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Derryhippoo

Civil Parish of Kilbegnet

Doire Thoipiú, oak wood

Derryhippoo is located in the civil parish of Kilbegnet, Barony of Ballymoe, County Roscommon. Derryhippoo is situated North of the Eastern boundary of Kilbegnet, bordering the parish of Dunammon, Barony of Ballymore, County Galway and the parish of Fuerty, Barony of Athleague, County Roscommon.

The Down Survey Map as of 24th March 2020 has no available information on the townland of Derryhippoo.

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books Derryhippo River forms the South Eastern boundary of the townland. A gravel pit can be found at the Northern boundary. There is a Danish Fort in the West and another in the Eastern part of Derryhippoo. Approximately ½ of Derryhippoo is bog land, while the remaining land is tillage and pasture.

Census 1841-1851

According to the 1851 census, Derryhippoo consists of an area of 565 acres, 3 roods and 17 perches. In 1841 there was a population of 255 people, 130 were male and 125 were female. There were 37 houses, all of which were occupied. In 1851 the population increased to 272, 127 were male, while 145 were female. In 1851 there were 48 houses, 47 of which were occupied. The poor law valuation paid in 1851 was £65-6-0.

Griffith’s Valuation 1847-1864

According to Griffith’s Valuation St. George Caulfield owned the land and leased to tenants. James Naughton paid a total of £1-5-0 for 2 acres, 2 roods and 26 perches of house and land and 0 acres, 1 rood and 1 perches of land on the same holding. Patrick Keegan paid £0-5-0 for a house. James Duggan rented land measuring 0 acres, 3 roods and 33 perches for £0-5-0. John Barlow paid £0-10-0 for land measuring 1 acre, 0 roods and 13 perches. John Shiel rented 3 acres, 0 roods and 28 perches of land for £1-0-0. Hugh Ryan paid £0-5-0 for 1 acre, 0 roods and 3 perches of land.

On holding number six, a group of people jointly rented 534 acres, 2 roods and 2 perches. John Mulry rented house and land for £3-0-0. John Fitzmorris paid £5-15-0 for house, office and land. James Hegarty paid £8-0-0 for house, office and land. Michael Conneely rented house, office and land for £4-15-0. Barthw. Fallon paid £2-15-0 for house and land. Charles Fallon paid £7-15-0 for house, office and land. Patrick Fallon paid £5-5-0 for house and land. Patrick Leonard rented house, office and land for £8-0-0. Peter Mee rented house, office and land for £3-15-0. Dominick Hegarty paid £4-15-0 for house and land. Patrick Timothy paid £5-5-0 for house and land. Bryan Keegan paid £3-15-0 for house and land. John Keegan rented house and land for £3-10-0. James Manton rented house, office and land for £6-10-0. Michael Noone paid £3-0-0 for house and land. John Hegarty paid £5-5-0 for house, office and land. William Hegarty paid £4-10-0 for house and land. Eneas [sic] Hegarty paid £4-15-0 for house and land. Patrick Mee rented house and land for £2-15-0. John Connell rented house, offices and land for £6-10-0. Thomas Kelly rented house, office and land for £4-0-0. James Connolly rented house and land for £4-0-0. Patrick Connolly paid £4-15-0 for house and land. John Jordan paid £4-5-0 for house and land. Simon Carr paid £8-5-0 for house, offices and land. Thomas Carr paid £7-15-0 for house, office and land. Patrick Timothy paid £4-0-0 for house and land. Charles Kelly paid £1-0-0 for land.

Peter Kelly rented a house (with no value) and garden measuring 0 acres, 1 rood and 35 perches for £0-5-0. John Creane rented a house (with no value) and garden measuring 1 acre, 1 rood and 30 perches for £0-5-0. There was a vacant house on lot 30 with a value of £0-5-0. Bryan Timothy paid £0-10-0 for a house and garden measuring 0 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches. Patrick Kelly paid £0-5-0 for a house (with no value) and garden measuring 0 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches. Mary Roche paid £0-5-0 for a house (with no value) and garden measuring 0 acres, 1 rood and 25 perches. Michael Conway paid £0-15-0 for house and garden measuring 1 acre, 2 roods and 20 perches. John Smyth rented a house and garden measuring 1 acre, 1 rood and 20 perches for £0-15-0. Matthew Naughton paid £0-10-0 for house and garden measuring 0 acres, 3 roods and 0 perches.

John Lily rented 12 acres, 2 roods and 32 perches of land for £1-15-0. Eleanor Hegarty paid £1-5-0 for 3 acres of house and land. The total annual valuation of rateable property was £149-5-0.

Census 1901

There were 29 houses in Derryhippoo in 1901, all of which were occupied. The population was 142 people, 75 were male and 67 were female. The heads of the households were as follows: Michael Conway, James Timothy, Dominick Connelly, Bryan Mullery, Michael Fallon, John McDermott, Patrick Leonard, Thomas Mee, Pat Timothy, Catherine Keegan, John Carr, Thomas Manton, Michael Kelly, Dominick Heagerty, James Heagerty, Martin Hegarty, Sarah Mee, James Heagerty, Pat Kelly, Jane Kelly, Peter Egan, Catherine Carr, Patt Noone, John Crean, Martin Feehilly, Martin Mulvihill, James Quinn, Fanny Fitzmaurice and Anne Heagerty. All residents were from County Galway and all were Roman Catholic.

Each house was listed as a private dwelling. Permanent material was used for the walls, while perishable material was used to construct the roof of each house. There were at least 27 farm steadings, consisting of 4 stables, 1 coach house, 8 cow houses, 1 calf house, 8 piggeries and 5 barns. However, the second B2 census return form is not available and therefore the description of the 27 other farm steadings is not clear. The census forms were collected on the 16th of April.

Michael Conway (45) lived with his wife Maria (44), their 2 sons Thomas (16) and Patrick (6) and their daughter Mary (4). Michael worked as a farmer, while Thomas and Patrick were scholars. Michael, Maria and Thomas could read and write. Patrick could read only, while Mary was too young to read or write at the time of the census. No language was listed for any family member suggesting they spoke English only. The Conway family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

James Timothy (60) was an unmarried farmer. He lived with his widowed sister Maggie Connelly (62), his niece Maggie (20) and nephew Thomas (15). Maggie (20) was listed as a farmer’s niece, while Thomas was a scholar. Neither James or his sister could read or write, but Maggie (20) and Thomas could both read and write. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated.

Dominick Connelly (50) lived with his wife Bridget (39), their 5 daughters, Kate (15), Maria (13), Bridget (11), Sarah (9) and Maggie (7) and their son Michael (5). Dominick worked as a farmer and each of his daughters were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except the youngest child Michael, as he was too young at the time of the census. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The Connelly family occupied a 3rd class dwelling with 2 front windows and 3 rooms. Dominick owned the land on which his house was located along with 1 stable.

Bryan Mullery (66) was a widower. He lived with his 3 children Kate (29), Pat (25) and Lizzie (23). Bryan was a farmer, both Kate and Lizzie were listed as farmer’s daughters. Pat worked as an agricultural labourer. Bryan and Kate could not read or write, but Pat and Lizzie could read and write. No language was recorded for the family, which may indicate they spoke English only. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and 2 rooms. Bryan owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Fallon (42) was a widower who worked as a farmer. He lived with his 3 sons Bernard (15), Michael (14) and John (10) and daughter Bridget (13). Each of his children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write. As no language was recorded for any family member, it may indicate they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

John McDermott (35) lived with his wife Maria (31), their 2 sons James (7) and Thomas J. (2) and their 2 daughters Mary (5) and Margaret A. (4). John was a farmer, while James and Mary were scholars. All members of the family could read and write except the 2 youngest children, Mary and Thomas J., as they were too young at the time of the census. John spoke Irish and English, while the rest of the family spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Leonard (61) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Celia (56) and their 3 unmarried children, John (31), Celia (23) and Ellen (21). John was a farmer’s son, while both Celia and Ellen were farmer’s daughters. All members of the family could read and write. Patrick and John spoke Irish and English, while the rest of the family spoke English only. The Leonard family lived in a 2nd class house with3 front windows and 3 rooms. Pat owned the land on which his house was located along with 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Thomas Mee (32) lived with his wife Ellen (32), their 2 children Kate (4) and John (2) and his widower father Peter (70). Thomas was a farmer, while his father Peter was a retired farmer. Thomas, Ellen and Peter could read and write. No language was listed for any member of the family, suggesting they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Pat Timothy (50) lived with his wife Catherine (40), their 5 sons, Patrick (16), John (10), Michael (8), James (4) and Thomas (1) and their 2 daughters Ellen (12) and Bridget (6). Pat was a farmer, while Patrick, Ellen, John and Michael were scholars. Pat, Patrick, Ellen and John could read and write. Michael could read only. The rest of the family could not read or write. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Pat owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 piggery.

Catherine Keegan (61) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her 2 unmarried sons, Michael (39) and Patrick (36). Both Michael and Patrick were listed as farmer’s sons. While Catherine could read only, her sons could read and write. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Catherine owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Carr (37) lived with his wife Anne (40). John worked as a farmer. Both John and Anne could read and write, and they spoke English only. The pair lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated.

Thomas Manton (43) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget (29) and their 4 children, Mary (7), James (6), Michael (5) and Ellen (2). Mary was a scholar. Thomas, Bridget and Mary could read and write, while the other children could not read. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land on which the house was located along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Michael Kelly (35) lived with his wife Mary (34), their 2 daughters Mary (2) and Kate (1) and his father-in-law Pat Noone (72). Michael was a farmer, while Pat was a retired farmer. Michael, Mary and Pat could read and write, while the children were too young to read or write at the time of the census. No language was recorded for any member of the family, which may indicate they spoke English only. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael Kelly was the landholder.

Dominick Heagerty (39) lived with his wife Bridget (36), their son John (8) and his widowed mother Honor (70). Dominick could read only, while the other members of the family could not read or write. No language was recorded for any member of the family, which may indicate the family spoke English only. The family occupied a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Dominick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 piggery.

James Heagerty (60) lived with his wife Maria (52), their 3 sons Thomas (18), James (16) and Patrick (12) and their 2 daughters Anne (17) and Maria (14). James worked as a farmer, while Thomas and James (16) were recorded as farmer’s sons. Anne was a farmer’s daughter while Maria and Patrick were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, but the family likely spoke English only as no language was recorded. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Martin Hegarty (60) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Anne (55) and their unmarried son Patrick (32). Patrick was recorded as a farmer’s son. Each member of the family could read and write. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The family occupied a 2nd class dwelling with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 3 farm steadings.

Sarah Mee (65) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her 2 unmarried sons, Pat (30) and Tom (22). Pat and Tom were listed as farmer’s sons. Only Tom could read and write. No language was recorded, possibly indicating the family spoke English only. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Sarah owned the land on which her house was located along with 1 farm steading.

James Heagerty (30) lived with his wife Maria (31), their 2 children Ellen (2) and John (1), his mother-in-law Catherine Connell (58) and father-in-law Michael Connell (74). Although it appears Catherine and Michael are married to each other, Catherine was indicated as a widow and Michael was indicated as a widower on the census form. James was a farmer, while Michael was a retired farmer. Only James and Maria could read and write. No language was recorded, possibly indicating the family spoke English only. The Heagerty family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 farm steadings.

Pat Kelly (59) lived with his wife Ellen (50), their 3 children, Sabina (26), Maggie Anne (15) and Patrick (23) and a cousin Mary Kate (6). Pat was a farmer, Sabina was a farmer’s daughter. Both Maggie Anne and Mary Kate were scholars, while Patrick worked as a shop assistant. All members of the family could read and write. Only Pat spoke both Irish and English, while the rest of the family spoke English only. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Pat Kelly owned the land on which his house was located along with 2 farm steadings.

Jane Kelly (38) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her 6 children, Peter (17), Philip (15), Ellen (13), Lizzie (11), Katie (9) and Jane (3).  Peter’s occupation was listed as an A.R. postman and Philip was a farmer. Ellen, Lizzie and Katie were scholars. Each member of the family could read and write, except the youngest Jane, who was too young at the time of the census. The family spoke English only. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Jane Kelly owned the land on which her house was situated as well as 3 farm steadings.

Peter Egan (70) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Rose (74), his married son John (36) and daughter-in-law Bridget (34). John worked as a general labourer. John and Bridget could read and write, Rose could read only, while Peter could not read or write. No language was listed for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. The Egan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Peter owned the land on which his house was located along with 3 farm steadings.

Catherine Carr (60) was a widow. She lived with her unmarried son Dominick (20). Catherine’s occupation was listed as a farmeress, while Dominick was a farmer’s son. Catherine could not read or write, but she spoke Irish and English. Dominick spoke English only, but he could read and write. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Catherine owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 farm steading.

Patt Noone (42) lived with his wife Mary (34) and their 3 children, Michael (6), James (3) and Kate (5 months). Patt was a farmer. Patt and Mary could read and write. The children were naturally too young to read or write at the time of the census. As there was no language was recorded, it is likely the family spoke English only. The Noone family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Patt was the landholder.

John Crean (52) lived with his wife Maggie (48), their 6 sons, John (22), Martin (18), James (15), Michael (12), Patrick (10) and Henry (8) and their 3 daughters, Bridget (19), Hannah (14) and Jane (5). John’s occupation was recorded as a coachman/domestic sert. John and Martin were agricultural labourers. Bridget was a coachman’s daughter. The rest of the children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write. No language was recorded for any member of the family, suggesting they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John Crean owned the land on which his house was situated along with 2 farm steadings.

Martin Feehilly (29) was a married farmer who lived with his wife Mary (30) and their son James. No age was listed for James. All members of the family could read and write. Only Martin spoke Irish and English, Mary and James spoke English only. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin owned the land on which his house was located along with 1 farm steading.

Martin Mulvihill (50) was an unmarried farmer. He lived with his unmarried sister Mary (52) and 2 nephews Thomas (25) and John Timothy (17). Thomas and John worked as general labourers. Thomas and John could read and write, while Martin and Mary could not read. No language was recorded for the family, suggesting they spoke English only. The family occupied a 2nd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Martin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 farm steading.

James Quine (27) lived with his wife Maria (26), their son Thomas M. (7 months) and his widowed father-in-law John Mullery (91). James was a farmer and John was a tailor. James and Maria could read and write. No language was listed, suggesting the family spoke English only. The Quine family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 2 farm steadings.

Fanny Fitzmaurice (62) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her grandson Patrick (9) and her 2 granddaughters Mary (7) and Anne (3). Patrick and Mary were scholars. Fanny, Patrick and Mary could read and write, while Anne was too young at the time of the census. No language was listed for any member of the family, which may indicate they spoke English only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Fanny owned the land on which her house was situated along with 2 farm steadings.

Anne Heagerty (60) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her unmarried son William (27). William was listed as a farmer’s son. Both Anne and William could read and write, but they likely both spoke English only, as no language was recorded. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Anne owned the land on which her house was situated along with 2 farm steadings.

Census 1911

There were 31 houses in Derryhippoo in 1911, all of which were occupied. The total poplation was 128 people, 64 were male and 64 were female. The heads of the households were as follows: Patt Noone, Dominick Carr, John Egan, Philip Kelly, Patrick Kelly, Catherine Connell, James Hegarty, Patrick Mee, Martin Hegarty, James Hegarty, Dominick Hegarty, Michael Kelly, Thomas Manton, John Barlow, Catherine Keegan, Patrick Timothy, Thomas Mee, Patrick Leonard, John McDermott, Michael Fallon, Bernard Mulry, Dominick Connolly, William Hegarty, John Fitzmaurice, James Quine, Mary Mulvehill, Thomas Nolan, Martin Feehily, Bridget Vasey, James Timothy and Michael Conway. All residents of Derryhippoo were Roman Catholic.

All houses were listed as private dwellings. Each house had walls constructed using permanent material with a roof made using perishable material. There were 78 farm steadings: 9 stables, 22 cow houses, 9 calf houses, 17 piggeries, 5 fowl houses, 7 barns and 8 sheds. The census forms wre collected on the 6th of April.

Patt Noone (53) lived with his wife Mary (46), their 3 sons, Michael (16), James (14) and Thomas (2) and their 3 daughters, Kate (11), Mary (7) and Margaret (5). Patt and Mary had been married for 17 years and had 6 children. Patt was a farmer, while Michael, James, Kate and Mary (7) were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except Thomas and Margaret who were too young at the time of the census. Patt, Mary (46), Michael, James and Kate spoke Irish and English, while the others poke English only. Each member of the family listed their birthplace as County Roscommon. The Noone family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated.

Dominick Carr (42) lived with his wife of 9 years Ellen (50) their only child Thomas (8). Dominick worked as a farmer, while Thomas was a scholar. Each member of the family could read and write. They each spoke English only. County Roscommon was recorded as the birthplace for each family member. The Carr family occupied a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Dominick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

John Egan (51) lived with his wife Bridget (50) and their 2 daughters Ellen Mary (8) and Margaret Agnes (6). John and Bridget had been married for 13 years and had 3 children, 2 of whom were living in 1911. John worked as a farmer, while both his daughters were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except Margaret Agnes who could read only. Irish and English was spoken by each member of the family, except young Margaret Agnes who spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. There was also 1 stable, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn. John Egan was the landowner.

Philip Kelly (21) was an unmarried farmer. He lived with his 2 unmarried sisters Kathleen (17) and Johanna (13). Kathleen’s occupation was listed as a farmer’s sister, while Johanna was a scholar. All members of the family could read and write. No language was recorded for any member of the family, suggesting they spoke English only. The family were born in County Roscommon. The siblings lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Philip owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Kelly (73) was a widower who lived with his son-in-law John Keegan (42), daughter Sabina (38) and granddaughter Mary Ellen (4 months). John and Sabina had been married for 3 years and had 1 child at the time of the census. Patrick and John were both farmers. All members of the family could read and write except naturally baby Mary Ellen. No language was listed for any family member suggesting they spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Kelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Catherine Connell (63) was a widow who lived alone. Catherine could not read and did not list a language which may indicate she spoke English only. Catherine was born in County Roscommon. She lived in a 3rd class house with just 1 front window and 1 room. James Hegarty was the landholder.

James Hegarty (40) was a widower. He lived with his 2 daughters Ellen (12) and Kate (7) and his son John (11). James worked as a farmer while each of his children were scholars. Kate could read only, while the other could read and write. No language was recorded for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only. They were each born in County Roscommon. The Hegarty family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Mee (43) was an unmarried farmer. He lived with his unmarried brother Thomas (30) and widowed mother Sarah (74). Thomas also worked as a farmer. Thomas could read and write, Sarah could read only, wile Patrick could not read or write. No language was recorded for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only They were each born in County Roscommon. The Mee family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Martin Hegarty (60) lived with his wife of 42 years Anne (67) and their only child Patrick (40). Martin was a farmer, while Patrick was listed as a farmer’s son. All members of the family could read and write. As no language was listed for any member of the family, they may have spoken English only. Each member of the family was born on County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

James Hegarty (73) was a widower who lived with his 2 sons James (27) and Patrick (22), daughter Maria (25) and his niece Anne Flanagan (17). James was a farmer, while both his sons were listed as farmer’s sons. Maria was a farmer’s daughter. James (73) could not read but the others could each read and write. No language was recorded for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The Hegarty family occupied a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was located along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house and 1 barn.

Dominick Hegarty (60) lived with his wife Bridget (59) and their son John (11). Dominick and Bridget had been married for 13 years and had 2 children, yet only 1 survived. Dominick was a farmer and John was a scholar. All members of the family could read and write. Irish and English spoken by each member of the family. Bridget was born in County Galway, while Dominick and John were born in County Roscommon. The family occupied a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Dominick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 shed.

Michael Kelly (51) lived with his wife Mary (47), their 2 daughters Mary (14) and Kate (12), their 2 sons John (9) and James (6) and his widower father-in-law Patt Noone (82). Michael and Mary had been married for 15 years and had 5 children 4 of whom were living in 1911. Michael and Patt were both farmers. Each of the children were scholars. Michael, Mary (47), Mary (14) and Kate could each read and write. John, James and Patt could read only. All members of the family spoke both Irish and English, except John and James who spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The Kelly lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Thomas Manton (54) lived with his wife Bridget (59) their 2 daughters Mary (17) and Catherine (5) and their 6 sons, James (16), Michael (14), Patrick (10), Thomas (8), Bernard (3) and John (6 months). Thomas and Bridget had been married for 18 years and had 9 children, 8 of whom were living in 1911. Thomas was a farmer and his 6 eldest children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except the youngest 2 children, Bernard and John, who were naturally too young at the time of the census. Each member of the family spoke English only. The family were born in County Roscommon. The Manton lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

John Barlow (71) lived with his wife of 5 years Anne (63). John worked as a farmer. John could not read, while Anne could read only. They spoke English only. They were both in County Roscommon. The family occupied a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated.

Catherine Keegan (76) was a widowed farmer. She lived alone. Catherine had been married for 35 years before being widowed. She had 4 children, sadly only 1 of her children were alive in 1911. Catherine could read and write. She born in County Galway. No language was recorded suggesting she spoke English only. Catherine lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and just 1 room. Catherine owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Timothy (65) lived with his wife Catherine (50), their 5 sons, John (20), Michael (18), James (14), Thomas (12) and Martin (5) and their 2 daughters Bridget (16) and Ellen (9). Patrick and Catherine had been married for 20 years and had 7 children. Patrick worked as a farmer, John and Michael were farmer’s sons. Bridget, James, Thomas and Ellen were scholars. All members of the family could read and write except the youngest child Martin. There was no language was recorded for any family member suggesting they spoke English only. They were each born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 shed.

Thomas Mee (46) lived with his wife of 19 years Ellen (46) and their 3 children, John (12), Katie (14) and Ellen (7). Thomas was a farmer, while his 3 children were scholars. All members of the family could read and right [sic]. No language was recorded for any family member, suggesting they spoke English only. They were born in County Roscommon. The Mee family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 calf house and 1 barn.

Patrick Leonard (72) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Celia (66) and their 3 unmarried children, James (28), Celia (32) and Ellie (30). Patrick and Celia had been married for 45 years and had 9 children, 8 of who were living in 1911. James was a farmer’s son, while Celia and Ellie were listed ad farmer’s daughters. All members of the family could read and write. No language was listed, suggesting they spoke English only. They were born in County Roscommon. The Leonard family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery and 1 shed.

John McDermott (47) lived with his wife of 21 years Maria (50), their 2 sons James (18) and Tom Joe (12) and their 2 daughters Mary (16) and Margaret Anne (14). John and Maria had 6 children, sadly only 4 were living in 1911. John was a farmer, while each of children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write. All members of the family spoke Irish and English, except Maria, who spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Michael Fallon (58) was a widower. He lived with his daughter Mary (17). Michael worked as a farmer and Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Both Michael and Mary could read and write. Michael spoke Irish and English, while Mary spoke English only. They were both born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 shed.

Bernard Mulry (75) was a widower who lived with his unmarried daughter Katherine (42). Bernard worked as a farmer. Bernard could neither read or write, while Katherine could read only. No language was listed suggesting they spoke English only. They were both born in County Roscommon. They lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and 2 rooms. Bernard owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 piggery.

Dominick Connolly (60) was a married farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget (50), their 2 children Sarah (20) and Michael (18) and their niece Ellen Waldron (3). Dominick and Bridget had been married for 27 years and 6 children, all of whom were living in 1911. Sarah was a farmer’s daughter and Michael was a farmer’s son. All members of the family could read and write, except Ellen who was too young at the time of the census. No language was listed for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only. Bridget and Ellen were born in County Galway, while the other members were born in County Roscommon. The Connolly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Dominick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

William Hegarty (36) lived with his wife Margaret (36), their 2 children Annie (2) and John (6 months), their niece Mary (9) and his widowed mother Anne (73). William and Margaret had been married for 5 years and had 3 children, sadly only 2 children were living in 1911. William was a farmer and his niece Mary was a scholar. William, Margaret and Anne could read and write. Mary’s education was listed as scholar, possibly to indicate she was learning to read and write. No language was listed for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only. They were each born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. William owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery and 1 shed.

John Fitzmaurice (43) was a widower who lived with 2 daughters Mary (18) and Fanny (13) and son Michael (15). John was a farmer, Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter, while Fanny and Michael were scholars. All members of the family could read and write. John spoke English only, but each of children spoke Irish and English. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 shed.

James Quine (37) lived with his wife of 14 years Maria (35) and their 2 children, Thomas (10) and Mary Ellen (8). James worked as a farmer and both his children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except the youngest child Mary Ellen. No language was listed for any member of the family suggesting they spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The Quine family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was located along with 1 stable.

Mary Mulvehill (69) was a widowed farmer. She lived with her 2 unmarried nephews Thomas (36) and John (28). Thomas and John worked as farm labourers. Only Thomas could read and write, while Mary and John could read only. No language was listed, suggesting each family member spoke English only. All members of the family were born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Mary owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Thomas Nolan (60) was an unmarried farm labourer. He lived with his unmarried sister Sarah (50). Neither Thomas or Sarah could read or write. No language was recorded, suggesting they spoke English only. They were both born in County Roscommon. The siblings lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Thomas owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 shed.

Martin Feehily (40) lived with his wife Maria (40) and their 3 daughters Mary Ellen (9), Margaret A. (7) and Sarah J. (1). Martin and Maria had been married for 15 years and had 5 children, sadly only 3 were living in 1911. Martin worked as a farm labourer. Mary Ellen and Margaret A. were scholars. All members of the family could read and write, except baby Sarah J. No language was listed for any member of the family, suggesting they spoke English only. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Martin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Bridget Vasey (67) is listed as being married, however there is no record of a husband here. Bridget lived with her daughter Bridget (15) who was a scholar. According to the census record, Bridget had been married for 23 years and had 2 children, sadly only 1 of her children were living in 1911. Bridget (67) could not read, but her daughter could read and write. Both mother and daughter spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Roscommon. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Bridget was the landholder.

James Timothy (70) was an unmarried man who lived with his widowed sister Margaret (70) and his nephew Thomas Connolly (25). Both James and Thomas worked as farm labourers. Only Thomas could read and write, Margaret could read only, while James could not read. No language was listed for any member of the family, suggesting they spoke English only. All members of the family were born in County Roscommon. The family occupied a 3rd class dwelling with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 piggery.

Michael Conway (55) lived with his wife Maria (56) and their 2 children Michael P. (16) and Mary M. (13). Michael and Maria had been married for 30 years and had 7 children, sadly only 3 of their children were living in 1911. Michael was a farmer, while his children were scholars. All members of the family could read and write. Michael and his wife spoke English only, but both children spoke Irish and English. Each member of the family was born in County Roscommon. The Conway family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 calf house and 1 piggery.

 

 

 

 

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