Slater’s Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846


Post office:

Mary Eyre, Post Mistress. Letters from Ballinasloe arrive every morning at a quarter before five and are dispatched thereto every afternoon at ten minutes past four. Letters from Banagher and Parsonstown arrive every afternoon at four and are dispatched every morning at ten minutes before nine. Letters from Portumna arrive every afternoon at a quarter before four and are dispatched thereto every morning at five minutes past nine.

Gentry and Clergy

Allman Mr. Fras, Tullywood Cottage

Blake Mrs Anne, Main Street

Blake Mrs Jane, Green trees

Blake Peter Esq., Market St

Burke Mrs William B., Quansborough Lodge

Butson the Ven. Archdeacon James S.

Coen Rev. Thomas PP, Main st

Connatty Rev. Ths., PP, Grange House

Daly Mr John, Clonnachaise

Doyle Mrs Anne, Main st

Egan Mr John, Woodfield

Eyre John Esq., Hassop Park

Eyre John, Esq., (magistrate), Eyrecourt Castle

Eyre Rev. Richard, the Glebe

Eyre Robert Esq., (seneschal), the Cottage

Flanagan Miss Anne, Market st

Flanagan Henry Esq., Woburn

Grome Mr Edward, Clonfert

Grome Mr John, Market st

Kavanagh Rev. James CC, Main st

Kelly Patrick, Esq., Longford House

Kelly Mr Stephen, Longford House

Lemon Mr Joseph, Ormond View

Montgomery Mr John, Green trees

Seymour Rev., John Abbey land

Seymour Eyre Esq., Lisanacody

Seymour Mr Robert, Clonfert Cottage

Seymour Mr Simeon, Tower View

Skerrett Mr Patrick Mark, Main Street

Smith John Esq., Prospect House

Trench Jno Eyre Esq., Clonfert House

Professional Persons

Blake James, Attorney

Calanan Nicholas, Attorney, Main st

Cowan John, Attorney, Main st

Cowan Joseph Henry, Attorney and Sub-Sheriff of Galway, Main st

Eyre Robert, Attorney, Main st

Lovelock Patrick, Apothecary, Main st

Mahon George, Physician, Main st


Coen, John B.A. (Boarding), River Street

Endowed School, River Street, Mr John Coen, B.A. Master

Ladies Hibernian Female School, Market Street, Daniel Rosingrave, Master, Rebecca McGovern, Mistress

Inns and Public Houses

Coen Anne, Main Street

Daly Zecheriah, Main Street

Egan Joseph (and posting house), Main Street

Mahon Thomas, Main Street

Shopkeepers and Traders

Buckley Robert, Rag dealer, Main Street

Brereton Catherine, Grocer and Linen Draper, Main Street

Coates Samuel, Farmer, Coates’ Lane

Coghlan Patrick, Farmer, Main Street

Connor Thos., Blacksmith Pound Street

Donoghoe Michael, Provision Dealer, Main Street

Fallon Patrick, dyer, River Street

Ford Martin, Provision Dealer, Main Street

Gannon Patrick, Farmer, Coates’ Lane

Horsman Edward, Corn Miller, Eyrecourt Mills

Howard Patrick, Grocer and Stationer, Main Street

Hourigan Michael, Butcher, Main Street

Kelly Jno., Grocer and Draper, Main Street

Kelly Thomas, Grocer and Draper, Main Street

Killeen Jno., Grocer and Draper, Main Street

Larkin Denis, Nail Maker, Main Street

Larkin Philip, Nail Maker, Market Street

McCarthy Bridget, Provision Dealer, Coates’ Lane

Maguire George, Nail Maker, Main Street

Mahon John, Linen Draper, Main Street

McNevin Patrick, Harness Maker, Market Street

Moloney John, Baker, Main Street

O’Donnell, Joseph, Provision Dealer, Coates’ Lane

Rodden Jno., Provision Dealer, Main Street

Rodgers Isaac, Provision Dealer, Main Street

Sords Wm., Grocer and Baker, Main Street

Stanton Patrick, Cartwright, Main Street

Thompson Luke, Boot and Shoemaker, Market Street

Thompson Wm., Boot and Shoemaker

Topin Nicholas, Butcher, Market Street

Places and Worship

And their Ministers

St John’s Church, Market Street, Rev Richard B. Eyre, the Glebe; Thomas Leech, Clerk, Market Street

Roman Catholic Chapel, Main Street, Rev. Thomas Coen, Parish Priest, Main Street; Rev James Kavanagh, Curate, Main Street

Public Institutions etc

Bridewell, Market Street, James Dunbar, Keeper

Constabulary Barrack, Main Street, Samuel Abbott, sub-inspector, Laurencetown

Court House, Market Street, Daniel Rosingrave, Keeper

Dispensary, Main Street, Mr Geo. Mahon

Stamp Office, Main Street, Thomas Curran, Distributor


From William Sord’s, Grocer, Main Street

To Ballinasloe, a mail car every afternoon at ten minutes past four

To Parsonstown, a mail car every morning, at tem minutes before nine, goes through Banagher

To Portumna, a mail car every morning at five minutes past nine








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