Townaloughra

Tamhnaigh Luachra

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Townaloughra

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Clifden

Area:                                         255.59 acres / 255 acres, 2 roods, 14 perches

 

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Townaloughra

Logainm for Townaloughra

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Townaloughra

 

1911 Census for Townaloughra

Overview of Townaloughra in 1911

There was only the 1 house in the townland of Townaloughra and it was listed as a private dwelling and was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable material for roofing. It was a 2nd class dwelling that had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front.

 

Mannion

Thomas (72) was listed as the head of the only family and he was married to Bridget (71) and had been for 51 years and in that time they had had 10 children and all those children had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their children, James (29) and Festus (27). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the 2 sons could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and James and Festus were labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and 4 cow houses. The landholder was Thomas Mannion.

 

1901 Census for Townaloughra

Overview of Townaloughra in 1901

There was only 1 house in the townland of Townaloughra and it was listed as being a private dwelling and was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and 3 windows. The enumerator was Sergeant Andrew Young.

 

Mannion

Thomas (60) was the head of the only family in the townland and he was married to Bridget (52) and they lived in the house with 3 of their children, Annie (18), James (17) and Festus (14). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could all read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Bridget was a farmer’s wife, Annie was a farmer’s daughter and James and Festus were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a calf house. The landholder was Thomas Mannion.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Townaloughra

Thomas Lyden was the owner of the land in the townland of Townaloughra and it consisted of 235 acres and 39 perches of land that’s was kept in fee with an annual ratable valuation of £3 15s. There were 26 acres, 2 roods and 23 perches of water in the townland.

 

1670 Down Survey for Townaloughra

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Loughnnoughter. In 1641 (pre Cromwell) the owners were Ulick Burke, Earl of Clanricard, a Catholic and the Earl of Clanrickard, a Protestant. In 1670 (post Cromwell) the owner was the Protestant, Earl of Clanrickard. There were 95 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 5 plantation acres of profitable land and those 5 acres were forfeited.

 

This page was added on 11/06/2018.

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