Foorglass

Fothair Ghlas

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Foorglass

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Bunowen

Poor Law Union:                     No Records

 

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

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

1670 Down Survey for Foorglass

Logaimn for Foorglass

NUI Galway Digital Collection for Foorglass

 

1911 Census for Foorgloss

Overview of Foorgloss 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 Foorgloss the 19 houses were listed as houses 211 to 229.

 

There were 19 houses in the townland and they were all occupied and listed as being private dwellings. They were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 222 and 229 had slate, iron or tiled roofs and all the others had only thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 219-222 and 229 were 2nd class dwellings while all the others were 3rd class. Houses 215, 216 and 226 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 211-214, 217, 218, 222-225, 227, 228 and 229 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front and houses 219-221had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 27 out buildings consisting of 8 stables, 18 cow houses and a piggery. There were 104 people in the townland at that time, 52 males and 52 females. The enumerator for the area was Sergeant Daniel Brougham.

 

McDonagh                              (additional surname: King)

Michael (52) was listed as the head of the family in the first house and he had been married to Celia (48) for 24 years and they had had 10 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with those 7 children and they were, Mark (18), Michael (14), Maggie (10), John (7), Nora (5), Mary (3) and Anne (11mths) and also in the house at that time was Celia’s mother, Mary King (94). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (52), Celia and Mary King all spoke both Irish and English and the others all spoke only English. John could read only and Michael (52), Celia, Mark, Michael (14) and Maggie could read and write. Michael (52) was a farmer, Mark was a farmer’s son and Michael (14), Maggie 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.

 

Mullen

The widow Bridget (73) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 3 of her sons, Thomas (45), Michael (43) and John (40) and a grandson, Thomas (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Thomas (13) could read and write. Bridget was a farmer’s wife, Thomas (45), Michael and John were farmer’s sons and Thomas (13) 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. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

Michael (52) was the head of this family and he had been married to Barbara (56) for 23 years and they had 6 children, John (16), Martin (14), Annie (12), Maggie (8), Honar (sic) (4) and Serah (sic) (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Maggie, Honar (sic) and Serah (sic) spoke only English and the others all spoke Irish and English. Only John, Martin, Annie and Maggie could read and write. Michael was a farmer, John and Martin were farmer’s sons and Annie and Maggie 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.

 

Malia (sic)

The head of the family in house 214 was Patrick (48) and he had been married to Maria (35) for 19 years and they had had 8 children, John (18), Celia (14), Thomas (12), Martin (9), Michael (8), Patrick (7), Delia (3) and Mary (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for baby Mary. Patrick (48), Maria, John, Celia, Thomas and Martin could read and write. Patrick (48) was a farmer, John, Celia, Thomas, Martin and Michael were scholars, Patrick (7) was a farmer’s son and Delia and Mary were farmer’s daughters. 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

Martin (68) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Honor (66) for 40 years and in that time they had had 8 children and 5 of those had survived. They lived in the house with their daughter Catherine (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Catherine could read and write. Martin was a farmer and Catherine 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. There was no landholder listed.

 

Conneely

The widow Mary (90) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her daughter Anne (60). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They both only spoke Irish but neither of them could read. Mary was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Malia (sic)

Patrick (75) was the head of this family and he had been married to his wife, Mary (73) for 43 years and in that time they had had 7 children and 5 of those had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Patrick was a farmer. 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

Bryan (60) was the head of this family in house 218 and he had been married to Julia (51) for 26 years and they had had 7 children, Stephen (23), Bridget (21), Anne (19), Maggie (17), Mathias (15), Julia (13) and Michael (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for Julia (13) and Michael, who only spoke English. Mathias could read only, Anne and Maggie could read and write and the others could not read. Bryan and Stephen were farmers, Bridget and Anne were listed as being fishermen (sic), Maggie was listed as a farmer’s son (sic) and Mathias, Julia (13) and Michael 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

Martin (72) was then head of this family and he had been married to Mary (69) for 47 years and they had had 8 children. Three of those children lived in the house with them and they were, Patrick (39), Nora (26) and Mark (23) and also in the house was a grandson, Charles (8). They were all Roman Catholic and Charles was born in England and the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for Charles, who only spoke English. Only Patrick and Nora could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Patrick and Mark were farmer’s sons and Charles 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.

 

Joyce

The head of the family in house 220 was Patrick (57) who was married to Mary (55) and had been for 26 years and in that time they had had 8 children and only 4 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Patrick (19), Hana (16) and Margaret (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s wife, Patrick was listed as a son and Hana and Margaret were daughters. 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 head of this family was Matthias (63) and he had been married to Barbara (50) for 27 years and they had had 8 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with 4 of her children and they were, Michael (17), Matthias (15), Simon (10) and Anne (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Matthias (63) and Anne, they could all read and write. Matthias (63) was a farmer, Michael and Matthias (15) were farmer’s sons and Simon 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.

 

Conroy

Barbara (29) was listed as the head of this family and she had been married to 7 years and had had 3 children and 2 had survived. There was no husband listed in this entry. She shared the house with her 2 sons, Thomas (4) and John Joseph (2). Barbara was born in Co. Galway and the boys were born in America and all were Roman Catholic. Barbara spoke Irish and English and Thomas and John Joseph spoke only English. Only Barbara could read and write. Barbara was a farmer and Thomas and John Joseph were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

Nee

Patrick (50) was the head of the family in house 223 and he had been married to Mary (47) for 16 years and they had had 9 children, Mary (14), John (13), Margaret (11), Catherine (9), Patrick (8), Bridget (7), Anne (5), Val (4) and Ellen (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (50), Mary (47), Mary (14), John, Margaret, Catherine and Patrick (8) spoke Irish and English and the others spoke only English. Margaret, Catherine and Patrick (8) could read only, Mary (14) and John could read and write, and the others could not read. Patrick (50) was a farmer, Mary (14) was a farmer’s daughter and John, Margaret and Catherine were scholars. 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

Valentine (47) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (50) for 18 years and they had had 9 children. Eight of those children lived with them and they were Michael (16), Annie (14), Valentine (12), Mary (10), Patrick (8), Catherine (6), Joseph (4) and Norah (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for baby Norah. Only Bridget, Michael, Anne, Valentine (12) and Mary could read and write. Valentine (47) was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Valentine (12) 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.

 

King                            (additional surname: Malley)

John (72) was listed as the head of this family and he as married to Mary (60) and had been for 40 years and they had had 8 children and 5 of those had survived. They lived in the house with 2 of their sons, Michael (20), Thomas (16) and also Mary’s widowed mother, Margaret Malley (82). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Michael and Thomas could read and write. John was a farmer and Michael and Thomas 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.

 

Reilly

The head of this family was Michael (73) and he was married to Mary (70) and had been for 45 years and they had had 8 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Bridget (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer 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. There was no landholder listed.

 

Davis

The widow Mary (70) was the only occupant of this house and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed.

 

Toole

Patrick (29) was listed as the head of this family and he lived with his brother, John (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Patrick could read and write. They were both listed as being farmers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed.

 

O’Donnell

John (72) was the head of the last family in Foorgloss and he was married to Bridget (72) and had been for 45 years and they had had 9 children but only 4 of those had survived. 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 (34) could read and write. John (72) was a farmer and John (34) was a 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.

 

1901 Census for Foorgloss

Overview of Foorgloss in 1901

There were a total of 23 houses in the townland and all were occupied, except house 21, and listed as being private dwellings. The landholder of the vacant house 21 was John King. They were all constructed of stone, brick and concrete walls and thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 3, 12 and 17 were 2nd class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 13 and 23 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 10 and 15 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front and houses 1, 2, 6-9, 11, 14, 16, 18-20 and 22 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front. Houses 3 and 17 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows and house 12 had 5 or 6 rooms and 5 windows in the front. In the first 15 houses there were a total of 32 out buildings in the townland consisting of 10 stables, 9 cow houses, 6 piggeries, a barn and 6 sheds. There were a total of 110 people in the townland at that time, consisting of 59 males and 51 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Kane.

 

Melia

The head of the first family in Foorgloss was Patk (30) and he was married to Maria (27) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, John (7), Celia (3) and Thomas (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patk and Maria spoke Irish and English and Patk, Maria and John could read and write. Patk was a farmer and John 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 Patk Melia.

 

O’Donnell                               (additional surname: Conneely)

John (55) was listed as being the head of the family in house 2 and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with son, Martin (17), grandson, Tom Conneely (8) and daughter, Bridget (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Bridget (50), Martin and Bridget (16) spoke Irish and English and Martin and Bridget (16) could read and write. John was a farmer, Martin was a farmer’s son and Bridget (16) 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 piggery. The landholder was John O’Donnell.

 

Halloran

The widow Bridget (70) was the only occupant of house 3. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and she had a cow house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Bridget Halloran.

 

Conneely

Martin (51) was the head of this family and he was married to Honor (45) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Michael (22), Mary (17), Bridget (13), Bryan (12) and Kate (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Kate. Michael, Mary, Bridget and Bryan could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Michael and Mary were listed as farmer’s sons (sic) and Bridget, Bryan and Kate were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

Conneely

The widow Mary (84) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her daughter, Anne (60). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke only Irish and Anne could speak both Irish and English but 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.

 

Davis

The head of the family in house 6 was Valentine (60) and he was married to Mary (60) and they lived in the house with 2 of their sons, Mark (20) and Matt (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Mark and Matt could read and write. Valentine was a farmer and Mark and Matt were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a shed. The landholder was Valentine Davis.

 

Conneely

The head of the Conneely family in house 7 was Bryan (44) and he was married to Julia (40). They shared the house with 5 of their children, Stephen (13), Bridget (9), Annie (7), Maggie (5) and Matt (2), and also in the house at that time was Julia’s mother, Sarah (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bryan, Julia, Stephen, Bridget and Annie spoke both Irish and English and Sarah spoke only Irish. Only Stephen, Bridget and Annie could read and write. Bryan was a farmer and Stephen, Bridget 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. The landholder was Bryan Conneely.

 

Melia

Patk (63) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (47) and they shared the house with their son, Thomas (20). 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. Patk was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Patk Melia.

 

Toole

The widower, Michael (65) was listed as the head of this family and he lived in the house with 3 of his sons, Patt (18), John (15) and Mark (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the sons could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Patt and John were framer’s sons and Mark was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Toole.

 

McDonagh

The head of the family in house 10 was Michael (38) and he was married to Celia (35) and they lived with 4 of their children, Martin (10), Mark (7), Michael (2) and Margaret (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Celia and Martin spoke both Irish and English. Celia and Mark could read only and Martin could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Martin and Mark were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a shed. The landholder was Michael McDonagh.

 

Conneely

Michael (40) was the head of this family and he was married to Barbara (25) and they shared the house with 3 of her children, John (6), Martin (5) and Anne (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Barbara spoke Irish and English but none of the family could read. Michael was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Mullen

The head of the family in house 12 was the widow, Bridget (65) and she shared the house with 2 of her sons, Tom (35) and John (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Tom and John could read only. Bridget was listed as being a farmer and Tom and John were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Bridget Mullen.

 

McDonough

Mathew (46) was the head of this family and he was married to Barbara (37) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, William (15), Daniel (12), Mary (10), Michael (7), Mathew (3) and Simon (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mathew (46) and Barbara spoke Irish and English and all the others, apart from baby Simon, spoke only English. William, Mary and Michael could read only and Barbara and Daniel could read and write. Mathew (46) was a farmer and William, Daniel, Mary and Michael were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with a single room and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Mathew McDonough.

 

Joyce

The head of the family in house 14 was Patrick (45) and he lived with his wife, Mary (40) and 4 of their children, Mary (11), Patt (8), Hanora (5) and Margaret (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for baby Margaret. Patt could read only and Patrick, Mary (40) and Mary (11) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Mary (11) and Patt were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery and a shed. The landholder was Patrick Joyce.

 

Conroy

Mary (48), who was listed as married but there was no husband listed in this entry, was the head of this family and she shared the house with 4 of her children and they were, Patrick (23), Anne (16), Honor (14) and Mark (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 Mary, they could all read and write. Mary was a farmer, Patrick and Mark were farmer’s sons and Anne and Honor were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, piggery and a shed. The landholder was Mary Conroy was the landholder.

 

McDonough

Tom (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (50) and they lived with 5 of their children, Catherine (17), Michael (11), Maggie (8), Daniel (5) and John (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except baby John. Catherine and Maggie could read and write and Michael and Daniel could read only. Tom was a farmer and Catherine, Michael, Maggie and Daniel were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Tom McDonough.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Nee)

Festy (80) was the head of this family and he was married to Kate (84) and they shared then house with, an unspecified relative[i], Pat Nee (30), their daughter, Mary Nee (28) and 3 grandchildren, Mary Nee (4), John Nee (3) and Maggie Nee (9mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Festy and Kate spoke only Irish and Pat and Mary (28) spoke Irish and English. None of the family could read or write. Festy was a farmer and Pat was a general labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Festy Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of the family in house 18 was Valentine (32) and he was married to Bridget (30) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Delia (7), Michael (5), Anne (4) and Valentine (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Valentine (32) and Bridget could speak both Irish and English but none of the family could read. Valentine (32) was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Valentine Conneely.

 

McHugh                                  (additional surname: McDonough)

The head of this family was the widow, Honor (60) and she shared the house with 2 of her sons, Thomas (25) and Matthias (20) and her widowed mother-in-law, Anne McDonough (95). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Anne, they all could read and write. Honor was a farmer and Thomas and Matthias were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Honor McHugh.

 

King

John (52) was listed as the head of the family in house 20 and he was married to Mary (50) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, John (21), Owen (17), Bridget (13), Michael (7) and Thomas (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Michael and Thomas. John (21), Owen, Bridget and Michael could read and write. John (52) was listed as being a farmer, John (21) and Owen were farmer’s sons and Bridget and Michael were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John King.

 

Reilly

Michael (60) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (50) and they lived in the house with 3 of their children, Val (17), Mary (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 and only the children could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Michael Reilly.

 

Conneely

The widow, Celia (51) was the head of the last house in Foorgloss and she lived with her son Michael (14). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and only Michael could read and write. Celia was a farmer and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with a single room. The landholder was Celia Conneely.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Foorglass

Thomas Geoghegan was the main immediate lessor in Foorglass and he leased a number of tenements to tenants. John Conneely and Matthias Mealey (sic) leased houses and offices on 23 acres, 1 rood and 23 perches of land for which John paid 8s for a house and Matthias paid 10s for a house and offices and they each paid £2 10s for land, Bryan Toole and John Conneely leased houses and offices on 10m acres and 25 perches of land for which they each paid £2 for the land and Bryan paid 6s for a house and John paid 8s for a house and office and they also an additional 5 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches of land for 2s each. Festus Joyce and Michael King leased houses and office on 15acres, 1 rood and 21 perches of land for which they paid £3 each for the land and Festus paid 10s for a house and office and Michael paid 8s for a house, they also leased 5 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of land for 2s each annually. Patrick Lee leased 2 plots, the first was of a house on 10 acres, 3 roods and 13 perches of land for £5 for the land and 10s for the buildings and the second was 4 acres, 3 roods and 4 perches of land for 5s. Peter Conrey (sic), Bartholomew Early and Mary Collins leased houses and offices on 11 acres, 1 rood and 34 perches of land for which they each paid 6s for the buildings and Peter and Mary paid £1 6s for land and Bartholomew paid £2 12s for land, they also 4 acres and 3 perches of land for which Peter and Mary paid 1s and Bartholomew paid 2s. Martin McDonough and Matthias Mealy leased a house on 9 acres, 2 roods and 8 perches of land for which they each paid £1 18s for the land and Martin paid 10s for a house, they also a house on 2 acres, 3 roods and 22 perches of land for which they each paid 2s for land and Matthias paid 5s for a house. Eleanor Curran and James Lee leased houses and offices on 9 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches of land for which Eleanor paid 16s for the land and 6s for the buildings and James paid £1 12s for the land and 8s for the buildings. Michael Early leased house on 6acres, 3 roods and 3 perches of land for £2 for the land and 10s for the house, Andrew Conneely leased a house and offices on 16 acres, 3 roods and 6 perches of land for £5 7s for the land and 13s for the buildings and Thomas Geoghegan owned 55 acres, 3 roods and 11 perches of bog land with an annual ratable valuation of 10s. There were also 30 acres and 8 perches of water in the townland.

 

1670 Down Survey for Foorglass

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Emloghowere. The 1641 (pre-Cromwell) owners were Donnogh O’Doone and James O’Doone, both Catholics and in 1670 the owner was George Geoghegan, also a Catholic.

[i] Possibly a son-in-law

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