Kylesalia

Coill Sáile

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara / Rachel McDonagh

Townland:                                  Kylesalia

Civil Parish:                                Moyrus

Barony:                                       Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                          Carna

District Electoral Division:     Owengowla

Area:                                           1603.07 acres / 1603 acres, 0 roods, 10 perches

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Kylesalia

Logainm for Kylesalia

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Kylesalia

 

1911 Census for Kylesalia

Overview of Kylesalia in 1911

The 1911 census lists 43 houses of which all are inhabited. All buildings are listed as private dwellings.   All the buildings had stone, brick or concrete for walls. All the houses have thatch, wood or other perishable materials as roofing. House 1 was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 windows. Houses 2,6,10,12,17,19,23,28,30,36 and 43 were 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 2 windows. Houses 3,4,7,8,9,13,14,16,18,21,24,25,26,31,32,33,34,37.38,39,40 and 41 were 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 1 window in the front. House 5 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and no windows in the front. Houses 11,15, 22,35 and 42 were 4th class houses with 1 room and no windows. Houses 20 and 29 were 3rd class house with 2 rooms and no windows in the front. House 27 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. The out offices and farm-steadings return records, there was a total of 4 stables, 33 cow houses and 3 piggeries. There were a total number of 228 people, 131 male and 97 female. The enumerator was Const. Michael Canning.

 

Nee

The first house in Kylesalia had occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Bartley (95) who was married to his wife Mary (85) for 65 years, during which time they had 6 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their son Bartley (62). All the occupants could not read. Both Bartley and Bartley have Irish only, Mary has both Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Bartley’s (95) occupation is given as being a Farmer. Bartley (62) is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Bartley Nee.

Ridge

House 2 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Marie (45) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her two sons, Martin (10) and John (6). All occupants have both English and Irish. Both Martin and John could not read. Marie could read and write. All occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Marie is listed as being a farmer. Both Martin and John are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Marie Ridge.

Kelly

House 3 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (80), who was married to his wife Margaret (65) for 43 years during which time they had 12 children of which 6 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (30), Joseph (20), Mary (16) and Maggie (13). All the occupants could not read. Patrick, Joseph and Mary all have only Irish. Margaret, Michael and Maggie all have both Irish and English. All the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation is listed as being a Farmer. Michael and Joseph are listed as being farmer’s sons. Mary and Maggie are listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow shed. The landowner was Patrick Kelly.

Conneely

House 4 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (69), who was married to his wife Honor (67) for 30 years during which time they had 7 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Martin (20), John (19), Annie (18) and Thomas (10). All occupants could not read. All occupants have both English and Irish. All occupants are Roman Catholic, and all were born in County Galway. Martin’s (69) occupation is given as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 cow houses. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

Nee

House 5 in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Bridget (76) who was a widow. Also living in this house was her children Patrick (20), Michael (18) and Bridget (14). All occupants could not read. Bridget (76), Patrick and Michael all have only Irish listed under language. Bridget (14) has both English and Irish. All occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Bridget (76) occupation is listed as being a farmer. Both Patrick and Michael are listed as being Farmers sons. No occupation is given for Bridget (14). The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Bridget Nee.

 

Conneely

House 6 in Kylesalia had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (76) who was married to his wife Sarah (74) for 48 years during which they had 9 children of which 7 survived. John had both Irish and English. Sarah had only Irish. John could read and write. Sarah could not read. Both occupants were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. John’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Conneely.

 

Joyce

House 7 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mary (80) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her sons, Thomas (40) and Colman (30). Mary had Irish only. Both Thomas and Colman had both English and Irish. Mary could not read. Both Thomas and Colman could read and write. All occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary’s occupation is given as being a farmer. Both Thomas and Colman are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Mary Joyce.

 

Joyce

House 8 in Kylesalia had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (40) who was married to his wife Mary (38) for 8 years during which time they had 3 children. Living in their house at this time was their 3 children, Mary (6), John (4) and Annie (2). All the occupants are listed as having both English and Irish. Patrick and Mary (38) could read and write. All the children could not read. All the occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation was listed as being a farmer. There are no occupations listed for any of the other occupants. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Joyce.

 

Dundas

The 9th house in Kylesalia had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Honor (55) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her children Patrick (20), James (15), Colman (13) and Maggie (8). All the occupants had both English and Irish listed as languages. Honor, James and Maggie all could not read. Patrick and Colman could both read and write. All the occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Honor’s occupation is listed as being a Farmer. Both Patrick and James are listed as farmer’s sons. Colman and Maggie are listed as scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Honor Dundass.

 

Conneely                                 (additional surnames: King)

House 10 in Kylesalia had 9 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Michael (64) who was married to his wife Ellen (45) for 22 years during which time they had 8 children of which 6 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Ellen (19), Joseph (17), Anne (14), Bartley (11), Martin (4) and Mary (1). Also living in their house was Michaels Mother in Law Mary King (88). All the occupants could read and write, except for Michael, Mary (1) and Mary (88). All the occupants have both English and Irish except for Mary (1). All the occupants are Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Michael’s occupation was listed as being a farmer. Joseph is listed as being a farmer’s son. Anne, Bartley and Martin are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with a cow house. The landowner was Michael Conneely.

 

Grealish

House 11 had one occupant according to the 1911 census. The sole occupant of the house was John A Grealish, who was 83. John could not read, and he had Irish only. John was Roman Catholic and was born in County Galway. John’s occupation was given as being a farmer. The house he occupied was a 4th class house. The landowner was John A Grealish.

 

Cooke

House 12 had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (58) who was married to his wife Mary (45) for 21 years, during which time they had 8 children of which 7 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (18), Maggie (16), Bridget (14), John (12), Ellie (6) and Joseph (3). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Thomas, Maggie, Ellie and Joseph all could not read. All other occupants could read and write. All occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. Patrick is listed as being a farmer’s son. Bridget and John are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Cooke.

 

Curran

House 13 had 10 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was James (38) who was married to his wife Whinefered (39) for 17 years during which time they had 8 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their 8 children Mary (16), Coleman (14), Nicholas (12), Thomas (12), John (7), Patrick (5), Bridget (3) and Catherine (3 months). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Whinefered, Patrick, Bridget and Catherine all could not read. All other occupants could read and write. All occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. James’s occupation was listed as being a farmer. Mary was listed as being a crochet worker. Coleman was listed as being a farmer’s son. Nicholas, Thomas and John were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was James Curran.

 

Flaherty                                               (additional surname: Curran)

House 14 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (38) who was married to his wife Bridget (40) for 6 years, during which time they had 2 children who both survived. Living in their house at this time was their children John Joseph (5) and Bridget (2). Also living in their house was Thomas’s mother in law Honor (84) and father in law Thomas (82). Bridget (40) could read and write, all other occupants could not read. Thomas (38), Bridget (40), Honor and Thomas (82) all have both English and Irish. John Joseph has Irish only and no language is listed for Bridget (2). All of the occupants were Roman Catholic. John Joseph and Bridget (2) were born in America. All other occupants were born in County Galway. Thomas (38) was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Thomas Flaherty.

 

Ridge

House 15 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (50) who was married to his wife Anne for 6 years during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (5), Kerins (3) and Bridget (1). All of the occupants could not read. Anne had both Irish and English listed as languages. All other occupants had only Irish listed. There was no language listed for Bridget. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick (50) is listed as being a farmer. There are no other occupations given. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

 

Cooke                                      (additional surname: Devany)                                                                                        

House 16 had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Michael (39) who was married to his wife Barbara (40) for 13 years, during which time they had 7 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their 5 children, Mary (12), Joseph (10), Anthony (8), Anne (4) and Bridget (6 months). Also living in their house was Michael’s mother in law Mary (73). Michael, Barbara, Mary (12), Joseph (10) and Anthony could all read and write. Anne, Bridget and Mary (73) all could not read. Anne is listed as having Irish only. All other occupants are listed as having both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all are Roman Catholic. Michael is listed as being a farmer. Mary (12), Joseph and Anthony are all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 cow houses. The landowner was Michael Cooke.

 

Nee

House 17 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (33) who was married to his wife Bridget (28) for 5 years, during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time        was their children Mary (4), Joseph (2) and Sarah (4 months). Also living in their house at this time was Thomas’s father Patrick (74).  Thomas and Bridget could both read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Patrick who had only Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. No other occupations were listed. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Thomas Nee.

 

Cooke

House 18 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Joseph (39) who was married to his wife Anne (35) for 24 years, during which time they had 9 children of which 3 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (10), Mary (7) and Bridget (2). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. Patrick could read and write; all other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Joseph was listed as being a farmer. Patrick and Mary were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Joseph Cook

 

Cooke

House 19 in Kylesalia had 9 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (55) who was married to his wife Bridget (60) for 16 years during which time they had 7 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary Anne (14), Bridget (13), Maggie (12), John (10), Barbara (7), Martin (5) and Ellen (2). All of the occupants have both English and Irish. Mary Anne, Bridget (13), Maggie and John could all read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Martin’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. Bridget, Maggie and John were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, the landowner was Martin Cooke.

 

Madden

House 20 in Kylesalia had 9 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (69), who was married to his wife Kate (68) for 47 years, during which time they had 8 children of which 7 survived. Living in their house at this time was their sons Patrick (23), Michael (20), Joseph (20), John (17), Thomas (15), Martin (13) and Colman (11). Kate and Patrick could not read. All other occupants could read and write. Kate had Irish only. All other occupants have both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John (69) occupation is given as being a farmer. Patrick, Michael, Joseph and John (17) are all listed as being farmers sons. Thomas, Martin and Colman are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Madden.

 

Joyce  

House 21 in Kylesalia had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (38), who was married to his wife Barbara (22) for 4 years during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (3), Mary (2) and Thomas (1). All of the occupants could not read. Thomas (38) and Barbara both have both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Thomas Joyce.

 

Coyne

2 people occupied house 22 in Kylesalia according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Hanoria (78). Living with her at this time was her grandson Thomas (12). Both Hanoria and Thomas could not read. Both Hanoria and Thomas had both English and Irish. Both were Roman Catholics. Thomas was born in America. Hanoria was born in County Galway. Thomas’s occupation was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Hanoria Coyne.

 

Walsh

House 23 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (73) who was married to his wife Mary (65) for 35 years, during which time they had 6 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Martin (23), Stephen (21) and Maggie (18). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants have both English and Irish. All the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation is listed as being a farmer. Martin and Stephen are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Walsh.

 

Walsh

House 24 in Kylesalia had 7 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Dudley (69), who was married to his wife Mary (69) for 48 years during which time they had 6 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (23), Bridget (20), John (18), Andrew (15) and McDara (14). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. John, Andrew and McDara could all read and write. All other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Dudley’s occupation was given as being a farmer. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. John, Andrew and McDara were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Dudley Walsh.

 

Cooke

House 25 had 12 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (67) who was married to his wife Maria (58) for 30 years. During this time they had 13 children of which 12 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (28), Thomas (21), Martin (20), James (18), Bridget (16), Coleman (14), Michael (12), Anthony (10), Maggie (8) and Mary (4). All of the occupants have both English and Irish. Bridget, Coleman and Michael could all read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholics. John’s occupation was listed as being a farmer. Patrick, Thomas, Martin and James are all listed as being farmers sons. Bridget, Coleman, Michael, Anthony and Maggie are all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with two rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Cooke.

 

Mc Donagh

House 26 had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mary (86) who was a widow. Also living in her house was her son Michael (45). Mary and Michael both had English and Irish. Both Mary and Michael could not read. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholics. Mary’s occupation is given as being a farmer. Michael is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a barn. The landowner was Mary Mc Donagh.

 

Nee

House 27 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (62) who was married to his wife Mary (50) for 8 years, during which time they had 4 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Colman (4), Patrick (3), Mary Anne (2) and Bridget (1). All of the occupants could not read. John and Mary both have Irish and English. Colman and Mary Anne both have Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all of the occupants were Roman Catholic. John’s occupation is given as being a farmer. No other occupations were given. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Nee.

 

Conneely

House 28 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Michael (68) who was married to his wife Mary (70) for 28 years during which time they had 2 children who both survived. Living in their house at this time was their son Joseph (25). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Joseph could read and write but both Michael and Mary could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael’s occupation was given as being a farmer. Joseph is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Michael Conneely.

 

Dundas

House 29 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Joseph (35) who was married to his wife Mary (29) for 11 years, during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (9), Mary (6) and Stephen (3). Also living in their house was Joseph’s mother Mary (80). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish except for Mary (80) who had only Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Joseph’s occupation was given as being a farmer. Patrick and Mary (6) are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Joseph Dundass.

 

Ridge                                      (additional surnames: Curran)                       

House 30 in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Bridget (71) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her sons Martin (45) and John (40). Also living in her house at this time was her brother James Curran (80). All of the occupants could not read and all of them have both English and Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Bridget’s occupation is given as being a farmer. Martin is listed as being a farmer and boatman. John is listed as being a Farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Bridget Ridge.

 

Ridge

House 31 in Kylesalia had 11 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Colman (70) who was married to his wife Maria (45) for 20 years during which time they had 9 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (19), Colman (18), James (17), Kerins (sic) (16), John (15), Martin (12), Michael (9), Delia (8) and Joseph (2). Colman (70), Patrick, Michael, Delia and Joseph all could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants had both Irish and English, except for Colman (70) who had only Irish. No language was listed for Joseph. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Colman (70) is listed as being a farmer and boatman. Patrick, Colman and James were all listed as being farmers sons. Kerins, John, Martin, Michael and Delia were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Colman Ridge.

 

Conneely

House 32 had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (38) who was married to his wife Mary (36) for 6 years, during which time they had 4 children who all survived. Mary (36) could read and write. All other occupants could not read. Thomas, Mary (36), John Joseph and Mary (4) all have both Irish and English. All of the other occupants have no language listed. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. No other occupations were listed. The house they occupied was a third class house with 2 rooms and a stable. The landowner was Thomas Conneely.

 

Conneely

House 33 in Kylesalia had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Colman (20). Also living in his house was his brother Joseph (18). Both Colman and Joseph had both English and Irish. Colman could read and write, Joseph could not read. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Colman is listed as being a farmer. Joseph is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Colman Conneely.

 

Nee (Colman)

House 34 had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Luke (70), who was a widower. Also living in his house was his son Colman (22). Both Luke and Colman could not read. Luke is listed as having Irish only. Colman is listed as having both English and Irish. Both men were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Luke is listed as being a farmer. Colman is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Luke Nee (Colman).

 

Ridge

House 35 in Kylesalia had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mary (65). Also living in the house was Colman (20). Both occupants had Irish only and both could not read. Both were Roman Catholics and both were born in County Galway. Mary’s occupation is given as being a farmer. Colman is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Mary Ridge.

 

Ridge

House 36 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Colman (36). Also living in his house at this time was his brothers Mark (35) and Michael (33). All of the occupants could not read and all of the occupants had both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Colman is listed as being a farmer. Mark and Michael are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Colman Ridge.

 

Joyce                                       (additional surnames: Grealish and Cooke)

House 37 had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (40) who was married to his wife Ellen (38) for 6 years, during which time they had 4 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (5), Colman (3), John (2) and Patrick (9 months). Also living in their house at this time was Thomas’s mother in law Barbara Grealish (75) and his aunt Bridget Cooke (55). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. Thomas, Ellen and Barbara could all read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Thomas Joyce.

 

Cooke

House 38 in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (60), who was married to his wife Bridget (60) for 26 years during which time they had 9 children of which 3 survived. Living in their house at this time was their sons John (23) and Martin (9). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. John could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick’s occupation is given as being a farmer. John is listed as being a farmer’s son. Martin was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Cooke.

 

O’Donnell                                           (additional surname: Connolly)                              

House 39 in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Michael (73), who was married to his wife Barbara (72) for 44 years during which time they had 5 children of which 3 survived. Living in their house at this time was their son Michael (38) and their granddaughter Mary Anne Connolly (4). Michael could read and write. All other occupants could not read. Barbara and Mary Anne both have Irish only. Michael (73) and Michael (38) both had English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael (73) occupation was given as being a farmer. Michael (38) is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Michael O Donnell.

 

Joyce

House 40 in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mary (71) who was a widow. Also living in her house at this time was her children John (25), Martin (25) and Mary (20). Mary (71) could not read. All of the other occupants could not read. Mary (71) had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary is listed as being a farmer. John and Martin are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Mary Joyce.

 

Grealish

House 41 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (30) who was married to his wife Bridget (35) for 6 years, during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (5), Delia (3) and Patrick (1). Also living in their house at this time was John (30) father in law John (84). All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Patrick. Bridget could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John (30) occupation was given as being a farmer and boatman. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Grealish.

 

Conneely (Pat)

House 42 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (73) who was married to his wife Bridget (72) for 32 years during which time they had 2 children who both survived. Living in their house at this time was their daughter Bridget (28). All of the occupants could not read, and all of the occupants had both English and Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. John is listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room and a cow house. The landowner was John Conneely (Pat).

 

Conneely (Pat)

The final house in Kylesalia had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (50) who was married to his wife Mary (40) for 6 years during which time they had 4 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary Anne (4), John (3), Joseph (2) and Michael (6 months). Also living in their house was Martin father Michael (85) and his mother Margaret (78). Mary could read and write. All other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both Irish and English, except for Joseph and Michael who had no languages listed. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Martin (50) is listed as being a farmer. Michael (85) was listed as being a retired farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Martin Conneely (Pat).

 

 

1901 Census for Kylesalia

Overview of Kylesalia in 1901

The 1901 census lists 47 buildings of which 42 are inhabited. All buildings are listed as private dwellings.  All the buildings had stone, brick or concrete for walls. All the houses have thatch, wood or other perishable materials as roofing. Houses 1,3,4,10,11,12,25,26,27,28,29,31,34,35 were 3rd class with 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. Houses 2,5,6,8,9,13,14,15,16,17,19,20,21,24,30,33,36,37,40,41 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 window in the front. House 7,23,32, was a 3rd class house with 1 room and no windows. House 18,22 was a 3rd class house with 1 room and 1 window. Houses 38 and 39 were 4th class houses with 1 room and no windows in the front. House 42 was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 windows in the front. The out offices and farm-steadings return records, there was a total of 3 stables, 14 cow houses, 4 piggeries and 2 fowl houses. There were a total number of 211 people, 120 male and 91 female. The enumerator was Const. Henry Carey.

Curran

The first house in Kylesalia had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Nicholas (56) who was married to his wife Bridget (58). Living in their house at this time was their son James (24) and his wife Winney (23). Also living in their house was their grandchildren Colman (4) and Nicholas (2). All of the occupants had both English and Irish except for Colman and Nicholas (2). Nicholas (56) and James could both read and write. All of the other occupant could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Nicholas (56) was listed as bring a Stone-Mason. James was listed as being a farmer. Winney was listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Nicholas Curran.

Curran

House 2 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (65) who was married to his wife Honor (60). Also living in their house was their daughter Honor (20). All of the occupants have both English and Irish. Thomas could read, Honor (60) and Honor (20) both could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. Honor (60) is listed as being a house-keeper. Honor (20) is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a fowl house. The landowner was Thomas Curran.

Ridge                                      (additional surname: Curran)                                                     

House 3 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (60) who was married to his wife Bridget (50). Living in their house at this time was their sons Coleman (28), John (20) and Michael (18). Also living in their house was Patrick’s brother in law James Curran (70). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick, Colman and James all could not read. All of the occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholics. Patrick was listed as being a boatman and a farmer. Bridget is listed as being a house keeper. Coleman was listed as being a boatman. John and Michael were listed as being farm-labourers. James was listed as being a stone-mason. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

Ridge

House 4 had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Bridget (60) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her children Patrick (30), Coleman (26), Mark (21) and Mary (20). Mary could read. All of the other occupants could not read. Bridget had Irish only, all of the other occupants had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Bridget was listed as being a house keeper. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. Coleman was listed as being a boat man. Mark was listed as being a farm labourer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house. The landowner was Bridget Ridge.

Ridge                                      (McDonagh)

House 5 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (61) who was married to his wife Maria (32). Living in their house at this time was their children Barbara (10), Mary (7), Maria (6) and Bridget (4). Also living in their house was John’s mother in law Bridget (66). Maria could read and write, Barbara could read only. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants have Irish listed under languages. Maria, Barbara, Mary and Bridget (66) all have both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John’s occupation was listed as being a farmer. Maria was listed as being a house keeper. Both Barbara and Maria were listed as being scholars. No other occupations were listed. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Ridge.

Ridge

House 6 in Kylesalia had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Colman (45) who was married to his wife Maria (30). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (8), Coleman (5), Kearns (3) and Bridget (1). All of the occupants could not read except for Maria who could read and write. Coleman (45), Maria, Patrick and Coleman (5) all have both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Colman (45) is listed as being a Boatman. Maria is listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Coleman Ridge.

Ridge

House 7 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (32). Living in this house at the time of the 1901 census was his sisters Mary (38) and Bridget (35). Also living in this house was his nephew Colman (9). Patrick could read. All of the other occupants could not read. Patrick and Colman both have Irish and English. Mary and Bridget both have Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. Mary was listed as being a house keeper. Bridget was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Coleman was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Ridge.

Walsh

House 8 in Kylesaila had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Dudley (48), who was married to his wife Mary (45). Also living in their house was their children Martin (19), Patrick (10), John (7), Andrew (5) and Dudley (2). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick (10) could read and write. John could read only. All of the other occupants could not read or write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Dudley (48) is listed as being a farm labourer. Mary is listed as being a House-Keeper. Martin is listed as being a farm labourer. Patrick and John are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Dudley Walsh.

Devany                                                (Additional surname: Cooke)

House 9 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mary (60), who was a widow. Also living in their house was Mary’s son in law Michael Cooke (28), her daughter Barbara Cooke (27), her niece Mary Cooke (2) and her two nephews Joseph and Patrick Cooke (both 8 months). Michael and Barbara could both read and write.  All of the other occupants could not read. Mary (60), Michael, Barbara and Mary (2) are all listed as having both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary (60) is listed as being a house keeper. Michael is listed as being a farmer. Barbara is also listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Mary Devany.

Conneely

House 10 in Kylesalia had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (63) who was married to his wife Sarah (55). Living in their house at this time was their children James (18), Bridget (16) and Martin (12). All of the occupants are listed as having both English and Irish. John could read only. Sarah could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were born in county Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John is listed as being a farmer, James is listed as being a farmer’s son. Bridget is listed as being a farmers daughter. Martin is listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a piggery. The landowner was John Conneely.

Conneely                                             (additional surname: King)

House 11 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Michael (44) who was married to his wife Ellen (34). Living in their house at this time was their children Ellen (8), Joseph (6), Anne (3) and Bartly (8 months). Also living in their house at this time was Mary King (75), who was Michaels mother in law. All of the occupants are listed as having both English and Irish. Michael and Joseph could read only. Ellen (34) and Ellen (8) could read and write. Anne, Bartly and Mary all could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael is listed as being a farmer. Ellen (34) is listed as being a house keeper. Ellen (8) and Joseph were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Michael Conneely.

Nee                                                      (additional surnames: Joyce)

6 people occupied house 12 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (51). Also living in his house was his 4 sons, Michael (20), Kearns (20), Coleman (16) and John (14). Also living in his house was Patricks aunt Margaret Joyce (70). Michael could read only. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were listed as having both English and Irish, except for Margaret (70) who had only Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick is listed as being a farmer. Michael, Kearns and Coleman were listed as being farm labourers. John is listed as being a farmer’s son. Margaret is listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Nee.

Nee

4 people occupied house 13 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Coleman (100), who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his children John (80) and Mary (40). Also living in his house was Colemans daughter in law Mary (42). All of the occupants of this house could not read. Mary (42) was listed as having both Irish and English. All of the other occupants were listed as having Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Coleman was listed as being a farmer. John was listed as being a farmer’s son. Mary (40) was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Mary (42) was listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Coleman Nee.

Cooke

House 14 in Kylesalia had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Martin (32) who was married to his wife Bridget (30). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary Anne (5), Bridget (3), Maggie (2) and John (1week old). Also living in their house was Martins mother Margaret (75). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants are listed as having both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Martin was listed as being a farmer. Bridget (30) was listed as being a house-keeper. Margaret was listed as being a nurse. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Martin Cooke.

Cooke

House 15 in Kylesalia had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Joseph (31) who was married to his wife Anne (27). Living in their house at this time was their son Patrick (9 months). Both Joseph and Anne had both English and Irish. Joseph could both read and write. Both Anne and Patrick could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Joseph was listed as being a farmer. Anne was listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Joseph Cooke.

McDonagh                                          (additional surname:Lee)

House 16 had 4 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mary (65) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her sons John (26) and Michael (24). Also in the house at this time was Mary Lee (70) who was Mary (65) 2nd cousin. All of the occupants could not read. Mary (65), John and Michael all had both Irish and English. Mary Lee had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary (65) was listed as being a housekeeper John is listed as being a farmer. Michael is listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Mary McDonagh.

Cooke

House 17 had 11 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (50), who was married to his wife Maria (42). Living in their house was their sons Patrick (18), John (15), Joseph (12), Martin (10), James (8), Bridget (6), Coleman (4), Michael (2) and Anthony (3 months). Martin and James could both read. All other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Michael who had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John (50) is listed as being a farm labourer. Maria is listed as being a house keeper. Patrick, John (15) and Joseph are all listed as being farm labourers. Martin and James are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Cooke.

Conneely

House 18 in Kylesalia had 10 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (37) who was married to his wife Barbara (35). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (13), Barbara (11), Patrick (9), Honor (7), Bartly (6), Matthias (5), Bridget (3) and Catherine (2 months). All of the occupants in this house could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John was given as being an agr labourer. Barbara was listed as being a house keeper. Mary (13) is listed as being a nurse. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 1 room. The landowner was John Conneely.

Walsh

House 19 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (61) who was married to his wife Mary (45). Also living in their house was their children Anne (18), Martin (14), Stephen (9), Margaret (5) and John (3). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish except for Mary (45) who had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick is listed as being a farmer. Anne is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Martin and Stephen are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms.  The landowner was Patrick Walsh.

Joyce

House 20 in Kylesalia had 9 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (60) who was married to his wife Mary (58). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (29), Thomas (26), John (23), Martin (15), Barbara (13), Bridget (10) and Mary (8). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick (60), Mary (58), Thomas and John all could not read. Martin could read only. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Patrick (60) is listed as being a farmer. Mary (58) is listed as being a house keeper. Patrick (29), Thomas, John and Martin were all listed as being farmers sons. Barbara, Bridget and Mary (8) were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Joyce.

Madden

House 21 had 11 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (43) who was married to his wife Catherine (38). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (10), Mary (9), Michael (7), Joseph (7), John (5), Thomas (4), Martin (3) and Coleman (1). Also living in their house was John’s mother Mary (62). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Mary (9) could read and write. Patrick, Michael and Joseph could all read. All other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John (43) was listed as being a farmer. Catherine was listed as being a house-keeper. Patrick, Mary, Michael, Joseph and John (5) were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was John Madden.

Devane                                                (additional surnames: Horan)

House 22 had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. Head of the family was Jane (60). Also living in her house was her daughter Mary Horan (20). Both women could not read. Both women had both English and Irish. Both women were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Jane was listed as being a house keeper. Mary was listed as being a farm servant. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 1 room. The landowner was Jane Devane.

Grealish

John Grealish (43) was the sole occupant of house 23 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. John could not read and he had Irish only. John was born in County Galway and he was Roman Catholic. John was listed as being a farmer. The house he occupied was a 3rd class house with one room. The landowner was John Grealish.

Cooke

House 24 had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (62), who was married to his wife Bridget (50). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (14), John (11) and Bridget (1). John could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish except for Bridget (1). All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Patrick is listed as being a farmer. Mary is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. John is listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Patrick Burke.

O’Donnell

House 25 had 4 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Michael (61) who was married to his wife Barbara (60). Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (20) and Mary (16). Barbara is listed as having Irish only. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish. Michael (61) and Barbara both could not read. Michael (20) and Mary both could read and write. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Michael (61) is listed as being a farmer. Michael (20) was listed as being a farmer’s son. Mary was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Michael O’Donnell.

Conneely

House 26 had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Margaret (42), who was a widow. Living in her house was her children Martin (19), Anne (15), Joseph (8) and Margaret (10). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Margaret (42) could read only. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Margaret (42) is listed as being a house keeper. Martin is listed as being a farmer’s son. Anne is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Both Joseph and Margaret are listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Margaret Conneely.

Conneely

House 27 had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Michael Pat (61), who was married to his wife Mary (55). Living in their house at this time was Barbara (18), Coleman (15) and Joseph (12). Michael Pat and Mary both could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael Pat was listed as being a farmer. Mary was listed as being a house keeper. Mary was listed as being a house keeper. Barbara was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Coleman was listed as being a farmer’s son. Joseph was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Michael Conneely (Pat).

Conneely

6 people occupied house 28 according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Michael (76) who was married to his wife Margaret (65). Living in their house at this time was their sons Martin (32) and John (29). Also living in their house at this time was their grandsons Michael (16) and John (11). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Michael (76) could read and write. John (11) could read. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael (16) and John (11) were born in America. All of the other occupants were born in County Galway. Michael (76) was listed as being a farmer. Margaret was listed as being a house keeper. Martin and John (29) were listed as being farmer’s sons. Michael (16) was listed as being a farm labourer. John (11) is listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Michael Conneely.

Kelly

6 people occupied house 29 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (61), who was married to his wife Margaret (40). Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (20), Patrick (15), Joseph (10) and Margaret (5). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick (61) was listed as being a farmer. Margaret (40) was listed as being a house keeper. Michael, Patrick (15) and John were all listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Kelly.

Joyce

House 30 had 4 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mary (70) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her sons, Thomas (30), Coleman (26) and Martin (22). Mary had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both Irish and English. Mary could not read. Coleman could read and write. Thomas and Martin both could read only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mary is listed as being a housekeeper. Thomas is listed as being a farmer. Coleman and Martin are listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Mary Joyce.

Conneely

8 people occupied house 31 in Kylesalia. The head of the family was Martin (50) who was married to his wife Honor (40). Living in their house was their children Patrick (14), Mary (12), Martin (8), John (6), Anne (4) and Thomas (2). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Thomas who had only Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Martin was listed as being a farmer. Honor was listed as being a house keeper. Patrick, Martin (8) and John were listed as being farmer’s sons. Mary is listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

Walsh

House 32 had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (55). Also living in his house was his brother Andrew (52). Both Patrick and Andrew could not read. Both Patrick and Andrew had both English and Irish. Both men were Roman Catholic and both were born in County Galway. Both men were listed as farm labourers. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Walsh.

Coyne

House 33 in Kylesalia had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Honor (55) who was a widow. Also living in her house was her son Colman (27). Both Honor and Colman could not read. Both Honor and Colman had both English and Irish. Both were Roman Catholic and both were born in County Galway. Honor was listed as being a house keeper. Colman was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Honor Coyne.

Grealish

4 people occupied house 34 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (60) who was married to his wife Barbara (60). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (25) and Ellen (23). All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. All of the occupants could read and write and all of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. Mary and Ellen were listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Grealish.

Dundas

House 35 had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Richard (74) who was married to his wife Mary (55). Living in their house at this time was their son Joseph (25). Also living in this house was their daughter in law Mary (26) and their grandson Patrick (1 month). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Richard is listed as being a farmer. Joseph was listed as being a farmer’s son. Mary (26) was listed as being a house keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Richard Dundas.

Grealish

House 36 had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (66) who was married to his wife Mary (65). Living in their house at this time was their daughter Maggie (19). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John was listed as being a farmer and Maggie was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Grealish.

Cooke

House 37 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (45) who was married to his wife Mary (30). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (10), Patrick (8), Bridget (5) and John (2). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas was listed as being a farmer Mary (10) was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Cooke.

Nee

House 38 in Kylesalia had 8 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Luke (90) who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his son Coleman (47), his daughter in law Bridget (43), his granddaughters Barbara (9), Mary (8) and Bridget (2) and his grandsons Patrick (7) and Michael (5). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Luke was listed as being a farmer. Coleman was listed as being a farmer’s son. Bridget (43) was listed as being a housekeeper. Barbara and Mary were listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Luke Nee.

Conneely

House 39 had 4 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (64), who was married to his wife Bridget (51). Living in their house at this time was their daughters Mary (15) and Bridget (14). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. John and Bridget (51) could not write. Mary and Bridget could both read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. John was listed as being a farmer. Mary and Bridget (14) were both listed as being farmer’s daughters. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was John Conneely.

Nee

4 people occupied house 40 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Luke Coleman (45), who was married to his wife Catherine (30). Also living in their house at this time was their sons Joseph (12) and Coleman (10). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Luke Coleman was listed as being a farmer. Joseph and Coleman were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Luke Coleman Nee.

Dundas                                                (Additional surname: Mc Grath)

10 people occupied house 41 in Kylesalia according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (58) who was married to his wife Honor (35). Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (15), Anne (16), Patrick (10), Honor (8), Bridget (6), James (4) and Coleman (3). Also living in their house was Patrick’s mother in law Catherine Mc Grath (80). All of the occupants had both Irish and English except for Catherine who had only Irish. All of the occupants could not read, except for Honor (8) who could read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick (58) was listed as being a farmer. Michael and Patrick (10) were listed as being farmers sons. Anne (16) was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Honor (8) and Bridget were listed as scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Dundas.

Nee

The final house in Kylesalia had 4 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Bartly (75), who was married to his wife Mary (65). Living in their house at this time was their children Bartly (40) and Colman (30). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only. All were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Bartly (75) was listed as being a farmer. Bartly (40) and Colman were listed as farm labourers. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Bartly Nee.

 

 Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Kylesalia

According to the Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) Nicholas Lynch was the main lessor in the townland of Kylesalia. The first plot was of 1161 acres, 1 rood and 17 perches of mountain land. He kept a small part of that land for himself for which he had a ratable valuation of £ 15s and he leased 34 tenements on that lad to the following people. John Connoly (sic) and Michael Coyne had land at 10s annually, Patrick Joyce had a house and land for 8s for the land and 15s for the house, John Joyce had land for 7s and Thomas Conneely and Catherine Lee had land for 6s each . Michael Conneely had land for £1 1s, Michael Flaherty had land for 8s annually, Michael McDonough had land for 5s, Michael Ridge leased land for 8s, John Clogherty had a house and land for which he paid 8s for the land and 5s for the house and Barthlw (sic) Gorham leased land for 5s. Simon Keane leased land for 8s, John Nee leased land for 6s, Patrick Nee, John Walsh, James Ridge and Martin Ridge all had land and each paid 4s for that land and James Curran Sen. Michael O’Donnell and Martin Joyce all leased land and each paid 3s. Richard Dundas leased land for 4s, John Devine and Luke Nee each paid 2s for a shared of the land, John Conrey (sic) leased land for 4s and Martin O’Donnell, Colman Nee and Patrick Conneely each leased land for 2s. Patrick Cooke leased land for 3s, Patrick Lee Sen. and Patrick Lee Jun. both leased land for 2s each. John Lee leased land for 1s and James Curran Jun. and Michael Curran each leased land for 2s. Nicholas Lynch also had 27 acres, 2 roods and 35 perches of land on which he kept for himself some of that land for which he paid £4 10s annually and he leased 2 tenements, 1 to Michael Conneely, a house and land, for £2 5s for the land and 5s for the house and John Clogherty leased land for £2 5s. Again, Nicholas Lynch had another plot of land of 58 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of which he kept part of and paid an annual rate of £7 10s and the rest of that land was jointly leased by the following 8 tenants. Michael Coyne paid £1 10s for land, John Dundas paid 18s for land and 8s for a house, Patrick Cooke paid 1s for land and 5s for a house, John Joyce paid £1 10s for land and 10s for a house and office, Michael Conneely paid £1 5s for land and 5s for a house, Patrick Joyce paid £1 12s for land, Michael Flaherty paid £1 5s for land and Martin Joyce paid 10s for land and 5s for a house. Edward Joyce leased a house and small garden from John Joyce for 5s. Eight people jointly leased tenements on 6 acres, 3 roods and 30 perches of land from Nicholas Lynch and they paid as follows. Michael Coyne paid £2 5s for land and 15s for a house and office, Catherine Lee paid £1 for land and 5s for a house, Michael McDonough paid 18s for land and 5s for a house, Martin O’Donnell paid 6s for land and 7s for a house, Michael O’Donnell paid 12s for land and 10s for a house, John Conneely paid £3 10s for land and £1 5s for a house and offices, Michael Conneely paid 18s for land and Thomas Conneely paid £1 for land and 10s for a house. Patrick Conneely leased a house on 2 roods of land from Nicholas Lynch for 3s for the land and 4s for the house. Another plot of land was split into 2 parts and jointly leased to 3 tenants as follows. Part 1 of this plot was of 3 roods and 20 perches and Patrick Lee Sen. paid 2s for his share of the land and 10s for a house, Patrick Lee Jun. paid 2s for his share of the land and John Lee paid 1s for land. The second plot was of 8 acres, 1 rood and 7 perches on which Patrick Lee Sen. paid 8s for land, Patrick Lee Jun. paid 6s for land and 7 s for a house and John Lee paid 4s for land a 7s for a house. Luke Nee and John Devine leased 5acres, 1 rood and 20 perches of land from Nicholas Lynch for 2s each. They also jointly leased 10 acres and 39 perches of land with houses for which Luke paid 10s for the land and 6s for the house and John paid 10s for the land and 4s for the house. John Nee leased 2 plots of land from Nicholas Lynch, the first was a house on 1 acre, 1 rood and 10 perches of land for 7s for the land and 5s for the house annually and the second was 7 acres and 33 perches of land for 15s. John Conrey leased a house and office on 8 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches of land for £1 for the land and 10s for the buildings. Colman Nee leased a house on 5 acres and 10 perches of land for 10s for the land and 2s for the house. Simon Keane leased 2 plots from Nicholas Lynch, the first being a house on 6 acres and 2 roods of land for 16s for the land and 8s for the house and the second was 10 acres and 2 roods of land for £1 6s. Nicholas Lynch jointly leased 8 tenements on 69 acres, 3 roods and 32 perches of land and they were divided up as follows. Patrick Nee had a house and land for £1 3s for the land and 7s for the house, Barthw (sic) Gorham had a house and land for £1 6s for the land and 2s for the house, John Walsh paid £1 3s for land and 3s for a house, James Ridge paid £1 3s for land and 6s for a house and Martin Ridge paid £1 3s for land and 4s for a house. Michael Ridge paid £2 5s for land and 5s for a house, James Curran Sen. paid 16s for land and 5s for a house and James Curran Jun. paid 8s for land.  Michael Curran also leased a house on 5 acres, 2 roods and 13 perches of land from Nicholas Lynch for 2s for the land and 2s for the house.

 

1670 Down Survey for Kylesalia

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Slewkiroggy. The 1641 owners were Thomas McRedmund Joyce and Murrogh McDow Flaharty, both Catholics and the 1670 owners were The College of Dublin and Maurice Thompson, both Protestant and Richard Martin, a catholic.

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