Dunlo

Dún Leo

Roger Harrison

Dunlo

Irish Grid: M 84913 30323

 

DED: Ballinasloe Urban

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (332 acres, 2 roods and 6 perches) all under cultivation except about 25 acres of bog in the South of the townland. Houses and roads in good repair. It is the property of the Earl Clancarty. Held by deed for ever. Pays £2.13.1½.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is situated in the east of this parish, bounded by Poolboy, Moher, Brackernagh, Clancarty,Garbally Demesne and Ballinasloe Town Parks and by the river Suck which separates it from Ballinasloe Town Parks in the parish of Creagh in the Barony of Moycarne and County Roscommon.

 

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

 

 

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 Kilcloony.

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:   Full Census records are available    See below.

1911:   Full Census records are available    See below.

 

1911 Census

Overview of the townland.

(The townland of Dunlo seems to be listed as Dunes in the 1911 census)

There were just 2 houses in the townland and both were occupied and house 1 was a private dwelling and house 2 was listed as a gas house. Both houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house1 had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing while house 2 had slate, iron or a tiled roof. Both houses were 2nd class dwellings and house 1had 4 rooms and 1 windows in the front and house 2 had 5 rooms and 5 windows. There were 6 out buildings in the townland, a stable, a cow house, a piggery and 3 sheds. There were 17 people in the townland at that time, 9 males and 8 females. The enumerator was Const. Jno. S. Harte.

 

House 1: Gannon / Morrissey

The head of this household was John (53), a widower, and he shared the house with 6 of his children, John (23), Thomas (17), Maggie (15), Sarah (13), Patrick (11) and Kate (9) and also in the house at that time was a visitor, Mary Morrissey (86), a widow. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Mary, they could all read and write. John (53) was a quarryman, John (23) and Thomas were labourers and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and 2 sheds. The landholder was John Gannon.

 

House 2: Clarke

The widower, Francis J. (58) was the head of this family and he lived in the house with 8 of his children, Mary (24), Kathleen (20), Cissie [sic] (19), Francis (17), Paul (16), James (15), Julia (13) and Benedict (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic and all could read and write. Francis J. was a gas manager, Kathleen was a clerk, Cissie [sic] was a collector, Francis (17) was a gas fitter, Paul was a farmer and James, Julia and Benedict were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable and a shed. The landholder was the Urban District Council.

 

1901 Census

Overview of the townland.

There was only 1 house in the townland in 1901 and it was occupied, listed as being a private dwelling and was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. The house had 3 rooms and 2 windows in the front. The enumerator was Andrew U. Mooney.

 

House 1: Gannon / Morrissey

John (42) was the head of this family and he was married to Margaret (43) and they shared the house with 9 of their children, Mary (16), Eliza (14), John (12), Frances (10), Annie (9), Thomas (7), Madge (6), Cissie [sic] (4) and Patrick (1) and also in the house at that time was a visitor, Mary Morrissey (65). Both parents, Cissie [sic] and Patrick could not read and the others could all read and write. John (42) was a farmer, Mary (16) was a dressmaker and the other children, with the exception of Patrick, were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and John Gannon was the landholder.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

Plot 1: A&B The Earl of Clancarty had gate lodges and land in fee (owned by him for his own use). He had 24 acres, 1 rood and 29 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of £26 in plot A and gate lodges and 4 acres and 3 roods with an annual ratable valuation of £6 for the land and £5 10s for the buildings in plot B.

Plot 2: William Conaghton leased 7 acres, 2 roods and 17 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £7

Plot 3: James Hopson leased 6 acres and 35 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £6

Plot 4: Thomas Cochrane leased 8 acres, 1 rood and 36 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £7.

Plot 5: A&B Martin Coolahan [sic] leased 2 plots from the Earl of Clancarty. Plot A was 12 acres, 3 roods and 10 perches of land for £14 10s and Plot B was 5 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches of land for £5 15s.

Plot 6: A&B Simeon Sharpe leased 2 plots from the Earl of Clancarty. Plot was land of 12 acres, 2 roods and 36 perches for £15 and Plot B was land of 6 acres and 38 perches of land for £5 15s.

Plot 7: A&B Bryan Cogvin  [sic] leased 6 acres, 3 roods and 28 perches of land for £7 10s in Plot A and 2 acres, 1 rood and 34 perches of land for £2 15s in Plot B. Both leased from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 8: Thomas Gill leased 2 acres, 1rood and 34 perches of land from Walter McDonagh for £2 15s.

Plot 9: Thomas Page leased 10 acres and 34 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £11 10s.

Plot 10: Timothy Egan leased 5 acres and 1 rood from the Earl of Clancarty for £8.

Plot 11: A&B Dominick Burke leased 2 plots from the Earl of Clancarty. Plot A was land of 3 acres, 1 rood and 25 perches of land for £3 15s and Plot B was land of 5 acres, 2 roods and 22 perches for £6 10s.

Plot 12: A&B Michael Hogan leased 2 plots of land from the Earl of Clancarty. Plot A was land of 4 acres, 1 rood and 29 perches of land for £5 15s and Plot B was 3 acres and 35 perches of land for £5.

Plot 13: Anthony Dwyer leased 7 acres, 3 roods and 11 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £11 10s.

Plot 14: Richard O’Brien leased a herd’s house and offices on 19 acres, 3 roods and 30 perches of land for the Earl of Clancarty for £27 10s for the land and £2 10s for the buildings.

Plot 15: William H. Burke leased 9 acres, 3 roods and 25 perches of bog from the Earl of Clancarty for £1.

Plot 16: Richard Carroll leased 4 acres and 38 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £7 10s.

Plot 17: Bernard Coolahan [sic] paid £2 10s for 1 acre, 2 roods and 14 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 18: James Whitfield paid £2 10s for 1 acre, 2 roods and 10 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 19: John Galbraith leased 2 acres, 1 rood and 29 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £4.

Plot 20: Catherine Burke leased 2 acres and 4 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £3 5s.

Plots 21&22: Elizabeth Caulfield leased these 2 plots from the Earl of Clancarty, Plot 21 was 1 acre, 1 rood and 3 perches of land for £2 and Plot 22 was 3 roods and 32 perches of land for £1 10s.

Plot 23: Bridget Clarke leased 9 acres and 20 perches of land for £10 10s from the Earl of Clancarty. A contractor, Ts Carroll [sic] leased a quarry of 1 acre from Bridget Clarke.

Plot 24 Thomas Page paid £6 for 4 acres, 2 roods and 21 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 25: John Guinane [sic] leased a house on 4 acres, 3 roods and 24 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £3 15s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 26: Robert Reeves paid £6 5s for 6 acres, 2 roods and 30 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 27: James Corcoran leased a herd’s house and land of 12 acres, 3 roods and 3 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £16 for the land and 10s for the head’s house.

Plot 28: Mary Shaughnessy leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 34 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £2.

Plot 29: Thomas Carroll Leased 4 acres and 31 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £4 10s.

Plots 30 & 31: Geoffrey Prendergast leased these 2 plots and Plot 30 was land of 5 acres, 3 roods and 22 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £6 10s and Plot 31 was land of 23 acres and 30 perches of land from John H. Craig for £12.

Plot 32: Henry Gascoyne leased paid £6 10 for 10 acres, 3 roods and 36 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 33: William Scarry paid £4 for 2 acres, 1 rood and 16 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 34: Patrick Hanly [sic] leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 11 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £2 10s.

Patrick Garvey leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 11 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £2 10s.

Plot 35: John Browne leased an office on 2 acres, 1 rood and 14 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £4 for the land and 10s for the offices.

Plot 36: Richard Skerrett leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 10 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £2 10s.

Plot 37: Joseph Joweth [sic] leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 10 perches of land from John Lynch for £2 10s.

Plot 38: Francis Madden paid £6 10s for 5 acres, 2 roods and 10 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 39: William Leahy leased 13 acres, 2 roods and 28 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £7.

Plot 40: John H. Craig paid £4 for 4 acres and 20 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 41: 6 acres and 20 perches of the River Suck.

 

This page was added on 02/09/2021.

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