Clooncannon (Kelly)

Cluain Canann (Kelly)

Roger Harrison

Clooncannon (Kelly)

Irish Grid: M 77578 42294                                       Lat / Long: 53.4305, -8.33806


DED: Clonbrock



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Clooncannon (Kelly) belongs to Wm. Kelly, Esq., held by deed for ever. It is flat and dry of middling good quality. The houses are in good repair. The County Cess is £7. 17. 8¼. It contains 83 acres. 0 roods. 27 perches.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Clooncannon (Kelly) is situated in a central part of this parish in the Barony of Cloonmacnoon, bounded by Clooncannon Dillon and Kilglass in said Barony, by Ballyboggan in the Barony of Kilconnel and by Creggaun Dillon, Creggaun Concannon, Creggaun MacHugh, Eskermore, Gowla and Cloonshee, Rochfort townlands in Killian Barony. It is about 2½ miles N. of Ahascragh.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Clooncannon (Kelly).


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 records for this census

1911:   No records for this census


Griffith’s Valuation (1847 – 1864)

Plot 1a: Edward Lennon and John F. Lennon had, in fee, a house, offices and land with an area of 391 acres, 3 roods and 12 perches that had an annual ratable valuation of £175 10s for the land and £9 for the buildings.

Plot 1b: James Ward leased a house with a garden of 2 roods and 6 perches from Edward and John F. Lennon for which he paid 5s for the garden and also 5s for the house.

Plot 1c: Bridget Concannon paid 5s for a house to Edward and John F. Lennon.

This page was added on 20/01/2023.

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