Killamude West

Cill Modhiúid Thiar

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid M 64038 39003

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Is the property of Andrew Browne who holds it by deed for ever. It contains 62a. 3r. 34p about ½ of which is bog the remainder arable of a middling good quality. Amount of Co. Cess £9. 18. 7.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the western side of this parish in the barony of Tiaquin bounded by Mount Hazel and Killooaun townlands in this parish by Calltrakreen and Moneen in the parish of Killoscobe in Tiaquin Barony.

 

This is a list of townlands that share a border with Killamude West.

 

 

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 Ballymacward.

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 was only 1 house in Killamude West and it was occupied and was listed as being a private dwelling. It was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had a slate, iron or tiled roof. It was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and had 2 windows in the front. The enumerator for the area was Const. Peter Young.

 

House 1: Conheeney (sic)

The head of this family the widow Mary (60), who had been married for 20 years and had 10 children and 9 had survived. She shared the house with 5 of her children and they were, Michael (25), Martin (23), Irita (sic) (20), Pat Joe (15) and Kathleen Agnes (12). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English except Michael. They could all read and write. Michael and Martin were farmers and Pat Joe and Kathleen Agnes were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house and a piggery. Mary Conheeney was the landholder.

 

1901 Census

Overview of the townland

There was only 1 house in Killamude West and it was occupied and was listed as being a private dwelling. It was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had a slate, iron or tiled roof. It was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and had 2 windows in the front. The enumerator for the rea was Const. Patrick Duffy.

 

House 1: Conheeney (sic)

Andrew (48) was listed as the head of this family and he was married to Mary (43) and they shared the house with 7 of their children, Bridget (19), Michael (15), Martin (12), Margaret (13), John (11), Pat Joe (6) and Kathleen A. (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Andrew and Mary spoke Irish and English and the others, with the exception of Kathleen A., spoke only English. Kathleen A. could not read, Pat Joe could read only and the others could all read and write. Andrew was a shepherd, Michael was a shepherd’s son and the other children, except Kathleen A., were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with between 2 and 4 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a piggery, a barn and a shed. The landholder was Nicholas Hughes.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

James Ryan leased a house on 2 acres, 1 rood and 20 perches of land from Andrew Browne for 5s for the land and 3s for the house, Thomas Tully leased 57 acres and 3 roods of land and bog from Andrew Browne for £15 5s annually and Mrs. (?) Flynn leased a house on 2 acres, 3 roods and 14 perches of land from Andrew Browne for 15s for the land and 5s for the house.

 

This page was added on 17/03/2020.

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