Tullyvoheen

Tulaigh Bhoithín

Roger Harrison / Forum Connemara

Townland:                                Tullyvoheen

Civil Parish:                              Omey

Barony:                                     Ballynahinch

Church Parish:                         Clifden

District Electoral Division:    Clifden

Area:                                         346.03 acres / 346 acres, 0 roods, 5 perches

 

 

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

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

Map

Galway Library for Tullyvoheen

Logainm for Tullyvoheen

NUI Galway Digital Collections for Tullyvoheen

 

1911 Census for Tullyvoheen

Overview of Tullyvoheen in 1911

The townland of Tullyvoheen in 1911 had 12 houses and all were occupied with the exception of house 7, but the landholder was Thos McWilliam. House 12 was the workhouse while all the others were private dwellings. All the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 1, 2, 11 and 12 had slate, iron tiled roofs while the others all had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1-5, 8 and 9 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 6, 10 and 11 were 3rd class dwellings and house 12 was a 1st class. Houses 6 and 10 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 1-4, 8 and 9 had 5 rooms and 3 windows in the front, houses 5 and 11 had 3 rooms and 3 windows and house 12 had 48 rooms and 85 windows in the front. The out-offices and farm-steadings return (form B.2) shows that there were a total of 34 out buildings consisting of 5 stables, 2 coach houses, 12 cow houses, a dairy, 4 piggeries, a boiling house, a barn, a turf house, 2 potato hou ses, a workshop, a shed, 2 stores and a laundry. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 127 people in the townland at that time, 78 males and 49 females. The enumerator was Const. James Barrett.

 

O’Donnell                                                                               (additional surname: Lavery)

John (32) was listed as being the head of the first family in Tullyvoheen and he had been married to Sabina Annie (28) for 5 years and during that time they had had 3 children, Mary Josephine (4), Michael Joseph (3) and Eva Norah (5mths) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Mary Lavery (17). They were all Roman Catholic and John, Mary Josephine, Michael Joseph and Eva Norah were born in Co. Galway, Sabina Annie was born in Co. Mayo and there was no place of birth listed for Mary. Both parents spoke Irish and English and they, along with Mary, could read and write. Both John and Sabina Annie were national school teachers and Eva Norah was listed in this entry as being a domestic servant (although most certainly should be attributed to Mary Lavery). The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Patrick O’Hara.

 

Stringer                                                                       (additional surnames: Heany and Nee)

With 4 members of this household, the head was Richard (45) and he had been married to Ellen (43) for 3 years but at that time they had no children. They lived in the house with Ellen’s widowed mother, Anne Heany (76), who had been married for 59 years and had had 3 children, 2 of which had survived and a farm servant, Joseph Nee (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Anne, they all could read and write. Richard was a Carpenter and Joseph was a farm servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and had a stable, 2 cow houses and a workshop. The landholder was Boney Stringer.

 

Faherty

John (38) was the sole occupant of house 3 and he was single, a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and had a stable and 2 cow houses. The landholder was John Faherty.

 

Conneely

There were 9 members of this Conneely family and the head was Michael (60) and he lived in the house with his wife of 20 years, Bridget (44) and they had had 10 children and 9 had survived. Seven of those children were also in the house, John (15), Ellis (13), Willie (11), Katie (9), Michl (6), Patk (5) and Martin (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Bridget, who was born in England. Both parents spoke Irish and English. Michael, John, Ellis, Willie and Katie could read and write. Michael was a farmer, John was a labourer and Willie, Katie, Michl and Patk were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and had a cow house and a potato house. The landholder was Michl Conneely.

 

Lynch

The widower, Michael (73) was listed as being the head of this household and he had been married for 36 years and had 7 children and 4 of those had survived. He lived in the house with his son Festus (27). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Festus could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Festus was a victualler. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michl Lynch.

 

Nee

John (75) was the head of the family in house 6 and was married to Margaret (74) and had been for 51 years and had had 9 children with 8 of those surviving. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Daniel (32), Hannah (30) and James (28). They were all Church of Ireland and born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write and Margaret could read only. John was a farmer and Daniel and James were agricultural labourers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a stable and 2 cow houses. The landholder was John Nee.

 

House 7 was unoccupied

 

Joyce                                                                           (additional surname: Coyne)

With 9 members of this family, Pat (74) was the head and he had been married to Mary Coyne (72) for 49 years and they had had 11 children, all of whom had survived. Six of those children were also in the house at that time, Michael (50), John (52), Pat (34), Anne (30), Catherine (26) and Peter (21) and also in the house at that time was a nephew, John (19). There was no religion or place of birth listed for any of the household, except for Pat (74), who was a Catholic and born in Co. Galway. Both parents spoke Irish and English and, apart from Mary Coyne, they could all read and write. Pat (74) was a farmer, Mary, Michael, John (52) and Pat (34) were bakers and Peter and John (19) were farm labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and had a stable and 2 cow houses. The landholder was Patk Joyce.

 

Coyne                                                                          (additional surname: Gallagher)

There were 2 people in the house 9, Michael Coyne (32) and a visitor, Richard Gallagher (36). They were both Roman Catholic and Michael was born in Co. Galway and Richard was born in Co. Mayo. Michael spoke Irish and English and both could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Richard was a traveller. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Michael Coyne.

 

Nee

Michael John (48) was the sole occupant of house 10 and was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English, he could not read and was listed as being a labourer on the railway. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house. The landholder was Michael Nee.

 

Furey                                                                           (additional surname: Reilly)

James (53) was married to Bridget (53) and had been for 3 years, but had no children. They shared the house with 3 of James’ stepchildren, James Reilly (33), Michael Reilly (20) and John Reilly (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from John Reilly, could read and write. James (53) was a railway labourer, James (33) was a coach builder, Michael was a painter and John was a general servant. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a piggery. The landholder was Jas Furey.

 

House 12 was the workhouse and was divided into 3 sections, 12, 12.1 and 12.2

 

House 12

(1) Lavelle, Schley [sic], Kearney, Bodkin, Lydon and Malley.

(2) Ryder, Birmingham, Conneely and Mullen

 

Lavelle

Michael (27) was listed as the head of the family and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write and was the workhouse master.

 

Schley [sic]

Ellen (40), who was married but had no husband mentioned in this entry and she lived in this part of the house with 2 of her sons, Alfred (12) and John (9). They were Roman Catholic and Ellen was born in Co. Galway and the sons were born in America. Ellen spoke Irish and English and all 3 could read and write. Ellen was the workhouse matron.

 

Kearney

Elizabeth (37), a nurse, was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She could speak both Irish and English and could read and write and was listed as being a day nurse.

 

Bodkin

Patrick H. (31) had been married to Mary K. (30) for 10 years and they had 5 children, Mary P. (9), Walter B. (8), Henrey [sic] G. (5), Margaretta M. [sic] (4) and Agnes E. (6). All were Roman Catholic and Mary K. was born in Co. Tipperary, while the others were born in Co. Galway. Patrick H. was an assistant clerk, Mary K. was a night nurse and the children, apart from Margaretta M. [sic] were scholars.

 

Lydon

Kate (60) was a servant and was a Roman catholic and born in Co. Galway. She could speak both Irish and English.

 

Bodkin

Bernard (65) was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was a widower. He spoke both Irish and English, could read and write and was listed as a workhouse porter.

 

Malley

John (29) was a workhouse wardsman [sic] and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write.

 

Ryder

The widow, Mary (68) was born in Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English, could not read and was a wards maid.

 

Birmingham

Mary (35) a wards maid who was born in Galway and she was a Roman Catholic. She could read and write and was a widow.

 

Conneely

Anne (21) was a Roman Catholic and born in Galway. She could read and write and was listed as being a wards maid.

 

Mullen

Patrick (35) was a Male Attendant. He was born in Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could speak both Irish and English and could read and write.

 

House 12.1

People in the workhouse were only listed by their initials.

 

M. McC (48) was a female and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She could read and write and was a servant. Before entering the workhouse she was living in Roundstone, Co. Galway.

 

S. C. (35) was a male who was born in Co. He could not read and was living in Renvyle before entering the workhouse.

 

B. M. (47) was a female Roman Catholic who was born in Co. Galway. She was listed as the wife of a labourer and had been for 24 years and had had 3 children but only 1 had survived. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. Before entering the workhouse she lived in Ballinakill.

 

J. N. (49), a male who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was listed as being a labourer and from Ballyconneely.

 

M. K. (27), a female from Knockboy. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could not read but spoke Irish and English. There was no occupation listed for her.

 

M. M. (46), a male labourer. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Before entering the workhouse, he was living in Aughrus.

 

S. K. (32), a male who was living in Streamstown before entering the workhouse. He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He could not read but spoke Irish and English.

 

M. McD. (60) was a female. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could not read but could speak both Irish and English. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Carna.

 

M. C. (50) was a male with no occupation. He was a Roman Catholic born in Co. Galway and he could not read, but spoke Irish and English. Before entering the workhouse he was living in Bunowen.

 

House 12.2 (1) (2) (3)

The paupers in workhouses return (form E) shows that there were a total 55 people in this part of the workhouse and all were only listed by their initials.

 

M. C. (45) was a single female and was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Her occupation was listed as being a servant and was from Carna.

 

M. C. (54) was a male and was single. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and was a Roman Catholic born in Co. Galway. He had no occupation listed and was from Renvyle.

 

J. H. (88) was a female and single. She was listed as being a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was a housekeeper and was from Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

L. J. (78) was a single female who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and was listed as being a servant. Before she entered the workhouse, she lived in Clifden.

 

M. C. (86) was a single male from Ballyconneely. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was a Roman Catholic born in Co. Galway. He was listed as being a farmer.

 

J. D. (75) was a male. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway who could read and write and speak both Irish and English. He was listed as being a labourer and lived in Streamstown before entering the workhouse.

 

M. T. (60) was a single female who was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She could not read and, before entering the workhouse, was living in Errislannan. She had no occupation listed.

 

B. G. (74) was a single female who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could not read but spoke both Irish and English. She lived in Carna before entering the workhouse.

 

M. M. (80) was a male. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was a widower who was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He was listed as being a farmer and was from Aughrus before entering the workhouse.

 

M. McD. (65) was a single male. He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was a boatman and lived in Ballyconneely before entering the workhouse.

 

E. M. (73) was a single female. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was a servant and was living in Carna before entering the workhouse.

 

P. C. (43) was a male and single. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He had no occupation and could not read. Before entering the workshop, he lived in Ballyconneely.

 

J. C. (22) was a female and single. She could read and write, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she lived in Carna.

 

M. K. (43) was a male and single. He was a labourer that was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke both Irish and English but could not read and was living in Ballyconneely before entering the workhouse.

 

M. K. (66) was a single female. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could not read but spoke Irish and English and was listed as being a servant. Before entering the workhouse, she lived in Recess.

 

P. F. (51) was a male and single. He could read and write and was listed as being a saddler. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and before entering the workhouse, he was living in Clifden.

 

J. A. (31) was a male with no occupation and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could not read and was from Letterfrack before entering the workhouse.

 

J. A. (36) was a single male with no occupation. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could not read and was from Letterfrack before entering the workhouse.

 

L. C. (17) was a single female. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English and could read and write and was from Letterfrack before entering the workhouse.

 

D. L. (52) was a single male who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He was a labourer that could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Before going into the workhouse, he lived in Carna.

 

M. J. (29), a single female who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She was a farmer’s daughter who could speak Irish and English but could not read. Before entering the workhouse, she lived in Recess.

 

M. J. (2) was a male. He was a Roman Catholic born in Co. Galway and before the workhouse was living in Recess.

 

J. C. (31) was a single male. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could read and write, was born in Co. Galway and was a tailor by trade. Before entering the workhouse, he lived in Roundstone.

 

J. M. (61) was a widowed male labourer. He could read and write and spoke Irish and English. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and before going to the workhouse, he lived in Clifden.

 

B. G. (73) was a single female servant. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She was able to speak Irish and English but could not read and lived in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

M. J. (15) was a male and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could not read and was from Derrygimla before entering the workhouse.

 

M. G. (27) was a female and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was a servant and lived in Carna before entering the workshop.

 

M. G. (2) was a female child, a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She was from Kilkerrin before entering the workhouse.

 

P. K. (55) was a single male farmer born in Co. Galway and Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and was from Roundstone.

 

S. McD. (2) was a male child, who was from Galway before the workhouse and was a Roman Catholic.

 

D. M. (22) was a female and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English and could read and write. She was listed as being a servant and was from Recess before entering the workhouse.

 

M. M. (60) was a single female from Ballyconneely who was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was listed as being a servant.

 

J. M. (75) was a widowed male, born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could speak Irish and English but could not read. He was a labourer from Letterdeen.

 

F. D. (29) was a married female who had been married for 6 years and had had 2 children, both surviving. She could read and write and speak both Irish and English. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She was listed as the wife of a labourer and was from Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

J. D. (3) was a male child, a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He was from Clifden before the workhouse.

 

C. D. (2) was a male child, a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He was from Clifden before the workhouse.

 

M. C. (56) was a widowed male labourer. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was from Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

P. F. (60) was a single male baker who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and was from Roundstone before entering the workhouse.

 

C. C. (60) was a widowed female housekeeper. She had been married for 30 years and had had 7 children but only 3 had survived. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Before entering the workhouse she was from Letterfrack.

 

M. K. (55) was a male labourer from Letterfrack. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could read and write and speak both Irish and English.

 

M. K. (55) was a male and listed as being a labourer. He spoke Irish and English, could read and write, was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. Before entering the workhouse, he was living in Clifden.

 

M. F. (40) was a married man, who had been married for 10 years and had had 3 children, all of whom had survived. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was listed as being a labourer who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. Before the workhouse, he was living in Omey.

 

A. D. (45) was a male. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He was a labourer who could read and write and was from Clifden.

 

J. N. (45) was a single male labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read or write. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, he was living in Cashel.

 

? D.[i] (50) was a single male labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, he was living in Clifden.

 

M. C. (72) was a male. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could not read but could speak both Irish and English. He was listed as being a labourer and before entering the workhouse, he lived in Clifden.

 

M. E. (17) was a single male servant. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and was from Roundstone.

 

J. S. (40) was a male. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could speak Irish and English and read and write. He was listed as being a tailor and before the workhouse, he lived in Ballyconneely.

 

S. K. (60) was a male who was a farmer and widowed. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was a Roman catholic and was born in Co. Galway and before entering the workhouse, he was living in Cleggan.

 

M. McD. (56) was a single female. She could read and write and spoke Irish and English, was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She was listed as being a servant and was from Derrygimla.

 

P. J. (74), a single male farmer. He was born in Co. Galway and a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English and was from Aughrus before the workhouse.

 

M. L. (40) was a single female servant. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway, spoke Irish and English but could not read. Before the workhouse, she was living in Cleggan.

 

J. McK. (50) was a male who born in Cork and was a Roman Catholic, he could read and write and before the workhouse, he was living in Clifden.

 

B. D. (40) was a female and was born in Co. Clare and was a Roman Catholic. She could read and write and before the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

T. F. (50) was a single male who was a teacher. He was born in Limerick and was a Roman Catholic, could read and write and speak both Irish and English. Before the workhouse, he was living in Oughterard.

[i] Possibly A. D.

 

The house was a 1st class dwelling with 48 rooms and had a coach house, a dairy, a piggery, a boiling house, a turf house, a potato house, a shed, 2 stores and a laundry.

 

 

 

1901 Census for Tullyvoheen

Overview of Tullyvoheen in 1901

The house and buildings return (form B.1) shows that there were a total of 18 houses in Tullyvoheen of which 16 were occupied, houses 16 and 17 were unoccupied. The landholder of house 16 was Jas Darcy and the land holder of house 17 was Bartley King. All the houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and houses 1, 10 and 18 had slate, iron or tiled roofs, while the others all had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. House 18 was a 1st class dwelling, 1, 2, 7, 8, 10 and 11 were 2nd class, houses 3-6, 9, 12 and 14-17 were 3rd class dwellings and house 13 was a 4th class dwelling. House 18 was a public building, workhouse and all the others were private dwellings. House 13 had 1 room and no windows, houses 9 and 13 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 2-6, 15 and 15 had 2 rooms and 2 windows in the front and houses 2, 7, 8 and 10 had 3 rooms and 3 windows. House 11 had 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front, house 1 had 6 rooms and 5 windows in the front and house 18 had 13 or more rooms and 40 windows in the front. There were a total of 140 people in the townland, 74 males and 66 females. There were 35 out buildings, 2 stables, a coach house, 10 cow houses, 9 piggeries, 2 fowl house, 3 barns, a turf house, a potato house, a workshop, 2 sheds, 2 stores and a laundry. The enumerator for the area was Const. William Lavelle.

 

Stringer

The head of the first family in Tullyvoheen was Richard (73) and he was married to Johana (73) and they shared the house with their daughter, Anne (36) and son, Richard (34). Richard (73) was Church of Ireland and was born in Co. Wexford and the others were all Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. They could all read and write and both Richards were carpenters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a fowl house and a workshop. The landholder was Richard Stringer.

 

Faherty

The widower, Patrick (67) was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his son, John (25) and daughter, Mary (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 was a farmer, John was a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Patrick Faherty.

 

Conneely

There were 8 members of this Conneely family and Michael (50) was the head and was married to Bridget (35) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Norah (9), Mary (7), Annie (6), John (5), Ellen (2) and William (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Bridget, Norah, Mary and Annie spoke Irish and English. Michael, Norah, Mary and Annie could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Ellen was a farmer’s daughter, William was a farmer’s son and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Conroy

Patt (63), a widower, was the head of this family and he lived in the house with his son, Thomas (20), Daughter, Katie (16) and his brother, Martin (64). All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patt was a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son, Katie was a farmer’s daughter and Martin was a farmer servant. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Pat Conroy.

 

Nee

John (64), who was married to Margaret (57) lived in house 5 with 2 of their sons, Daniel (23) and James (21). They were all Church of Ireland and born in Co. Galway. Both parents spoke Irish and English and Margaret, Daniel and James could read and write. John was a farmer and Daniel and James were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Nee.

 

Coyne                                                                                      (additional surname: Nee)

William (92), a widower, lived in this house with his nephew, Michael Nee (37). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. William spoke only Irish and Michael spoke both Irish and English, but neither could read. William was a farmer and Michael was a plate layer on M.G.W. railway. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was William Coyne.

 

Coyne

Patt (72) was the head of this family in house 7 and was married to Bridget (70) and they shared the house with their daughter, Katie (27) and son, Michael (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke only Irish and the other members of the family spoke Irish and English and both of the children could read and write. Patt was a farmer, Katie was a farmer’s daughter and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house, 2 piggeries and a barn. The landholder was Pat Coyne.

 

Joyce

There were 10 members of this family and the head was Patt (60) and he was married to Mary (55) and they shared the house with 8 of their children, John (30), Michael (28), Patt (22), Anne (20), Maggie (18), Thomas (15), Catherine (12) and Peter (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary, they could all read and write. Patt (60) and Mary were both listed as being farmers, John, Michael and Patt (22) were bakers, Anne was a farmer’s daughter, Maggie was a seamstress and Thomas, Catherine and Peter were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Pat Joyce.

 

Faherty

Bridget (30), who was married but there was no husband listed in this entry. She lived in the house with 5 of her children, Mary (10), Thomas (5), Agnes (3), Steven (2) and Peter (9mths). 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 baby Peter. Bridget and Mary could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Mary and Thomas were scholars, Agnes was a farmer’s daughter and Stephen and Peter were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a piggery. The landholder was Anthony Faherty.

 

Fury                                                                                        (additional surname: Caulfield)

The head of this household was the widower, James (43) and he shared the house with 9 of his children, Michael (18), James (16), James (16), Anny Maria (14), Ellon [sic] (12), Bridget (9), Bartly (6), Martin (4), Mary (3) and Thomas (6mths) and also in the house at that time was James’ mother-in-law, Ellon [sic] Caulfield (70). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James (43), Michael, James (16), Anny Maria and Ellon [sic] Caulfield spoke Irish and English. James (43), Michael, James (16), Anny Maria, Ellon (12) and Bridget could read and write. James (43) was a plate layer on M.G.W. railway, Michael was a painter, James (16) was a nipper on the M.G.W. railway and Anny Maria, Ellon [sic] (12), Bridget, Bartly and Martin were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was the M.G.W. Railway Co.

 

Mayne                                                                                     (additional surname: Ward)

The widow, Mary (60) lived in this house with a servant, Mary Ward (17). Mary Mayne was Church of Ireland and born in Co. Mayo, while Mary Ward was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Mary Mayne could read and write and Mary Ward could read only. Mary Mayne was a farmer and Mary Ward was a domestic servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house and a shed. The landholder was the Mary Mayne.

 

Fitzpatrick

The widow, Mary (77) was the sole occupant in house 12 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and there was no occupation listed for her. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was the Mary A. McWilliams.

 

Connolly

Selia (60), a widow, was the only person in this house at that time and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Catholic who spoke Irish and English but could not read. There was no occupation listed for her. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was the Mary A. McWilliams.

 

Lynch

Michael (56), a widower, was the head of this family. He lived in the house with 3 of his sons, Patrick (24), Festus (20) and Martin (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the sons could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Patrick and Martin were farmer’s sons and Festus was a baker. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms with a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was the Mary A. McWilliams.

 

Conneely

Pat (56) was the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (50) and they shared the house with their son, Thomas (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Pat could not read, Catherine could read only and Thomas could read and write. Pat was a plasterer and Thomas was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was M. A. Stanley.

 

House 18 was the workhouse and was divided into 7 parts, 18.1 – 18.7

 

House 18.1

Bodkin

Bernard (50), a widower, was the head of the family in this part of the house and he lived with his son, Patrick (21). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Bernard was a workhouse porter and Patrick was a writing clerk.

 

House 18.2

Broughton

Margaret (40) was the only person in this part of the house and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English, could read and write and was a workhouse matron.

 

House 18.3

King

The sole occupant of this part of the house was Mary (35) and she was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could speak both Irish and English, read and write and was a workhouse school mistress.

 

House 18.4

Broughton

Ellen J. was the only person in this part of the house and she was the workhouse hospital nurse. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, spoke Iirsh and English and could read and write.

 

House 18.5

People in the workhouse were listed only by their initials.

 

The following were all males:

 

P. G. (90) was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. Before entering the workshop, he was living in Carna.

 

P. C. (85) was a labourer and a widower. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He lived in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

M. S. (70) was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He was a labourer who could read and write and speak both Irish and English. Before entering the workhouse, he lived in Kilkerrin.

 

T. F. (80) was a widower and a labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, he was living in Derrygimla.

 

P. L. (72) was from Donloghan [sic] and was a labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He was a married man.

 

P. T. (80) was a widower from Omey. He spoke Irish and English, but could not read. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He was listed as being a labourer.

 

P. A. (60) was a labourer and widower. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could not read but could speak both Irish and English. He lived in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

J. C. (74). He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and was a labourer. He was a widower and from Ailbrack [sic] before being in the workhouse.

 

V. Mc. (89) He was a labourer from Emlaghara (?) [sic] before being in the workhouse. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

P. C. (80) was a widowed labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co, Galway. Before being in the workhouse, he was living in Cashel.

 

T. M. (67) was a widowed labourer from Clifden. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway who could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

M. C. (64). He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway and spoke both Irish and English but could not read. He was a widowed labourer and was from Bunowen before being in the workhouse.

 

M. Mc. (75) was a widowed labourer from Roundstone. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

M. J. (81). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was a widower and from Recess before entering the workhouse.

 

T. K. (65), a labourer from Roundstone. He was a widower and could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway.

 

M. K. (21). He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. A labourer from Murvey before being in the workhouse who could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

P. C. (87) was a married man from Cleggan. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was listed as being a labourer.

 

T. C. (60) was a shoemaker from Letterfrack who spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was not married.

 

P. G. (83). He was a Roman catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He was a married man from Mynish [sic] before being in the workhouse. He was listed as being a labourer and spoke Irish and English but could not read.

 

P. F. (46) was an unmarried saddler from Clifden. He was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway and could speak both Irish and English and could read and write.

 

J. Mc. (63) was a married man, a labourer and lived in Bunowen before being in the workhouse. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could not read but spoke both Irish and English.

 

P. M. (28) was unmarried and a labourer. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who could speak only English and could read and write. He lived in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

F. M. (40). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway, could read and write and spoke both Irish and English. He was listed as being a wards man and lived in Clifden before being in the workhouse.

 

J. K. (75) was a widowed householder who spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and was from Dolan before entering the workhouse.

 

The following were all females: (1) (2)

 

A. J. (60) an unmarried servant who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was listed as being from Clifden.

 

B. D. (60). She was listed as being a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was a widowed housekeeper and was from Clifden.

 

M. Mc. (27) was an unmarried servant. She spoke only Irish and could not read and was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she lived in Mynish.

 

E. D. (60) was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was an unmarried servant and was from Clifden.

 

J. F. (65) was a widowed servant who could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was from Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

M. L. (36), a widow and a servant form Clifden. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway.

 

B. J. (64). She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was a widow, a servant and was living in Kingstown before entering the workhouse.

 

M. C. (73) was an unmarried housekeeper, who was from Errislannan before entering the workhouse. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, spoke Irish and English but could not read.

 

C. C. (60) was a married woman and was listed as a housekeeper. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was living in Cleggan before entering the workhouse.

 

M. C. (80) was a widowed housekeeper who spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was from Derrygimla before entering the workhouse.

 

B. M. (66). This lady was a servant and a widow from Clifden. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway.

 

M. C. (60) was a servant and was widowed. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and was living in Clifden before being in the workhouse.

 

M. Mc (75) was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was a married woman, a housekeeper and was living in Bunowen before being in the workhouse.

 

K. H. (80) was an unmarried servant. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

H. C. (75). She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, could speak both Irish and English but could not read. She was listed as being a housekeeper and lived in Dolan before being the workhouse.

 

B. H. (70) was an unmarried servant. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Before entering the workhouse, she lived in Kingstown.

 

S. O. (68) was listed as being a servant and a widow. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She could speak both Irish and English but could not read and before entering the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

A. F. (60) was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, could not read but spoke both Irish and English. She was a widowed housekeeper who was living in Carna before being in the workhouse.

 

H. C. (80) was a widowed housekeeper who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English but coud not read and was living in Mammin before the workhouse.

 

H. K. (54), an unmarried servant from Clifden. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic, could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

C. C. (70) was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and was listed as being a housekeeper, not married and was living in Fahy before being in the workhouse.

 

E. H. (70) was an unmarried housekeeper who spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Renvyle.

 

B. M. (80). She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Derrygimla and was a widow and listed as being a housekeeper.

 

H. J. (60) was a widowed housekeeper from Shanakeela. She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who could speak both Irish and English but could not read.

 

B. H. (75) was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could not read but could speak both Irish and English. She was a married woman and listed as being a servant.

 

K. M. (55) was a widowed servant from Clifden. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could not read but spoke Irish and English.

 

E. C. (15) was a servant and not married. She spoke Irish and English and could read only, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co, Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

B. Mc. (54) was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a servant and was living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

M. G. (38) was a wards woman from Kilkerrin. She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could not read but could speak both Irish and English.

 

B. C. (2). She was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and was from Kilkerrin.

 

The following were all males: (1) (2) (3)

 

T. C. (1yr, 10mths) who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and was from Kilkerrin.

 

T. R. (55) was a workhouse cook. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who could not read but spoke Irish and English. He was a married man from Clifden.

 

M. D. (69) was a widower and a labourer. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and he was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway. He was a widower and lived in Claddaghduff before the workhouse.

 

J. C. (73) was a married man and a labourer. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who could not read but spoke Irish and English. He lived in Roundstone before the workhouse.

 

M. J. (65) was an unmarried labourer from Recess. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and he was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway.

 

P. W. (65). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway who could speak both Irish and English but could not read. He was a widow and a labourer and was living on Turbot Island before entering the workhouse.

 

P. R. (64) was a married labourer and was a listed as being a Roman Catholic. He was born in Co. Galway, could not read and write but spoke both Irish and English. Before the workhouse he lived in Ballyconrea.

 

S. C. (65) was a widowed householder. Before entering the workshop, he was living in Ballinakill. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write, was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway.

 

M. L. (102). He was listed as being a Roman Catholic and being born in Co. Clare. He was able to speak both Irish and English but could not read and was a farmer, living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

M. K. (80) was a widowed labourer. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and spoke Irish and English but also, could not read. Before the workhouse, he lived in Errismore.

 

M. F. (64). He was a widowed labourer who spoke Irish and English but could not read. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic who was living in Carna before the workhouse.

 

T. J.  F. (44) was a teacher who was born in Co. Limerick and could read and write and speak Irish and English. He was an unmarried Roman Catholic and was living in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

J. K. (30) was listed as being a labourer who was unmarried. He could read and write and spoke Irish and English and was born in Co. Galway. He was a Roman Catholic who was living in Roundstone before entering the workhouse.

 

M. C. (37) was an unmarried smith from Roundstone. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was a Roman catholic and was born in Co. Galway.

 

J. D. (56). He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway and was a labourer. He could read and write and speak both Irish and English and was living in Glaegow [sic] (?) before entering the workhouse.

 

M. C. (78) was an unmarried labourer. He was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic and spoke Irish and English and could read and write. He was living in Bunowen before the workhouse.

 

P. G. (90) a labourer and was living in Kilkerrin before the workhouse. He could not read, was born in Co. Galway, was a Roman Catholic and could speak Irish and English.

 

M. C. (36) was unmarried. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He was listed as not being able to read but spoke Irish and English and was from Renvyle before entering the workhouse.

 

The following were all female:

 

M. R. (55) was a married wards woman. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway, could not read, but spoke Irish and English. She was living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

M. C. (70). She spoke Irish and English but could not read. She was a widowed housekeeper and was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. She was living in Aughrus before entering the workhouse.

 

M. K. (80) was a widowed servant who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English but could not read and was living in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

B. B. (65) was a servant and was not married. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She lived in Clifden before entering the workhouse.

 

H. J. (70). She was a Roman Catholic, born in Co. Galway, spoke Irish and English and could not read. She was living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

K. B. (80) was a widowed servant. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

B. D. (75). She was a Roman Catholic and born in Co. Galway who could not read but could speak Irish and English. Before the workhouse she lived in Clifden.

 

M. M. (50) was an unmarried servant. She was a Roman Catholic, born in Co. Galway, spoke Irish and English and could not read. She was living in Clifden before the workhouse.

 

B. M. (38) was a wards woman and was married. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

S. O. (60) was an unmarried servant. She spoke Irish and English but could not read, was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. Before entering the workhouse, she was living in Clifden.

 

House 18.6

This part of the house appears to be a school of some sort. All in this part were children and they were all Roman Catholic, born in Co. Galway, were able to read and write and were listed as being scholars.

 

They were listed as follows:

Barbara Connolly (15)

Maggie Mannion (12)

Patk Mannion (10)

Michl Heanue (9)

Annie Mahony (8)

Mary Cunnon [sic] (8)

Mary Mannion (8)

McDara McDonagh (8)

Ellen Burke (8)

Mary Conneely (6)

Mary Durkin (6)

Jane Cunnon [sic] (6)

Joseph Burke (6)

Annie Conneely (5)

 

House 18.7

The members of this part of the house were listed only by their initials.

 

There were 6 people in this part of the house. T. N. (45), M. C. (59) and S. C. (28) were males and M. Mc. (40), M. Mc. (30) and K. L. were female. All were Roman Catholic and M. Mc. (30) was born in Co. Galway and the others were all born in Co. Galway. None of them could read and T. N., S. C. and M. Mc. (30) spoke only English and the other 3 spoke Irish and English. T. N. was a labourer and M. Mc. (40), M. Mc. (30) and K. L. were servants.

 

House 18 was a 1st class dwelling with 13 or more rooms. It also had a turf house, a potato house, a shed, 2 stores and a laundry. The landholders were P.L.G. of Clifden Mission.

 

 Griffith’s Valuation (1847-1864) for Tullyvoheen

The main immediate lessor for Tullyvoheen was Thomas Frewen [sic] and he will be the immediate lessor unless otherwise stated.

 

Thomas Frewen had 172 acres, 1 rood and 21 perches of land and 48 acres and 3 roods of bog in fee. The land had an annual ratable valuation of £4 and the bog had a valuation of £1. John Griffin leased 4 acres, 2 roods and 30 perches of land for £1 5s, William Keely and David Beatty leased houses from John Griffin for 5s each. John king leased 5 acres, 3 roods and 15 perches of land for £1 15s and Thomas Reilly and Mary Conneely leased houses from John King for 5s each. Terrance Corbett leased 6 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of land for £1 15s annually, John Conneely leased a house from Terence Corbett leased a house for 5s and there was a vacant house belonging to Terence Corbett that had a valuation of 5s annually. Festus Conneely leased a house on 5 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches for 18s for the land and 7s for the house and also 4 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches of land for £1 15s. John Corbett paid £1 10s for 9 acres, 2 roods and 8 perches, George McWilliams paid £1 10s for 2 acres, 3 rods and 20 perches of land and Frank Mullin paid £1 15s for 3 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land. Redmond Joyce paid £1 15s for 3 acres and 2 roods of land, Michael Lee leased 3 acres, 2 roods and 15 perches of land for £1 15s, David Beatty paid 15s for 7 acres and 18 perches of land and 5s for a house and William Conneely paid £1 for 3 acres, 2 roods and 7 perches of land. James Disney leased 3 acres, 3 roods and 39 perches of land for £1 15s, Eliza Faherty leased 3 acres and 17 perches of land for £1 10s annually, Patk Conneely (Stephen) paid £1 for 5 acres and 25 perches of land and 5s for a house and John Conneely paid £2 for 7 acres, 3 roods and 10 perches of land.

 

Sarah Faherty leased a house from John Conneely for 5s, Bartholomew Gorham paid £2 2s for 7 acres, 3 roods and 10 perches of land and 8s for a house and offices, Martin Conneely paid 6s for a house and Joe Conneely paid 7s for a house and office. John Faherty paid £1 13s for 4 acres, 2 roods and 20 perches of land and 7s for a house, James Faherty paid 5s for a house and office, William Conneely and Michael King each paid 5s for houses and Jerome Hanlon leased 5 acres and 12 perches of land for £1 10s a house and office for £1. Mary Fahy leased a house for 10s, James Faherty paid £1 15s for 4 acres, 3 roods and 33 perches of land, Michael Mannion leased a house with 4 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of land for £1 15s for the land and 7s for the house and Thomas Frewen had 19 acres, 3 roods and 27 perches of glebe land in fee that had an annual ratable valuation of £6. Frank Lee, Anne Conneely and Stephen Wallace each paid 5s for houses and Eliza Faherty paid 10s for a house. Guardians of the poor of Clifden Union leased a union workhouse and 4 acres, 3 roods and 35 perches of land for £1 10s for the land and £100 for the workhouse while Thomas Frewen paid a half annual rent of £3. Thomas Coyne leased 2 acres and 1 rood of land for 10s. There were 8 acres and 6 perches of water in the townland.

 

There were exemptions for the work house of £1 10s for the land and £100 for the house and also, 3s for the grave yard.

 

1670 Down Survey for Tullyvoheen

The 1670 Down Survey name for this area was Tullavohine. The 1641 (pre Cromwell) owners were Murragh O’Flaherty and Edmund O’Flaherty, both Catholics and in 1670 (post Cromwell) the owner was James Darcy, also a Catholic. There were 108 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 8 plantation acres of profitable land and those were forfeited.

[i] Possibly A. D.

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