Inishlacken

Inis Leacan

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                 Inishlacken

Civil Parish:                              Moyrus

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Roundstone

District Electoral Division:    Roundstone

Area:                                         157.03 acres / 157 acres, 0 roods, 5 perches

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Inishlacken

Logainm for Inishlacken

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Inishlacken

 

1911 Census for Inishlacken

Overview of Inishlacken in 1911.

There were a total of 25 houses in Inishlacken in 1911 but 3 houses, 5, 9 and 10 were unoccupied, however, the landholder of house 9 was Martin Woods and house 10 was Patrick McDonagh. House 5 was listed as the Inishlacken national school and all the others were private dwellings. The buildings were all constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1, 2, 7, 11, 18 and 20 were 2nd class dwellings while all the others were 3rd class. House 13 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 4, 12, 16 and 22 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front and house 15 had 3 rooms and 1 window in the front. Houses 3, 6, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21 and 23 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 10, 17, 19 and 24 had 3 rooms and 2 windows and houses 1, 2, 7, 11, 18 and 20 had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 25 outbuildings, 15 cow houses, 2 calf houses and 8 piggeries. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 117 people in the townland, 63 males and 54 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Francis McGlynn.

 

Green

The head of the first family in Inishlacken was Val (65) and he had been married to Catherine (64) for 34 years and they had had 11 children with 9 of those surviving. They shared the house with 5 of those children, Colman (16), Kate (13), Barbara (11), John (8) and Martin (35) and also in the house at that time was a nephew, Val (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Val (65), Catherine, Colman and Val (12) spoke both Irish and English. Catherin could read only and Val (65), Colman, Kate, Barbara and Martin could read and write. Val (65) was a farmer and carpenter, Colman was a farmer’s son, Martin was a sergeant in the Royal Ingineers [sic][i] and Kate, Barbara, John and Val (12) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a calf house and a piggery. The landholder was Val Green.

 

Conneely                                                                     (additional surname: Griffin)

The head of this household was Patrick (67) and he had been married to Anne (69) for 45 years and they had had 8 children and 6 of those had survived to that time. They shared the house with their son, Martin (21) and a granddaughter, Annie Griffin (8). They were all Roman Catholic and Patrick and Anne were listed as being born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Anne, could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Annie was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Pat Conneely.

 

Toole

The widower, John (71) lived in this house with his son, Thos (12) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Thos could read and write and John was a farmer and Thos was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was John Toole.

 

Toole

Frank (77) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (70) and had been for 36 years and they had had 8 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children and they were, James (23), Patrick (21) and Mary (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write. Frank was a farmer and James and Patrick were farm labourers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Frank Toole.

 

House 5 was unoccupied.

 

McDonagh

Mary (60), a widow, was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her son, Michael (20). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke both Irish and English and only Michael could read and write. Mary was a farmer and Michael was a farm labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was McDonagh.

 

McDonagh

James (70) was the head of this family and he had been married to Barbara (62) for 38 years and during that time they had had 9 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of their sons, Martin (23), Patrick (21) and John (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write. James was a farmer and the sons were all farm labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was James McDonagh.

 

Woods

Matt (40), who was a widower, was the head of this family in house 8 and he lived there with 3 of his children, Bridget (6), Mary (4) and Thomas (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Matt spoke both Irish and English but none of the family could read. Matt was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Matt Woods.

 

House 9 was unoccupied.

 

House 10 was unoccupied.

 

McDonagh

There were 6 members of this family living in house 11 and the head was Philip (50) who had been married to Mary Anne for 30 years and they had had 9 children with 6 of those surviving. They shared the house with 4 of their children, Joseph (20), Michael (16), Bridget (13) and Valentine (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Philip and Mary Anne spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write. Philip was a farmer, Joseph was a fisherman, Michael was a farm labourer and Bridget and Valentine were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and piggery. The landholder was Philip McDonagh.

 

Coneely [sic]

Thomas (69) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (56) for 37 years and during that marriage they had had 10 children and 9 of those had survived until that time. They lived with 3 of those children, Michael (30), Norah (20) and Patrick (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Michael was a fisherman and Patrick was a farm labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house and piggery. The landholder was Thomas Conneely.

 

Reilly

Bridget (45) was listed as the head of this family and she had been married for 16 years and had had 6 children. There was no mention of her husband in this entry. She shared the house with 5 of those children, Rosie (12), Katie (10), John (9), James (7) and Bridget (3). They were all Roman Catholic with Rosie and Katie being born in America and the others were born in Co. Galway. Bridget (45) spoke Irish and English and the 4 eldest children could read and write and they were also scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Bridget Reilly.

 

Woods

The widow, Mary (73) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her son, James (40) who had been married to Barbara (36) for 7 years and they had had 5 children with 4 of those surviving and they also lived in the house and were, Mary (6), Bridget (4), Martin (2) and John (under 1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (73), James and Barbara spoke Irish and English but none of the family could read. Mary (73) was a farmer, James was a farm labourer and Mary (6) and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Mary Woods.

 

Woods

Martin (34) had been married to Bridget (34) for 10 years and they had 5 children, Mary (9), Annie (7), Pat (5), Norah (3) and John (9mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin and Bridget spoke Irish and English and Bridget, Mary, Annie and Pat could read and write. Martin was a fisherman and Mary, Annie and Pat were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Martin Woods (Martin).

 

Woods

There were 8 members of this woods family and the head was John (40) and he had been married to Anne (28) for 11 years and they had had 7 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with those 6 children, Tom (10), John (8), Mary (7), Anne (6), Pat (5) and Katie (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke both Irish and English and Anne (28), Tom, John, Mary (7), and Anne (6) could read and write. John (40) was a farmer and Tom, John (8) and Mary (7) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was John Woods.

 

Woods                                                                                     (additional surname: Baker)

The head of this household was listed as being Patrick (64) and he had been married to Bridget (58) for 30 years and they had 8 children and all had survived. Four of those children lived in the house with them and they were Anne (19), Maggie (17), Michael (15) and Ellen (12) and also in the house at that time was Bridget’s mother, Mary Baker (76). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Bridget spoke Irish and English and Mary spoke only Irish. The 4 children could read and write and Patrick was a farmer, Michael was a general labourer and Ellen was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Patrick Woods.

 

McDonagh

Of the 10 members of this family in house 18, Thomas (45) was the head and he had been married to Bridget (40) for 21 years and the had had 9 children with 8 of those surviving. They shared the house with those children and they were, Martin (20), Festy (14), Annie (12), Bridget (10), Norah (8), John (6), Barbar [sic] (4) and Thomas (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English. Norah and John could read only and Martin, Festy, Annie and Bridget could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Martin was a fisherman and Festy, Annie, Bridget, Norah and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Thomas McDonagh.

 

Coneely [sic]

Michael (44) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (43) for 14 years and they had 7 children, Mary (12), Joe (10), Annie (9), Michael (8), Bridget (5), Patrick (4) and Maggie (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Mary (12), Joe, Annie and Michael (8) could read and write and were scholars. Michael (44) was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Walsh

The widow, Bridget (76) was listed as being the head of this family and she shared the house with 3 children, Thomas (49), Michael (43) and Annie (52), who was a widow, and also in the house were 2 grandchildren, Catherine (16) and John (14). Bridget, Thomas, Michael and Annie were all born in Co. Galway, Catherine and John were born in Boston City and they were all Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of John. Only Catherine and John could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Thomas and John were farm labourers and Michael was a fisherman. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a calf house and a piggery. The landholder was Bridget Walsh.

 

House 21 was unoccupied.

 

Conneely

The widower, Colman (69) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his son, John (24) and daughter, Norah (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Colman could read only, John could not read and Norah could read and write. Colman was a farmer and John was a farm labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Coleman Conneely.

 

Conneely                                                                     (additional surname: Woods)

The widow, Julia (65) lived in this house with her grandson, John Woods (8). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Julia spoke both Irish and English, but only John could read and write. Julia was a farmer and John was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Julia Conneely.

 

Coneely [sic]

Stephen (65) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (65) for 31 years and they had had 6 children with 5 of those having survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Patrick (18), Michael (16) and James (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Stephen, Bridget and Patrick spoke both Irish and English and Patrick and James could also read and write. Stephen was a farmer, Patrick was a fisherman, Michael was a farm labourer and James was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Stephen Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of the last house in Inishlacken was Martin (66) and he was married to Mary (67) and had been for 26 years and they had had 7 children with 4 surviving, Stephen (24), Mark (23), Thomas (17) and Mary (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, although there was no place of birth listed for Mary (13). Both parents spoke both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Stephen and Mark were fishermen, Thomas was a farmer labourer and Mary was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

 

1901 Census for Inishlacken

Overview of Inishlacken in 1901.

There were 22 houses in Inishlacken with 21 being occupied, house 22 was unoccupied and was the national school (ordinary). The occupied houses were all listed as being private dwellings and were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. House 2 was a 2nd class dwelling and all the others were 3rd class. House 19 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 1, 3, 5, 9-12, 20 and 21 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses, 6 and 17 had 3 rooms and 1 window to the front and houses 15 and 16 had 2 rooms and 2 windows. Houses 4, 7, 13, 14 and 18 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 8 had 4 rooms and 2 windows and house 2 had 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total 132 people in the townland at that time, 71 males and 61 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Charles Laidley [sic].

 

Conneely                                                                     (additional surname: McDonagh)

Michael (32) was the head of the first family in Inishlacken and he was married to Mary (32) and they shared the house with 3 children, Mary (3), Joseph (2) and Annie (2mths). Also in the house at that time was a servant, Bridget McDonagh (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Mary (32) and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and Mary (32) and Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer and fisherman and Bridget was a general servant. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Walsh

The widow, Bridget (60) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 3 of her children, Thomas (30), Michael (25) and Annie (33), a widow, and also 3 grandchildren, James (13), Catherine (8) and John (6). They were all Roman Catholic and the grandchildren were all born in America and the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Bridget, Thomas and Michael could not read, John could read only and all the others could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son, Michael was a fisherman, Annie was a farmer’s daughter and James, Catherine and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Walsh.

 

Conneely

The widower, Colman (50) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his daughter, Honor (15) and son John (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could both read and write. Colman was a farmer, Honor was a farmer’s daughter and John was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Colman Conneely.

 

Conneely

Judy (45), a widow, was the head of this family in house 4 and she lived with 2 sons, Stephen (19) and Thomas (16) and her mother, Bridget (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Stephen and Thomas could read and write. Judy was a farmer, Stephen was a fisherman and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Judy Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of this Conneely family was Stephen (40) and he was married to Bridget (40) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, John (16), Mary (14), Patrick (8), Michael (5) and James (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Michael and James, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick could read only and John and Mary could read and write. Stephen was a farmer, John was a fisherman and Mary, Michael and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Stephen Conneely.

 

Conneely

The head of this family in house 6 was Martin (50) and he was married to Mary (48) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Stephen (14), Mark (13), Thomas (7), Mary (2) and Annie (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, apart from Mary (2) who spoke only Irish. Martin, Mary (48) and Mary (2) could not read, Thomas could read only and Stephen, Mark and Annie could read and write. Martin was a farmer and fisherman, Stephen, Mark and Thomas were scholars and Annie was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

Connolly

Patrick (52) lived in this house with his wife, Annie (50) and 3 of their children Mary (15), Michael (13) and Martin (11).  All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Annie, could read and write. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick was a farmer and fisherman, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Michael and Martin were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Connolly.

 

Greene

There were 10 people in this household and the head was listed as being Valentine (48) and he was married to Catherine (48) and they shared the house with 8 of their children, Patrick (20), Mary (18), Annie (14), Bridget (11), Stephen (7), Colman (5), Catherine (3) and Barbara (8mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from the 3 youngest members of the family, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Catherine (3) and Barbara could not read, Catherine (40) and Colman could read only and all the others could read and write. Valentine was a farmer and house carpenter, Patrick was a farmer’s son, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Annie, Bridget, Stephen and Colman were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Valentine Greene.

 

Toole

Frank (67) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (40) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, John (20), Stephen (16), Michael (14), James (13), Patrick (12) and Mary (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Frank was a farmer, John and Stephen were fishermen and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Frank Toole.

 

Toole

The head of this Toole family was the widower, John (61) who lived in the house with 6 of his children, Bridget (23), Patrick (18), Anne (17), Mary (12), Margaret (9) and Thomas (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Young Thomas, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. John and Thomas could not read and all the others could read and write. John was a farmer and fisherman, Bridget and Anne were farmer’s daughters, Patrick was a fisherman and Mary and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was John Toole.

 

Baker                                                                          (additional surname: Clarke)

Patrick (62) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (60) and they lived with their son, Michael (30) and grandson, Thomas Clarke (8). They were all Roman Catholic and Thomas was born in America while the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael and Thomas could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Thomas was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Baker.

 

McDonagh

The widow, Mary (38) was the head of this household and she shared the house with 3 daughters, Mary (18), Bridget (11) and Anne (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the daughters could read and write. Mary (38) was a farmer, Mary (18) was a farmer’s daughter and Bridget and Anne were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Mary McDonagh.

 

McDonagh

James (45) was the head of this family and he was married to Barbara (41) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Michael (19), Martin (12), Patrick (8), Honor (8) and John (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could all read and write. James was a farmer and fisherman, Michael was a fisherman and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was James McDonagh.

 

House 14 was divided into 2, houses 14.1 and 14.2.

Flatley

14.1

Michael (35) was the sole occupant of this house and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Mayo. He could speak both Irish and English, could read and write and was a national school teacher. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and the landholder was Michael Woods.

Woods

14.2

Michael (69) was the head of this family and he was married to Nora (65) and they lived in the house with their son, Mathias (30) and 2 grandsons, Martin (8) and John (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Michael and Nora could read only and the others could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Mathias was a fisherman and Martin and John were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Woods.

 

McDonagh

Phelim (40) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary Anne (35) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Patrick (15), John (13), Joseph (8), Michael (5) and Bridget (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from the 2 youngest children, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Phelim and Bridget could not read, Michael could read only and the others could all read and write. Phelim was a farmer and fisherman, Patrick was a fisherman and John, Joseph and Michael were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Phelim McDonagh.

 

Conneely

Thomas (50) was the head of this Conneely family in house 16 and he was married to Mary (42) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Michael (23), Annie (14), Margaret (12), Sarah (10), Honor (10) and Patrick (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Conneely.

 

McDonagh

The head of the family in house 17 was Patrick (40) who was married to Catherine (40) and they lived in the house with 5 children, Mary (14), John (12), Anne (10), Michael (6) and Margaret (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from the 2 youngest children, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick and Margret could not read, Michael could read only and all the others could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and the 4 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick McDonagh.

 

Woods                                                                         (additional surname: Connolly)

Martin (70) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (66) and they lived in the house with their son, Martin (21), granddaughter, Bridget (9) and a cousin, Laurence Connolly (60). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Martin (21), Bridget and Laurence could read and write. Martin (70) was a farmer, Martin (21) and Laurence (60) were fishermen and Bridget was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Martin Woods.

 

Woods

The head of the family in house 19 was John (31) and he was married to Anne (18) and they shared the house with their son, Thomas (6mths) and a niece, Annie (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from baby Thomas, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and Anne and Annie could read and write. John was a farmer and Annie was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and the landholder was John Woods.

 

Woods

There were 9 members of this family and the head was Patrick (50) and he was married to Bridget (37) and they lived in the house with 7 of their children, Mary (16), Patrick (14), Honor (11), Anne (9), Margaret (8), Michael (3) and Ellen (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Michael and Ellen, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and the 5 eldest children could read and write. Patrick (50) was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and Patrick, Honor, Anne and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Woods.

 

McDonagh

Thomas (30) was the head of the last family in Inishlacken and he was married to Bridget (28) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, Martin (5), Mary (3), Festus (2) and Annie (1) and also in the house was a brother of Thomas’, Valentine (27). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the adults could speak both Irish and English but only Bridget could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Valentine was a fisherman and Martin was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Thomas McDonagh.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Inishlacken

Colman R. Broughton was the immediate lessor of plot 1, that had an area of 71 acres, 3 roods and 36 perches, and he leased out 11 tenements to the following:

 

Plot 1a: Stephen Conneely leased a house and office for £2 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings

Plot 1b: Bartholomew Conneely paid £4 6s for land and 15s for a house.

Plot 1c: Anthony Baker paid £2 10s for land and 7s for a house.

Plot 1d: Richard McDonough leased a house and land for £1 18s for the land and 7s for the house.

Plot 1e: John Foloe [sic] leased a house and land for £1 18s for the land and 5s for the house.

Plot 1f: Michael King leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1g: Bartholomew King paid £1 18s for land and 3s for a house.

Plot 1h: Mark Cloonan paid £1 18s for land and 3s for a house.

Plot 1i: Patrick Ball leased a house and land for £1 10s for the land and 3s for the house.

Plot 1j: Patrick Timmons paid 12s for land and 3s for a house.

Plot 1k: Philip Toole paid £1 18s for some land.

 

Christ. R. Broughton was the immediate lessor of plot 2, that had an area of 57 acres and 2 roods, and he leased 7 tenements to the following:

 

Plot 2a: Christ. R. Broughton had, in fee, a house and offices on 57acres and 2 roods of land that had an annual ratable valuation of £18 for the land and £4 10s for the buildings.

Plot 2b: Eneas [sic] McDonald paid 5s for a house.

Plot 2c: Martin McDonald leased a house and office for 12s.

Plot 2d: Michael Wood paid 5s for house.

Plot 2e: John Duane leased a house for 3s.

Plot 2f: Philip Toole leased a house for 5s.

Plot 2g: John Bolton paid 7s for a house.

Plot 2h: Bartholomew Kearns leased a house for 3s.

 

1670 Down Survey for Inishlacken

The Down Survey name for this area was Innislackere. The 1641 (Pre-Cromwell) owner was Murragh O’Flaharty and in 1670 (Post-Cromwell) the owner was Roger Blake and both were listed as being Catholics. There were 29 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 28 plantation acres of profitable land and those 28 plantation acres were forfeited.

[i] Most likely Royal Engineers.

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