Fawnmore

An Fán Mór

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Fawnmore

Civil Parish:                              Inishbofin

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Inishbofin

District Electoral Division:    Inishbofin

Area:                                         209.82 acres / 209 acres, 3 roods, 11 perches

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Fawnmore (no records)

1670 Down Survey for Fawnmore

Logainm for Fawnmore

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Fawnmore 

 

1911 Census for Fawnmore

Overview of Fawnmore in 1911

There were a total of 25 houses in the townland of Fawnmore with houses 24 and 25 being unoccupied. They were all listed as being private dwellings and all were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 1, 3-5, 10 and 17-23 had slate, iron or tiled roofs and the others all had only thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1, 3-6, 8, 10 and 17-19 were 2nd class dwellings and the others were all 3rd class. House 2 had 3 rooms and no windows in the front, houses 11-13, 21 and 23 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, house 7 had 3 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 14, 16 and 20 had 2 rooms and 2 windows and houses 9, 15 and 22 had 3 rooms and 2 windows. Houses 1, 3-6, 8, 10, 17-9 and 22 had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front. According to the out-offices and farm-steadings return shows that there were 28 out buildings in the townland, 5 stables, 5 cow houses, 3 piggeries, a fowl house, 12 barns, a potato house and a store. There were a total of 86 people in the townland, 44 males and 42 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Robert Green.

 

Cloherty                                                                                  (additional surname: Martyn)

The head of the first household in Fawnmore was Michael (48) and he had been married to Penelope (54) for 19 years and they had had 3 children and 2 had survived, Thomas (18) and Bridget (16). Also in the house was an uncle, Thomas Martyn (89). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Thomas and Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Thomas was a fisherman and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

John (66) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife of 29 years and they had had 5 children, of which only 2 had survived, Thomas (25) and James (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Thomas and James could read and write. John was a farmer and Thomas and James were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane [sic]

The head of this family in house 3 was John (44) who was married to Bridget (30) and had been for 9 years and they had had 5 children with 3 of those surviving. They shared the house with those 3 children and they were, Patrick (8), Mary (7) and Sarah (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents could speak both Irish and English and read and write while Mary could read only and Patrick and Sarah could not read. John was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Mary and Sarah were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle

John (64) lived in this house with his wife of 34 years, Anne (67) and they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Catherine (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Anne spoke both Irish and English and Catherine spoke only English while John and Catherine could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle                                                                                    (additional surname: Kelly)

The head of this household was listed as being Thomas (60), a single man and he lived with his widowed sister, Anne L. Lavelle (70). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could read and write and Thomas was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

Thady (38) was listed as the head of this Cunnane family in house 6 and he was married to Bridget (28) and had been for 8 years, during which time they had had 2 children, Francis (7) and James (4) and also in the house at that time was Thady’s widowed mother, Mary (74). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from the children, they all spoke Irish and English and Thady, Bridget and Francis could read and write. Thady was a farmer and Francis and James were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle

Patrick (86) lived in this house with his wife of 40 years, Bridget (70) and they had had 8 children but only 4 had survived at to that time. Two of their sons also lived in the house and they were, John (36) and Patrick (34). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Patrick (86) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and John and Patrick (34) were fishermen. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle

Of the 3 members of this family, Stephen (69) was the head and he had been married to Kate (68) for 36 years, during which time they had had 4 children and all had survived. They lived in the house with their son, Peter (33). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Stephen and Peter could read and write. Stephen was a farmer and Peter was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Hart

Joseph (75), a widower, lived in this house with his son, Joseph (25) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph (75) spoke Irish and English and Joseph (25) could read and write. Joseph (75) was a farmer while his son was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Concannon

There were 5 members of this family in house 10 and the head was listed as being James (50), a widower, and he lived in the house with 4 of his children, Mary (12), John (10), Patrick (8) and Peter (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James spoke Irish and English and he, Mary and Patrick could read and write while John and Peter could read only. James was a farmer and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

John (46), a single man, was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his brothers, Patrick (36) and Michael (40), his sister, Mary (50) and a niece, Ellen (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Ellen, all of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Ellen could read and write. John, Patrick and Michael were all fishermen. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn and a potato house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

The widow, Bridget, was the sole occupant of this house and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could not read, spoke Irish and English and was listed as a householder. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Reilly

James (48) was the head of this family and he had been married to Ellen (35) for 6 years and during which time they had had 3 children, Bridget (5), Mary (4) and Michael (2) and also in the house at that time was James’ brother, Tom (51). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The adults spoke Irish and English while the children spoke only English. Mary and Michael could not read, Bridget could read only and James, Ellen and Tom could read and write. James was listed as being a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son, Tom was a farmer’s brother and Bridget and Mary were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle

Martin (62) was the head of this family in house 14 and he shared the house with his wife of 31 years, Mary (60), and during that time they had had 6 children and 4 of those had survived. Two of those children also lived in the house at that time and they were, Martin (21) and Mary (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Martin (21) and Mary (25) could read and write. Martin (62) was a farmer and Martin (21) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

Peter (51) lived in this house with his step mother, Bridget (90) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Peter could read and write and was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Scuffle

The only occupant of house 16 was the widow, Bridget (70) and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could read, speak Irish and English and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

Patrick (69) was the head of this family and he had been married to Elizabeth (67) and had been for 37 years and during that marriage they had had 9 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with 2 of those children, Thomas (21) and Bridget (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Barrett

The widow, Mary (42) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 6 of her children, Michael (15), William (13), Sarah (19), Mary (17), Annie (8) and Bridget (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Mary (42) was a farmer, Sarah and Mary were farmer’s daughters and the other children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle

The widower, Michael (68) was listed as being the head of this family in house 19 and he shared the house with 3 of his children, Patrick (21), Bridget (23) and Mary (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Patrick was a fisherman and Bridget and Mary were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Halloran

Joseph (69) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his wife of 26 years, Mary (70) and they shared the house with their 2 daughters, Anne (24) and Bridget (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents spoke both Irish and English and the daughters spoke only English. Joseph, Anne and Bridget could read and write and Joseph was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Harte

The sole occupant of this house was the widow, Penelope (78) and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She was a householder, could not read and spoke both Irish and English. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cannon                                                                                    (additional surname: McDonagh)

Thomas (56) was the head of this family and he had been married to Honnor [sic] (54) for 26 years and they had had 6 children and 4 of those had survived, Thomas (20), John (12), Bridget (18) and Mary (12) and also in the house at that time was a cousin Mary McDonagh (72). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English Thomas (56) could not read, Mary could read only and the others could all read and write. Thomas (56) was a farmer, Thomas (20) was a fisherman and John was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

James (64) and his wife of 32 years, Mary (72) lived in the last house in Fawnmore and they had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Mary could read and write. James was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

 

1901 Census for Fawnmore

Overview of Fawnmore in 1901

There were a total of 27 houses in Fawnmore in 1901 and they were all occupied and 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. Houses 18 and 21 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 24, 25 and 26 were 4th class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 24, 25 and 26 had 1 room and no windows in the front, houses 1-3, 5, 6, 8, 11-14, 22 and 23 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 4, 7, 9, 16, 19 and 27 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 10, 15, 17 and 20 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 21 had 2 rooms and 3 windows and house 18 had 3 rooms and windows. There were a total of 126 people in the townland, 65 males and 61 females. The enumerator for the area was Jeremiah Loughlan.

 

Cloherty

James (40) was the head of the first household in Fawnmore and he lived in the house with his wife, Mary (43). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Mary could read only and James was listed as a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was James Cloherty.

 

Lavelle

There were 7 members of this family, John (45) who was married to Anne (48) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Patrick (22), Michael (18), Peter (15), Mary (12) and Catherine (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke both Irish and English and John, Patrick, Michael and Peter could read and write. John was listed as being farmer, Patrick, Michael and Peter were farmer’s sons and Mary and Catherine were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was John Lavelle.

 

Cunnane

Patrick (55) was the head of this family and he was married to Elizabeth (47) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Patrick (19), James (17), Mary (14), Thomas (11) and Bridget (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Bridget, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick (55) was listed as being a farmer, Patrick (19), James and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Mary and Bridget were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Patrick Cunnane.

 

Scuffle

The widow, Bridget (55) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 2 of her sons, Peter (27) and Patrick (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Peter was a farmer’s son and Patrick was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Bridget Scuffle.

 

Halloran

Mary (47) was the head of this family, who was married, but there was no mention of her husband in this entry. She lived in this house with her Step son, Michael (16) and 2 daughters, Annie (13) and Bridget (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke Irish and English and both daughters could read and write. Mary was a farmer, Michael was a farm labourer and Annie and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Mary Halloran.

 

Harte                                                                                       (additional surname: Scuffle)

The widow, Penelope (60) lived in this house with her nephew, James Scuffle (6). Both were Roman Catholic and were born in Co. Galway. Penelope could speak both Irish and English, neither could read and Penelope was a farmer while James was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Penelope Harte.

 

Cannon                                                                                    (additional surname: McDonagh)

Thomas (34) was the head of this household and he was married to Hanoria [sic] (28) and they lived in the house with 2 sons, Thomas (9) and John (10mths), a daughter, Mary (3) and a first cousin of Thomas’, Mary McDonagh (50). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All the adults could speak both Irish and English Hanoria [sic] and Thomas (9) could read and write. Thomas (34) was a farmer, Thomas was a scholar, Mary was a farmer’s daughter, John was a farmer’s son and Mary was a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had 2 barns. The landholder was Thomas Cannon.

 

Lavelle

The widow, Catherine (84) was the head of this Lavelle family and she shared the house with her daughter, Anne (50) and her son, Thomas (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, Catherine could read only while Anne and Thomas read and write. Catherine was a farmer, Anne was a farmer’s daughter and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Catherine Lavelle.

 

Wallace

Thomas (33) was listed as being the head of the family in house 9 and he was married to Mary (30) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, Annie (10), Michael (7), John (5) and Mary (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from the 2 youngest children, they could all speak Irish and English, but Michael was the only one that could read only. Thomas was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Annie, Michael and John were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Wallace.

 

Cannon

Bridget (70), a widow, lived in this house with her granddaughter, Bridget (7). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke Irish and English but neither could read and Bridget (70) was a seamstress while Bridget (7) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Bridget Cannon.

 

Lacey                                                                                      (additional surname: Martin)

Hanoria [sic] (80), a widow, lived in this house and at that time there was also a visitor, Thomas Martin (60), a widower. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Hanoria [sic] was a seamstress and Thomas was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Hanoria [sic] Lacey.

 

Lavelle

There were 6 members of this Lavelle family and the head was Martin (50) and he lived with his wife, Mary (44) and 4 children, Michael (16), Mary (14), Maggie (12) and Martin (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke both Irish and English. Martin (50) could not read, Mary (44) and Martin (7) could read only and the others could all read and write. Martin (50) and Michael were fisherman and Mary (14), Maggie and Martin (7) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Martin Lavelle.

 

Rielly                                                                          (additional surname Lavelle)

The head of this family in house 13 was John (78) and he was married to Bridget (70) and they shared the house with 2 of their sons, Thomas (36) and James (30) and also in the house at that time was a niece, Bridget Lavelle (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English Thomas, James and Bridget (18) could read and write and John could read only. John was a farmer, Thomas was a fisherman, James was a farmer’s son and Bridget (18) was a general servant. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was John Rielly.

 

Barrett

Richard (40) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (32) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Sarah (8), Mary (6), Michael (3) and William (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents could both speak Irish and English, but only Sarah and Mary (6) could read and write. Richard was a farmer, Sarah and Mary (6) were scholars and Michael and William were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Richard Barrett.

 

Hart                                                                                         (additional surname: King)

Joseph (72) was listed as being the head of this household and he lived with his wife, Bridget (50), 3 of their children, John (19), Joseph (13) and Delia King (25), their son-in-law, Thomas King (30) and Granddaughter, Celia King (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Celia, who was born in America. Joseph (72), Bridget and John spoke Irish and English and all, except for baby Celia, could read and write. Joseph (72) was a farmer, John was a farmer’s son, Joseph (13) was a scholar, Delia was a farmer’s daughter, Thomas was a farm servant and Celia was a farm servant’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Joseph Hart.

 

Cunnane                                                                                  (additional surname: Moran)

The widow, Mary (60) was listed as being the head of this family in house 16 and she shared the house with2 of her sons, John (30) and Thady (25) and also a granddaughter, Bridget Moran (12). They were all Roman Catholic and Bridget was born in Scotland while all the others were born in Co. Galway. Mary, John and Thady all spoke both Irish and English and John and Thady could read and write. Mary was a farmer, John and Thady were famer’s sons and Bridget was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Marty Cunnane.

 

Lavelle

Of the 4 members of this family, Patrick (65) was listed as being the head and he was married to Bridget (55) and they lived in the house with 2 of their sons, John (25) and Patrick (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Patrick (65) could read and write. Patrick (65) was a farmer, and John and Patrick (22) were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Lavelle.

 

Lavelle

House 18 was home to another Lavelle family and the head of this family was Stephen (55) and he was married to Kate (50) and they lived with 3 of their children, Peter (20), Mary (16) and Kate (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Stephen was a farmer, Peter was a farmer’s son, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Kate was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Stephen Lavelle.

 

Lavelle

Thomas (40) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (35), their son, Patrick (5), Thomas’ mother, Mary (80) who was a widow and a niece, Mary (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of young Patrick, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Patrick and Mary (12) were scholars and Mary (80) was a retired farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Lavelle.

 

Lavelle                                                                                    (additional surname: Halloran)

There were 6 members of this household and the head was Patrick (36) and he lived with his wife, Bridget (30), their 3 sons, Martin (8), Patrick (5) and John (2) and also a servant, Bridget Halloran (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (36) and both of the Bridget’s could speak Irish and English and Patrick (36), Bridget (30), Martin and Bridget (15) could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Lavelle.

 

Concannon

James (37) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Maggie (25) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Mary (2) and John (11mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James could speak both Irish and English and bot parents could read and write. James was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was James Concannon.

 

Cloherty

John (32) was the head of this family and he was not married and so, lived in this house with 2 of his brothers, Patrick (30) and James (22), a sister, Mary (28) and 2 nieces, Ellen (4) and Bridget (3). All of the adults spoke both Irish and English but none of the household could read. John was a farmer, Patrick and James were fishermen, Mary was a seamstress, Ellen was a scholar and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was John Cloherty.

 

Lavelle

The widower, Michael (50) lived in this house with 3 of his children, Bridget (12), Patrick (10) and Mary (8). Michael spoke both Irish and English and Mary could read only while all the others could read and write. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael was a farmer, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Patrick and Mary were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Lavelle.

 

King

The sole occupant of house 24 was the widow, Margaret (60) and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She was a seamstress, spoke Irish and English but could not read. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Patrick Murray.

 

Connolly

Allan (50) was married to Mary (36) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, William (5), Catherine (4) and Patrick (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. Allan was a tailor, William and Patrick were tailor’s sons and Catherine was a tailor’s daughter. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Patrick Murray.

 

House 26 was divided into 2 parts, 26.1 and 26.2.

 

Concannon                                                                              (additional surname: Cloherty)

House 26.1

The widow, Mary (70) was listed as being the head of this household and she shared the house with her daughter, Mary Cloherty (45), her son-in-law, John Cloherty (45) and 2 grandchildren, Bridget (15) and James (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both Mary’s and John spoke both Irish and English but only Bridget could read and write. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Mary Concannon.

 

Cloherty

House 26.2

Michael (35) lived in this part of the house with his wife, Penelope (37) and 2 children, Thomas (7) and Bridget (6). They were all Roman Catholic and Thomas was born in Scotland and the others were all born in Co. Galway. Michael and Penelope spoke Irish and English but none of the family could read. Michael was a fisherman and the children were both scholars. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Mary Concannon.

 

Lavelle

The head of the last family in Fawnmore was Edward (40) and he was married to Mary (35) and they shared the house with 3 of their sons, Thomas (6), John (4) and Peter (7mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Edward was a farmer, Thomas was a scholar and John and Peter were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Edward Lavelle.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Fawnmore

Henry Wilberforce owned the land in Fawnmore and it had an area of 182 acres and 13 perches and he was the immediate lessor of all the tenements in the townland.

 

Plot 1(a): Patrick Lavelle paid £1 5s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(b): Thomas Clogharty [sic] (Jas) paid £1 5s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(c): John McDonough paid £2 15s for land and 8s for a house.

Plot 1(d): Patrick Lavelle (Peter) paid £2 2s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(e): William Lavelle (Peter) paid £4 for land and 15s for a house and offices.

Plot 1(f): Thomas Hort [sic] paid £2 10s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(g): Michael Lacey leased a house and land for £1 for land and 5s for the house.

Plot 1(h): Francis Cunnane leased a house and land for £1 10s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(i): Michael Barrett (Richard) paid 15s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1(j): Edward Madden paid £2 15s for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1(k): Jas Cunnane (Peter) paid £2 10s for land and 10s for a house and offices.

Plot 1(l): William McDonough leased land and a house and offices for £2 5s for the land and 10s for the house and offices.

Plot 1(m): Patrick McDonough paid £2 for land and 5s for a house. 

Plot 1(n): Margaret Madden paid £1 for land and 5s for a house.

Plot 1(o): Dan Holleran [sic] (Jas) paid £3 for land and 15s for a house and offices.

Plot 1(p): John Lavelle (Nanny) paid £1 5s for land and 10s for a house and offices.

Plot 1(q): Anne Lavelle leased land and a house and offices for £1 5s for land and 10s for the house and offices.

Plot 1(r): Bryan Lavelle paid £1 3s for land and 7s for a house and offices.

Plot 1(s): Charles Martin paid £1 for land and 5s for a house.

Plot 1(t): Patk Cunnane (Ned) paid 15s for land and 5s for a house.

Plot 1(-): Henry P. Hildebrand paid £2 for land.

 

There were also 12 acres, 1 rood and 1 perch of water in the townland.

This page was added on 09/02/2020.

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