Glennavaddoge

Gleann na bhFeadóg

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 81114 30506

 

DED: Ballinasloe Rural

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (112 acres and 4 perches) all under cultivation. It is the property of Dudly Persse, Esqr. Held by deed for ever. Nuffield House is in this townland. It is large and in good repair. The residence of Ash, Esqr. Pays £6.10.7½ County Cess.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Glennavaddoge is situated in the western side of this parish, bounded by Killeen, Knocknagraina, Garbally Demesne, Capee and Knockroe townlands.

 

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

 

 

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.

There was just the 1 house in the townland of Glennaddoge and it was listed as being a private dwelling and was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had slate, iron or a tiled roof. It was a second class dwelling with 7 rooms and 3 windows in the front. The house had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house. The enumerator for the area was Const. Timothy Kelleher.

 

House 1: Cunnane / Kelly

There were 11 members of this household and the head was listed as being Michael (61) who had been married to Margaret (44) for 22 years and during that time they had had 11 children and 10 of those had survived. They shared the house with those 8 children, Thomas (20), Mary (18), Margaret (13), Michael (11), Alice (8), John (7), Martin (5) and Angela (4). Also in the house was a widowed Aunt, Bridget Kelly (84). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Michael (61), who was born in C. Mayo. Michael (61), Margaret (44) and Bridget spoke Irish and English. Bridget and Angela could not read, Martin could read only and all the others could read and write. Michael (61) was a national school teacher, Thomas was a farmer, Mary was a dressmaker and the other children were all scholars.

 

1901 Census

Overview of the townland.

There was only 1 house in the townland in 1901 and it was listed as being a private dwelling and was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had slate, iron or a tiled roof. It was a second class dwelling with 7 rooms and 3 windows in the front.

 

House 1: Cunnanae / Kelly

Michael (51) was married to Margaret (32) and they shared the house with 6 children, Thomas (10), Mary (8), Anne (7), Celia (5), Margaret (3) and Michael (1) and also in the house was an aunt, Bridget Kelly (70). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of Michael (51), who was born in Co. Mayo. Michael (51), Margaret (32) and Bridget spoke Irish and English and Michael (51), Margaret (32), Thomas, Mary and Anne could read and write. Michael (51) was a national school teacher, Bridget was a retired farmer and the 5 eldest children were scholars.  The landholder was Michael Cunnane.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

Plot 1: Norman Ashe leased a house and offices on 104 acres, 2 roods and 32 perches of land from Dudley Persse for £65 for the land and £11 for the buildings.

Plot 2: Matthias Quirke leased a house and 1 acre and 10 perches of land from Norman Ashe for 15s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 3: Thomas Comons [sic] leased a house and 1acre and 13 perches of land from Norman Ashe for 15s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 4: John Donnellan leased a house and 1 acre and 10 perches of land from Norman Ashe for 15s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 5: Thomas Grimes leased a house and office with 3 acres and 30 perches of land from Norman Ashe for £2 for the land and £3 for the buildings.

This page was added on 05/05/2022.

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