An Gort Breac

Roger Harrison


Irish Grid: M 81686 36511                                                  Lat / Long: 53.3787, -8.27592


DED: Killure



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (133acres, 3 roods and 14 perches), about 2/3 of which is bog, flat and wet, the remainder arable of but middling quality. The houses and roads are in good repair. It is the property of Hubert Moore, Esq., held by deed for ever and pays £5. 4. 3. County Cess including Glebe of Ahascragh.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Gortbrack-Moor lies in the South of this parish, bounded by the townlands of Ballyglass, Eddergood West, Annaghbeg and Ballyglass Mahon. It is in the barony of Cloonmacnoon.


This is a list of townlands that share a border with Gortbrack-Moor.



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

Plot 1: Allan Pollock had, in fee (for himself), a bog with an area of 81 acres and 20 perches that had an annual ratable valuation of 15s.

Plot 2a: Allan Pollock had, in fee (for himself), a herd’s house, offices and 54 acres of land that had an annual ratable valuation of £34 15s for the land and £2 for the buildings.

Plot 2b: Malachy Grehan leased a forge from Allan Pollock for 5s annually.




This page was added on 20/03/2023.

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