Cluain Banbh

Roger Harrison


Irish Grid: M 84019 39374                                                  Lat / Long: 53.4045, -8.24101


DED: Ahascragh



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

It is the property of Peter Daly, Esq. by deed for ever. The greater part is bog, the remainder arable and pasture. The houses are in bad repair. The County Cess is £7. 16. 5. It contains 342a. 2r. 4p. 10 acres of which are water.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the East of the parish in Barony of Killian bounded in this parish by Eddergool North, Daly’s Grove and Curry townlands in said Barony, on the East by River Suck which separates it from part of Ballyrevagh and Porteen and Frevaghmore townlands in the parish of Dysart, Barony of Athlone and County Roscommon.


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



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 waste paper during the shortages of World War I.

1901:   See below for further information

1911:   No records for this census


1901 Census

Overview of the townland

There was on 1 house in the townland of Cloonbanniv and it was occupied and listed as being a private dwelling. It was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. It was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had 2 windows in the front.


House 1: Connolly

The sole occupant of this house was Andrew (37) who was born in Co. Galway and was a Roman Catholic. He could read and write and was listed as being a shepherd. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3rooms and the landholder was Andrew Manning.


Griffith’s Valuation 1847 – 1864

Plot 1a: Thomas Manning had a herd’s house and offices on 332 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches of land in fee (for himself) that had an annual ratable valuation of £50 for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1b: John Morrissey leased a house from Thomas Manning for 5s.

Plot 2: This plot consisted of 15 acres and 2 roods of water.



This page was added on 06/12/2022.

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