (26), their daughter, Kate Conroy (30) and 2 grandchildren, Mary Conroy (3) and Michael Conroy (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Bridget only spoke Irish and Peter and Kate spoke Irish and English. None of the family could read. John was a farmer and Peter was a general labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was John Gilmartin.

 

Naughton

The widower, Thomas (55) was the sole occupant of house 23 and he was a member of the Church of Ireland and was born in Co Galway. He spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Naughton.

 

Mannion                                  (additional surname: Conneely)

Valentine (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Honor (62) and also in the house at that time was their grandson, Martin Conneely (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and none of the family could read. Valentine was a farmer and Martin was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Valentine Mannion.

 

Mannion

John (77) was the head of this household and he was married to Mary (67) and they shared the house with their son, Martin (35), their daughter, Margaret (30) and 3 of their grandchildren, Michael (12), Mary (9) and Delia (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with exception of Margaret, who was born in Co. Mayo. Apart from the grandchildren, they all spoke Irish and English. Margaret and Delia could read only, while Michael and Mary could all read and write. John and Martin were herds and the grandchildren were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was John Mannion.

 

McClelland

John Alexander (36) was listed as the head of the family in house 26 and he lived with his widowed mother, Bridget (66). Both were members of the Church of Ireland and John was born in Queens Co.[ii] and Bridget was born in Co. Galway. Bridget could speak both Irish and English and John Alexander could read and write, while Bridget could read only. Both were listed as being farmers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was John A. McClelland.

 

Mulkerrin

The sole occupant of this house was John (52) and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, he could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was John Mulkerrin.

 

Coursey

The widow Honor (88) was listed as being the head of this household and she lived with her widowed daughter-in-law, Margaret (42) and 4 grandchildren, Michael (18), John (15), Hannah (13) and Maggie (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Honor, they all could read and write. Honor was a farmer, Michael was a general labourer and John, Hannah and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Honor Coursey.

 

Conneely

Patrick (80) was listed as the head of the family in house 29 and he was married to Mary (78) and they lived in the house with their son, John (34). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only John could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Conneely (Beg).

 

Conneely

Patrick (52) was the head of the family in house 30 and he was married to Mary (46) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Maggie (18), Martin (16), Mary (14), Anne (13), Thomas (10) and Sarah (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary (46) and Anne, they all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Maggie and Anne were farmer’s daughters, Martin was a farmer’s son and Mary (14), Thomas and Sarah were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Patrick Conneely.

 

Duane

The only occupant of house 31 was Michael (70), a widower. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English, could read only and was listed as a retired farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was George Neville of Sailsbury (sic).

 

McDonagh

Valentine (80) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his wife, Bridget (78). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English, but neither could read. Valentine was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Valentine McDonagh.

 

Mulkerrin

Michael (64) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (60) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Michael (20) and Anne (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Mary, could read and write. Michael (64) was a farmer, Michael (20) was a general labourer and Anne was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Michael Mulkerrin.

 

Conneely

The head of the house 34 was Patrick (40) and he was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Mary (9) and Patrick (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic except for Mary (30), who was born in England. Patrick (40) spoke Irish and English and Patrick (40) and Mary (9) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Mary (9) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a calf house. The landholder was Patrick Conneely.

 

Conneely

Michael (60) was listed as being the head of the family in house 35 and he was married to Mary (50) and the lived in the house with their daughter, Bridget (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s wife and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: McDonagh)

Only 2 people lived in house 36 and Mary (90) was listed as the head of the family and she was married but no husband was listed in this entry, and she lived with her daughter, Anne McDonagh (48), also listed as married but no husband was listed. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and neither could read. Mary was a farmer and Anne was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Mary Conneely.

 

Kelly

Thos (42), who was married to Margaret (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and only Thos could read and write. Thos was a farmer and Margaret was a farmer’s wife. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a calf house. The landholder was Thos Kelly.

 

Conroy

John (40) was the head of this family and he was listed as being married, but there was no entry for a wife. He shared the house with 7 of her children, Thomas (12), Mary Anne (11), Anne (9), Bridget (8), Maggie (6), Michael (4) and Patrick (3). They were all Roman Catholic and Thomas and Mary Anne were born in America and the others were all born in Co. Galway. John, Thomas, Mary Anne and Anne spoke Irish and English and, apart from John, Michael and Patrick, they could all read and write. John was listed as being a farmer and Thomas, Mary Anne, Anne, Bridget and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was John Conroy (Tom).

 

Kelly

Valentine (45) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (40). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Valentine could read and write. Valentine was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Valentine Kelly.

 

Lee

Patrick (50) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with 5 of their sons, Bartley (14), James (10), Thomas (6), Stephen (5) and Michael (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of Stephen and Michael. None of the family could read or write. Patrick was a farmer, Bartley and James were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Patrick Lee.

 

Conneely

Patrick (50) was head of the last house with Doohulla and he was married to Margaret (45) and they lived in the house with their son, Patrick (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none of them could read. Patrick (50) was a farmer, Margaret was a farmer’s wife and Patrick (20) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Conneely.

 

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Doohulla

Anne Conneely – Application No. C/22 1675. Ref Cen / S / 11 / 294. The application was received on 24th March 1922 with an address at that time of Mrs. Anne McDonagh, Ballyconneely, Clifden Co. Galway. Anne’s parents were given as Michael and Mary Conneely. The address for the search in 1851 was Doohulla, in the Parish of Ballindoon, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 28th March 1922 with the words “Not Found”

 

Honour (sic) Folan – Application No. C/17 8864. Ref Cen / S / 11 / 295. The application was received on 22nd November 1917 with an address of Mrs. Honour (sic) Conneely, Doohulla, Ballyconneely, Clifden, Co. Galway. Her parents were given as Honour (sic) and John Folan. The 1851 address for the search was given as Doohulla, in the Parish of Ballindoon, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 24th November 1917.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Doohulla

Thomas Geoghegan leased 8 tenements in the townland of Dolan. Honoria Conneely and Michael Joyce jointly leased houses and offices on 17 acres of land for which Honoria paid £3 3s for land, Michael paid £2 3s for land and they each paid 10s for the buildings, John Mannion and Valentine Goold (sic) jointly leased houses and offices on 9 acres, 2 roods and 3 perches of land for which they each paid £1 13s for land and 5s for buildings. Michael Conneely and John Folan jointly leased houses on 12 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land for which Michael paid £3 10s for his share of the land and 8s for the house and John paid £1 15s for his share of the land and 5s for his house. Patrick King and John Conneely jointly leased houses and offices on 9 acres and 2 roods of land for which they each paid £1 17s for land and Michael paid 6s for a house and offices and John paid 3s for a house, John Conrey (sic) and Patrick Joyce jointly leased houses on 13 acres and 3 roods of land and they both paid £2 12s for land and John paid 8s for his house and Patrick paid 10s for his house. John Cloherty and Richard Manion (sic) jointly leased houses on 11 acres, 1 rood and 4 perches of land for which John paid £3 for his share of the land and 8s for the house and Richard paid £1 10s for his land and 5s for his house. Bartholomew Conrey (sic) leased a house on 18 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land for £6 10s for the land and 5s for the house, Thomas King and Thomas Conrey (sic) jointly leased houses on 17 acres 2 roods and 19 perches of land for which Thomas King paid £3 10s for land and 7s for the house and Thomas Conrey (sic) £1 15s for land and 7s for a house. Michael Fitzpatrick and Michael Conneely jointly leased a tenement of 22 acres, 1 rood and 23 perches of land for which Michael Fitzpatrick paid £3 10s for land and Michael Conneely paid £1 15s for land and 5s for a house, John Kilmartin leased 2 tenements, the first of a house and offices on 5 acres, 1 rood and 4 perches of land for £2 for the land and 10s for the buildings, and the second, 7 acres and 5 perches of land for £1 15s. John K Boswell leased tenements to 6 tenants. Stephen King leased 3 tenements, the first was a house for 15s, the second was 4 acres, 1 rood and 9 perches of land for £1 and the third was 5 acres, 2 roods and 33 perches of land for 12s. Patrick Mannion leased a house and offices on 10 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches of land for £2 10s for the land and 7s for the buildings and William Conneely leased 2 tenements, the first of a house and offices on 4 acres and 28 perches of land for £1 12s for the land and 6s for the buildings and the second was 16s for 5 aces, 2 roods and 33 perches of land. Patrick Conneely (More) leased 2 tenements, the first was a house and offices on 3 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land for £1 12s for land and 6s for the buildings, and the second was 5 acres and 32 perches of land for 10s. Myles McDonough leased 4 acres and 10 perches of land for 6s and a house on 11 acres, 3 roods and 14 perches of land for £4 16s for the land and 10s for the house, Valentine King leased 12 acres, 1 rood and 24 perches of land for £3 10s, an office on 2 acres, 2 roods and 31 perches of land for 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings and a house for 15s. Thomas Geoghegan owned 269 acres, 2 roods and 30 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of £1 10s, John K. Boswell owned a house and offices on 2 acres of land with an annual ratable valuation of 5s for the land and £ 1 5s for the buildings and 305 acres, 2 roods and 18 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of £4 10s. There were also 94 acres, 3 roods and 23 perches of water in the townland.

 

 

1670 Down Survey for Doohulla

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Dowhinan. The 1641 owners were Dermot McGildouffe and Carbrey McMauhan, both Catholics and in 1670 the owner was the Catholic Edward Geoghegan. There were 199 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 16 plantation acres of profitable land and 16 plantation acres were forfeited.

[i] There were 3 children listed

[ii] County Laois

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