Tullawicky

Tulaigh Mhuicí

Roger Harrison

Irish Grid: M 68248 34735

 

Author: Roger Harrison

 

The townland of Tullywicky is in the civil parish of Ballymacward, in the barony of

Kilconnell and the County of Galway.

 

Description:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

This townland is the property of Lord Ashtown by deed for ever. It is flat and dry of middling good quality. The houses and roads are in good repair. It contains a.r.p. The County Cess is £3. 9s. 8d.

 

Situation:

(John O’Donovan 1806-1861)

Lies in the S. East of this parish in the barony of Kilconnel is bounded by Carraholla, Carrana Upper, Carrana Lower, White Park and Lisscune Lower townlands in this parish and by Monaveen in the parish of Kilconnel, in Kilconnel barony. It is situated about 6½ miles S. West of Ahascragh.

 

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

 

 

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 the 1 house in Tullawicky and that house was occupied and listed as being a private dwelling. The house was constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls and had slate, iron or tiles for roofing. The house was 3rd class dwelling with 5 or 6 rooms and had 3 windows in the front.

 

House 1: Cahill

The head of the family in the only house in the townland was Thomas (68) and he had been married to Delia (63) for 35 years and in that time they had had 2 children and both had survived. Those 2 children lived with them and they were Joseph (34) and Patrick (32). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Delia, Joseph and Patrick could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Joseph and Patrick were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 or 6 rooms and they had a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a barn. The landholder was Thomas Cahill.

 

1901 Census

Overview of the townland

There was only 1 house in the townland in 1901 and it was constructed of stone, brick or concrete and had slate, iron or tiled roofing. It was a private dwelling and had 5 or 6 rooms and 3 windows in the front.

 

House 1: Cahill

The head of the only house in Tullawicky was Thomas (57) and he was married to Bridget (48) and they lived with their 2 sons, Joseph (23) and Patrick (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Only Thomas could speak Irish and English and all, apart from Thomas, could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Bridget was a house keeper and Joseph and Patrick were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 or 6 rooms. The landholder was Thomas Cahill.

 

Griffith’s Valuation

Robert Foreman leased 9 acres and 34 perches of land from Lord Ashtown for £4 5s, Thade Scarry leased 7 acres and 12 perches of land from Lord Ashtown for £3 10s, Lord Ashtown had 3 acres, 2 roods and 5 perches of land with an annual ratable valuation of £1 5s. Thomas Cahill leased a house and offices on 22 acres and 2 perches of land for £10 10s for the land and £1 5s for houses and Patrick Raftery leased a house and offices on 140 acres, 3 roods and 39 perches of land for £65 for the land and £5 for the buildings.

 

This page was added on 24/02/2020.

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