Kilosolan

Cill Ó Saighleann

Roger Harrison

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is the property of Lord Clonbrock held by deed for ever. It contains 1787 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches. 1/3 of which is arable and the remainder bog. The houses are in good repair. It pays £3. 2. 5½ County Cess.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in a N. West part of the parish in the barony of Tiaquin, bounded by Ticooly O’Kelly, Graignavaddogue and Caltra in same parish, by Glebe in the barony of Kilconnel, in this parish, by Ballderny South, Ballderny North and Lissclonmeeltogue in the parish of Moylough, by Castlegar, Longford and Ballinlass in the parish of Ballynakill and by Teerur and Islands in the parish of Killian, all in Killian Barony.

 

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

 

 

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 Killosolan.

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 were 57 households in Killosolan in 1911 of which 52 were occupied with houses 10, 13, 33, 43 and 45 were unoccupied. House 13 was the Killosolan National School, house and all the other houses were listed as being private dwellings. All the occupied houses were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and house 12 had a slate, iron or tiled roof while all the other houses had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 35, 37, 44 and 51 were 3rd class dwellings while all the others were 2nd class. Houses 35, 37, 42, 44 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 12 had 5 rooms and 2 windows in the front, house 8 had 5 rooms and 3 windows in the front and all the others had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front. The out-offices and farm-steading return (form B.2) shows that there were a total of 240 outbuildings, 42 stables, 8 coach houses, 54 cow houses, 6 calf houses, 43 piggeries, 14 fowl houses, 42 barns, 30 sheds and a forge. The enumerator’s abstract return shows that there were a total of 293 people in the townland at that time, 153 males and 140 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Moran.

 

House 1: Kelly

The widower. Lawrence (80) was listed as the head of the first family in Killosolan and he lived in the house with 4 of his children, John (28), James (38), Annie (27) and Michael (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Lawrence spoke Irish and English and James, Annie and Michael could read and write. Lawrence was listed as being a farmer and John, James and Michael were farm labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Lawrence Kelly.

 

House 2: Kelly

Michael (74) was the head of this Kelly family and he had been married to Bridget (66) for 40 years and they had had 12 children with 11 of those having survived. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Thomas (29) and Michael (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (74) and Bridget spoke Irish and English and the sons spoke only English. Bridget, Thomas and Michael could read and write. Michael (74) was a farmer and the sons were farm labourers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn. The landholder was Michael Kelly.

 

House 3: Kelly

The head of this Kelly family was Andy (36) and he had been married to Mary (33) for 5 years and they had had 4 children, Patrick (4), Molly (3), John (2) and Kate (<1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Andy spoke Irish and English and Andy, Mary and Kate were listed as being able to read and write[i]. Andy was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Andy Kelly.

 

House 4: Crehan

The widower, Marks [sic] (77) was listed as being the head of this household and he lived with his son, Thomas (49), who was married to Mary (48) for 10 years and they had had 4 children and all had survived. Those 4 children also lived in the house and they were Patrick (8), Martin (6), Joseph (5) and John (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Marks [sic] and Thomas spoke Irish and English and all, apart from John could read and write. Marks [sic] was a retired farmer, Thomas was a farmer and Patrick, Joseph and Martin were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Marks [sic] Crehan.

 

House 5: Gavin / Brandon

Thomas (67) was the head of the family in house 5 and he was married to Bridget (55) and had been for 30 years and in that time they had had 9 children but only 5 had survived. Four of those children were in the house at that time and were, Michael (28), John (20), Bridget (18) and Annie (17) and also in the house was Thomas’ mother-in-law, Annie Brandon (73). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Thomas could not read, Bridget (55) could read only and all the others could read and write. Thomas was a farmer. Michael and John were farm labourers and Annie Brandon was a housekeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Gavin.

 

House 6: Kelly

The head of this family was James (38) and he had been married to Bridget (37) for 6 years and during that time they had had 4 children, Margaret (5), Michael (3), Julia (2) and James (1) and also in the house at that time was James’ mother, Margret (75). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. James, Bridget and Margret spoke Irish and English. Margret could not read and James (38), Bridget, Margaret and Michael could read and write. James (38) was a farmer, Margret was a housekeeper and Margaret and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was James Kelly.

 

House 7: Gavin / Delaney

There 2 people living in house 7, Michael (71), a widower, and a nephew, Richard Delaney (29). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was a retired farmer and Richard was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Michael Gavin.

 

House 8: Carr

Patrick (65) was the head of the Carr family in house 8 and he was married to Maria (45) and had been for 26 years and they had 9 children, all of whom had survived. They shared the house with 8 of those children, Julia Anne (22), Katie Agnes (20), John Joe (17), Margaret (12), Mary Ellen (10), Patrick Thomas (9), Michael (6) and Pauline Gertrude (4). They were all Roman Catholic and Maria and Julia Anne were born in Co. Roscommon while all the others were born in Co. Galway. Patrick, Margaret, Mary Ellen and Patrick Thomas spoke Irish and English. With the exception of Pauline Gertrude, they could all read and write. Patrick was a farmer, John Joe was a farm labourer and Margaret, Mary Ellen, Patrick Thomas and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn. The landholder was Patrick Carr.

 

House 9: Mullery [sic]/ Neill

John (69) was the head of this family and had been married to Catherine (72) for 47 years and they had had 6 children, but only 3 had survived. They shared the house with their son Michael (40) who had been married to Ellen (36) for 7 years and had 2 children, John (6) and Tom Joe (4) and also in the house at that time was another grandchild, Mary Anne Neill (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John and Catherine could speak both Irish and English. John could read only, Tom Joe and Mary Anne could not read and all the others could read and write. John was a retired farmer, Michael was a farmer and John and Mary Anne were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was John Mullery [sic].

 

House 10 was unoccupied

 

House 11: Egan / Ryan

The head of this household was Thomas (55) and he was married to Bridget (55) and had been for 17 years but they had no children. Also in the house at that time were a son-in-law, William Ryan (29) and a stepdaughter, Mary Anne Ryan (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas and William spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Thomas and William were farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Thomas Egan.

 

House 12: Daly / OBierne [sic] / Ryan

The widow, Elizabeth (29) was the head of this household and she had had 4 children with 3 of those surviving. She shared the house with those 3 children, Patrick John (6), Patricia Mary (4) and Michael Francis (2). Also in the house at that time were Elizabeth’s widowed father, John OBierne [sic] (70) and a servant, John Ryan (74). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, with the exception of John (70), who was born in Co. Roscommon. Elizabeth and John (70) spoke Irish and English and Elizabeth, Patrick John and John (70) could read and write. Elizabeth was a national school teacher, Patrick John and Patricia Mary were scholars, John (70) was an ex national school teacher and John Ryan was a farm servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Elizabeth Daly.

 

House 13 was unoccupied

 

House 14: Leonard

There were 8 members of this Leonard family and John (45) was the head and he had been married to Julia (45) for 20 years and they had had 5 children. John (16), Patrick (13), Delia (11), Mollie (10) and Margaret (8) and also in the house at that time was John’s brother, Patt (43). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English with the exception of Julia. All of the family could rea and write. John was a farmer, the children were all scholars and Patt was a farm labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was John Leonard.

 

House 15: Mannion / Gordon

John (79) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (69) for 41 years and they had had 7 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 2 of those children, Thomas (29) and Katie (25) and also in the house was a granddaughter, Delia Gordon (7). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and John could read only and the rest could read and write. John was a farmer, Thomas was a farm labourer and Delia was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was John Mannion.

 

House 16: Gavin

Maggie (59) was listed as being the head of this family and she had been married for 38 years had had 8 children, of which 7 had survived. There was no mention of a husband in this entry. She shared the house with 6 of those children, Celia (18), Pat (15), Mollie (13), John Joe (11), Nellie (9) and Lizzie (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Maggie was a housekeeper, Pat was a farm labourer and Mollie, John Joe, Nellie and Lizzie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Andrew Gavin.

 

House 17: Clarke

There were 11 members of this family in house 17 and the head was the widow, Honor (73) and she had been married for 50 years and had had 8 children and 6 of those had survived. She lived in the house with her son, Thomas (47) who had been married to Catherine (42) for 21 years and they had had 10 children of which 8 had survived. Those 8 children also lived in the house and they were, Norah (19), Mary (18), Katie (16), Ellie (14), Lawrence (11), Patrick (8), Michael (5) and John (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Michael and John, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Honor was a housekeeper, Thomas was a farmer, Norah was an Irish teacher and Mary, Katie, Ellie and Lawrence were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Honor Clarke.

 

House 18: Gavin / McCarthy

The head of the household in house 17 was Patrick (45) and he had been married to Bridget (35) for 12 years and they had 1 child, Mary Anne (11) and they shared the house with a boarder, Mary McCarthy (25). They were all Roman Catholic and Mary was born in Co. Cork while the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Mary Anne was a Scholar and Mary was a national school teacher. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Pat Gavin.

 

House 19: Brandon

The head of this Brandon family was Bridget (45) who was married for 26 years and had 5 children but there was no mention of a husband in this entry. Bridget lived in the house with 4 of those children, John (24), Patrick (20), Michael (17) and Mary Anne (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Bridget was listed as being a farmer, John, Patrick and Michael were famer’s sons and Mary Anne was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Bridget Brandon.

 

House 20: Gordon / Gillegan [sic]

Michael (71), a widower, was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son-in-law, Edward Gillegan [sic] (42) and he had been married to Michael’s daughter, Mary Gillegan [sic] (32) for 2 years and they had 2 children, Michael Gillegan [sic] and Patrick Thomas Gillegan [sic] (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the adults could speak both Irish and English and Michael (71) could read only and Edward and Mary could read and write. Both Michael (71) and Edward were farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Michael Gordon.

 

House 21: Duggan

Michael (60) was the head of this family and he had been married to Mary (45) for 23 years and they had had 7 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with 5 of those children and they were, Patrick (22), Norah (16), Mollie (13), Thomas (10) and Michael (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (60), Norah, Mollie and Thomas spoke Irish and English and Mary, Patrick and Michael (3) spoke only English. All, apart from Michael (3), could read and write. Michael (60) was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Norah, Mollie and Thomas were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house. The landholder was Michael Duggan.

 

House 22: Kilroy

Of the 7 members of this family, Martin (40) and he had been married to Mary (36) for 11 years and they had had 7 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with 5 of those children and they were, Mollie (8), Michael (7), Delia (6), John (2) and Maggie (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin spoke both Irish and English. Apart from John and Maggie, they could all read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer and Mollie, Michael and Delia were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Martin Kilroy.

 

House 23: Clarke

The head of this Clarke family was John (25), who was single and lived in the house with 2 of his sisters, Bridget (24) and Ellie (13) and also an uncle, John (72). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Both the Johns were farmers and Ellie was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Pat (Jr) Clarke.

 

House 24: Kilcommons [sic]

John (69) was the head of this family and had been married to Mary (68) for 30 years and had had 5 children, all of which had survived. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Luke (22) and John (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. John (69), Luke and John (18) were blacksmiths. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a barn, a shed and a forge. The landholder was John Kilcommons [sic].

 

House 25: Farragher [sic]

There were 8 members of this family and the head was listed as being John (78), a widower, and he shared the house with his son, Patrick (30), who had been married to Sarah (33) for 12 years and had had 6 children with 5 of those surviving, Pat (11), Matthew (9), Willie (5), Michael (2) and Thomas (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (78) and Patrick spoke Irish and English. Apart from Michael and Thomas, they could all read and write. Both John and Patrick were farmers and Pat. Matthew and Willie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was John Farragher [sic].

 

House 26: Manning

Patrick (75) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (69) for 37 years and they had had 8 children, of which 5 had survived. They shared the house with 3 of those children, Margaret (25), Michael (21) and Malachy (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and all the family could read and write. Patrick, Michael and Malachy were farmers. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Patrick Manning.

 

House 27: Duggan

There were 7 members of this household and the head was Thomas (70), who was married to Honoria (65) and had been for 35 years and during that time they had had 10 children, but only 5 had survived. They shared the house with those five children, Thomas (21), Martin (14), Mary (25), Delie [sic] (22) and Norah (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Thomas (70) was a farmer, Thomas (21) and Martin were farmer’s sons and Norah was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Duggan.

 

House 28: Kelly

John (42) was listed as being the head of this family and was married to Anne (31) for 6 years and they had 3 children, Mary Ellen (4), Martin (2) and Bridget (8mths). Also in the house was an uncle, Pat (74) and a sister, Mary (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of the 2 youngest children, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and John, Anne and Mary could read and write. John was a farmer and Pat was a farm labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was John Kelly.

 

House 29: Kelly

This Kelly family had as its head Martin (35), who shared the house with his wife of 2 years, Bridget (27) and they had had 1 child, but it did not survive. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Martin was a farmer and a shopkeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a store. The landholder was Martin Kelly.

 

House 30: Gavin / Macklin / Mannion

There were 7 members of this household and the head of the household was Andy (76) who was married to Mary (75) and had been for 46 years and they had had 8 children and 7 of those had survived. They shared the house with their son, Andy (30) who had been married to Bridget (28) for 1 year and they had 1 child, Pat (1mth). Also in the house at that time were a grandson, Frank Macklin (9) and a visitor, Margaret Mannion (48), who was married for 20 years and had 1 child. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Andy (76) could speak Irish and English and Andy (30), Bridget, Frank and Margaret could read and write. Andy (76) was a retired farmer, Andy (30) was a farmer, Frank was a scholar and Margaret was a housekeeper. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Andy Gavin (Will).

 

House 31: Gordon

The widow, Winnifred (76) was the head of this household and she shared the house with her nephew, James (30). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and James could read and write. James was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Winnifred Gordon.

 

House 32: Kilcommons [sic]

There were 5 members of the family in house 32 and the head was Patrick (67) and he had been married to Mary (66) for 38 years and in that time they had had 8 children with 4 of those surviving. Three of those children also lived in the house and they were, Thomas (27), Mollie (25) and Maggie (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and all the family could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Mary was a housekeeper and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Patrick Kilcommons [sic].

 

House 33: Unoccupoied

 

House 34: Leonard

Michael (72) was the head of this family and he was a widower. He shared the house with his son, Patt (44), who had been married to Mary (45) for 16 years and they had had 4 children that also lived in the house, Michael (14), Mary (13), John (10) and James (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, with the exception of Michael (72), all could read and write. Michael (72) and Patt were farmers, Mary was a housekeeper and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Michael Leonard.

 

House 35: Leonard

The head of this Leonard family was Patrick (48) and he had been married to Mary (42) for 18 years and they had 2 children, Patrick (14) and John (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and, apart from Patrick (48), they could all read and write. Patrick (48) was a stonemason and the children were both scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Pat Leonard (Pat).

 

House 36: Gordon

The widower, Martin (76) was listed as being the head of this family and he shared the house with his son, Patrick (40) who had been married to Mary (38) for 11 years and they had had 7 children. Six of those children also lived in the house and they were, Thomas (10), Martin (8), John (6), Patrick (2), Ellen (4) and Margaret (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin (76), Patrick (40), Mary, Thomas and Martin (8) all spoke Irish and English. Patrick (2), Ellen and Margaret could not read, John could read only and the others could all read and write. Martin (76) and Patrick (40) were farmer’s and Thomas, Martin (8) and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Martin Gordon.

 

House 37: Finnerty

The head of this family was the widow, Mary (76) who had been married for 44 years and had had 7 children, of which 6 had survived. She shared the house with her son, Patrick (41) and daughter, Bridget (38). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Patrick was a joiner and carpenter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house. The landholder was Mary Finnerty.

 

House 38: Raftery

Michael (70) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Bridget (69) for 27 years and they had had 4 children. Two of those children also lived in the house and they were, William (25) and Bridget (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Michael was a farmer and William was a farm labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a shed. The landholder was Michael Raftery.

 

House 39: Keeley

The widow, Mary (54) was the head of this family and she had been married for 33 years and had had 9 children and 7 of those had survived. She shared the house with her son, Thomas (32) who had been married to Margaret (30) for 1 year and they had 1 child, Mary Delia (3mths). Also in the house were 4 other of Mary’s children, Margret (18), Joseph (21), Francis (15) and Andrew (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write, with the exception of baby Mary Delia. Thomas was a farmer, Joseph was a blacksmith and Francis and Andrew were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Mary Keeley.

 

House 40: Sweeney

Sarah (73) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her widowed daughter-in-law, Bridget (45) and 2 granddaughters, Celia (18) and Nora (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from Sarah, could read and write. Sarah was a housekeeper and Nora was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Sarah Sweeney.

 

House 41: Gavin / Mannion

The head of the household in house 41 was the widow, Mary Gavin (59) and she shared the house with her brother, Pat Mannion (48) who had been married to Kate (38) for 5 years and they had had 2 children, both of which had survived. Also in the house were a nephew, John Mannion (3) and 2 nieces, Mary Mannion (1) and Mary Anne Mannion (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary Gavin, Pat and Kate spoke Irish and English and Pat, Kate and Mary Anne could read and write. Mary Gavin was listed as being a housekeeper, Pat was a farmer and Mary Anne was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Mary Gavin.

 

House 42: Noone

Patrick (45) was listed as the head of this family and had been married to Bridget (50) for 20 years and they had had 6 children and they had all survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children, Michael (13), Pat (8), James (7) and Maggie (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could read and write. Patrick was a farmer and farm labourer and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a shed. The landholder was Patrick Noone.

 

House 43: Unoccupied

 

House 44: Gordon

There were only 2 members of this household and the head was the widower, Henry (83) and he lived with his son Patrick (30). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Henry was a farmer and Patrick was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was Henry Gordon.

 

House 45: Unoccupied

 

House 46: Gordon

The widow, Mary (70) was the head of this household and she shared the house with her son, Michael (35) and daughter, Norah (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Mary Gordon.

 

House 47: Ganly [sic]

There were 6 members of this family in house 47 and the head was Mathew (68) and he was a widower. He lived in the house with 5 of his children, Michael (27), Bridget (25), Patrick (18), John (16) and Kate (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mathew could speak both Irish and English and all the family could read and write. Mathew was listed as being a farmer, Michael and Patrick were farm labourers and John and Kate were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Matthew Ganly [sic].

 

House 48: Clarke

With 12 members of this family Patt (53) was the head and he had been married to Kate (40) for 20 years and they had 10 children, Mary (19), Norah (18), Thomas (16), Michael (14), Martin (10), Ellie (9), Patrick (6), Kathleen (5), Bridie (3) and John (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick, Kathleen, Bridie and John could not read but all the others could read and write. Patt was listed as being a farmer and Michael, Martin, Ellie, Patrick and Kathleen were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Pat Clarke.

 

House 49: Clarke

Larry (76) was the head of this household and he had been married to Mary (68) for 46 years and had 10 children of which 8 had survived. They shared the house with their son, Pat (45) and he had been married to Ellen (32) for 15 years and had 6 children, Mary (14), Honoria (12), Ellen (9), Delia (8), Katie (4) and Lawrence (<1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Larry, Mary (68), Pat, Ellen and Mary (14) spoke Irish and English and, apart from Mary (68), Katie and Lawrence, they could all read and write. Larry was a retired farmer, Pat was a farmer and Mary (14), Honoria, Ellen and Delia were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Larry Clarke.

 

House 50: Clarke / Kenny

The widower, Thomas (84) was listed as being the head of this household and he lived in the house with his son-in-law, Thomas Kenny (64) and his daughter, Margret (46). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margret could read and write. Thomas (84) was a retired farmer and Thomas (64) was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Thomas Clarke.

 

House 51: Kelly

There were 8 members of the Kelly family in house 51 and the head was John (60) and he had been married to Margaret (50) for 21 years and they had had 9 children, of which 8 had survived. They lived with 6 of their children Kate (12), Norah (12), Martin (10), John (6), Margaret (4) and Annie (1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (60) and Margaret (50) spoke Irish and English and they, along with Kate, Norah and Martin, could read and write. John was a farmer and Kate, Norah, Martin and John (6) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house. The landholder was John Kelly.

 

House 52: Owens

The sole occupant of house 52 was Bridget (44) and she was married and had been for 8 years and had 1 child. There was no information on a husband or the child in this entry. She was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She could read and write and speak Irish and English, but there was no occupation listed. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Michael Owens.

 

House 53: Crehan

Marks [sic] (69) was listed as the head of this family and he had been married to Catherine (63) for 40 years and they had had 6 children but only 3 had survived. They shared the house with they son, Pat (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Martin could read and write. Marks [sic] was a farmer and Pat was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a shed. The landholder was Marks Crehan (Wm).

 

House 54: Collins / Fahy

The head of the family in house 54 was Mary (69), who was married for 34 years and had had 4 children and 3 had survived but there was no mention of a husband in this entry. Also in the house at that time were those 3 children, John (28), Margaret (24) and Mary Fahy (39). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and the children could all read and write. John was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Collins.

 

House 55: Mullery [sic]

Michael (69) was the head of this family and he was married to Catherine (75) and had been for 44 years and they had had 7 children and 4 had survived. They lived in the house with their daughter-in-law, Bridget (41) and she had been married for 10 years and had 4 children and all had survived. Also in the house were 3 grandchildren, Kate (9), Michael (7) and Mary (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Catherine and Bridget spoke Irish and English and Bridget, Kate and Michael (7) could read and write. Michael (69) was a farmer and Kate and Michael (7) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Michael Mullery.

 

House 56: OHara

The head of the household in house 56 was Daniel (60) and he lived with his wife of 20 years, Mary (65) and the lived with 2 of their sons, Michael (28) and John (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary, they could all rea and write. Daniel was a farmer and farm labourer, Michael was a farm labourer and John was a tailor. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a shed. The landholder was Dan OHara.

 

House 57: Collins / Mulry

The head of the last family in Killosolan was Martin (67) who lived in the house with his wife of 36 years, Mary (55) and they had had 9 children, of which 7 had survived. Also in the house at that time were 3 children, John (25), Lizzie (15) and Nellie (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary, they could all read and write. Martin was a farmer, John was a farmer’s son and Lizzie and Nellie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a shed. The landholder was Martin Collins.

 

1901 Census

 

Overview of the townland

There were a total of 58 houses in the townland of Killosolan in 1901 and 3 of those houses were unoccupied. The unoccupied houses were house 12, the Killosolan national school, house 57, with the landholder being Timothy Glynn and house 58, with the landholder being Patrick Kelly. All the occupied houses were listed as being private dwellings. Houses 50-53 and 55 were constructed of mud, wood ow other perishable materials for walls and thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. The other houses all had stone. Brick or concrete walls and houses 13 and 28 had slate, iron or tiled roofs while all the others had only thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 1, 10, 30, 36, 37, 39, 40, 49-53 and 55 were 3rd class dwellings and all the others were listed as being 2nd class. Houses 2, 10, 32, 36, 37, 39, 40, 49 and 52 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 2 windows in the front, houses 2-7, 9, 11, 14-27, 29-31, 33-35, 38, 41-48, 50, 51 and 53-56 had between 2 and 4 rooms and 3 windows in the front, Houses 8 and 28 had 5 or 6 rooms and 3 windows and house 13 had 5 rooms and 4 windows in the front. Up to house 43 there were 149 out buildings with 26 stables, 3 coach houses, 42 cow houses, a calf house, a dairy, 33 piggeries, 3 fowl houses, 30 barns, 9 sheds and a forge. There were no details of out buildings for houses 16 to 29 and 43 to 58. There were a total of 303 people in the townland, 156 males and 147 females. The enumerator for the area was Const. John Smyth.

 

House 1: Kelly

The head of the first family in Killosolan was the widower, Lawrence (65) and he lived in the house with 5 of his children, John (28), Lawrence (19), Anne (17), Thomas (15) and Michael (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of John, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and Lawrence (19), Anne, Thomas and Michael could read and write. Lawrence (65) was listed as being a farmer, Lawrence (19) and Thomas were farmer’s sons, Anne was a farmer’s daughter and Michael was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Lawrence Kelly.

 

House 2: Kelly

Michael (59) was the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (50) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Edward (24), Thomas (18), Bridget (16), Julia (12), Katie (10) and Michael (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and the children all spoke only English and Michael (59) could not read and all the others could read and write. Michael (59) was a farmer, Bridget was a housekeeper, Edward was an agricultural labourer, Thomas was a labourer and the other children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Kelly.

 

House 3: Kelly

There were 7 members of this family and the head was Andrew (26) and he lived in the house with his uncle, Thomas (70) and 5 others, listed as 2 daughters and 3 sons[ii], Bridget (27), Patrick (19), Mary (18), Thomas (16) and Malachy (10). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Andrew was listed as being a farmer, Thomas (70) and Patrick were labourers, Bridget was a housekeeper and Mary, Thomas (16) and Malachy were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Andrew Kelly.

 

House 4: Crehan

The widower Marks (65) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his son Thomas (28), daughter-in-law, Mary (24) and another son, Michael (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Marks was listed as being a farmer and Thomas and Michael were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Marks Crehan.

 

House 5: Gavin

Thomas (45) was the head of the family in house 5 and he was married to Bridget (40), and they shared the house with 5 children, Michael (19), Honor (17), John (12), Bridget (7) and Annie (6). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son, Honor was a farmer’s daughter and John, Bridget and Annie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Gavin.

 

House 6: Kelly

The head of this family was the widow, Margaret (60) and she lived in the house with her son, James (23) and her daughter, Kate (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margaret could read only and James and Kate could read and write. Margaret was a farmer, James was a farmer’s son and Kate was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Margaret Kelly.

 

House 7: Gavin / Delaney

Micheal (56), a widower, was the head of this household and he lived with his niece, Margaret Delaney (17). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Micheal was a farmer and Margaret was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Michael Gavin.

 

House 8: Carre / Brandon

There were 9 members of this household and Patrick (40) was listed as being the head and he was married to Mrs. M. (30) and they lived in the house with 6 of their children, Julia Anne (12), Katie (10), Delia (8), John Joe (6), Margaret (3), Mary Ellen (1) and also in the house at that time was a servant, Patrick Brandon (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick Carre and Patrick Brandon could speak both Irish and English and the others spoke only English. Patrick Carre, Mrs M., Julia Anne, Katie, Delia and John Joe could read and write. Patrick Carre was a farmer, Mrs. M. was a farmer’s wife, Julia Anne, Katie, Delia and John Joe were listed as “attending school scholars”, Margaret and Mary Ellen were listed as “not attending school” and Patrick Brandon was a farm servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and had 3 stables, a coach house, 2 cow houses, a calf house, a dairy, a piggery, a fowl house, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Patrick Carre.

 

House 9: Mullery / Neil

John (56) was the head of this household and he lived in the house with his wife, Kate (59), their son, Michael (28), a daughter, Mary (22) and 3 grandchildren, John Neil (3), Mary Anne Neil (2) and Michael Neil (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Kate and Michael (28) spoke Irish and English and Kate, Michael (28) and Mary could read and write. John was a farmer, Michael (28) was a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was John Mullery.

 

House 10: Delaney

Michael (60) was the head of this family and he was married to Elizabeth (49) and the shared the house with their daughter, Katie (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Katie was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and had a cow house. The landholder was Michael Delaney.

 

House 11: Egan / Kelly

Thomas (36) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (38) and they lived in the house with Thomas’ step daughter, Mary Anne Kelly (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas spoke Irish and English and Bridget and Mary Anne could speak only English but could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Mary Anne was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a coach house, a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Egan.

 

House 12: Unoccupied

 

House 13: Beirne / Owens

The head of this family in house 13 was John (60) and he lived with his wife, Ellen (47), their daughter, Josephine (12) and a servant, Bridget Owens (14). They were all Roman Catholic with John being born in Co. Roscommon, Ellen was born in Co. Cork and Josephine and Bridget were born in Co. Galway. John, Ellen and Bridget spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Both John and Ellen were national school teachers and Josephine and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Lord Clonbrock [sic].

 

House 14: Leonard

There were 8 members of this family and the head was listed as being Bridget (60) and she was married but there was no information of a husband in this entry. Also in the house were her son, John (34), daughter-in-law, Julia (33), 4 grandchildren, John (6), Patrick (4), Bridget (2) and Mary Anne (4mths) and also in the house at that time was another son Patt (32). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget (60), John (34) and Patt spoke Irish and English. Bridget (2) and Mary Anne could not read, Bridget (60) could read only and the others could all read and write. Bridget (60) was listed as being a farmer, John (34) and Patt were farmer’s sons and John (6) and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Bridget Leonard.

 

House 15: Mannion

John (65) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Bridget (50) and they lived with 3 of their children, Patt (28), Bridget (19) and Katie (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents spoke Irish and English and the children spoke only English and all could read and write. John was a farmer, Patt was a farmer’s son and Bridget (19) and Katie were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a shed. The landholder was John Mannion.

 

House 16: Gavin

There were 9 members of this family and the head was the widower, Patrick (79) and he lived in the house with his son, Andrew (38), daughter-in-law (38) and 6 grandchildren, Bridget (9), Selia (7), Patrick (5), Mary (3), John (2) and Ellen (5mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick and Andrew could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Mary, John and Ellen, they could all read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Andrew was a farmer’s son and Bridget (9), Selia and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Gavin.

 

House 17: Clarke

The widow, Honor (60) was listed as being the head of this family and she lived in the house with her son, Thomas (37), her daughter-in-law, Catherine (32), daughter, Honoria (9), 4 grandchildren, Mary (8), Katie (6), Ellie (4) and Laurence (4mths) and also in the house at that time was an uncle, John (74). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Honor, Thomas and John could speak both Irish and English. Laurence could not read, Honor and Ellie could read only and all the others could read and write. Honor was listed as being a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son and Honoria, Mary, Katie and Ellie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Honor Clarke.

 

House 18: Gavin

The head of this Gavin family was Patt (26), who was married to Bridget (25) and they lived with their daughter, Mary Anne (1) and Patt’s sister, Mary (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All could speak Irish and English and read and write, with the exception of Mary Anne. Patt was a farmer and Mary was a farmer’s sister. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patt Gavin.

 

House 19: Brandon

Of the 8 members of this household, the widow, Anne (60) was the head of the family and she lived in the house with her son, Patrick (35), her daughter-in-law, Bridget (30) and 5 grandchildren, John (15), Thomas (12). Patrick (10), Michael (8) and Mary Anne (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne, Patrick (35) and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and all, apart from Mary Anne, could read and write. Anne was listed as being a farmer, Patrick (35) was a farmer’s son and John, Thomas, Patrick (10) and Michael were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Anne Brandon.

 

House 20: Gordon

The widower, Michael (60) was the head of the family in house 20 and he lived with his son, James (19) and daughter, Mary (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael spoke Irish and English while James and Mary spoke only English but all 3 could read and write. Michael was a farmer, James was a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Michael Gordon.

 

House 21: Duggan / McLoughlin

Michael (40) was listed as being the head of this family and he shared the house with his wife, Mary (30), 4 of their children, Patrick (12), Delia (11), Omie [sic] (6) and Mary (3) and also in the house at that time was an aunt, Bridget McLoughlin (63). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Mary (30) and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and the others could only speak English. Mary could not read, Omie [sic] could read only and the others could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Mary (30) was a housekeeper, Bridget was a housekeeper servant domestic and the children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Michael Duggan.

 

House 22: Kilroy

Martin (26) was the head of the family in house 22 and he was married to Mary (22) and they shared the house with their daughter, Ellie (3mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Martin was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Martin Kilroy.

 

House 23: Clarke

Of the 8 members of this family, John (63) was listed as being the head and he shared the house with his nephews, Patt (22) and Michael (19), John (16) and Thomas (12) and also nieces, Bridget (20), Mary (17) and Ellie (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Ellie, who only spoke English. Ellie could not read but all the others could read and write. John and Patt were farmers, Michael was a farmer’s brother, Bridget was a farmer’s sister, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and John (16), Thomas and Ellie were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was John Clarke.

 

House 24: Kilcommons [sic]

The head of the family in house 24 was John (45) who was married to Mary (37) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Maggie (18), Patrick (16), Luke (13) and John (11) and also in the house was John’s brother, Patrick (42). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. John (45) was a farmer and blacksmith, Maggie was a farmer’s daughter, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Luke and John (11) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was John Kilcommons [sic].

 

House 25: Farraher [sic]

Of the 4 members of this family, John (70) was listed as being the head and he was married but there was no wife mentioned in this entry. He shared the house with his son, John (26), his daughter-in-law, Sarah (24) and his grandson, Patrick (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All, apart from young Patrick, could speak Irish and English and read and write. John (70) was a farmer and John (26) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was John Farraher [sic].

 

House 26: Mannion

Patrick (52) was listed as the head of this family and was married to Catherine (48) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Margaret (19), Annie (17), Thomas (16), Michael (13) and Malachy (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick spoke Irish and English and all the others spoke only English, but all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Catherine was a farmer’s wife, Margaret and Annie were farmer’s daughters and Thomas, Michael and Malachy were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Mannion.

 

House 27: Duggan

There were a total of 9 people in this family and the head of the family was Thomas (50) and he was married to Noney [sic] (42) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Mary (19). Mary (17), Patt (16), Thomas (11), Bridget (14), Martin (5) and Norah (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents spoke both Iirsh and English and the children spoke only English. With the exception of Martin and Norah, they all could read and write. Thomas (50) was a farmer, Noney [sic] was a farmer’s wife, Mary, Bridget and Norah were farmer’s daughters Michael and Patt were farmer’s sons and Thomas (11) and Martin were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Duggan.

 

House 28: Kelly / Carley [sic] / Kitt

The head of this household was Pat (60) and he lived in the house with his nephew, John (30), his nieces, Kathleen (20) and Mollie (18), a grandniece, Delia Carley [sic] (4) and a servant Thomas Kitt (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Pat and John could speak both Irish and English and all, apart from young Delia, could read and write. Pat was listed as being a farmer, John was a farmer’s nephew, Kathleen and Mollie were farmer’s nieces, Thomas was a servant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Kelly.

 

House 29: Gavin

Andrew (70) was listed as the head of the family in house 29 and he lived with his wife Mary (65) and two of their sons, Patrick (27) and Andrew (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Andrew (70) spoke Irish and English and the others spoke only English but all could read and write. Andrew (70) and Mary were farmers and Patrick and Andrew (19) were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Andrew Gavin.

 

House 30: Gordon

Husband and wife, Thomas (60) and Winnie (40) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write with Thomas being listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Gordon.

 

House 31: Gordon

The widower, Martin (63) was listed as being the head of this family and he shared the house with his son, Patt (27), his daughter-in-law, Mary (24), his daughter, Margaret (20) and a grandson, Thomas (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All the family, with the exception of baby Thomas, could speak Irish and English and read and write. Martin was a farmer, Patt was a farmer’s son and Margaret was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Martin Gordon.

 

House 32: Finnerty

John (59) was listed as being the head of this household and he was married to Mary (61) and they lived with their son, Thomas (21) and daughter, Bridget (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John, Mary and Thomas could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. John was a carpenter and farmer, Thomas was a carpenter and Bridget was a dressmaker. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house. The landholder was John Finnerty.

 

House 33: Raftery

Michael (60), who was married to Bridget (58), was listed as the head of this family and they shared the house with 4 of their children and they were, Martin (13), William (12), Bridget (9) and John (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents could speak both Irish and English while the children spoke only English. While Bridget (58) could read only, the others could all read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer, Martin was a farmer’s son, William was listed as a farm son and scholar, Bridget (9) was a farmer’s daughter and scholar and John was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Raftery.

 

House 34: Keely / Fahy

Patrick (59) was the head of this family and was married to Mary (35) and they shared the house with 6 of their children, Thomas (29), James (16), Joseph (12), Margaret (8), Francis (8) and Andrew (8) and also in the house was a visitor, Thomas Fahy (50). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick, Mary, Thomas (29) and Thomas (50) spoke Irish and English and Patrick, Mary, Thomas (29), James and Margaret could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Thomas (29) and James were farmer’s sons, Joseph, Margaret, Francis and Andrew were scholars and Thomas (50) was a pensioner, G Company, Royal Marines. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Patrick Keely.

 

House 35: Sweeney / Leonard

There were 5 members of this household and the head was the widow, Celia (60) and she shared the house with her widowed daughter-in-law, Bridget (30) and 2 grandchildren, Celia (8) and Sarah (7) and also in the house at that time was a visitor, John Leonard (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Celia (60) and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Celia’s occupation was listed as being a landholder, Celia (8) and Sarah were scholars and John was a draper’s assistant. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Celia Sweeney.

 

House 36: Coffey / Mannion

The widow, Mary (38) lived in house with a friend, Norah Mannion (11). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and read and write. Mary was a farmer and Norah was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a barn. The landholder was Mary Coffey.

 

House 37: Ryan / Coffey

John (68) was listed as being the head of this household and he was married to Sibbey [sic] (75) and they shared the house with Sibbey’s sister, Bridget Coffey (68), who was not married. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none of them could read. John was a farmer stone cracker [sic], Sibbey [sic] was a farmer’s wife and Bridget was listed as a sister to wife. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was John Ryan.

 

House 38: Clarke / Kenney

The widower, Tom (76) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son-in-law, Tom Kenney (56) and daughter, Margarit [sic] (43). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Margarit [sic] could read and write. Tom (76) was a farmer, Tom (56) was a Farmer’s son and Margarit [sic] was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Clarke.

 

House 39: Kelly / Raftery

The widower, Michael Raftery (76) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son-in-law, John Kelly (47), his daughter, Margaret Raftery (38) and 5 grandchildren, all with the surname Kelly, Bridget (8), Mary (5), Catherine (3), Honor (3) and Martin (5mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, John and Margaret spoke Irish and English and John could read only and Margaret and Bridget could read and write. Michael was a farmer, John was a farm servant, Margaret was a farmer’s daughter and Bridget was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Michael Raftery.

 

House 40: Gordon

The head of the Gordon family in house 40 was Hennery (68) and he was married to Bridget (60) and they shared the house with 2 of their sons, Patt (20) and Martin (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Hennery and Bridget spoke both Irish and English and Patt and Martin could read only while their parents could not read. Hennery was a farmer, Patt was a farmer’s son and Martin was a coal mine labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a barn. The landholder was Henry Gordon.

 

House 41: Killroy [sic]

The widow, Catherine (70) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with her son, Michael (35), her daughter-in-law, Mary (30) and 4 grandchildren, Thomas (7), Catherine (5), Mary (3) and Patrick (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All the adults spoke Irish and English. Michael, Mary (30), Thomas and Catherine (5) could read and write. Catherine (70) was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Thomas and Catherine (5) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Catherine Killroy [sic].

 

House 42: Gordon

The head of the family in house 42 was the widow, Mary (50) who lived in the house with 4 of her children, Michael (25), Thomas (20), Katie (21) and Annie (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary and Michael spoke Irish and English while Thomas, Katie and Annie spoke only English and all could read and write. Mary was listed as being a farmer, Michael and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Katie and Annie were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Mary Gordon.

 

House 43: Ganly [sic]

There were 7 members of this family and the head was Matt (50), a widower, and shared the house with 6 of his children, Michael (16), Bridget (15), Martin (11), Patt (8), John (5), Kate (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Matt could speak both Irish and English and, apart from John and Kate, they could all read and write. Matt was listed as being a farmer, Michael and John were listed as farmer’s sons, Bridget and Kate were farmer’s daughters and Martin and Pat were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a cow house and a piggery. The landholder was Mathew Ganly [sic].

 

House 44: Clarke

There were 10 members of this family and the head of that family was Mary (65), a widow, and she lived in the house with her sons, Patrick (43) and Martin (28), her daughter-in-law, Catherine (30) and 6 grandchildren, Mary (11), Honor (9), Bridget (8), Thomas (7), Michael (4) and Martin (7mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Mary (65) and Patrick could speak Irish and English. Michael and Martin (7mths) could not read Mary could read only and all the others could read and write. Mary (65) was listed as being a farmer, Patrick and Martin (28) were farmer’s sons, Mary (11), Honor, Bridget and Thomas were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Mary Clarke.

 

House 45: Clarke

Lawrence (60) was the head of this family in house 45 and he was married to Mary (56) and they shared the house with their son, Patrick (34), daughter-in-law, Ellen (30), 2 granddaughters, Mary (3), Honor (6mths) and also a daughter, Honor (21). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of the grandchildren, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. The 2 granddaughters could not read, Mary (56) could read only and the others could read and write. Lawrence was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Honor (21) was a seamstress. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Lawrence Clarke.

 

House 46: Leonard / Kelly

The widower, Michael (62) was the head of this household who lived in the house with his son, Patrick (30), daughter-in-law, Julia (27), 3 grandchildren, Michael (3), Mary (2) and John (11mths) and also in the house was Michael’s brother-in-law, John Kelly (72). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (62), Patrick, Julia and John (72) spoke Irish and English and Michael (62), Patrick and Julia could read and write. Michael (62) was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and John (72) was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Michael Leonard.

 

House 47: Kilcommons / Galvin

Of the 7 members of this household, Patrick (50) was the head and he was married to Mary (45) and they shared the house with 4 of their children, Ellen (20), Thomas (16), Mary (15) and Maggie (10) and also in the house at that time was an aunt, Margaret Galvin (70). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick, Mary (45) and Margaret could speak both Irish and English and all, with the exception of Margaret, could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Ellen and Mary were farmer’s daughters, Thomas was a farmer’s son and Maggie was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Kilcommons [sic].

 

House 48: Leonard

The widower, Patrick (70) was listed as the head of this family and he shared the house with his widowed daughter-in-law, Mary (35), his son, Denis (20) and 3 grandchildren, Patrick (7), Mary Anne (4) and Michael (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (70), Mary and Denis could speak Irish and English and Mary, Denis and Patrick (7) could read and write. Patrick (70) was a farmer, Denis was a farmer’s son and Patrick (7) was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Leonard.

 

House 49: Leonard

Patrick (37) was lived in this house with his wife, Mary (39) and their son, Patrick (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Patrick (37) and Mary spoke Irish and English while Patrick (4) spoke only English. None of the family could read. Patrick (37) was a farmer and Mary was a housekeeper. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Leonard.

 

House 50: Owens

The sole occupant of house 50 was Patt (23) who was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He could read and write and was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Owens.

 

House 51: Owens / Heavey [sic]

The widower, Laurence (96) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son, Michael (25) and a granddaughter, Celia Heavey [sic] (27). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael and Celia could read and write. Laurence was listed as a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Celia was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Laurence Owens.

 

House 52: Creaghen [sic]

The head of the household in house 52 was Mark (62) and he was married to Catherine (50) and they lived in the house with 3 of their children, Thomas (16), Bridget (14) and Patrick (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The parents could speak both Irish and English but could not read and the children spoke only English but could read and write. Mark was a farmer, Thomas was a farmer’s son, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Patrick was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Mark Creaghen [sic].

 

House 53: Collins / Fahy

The widow, Mary (50) was listed as the head of this family and she shared the house with her daughter Mary Fahy (25), who was not married[iii], John (17) and Margaret (15). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and John and Margaret could read and write. Mary (50) was listed as being a farmer, Mary (25) and Margaret were farmer’s daughters and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Mary Collins.

 

House 54: Mulry [sic]

There were just 3 members if this household and the head was Michael (60) and he was married to Catherine (58) and they lived in the house with their son, Martin (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They all spoke only Irish and only Martin could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Catherine was listed as “no scholar” and Martin was listed as being a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Michael Mullery.

 

House 55: O’Hara

Daniel (45) was the head of this family and he was married to Mary (50) and they lived with 2 of their sons, Michael (18) and John (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Daniel, Mary and Michael spoke Irish and English and John spoke only English. Mary could not read, Michael and John could read only and Daniel could read and write. Daniel was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and John was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Daniel O’Hara.

 

House 56: Collins

The head of the last family in Killosolan was Martin (50) and he lived in the house with his wife, Mary (42) and 7 of their children, Bridget (22), Mary (17), John (15), Katie (12), Bernard (7), Lizzie (4) and Ellen (7mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of Bernard, Lizzie and Ellen, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Mary (42), Lizzie and Ellen could not read while all the others could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Bridget and Mary (17) were farmer’s daughters, John was a farmer’s son and Katie and Bernard were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Martin Collins.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

The immediate lessor in the townland of Killosolan was Lord Clonbrock and he leased all the tenements unless otherwise stated.

 

John Kelly and Michael Leonard jointly leased 16 acres of land for £5 10s and also houses and offices on 35 acres, 3 roods and 35 perches of land for which they each paid £9 12s for land and John paid £1 for buildings and Michael paid £1 5s for his buildings. Daniel O’Hara, Thaddeus Mullery, John Mullery, John Fahy, William Crehan, Laurence Owens, Patrick Owens and Edward Carry leased buildings on 94 acres, 2 roods and 24 perches of land. Daniel O’Hara paid £5 for land and 8s for a house, Thaddeus Mullery paid £4 4s for land and 8s for a house, John Mullery paid £4 4s for land and 15s for a house and offices and John Fahy paid £4 4s for land and 6s for a house and offices. William Crehan paid £2 10s for land and 6s for a house and offices, Laurence Owens paid £2 10s for his share of the land and 8s for a house and offices, Patrick Owens paid £2 10s for his share of the land and 8s for a house and offices and Edward Carry paid 5s for a house.

 

John Fahy, John Mullery, Laurence Owens and William Crehan jointly leased 13 acres of land for which they each paid £1 10s. Mark Brandon and Laurence Crehan jointly leased 14 acres and 3 roods of land for £2 10s each. Malachy Manion [sic], John Googan [sic] Mary Gavin, Bridget Gavin, James Gordon and Catherine Gordon jointly leased 60 acres and 17 perches of bog for which Malachy Manion [sic] and John Doogan [sic] each paid £1 15s and the others paid 17s each. Michael Raftery and Michael Keely jointly leased 18 acres and 8 perches of bog for which Michael Raftery paid £1 16s and Michael Keely paid 18s. Michael Sweeny and James Coffey jointly leased 15 acres, 2 roods and 15 perches of bog for which Michael Sweeny paid £1 10s and James Coffey paid 10s. Michael Gordon, Thomas Clarke Jnr and Owen Conry jointly leased 21 acres, 1 rood and 3 perches of bog for which Michael Gordon paid £1 8s and Thomas and Owen paid 14s each.

 

Patrick Clarke leased a house and offices on 67 acres, 2 roods and 19 perches of land for £18 for the land and £1 15s for the buildings and he further leased a house to Patrick Clarke Jnr for 12s.

 

Lord Clonbrock had 6 plots in fee (for himself), 607 acres, 3 roods and 9 perches of bog with an annual ratable valuation of £3 5s, 52 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches of bog with an annual ratable valuation of 5s and 3 acres, 2 roods and 18 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of 12s. 1 acre, 2 roods and 31 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of 10s, 6 acres and 10 perches of land with annual ratable valuation of £2 15s and 1 acre and 10 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of 10s.

 

William Burns leased 74 acres, 1 rood and 4 perches of land for £36, Thomas Clarke Jnr leased a house and offices on 3 acres and 22 perches of land for £1 15s for the land and 15s for the buildings and also 9 acres and 31 perches of land for £6. Michael Gordon leased a house and offices on 3 acres, 2 roods and 36 perches of land for £2 5s for the land and 15s for the buildings and also 11 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches of land for £8. Owen Kilroy leased a house and offices on 3 acres, 3 roods and 13 perches of land for £2 5s for the land and 10s for the buildings. Thomas Gordon leased a house and offices with 1 acre and 23 perches of land for 5s for the land and 8s for the buildings and also 1 acre, 3 roods and 28 perches of land for £1 5s and James Coffey leased a house and offices with 4 acres, 2 roods and 24 perches of land for £2 15s for the land and 10s for the buildings. Mary Coffey leased a house with a garden of 38 perches for which she paid 3s for the garden and 8s for the house annually, Michael Sweeny paid £1 10s for 2 acres, 3 roods and 35 perches of land and 15s for a house and offices and also he leased 2 other plots, 1 acre, 3 roods and 3 perches of land for £1 10s and 5 acres and 18 perches of land for £3 13s. Bridget Coffey leased 1 acre, 2 roods and 13 perches of land for £1 5s and a house with a garden of 1 rood and 17 perches for 4s for the garden and 8s for the house,

 

Michael Keely leased a house and an office on 5 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches of land for £3 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings and also he paid £6 5s for 9 aces and 16 perches of land. Margaret Clarke paid £2 for 3 acres and 34 perches of land and Bridget Raftery paid 17s for 1 acre, 1 rood and 6 perches of land and 10s for a house and offices and also 18s for another 1 acre, 1 rood and 16s of land. Michael Raftery paid £2 15s for 4 acres and 8 perches of land and 10s for a house and office and Patrick Fenaghty [sic] paid £1 15s for 3 acres and 26 perches of land and 10s for a house. Mary and Bridget Gavin jointly leased 3 tenements, the first, was of 5 acres and 33 perches of land for £1, the second, a house and offices on 1 ace, 1 rood and 25 perches of land for which they each paid 10s for and £1 10s between them for a house and offices, and lastly, they paid £5 8s for 7 acres of land. Catherine and James Gordon jointly leased 13 acres, 2 roods and 9 perches of land for £3 15s each and Catherine had a house and an office on that land for which she paid 15s and James had a house for £1.

 

Malachy Manion [sic] paid £1 for 4 acres, 3 roods and 21 perches of land and also £6 5s for 8 acres and 12 perches of land and 15s for a house and offices on that land. John Doogan [sic] leased 5 acres, 2 roods and 11 perches of land for 17s and also a house and office on 8 acres, 2 roods and 37 perches of land for £6 13s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

 

Mark Gavin, Mark Brandon, Thomas Kelly, Thomas D. Clarke, Laurence Crehan and Patrick Clarke jointly leased 31 acres, 2 roods and 8 perches of land with Thomas D. Clarke paying £2 4s and the others all paying £1 2s each. James and Thomas Leonard jointly leased houses and offices on 46 acres and 36 perches of land for £10 for the land and 18s for the buildings each. Laurence Rabbitt [sic] leased a house from James and Thomas Leonard for 8s. Mark Brandon leased 4 tenements, the first, 6 acres, 2 roods and 33 perches of land for £2 5s, 6 acres, 2 roods and 15 perches of land for £3 14s, a house and offices on 6 acres, 3 roods and 18 perches of land for £6 for the land and £1 5s for the buildings and, lastly, 3s for 2 roods and 22 perches of bog. Michael Farahy [sic] and Luke Kilcommon [sic] jointly leased 6 acres, 3 roods and 37 perches of land for £1 each. Michael Farahy [sic] leased 3 tenements, the first, 2 acres and 7 perches of land for 15s, the second, 5 acres, 2 roods and 37 perches of land for £4 5s and, lastly, a house for 12s.

 

Luke Kilcommon [sic] paid £3 15s for 5 acres, 1 rood and 32 perches of land and £1 for a house and offices and Michael Gavin and Laurence Clarke paid £2 each for a share in 21 acres and 22 perches of land. Mary McKelly [sic], Honoria McKelly [sic], Patrick Kelly and James Kelly jointly leased 91 acres, 3 roods and 11 perches of land for which Mary and Honoria paid £8 15s between them and Patrick and James paid £4 10s each and Mary and Honoria also paid £1 for a house and offices on that land, Patrick paid 15s for a house and office and James paid 10s for a house and office. Thomas Crehan paid £3 8s for 11 acres, 3 roods and 9 perches of land and 7s for a house, Mary Kelly Jun paid 12s for 1 acre, 2 roods and 5 perches of land and 6s for a house. James Kelly leased 3 tenements, the first being 7 acres, 2 roods and 7 perches of land for £2 5s, the second, a house and offices on 8 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches of land for £5 18s for the land and £1 3s for the buildings and, lastly, £8 for 24 acres and 2 roods of land. John Galvin paid £8 12s 17 acres, 1 rood and 12 perches and £1 for a house and offices, Thomas Gavin paid £7 18s for 19 acres and 19 perches of land and £1 5s a housed and offices and Laurence Kelly leased a house and offices on 20 acres and 18 perches of land for £9 for the land and £1 5s for the buildings. John Gavin paid £6 for 14 acres and 2 roods of land and £1 5s for a house and office, Patrick Clarke paid £4 7s for 5 acres, 1 rood and 34 perches of land and £1 for a house and office and Laurence Crehan paid £4 15s for 6 acres and 24 perches of land and £1 1s for a house and offices. Thomas D. Clarke leased a house and offices on 11 acres and 29 perches of land for £8 15s for the land and £1 5s for the buildings, Thomas Kelly paid £4 15 for 6 acres and 4 perches of land and £1 for a house and offices and Mark Gavin paid £4 18s for 8 acres and 34 perches of land and 8s for a house and office. Laurence Clarke leased a house and offices on 23 acres, 1 rood and 11 perches of land and 12s for a house and offices, Michael Gavin paid £15 5s for 22 acres, 1 rood and 31 perches of land and £1 10s for a house and office and John Carr paid £20 for 48 acres, 2 roods and 16 perches of land £3 for a house and offices. Thomas Geraghty paid £1 for 1 acre 2 roods and 36 perches of land and 8s for a house. Hugh and Thomas Geraghty jointly leased 19 acres, 3 roods and 24 perches of land for which Hugh paid £6 10s for his share and Thomas paid £4 8s for his and they paid £1 5s between them for a house and offices. Anne Tyrell paid 6s for a house and Richard Delany paid £3 15s for 7 acres and 3 perches of land and 10s for a house and office.

 

 

 

 

[i] With Kate being less than a month old, it is unlikely that she would be able to read.

[ii] Possibly Andrews cousins and children of Thomas?

[iii] Possibly from a previous marriage?

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