Kilcloony (Urban)

Cill Chluaine

Roger Harrison

Kilcloony (Urban)

DED: Ballinasloe Urban

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This Parish contains a. r. p. about 1,500 acres of which is bog. It contains a very large and beautiful Demesne with a large house the seat of the Right Honble. Earl Clancarty. About 400 acres of wood in this Demesne. Houses and roads in general are in good repair.

 

Note: Kilcloony (Urban) has an area 13 acres, 3 roods and 10 perches.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is situated in the eastern side of the County Galway in the barony of Cloonmacnoon, bounded by the parishes of Clontooskert, Kilgerril and Ahascragh in said barony and by Aughrim parish in the Barony of Kilconnel, by the River Suck

 

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

 

 

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    No records for Kilcloony (Urban), see Kilcloony (Rural) page.

1911:   Full Census records are available    No records for Kilcloony (Urban), see Kilcloony (Rural) page.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

Note: Griffith’s Valuation lists Kilcloony as a whole, urban and rural, and not individually.

 

The Earl of Clancarty was the owner of this land and was the lessor of the vast majority of the tenements.

 

Plot 1: John Ryan leased 8 acres, 2 roods and 25 perches of land for £3 15s, 7 acres and 20 perches of bog land for 10s and also had the use of 1 acre, 1 rood and 25 perches of water and an area of turbary[i]. All this from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 2: Patrick and Michael Tully jointly leased 21 acres, 3 roods and 36 perches of land (part bog) for £2 15s each and Patrick also had turbary that had a ratable value of £3. All leased from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 3(a): George Comer leased a house and office on 38 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £10 for the land and £1 for the buildings. He also had an area of turbary that had a value of £1 10s.

Plot 3(b): Rep. Malachy McDonnell leased a house from Peter Comer for 10s.

Plot 4: John Jennings (Derrymullan) leased 11 acres, 2 roods and 12 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £2 and also had turbary with a value of £7 10s.

Plot 5: John Jennings leased 21 acres of land for £6 10s from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 6(A): John Jennings leased a house and offices on 9 acres, 1 rood and 32 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £5 10s for the land and £1 5s for the buildings.

Plot 6(B): John Jennings leased 2 acres, 3 roods and 1 perches of land for 10s from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 7: Thomas Grady leased a house on 8 acres, 3 roods and 25 perches of land for £3 for the land and 15s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 8: Bryan Harney [sic] leased a house with 5 acres, 2 roods and 3 perches of land for £2 for the land and 15s for the house from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 9: Matthew Jennings leased a house and offices on 9 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £4 15s for the land and £1 for the buildings.

Plot 10: Matthew Jennings paid £2 15s for 9 acres, 1 rood and 30 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 11: Patrick Ratigan [sic] leased a house with 7 acres, 3 roods and 30 perches of land for £3 5s for the land and 15s for the house from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 12: Thomas Dooley paid £3 for 9 acres and 16 perches of land and £1 for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 13: Michael Small leased a house and office on 8 acres, 2 roods and 33 perches of land for £2 5s for the land and 15s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 14: Martin Hare paid 3s for 2 roods and 2 perches of land and 12s for a house to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 15: John Grady leased 18 acres, 3 roods and 20 perches of land and a house for £4 15s for the land and 15s for the house.

Plot 16: John Coolahan [sic] paid £2 for 7 acres, 3 roods and 19 perches of land and 15s for a house to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 17: Augustine Murphy leased a house on 7 acres, 2 roods and 20 perches of land for £2 for the land and 15s for the house from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 18: Martin Fahy paid £5 for 17 acres and 32 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 19: Martin Fahy leased a house and offices on 14 acres, 3 roods and 36 perches of land for £6 10s for the land and £1 5s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 20: Martin Fahy paid £16 for 80 acres and 25 perches of land and £1 for offices to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 21: Martin Loughlin leased a house on 10 acres and 3 roods of land for £3 for the land and 15s for the house from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 22: John Mitchell Sen. leased a house with 8 acres, 1 rood and 9 perches of land for £3 for the land and 10s for the house from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 23: Thomas Grady leased a house and office on 9 acres and 17 perches of land for £3 for the land and 15s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 24: William Jennings paid £12 15s for 35 acres, 3 roods and 17 perches of land and £2 for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 25: John Mitchell Jun. paid £5 10s for 13 acres and 35 perches of land and 15s for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 26: Peter Mitchell leased a house and office on 12 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches of land for £6 for the land and 15s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 27: John Craughwell leased a house and offices with 13 acres and 1 rood of land for £6 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 28: John Dolan paid £6 10s for 12 acres and 13 perches of land and 15s for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 29(A): John Carroll leased a house and offices on 12 acres, 1 rood and 26 perches of land for £6 10s for the land and £1 for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 29(B): John Carroll paid £2 10s for 10 acres, 3 roods and 10 perches of land (part bog) to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 30: Martin Grady leased a houses and offices with 11 acres and 2 roods of land for £6 for the land and £1 for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 31(A): Mary Mitchell leased a house and office on 9 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches of land for £5 5s for the land and £1 for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 31(B): Mary Mitchell paid £1 5s for 5 acres and 11 perches of land to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 32: John Salmon leased a house and offices with 15 acres and 1 rood of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £6 10s for the land and £1 5s for the buildings.

Plot 33: Thomas Scott leased a house with 14 acres, 3 roods and 6 perches of land for £6 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 34: James McNeill paid £5 10s 14 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches of land and £1 for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 35: Bridget Harney leased a house and office on 12 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches of land for £7 10s for the land and £1 for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 36: Martin McNeill leased a house and offices on 12 acres, 3 roods and 18 perches of land for £6 5s for the land and £1 for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 36(a) graveyard

Plot 37: Peter Grady paid £5 15s for 10 acres, 3 roods and 4 perches of land and £1 for a house and office to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 38(A): Thomas Kenny leased a house and office on 7 acres, 3 roods and 14 perches of land for £3 for the land and £1 5s for the buildings from the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 38(B): Thomas Kenny leased 3 acres, 1 rood and 13 perches of land for £2 5s form the Earl of Clancarty>

Plot 39: Ellen Harney leased a house and offices on 13 acres, 1 rood and 23 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £7 for the land and £1 5s for the buildings.

Plot 40: Patrick Murray paid £7 5s for 13 acres, 2 roods and 31 perches of land and £1 for a house and offices to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 41: Michael Harney leased a house and offices with 12 acres, 3 roods and 30 perches of land from the Earl of Clancarty for £6 15s for the land and £1 for the offices.

Plot 42: Timothy Fahy leased 17 acres and 5 perches of land, a house and an office from the Earl of Clancarty for £6 5s for the land and £1 for the buildings.

Plot 43: Patrick Kelly paid £8 10s for 20 acres, 3 roods and 37 perches of land and £1 5s for a house and offices to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 44(A): Elizabeth Rattigan leased 22 acres, 1 rood and 11 perches of land for £3 5s form the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 44(B): Elizabeth Rattigan paid £1 5s for 5 acres, 1 rood and 33 perches of land and 10s for a house to the Earl of Clancarty.

Plot 45(A): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 11 acres and 30 perches of plantation that had an annual ratable valuation of £2 10s.

Plot 45(B): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 2 acres, 1 rood and 30 perches of plantation that had an annual ratable valuation of 10s.

Plot 45(C): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 3 acres, 1 rood and 11 perches of plantation that had an annual ratable valuation of 15s.

Plot 45(D): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 1 acre and 4 perches of plantation that had an annual ratable valuation of 5s.

Plot 45(E): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 1 acre and 24 perches of plantation that had an annual ratable valuation of 5s.

Plot 46(A): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 450 acres, 1 rood and 3 perches of land and bog that had an annual ratable valuation of £1 15s.

Plot 46(B): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 49 acres, 2 roods and 24 perches of land and bog that had an annual ratable valuation of £1 10s.

Plot 46(C): The Earl of Clancarty had in fee, 40 acres, 2 roods and 34 perches of land and bog that had an annual ratable valuation of £3 5s.

Plot 47: Henry Beansire [sic], secretary of the M.G.W. Railway Co. had in fee, a railway (254 lin. Perches) with an area of 8 acres, 1 rood and 11 perches that had a valuation of £31 15s.

 

Plot 36 (a): grave yard of 32 perches had an exemption of 2s.

[i] The right to cut turf on common land

This page was added on 29/09/2021.

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