Creggaun (Dillon)

An Creagán (Dillon)

Roger Harrison

Creggaun (Dillon)

DED: Clonbrock



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Contains a. r. p. (40 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches), all of which is arable; it is flat and dry, rather of a bad quality. It is the property of Lord Clonbrock, held by deed for ever. It pays £1. 10s. 9½ County Cess.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Creggaun (Dillon) is situated in a northern part of this parish in the Barony of Killian, bounded by Creggana Concannon in said barony, by Clooncannon Kelly in the Barony of Cloonmacnoon and by Ballyboggan and Bonnavaun townlands in the barony of Kilconnel.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Creggaun (Dillon).



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 available

1911:  No information available


Griffith’s Valuation (1847 – 1864)

The immediate lessor for all of this townland was Lord Clonbrock.


Plot 1: John Nowlan [sic] leased 7 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches of land for which he paid £6 10s.

Plot 2: Jeremiah Tunnyan [sic], Andrew Murphy, Patrick Kelly, Michael Connolly, John Gordon and Thomas Downey jointly leased 33 acres, 2 roods and 22 perches of land that they each paid £3 annually.




This page was added on 08/02/2023.

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