Irish Grid: M 77320 43352 Lat / Long: 53.44, -8.34201
(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)
Contains a. r. p. (222acres, 1 rood and 28 perches), 30 acres of which is bog, the remainder arable and pasture. The houses are in middling repair. It is the property of Nicholas Darcey, Esq., held by deed for ever. It pays £2. 11s. 7¼d. County Cess.
(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)
Eskermore is situated in the northern part of this parish in the barony of Kllian, is bounded by Creggaun MacHugh, Loonaghton Kelly, Loonaghton Mahon, part of Loonaghton Kelly and Gowla townlands in said barony and by Clooncannn Kelly in barony of Cloonmacnoon.
This is a list of townlands that share a border with Eskermore.
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
(Richard Bolton was the immediate lessor of all tenements in Eskermore.)
Plot 1Aa: Richard Bolton had, in fee (for himself), a herd’s house and 86 acres, 1 rood and 28 perches of land that had an annual ratable valuation of £38 for the land and 10s for the herd’s house.
Plot 1B: Richard Bolton had, in fee (for himself), 17 acres, 3 roods and 7 perches of land that had an annual ratable valuation of £8 10s.
Plot 1a: This plot was a vacant house belonging to Richard Bolton and had an annual ratable valuation of 7s.
Plot 2: Thomas Kenny (J.) paid £20 5s for 35 acres and 33 perches of land and 15s for a house and offices.
Plot 3A: Patrick Kenny leased 9 acres, 2 roods and 26 perches of land for which he paid £2 5s annually.
Plot 3B: Patrick Kenny leased a house and offices with 6 acres and 30 perches of land for £5 15s for the land and £1 5s for the buildings.
Plot 4A: Tomas Kenny Leased 8 acres, 3 roods and 1 perch of land for £2.
Plot 4B: Thomas Kenny paid £6 for 6 acres, 1 rood and 32 perches of land and £1 for a house and offices.
Plot 5A: Patrick Kenny and Thomas Kenny jointly leased 11 acres, 11 acres, 2 roods and 25 perches of land for which they paid £2 10s.
Plot 5B: Patrick and Thomas Kenny jointly leased offices and 22 acres, 3 roods and 25 perches of land for £12 10s for the land and 6s for the offices.
Plot 6A: Dominic Kelly leased 11 acres, 2 roods and 39 perches of land for £2.
Plot 6B: Dominic Kelly leased a house, offices and 5 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches of land for which he paid £4 10s for the land and 18s for the buildings.
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