Slater’s Commercial Directory of Ireland 1846


Post Office:

Main Street, Guy Armstrong, Post Master. Letters from Dublin and various parts arrive every morning at twenty minutes past eight, and are despatched thereto every evening at eighteen minutes before five. Letters from Galway arrive every evening at eighteen minutes before five and are despatched thereto every morning at twenty minutes past eight.

Letters from Gort arrive every afternoon at ten minutes past four and are despatched thereto every morning at half past eight. Letters from Woodford arrive (by foot messenger) every afternoon at twenty minutes past four and are despatched thereto every morning at half past eight.

Gentry and Clergy

Blake Henry Esq, Dartfield

Blake John Henry Esq, Rathville

Blake Martin K, Raford

Blake Thomas Esq, Brooklong

Bricknell Jethro John Esq, J.P. Barrack Street

Bricknell Mrs Mary, Bride St

Brunskill Rev John, Abbey View

Burke Denis Esq, Fortlands

Burke Dominic Joseph Brown Esq, Killimer Castle

Burke James Hardman Esq, St Clarence

Burke James Ulick Esq, Carokeen

Burke Sir John, Bart., Marble Hill

Burke John Esq, Lake View

Burke the Misses, Cross St

Burke Patrick Esq, Ballybroder

Burke Thomas Esq, Ballydugan

Clarke Hyacinth Esq, Carraroe Lodge

Coen, Right Rev Thomas D.D., P.P., and Bishop of Clonfert, Bridge St

D’Arcy James Esq, Eden Hill

D’Arcy Robert Esq, Woodville

Daly Denis Esq, Dunsandle

Da’y James Esq, Castle Daly

Deane Miss Margaret, Kelly Lane

Dennis Jno Esq, Carroroe, Bookeen

Dolphin Oliver Esq, Turoe

Dolphin Paul Esq, Moor St

Dolphin Peter Esq, Deansfort

Fahey Rev William, Friary

Farrell Charles Esq, Dalystown

Gabbott Rev Henry, Main St

Gannon Rev Miles, Friary

Hemsworth Capt Thos, Barrack St

Lynch William Power Esq, Eden Hill

Lynes Charles Esq, Cross St

Lynett Miss Eleanor, Cross St

McDermott Michael Esq, Streamstown

Macklin Rev John PP, Moor St

Mahony George Esq, Barrack St

Molony Rev John, Main St

Nolan John Daly Esq, New Park

O’Grady the Hon and Rev William Killinan

O’Reilly Rev Peter, Friary

Persse Burton Esq, Moyode Castle

Persse Dulley Esq, Roxborough

Persse Holt Henry Esq, Castleboy

Pigott Captain Henry, Eagle Hill

Pigott Captain William, Main St

Ridge the Misses, Bride St

Skerrett Patrick Esq, Cross St

Symth James Esq, Mason Brook

Whelan Rev James H, RCC, Dunkellin Street

White Mrs John, Dunkellin St

Academies and Schools

Agricultural school, Coscorrig

  • James M’Lelland, Master

Curran Ellen, (ladies), Dunkellin st

Gibbons Bedelia, Moor St

Gibbons Christopher, Cross St

McHugh John, Kelly’s Lane

National School, Abbey Lane

Murtagh Hogan, Master; Elizabeth Hogan, Mistress

O’Brien John, Abbey Lane

Parochial School, Pigott’s Lane

James Brown, Master


Cloran John Joseph, Main St

Dolan Daniel, Main St

Hughes Thomas, Main St

Skerrett Edward, Main St


Geoghegan Jno (and builders), Barrack St

O’Brien Samuel, Dunkellin St


Banfield Andrew John, Bride St

Dolphin Henry, Summer Hill

Joyce William, Bride St

Macklin Joseph, (and agent to the Sun Flower Assurance Co), Moor St

Ridge Joseph Henry, Bride St

Silk Edmund, Barrack St

Smyth John, Bayrack St

Walshe Thomas, Mob Hill


Brennan Joseph, Barrack St

McHugo Patrick, Cross St


Armstrong Guy, Main St

Callanan Mary, Main St

Callanan Patrick, Main St

Cloran John, Main St

Dolphin Martin, Main St

Flynn John, Main St

McTigue John, Mob Hill

Mangan John, Main St

Meeres Patrick, Mob Hill

Sheil Patrick, Main St

Silk Robert, Main St


Dublin Banking Company, Main Street, Mr John Stratford, Manager

National Bank of Ireland, Main Street, (draws on Barnett’s, Hoare & Company, London) – Mr Jeremiah O’Leary, Manager


Callanan John, Church Lane

Fahey John, Cross St

Joyce Dominic, Bride St

Joyce Michael, Bride St

Moran Francis, Bride St

Nevin William, Barrack St

Booksellers and Stationers

Kelly Thomas, (and printers), Main St

Nolan Ann, (Stationer), Main St

Boot and Shoe maker

Burke Martin, Church Lane

Cain John, Bride St

Coen Thomas, Barrack St

Gibbons James, Church Lane

Kelly John, Bride St

Madden Denis, Dunkellin St

Madden John, Kelly’s Lane

Oliver William, Mob Hill

Tressy William, Bride St

Winter John, Mob Hill

Young Eleanor, Main St

Young James, Main St


Fahy Lawrence, Lake side


Callanan Thomas, Mob Hill

Fahy John, Main St

Fallon John, Bride St

Fallon Paul, Main St

Haverty Paul, Main St

Hickey Patrick, Church Lane


Brazil Nicholas, Moor St

Culleen Michael, Moor St

Culleen Peter, Moor St

Cunniffe Thomas, Barrack St

Hanely John, Bride St

Hanlon William, Athenry Rd

Coach Makers

Delany John, Dunkellin St

O’Grady Martin, Church Lane


Bermingham Margaret, Main St

Burke Michael, Main St

Burne Patrick, Main St

Callanan Patrick, Main St

Davy Andrew, Main St

Davy Margaret, Main St

Donohoe Patrick, Main St

Fahy John, Main St

McCarthy Patrick, Main St


Hardiman Calestus, Main St

Nevin John, Main St


See linen makers and haberdashers

Inns and Hotels

(see also Public Houses)

Carroll Bridget, Main St

Lynch Thomas, Main St

Williams Maria, Main St

Ironmongers and Hardwaremen

McCarthy Patrick, Main St

Macklin Thomas, Main St

Madden John, Main St

Martin James, Church Lane

Molloy Peter, Main St

Smyth Samuel, Main St

Leather Sellers

Finerty John, Kelly’s Lane

Hanrahan Hubert Church Lane

Keating Michael, Main St

Lynch John (and tanner), Barrack St

Young Jas (and shoemaker), Main St

Linen and Woollen Drapers and Haberdashers

Broderick Sylvester, Main St

Davy Margaret, Main St

Fahey Thomas, Main St

Hoyle Margaret, Main St

Kelly Patrick, Main St

McCarthy William, Main St

Mulkern Thomas, Main St

O’Flyn James, Main St

Painters and Glaziers

Barrett James, Barrack St

Butler Richard John, West Bridge

Butler Thomas, Athenry Road

Giblon John, Main St

O’Flaherty John, Church Lane

Tierney John, Cross St


Armstrong Guy, Riverville

Daly Isabella, White Mills

Fallon John, Ballingarry

Killeen Edward, Ballingarry

Nevin Michael, Ballygatsy

O’Brien Samuel, Cross St

Physicians and Surgeons

Cloran Henry, Bride St

Lynch Francis, Bride St

McDonnell Walter, Main St

Public Houses

Bradley Denis, Kelly’s Lane

Burke Patrick, Barrack St

Cosgrave Michael, Barrack St

Diamond John, Barrack St

Duly Bridget, Main St

Hanrahan Hubert, Church Lane

Hardy Elliott, Mob Hill

Haverty Michael, Barrack St

Hayes Mary, Main St

Healy Thomas, Bride St

Heavey Michael, Dunkellin St

Horan Thomas, Main St

Lynch Ann, Main St

Moran Edward, Main St

Mulkern Mary, Main St

Pelley Mary, Main St

Scully Stephen, Church Lane

Sheil John, Barrack St

Tarphy Mary, Main St

Saddlers and Hardness Makers

Fahy Timothy, Main St

Shadwell George, Mob Hill

Shopkeepers and Dealers in Sundries

Armstrong William, Main St

Cahill John, Church Lane

Callanan Mary, Main St

Cloran John, Main St

Donohoe Michael, Main St

Godman Mary, Main St

Higgiston Patrick, Athenry Road

Lloyd Elizabeth, Bride St

Mahon Patrick, Mob Hill

Murphy William, Main St

Nevin John, Main St

O’Brien Mary, Main St

O’Geoghegan Mary, Main St

O’Loughlin Timothy, Main St

Quirke Laurence, Main St


Daly Martin, West Bridge

Gore Antohy, Dunkellin St


See Physicians and Surgeons


Cahalan John, Moor St

Dolan John, Dunkellin St

Ford John, Galway Rd

Hall John, Church Lane

Money Charles, Barrack St

Whelan Laurence, Abbey Lane

Tallow Chandlers

Bohan Anne, Dunkellin St

Hanrahan Mary, Church Lane

Moran Edward, Main St


Burke Joseph, Abbey Lane

Lynch John, Barrack St


Lalor John, Mob Hill

Mulkern Eleanor, Main St

Watch and Clock Makers

Carter Samuel, Main St

Larkin Denis, Main St


Brown James, Cabinet Maker, Moor St

Clayton Wm, mail coach office, Bride St

Conroy James, Clothes Dealer, Main St

Cowen John, pawnbroker, Main St

Coy James, Tin-plate worker, Dunkellin St

Fahy James, Cloth Napper, Dunkellin St

Fahy Michael, Dyer, Dunkellin St

Flynn Michael, Wool card maker, Dunkellin St

Harlow Henry, Glover, Main St

Hemsworth Michael, Cooper, Bride St

Kelly Johannah, fent dealer, Main St

Kennedy James, gunsmith, Kelly’s Lane

Madden Stephen, Commissioner for taking affidavits and master extra in Chancery, Main St

O’Meara Eleanor, Milliner and dressmaker, Main St

Staunton Patrick, earthenware dealer, Main St

Watkins Thomas, Whitesmith, Galway Road

Places of Worship

And their Ministers

Parish Church, Church Lane – Rev Samuel Medlicott, Rector, Guernsy; Rev Henry Gabbott, Curate, Main St

Roman Catholic Chapel, Cross St – Right Rev Thomas Coen DD, parish priest and bishop of the Diocese of Clonfert, Bride St; Rev John Molony, Main St and Rev Joseph Henry Whelan, Mob Hill, Curates

Abbey Convent and Friary, (Carmelite Order), Abbey Lane, Rev Miles Gannon, Superior

Mount Carmel Convent, Mount Carmel – Julia Lynch, Superioress

Public Institutions etc

Ball and Billiard Rooms, Barrack St

Barrack (Constabulary) Barrack St – William Lewis, Inspector, Christopher Gernon, Sub-Inspector

Barrack (Military), Barrack St – Captain Hughes, Barrack Master

Barrack (Revenue Police), Bride St – Thomas E Langley, Inspector, Henry Hewitt, Lieutenant

Bridewell, Lakeside – Maria Nethercott, Governess

Courthouse, Barrack St

Dispensary, Bride St – Henry Cloran, MD, Medical Attendant

Excise Office, Moor St – Robert Young, Supervisor

Fever Hospital, Mount Pleasant – F. Lynch, MD and William McDonnell, MD, Medical Attendants

Linen Hall, Barrack St

Mechanics’ Institution, Main St

Stamp Office, Main St – Guy Armstrong, Sub-Distributor

Subscription News Room, at Mrs Williams’ Hotel, Main St

Coaches and Cars

To Dublin the Royal Mail (from Galway) calls to Lynch’s Hotel every evening at five; goes through Ballinasloe, Athlone, Moate, Kilbeggan, Beggar’s Bridge, Kinnegad, Clonard, Maynooth and Leixlip.

To Ballinasloe, a car, from Carroll’s Hotel every day at twelve

To Ennis, a car from Carroll’s Hotel, every afternoon (Sunday excepted) at one; goes through Gort.

To Galway, the Royal Mail (from Dublin), calls at Lynch’s Hotel every morning at eight – and a car from Carroll’s Hotel every afternoon at one.


















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