Kilkieran

Cill Chiaráin

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Kilkeiran

Civil Parish:                              Moyrus

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Carna

District Electoral Division:    Skannive

Area:                                         2291.35 acres / 2291 acres, 1 rood, 15 perches

 

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

Map

Galway Library for Kilkieran

Logainm for Kilkieran

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Kilkieran

 

1911 Census for Kilkieran

Overview of Kilkieran in 1911

The census of 1911 shows that there were a total of 85 houses in the townland. With the exception of houses 83, 84 and 85, they were all listed as being occupied. Houses 4, 5, 6, 65 and 80 were listed as private dwellings and shops, house 8 was a private dwelling and lace school, house 1 was a public house, house 82 was the R.I.C. barracks, house 84 was the R.C. chapel, house 85 was the Kilkieran national school and all the others were listed as being private dwellings. Houses 14 and16 were constructed of mud, wood or other perishable materials for walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. All the others had stone, brick or concrete walls. Houses 2, 8, 9, 11-19, 21 22, 24-45, 47-75 and 77 had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing while the others all had slate, iron or tiled roofs. Houses 1, 4, 6 and 82 were 1st class dwellings, houses 2, 3, 5, 7-11, 20, 23, 31, 34, 46, 48, 49, 64, 78, 80 and 81 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 14, 32 and 63 were 4th class dwellings and the others were all 3rd class dwellings.

 

Houses 32 and 63 had 1 room and no window, houses 14, 15 and 24 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 19, 61 and 69 had 2 rooms and no windows, houses 12, 13, 16-18, 27, 29, 39, 40, 47, 53-56, 67, 68, 71-74 and 79 had 2 rooms and 1 window. Houses 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 35-38, 43-45, 49-52, 57-60, 62, 65, 66, 70, 75 and 77 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 8,9, 11, 31, 34, 41, 48, 64, 76 and 81 had 2 rooms and 3 windows, house 10 had 2 rooms and 4 windows, houses 2 and 20 had 2 rooms and 5 windows, houses 23 and 80 had 3 rooms and 3 windows and house 78 had 3 rooms and 4 windows. Houses 3 and 5 had 3 rooms and 6 windows, house 46 had 4 rooms and 2 windows, house 7 had 4 rooms and 3 windows, house 82 had 4 rooms and 6 windows, houses 1 had 4 rooms and 7 windows, house 6 had 4 rooms and 8 windows and house 4 had 6 rooms and 7 windows.

 

The out-offices and farm-steadings return shows that there were a total of 126 out buildings in Kilkieran and they consisted of 27 stables, 9 coach houses, 40 cow houses, 7 calf houses, 19 piggeries, 12 fowl houses, 5 barns, 2 turf houses, a shed, 2 stores and 2 forges. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 436 people in the townland in 1911 and they consisted of 220 male and 216 female. The enumerator for the area was Constable Thomas U. Loughlin.

 

Conroy                                    (additional surname: Gorham)

The widow Mary (44) was listed as the head of the first house in Kilkieran and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Patrick (19), Delia (18) and Peter (17) and also a servant, Mark Gorham (20). They were all born in Co. Galway except Mary, who was born in Co. Mayo, and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Marty was listed as being a farmer and shop keeper, Patrick and Peter were shop assistants and mark was a van driver. The house was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house, a shed and a store. Mary Conroy was the landholder.

 

McDonagh                                          (additional surnames: Joyce and Kelly)

Patrick (79) was head of this family and he had been married to Penelope (69) for 41 years and they had had 12 children and all of those had survived. They shared the house with their son, Martin (28), daughter-in-law, Anne (30), son, John (24), a servant, John Joyce (20) and an unspecified relative, Mary Anne Kelly (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Mary Anne, could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Martin and John (24) were farmer’s sons, John (20) was a farm servant and young Mary Anne was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed 2nd class dwelling and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house and a piggery. Patrick McDonagh was the landholder.

 

Hassard                                   (additional surname: Connolly)

The head of this family was Robert (35) and he had been married to Muriel (27) for 8 years and they had 1 child. They shared the house with their son Derek (5). Also in the house at that time was a servant, Abbie Connolly (37) and she had been married for 11 years and had 2 children. Abbie was listed as being a Roman Catholic but there was nothing listed under that heading. Abbie could speak both Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the others, which could indicate that they only spoke English. Robert, Muriel and Derek were born in England while Abbie was born in Co. Galway. They could all read and write. Robert was a Physician and surgeon, there were also some letters under his name but they are difficult to read. Derek was a scholar and Abbie was a general servant domestic. The house that they all lived in was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Patrick McDonagh was the landholder.

 

Cooke                          (additional surnames: O’Malley and Green)

The widow Bridget (67) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with her son, Martin (41) and he was married to Ellen (39) and had been married for 12 years and they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. Also in the house were those 5 children, Bridget’s grandchildren, John Joseph (11), Bridget Teresa (9), Mary (7), Margaret Mary (3) and Anne (1) and 3 servants, Mary O’Malley (19), Pat Green (20) and James Green (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the household could speak both Irish and English, except baby Anne. Anne could not read, Margaret Mary could read only and all the others could read and write. Martin was a farmer and shopkeeper, Ellen was a post mistress and John Joseph, Bridget Teresa, Mary and Margaret Mary were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 6 roomed, 1st class dwelling and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn. Bridget Cooke was the landholder.

 

McEvoy

Mary (44) was the sole occupant of house 5, and was single. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Wexford. She spoke only English, could read and write and was a grocer. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class and she had a fowl house. The landholder was Bridget Cooke.

 

Keane

There were 8 members of the Keane household in house 6 and the head of the family was the widower Colman (60) and he shared the house with 7 of his children and they were, Colman (19), Michael (17), Joseph (15), James (13), Norah (11), Delia (9) and Stephen (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Norah, Delia and Stephen, all could speak Irish and English. Apart from Colman (60), they could all read and write. Colman (60) was a farmer and shopkeeper, Colman (19) and Michael were farmer’s sons and the other children were all scholars. The house they all shared was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Colman Keane.

 

Hynes                          (additional surname: Curran)

The head of this family was Richard John (36) and he had been married to Delia Agnes (33) for 11 years and in that time they had had 8 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with those children, Christina Mary (10), Bridget Enda Francis (8), Thomas Michael (6), Patrick Joseph (4), Mary Nora (1) and Kathleen (7mths). There was also a servant, Annie Curran (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, although there was no birthplace entered for Richard John. Richard John and Annie could speak Irish and English and Delia Agnes could only speak English but there was nothing entered for the others. Only Richard John, Delia Agnes, Christina Mary, Bridget Enda Francis and Thomas Michael could read and write. Richard John was a shopkeeper, Christina Mary, Bridget Enda Francis, Thomas Michael, Joseph Patrick and Mary Nora were scholars and Annie was a domestic servant. The house was a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a stable and a coach house. The landholder was Richard J. Hynes.

 

King                            (additional surname: Connolly)

Nora (19) was listed as the head of the family and also in the house at that time was a visitor, Hannah Connolly (15). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They both could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Nora was a lace teacher and Hannah was a lace maker. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and the landholder was listed as being Thomas Cooke.

 

Keohane [sic]

Michael (39) was the head of the family and he had been married to Nora (28) for 1 year, but at that time they had no children. They were both Roman Catholic and Michael was born in Co. Cork and Nora was born in Co. Kerry. Michael was listed as being able to speak Irish and English. Both could read and write. Michael was a constable in the R.I.C. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a fowl house. The landholder was Mary Conwy [sic].

 

McDonagh

Timothy (77) was the head of the family in house 10 and he had been married to Bridget (60) for 36 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 Richard (32), Bernard (29), Bridget (27), John (24), Thomas (22), Ellen (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Timothy was a farmer, Richard, Bernard, John and Thomas were farmer’s sons, Bridget (27) was a dressmaker and Ellen was a lace maker. The house they all loved in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Timothy McDonagh was the landholder.

 

Hutchinson                             (additional surname: Powell)

Mary (43), a widow was the head of the family in house 11and she had had 14 children but only 9 of those had survived. She shared the house with those 9 children and they were, Bridget (18), Paddy (17), Annie (14), Joseph (12), Kate (10), Celia (9), Maria (7), John (5) and Martin (3) and also in the house at that time was Mary’s mother, Mary Powell (78), who was also a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (78) spoke only Irish and Mary (43), Bridget, Paddy, Annie and Joseph spoke Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the others, which may indicate that they only spoke English. Mary (43), John, Martin and Mary Powell could not read, but the others could all read all read and write. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Mary Hutchinson was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The head of this family was Pat (83) and he lived with his wife of 18 years, Bridget (78). There were no children listed. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat spoke Irish and English while Bridget spoke only English. Neither of them could read. Pat was a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Pat Conneely was the landholder.

 

Nee

Coleman (50) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (43) for 20 years and in that time they had had 9 children, of which, 8 had survived. They shared the house with those 8 children and they were, Pat (18), Thomas (17), Delia (16), Martin (15), Maggie (14), Stephen (13), Joseph (8) and Kate (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for Joseph and Kate. Coleman and Bridget could read and write, Pat, Thomas, Delia and Martin could read only and the others could not read. Coleman was listed as being a farmer and all the children, apart from Kate, were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Coleman Nee was the landholder.

 

Coyne

Michael (80) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife Mary (86) and they had been married for 58 years and they had had 5 children, all of whom had survived. They were born born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English, but could not read. Both were listed as being retired farmers. The house they lived in was a 1 roomed, 4th class dwelling and Michael Coyne was the landholder.

 

Barrett

Anne (74) was the sole occupant of house 15 and she was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. There was no occupation listed for her. She lived in a 1 roomed, 3rd class house and she had a fowl house. Anne was the landholder.

 

Flaherty

The widow Mary (70) was listed as the head of this family in house 16 and she had had 3 children. She shared the house with those 3 children and they were, James (36), Pat (26) and Colman (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary, they could all read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer and the sons were all farmer’s sons. They all shared a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a fowl house. Mary Flaherty was the landholder.

 

Canavan

Peter (42) was listed as the head of this family in house 17 and he was married to Mary (42) and they had been married for 12 years and they had had 5 children. They shared the house with those 5 children and they were Delia (11), Norah (9), Mary (6), Michael (4) and John (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Michael and John. John could not read, Michael could read only and the others could all read and write. Peter was a farmer and blacksmith and Delia, Norah and Mary (6) were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a cow house and a forge. Peter Canavan was the landholder.

 

Donohoe

Bartly (56) was listed as the head of this family in house 18 and he had been married to Bridget (54) for 18 years and in that time they had had 8 children. They shared the house with those 8 children and they were, Martin (17), Mary (16), Patrick, (15), Bartley (13), Barbara (12), Thomas (9), Michael (8) and Winney [sic] (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Martin, Patrick, Bartley and Barbara could read and write. Bartly was a farmer and all the children were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and the landholder was listed as being Bartley Donohoe.

 

Joyce                           (additional surname: Folan)

The widow Bridget (71) was the listed head of the family and she had a visitor at that time and he was John Folan (8). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could speak both Irish and English but only John could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and John was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a piggery. Bridget Joyce was the landholder.

 

Cooke

Thomas Colman (60) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (41) for 22 years and they had had 11 children and 10 of those ha survived. They shared the house with those 10 children and they were Thomas (18), Peter John (16), Celia (15), Joseph John (14), James Martin (11), Anthony (9), Michael Colman (6), Mary Anne (3), Honor (5mths) and Margaret (5mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Michael Colman, Mary Anne, Honor and Margaret, they could all read and write. Thomas Colman was a farmer and Thomas, Peter John and Joseph John were listed as farmer’s sons. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a stable and a coach house. Thomas Colman Cooke was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The widow Mary (44) was the head of the family in house 21 and she shared the house with 4 of her children, Peter (20), Mary Anne (19), Bridget Kate (17) and Anne Marie (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Anne Marie. All the family could read and write. Mary was a farmer, Peter was a farmer’s son and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and they had a cow house and a piggery. Mary Conneely was the landholder.

 

Conneely

Mark (60) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (40) for 5 years and in that time they had had 2 children. Those 2 children lived with them and they were Mary (4) and Mark (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mark (60) and Mary (40) spoke Irish and English. Mark could read only and the others could not read. Mark was listed as being a farmer. The house they all shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Mark Conneely was the landholder.

 

Cooke                         (additional surname: Conroy)

The head of the family in house 23 was Joseph (69) and he had been married to Margaret C. (61) for 35 years and in that time they had had 9 children but only 4 of those children had survived. They shared the house with those 4 children, Patrick C. (28), John F. (27), Greta V. (18) and Thomas (17). Also in the house at that time was a visitor, Patrick H. Conroy (39). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Gretta V., who only spoke English. All could read and write. Joseph was a farmer, Patrick C., John F, and Thomas were listed as being farmer’s sons and Patrick H. Conroy was also a farmer. The house they all lived in was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house and a piggery. Joseph Cooke was the landholder.

 

O’Connor                                (additional surname: McDonagh)

Mary (44) was listed as the head of this family and she was a widow but had had 2 children. Those 2 children lived with her and they were Joseph (19) and Anne (17) and also in the house at that time was Mary’s brother, Stephen McDonagh (56). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Joseph and Anne could read and write. Mary was a farmer, Joseph was a farmer’s son and Stephen was a carpenter. The house was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling and May O’Connor was the landholder.

 

Mogan [sic]

The head of this family in house 25 was John (80) and he was married to Bridget (77) and had been for 49 years and in that time they had had 11 children and 9 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, John (30), Ellen (25) and Celia (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (80) and Bridget spoke only Irish while The children spoke Irish and English. John (80) could read only but the others could all read and write. John (80) was a farmer and John (30) was listed as a farmer’s son. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable and a cow house. John Mogan [sic] was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The head of this household was Mathias (22) and he shared the house with His brother, Martin (19) and his sister, Anne (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mathias spoke only Irish and Martin and Anne spoke Irish and English. Mathias and Martin were farmers. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a barn. Mathias Conneely was the landholder.

 

Folan

The head of this family was the widow Anne (80) and she shared the house with her son John (60). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke only Irish but could not read. Anne was a farmer and John was a farmer’s son. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Anne Folan was the landholder.

 

Cooke

The head of the family in house 28 was the widow Maria (71) and she lived with her daughter, Norah (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Maria spoke only Irish and Norah spoke both Irish and English. Only Norah could read and write. There were no occupations listed for either of them. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Maria Cooke was the landholder.

 

McDonagh

The widow Margaret (40) was the head of the family in house 29 and she shared the house with 3 of her daughters, Mary (7), Honor (5) and Sarah (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Margaret spoke Irish and English and Mary and Honor spoke only Irish. Honor could read only but the others could not read. Margaret was a farmer and Mary and Honor were scholars. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Margaret McDonagh was the landholder.

 

Cooke

Pat (72) was the head of this family and he and been married to Barbara (68) for 42 years and in that time they had had 10 children and 9 of those had survived. They shared the house with 3 of their children, Joseph (26), Honor (19) and Maggie (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat and Barbara spoke only Irish and Joseph and Honor spoke Irish and English and there was nothing entered for Maggie. Only Honor and was the landholder.  could read and write. Pat was a farmer and Joseph was listed as a farmer’s son. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Pat Cooke was the landholder.

 

Lee

John (43) was listed as the head of the family in house 31 and he had been married to Mary (42) for 17 years and in that time they had had 9 children and all of those had survived. They shared the house with 8 of those children and they were Joseph (15), Delia (13), John (12), Annie (10), Norah (9), Peter (6), Ellen (5) and Margaret (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for Ellen and Margaret. Annie, Norah, Peter, Ellen and Margaret could read only and the others could read and write. John (43) was a farmer and Joseph, Delia, John (12), Annie, Norah and Peter were scholars. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Lee.

 

Canavan

The widow Bridget (65) was listed as being the head of the family in house 32 and she lived with her brother James (56). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke only Irish but could not read. Bridget was a farmer and James was a farm servant. The house they lived in was a single roomed, 4th class dwelling and Bridget Canavan was the landholder.

 

Canavan

The head of this family was Patrick (52) and he had been married to Barbara (47) for 24 years and they had had 13 children and 12 of those had survived. They lived with 10 of those children and they were Patrick (22), Berbara [sic] (18), Kate (15), Michael (14), Bridget (12), Anne (10), Honor (8), Joseph (6), John (4) and Colman (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for Barbara, who only spoke Irish. Barbara, Joseph, John and Colman could not read and the others could all read and write. Patrick (52) was a blacksmith, Patrick (22) was a farmer’s son and Michael, Bridget, Anne, Honor, and Joseph were scholars. The house they all shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a fowl house and a forge, Pat Canavan was the landholder.

 

Conneely

Joseph (73) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (60) and had been for 39 years and they had had 6 children of which 5 had survived. They shared the house with 3 of their sons, Pat (21), Joseph (21) and Colman (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except for Mary, who only spoke Irish. Only Pat could read and write. Joseph (73) was a farmer and the sons were all listed as farmer’s sons. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had cow house and a piggery. Joseph Conneely was the landholder.

 

Folan

The head of the Folan family in house 35 was Patrick (47) and he had been married to Bridget (37) for 8 years and they had had 4 children. Those 4 children also lived in the house and they were Mary (7), Bridget (5), Michael (3) and Patrick (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick spoke Irish and English and the others, apart from baby Patrick, spoke only Irish. Only Patrick (47) could read and write. Patrick was a tailor and Mary and Bridget were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house. Pat Folan was the landholder.

 

Cloherty

There were 11 members of the Cloherty family in house 36 and the head of the family was Barbara (82) and she shared the house with son Dudley (45) who had been married to Bridget (37) for 12 years and they had had 8 children, all of whom had survived. Those children, Barbara’s grandchildren, also lived in the house and they were Joseph (11), Patrick (10), John (9), Mary (7), Martin (6), Bridget (4), Catherine (2) and Barbara (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of the 3 youngest children, Bridget, Catherine and Barbara (6mths). Mary could read only and Dudley, Bridget, Joseph, Patrick and John could all read and write. Barbara was listed as being a farmer, Dudley was a farmer’s son and Joseph, Patrick, John and Mary were scholars. The house they all shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a piggery and Barbara Clogherty [sic] was listed as the landholder.

 

Donohoe

Patrick (71) was listed as the head of the family and he lived with his sister, Bridget (75). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke only Irish but could not read. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a calf house and a piggery. Pat Donohoe was the landholder.

 

Canavan

The sole occupant of house 38 was the widow Mark (72) and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was listed as being a farmer. The house he lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and he was the landholder.

 

O’Donnell                               (additional surnames: Geary and Canavan)

Patrick (73) was the head of this family and he had been married to Sarah (71) for 46 years and in that time they had had 10 children, but only 6 of those had survived. They lived with 4 of those children, Thomas (39), Sarah (37), Joseph (35) and Anne Geary (25), who was a widow. Also in the house were 4 of Patrick and Sarah’s grandchildren, Anne Geary (12), John Geary (10), Barbara (5) and Mary Canavan (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except young Mary. Only Sarah, Anne (25) and Anne (12) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and a boatwright, Thomas and Joseph were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had cow house. Pat O’Donnell was listed as the landholder.

 

Canavan

The head of this family in house 40 was James (43) and he had been married to Catherine (45) for 11 years and in that time they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived. They lived with those 5 children and they were Mary (10), Bridget (8), Pat (6), Honor (4) and Kate (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James, Catherine and Mary could speak Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the other children. With the exception of Honor and Kate, they could all read and write. James was a farmer and Mary, Bridget and Pat were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a calf house and a barn. James Canavan was the landholder.

 

Cloherty                                  (additional surname: Conoran [sic])[i]

John (69) was listed as the head of the family in house 41 and he had been married to Margaret (35) for 10 years and in that time they had had 4 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children and they were Mary (9), Patrick (6) and John (2) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Mary Conoran [sic] (69). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic.  John (69), Margaret and Mary (9) spoke Irish and English. Patrick could read only and Margaret and Mary (9) could read and write. John (69) was listed was being a farmer, Mary and Patrick were scholars and Mary (69) was a domestic servant. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a cow house and a store. The landholder was listed as John Clogherty.

 

Conneely

The head of this household was Martin (64) and he had been married to Annie (44) for 19 years and in that time they had had 9 children and all of those had survived. They shared the house with those 9 children and they were, Maggie (16), Annie (15), Barbara (13), Bridget (11), Julie (10), Thomas (8), Norah (5), Kate (4) and Sarah (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, although there was no place of birth listed for Sarah. With the exception of Thomas, Norah, Kate and Sarah, the family could speak both Irish and English. Martin and Annie could not read, Norah, Kate and Sarah could read only and the others could all read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer and all the children, apart from Sarah, were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Conneely was the landholder.

 

Connolly

The widow Margaret (48) was listed as the head of the family in house 43 and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Patrick (17), John (15) and Mary (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Margaret, they could all read and write. Margaret was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and John and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable. The landholder was listed as being Margaret Conneely [sic].

 

Conneely

The widower Pat (84) was the sole occupant of house 44 and he was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. His occupation was a farmer. The house he lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable and a fowl house. Pat Conneely was the landholder.

 

Joyce                           (additional surnames: McDonagh and Mulkerrin)

Mary (71), who was married but there was no husband listed, was the head of the family and she shared the house with 3 of her children, John (25), Joseph (23) and Stephen (21). Also in the house at that time were 2 nephews, Pat McDonagh (13) and Michael Mulkerrin (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Mary, who only spoke Irish. With the exception of Mary, they could all read and write. Mary was a farmer, John, Joseph and Stephen were farmer’s sons and Pat and Michael were scholars. They lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and they had a cow house, Mary Joyce was the landholder.

 

Ní Chataláin[ii]                          (additional surname: Ó Cataláin[iii] and Ní Gúag)

Head of this family was Máire (35), who had been married for 6 years and had 4 children, and she shared the house with 4 of those children, Máire Cait (5), Dónal Mairtín Ó Cataláin (4), Eibhlín (2) and Padraig Áine Máire (7mths). Also in the house at that time were Máire’s sister, Muirghéad (25) and a servant, Brighid Ní Gúag (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. All, apart from baby Áine Máire, were listed as being able to read and write. Máire and Muirghéad were teachers, Máire Cait, Dónal Mairtín and Eibhlín were scholars and Brighid was a servant. The house they lived in was a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and they had a turf house. The landholder was Mary Cahalane.

 

Molloy

Joseph (65) was the head of the family in house 47 and he had been married to Margaret (49) for 25 years and in that tie they had had 5 children and all of those children had survived.  They shred the house with those 5 children and they were Bridget (18), Joseph (16), Annie (12), Maggie (8) and Michael (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph (65), Annie and Maggie spoke only Irish and Margaret, Bridget and Joseph (16) spoke Irish and English. Maggie and Michael could read only, Bridget, Joseph (16) and Annie could read and write and Joseph (65) could not read. Joseph (65) was a farmer while Annie, Maggie and Michael were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had cow house. Joseph Molloy was the landholder.

 

Folan

There were only 2 occupants of house 48 and they were husband and wife Martin (32) and Bridget (30) but there was no information as to how long they were married or if they had any children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They both could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house with a cow house. Martin Folan was the landholder.

 

Nee                              (additional surname: McDonagh)

The head of this family was the widower Pat (74) and he shared the house with his son-in-law, Redmond McDonagh, Redmond’s wife (daughter), Mary (32) and his daughter, Norah (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Pat, Mary and Norah could read and write. Pat and Redmond were farmers. The house that they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. Pat Nee was the landholder.

 

 

Casey                          (additional surname: Folan)

Michael (48) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (30) for 10 years and they had had 6 children but only 4 of those had survived. They lived with those 4 children and they were John (8), Colman (6), Michael (4) and Mary (2) and also Michael’s mother-in-law, Maria Folan (71). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Mary, who only spoke Irish. Michael (4) and Mary could not read, John and Colman could read only and the others could all read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer, Maria was a retired farmer and John and Colman were scholars. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. Michael Casey was the landholder.

 

Folan

Martin (50) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife Mary (52) but there was no record of how long they were married or if they had any children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English and Martin could read only and Mary could not read. Martin was a wool weaver. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and they had a cow house. Martin Folan was the landholder.

 

Nee

The widow Bridget (80) was listed as the head of the family in house 52 and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Bridget (50), Martin (48) and Thomas (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Bridget (80), who only spoke Irish. Only Bridget (50), Martin and Thomas could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and Martin and Thomas were farmer’s sons. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house. Bridget Nee was the landholder.

 

Madden

The head of this Madden family was the widow Mary (68) and she shared the house with 5 of her children and they were Michael (25), Patrick (21), Bridget (19), Thomas (17) and John (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Mary, who only spoke Irish. Apart from Mary, all the family could read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer, Michael was a postman, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Bridget, Thomas and John were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a barn. Mary was the landholder.

 

O Donnell

Joseph (48) was listed as the head of this family and he shred the house with his sister, Bridget (44) and his brother, Timothy (36). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Joseph and Timothy were farmers. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a stable, a cow house and a piggery. Joseph O Donnell was the landholder.

 

Nee                              (additional surnames: King and Joyce)

The head of this family in house 55 was Martin (70) and he shred the house with his sisters, Mary King (68), who was a widow, and Bridget (66) and also in the house a niece, Norah (25) and a visitor, John Joyce (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, except John, who was born in Scotland. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except John. Bridget could read only and the other members of the family could read and write. Martin was a farmer and John was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable.  Martin Nee was the landholder.

 

Nee                              (additional surname: Flaherty)

The widow Sarah (89) was listed as the head of family and she lived with her son, Pat (70), her son-in-law, Redmond Flaherty (24), his daughter Bridget Flaherty (39), who had been married for 6 years and had had 4 children. Four of Sarah’s grandchildren also lived with her and they were Mary Flaherty (4), Michael Flaherty (3), Bridget Flaherty (1) and Patrick Flaherty (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Sarah and Pat spoke only Irish, Redmond, Bridget (39) and Mary spoke Irish and English and there was nothing entered for the others, which could indicate that they only spoke English. Only Redmond and Bridget (39) could read and write. Sarah and Redmond were listed as being farmer’s and Pat was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a stable. Sarah Nee was the landholder.

 

Walsh

There were 9 members of the Walsh family in house 57 and the head of the family was John (58) and he had been married to Kate (43) for 20 years and they had had 9 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with 7 of those children and they were Michael (16), Dudly [sic] (14), Patrick (11), John (9), Mary (6), Martin (3) and Joseph (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. There was no language listed for baby Joseph, Martin and Joseph spoke only English and the others could speak both Irish and English. John (58), Martin and Joseph could not read and the others could all read and write. John (58) was a farmer Michael, Dudly [sic] and Patrick were listed as being farmer’s sons and John and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house and a piggery. John Walsh was the landholder.

 

Whelan                                                (additional surname: Burke)

The head of the family in house 58 was John (44) and he had been married to Penelope (42) for 17 years and in that time they had had 8 children and they all had survived. They shared the house with a boarder, John Burke (21) and their 8 children, Mary (15), Bridget (14), James (12), Patrick (10), Richard (8), Nora (7), Barbra [sic] (3) and Catherine (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from John Burke, Barbra [sic] and Catherine, they all spoke both Irish and English. Barbra [sic] and Catherine could not read, Nora could read only and the others could all read and write. John (44) was a farmer, John Burke was a baker, Mary was a lace maker and Bridget, James, Patrick, Richard and Nora were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable and a cow house, John Whelan was the landholder.

 

Madden                                   (additional surname: Kenny)

Festus (65) was the head of this family and was married to Honor (45) but there were no details on how long they were married or how many children they had had. Also in the house at that time was Honor’s mother, Barbara Kenny (73). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none of the family could read. Festus was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with a cow house. Festus Madden was the landholder.

 

Walsh

There were 11 members of the Walsh family in house 60 and the head of the household was the widow Norah (95) and she shared the house with her son Patrick (50) who had been married to Mary (40) for 15 years and they had had 8 children and all of those had survived. Those 8 grandchildren also lived in the house and they were Mary (13), Bartholomew (11), John (9), Norah (7), Michael (6), Margaret (4), Barbara (2) and Mark (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Norah (95), Patrick, Mary (40), Mary (13) and Bartholomew spoke Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the others which could indicate that they only spoke English. Norah (7) and Michael could read only, Patrick, Mary (13), Bartholomew and John could read and write and the other members of the family could not read. Norah (95) was listed as being a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Mary (13), Bartholomew, John, Norah (7), Michael and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Norah Walsh was the landholder.

 

Walsh

The head of this Walsh family was Val (65) and he had been married to Annie (55) for 25 years and they had had 8 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with those 6 children and they were Michael (22), Andrew (19), Bartly (17), Tom (15), Mary (13) and Norah (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Val and Annie spoke only Irish, Michael and Andrew spoke Irish and English and there was nothing entered for the others which could mean that they only spoke English. Val and Annie could not read but the children could all read and write. Val was a farmer, Michael, Andrew and Bartly were farmer’s sons and Tom, Mary and Norah were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and they had a stable. Val Walsh was the landholder.

 

Green

The head of this Green family was Pat (64) and he was married to Mary (61) and had been for 25 years and in that time they had had 9 children, all of which had survived. They shred the house with 4 of those children, John (12), Kathleen (10), Joseph (7) and Darby (4). They were all Roman Catholic but only Mary, John and Kathleen were listed as being born in Co. Galway and nothing was entered for the others. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Pat could not read Darby could read only and the others could all read and write. Pat was a farmer and the children were all scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a piggery. Pat Green was the landholder.

 

Cooke

Colman (68) was the head of this family and he had been married to Barbara (72) for 30 years and they had had 3 children. Those 3 children lived with them and they were Joe (28), John (26) and Mary (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only John and Mary could read and write. Colman was a farmer, Joe was a farm labourer and John was a navy reserve man. The house was a 1 roomed, 4th class dwelling with a fowl house. Colman Cooke was the landholder.

 

Mulkerrin

Mary (68) was listed as the head of this family and she had been married for 26 years and had had 4 children but there were no details entered for her husband in this census. She lived with 3 of her children and they were Patrick (21), John (19) and Maggie (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Patrick and Maggie could read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer and Patrick and John were farm labourers. The house they all shared was a 2 roomed, 2nd class house with a cow house and a fowl house. Mary Mulkerrin was the landholder.

 

Folan

John (47) was the head of this family and he had been married to Ellen (45) for 11 years but there were no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John spoke Irish and English but only Ellen could read and write. John was a grocer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable. John Folan was the landholder.

 

Folan

The head of this family was William (74) and he was married to Bridget (68) and had been for 40 years and they had had 8 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Michael (23) and Patrick (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Bridget could not read, Patrick could read only and William and Michael could read and write. William was a farmer and Patrick and Michael were farmer’s sons. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable and a cow house. William Folan was the landholder.

 

Walsh                          (additional surname: Nolan)

The widower Walter W. (88) was the head of this family and he shared the house with 3 of his children, Thomas (66), John (45) and Penelope (31) and a grandson, Michael Nolan (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Penelope and Michael could read and write. Walter W. was a farmer, Thomas and John were farmer’s sons and Michael was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable and a cow house. Walter W. Walsh was the landholder.

 

Folan

House 68 was home to another Folan family and the head of this family was Michael (40) and he was married to Anne (38) and had been for 7 years and they had had 3 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with those 3 children and they were Mary (6), Bridget (4) and Joseph (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Anne could speak Irish and English but there was nothing entered for the children which may indicate that they only spoke English. None of the family could read or write. Michael was listed as being a farmer. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Michael Folan was the landholder.

 

Folan

The sole occupant of house 69 was Anne (77). She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who spoke Irish and English but could not read. She lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and she had a stable and a cow house. Anne was listed as the landholder.

 

Nolan                          (additional surname: Nee)

The widow Mary (70) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her daughter Honor Nee who was married and had been for 14 years and had had 5 children, but there were no entries for her husband. Those 5 children also lived in the house and they were Martin Nee (12), John Nee (10), Mary Nee (9), Dudley Nee (7) and Pat Nee (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, although there was no place of birth for Mary (70). Mary spoke only Irish, Honor, Martin and John spoke Irish and English and there was nothing entered for the others which could indicate that they only spoke English. Apart from Mary (70), they could all read and write. Mary (70) was a farmer and Martin, John, Mary (9) and Dudley were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable and a cow house. Mary Nolan was the landholder.

 

Ridge

The head of this Ridge family was Pat (67) and he shared the house with his sister, Margaret (60). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both only spoke Irish and could not read. Pat was a farmer. The house they shared was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a cow house and a piggery. Pat Ridge was the landholder.

 

Curran                         (additional surname: Geary)

The widow Margaret (70) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her granddaughter, Anne Geary (9). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Margaret spoke only Irish and Anne could speak both Irish and English and only Anne could read and write. Anne was listed as being a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable. Margaret Curran was the landholder.

 

Lee

Pat (74) was the head of the family in house 73 and he had been married to Mary (75) for 48 years and in that time they had had 3 children of which 2 had survived. They shared the house with their son, Pat (47) and he had been married to Anne (38) for 12 years and they had had 5 children and all of those had survived. Those 5 children also lived in the house and they were Joseph (9), Mary (7), Annie (5), Patrick (3) and Michael (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat (74) and Mary (75) spoke only Irish, Pat (47), Anne, Joseph and Mary (7) spoke Irish and English and there was nothing entered for the others which may mean they only spoke English. Only Pat (47), Anne, Joseph and Mary could read and write. Pat (74), Pat (47) was a farmer’s son and Joseph, Mary (7) and Annie were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable and a cow house. Pat Lee was the landholder.

 

Ridge

The widower Thomas (84) was the head of the family in house 74 and he shared the house with his son James (46) and he was married to Mary (39) and they had been married for 2 years and they had 1 child. That child also lived with them and she was Mary (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic although there was no place of birth entered for baby Mary. Thomas spoke only Irish and James and Mary (39) spoke Irish and English. Only James could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and James was listed as being a farmer’s son/ The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Thomas Ridge was the landholder.

 

Ridge

James (74) was listed as the head of this family in house 75 and he had been married to Margaret (70) for 40 years and in that time they had had 7 children but only 3 had survived. Two of those children lived with them and they were Patrick (37) and Peter (31). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. James, Patrick and Peter could read and write. James was a farmer and Patrick and Peter were listed as being farmer’s sons. They lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house. James Ridge was the landholder.

 

Curran

Cecilie [sic] (72) was the head of this family and she had been married for 42 years and she had had 7 children but only 5 had survived. There were no details listed for her husband. She lived with her son, Joe (33) who had been married to Grace (23) for 1 year and they had 1 child, Thomas (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Cecilie [sic], Joe and Grace spoke Irish and English. Only Joe and Grace could read and write. Cecilie [sic] was a farmer and Joe was listed as a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling with a stable, a cow house and a piggery. Cecilia Curran was listed as the landholder.

 

Powell                         (additional surname: Cloherty)

Patrick (74) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his grandnephew, Joseph Cloherty (11). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Patrick was farmer and Joseph was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a stable. Pat Powell was the landholder.

 

Keys

Nicholas (31) was the sole occupant of house 78 and he was born in Kings County[iv] and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and was a national school teacher. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Nicholas Keys was the landholder.

 

Mongan

The head of the Mongan family in house 79 was John (35) and he had been married to Mary (32) for 3 years and they had had 2 children. Those 2 children lived with them and they were Mary (2) and Michael (6mths) and also in the house was John’s brother Michael (33). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Mary (32) and Michael (33) spoke Irish and English and could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer and Michael (33) was a farm servant. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and they had a cow house and a piggery. John Mongan was the landholder.

 

Mulkerrin

The sole occupant of house 80 was Festy (38) and he was born in Co. Galway and could speak Irish and English and could read and write. He was a shopkeeper and farmer. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Festy Mulkerrin was the landholder.

 

McNomey [sic]

Patrick (49) was the head of the family in house 81 and he had been married to Bridget (34) for 11 years and they had 3 children. Those 3 children lived with them and they were Joseph Vincent (10), Mary Bridget (8) and Rosanna (6). All were Roman Catholic and Patrick was born in Co. Longford, Bridget and Joseph Vincent were born in Co. Tipperary and Mary Bridget and Rosanna were born in Co. Galway. There was nothing entered under the language heading, so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Mary Bridget and Rosanna could read only and the other 3 could all read and write. Patrick was a constable in the R.I. Constabulary and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a stable and a fowl house. Mary Conroy was the landholder.

 

McAloon

Thomas (48) was the head of this family (as the signature on the household return form shows) and he was married to Bridget (42), and had been for 9 years and they had 3 children. Those 3 children lived with them and they were Mary Josephine (8), Thomas Joseph (7) and Ellen Catherine (5). All were Roman Catholic and Ellen Catherine was born in Co. Galway, Thomas was born in Co. Fermanagh and the others were born in Co. Tyrone. Thomas was a sergeant in the R.I.C. and the children were all scholars. The house was a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling with a stable, a coach house, a cow house and a turf house. The landholder was William Tierman [sic].

 

R.I.C. Baracks

House 82.2 was the R.I.C. barracks and for that reason the names of the occupants were only given as initials, although some names can be found from other sources and any known names will also be given here. T. McA (Thomas McAloon) (48) was a sergeant who could read and write and was married to Bridget (32) (see McAloon above). He was born in Co. Fermanagh and was a Roman Catholic and before joining the R.I.C. he was a Farmer’s son. T. McL (Thomas McLoughlin) (36) was born in Co. Sligo and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. M.C. (31) was a widower and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining The R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. M.F. (24) was born in Co. Roscommon and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. The house was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and the landholder was William Tierman [sic].

 

1901 Census for Kilkieran

Overview of Kilkieran in 1901

The 1901 census shows that there were a total of 101 houses in Kilkieran of which houses 9, 25 and 98-101 were unoccupied. All the occupied houses were built of stone, brick or concrete walls. Houses 1,2, 8, 18, 58, 62, 63, 75, 78, 95, 96 and 97 had slate, iron or tiled roofs while all the others had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1, 58, 75 and 95 were 1st class dwellings, houses 2, 3, 6, 8, 10, 26, 62-64, 78 and 96 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 22, 83 and 97 were 4th class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 23, 83 and 97 had 1 room and no windows, houses 1, 76, 27, 52, 55 and 92 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, house 28 had 2 rooms and no windows. Houses 11, 12, 14, 20, 21, 23, 24, 29-33, 36-38, 42, 43, 45-48, 50, 51, 53, 61, 67-70, 72, 73, 85, 87-90 and 93 had 2 rooms and 1 window, houses 4, 5, 7, 13, 15, 16, 19, 34, 35, 39-41, 44, 49, 56, 57, 59, 60, 65, 66, 71, 74, 76, 77, 79-82, 84, 86, 91 and 94 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. Houses, 6, 10 and 26 had 2 rooms and 3 windows, house 64 had 2 rooms and 4 windows, house 18 had 3 rooms and 3 windows, houses 62 and 78 had 3 rooms and 4 windows and house 96 had 3 rooms and 6 windows. House 2 had 4 rooms and 3 windows, house 95 had 4 rooms and 6 windows, house 58 had 4 rooms and 7 windows, house 1 had 4 rooms and 8 windows and house 75 had 6 rooms and 7 windows. There were a total of 460 people in the townland, 233 male and 227 female. The enumerator for the area was Henry Carey.

 

Keane

The head of the first family in Kilkieran was Colman (50) and he was married to Bridget (38) and they shared the house with 9 of their children, Thomas (16), Kate (14), Ellie (12), Martin (10), Colman (9), Michl [sic] (7), Joseph (4), James (3) and Hanora (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michal [sic], Joseph, James and Hanora all spoke only English and the others all spoke Irish and English. Only Thomas, Kate, Ellie, Martin, Colman (9) and Michl [sic] could read and write. Colman (50) was a licensed publican, Bridget was a housekeeper, Thomas was a farmer’s son, Kate was listed as a farmer’s daughter and Ellie, Martin, Colman (9) and Michl [sic] were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and Coleman [sic] Keane was the landholder.

 

Hynes                         (additional surnames: Grealish and Augan[v])

Delia Agnes (no age) was the head of the family and was married to Richard (got from the house and building return (form B.1)) although there were no other details of her husband. She lived with her daughter, Cristina [sic] Mary (8mths) and 2 servants, Barbara Grealish (20) and Margaret Augan [sic] (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Delia Agnes and Maragret could read and write. Delia Agnes was a shopkeeper, Barbara was a general servant and Margaret was a nurse. The house was a 4 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Richard Hynes was the landholder.

 

Cooke

Thomas (34) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (26) and they shared the house with 6 of their children and they were Patrick (10), Thomas (8), Peter (6), Celia (4), Joseph (3) and James (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Celia, Joseph and James, they all spoke Irish and English. Peter could read only, Thomas (34), Mary, Patrick and Thomas (8) could read and write. Thomas (34) was a farmer, Mary was a housekeeper, Patrick Thomas (8) and Peter were scholars. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Thomas Cooke was the landholder.

 

Brougham

The head of this family was Daniel (30) and he was married to Anna M. (29). They were both Roman Catholic and Daniel was born in Co. Westmeath and Anna M. Was born in Co. Clare. There was nothing entered under the “Irish Language” heading for either of them which would indicate that they only spoke English. Both could read and write. Daniel was a constable in the R.I.C. and Anna M. had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Mary Conroy was the landholder.

 

McDonogh [sic]

Timothy (65), who was deaf, was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (46) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Richard (21), Bernard (19), Bridget (16), John (13) and Ellen (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Timothy was a farmer, Bridget (46) was a farmer’s wife, Richard, Bernard and John were farmer’s sons, Bridget (16) was a farmer’s daughter and Ellen was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Timothy McDonagh was listed as the landholder.

 

Hutchinson

Thomas (30) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (31) and they lived with 5 of their children, Bridget (8), Patrick (7), Margaret (6), Annie (5) and Joseph (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except baby Joseph. Thomas, Mary, Bridget and Patrick could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Bridget and Patrick were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Thomas Hutchinson was the landholder.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Geary)

The head of this family in house 7 was the widow Mary (34), and she shared the house with 5 of her children, Peter (10), Mary Anne (9), Bridget (8), Honor (5) and Anne (3) and also her mother, who was also a widow, Bridget Geary (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Honor and Anne, they could all read and write. Mary was listed as a farmer and Peter, Mary Anne and Bridget (8) were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and mary Conneely was the landholder.

 

Cooke

The head of the Cooke family in house 8 was Joseph (60) and he was married to Margaret (45) an they lived with 6 of their children, James M. (21), John F. (18), Theobald (14), Sarah Jane (12) Margaret (8) and Thomas (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Sarah Jane, Margaret and Thomas all spoke only English and the others spoke Irish and English. All could read and write. Joseph was a farmer and did poor rate collection, Margaret (60) was a farmer’s wife, James M., John F., Theobald and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Sarah Jane and Margaret (8) were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Joseph Cooke was the landholder.

 

Cooke

James (30) was the sole occupant of this house and he was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and he was the landholder.

 

Cloherty

The head of the Cloherty family in house 11 was the widow Barbara (67) and she shared the house with her son, Dudley (35), her daughter-in-law, Bridget (27) and a nephew, Joseph (3mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Barbara spoke only Irish and Dudley and Bridget spoke Irish and English. Only Dudley and Bridget could read and write. Barbara was a farmer, Dudley was a farmer’s son and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Barbara was the landholder.

 

Canavan

Peter (30) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (28) and they lived with their daughter Bridget (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter and Mary spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Peter was a blacksmith and a farmer and Mary was a housekeeper. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Peter Canavan was the landholder.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surname: Madden)

Margaret (30) was the head of this family and she was married but there were no entries for her husband. She shared the house with 3 of her children, Patrick (8), John (4) and Mary (3) and also a visitor was in the house at that time, Ellen Madden (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except young Mary. Only Patrick and Ellen could read and write. Margaret was a housekeeper and Patrick and Ellen were scholars. The house they lived in was 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling. The landholder was unreadable.

 

Donohoe

The head of the Donohoe family in house 14 was Bartley (52) and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with their 5 children, Martin (7), Mary (6), Patrick (4), Valentine (3) and Barbara (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget and Valentine spoke only Irish and Bartley, Martin, Mary and Patrick spoke Irish and English. Bartley was a farmer, Bridget was a housekeeper and Martin and Mary were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Bartley Donohoe was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The sole occupant of house 15 was the widower Patrick (70). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and he spoke Irish and English and could read and write. His occupation was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick was the landholder.

 

King

The head of the family in house 16 was John (70) and he was married to Mary (40). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They both spoke both Irish and English but only John could read and write. John was listed as being a farmer. They lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John King was the landholder.

 

King                            (additional surname: Mongon [sic])

Barbara (64) was listed as being the head of this family and she shared the house with her sister, Margaret Mongon [sic] (67), a widow, and her nephew, John Mongon [sic] (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Barbara could read only. Barbara was a farmer, Margaret was a wool spinner and John was a farm labourer. The house was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Barbara King was the landholder.

 

Raher [sic]

Denis J. (35) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary M. (34) and they shared the house with 2 of their daughters, Mona E (3) and Patricia M. (1). All were Roman Catholic and Denis J. and Mary M. were born in Waterford and Mona E. and Patricia M. were born in Galway. Denis J. spoke Irish and English and Mary M. and Mona E. spoke only English. Denis J. and Mary M. could read and write and Mona E. could read only. Denis J. was listed as being a wheel-wright, Mary M. was a school teacher and Mona E. was a scholar. They all lived in a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Denis Raher [sic] was the landholder.

 

Nee

The head of this family was Patrick (63) and he was married to Barbara (53) and they shared the house with 2 of their daughters, Mary A. (25) and Honnie [sic] (18).  They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Barbara, who only spoke Irish. Patrick could read only and Mary A. and Honnie [sic] could both read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Barbara was a housekeeper and Mary A. and Honnie [sic] were farmer’s daughters. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Patrick Nee was the landholder.

 

Molloy

Joseph (50) was the head of this family in house 20 and he was married to Margaret (35) and they shared their house with their 5 children, Mary (13), Bridget (8), Joseph (5) Anne (3) and Barbara (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic.  Mary and Bridget spoke Irish and English and the others, apart from baby Barbara, spoke only Irish. Only Mary and Bridget could read and write. Joseph was listed as being a farmer, Margaret was a housekeeper and Mary and Bridget were Scholars. The house was 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Joseph Molloy was the landholder.

 

Folan                           (additional surname: Molloy)

Peter (90) was the head of this family and he was married to Sarah (66) and they shared the house with a servant, Joseph Molloy (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter and Sarah spoke only Irish while Joseph could speak both Irish and English. Only Joseph could read and write. Peter was a farmer, Sarah was a housekeeper and Joseph was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Peter Folan was the landholder.

 

Joyce                           (additional surnames: McDonagh and McAndrew)

The head of this household was Martin (40) and he was married to Mary (40) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Bridget (13), Stephen (11), John (17) and Joseph (12) and also in the house were 2 nephews, Joseph McDonagh (11) and Patrick McDonagh (4), 2 nieces, Mary (10), Bridget (7) and a visitor, Mary McAndrew (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for Mary Joyce and Patrick McDonagh, who only spoke Irish. None of the household could read. Martin, John and Joseph (12) were farm labourers, Mary (40) was a housekeeper, Stephen was a domestic servant, Bridget (7), Patrick and Mary (80) had no occupation and Joseph (11) and Mary (10) were scholars. The house was a single roomed, 4th class dwelling and Martin Joyce was the landholder.

 

Joyce                           (additional surnames: Donohoe, Burke and Folan)

The head of this family was the widower, Patrick (97) and he shred the house with his daughter, Bridget (50), his nephew, John Donohoe (19), his Niece, Mary Burke (12) and a visitor, Michael Folan (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only John and Michael could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Bridget was a housekeeper, John was a farm labourer, Michael was a herd and Mary had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Joyce was the landholder.

 

Conneely

Martin (40) was the head of the family and Anne (30) was listed as his wife, but was also listed as not married. They shared the house with 4 of their daughters, Maggie (6), Anne (4), Barbara (2) and Bridget (6mths) and a Martin’s mother, Barbara (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin, Anne (30), Maggie and Anne (4) spoke Irish and English and Barbara (2) and Barbara (80) spoke only Irish. Maggie could read only and Anne (30) could read and write and the others could not read. Martin was a farm labourer, Anne (30) was a housekeeper and Maggie was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Conneely was the landholder.

 

King

The widower John (70) was the head of this family and he shared the house with 3 of his children, James (26), Maggie (20) and Mary (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. John was a farmer, James was a farmer’s son and Maggie and Mary were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and John King was the landholder.

 

Connolly

Patrick (80) was the head of the family in house 27 and he was married to Margaret (78) and they lived with their son, Thomas (31). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Margret spoke only Irish and Thomas could speak Irish and English. Thomas could read only, but Patrick and Margret could not read. Patrick and Margaret were listed as being farmer’s and Thomas was a labourer. The house was a single roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Connolly was the landholder.

 

Canavan

The head of the family in house 28 was James (27) and he was married to Catherine (30) and they lived with their daughter, Mary (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James and Catherine spoke Irish and English and could read and write. James was a farm labourer and Catherine was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and James Canavan was the landholder.

 

Canavan                                  (additional surname: Conneely)

The widower, James (75) was the head of the household and he lived with his granddaughter, Margaret Connolly (21). Both were born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James could speak Irish and Margaret could speak Irish and English, but neither of them could read. James was a farmer and Margaret was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and James Canavan was the landholder.

 

McDonagh                              (additional surname: Conneely)

The widow Judith (60) was listed as the head of the family and she lived with her granddaughter, Mary Conneely (7). Both were Roman Catholic and were born in Co. Galway. Both spoke Irish and English and Mary could read only. Judith was a housekeeper and Mary was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Judith McDonagh was the landholder.

 

O’Donnell

Sarah (40) was listed as the head of this family and she was married but there were no entries for her husband. She shared the house with five of her children, Thomas (20), John (18), Sarah (16), Joseph (9) and Bridget (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English Only Sarah (16), Joseph and Bridget could read and write. Sarah was a housekeeper, Thomas and John were agricultural labourers and Sarah (16), Joseph and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Sarah O’Donnell was the landholder.

 

Canavan

Mark (60) was the head of this family and he shared the house with his wife, Anne (65). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mark spoke Irish and English and Anne spoke only Irish and neither of them could read or write. Mark was a farmer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Mark Canavan was the landholder.

 

Donohoe

The head of this family was Patrick (56) and he lived with his sister, Bridget (60). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could speak only Irish and could not read. Patrick was a fisherman and Bridget was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Patrick Donohoe was the landholder.

 

Foley

Patrick (30) was the head of this family in house 34 and he lived with his widowed mother Mary (65) and his brother, Martin (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Martin spoke Irish and English and Mary spoke only Irish. Patrick and Martin could read and write. Patrick was a tailor and Martin was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Foley was the landholder.

 

Mulkerrin

The head of this Mulkerrin family was Joseph (50) and he was married to Barbara (40) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, Mary (5), Michail [sic] (3) and Barbara (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of baby Barbara, they all spoke only Irish and none of the family could read. Joseph was a farmer, Barbara was a farmer’s wife and Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Joseph Mulkerrin was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The head of this family was Joseph (59) and he was married to Mary (48) and the lived with 6 of their children, Barbara (16), Anne (13), Bridget (13), Joseph (8), Patrick (8) and Coleman (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Mary, who only spoke Irish. Bridget could read only and the others could not read. Joseph was a boat-wright and farmer, Mary was a housekeeper, Barbara was a farmer’s daughter and Anne and Bridget were scholars. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Joseph Conneely was the landholder.

 

Canavan

The head of this Canavan family was Patrick (40) and he was married to Barbara (38) and they lived with 8 of their children, Martin (13), Patrick (11), Mary (9), Barbara (7), Catherine (5), Michael (3), Bridget (1) and Anne (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. There was no language listed for Bridget and Anne, Barbara (38) spoke only Irish and the others all spoke Irish and English. Barbara (38), Michael, Bridget and Anne could not read, Barbara (7) and Catherine could read only and the others could all read and write. Patrick was a blacksmith, Martin was an apprentice blacksmith and Patrick, Mary, Barbara (7) and Catherine were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house with Patrick Canavan as the landholder.

 

Mogan [sic]                 (additional surname: Cooke)

The widower Patrick (60) was listed as the head of this family and he lived with his daughter, Maggie (25) and a servant, Thomas Cooke (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick was a boat-man, Maggie was a housekeeper and Thomas was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Mogan [sic] was the landholder.

 

O’Donnell

The widow Honor (50) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 5 of her sons, John (32), Thomas (23), Stephen (20), Michael (18) and Joseph (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all but Honor could read and write. Honor was a housekeeper, John was a fisherman and farmer, Thomas and Stephen were farmers and Michael and Joseph were farm labourers. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Honor O’Donnell was the landholder.

 

Cooke

Patrick (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Barbara (40) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, John (21), Joseph (19), Patrick (17), Honor (10) and Maggie (6).  All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Barbara could not read, Maggie could read only and the others could all read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Barbara was a housekeeper, John was an agricultural labourer, Joseph and Patrick were farm labourers and Honor and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Cooke was the landholder.

 

O’Donnell                               (additional surname: Lee)

John (80) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (67) and they shared the house with their son-in-law, John Lee (35), their daughter, Mary Lee (34) and 5 of Their grandchildren, Mary Lee (5), Joseph Lee (3), Bridget Lee (3), John Lee (2) and Anne Lee (7mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (80), Mary (67), John (35) and Mary (34) spoke Irish and English. Only John and Mary could read and write. John (80) was a farmer, Mary (67) and Mary (34) were housekeepers and John (35) was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and the landholder was John O’Donnell.

 

Canavan

Patrick (67) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (50) and theyn shared the house with Bridget’s brother, James (40). All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick spoke only Irish and Bridget and James spoke Irish and English. None of the family could read. Patrick was a fisherman and James was a farm labourer, The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Canavan was the landholder.

 

Cooke

The head of the Cooke family in house 43 was Martin (60) and he was married to Maria (56) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, Martin (25), Norah (18) and John (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Martin (60), who only spoke Irish. Only Martin (25), Norah and John could read and write. Martin (60), Martin (25) and John were farm labourers, Maria was a housekeeper and Norah was a servant domestic. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Cooke was the landholder.

 

Conneely

The wife in this Conneely family was Sarah (40) but there was a note to say that the head of the family (Sarah’s husband) was in England. She lived with 6 of her children, John (20), Michael (15), Joseph (13), Matthias (11), Martin (9) and Anne (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Sarah, read and write. Sarah was a housekeeper, John and Michael were farm labourers, Joseph was a servant domestic and Matthias, Martin and Anne were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Sarah Conneely was listed as the landholder.

 

Mogan [sic]                            (additional surname: Flaherty)

John (60) was the head of the family in house 45 and he was married to Bridget (45) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, John (22), Ellen (20) and Celia (15) and a visitor, Bridget Flaherty (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Bridget (80), who only spoke Irish. Bridget (45) and Bridget (80) could not read but all the others could read and write. John (60) was a farmer and boatman, Bridget (45) was a housekeeper, John was a boatman, Ellen and Celia were farmer’s daughters and Bridget (80) was a wool spinner. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and John Mogan [sic] was listed as the landholder.

 

Joyce

The head of this family was the widow Anne (58) and she shared the house with 4 of her children, Anne (26), Norah (23), Patrick (19) and John (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. John could not read, Anne (58) could read only and the others could all read and write. Anne (58) was a housekeeper, Anne (26) and Norah were domestic servants and Patrick was a farm labourer. John had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Anne Joyce was the landholder.

 

McDonagh                              (additional surnames: Canavan, O’Connor and Joyce)

Stephen (43) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his mother, Anne Canavan (65), 2 of his sisters, Mary O’Connor (45) and Bridget McDonagh (42), 2 nephews, Joseph O’Connor (9) and John Joyce (8) and a niece, Anne O’Connor (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Stephen, Anne (65) and Mary could not read while the others could all read and write. Stephen was a carpenter, Anne (65) was a wool spinner, Mary and Bridget were domestic servants and Joseph, Anne (7) and John were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Stephen McDonagh was the landholder.

 

Folan

The widow Anne (70) was listed as the head of this family and she lived with her son John (40). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne spoke only Irish and John spoke Irish and English and neither of them could read. Anne was a housekeeper and John was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Anne Folan was the landholder.

 

O’Donnell                               (additional surnames: Conneely and Addley [sic])

The widow Margaret (60), who was blind, was listed as the head of the family and she shared the house with her nephew, Mark Conneely (32) and a servant, Margaret Addley [sic] (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Margaret (60) and Mark spoke Irish and English and Margaret (28) spoke only Irish and only Mark could read and write. Margaret (60) had no occupation, Mark was a Labourer and fisherman and Margaret (28) was a domestic servant. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd  class dwelling and Margaret O’Donnell was the landholder.

 

Flaherty

John (61) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (42) and they lived with 6 of their children, Thomas (22), Joseph (19), Redmond (17), Patrick (13), Coleman (10) and Mary (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Only Joseph, Redmond and Patrick could read and write. John was a farmer, Mary (42) was a farmer’s wife and the sons were all listed as farmer’s sons. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and John Flaherty was the landholder.

 

Flaherty

The head of this Flaherty family was Michael (50), who was unmarried, and he shared the house with his nephew James (18). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English but could not read. Michael was a farmer and James was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Michael Flaherty was the landholder.

 

Barrett

The widow Anne was the sole occupant of house 52. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English but could not read. Her occupation was listed as a housekeeper. The house was a single roomed house and she was the landholder.

 

Nee

Coleman (33) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (29) and they lived with 5 of their children, Patrick (5), Thomas (4), Bridget (3), Martin (2) and Mary (11mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Mary and Martin, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Coleman and Bridget (29) could read and write. Coleman was a farmer and Bridget was a farmer’s wife. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Coleman Nee was the landholder.

 

Powell

The widow Mary (70) was the only occupant of house 54 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. Her occupation was listed as a housekeeper. She lived in a single roomed 3rd class dwelling and she was the landholder.

 

Coyne                          (additional surname: Laffey)

The head of this family was Michael (70) and he was married to Mary (68) and they lived with their niece, Mary Laffey (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Mary Laffey could read and write. Michael was an agricultural labourer and Mary was a scholar. The house was a 1 roomed, 3rd class house and Michael Coyne was the landholder.

 

Kenny

Honor (28) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with her mother, Barbara (60), who was a widow. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke both Irish and English but only Honor could read and write. Honor was a dressmaker and Barbara was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Honor Kenny was the landholder.

 

Conneely

Patrick (70) was the head of the family in house 57 and he was married to Bridget (60). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both of them spoke only Irish but neither could read and write. Patrick was a farm labourer and Bridget was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Conneely was the landholder.

 

Conroy                        (additional surnames: Mylotte, Lee, Mulkern and Conneally [sic])

The widow Mary (34) was listed as the head of the family and she lived with her brother Martin Mylotte (22), daughters, Delia (8), May (5) and Nellie (4). Also in the house at that time were a shop assistant, Willie Lee (22), and 2 servants, Mary Mulkern (14) and Joe Conneally [sic] (14). They were all born in Co. Galway, except Mary (34), who was born in Co. Mayo, and all were Roman Catholic. Delia, May and Nellie spoke only English and the others spoke Irish and English. Nellie could read only and the others could all read and write. Mary (34) was a shop keeper, Martin was a farmer, Willie was a shop assistant, Mary (14) and Joe were both listed as being labourers and Delia, May and Nellie were scholars. The house was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and Mary Conroy was the landholder.

 

Ridge                          (additional surname: Barrett)

Thomas (72) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (57) and they shared the house with their son James (27), their daughter, Mary (25), a nephew, Michael Barrett (12) and 2 nieces, Mary Barrett (10) and Barbara Barrett (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except for Mary (57), who only spoke Irish. Thomas and Mary (57) could not read, Barbara could read only and the others could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Mary (57) was a wool spinner, James was a farmer’s son, Mary (25) was a farmer’s daughter and Michael, Mary (10) and Barbara were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Thomas Ridge was the landholder.

 

Lee

The head of this family in house 60 was Patrick (60) and he was married to Mary (60) and they shared the house with their son, Patrick (34) who was married to Anne (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary (60), they could all read and write. Patrick (60) was a farmer, Mary (60) was a housekeeper, Patrick (34) was a farmer’s son and Anne was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Lee was the landholder.

 

Curran

The widow Margaret (44) was listed as being the head of this family and she shared the house with 2 of her daughters, Mary (17) and Maggie (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Margaret spoke only Irish and Mary and Maggie could speak Irish and English and could read and write. Margaret was a housekeeper and Mary and Maggie were both domestic servants. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Margaret Curran was the landholder.

 

 

McDonagh

Peter (41) was the head of the family in house 62 and he was married to Catherine (35) and they lived with 4 of their daughters, Mary (6), Margaret (3), Barbara (2) and Honor (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter and Catherine spoke Irish and English and Mary and Margaret spoke only Irish. Only Peter could read and write. Peter was a farmer and Catherine was a housekeeper. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Peter McDonagh was the landholder.

 

McDonogh [sic]                                 (additional surname: Walsh)

Patrick (66) was the head of this family and he was married to Nappy (50) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Richard (27), Sarah (22), Michael (20), Bernard (18), Martin (17) and John (11) and also a servant, Mary Walsh (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, except Mary Walsh, could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Richard, Michael, Bernard and Martin were listed as being farmer’s sons, Sarah was a farmer’s daughter and Mary Walsh was a servant domestic. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Patrick McDonagh was listed as the landholder.

 

Folan

The head of this family was Martin (40) and he was married to Mary (35). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English but could not read. Martin was a wool weaver and Mary was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Martin Folan was the landholder.

 

Nee

The widow Bridget (60) was the head of the family in house 66 and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Martin (30), Thomas (22) and Bridget (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Bridget (60), who only spoke Irish. Martin, Thomas and Bridget (21) could read write. Bridget (60) was a housekeeper, Martin and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Bridget (21) was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2 roomed, 3d class dwelling and Bridget Nee was the landholder.

 

ODonnell

Joseph (38) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his sister, Bridget (30) and his brother, Timothy (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Joseph was a farmer and Bridget and Timothy were both listed as being farmer’s daughters, when Timothy would be a farmer’s son. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Joseph ODonnell was the landholder.

 

Nee

Martin (30) was the head of this family and he lived with his sister, Bridget (20) and his niece, Norah (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Norah was a scholar. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Martin Nee was the landholder.

 

Ridge                          (additional surname: Mulkerrin)

The head of the household in house 69 was Patrick (40) and also in the house were his sister, Margaret (22) and a 2nd cousin, Dudley Mulkerrin. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Dudley could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Margaret was a farmer’s daughter and Dudley was a scholar. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Ridge was the landholder.

 

Nee                              (additional surname: Mulkerin)

The head of the family in house 70 was Patrick (40) and he shared the house with his widowed mother, Sarah (60) and 2 nephews, Coleman Mulkerrin (10) and Stephen Mulkerrin (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick and Sarah could not read, Stephen could read only and Coleman could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Sarah was a housekeeper and Coleman and Stephen were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Nee was the landholder.

 

Walsh

The head of this Walsh family was John (40) and he was married to Catherine (30) and they lived in the house with 5 of their sons, Bartly (10), Coleman (8), Michael (6), Dudley (4) and Patrick (1) and also John’s mother, Sarah (75), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except baby Patrick and Sarah, who only spoke Irish. Only John, Catherine and Bartly could read and write. John was a farmer, Catherine was a farmer’s wife, Bartly, Coleman, Michael and Dudley were scholars and Sarah had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Walsh was the landholder.

 

Madden

Mary (40) was the head of the family in house 72 and she was married but there was no entry for her husband. She shared the house with 3 of her children, Bridget (6), Michael (13) and Patrick (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Michael and Patrick could read and write. Mary was a farmer’s wife and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Mary Madden was the landholder.

 

Madden

Festus (40) was the head of this household and he lived with a nephew, John (17) and a niece, Mary (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Festus could not read, Mary could read only and John could read and write. Festus was a farmer, John was a post boy and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. They all lived in a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Festus was the landholder.

 

Ridge

James (60) was the head of this Ridge family and he was married to Marget [sic] (54) and also in the house at that the time were 3 of their sons, John (26), Peter (19) and Joseph (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, except Marget [sic], could read and write. James was a farmer and the sons were all farmer’s sons. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and James Ridge was the landholder.

 

Cooke                          (additional surnames: Berry, Molloy, Green, Higgins and Coneys)

The widow Bridget (57) was listed as the head of this family. Also in the house at that time were a daughter, Bridget (31), an unspecified relative, Ellie (29), a visitor, Margret Berry (20), a son, Martin (29), a grandson, John J. (1), 2 servants, Sarah Molloy (18) and Thos. Higgins (21), a niece, Mary Green (15) and a boarder, Walter Joseph Coneys (35). They were all born in Co. Galway, except Ellie, who was born in Co. Mayo and all were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except baby John J. Apart from John J. they could all read and write. Bridget (57) was a shop keeper and farmer, Bridget (31) was a shop assistant, Ellie was a farmer’s wife, Margret was a farmer’s daughter, Martin was a farmer, Sarah, Mary and Thomas were domestic servants and Walter Joseph was a general practitioner. The house was a 6 roomed, 1st class dwelling and Bridget Cooke was the landholder.

 

Whelan

The head of the family in house 76 was John (35) and he was married to Penelope (32) and they lived with 4 of their children and they were Mary (7), Bridget (4), James (2) and Patrick (1mth) and also in the house at that time was John’s widowed mother, Mary (61). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Bridget, James and Patrick, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Only John and Penelope could read and write and Mary (7) could read only. John was a farmer, Mary (7) and Bridget were scholars and Mary (61) had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and John Whelan was the landholder.

 

Lee                              (additional surname: McLea[vi])

James (56) was the head of this family and he was married to Anne (52) and they shared the house with Anne’s brother, Coleman McLea (60). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James spoke Irish and English and Anne and Coleman spoke only Irish. Only James could read and write. James was a farmer and Coleman was a farm labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and James Lee was the landholder.

 

Cosgrove

The only occupant of house 78 was Bridget (44) and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could read and write and was a housekeeper. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and Bridget was the landholder.

 

Walsh

Bartly (82) was listed as the head of the family in house 79 and he was married to Honor (69) and they shared the house with their son, Patrick (35), their daughter-in-law, Mary (31) and 2 grandchildren, Mary (2) and Bartly (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartly (82) and Honor spoke only Irish and Patrick and Mary spoke Irish and English. Only Patrick could read and write. Bartly (82) was a farmer, Patrick wa a farmer’s son and Mary (31) was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Bartly Walsh was the landholder.

 

Coyne                          (additional surname: Conroy)

Peter (64) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Anne (40) They shared the house with Peter’s 4 step children, Michael Conroy (15), Stephen Conroy (11), Patrick Conroy (8) and Margaret Conroy (6) and also their Daughter, Nora (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Nora, who only spoke English. Anne and Nora could not read and the others could all read and write. Peter was a farmer and summer server, Michael was a labourer and the other children were all scholars. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Peter Coyne was the landholder.

 

Walsh

The head of this family was Valentine (45) and he was married to Anne (35) and they lived with their 6 children, Patrick (11), Michael (9), Andrew (6), Bartly (4), Thomas (3) and Mary (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except young Thomas and Mary. Andrew and Bartly could read only and Patrick and Michael could read and write. Valentine was a farmer, Anne was a housekeeper and Patrick, Michael, Andrew and Bartly were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Valentine Walsh was the landholder.

 

Green

Patrick (45) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (40) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Delia (13), Patrick (11), Sarah (9), James (11) and John (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. James and John could not read, Sarah could read only and the others could all read and write. Patrick (45) was a boat-man, Mary was a housekeeper and Delia, Patrick (11) and Sarah were scholars. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Green was the landholder.

 

Cooke                          (additional surname: Curran)

Coleman (44) was the head of this family and he was married to Barbara (50) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, Joseph (17), John (14) and Mary (12) and also in the house at that time were Coleman’s mother-in-law, Barbara Curran (83) and his blind brother-in-law, Martin Curran (44). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, apart from Barbara (83) and Martin who spoke only Irish. John and Mary were the only ones to be able to read and write. Coleman, Joseph and John were agricultural labourers, Barbara (50) was a housekeeper, Mary was a scholar and Barbara (83) and Martin had no occupation. They lived in a 1 roomed, 4th class dwelling and Coleman Cooke was the landholder.

 

Powell

Patrick (51 was the head of the family and he shared the house with his sister, Mary (64). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English and Patrick could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Mary was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class house and Patrick Powell was the landholder.

 

Curran

The head of this Curran family in house 85 was Patrick (50) and he was married to Cecily [sic] (60[vii]) and they shared the house with 4 of their sons, Joseph (21), Patrick (19), James (17) and Martin (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, except Cecily, could read and write.  Patrick (50) was a farmer (HC), Cecily was a housekeeper (HC) and the sons were all listed as being farmer’s sons (HC). The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Curran was the landholder.

 

Curran

The head of this family was Catherine (35) who was married but there was no entry for her husband. She shared the house with her son, Patrick (15) and her aunt, Mary (80). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Catherine and Patrick spoke Irish and English and Mary spoke only Irish. Only Catherine and Patrick could read and write. Catherine was a housekeeper, Patrick was a farm labourer and Mary had no occupation. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Curran was the landholder.

 

Folan

William (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Anne (17), Michael (9) and Patrick (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Bridget could not read, Patrick could read only and the others could all read and write. William was a shoe maker, Bridget (50) was a housekeeper, Anne was a domestic servant, Thomas was an agricultural labourer and Michael and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and William Folan was the landholder.

 

Walsh                                      (additional surname: Madden)

Walter (80) was the head of this household and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with Walter’s brother, Thomas (50), their son, John (20), Their daughter, Penelope (19), a visitor, Grace Madden (12) and their grandson, Michael (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except John, who spoke only Irish. Only Penelope could read and write. Walter was a farmer, Bridget was a housekeeper, Thomas was a servant-farm, John was a farmer’s son, Penelope was a farmer’s daughter and Grace was listed as having no occupation. Then house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Walter Walsh was the landholder.

 

Folan

The widow Maria (40) was the head of this family and she lived with 4 of her children, Coleman (26), Maria (17), Margaret (14) and Barbara (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Maria (40), they could all rea and write. Maria was a housekeeper, Coleman was a farmer, Maria (17) was a farmer’s daughter, and Margaret and Barbara were scholars. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Maria Folan was the landholder.

 

Cooke

The widow Bridget (75) was listed as the head of this family and she lived with her son Dudley (45). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke only Irish and Dudley spoke Irish and English but neither of them could read. Bridget was a housekeeper and Dudley was an Agricultural labourer. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Bridget was the landholder.

 

Nolan                          (additional surname: Nee)

The widow Mary (50) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her son Martin (20), her daughter Nora Nee (24), her son-in-law Patrick Nee (36) and 2 grandsons, Martin Nee (3) and John Nee (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Martin and John Nee. Only Martin (20) and Nora could read and write. Mary was a farmer, Martin was an agricultural labourer, Nora was a housekeeper and Patrick was an army pensioner. The house they lived in was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Mary Nolan was the landholder.

 

Cooke

The head of this Cooke family in house 92 was Patrick (45) and he was married to Bridget (35) and they shared the house with 3 of their children, Patrick (5), Joseph (3) and Mary (1) and Patrick (50)’s mother Barbara (80), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. There was no language listed for baby Mary, Barbara spoke only Irish and Patrick (45), Bridget, Patrick (5) ad Joseph spoke Irish and English. Only Patrick (45) could read and write. Patrick (45) was a farmer and Bridget was a housekeeper. The house was a 1 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Patrick Cooke was the landholder.

 

Folan

The head of this Folan family was, the unmarried, Thomas (58) and he lived with his sister, the widow Anne (65). Both were Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. Both spoke Irish and English and Thomas could read only. Thomas had no occupation and Anne was a housekeeper. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Thomas Folan was the landholder.

 

Mulkerrin

Michael (37) was the head of this family in house 94 and he was married to Mary (40) and they lived with 4 of their children, Mary (12), Patrick (10), John (8) and Maggie (5) and also in the house at that time was Michael’s mother, Bridget (80), a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, except Bridget, who only spoke Irish. Maggie and Bridget could not read, John could read only and the others could all read and write. Michael was a carpenter, Mary (40) was a housekeeper, Mary (12), Patrick and John were scholars and Bridget was a knitter. The house was a 2 roomed, 3rd class dwelling and Michael Mulkerrin was the landholder.

 

Fergues

The head of this family was John (45) was the head of this family (see R.I.C. Barracks below) and he was married to Mary Anne (40) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Bridget H. (15), Eileen (12), Mary Anne (6), Gilbert M. (5) and Alice (4). They were all Roman Catholic and Mary Anne (40) and Bridget H. were born in Co. Cork and all the other children were all born in Co. Galway. There was nothing entered under the Irish Language heading so that could indicate that they only spoke English. Alice could not read, Gilbert M. could read only and the other members of the family could all read and write. Bridget H., Eileen, Mary Anne (6) and Gilbert M. were all scholars. The house was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and the landholder was listed as being William Foreman.

 

R.I.C. Barracks

Members of the R.I.C. were only listed by their initials, although some of the names can sometimes be identified by other sources, such as the enumerators. J. F. (John Fergues) (45) was a sergeant and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Mayo. He could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. O. McG. (38) was an acting sergeant and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Sligo. He could read and write and before he joined the R.I.C he was a farmer’s son. H. C. (Henry Carey) (28) was a constable and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Antrim. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. P. K. (28) was a constable and was born in Co. Longford and a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. he was a farmer’s son. I. McM (26) was a constable and was born in Co. Sligo and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and before joining the R.I.C. was a farmer’s son. L. C. (24) was a constable and was born in Co. Longford and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and was a farmer’s son before joining the R.I.C. The house was a 4 roomed, 1st class dwelling and the landholder was William Foreman.

 

McGlynn

Then head of this family was Francis (38) and he was married to Celia (23) and they shared the house with their sons, Patrick (2) and Francis (10mths). They were all Roman Catholic and Francis (38) was born in Co. Cavan, Celia was born in Co. Mayo and the children were both born in Co. Galway. Francis (38) and Celia could read and write. Francis (38) was a constable in the R.I.C. The house was a 3 roomed, 2nd class dwelling and the landholder was Mary Conroy.

 

Powell

The sole occupier of the last house in Kilkieran was the widow Anne (75). She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke only Irish but could not read. She was listed as being a housekeeper. The house was a 1 roomed, 4th class dwelling and the landholder was Patrick McDonagh.

 

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Kilkieran

 

Walsh (Coyne) was listed in 1851in Kilkieran (Carna) with a ref. Cen’s/11/398. In the Parish of Moyrus.

 

John Conneely (Thomas) – Application No. C17/ 1617. Ref. Cen S/11/391. The application was received on 20th February 1917 with an address at that time of c/o Mr. John McDonagh, The Residence Mountain View, Costello P.O. Co. Galway. John’s parents were given as Thomas and Margaret Conneely. The address in 1851 was Kilkieran, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 22nd February 1917 with the words “Not Found”.

 

Honor Cook – Application No. C16 / 6422. Ref. Cen S/11/392. The application was received on 25th October 1916 with an address of Mrs. Honor King, Lettergesh East, Renvyle, Galway. Honors parents were given as James and Margt. Cook. The 1851 address was Kilkieran, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 26th October 1916.

 

Mary Cooke – Application No. C21 / 5847. Ref. Cen S/11/393. The application was received on 16th September 1921 and it had an address of Mr. Patk Mulkerrin, Kilkerrin. Carna, Connemara. Mary’s parents were Thomas and Bridget Cooke (Flaherty). The 1851 residence was Kilkieran, in the Parish on Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 19th September 1921 with a note above it saying “Report only” and after it saying “Thomas and Bridget Cooke married 1840, no children recorded”

 

Colman Cooke – Application No. C20 / 8850. Ref. Cen S/11/394. The Application was received of 17 September 1920 with an address of Mr. N Keys, Kilkerrin, Carna, Connemara. Colman’s parents were listed as being Thomas and Bridget Cooke (Flaherty). The 1851 residence was Kilkieran, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 20th September 1920 with the note “Thomas and Bridget Cooke married 1840, no children recorded”.

 

Pat Nee – Application No. D10 / 20675. Ref Cen S/11/397 The Application was received on 19th September 1910. The Officer of Customs and Excise was Oughterard. Pat’s parents were given as Tom and Margaret Nee. The 1841 residence was given as Kilkieran, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned 1st October 1910 with the words “Found Parents, no trace of Applicant”

 

Bridget Walsh – Application No. C/15 1531. Ref. Cen S/11/399. The application was received on 4th of March 1915 with the address given as Kilkerrin, Carna, Co. Galway. Bridget’s parents were given as Bartly and Honor Walsh (Coyne). The 1851 residence was given as Kilkieran, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 8th March 1915 with the note “Applicant 6 years”

 

Coyne (Connally)  Ref. Cen S/11/362 in Carna, Kilkieran in 1851.

 

Curran Ref. Cen S/11/363 in 1851 in Carna Kilkieran.

 

Maria Coyne – Application No. C/17 8981. Ref. Cen S/11/362. The application was received on 27th November 1917 with an address at that time of Mrs. Maria Folan, Kilkieran, Carna, Co. Galway. Maria’s parent’s names were given as James and Mary Coyne (Conneely). The residence in 1851 was given as Kilkieran, Carna, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 29th November 1917 with the handwritten notes “James and Mary Coyne married 1840. No return on Maria. Patt 7, Coleman 4 Michl [sic] (1) dead” She was awarded 2s pension.

 

Mary Curran – Application No. C/17 1741. Ref Cen S/11/363. Application was received on 23rd February 1917 with an address of Mrs. Mary Flaherty, Kilkieran, Carna, Co. Galway. Mary’s parents were listed as being Pat and Bridget Curran with her grandparents being listed as James and Bridget Curran. The 1851 residence was given as Kilkieran, Carna, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co Galway. In the left hand margin there was a handwritten note with the names Patrick, Mary, James or John, Martin, Bridget and Kate. The search was returned on 27th February 1917 with the handwritten note saying

 

“(a) Patt and Bridget Curran married 1842, no return for Mary, Patt 5 John (dead)

(b) No return for grandparents”

 

She was awarded 2s pension.

 

Mary Cooke  – Application No. C/17 8958. Ref. Cen S/11/395. The application was received on 26th November 1917 with an address of Mrs. Mary Mulkerrin, Kilkerrin, Carna, Co. Galway. He parents were given as Thomas Cooke (Watt) and Bridget Cooke (Flaherty). The 1851 residence was given as Kilkieran, Carna, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 29th November 1917 with the handwritten note “Thomas and Bridget Cooke married 1840, no issue”. She was awarded a 2s pension.

 

Mary Curran (C 1848) – Application No. C/21 7064. Ref S/11/396. The application was received on 12th November 1921 with an address of Mr. M. J. Kelly, Carna, Co. Galway. Mary’s parents were Patt Curran (James) and Bridget Curran. The residence in 1851 was Kilkieran, Carna, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. In the left hand margin there was a handwritten note:

Pat       5

John    Dead

Mary      “

Martin    “

Bridget               “

Kate      “

 

The search was returned on 14th November 1917 with the note “Found married 1842, no daughter Mary”

 

Thomas Walsh – Application No. C/17 591. Ref. Cen S/11/398. The application was received on 17th January 1917 with an address of Kilkieran, Carna, Co Galway. Thomas’ parents were John and Maria Walsh nee Burke. The residence in 1851 was Kilkieran, Carna, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 23rd January 1917 with the handwritten notes:

 

“Found            John Walsh       81      head

Penny Walsh     77      wife

John Walsh       36      son      dead 1849

Thomas Walsh  2        grandson”

 

Margaret Geary – Application No. C/21 7641. Ref. Cen S/11/ 420. The application was received on 7th December 1921 with an address of Mrs. Margaret Naughton, Ardmore, Carna, Co. Galway. Margaret’s parents were Bartley and Bridget Geary (King). The residence in 1851 was Kilkieran, Mweenish, in the Parish of Moyrus, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. There was a handwritten note in the left hand margin showing first family Mary, Coleman, Bridget and 2nd family, Barbara, Margaret and Mark. The search was returned on 8th December 1921 with a note “Found married 1849, no daughter Margaret”.

 

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Kilkieran

Griffith’s Valuation shows that Nicholas Lynch had 1714 acres and 34 perches of land and he used a herd’s house and offices on some of that land that had an annual ratable valuation of £1 15s for land and £ 10s for the buildings. He also leased 50 tenements on that land and they were to the following people.

 

James Cooke leased land for £2, John Cooke leased land for £1 5s, Thomas Cooke leased land for 12s, Peter McDonagh leased land for £1 8s and John O’Donnell leased land for £1 5s. James Canavan (tom) leased land for £1, Thomas Conneely and Valentine Conneely leased land for 18s each, Jas Canavan (Patt) and Thos. Canavan (Patt) leased land for 8s each, John King, Mark King and Bartholomew Geary Sen. leased land for 14s each and Redmond Flaherty leased land for 13s, Richard McDonough leased land for £1 4s and Thomas McDonough leased a house and land for 11s for the land and 6s for the house. Bartholomew Walsh, John Coyne and Michael Canavan each leased land for 11s, Martin Geary and Patrick Geary each leased land for 5s, Bartholomew Geary jun., John Mongan and Peter Curran each leased land for 10s, Daniel Nee Sen. and Andrew Nee each leased land for 9s and Patrick Walsh, Patrick Folan, Patrick King and Bridget O’Donnell each leased land for 8s annually. Thomas Ridge leased a house and office on land for 7s for the land and 8s for the buildings, John Ridge, Michael Nee each leased land for 7s and Peter Ridge leased a house and land for 7s for the land and 8s for the house. John Ridge and Michael Nee each leased land for 7s, Peter Ridge leased a house and land for 7s for the land and 12s for the house, John Curran leased a house and land for 6s for the land and 5s for the house, James Coyne leased land for 6s and Patk Curran (Matt) leased a house, office and land for 5s for the land and 15s for the buildings. Patk. Curran (James) and Patrick Flaherty each leased land 5s, Thomas Pole leased a house and land for 5s for land and 10s for the house, Michael Lee and Walter Walsh each leased land for 5s, Patrick Nee, Luke Nee and Daniel Nee Jun. each leased land for 4s and Martin Joyce leased a house and land for 4s for the land and 4s for the house. John Walsh leased an office and land for 5s for the land and 4s for the office, James Curran (Beg) leased a house and land for 2s for the land and 7s for the house, Thomas Nee leased a house and land for 2s for the land and 10s for the house and Michael Walsh leased land for 5s. Honoria Coyne leased land from James Coyne for 5s.

 

There was a vacant house and office belonging to Nicholas Lynch that had an annual ratable valuation of £1 10s and also a vacant house and corn and flour mill, also belonging to Nicholas Lynch with an annual ratable value of £5. William Barry leased a house from Nicholas Lynch for £1 5s annually, Anne Joyce leased a house with a 30 perches garden from James Cooke for 2s for the garden and 5s for the house, Patrick Curran leased a house (no value) on a 30 perches garden from Peter McDonough for 2s for the garden, Patrick Folan leased a house and an office on 13 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches of land from Nicholas Lynch for £2 for the land and 10s for the buildings and The National School leased a house and offices on 3 acres, 3 roods and 28 perches of land for 5s for the land and £2 5s for the buildings which Nicholas Lynch paid half annual rent. Nicholas Lynch had 274 acres and 5 perches of land for which he paid £7 5s for part of that land for himself and leased 33 tenements to the following people. James Cooke leased a house, offices and land for £8 for the land and £1 10s for the buildings, John Cooke leased a house, offices and land for £4 15s for land and £1 for the buildings, Thomas Cooke leased a house, offices and land£2 10s for the land and £1 for the buildings and John O’Donnell leased a a house, offices and land for £5 5s for the land and 12s for the buildings. Redmond Flaherty leased a house and land for £2 10s for the land and 10s for the house, Thomas McDonough leased land for £2 7s, Bartholomew Walsh leased a house and land for £2 7s and 8s for the house, John Coyne leased a house, offices and land for £2 7s for the land and 15s for the buildings and Bartholomew Geary leased a house and land for £2 for the land and 10s for the house and Peter Curran leased a house, offices and land for £2 for the land and 12s for the buildings. Daniel Nee leased a house and land for £1 19s for the land and 6s for the house, Patrick Walsh leased a house and land for £1 15s for the land and 8s for the house, John Ridge leased a house and land for £1 12s for the land and 12s for the house, Michael Nee leased a house and land for £1 10s for the land and 10s for the house and Thomas Ridge leased land for £1 10s. James Coyne leased a house, offices and land for £1 5s for the land and 7s for the buildings, Thomas Pole leased land for £1 3s, Patrick Flaherty and Patrick Curran (James) each leased a house and land for £1 4s for the land and 6s for the houses, Patrick Curran (Matt) leased a house and land for £1 4s for the land and 5s for the house and Michael Lee leased a house and land for £1 b3s for the land and 12s for the house. Peter Ridge leased land for £1 10s, John Curran leased land for £1 5s, Walter Walsh leased land for £1 and Patrick Nee and Luke Nee each leased a house and land for 17s for the land and 5s for the house, Daniel Nee Jun. leased a house and land for 17s for the land and 10s for the house and Martin Joyce leased land for 14s. John Walsh leased a house and land for £1 14s for the land and 8s for the land. James Curran (Beg) and Thomas Nee each leased land for 9s, Michael Walsh leased house and land for £1 4s for the land and 12s for the house and Honoria Cooke leased a house and land from Thomas Cooke for £1 4s for the land and 4s for the house.

 

There was a vacant house and office belonging to Nicholas Lynch with an annual ratable valuation of £2. Thomas MacDonnell leased a house from Nicholas Lynch for 8s, James Flaherty leased a house from Nicholas Lynch for 5s, The Constabulary Force leased a police barracks, offices and garden of 1 rood and 10 perches for 5s for the garden and £6 for the buildings and Nicholas Lynch paid half annual rent of £0. There was a vacant house belonging to John Coyne with an annual ratable valuation of 5s, James O’Donnell leased a house and office from John O’Donnell for £1 5s, and there was another vacant house, belonging to Richard McDonough with an annual ratable valuation of 15s. Nicholas Lynch leased 17 tenements of the following. John Mongan leased a house on 8 acres 1 rood and 27 perches for £2 for the land and 4s for the house, Bridget O’Donnell leased a house on 9 acres, 1 rood and 8 perches of land for £2 10s for the land and 5s for the house, Patrick King leased a house and offices on 9 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches of land for £2 12s for the land and 13s for the buildings and Michael Canavan leased a house on 15 acres of land for £3 15s for the land and 10s for the house. Andrew Nee leased a house and office on 10 acres 3 roods and 21 perches of land for £2 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings and Patrick and Martin Geary jointly leased land of 8 acres and 2 roods with a house each for which Patrick paid £1 10s for the land and 5s for the house and Martin paid £1 10s for his part of the land and 3s for his house. Richard McDonough leased a house and offices on 18 acres, 1 rood and 18 perches of land for £5 9s for the land and 6s for the buildings. There were 9 tenements on 140 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches of land, Peter McDonough leased a house and land for £6 for the land and 10s for the house, Jas Canavan (Tom) leased a house, offices and land for £4 for the land and £1 for the buildings, Thomas and Valentine Conneely each leased a house and land for £3 15s for the land and 8s for the house, Jas Canavan (Patt) and Ts. Canavan (Patt) jointly leased a house, offices and land for they both paid £1 15s for their part of the land and £1 between them for the buildings and John King leased a house and land for £3 for the land and 10s for the house. Mark King leased a house, offices and land for £3 for the land and 15s for the buildings and Bartholomew Geary Sen. leased a house and land for £3 for the land and 5s for the house. Patrick Canavan leased a house on a 1 rood garden from James Canavan (Tom) for 2s for the garden and 8s for the house, Patrick Donohoe leased a house with a 30 perches garden from Thomas Conneely for 2s for the garden and 3s for the house, Patrick Conway leased a house with a 12 perches garden from Mark King for 1s for the garden and 3s for the house and Michael Donohoe leased a house on a 1 rood garden for 4s for the garden and 4s for the house. There was also 18 acres, 2 roods and 25 perches of water in the townland.

 

The following exemptions were also applied in the townland of Kilkieran. The National School house, offices and 3 acres, 3 roods and 28 perches of land of 5s for the land and £2 5s for the buildings and the police barracks and 1 rood and 10 perches of a garden of 5s for the garden and £6 for the buildings. There was 1 Island belonging to tenants No. 12, townland of Kilkieran but it had no agricultural value.

 

1670 Down Survey for Kilkieran

The 1670 Down Survey names for this area were Killkeran, Kiltate,Litterapeperom, Lecame. The 1641 owner was Murrough McArt O’Flahorty [sic], a Catholic and in 1670 the owner was the Protestant, Sir Thomas Meredith. There were 4173 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 233 plantation acres of profitable land and 233 plantation acres were forfeited.

[i] Possibly Corcoran?

[ii] Could also be O Cathalain

[iii] Could also be O Cathalain

[iv] County Offaly

[v] Possibly could be Lurgan. Difficult to read.

[vi] Surname difficult to read.

[vii] Possible 40

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