Mannin More

Manainn Mhór

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                 Mannin More

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Doonloughan

Area:                                         617.65 acres / 617 acres, 2 roods, 23 perches

 

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

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Galway Library for Mannin More (no records)

Logainm for Mannin More

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Mannin More

 

1911 Census for Mannin More

Overview of Mannin More in 1911

There were 12 houses in the townland of Mannin More in 1911 and they were numbered 80-91 with house 91 being unoccupied. They were all listed as being private dwellings. The unoccupied house 91 had Colonel Browne of Monkstown, Co. Dublin as the landholder. All the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and all, except for house 91, had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. House 91 had slate, iron or tiled roofing. Houses 80, 85 and 91 were 2nd class dwellings with all the others being 3rd class. House 90 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, house 86 had between 2 and 4 rooms and no windows, houses 81 and 84 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 82, 83, 85, 87-89 and 91 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front and house 80 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 19 out buildings consisting of 5 stables, 8 cow houses, 2 piggeries, 2 fowl houses and 2 sheds. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were 48 people in the townland at the time of the census consisting of 22 males and 26 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. 61317 Michael Rooney.

 

Carroll                                    (additional surname: Conneely)

The head of the first house in Mannin More was Peter (68) and he was married to Mary (69) and had been for 47 years, in which time they had had 8 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Michael (45), Martin (40) and Annie (25) and also in the house were 2 nieces, Bridget Conneely (19) and Annie Conneely (16). 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. Peter was listed as being a farmer. The house they all lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

Valentine (45) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (52) for 14 years and they had had 2 children, Thomas (13) and Bridget (11). 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. Valentine was a farmer and Thomas and Bridget were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had 2 stables, a cow house a piggery, a fowl house and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Early

The head of the third household was Michael (67) and he had been married to Bridget (68) for 38 years and they had had 9 children and 7 had survived. Three of their sons were in the house at that time and they were Patrick (35), John (33) and Valentine (22). 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, Patrick and John were farmer’s sons and Valentine was a postman. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house a piggery, a fowl house and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

John Conneely (John) (45) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife, Bridget (19) but there was no listing for how long. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. they could speak both Irish and English but only Bridget could read and write. John was a farmer. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Flaherty

The widower Peter (45) was the head of this family and he shared the house with 3 of his children, Festus (17), Michael (9) and Mary (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick was a farmer, Festus was a labourer and Mary was a scholar. The house they all lived in 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 for this house.

 

Conneely

John Conneely (Festy) (74) was the head of this family and he had been married to Catherine (75) for 49 years and in that time they had had 6 children but only 3 had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John spoke both Irish and English and Catherine could only speak Irish. John could read only and was listed as being a herd. The house they all lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Colonel Browne of Monkstown, Co. Dublin.

 

Conneely

Matthias Matthew (69) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (56) and had been for 25 years and they had had 6 children, all of whom had survived. Four of their daughters lived in the house with them and they were, Mary Anne (24), Hanora (17), Margaret (14) and Ellie (9). Matthias Matthew and Mary were listed as being Roman Catholic and they, along with Mary Anne and Hanora, were listed as being born in Co. Galway. Apart from Mary, they could all read and write. Matthias Matthew was a farmer and Margaret and Ellie were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Malia                          (additional surname: Flaherty)

The head of the household in house 87 was John (56) and he had been married to Anne (51) for 27 years and they had had 10 children and 8 of those had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children and they were, Thomas (22), Annie (16), Maggie (12) and Bartholomew (10) and also in the house at that time was a cousin, Annie Flaherty (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Maggie, Bartholomew and Annie Flaherty could read and write and they were scholars. John was a farmer and Thomas was a postman. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Malia                          (additional surname: ODonnell)

Patrick (26) was the head of this family and he had been married to Anne (28) for 1 year and they had 1 child, Thomas (2mths). Also in the house were Patrick’s sister, Winefred [sic] (15) and his grand aunt, Celia ODonnell (75). 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 Thomas. Patrick, Anne and Winefred [sic] could read and write. Patrick was listed as being a labourer. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John Malia of Mannin More.

 

Conneely

There were 2 widows living in house 89, Mary (40) and her mother-in-law Mary (82). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic.  They could speak both Irish and English. There was no occupation or language listed for either of them. The house was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

The head of the last family in Mannin More was Anne (40) and she was married and had been for 13 years but there was no entry for a husband. She had 3 children, John (13), Mary (10) and Festus (8). 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 and they were also scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with only 1 room and they had a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

 1901 Census for Mannin More

Overview of Mannin More in 1901

The 1901 census shows that there were 13 houses in the townland and 12 were occupied with house 13 being unoccupied. The landholder of the unoccupied house 13 was Colonel D. E. Browne of Monkstown, Dublin. All the houses were listed as being private dwellings. They were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house 5 had slate, iron or tiles for roofing while all the others only had thatch, wood or other perishable materials. They were all listed as being 3rd class dwellings. Houses 11 and 12 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, house 2 had between 2 and 4 rooms and no windows, houses 3-9 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front and houses 1 and 10 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows. The out-offices and farm-steadings return shows that there were 28 out buildings consisting of 8 stables, 8 cow houses, 10 piggeries and 2 potato houses. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 64 people in the townland at the time of the census and they consisted of 31 males and 33 females. The enumerator for the erea was Jeremiah Rahilly [sic].

 

Carrol                          (additional surname: Conneely)

The head of the first family in Mannin More was Peter (55) and he was married to Mary (53) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Michael (30), Martin (25), Mark (20), Anne (18) and Margaret (14) and also in the house was a niece, Bridget Conneely (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Margaret and Bridget, they could all speak both Irish and English. With the exception of Peter and Mary, they could all read and write. Peter was a farmer, Michael, Martin and Mark were farmer’s sons, Anne was a farmer’s daughter and Margaret and Bridget were scholars. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Peter Carroll.

 

Conneely

The Head of this family was Val Dan (35) and he was married to Mary (40) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Thomas (3) and Bridget (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Val Dan and Mary spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. Val Dan was a farmer. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a piggery. The landholder was Val Conneely.

 

Earley [sic]

Michael (50) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (48) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Martin (25), Patt (23), John (19), Anne (18), Val (12) and Bridget (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Val and Bridget (9), all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Michael, Bridget (48) and Anne could not read, Bridget (9) could read only and the others could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Martin, Patt and John were farmer’s sons, Anne was a farmer’s daughter and Val and Bridget were scholars. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Earley [sic].

 

Conneely

The head of this family in house 4 was widower John (70) and he shared the house with his son John (40). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. John (70) was a farmer and John (40) was a farmer’s son. The house that they all lived in 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 John Conneely John.

 

Conneely

John (65) was the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (60) and they shared the house with 3 of their daughters, Sabina (22), Anne (20) and Bridget (10), their son-in-law, Martin (28), who isn’t married to the listed daughters as they are all unmarried, and 2 grandchildren, John (2) and Mary (8mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (60), Catherine, Sabina, Anne and Martin spoke both Irish and English but none of the family could read. John (65) was a farmer, Sabina and Anne were farmer’s daughters and Martin was a general labourer. The house that they all lived in 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 John Conneely.

 

Flaherty

Patt (35) was the head of this household and he was married to Mary (30) and they lived in the house with 3 of their children, Bridget (8), Festus (6) and Anne (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patt and Mary could speak both Irish and English but only Mary could read and write. Patt was a farmer and Bridget was a scholar. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Patt Flaherty.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Gorham)

Matt (54) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his wife, Mary (43), 5 daughters, Mary (14), Bridget (12), Anne (9), Hanora (7), Margaret (5) and his sister, Hanora Gorham (68), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Anne, Hanora (7) and Margaret, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Margaret and Hanora (68) could not read, Anne and Hanora (7) could read only and the read of the family could read and write. Matt was a farmer and Mary (14), Bridget, Anne and Hanora (7) were scholars. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a piggery. The landholder was Matt Conneely.

 

Melia

The head of the family in house 8 was John (50) and he was married to Anne (40) and they shared the house with 8 of their children, Matt (16), Patt (14), Tom (12), Mary (10), Anne (7), Winifred (5), Margaret (3) and Bartley (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Anne (40), Matt and Patt could speak both Irish and English. Anne (7) could read only, Matt, Patt, Tom and Mary could read and write and the others could not read. John was a farmer, Matt and Patt were farmer’s sons and Tom, Mary and Anne (7) were scholars. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Melia.

 

Conneely

Patt (53) was the head of this Conneely family and he lived in the house with his wife, Bridget (30) and 5 of their children and they were John (11), Patt (7), James (4), Thomas (8mths) and Anne (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patt (53), Bridget and John spoke both Irish and English and only Bridget and John could read and write. Patt (53) was a farmer and John, Patt (7) and Anne were scholars. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Patt Conneely.

 

Conneely

The widow, Mary (60) was the head of this household and she shared the house with her son, John (30). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but only John could read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer and John was a farmer’s son. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Mary Conneely.

 

Conneely

Patt (88) was the head of this Conneely family and he lived with his wife Mary (80). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Patt was a general labourer. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a piggery. The landholder was Peter Carroll.

 

Conneely

The sole occupant of the last house in Mannin More was the widow Bridget (75). She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was a housekeeper. The house that they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a piggery. The landholder was Michael Earley [sic].

 

Old pension Census (1841-1851) for Mannin More

Andrew Conneely – Application No. C/17 7700. Ref. Cen S/11/300. The application was received on 4th October 1917 with an address at that time of Maum, Errislannan, Ballinaboy P.O., Co. Galway. Andrew’s parents were listed as Daniel and Mary Conneely (Carroll). The address for the 1851 search was given as Mannin More or Beg, in the Parish of Ballindoon, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co Galway. The search was returned on 9th Oct 1917.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Mannin More

The main immediate lessor in Mannin More was Dominick E. Browne. John Hart leased a house and offices on 81 acres and 7 perches of land from him for £16 for the land and £3 for the buildings. Dominick had 2 plots in fee, the first was 40 acres, 1 rood and 14 perches with an annual ratable valuation of £6 and, the second, 153 acres, 1 rood and 33 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of £20. John Conneely and Patrick Conry jointly leased houses and land of 18 acres, 3 roods and 24 perches from Dominick E. Browne for £2 10s for the land and 5s for the houses each.

 

Matthias Gorham and John Keane jointly leased 17 acres, 1 rood and 39 perches of land for which they paid £2 10s each and Matthias also had a house on that land for which he paid 6s. James and John McDonough jointly leased 19 acres, 2 roods and 2 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £3 each and James paid 6s for a house and John paid 8s for a house and office. John Keane leased the house from James McDonough for 2s annually. Matthias Conry and Thomas Keane jointly leased 20 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for which Matthias paid £2 12s for his share of the land and also 10s for a house, and Thomas paid £3 18s for his share of that land. Michael Conry leased a house on 19 acres and 38 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £6 3s for the land and 7s for the house. John Conneely and Margaret Coyne leased 18 acres, 3 roods and 19 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for which John paid £1 8s for the land and 5s for a house and Margaret paid £2 16s for land and 6s for a house, in turn, Michael Carroll leased the land and house from John Conneely for £1 8s for the land and 7s for the house.

 

Martin Gorham and Daniel Conneely jointly leased houses on 22 acres and 36 perches of land for which they each paid £2 15s for the land and Martin paid 3s for his house and Daniel paid 10s for his. Peter Carroll leased a house from Dominick E. Browne for 10s, Michael Conneely and Peter Carroll jointly leased 22 acres, 2 roods and 27 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £2 4s each and Michael also paid 7s for a house on that land. John and James McDonough Jointly leased 24 acres, 3 roods and 24 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £2 5s each. Michael McDonough leased a house and offices from Dominick E. Browne for 8s and Martin Duane leased a house from James McDonough for 5s. Festus Conneely and Jas Conneely (Andrew) leased houses and offices on 25 acres, 3 roods and 36 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £2 12s each for the land and Festus paid 10s for a house and offices and Jas paid 7s for a house. Andrew and James Keane leased houses on 14 acres, 3 roods and 14 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £1 6s for the land each and Andrew paid 6s for his house and James paid 5s for his. Daniel Conneely leased a house on 23 acres, 3 roods and 23 perches of land from Dominick E. Browne for £1 15s for the land and 4s for the house and Dominick E. Browne had part of that land with an annual ratable valuation of £1 15s.

 

There were also 54 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of water in the townland.

 

 

1670 Down Survey for Mannin More

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Manenmore. The pre Cromwell, 1641 owner was Murrogh O’Flahartye, a Catholic and in 1670 the owner was the Catholic Anthony French. There were 232 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 15 plantation acres of profitable land and 15 plantation acres were forfeited.

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