Aughrus More

Eachros Mór

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Aughrus More

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Sillerna

Area:                                         484.06 acres / 484 acres, 0 roods, 9 perches

 

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

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Galway Library for Aughrus More

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NUI Galway Digital Collections for Aughrus More

 

1911 Census for Aughrus More

Overview of Aughrus More in 1911

There were a total of 39 houses in the townland of Aughrus more in 1911 and 38 were occupied, with house 39 being unoccupied as it was the Aughrus More national school. House 26 was listed as a private dwelling and shop and all the other houses were private dwellings. They were all built of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 10, 11, 27 and 36 had slate, iron or tiled roofs while all the others only had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. House 36 was a 1st class dwelling, houses 1-4, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14-16, 21, 23, 25-30, 35 and 38 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 5, 6, 8, 11, 13, 17-20, 24, 31-34 and 37 were 3rd class dwellings and house 22 was a 4th class dwelling. House 22 had 1 room and no windows, house 34 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, house 24 had between 2 and 4 rooms and no windows, houses 11 and 37 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front and houses 5, 8, 13, 17-20, 32 and 33 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 1-4, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 21, 23, 25-30, 35 and 38 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 16 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front and house 36 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 9 windows in the front. There were a total of 104 out buildings, consisting of 19 stables, 5 coach houses, 27 cow houses, 7 calf houses, 13 piggeries, 8 fowl houses and 25 potato houses. There were a total of 162 people in the townland at that time consisting of 82 males and 80 females. The enumerator for the area was Sergeant Andrew Young.

 

Murphy

The head of the first family in Aughrus Beg was Patrick Murphy M.T. (73) and he had been married to Mary (63) for 43 years and in that time they had had 12 children, but only 9 had survived. They lived in the house with 3 of those children and they were, Festy (23), Stephen (20) and Julia (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Mary, could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Festy and Stephen were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Murphy (M.T.).

 

Murphy

Bridget (55) was the head of this family and she had been married for 28 years and in that time had had 9 children and 8 had survived. There was no husband listed in this entry. Three of her children lived in the house with her and they were, Patrick (23), Stephen (18) and Margaret (17) and also in the house was her brother-in-law, Thomas (70). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Thomas could read only, Bridget could not read and the children could all read and write. Bridget and Thomas were farmers, Patrick and Stephen were farmer’s sons and Julia was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Murphy.

 

Murphy

The widow, Mary (66) was the head of this family in house 3 and she shared the house with 3 of her children, John (25), Bridget (20) and Thomas (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Mary was a farmer, John and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house and a potato house. The landholder was Mary Murphy.

 

Murphy

The head of the family in house 4 was Patrick (74) and he had been married to Ellen (65) for 45 years and they had had 12 children and 9 had survived. Also living in the house was their son Michael (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Ellen spoke Irish and English but only Michael could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Murphy (Pat).

 

King

The widow, Bridget (73) was the head of this household and she had been married for 50 years and she had had 6 children and 5 had survived. She shared the house with her son Stephen (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but only Stephen could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and Stephen was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Bridget King.

 

Cohill [sic]

The widower, John (74) was the head of this family in house 6 and he lived in the house with his daughter, Ellie (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and both could read and write. Joh was listed as being a farmer and Ellie was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John Cohill [sic].

 

Rooney                                    (additional surname: Flaherty)
The head of this household was listed as being Anne (59), who was married and had been for 33 years and had had 4 children and 3 of those had survived. There was no entry for a husband. She shared the house with her son-in-law, Michael Flaherty (32), who had been married to her daughter, Julia, for 4 years but they had not had any children at the time of this census. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael and Julia could read and write. Both Anne and Michael were listed as being famers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Anne Rooney.

 

King

Patrick (55) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary A. (51) for 29 years and in that time they had had 11 children of which 10 had survived. Six of those children lived in the house also and they were, Martin (19), Onnie [sic] (17), Thomas (15), Annie (13), Lizzie (11) and Ellie (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Martin was a farmer’s son, Onnie [sic] was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Patrick King.

 

Coohill

Barthly [sic] (61) was the head of the family in house 9 and he was married to Bridget (60) and had been for 36 years and they had had 7 children, of which 6 had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their daughters, Honor (22) and Kate (20). They were all born in Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Bridget, they could all read and write. Barthly [sic] was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Bartley Coohill.

 

King

The head of this King family was Thomas (71) and he was married but there was no wife listed in this entry. He shared the house with 3 of his children, John (20), Marton [sic] (17) and Margaret (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could all read and write. Thomas was a farmer, John was a farmer’s son and Marton [sic] and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Thomas King (Tom).

 

Lacey

Michael (67) was the head of this family in house 11 and he was married to Mary (50) and had been for 30 years and they had had 9 children and 8 had survived. Those 8 children also lived in the house at that time and they were, John (28), Michael (26), Patrick (22), Andrew (20), Val (18), Martin (16), James (13) and Mary (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (67), Mary (50), Michael (26) and Mary (10) spoke Irish and English, John spoke only English and there was nothing entered for the others under this heading. With the exception of Mary (50), they could all read and write. Michael (67) was a farmer, John, Michael (26) Patrick, Andrew, Val and Martin were farmer’s sons and James and Mary (10) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a fowl house and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Lacey.

 

Mulkerrin                               (additional surname: Gordon)

The head of this household was John (61) and he was married to Mary (54) and had been for 26 years but there were no children listed. Also in the house at that time was a nephew Christy Gordon (21). They were all Roman Catholic and Christy was born in America and John and Mary were born in Co. Galway. John and Mary spoke both Irish and English and John and Christy could read and write. John was a farmer and Christy was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a fowl house and a potato house. The landholder was John Mulkerrin.

 

Delap

John (77) was listed as the head of this family in house 13 and he had been married to Ellen (70) for 50 years and they had had 11 children, but only 7 had survived. They shared the house with their son, John (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (77) and Ellen spoke both Irish and English but only John (26) could read and write. John (77) was a farmer and John (26) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was John Delap.

 

Flaherty

Richard (28) was listed as the head of this household and he was unmarried and shared the house with his brother, Owen (21) and his sisters, Ellen (37) and Maggie (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Richard spoke Irish and English and the rest only spoke English. They could all read and write. Richard and Owen were farmer’s and Ellen and Maggie were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Richard Flaherty.

 

Flaherty

House 15 was home to another Flaherty family and the head of this household was Anthony (76) and he had been married to Bridget (72) for 48 years and in that time they had had 12 children, but only 5 had survived. Their son Patrick (43) also lived in the house with them. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Anthony and Patrick could read and write. Both Anthony and Patrick were farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Anthony Flaherty.

 

Mulkerrin                               (additional surname: Toole)

The widow Bridget (78) and she had been married for 20 years and had had 8 children, 6 of which had survived. She shared the house with her daughter, Anne (42) and her widowed cousin, Honor Toole (72), who had been married for 20 years but had no children listed. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Bridget and Anne could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Anne was a farmer’s daughter and Honor was a farmer’s wife. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a calf house and a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Mulkerrin.

 

Cohill [sic]

Festus (72) was the head of this family and he had been married to Margaret (69) for 49 years and in that time they had had 9 children and 8 of those had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. Festus was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a fowl house and a potato house. The landholder was Festus Cohill.

 

Flaherty

The head of the family in house 18 was Owen (54) and he had been married to Bridget (50) for 30 years and they had had 11 children and 10 of those had survived. They shared the house with 6 of those children and they were, Festus (19), Honor (17), Margaret (15), John (13), Anne (9) ad Ellen (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Owen and Bridget spoke Irish and English but could not read and the children with the exception of Ellen, could read and write. Owen was a farmer and fisherman, Festus was a fisherman and John and Anne were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Owen Flaherty.

 

Delap

Michael (79) was the head of this household and he had been married to Anne (74) for 52 years and in that time they had had 9 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Anne (45). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Anne (45) could read and write. Michael was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Delap.

 

Davis

There were 9 members of this household and the head of the family was Michael (47) and he had been married to Bridget (47) for 19 years and they had had 8 children with 7 of those having survived. Those 7 children, lived with them and they were, Martin (17), Mary (16), Bridget (12), Maggy (10), Catherine (5), Sarah (3) and Julia (2).  They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Bridget (47) were listed as speaking both Irish and English and Martin and Mary were listed as speaking English. Catherine, Sarah and Julia could not read and all the other members of the family could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Fisherman, Martin was a fisherman and Bridget (12) and Maggy were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Davis.

 

Toole                           (additional surname: Halloran)

Stephen (74) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Anne (70) and had been for 46 years and in that time they had had 7 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with Stephen’s sister Rose (77) and his niece, Margaret Halloran (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Margaret could read and write. Stephen was a farmer and Margaret was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Stephen Toole.

 

King

The widower, Michael (82) was the sole occupant of house 22. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a retired farmer. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was John Coyne.

 

Coyne

John (82) was the only occupant in house 23 and he was a widower. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Aughrismore [sic], Co Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, read and write and was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and he had a cow house, a fowl house and a potato house. The landholder was John Coyne.

 

Davis

The widower, Frank (73) was the head of the family in house 24 and he shared the house with 4 of his children, Michael (24) and Antony (20), Bridget (18) and William (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Frank and William spoke both Irish and English and Antony, Bridget and William could read and write. Frank was a farmer, Michael, Antony and William were farmer’s sons and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a fowl house. The landholder was Frank Davis.

 

Davis

Joseph (71) was the head of this family and he had been married to Catherine (70) for 40 years and they had had 7 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their daughters, Sarah (26) and Julia (23). They were all Roman Catholic and Joseph, Sarah and Julia were born in Aughrismore [sic], Co. Galway and Catherine was born in Ballyanhine [sic], Co Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Sarah and Julia could read and write. Joseph was a farmer and Sarah and Julia were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Joseph Davis.

 

Mongan                       (additional surname: Mulvoy)

The head of this Mongan family was Martin (82) and he had been married to Mary (72) for 54 years and in the time they had had 9 children and all had survived. They shared the house with their son-in-law, Michael Mulvoy (24) who was married to their daughter, Bridget Mulvoy (24) and had been for 3 years and they had 2 children, Patrick Mulvoy (2) and Mary Mulvoy (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin, Mary (72) and Bridget all spoke Irish and English but there was no language entered for the others. Only Michael and Bridget could read and write. Martin and Michael (24) were farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Martin Mongan.

 

Gordon

Anthony (46) was the head of this family and he had been married to Margret (30) for 4 years and in that time they had had 3 children, Patrick (3), James (2) and Anne Maria (7mths) and there were 2 older children in the house at that time[i], Mary (9) and Michael (5). Anthony, Margret and Mary spoke Irish and English and could read and write. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anthony was a farmer and Mary and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house. The landholder was Anthony Gordon.

 

King

The head of this household in house 28 was Thomas (72) and he had been married to Bridget (60) for 40 years and in that time they had had 11 children and 10 had survived. Four of those children lived in the house with them and they were, Honor (22), Peter (20), Laurence (18) and Thomas (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Peter and Laurence were farmers and fishermen and Thomas was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Thomas King.

 

Delap

Thomas (35) was listed as the head of this family in house 29 and he had been married to Kate (40) for 6 years and they had had 3 children, Patrick (5), Mary (3) and Annie (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas and Kate were listed as speaking only English and could read and write. Thomas was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Thomas Delap.

 

Cloonan

The head of the Cloonan family in house 30 was John (73) and he was married to Mary (63) and they had been married for 45 years and during that time they had had 11 children and 9 of those had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children, Maggie (23), Martin (28), John (19) and Katie (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Mary, could read and write. John was a farmer, Maggie and Katie were farmer’s daughters and Martin and John were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was John Cloonan.

 

Gaynor

Harriet (55) was the sole occupant of house 31 and she was single. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a Grocer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and she had a fowl house. The landholder was Anthony Gordon.

 

Cannon

Michael (53) was the head of this household and he had been married to Annie (40) for 14 years and they had had 7 children and 5 of whom had survived. Those 5 children also lived in the house and they were, Stephen (13), Michael (11), John (6), Thomas (3) and James (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of John, Thomas and James they all spoke Irish and English and they could read and write and John could read only. Michael (53) was a farmer and Stephen, Michael (11) and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Michael Cannon.

 

Cannon                                    (additional surname McDonagh)

Martin (35) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (37) for 7 years and they had had 2 children, both of whom had survived. They shared the house with 3 step children, Bridget McDonagh (17), Kate McDonagh (12) and Margaret McDonagh (8) and also 2 of their children, Festus (6) and Stephen (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin spoke Irish and English and, with the exception of Festus and Stephen, they could all read and write.  Martin was a farmer and fisherman and Kate and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Martin Cannon.

 

Sammon [sic]

The sole occupant of house 34 was Ellen (73), who was a widow. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could speak both Irish and English but could not read. The house she lived in was a 3rd class, single roomed house and the landholder was Thomas Delap.

 

Cottingham                             (additional surname: King)

Patrick (56) was listed as the head of this family in house 35 and he had been married to Annie (45) for 10 years but they had no children. Also in the house at that time was a nephew, Edward King (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Anne could not read, Edward could read only and Patrick could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and Edward was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Cottingham.

 

Heanue

There were 5 members of the Heanue family living in house 36 and Michael (50) was the head of the family and was married to Katie (48) and had been for 25 years and they had had 5 children with 4 of those surviving. Three of those children lived in the house and they were, John (22), Thomas (20) and Annie (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael was a farmer and shopkeeper and John and Thomas were farmers. The house was a 1st class dwelling with between 7 and 9 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house and a cow house. The landholder was Michael Heanue.

 

Heanue                                    (additional surname: Burke)

The occupants of house 37 were 2 widows, Mary (76), who was listed as the head of the household and her cousin, Anne Burke (77). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. They were both listed as being farmer’s wives. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Mary Heanue.

 

Fitzpatrick

The head of the last house in Aughrus More was John (74) and he had been married to Mary (64) for 43 years and in that time they had had 7 children, of which 5 had survived. They shared the house with their daughter. Mary Anne (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Mary Anne could read and write. John was a farmer and Mary Anne was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was John Fitzpatrick.

 

 

1901 Census for Aughrus More

Overview of Aughrus More in 1901

The 1901 census shows that there were a total of 40 houses in the townland and 39 of those were occupied with house 40 being the national school and unoccupied at that time. All the house were built with stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing, with the exception of house 40, which had a slate, iron or tiled roof. Houses 3, 32 and 38 were private dwellings and shops and all the other occupied buildings were private dwellings. Houses 3, 8, 10, 11, 32 and 38 were 2nd class dwellings, house 16 was a 4th class dwelling and all the others were 3rd class. House 15 had 1 room and no windows, houses 21 and 28 had 1 room and 1 window in the front, houses 7, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 24, 27, 34, 35 and 39 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 1 window in the front, houses 1, 2, 4-6, 9, 12, 13, 18, 22, 23, 26, 29-31, 33, 36 and 37 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front. Houses 3, 8, 10, 11 and 38 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 32 had 5 or 6 rooms and 2 windows in the front. The out-offices and farm-steadings return shows that there were a total of 56 out buildings in the townland consisting of 3 stables, 21 cow houses, 6 piggeries, 16 barns and 10 potato houses. There was no information on types of out buildings on houses 16 to 29. There were a total of 205 people in the townland at that time, 109 males and 96 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. Peter Hunt.

 

Mulkerin [sic]                         (additional surname: Gordon)

John (47) was the head of the first family in Aughrus More and he was married to Mary (38) and they shared the house with 2 nephews, Christy Gordon (14) and Michael Gordon (10). They were all Roman Catholics and John and Mary were born in Co. Galway and Christy and Michael were born in the USA. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Christy and Michael could read and write. John was a farmer and Christy and Michael were Scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John Mulkerin [sic].

 

King                            (additional surname: Casey)

The head of this family was John (85) and he was married to Bridget (80) and they shared the house with their son-in-law, Michael Lacey (45), their daughter, Mary Lacey (38) and 7 grandsons, John Lacey, (17), Michael Lacey (16), Patrick Lacey (14), Andrew Lacey (10), Vall [sic] Lacey (8), Martin Lacey (6) and James Lacey (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Andrew, Vall [sic], Martin and James, they all spoke Irish and English and Michael (45), Mary, John (17), Michael (16), Patrick and Andrew could all read and write. John (85) was a farmer, Michael (45), John (17), Michael (16) and Patrick were farmer’s sons and Andrew, Vall [sic] and Martin were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John King.

 

King

The head of this King family was Tom (56) and he was married to Honor (45) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Anthony (22), Maggie (16), Thos (14), Michael (11), John (9), Martin (6) and Festy (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Tom, Honor, Anthony, Maggie, and Thos all spoke Irish and English and all, apart from Tom and Festy, could read and write. Tom was a farmer and shopkeeper and Thos, Michael, John and Martin were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Tom King Tom.

 

Cohil [sic]

Bartly (47) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (45) and they lived in the house with 4 of their daughters, Ellen (18), Anne (15), Honor (12) and Kate (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartly, Bridget, Ellen and Anne spoke both Irish and English while all the daughters could read and write. Bartly was listed as being a farmer, Ellen and Anne were farmer’s daughters and Honor and Kate were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable and a piggery. The landholder was Bartly Cohil [sic].

 

King

The head of the family in house 5 was the widow Mary (75) and she lived with her son, Pat (45), her daughter-in-law, Mary A (42) and 7 nieces and nephews, Maggie (16), Patrick (14), Nora (9), Martin (11), Thos (8), Anne (4) and Eliza (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary, Pat, Mary A., Maggie, Patrick and Martin all spoke Irish and English and Mary, Anne and Eliza could not read, Thos could read only and the rest could all read and write. Mary and Pat were farmers and Patrick, Martin, Nora and Thos were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Mary King.

 

Mulkerrin                                (additional surname: King)

The widow, Bridget (65) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with her daughter, Annie (29) and her niece, Bridget King (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and Annie was a seamstress. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Bridget Mulkerrin.

 

Coohill

Festy (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Margaret (58) and they shared the house with their children, Festy (20) and Honor (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margaret could not read and the others could all read and write. Festy (60) was a farmer, Festy (20) was a farmer’s son and Honor was a scholar. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Festy Cohil [sic]

 

Flaherty

Anthony (62) was listed as the head of this family in house 8 and he lived in the house with his wife, Bridget (58) and their 4 children, Patrick (30), James (26), Annie (23) and Maggie (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Anthony was a farmer and shopkeeper, Patrick and James were farmer’s sons and Annie and Maggie were farmer’s daughters. The house they all lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Anthony Flaherty.

 

Flaherty

There were 7 members of this household and James (60) was the head of the family and he lived with his wife, Mary (50) and 5 of their children, Ellen (27), Michael (20), Richard (18), Maggie (16) and Owen (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James and Mary spoke both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. James was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s wife, Ellen was a farmer’s daughter, Michael and Richard were farmer’s sons and Maggie and Owen were scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was James Flaherty.

 

Flaherty                                   (additional surname: Cane)

The head of the family in house 10 was Pat (65) and was married to Bridget (62) and also in the house was a servant, Michael Cane (15). 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 or write. Pat was a farmer and Michael was a farm servant. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Pat Flaherty.

 

Coyne                          (additional surnames: Gordon and Connolly)

John (70) was the head of this family and he was married to Margret (65) and they shared the house with their son, Michael (37), their son-in-law, Anthony Gordon (37) who was married to their daughter, Ellie Gordon (33) and also an unspecified relative M. Kate Connolly (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. John and Anthony were farmers, Michael was a farmer’s son, Ellie was a national school teacher and M. Kate was a scholar. The house they all lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was John Coyne.

 

Cloonan

There were 8 members of this family and the head of the family was John (60) and he was married to Mary (49) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Patrick (18), Bridget (16), Mary A. (13), Martin (11), John (8) and Kate (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (60) and Mary spoke both Irish and English and the children all spoke only English. Mary could read only and all the others could read and write. John (60) was a farmer and all the children were listed as being scholars. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was John Cloonan.

 

Gaynor

The sole occupant of house 13 was Harriet (44) and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a shopkeeper and farmer. The house she lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and she had a barn. The landholder was John Coyne.

 

Cannon

The widow Bridget (87) was the head of this household and she lived in the house with her son, Michael (40), her daughter-in-law, Anne (26) and 2 nephews, Stephen (3) and Michael (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget, Michael and Anne could speak both Irish and English but only Michael and Anne could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house they all lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Bridget Cannon.

 

Cottingham

Pat (35) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his wife, Anne (28). They were both Roman Catholic but only Pat had a place of birth listed and that was Co. Galway. They could speak both Irish and English but only Pat could read and write. Pat was listed as being a farmer. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Pat Cottingham.

 

Cunnane [sic]

There were just the 2 people in house 16 and the head of the family was listed as being the widow Anne (63) and she shared the house with her son, Martin (24). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but only Martin could read and write. Anne was a farmer and Martin was a farmer’s son. The house was a single roomed, 4th class dwelling and the landholder was listed as being Anne Cannon.

 

Davis

Joseph (55) was the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (50) and they shared the house with 5 of their daughters, Delia (19), Maggie (17), Katie (15), Sarah (13) and Julia (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph and Catherine spoke both Irish and English and the children spoke only English. Only the daughters could read and write. Joseph was a farmer, Delia and Maggie were farmer’s daughters and Katie, Sarah and Julia were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Joe Davis.

 

Mongan

Martin (70) was the head of this household and he was married to Mary (68) and the shared the house with their son, Martin (18) and daughter, Bridget (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Martin (18) and Bridget could read and write. Martin (70) was a farmer, Martin (18) was an ex-navy man and Bridget was a scholar. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Martin Mongan.

 

McDonough

Peter (30) was the head of this family in house 19, and he was married to Bridget (27) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, Mary (8), Bridget (6), Patrick (4) and Katie (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Peter and Bridget (27) spoke both Irish and English and Mary, Bridget (6) and Patrick spoke only English. Apart from Patrick and Katie, they could all read and write. Peter was a farmer and Mary, Bridget (6) and Patrick were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Peter McDonough.

 

King

The only occupant of house 20 was Michael (70), a widower. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a farmer. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John Coyne.

 

Davis

The head of the 7 members in the household in house 21 was Francis (45) and he was married to Bridget (40) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Patrick (16), Michael (14), Anthony (10), Bridget (8) and William (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Bridget (8) and William, they all spoke Irish and English and Bridget (8) could read only, Patrick, Michael and Anthony could read and write and the others could not read. Francis was a farmer and all the children were listed as being scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with a single room. The landholder was Francis Davis.

 

Toole

Stephen (70) was the head of this family and he was married to Anne (63) and they shared the house with Stephen’s sister, Rose (68), who was unmarried, and their daughter, Bridget (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Stephen and Rose spoke only Irish and Anne and Bridget spoke Irish and English. Only Bridget could read. Stephen was a farmer and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Stephen Toole.

 

Davis

The widower, John (85) was the head of this family and he shared the house with his son-in-law, Michael (35), his daughter, Bridget (35), his nephew, Martin (7) and 3 nieces, Maggy (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Michael and Bridget (35) all spoke both Irish and English, but only Michael and Bridget (35) could read and write. John was a farmer and Martin and Mary were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John Davis.

 

Delap

The head of this family was Michael (60) and he was married to Anne (55) and they lived in the house with 2 of their children, Thomas (21) and Anne (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Thomas and Anne (24) could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son and Anne (24) was a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Michael Delap.

 

Flaherty

There were 10 members of the Flaherty family in house 25 and the head of the family was Owen (50) and he was married to Bridget (45) and they lived in the house with 8 of their children and they were, Festy (9), John (3), Martin (12), Thomas (16), Mary (14), Honor (7), Maggy (6) and Bridget (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Owen, Bridget (45), Festy, Thomas and Mary all spoke both Irish and English. Only Festy, Martin, Thomas, Mary and Bridget (11) could read and write. Owen was a farmer and Festy, Honor and Bridget (11) were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Owen Flaherty.

 

Rooney

The widow, Anne (50) was listed as the head of family and she shared the house with 2 of her daughters, Annie (17) and Ellie (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Annie and Ellie could read and write. Anne was a farmer and Annie and Ellie were farmer’s daughters. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Anne Rooney.

Cohil [sic]

The widower, John (64) was the head of this family and he shared the house with his daughter, Ellie (17).  They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Ellie could read and write. John was a farmer and Ellie was a farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was John Cohil [sic].

 

Price

John (30) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his wife, Honor (31). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and John could read and write and Honor could read only. John was a farmer. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with a single room. The landholder was John Price.

 

King                            (additional surname: Gallagher)

The head of the family in house 29 was Bryan (70) and he was married to Bridget (55) and they lived in the house with their son, Stephen (35) and there was also a visitor at that time, Festy Gallagher (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bryan, Bridget and Stephen spoke both Irish and English and Bryan and Bridget could read and write. Bryan was listed as being a farmer and Stephen and Festy were farmer’s sons. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Bryan King.

 

Murphy

The head of the family in house 30 was Patrick (60) and he was married to Ellen (58) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Barthly [sic] (18), Thomas (16), Michael (14) and Sarah (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Sarah, they all spoke Irish and English and Thomas, Michael and Sarah could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Barthly [sic] and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Michael and Sarah were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Murphy.

 

Murphy

Thomas (60) was the head of this family in house 31 and he was married to Mary (50) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Ellie (16), John (14), Katie (12), Bridget (10) and Thomas (8). 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 Thomas. Apart from Mary, they could all read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Ellie and Katie were farmer’s daughters, John was a farmer’s son and Bridget and Thomas (8) were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Tom Murphy.

 

Murphy

Stephen (40) was the head of this family of 12 and he as married to Bridget (35) and they shared the house with 9 of their children, John (16), Michael (15), Mary (13), Patrick (11), Honor (9), Bartholomew (8), Bridget (6), Stephen (4) and Margaret (3). Also in the house at that time was Stephen’s brother Tom (50). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Bridget (35), Stephen (4), Margaret and Tom could not read and the rest could all read and write. Stephen (40) was a shopkeeper and farmer and Michael, Mary, Patrick, Honor, Bartholomew and Bridget (6) were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms. The landholder was Stephen Murphy.

 

Murphy

Pat (60) was the head of this family in house 33 and he was married to Mary (50) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Michael (18), John (16), Festy (12), Stephen (10), Ellie (14) and Julia (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat, Mary, Michael, John and Festy could speak both Irish and English. Apart from Mary and Julia, they could all read and write. Pat was a farmer, Michael and John were farmer’s sons and Festy, Stephen and Ellie were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Pat Murphy.

 

Delap

John (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Ellen (40) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, Martin (20), Micheal (18), John (16) and Kate (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. John (60) was a farmer, Martin, Micheal and John were farmer’s sons and Kate was a scholar. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was John Delap.

 

Flaherty                                   (additional surname: Mulloney [sic])

The widow, Anne (65) was listed as the head of this family and she lived in the house with her sons, Pat (25) and Owen (18) and 2 grandchildren, Mary Mulloney [sic] (14) and Michael Mulloney [sic] (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Anne, they could all read and write. Anne was a farmer, Pat and Owen were farmer’s sons and Mary and Michael were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Anne Flaherty.

 

Salmon                                    (additional surname: Holloran [sic])

The head of the household in house 36 was Richard (80) and he was married to Ellen (62) and the lived with Richard’s stepson, Festy Holloran [sic] (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Festy could read and write. Richard was listed as being a farmer, Ellen was a farmer’s wife and Festy was a farmer’s son. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Richard Salmon.

 

King

There were 10 members of this household and the head of the family was Thomas (60) and he was married to Bridget (50) and they lived with 8 of their children, Micheal (20), John (16), Patrick (14), Honor (12), Peter (10), Lawrence (8), Thomas (6) and James (2). With the exception of Thomas and James, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Thomas (60), Bridget, Thomas (6) and James, they could all read and write. Thomas (60) was a farmer, John and Patrick were farmer’s sons and Honor, Peter and Lawrence were scholars. The house they lived in was a 3rd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Thomas King.

 

Heanue

Michael (38) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife, Katie (36) and their 4 children, Mary Jane (14), John (12), Thomas (11) and Annie (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Katie spoke both Irish and English and the others all spoke only English. Apart from Annie, they all could read and write. Michael was a shopkeeper and farmer and the children were all scholars. The house they lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Michael Heanue.

 

Mulkerrin                                (additional surname: Bourk [sic])

The head of the last house in Aughrus More was Mary Anne (40), who was married but there was no husband listed in this entry. She lived in the house with her daughter, Katie (12), her son, Patrick (10) and there was also a visitor in the house at that time, Ann Bourk [sic] (60), who was a widow. They were all Roman Catholic and Katie was born in Scotland and the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Mary Anne could read and write. Mary Anne was a housekeeper and Katie and Patrick were scholars. The house they lived in was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms.

 

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Aughrus More

Martin Collins – Application No. C/16 3978. Ref Cen S / 11 / 373. The application was received on 5th July 1916 with an address at that time of Rev. J.J. Hayes, The Presbytery, Houghton-le-Spring, R.S.O., Co. Durham. Martins parent’s names were given as Patrick and Bridget Collins (King). The address for the purpose of the 1851 search was Aughrus Beg, Aughrus More, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. It looks as though there was an additional search done under Errisbeg, Moyrus. There was a handwritten note in the right hand margin saying:

“J.(?) P.F.S. There is a townland of Ballyconneely in the civil parish of Ballindoon, barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway but there is no C.P. of Ballykineely [sic] in Galway. There is no townland called ‘Arrismore’ in Galway. There is, however, a townland called Errisbeg in Moyrus C.P., barony & county as above. Full and Exact (? Unreadable) as to the places of residence of the family in 1851 should be stated and also the names of the children in order.”

 

The search was returned on 6th July 1916 with the words “not found”

 

 

Bridget Coohill – Application No. C/17 2771, Ref. Cen S/11/431. The application was received on 31st March 1917 with an address of Miss A. Mulkern, Claddaghduff, Clifden Co. Galway. Bridget’s parents were listed as being Eddy and Bridget Coohill, nee Heffernan. The address given for the 1851 search was Aughrus More, Aughrus Beg, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 4th April 1917 with the words “Not Found”.

 

George Murphy – Application No. C/20 10930. Ref. Cen S/11/433. The application was received on 18 December 1920 with an address of Messrs R.J. Connolly & Sons, Solicitors, Clifden, Co. Galway. George’s parents were Ned and Mary Murphy (King). The address for the 1851 search was Aughrus More, Aughrus Beg, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co Galway. In The left hand margin there was a handwritten note of names:

 

“John 5

George

Pat

Tom

Peter

Mary

Michael 2”

The search was returned on 24th December 1920 with the note saying, Edward and Mary Murphy married 1845. No return of George.

Mary Davis (C. 1852) – Application No. C/16 6044. Ref. CEN S/11/434. The application was received on 13th October 1916 with an address at that time of Rev Joseph Higgins, St Laurence’s, Carnock Street, Greenock. Her parent’s names were given as being John and Anne Davis (Lacey). The address for the 1851 search was Aughrus More, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co, Galway. The search was returned on 16th October 1916.

 

George Murphy – Application No. C/17 222. Ref. CEN S/11/435. The application was received on 5th January 1917 with an address of Tamnaghmore, Recess, Co, Galway. George’s parents were Ned and Mary Murphy (King). The address for the 1851 search was Aughrus More, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co, Galway. The search was returned on 9th January 1917 with the notes:

Edward and Mary Murphy Married 1845

John 5

Michael 2

No return of George.

 

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Aughrus More

Thomas Eyre leased 40 tenements on 474 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches of land to the following:

 

Michael Murphy and Patrick Murphy leased houses, offices and land for £1 5s for Land and 5s for the buildings each, Stephen Mullin and Patrick Mulkeerin [sic] paid £1 5s for land each, John Lacey, Thomas Kearney, Edward Murphy and Michael King Jun. each paid 15s for land and 5s for houses and John Flaherty paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house and office. John Coel [sic] paid 15s for land and 5s for a house and office, Michael King and Owen King each paid £1 10s for land and 5s for a house and office, Edward Coel [sic] paid £35s for land and 10s for a house and offices, Thomas King paid £1 12s for land and 5s for a house and office and Michael Clesham [sic] paid £4 15s for land and 10s for a house and offices. Honoria Davis paid £1 13s for land and 7s for a house and office, Stephen Mulkeerin [sic] paid £7 10s for land and 10s for a house and offices, Mary Toole paid £1 10s for land and 10s for a house and offices, Owen Flaherty paid £2 10s for land and 10s for a house and Owen Flaherty (Mick) paid £3 3s for land and 7s for a house and office. Michael Flaherty paid 15s for land and 5s for a house, Michael Delap and Festus Coel [sic] each paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house, Anne Halloran paid £2 8s for land and 7s for a house and office, Thomas Flaherty paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house, Martin Davis paid £1 5s for land and 5s for a house and office, Stephen Davis paid £4 5s for land and 10s for a house and office, John Davis paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house and office and Richard Davis paid £1 12s for land and 5s for a house and office. John Coyne and Martin Mulkeerin [sic] each paid £1 5s for land and 5s for a house and office, William Davis paid £2 7s for land and 8s for a house and office, Michael Truell [sic] paid £4 10s for land and 10s for a house, Michael Cloonan paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house and Thomas Toole and Thomas Heeney [sic] each paid £1 5s for land and 5s for a house. Festus Toole paid £2 8s for land and 7s for a house, John Mongan paid £2 10s for land and 5s for a house, John Sullivan paid £2 7s for land and 7s for a house and Richard Salmon paid £1 10s for land and 5s for a house.

 

Thomas Conneely leased a house with small garden from John Davis for 10s, Martin Rorke [sic] leased a house with small garden form Stephen Davis for 10s, Michael Dunas leased a house on 1rood and 10 perches of land from Edward Lynch for 5s for the land and 5s for the house and Dominick Tierney leased a house and offices on 4 acres, 2 roods and 24 perches of land from Thomas Eyre for £1 5s for the land and 5s for the buildings.

 

There were also 2 acres, 2 roods and 33 perches of water in the townland. There was 1 Island of 27 perches belonging to the tenants of Aughrus More that had no agricultural value.

 

1670 Down Survey for Aughrus More

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Ackerasmore. The 1641 (pre-Cromwell) owner was the Catholic Bryan McMurrogh and in 1670 the owner was James Darcy, also a Catholic. There were 84 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 69 plantation acres of profitable land and 69 plantation acres were forfeited.

 

[i] Possibly from an earlier marriage of Anthony’s

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