Middlequarter

An Cheathrú Láir

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Middlequarter

Civil Parish:                              Inishbofin

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Inishbofin

District Electoral Division:    Inishbofin

Area:                                         617.22 acres / 617 acres, 0 roods, 35 perches

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Middlequarter (no records)

1670 Down Survey for Middlequarter

Logainm for Middlequarter

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Middlequarter 

 

1911 Census for Middlequarter 

Overview of Middlequarter in 1911

The 1911 census shows that there were 51 houses in the townland of Middlequarter in 1911 of which 47 were occupied. Houses 25, 49, 50 and 51 being empty at that time. House 49 was the dispensary residence and the landholder was Cyril Allies J.P., he was also the landholder of house 50 which was a public house. House 48 was the R.I.C. barracks, house 51 was the national school and the other houses were all private dwellings. The occupied houses were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 1-6, 8, 10, 11, 13-16, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34, 38, 40, 46, 48 and 50 had slate, iron or tiled roofs while all the others had only thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 13, 46 and 48 were 1st class dwellings, houses 1-6, 8, 11, 14-19, 22, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34, 38, 40 and 41 were 2nd class dwellings and houses 7, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21, 23, 28-32, 35-37, 39, 42-45 and 47 were 3rd class. Houses 23, 32 and 37 had 2 rooms and no windows, houses 28-31, 39 and 47 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 9 and 36 had 3 rooms and 1 window and house 10 had 4 rooms and 1 window in the front. Houses 8, 12, 21, 35 and 42 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 7, 20 and 43-45 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 41 had 2 rooms and 3 windows in the front and houses 1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 17-19, 22, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34, 38 and 40 had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 2 had 4 rooms and 3 windows. Houses 6 and 17 had 5 rooms and 4 windows, house 5 had 5 rooms and 5 windows, house 16 had 7 rooms and 5 windows, house 48 had 8 rooms and 7 windows, house 46 had 10 rooms and 8 windows and house 13 had 15 rooms and 17 windows. There were a total of 75 out buildings and they consisted of 17 stables, 1 harness room, 14 cow houses, 1 dairy, 2 piggeries, 8 fowl houses, 23 barns, a turf house, 2 potato houses, a workshop, 2 sheds and 3 stores. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were 204 people in the townland, 103 males and 101 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Robert Green.

 

Lavelle

Thomas (56) was the head of the first family in Middlequarter and he had been married to Mary (55) for 18 years and they had 1 child that had survived. They shared the house with Thomas’ widowed mother, Mary (94). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and they could all read and write. Thomas was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lavelle                                                                                    (additional surname: Scott)

The head of this household was Patrick (55) who was married to Bridget (53) and had been for 28 years and during that time they had had 8 children and 6 of those had survived. Five of those children also lived in the house at that time and they were, Patrick (15), John (13), Thomas (11), Stephen (7) and Redmond (5) and also in the house was a boarder, Mary Scott (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart form Stephen and Redmond, all of the household could speak both Irish and English and all, with the exception of Redmond, could read and write. Patrick (55) was a farmer, Patrick (15) was a farmer’s son, John, Thomas, Stephen and Redmond were scholars and Mary Scott was a national school teacher (assistant). The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they also had a stable, a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lacey                                                                                      (additional surname: Corbett)

There were 5 members of this household and Patrick (70) was the head and was married to Catherine (69) and had been for 40 years and they had had 6 children of which 4 had survived to this time. Two of those children were in the house at that time, Mary (27) and Patrick (23) and also in the house was a nephew, Martin Henry Corbett (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Mary and Patrick (23) could read and write. Patrick (70) was a farmer, Patrick (23) was a farmer’s son and Martin Henry was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a stable, a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Wallace

The head of the family in house 4 was Thomas (52) who had been married to Mary (47) for 22 years and had had 8 children, Annie (21), Michael (18), John (15), Peter (11), Mary (13), Bridget (9), Margret (5) and Kate (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Peter, Mary (13) and Bridget spoke Irish and English and Michael, John, Peter, Mary (13), Bridget and Margret could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Michael and John were farmer’s sons and Peter, Mary (13), Bridget, Margret and Kate were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Tierney                                                            (additional surname: Gillooly [sic] and Woods)

The widow, Annie (58) was the head of this household and she shared the house with her son, Patrick (33), 2 of her daughters, Penelope E. V. (19) and Ellen Nora M. (15) and 2 boarders, Michael Gillooly [sic] (30) and Martin Woods (32). They were all Roman Catholics and Annie, Patrick, Penelope E. V. and Ellen Nora M. were born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway, Michael was born in Roscommon and Martin was born in Roundstone, Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Annie, could read and write. Patrick was a contractor of mails, Penelope E. V. was a postmistress, Ellen Nora M. was a scholar, Michael was a clerk of works and Martin was a carpenter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they also had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Rhatigan                                                         (additional surname: Cunnane)

William (60) lived in this house with a niece, Nora Cunnane (23). Both were born in Co. Mayo, could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. William was a clergyman and Nora was a housekeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they also had a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce

The widow, Mary Anne (75) lived in this house and at that time there was also a visitor, Mary Anne Joyce (39), who had been married for 19 years and had had 9 children with 8 having survived. Also in the house was a boarder, Teresa Joyce (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. Mary Anne (75) was a farmer and Mary Anne (39) was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Prendergast                                                                 (additional surname: McConville)

There 5 members of this household and the head was listed as being William (72) and he had been married to Sarah (70) for 30 years and they had had 3 children with all surviving up to that time. They lived in the house with 2 of their sons, Michael (27) and James (25) and a servant, John McConville (14). 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 John, who spoke only English. Sarah could not read but all the other members of the household could read and write. William was a retired farmer, Michael and James were farmer’s sons and John was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they also had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Coyne

Austin (35) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (37) and they had had been married for 7 years and they had 4 children, John (3), Coleman (2), Patrick J. (1) and Catherine (5). Also in the house at that time were Austin’s parents, Patrick (72) who had been married to Ellen (75) for 50 years and they had had 7 children with 5 having survived. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget, Ellen and Patrick spoke both Irish and English. With the exception of the 3 youngest children, they could all read and write. Austin was a farmer, Coleman and Patrick J. were farmer’s sons, John and Catherine were scholars and Patrick was a retired farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Pendergast [sic]                                                          (additional surname: Freger [sic])

The widow, Marget [sic] (55) was the head of this household and she shared the house with 7 of her children, James (23), John (21), Michael (19), Thomas (17), Patrick (15), Richard (10) and Jane (12) and also a boarder, John William Freger [sic] (45). 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. Marget [sic] was a farmer, James was a seaman, John was a fisherman, Michael and Thomas were farmer’s sons, Patrick, Richard and Jane were scholars and Patrick William was a M.B. and master of surgery. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they also had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce                                                                                       (additional surname: Walsh)

James (70) was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his wife of 43 years, Bridget (67) and they had had 9 children, all of whom had survived until the time of this census. Also in the house at this time was Bridget’s brother, Patrick Walsh (42). 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. James was a farmer and Patrick was a farm servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a cow house and a potato house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Moran

Bryan (38) lived in this house with his brother, John (36) and sister, Mary (32). 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. Bryan was listed as a farmer and fisherman, John was a general labourer and Mary was a domestic. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Allies                                                  (additional surname: Cloherty and Neligan [sic])

Cyril (64) was married to Elizabeth (38) and had been for 10 years and had had 7 children of which 6 had survived. Five of those surviving children were with Elizabeth and they also lived in the house and they were, Cyril Augustin (7), Mary Kathleen (5), Basil Walter (3), Margaretta (2) and Bernard John (3mths). Also in the house at that time were 3 servants, Bridget Cloherty (18), Mary Cloherty (17) and Norah Neligan [sic] (26). They were all Roman Catholic and Cyril and Elizabeth were born in England, Norah was born in Limerick and the others were all born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway. The 3 youngest children could not read and all the others could read and write. Cyril was a gentleman J.P. Co. Galway. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 15 rooms and they also had 2 stables, a cow house, a dairy, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn, a workshop, a shed and a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Quinn

There were 4 members of this family and the head was John (42) and he had been married to Lellie [sic] (33) for 13 years and they had 2 children, John (11) and Mary Madelaine [sic] (8mths). They were all Roman Catholic and John (42) was born in Armagh and Lellie [sic], John (11) and Madelaine [sic] were born in Westmeath. John (11) could speak both Irish and English and John (42), Lellie [sic] and John (11) could read and write. John (42) was a merchant and John (11) was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Regan                                                                                      (additional surname: Cleary)

Michael (30) lived in this house with his wife, Margaret (30) but there were no details on how long they were married or how many children they had. Also in the house at that time was a visitor, Kate Cleary (15). They were all Roman catholic and Michael and Kate were born in Co. Mayo and Margaret was born in Co. Galway. They could all read and write and Michael and Margaret were national school teachers and Kate was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King                                                                (additional surname: Hart and Kennedy)

Thomas H. was listed as the head of this household and he had been married to Bridget Hart (37) for 15 years and they had had 8 children with 6 of those having survived. Those 6 children lived in the house with them and they were, Anne (9), Mary (7), Tenia [sic] (5), Joseph (4), Bridget (2) and Celia (1) and also in the house was a boarder, William Kennedy (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas H., Bridget, Anne and Mary spoke both Irish and English and they, along with William, could read and write. Thomas H. was a farmer and Anne, Mary and Tenia [sic] were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they also had a stable and a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce

Peter (73) lived in this house with his wife of 38 years, Mary (68) and they had had 9 children with 7 of those surviving. They shared the house with their daughter, Margt [sic] (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Peter and Margt [sic] could read and write and Mary could read only. Peter was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a fowl house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Concannon                                                                              (additional surname: Smith)

There were 4 people living in house 18 and the head of the household was William (30) who had been married to Margaret (25) for 1 year and they had 1 daughter, Mary Bridgid [sic] (2mths) and also in the house was William’s widowed grandmother, Barbara Smith (82) who had been married for 15 years and had had 2 children. They were all born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. William and Barbara could speak both Irish and English and Margaret spoke only English. William was a shopkeeper and farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

The head of this family was listed as being Patrick (40), who was a widower, had been married for 18 years, and he shared the house with 6 of his children, Thomas (14), Katie (11), Mary (16), Annie (10), Maggie (5) and Micheal (2). All were Roman Catholic and Patrick, Maggie and Micheal were born on Boffin, Co. Galway and the others were all born in Scotland. Patrick spoke both Irish and English while all the children spoke only English. Patrick and Micheal could not read, Maggie could read only and all the rest could read and write. Patrick was a labourer and Thomas, Katie, Annie and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Burke

Michael (78) lived in house 20 with his wife of 48 years, Sabina (74) and they had had 4 children but only 1 had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. Michael was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a stable, a cow house and a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Naughton

The widow, Mary (55) lived in this house with her son, John (18) and daughter, Mary (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (55) could speak both Irish and English but could not read while the 2 children could rea and write. Mary (55) was a farmer and John was a Farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce

The sole occupant of house 22 had been Anne, who was married for 11 years but had no children and her husband was not mentioned in this entry. She could read and write, spoke Irish and English and was listed as being a farmer. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Burke

Ellen (30) was listed as being the head of this family and had been married for 7 years and had 3 daughters, Mary Anne (6), Dilia [sic] Maria (5) and Elizabeth (3). There was no mention of a husband in this entry. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Ellen spoke Irish and English and she, along with Mary Anne, could read and write. Ellen was a shopkeeper and Dilia [sic] Maria was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a cow house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connelly

Allen (75) was the head of the family in house 24 and he had been married to Mary Anne (50) for 17 years and during that time they had had 4 children, William (16), Paddy (12), Kate (14) and Annie (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Allen and Mary Anne spoke Irish and English and the children spoke only English and, apart from Annie, they could all read and write. Allen was a Tailor, William was a farm labourer and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 25 was unoccupied.

 

Malley

There were 5 members of this family and the head was Patrick (52) and he was married to his wife of 20 years, Catherine (41) and they had 3 children, Mary (18), Bridget (16) and Peter (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Patrick spoke both Irish and English but could not read while all the others could read and write. Patrick was listed as being a farmer and Peter was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

McDonough

Joseph (72) lived in this house with his wife, Catherine (73) and they had been married for 48 years and had had 8 children with 6 of those surviving. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. Joseph was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they also had a cow house and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion                                                                                  (additional surname: McDonagh)

The head of this household was Richard (29) and he had been married to Annie (31) for 6 years and they had had 2 children with 1 having survived, Margaret (1). Also in the house at that time were Annie’s parents, John McDonagh (75) who had been married to Margaret McDonagh (74) for 42 years and they had had 4 children with 3 of those having survived. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of baby Margaret, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Richard was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Burke

Just 2 people lived in house 29, Pat (40) and his brother, Richard (37). They were both Catholic and born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway. Richard was listed as speaking English only and both could read and write. Pat was a farmer and Richard was a labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Burke

John (37) lived in this house with his brother, Thomas (35) and they were both Catholic and born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway. Both spoke only English and could read and write. John was a farmer and Thomas was a labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

Peter (42) shared this house with his wife of 20 years, Annie (26)[i]. They were both Catholic and Peter was born in Inishbofin, Co. Galway and Annie was born in Co. Galway. Peter spoke both Irish and English and Annie spoke only English and both could read and write with Peter being listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they also had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce

The only occupant of house 32 was the widow, Anne (72). She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English but could not read. There was no occupation listed for Anne. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunane [sic]

Patrick (70) lived in this house with his wife of 30 years, Celia (65) and they had 1 daughter, Annie (27). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Celia and Annie could read and write. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

There were 8 members of this Cunnane family and the head was John (73) and had been married to Julia (68) for 43 years and had had 9 children and 7 had survived. They shared the house with their son, John (36), their daughter-in-law, Mary (32) and 4 grandchildren, Patrick (5), John (3), Mary (4) and Julia (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (73), Julia (68) and John (36) could speak both Irish and English. John (73) could read only, John (36) and Mary could read and write and the others could not read. John (73) was a farmer, John (36) and John (3) were farmer’s sons and Patrick and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Kerrigan

Michael (78) lived in this house with his wife of 43 years, Mary (70). They had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Michael was a weaver. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Naughton

The head of this family was John (66) and he had been married to Bridget (62) for 28 years and they had had 6 children with 5 having survived. Three of those children were also in the house at that time and they were, John (18), Patrick (15) and Mary (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (66), Bridget and Mary spoke both Irish and English and all 3 children could read and write. John (66) was a farmer and both sons were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

There were 10 members of this family and Peter (44) was listed as being the head. He was married to Julia (43) and they had been married for 21 years during which time they had had 10 children and all had survived until this time. Eight of those children were all in the house at this time, John (15), Peter (13), Michael (11), Patrick (8), James (2), Honor (17), Julia (5) and Maggie (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter (44), Julia (43), John, Peter (13) and Honor spoke both Irish and English. With the exception of young Maggie, they could all read and write. Peter (44) was a farmer, John and James were farmer’s sons, Peter (13), Michael, Patrick Julia (5) and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Davis

The widow Mary (57) lived in this house with her son, Thomas (31). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and Mary spoke Irish and English while only Thomas could read and write. Mary was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cunnane

The sole occupant of house 39 was James (38), who was a single man. He was a Roman Catholic and was born on Inishbofin, spoke only English, could read and write and was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and he had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion                                                                                  (additional surname: Mullen)

There were 13 people in this house at this time and the head was John (67) who was married to Bridget (41) and had been for 23 years and they had had 10 children and all had survived. All 10 of those children also lived in the house and they were, John (18), Mary (16), Michael (15), Richard (13), Francis (11), Bridie (10), James (7), Ellie (4), Margaret (9mths) and Winifred (9mths) and also in the house at that time was a niece, Margaret Mullen (76). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (67), Bridget, John (18), Mary, Michael and Margaret (76) could speak Irish and English and the others, with the exception of the baby twins, could speak only English. Margaret (76) could read only, the twins could not read and all the others could read and write. John (67) was a labourer, John (18) and Michael were farmer’s sons and Richard, Francis, Bridie, James and Ellie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Naughton                                                                          (additional surname: Concannon)

Bridget (59), a widow, was listed as the head of this family and she lived in the house with 5 of her children, John (23), Peter (16), Bridget (19), Kate (15) and Sarah (8) and also in the house at that time was a boarder, Mary Concannon (80), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget (59), John, Bridget (19) and Mary could speak both Irish and English and, with the exception of Bridget (59) and Mary Concannon, they could all read and write. Bridget (59) was a farmer, John and Peter were farmer’s sons, Kate and Sarah were scholars and Mary was an old age pensioner. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cinnane [sic]

The only occupant of house 42 was Thomas (75), who was a widower. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway, could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion

Michael (38) was the only occupant of this house and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion

Patrick was the sole occupant of house 44 and he was born on Inishbofin, Co. Galway and was listed as being a Roman Catholic. He spoke only English and could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Naughton                                                                                (additional surname: Clisham)

The widower, Michael (70) was the head of this household and he shared the house with Patrick (31), his son, and an unspecified relative, John Clisham (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the household could speak both Irish and English and Michael and John could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Patrick was a labourer and John was a stoker in the Royal Navy. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a barn. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Day                                                                                         (additional surname: Healy)

Margaret (22), who was married for 1 year and had 1 child, but there was details on a husband or child in this entry. Also in the house at that time was Margaret’s sister, Bridget Healy (20). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could both read and write and Margaret was a publican and Bridget was a barmaid. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms and had a stable, a fowl house, a shed and a store. The landholder was Cyril Allie J. P.

 

Mannion

Margaret (54) was a widow and the only occupant of house 47. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer and dressmaker. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a piggery. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 48 was the R.I.C. barracks with 4 members living there.

Daly                                                    (additional surnames: McNulty, Green and McHugh)

Matthew Daly (44) was a married man and was a sergeant in the R.I.C. and was born in Co. Cavan. James McNulty (45) was born in Co. Mayo and was a constable and could speak both Irish and English. Robert Green (32) was a constable who was born in Co. Cavan and Michael McHugh was a constable and born in Co. Mayo. All were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 8 rooms and had 2 stables, a harness room, a cow house, a barn, a turf house and a potato house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 49 was a dispensary residence and was unoccupied at the time of the census.

 

House 50 was unoccupied

 

House 51 was unoccupied.

 

1901 Census for Middlequarter 

Overview of Middlequarter in 1901.

There were a total of 47 houses in the townland of Middlequarter with houses 43, the female national school, house 44, the male national school and houses 45, 46 and 47 being unoccupied at the time of the census. House 7 was a hotel, house 42 was the R.I.C. barracks and all the other occupied houses were listed as being private dwellings. Houses 6, 7 and 42 were 1st class dwellings, houses 2-5, 8, 10 and 37 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 16, 31 and 36 were 4th class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 16, 31 and 36 had 1 room and no windows to the front, houses 15 and 21 had 2 rooms and no windows, house 17 had 1 room and 1 window, house 9, 13, 20, 22, 23, 25, 29, 34, 35 and 38-41 had 2 rooms and 1 window and houses 1, 19 and 24 had 3 rooms and 1 window to the front. Houses 5, 11, 12, 14, 18, 27 and 32 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 4, 23 and 38 had 3 rooms and 2 windows, houses 2, 10, 30 and 37 had 3 rooms and 3 windows, house 8 had 4 rooms and 3 windows, house 3 had 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front and house 7 had 14 rooms and 6 windows in the front, house 42 had 7 windows to the front but an unknown number of rooms and house 6 had 20 rooms and 15 windows in the front. There were a total of 54 out buildings in the townland, 3 cow houses, a calf house, 8 piggeries, 2 fowl houses, 27 barns, 4 turf houses, a potato house5 sheds, 2 stores and a forge. There were a total of 184 people in the town land and they consisted of 92 males and 92 females. The enumerator for the area was Jeremiah Coughlan.

 

Cloherty

The only occupant in house 1 was the widow, Bridget (80). She was a Roman catholic and was born in Co. Galway she spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Bridget Cloherty.

 

Tierney                                                                        (additional surname: Byrne)

John (60) was the head of this household and was married to Anne (44) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Patrick (24), Anne (20), John (18), Kate (16), Maggie (14), Penelope (10) and Ellenor [sic] (5) and also in the house at that time was a boarder, Patrick Byrne (50). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Patrick Byrne, who was born in Co. Wicklow. John (60), Anne (44), Patrick and John (18) spoke both Irish and English and apart from Anne (44) and Ellenor [sic], they could all read and write. John (60) was a post master, Patrick was a sailor, Anne (20) was a P.O. assistant, John (18) was a fisherman, Kate was a dressmaker, Patrick Byrne was a fishing instructor and Maggie, Penelope and Ellenor [sic] were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a barn. The landholder was John Tierney.

 

Mylotte                                                                       (additional surname: Egan)

John (35), who was single, was the head of this household and he lived in the house with a general servant, Honoria Egan (20). They were both born in Co. Mayo and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. John was an administrator and Honoria was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and had a cow house. The landholder was John Mylotte.

 

Joyce                                                                           (additional surname: Ennerson)

Myles (68) lived in this house with his wife, Mary Anne (65), their children, Noragh [sic] (25) and Thomas (22) and also a boarder, Thomas Emmerson (68). They were all born in Co. Galway and Thomas was a member of the Church of Ireland while the Joyce family members were all Roman Catholic. All of the household could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Myles was a farmer Noragh [sic] was a farmer’s daughter, Thomas (22) was a farmer’s son and Thomas (68) was a contractor. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Myles Joyce.

 

Prendergast                                                                 (additional surname: Ryan)

William (62) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his wife, Sarah (50), 3 of their children, Delia (20), Michael (19) and James (17) and also a boarder, Michael Regan (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both William and Sarah could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. William was a farmer, Delia was a farmer’s daughter, Michael (19) and James were farmer’s sons and Michael Regan was a national school teacher. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a barn. The landholder was William Prendergast.

 

Allies                                                              (additional surnames: Mannion and Davin)

Cyril (54) was the head of this household and he shred the house with his wife Lillie (27), their daughter, Monica (9) and 2 servants, Annie Mannion (17) and Bridget Davin (18). They were all Roman Catholic with the Allies family being born in England and Annie and Bridget were born in Co. Galway. They could all read and write and Cyril was listed as being a gentleman, Monica was a scholar and both Annie and Bridget were in domestic service. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 20 rooms and had a cow house, a calf house, a fowl house, a barn, a turf house, a shed and a store. The landholder was Cyril Allies.

 

Joyce                                                                           (additional surname: Lavelle)

Myles (38) shared the house with his wife, Mary (28), 3 of their daughters, Mary (7), Teresa (6) and Agnes (5) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Mary Anne Lavelle (14). All were Roman Catholic with Mary (7) and Teresa were born in Galway and the others were born in Co. Galway. Myles spoke Irish and English. Apart from Agnes and Mary Anne, they could all read and write. Myles was a spirit merchant, the daughters were all scholars and Mary Anne was a general servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 14 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery, a turf house and a store. The landholder was Myles Joyce.

 

Tierney                                                            (additional surnames: Joyce and Holloran)

Anne (67) was listed as being the head of this household and she was a widow. She shared the house with her granddaughters, Elizabeth Joyce (2), Veronica Joyce (1) and a servant, Ellen Holloran (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Myles, who was born in Co. Mayo. Anne and Ellen spoke both Irish and English but only Ellen could read and write. Anne was a farmer, Elizabeth and Veronica were spirit merchant’s daughters and Ellen was a general servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a fowl house. The landholder was Anne Tierney.

 

Coyne

Patrick (58) shared this house with his wife, Ellen (58) and their son, Austin (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both Patrick and Ellen spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Both Patrick and Austin were shoemakers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a barn and a shed. The landholder was Patrick Coyne.

 

Joyce                                                                           (additional surnames: Walsh and King)

There were 7 members of this household and the head was James (56) who was married to Bridget (53) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, Nora (18), Ellie (14) and Thomas (11) and also in the house were James’ brother-in-law, Patrick Walsh (30) and a grandson, Patrick King (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James, Bridget and Patrick (30) spoke Irish and English and all, apart from baby Patrick, could read and write. James was a farmer, Nora was a farmer’s daughter, Ellie and Thomas were scholars and Patrick (30) was a farmer servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was James Joyce.

 

Moran

The widow Mary (60) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Bryan (27), Michael (25) and Mary (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (60) spoke Irish and English and the children could read and write. Mary (60) was a farmer, Bryan and Michael were farmer’s sons and Mary (20) was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a barn and a shed. The landholder was Mary Moran.

 

Naughton

Of the 7 members of this family, Michael (47) was listed as being the head and he shared the house with his wife, Bridget (38) and 5 of their children, Mary (13), John (10), Bridget (9), Peter (7) and Kate (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents could speak Irish and English and Mary, John, Bridget (9) and Peter could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Kate was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Naughton.

 

Mannion                                                                                  (additional surname: Mullin)

The head of this family was John (45) and he was married to Bridget (30) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Patrick (10), John (8), Mary (5). Michael (4), Richard (3) and Francis (1) and also in the house at that time was Bridget’s mother, Margaret Mullin (65), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The adults could all speak both Irish and English, but only Bridget and Patrick could read and write. John (45) was a farmer, Patrick, John (8) and Mary were scholars, Michael, Richard and Francis were farmer’s sons and Margaret was a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was John Mannion.

 

Mannion

Michael (80) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his wife, Mary (60) and 3 of their children, Michael (21), Margaret (20) and Mary (18). 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 Michael (80) could read and write. Michael (80) was a farmer, Michael (20) was a fisherman, Margaret was a farmer’s daughter and Mary (18) was a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Mannion.

 

Cunnane

The widow, Anne was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 3 of her sons, Francis (26), John (19) and Michael (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne spoke both Irish and English and only John could read and write. Anne was a farmer and the sons were all listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Anne Cunnane.

 

Davin

Bridget (55), a widow, was the only occupant of house 16. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English, could read only and was listed as being a seamstress. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Bridget Davin.

 

Linnane [sic]                                                                          (additional surname: Davis)

The widower, William (80) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his widowed daughter, Mary Davis (37) and 3 of his grandchildren, Thomas Davis (18), John Davis (16) and William Davis (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. William (80), Mary and Thomas spoke both Irish and English and William (80) could not read, Mary could read only and the grandchildren could all read and write. William (80) was a farmer, Thomas was a fisherman, John was a farm labourer and William (15) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was William Linnane [sic].

 

Cloherty                                                                                  (additional surname: Moran)

There were 9 members of this household in house 18 and the head was Peter (30) and he lived in the house with his wife, Julia (31) and 6 of their children, Mary Ellen (10), Bridget (8), Nora (6), John (4), Peter (2) and John (10mths) and also in the house at that time was Julia’s widowed mother, Julia Moran (74). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Julia Moran could speak both Irish and English. Peter (30) could read only, Julia (31), Mary Ellen, Bridget and Nora could read and write and all the others could not read. Peter (30) was a farmer, Mary Ellen, Bridget and Nora were scholars, John, Peter (2) and Michael were farmer’s sons and Julia Moran was a retired farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Peter Cloherty.

 

Naughton

The head of this family was John (45) who was married to Bridget (40) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Mary (18), Bridget (16), Peter (14), Michael (12), John (8) and Patrick (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (45), Bridget (40), Mary, Bridget and Peter (14) spoke Irish and English and all, apart from Peter (45) and Patrick, could read and write. John (45) was a farmer, Mary was a seamstress, Bridget (16) was a farmer’s daughter, Peter was a farmer’s son and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was John Naughton.

 

Kerrigan

Michael (65) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (55) and both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Michael could read only. Michael was a wool weaver. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Kerrigan.

 

Mannion

The widow, Mary (60) lived in house 21 with her daughter, Margaret (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Margaret could read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer and Margaret was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Mary Mannion.

 

Mannion

Margaret (48), a widow, was listed as the head of this family and shared the house with 2 of her sons, Michael (21) and John (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margaret and Michael could read only while John could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Margaret Mannion.

 

Naughton

The widower, Michael (60) shared this house with his son, Patrick (21) and daughter, Winifred (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Patrick spoke Irish and English and Michael and Winifred could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Patrick was a fisherman and Winifred was a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Naughton.

 

McDonagh

The head of this family in house 24 was Joseph (60) shared the house with his wife, Kate (40) and 4 children, Martin (21), Anne (20), Bridget (17) and Joseph (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and the children spoke only English. Joseph (60) could read only while all the others could read and write. Joseph (60) was a farmer, Martin was a sailor, Anne was a dressmaker, Bridget was a seamstress and Joseph (14) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Joseph McDonagh.

 

Cunnane

Patrick (38) was the head of this family and he was married to Sarah (40) and they shared the house with their daughter, Annie (15) and Patrick’s widowed mother, Annie (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Sarah and Annie (15) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Annie (15) was a farmer’s daughter and Annie (80) was a seamstress. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Cunnane.

 

McDonagh

John (60) and his wife, Margaret (60) lived in this house and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was John McDonagh.

 

Malley

The widower, William (80) was the head of this household and he shared it with his son, Patrick (36), his daughter-in-law, Katherine (26) and 3 grandchildren, Mary (6), Bridget (4) and Peter (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. William and Patrick spoke Irish and English and William and Katherine could read and write. William was a farmer, Patrick and Peter were farmer’s sons, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Mary was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was William Malley.

 

Cunnane

John (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Julia (50) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, John (27), Thomas (20), Julia (17), Bridget (14) and Honor (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Julia could read only while all the others could read and write. John (60) was a farmer and carpenter, John (27) was a carpenter, Thomas was a fisherman, Julia (17) was a seamstress and Bridget and Honor were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was John Cunnane.

 

Burke

Michael (65) was listed as the head of this family and he lived in the house with wife, Sobina [sic] (60) and their son, Michael (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and none could read. Michael (65) was a farmer and Michael (28) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Burke.

 

Joyce

Michael (27) and his wife, Annie (26) lived in this house and they were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write and Michael was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Michael Joyce.

 

Tierney

The widow, Anne (70) was the sole occupant of house 31 and she was a Roman catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a seamstress. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Anne Tierney.

 

Naughten [sic]

The head of this family was James (40) who lived with his wife, Mary (38) and 2 of their children, John (8) and Mary (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English while the children spoke only English and Mary (6) could read only and the others could all read and write. James was a blacksmith and the children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn and a forge. The landholder was James Naughton.

 

Concannon                                                      (additional surnames: Rattigan and Cleary)

Peter (36) was the head of this household and shared the house with his wife, Mary (35), 4 of their children, Maray [sic] (5), Mark (4), Anne (2) and Bridget (6mths) and also 2 boarders, Maggie Rattigan (23) and Birdie Cleary (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter and Mary spoke Irish and English and Maray [sic] could read only while Peter, Maggie and Birdie could read and write. Peter was an agricultural labourer, Maggie was a national school teacher and Maray [sic], Mark and Birdie [sic] were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Peter Concannon.

 

Joyce

Anne (50), a widow, shared this house with her son, Thomas (20). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Thomas could read only. Anne was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Anne Joyce.

 

Smith                                                        (additional surnames: Leonard and Concannon)

The widow, Barbara (70) lived in this house with her widowed brother, Thomas Leonard (60) and her grandson, William Concannon (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Barbara and Thomas spoke Irish and English and only William could read and write. Barbara was a seamstress, Thomas was a farmer and William was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Barbara Smith.

 

Moran

Ellen (68), who was a widow, was the sole occupant of house 36 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could not read but spoke both Irish and English and was a seamstress. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Ellen Moran.

 

Joyce                                                                                       (additional surname: Woods)

Peter (60) was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his wife, Mary (52), 3 of their children, Martin (16), Peter (13) and Maggie (10) and a boarder, Martin Wood (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter (60), Mary and Martin spoke Irish and English while the children spoke only English. Peter (60) and Mary could read only and the all the others could read and write. Peter (60) was a farmer, Martin and Peter (13) were farmer’s sons, Maggie was a farmer’s daughter and Martin was a carpenter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Peter Joyce.

 

Cunnane

The widow Sarah (68) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 2 of her sons, Peter (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 the sons could read and write. Sarah was listed as being a farmer and Peter and Patrick were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Sarah Cunnane.

 

Burke

Richard (60) shared this house with his wife, Mary (50) and their son Thomas (22), They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Thomas could read and write. Richard was a farmer 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 Richard Burke.

 

Burke

The widow, Anne (60) lived in this house with her son Thomas (20) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne spoke Irish and English but only Thomas could read and write. Anne was a farmer 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 Anne Burke.

 

Burke

Edward (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (50) and they shared the house with 2 of their sons, Patrick (30) and Richard (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick and Richard could read and write. Edward was a farmer and Patrick and Richard were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Edward Burke.

 

House 42 was the R.I.C. barracks and was divided into 2 parts, 42.1 and 42.2.

 

Dwyer

James (39) was the head of this family but in this entry only his wife, Anne (29) was mentioned (see R.I.C. barracks below). She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and she could read and write. The house was a 1st class dwelling with an unknown number of rooms but they had 2 turf houses and a potato house. The landholder was Cyril Allies.

 

R.I.C. barracks

R.I.C. officers were only mentioned by their initials but some could be identified by other sources, such as enumerators.

  1. D. (James Dwyer) (39) was a sergeant and was born in Co. Limerick and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a Farmer’s son. J. C. (Jeremiah Coughlan) (29) was a constable and he was born in Co. Limerick and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. P. G. (25) was a constable and was born in Co. Roscommon and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. was a farmer’s son. M. B. (24) was a constable and he was born in Co. Sligo and was a Roman catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. D. M. (23) was a constable and was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Longford. The could read and write and before joining The R.I.C. he was a shop keeper. The house was a 1st class dwelling with an unknown number of rooms but they had 2 turf houses and a potato house. The landholder was Cyril Allies.

 

 Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Middlequarter

Henry Wilberforce was the main immediate lessor in Middlequarter and was so unless otherwise stated here.

Plot 1. Henry P. Hildebrand paid £21 for 60 acres and 23 perches of land.

Plot 2. Henry P. Hildebrand paid 15s for 2 acres and 4 perches of land.

Plot 2 (a). John Wash leased a house and a garden of 2 roods from Henry P. Hildebrand for 7s for the garden and £1 for the house.

Plot 2 (b). John Malley leased a house and garden of 1 rood and 10 perches from Henry P. Hildebrand for 3s for the garden and 17s for the house.

Plot 3. Henry P. Hildebrand paid £17 for 40 acres, 1 rood and 11 perches of land

Plot 3 (a). John Halliane [sic] leased a house and a garden of 2 roods and 30 perches for 5s for the garden and 10s for the house.

Plot 4. Patrick Toole leased a house and 1 acre of land for 5s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 5. Patrick Toole, Bryan Moran and John Smith jointly leased 7 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land for which they each paid £1 5s annually.

Plot 6 (a). Michael Cunnane, Richard Mannion, Thomas Joyce, Festus Mullen, Patrick Naughton, Bridget Kerrigan, Edward Burke, William Linnawn [sic], Thomas Connor, James Cunnane, Bridget Burke, John Naughton and William Moran jointly leased 13 acres, 1 rood and 32 perches of land for which they each paid 10s for and in addition, William Linnawn [sic] also paid 15s for a house.

Plot 6 (b). Bryan Moran leased a house for 7s.

Plot 7 (a). Was the R. C. Chapel that had an annual ratable valuation of £5.

Plot 7 (b). John Hopkins leased a house and a garden of 2 roods for 10s for the garden and £1 10s for the house.

Plot 7 (c). The Irish Church Mission leased a school house for £1 15s.

Plot 7 (d). Thomas Scharde [sic] leased a house and a garden of 1 rood and 30 perches of land for 5s for the garden and £1 10s for the house.

Plot 7 (e). Henry P. Hildebrand paid £2 15s for an office (Store).

Plot 7 (f). William Prendergast paid 2s for a garden with an area of 2 roods and £1 8s for a house and offices.

Plot 7 (g). Stephen Walsh leased a house and offices along with a garden of 24 perches for 3s for the garden and £1 2s for the buildings.

Plot 7 (h). William Linnawn [sic]leased a garden of 30 perches for 3s.

Plot 7 (i). This tenement was the national school and was rent free but had an annual ratable valuation of £2. There was also an area of waste land of 3 roods and 10 perches.

Plot 7 (j). James Tierney leased a house for 5s.

Plot 8. James Tierney leased 2 roods and 29 perches of land for 10s.

Plot 9 (a). Theodore Moran leased a house and offices on 2 acres, 3 roods and 18 perches of land for £1 15s for the land and £1 for the buildings.

Plot 9 (b). Michael Moran leased a house for 10s.

Plot 10. Michael Moran leased 2 acres, 1 rood and 2 perches of land for £1 2s.

Plot 11. Stephen Walsh paid £3 for 6 acres and 7 perches of land.

Plot 12. Michael Moran paid £1 7s for 2 acres, 2 roods and 13 perches of land.

Plot 13. Thomas Cannon paid 15s for 1 acre, 3 roods and 22 perches of land.

Plot 14. Six tenants jointly leased 10 acres, 1 rood and 31 perches of land. John Smith, Thomas Joyce and Festus Mullen each paid 18s for their share, John Naughton paid 12s for his share and William Linnawn [sic] and Richard Mannion each paid £1 7s for their share of the land.

Plot 15. John Grodan [sic] paid 15s for 2 acres, 3 roods and 32 perches of land.

Plot 16. Edward Burke leased 2 roods and 25 perches of land for 5s.

Plot 17. James Cunnane, Edward Burke, Mary Burke and Bridget Burke jointly leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 12 perches of land and James paid 6s while the other 3 paid 2s.

Plot 18. William Moran, Michael Cunnane and Patrick Naughton jointly leased 4 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches of land for which they each paid 10s annually.

Plot 19. John Smith leased 3 acres and 27 perches of land for 10s.

Plot 20. John Smith, Hugh Clogharty [sic] and John Groden jointly leased 12 acres, 1 rood and 25 perches of land for which they each paid 12s.

Plot 22 (a). Margaret Lavelle leased a house and garden of 1 rood for 3s for the garden and 7s for the house.

Plot 22 (b). Festus Mullen paid 2s for 20 perches of a garden and 8s for a house.

Plot 22 (c). Thomas Cannon leased a house and a garden of 1 acre and 20 perches for 8s for the garden and 12s for the house.

Plot 22 (d). Edward Kerrigan leased a house and gardens of 3 roods and 33 perches of land for 8s for the gardens and 12s for the house.

Plot 22 (e). Michael King leased a house for 5s.

Plot 22 (f). Bridget Kerrigan leased a house and garden of 17 perches for 2s for the garden and 5s for the house.

Plot 22 (g). Richard Mannion leased a house and offices with a garden of 20 perches for which he paid 2s for the garden and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 22 (h). John Groden leased house and offices with gardens of 1acre, 1 rood and 10 perches for 10s for the gardens and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 22 (i). Thomas McDonagh paid 3s for a garden of 1 rood and 5s for a house.

Plot 22 (k). Michael McDonagh paid 3s for a garden of 1 rood and 7s for a house.

Plot 22 (l). William Moran leased a house and forge for 15s and a garden of 1 rood and 15 perches for 3s.

Plot 22 (m). William Malley paid 5s for a garden of 2 roods of a garden and 8s for a house.

Plot 22 (n). Anthony Cunnane leased a house and garden of 2 roods and 15 perches for 5s for the garden and 7s for the house.

Plot 22 (o). James Cunnane leased a garden of 1 rood for 3s and a house for 7s.

Plot 22 (p). John Naughton leased a garden of 1 rood and 5 perches for 3s and a house for 12s.

Plot 22 (q). Edward Burke paid 3s for a garden of 1 rood and 20 perches and 10s for a house.

Plot 22 (r). Mary Burke paid 3s for a garden of 1 rood and 20 perches and 7s for a house.

Plot 22 (s). Bridget Burke leased a house and a garden of 1 rood and 20 perches for 3s for the garden and 7s for the house.

Plot 22 (t). Michael Cunnane paid 3s for a garden of 1 rood and 3 perches and 17s for a house.

Plot 22 (u). Thomas Joyce leased a house and a garden of 27 perches for 2s for the garden and 10s for the house.

Plot 22 (v). Patrick Naughton paid 2s for a garden of 19 perches and 10s for a house.

Plot 22 (w). John Smith paid 5s for a garden of 2 roods and 18s for a house, offices and a forge.

Plot 23. William Prendergast leased 3 acres, 2 roods and 15 perches of land for £1 10s.

Plot 24. William Prendergast leased 7 acres and 39 perches of land for £2 10s.

Plot 25. 22 tenants jointly leased 385 acres, 2 roods and 35 perches of land. William Prendergast paid £1 15s. Patrick Toole, Bryan Moran, John Grodan [sic], William Moran, William Malley, James Cunnane, John Naughton, Edward Burke, Mary Burke, Bridget Burke and John Smith each paid 6s for their share. William Linnawn [sic], Festus Mullen, Thomas Cannon and Richard Mannion paid 12s. Stephen Walsh paid £1 5s for his share, Theodore Moran and Michael Cunnane paid £1, Thomas Joyce and John Smith each paid 13s and Henry P. Hildebrand paid £5 5s for his share.

 

There were a total of 8 acres and 32 perches of water in the townland.

[i] Obviously a mistake because in Annie was 26 now, she would have been only 6 when she got married. Possibly 46?

This page was added on 09/02/2020.

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