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

West Connemara men who lost their lives in WWI (Clifden and Connemara Heritage Society)


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.

This page was added on 24/04/2018.

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