An Chéibh

Roger Harrison


Irish Grid: M 75925 43281                                                   Lat / Long: 53.4393, -8.363


DED: Clonbrock



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Contains a. r. p. (94 acres, 3 roods and 32 perches) about 12 acres of which is bog, the remainder arable and pasture. The roads and houses are in good repair. It is the property of Lord Ffrench held by deed for ever. The County Cess is included with Kilglass.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the West of the parish in the barony of Kilconnell, is bounded by Bonnavaun, Keelogues, Lattoon, Killeen and Castle French west townlands in said barony, by Loonaghton Mahon, Loonaghton Kelly, Creggaun Mac Hugh and Creggaun Concannon in the barony of Killian.


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



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

(James Thorngate was the immediate lessor of all the tenements in Keave)

Plot1A:  Patrick Noone leased 3 acres, 1 rood and 7 perches of land for which he paid 18s.

Plot 1Ba: Patrick Noone leased a house, offices and 12 acres, 1 rood and 18 perches of land that he paid £8 for the land and £1 18s for the buildings.

Plot 1C: Patrick Noone paid £1 12s for 3 acres, 2 roods and 22 perches of land annually.

Plot 1Cb: Malachy Clinton paid £1 for a house.

Plot 2A: Martin Kelly leased 3 acres, 1 rood and 39 perches of land for 18s.

Plot 2B: Martin Kelly leased a house with 1 acre, 2 roods and 7 perches of land for which he paid £1 for the land and 12s for the house.

Plot 2C: Martin Kelly paid £1 10s for 2 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches of land.

Plot 2D: Martin Kelly paid 15s for 1 acre and 22 perches of land.

Plot 2E: Martin Kelly paid £1 5s for 2 acres 3 roods and 22 perches of land.

Plot 3: Malachy Clinton leased 6 acres and 3 roods of land for which he paid £4 annually.

Plot 4: William Kelly and Patrick Hardiman jointly leased 3 acres, 1 rood and 39 perches of land for which William paid 18s and Patrick paid 6s.

Plot 5: William Kelly paid £1 15s for 2 acres and 3 roods.

Plot 6: James Connor, Patrick Hardiman, Thomas Concannon, Andrew Kelly and Michael Glynn jointly leased 39 acres, 1 rood and 22 perches of land for which James paid £4 15s, Patrick, Andrew and Michael paid £4 5s and Thomas Concannon paid £5.

Plot 6a: James Connor leased a house for 12s

Plot 6b: Patrick Hardiman leased a house for 8s.

Plot 6c: Thomas Concannon leased a house for 12s.

Plot 6d: Andrew Kelly leased a house for 5s.

Plot 6e: Michael Glynn paid 12s for a house.

Plot 7: James Thorngate had, in fee (for himself), 11 acres, 1 rood and 34 perches of bog that had an annual ratable valuation of  1s.




This page was added on 21/03/2023.

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