Áth Eascrach Thiar

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 82270 35429                                      Lat / Long: 53.369, -8.26709


DED: Killure



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. about 120 acres. It is flat wet land and of a middling quality. Houses and roads in good repair. It is the property of Hubert Moore, Esq., held by deed for ever, and pays £16. 6. 0. County Cess.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the South of the parish, bounded in this parish by the townlands Shanboola, Ballyglass Mahon, Gortbrack More, Eddergool West, Eddergool North, Ballyeeghter Dowdal, Ballyeeghter Mahon and Creggaun. By Ahascragh River which separates it from Killure Castle and Killure bog townlands in the parish of Kilgerril, Barony of Cloonmacnoon, and on the East by the river Suck which separates it from Clooncoran townland in the parish of Taughmaconnell, Barony of Athlone and County Roscommon.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Annaghbeg.



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:   No information for 1901

1911:   No information for 1911


Griffith’s Valuation 1847-1864

Plot 1: Hubert B. Moore had, in fee (for himself), 165 acres and 32 perches of bog that had an annual ratable valuation of £1 10s.

Plot 2a: Charles Bailey leased a house and offices on 286 acres, 3 roods and 28 perches of land from Hubert B. Moore for £167 for the land and £18 for the buildings.

Plot 2b: John Dolan paid 15s for a house to Charles Bailey.

Plot 2c: Thomas Grady leased a house from the Rev. Sir William V.R. Mahon Bart. For 15s annually.

Plot 2d: Thomas Power paid 2s for a garden of 1 rood and 12 perches and 10s for a house to Hubert B. Moore.

Plot 3: Malachy McGuinness leased a house with 10 acres, 2 roods and 37 perches of land from Charles Bailey for 5s for the land and £1 for the house.

Plot 4: Michael Curley paid £2 for 3 acres, 1 rood and 28 perches of land and 10s for a house to Charles Bailey.

Plot 5a: James Cleary leased a house, offices and land of 251 acres, 2 roods and 22 perches from Hubert B. Moore for £110 5s for the land and £4 15s for the buildings.

Plot 5b: James Cleary leased a corn mill and offices from Hubert B. Moore for £2 15s.

Plot 6: This plot was 2 acres and 24 perches of water.

This page was added on 06/10/2022.

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