An Cnoc Rua

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 80591 30216               Lat / Long: 53.3221, -8.29198


DED: Ballinasloe (Rural)



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland contains a. r. p. (197 acres. 2 roods and 11 perches) all under cultivation. Houses and roads are in good repair. It is the property of Dudly Persse, Esqr. Held by deed for ever. Pays £3.4.1½ County Cess.



(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is situated in the western side of this parish, bounded by Persse Park. Killeen, Glannavaddogue, Caher, Corragh, Grange and Brackernagh Persse townlands.


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



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:   No census details for Knockroe.

1911:   No census details for Knockroe.


Griffith’s Valuation

Plot 1: Dudley Persse had 187 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches of land in fee (for himself) that had an annual ratable valuation of £102.

Plot 1a: Mary Malone leased a house from Dudley Persse for 15s.

Plot 1b: James Harte leased a house from Dudley Persse for 10s.

Plot 1c: James Prendergast leased a house for £1.

Plot 2: William Persse leased 9 acres. 3 roods and 10 perches of land from Dudley Persse for £7.

This page was added on 02/07/2022.

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