Clifden (Market Street)

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Clifden (Market Street)

Townland:                                Clifden

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Clifden

Area:                                         335.93 acres / 335 acres, 3 roods, 28 perches

 

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

Map

Galway Library for Clifden

Logainm for Clifden

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Clifden

 

1911 Census for Market Street

Overview of Market Street in 1911

There were a total of 79 houses in Market Street and 6 of those houses were unoccupied, houses 47, 48, 57, 59, 60 and 63. All of the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and slate, iron or tiled roofs. Houses 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 18, 22, 23, 31, 35, 46, 50 and 71 were public houses, houses 2, 15 and 21 were hardware shops and houses 4, 7, 13, 14, 27, 32 and 34 were drapery shops and houses 5 and 41 were grocery shops. Houses 9, 25 and 61 were victuallers houses, houses 16 was a bakery, house 17 was a bacon house, houses 30, 42, 45, 53, 58, 63, 73 and 75, house 33 was a cycle shop, houses 65, 69, 74, 76 and 77 were lodging houses, house 72 was a post office and the other houses were all listed as being private dwellings. Houses 1-3, 6, 13, 20, 34, 35, 41, 58, 62, 74 and 78. Houses 4, 5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-33, 36-40, 42-56, 61, 64-73, 75-77 and 79 were 2nd class dwellings. Houses 14, 44, 51, 66 and 68-70 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 15-17, 28, 29, 38, 39, 42, 43, 64 and 79 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front and house 65 had 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front. Houses 37 and 67 had 5 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 7, 25, 27, 30, 33, 50, 56, 61 and 76 had 5 or 6 rooms and 3 widows in the front, houses 5, 18, 19, 22, 32 and 36 had 5 or 6 rooms and 4 windows in the front, houses 9-11, 45, 53, 72, 75 and 77 had 5 or 6 rooms and 5 windows and houses 40, 46 and 49 had 5 or 6 rooms and 6 windows in the front. Houses 21, 26 and 31 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 3 windows in the front, house 4 had 7 rooms and 4 windows in the front, houses 8, 12 and 23 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 5 windows in the front, houses 6 and 20 had 8 rooms and 6 windows in the front and house 55 had 10 rooms and 3 windows in the front. Houses 13 and 74 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 5 windows in the front, houses 2 and 35 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 7 windows in the front, houses 1, 58, 62 and 78 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 8 windows in the front and house 34 had 14 rooms and 8 windows in the front.

 

There were a total of 66 out buildings on Market Street consisting of 19 stables, 2 coach houses, 4 cow houses, 5 piggeries, 18 turf houses, a potato house, 2 workshops, 2 sheds, 8 stores, a forge, a boating store, a slaughter house, a cook’s house and a bath house. There were 331 people in Market Street at that time, 155 males and 176 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. James Barrett.

 

Casey                                                  (additional surname: Bourke)

The head of the first family in Market Street was the widow Delia (66) and she shared the house with her daughter, Mary (27) and an assistant, Margaret Bourke (21). They were all Catholic and Delia and Margaret were listed as being born in Galway. They could all read and write and Delia and Mary were merchants and Margaret was a milliner. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms. The landholder was Delia Casey.

 

Gorham                                               (additional surnames: Doyle, Tallon and Corrigan)

William (64) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Margaret (53) and had been for 23 years and they had 1 child. Also in the house at that time were an assistant, Hugh Doyle (25), a visitor, Jane Tallon (45) and a servant, Delia Corrigan. They were all Catholic and William was born in Clifden, Margaret was born in Galway City, Hugh was born in Westport and Jane was born in Co. Galway. There was no place of birth listed for Delia. They could all read and write and William was a merchant and justice of the peace, High was a shop assistant and Delia was a domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. The landholder was William Gorham.

 

Fogarty                                                (additional surnames: Burne [sic] and Stokes)

Patrick (55), who was single, was the head of this household and he lived in the house with a shopman [sic] publican, Patrick Burne [sic] (21) and a servant, Mary Stokes (45). They were all Roman Catholic and Patrick (55) and Patrick (21) were born in Co. Galway and Mary was born in Co, Louth. They could all read and write and Patrick (55) was a publican, Patrick (21) was a shopman [sic] (publican) and Mary was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 9 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Patrick Fogarty.

 

Coen                                                    (additional surname: McInery [sic])

The widow, Elizabeth (74) was the head of this household and she shared the house with her daughter, also Elizabeth (36) and also a boarder, Helena McInery [sic] (29). They were all Catholic and both Elizabeth’s were born in Co, Galway and Helena was born in Co. Westmeath. Elizabeth (74) and Elizabeth (36) could speak both Irish and English and Elizabeth (36) and Helena could read and write. Elizabeth (74) was a draper and Helena was a post office clerk. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Lizzie Coen.

 

O’Toole                                               (additional surname: Farmer)

There were 3 members of this household with John (60) being the head of that household and he was married to Maggie (40) and had been for 17 years but they had no children listed. Also in the house was a niece, Bridget Farmer (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Maggie could speak both Irish and English and Maggie and Bridget could read and write. John was a general grocer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was John O’Toole.

 

Connolly                                             (additional surnames: Joyce and Welly [sic])

The widow, Elizabeth (72) was the head of this household and she lived in the house with her son, Patrick (36), 2 daughters, Margaret Joyce (29), who was married and had 1 child, and Elizabeth (26), a granddaughter, Helena G. Joyce (2) and a servant, Barbara Welly[i] (47), a widow and had 4 children. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Elizabeth and Patrick could speak both Irish and English and all, except for baby Helena G., could read and write. Elizabeth was a housewife and Barbara was a domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Eliza Connolly.

 

O’Connor                                            (additional surname: Devane)

Martin (29) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget Josephine (32) for 3 years and they had 1 daughter, Eva Mary (1), and also in the house were a servant, Mary Devane (17) and a dressmaker, Katie (33). They were all Roman Catholic and Martin and Katie were born in county Mayo and the others were all born in Co. Galway. Martin and Katie spoke Irish and English and the others spoke only English. All, apart from baby Eva Mary, could read and write. Martin was a draper, Mary was a domestic servant and Katie was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Martin O’Connor.

 

Kavanagh                                            (additional surname: Keady)

There were 4 members of this household and the head of that family was a Sadie (31) and she shared the house with her sister, Delia Mary (28), her brother, Fenton (29) and a servant, Julia Keady (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All could read and write and Sadie was a grocer and publican, Delia Mary was a shop assistant grocer, Fenton was a rate collector and Julia was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery and a turf house. The landholder was Fenton Kavanagh.

 

Hickey                                                (additional surname: Moller)

Peter (58) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his sister, Annie Moller (50), who was married for 18 years, but there was no husband listed in this entry, and 2 nieces, Ruth Moller (19) and Genevieve Moller (18). They were all Roman Catholic and Peter and Annie were born in Co. Galway and Ruth and Genevieve were born in America. Peter spoke Irish and English and the others all spoke only English. All could read and write and Peter was a victualler while the 2 nieces were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery and a slaughter house. The landholder was Peter Hickey.

 

King

The widow, Annie (49) was the head of this family in house 10 and she had been married for 10 years and had had 7 children but only 4 of those had survived, and she lived in the house with 2 of her sons, Michael (19) and John (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Annie and Michael spoke Irish and English and john spoke only English. All could read and write. Annie was a shopkeeper, Michael was an assistant and John was attending school. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Anne King.

 

King                                                    (additional surnames: Lyden and Smallhorne [sic])

There were 7 members of this household and the head of the family was the widow, Cecelia H. (36) and she had had 5 children, 3 of whom had survived. She shared the house with her brother, Patrick J. Lyden (27), her sister, Norah J. Lyden (24), her 3 children, Herbert M. (13), Mary C. (12) and Monica C. (10) and a nephew, James Smallhorne [sic]. All were Roman Catholic and Cecelia H., Patrick J., Norah J. and Herbert M. were born in Clifden, Co. Galway. Cecelia H., Patrick J. and Norah J. were listed as speaking English. All, with the exception of young James, could read and write. Cecelia H. was a housewife, Patrick J. was a car rate collector and Herbert M., Mary C., Monica C. and James were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery and a turf house. The landholder was Cecelia Lyden.

 

Lyden                                                  (additional surname: Walshe, Joyce and King)

John M. (54) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Eilleen [sic] (30) for 3 years and they had 2 children, Michael Joseph (2) and Mary Josephine (1). Also in the house at that time were a shop assistant, Patrick Walshe (33), a servant, Mary Joyce (19) and a nurse, Mary King (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Eilleen [sic], Patrick and Mary (19) spoke Irish and English and John M., Michael Joseph and Mary King spoke only English. All, with the exception of the children, could read and write. John M. was a merchant, Patrick was a shop assistant, Mary Joyce was a general servant and Mary King was a nursemaid. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a cook’s house. The landholder was John M. Lyden.

 

Connolly                     (additional surnames: O’Keffe [sic], O’Reordan [sic], Glenfield and Keely)

There were 6 members of this household, John J. (62), Helena O’Keffe [sic] (47), Michael O’Reordan [sic] (42), Thomas Glenfield (26), James Keely (18) and Mary Keely (22). They were all Roman Catholic with John J., James and Mary being born in Co. Galway, Helena was born in England, Michael was born in Co. Cork and Thomas was born in Co. Sligo. John J., Helena, James and Mary spoke Irish and English and Michael and Thomas spoke only English and all could read and write. John J. was a merchant, Helena was a spinster, Michael and Thomas were draper’s assistants, James was an apprentice and Mary was a servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms and they had a stable and a coach house. The landholder was John J. Connolly.

 

Carr                                                     (additional surname: King)

The widow, Judith (82) was listed as the head of this household and she shared the house with her daughter, Katie (40) and a servant, Helen King (14). They were all Roman Catholic with Judith and Helen being listed as being born in Co. Galway and Katie was born in Clifden, Co. Galway. All could read and write and Judith was in drapery. Judith and Katie could speak both Irish and English and Helen spoke only English. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Judith Carr.

 

O’Connell

The head of this family was the widow, Mary (56) and she lived in the house with her son John Joseph (32). They were both Roman Catholic and Mary was listed as being born in Co. Galway. Mary spoke Irish and English and John Joseph spoke only English. Both could read and write and were shopkeepers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house and a store. The landholder was Mary O’Connell.

 

Hynes

Patrick (29) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his wife Ethal [sic] (23). There was no record of how long they were married or if they had any children. They were both Roman Catholic and born in Co. Mayo and both could speak Irish and English and read and write. Patrick was a baker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Hynes.

 

O’Neill                                                (additional surname: Owens)

Thomas (70) was the head of this household and he had been married to Bridget (70) for 44 years and they had had 8 children, of which 5 had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Fanny Owens (40) who was married for 20 years and had 2 children but there doesn’t seem to be a mention of her husband in this entry. Also in the house were a son Patrick (33) and 2 grandchildren, Joseph Owens (13) and Thomas Patrick Owens (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, except Thomas, who was born in Co. Clare. Thomas, Bridget and Fanny spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write. Thomas was a shopkeeper, Bridget was dealing in fruit, Fanny was in bueon [sic], Patrick was a shop assistant and Joseph and Thomas Patrick were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Thomas O’Neill.

 

Burke                                                  (additional surname: Lawrence)

John (43) was listed as being the head of this family and he shared the house with his widowed mother, Bridget (72) and she had been married for 30 years and had had 5 children with 3 of those surviving. Also in the house were John’s sister, Margaret Lawrence (46), who had been married for 22 years and had 1 child, Bartley (21). They were all Roman Catholic and Bartley was born in America and the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. John was a merchant and J.P. and Bartley was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a piggery, a turf house, a potato house and a store. The landholder was John Burke.

 

Connell

John (45) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife of 17 years, Mary (50) but they had no children. They were both Roman Catholic and were born in Co. Westmeath. They could both read and write and John was a railway guard. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was John Connell.

 

Lyden                                      (additional surname: Curran)

There were 4 members of this household, all being single, Kate T. (65), her sister, Margaret M. (63), a brother, James J. (41) and a servant, Annie Curran (18). They were all Roman Catholic and Kate T., Margaret M. and James J. were born in Clifden, Co. Galway and Annie was born in Rushhanamond [sic], Carna, Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Kate T., Margaret M. and James J. were in the grocery business and Annie was a domestic servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a store. The landholder was Kate Lyden.

 

Joyce                                       (additional surname: Kiernan and Connolly)

Michael (76) was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his sister, Honoria (71), a shop man, Joseph Kiernan (21) and a servant, Margaret Connolly (50), who was a widow and was married for 25 years and had had 5 children and 2 of those had survived. They were all Roman Catholic and Michael and Honoria were born in Clifden, Co. Galway, Joseph was born in Mullaghmore, Co. Cavan and Margaret was in Ardnagreena, Renvyle, Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Joseph, who spoke only English. Margaret could read only and the rest could read and write. Michael was a shopkeeper, Honoria was a housekeeper, Joseph was a shop assistant and Margaret was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms and they had 3 stores. The landholder was Michael Joyce.

 

King

John Owen (65) was listed as being the head of this family in house 22 and he lived with his wife of 23 years, Bridget (72), but they had no children together. Also in the house was John Owen’s daughter, Margaret (26)[ii]. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John Owen and Bridget spoke Irish and English and they could all read and write. John Owen was a publican. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery and a turf house. The landholder was John O. King.

 

Lydon

House 24 was home to husband and wife, Thomas (40) and Margaret M. (28), but there were no details on how long they were married or how many children they may have had. They were both Roman Catholic and Thomas was born in Co. Galway. The could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Thomas was a relieving officer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Lydon.

 

Joyce                                                   (additional surname: Burke)

Three single people lived in house 25 and they were, Patrick (22), Tobias (20) and John Burke (36). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Tobias spoke only English and John spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick was an old age pension clerk and Tobias was a butcher. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Joyce.

 

Joyce

James B. (58) was the head of this family and he had been married to Barbara (54) for 25 years and in that time they had had 9 children, but only 5 had survived. There were also 2 unspecified females in the house at that time, Maggie (13) and Barbara (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, with the exception of Barbara (54), they could all read and write. John B. was a butcher farmer and Maggie and Barbara (11) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms. The landholder was John B. Joyce.

 

Hehir

The head of the Hehir family in house 27 was John (26) and he lived in the house with his wife of 2 years, Mary (32) and they had 1 son, Joseph Frances (11mths). They were all Roman Catholic and John was born in Co. Clare, Mary was born in America and Joseph Frances was born in Co. Galway. Both adults could speak Irish and English and could read and write. John was a harness maker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was John Hehir.

 

Joyce

Michael (56) was the head of this family and he lived with his wife of 28 years, Mary (50), in which time they had had 6 children and 5 had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael spoke Irish and English and Mary spoke only English. Both could read and write and Michael was a Bookmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Michael Joyce.

 

King

The widower, Peter (58), was the head of the family in this house and he shared the house with a lodger, Vallentine [sic] (52). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Peter was an agricultural labourer and Vallentine [sic] was a labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Peter King.

 

Mannion

The widow, Mary (72), was the head of the family in house 30 and she had been married for 45 years and they had had 10 children and 7 of those had survived. She shared the house with 3 of those children, Maggie Ellen (29), John F. (27) and Norah (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke only Irish, Maggie Ellen and Norah spoke only English and John F. spoke both Irish and English. The children could all read and write. John F. was a jarvey and Norah was a seamstress. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Mary Mannion.

 

O’Hara

Of the 9 members of this family, Patrick (61) and he had been married to Mary (50) for 32 years and they had had 13 children and 11 of those had survived. Seven of those children also lived in the house and they were, Jessie (20), Elizabeth (18), Annie (15), Kathleen (14), Frances (13), Ethel (11) and Gerald (9). They were all born in Co. Leitrim and were Roman Catholic. Patrick, Mary, Elizabeth and Ethel spoke both Irish and English and the others all spoke only English and all could read and write. Patrick was a shopkeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a store. The landholder was Patrick O’Hara.

 

O’Hara                                                (additional surname: McKenna)

Both the people in this house were single, Mary Margaret O’Hara (22) and Annie McKenna (30). Both were Roman Catholic and Mary Margaret was born in Co. Galway and Annie was born in Co. Louth. Mary Margaret spoke only English and Annie spoke Irish and English and both could read and write. Mary Margaret was a shopkeeper and Annie was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Mary Margaret O’Hara.

 

Ladley [sic]

Husband and wife, John (58) and Mary (72) lived in house 33 and they had been married for 32 years and had had 4 children and 3 had survived. They were both members of the Irish Church and John was born in England and Mary was born in Limerick. They could both read and write and John was a retired sergeant in the R.I.C. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Gerald Stanley

 

Stanley                        (additional surnames: Harte, Connell, Burke, Kelly, Caufield and Murray)

Gerald (29) was the head of this household and he had been married to Sabina (27) for 3 years but they had no children. Also in the house were 2 assistants, John Harte (35) and Thomas Connell (27), 2 dressmakers, Mary Burke (25) and Margaret Caufield [sic] (22), an apprentice, Celia Kelly (18) and a servant, Norah Murray (18). They were all Catholics and Sabina and Margaret were born in Co. Mayo, John was born in Co. Sligo and the others were all born in Co. Galway. They could all read and write. Gerald and Sabina were drapers, John and Thomas were assistant drapers, Mary and Margaret were dressmakers, Celia was an apprentice and Norah was a domestic servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 14 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Gerald Stanley.

 

Lee                                          (additional surname: Barrett, O’Connor and Faherty)

There were 12 members of this household and the head was Bernard J. (54) and he had been married to Margaret L. (47) for 24 years and they had 8 children. They lived in the house with 7 of those children, Mary (22), Delia (19), James (18), Bernard A. (16), Margaret (15) Alfred E. (13) and Imelda (9). Also in the house were 2 shop assistants, Peter Barrett (25) and Martin O’Connor (26) and a servant, Margaret Faherty (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bernard J. could speak Irish and English and all could read and write. Bernard J, was a merchant and publican, Margaret L. was listed as a wife, Bernard A., Margaret (15), Alfred E. and Imelda were scholars, Peter and Martin were shop assistants and Margaret (22) was a domestic servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 9 rooms. The landholder was Bernard J. Lee.

 

McDermott                                         (additional surnames: Kelly and Kanavane [sic])

The widow, Bridget (76), was listed as the head of this household and she had been married for 57 years but there were no details of children. She shared the house with 3 lodgers, William McDermott (65), Thomas Kelly (20) and Anne Kanavane [sic]. They all born in Co. Galway and William was Church of Ireland while the others were all Roman Catholic. William spoke only English and the other 3 spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write. Bridget was a shopkeeper, William was a lawyer’s clerk, Thomas was an engine cleaner and Anne was a seamstress. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Bernard J. Lee.

 

Connolly

The widow, Delia (66) was the head of this family and she had been married to 40 years and had had 14 children but only 8 of those had survived. She shared the house with her son, James (22). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Delia was a housekeeper and James was a labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Bartley King.

 

Ridge

There were 11 members of this Ridge family in house 28 and the head of the family was Martin (55) and he was married to his wife of 24 years, Mary Connolly Ridge (47) and they had had 9 children, Michael (24), Stephen (23), John James (21), Mary Agnes (19), Anne Teresa (16), Bridget (13), Margaret Ellen (11), Martin Francis (9) and Patrick Thomas (6). They were all Roman Catholic and Martin, Mary and Michael were listed as being born in Co. Galway but there was no place of birth listed for the rest of the family. Martin and Mary spoke Irish and English and Patrick Thomas could read and all the others could read and write. Martin, Michael, Stephen and John James were car drivers and Mary was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a stable and a forge. The landholder was Martin Ridge.

 

McDonough                                        (additional surnames: Roach and Murtagh)

John (59) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (76) for 37 years and they had 1 child who had survived. They shared the house with john’s step son, Patrick Roach (50) and a lodger, Luke Murtagh (74). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Luke could read only and the others spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. John was a car owner, Patrick was a blacksmith and Luke was a saddler. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Bernard J. Lee.

 

Hehir

The widow, Norah (52) was the head of this household and she lived with her daughter, Susan (15). They were both born in Co. Clare and were Roman Catholic. Norah could speak both Irish and English and both could read and write. Norah was a housekeeper and Susan was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Bernard J. Lee.

 

Millar                                                  (additional surnames: Bolton and Conneely)

Robert (28) was the head of the household in house 41 and he had been married to Harriet Anne (30) for 3 years and they had had 2 children, Ernest David (3) and Albert John (6mths). Also in the house at that time were 2 servants, Margaret Bolton (17) and Annie Conneely (17). Robert was born in Co. Galway and was a Presbyterian, Annie was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway and the others were Church of Ireland with Harriet Anne being born in Co. Kerry and Ernest David, Albert John and Margaret were all born in Co, Galway. Apart from the children, they could all read and write. Robert was an egg merchant and grocer, Margaret was a shop assistant and Margaret was a servant (domestic). The house was a 1st class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Robert Millar.

 

Bartley                                                (additional surname: Mulligan)

The widow, Anne (49) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with 4 of her children, Christina (16), Anna Teresa (13), Gerald (12) and Paul Vincent (10) and also in the house at that time was a boarder, Thomas Mulligan (23). They were all Roman Catholic and Anne, Christina and Paul were born in Co. Galway and Anna Teresa, Gerald and Thomas were born in Belfast. They could all read and write and Anne was a grocer, Thomas was a R.W. porter and Christina, Anna Teresa and Gerald were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was John Hehir.

 

Malone

Bartholomew (81) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with an unspecified female, Matilda (87), the marital status of Bartholomew was unreadable. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Bartholomew was listed as being a boot maker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Gerald Stanley.

 

Connolly

Michael (73) was the head of the family and he was married to Annie (74) and had been for 57 years and they had had 5 children but only 2 of those had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Annie (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael and Annie (74) spoke Irish and English and Michael and Annie (40) could read and write. Michael was listed as being a weaver and shopkeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was Michael Connolly.

 

Murray                                                (additional surname: OToole)

There were 5 members of the household in house 45 and the head of that household was Pete J. (33), and he was married to Bridget (27) and they had 1 child, J. A. (11mths) and also in the house at that time were Pete J.’s mother, Catherin (75), who was a widow, and Jessie OToole (15), a servant. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pete J., Bridget and Jessie could read and write and Pete J. was a grocer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Peter Murray.

 

King

Of the 7 members of this family, the head was the widow, Margaret (71) who lived in the house with 2 of her sons, Andrew (27) and James (25) and 4 grandchildren, Margaret (13), Edward (11), James (9) and Henry (4). They were all Roman Catholic and Margaret, Andrew and James (25) born in Co. Galway and the others were all born in America. Margaret, Andrew and James (25) spoke both Irish and English and all, apart from James (9) and Henry, could read and write. Margaret was listed as public house [sic], Andrew was a shop assistant, James (25) was a car driver and the grandchildren were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had 2 stables, a cow house and a shed. The landholder was Margaret King.

 

House 47 was unoccupied

House 48 was unoccupied

 

Flaherty

Patrick (75) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Julia (72) for 47 years and they had had 9 children and 5 of those had survived. They shared the house with their son, John (29). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Julia could speak both Irish and English with John speaking only English but all could read and write. Both Patrick was John were carpenters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a workshop. The landholder was Patrick Flaherty.

 

Manning

There were 8 members of this Manning family and the head was listed as being Michael T. (59) and he had been married to Annie (53) for 23 years and had 7 children. Six of those children were in the house at that time and they were, Delia (20), Teresa (18), Barbara (15), Michael T. (13), Lizzie (11) and William P. (6). All of the family were Roman Catholic and Delia and Teresa were born in America and all the others were born in Co. Galway. Michael T. and Annie could speak Irish and English and, with the exception of William P., they could all read and write. Michael T. was a publican and Delia was a bar maid. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Michael Manning.

 

Cloherty

The head of this Cloherty family was Thomas (38) who had been married to Sarah (36) for 15 years and they had 7 children, Mary Kate (14), John (12), Margret (11), Ann (9), Bridget (7), Barbara (5) and Thomas (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Sarah and John spoke Irish and English and all the others spoke only English. Thomas, Mary Kate, John, Margret (11) and Ann (9) could read and write. Thomas was a tailor and all the children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Cloherty.

 

Nolan

John (43) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (32) and had been for 10 years and in that time they had had 5 children, James (9), John (5), Thomas (11mths), Cathleen (7) and Mary (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (32) spoke both Irish and English and all the other members of the family spoke only English. John (43) could read and write. John was a painter and James, John (5), Cathleen and Mary (3) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was John Nolan.

 

Kehoe

There were 4 people in this house and all were single. Eileen (18) lived with her brother, Jack (15) and 2 sisters, Alice (11) and Eva (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All could read and write and Eileen was listed as working in a news shop and the other 3 were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Katie J. Lydon.

 

King                                                    (additional surname: Connolly)

The widow, Bridget (60) was the head of this household and she lived in the house with a companion, Mary Connolly (35). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Bridget was a shopkeeper and Mary was an assistant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Bridget King.

 

ONeill                                                 (additional surname: Faherty)

The widower, Patrick (60) was listed as the head of this family and he lived with his widowed daughter, Annie Faherty (34), who had been married for 4 years and had had 2 children, both had survived. Also in the house at this time was a grandson, John Faherty (8). They were all Roman Catholic and Patrick and Annie were born in Co. Galway and John was born in New York. They all spoke only English and could read and write. Patrick was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 10 rooms and had a stable. The landholder was Patrick ONeill.

 

Flanagan

Michael (75) was the sole occupant of this house and he was born in New York and was a Roman Catholic. He was a widower who could read and write and was listed as being a retired hardware merchant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Patrick ONeill.

 

House 57 was unoccupied

 

Lyden

There were only 2 people in this house and they were both single. Mary (60) and her brother, Andrew (41). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Both were also listed as being shopkeepers. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. The landholder was May H. Lyden.

 

House 59 was unoccupied

House 60 was unoccupied

 

ONeill                                                 (additional surname: Noon)

Thomas (36) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Margaret (38) for 7 years and they had 1 child, Mary (3) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Mary Noon (22). They were all Roman Catholic and Mary (22) was Co. Mayo and the others were all born in Clifden, Co. Galway. Thomas spoke Irish and English and Margaret and Mary (22) spoke only English. Apart from Mary (3), they could all read and write. Thomas was a victualler and Mary (22) was a domestic servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Thomas ONeill.

 

Jones                                                   (additional surnames: Bayne and Lavery)

The widow Sarah Jane (67) was listed as being the head of this family and she lived in the house with 2 of her children, John Wesley (39) and Edith Sarah (31), an assistant, Agnes Bayne (22) and a maid, Bridget Lavery (24). Sarah Jane, John Wesley and Edith Sarah were Methodists and Sarah Jane was born in Co. Tipperary and John Wesley and Edith Sarah were born in Co. Galway. Agnes was a Presbyterian and born in Co. Derry and Bridget was a Roman Catholic and born in America. Bridget spoke both Irish and English and the others all spoke only English and all could read and write. Sarah Jane was a retired merchant, Agnes was a draper’s assistant and Bridget was a housemaid. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. The landholder was Andrew Lyden.

 

House 63 was Unoccupied

 

Mulkerrin

There were 13 members of this Mulkerrin family and the head of the family was Michael (58) and he had been married to Mary Anne (44) for 20 years and they had 11 children, Thomas (19), Patrick (18), Michael (16), Mary (15), Festus (13), James (9), John (11), Joseph (6), Kathleen (6), William (4) and Annie (1). With the exception of William, they were all listed as being Roman Catholic and Michael (58), Mary Anne, Thomas, Patrick, Michael (16), Mary, Festus and James were listed as being born in Co. Galway. Michael (58) and Mary Anne spoke Irish and English and Thomas was listed as speaking only English. Mary Anne, Thomas, Patrick, Michael (16) Mary, Festus, James and John could read and write. Michael (58) was a general labourer, Patrick was a post boy, Michael was a telegraph messenger and Mary, Festus, James, John, Joseph, Kathleen and William were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Peter Hickey.

 

Geary                                                  (additional surnames: Conroy, Higgins and Hynes)

John (45) was listed as being the head of this family and he had been married to Maggie (50) for 20 years and they had had 6 children and 4 of those had survived. They lived in the house with their son, Martin (18) and 3 lodgers, John Conroy (75), Michl Higgins (75) and James Hynes (43). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (45), John (75), Michl and James spoke Irish and English and only Michael (45) and Martin could read and write. John (45) was a painter, Martin was a labourer, John (75) and James were tin smiths and Michl was listed as a bottle gatherer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Peter O’Toole.

 

Cloonan

Patrick J. was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his wife of 38 years, Bridget (61) and during which time they had had 9 children and 8 had survived. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Patrick J. could read and write. Patrick J. was listed as being a grocer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Peter Hickey.

 

Burke

There were 10 members of this family and Joseph (56) was the head of that that family and he lived in the house with his wife, Mary (55) and they had been married for 30 years and they had had 16 children and 11 of those had survived. 7 of those children lived in the house with them and they were, Bridget (24), J. Thomas (20), Ursala [sic] (14), Teresa (12), Martin (10), Francis (8) and Patrick (6). Also in the house at that time was Joseph’s mother, Mary (80), who was a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph and Mary spoke Irish and English and, apart from Mary, Francis and Patrick, they could all read and write. Joseph was a tailor, Mary was a housekeeper and J. Thomas was a tailor’s assistant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Jas Mullen.

 

Ward

Michael (30) was the only occupant of house 68 and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a Tailor. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Jas Mullen.

 

Beamon                                               (additional surname: Folan and Toole)

Bridget 32 was the head of this household and she shared the house with 2 boarders, Mary Folan (71), a widow and Thomas Toole (71), a widower. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and none of the household could read. Bridget and Mary were listed under the occupation heading as lodging house [sic]. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Jas Mullen.

 

Conroy                                                (additional surnames: Walsh and Martyn)

The widow, Anne (55) was listed as being the head of this family and she had 1 child, John (19) and they lived in the house with 2 boarders, Michael Walsh (56) and James Martyn (36). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John spoke only English and the others could all speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Anne was listed as a lodging house [sic], John was a G Labourer [sic] and James was a tailor. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Jas Mullen.

 

King

Bartley I. King (50) was the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (49) for 26 years and they had had 9 children, of which only 3 had survived, Mary (27), Celia (25) and Patrick J. (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartley spoke Irish and English and the children spoke only English and all could read and write. Bartley was a draper and publican and the rest of the family were all listed as being drapers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms. The landholder was Bartley King.

 

Broughton                                           (additional surname: Keane)

Ellie J. (48) was the head of this household and she shared the house with a servant, Annie Keane. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and both could read and write. Ellie J. was a sub postmistress and Annie was a domestic servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Martin O’Neill.

 

Mullen

Frank (72) was the head of the family in house 73 and he was married to Julia (58) and had been for 36 years, during which time they had had 3 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with their daughter, Mary (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Julia and Mary could read and write. Frank was a grocer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms. The landholder was Frank Mullen.

 

Kearns                                     (additional surnames: Kenny, Anderson, Eager and Billett [sic])

There were 6 members of this household and Ellen was the head and she was a widow who had had 9 children, of which 8 had survived. Ellen lived in the house with her daughter, Elizabeth (40), 3 boarders, Wm. de Paul Kenny (26), Henry Anderson (26) and David Wolsey Eager (27) and also a domestic servant, Mary Mgt. Billett [sic] (20). Ellen, Elizabeth and Wm. de Paul were Roman Catholic, Henry was Presn [sic] Church of Scotland, David Wolsey was Church of Ireland and Mary Mgt. was Church of England. Ellen was born in Co. Kerry, Elizabeth and Mary Mgt. were born in Co. Galway, Wm. De Paul was born in Co. Limerick, Henry was born in Scotland and David Wolsey was born in Co. Monaghan. Ellen could speak both Irish and English and could read only while all the others could read and write. Ellen was a hotel proprietor, Wm. De Paul was a bank teller and Henry and David Wolsey were officers of customs and excise. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms. The landholder was Ellen Kearns.

 

Cloherty                                  (additional surnames: Conroy and Flood)

The head of this household was the widow, Anne (38) and she had been married for 12 years and had 4 children, Bridget )11), Mary Margret (9), Julia (6) and Joseph M. (4) and also in the house at that time were a servant, Julia Conroy (21) and a boarder, James Flood (36). They were all Roman Catholic and James was born in Co. Wexford and all the others were born in Co. Galway. Anne, Bridget, Julia (21) and James spoke Irish and English and all, apart from Joseph M., could read and write. Anne was a grocer, Julia (21) was a servant, James was a painter and all the children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Anne Cloherty.

 

Whelan                                               (additional surnames: Reilly, Conneely and McDonough)

Of the 12 members of this household, Patrick (50) and he had been married to Bridget (39) and they had had 9 children and 7 of those had survived. Those 7 children shared the house with them and they were, Annie, (15), John (13), Christie (11), Maggie E. (9), Kathleen (7), Sarah and Thomas (3mths). There were also 3 lodgers in the house at that time, John Reilly (75), Martin Conneely (34) and McDara McDonough (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from John (75) and Martin, could read and write. Patrick and Martin were farm labourers, John (75) was an old age pensioner, McDara was a painter and Annie, John (13), Christie, Maggie E. and Kathleen were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Gerald Stanley.

 

Griffin                                     (additional surnames: Burke, Riordan, Conneely and Faherty)

Margaret (70), who was single, was listed as being the head of this household and she shared the house with 4 lodgers, Daniel Burke (80), a widower, Thomas Riordan (50), John Joe Conneely (43), who were both married and Michael Faherty (45). They were all Roman Catholics with Thomas being born in Co. Cork and all the others in the household were born in Co. Galway. Daniel, Thomas and Michael spoke Irish and English and Daniel could read only, and John Joe could read and write. Margaret was a lodging house keeper, Thomas was a weaver (woolen), John Joe was a shoemaker and Michael was a general labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Patk Lyden.

 

Connolly                                 (additional surnames: Kelly and Kane)

Frank J. (32), and he lived in the house with his brother, Henry G. (29), 2 sisters, Flora J. (27) and Anita Gertrude (16) and 2 servants, Ellen Kelly (22) and Thomas Kane (64). They were all Roman Catholics and Frank J., Henry G., Flora J. and Anita Gertrude were born in Clifden, Co. Galway and Ellen and Thomas were born in Co. Galway. Apart from Thomas, they could all read and write. Frank J was a horse dealer and Henry G. was a solicitor. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 12 rooms and they had 2 stables, a coach house, a cow house, a turf house and a shed. The landholder was Frank Connolly.

 

Dempsey

John (44) was listed as the head of the last family in Market Street and he lived in the house with his brother, Henry (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could read and write and were listed as being woolen manufacturers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house. The landholder was John Dempsey.

 

 

1901 Census for Market Street

Overview of Market Street in 1901

There were a total of 80 houses in Market Street with 10 of those being unoccupied. The unoccupied houses were 7, 17, 19, 27, 29, 32, 33, 59, 60 and 67. All the house were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house 53 had thatch, wood of other perishable materials for roofing while all the others had slate, iron or tiled roofs. Houses 3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 18, 19, 40, 43, 45, 47, 50, 53, 54, 55, 60, 65, 66, 67, 70, 71, 77 and 79 were private dwellings. Houses 2, 4, 5, 9, 13-17, 21, 24-30, 32-34, 36-39, 42, 44, 46, 49, 56-59, 62-64, 68, 69, 75 and 76 were shops. Houses 1, 6, 8, 10, 12, 18, 20, 22, 31, 35, 47, 51 and 74 were public houses, house 41 was a pawn office, house 52 was the bridewell, house 72 was a lodging house and house 78 was a post office.

 

House 53 had 2 rooms and no windows, houses 14 and 43 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows, houses 45 and 48 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows, houses 28, 36, 37, 44, 54, 55, 65 and 68-73 had 5 or 6 rooms and 2 windows in the front and houses 15, 16, 22, 25, 26, 38, 39 and 49 had 5 or 6 rooms and 3 windows in the front. Houses 18 and 62 had 5 or 6 rooms and 4 windows, houses 24, 46, 58 and 76 had 6 rooms and 5 windows in the front and 30, 42 and 80 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 3 windows in the front. Houses 4, 5 and 79 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 4 windows in the front, houses 9-12, 56, 57 and 77 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 5 windows in the front, houses 6 and 13 had between 7 and 9 rooms and 6 windows, house 47 had 7 rooms and 7 windows and house 50 had 7 rooms and 8 windows in the front. House 51 had 11 rooms and 3 windows in the front, house 21 had 12 rooms and 4 windows in the front, houses 8, 23, 31, 61, 66 and 78 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 5 windows in the front and houses 20 and 40 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 6 windows in the front. Houses 2 and 3 had 11 rooms and 7 windows, houses 41, 63 and 75 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 8 windows, house 52 had between 10 and 12 rooms and 10 windows in the front and house 34 had 12 rooms and 12 windows. House 74 had 13 rooms and 8 windows in the front, house 35 had 14 rooms and 9 windows in the front and house 64 had 19 rooms and 16 windows in the front.

 

Houses 1-3, 6, 8, 13, 20, 23, 31, 34, 35, 40, 41, 47, 50, 52, 61, 63, 64, 66, 74, 75 and 78 were 1st class dwellings, houses 4, 5, 9-12, 14-16, 18, 21, 22, 24-26, 28, 30, 36-39, 42-46, 48, 49, 51, 54-58, 62, 65, 68-71, 72, 73, 76, 77, 79 and 80 were 2nd class dwellings and house 53 was a 3rd class dwelling.

 

The out-offices and farm-steadings return (form B.2) shows that there were a total of 96 out buildings consisting of 15 stables, 2 coach houses, 2 harness rooms, 5 cow houses, a calf house, 23 piggeries, 6 fowl houses, a barn, 20 turf houses, a potato house, 5 sheds, 14 stores and a bake house. There were 360 people in Market Street at that time consisting of 165 males and 195 females. The enumerator for the area was Sergeant William Sullivan.

 

Casey

The head of the first family in Market Street was Wm. (50) and he was married to Delia (59) and they lived in the house with 5 of their children, Mary (23), Alice (20), Joseph (22), Delia (18) and Willie (14), although Joseph’s name and details were crossed out on this entry. They were all born in Co. Galway, with Wm specifically being born in Clifden and were Roman Catholic. Wm. spoke both Irish and English, but no one was listed as being able to read. Wm. was a spirit dealer and draper merchant, and the other members of the family were all shop assistants. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Gorham                                               (additional surnames: Clancey and Quin)

William (54) was listed as the head of the family in house 2 and he was married to Margret (42) and they shared the house with their daughter, Mary (10), a clerk, Patrick Clancey (30) and a servant, Kate Quin (14). They were all born in Clifden, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Margret, who was born in Galway City. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Kate could read only while all the others could read and write. William was an ironmonger merchant, Mary was a scholar, Patrick was a clerk and Kate was a general domestic servant. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a harness room and a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Darcy                                                  (additional surname: Connolly)

John J. was the head of this household and he was married to Marion (30) and they lived in the house with a servant, Bridget Connolly (23). They were all Roman Catholic and John J. was born in Clifden, Co. Galway and Marion and Bridget were born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. John J. was a retired grocer and Bridget was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms and they had a shed. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Coen

The widow, Elizabeth (62) was the head of the family in house 4 and she shared the house with her son, Benedict J. (32) and her daughter, Elizabeth (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Elizabeth (62) was a shopkeeper, Benedict J. was a tailor-master and Elizabeth (28) was a shop assistant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms and they had a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Nee

House 5 was home to husband and wife, William (58) and Margaret (45). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. William was a victualler. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a barn, turf house and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connolly

The widow, Eliza (63) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with 3 of her children, Patrick (27), Margaret (22) and Elizabeth (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none of the family could read. Eliza was a shopkeeper, Patrick was a farmer and Margaret and Elizabeth were shopkeepers and spirit dealers. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 8 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 7 was unoccupied

 

Kavanagh

Margaret (56), a widow, was listed as being the head of this family and she lived in the house with 5 of her children, Sadie (26), Deli (24), Henton [sic] (?) (23), Kathleen (21) and Isabel (17). They were all born in Clifden, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Margaret was a shop keeper, Henton [sic] was a rate collector and all the others were shop assistants. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery, a turf house, a store and a bake house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Hickey

Peter (47) was the sole occupant of house 9 and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could speak both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a victualler. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King

There were 5 members of this household and Anne (37), a widow, was the head and she shared the house with 4 of her children, Michael (9), Sarah (5), John (4) and Patrick (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne could speak both Irish and English and she and Michael could read and write. Anne was a spirit dealer and Michael was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms and they had a stable, a piggery and a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King                                                                (additional surname: Lyden)

Michael J. (30) was the head of this family and he was married to Cecelia H. (28) and they lived in the house with 3 of their children, Herbert M. (3), Mary Isabella (2) and Cecelia Monica (1) and also in the house were 2 sister-in-laws, Norah Josephine Lyden (16) and Mary Lyden (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael J. and Cecelia H. spoke both Irish and English. Michael J., Cecelia H., Norah Josephine and Mary could read and write. Michael J. was a poor rate collector and Norah Josephine and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a stable, a turf house and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lyden                                                              (additional surnames: Walsh and Gerin [sic][iii])

John M. was the head of this household and he shared the house with an assistant, Patrick Walsh (23) and a servant, Mary Gerin [sic] (45). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Mary spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. John M. was a shopkeeper, Patrick was a shop assistant and Mary was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connolly                                 (additional surnames: O’Keeffe, O’Connell, Coffee and Treacey)

There were 5 members of this household and John J. Connolly (52) was the head and he lived in the house with his half-sister, Helena O’Keeffe (30) and 3 servants, Patt O’Connell (23), James J. Coffee (19) and Kate Treacey (60). All were Roman Catholic and Helena was born in England, James J. was born in Co. Mayo and the other 3 were all born in Co. Galway. All of the household could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. John J. was a leather merchant and J.P., Patt and James J. were shop assistants and Kate was a general servant girl domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 9 rooms and they had a stable, a turf house and a potato house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Carr

Mother and daughter, the widow, Julia (69) and Katie (28) lived in house 14. They were both born in Clifden, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Julia was a draper and Kate was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

O’Connell

Mary (48), a widow, was listed as being the head of the family and she shared the house with 2 sons, John J. (29) and James (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Mary and John J. were shopkeepers and James was a shop assistant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a piggery, a fowl house, turf house and a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion

Husband and wife, Martin (60) and Honor (36) lived in house 16. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English. Martin could read and write and Honor could read only. Martin was listed as being a grocer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a piggery. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 17 was unoccupied

 

Burke                                                  (additional surname: Lawrence)

The widow, Bridget (65) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 2 of her sons, George (40) and John (34) and also in the house was a nephew, Bartley Lawrence (10). They were all Roman Catholic and Bartley was born in America and the others were born in Co. Galway. Bridget spoke Irish and English and the others spoke only English, but all could read and write. Bridget was a grocer, George was a shoemaker, John was a grocer and spirit merchant and Bartley was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a piggery and a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 19 was unoccupied

 

Lyden                                                              (additional surname: Walsh)

The head of this household was Kate J. (35), who was unmarried, and she shared the house with her sister, Margaret M. (63), her brother, James J. (28) and a servant, Mary Anne Walsh (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Kate J. was a shopkeeper, Margaret M. and James J. were shop assistants and Mary Anne was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms and they had a stable, piggery, a fowl house and 3 stores. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce                                                               (additional surnames: Tynan and Heaney)

Michael (58) was listed as being the head of this family in house 21 and he lived in the house with his sister, Honoria (54), a shop man, James Tynan (20) and a servant, Maggy Heaney (21). They were all Roman Catholic and James was born in Queens County[iv] and the others were all born in Co. Galway. James spoke only English and the others spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael was a shopkeeper, Honoria was a house keeper, James was a shop man and Maggy was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2ndt class dwelling with 12 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King

The head of the family in house 22 was John Owen (51) and he was married to Bridget (54) and they shared the house with 2 of their daughters, Mary (17) and Maggie (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. John Owen was a spirit merchant, Mary was a shop assistant and Maggie was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lyden

Honoria (70) was listed as being the head of this family, and she was a widow who shared the house with her son Patrick (48) and daughter, Margaret (39). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick and Margaret could read and write and Honoria could read only. Honoria was a spirit merchant and Patrick and Margaret were shop assistants. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lydon

The sole occupant of this house was Thomas (35) and he was a Roman Catholic and born in Clifden, Co. Galway. He was a relieving officer, could read and write and spoke Irish and English. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Coen

Edward (39) was the only occupant of house 25 and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could read and write, spoke Irish and English and was a tailor master. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Joyce

There were 8 members this Joyce family and the head of that family was James (48) who was married to Barbara (43) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Mary Anne (13), Patrick (11), Tobias (9), Eliza (6), Margaret (3) and Barbara (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James, Barbara (43) and Patrick spoke Irish and English. Apart from Barbara (43), Margaret and baby Barbara, they could all read and write. James was a butcher and farmer and Mary Anne, Patrick, Tobias and Eliza were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 27 was unoccupied

 

Joyce

Michael (40) was listed as the head of this family and he was married but there was no mention of a wife in this entry. Also in the house at that time were 2 of his sons and they were, Thomas (16) and Stephen (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael and Stephen were shoemakers and Thomas was a master. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 29 was unoccupied

 

Mannion

Patrick (65) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (60) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, James (25), Margaret G (20), John (17) and Nora (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and James spoke Irish and English and Mary spoke only Irish. With the exception of Mary, they could all read and write. Patrick was a shopkeeper, James and John were car drivers, Margaret G. was a shop assistant and Nora was a scholar. Thomas was a master. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

O’Hara                                                                        (additional surname: Connolly)

Of the 12 members of this household, Patrick (49) was listed as being the head and he was married to Mary M, (40) and they shared the house with 9 of their children, Bridget (18), Patrick (10), Mary Margaret (14), Jessie (9), Elizabeth (7), Annie (6), Cathleen (5), Frances (3) and Ethel (1) and also in the house was a servant, Katie Connolly (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (49), Mary M. and Katie spoke Irish and English and all the children spoke only English. With the exception of Cathleen, Frances and Ethel, they could all read and write. Patrick (49), Mary M. and Bridget were general merchants, Patrick (10), Mary Margaret, Jessie, Elizabeth, Annie and Cathleen were scholars and Katie was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 32 was unoccupied

 

House 33 was unoccupied

 

Stanley                                                (additional surnames: Silk, Griffin, Flanagan and Tolan [sic])

The widow Margaret (32) was listed as being the head of this household and she shared the house with her son Gerald (15) and 4 servants, John Silk (21), Stephen Griffin (19), Cathrine [sic] Flanagan (19) and Honoria Tolan [sic] (40) and also in the house at that time was a visitor, Maria Griffin (20). 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 Honoria, they could all read and write. Margaret was a draper, Gerald was a scholar, John and Stephen were shop assistants, Cathrine [sic] was a milliner, Honoria was a general servant domestic and Maria was a student of medicine. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 12 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Lee                                          (additional surnames: Fenoran [sic], Whelan, Mulkern and Lyden)

There were 11 members of this household and the head was Bernard J. (43) and he was married but there was no mention of a wife in this entry. He shared the house with 6 of his children, Mary Agnes (14), Julia (8), James (7), Ambrose (6), Margaret (5) and Alfred (2). Also in the house were 2 shop assistants, Patrick Fenoran [sic] (18), Edward Whelan (17) and 2 servants, Anne Mulkern (19) and Mary Lyden (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bernard J., Mary Agnes, Patrick, Edward, Anne and Mary spoke Irish and English while the others spoke only English. Alfred could not read, Margaret could read only and all the rest could read and write. Bernard was a tea, wine and spirit merchant, Patrick and Edward were shop assistants, Anne was a nurse domestic servant, Mary was a general servant domestic and the children, apart from Alfred, were all scholars. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 14 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

McDermott                                         (additional surname: Kinneavey [sic])

The head of this household was William (76) and he was married to Bridget (62) and they shared the house with Bridget’s sister, Anne Kinneavey [sic] (60), who was a widow. They were all Roman Catholic and William was born in Co. Longford and Bridget and Anne were born in Co. Galway. Bridget and Anne spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. William was a retired workhouse porter and shopkeeper, Bridget and Anne were dressmakers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King                                                    (additional surnames: Cooneys [sic] and Needham)

Bartley (46) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (43) and they shared the house with 2 daughters, Mary (18), Celia (15), a son, Patrick (12), a servant, Samuel Cooneys [sic] (16) and Bridget’s mother, Mary Needham (90), who was a widow. 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. Bartley was a draper and tailor master, Samuel was a tailor’s apprentice and Celia and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Ridge

Of the 9 members of this family, Martin (40) was the head and he was married to Mary A. (34) and they lived in the house with 7 of their children, Michael Joseph (14), Stephen H. (13), John J. (10), Mary Agnes (8), Anne Teresa (5), Bridget (3) and Margaret Ellen (1). They were all Roman Catholic and Mary A. was born in Errislannan, Co. Galway and the rest were all born in Clifden, Co. Galway. Martin, Mary A., Michael Joseph and Stephen H. spoke Irish and English and all the others spoke only English. Bridget and Margaret Ellen could not read, Anne Teresa could read and the others could read and write. Martin was a shopkeeper, Mary A. was a dressmaker and the children, with the exception of the 2 youngest, were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

McDonagh                                          (additional surnames: Roche and Burke)

John (45) was listed as being the head of this family in house 39 and he was married to Bridget (55) and they shared the house with their son, John (24), John’s step son, Patrick Roche (35) and an apprentice, Daniel Burke (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, with the exception of Daniel, they could all read and write. John (45) was a car owner, John (4) was a driver, Patrick was a blacksmith and Daniel was an apprentice blacksmith. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Emmerson                                           (additional surname: Connelly)

There were 9 members of this household and the head of that family was Geoffrey (46), and he lived with his wife, Mary Ellen (37), 6 of their children, John (18), Geoffrey (17), Mary Josephine (13), Timothy Lewis (11), Lucius Bridget (5) and Francis Joseph (3mths) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Ellen Connelly (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic with the exception of Geoffrey (46), who was born in Co. Clare. Geoffrey (17), Timothy Lewis and Ellen could speak both Irish and English. Lucius Bridget, Francis Joseph and Ellen could not read and all the others could read and write. Geoffrey was a builder, John was a plasterer mechanic, Francis Joseph was an infant and the other children were all scholars and Ellen was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connolly                                             (additional surname: Needham)

Patrick (59) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Delia (52) and they lived with 6 of their children, Patrick (22), Bernard (20), Daniel (18), Kate Anne (15), May (13) and James (11) and also in the house at that time was a boarder, Patrick Needham (58). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (59) and Patrick Needham spoke Irish and English and all, apart from Patrick (22), could read and write. Patrick (59) was a pawnbroker, Patrick Needham derived an income from dividends and Bernard, Daniel, Kate Anne, May and James were scholars. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mannion                                              (additional surnames: Devane, McDonough, Leonard and Walsh)

Thomas (31) was the head of this household and he was married to Ellie (26) and they lived in the house with their son, Patrick (1) and also a servant, Annie Devane (16) and 3 boarders, William McDonough (35), John Leonard (25) and Peter Walsh (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas and Ellie could speak both Irish and English. Patrick and Annie could not read but all the others could read and write. Thomas was a shopkeeper, Annie was a general servant domestic, William was a coach painter, John was a coachsmith and Peter was a coach builder. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Malone

Husband and wife, Bartly (71) and Matilda (76) lived in this house and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Bartly was a boat builder master. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connolly

Michael (62) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Ann (62) and they shared the house with their son Patrick (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael and Patrick could read and write. Michael was a wool weaver and Patrick was a boat maker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Forbes

The head of the family in house 45 was John (26) who was married to Annie (24) and they lived with their daughter, Bridget (3). They were all Roman Catholic and John was born in Co. Mayo while Annie and Bridget were born in Co. Westmeath. John and Annie could read and write. John was an engine fireman (?) railway and Annie was an unemployed dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Murray

Of the 4 members of this family, Stephen (69) was the head and he lived with his wife, Catherine (63), their daughter, Mary (25) and son, Peter (23). They were all Catholic and Mary was born in America while the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write. Stephen was a shopkeeper and the children were shop assistants. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a piggery and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King

Edward (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Margret (52) and they shared the house with 3 of their sons, Andrew (18) James (16) and Edward (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English while the sons spoke only English. Edward could read only and the others could all read and write. Edward (60) was a spirit dealer and shop dealer and the sons were all school boys. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a shed. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Murray

Anna (33) was listed as the head of the family and she was married but there were no details of a husband in this entry. Anna lived in the house with 4 of her children, Anna Teresa (9), Michael (7), Mary A. (6) and Delia M. (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anna and Anna Teresa spoke Irish and English and they, and Michael could read and write. Anna Teresa, Michael and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Folan                                                   (additional surname: Cauran [sic])

John (40) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Annie (32) and they lived in the house with 2 sons, Michael (9), Peter (2), daughter, Annie (4mths) and a servant, Conor Cauran [sic] (?)[v] (60). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Annie and Conor [sic] spoke Irish and English. John, Annie and Michael could read and write, John was a wool weaver, Michael was a scholar and Conor [sic] was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a piggery. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Flaherty

There were 4 members of this household and the head of the family was Patrick (64) who was married to Julia (56) and they shared the house with 2 sons, Patrick (26) and John (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Patrick (64) was a house carpenter master and Patrick (26) and John were house carpenters. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a piggery and a turf house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Manning

Of the 8 members of this family Michael T. (43) was listed as being the head and he was married to Annie (38) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Mary E. (12), Delia (10), Anne Teresa (8), Barbara Ellen Nora (5), Michael Thomas (3) and Elizabeth (3mths). They were all Roman Catholic and Mary E., Delia and Anne Teresa were born in America while all the others were born in Co. Galway. Both parents could speak both Irish and English and, apart from the 2 youngest children, the other children could speak only English. Michael Thomas and Elizabeth could not read, Barbara Ellen Nora could read only and all the others could read and write. Michael T. was a grocer and spirit dealer and the 4 oldest children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 11 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Ladley [sic]

John (48) was the head of this family in house 52 and he was married to Mary (51) and they shared the house with their daughter, Martha (15) and son, John Lloyd (12). They were all members of the Irish Church and John was born in England, Mary was born in Co. Limerick and the children were born in Co. Galway. They could read and write and John and Mary were bridewell keepers and the children were scholars. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Connolly

The sole occupant of this family was Martin (65) and he was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He spoke English and Irish, could read and write and was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Roberts

Matthew (47) was the head of the Roberts family in house 54 and he was married to Georgina A. (37) and they shared their house with 6 daughters, Mary L.M. (7), Flora Lilian (6), Joy Adina (5), Violet Alice (4), Amy Jessiwine (?) (3) and Rosamond F.M. (2). They were all Wesleyan Methodists and Matthew and Georgina A. were born in England and the children were all born in Co. Galway. Amy Jessiwine (?) and Rosamond F.M. could not read, Joy Adina and Violet Alice could read only and all the others could read and write. Matthew was a mechanical engineer and the 4 oldest children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Little

Mark (38) was the head of this family and was married to Annie (37) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Margaret (10), Joseph (8), Helen (7), John (5), Nannie (3) and Mildred (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Catholic. Mark and Annie spoke Irish and English and the children all spoke English. Apart from the 3 youngest children, they could all read and write. Mark was a shopkeeper and Margaret, Joseph, Helen and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

King                                                                (additional surname: Kelly)

The widow, Bridget (48) was the head of this household and she lived in the house with a servant, Kate Kelly (22). They were both born in Clifden, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Bridget was a shopkeeper and Kate was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 8 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

O’Neill                                                            (additional surname: Walsh)

There were 7 members of this household, who was a widower, and he shared the house with 4 sons, Patk (20), John (18) Michael (16) and William (15), a daughter, Mary Agnes (10) and also a servant, Anne Walsh (35). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Patrick was a farmer, the sons were all listed as being school boys, Mary Agnes was a school girl and Anne was a general servant domestic. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms and they had a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Flanagan

Michael (65) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married but there was no wife mentioned in this entry. He shared the house with is son, Michael (22) and his sister, Margaret (64). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael (65) was a shopkeeper and Michael (22) and Margaret were shop assistances. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 59 was unoccupied.

House 60 was unoccupied

 

Lyden                                                              (additional surname: Fegan [sic])

There were 7 members of this household and William Henry (52) was the head and married to Mari Anne (48). They shared the house with 4 of their children, Wm. Henry (17), Lillian (15), Thomas Francis (12) and Isabella (9) and also in the house at that time was a granddaughter, Mary Fegan [sic] (1). They were all Roman Catholic William Henry was born in Roundstone, Co. Galway, Mari Anne and Mary were born in Dublin City and Wm. Henry, Lillian, Thomas Francis and Isabella were all born in Ballybrack, Co. Dublin. William Henry spoke Irish and English and all the others, with the exception of young Mary, could speak only English. William Henry and Wm. Henry were carpenters and Lillian, Thomas Francis and Isabella were scholars. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 12 rooms with a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Sweeney

Martin (32) was the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (26) and they lived in the house with their son, Martin (1mth). They were all Roman Catholic and Martin (32) was born in Co. Mayo, Catherine was born in Co. Sligo and Martin (1mth) was born in Co. Galway. Both parents could read and write and Martin was a constable in the R.I.C. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 63 was divided into 2 parts, 63.1 and 63.2

Lyden                                                              (additional surname: Connelly)

(House 63.1)

Mary H. (52) was the head of this part of the house and she lived there with a servant, Honor Connelly (18). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Mary H. could read and write. Mary H. was a shopkeeper and merchant and Honor was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling and this part of the house had 8 rooms.

 

Haines

(House 63.2)

There was only 1 occupant of this part of the house, Kingston (37). He was Church of Ireland and born in Co. Cork. He could read and write and was a bank accountant. The house was a 1st class dwelling and this part of the house had 2 rooms.

 

House 64 was divided into 2 parts, 64.1 and 64.2

(House 64.1)

Jones                                                               (additional surname: North)

John Wesley (68) was the head of the household in this part of the house and he lived there with his wife, Sarah Jane (58), 3 of their children, John Wesley (26), Emily Elizabeth (24) and Edith Sarah (20) and also in this part of the house was Samuel North, (19). They were all Methodists and John Wesley (68) was born in Co. Westmeath, Sarah Jane was born in Co. Tipperary, the children were all born in Clifden, Co. Galway and Samuel was born in Co. Cavan. They could all read and write. John Wesley (68) was a watchmaker, Jobber [sic] dealer in drapery and grocery, boot and hardware, John Wesley (26) and Edith Sarah were shop assistants, Emily Elizabeth was a milliner and Samuel was an assistant in a hardware and grocery shop. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 19 rooms in this part of the house.

 

Bole

(House 64.2)

The sole occupant of this part of the house was Thomas (26). He was a Presbyterian and was born in Co. Monaghan. He could read and write and was listed as being a statement of theology [sic]. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 21 rooms in this part of the house.

 

Greaney

Husband and wife, Martin (73) and Mary (73) lived in house 65 and They were both born in Clifden, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Martin was the superintendent of the water works. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms with a stable. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 66 was divided into 3 parts, 66.1, 66.2 and 66.3

O’Malley

(House 66.1)

The head of this family was listed as being Bridget (39), who was married but there were no details of a husband in this entry. She lived in the house with 5 daughters, Elizabeth (11), Helena (9), Anastasia (7), Louisa (5) and Teresa (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke Irish and English. Teresa could not read, Louisa could read only and the rest could all read and write. Bridget was a shopkeeper and Elizabeth, Helena, Anastasia and Louisa were scholars. The house was a 1st class dwelling and there were 9 rooms in this part of the house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Brennan

(House 66.2)

Valentine (60) lived in this part of the house with his wife, Anne (50). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Valentine was a general labourer. The house was a 1st class dwelling and there were 2 rooms in this part of the house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

McLoughlin

(House 66.3)

Patrick (48) was the sole occupant of this part of the house and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Westmeath. His was married but there were no details of a wife in this entry. He spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was a railway porter. The house was a 1st class dwelling and there was 1 room in this part of the house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 67 was unoccupied.

 

Halloran

Simon (42) was the head of this Halloran family and he was married to Ellen (38) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Patrick (14), Norah (9), Francis (7), McDara (5), Thomas (2) and Bridget (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Patrick, who was born in America. The parents could speak both Irish and English and the children could only speak English. McDara, Thomas and Bridget could not read, Francis could read only and the others could read and write. Simon was a grocer and Patrick, Norah and Francis were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Cloherty

Husband and Wife, Martin (30) and Annie (28) lived in this house with their daughter, Bridget (3mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Martin was a boat builder and Annie was a housekeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

Burke                                                              (additional surname: Keely)

There were 13 members of this household and the head of the family was Joseph (43) and he was married to Mary (42) and they lived in the house with 8 of their children, Maggie (16), Mary K. (15), Bridget E. (14), Michael J. (12), John J. (10), Rose Anne (8), Ursula (4) and Teresa (2) and also in the house at that time were Joseph’s parents, James (78) and Mary (60) and a servant, John Keely (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Ursula and Teresa, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Mary (42), Ursula, Teresa and James could not read but all the others could read and write. Joseph was a tailor master, James was a mason, John Keely was a tailor and the children, with the exception of Teresa, were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms with a piggery and a fowl house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

House 71 was divided into 2 parts, 71.1 and 71.2

Nee                                                                  (additional surname: Feneran [sic])

(House 71.1)

Mary Anne (35) was the head of this family and was not married and she shared the house with her son, Herbert Feneran [sic] (10). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary Anne spoke Irish and English while Herbert spoke only English and could read and write. Mary Anne was a seamstress and Herbert was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and there were 4 rooms in this part of the house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Gorham

(House 71.2)

The widow, Anne (79) was the sole occupant of this part of the house. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and had no occupation. The house was a 2nd class dwelling and there were 2 rooms in this part of the house. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Geary                                                  ( additional surnames: Conroy, McDonough and Reilly)

The head of this family was John (32) and he was married to Margaret (35) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, Martin (8), Michael (5), Patrick (3) and Bridget (2mths). Also in the house at that time were 3 boarders, Martin Conroy (24), Martin M. McDonough (32) and John Reilly (66). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (32), Margaret and John Reilly spoke Irish and English. Martin M. could read only and John (32), Martin (24) and John Reilly could read and write. John (32) was a painter, Margaret was a charwoman, Martin (8) and Michael were scholars, Martin (24) was a tinsmith and Martin M. and John Reilly were agricultural labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Conroy                                                                        (additional surname: King)

The widow, Anne (40) was listed as the head of this household and she shared the house with her son John (9) and a boarder, John King (50). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne and John (50) could speak both Irish and English and Anne and John (9) could read and write. Anne was a lodging house keeper, John (9) was a scholar and John King was an itinerant musician. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mongan                                               (additional surnames: Connolly, Walsh and Keady)

There were 9 members of this household and James 40) was the head and he was married to Helena (27) and they lived in the house with 4 of their daughters, Mary Josepheen [sic] (7), Kathleen (4), Florie [sic] (2) and Margareta (6mths). Also in the house at that time were Helena’s sister, Mary Margaret Connolly (25) and 2 servants, Pat Walsh (20) and Sarah Keady (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James, Helena, Pat and Sarah could speak both Irish and English and the rest, apart from baby Margareta, spoke only English. With the exception of Kathleen, Florie [sic] and Margareta, they could all read and write. James was a Spirit merchant, Mary Josepheen [sic] and Kathleen were scholars, Pat was a general servant and Sarah was a general servant domestic. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 13 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Carr

The head of this family in house 75 was Patrick (63) and he was married to Angela (33) and they lived in the house with 4 of their children, John J. (15), Mary K. (14), Helena (13) and Margt G. (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick was an ex Sergeant in the R.I.C. and the children were all scholars. Patrick spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 10 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mullen                                                            (additional surname: King)

Of the 5 members of this household, the head was Francis (60) and he was married to Julia (44) and they shred the house with 3 of their children, Patrick (21), Mary (16) and John (12) and also in the house at that time was a niece, Delia King (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, with the exception of Francis, they could all read and write. Francis and Julia were shopkeepers, Patrick was a fisherman and the others were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Kearns                                                 (additional surnames: Derivan [sic] and O’Heney [sic])

The widow, Ellen (60) was listed as being the head of this household and she lived in the house with 2 daughters, Mary E. (28) and Lillie (26) and also 2 boarders, Thomas Derivan [sic] (80) and John O’Heney [sic] (27). They were all Catholic and Ellen was born in Co. Kerry, Mary E. and Lillie were born in Co. Galway, Thomas was born in King’s Co.[vi] and John was born in Co. Tipperary. Ellen spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Mary E. was a dressmaker, Thomas was a retired priest and John was a bank clerk. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms with a piggery and a store. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

There were 2 families living in house 78.

O’Keeffee [sic]

Bridget (70) lived in house 78 and was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could speak Irish and English and could read and write. She was listed as being a post Mrs.

Keane                                                  (additional surname: Murphy)

Margaret (31) was listed as the head of this family and she lived with a boarder, Margaret Murphy (22) and a visitor, Ellen (23). They were all Roman Catholic and Margaret (31) and Ellen were born in Co. Roscommon and Margaret Murphy was born in Co. Co. Carlow. They could all read and write. Both Margaret’s were post office clerks.

 

The house was a 1st class dwelling with 11 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Whelan                                    (additional surname: Carey, Lynch, Faherty, Coyne and King)

(Note: The original document is torn and some of the Christian names cannot be read.)

Patrick 38) was the head of the household and he lived with his wife, (?) (29), 3 children, female (?) (5), male (?) (3) and a male (?) (12mths). Also in the house were 2 lodgers, male Carey (?) (30) and Bridget King (21) and 3 boarders, male Lynch (?) (20), Bridget? Faherty (60) and Mary Coyne (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of the children they could all speak Irish and English. The 2 eldest children could read only the youngest child and Bridget? Faherty could not read and all the others could read and write. Patrick and his wife were shopkeepers, the 2 eldest children were scholars, Carey was a gardener D servant, Lynch was a parish clerk, Faherty had no occupation and Mary and Bridget were milliners. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 9 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Neill

(Note: the original document was badly torn, so some details are not available)

The head of the last family in Market Street was Patrick (28) and he lived with his wife (?) (20). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Patrick was a shoemaker master and his wife was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 7 rooms. There was no landholder listed for this property.

 

 

 

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Clifden

Bridget Beamon – Application No. C/20 9934. Ref No. Cen S/11/441. The application was received on the 3rd of November 1920 with an address at that time of Church hill, Clifden. Bridget’s parents were given as Festy and Ellen Beamon (Ward). The address for the 1851 search was Clifden, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. A hand written note in the right hand margin says “Chapel lane Barragh (?) is a street name in Clifden in 1850 and not in list of householders”. The search was returned on the 8th November 1920 with the words “Fam not found”.

 

Bridget Joyce – Application No. D/10 24144. Ref. No. Cen S/11/443. The application was received on 29th September 1910 with an address of Ballina. Bridget’s parents were John and Bridget Joyce. The address for both 1841 and 1851 searches was Hill St or Bach St, Clifden in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway (seems as though there was some confusion of the address). The search was returned on 7th November 1910 with the words “no trace in Back St. No Hill St. in bundle”

 

Bridget Nugent – Application No. D/10 24144. Ref. No. Cen S/11/445. Application was received on 29th September 1910 with an address of Ballina. Bridget’s parents were listed as being Geo and Celia Nugent. The address for the 1841 and 1851 searches was Clifden, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 4th November 1910 with the words “Townland uninhabited” and “No Trace in 1841”.

 

Margaret Walker Steenson [sic] – Application No. C/21 1974. Ref. No. Cen S/11/446. The application was received on 8th March 1921 and had an address of Mrs. M.W. McAdorney [sic], 67 Weir Street, Belfast. Margaret’s parents were James and Jane Steenson (Mahood) and they lived with Blake, Renville Castle, Clifden. The address for the 1851 search was Clifden, Clifden Demesne or Clifden Town, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. In the left hand margin the names Mary, Anne, Eliza and Jane were written. The search was returned on the 4th April 1921 with the words “No trace of James and Jane Steenson. Found Thos and Bridget Blake, shoemaker, no trace applicant”.

 

Peter Higgins (born 1831) – Application No. C/21 7029. Ref. No. Cen S/11/442. The application was received on 10th November 1921with an address at that time of Mr. Timothy Kyne, Ross, Headford, Co. Galway. Peter’s parents were Michael and (?) Higgins. The address for the 1841 search was Clifden Demesne or Clifden Town, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. The search was returned on 11th November 1921 with the words “Found Michl and Catherine Higgins married 1809. Children, Michael 15yrs, Mary Nee 7yrs, cousin” and also “This is the only family of Higgins in Clifden”

 

Mary Leetle [sic]– Application No. C/17 764. Ref. No. Cen S/11/444. The application was received on 22 January 1917. The address at that time was Mrs. Mary Tyrell, West End, Bundoran. Mary’s parents were Pat and Honour Leetle [sic] nee Fahey. The address for the 1851 search was Clifden or Clifden Demesne, in the Parish of Omey, in the Barony of Ballynahinch, Co. Galway. In the right hand margin there was a hand written note saying “Birth certs of persons born in Ireland prior to 1864 are not procurable as public regn. of births in Ireland did not commence until that year.” The application was returned on 26th January 1917 with the words “Not found”.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847 – 1864)

Thomas Lydon Sen. leased a house and a garden of 12 perches from Thomas Eyre for 5s for the garden and £5 15s for the house, Patrick Burke leased a house and garden of 10 perches, again from Thomas Eyre for 5s for the garden and £5 10s for the house and Terence Mullarky [sic] leased a house with a 10 perch garden from Samuel Jones for 5s for the garden and £11 15s for the house. There was a vacant house with a garden of 10 perches belonging to Samuel Jones that had an annual ratable valuation of 5s for the garden and £9 15s for the house.

 

Thomas Lydon Sen. leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £10, William Levingston leased a house with a small garden from James Barraghan [sic] for £13, Stephen Wallace leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £12 10s and Thomas King leased a house with a small garden from Michael Linsky [sic] for £3 5s. Michael Linsky [sic] leased a house with a small garden from Anne Halloran for £3 5s, Patrick Mullins leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £3 5s and there was a house with a small garden that was a vacant and belonged to Anne King that had an annual ratable valuation of £2 15s. Francis Flynn leased a house with a small garden from Michael Joyce for £3 10s, Edward Whelan leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £3 10s and George Mitchell leased a house with a small garden from Thomas King for £7 10s. James Nugent leased a house with a small garden from Patrick Conneely for £3 10s, Martin Conneely leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £3 10s and Henry and Thos Dalton leased a house with a small garden from the Rev, Anthony Magee for £18. There were 2 vacant houses with small gardens belonging to the Rev. Anthony Magee, the first had an annual ratable valuation of £18 and the second £20. John McGuinness leased 2 houses with small gardens from Thomas Eyre for £6 for the first and £11 10s for the second and Michael Higgins leased a house with a small garden from Thomas Eyre for £3 10s. Michael Joyce leased a garden of 30 perches from Thomas Eyre for 15s, Thomas Lydon Jun. leased a house and garden of 1 rood from Thomas Eyre for £1 for the garden and £6 10s for the house and Peter Joyce leased a house from Thomas Lydon Jun. for £6.

 

There was a vacant house belonging to Rep. John Lydon that had an annual ratable valuation of £2 10s, Peter Kelly leased a house from Rep. John Lydon for £2 10s and lodgers leased a house from James Needham for £2 10s. James Needham leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £3 10s, Michael Reilly leased a house and yard from James Needham for £3 10s, Anne Fay leased a house and yard Michael Greany for £3 and John Cloherty leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £3. Margaret Corbet [sic] leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £3 5s, Connolly Malone leased a house from James Disney for £2 10s and James Disney leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £2 10s. William Burke leased a house from Thomas Eyre for £3 15s, there was a vacant house belonging to William Burke with an annual ratable valuation of £2 and William Coneys leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £6 10s. Edmund Joyce leased a house and yard from Martin R. Hart for £1 15s, Patrick Davin leased a house and yard from Martin J. Hart for £1 10s and Michael Price leased a house from James Conneely for £1. There were vacant ruins and a small garden belonging to John Mullen with an annual ratable valuation of 5s, a vacant house belonging to Thomas Carr that had an annual ratable valuation of £2 and he also had a vacant house and small garden with an annual ratable valuation of £4. There were lodgers that leased a house and yard from Bridget Conneely for £4, Rev. William Labarte [sic] leased a house and yard from William Harland for £7 10s and John Joyce leased a house from William Harland for £7 10s. John Flynn

 

Thomas Eyre leased out the following 9 tenements: John Flynn paid 5s for a house, Patrick Walsh and Patrick Nee each paid 15s for houses, Francis Mullen paid £3 for a house and yard and also £3 10s for another house and yard and Michael Lee paid £3 for a house and yard. Catherine Dowd paid £2 for a house, John Corbett paid £3 10s for a house and John Griffin paid £10 10s for a house and yard.

 

James Ireland leased a house, office and garden of 2 roods and 14 perches from Rev. Anthony Magee for £2 for the garden and £18 for the buildings, there was a vacant house belonging to John Griffin with an annual ratable valuation of £2 10s and Martin O’Rourke leased a house from John Griffin for £2 10s. William Harland leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £3 10s, William Fenoran [sic] leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £9 and Martin Walsh leased a house and yard from John Conneely for£1 10s. Festus Conry leased a house and yard from John Conneely for £3 10s, There was a vacant house and yard belonging to John Conneely with an annual ratable valuation of £1 10s and Catherine McCabe leased a house and yard from Michael Conneely for £1 10s. Michael Conneely leased the following 4 tenements: Bartholomew Lee, Thomas Sommers, Mary Conneely and James Coyne paid 10s each for houses and yards. Patrick Purcell leased a house and yard from John Conneely for £1 15s. Thomas Eyre leased 6 tenements to the following: Matthew King and Patrick Traynor each paid £2 for houses and yards and John Connolly leased a house with a garden of 28 perches for 10s for the garden and £3 for the house. Michael Joyce (long) paid £3 for a house and yard, Michael Joyce (short) paid £8 for a house and yard and Michael Lydon paid £4 10s for a house and yard.

 

Michael Lydon leased a house and yard from Michael Joyce (short) for £4, Andrew Connolly leased a house and yard from £5 and John King leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £7. There was a vacant house and yard belonging to James Barmaghan [sic] with an annual ratable valuation of £3, Thomas Molloy leased a house and yard from William McDermott for £2 10s, Thomas King leased a house and yard from William Fenoran [sic] for £1 10s and there was a vacant house and yard belonging to Daniel B. O’Keeffe with an annual ratable valuation of £2.

Margaret Faherty leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £2 10s, Daniel B. O’Keeffe leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £5 10s and Charles McCarthy was the immediate lessor of a house and yard with an annual ratable valuation of £3. James Prendergast leased a house and yard from Patrick Lydon for £8, Bartholomew Lydon a house (office in progress) and a yard from Thomas Eyre for £7, William Faherty leased a house and yard from John Lyden for £6 and Eliza Joyce from Peter Hickey for £5 5s. Thomas Carr leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £8, John Lydon leased a house and yard from Martin Darcy for £5 5s and Redmond Joyce leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £7. Patrick King (Cap) leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £6, Patrick Lynch leased a house and yard from Patrick King (Maunsell) for £5 10s and William H. Colles [sic] leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £11. Anthony Gorham leased a house and yard from Thomas Eyre for £13, Thomas Fury leased a house from John Neyland [sic] for £1 10s and John Conneely leased a house from John Neyland [sic] for £1 10s.

 

[i] Possibly Welby

[ii] Given Margaret’s age it would seem that she was a daughter of John Owen from a previous marriage.

[iii] Possibly Gavin

[iv] Co. Laois

[v] Name is difficult to read.

[vi] Co. Offaly

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