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Derryclare across Lough Inagh
Roger Harrison

Townland:                                  Derryclare

Civil Parish:                                Moyrus

Barony:                                       Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                          Roundstone

District Electoral Division:     Bencorr

Area:                                           2529.38 acres / 2529 acres, 1 rood, 20 perches


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

1911 Census for Derryclare  (no records)

1901 Census for Derryclare  (no records)

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


Galway Library for Derryclare

Logainm for Derryclare

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Derryclare


Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Derryclare

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) shows that the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. had a fishing lodge on 2383 acres, 2 roods and 21 perches of land which had annual ratable valuation of £9 for the land and £1 5s for the lodge. There were also 147 acres and 3 roods of water. The Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. also owned 5 islands with no agricultural value of 3 roods and 10 perches.


1670 Down Survey for Derryclare

The 1670 Down Survey names for this townland were Dereiregh (Laughavoye, Shanackenonule, Glenan, Byrh & Inishmiskry, Clunely, Glannarud, Knockanevodda and Shannacourragh. The 1641 owner was Ferdinando Follin, a Catholic and in 1670 the owners were Richard Martin, a Catholic and the Protestant Sir Thomas Meredith.

This page was added on 11/06/2018.

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