Corbally (Hogan)

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Corbally Hogan

 

Corbally (Hogan) is situated in the civil parish of Abbeygormacan barony of Longford Co Galway. It is bounded on the north by Corballymore, on the east by Ballinruane and Cloonagore in the parish of Killoran and also part of Knockawn in this parish. It is bounded on the west by Corballymore and on the south by Mullamore.

 

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books give 2 other spellings of this townland: Corbhaile Mor and Corballyhogan.

 

Down Survey map gives no information on Corbally (Hogan) townland from the 1600s.

 

Census 1901

 

There was only 1 house in Corbally (Hogan) in 1901. There were 3 male occupants and 1 female. All occupants were Roman Catholic. They were born in Co Galway. The census taken on the 10th of April 1901 showed that the house was build as a private dwelling. The walls were built with stone, brick or concrete. The  roof was made with slates, iron or tiles.

 

Patt Keating (70) and his brother Owen (65) worked as shepherds. Their brother Edward (54) recorded his occupation as a farmer. All 3 were unmarried. Their mother Ellen (90) was a widow. She recorded her occupation as a housekeeper. All the family spoke Irish and English. They could read and write except for Ellen. She could only read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms, 4 front windows and 5 outhouses  Robert Johnston from Moate owned the land the house was situated on.

 

Census 1911

 

There was only 1 house in Corbally (Hogan) in 1911. There were 2 male occupants and 1 female. All were Roman Catholic. They were born in Co Galway. The census taken on the 4th of April 1911 showed that the house was built as a private dwelling. The walls were built with stone, brick or concrete. The roof was made with slates, iron or tiles.

 

Edward Keating (65) worked as a shepherd. He spoke Irish and English. He was married to Katie (40). She recorded her occupation as a shepherd. John Gallaher (50) was single. He recorded his occupation as a farm servant. All 3 could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. There were 6 outhouses: 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed. Mrs Johnston of Moate owned the land the house was situated on.

 

This page was added on 28/01/2020.

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