Oghil

Eochaill

Roger Harrison

Oghil

Townland:                                         Oghil

Civil Parish:                                       Árainn

Barony:                                              Aran

Church Parish:                                  Aran Isles

District Electoral Division:             Árainn

Area:                                                  1874.79 acres / 1874 acres, 3 roods, 5 perches

 

Baptism and Marriage records for Aran Islands R.C. Parish 1821-1881

Logainm for Oghil

Old Pension Census (1841-1851) for Oghil (no records)

 

1911 Census for Oghil

Overview of Oghil in 1911.

There were a total of 66 houses in the townland of Oghil in 1911. They were all occupied with the exception of house 66 and all were constructed of stone, brick or concrete walls with houses 41, 47 and 64 had slate, iron or tiled roofs while all the others only had thatch, wood or other perishable materials for roofing. Houses 2, 4, 9, 10, 12, 15, 20-28, 30, 34, 43, 45, 47, 50, 54, 56 and 62 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 14 and 39 were 4th class dwellings and all the others were 3rd class. Houses 14, 39 and 64 had 1 room and no windows, houses 7 and 53 had 2 rooms and no windows to the front, house 18 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 8, 17, 32, 38, 40, 41 and 58 had 2 rooms and 1 window and houses 6, 19, 48 and 55 had 3 rooms and 1 window. Houses 32 and 63 had 1 room and 2 windows, houses 3, 13, 36, 57 and 65 had 2 rooms and 2 windows to the front, houses 1, 5, 16, 33, 35, 37, 42, 44, 51 and 59-61 had 3 rooms and 2 windows and houses 11, 41, 46, 49 and 52 had 4 rooms and 2 windows to the front. Houses 2, 4, 9, 20, 22, 23, 28, 30, 34, 50, 54, 56 and 60 had 3 rooms and 3 windows, houses 12, 14, 24-27, 43 and 45 had 4 rooms and 3 windows to the front, house 10 had 5 rooms and 3 windows and house47 had 6 rooms and 5 windows in the front. All houses were listed as being private dwellings. There were a total of 75 out buildings in the townland consisting of 3 stables, 16 piggeries, 3 barns, 8 turf houses, 44 potato houses and 1 shed. there were a total of 349 people in Oghil at that time, 170 males and 179 females. The enumerator for the area was Constable Daniel Kelly.

 

Fitzpatrick / O’Flaherty

The head of the first household in Oghil was the widow, Bridget (73) and she lived in the house with her son, Thomas (34) and a granddaughter, Ellie O’Flaherty (14). 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. Bridget was a landholder, Thomas was a farmer and Ellie was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Fitzpatrick.

 

Conneely / Faherty

Michael (74) was married to Bridget (71) and had been for 48 years and during that marriage they had had 10 children with 7 of those surviving to that time. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Michael (29) and John (21) and also in the house at that time was a grandson, Jeremiah Faherty (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael (29), John and Jeremiah could read and write. Michael (74) was a farmer, Michael (29) and John were farmer’s sons and Jeremiah was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Conneely

John (83) had been married to Mary (71) for 21 years but they had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Neither could read and John spoke both Irish and English while Mary spoke only Irish. John was listed as being a general labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was John Conneely.

 

Walsh / Flaherty

The widower, John Walsh (83), was the head of this household and he lived with his son-in-law, Patrick (62) who had been married to his daughter, Barbara (42), for 21 years and during that time they had had 11 children with 9 of those children surviving to that time. Also in the house at that time were 7 of those grandchildren; Patrick (18), John (16), Delia (14), McDara (12), Barbara (8), Catherine (6) and Thomas Joseph (2). 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 John (83), Patrick (62), Catherine and Thomas Joseph, they could all read and write. John (83) was a farmer, Patrick (62) was a farmer and fisherman, Patrick (18) was a farmer’s son and fisherman, John (16) was a labourer and McDara and Barbara were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was John Walsh.

 

Walsh

The widow, Mary (75) was the head of this family and she had been married for 55 years during which time she had had 12 children with 8 of those surviving. She shared the house with 2 of her sons, John (34) and Joseph (30). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary and John spoke only Irish and Joseph spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. Mary was listed as being a landholder, John was a farmer and Joseph was a farmer and fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Mary Walsh.

 

Flaherty

The widow, Bridget (90) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her son, Martin (58) who had been married to Mary (40) for 17 years and during that marriage they had had 9 children with just 4 of those having survived to that time. Those 4 children also lived in the house and they were; Mary (11), Bridget (10), Maggie (2) and Patrick (under 1mth). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke only Irish while all the others, with the exception of baby Patrick, spoke both Irish and English. Only Mary (40), Mary (11) and Bridget (10) could read and write. Bridget (90) was a landholder, Martin was a labourer and fisherman and Mary (11) and Bridget (10) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Ganley.

 

Duignan

Michael (74) was married to Mary (74) and had been for 45 years and during that time they had had 3 children with 2 of those surviving. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Michael was a general labourer.

 

Flaherty

Michael (63) was the head of this Flaherty family in house 8 and he had been married to Anne (57) for 30 years and they had had 8 children with 5 of those surviving. They shared the house with 3 of their daughters, Bridget (16), Maggie (14) and Anne (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 Anne (57), they could all read and write. Michael was an agricultural labourer and the daughters were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael McDonagh.

 

Conneely / Faherty

The head of the household in house 9 was John (72) who was married to Mary (74) and had been for 46 years and they had had 6 children and all had survived until that time. Also in the house at that time were their son, John (30), daughter, Bridget (27) and a granddaughter, Mary Faherty (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from John (72), they could all read and write. John (72) was a farmer, John (30) was a farmer’s son and Mary (13) was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a stable, a barn and a potato house. The landholder was John Conneely.

 

Ganley

The head of this family was Patrick (65) and was married to Eliza (62) and had been for 38 years and during that marriage they had had 10 children and 8 of those children had survived. They lived in the house with 3 of those children; Frank (32), Kate (25) and Delia (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. Patrick was a farmer and Frank was a farmer and fisherman. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Ganley.

 

McDonagh

There were 10 members of this household and the head of the family was Michael (76) who had been married to Ann (55) for 34 years and had had 11 children with 10 of those having survived. Eight of those children also lived in the house; Larry (30), Martin (28), Bridget (21), Ellen (17), Kate (15), Agnes (13), Lizzie (11) 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, apart from Michael and Maggie, they could all read and write. Michael was a farmer, Larry and Martin were farmers and fishermen and the 5 youngest children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Michael McDonagh.

 

Flaherty

The head of this family was Patrick (85), a widower and he shared the house with 2 of his sons, William (42) and Thomas (32). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and both sons could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, William was a farmer and fisherman and Thomas was a fisherman and labourer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Flaherty.

 

Flaherty

Ellen (50) was recorded as being the head of this household and she was married and had been for 16 years and during that marriage she had had 5 children; Mary (15), Bridget (12), Patrick (9), Michael (7) and Kate (5). Ellen’s husband was not mentioned in this entry. 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 Ellen and Kate, they could all read and write. Ellen was a charwoman and the children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Flaherty[i].

 

McDonagh

Of the 6 members of this family, Patrick (66) was the head and he had been married to Margaret (53) for 24 years during which time they had had 9 children with 7 of those children having survived to that time. They shared the house with 4 of their children; Ellen (19), Bartley (14), John (11) and Bridget (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Margaret and Bridget, they could all read and write. Patrick was a farmer and fisherman and Bartley and John were scholars. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room and they had a potato house. The landholder was Patrick McDonagh.

 

Faherty

Martin (47) was listed as being the head of the Faherty family in house 15 and he had been married to Mary (35) for 16 years and they had had 7 children and all had survived to that time. Also in the house were Martin’s sister, Bridget (50) and 6 of their children; Margaret (14), Anthony (12), Bridget (10), Kate (8), Monica (6) and John (4). 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 read and write. Martin was a farmer, Mary and Bridget (50) were domestics and Margaret, Anthony, Bridget (10) and Kate were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery, a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was Martin Faherty.

 

Manning

The sole occupant of house 16 was the widow, Margaret (55) and she was born in Co. Galway, was a Roman Catholic and spoke both Irish and English. She could read and write and was recorded as being a landholder. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Margaret Manning.

 

Derrane

Joseph (46) was recorded as being the head of this family and he had been married to Sarah (53) for 15 years and they had had 6 children; Mary (14), Bridget (13), Patrick Joseph (11), Anne (10), Michael (7) and Kate (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Kate, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. With the exception of Joseph and Kate, they could all read and write. Joseph was a farmer and the 5 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Joseph Derrane.

 

Faherty

Michael (53) had been married to Bridget (39) for 20 years and during that marriage they had had 4 children; Bridget (19), Michael (8), Patrick (4) and Martin (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Michael (53), Bridget (19) and Michael (8) could read and write. Michael (53) was a farmer, Bridget (19) was a farmer’s daughter and Michael (8) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a potato house. The landholder was Michael Faherty.

 

Faherty

Coleman (74) had been married to Mary (72) for 43 years and they had had 6 children with 5 of those surviving to that time. They lived in this house with 4 of those children; Colman (30), Stephen (28), Winifred (24) and Sarah (22). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, apart from Mary, who spoke only Irish. Only Winifred and Sarah could read and write. Coleman was a labourer and farmer, Colman and Stephen were agricultural labourers and Winifred was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Coleman Faherty.

 

Flaherty

Stephen (50) was the head of this family in house 20 and he had been married to Kate (46) for 9 years and they had had 9 children with 5 surviving; Stephen (8), Bartley (7), Mary Anne (6), John (3) and Michael (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of baby Michael, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. John and Michael could not read, Stephen (50) could read only and the others could all read and write. Stephen (50) was a farmer and the 4 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Stephen Flaherty.

 

Powell

Michael (42) was married to Bridget (42) and had been for 13 years during which time they had had 7 children with 5 of those children surviving; Mary (12), Bryan (10), Bridget (8), Kate (6) and Patrick (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from young Patrick, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was a farmer and the 4 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms. The landholder was Michael Powell.

 

Derrane / McDonagh

There were a total of 9 members of this household and the head was listed as being Michael (65) who had been married to Margaret (60) for 31 years and they had had 12 children but only 6 had survived until that time; Thomas (22), Margaret (18), Patrick (17), Anne (15), Ellen (14) and Bryan (13). Also in the house at that time was Michael’s brother-in-law and lodger, Bartley McDonagh (68). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, apart from Michael (65), who spoke only Irish. All, apart from Bartley, could read and write. Michael was a farmer and fisherman, Thomas and Patrick were recorded as being farmer’s sons, Bartley was a landholder and Anne, Ellen and Bryan were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Derrane.

 

Flaherty / Donohoe

The widow, Anne (72) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 2 sons, Bartley (40) and John (33), a daughter, Anne (30) and 2 grandchildren, Stephen Donohoe (15) and Mary Flaherty (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, apart from Anne (72), who spoke only Irish. Only John, Anne (30) and Stephen could read and write. Anne (72) was a landholder, Bartley and John were farmers and Stephen and Mary were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Anne Flaherty.

 

Faherty

Catherine (69), a widow, was the head of this family in house 24 and she shared the house with 4 of her children; Patrick (35), Michael (32), Bridget (22) and John (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Bridget and John could read and write. Catherine was a landholder and the sons were all listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery, a barn and a potato house. The landholder was Catherine Faherty.

 

O’Donnell

Patrick (45) lived in this house with his wife of 8 years, Mary (35), but they had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and could read and write and Patrick was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery, a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was Patrick O’Donnell.

 

O’Donnell

The widow, Barbara (75) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with 2 of her sons; John (60) and Denis (40). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none of the family could read. Barbara was a landholder and John and Denis were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Barbara O’Donnell.

 

Concannon

Catherine (62), a widow, was recorded as the head of this family in house 27. She shared the house with 5 of her children; Mary (30), Bridget (28), Michael (26), Thomas (24) and John (20). 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. Catherine was a farmer and Michael, Thomas and John were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery, a barn, a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was Catherine Concannon.

 

O’Donnell

The widower, Coleman (75) was the head of this family and he shared the house with 3 of his children; Martin (29), Kate (25) and Patrick (20). 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. Coleman was an army pensioner and farmer and Martin and Patrick were farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Coleman O’Donnell.

 

Flaherty

Catherine (77), a widow, lived in this house with her daughter, Mary (40). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Catherine could read only while Mary could read and write. Catherine was listed as being a housekeeper. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Coleman O’Donnell.

 

Dillane / Powell

Thomas (33) had been married to Julia (33) for 3 years and during the marriage they had had 2 children; Bridget (2) and John (1). Also in the house at that time were 2 stepdaughters Mary Powell (11) and Julia Powell (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from John, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Only Thomas, Julia (33), Mary and Julia (9) could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Mary and Julia (9) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Thomas Dillane.

 

Powell

Anthony (65) was married to Sarah (24) and had been for 2 years and they had had 2 children and both had survived. Also in the house at that time was their son, Michael (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both Anthony and Sarah spoke Irish and English but only Sarah could read and write. Anthony was a farmer and Michael was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Anthony Powell.

 

Powell

There were 9 people in this Powell family and the head was recorded as being John (50) who had been married to Mary (36) 11 years and they had had 7 children; Mary (9), Bridget (8), Patrick (7), Jacob (5), Margaret (3), Anne (2) and John (6mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of baby John, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and Mary (36), Mary (9), Bridget and Patrick could read and write. John (50) was a farmer and Mary (9), Bridget, Patrick and Jacob were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was John Powell.

 

Mullin

Michael (52) had been married to Sarah (52) for 29 years and had had 10 children with 9 of those surviving to that time. Seven of those children were also in the house at that time and were; John (24), Patrick (22), Michael (20), Anthony (19), Bridget (17), Catherine (15) and Anne (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Michael (52) was a farmer, John, Patrick, Michael (20) and Anthony were farmer’s sons and Catherine and Anne were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Michael Mullin.

 

O’Toole

Andrew (69) was married to Mary (62) and had been for 40 years and during that marriage they had had 11 children but only 8 had survived. They shared the house with 2 of those children; Thomas (25) and Delia (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Andrew and Delia could read and write. Andrew was a farmer and Thomas was a farmer’s son. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Andrew O’Toole.

 

Mullen

Mary (80), a widow, was the sole occupant of house 35 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke Irish and English, could not read and was listed as being a landholder. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and had a potato house. The land holder was Mary Mullen.

 

Conneely

Thomas (43) had been married to Mary (50) for 19 years and during that marriage they had had 5 children; John (18), Mary (14), Bridget (9), Ellen (7) and Thomas (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary (50) and Thomas spoke only Irish while the others spoke both Irish and English. Only the 4 eldest children could read and write. Thomas (43) was an agricultural labourer, John was a general labourer and the other children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Derrane.

 

Derrane

The head of this family was Michael (71) and he had been married to Sarah (69) for 40 years and they had had 8 children and all of those children had survived to that time. They shared the house with 2 of their sons, Joseph (26) and Martin (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Martin could read and write. Michael was a farmer and Joseph and Martin were listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Michael Derrane.

 

Conneely / Faherty

Martin (48) was the head of this household and he was married to Mary (43) and had been for 1 year and they had 1 child, Bridget (4mths). Also in the house at that time were a step daughter, Mary Faherty (11) and a step son, Patrick Faherty (5). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from baby Bridget, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and Mary (35), Mary (11) and Patrick could read and write. Martin was a farmer and Mary (11) and Patrick were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

McDonagh

Peter (72) lived in this house with his wife of 8 years, Mary (71) but they had no children. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but neither could read. Peter was a general labourer and Mary was a spinner. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room. The landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

Costello / Halloran

The widower, Joseph (47) was recorded as being the head of this householder and he shared the house with 3 of his sons; Joseph (10), Michael (9) and Coleman (7) and also in the house at that time was Joseph’s mother-in-law and a visitor, Ellen Halloran. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only the sons could read and write. Joseph (47) was a farmer and fisherman and the sons were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Joseph Conneely.

 

Mullen

Michael (56) was the only occupant of house 41 and he was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He was listed as being married but there was no mention of his wife in this entry. He spoke Irish and English but could not read and was recorded as being a shoemaker. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Colman Conneely.

 

Conneely

The widower, Coleman (75) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his son, Martin (42), who had been married to Julia (40) for 11 years and they had had 5 children who also lived in the house and they were; Mary (10), Martin (9), Coleman (8), Stephen (3) and John (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from young John, all of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Julia, Mary and Martin (9) could read and write. Coleman (75) was a landholder, Martin (42) was a farmer and Mary, Martin (9) and Coleman (8) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Coleman Conneely.

 

Derrane / Faherty / Dillane

The widow, Mary Derrane (67) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her nephew, Martin Faherty (52), who was married to Sarah (39) and had been for 6 years and they had 4 children with 3 of those surviving to that time and were also in the house; Mary (7), Nellie (4) and Patrick (3). Also in the house at that time were 2 visitors, Bridget Dillane (9) and Martin Dillane (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the household could speak both Irish and English. Apart from Martin (52), Nellie and Patrick, they could all read and write. Mary Derrane was listed as being a landholder, Martin (52) was a farmer and Mary Faherty, Bridget and Martin Dillane were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery. The landholder was Mary Derrane.

 

Costello

The widow, Bridget (72) was the head of this family and she shared the house with her son, John (50) who had been married to Sarah (60) for 18 years but had no children. They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Sarah could read and write. Bridget was a landholder and John was a farmer and fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Costello.

 

Derrane / Donohue

Mary (65), a widow, shared this house with her daughter, Mary (35), who had been married for 9 years but had no children and her husband was not mentioned in this entry. Also in the house at that time were a grandson, John (13) and a son-in-law, Martin Donohue (36). 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 Mary (65), could read and write. John was a scholar and Martin was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Mary Derrane John.

 

Donohoe

Colman (73) was married to Anne (68) and had been for 42 years and during that time they had had 11 children with only 6 of those having survived to that time. They shared the house with 4 of those children; Delia (24), Michael (27), Maggie (19) and Kate (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Colman could read only. Colman was a farmer and Michael was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Colman Donohoe.

 

Ó Dhíarán / Ní Dhíarán / Ní Ghuidhir

Máirtín (44) was the head of this family in house 47 and he had been married to Máire (43) for 21 years but had no children. Also in the house at that time was a boarder, Eibhlín Ní Ghuidhir (29). They were all Roman Catholic and Máirtín and Máire were born in Co. Galway and Eibhlín was born in Co. Longford. Máirtín was a farmer and Eibhlín was a school teacher. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 6 rooms and they had a stable, a turf house, a potato house and a shed. The landholder was Martin Derrane.

 

Conneely

Michael (40) was married to Bridget (55) and had been for 18 years and they had had 6 children with 4 having survived; Mary (16), Bridget (12), Maggie (10) and Coleman (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. Michael was a farmer, Mary was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Derrane

Bartley (35) had been married to Bridget (26) for 7 years and they had had 4 children; Mary (6), Bridget (5), Norah (3) and Thomas (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bartley, Bridget (26), Mary and Bridget (5) spoke Irish and English and Norah spoke only Irish. Only Bridget (26) could read and write. Bartley was a farmer and Mary and Bridget (5) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms. The landholder was Bartley Derrane.

 

Derrane / Hernon

Anne Derrane (84), a widow, was the head of this household and she lived with her son-in-law, Thomas Hernon (33) who had been married to her daughter, Ellen (34) for 14 years and the had had 7 children who also lived in the house; Patrick (12), Mary (11), Ellen (9), Martin (7), Norah (5), Thomas (3) and Barbara (2mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas (3) spoke only Irish and the others, apart from baby Barbara, spoke both Irish and English. Anne, Thomas (3) and Barbara could not read, Norah could read only while all the others could read and write. Anne was a landholder, Thomas (33) was a farmer and Patrick, Mary, Ellen (9), Martin and Norah were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery and a potato house. The landholder was Anne Derrane.

 

Faherty

Patrick (65) was married to Mary (38) and had been for 20 years and they had had 9 children; Patrick (19), Mary (17), Michael (15), Margaret (11), Bridget (9), John (6), Sarah (4), Coleman (3) and Peter (11mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Sarah and Coleman spoke only Irish and the others, with the exception of baby Peter, could speak both Irish and English. Patrick (65), Mary (17), Michael, Margaret and Bridget could read and write. Patrick (19) was a farmer and Michael, Margaret, Bridget and John were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Faherty.

 

Faherty

Patrick (84) was listed as being the head of this family in house 52 and he had been married to Ellen (60) for 40 years and during that time they had had 8 children and all had survived. They shared the house with 4 of those children; Patrick (33), Bryan (30), Kate (20) and Anne (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Patrick (84), they could all read and write. Patrick (84) was a farmer, Patrick (33) and Bryan were farmer’s sons and Anne was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Faherty Bartley.

 

Conneely

There were 4 members of this household and Patrick (58) was the head and he had been married to Mary (71) for 30 years and during that marriage they had had 2 children, Mary (23) and Patrick (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Patrick (20) could read and write. Patrick (58) was a farmer and fisherman and Patrick (20) was a farm labourer and fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Patrick Faherty.

 

Dillane

The widow, Bridget (72) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 2 of her children, Patrick (29) and Michael (25). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Michael could read and write. Bridget was listed as being a landholder, and the sons were both recorded as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Dillane.

 

ODonnell

There were just 2 people in house 55, Mary (73), who was married but her husband was not mentioned in this entry. She had been married for 50 years and had had 8 children but only 3 had survived. She shared the house with her son, John (37). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and John could read and write. Mary was a landholder and John was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Mary ODonnell.

 

Ua Maoláin / bean Uí Mhaoláin / Ní Mhaoláin / Ní Chualán

The head of this family was Antoine (60) who had been married to Maighréad (40) for 21 years and the had 10 children; Tomás (16), Bríghid (20), Cáit (18), Máire (14), Micheál (12), Anna (10), Liam (8), Antoine (6), Maighréad (2), Bairbre (5mths). Also in the house was a boarder, Una Ní Chualán (38). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Antoine (6) and Maighréad (2) spoke only Irish and all the others, with the exception of baby Bairbre, spoke both Irish and English. Antoine (60) was a farmer, Máire, Micheál, Anna, Liam and Antoine (6) were scholars and Una was a school teacher (?). Maighréad (2) and Bairbre could not read while the rest of the family could read and write. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a piggery, a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was Anthony Mullin.

 

Flaherty / Reed

The widow, Bridget (62) was the head of this household and she shared the house with 3 of her children; Patrick (27), Margaret (23) and Michael (20) and also a grandson, Patrick Reed (8). 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. Bridget was a landholder, Patrick was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Patrick (8) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and they had a piggery, a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was Bridget Flaherty.

 

Flaherty

There were just members of this household in house 58 and the head was Michael (89) and he had been married to Bridget (78) for 60 years and they had had 2 children and both had survived to that time. They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Michael was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Michael Flaherty.

 

Powell

The sole occupant of this house was Coleman (60), who was unmarried. He was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. He spoke both Irish and English, could not read and was recorded as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and he had a potato house. The landholder was Coleman Powell.

 

Conneely

Patrick (45) was married to Norah (31) and had been for 12 years and they had 6 children; Michael (11), Bartley (9), Mary (7), Maggie (5), Dilia [sic] (3) and Norah (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. 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 young Norah, who spoke only Irish. Patrick, Dilia [sic] and Norah could not read while the others could all read and write. Patrick was a farmer and the 4 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was Patrick Conneely.

 

Conneely

The widower, John (75) was the head of this household and shared the house with his son, John (35) who had been married to Anne (35) for 13 years and during that marriage they had had 6 children and 5 of those had survived and were also living in the house and they were; Martin (12), Stephen (9), Bridget (7), Michael (4) and Patrick (2). There was also another son of John’s in the house at that time, Anthony (32). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (75), Michael and Patrick spoke only Irish but could not read while the others spoke Irish and English and could read and write. John (75) was a general labourer, John (35) was an agricultural labourer, Anthony was a labourer and fisherman and the 3 eldest grandchildren were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a potato house. The landholder was John Dirrane.

 

Dirrane

John (37) was married to Mary (32) and had been for 5 years and they had had 3 children; Mary (4), Anne (3) and Bridget (10mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from baby Bridget, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and both parents could read and write. John was a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and they had a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was John Dirrane.

 

Mullen

There were 5 members of this household and the head was recorded as being George (63) who had been married to Bridget (60) for 39 years and they had had 5 children but only 2 had survived to that time. Also in the house were a son, John (20), a daughter, Ellen (13) and a brother of Georges, John (61). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (61) spoke only Irish while the rest could speak both Irish and English but only Ellen could read and write. George was a labourer and farmer, John (20) was a labourer, John (61) was a general labourer and Ellen was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a turf house and a potato house. The landholder was George Mullen.

 

Faherty

Thomas (60) shared this house with his wife of 25 years, Margaret (50) and they had had 5 children with all surviving. Also in the house at that time were 4 of their children; Margaret (24), Michael (23), Thomas (20) and Anne (11). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Margaret (24), Thomas and Anne could read and write. Thomas (60) and Michael were agricultural labourers, Thomas was a general labourer and Anne was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and they had a potato house. The landholder was Pat Faherty.

 

Flaherty

The head of the last house in Oghil was Thomas (86) who had been married to Mary (63) for 43 years and during that marriage they had had 10 children and 6 of those had survived. They shared the house with 2 of those children; John (24) and Annie (15). Also in the house at that time were 2 grandchildren, Thomas (11) and Mary (6). All were Roman Catholic and Thomas (11) and Mary (6) were born in America and the others were all born in Co. Galway. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Thomas (86), Mary (63) and Mary (6) could not read, John could read only and Annie and Thomas (11) could read and write. Thomas (86) was a landholder, John was a farmer and Thomas (11) and Mary (6) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms. The landholder was Tomas Flaherty.

 

1901 Census for Oghil

Overview of Oghil in 1901.

There were a total of 69 houses in the townland and 67 of those being occupied with houses 56 and 69 being empty and house 69 was the Roman Catholic chapel. All the occupied houses were listed as being private dwellings. Houses 2, 3, 9, 13, 21, 27, 29, 32 and 62-65 were 2nd class dwellings, houses 7, 22, 48 and 68 were 4th class dwellings and the others were all 3rd class. Houses 7, 22, 48 and 68 had 1 room and no windows, house 8 had 2 rooms and no windows, houses 16, 37 and 59 had 1 room and 1 window, houses 4, 10, 14, 15, 20, 24, 34, 44-46, 50 and 57 had 2 rooms and 1 window to the front and houses 5, 31, 38, 51, 53 had 3 rooms and 1 window in the front. Houses 6, 23, 25, 28, 42, 55 and 66 had 2 rooms and 2 windows, houses 1, 11, 12, 17, 18, 26, 30, 33, 36, 40, 41, 49, 52, 54, 58, 60, 67 had 3 rooms and 2 windows to the front and houses 19, 35, 39 and 61 had 4 rooms and 2 windows. Houses 2, 3, 9, 13, 32, 62 and 65 had 3 rooms and 3 windows in the front, house 21 had 4 rooms and 3 windows, house 27 had 5 rooms and 3 windows to the front and houses 29 and 63 had 4 rooms and 4 windows in the front. The enumerator for the area was Const. Thomas Daly.

 

Fitzpatrick

The head of the first house in Oghil in 1901 was the widow Bridget (63) and he shared the house with 2 of his sons, Thomas (23) and John (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Bridget could read only and both sons could read and write. Bridget was a farmer, Thomas was a fisherman and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Fitzpatrick.

 

Conneely

Michael (64) was married to Bridget (48) and they lived in this house with 5 of their children; Timothy (23), Michael (20), Bridget (17), Patrick (20) and John (10). 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. Michael (64) was a farmer, Timothy and Michael (20) were fishermen and the other children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Walsh / Flaherty

The head of this family was listed as being John (66) who was married to Bridget (68) and they shared the house with their daughter, Barbara (26) and she was married to Patrick Flaherty (36) and also 5 grandchildren, Mary Flaherty (10), Patrick Flaherty (8), John Flaherty (6), Delia Flaherty (3) and McDara Flaherty (9mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Delia and McDara, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Patrick (36), Barbara, Mary, Patrick (8) and John (6) could read and write. John Walsh was a farmer, Patrick (36) was a fisherman, Barbara was a farmer’s daughter and Mary, Patrick (8) and John (6) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John Walsh.

 

Conneely

John (67) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (60) and they were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. John was listed as being an agricultural labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was John Walsh.

 

Walsh

Bartly (70) was married to Mary (64) and they shared the house with 2 sons; John (22) and Joseph (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Joseph spoke both Irish and English and could read and write while the others spoke only Irish but could not read. Bartly was a farmer and John and Joseph were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Bartly Walsh.

 

Flaherty

The head of the family in house 6 was Martin (40) and he was married to Mary (25) and they shared the house with his mother, Bridget (75), their son, Thomas (5) and daughter, Mary (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin and Bridget spoke only Irish while the others spoke both Irish and English. Only Mary (25) could read and write. Martin was listed as being a farm labourer and Mary (25) was a housekeeper. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Dignan

Michael (65) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (60) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They spoke only Irish but could not read. Michael was an agricultural labourer. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room but there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Flaherty

Michael (50) was married to Anne (38) and they shared the house with 5 of their children, Mary (16), John (14), Bridget (6), Maggie (4) and Anne (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of young Anne, all of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Michael and Mary could read and write. Michael was listed as being a farm labourer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Conneely / Faherty

John (60) was the head of this household in house 9 and was married to Mary (64) and lived in the house with their son, John (23), daughter, Bridget (18) and also in the house at that time was a granddaughter, Mary Faherty (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Mary (64), John (23) and Bridget could read and write. John (60) was recorded as being a farmer, John (23) was a fisherman and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John Conneely.

 

Ganly [sic]

There were 8 members of this family in house 10 and the head was Patrick (49) and he was married to Eliza (47) and they lived with their children; Frank (21), Kate (19), Lizzie (15), Mary A. (13), Agnes (11) and Delia (9). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Delia, who spoke only English, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and all could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Eliza was a housekeeper, Frank was a farmer’s son, Kate was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Pat Ganly [sic].

 

Ganly [sic]

The widow, Catherine (70) was the sole occupant of house 11 and she was a Roman Catholic and was born in Co. Galway. She spoke both Irish and English, could read and write but had no occupation. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Costello.

 

McDonagh

Of the 10 members of this household, Michael (63) was the head and he was married to Anne (38) and they lived in the house with 8 of their children; Laurence (17), Martin (15), Anne (11), Bridget (9), Margaret (7), Ellen (5), Catherine (3) and Agnes (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of young Agnes, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Michael, Ellen, Catherine and Agnes could not read while all the others could read and write. Michael was recorded as being a farmer, Laurence and Martin were formers sons and Anne (11), Bridget and Margaret were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael McDonagh.

 

Faherty

Martin (35) lived with his wife, Mary (25) and 3 children; Maggie (3), Anthony (2) and Bridget (1). They were all born on the Aran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Bridget, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and both parents could read and write. Martin was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Martin Faherty.

 

Faherty

The widow, Mary (80) was the head of this family and she lived in the house with her son, Martin (40) and daughter, Maggie (27). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and only Maggie could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Mary Faherty.

 

Faherty / Derrane

Bridget Faherty (70), a widow, was the head of this household and she shared the house with her son-in-law, Joseph Derrane (35), her daughter, Sarah Derrane (35) and 3 grandchildren; Mary Derrane (3), Bridget Derrane (2) and Pat Derrane (1). They were all born on the Aran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from young Pat, all of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Joseph and Sarah could read and write. Bridget (70), Joseph and Sarah were listed as being farmers. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Michael Faherty.

 

Faherty

Michael ($0) lived in this house with his wife, Bridget (25) and their daughter, Bridget (7). All of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael was a farmer, Bridget (25) was said to be in farming and Bridget (7) was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and the landholder was Michael Faherty.

 

Faherty

Coleman (72) was the head of this household and he shared the house with his wife, Anne (50) and 4 of their children; Coleman (25), Stephen (23), Winifred (20) and Sarah (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Coleman (72), Winifred and Sarah could read and write. Coleman (72) was a farmer, Coleman (25) and Stephen were farmer’s sons, Winifred was a scholar and Sarah was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Colman Faherty.

 

Dillane

Bridget (45), a widow, lived in this house with 3 of her sons; Patrick (22), Thomas (20) and Michael (18). 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 a housekeeper and the sons were all listed as being farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Dillane.

 

Powell

Michael (30) was married to Bridget (31) and they had 2 children in the house as well; Mary (1) and Bryan (7mths). Also in the house at that time were 2 of Michael’s brothers, Pat (20) and Martin (18). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All the adults spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was a farmer, Pat was a farmer’s sons and Martin was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Michael Powell.

 

ODonnell

There were 5 members of this household in house 20 and the head was recorded as being Michael (66) who was married to Mary (60) and they shared the house with 3 of their sons, John (30), Thomas (25) and Denis (21). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only John could read and write. Michael was a farmer, John and Thomas were farmer’s sons and Denis was a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Michael ODonnell.

 

Mullin

Anthony (32) was married to Maggie (23) and they had 6 children that were also in the house at that time; Bridget (10), Kate (8), Thomas (7), Mary (4), Michael (3) and Annie (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from baby Annie, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Michael and Annie could not read, Mary could read only and the others could all read and write. Anthony was a farmer and the 4 eldest children were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Anthony Mullin.

 

Conneely / Dirrane

Martin (75) was married to Sarah (65) and they lived in this house with their son, Martin (33) and a grandson, Martin Dirrane (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but none could read. Martin was a farmer and Martin (33) and Martin Dirrane were agricultural labourers. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room and the landholder was Martin Conneely.

 

OFlaherty

The widow Bridget (50) was the head of this family and she shared the house with 5 of her children; Bridget (20), Ellen (18), Patrick (16), Maggie (12) and Michael (10). 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 (50) was a farmer, Bridget (20) was a farmer’s daughter, Patrick was a farmer’s son and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Bridget OFlaherty.

 

Flaherty

Michael (78) lived in this house with his wife, Bridget (68). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael spoke only Irish but could not read and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Michael was listed as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Michael Flaherty.

 

Powell

There were 4 members of the Powell family in house 25 at this time and the head was recorded as being Colman (40), a single man, and he lived with his brother, Martin (36) who was married to Julia (23) and also in the house was a niece, Mary (1). All of the family could speak both Irish and English. Colman spoke only Irish and could not read and Martin and Julia could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Colman was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Colman Powell.

 

Conneely

John (60), who was married but his wife was not mentioned in this entry, was the head of this household. Also in the house at that time was his son John (26), who was married to Anne (26), and also another son, Anthony (24). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (60) spoke only Irish and the others could speak both Irish and English but only Anne could read and write. John (60) was a farmer, John (26) and Anthony were farmer’s sons and Anne was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John Conneely.

 

Mullin / Derrane / O Donnell

The widow Bridget (76) shared this house with 2 grandsons, John Derrane (26) and Thomas O Donnell (10). 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. Bridget was a farmer and Thomas was a scholar. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 5 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Mullin.

 

Conneely

Michael (60) was married to Maggie (60) and the shared the house with their son, Pat (32), their daughter-in-law, Norah (21) and grandson, Michael (11mths). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael (60) and Maggie spoke only Irish and Pat and Norah spoke both Irish and English. Only Norah could read and write. Michael (60) was a farmer, Maggie was a farmer’s wife, Pat was a farmer’s son and Norah was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Dirrane / Naughton

Martin (32) was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with a niece, Mary (12) and a lodger, Bridget Naughton (28). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke only English while the others spoke Irish and English and all could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Mary (30) was a farmer’s wife, Mary (12) was a scholar and Bridget was a national school teacher. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Martin Dirrane.

 

Donohoe

The head of the Donohoe family in house 30 was Coleman (56) and he was married to Anne (47) and they shared the house with 5 of their children; Martin (20), Michael (18), Bridget (15), Margaret (9) and Kate (7). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and all the children could read and write. Coleman was a farmer, Anne was a housekeeper, Martin and Michael were farmer’s sons and Bridget, Margaret and Kate were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Coleman Donohoe.

 

Dirrane

Thomas (80) lived in this house with his wife, Bridget (70) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English with Thomas being able to read and write but Bridget could not read. Thomas was listed as being a farmer and Bridget was a farmer’s wife. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Dirrane.

 

Flaherty

There were 9 people in this house and the head was Patrick (70) and he was married to Ellen (40) and they shared the house with 7 of their children; Patrick (20), Bryan (18), Mary (14), Bartly (12), Kate (10), Ellen (6) and Anne (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The 2 youngest spoke only Irish and the others spoke both Irish and English. Patrick (70), Patrick (20), Bryan (18) and Anne could not read, Ellen (40) and Ellen (6) could read only while all the others could read and write. Patrick (70) was a farmer, Patrick (20) and Bryan were farmer’s sons and Mary, Bartly, Kate and Ellen (6) were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Flaherty.

 

Dirrane

Thomas (60) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (55) and their daughter, Bridget (18). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents could speak only Irish but could not read and Bridget could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and Bridget was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Dirrane.

 

Conneely

Patrick (52) was married to Mary (50) and they lived with 2 of their children, Patrick (11) and Mary (13). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Patrick (52) could read and write. Patrick (52) was a farmer, Patrick (11) was a scholar and Mary (13) was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Conneely.

 

Hernon / Dirrane

Thomas (24) was the head of the household in house 35 and he shared the house with his wife, Ellen (25), their son, Patrick (2), daughter, Mary (6mths) and Ellen’s widowed mother, Anne Dirrane (72). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The adults could all could speak both Irish and English and Thomas and Ellen could read and write. Thomas was a farmer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Hernon.

 

Faherty

There were 8 members of this family and the head of the family was Patrick (47) who was married to Mary (30) and they shared the house with Patrick’s sister, Sarah (40) and 5 of their children; Patrick (10), Mary (7), Michael (5), Margaret (2) and Bridget (3mths). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The adults could all read and write and spoke both Irish and English, Patrick (10) spoke only Irish and could read only and the other children, with the exception of baby Bridget, spoke only Irish but could not read. Patrick (47) was a farmer, Mary (30) was a housekeeper, Sarah was a dressmaker and Patrick (10), Mary (7) and Michael were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Faherty.

 

Faherty

The head of this Faherty family was Thomas (50) who was married to Margaret (49) and also in the house were 5 of their children; Mary (20), Margaret (17), Michael (12), Thomas (11) and Anne (4). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Mary spoke Irish and English while the others spoke only Irish. Mary and Margaret (17) could read only while the others could not read. Thomas was a labourer and the 4 eldest children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room but there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Conneely

The widower, Michael (80) lived in this house with his son, Michael (36), his daughter-in-law, Bridget (34) and 3 granddaughters, Mary (5), Margaret (3) and Bridget (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family spoke only Irish but could not read. Michael (80) was a farmer and Michael (36) was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Conneely.

 

Dirrane

The widow, Mary (50) lived in this house with her widowed daughter, Mary (24) and her grandson, John (3). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English but only Mary (24) could read and write. Mary (50) was a farmer, Mary (24) was a farmer’s daughter and John was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Mary Dirrane.

 

 Costello

Coleman (80) was married to Bridget (50) and lived in the house with their son, William (15) and daughter, Bridget (17). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and both children could read and write. Coleman was a farmer, William was a farmer’s son and Bridget was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Coleman Costello.

 

Derrane

Martin (60) was married to Mary (52) and they were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both spoke Irish and English and Mary could read and write. Martin was recorded as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Martin Derrane.

 

Flaherty

Thomas (70) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (48) and 5 of their children; Thomas (21), John (14), Mary (10), Catherine (10) and Anne (6). They were all born on The Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English, with the exception of Thomas (70), who spoke only Irish. All the children could read and write. Thomas (70) and Mary (48) were listed as being farmers, Thomas (21) was a farmer’s son, Mary (18) was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Thomas Flaherty.

 

McDonagh / Flaherty

Pat McDonagh, a widower, lived in this house with his sister-in-law, Anne Flaherty (60). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. The could speak both Irish and English and Pat could read and write and was listed as being a tailor. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Conneely

The widower, Colman (50) lived in this house with his son, Martin (24) and daughter-in-law, Julia (20). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Martin and Julia spoke both Irish and English, Colman spoke only Irish but only Martin could read and write. Colman was listed as being a farmer and Martin was a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Colman Conneely.

 

Halloran / OHalloran [sic]

Ellen Halloran (63), a single woman, lived in this house with her first cousin, Bartholomew OHalloran (56), a second cousin, Katie OHalloran (10) and an unspecified relative, Anne OHalloran (48). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic, apart from Katie, who was born in America. Ellen spoke only Irish, Bartholomew and Anne spoke both Irish and English and they, along with Katie, could read and write. Bartholomew was a retired currier[ii] and Katie was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Flaherty / Mullin

Colman Flaherty (35) shared this house with a lodger, Michael Mullin (48), a divorced man. They were both born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English but could not read. Colman was a farmer and Michael was a shoemaker. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Colman Flaherty.

 

Mullin / Connely [sic] / Costello

Bridget Mullin (40) was listed as the head of this household and she was listed as being married but there was no mention of her husband in this entry and she shared then house with her widowed mother, Marry [sic] Connely [sic] (65), 4 of her children; Bridget Costello (17), a married woman but no husband listed in this entry, Patrick Mullin (15), John Mullin (13) and Ellen Mullin (2). Also in the house was Bridget’s brother-in-law, John Mullin (45). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget (17), Patrick and John (13) spoke both Irish and English and could read and write while the others spoke only Irish and could not read. Bridget (40) was a shopkeeper grocer, Patrick was a fisherman and Bridget (17) and John (13) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mullin

The only occupant of this house was George (45) who was a married man but there was no mention of his wife in this entry. He was Roman Catholic, born in Co. Galway and spoke both Irish and English but could not read. He was a fisherman. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Dirrane

Michael (45) was married to Sarah (40) and they shared the house with 5 of their children; Michael (22), Patrick (15), Joseph (12), Martin (10) and Julia (17). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Both parents spoke only Irish and the children all spoke both Irish and English. The 4 youngest children could read and write. Michael (45) was a farmer, Sarah was a farmer’s with, Michael (22) and Patrick were farmer’s sons, Julia was a farmer’s daughter and Joseph and Martin were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Dirrane.

 

Connely [sic]

The head of the family in house 50 was Thomas (24) and he was married to Mary (31) and they shared the house with 3 of their children; John (7), Mary (5) and Bridget (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas and John spoke both Irish and English and Mary (31) and Mary (5) spoke both Irish and English but only John could read and write. Thomas was a farmer and John and Mary (5) were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

Mullen

Patrick (60) was married to Mary (50) and they shared the house with their son, Michael (30) and daughter, Ellen (19). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick, Michael and Ellen could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, Michael was a farmer’s son and Ellen was a scholar. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Mullen.

 

Toole

Andrew (56) was listed as being the head of this family and he was married to Mary (45) and also in the house at that time were 5 of their children; John (20), Edward (16), Tom (13), Andrew (11) and Bridget (8). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Apart from Tom, who spoke only Irish, all of the family could speak both Irish and English and could read and write. Andrew (56) was a farmer, John, Edward and Tom were recorded as being farmer’s sons and Andrew (11) and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Andrew Toole.

 

Mullin

There were 11 members of this family in house 53 and the head was listed as being Michael (40) and he was married to Marry (40) and they lived in the house with 11 of their children; Mary (16), Martin (15), John (13), Patrick (11), Michael (9), Anthony (7), Bridget (6), Catherine (3) and Anne (4mths). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. With the exception of baby Anne, all of the family could speak both Irish and English. Mary (40), Catherine and Anne could not read, Michael (40) and Bridget could read only while the others could all read and write. Michael (40) was a farmer, Mary (16) was a farmer’s daughter, Martin was a farmer’s son and John, Patrick, Michael (9), Anthony and Bridget were scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Michael Mullin.

 

Powell

The widow Anne (79) lived in this house with her son, Anthony (50). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Anne spoke both Irish and English, Anthony spoke only Irish but neither could read. Anthony was recorded as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Anne Powell.

 

Powell

Patt (30) lived in this house with his wife, Mary (25). They were both born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. They could speak both Irish and English and Mary could also read and write. Patt was recorded as being a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Anne Powell.

 

House 56 was unoccupied.

 

Powell

Bridget (60), a widow, was the head of this family and she shared the house with her son, John (30), her daughter-in-law, Mary (24) and a granddaughter, Mary (5mths). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Bridget spoke only Irish and John and Mary (24) spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. John was a farmer. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Bridget Powell.

 

ODonnell

Coleman (63), a widower, was the head of the family in house 58 and he shared the house with 6 of his children; Martin (20), John (18), Kate (16), Bridget (14), Anne (12) and Patt (10). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and with the exception of Coleman, they could all read and write. Coleman was a farmer, Martin and John were farmer’s sons and the others were all scholars. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Coleman ODonnell.

 

ODonnell

The sole occupant of house 59 was Catherine (60) who was married but her husband was not mentioned in this entry. Catherine was a Roman Catholic, was born in Co. Galway, spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 1 room and there was no landholder listed for this property.

 

ODonnell

John (75) was married to Barbara (60) and they shred the house with 2 of their sons, John (40) and Denis (24). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. John (75) and Barbara spoke only Irish while John (40) and Denis spoke both Irish and English and only Denis could read only. John (75) was a farmer, Barbara was a farmer’s wife and John (40) and Denis were farmer’s sons. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was John ODonnell.

 

ODonnell

The widower, Martin (80) was the head of this family and he shared the house with his brother, Thomas (70) and 2 sons, Patrick (28) and Denis (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Thomas spoke only Irish and the other 3 spoke both Irish and English and all could read and write. Martin was a farmer, Thomas was an agricultural labourer, Patrick was a farmer’s son and Denis was a carpenter. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Martin ODonnell.

 

Faherty

The widow, Catherine (50) was listed as being the head of this family and she lived in the house with 7 of her children; Patt (21), Maggie (19), Michael (17), Tom (15), Bartly (13), Bridget (11) and John (9). They were all born on the Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Catherine and Patt, they could all read and write. Catherine was a farmer, Patt, Michael and Tom were farmer’s sons, Maggie was a farmer’s daughter and Bartly, Bridget and John were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Catherine Faherty.

 

Concannon

Catherine (45), a widow, lived in this house with 6 of her children; Mary (22), Bridget (20), Michael (18), Kate (14), Thomas (12) and John (10). 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. Catherine was a farmer, Bridget was a farmer’s daughter, Michael was a farmer’s daughter and the other children were all scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 4 rooms and the landholder was Catherine Concannon.

 

Flaherty

Stephen (71) was married to Anne (61) and they shared the house with 6 of their children; Stephen (37), Bartly (30), John (22), Martin (20), Bridget (27) and Anne (26). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from Anne (61) and Stephen (37), they could all read and write. Stephen (71) was a farmer, Stephen (37) was a labourer, Bartly, John and Martin were farmer’s sons and Bridget and Anne (26) were farmer’s daughters. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Stephen Flaherty.

 

McDonagh / Dirrane

Margaret (70), a widow, was the head of this household in house 65. She lived in the house with her son, Bartly (40), son-in-law, Michael Dirrane (40), daughter, Maggie Dirrane (37) and 8 grandchildren; Mary Dirrane (14), Michael Dirrane (12), Tom Dirrane (10), Maggie Dirrane (9), Patt Dirrane (8), Catherine Dirrane (6), Anne Dirrane (4) and Ellie Dirrane (2). They were all born on The Arran Islands, Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and, apart from the 4 youngest children, they could all read and write. Margaret, Bartly and Michael (40) were farmers and Mary, Michael (12), Tom, Maggie, Patt and Catherine were scholars. The house was a 2nd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Margaret McDonagh.

 

Flaherty

Michael (38) was married to Ellen (30) and they shared the house with 2 daughters, Mary (5) and Bridget (1). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. Michael, Ellen and Mary spoke Irish and English and Michael could read and write. Michael was listed as being a fisherman. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 2 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Flaherty.

 

Flaherty

Patrick (72) was married to Mary (65) and they lived in this house with 2 sons, William (28) and Thomas (23). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Mary could not read, Patrick could read only and William and Thomas could read and write. Patrick was a farmer, William was a fisherman and Thomas was listed as being a farmer’s son. The house was a 3rd class dwelling with 3 rooms and the landholder was Patrick Flaherty.

 

McDonagh

The head of the last occupied house in Oghil was Patrick (48) and he was married to Margaret (35) and they shared the house with a daughter, Mary (13) and 3 sons, Patrick (10), Bartly (5) and John (2). They were all born in Co. Galway and were Roman Catholic. All of the family could speak both Irish and English and Patrick (48), Mary and Patrick (10) could read and write. Patrick (48) was a farmer and Mary and Patrick (10) were scholars. The house was a 4th class dwelling with 1 room and the landholder was Patrick McDonagh.

 

Griffith’s Valuation (1847 – 1864) for Oghil

The immediate lessors for Oghil were Peter Barfoot, Henrietta A. Barfoot and Elizabeth F. Digby.

Plot 1 consisted of 1768 acres, 1 rood and 5 perches of land and had 50 tenements.

 

Plot 1.1: Michael Dillane leased a house, office and land for which he paid £2 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 1.2: Philip Ormsby leased a house and land for £2 10s for the land and 8s for the house annually.

Plot 1.3: John Conneely paid £4 for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1.4: John Walsh paid £5 for land and 10s for a house and offices.

Plot 1.5: Mary Nee leased a house and land for which she paid £1 15s for the land and 10s for the house annually.

Plot 1.6: Bartholomew Walsh leased a house and land for £2 15s for the land and 10s for the house.

Plot 1.7: Patrick Faherty paid £1 5s for land and 8s for a house.

Plot 1.8: Anne Conneely paid £7 15s for land and 10s for a house and an office.

Plot 1.9: Thomas Ganley paid £12 15s for land and £1 10s for a house and offices.

Plot 1.10: Laurence McDonagh leased a house and land for £6 5s for the land and 10s for the house annually.

Plot 1.11: John Flaherty leased a house, office and land for £5 5s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.12: Martin Flaherty leased a house, office and land for £5 5s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.12: Peter Derrane leased land for £3 15s.

Plot 1.12: Martin Derrane leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1.12: Thomas Conneely leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.12: MacDara Costello leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.12: William Joyce leased land for £2 15s.

Plot 1.12: Patrick Hernon leased land for £2 15s.

Plot 1.13: Michael McDonough leased a house and land for which he paid £3 10s for the land and 10s for the house annually.

Plot 1.14: Martin McDonough paid £410s for land and 15s for a house.

Plot 1.15: Mark Faherty paid £8 15s for land and 10s for a house and offices.

Plot 1.16: Patrick Faherty Sen. leased a house, office and land for £5 for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.17: Patrick Folan (John) leased a house, offices and land for which he paid £2 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.18: Anne O’Donnell (Jn) paid 2.10s for land and 10s for a house annually.

Plot 1.19: Honoria Faherty paid £1 5s for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1.19: Michael Faherty (Tom) leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1.20: Thomas Dillane leased a house, office and land for £5 5s for the land and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 1.21: Stephen Flaherty paid £7 15s for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1.22: Denis O’Donnell least a house, office and land for which he paid £4 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.23: Michael Power (John) paid £3 5s for land and 8s for a house.

Plot 1.24: Patrick O’Donnell paid £4 for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.25: Margaret Faherty paid £5 15s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.26: Anne O’Donnell (Denis) leased a house, offices and land for £7 for the land and £1 for the buildings annually.

Plot 1.27: Martin O’Donnell leased a house and land for £2 10s for the land and 10s for the buildings.

Plot 1.28: John Powell paid £4 for land and 15s for a house annually.

Plot 1.29: Thomas O’Donnell leased a house, offices and land for which he paid £4 for the land and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 1.30: Patrick Flaherty leased a house and land for which he paid £3 5s for the land and 10s for the house.

Plot 1.31: Anthony Mullen and sons leased a house, offices and land for £6 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 1.32: Ellen Conneely paid £2 5s for land and 8s for a house.

Plot 1.33: Michael Powell Sen. paid £3 10s for land and 10s for a house annually.

Plot 1.34: Patrick Powell paid £1 5s for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.35: Anthony Powell Sen. paid £2 for the land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.36: Thomas Mullen leased a house and land for which he paid £2 10s for the land and 8s for the house.

Plot 1.37: Margaret Conneely leased a house and land for £2 for the land and 8s for the house.

Plot 1.38: Bartholomew Flaherty Jun. leased a house and land for which he paid £1 for the land and 6s for the house.

Plot 1.39: Martin Derrane Paid £4 10s for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1.40: Stephen Conneely paid £2 10s for land and 8s for a house.

Plot 1.41: Thomas Flaherty leased a house and land for which he paid £1 5s for the land and 5s for the house.

Plot 1.42: Ellen Derrane leased a house and land for £3 5s for the land and 8s for the house.

Plot 1.43: Catherine Costello paid £2 10s for land and 10s for a house annually.

Plot 1.44: Bartholomew Conneely paid £2 for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.45: Coleman Derrane paid £5 5s for land and 10s for a house and office.

Plot 1.46: Bartholomew Flaherty Sen. paid £4 for land and 10s for a house.

Plot 1.47: Michael Faherty (John) leased land and a house for £2 10s for land and 8s for the house.

Plot 1.48: Thomas Derrane Sen. leased a house and land for £3 5s for the land and 10s for the house.

Plot 1.49: Thomas Derrane Jun. leased a house, office and land for which he paid £6 10s for the land and 15s for the buildings.

Plot 1.50: Thomas Derrane (John) paid £5 5s for land and 15s for a house and office.

Plot 1.50: Daniel Derrane leased land for £3 10s.

Plot 1.50: Mary Costello leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.50: Patrick Fitzpatrick leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.50: Bartholomew McDonagh leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.50: John Gill leased land for £3.

Plot 1.50: Pat O’Donnell (Owen) leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1.50: Anthony Derrane leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1.50: Michael Flaherty leased land for £1 15s.

Plot 1.50: Bridget Derrane leased land for£1 5s.

Plot 1.50: John Faherty leased land for £1 5s.

Plot 1.50: Mary Mullen leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.50: John Mullen leased land for £2 10s.

Plot 1.51: Anthony Flaherty leased a house for 5s.

Plot 1.52: Patrick Faherty Jun. leased a house for 8s.

Plot 1.53: The Roman Catholic chapel leased a chapel and yard for £5 annually.

Plot 1.54: Martin Mullen leased a house and office for 10s.

Plot 1.55: Bartholomew Mullen leased a house for 8s annually.

Plot 1.56: Honora McDonough paid 5s for a house.

Plot 1.57: Bridget Hallinan paid 5s for a house annually.

Plot 1.58: Michael Joyce paid 5s for a house.

Plot 1.59: Peter Costello leased a house for 6s annually.

The Ballast Board had in fee (for themselves) a lighthouse, stores and 2 acres, 3 roods and 12 perches of land that had an annual ratable valuation of 10s for the land and £10 10s for the buildings.

There were also 10 acres, 2 roods and 1 perch of water in the townland.

There were exemptions for the R.C. chapel of £5 and the lighthouse, stores and land of 10s for the land and £10 10s for the buildings.

 

1670 Down Survey for Oghil

The 1670 Down Survey name for this townland was Great Island Oghall. The 1641 (pre-Cromwell) owner was Sir Roebuck Lynch, a Catholic and in 1670 (post-Cromwell) the owner was Richard Butler, Earl of Arran, a Protestant. There were 650 plantation acres of unprofitable land, 226 plantation acres of profitable land and those 226 plantation acres of profitable land were forfeited.

[i] Possibly the absent husband?

[ii] A currier is a specialist in the leather-processing trade.

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