Irish Grid: M 79311 38290 Lat / Long: 53.3946, -8.31172
(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)
This townland contains 43 acres, 3 roods and 9 perches of land, all under cultivation. Houses and roads in good repair. It is the property of Ross Mahon, Esq., held by deed for ever. It pays £1. 10. 9 County Cess.
(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)
Killuppaun (Mahon) lies in the western side of this parish in the barony of Cloonmacnoon, is bounded by Castlegar West, Ervalagh Ooghter and Killuppaun Clonbrock townlands in the said barony.
This is a list of townlands that share a border with Killuppaun (Mahon).
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: See Below
1911: See Below
Overview of the townland
There were only 2 houses in the townland of Killuppaun (Mahon) and both were occupied and listed as being private dwellings. Both houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house 1 had a slate, iron or tiled roof while house 2 had only thatch, wood or other perishable material for roofing. House 1 was a 1st class dwelling and house 2 was a 2nd class. House 1 had 7 rooms and 6 windows in the front while house 2 had 2 rooms and 3 windows. There were a total of 6 people in the townland with 3 males and 3 females. The enumerator was Const. William Kearney.
House 1: Guiff [sic] / Geraghty
Thomas Guiff [sic] (78), a widower, was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son-in-law, Patrick Geraghty (35) who had been married to his daughter Mary (40) for 3 years and they had 1 child, also in the house, Bridget (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Mary could read and write. Thomas was a retired labourer and Patrick was a general labourer. The house was a 1st class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Thomas Guiff [sic].
House 2: Egan
Andrew (70), a single man, lived in this house with his sister, Margarett [sic] (69), also unmarried. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could read and write and Andrew was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Andrew Egan.
Overview of the townland.
There were 2 houses in the townland and both were occupied and listed as being private dwellings. Both houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable material for roofing. Both houses were 2nd class dwellings with 2 rooms and 3 windows in the front. The enumerator for this area was Constable Joseph Lawson.
House 1: Guiff [sic] / Cosgrove
Thomas (60) was the head of this household and was married to Bridget (65) and they shared the house with their son-in-law, Michael Cosgrove (32), who was married to their daughter, Mary Cosgrove (29). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Mary could read and write and Bridget could read only. Thomas was a gatekeeper, Mary was a seamstress and Michael was a agricultural labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Sir William Mahon Bart.
House 2: Egan / Curley
Margaret Egan (48) lived in this house and also in the house at that time was a niece, Ellie Curley (16). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both could read and write and Margaret was listed as a farmer while Ellie was listed as being a spinster. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Margaret Egan.
(The Rev. Sir William V. R. Mahon. Bart. was the immediate lessor of the tenements in the townland)
Plot 1: Patrick Noone leased a house and 24 acres and 18 perches of land for which he paid £12 5s for the land and 15s for the house. He also operated a quarry that had an annual ratable valuation of £5.
Plot 2: The Rev. Sir William V. R. Mahon. Bart. had 1 acre, 3 roods and 22 perches of land in fee (for himself) that had an annual ratable valuation of 15s.
Plot 3: Michael Guiff Sen. paid £1 for 1 acre, 3 roods and 23 perches of land and 15s for a house.
Plot 4: Darby and Michael Guiff [sic] jun. leased a house with 4 acres, 1 rood and 26 perches of land for £2 10s for the land and 15s for the house.
Plot 5Aa: Patrick Noone leased a house, offices and 2 acres, 1 rood and 7 perches of land for £1 5s for the land and 15s for the building.
Plot 5B: Patrick Noone paid £4 for 7 acres, 2 roods and 12 perches of land.
Plot 6: Patrick Egan leased a house, offices and 1 acre, 3 roods and 33 perches of land for which he paid £1 for the land and 15s for the buildings.
Plot 7: Michael Egan leased a house for 15s and he, and Mary Glynn jointly leased 2 roods and 35 perches of land for which they each paid 5s.
Plot -5ab: Mary Glyn leased a house for 10s.
Plot 8: Margaret Egan paid £3 10s for 5 acres, 3 roods and 8 perches of land and£1 10s for a house and offices.