Pullrevagh / Pollrevagh

An Poll Riabhach

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Pullrevagh

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Doonloughan

Area:                                         161.30 acres / 161 acres, 1 rood, 7 perches

 

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

Old pension Census (1841-1851) for Pullrevagh  (no records)

Map

Galway Library for Pullrevagh

Logainm for Pullrevagh

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Pullrevagh

 

1911 Census for Pullrevagh

Overview of Pullrevagh in 1911

There were a total of 8 houses in the townland of Pullrevagh and they were numbered 21-28. They were all occupied and listed as private dwellings. The houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 23, 25 and 25 had slate, iron or tiled roofs and the others all had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 21, 22, 24 and 27 were 3rd class dwellings and the others were all 2nd class. House 24 had between 2 and 4 rooms no windows in the front, houses 21, 22, 26 and 27 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front and houses 23, 25 and 28 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 10 pout buildings and they consisted of 5 stables, 3 cow houses and 2 piggeries. There were a total of 35 people in the townland at that time, 23 males and 12 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. 61317 Michael Rooney.

 

Flaherty

The head of the first household in Pullrevagh was Patrick (50) and he had been married to Kate (50) for 22 years and in that time they had had 5 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children and they were Annie (19), Mary (16), Celia (15) and John (14). 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 and John were fishermen. 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 Martin Flaherty of Pullrevagh.

 

Flaherty

The head of this Flaherty family was Martin (40) and he lived with his widowed mother, Mary (78). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but there was no entry under the literacy heading. Martin was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

McHugh

Valentine (60) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (59) for 28 years and they had had 8 children but only 5 had survived. Four of those children lived with them and they were, John (24), Valentine (17), Mark (15) and Michael (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. Valentine (60) was a farmer, John and Valentine (17) were fishermen and Mark and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms with a stable and a piggery. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Mulkerrin

The head of this Mulkerrin family was John (72) and h lived in the house with his wife, Mary (57) and they had been married for 33 years and they had had 1 child, Mary (16). They were all Roman Catholic but only John had a place of birth entered and that was Co. Galway. John spoke only Irish and both Mary’s spoke both Irish and English. John could not read, Mary (57) could read only and Mary (17) could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms with a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

John Conneely Dan (69) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (55) for 30 years and they had had 8 children and 6 had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children, Martin (23), Thomas (21), Catherine (19) and Celia (15). 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 Bridget, could read and write. John was a farmer and Martin and Thomas were fishermen. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms with a stable. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

The widow Anne (56) was listed as the head of the family in house 26 and she shared the house with 5 of her sons, Michael (25), Thomas (23), John (19), Martin (17) and Mark (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne and Michael could speak both Irish and English and the others spoke only English. All the children could read and write. Michael, Thomas, John and Martin were fishermen and Mark was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms with a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

The widower, John (60) was listed as being that head of this family and he shared the house with 4 of his sons, Festus (19), Joseph (17), John (14) and Peter (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. John (60) was a farmer, Festus and Joseph were fishermen and John (19) and Peter were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms with a stable. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

Conneely

Bartholomew (45) was the sole occupant of the last house in Pullrevagh. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He was a farmer who spoke both Irish and English. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this house.

 

1901 Census for Pullrevagh

Overview of Pullrevagh in 1901

There were 8 houses in the townland of Pullrevagh and all were occupied. All the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls with thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. They were all 3rd class dwellings. Houses 1 and 6 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front and the others all had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front. There were a total of 17 out buildings and they consisted of 3 stables, 8 cow houses and 6 piggeries. There were 58 people in the townland at that time, 33 males and 25 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Jeremiah Rahilly [sic].

 

Flaherty

The head of the first family in Pullrevagh was the widow, Mary (70) and he shared the house with her son, Patrick (50), he son Martin (40) who was married to her daughter-in-law, Kate (30) and 6 grandchildren, Bridget (12), Anne (11), Mary (9), Celia (7), John (5) and James (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from John and James, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick, Kate, Bridget, Anne and Mary (9) could read and write. Mary (70) and Patrick were listed as being farmers, Martin was a fisherman and Bridget, Anne and Mary (9) were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Mary Flaherty.

 

McHugh

Valentine (50) was listed as the head of this household and he was married to Bridget (44) and they lived in the house with their children, Mary (14), John (11), Celia (9), Valentine (7), Mark (5), Anne (8) and Michael (3mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Anne and Michael, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Mary and John could read only, Celia, Valentine (7) and Mark could read and write and the others could not read. Valentine (50) was a farmer and the children were all listed as being scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Valentine McHugh.

 

Conneely

John Dan (50) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (40) and they shared the house with 7 of their children and they were, Martin (18), Thomas (16), Anne (14), John (12), Catherine (10), Cala [sic] (6) and Bridget (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic although there was no place of birth listed for Bridget (4). Apart from Cala [sic] and Bridget (4), all of the family could speak both Irish and English. The whole family, apart from young Bridget (4), could read and write. John Dan was a farmer, Martin and Thomas were farmer’s sons, Anne, John, Catherine and Cala [sic] were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a cow house. The landholder was John Conneely (Dan).

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Flaherty)

The widow Anne (48) was the head of this family and living with her in the house at that time were 8 of her children, Valentine (22), Anne (17), Michael (14), Thomas (13), Festus (11), John (9), Martin (7) and Mark (5) and also in the house was a visitor, Michael Flaherty (103), a widower. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Mark. Anne could read only, Valentine, Mark and Michael (103) could not read and all the others could read and write. Anne (48) was a farmer, Valentine was a fisherman, Anne (17) was a farmer’s daughter, Michael was a farmer’s son and Thomas, Festus, John and Martin were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Anne Conneely.

 

Mulkerran [sic]

John (60) was the head of the family in house 5 and he was married to Mary (50) and they shared the house with their daughter, Mary (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (50) and Mary (5) could read and write. Both John and Mary (50) were listed as being farmer’s and Mary (5) was a scholar. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Mulkerran [sic].

 

Flaherty

Mary Tom (30) was listed as being the head of the family in house 6 and she was married, but there was no husband listed. She lived in the house with 6 of her children, Michael (10), Anne (8), John (7), Mary (5), Patrick (2) and Val (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary Tom, Michael, Anne and John spoke both Irish and English. Mary could read only and Michael and John could read and write. Mary Tom was a farmer and Michael, John and Mary were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a cow house. The landholder was Mary Flaherty (Tom).

 

Conneely

John Conneely Val (40) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Mary (12), Festus (9), Joseph (7), Patrick (4) and John (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (40), Mary (30), Mary (12), Festus and Joseph all spoke both Irish and English. Mary (12) could read only and John (40), Festus and Joseph could read and write. John (40) was a farmer and Mary (12) Festus, Joseph and Patrick were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John Conneely (Val).

 

Conneely

The head of the last house in Pullrevagh was the widow, Mary (60) and she lived in the house with 2 of her sons, Bartley (32) and Peter (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Peter could read and write. Mary was a farmer and Bartley and Peter were farmer’s sons. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they also had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Mary Conneely.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Pullrevagh

The main immediate lessor in Pullrevagh was Valentine O’C Blake. He leased all the tenements in Pullrevagh. There 4 tenements on 36 acres, 2 roods and 1 perch of land and Michael Lee, James Roche, Patrick Conneely and Thomas Reilly each paid £2 5s for land and Michael lee also paid 8s for a house. Patrick Reilly, Bartholomew Nee, Edward Conneely and Michael Mealy each paid £2 8s for a share of 42 acres and 23 perches of land. Michael and James Flaherty each had a house on 32 acres and 35 perches of land for which they paid £2 16s each for the land and Michael paid 8s for a house and James paid 7s for his house. Valentine Conneely paid 13s for a house and £5 5s for 42 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches of land. There were also 5 acres and 33 perches of water in the townland.

 

1670 Down Survey for Pullrevagh

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Emloghowere. The 1641 owners were Donnogh O’Doone [sic] and James O’Doone, both Catholics and in 1670 the owner was Edward Geoghegan, also a Catholic.

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