Keerhaun North

An Caorán Thuaidh

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                 Keerhaun North

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Errislannan

Area:                                         99.24 acres / 99 acres, 0 roods, 38 perches

 

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

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Galway Library for Keerhaun North

Logainm for Keerhaun North

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Keerhaun North

 

1911 Census for Keerhaun North

Overview of Keerhaun North in 1911

There were only 3 houses in the townland of Keerhaun North and they were all occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. They were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. They were all 2nd class dwellings and had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were 4 out buildings in the townland, a stable, a cow house, a barn and a potato house. There were 8 people in the townland, 2 males and 6 females. The enumerator for the area was Constable James Boland.

 

Conneely

The widow Mary (77) was the head of this family and lived in the house with her widowed sister-in-law, Honor (90), her son Tom (45) and 2 grandchildren, Mary (28) and Annie (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (77), Honor and Tom spoke Irish and English and Tom, Mary (28) and Annie could read and write. Mary (77) was a farmer, Honor was a house servant and Tom was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and had between 2 and 4 rooms and they had they had a stable, a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Mary Conneely.

 

Conneely

The sole occupant of this house was Michael (69) and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Galway. He spoke both Irish and English but could not read and he was listed as a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and had between 2 and 4 rooms and he had a barn. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Conneely

Kate (19) was listed as being the head of this household and she lived with her sister Delia (17). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Kate was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and had between 2 and 4 rooms. Kate. The landholder was Kate Conneely.

 

1901 Census for Keerhaun North

Overview of Keerhaun North in 1901

There were only 2 houses in the townland in 1901 and they were both occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. They were both built of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. They were both 3rd class dwellings and had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front. There were 2 out-buildings, a cow house and a piggery. There was a total of only 8 people living in the townland, 3 males and 5 females. The enumerator for the area was Sergeant William Sullivan.

 

Conneely

Daniel (70) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (65) and they shared the house with their son, Thomas (34), Daniel’s sister, Honor (76) and their grandson, Thomas (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Mary and Honor could not read, Daniel could read only and Thomas (34) and Thomas (19) could read and write. Daniel was a farmer, Thomas (34) was a farmer’s son and Thomas (19) was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and piggery. The landholder was Daniel Conneely.

 

Conneely

Anne (36) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 2 of her daughters, Kate (8) and Delia (7). 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. Anne was a farmer and Kate and Delia were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling and the landholder was Anne Conneely.

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Keerhaun North

Mark Reilly – Application No. C/21 6529, Ref. No. Cen S/11/297. The application was received on 17th October 1921with an address at that time of Bunowen, Ballyconneely, Co, Galway. His parent’s names were given as John and Barbara Reilly (Greally). The address for the 1851 search was Keerhaun N., in the Parish of Ballindoon, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. In the left hand margin there was a handwritten note of 4 names, Mary, Mary, Anne and John. The search was returned on 20th October 1921 with the note: John and Bab Reilly, Married 1849, no return of Mark.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Keerhaun North

The Rev. Richard Wall leased 11 acres, 3 roods and 30 perches of land from the Lord Bishop of Tuam for £3. James Gorham leased a house on 10 acres, 2 roods and 39 perches of land for £3 18s for the land and 10s for the house and, in turn, leased the land to Michael Davin for £1 10s. Peter Conneely leased 16 acres, 1 rood and 14 perches of land from the Rev. Richard Wall for £4 10s, Michael Davin (of No.2) leased a house from Peter Conneely for 10s, Simon Conneely leased a house on 15 acres and 36 perches of land from the Rev. Richard Wall for £4 for the land and 8s for the house. Daniel Conneely leased a house and offices on 16 acres and 39 perches of land from the Rev. Richard Wall for $4 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings, there was a vacant house belonging to Daniel Conneely with an annual ratable valuation of 5s, Simon Conneely leased offices from Daniel Conneely for 3s and Sarah Dowd leased a house and office on 20 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches of land from the Rev. Richard Wall for £5 10s.

 

1670 Down Survey for Keerhaun North

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Loughhaffard. The owner in 1670 was the Catholic, Richard Martin.

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