Shannagower (Shannanagower)

Seanadh na nGabhar

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Shannagower

Civil Parish:                              Ballindoon

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Bunowen

Poor Law Union:                     No Records

Area:                                         137.03 acres / 137 acres, 0 roods, 4 perches


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

1911 Census for Shannanagower  (no records)

1901 Census for Shannanagower  (no records)

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


Galway Library for Shannanagower

Logaimn for Shannagower

NUI Galway Digital Collection for Shannagower


Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Shannanagower

Patrick Gorham and John King jointly leased a herd’s house on 136 acres, 3 roods and 5 perches of land for £2 15s for the land and 5s for the herd’s house. There were 3 acres and 20 perches of water in the townland.


1670 Down Survey for Shannanagower

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Shanalaght. The 1641 owner was Edmund O’Loy [sic], a Catholic and in 1670 the owner was the Catholic, Edward Geoghegan. There were 15 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 1 plantation acre of profitable land and 1 plantation acre was forfeited.

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