Lehanagh North

Leitheanach Thuaidh

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Lehanagh North

Civil Parish:                              Moyrus

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Roundstone

District Electoral Division:    Illion

Area:                                         691 acres, 3 roods, 20 perches

 

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

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Lehanagh North (no records)

Map

Galway Library for Lehanagh North

Logainm for Lehanagh North

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Lehanagh North

 

1911 Census for Lehanagh North

Overview of Lehanagh North in 1911.

There were just the 2 houses in Lehanagh North and both were occupied and listed as being private dwellings. They were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. House 1 was a 2nd class dwelling while house 2 was a 3rd class. House 1 had 3 rooms and 3 windows while house 2 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. The enumerator was Const. Martin Gilmore.

 

Joyce

The head of this Joyce family was Martin (68) and he had been married to Julia (69) for 45 years and they had had 8 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 5 of those children, Patrick (34), John (28), Norah (27), Martin (25) and Joseph (23). 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 Norah and only Martin (25) could read and write. Martin (68) was a farmer, Norah was a farmer’s daughter and the boys were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had 2 stables. The landholder was Martin Joyce.

 

Joyce

There were 3 members of this family and the head was listed as being Patrick (74) who had been married to Bridget (73) for 45 years and during that time they had had 7 children. They shared the house with their son, Michael (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael could read and write. Patrick was a framer and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Martin Joyce.

 

1901 Census for Lehanagh North  

Overview of Lehanagh North in 1901.

There were 3 houses in the townland of Lehanagh North in 1901 and all were occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. They were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. They were all 3rd class dwellings and all had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. There were a total of 5 out buildings, 2 stables and 3 cow houses. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 17 people in the townland at that time, 8 males and 9 females. The enumerator for this area was Const. Thos Tuohy.

 

Halloran

John (70) was listed as the head of the first household in Lehanagh North and he was married to Ellen (60) and they shared the house with their daughter, Honor (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Honor spoke Irish and English while Ellen spoke only Irish but none of the household could read. John was a farmer and Honor was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was John Halloran.

 

Joyce

Martin (45) was the head of this family and was married to Julia (45) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Mary (18), Patrick (16), John (10), Martin (6) and Honor (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none could read. Martin (45) was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and the boys were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Martin Joyce.

 

Joyce

The head of the last house in Lehanagh North was Patrick (55) who was married to Bridget (54) and they shared the house with 5 children, Mary (20), Michael (16), Peter (9), Bridget (8) and Margaret (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Peter, Bridget (8) and Margaret could read and write. Patrick (55) was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter, Michael was a farmer’s son and Peter, Bridget (80 and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Patrick Joyce.

 

Griffiths Valuation (1847-1864) for Lehanagh North

Plot 1a: Michael Conrey leased land with an area of 5 acres and 15 roods for £3 15s and a house and office for 5s from Redmond Joyce.

Plot 1b: Michael Joyce leased a house and land from Michael Conrey for £1 5s for the land and 4s for the house.

 

There were 57 acres and 32 perches of water in the townland.

 

1670 Down Survey for Lehanagh North

The Down Survey name for this area was Lehanagh. The 1641 owner (Pre-Cromwell) was the Catholic, Murragh O’Flaharty and in 1670 (Post-Cromwell) the owner was Richard Martin, also a Catholic.

This page was added on 26/06/2020.

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