Derryvickrune

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Derryvickrune

Author: Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

 

Townland:                                Derryvickrune

Civil Parish:                              Moyrus

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Roundstone

District Electoral Division:    Derrycunlagh

Area:                                         912.91 acres / 912 acres, 3 roods, 25 perches

 

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

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

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Galway Library for Derryvickrune

1670 Down Survey for Derryvickrune

Logainm for Derryvickrune

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Derryvickrune

 

1911 Census for Derryvickrune

Overview of Derryvickrune in 1911

There were 2 houses in the townland and they were both occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. House 1 was a 2nd class dwelling and house 2 was a 3rd class. They were both constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls with thatch, wood or perishable materials for roofing. House 1 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 2 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows. The enumerator for the area was Const. Patrick Conaty (sic).

 

Mannion

The head of the first house in Derryvickrune was Michael (59) and he had been married to Briget (sic) (55) for 28 years and in that time they had had 8 children and 7 of those had survived. They lived with their 7 children and they were Patrick (22), Briget (sic) (20), John (18), Stephen (15), Michael (13), Martin (11) and Anthony (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Michael (59) and Briget (sic) (55) could not read and all the children could read and write. Michael (59) was a farmer, Briget (55) was a farmer’s wife, Patrick and John were farmer’s sons, Briget (sic) (20) was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Mannion.

 

Mannion

Mary (68) was the sole occupant of house 2 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. The house was a 3rd class dwelling and had between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Mary Mannion.

 

1901 Census for Derryvickrune

Overview of Derryvickrune in 1901

There were only 3 houses in the townland in 1901 but house 3 was unoccupied but the landholder was M.G.W. Railway Co. Houses 1 and 2 were occupied and listed as being private dwellings. The houses were both constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and they had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1 was a 2nd class dwelling and house 3 was a 3rd class. House 1 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 2 had between 2 and 4 rooms with 2 windows. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Kelly.

 

Mannion                                 (additional surname: Clancy and Mulkern)

The head of this Mannion family was Michael (45) and he was married to Bridget (40) and they shared the house with 2 step sons, Joseph Mulkern (17), Thomas Mulkern (16), 6 of their children, Patrick (10), Bridget (10), John (8), Stephen (5), Michael (4) and Martin (5mths) and also in the house was a boarder, Martin Clancy (26). They were all Roman Catholic with Joseph and Thomas being bor in America and the others all being born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of the 2 youngest children, Michael and Martin. Only Thomas, Patrick, Bridget (10) and Martin Clancy could read and write. Michael (45) was a farmer, Bridget (40) was a farmer’s wife, Joseph and Thomas were agricultural labourers, Patrick, John and Stephen were farmer’s sons, Bridget (10) was a farmer’s daughter and Martin Clancy was a railway ganger. The house they all shared was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Michael Mannion.

 

Mannion

The head of this Mannion family was Mary (35) and she shared the house with her nephew, John (14). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Mary was listed as being a farmer and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and the landholder was Mary Mannion.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Derryvickrune

The Directors of the Law Life Assurance Company owned a herd’s house and offices on 781 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches of land which had an annual ratable valuation of £7 10s for the land and 5s for the buildings. There were also 70 acres, 2 roods and 20 perches of water in the townland.

This page was added on 17/07/2018.

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