Addergoole North

Eadargúil Thuaidh

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 83854 37905                                      Lat / Long: 53.3913, -8.24342

 

DED: Ahascragh

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

No information available

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

No Information available

 

This is a list of townlands that share a border with Addergoole North.

 

 

Census of Ireland (1821- 1911)

The first full population census of Ireland was taken in 1821 and the first four Irish censuses were arranged by county, barony, civil parish and townland.

 

1821:  Only some fragments for small parts of county Galway survive. There are no records      for Ahascragh.

1831:  The only surviving records are from Counties Antrim and Derry.

1841:  There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1851:   There are no surviving records for County Galway.

1861:  Census records for 1861 and 1871 were deliberately destroyed by the government

1881:  The records for 1881 and 1891 were pulped as waster paper during the shortages of World War I.

1901:   Full Census records are available    See below.

1911:   Full Census records are available    See below.

 

1911 Census

Overview of the townland

There were 17 houses in the townland of Addergoole North in 1911 and all were occupied and listed as being private dwellings. All were constructed of stone, brisk or concrete walls and house 17 had a slate, iron or tiled roof while all the others only had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 4, 7-9 and 13 were all 3rd class dwellings and the others were all 2nd class. House 13 had 2 rooms and 1 window to the front, Houses 4, 7, 8 and 9 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front and all the others had 3 rooms and 3 windows. There were a total of 36 out-buildings in the townland and they consisted of 13 stables, 14 cow houses, 6 piggeries and 3 barns. There were 86 people in the townland at that time, 39 males and 47 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. William Kearney.

 

House 1: Deighton / McDermott

The widow, Mary Deighton (74) was listed as the head of this household and she shared the house with her son-in-law, James McDermott (49), Daughter, Bridget McDermott (39) and 6 grandchildren, Mary Anne McDermott (17), Delia McDermott (16), Nora McDermott (14), William McDermott (11), James McDermott (9) and Margrett [sic] McDermott (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. Mary was a retired farmer, James (49) was a farmer and the grandchildren were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Mary Deighton.

 

House 2: Concannon

Timothy (75) had been married to Ellen (71) for 52 and during that time they had had 9 children and all had survived. They lived with 3 of their sons, Martin (41), Patrick (39) and Michael (31). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and they could all read and write. Timothy was a farmer and the sons were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was Timothy Concannon.

 

House 3: Egan

The head of this household was Michael (56) and was married to Anne (56) and had been for 29 years and during that time they had had 7 children with 6 surviving to that time. They shared the house with 4 of those children who were Michael (25), Annie (20), John (18) and Ellis (16). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer, Michael and John were farmer’s sons and Annie and Ellis were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Egan.

 

House 4: McDermott

John (65) was married to Bridget (55) and had been for 30 years and had had 8 children and all of those had survived. Four of those children also lived in the house and they were, Patrick (19), Bridget (17), Katie (15) and Maggie (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. John was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Katie and Maggie were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John McDermott.

 

House 5: McDermott

The head of this family was Patrick (69) who had been married to Ellen (70) for 40 years and they had had 8 children but only 4 had survived. They shared the house with their son, Bernard (36), daughter-in-law, Mary Kate (28) and a granddaughter, Delia (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and Bernard and Mary Kate could read and write. Both Patrick and Bernard were listed as being farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Patrick McDermott.

 

House 6: Glynn

There were 8 members of this household and the widow, Catherine (50) was listed as the head and she had been married for 24 years and had had 10 children with 9 of those had survived. She shared the house with 7 of her children, John (20), Kate (18), Thos (14), Bridget (12), Anne (6) and Michael (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Catherine, who was born in Co. Roscommon. Catherine could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from young Michael, could read and write. Catherine was a farmer, Martin and John were listed as being farmer’s sons and Thos, Bridget and Anne were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Catherine Glynn.

 

House 7: McLoughlin

Thomas (72) had been married to Anne (49) for 29 years and during that marriage they had had 4 children and all had survived to that time. They shared the house with their son, John Joe (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. Thomas was listed as being a farmer and John Joe was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas McLoughlin.

 

House 8: Hickey

The widow, Maria (71) lived in this house with her son, John (42). They were both Roman Catholic and Maria was born in Co. Roscommon and John was born in Co. Galway and both could read and write. Both were listed as being farmers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Maria Hickey.

 

House 9: Harney

Bridget (85), a widow lived in this house with her son, Matthias (50). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke Irish and English and both could read and write. Bridget was a retired farmer and Matthias was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Bridget Harney.

 

House 10: Kelly

The head of this family was John (45) who had been married to Anne (40) for 9 years and they had 4 children, James (8), Michael (7), Mary (5) and John (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (45), Anne and James could read and write and John (45) was a farmer while James and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable and a cow house. The landholder was John Kelly.

 

House 11: Glynn

Mary (68), a widow, was the head of this family and she had been married for 33 years and she had had 2 children and both had survived. She shared the house with her son, John (37) and daughter-in-law, Ellie (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and could read and write. Mary was a retired farmer and John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Mary Glynn.

 

House 12: Lally

James (49) lived in this house with his wife of 20 years, Emily (48) but they had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and could read and write. James was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was James Lally.

 

House 13: Geraghty

The sole occupant of house 13 was John (69) who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could speak both Irish and English but could not read and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was John Geraghty.

 

House 14: Mitchell

Thomas (53) was listed as being the head of this family and had been married to Maria (50) for 5 years but they had no children together. They shared the house with 3 of Maria’s children from a previous marriage, Kate (13), Bridget (12) and Mary A. (7) and also in the house at that time was an uncle of Thomas’, Martin (78). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Kate, Bridget, Mary A. and Martin spoke Irish and English and, apart from Thomas, all, could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Martin was a retired farmer and the children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Thomas Mitchell.

 

House 15: Harney

There were 11 members of this household and the head was listed as being Patrick (55) and he had been married to Mary Anne (42) for 17 years and they had had 9 children, Martin (15), Mary Ellen (14), Kate (12), Annie (10), Delia (9), Norah (7), Agnes (5), Edward (3) and Monica (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and, apart from the 3 youngest children, all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and the 6 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable. The landholder was Patrick Harney.

 

House 16: Kennedy

The only occupant of this house was Catherine (60) and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Catherine Kennedy.

 

House 17: Croffey [sic]

The widow Anne (72) was listed as being the head of the last household in Addergoole North and she shared the house with her daughter, Mary (54), her son, Michael (47) who had been married to Ellen (35) for 15 years and they had had 7 children, of whom 6 had survived and also lived in the house. The grandchildren were Patrick (13), Michael (11), Denis (9), Peter (7), Kate Anne (5) and Emily (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne, Patrick and Michael spoke Irish and English and all, apart from Kate Anne and Emily, could read and write. Anne was a retired farmer, Michael was a farmer and Patrick, Michael, Denis and Peter were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Anne Croffey [sic].

 

1901 Census

Overview of the Townland

There were a total of 18 houses according to the census of 1901 but the house and building return (Form B.1) only lists 17 (there was possibly a second page that was lost). All the listed houses were occupied and were listed as being private dwellings. They were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 5, 6, 8-10, 12, 13, 15 and 17 were 2nd class dwellings and the others were all 3rd class. House 17 had 2 rooms and 1 window in the front, house 10 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 1-3, 6, 7, 11 and 14 had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 5, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 15 had 3 rooms and 3 windows and house 4 had 5 rooms and 3 windows in the front. There were a total of 86 people in the townland at that time consisting of 44 males and 42 females. The enumerator for the area was Constable James Crotty.

 

House 1: Kennedy

The head of the first family in Addergoole North was William (82) who was married to Mary (80) and they shared the house with their daughter, Katie (38). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English but only Katie could read and write. William was a farmer and Katie was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was William Kennedy.

 

House 2: Mitchell

John (78) was the head of this household and he was a widower and lived in the house with his brother, Martin (68), his son, Thomas (37), his daughter-in-law, Mary (35) and 2 granddaughters, Katie (3) and Bridget (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The grandchildren could not read, Thomas could read only and the other 3 could read and write. John was a farmer, Martin was a farmer’s brother, Thomas was a farmer’s son, Mary was a farmer’s daughter-in-law and Katie and Bridget were farmer’s granddaughters. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John Mitchell.

 

House 3: Harney

The head of this family was listed as being Patrick (43) and he was married to Mary (32). They shared the house with 4 of their children, Martin (5), Mary E. (3), Kate (2) and Annie (4mths) and also a nephew, William (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of William, who was born in Dublin City. Patrick, Mary and William could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Martin was a farmer’s son, Mary E., Kate and Annie were farmer’s daughters and William was a carpenter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Harney.

 

House 4: Glynn / Dayton

Peter (61) was married to Mary (62) and they shared the house with 2 sons, John (29) and Peter (22) and also in the house at that time was a boarder, William Dayton (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. Peter and John were farmers and Peter and William were carpenters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and the landholder was Peter Glynn.

 

House 5: Dayton

The head of this Dayton family was James (65) and he lived in the house with his sister, Margaret (50), both were unmarried. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read only. James was a farmer and Margaret was a farmer’s sister. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was James Dayton.

 

House 6: Harney

The widow Bridget (72) lived in this house with her son, Martin (37). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and both could read and write. Bridget was a farmer and Martin was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Harney.

 

House 7: Hickey

The widow, Maria (59) was the head of this household and she shared the house with 4 of her sons, John (32), Edward (24), William (21) and Malachy (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, and all could read and write. Maria was a farmer and all the sons were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was listed as Mary Hickey.

 

House 8: Lally

James (37) lived in this house with his wife, Emily (35) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They both could read and write and James was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was listed as James Lally.

 

House 9: Harney

The sole occupant of house 9 was John (58), a widower, who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could speak Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John Harney.

 

House 10: Kearns

Robert (21) lived in this house with his sister, Mary (18) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could read and write and Robert was a farmer while Mary was listed as being a farmer’s sister. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Peter Kearns.

 

House 11: McLoughlin

Thomas (50) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Anne (36) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Margaret (16), Thomas (15), James (13) and John J. (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas (50) could speak both Irish and English and all the family, with the exception of young John J., could read and write. Thomas (50) was a farmer, Margaret was a farmer’s daughter, John J, was a farmer’s son and Thomas (15) and James were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Thomas McLoughlin.

 

House 12: Glynn

There were 9 members of this household with Thomas (55) being the head and he was married to Kate (38) and they lived with 7 of their children, Martin (15), Mary (13), Jane (11), John (9), Kate (7), Thomas (3) and Bridget (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Kate (38), who was born in Co. Roscommon. Both parents could speak both Irish and English. Thomas (3) and Bridget could not read, Kate (7) could read only and all the others could read and write. Thomas (55) was a farmer Martin and Thomas (3) were farmer’s sons, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Glynn.

 

House 13: McDermott

Patrick (55) was married to Ellen (55) and they shared the house with 2 of their children, Bernard (23) and Ellen (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and both parents spoke Irish and English. The parents could not read, Bernard could read only and Ellen (19) could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Bernard was a farmer’s son and Ellen (19) was listed as being a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick McDermott.

 

House 14: McDermott

John (45) was listed as the head of this McDermott family in house 14 and he was married to Bridget (40). They shared the house with 7 of their children, Anne (17), Thomas (14), John (12), Patrick (10), Bridget (8), Kate (6) and Margaret (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and John (45) spoke Irish and English. John (45), Kate and Margaret could not read, Bridget (40), Thomas, John (12) and Bridget (8) could read only and the others could read and write. John was a farmer, Anne, Kate and Margret were farmer’s daughters, Thomas and John (12) were farmer’s sons and Patrick and Bridget (8) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John McDermott.

 

House 15: Egan

The head of the family in house 15 was Michael (45) and he was married to Anne (44). They lived in the house with 6 of their children who were, Mary K. (18), Delia (16), Michael (14), Anne (10), John (8) and Ellen (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic with both parents speaking Irish and English. Michael, John and Ellen could read and write and all the others could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Mary K. was a farmer’s daughter and all the other children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Egan.

 

House 16: Geraghty

Timothy (60), who was unmarried, lived in this house with his unmarried brother, John (50). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. Timothy was a farmer and John was listed as a farmer’s brother. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Timothy Geraghty.

 

House 17: Dayton / McDermott

The head of this household was the widow, Mary (50) and she lived in the house with her daughters, Kate (20), Anne (14) and Bridget McDermott (28), who was married to James McDermott (36) and also in the house were 4 grandchildren, Mary A. McDermott (7), Delia McDermott (5), Nora McDermott (4) and William McDermott (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and Mary could speak both Irish and English. Kate and Mary A. could read only, Anne, James and Bridget could read and write and all the others could not read. Mary was listed as being a farmer, Kate, Anne and Bridget were farmer’s daughters, James was listed as a farmer’s son-in-law, Delia, Nora and William were farmer’s grandchildren and Mary A. was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Mary Dayton.

 

House 18: Concannon

Timothy (64) was married to Ellen (60) and they shared the house with 2 sons, Patrick (27) and Timothy (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and both parents spoke Irish and English. Timothy (64) and Ellen could read only and the sons could read and write. Timothy (64) was a farmer and both sons were listed as being general labourers.

 

Griffith’s Valuation 1847-1864

No information was listed for Addergoole North.

This page was added on 22/09/2022.

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