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Townland:                                Glinsk

Civil Parish:                              Moyrus

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                        Carna

District Electoral Division:   Knockboy

Area:                                         1203.68 acres / 1203 acres, 2 roods, 28 perches

 

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

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Glinsk (No records)

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Galway Library for Glinsk

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NUI Galway Digital Collections for Glinsk

 

1911 Census for Glinsk

Overview of Glinsk in 1911

There were a total of 21 houses in Glinsk in 1911 and house 21 was not occupied as it was the national school but the landholder was Mathias McGrath. All the other houses were listed as being private dwellings. They were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house 15 had slate, iron or tiles for roofing and all the other houses had only thatch, wood or other perishable material for roofing. Houses 8, 9 and 15 were 2nd class dwellings while all the others were 3rd class. Houses 10, 14, 17 and 19 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, Houses 1-7, 11-13, 16, 18 and 20 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 8 and 9 had 2 rooms and 3 windows and house 15 had 2 rooms and 5 windows. The out-offices and farm-steadings return (form B2) shows that there were a total of 23 out buildings in the townland of Glinsk consisting of 3 stables, 15 cow houses, 4 piggeries and a barn. The enumerator’s abstract return (form N) shows that there were a total of 123 people in Glinsk at that time, 63 male and 60 female. The enumerator for the townland was Const. James Clarke.

McGrath

The first house in Glinsk was that of the McGrath family and the head of this family was Hugh (45) who was married to Barbara (40) and had been for 13 years and in that time they had had 5 children and all of those had survived. Those 5 children also lived with them and they were Mary (12), Bridget (10), Barbra (8), Michael (6) and Hugh McDara (3). Also in the house was Hugh’s sister, Mary (70). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and Michael could read only, Hugh McDara and Mary (70) could not read but all the others could read and write. Hugh was a farmer and Mary (12), Bridget, Barbra and Michael were all scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Hugh McGrath was the landholder.

McGrath

House 2 was also a McGrath household and in this case the head of the family was Mathias (76) and he had been married to Bridget (75) for 45 years and in that time they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with their son, Michael (48) and their daughter Mary (40). Bridget spoke only Irish and the others could speak Irish and English but only Michael and Mary could read and write. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mathias was a farmer, Michael, a farmer’s son and Mary, a housekeeper. They lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house and a piggery. Mathias McGrath was the landholder.

Conneely                            (additional surnames: Gorham and Ridge)

The head of the Conneely family in house 3 was the widow Mary (30) and she shared the house with 5 of her children, Joseph (6), Mary (6), Maggie (4), Thomas (2) and Annie and 2 visitors were also in the house at that time, Michael Gorham (23) and Mary Ridge (42) who was married and had been for 8 years and she had 3 children. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English but only Mary (30), Joseph, Mary (6) and Michael could read and write. Mary (30) was listed as being a farmer and Michael was a farm labourer and Joseph and Mary (6) were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Mary Conneely was the landholder.

Ridge

Mary (39) was the head of the family in house 4 and she shared the house with 8 of her children and they were, Michael (12), Mary (10), Maggie (8), Bridget (7), Honor (6), Colman (4), Patrick (3) and Joseph (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English with the exception of baby Joseph. Colman, Patrick and Joseph could not read but all the others could read and write. Mary (39) was a farmer and Michael, Mary (10), Maggie, Bridget, Honor and Colman were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Mary Ridge was the landholder.

Casey

Bartley (42) was the head of the family and he had been married to Sarah (40) for 14 years and in that time they had had 8 children and all of those had survived. They shared the house with those 8 children, Mary Anne (12), Joseph (11), Barbara (10), Bridget (8), John (7), Francis (5), who was listed as being dumb, Sarah (3) and Colman (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Francis, Sarah (3) and Colman all spoke both Irish and English. Francis, Sarah (3) and Colman could not read, Francis could read only and the rest could all read and write. Bartley was a farmer and Mary Anne, Joseph, Barbara, Bridget, John and Francis were all scholars. The house they all lived in was a2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Bartley Casey was the landholder.

Keane

Pat (74) was the head of this family in house 6 and he was married to Bridget (75) and had been for 44 years and in that time they had had 9 children but only 3 of those had survived. They shared the house with their granddaughter, Barbara (12). Pat spoke only Irish and the other 2 spoke both Irish and English. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Barbara could read and write. Pat was a farmer and Barbara was a scholar. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Pat Keane (Tom) was the landholder.

Keane

The head of this Keane family was John (44) and he had been married to Bridgit (40) for 14 years and in that time they had had 7 children and 6 of those had survived. Those 6 children lived with them and they were Peter (13), Patt (11), James (10), Joseph (6), Micheal (3) and Mary (1 month). All were Roman Catholic and John and Bridgit were born in Co. Galway and the children were all born in America. All, with the exception of Micheal and Mary, spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. John and Bridgit were listed as being farmers and Peter, Patt and James were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable, a cow house and a piggery. John Keane was the landholder.

Keane

The head of the Keane family in house 8 was Pat (50) and he was married to Mary (47) and had been for 17 years and in that time they had had 7 children, all of whom had survived. All of those children lived with them and they were Thomas (16), Mary (14), Patrick (12) John (10), Colman (9), Martin (13) and Bridget (3 mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (47) spoke only Irish, baby Bridget had nothing listed for language and the others all spoke both Irish and English. Pat (50), Mary (47) and Martin could not read but the others could all read and write. Pat was a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son and Patrick, John, Colman and Martin were all scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house and they had cow house. Pat Keane (Peter) was the landholder.

Keane                                 (additional surname: O’Donnell)

House 9 was another Keane household and the head of this family was Martin (75) and he had been married to Maggie (70) for 42 years and in that time they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Bridget (36), their son, Colman (32), their grandson, Patrick O’Donnell and their son, John (27). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Maggie spoke only Irish and the rest of the family all spoke Irish and English. Only Colman, Bridget and John could read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer, Bridget was a housekeeper and Colman and John were farmer’s sons. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a stable and a cow house. Martin Keane (Pat) was the landholder.

O’Donnell

Colman (41) was the head of the family in house 10 and he had been married to Sarah (40) for 8 years and in that time they had had 4 children and all of those had survived. Three of those children were in the house at that time and they were Bridget (4), Mary (3) and Maggie (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Colman and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and Sarah spoke only Irish. Only Colman could read and write. Colman was listed as being a farmer. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Colman O’Donnell was the landholder.

Keane

The head of this Keane family was Martin (40) and he had been married to Mary (39) for 18 years and they had had 10 children and 8 of those had survived. Those 8 children lived with them and they were Colman (16), Barbra (15), Mary (12), Honor (10), Bridget (6), John (11), Patrick (3) and Thomas (1) and also in the house at that time was Martin’s step mother, Mary (70), who was a widow. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except for baby Thomas. Colman, Barbra, Mary (12), Honor, Bridget and John could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Colman was listed as a farmer’s son, Barbra, was a farmer’s daughter and Mary (12), Honor, Bridget and John were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Keane (Tom) was the landholder.

Heanue

The widower Patrick (73) was the head of this family in house 12 and he shared the house with 2 of his sons, Martin (42) and Patrick (30) who had been married to Bridget (36) for 2 years and they had 1 child, Patrick (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and only Patrick (30) could read and write. Patrick (73) was a farmer, Martin was listed as a farmer’s son and Patrick (30) was a farm labourer. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Patrick Heanue was the landholder.

McDonagh

Michael (33) was the head of the family and he had been married to Maggie (35) for 4 years and they had had 2 children and both had survived. Those 2 children were Patrick (3) and John (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and Michael and Maggie could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Maggie was a farmer’s wife and Patrick and John were farmer’s sons. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Michael McDonagh was the landholder.

McGrath

Penelope (73), a widow, who had been married for 54 years and had had 9 children of which 7 had survived, was the head of the family. She shared the house with 2 daughters, Penelope (43) and Barbara (38) and a niece Maggie (9). Maggie was born in America and the rest were all born in Co. Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Penelope (73) and Penelope (43) spoke only Irish and Barbara and Maggie spoke both Irish and English. Barbara could read only and Maggie could read and write. Penelope (73) was a farmer’s wife, Penelope (43) and Barbara were listed as a farmer’s daughters. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and a barn. Penelope McGrath was the landholder.

Keaney

The head of the family in house 15 was Thomas (68) and he had been married to Margaret (62) for 33 years and they had had 14 children and 11 of those had survived. Six of those children lived with them and they were Joseph (22), Ellen (19), Thomas (18), Bridget (16), Peter (14) and Kate (12). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and all the family could read and write. Thomas (68) was a farmer, Joseph and Thomas (18) were listed as a farmer’s sons, Ellen was a farmer’s daughter and Bridget, Peter and Kate were scholars. The house they all loved in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and had a stable, cow house and a piggery. Thomas Keaney was the landholder.

Keaney

The head of this Keaney family was Martin (74) and he lived with his sister, Annie (69). Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke both Irish and English and neither of them could read or write. Martin was a farmer and Annie was a housekeeper. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Martin Keaney was the landholder.

Keaney

House 17 was another Keaney home. The head of this family was Pat (58) and he had been married to Sarah (35) for 12 years and in that time they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. Four of those children were in the house at that time and they were Mary (10), Joseph (8), Bartley (6) and Annie (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except baby Annie. Sarah, Mary, Joseph and Bartley could read and write. Pat was a farmer and Mary, Joseph and Bartley were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Pat Keaney was the landholder.

McGrath

The head of this McGrath family was Joseph (50) and he had been married to Honor (49) for 13 years and they had had 2 children and both had survived. Those children were Mary (12) and Joseph (9). All spoke both Irish and English except Honor, who only spoke Irish. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph (50), Mary and Joseph (9) could read and write. Joseph (50) was farmer, Honor was a farmer’s wife and Mary and Joseph (9) were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a cow house and a piggery. Joseph McGrath was the landholder.

Molloy

Bartley (88) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (76) and had been for 40 years and in that time they had had 7 children and only 4 of those had survived. They shared the house with their son Peter (34). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartley and Peter spoke both Irish and English and Mary spoke only Irish and only Peter could read and write. Bartley was listed as being a farmer and Peter as a farmer’s son. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had 2 cow houses. Bartley Molloy was the landholder.

McGrath

The last house in Glinsk was that of the McGrath family and the head of the family was Dudley (44) and he had been married to Bridget (46) for 16 years and they had had 3 children and all of those had survived. They shared the house with their 3 sons, Mathias (13), Patrick (10) and Michael (7) and also in the house at that time was Dudley’s sister-in-law, Maggie (56). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and all, except Maggie, could read and write. Dudley was a farmer, Mathias, Patrick and Michael were scholars and Maggie was a housekeeper. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Dudley McGrath was the landholder.

 

 

1901 Census for Glinsk

Overview of Glinsk in 1901

According to the 1901 census there were 21 houses in the townland and they were all occupied and listed as private dwellings. They were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. All the houses were 3rd class dwellings. Houses 10, 14 and 17 had 1 room and 1 window, house 8 had 1 room and 2 windows, houses 3, 7, 12, 15 and 19 had 2 rooms and 1 window and houses 1, 2, 4-6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18 and 21 had 2 rooms and 2 windows. The out-offices and farm-steadings return shows that there were a total of 18 out buildings consisting of 11 cow houses, 6 piggeries and a fowl house. There were a total of 110 people living in the townland of Glinsk, 57 male and 53 female. The enumerator for this area was Const. Michael Scully.

Keany

The head of the first family in Glinsk was Pat (50) who was married to Sarah (25) and they shared the house with their son Coleman (10mths) and a servant Honor (7). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except baby Coleman. Only Sarah and Honor could read and write. Pat was a shoemaker and Honor was a nurse – domestic servant. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Pat Keany was the landholder.

McGrath

The head of this family was the widower Pat (84) and he shared the house with his son, Joseph (37), his daughter-in-law, Honor (30) and his granddaughter, Mary (2). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Mary, who only spoke Irish. Only Joseph could read and write. Pat and Joseph were listed as being farmers and Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. The landholder was Pat McGrath.

McGrath

The head of this McGrath family was Matthias (54) and he was married to Sarah (40) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Mary Joseph (14), Peter (13), Joseph Michl (sic) (10), Coleman John (7), Patk (sic) Martin (5), Matthias James (4) and Thomas Stephen (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except baby Thomas Stephen. Mary Joseph, Peter, Joseph Michl (sic), Coleman John and Patk (sic) Martin could all read and write. Matthias (54) was a farmer and Thomas Stephen. Mary Joseph, Peter, Joseph Michl (sic), Coleman John, Patk (sic) Martin and Matthias James were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and Matthias McGrath was the landholder.

Keaney

Thomas M.K. (65) was the head of this Keaney family in house 4 and he was married to Bridget (60) and they lived with their children 4 sons, Mark (30), John (27), Pat (25) and Thomas (23). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat and Thomas spoke both Irish and English while the others all spoke only Irish. None of the family could read or write. Thomas M.K. was listed as a farmer and all 4 of the sons were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they all shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. The landholder was listed as Thomas Keane (Mark).

Keaney

Martin (60) was the head of the family in house 5 and he lived with his sister Anne (50). Both were Roman Catholic and were born in Co. Galway. Martin spoke both Irish and English and Anne only spoke Irish. Neither of them could read. Martin was listed as a farmer and Anne, a farmer’s sister. They shared a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Martin Keany was the landholder.

McGrath

The widow Penelope (60) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 3 of her daughters, Fanny (28), Abbey (25) and Margaret (21).All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Penelope, who only spoke Irish. Abbey could read only and Margaret could read and write. Penelope was listed as being a farmer and the 3 daughters were all listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Penelope McGrath was the landholder.

Keane

The head of this Keane family in house 7 was Patrick Tom (62) and he was married to Bridget (50) and they lived with their son Patrick (17). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick Tom and Patrick spoke Irish and English and Bridget spoke only Irish and none of the family could read. Patrick Tom was listed as being a farmer and Patrick was a farmer’s son. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Keane (Tom) was the landholder.

Keane

The head of this Keane family in house 8 was Pat (40) and he was married to Mary (30) and they lived with 3 of their children, Thomas (5), Mary (3) and Martin (1). Pat spoke Irish and English and Mary and Thomas spoke only Irish and none of the family could read. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat was a farmer, Thomas and Martin were farmer’s sons and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house they all shared was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a piggery. Pat Keane (Peter) was the landholder.

Heany

Pat (55) was the head of this family and he was married to Honor (50) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Martin (30), Mary (28), Bridget (26), Patrick (24) and Michael (20).All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat, Honor and Bridget only spoke Irish but the rest all spoke both Irish and English. Only Patrick and Michael could read and write. Pat was a farmer, Martin, Patrick and Michael were farmer’s sons and Mary and Bridget were farmer’s daughters. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Pat Heany was the landholder.

Keany

There were 14 members of this Keany family and Thomas (50) was then head of the family and he was married to Margaret (45). They shared the house with 12 of their children and they were Mary (20), Margaret (18), Anne (17), Martin (15), Patt (14), Joseph (12), Ellen (10), Honor (9), Thomas (8), Bridget (6), Peter (4) and Kate (2). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except Peter, who only spoke English and baby Kate. Thomas (8) Bridget, Peter, and Kate could not read but the others could all read and write. Thomas (50) was a farmer, Margaret (45) was a farmer’s wife, Mary, Margaret (18), Anne and Kate were listed as farmer’s daughters, Martin and Peter were farmer’s sons and Patt, Joseph, Ellen, Honor, Thomas and Bridget were scholars. They all shared a single room, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Thomas Keany (Mark) was the landholder.

Keane

Martin Tom (37) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with their children Coleman (6), Barbara (4) and John (3), Martin Tom’s sister, Mary (18) and his grandmother, Mary (96), who was a widow. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (18) spoke both Irish and English and the rest all spoke only Irish. Only Mary (18) could read only and the others could not read or write. Martin Tom was a farmer, Coleman and John were farmer’s sons and Barbara and Mary (18) were listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Keane (Tom) was the landholder.

Casey

The head of this Casey family was Val (24) and he was married to Sarah (30 and they lived with their daughters Marianne (2) and Josephine (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Val and Sarah spoke Irish and English and Marianne spoke only Irish. Val and Sarah could read and write. Val was a farmer and Marianne was a scholar. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a piggery. Val Casey was the landholder.

Keane 

Peter (79) was the head of this Keane family and he was married to Catherine (64) and they lived in the house with their son, John (33), their daughter-in-law, Bridget (28) and their grandsons, peter (2) and Patrick (1). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and could read and write while Peter (79), Catherine and Peter (2) spoke only Irish and could not read. Peter (79) was a farmer and John was a farmer. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house and a piggery. Peter Keane was the landholder.

McGrath

Matthias (50) was the head of this McGrath family and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with their 3 children Michael (30), Mary (23) and Martin (18). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English and only Michael, Mary and Martin could read and write. Matthias was a wool-weaver, Michael and Martin were farmer’s sons and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house that they all lived in was a 1 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Matthias McGrath was the landholder.

Gorham                              (additional surname: Folan)

The head of this family was the widower Matthias (50) and he lived with his daughter, Mary (20) and also in the house at that time was a visitor, Barbara Folan (74). Matthias and Mary spoke Irish and English and Barbara spoke only Irish. Only Matthias and Mary could read and write. Matthias was a farmer and boat builder and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Matthias Gorham was the landholder.

Keane

House 16 was yet another Keane family home and the head of the family was Martin Pat (63) and he was married to Margaret (60) and they shared the house with their children Coleman (27), John (25), Bridget (22) and Sarah (18). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin Pat, Margaret and Sarah spoke only Irish and the others all spoke Irish and English. Only Coleman, John and Bridget could read and write. Martin Pat was a farmer, Coleman and John were farmer’s daughters and Margaret and Sarah were farmer’s daughters. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a piggery. Martin Keane (Pat) was the landholder.

McGrath

House 17 was another McGrath household. The head of this family was Martin (87) and he was married to Barbara (67) and they shared the house with their son Hugh (32), their daughter-in-law, Barbara (30) and their daughter, Mary (50). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Barbara (67) and Mary spoke only Irish while the others all spoke Irish and English. Barbara (67) and Mary could not read but the others could all read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer, Hugh, a farmer’s son and Mary, a farmer’s daughter. The house they shared was a single roomed, 3rd class house and they had a cow house. Martin McGrath was the landholder.

McGrath

House 18 was another McGrath home and the head of this family was Dudley (30) and his wife Bridget (35) and they lived with their sons, Matthias (3) and Patrick (3mths) and also in the house was Dudley’s sister-in-law, Margaret (40). Matthias spoke Irish and, apart from baby Patrick, the others all spoke Irish and English. Only Dudley and Bridget could read and write. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Dudley was a farmer, Matthias and Patrick were farmer’s sons and Margaret was a nurse – domestic servant. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. Dudley McGrath was the landholder.

Mulloy

The head of the family in house 19 was Bartley (78) and he was married to Mary (70) and they shared the house with son Peter (23). Bartley could speak Irish and English and could read only Peter could read and write and speak Irish and English and Mary could not read and spoke only Irish. All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartley was a farmer and Peter was a farmer’s son. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a fowl house. Bartley Molloy was listed as the landholder.

Keane

John Pat (28) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (42) and they lived with their 2 children Mary (2) and Barbara (9mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All spoke both Irish and English except baby Barbara and none of the family could read. John Pat was a fisherman and Mary and Barbara were fisherman’s daughters. There was no information on the house type or room numbers or who was the landholder.

Ridge

The last house in Glinsk was the home of the Ridge family and the head of the family was Mark (38) and he was married to Mary (30) and they lived with their 2 children, Michael (1) and Mary (4mths). All were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mark and Mary (30) spoke Irish and English but none of the family could read or write. Mark was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Mary, a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. Mark Ridge was the landholder.

 

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Glinsk

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) shows that the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. leased a number of tenements to the following tenants on 662 acres, 1 rood and 17 perches of land. Hugh McGrath paid £7 for land and 10s for a house, Martin Keany paid £4 5s for land and £1 for a house and office, Bartholomew Keany paid £4 5s for land and 15s for a house and offices and Thomas Keany paid £3 for land and £1 for a house and offices. Patrick Keane Jun. and Patrick Keane Sen. paid £4 15s for land and £1 for a house each, Thomas Keane paid £3 5s for land and 12s for a house and office and John Party paid £1 10s for land and 5s for a house. Patrick Keany leased a house from the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. for 5s, Pen Conneely leased a house from Patrick Keane Jun. 5s, Thomas Keane had a vacant house with an annual ratable valuation of 5s and Mary Mannon (sic) leased a house from Hugh McGrath for 5s and Hugh McGrath had a vacant house with a annual ratable valuation of 10s. Martin McGrath leased a house and office from the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. for 15s. The Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. leased 3 tenements on 457 acres and 5 perches of land and they were to Michael Conroy Sen. for £4 10s for land and £1 for a house and office, John Mulkerrin for £4 10s for land and 5s for a house and the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. had land for themselves a herd’s house, office and land with an annual ratable valuation of £7 10s for the land and £1 for the buildings. The Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. had a vacant house with an annual ratable valuation of 5s. Michael Conroy Jun. leased a house and a garden with an area of 14 perches from Michael Conroy Sen. for 1s for the garden and 6s for the house. Martin McGrath Jun. leased a house with a garden of 20 perches from the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. for 1s for the garden and 5s for the house. John Mulkerrin leased 2 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches of land for 14s from the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. and John Lockhart leased a house on 2 acres and 2 roods of land for 15s for the land and 10s for house. There were also 37 acres and 39 perches of water in the townland.

 

 

1670 Down Survey for Glinsk

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Slewkiroggy. The 1641 owners were Thomas McRedmond Joyce and Murrogh McDow Flaherty, both were Catholics and in 1670 the owners were Protestant College of Dublin and Maurice Thompson and Catholic Richard Martin.

 

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