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Townland:                                  Loughaconeera

Civil Parish:                                Moyrus

Barony:                                       Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                          Carna

District Electoral Division:     Owengowla

Area:                                           1399.48 acres / 1399 acres, 1 rood, 37 perches

 

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

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1911 Census for Loughaconeera

Overview of Loughaconeera in 1911                                                                                                  

The 1911 census lists 33 buildings of which 32 are inhabited. All buildings are listed as private dwellings except for building 33 which is a national school.  All the buildings had stone, brick or concrete for walls. All the houses have thatch, wood or other perishable materials as roofing, except for houses 12 and 29, which had slate, iron or tiles. Houses 1,6,7,8,14,17,19,26,27,28,30 were 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 1 window in the front. Houses 2,3,5,10,16,20,22 were 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 2 windows. House 4 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 0 windows in the front. House 9, 11 was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 windows. House 12 was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 2 windows. Houses 13,21,23,24, was a 4th class house with 1 room and no windows. House 15 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and no windows. House 18 was a 4th class house with 1 room and no windows. House 25 was a 3rd class house with 1 room and 1 window. House 29 was a 2nd class house with 3 rooms and 4 windows. House 31 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and no windows. House 32 was a 4th class house with 1 room. According to the out offices and farm-steadings return records, there were a total of 5 stables, 27 cow houses, 12 piggeries and 2 barns. There were a total number of 156 people, 81 male and 75 female. The enumerator was Const. Michael Canning.

Cloherty

The first house in Loughaconeera had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (71), who was married to his wife Bridget (67) for 18 years. Both John and Bridget could not read. Both John and Bridget had Irish only. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. John 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 Cloherty.

Sullivan

4 people occupied house 2 according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (69) who was married to his wife Sarah (70) for 41 years during which time they had 10 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their daughters Ellen (24) and Sarah (15). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. John and Sarah (70) both could not read. Ellen and Sarah (15) 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. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was John Sullivan.

Sullivan

3 people occupied house 3 in Loughaconeera. The head of the family was Patrick (73), who was married to his wife Penolope (74) for 47 years during which time they had 10 children of which 8 survived. Living in their house at this time was their son McDara (27). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick and Penolope both could not read. McDara could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. McDara was listed as being a farmer’s son.  The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable, 2 cow houses and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Sullivan.

Conneely

House 4 had 2 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Margaret (75) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her son John (40). All of the occupants could not read. Both Margaret and John had Irish only. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Margaret was listed as being a farmer. John was listed as bring a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Margaret Conneely.

Conneely

House 5 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (28) who was married to his wife Anne (26) for 2 years, during which time they had one child. Living in their house at this time was their daughter Mary (1) and Patrick’s mother Bridget (70). Patrick and Bridget could not read. Anne could read and write. Patrick and Anne both had Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Conneely.

Coyne

House 6 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (30). Living in his house at this time was his brothers Peter (26) and Colman (21) and his sister Maggie (14). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Peter could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. John was listed as being a farmer. Peter and Colman were listed as being farmers son’s, Maggie was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was John Coyne.

Flaherty

House 7 in Loughaconeera had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Anne (50) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her children Michael (25), Thomas (23), Martin (21), Mary (19), John (17), Patrick (15) and Joseph (13). All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Michael who had Irish only. Anne, Michael and Joseph all 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. Anne was listed as being a farmer. Michael, Thomas and Martin were all listed as being farmers sons. Mary was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. John, Patrick and Joseph were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Anne Flaherty.

Carney

House 8 had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Barbara (70) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her children Peter (40), Joseph (25), Mary (21), Honor (19) and Bridget (15). All of the occupants had Irish only, except for Bridget and Mary who had both Irish and English. Barbara, Peter and Joseph all could not read. Honor could read only. Mary and Bridget could both read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Barbara was listed as being a farmer. Peter and Joseph were both farmer’s sons. Mary, Honor and Bridget were all listed as farmer’s daughters. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Barbara Carney.

Sullivan

House 9 in Loughaconeera had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Dudley (75), who was married to his wife Barbara (67) for 40 years, during which time they had 6 children of which 3 survived. Living in their house at this time was their son Peter (24). Dudley and Barbara both could not read. Peter could read and write. Dudley and Peter both had Irish and English. Barbara had Irish only. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Dudley was listed as being a farmer. Peter was listed as a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and a cow house. The landowner was Dudley Sullivan.

Cloherty

5 people occupied house 10 in Loughconeera according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mark (73) who was married to his wife Bridget (50) for 23 years during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Thomas (22), Joseph (20) and Peter (19). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Mark 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. Mark was listed as being a farmer. Thomas, Joseph and Peter were all listed as farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Mark Cloherty.

Rielly

4 people occupied house 11 in Loughaconeera according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Joseph (72), who was married to his wife Mary (70) for 30 years during which time they had 6 children of which 4 survived. Living in their house at this time was their sons Michael (20) and William (16). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Joseph and Mary both could not read. Michael and Joseph could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Joseph was listed as being a farmer. Michael and William were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a barn. The landowner was Joseph Rielly.

King

House 12 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Matthew (78) who was married to his wife Mary (73) for 50 years during which time they had 7 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (36), Joseph (28) and Thomas (25). All of the occupants had both Irish and English, except for Patrick who had Irish only. Matthew, Mary and Patrick all could not read. Joseph and Thomas could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a barn. The landowner was Matthew King.

McDonagh

One person occupied house 13 in Loughaconeera according to the 1911 census. The sole occupant was Colman (42), who could not read. Colman had both English and Irish and was born in County Galway. Colman was Roman Catholic. Colman was listed as being a farmer. The house he occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Colman McDonagh.

Sullivan

House 14 had 10 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (60), who was married to his wife Barbara (40). Living in his house at this time was his son Colman (20) from his first marriage, Mary (14), Michael (12), Bridget (10), Anne (8), Maggie (6), Honor (3) and Joseph (1). All of the occupants could not read, except for Mary who could read and write. All of the occupants had Irish only, except for Mary and Barbara who had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas was listed as being a farmer and a boatman. Colman was listed as being a farmer’s son. Mary was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Michael, Bridget, Anne and Maggie 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 Thomas Sullivan.

Flaherty                                               (Additional Surname: Sullivan)

House 15 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Honor (75), who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her daughter Mary Sullivan (48), who was also a widow, and Honor’s grandchildren Kieran Sullivan (25), John Sullivan (17) and Anne Sullivan (14). All of the occupants could not read, except for Ann who could read and write. Kieran and John both 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. Honor was listed as being a farmer. Kieran and John were listed as farmer’s sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Honor Flaherty.

O’Brien

2 people occupied house 16 in Loughaconeera according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Mary (79), who was a widow. Living in this house at this time was her son John (45). Both of the occupants could not read. Mary had Irish only. John had both English and Irish. Both were born in County Galway and both were Roman Catholic. Mary was listed as being a farmer. John was 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 Mary O Brien.

O’Brien                                               (additional surname: Dundas)

House 17 had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (35), who was married to his wife Honor (35). Living in their house at this time was their children Martin (11), Mary (10), Bridget (8), Patrick (5) and Colman (2). Also in the house at this time was Mary Dundas (78) who was a relative. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. All of the occupants could not read. Patrick had Irish only. Colman had no language listed. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish, Martin (35) was listed as being a farmer. Martin (11), Mary and Bridget were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Martin O’ Brien.

Geary

One person occupied house 18 in Loughaconeera according to the 1911 census. Bridget (80) was the sole occupant. Bridget could not read and had both English and Irish. She was Roman Catholic and was born in County Galway. Bridget had no occupation listed. The house she occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Bridget Geary.

Flaherty

House 19 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (45) who was married to his wife Mary (21). Living in their house at this time was their children Bridget (1) and Patrick (2 months). Also living in this house was Martin’s mother Mary (71). All of the occupants could not read. Martin and Mary (71) both had English and Irish. Mary (21) had Irish only. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Martin was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Martin Flaherty.

Folan

House 20 had 9 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (62) who was married to his wife Mary (55) for 30 years, during which time they had 9 children of which 8 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Kate (22), John (20), Martin (17), Barbara (12), Anne (8), McDara (5) and Michael (4). All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael and McDara both had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish. John (62), Mary, McDara and Michael all could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. John (62) was listed as a farmer and wool weaver. Kate was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. John (20) and Martin were listed as being farmers sons. Barbara and Anne 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 Folan.

Sullivan

House 21 had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (55) who was married to his wife Mary (40). They were married for 10 years during which time they had 4 children of which 3 survived. Living in their house at this time was Mary (11) who was Patrick’s daughter from his first marriage, Penolope (8), Julia (6) and Monica (4). All of the occupants could not read. Monica 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. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. Mary (11), Penolope and Julia were all listed as being scholars.  The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room, a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Patrick Sullivan.

Sullivan

House 22 had 5 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (37) who was married to his wife Kate (37) for 8 years during which time they had 3 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary Ann (7), Sarah (4) and John Joseph (2). All of the occupants had born English and Irish. Patrick could read and write. Kate could read only. Mary Ann, Sarah and John Joseph all could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Patrick is listed as being a farmer. Mary Ann 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 Sullivan.

O Brien

House 23 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. Head of the family was Michael (55) who was married to his wife Anne (59) for 25 years during which time they had 5 children of which 4 survived. Living in their house at this time was their sons Patrick (13) and Thomas (10). All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Thomas could both read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. Anne had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish. Michael was listed as being a farmer. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. Thomas was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Michael O Brien.

Grealish

House 24 had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Dudley (50) who was married to his wife Bridget (39). Living in their house at this time was Dudley’s son Michael (20) from his first marriage, his sons Colman (10), Patrick (8) and John (6) and their daughters Kate (3) and Maggie (5 months). All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Dudley, Michael, Kate and Maggie all could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. All of the occupants had both Irish and English except for Dudley, Kate and Maggie who had Irish only. Dudley was listed as being a farmer and boatman. Michael was listed as being a farmer’s son. Colman, Patrick and John were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Dudley Grealish.

Halloran

House 25 in Loughaconeera had 7 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (45) who was married to his wife Mary (34) for 9 years. They had 6 children of which 5 survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (8), Bridget (6), Colman (3), Barbara (2) and Stephen (3 months). Martin could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish except for Martin and Mary (34) who had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 1 room, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Martin Halloran.

Joyce

House 26 had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (40) who was married to his wife Bridget (25) for 8 years during which time they had 4 children who all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children John (7), Patrick (5), Michael (3) and Mary (1). All of the occupants had Irish, only John (40) and Bridget have both English and Irish. John (40) and Bridget could both read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic. John (7) was born in America. All of the other occupants were born in County Galway. John (40) 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 John Joyce.

Conneely

House 27 had 3 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Joseph (34) who was married to his wife Bridget (22) for 3 years, during which time they had 1 child, Bridget (1). All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Joseph and Bridget (22) could both read and write and both had Irish and English. Joseph was listed as being a farmer and shop keeper. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Joseph Conneely.

Conneely

House 28 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Martin (39) who was married to his wife Mary (24) for 3 years, during which time they had 2 children of which both survived. Living in their house at this time was their 2 children Mary (1) and Anne (10 months). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. Martin 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. Martin was listed as being a farmer and wool weaver. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a stable and a cow house. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

O’Boyle                                              (additional surnames: O’Dea)

House 29 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Annie (30). Living in her house at this time was her sisters Ellen (27) and Nora (25). Also living in their house was Mary Kate O’Dea (17), who was a visitor. All of the occupants had both Irish and English and all of the occupants could read and write. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Mayo. Annie, Ellen and Nora were all national school teachers. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 3 rooms. The landowner was Annie O’Boyle.

Joyce

House 30 in Loughaconeera had 8 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Edward (65), who was married to his wife Anne (43) for 19 years during which time they had 8 children of which 6 survived. Living in their house at this time was 5 of their children, John (18), Colman (17), Bridget (12), Patrick (7) and Joseph (4). Also living in their house was Mary (70) who was Edward’s sister. All of the occupants had both English and Irish. John and Bridget could both 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. Edward was listed as being a farmer. John and Colman were listed as being farmer’s sons. Bridget and Patrick were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms, a cow house and a piggery. The landowner was Edward Joyce.

Grealish

House 31 had 4 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Thomas (65) who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his 3 children Colman (24), Thomas (22) and Patrick (17). All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish and Patrick had both English and Irish. Thomas was listed as being a farmer and boatman. Colman, Thomas (22) and Patrick were all listed as being farmers sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Grealish.

Sullivan

House 32 had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was John (40) who was married to his wife Anne (30) for 9 years during which time they had 4 children which all survived. Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (8), Mary (6), Thomas (3) and Bridget (under one month). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish, Patrick and Mary both had English and Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. John was listed as being a farmer. Patrick and Mary were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with one room and a piggery. The landowner was John Sullivan.

 

1901 Census for Loughaconeera

Overview of Loughconeera in 1901                                                                                                 

The 1901 census lists 30 buildings of which 26 are inhabited. All buildings are listed as private dwellings, except for building 30 which is a national school.  All the buildings had stone, brick or concrete for walls. All the houses have thatch, wood or other perishable materials as roofing. House 1, 2, 12, 16 were 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front. House 3 was a 3rd class house and had 1 room and 1 window in the front. Houses 4,5,6,7,8,10,14,15,18,20,21,23,25 were all 3rd class houses with 2 rooms and 1window in the front. House 9, 11, 13, 19, 22, 24 was a 4th class house with 1 room and no windows in the front. House 17 was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and no windows in the front. House 26 was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 windows. There was a total number of 153 people, 85 male and 68 female. The enumerator was Const. Henry Carey.

Sullivan

House 1 in Loughconeera had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (50) who was married to his wife Sarah (45). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (21), Mary (19), Maggie (17), Ellen (12) and Sarah (4). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. John, Sarah (45) and Sarah (4) all 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 was listed as being a farmer. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. Mary and Maggie were listed as being farmer’s daughters. Ellen was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Sullivan.

Sullivan

House 2 in Loughconeera had 6 occupants according to the 1911 census. The head of the family was Patrick (54), who was married to his wife Penelope (47). Living in their house at this time was their children John (28), Michael (21), Gilbert (18) and McDara (15). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Patrick and Penelope 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. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. John, Michael, Gilbert and McDara were all listed as being farmers sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Patrick Sullivan.

Obrien

House 3 in Loughconeera had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mary (62) who was a widow. Living with her at this time was her son John (35). Both were Roman Catholic and both were born in County Galway. Both Mary and John could not read. Mary had Irish only. John had both English and Irish. Mary was listed as being a house keeper. John was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 1 room. The landowner was Mary Obrien.

Sullivan

House 4 had 11 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (58) who was married to his wife Barbara (28). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (19), Barbara (18), Dudley (16), Thomas (12), Coleman (10), Mary (3), Michael (2) and Bridget (2 months). Also living in this house was Thomas’s (58) mother Mary (85). Coleman could read. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only, except for Barbara (28) and Coleman who both had English and Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Thomas (58) was listed as being a farmer. Patrick, Dudley and Thomas were all listed as being a farmer’s sons. Barbara (18) was listed as being a farmers daughter. Coleman was listed as being a scholar. Mary (85) was listed as being a Wool-Spinner. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Sullivan.

Obrien

House 5 had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Martin (30) who was married to his wife Honor (27). Living in their house at this time was their son Martin (1). All of the occupants could not read. Both Martin (30) and Honor have both English and Irish. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Martin (30) was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Martin Obrien.

King

House 6 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Matthew (65) who was married to his wife Mary (55). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (25), Patrick (20), John (18) and Thomas (14). Matthew could read only. Thomas could read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both English and Irish, except for Mary (55) who had Irish only. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Matthew was listed as a fisherman and farmer. Mary (25) was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Patrick, John and Thomas were all listed as being farmers sons. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Matthew King.

Conneely

House 7 had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Margaret (63) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her sons John (42) and Peter (22). All of the occupants could not read. Margaret had Irish only. John and Peter both had English and Irish. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Margaret was listed as being a housekeeper. John (42) was listed as being a farmer. Peter was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Margaret Conneely.

Carney

House 8 in Loughconeera had 9 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Barbara (49) who was a widow. Living in her house was her children Peter (22), Patrick (18), Maggie (17), John (14), Joseph (12), Mary (10), Honor (7) and Bridget (5). All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Peter and Patrick could both read and write. All of the other occupants could not read. Peter, Patrick and Maggie all had both English and Irish. All other occupants had Irish only. Barbara was listed as a House Keeper. Peter, Patrick and John were all listed as being agri labourers. Maggie was listed as being a domestic servant. All of the other occupants had no occupation listed. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Barbara Carney.

Geary                                      (additional surnames: Sullivan and Mulkerrin)

House 9 had 3 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Bridget (62). Living in her house was her sons John Sullivan (24) and Michael Mulkerrin (15). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had Irish only. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Bridget was listed as being a house keeper. Both John and Michael were listed as being agri labourers. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Bridget Geary.

Sullivan

House 10 in Loughconeera had 5 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Dudley (60) who was married to his wife Barbara (40). Living in their house at this time was their children Anne (20), Peter (12) and Julia (10). Dudley and Barbara could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. Barbara 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. Dudley’s occupation was given as being a farmer. Anne was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Peter and Julia were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Dudley Sullivan.

Obrien

House 11 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Michael (44) who was married to his wife Anne (40). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (11), Anne (8), Patrick (3) and Thomas (1). Anne (8) could read. All of the other occupants could not read. Michael and Anne both had both English and Irish. All of the other occupants had Irish only. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Michael was listed as being a farmer. Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Anne was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Michael Obrien.

Conneely                                             (additional surname: Flaherty)

House 12 in Loughconeera had 8 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Martin (60) who was married to his wife Bridget (56). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (23), Mary (20), Thomas (18), Michael (15) and Honor (12). Also living in their house was Martins nephew Thomas Flaherty (11). Bridget had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both English and Irish. Mary, Michael and Honor could all read and write. Thomas (12) could read only. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Martin was listed as being a woollen- weaver. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. Mary was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Thomas (18) and Michael were listed as being farmers sons. Honor and Thomas (11) were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Martin Conneely.

Coyne

House 13 in Loughconeera had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (57) who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his children John (19), Anne (17), Peter (15), Bridget (12), Coleman (8) and Margaret (4). All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. All of the occupants had both Irish and English. Colman and Peter both could read. All of the other occupants could not read. John (57) was listed as being a farmer. John (19) and Peter were listed as being farmers sons. Anne and Bridget were listed as farmer’s daughters. Coleman was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was John Coyne.

Cloherty                                              (additional surnames: Joyce)

House 14 had 9 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (44) who was married to his wife Bridget (40). Living in their house at this time was John’s son Dudley (16), John’s step sons Michael Joyce (22), John Joyce (20) and Patrick Joyce (18) and his step daughters Sarah Joyce (16). Bridget Joyce (14) and Margaret Joyce (12), John (44) and Bridget (40) both could not read. All of the other occupants could read and write. Bridget (44) 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. John (44) was listed as being a farmer. Dudley, Michael, John and Patrick were all listed as being farmers sons. Sarah and Bridget (14) were listed as being farmer’s daughters. Margaret was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Cloherty.

Cloherty

House 15 had 8 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mark (60) who was married to his wife Bridget (32). Living in their house at this time was their children Patrick (21), Thomas (10), Joseph (8) and Peter (6). Also living in their house was their grandsons John (11) and Michael (7). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Bridget, Patrick and John all could not read. Thomas, Peter and Michael all could read. Mark and Joseph could read and write. All of the occupants were born in County Galway and all were Roman Catholic. Mark was listed as being a farmer. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. Thomas, Joseph, Peter and Michael were all listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Mark Cloherty.

Reilly

House 16 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Joseph (62) who was married to his wife Mary (55). Living in their house at this time was their sons, Thomas (13), Michael (9), Martin (7) and William (4). Mary had Irish only. All of the other occupants had both Irish and English. Joseph, Mary and William all could not read. Martin could read. Michael and Thomas could read and write. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Joseph was listed as being a farmer. Thomas, Michael and Martin were listed as being scholars. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Joseph Reilly.

Grealish

House 17 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (46) who was a widower. Living in his house at this time was his children John (18), Coleman (16), Thomas (14), Bridget (10) and Patrick (8). 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. Thomas (46) was listed as being a farmer and boatman. Anne was listed as being a house keeper. John, Coleman and Thomas (14) were all listed as farm labourers. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Dudley Grealish.

Flaherty

House 18 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Mary (48) who was a widow. Living in her house at this time was her children Coleman (24), Mary (20), Ellen (18), Patrick (16) and Bridget (11). All of the occupants had both English and Irish. Coleman (24) could read. Bridget and Ellen 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. Mary (48) was listed as being a house keeper. Martin and Coleman were listed as farm labourers. Mary (20) and Ellen were listed as farmer’s daughters. Patrick was listed as being a farmer’s son. Bridget was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Mary Flaherty.

Grealish

House 19 had 6 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Dudley (39) who was married to his wife Bridget (28). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (14), Michael (8), Bridget (4) and Coleman (2). Bridget (28) and Michael both had English and Irish. All of the other occupants had Irish only. Bridget (28) and Michael could both 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. Dudley’s occupation was listed as being a boatman and a farmer. Mary (14) was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. Michael was listed as being a scholar. The house they occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Dudley Grealish.

Joyce

House 20 has 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Edward (46) who was married to his wife Anne (38). Living in their house at this time was their children John (5), Coleman (4), Mary (3) and Bridget (2). Also living in their house was Edwards mother Mary (80). All of the occupants could not read except for John who could read. All of the occupants had both Irish and English except for Bridget who had Irish only. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Edward was listed as being a farmer. John was listed as being a scholar. Mary (80) was listed as being a nurse. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Edward Joyce.

Folan

House 21 had 8 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was John (43) who was married to his wife Mary (36). Living in their house at this time was their children Mary (13), Bridget (10), Catherine (9), John (6), Martin (4) and Barbara (1). All of the occupants had both Irish and English, except for Bridget and Barbara who both had no language listed. Mary (13) and Catherine could both read and write. John (6) could read only. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. John (43) was listed as being a woolen- weaver. Mary (13), Catherine and John were listed as being scholars. No other occupations were listed. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Folan.

Hynes

House 22 had one occupant according to the 1901 census. The sole occupant was Catherine (98) who was a widow. Catherine could not read and had Irish only. Catherine was Roman Catholic and was born in County Galway. Catherine’s occupation was listed as being a shop keeper. The house she occupied was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Thomas Cloherty.

Flaherty                                               (additional surnames: Dundas)

House 23 in Loughconeera had 8 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Thomas (43) who was married to his wife Anne (38). Living in their house at this time was their children Michael (12), Thomas (8), Martin (7), Mary (5) and John (3). Also living in their house was Thomas (38) cousin Mary Dundas (60). All of the occupants had both Irish and English. Thomas (8) and Martin could both read and write. Mary (5) could read only. All of the other occupants could not read. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were born in County Galway. Thomas (43) was listed as being a boatman and farmer. Michael and Thomas (8) were listed as being farmers sons. Martin and Mary (5) were listed as being scholars. Mary (60) was listed as being a knitter. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Thomas Cloherty.

McDonagh

House 24 had 1 occupant according to the 1901 census. The sole occupant was Coleman (32) who was a farm labourer. Coleman had both Irish and English and he could not read. Coleman was born in County Galway and he was Roman Catholic. The house was a 4th class house with 1 room. The landowner was Coleman McDonagh.

Sullivan

House 25 had 7 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Honor (61) who was married to his wife Mary (42). Living in their house was their daughter Mary (42) and their son John (30). Also living in this house was Honor’s grandchildren Kearns (14), Mary (11), John (9) and Anne (5). All of the occupants could not read. All of the occupants had both Irish and English. All of the occupants were Roman Catholic and all were bornin County Galway. Honor was listed as being a house keeper. John (30) was listed as being a farm labourer. The house they occupied was a 3rd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was Honor Sullivan.

Sullivan

The final house in Loughconeera had 2 occupants according to the 1901 census. The head of the family was Patrick (32) who was married to his wife Barbara (27). Both of the occupants could read and write and both occupants had both English and Irish. Both Patrick and Barbara were Roman Catholic and both were born in County Galway. Patrick was listed as being a farmer. The house they occupied was a 2nd class house with 2 rooms. The landowner was John Sullivan

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Loughconeera

Mary Mulkerrins Application Number C. 164236. Marys application was received on the 19/07/16. At this time she had an address of Mrs. Mary Reilly, Loughcoonera, Kilkerrin, Carna Galway. Her parents were given as Murty and Ellen Mulkerrins. (McDonagh). Her search was returned on the 19/07/16 with the world family not friend.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Loughaconeera

The Griffith’s valuation (1847-1864) records that John Hernan, Mary Greelash, Patrick Dundas, Colman McDonough, Patrick Sullivan, John McDonough, Patrick Joyce, John Joyce, Martin Walsh sen, Martin Walsh jun, William Hanrahan and John Kearney all jointly leased an area of 1380 Acres, 3 Roods and 29 Perches from Nicholas Lynch. John McDonough had a house and land, all others had a house, land and offices. John Hernan paid £2 for the land and 15s for the buildings. Mary Greelash paid £4 for the land and 10s for the buildings. Patrick Dundas paid £2 15s for the land and 12s for the buildings. Colman McDonough paid £1 15s for the land and 10s for the buildings. Patrick Sullivan paid £3 8s for the land and 10s for the buildings. John McDonough paid £1 15s for the land and 3s for the buildings. Patrick Joyce paid £1 17s for the land and 4s for the buildings. John Joyce paid £1 15s for the land and 5s for the buildings. Martin Walsh sen paid £1 for the land. Martin Walsh jun paid £1 of the land. Martin Walsh sen and Martin Walsh jun paid 5s jointly for the buildings. William Hanrahan paid £1 for the land and 5s for the buildings. John Kearney paid £2 for the land and 8s for the buildings. Martin Walsh sen rented 1 Acre of land to Colman Sullivan. For this land he paid 4s. In addition to this there was also 47 Acres, 2 Roods and 37 perches of water.

 

1670 Down Survey for Loughaconeera

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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