Lecarrownagappoge, Leithcheathru na gCopog, half quarter of the dock leaves

Civil parish of Kilreekil

Author: Jo Kelly/Galway Rural Development (GRD)

Lecarrownagappoge

Lecarrownagappoge is situated in the civil parish of Kilreekil. It lies east of the centre of the parish and is bounded by the townlands of Wallscourt, Doon and Carnaan. It is also bounded by Cloonmain in the parish of Killoran and Garryboghala in the parish of Abbeygormagan.

 

O’Donovan’s Field Name Book gives other spellings of this townland: Leath Cheathramhadh na g-capog, Lecarrownagappogue, Lagarhoonagoppogue, Lacarhoonagoppogue, Lecurroucoapoge, Lecarownacupoge and Lehcarrownacapog.

 

Down Survey Map shows this land under the name ‘Lecarrownegappoge’was owned by the Earl of Clanrickard, a protestant in 1641 and 1670. It states there were 132 plantation acres of profitable land.

 

Census 1901

There were 8 houses in Lecarrownagappoge in 1901. There were 28 residents in total: 11 were male and 17 were female. All occupants were Roman Catholic. They were born in Co Galway except for Mary Kelly (2) who was born in Co Mayo. The sergeant in the RIC was born in Co Monaghan and the constables in the RIC were born in the counties of Galway, Roscommon, Monaghan, Kilkenny and Cavan. The heads of the households were: Thomas Monahan, Eleanor Kelly, John Hardiman, Bridget Kelly, Mary Keane, Michael McDonogh, James Hanratty Sergeant, and James Monahan. The censes taken on the 3rd of April 1901 show the walls were built with stone, brick or concrete. The roofs were made with slate, iron or tiles except for James Monahan’s. His roof was made with perishable material.

 

Thomas Monahan (39) was a postman. He was married to Teresa (40). She was recorded as a national school teacher. Their daughter Mary (6) was a scholar. All 3 occupants could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 4 fronts windows. The house was built as a private dwelling. There were 4 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 fowl house, 1 turf house and 1 shed.

 

Eleanor Kelly (40) was a publican. Annie Manton (16) was recorded as a domestic servant. They were both single. They could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 7 rooms, 4 front windows, 1 stable and 1 turf house. The building was built as a public house.

 

John Hardiman (40) was a farmer. He was single. His sister Anne Duane (38) was married. She was recorded as Post Mrs. Boarder Mary Regan (50) was married. She was recorded as a general servant. All 3 occupants could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 5 rooms, 4 front windows and 1 piggery. The building was built as a post office.

 

Bridget Kelly (nee Barrett) (32) was married. She had 2 daughters: Mary (2) and Agnes (2 months). She could speak Irish and English. Bridget and her sister Mary Barrett (28) were recorded as house keepers. Pat Hardiman (17) was a servant. Bridget’s brother Willie Barrett (34) was a herd. Mary, Pat and Willie were all single. The 4 adults could read and write. They lived in a 1st class house with 12 rooms and 11 front windows. The building was built as a shop. There were 2 outhouses: 1 stable and 1 piggery.

 

Mary Keane (21) was a publican. She had 2 brothers: Thomas (19) and Michael (14). Michael was a scholar. Boarder Pat Walsh (60) was a domestic servant. He could speak Irish and English. The entire household could read and write. They were all single. They lived in a 2nd class house with 6 rooms, 5 front windows and 1 stable. The building was built as a public house.

 

Michael McDonogh (34) was a farmer. He was married to Hanoria (32). She was recorded as a shop keeper. They could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 4 front windows. The building was built as a shop. There were no outhouses recorded.

 

JH (45) was a sergeant with the RIC. The 6 other men listed on the census were constables with the RIC. The sergeant and Constable FP M (21) were born in Co Monaghan. MW (27) and JH (28) also worked as farmers. FM (37) was a scholar. PF (30) was born in Co Roscommon. JN (24) was recorded as a grocer’s assistant. The entire barracks occupants could read and write. They were all male and unmarried. FM and MW could speak Irish and English. They were born in Co Galway. JH was born in Co Cavan and JN was born in Co Kilkenny. The barracks was 2nd class building with 5 rooms and 5 front windows. 

 

James Monahan (43) was a farmer. He was married to Kate (35). They had 4 children. John (7), Mary (6), Nany (5) and Bridget (4) were scholars. James’s brother Pat (36) was single. Margaret Broderick (73) was a widowed servant. Margaret, Nany and Bridget could not read. The rest of the household could read and write. James, Kate and Margaret could speak Irish and English. They lived in a 3rd class house with 3 rooms and 2 front windows. The building was built as a private dwelling. There were 5 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 2 sheds. James Monaghan owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Census 1911

There were 10 houses in Lecarrownagappoge in 1911. 1 house was uninhabited. It was owned by John Barrett. It was a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 5 front windows built as a private dwelling. It had 5 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 calf house and 1 piggery. The other 9 houses had 41 residents in total: 23 were male and 18 were female. All occupants were Roman Catholic. The heads of the households were: Thomas Monaghan, Bridget Staunton, Bridget Kelly, John Hardiman, Michael Broderick, Michael McDonagh, Kate Monaghan, John Connaughton, John Barrett and Michael Fitzgerald. The census taken on the 7th of April 1911 show the walls were built with stone, brick or concrete. The roofs were made with slate, iron or tiles except for Kate Monaghan’s. Her roof was made with perishable material.

 

Thomas Monahan (51) was a farmer. He was married for 18 years to Teresa (53). She was recorded as a housekeeper. They had 1 child but none living in 1911. They could read, write and spoke Irish and English. They were born in Co Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 room and 4 front windows. The house was built as a private dwelling. There were 4 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 fowl house and 1 turf house. Thomas Monaghan owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Bridget Staunton (64) was a widow, publican and farmer. She was born in Co Galway. She had been married for 25 years. She had 3 children with 2 living in 1911. John (19) and William (16) were born in America. The entire family could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 8 rooms and 4 front windows. It was built as a public house. It had 4 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house and 1 piggery. Bridget Staunton owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Bridget Kelly (nee Barrett) (43) was a widow. She was a post mistress. She had been married for 6 years. She had 3 children with 3 living in 1911. Julia (8), Agnes (10) and Mary (12) were scholars. Mary was born in Mayo. Thomas Lynch (46) was a widower. He was a cattle dealer. He was born in Clare. Robert O’Shea (25) was a national school teacher. He could speak Irish and English. He was born in Kerry. The rest of the household were born in Co Galway. Bridget’s brother John Barrett (41) was a farmer. Kate Regan (40) was a domestic servant. Robert, John, and Kate were single. Kate could not read. The rest of the household could read and write. They lived in a 1st class house with 13 rooms and 5 front windows. The house was built as a private dwelling. There were 3 outhouses: 2 stables and 1 piggery. Bridget Kelly owned the land the house was situated on.

 

John Hardiman (50) was a widower. He was a farmer and postman. He could read and write. He was born in Co Galway. He lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms, 2 front windows, 1 cow house and 1 calf house. The house was built as a private dwelling. John Hardiman owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Michael Broderick (45) was married for 7 years to Mary Anne (31). They were recorded as farmers and merchants. They had 4 children with 4 living in 1911. Listed were 3 children: John Joe (4), Annie (2) and Teresa (1). Their daughter in law Ellen Naughton (16) was recorded as an assistant domestic servant. Michael Shea (42) was a farm servant. They were both single. The 4 adults could read, write and spoke English. Michael and Mary Anne also could speak Irish. The entire household were born in Co Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 7 rooms and 4 front windows. The building was built as a public house. There were 6 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 turf house and 1 store. Michael Broderick owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Michael McDonnagh (42) was a farmer. He was married for 10 years to Hanoria (40). They could read and write. They were born in Co Galway. They lived 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 2 front windows. There were no outhouses recorded. Michael McDonnagh owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Kate Monahan (49) was a widow. She was a farmer. She had been married for 20 years. She had 4 children with 4 living in 1911. John (17) and Mary (16) were single. Annie (15) and Bridget (14) were scholars. The entire family could read, write and spoke English. Kate also could speak Irish. They were born in Co Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 3 front windows. The building was built as a private dwelling. There were 7 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn. Kate Monaghan owned the land the house was situated on.

 

John Connaughton (46) was a farmer. He was married for 5 years to Mary Anne (32). They had 3 children with 3 living in 1911. Patrick (4), Micheal (2) and Fergus (10 months) could not read. The rest of the household could read and write. Annia Dolan (15) was a visitor. Joseph Cuniff (28) was a farm servant. The entire household were born in Co Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 5 front windows. There were 5 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery and 1 barn. John Connaughton owned the land the house was situated on.

 

MF (40) who was born in Co Westmeath was a married sergeant in the RIC. The other 5 men listed on the census form were constables in the RIC and were single. MM (28) was born in Co Mayo. E QN (24) and J OD (22) were born in Co Cork. C Vim R (23) was born in Co Roscommon. JW C (20) was born in Co Wexford. M F, C Vim R and JW C were recorded no employment. M M, E QN and J OD were recorded as farmer’s sons. The entire household could read and write. They were all male. The barracks was a 1st class building with 6 rooms, 7 front windows and 1 turf house.

 

This page was added on 16/12/2021.

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