Bearna Aille

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Barnahallia

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Sillerna

Area:                                         84.58 acres / 84 acres, 2 roods, 12 perches


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

1911 Census for Barnahallia (no records)

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


Galway Library for Barnahallia

Logainm for Barnahallia

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Barnahallia

Name Books for the Parish of Omey

Tithe Applotment Books 1823 – 1837 for Omey  (1) (2) (3)

West Connemara men who lost their lives in WWI (Clifden and Connemara Heritage Society)


1901 Census for Barnahallia

Overview of the townland.

There was only 1 house in the townland of Barnahalia in 1901 and it was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had a slate, iron or tiled roof. It was a 2nd class dwelling with between 10 and 12 rooms and 4 windows in the front. It was a private dwelling and the enumerator for the area was Const. Peter Hunt.



The widower Charles G. (54) was listed as being the head of this family and he lived in the house with his daughter, Eleanor A. (19). They were both Church of Ireland and born in Co. Cork. Charles G. spoke Irish and English and Eleanor spoke only English. Both could read and write. Charles G. was a J.C.M. Missionary and Eleanor A. was a housekeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 10 and 12 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Charles G. MacCarthy.


Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Barnahallia

Plot 1: Henry Malone leased 60 acres and 22 perches of land from the Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co. for £2.

Plot 2: The Rev. Alex R. C. Dallas had, in fee, 21 acres, 2 roods and 6 perches of land that had an annual ratable valuation of £2.

Plot 2a: The Irish Church Mission Society leased a school house from the Rev. Alex R. C. Dallas, free of rent but the school had an annual ratable valuation of £2 10s.


There were also 4 acres and 24 perches of water in the townland


1670 Down Survey for Barnahallia

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Caheigale and Knockbracke. The 1641 owner was Bryan McMurrogh Flahartye, a Catholic and in 1670 the owner was the Protestant, John Brown.


This page was added on 18/06/2018.

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