Bunnahown

Bun na hAbhann

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara / Rachel McDonagh

Townland:                                  Bunnahown

Civil Parish:                                Moyrus

Barony:                                       Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                          Roundstone

District Electoral Division:     Owengowla

Area:                                          690.16 acres / 690 acres, 0 roods, 26 perches

 

Baptism and Marriage records for Roundstone R.C. Parish 1872-1881

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Galway Library for Bunnahown

Logainm for Bunnahown

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Bunnahown

 

The 1911 Census for Bunnahown

Overview of Bunnahown in 1911

The 1911 Census lists 18 buildings of which all are inhabited. All houses were recorded as private dwellings. All houses had stone, brick or concrete for walls.  The roofing material for all houses was made of Thatch, Wood or other perishable materials. Houses 1, 15 and 16 were 2nd class houses. Houses 2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11,12,13,14 and 18 were 3rd class dwellings and houses 6, 7 and 17 were 4th class dwellings. House 1 had 2 rooms and 3 windows in the front of the house. House 2 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 3 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. House 4 also had 2 rooms and 2 windows at the front of the house. House 5 had 2 rooms and one window in the front of the house. Both house 6 and 7 had 1 room and no windows in the front. House 8 had two rooms and one window at the front of the house. House 9 had 2 rooms and two windows at the front of the house. House 10 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, house 11 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. Both house 12 and 13 had 2 rooms and one window in the front. House 14 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 15 had 2 rooms and 4 windows in the front. House 16 had 2 rooms and 3 windows in the front. House 17 had 1 room and no windows in the front. House 18 had 2 rooms and 2 windows at the front of the house. The out offices and farm-steadings return records, there was a total of 1 stable, 20 cow houses, 1 calf house and 13 piggeries. There were a total number of 105 people, 59 male and 46 female. The enumerator was Const. John Kelly.

 

O’ Loghlen

The O’Loghlen Family consisted of 3 family members and occupied house 1 according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Coleman (55), who has been married to his wife Elizabeth (40) for 10 years. They had three children of which one survived, their daughter Mary Agnes (8). Coleman and Elizabeth are both listed as able to read and write and they both have English and Irish language listed. All of the family were born in County Galway and are Roman Catholic. Coleman’s occupation was listed as Farmer and Mary Agnes as a scholar. The house they occupied was a 2nd class, with 2 rooms with a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The land holder was Coleman O Loghlen.

 

Nee

The Nee family consisted of 11 family members and occupied house 2 according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Thomas (49), who had been married to his wife Bridget (41) for 21 years. They had 11 children of which nine survived. Living in their house was their 9 children, Norah (15), Colman (14), Martin (12), John (9), Mary (6), Thomas (5), Michael (2) and Annie (1). Thomas and Bridget are listed as having both English and Irish as are their children Norah, Colman, Martin and John. Thomas could read and write, as could Norah, Colman, Martin and John. Bridget could not read. All of the family were born in County Galway and are Roman Catholic. Thomas’s occupation was listed as farmer. Norah was listed as farmer’s daughter and Colman as Farmers son. Both Martin and John are listed as Scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class, with 2 rooms and 2 cow houses. The land holder was Thomas Nee.

 

Nee

The Nee family consisted of 8 family members and occupied house 3 according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Joseph (68), who had been married to wife Mary (50) for 20 years. They had 8 children of which 6 survived. Living in their house was their 6 children, John (19), Colman (18), Sarah (16), Dudley (13), Festus (11) and Michael (8). Joseph and Mary are both listed to have Irish and English, as are their children John, Colman, Sarah, Dudley and Festus. Joseph could read and write, as could all his kids. Mary could not read. All of the family were born in County Galway and are Roman Catholics. Joseph’s occupation was listed as Farmer. Both John and Colman were listed as Farmer’s sons and Sarah was listed as farmers daughter. Dudley, Festus and Michael were listed as Scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class, with 2 rooms, a cow house, a calf house and a piggery. The landholder was Thomas Nee.

 

Nee

The Nee family consisted of 6 family members and occupied house 4 according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Pat (62), who had been married to wife Sally (54) for 23 years. They had 7 children, of which 5 survived. Living in their house were 4 of their children, Pat (18), Daniel (16), Mary (13) and Michael (12). Both Pat and Sally could not read. All of their children could read and write.  Pat and Sally are both listed as having English and Irish, as are all the children. All the family were born in County Galway and are all Roman Catholics. Pat’s occupation was listed as Farmer. Pat and Daniel were both listed as farmer’s sons and Mary and Michael were both listed as scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class, with 2 rooms and a piggery. The landholder was Pat Nee.

 

Nee

The Nee Family consisted of 10 family members and occupied house 5 according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Pat (56) who had been married to wife Mary (55) for 27 years. They had 12 children of which 11 survived. Living in their house was 8 of their children, Stephen (25), Pat (21), Peter (20), Mary (14), John (11), Barbara (9), Sarah (7), and Festus (4).  Both Pat and Mary could not read. Stephen, Pat, Sarah and Festus also could not read.  Peter, Mary, John and Barbara could all read and write. Pat and Mary are listed as having both English and Irish. Stephen, Pat, Peter, Mary, John and Barbara are all listed as having Irish and English. All the family were born in County Galway except Stephen, who was born in America. All of the family are Roman Catholic. Pats occupation is listed as Farmer. Stephen, Pat and Peter are all listed as Farmers sons. Mary, John and Barbara are listed as Scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class, with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Pat Nee.

 

Keane

There were 4 occupants of house 6 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the house was Joseph (44), who was married to wife Barbara (38) for 8 years, during which time they had 4 children of which 2 survived. Living in their house at this time was their 2 children, Annie (6) and Norah (3).  Both Joseph and Norah could not read. Barbara and Annie could both read and write. Joseph is listed as having both English and Irish. There is no language listed for the others. Joseph and Annie were born in County Galway and Barbara and Norah were born in Scotland. All of the family are listed as Roman Catholic. Joseph’s occupation is listed as being a farmer and Annie’s occupation is listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 4th class dwelling, with 1 room. The landowner was Joseph Keane.

 

Keane

There were 3 occupants of house 7 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (80), who had been married to Mary (70), for 47 years, during which they had 4 children of which 3 survived.  Living in their house at this time was their son Patrick (40).  Both Thomas and Mary could not read, Patrick could both read and write. All occupants have both English and Irish. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Thomas’s occupation is listed as being a retired farmer. Patrick’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room and 1 cow house. The landowner was Thomas Keane.

 

Nee                                           (additional surnames: Ridge)

There were 8 occupants of house 8 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was the widow Annie (78).  Living in her house at this time was her daughter Annie Ridge (38), her husband Anthony (42) who she had been married to for 13 years. During their marriage, they had 7 children of which 5 survived. Also living in the house at this time were Annie’s (38) 5 children, Joseph (11), Thomas (6), Michael (4), John (2) and Anthony (1 month). Annie (78), Thomas, Michael, John and Anthony (1 month), could not read. Joseph, Annie (38), and Anthony (42) could all read and write. Annie (78), Anthony (42), Annie (38) and Joseph all have both English and Irish. All occupants were born in County Galway and all occupants are listed as being Roman Catholic. Anthony’s occupation is listed as being a farmer and Josephs occupation is listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and a cow house.  The landowner was Anthony Ridge.

 

Grealish

House 9 in Bunnahown had 9 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Stephen (62), who was married to Bridget (57), for 28 years during which they had 10 children of which 7 survived. Living in their house at this time were, Patrick (23), Bridget (17), Barbara (13), Annie (10), Maggie (7), Norah (4) and Joseph (1). Stephen, Bridget (17), Barbara and Annie could all read and write. The rest of the occupants could not read. Stephen, Bridget (57), Patrick, Bridget (17) and Barbara all have both Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway and all occupants are Roman Catholic. Stephen’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. Both Patrick and Bridget’s (17) occupation is listed as being farmers sons. Both Barbara and Annie are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery.  The landowner was Stephen Grealish.

 

Nee

House 10 in Bunnahown had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (48), who was married to Mary (64) for 16 years, in which time they had 1 child. Living in their house at this time was their son Joseph (14).  Both Thomas and Joseph could read and write. Mary could not read. All occupants have both English and Irish. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Thomas’s occupation is listed as being a Farmer and Josephs is listed as being a Scholar. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling, with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery.  The landowner was Thomas Nee.

 

Ridge

House 11 in Bunnahown had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (37) who was married to Catherine (35) for 7 years in which time they had 6 children who are all living. Living in their house at this time were their 6 children, Bridget (6), James (5), John (4), Thomas (4), Mary (2) and Annie (1 month). Both Patrick and Catherine could read and write, all other occupants could not read. Patrick and Catherine have both Irish and English, no languages are listed for the other occupants. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholics. Patrick’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery.  The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

 

Ridge

Another Ridge family occupied house 12 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of this family was the widow Mary (72). Living in her house at this time was her son Joseph (28), his wife Annie (25) and Mary’s grandson Patrick (7). Both Mary and Patrick could not read. Joseph and Annie could both read and write. Mary is listed as having only Irish, Joseph and Annie have both Irish and English. There is no language listed for Patrick. Mary, Joseph and Annie were born in County Galway and Patrick was born in America. All occupants are listed as Roman Catholic. Joseph’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. The house they lived in was 3rd class house, with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Mary Ridge.

 

King

There were 7 occupants in house 13 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (52) who was married to Anne (45) for 14 years, during which they had 5 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time were their children, Festus (13), Patrick (12), John (10), Mary (7) and Anne (4). All members of the family could read and write except for Mary who could read only and Anne (4) who cannot read and write. All members can speak both English and Irish except for Anne (4) who can only speak English. All were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholics. Thomas’s occupation is listed as being a farmer, Festus, Patrick, John and Mary are all listed as being scholars. Anne (4), is listed as being an infant. Anne (45), is listed as carrying out domestic duties. The house that they lived in was a 3rd class house, with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Thomas King.

 

Ridge

There were 6 occupants in house 14 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (97), who was married to wife Bridget (80) for 60 years during which they had 9 children of which 4 survived. Living in their house at this time was their son Joseph (38) and his wife Honor (34), who had been married for 6 years. During their marriage, they had 3 children of which 2 survived. Their 2 children Peter (3) and Anne (6 months) also live in this house. Only Joseph and Honor could read and write. All other occupants could not read. Bridget, Joseph and Honor all have both English and Irish. Patrick has only Irish. All family members were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation is listed as being a retired farmer. Josephs is listed as being a farmer. No other occupations are given. The house that they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

 

Ridge                                        (additional surnames: Mc Grath)

There were 6 people living in house 15 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was the widow Mary Ridge (70). Living in her house was her children, Mark (30), Martin (27), Anne (23), her niece Mary Mc Grath (14) and her nephew Patrick Mc Grath (13). All of the family could read and write except Mary (70), who could not read.  Mary (70), Mark, Martin and Anne all have both English and Irish. Mary (14) and Patrick have no language recorded. Mark and Martin are both listed as farmer’s sons. Mary (14) and Patrick are listed as scholars. No other occupations are given.  The house they lived in was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery.  The landowner was Mark Ridge.

 

Ridge

According to the 1911 census, there were 4 occupants in house 16 in Bunnahown. The head of the family was Thomas (75) who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his son Thomas (28), who is married to his wife Maggie (30), for 1 year and their son Patrick (2 months). Thomas (75) could not read. Thomas (28) and Maggie could both read and write. Thomas, Thomas and Maggie all have both English and Irish. Thomas (75) is listed as being a retired farmer. Thomas (28) is listed as being a farmer. The house they lived in was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms, 2 cow houses and a piggery. The landowner was Thomas Ridge.

 

Conneely

There were 4 people living in house 17 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (90) who was married to his wife Kate (80), for 40 years, in which time they had 7 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time were there children Patrick (39) and Mary (37). Only Patrick could read and write, all other occupants are unable to read. Kate has only Irish listed, Martin, Patrick and Mary all have both English and Irish. Martin is listed as being a retired farmer. Patrick is listed as being a farmer.  The house they occupied was a 4th class house with one room and a cow house. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

 

King

There were 2 people living in house 18 in Bunnahown according to the 1911 census. The Head of the family was Hugh (48) who was married to his wife Maggie (48) for 13 years, during which time they had 2 children who did not survive. Hugh could read and write, Maggie could not read. Both had both Irish and English and both were Roman Catholic. Hugh’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. No occupation is given for Maggie. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, 2 cow houses and a piggery. The landowner was Hugh King.

 

1901 census for Bunnahown

Overview of Bunnahown in 1901 according to the 1901 census

The 1901 Census lists 19 buildings of which all are inhabited. All houses were recorded as private dwellings. All houses had stone, brick or concrete for walls.  The roofing materials for all houses were made of Thatch, Wood or other perishable materials. House 6 was a 2nd class house. Houses 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18 and 19 were all 3rd class dwellings. House 1 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front of the house. House 2 also had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. House 3 had 1 room and 1 window in the front. House 4 had 2 rooms and 2 windows at the front of the house. House 5 had 2 rooms and one window in the front of the house. House 6 had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front. House 7 had two rooms and 2 windows at the front of the house. Houses 8,9,10,11,12 and 13 all had 2 rooms and two windows at the front of the house. House 14 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, house 15 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. House 16 had 1 room and 1 window in the front. House 17 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 18 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front. House 19 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front.

 

Ridge                                         (additional surnames: Mc Grath)

There were 6 people and 2 people visiting house 1 in Bunnahown according to the 1901 census. Head of the family was Mark (60) who was married to wife Mary (50). Living in their house at this time was their 3 sons, Simon (22), Mark (20) and Martin (18) and their daughter Annie (14). Also in their house at the time of the 1901 census were Patt Mc Grath (5) and Mary Mc Grath (6) who were visitors. Only Simon, Mark (20), Martin and Annie could read and write. All other occupants could not read.  All occupants have both English and Irish except Patt and Mary (6). All occupants are Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Marks (60) occupation is listed as being a farmer. Simon, Mark (20) and Martin are all listed as being farmer’s sons and Annie is listed as being a farmer’s daughter.  Both Patt and Mary Mc Grath are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Mark Ridge.

 

King                                           (additional surnames: Mc Donagh)

The King household had 4 members and a servant according to the 1901 survey. The head of the family was Thos (41) who was married to wife Anne (34). Living in their house at this time was their children Festus (3) and Patrick (2). Also living in their house was Mary Mc Donagh (21) who was a servant. Both Thos and Anne could read and write. Patrick and Festus both could not read or write and Mary could only read. All occupants are listed as having both English and Irish except Patrick who has only English. All occupants are Roman Catholic and were born in Co. Galway. Thos is listed as being a farmer and Mary is listed as being a cook Domestic Servant. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas King.

 

Ridge

The Ridge household had 3 members according to the 1901 census. Head of the family was John (60) who was married to Mary (60). Living in their house at this time was their daughter Katherine (25). Both John and Mary could not read or write, Katherine could read and write. John and Mary both have Irish only, Katherine has both Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. John is listed as being a farmer and Katherine is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 2nd class house with 3 rooms. The landowner was John Ridge.

 

Ridge

Another Ridge family lived in house 7 in Bunnahown according to the 1901 census.  The head of this family was Dudley (60) who was married to Mary (54). Living in their house at this time was their son Dudley (30). None of these occupants could read. All occupants have both English and Irish. All occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Dudley (60) is listed as being a farmer and Dudley (30) is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Dudley Ridge.

 

Ridge

 According to the 1901 census, house 8 in Bunnahown had 5 occupants. The head of the family was Patrick (70) who was married to his wife Bridget (65). Living in their house at this time was their sons, Michael (30), Joseph (25) and John (23). Patrick and Bridget could not read, Michael Joseph and John could all read and write. Patrick has only Irish, all other occupants have both Irish and English. All occupants are Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Patrick is listed as being a farmer. Michael, Joseph and John were all listed as farmer’s son. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

 

Ridge

According to the 1901 census house 9 in Bunnahown had 5 occupants. The head of the family was Tom (64) who was married to wife Catherine (60). Living in their house at this time was their son, Patt (25), Martin (20) and Thos (18). Tom could read only, Catherine could not read. Patt, Martin and Thos could all read and write. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Tom is listed as being a farmer. Patt is listed as being a farm labourer. Both Martin and Thos are listed as being farmers sons. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms.  The landowner was Thomas Ridge.

 

Kane

4 people occupied house 10 in Bunnahown, according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (72), who was married to Anne (60). Living in their house at this time was their children Joseph (32) and Mary (26). All occupants have both English and Irish, Thomas and Anne both could not read and Joseph and Mary could read and write. All occupants are Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Thomas’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. Joseph is listed as being a farmer’s son and Mary is listed as being a farmer’s daughter.  The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 windows. The landowner was Thomas Kane.

 

Nee

According to the 1901 census house 11 in Bunnahown had 3 occupants. Thomas (36) was the head of the family. He was married to Mary (38).  Living in their house at this time was their son Joseph (4). Thomas is the only occupant that could read. All the occupants had both Irish and English. All of members of the family were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. Joseph is listed as being a scholar. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 windows. The landowner was Thomas Nee.

 

***Nee

House 12, according to the 1901 census had 10 occupants. The head of the family was Joseph (60). He was married to his wife Mary (50). Living in their house was their children Joseph (19), Maggie (14), Patrick (12), John (8), Coleman (7), Sarah (5), Dudley (2) and Festus (1). Only Patrick and John could read and write, all other occupants could not read. Joseph (60), Mary, Joseph (19), Maggie, Patrick, John and Coleman all have Irish and English. All the occupants are Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Josephs (60) occupation is listed as being a farmer, Joseph (19) is listed as being a farmer’s son and Maggie is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Patrick, John, Coleman, Sarah and Dudley are all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Joseph Nee.

 

Nee

House 13 in Bunnahown had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (52) who was married to wife Sarah (42). Living in their house at this time were their children Bridget (11), Patt (8), Daniel (6), Mary (4) and Michael (1). All the occupants could not read.  All the occupants are listed as having both English and Irish except for Michael who is listed as having only Irish. All the occupants are Roman Catholic and were all born in County Galway. Patrick is listed as being a wool weaver and Farmer. Bridget is listed as being a farmer’s daughter, Patt and Daniel are listed as being farmers sons. Mary is listed as being a scholar and Michael is listed as being an infant.  The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Nee.

 

Grealish

House 14 in Bunnahown had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census.  The head of the family was Stephen (43) who was married to Bridget (35). Living in their house at this time was their sons, Patrick (13) and Martin (10) and their daughters Mary (14), Bridget (7) and Barbara (3). Stephen, Mary and Patrick could all read and write. Martin could read only. All other occupants could not read or write. All occupants had both Irish and English except Bridget (35) and Barbara. All occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Stephen was listed as being a farmer. Patrick, Martin, Mary and Bridget are all listed as Scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Stephen Grealish.

 

O Loughlin

House 15 in Bunnahown had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Coleman (43), who was married to Lizzie (30). Both occupants spoke both English and Irish. Both could also read and write. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Coleman’s occupation was listed as being a farmer.  The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Coleman O Loughlin.

 

Conneely

According to the 1901 census, 4 people occupied house 16 in Bunnahown. The head of the family was Martin (70) who was married to Catherine (60). Living in their house at this time was their son Patrick (35) and their daughter Mary (30). Only Patrick could read and write, all other occupants could not read. All have both English and Irish. All were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Martin’s occupation is given as being a Farmer, Patricks is given as being a farmer’s son and Mary is given as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with one room. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

 

King

3 people occupied house 17 in Bunnahown according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Hugh (30). He was married to wife Margaret (30). Living in their house was their daughter Mary (2). Both Hugh and Catherine could read and write and both have English and Irish. All were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Hugh’s occupation is given as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

 

Nee

8 people occupied house 18 in Bunnahown according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas Dan (40), who was married to wife Bridget (35). Living in their house at this time was their children Bridget (10), Michael (8), Patrick (7), Honor (5), Coleman (4) and Martin (2). Thomas, Bridget (10) and Michael could all read and write. Patrick could read only. All other occupants could not read. Thomas, Bridget (35), Bridget (10), Michael and Patrick all have both English and Irish. All were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas’s occupation is given as being a weaver (wool). Bridget (10), Michael, Patrick, Honor and Coleman are all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Nee.

 

Nee

The final house in Bunnahown according to the 1901 census had 11 occupants. The head of the family was Patrick Joe (41). He was married to Mary (40). Living in their house at this time was their children, Stephen (14), Annie (13), Thos (12), Coleman (11), Patt (10), Peter (9), Joseph (8), Mary (4) and John (1). Thos, Coleman and Patt could all read, all the other occupants could not read. Only Annie and Thos have both English and Irish all other occupants have only Irish. All were born in County Galway except Annie and Thos who were born in America. All occupants are Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation is given as being a farmer.  Stephen, Peter and Joseph are all listed as being farmers sons. Annie is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Thos, Coleman and Patt are all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Nee.

 

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Bunnahown

Ann Conneely Application No. C17 96. Anne’s application was received on 02/01/1917 and had an address at that time of Mrs Anne Conneely, Inislacken, Roundstone, Co. Galway. Her parents’ names were given as Michl and Bridget Conneely.  Her search was returned on 05/01/1917.

 

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Bunnahown

According to Griffiths Valuation, the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Company owned 71 acres, 3 roods and 29 perches. in Bunnahown. This land was rented to Mark Ridge, James Ridge, Michael Conneely, John Ridge, Patrick Conneely, Daniel Nee, Bridget Toole, John Nee, Barbara Nee, Barbara Lee, Mary Mannion, Patrick Nee, Martin Nee and Patrick Conrey. The Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. rented 71 acres, 3 roods and 29 perches. Mark Ridge leased on which he had a house and offices. Mark Ridge paid an annual rate of £6 and 10s, £6 for the land and 10s for the buildings. James Ridge paid an annual rate of £2 and 10s for his land. On his land, he had a house which he paid 5s for annually. Michael Conneely paid an annual rate of £1 and 12s for his land, on which he had a house. Michael Conneely paid an annual rate of 5s for his house. John Ridge leased land for which he paid £1 and 17s annually. Patrick Conneely leased land for which he paid £6. Daniel Nee leased a house foe which he paid annually 5s. Bridget Toole leased a house for which he paid 5s annually. John Nee leased a house for which he paid an annual amount of 5s. Barbara Nee leased a house for which she paid 5s. Barbara Lee leased a house for which she paid 5s. Thomas Ridge leased a house and paid 8s annually. Mary Mannion leased a house and paid 5s annually. Mark Ridge leased a house and paid 8s annually. James Ridge leased a house and paid 5s annually for the house. Patrick Conneely leased a house for 5s annually. Martin Nee leased a house for 5s annually. Patrick Conrey leased a house and paid 5s for the house.

 

1670 Down Survey for Bunnahown

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Cashell. The 1641 owner was Murragh O’Flaharty, Catholic and in 1670 the owner was the Protestant John Brown.

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