Civil Parish: Moyrus
Church Parish: Carna
District Electoral Division: Owengowla
Area: 525.98 acres / 525 acres, 3 roods, 36 perches
1911 Census for Glenaruid (no records)
Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Glenaruid (no records)
According to the 1901 census, there was only 1 house in Glenaruid. This house had 4 occupants. John (72) was the head of the family. He was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his children Joseph (22), Stephen (18) and Anne (15). All occupants could not read. All occupants have both English and Irish except for John who has only Irish. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. John’s occupation is given as being a Herd and Agri Labourer. Both Joseph and Stephen are listed as herd and Anne is listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a calf house. The landowner was Joseph Cooke.
According to Griffiths Valuation, the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. owned 550 acres, 3 roods and 13 perches. This land was rented to James and John Cooke. James rented 537 acres and 37 perches. John rented 13 acres 2 roods and 10 acres. For this land, James paid £4 and 15s.