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Quinaltagh

Cuingealtach,  Chuingealtaí, Field of the joints.

Quinaltagh is situated in the civil parish of Addergoole, Barony of Dunmore, County Galway.  It is located in the north east end of the parish of Dunmore and townland of Cloonbrisk [sic] and on the east by Shanballymore.

The Down Survey Map under the name ‘Cunjolta and Shanvallymore’ shows that the land was owned by Lord Birmingham, a protestant in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and the land was owned by Martin Kirrowan, a catholic in 1670 (post Cromwell).

O’Donovan’s field name books provide various spellings of this townland: Quinaltagh, Cinealtach and Quigultagh. According to this source, Quinaltagh was owned by Major P Kerwin of Dublin which contained 721 ½ acres statue measure including about 210 acres of bog, 27 acres of rocky ground and 2 ½ acres of water.

Census 1841-1851

Quinaltagh consisted of an area of 721 acres, 1 rood, 36 perches. In 1841 there were a total 121 people, 63 were male and 58 were female who occupied 19 houses. In 1851 the total of people increased to 173, 96 were male and 77 female who occupied 28 houses and there was 1 uninhabited house. The poor law valuation paid in 1851 was £140-15-0.

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms 

Margaret Glynn – Application Number C16 3733

Margaret Glynn applied for the pension on the 23rd of June 1916. At the time of the application the address she supplied was Mr Pat Glynn, Quinaltagh, Dunmore, County Galway. According to Margaret her parents were Nicholas and Rose Glynn (nee Doherty) who were married in 1842. A list of names were provided on the census search form; John (9), Andrew (8), Patrick (1) and Eleanor. Andrew and Eleanor died. Margaret Glynn was awarded an annual pension of £16-14.

John Glynn – Application Number C16 4011

John Glynn applied for the pension on the 23rd of July 1916. At the time if the application the address he supplied was Mr Pat Glynn, Quinaltagh, Dunmore, County Galway. According to John his parents were Nicholas and Rose Glynn (nee Doherty). John Glynn was awarded an annual pension of £16-14.

Griffiths Valuation

According to Griffiths 1855, Richard Kirwan was the main land owner. Patrick Nestor was a small landowner. Richard kirwan leased tenements to Patrick Noone, Michael Kineally, Denis Henehan [sic] , Patrick Nestor, Michael Conroy, Patrick Grehan, Michael Higgins, Michael Heron, John Glynn, John Reddington, Michael Costelloe [sic] , Nicholas Glynn, Timothy Sheridan, Thomas Abraham, John Sheridan, Catherine Mullany, John Mullen, Thomas Cullinan [sic] , Michael Kerrigan, Patrick Mullen, James Mullen, Catherine Daly, Edward Curran, John Moran and Thomas Fleming. Patrick Noone paid an annual rent of £3-15-0 for 17 acres, 0 rood, 14 perches of land. Michael Kineally paid £4 for 15 acres, 0 roods, 10 perches of house, offices and land. Denis Henehan [sic] paid £6-15-0 for 30 acres, 0 roods, 10 perches of house, offices and land. Patrick Nestor paid £20-5-0 for 67 acres, 2 roods,  10 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Conroy paid £3 for 15 acres, 2 roods, 39 perches of house and land. Patrick Grehan paid £4-5-0 14 acres, 3 roods, 11 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Higgins paid £7 for 21 acres, 0 roods, 16 perches of house and land. Michael Heron paid £16 for 40 acres, 1 rood, 32 perches of house, offices, son’s house and land. John Glynn paid £11-5-0 for 31 acres of house and land. John Redington [sic] paid £9 for 33 acres, 2 roods, 28 perches of house and land. Michael Costelloe [sic] paid £16-5-0 for 42 acres, 3 roods, 14 perches of house, offices and land. Nicholas Glynn paid £9 for 64 acres, 0 roods, 10 perches of house, offices and land. Timothy Sheridan paid £5-5-0 for 32 acres, 1 rood, 13 perches of house, offices and land. Thomas Abraham and John Sheridan paid £4-5-0 for 15 acres, 1 rood, 31 perches of house and land. Catherine Mullany paid £5-5-0 for 23 acres, 2 roods, 26 perches of house, offices and land. John Mullen paid £4-5-0 for 21 acres, 0 roods, 19 perches of house and land. Thomas Cullinan [sic] paid £5-10-0 for 29 acres, 0 roods, 6 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Kerrigan paid £5-10-0 for 29 acres, 0 roods, 6 perches of house, offices and land.  Patrick and James Mullen paid £12-10-0 for 52 acres, 3 roods, 21 perches of house, offices and land. Catherine Daly paid £5-15-0 for 19 acres, 1 rood, 1 perch of house, offices and land. Edward Curran paid £5-5-0 for 17 acres, 1 rood, 32 perches of house, offices and land. John Moran paid £4-10-0 for 16 acres, 2 roods, 5 perches of house and land. Thomas Fleming paid £4-10-0 for 22 acres, 2 roods, 1 perch of house, offices and land. Richard Kirwan retained an area of land which consisted of 36 acres, 3 roods, 24 perches which he paid £12 for. Patrick Nestor Leased tenement to John Nestor which he paid £6-10-0 for 19 acres, 2 roods, 28 perches of house, offices and land.

1901 Census

There were 36 houses in Quinaltagh in 1901. There were 190 residents in total, 98 were male and 92 were female. All residents were Roman Catholics. Most residents were born in County Galway except for 3 people. James Henaghan was born in England. Margaret Henehan [sic] , Bridget Nestor and Michael Ward were all born in County Mayo. The heads of the households were; Daniel Gleeson, Bridget Redington [sic] , Martin Reddington, Patrick Flemming, Patrick Glynn, Patrick Dolan, Patrick Glynn, Michael Connally, Patrick Moone, John Henaghan, Patrick Henehan [sic] , Michael Nestor, Michael Rush, Catherine Higgins, Edmond Nestor, Patt Nestor, Bridget Heron, Thomas Heron, Elleanor Costellow [sic] , Luke Mannion, Patrick Mullen, Catherine Gilmore, Bridget Curran, Bridget Curran, Thomas Clarke, John Fleming, Patrick Fleming, James Sheridan, Edmond Mullany, Honor Norah Cullinane, Ellen Sheridan, Robert Hebron, Michael Kerrigan, Martin Divine, Patrick Tully and John Glynn. The census forms that were collected on the 19th of April 1901 showed that all the houses were listed as private dwellings. Each house roof was made of perishable materials and the house walls were made of permanent materials. Overall there were a total of 98 farm buildings (14 stables, 30 cow houses, 25 piggeries, 1 fowl house, 21 barns and 7 sheds).

Daniel Gleeson (70) was married to Mary (60). Daniel documented his occupation as a farmer. Mary did not record her occupation. Daniel’s niece Bridget (25) was listed on the census form. Bridget documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter and servant. Daniel and Bridget could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. Mary could not read and she spoke Irish. The Gleeson family lived in 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Daniel Gleeson owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Bridget Redington [sic] (68) was a widow. She did not document her occupation. Bridget lived with her son John (38), her daughter-in-law Mary (35) and 5 grandchildren; Bridget (11), Martin (8), Maggie (6), Honor (3) and Sarah (8 months). John recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Bridget, Martin and Maggie were listed as scholars. Bridget (68) could not read. John and is 2 eldest children could read and write. Naturally the 4 youngest members of the family could not read. The 3 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for the children. The Redington family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Bridget Redington owned the land her was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Martin Reddington (80) was a widower. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his son Martin (32), his daughter-in-law Honor (29) and his 4 grandchildren; Catherine (7), John (4), Michael (3) and Patrick (1). Martin documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Honor did not record her occupation. Catherine and John were listed as scholars. Martin (80) could not read. Martin (32) and Honor could read and write. Naturally the 4 youngest members of the family could not read. The 3 adults spoke Irish and English. There was no language listed for the 4 children. The Reddington family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Martin Reddington owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Fleming (48) who was a widower worked as a farmer. He lived with his 4 unmarried children. Thomas (22), James (20) and Michael (16) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Bridget (24) documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The whole family could read and write. Patrick spoke Irish and English. There was no language listed for the 4 children. The Fleming family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Patrick Fleming owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Patrick Glynn (56) was married to Bridget (56). Patrick worked as a farmer. Bridget documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with 3 children. Mary (22) and Elenor [sic] (14) listed their occupation as a farmer’s daughter.  John (21) was unmarried documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Patrick and Bridget could read only but their 3 children could read and write. The whole family spoke Irish and English. The Glynn family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Glynn owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Dolan (80) was married to Anne (70). Patrick worked as a farmer. Anne listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Their 2 children were recorded on the census form. Patrick (34) was married he documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Margaret (25) was unmarried did not record her occupation. Patrick (80) and Anne could read only but their 2 children could read and write. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Dolan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Dolan owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Glynn (46) was married to Bridget (38). Patrick worked as a farmer. Bridget did not record her occupation. They lived with their 9 children; Nicholas (17), Elliott (14), Andrew (12), John (10), Patrick (8), Rose (6), Martin (4), James (2) and Thomas (4 months). Nicholas documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Elliott recorded her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The other 7 children were listed as scholars. The whole family could read and write. The 6 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Glynn family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Glynn owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Michael Connally [sic] (40) was married to Annie (29). Michael worked as a farmer. Annie did not document her occupation. They lived with their son John (5 months) Michaels mother Catherine (62) and Michaels sister Mary (32). Catherine was a widow who recorded her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Mary listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Michael could read and write. Annie, Catherine and Mary could not read or write. Michael, Annie and Mary spoke Irish and English. Catherine spoke Irish. The Connally family lived in a 2nd class building with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Connally owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Moone (52) was married to Bridget (50). Patrick worked as a farmer. Bridget recorded her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their daughter. Sarah (20) was unmarried she listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Patrick and Bridget could not read or write but their daughter Sarah could read and write. The family spoke Irish and English. The Moone family lived in 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Moone owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

John Henaghan (28) worked as a farmer. John lived with his mother Ellen (65) and his nephew James (12). Ellen was a widow. She documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. James was listed as a scholar. John and James could read and write. Catherine could not read. John spoke Irish and English. Catherine spoke Irish. James spoke English. The Henaghan family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. John Henaghan owned the land his house was situated.

Patrick Henehan (sic) (78) was married to Margaret (60). Patrick worked as a farmer. Margaret recorded her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their 3 single children. Margaret (28) and Mary (26) documented their occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Martin (24) listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Patrick and Margaret could not read but their 3 children could read and write. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Henehan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms.

Michael Nestor (53) was married to Bridget (50). Michael worked as a farmer. Bridget did not list her occupation. They lived with their 6 children. John (26), James (19), Michael (17) and Edward (15) documented their occupation as a farmer’s son. Maggie (22) and Mary (20) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The whole household could read and write. Patrick and Bridget spoke Irish and English but their 6 children spoke English. The Nestor family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Nestor owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Michael Rush [sic] (36) was married to Honor (28). Michael worked as a farmer. Honor did not record her occupation. They lived with their 3 children and Honor’s mother. Honor Walsh (65) documented her occupation as a retired farmer. Martin (6) was listed as a scholar. Michael and Honor (28) could read and write. Honor (65) and Martin could not read. Naturally at this early age James (4) and John (1) could not read. There was no language documented for the family. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Rush owned the land his house was situated along 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Catherine Higgins (45) listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. She lived with her 4 single children. Michael (27), John (22) and Patrick (17) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Anne (20) listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Catherine could read only but her 4 children could read and write. There was no language documented for the family. The Higgins family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Catherine Higgins owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Edmond Nestor (38) was married to Bridget (27). Edmond worked as a farmer. Bridget documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their son John N (1). John Nestor (13) was listed as a visitor. Edmond, Bridget and John could read and write. Edmond and Bridget spoke Irish and English. There was no language recorded for the children. The Nestor family lived in 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Edmond Nestor owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patt Nestor (70) was married to Mary (65). Patt worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Mary. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. Patrick (34), John (32) and Michael (29) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Eleanor (25), Catherine (19) and Anne (17) listed their occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The whole house could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The Nestor family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house and 4 rooms. Patrick Nestor owned the land his house was situated on along with 6 farm buildings.

Bridget Hernon (60) worked as a farmer and she was a widow. She lived with her 3 single children. John (34) and Michael (24) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Catherine listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Bridget could not read but her 3 children could read only. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Hernon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Bridget Hernon owned the land her house was situated along with 5 farm buildings.

Thomas Hernon (80) was married to Mary (64). Thomas worked as a farmer. Mary did not document her occupation. They lived with their 2 sons Michael (39), and Thomas (25), daughter Bridget (23), daughter-in-law Mary (26) and 2 grandchildren Hannah (2) and Mary (11 months). Although Mary and her 2 grandchildren could not read the rest of the household could read and write. Thomas (80) and Mary (64) spoke Irish. Thomas and Michael spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for the rest of the family. The Hernon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Hernon owned the land his house was situated along with 4 farm buildings.

Elleanor Costellow [sic] (60) was a widow who worked as a labourer. She lived with her 2 children. John (20) documented his occupation as a labourer. Eliza (14) was listed as a scholar. Michael Ward (76) who was a boarder was a widower. He recorded his occupation as a labourer. Elleanor could not read but her 2 children could read and write. Michael could not read. The Costellow family spoke Irish and English. Michael spoke Irish. The occupants lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 1 room. Patrick Nestor owned the land the house was situated. There was no farm buildings.

Luke Mannion (57) was married to Bridget (44). Luke worked as a national school teacher. Bridget was an ex national school teacher. They lived with their 9 children. Ellie J (17), Timothy (15), Mary L (13), Lawrence (11), Thos P (9), Maggie (8), Delia (7) and Michl [sic] B (5) were all listed as scholars. John M (16) recorded his occupation as a farmer. The 10 eldest members of the family could read and write. Naturally at this early age Michl B could not read. Luke spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for the rest of the family. The Mannion family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Luke Mannion owned the land his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.

Patrick Mullen (30) was married to Mary (28). Patrick worked as a farmer. Bridget recorded her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their 4 children and Patrick’s uncle. Michael (67) worked as a farmer. Patrick (6), Thomas (4) and Mary (2) were listed as scholars, they spoke English. The 3 eldest members of the family could read and write, they spoke Irish and English. Patrick (6) could read only. Naturally at this early age Thomas, Mary and Michael (8 months) could not read. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Mullen owned the land his house was situated along with 5 farm buildings.

Catherine Gilmore (64) was a widow who worked as a farmer. She lived with her 2 unmarried children. Michael (21) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Bridget (18) documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Catherine and Michael could not read. Bridget could read and write. Catherine and Bridget spoke Irish and English. The Gilmore family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Catherine Gilmore owned the land her house was situated along with 1 farm building.

Bridget Curran (63) was a widow who worked as a farmer. She lived with her 2 unmarried children. Anne (24) documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Michael (18) listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. The whole household could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. Bridget and Mary lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 1 room. Bridget Curran owned the land her house was situated.

Bridget Curran (70) was a widow. She documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Bridget’s married daughter Mary (42) was recorded on the census form. Bridget could not read but her daughter could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. The Curran family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Bridget Curran owned the land her house was situated along with 2 farm buildings.

Thomas Clarke (41) was a widower. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his son Michael (7). John Finigan [sic] (14) and Mary Moran (80) were also recorded on the census form. Mary Moran documented her occupation as a domestic servant, she could not read. Michael and John were listed as scholars. Thomas and John could read and write. Michael could read only. Thomas spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for any of the others occupants. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Clarke owned the land his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.

John Fleming (60) was married to Bridget (56). John worked as a farmer. Bridget did not record her occupation. They lived with their 3 unmarried children. Patrick (25) documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Catherine (18) and Margaret (17) listed their occupation as a farmer’s daughter. John and Bridget could not read but their 3 children could read and write. The 3 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Fleming family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Fleming owned the land his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.

Patrick Fleming (46) was married to Mary (45). Patrick worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Mary. They lived with their 6 children. Patrick (20) and James (18) recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Bridget (15) documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. John (13), Willie (9) and Mary (7) were listed as scholars. Patrick and his 5 eldest children could read and write. Mary (7) could not read. It was not recorded whether Mary (45) could read and write. Patrick and Mary spoke Irish and English. Their 6 children spoke English. The Fleming family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Fleming owned the land his was situated along with 4 farm buildings.

James Sheridan (57) was married to Bridget (55). James worked as a farmer. Bridget did not record her occupation. They lived with their 6 children. Mary (17) documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. John (16) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Sarah (13), Patrick (11), Julia (8) and Norah (5) were listed as scholars. James, Bridget, Patrick and Julia could read only. Mary, John and Sarah could read and write. Naturally at this early age Norah could not read. James and Bridget spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for the 6 children. The Sheridan family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Sheridan owned the land his house was situated along with 2 farm buildings.

Edmond Mullany (60) was a widower. He worked as a farmer. Edmond lived with his son, daughter-in-law, and 2 granddaughters. John (26) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Bridget documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. The 3 eldest members of the family could read and write, they also spoke Irish and English. Naturally at this early age Margaret (2) and Kate (1) could not read or write. There was no language documented for Margaret and Kate. The Mullany family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Edmond Mullany owned the land his house was situated along with 2 farm buildings.

Honor Norah Cullinane (60) was a widow. Honor Norah documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. She lived with her son, daughter-in-law and 2 daughters. Patrick (25) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Catherine (25) documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Bridget recorded her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Ellen (16) was listed as a scholar. Honor Norah and Patrick could not read. Catherine, Bridget and Ellen could read and write. The 3 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Cullinane family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Honor Norah Cullinane owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Ellen Sheridan (21) was unmarried, she worked as a farmer. She lived with her sister, Mary (19) who listed her occupation as a farmer. They could not read and write. They spoke Irish and English. Ellen and Mary lived in a 2nd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Ellen Sheridan owned the land her house was situated.

Robert Hebron (45) was married to Mary (50). Robert worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Mary. They lived with their 4 children. Maria (13), Thomas (11), Patrick (8) and John (5) were listed as scholars. Robert and his two eldest children could read and write. Mary (50) could not read or write. The 2 youngest members of the family could not read. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Hebron family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Robert Hebron owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Michael Kerrigan (80) was married to Margaret (75). Michael worked as a farmer. Mary did not record her occupation. They lived with 2 unmarried children. Michael (30) documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Anne (28) listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Michael, Margaret and Anne could not read. Michael (30) could read only. Michael (80) and Margaret spoke Irish. Michael (30) and Anne spoke Irish and English. The Kerrigan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Kerrigan owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Martin Divine (45) was married to Mary (44). Martin worked as a stone mason. Mary worked as a farmer. They lived with their 5 children. Michael (21) documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Catherine (18) recorded her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Bridget (14), Martin (12) and Margaret (10) were listed as scholars. Martin and Mary could not read but their 6 children could read and write. The 3 eldest members spoke Irish and English. There was no language recorded for the other 4 members. The Divine family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Martin Divine owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Tully (70) was married to Honor (66). Patrick worked as a farmer. Honor listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Patrick and Honor could not read. They spoke Irish and English. Patrick and Honor lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land his house was situated along with 1 barn.

John Glynn (60) was married to Mary E (45). John worked as a farmer. There was no occupation recorded for Mary E. John and Mary E could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. John and Mary E lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Glynn owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

1911 Census

There were 32 houses and 1 uninhabited house in Quinaltagh in 1911. There were 171 residents in total, 92 were male and 79 were female. All Occupants were Roman Catholics. Most of the residents were born in County Galway except for 8 people. Margaret Henehan [sic] , Bridget Nestor, Margaret Kerrigan and Honor Reddington were all born in County Mayo. Bridget Fleming, Bridget Mulloney and Honor Cullinan [sic] were all born In County Roscommon. James Barry was born in County Waterford. The heads of the households were; Mary Gleeson, Michael Nestor, Margaret Henehan [sic] , Patrick Noone, Michael Connally, Luke Mannion, Patrick Mullin, Michael Gilmore, John Cunningham, Thomas Clarke, John Fleming, James Sheridan, John Mulloney, Honor Cullinan [sic] , Robert Abraham, Michael Kerrigan, Martin Divine, Mary Hernon, Bridget Hernon, Mary Nestor, Edaward Nestor, Catherine Higgins, Patrick Nestor, Michael Rushe Nestor, Patrick Glynn, Patrick Dolan, James Fleming, Honor Reddington, Bridget Reddington and Ellen Costello. The census forms that were collected on the 14th of April 1911 showed that all the houses were listed as private dwellings. Each house roof was made of perishable materials and the house walls were made of permanent materials. Overall there were a total of 92 farm buildings (8 stables, 32 cow houses, 20 piggeries, 6 fowl houses, 22 barns and 4 sheds).

Mary Gleeson (73) was a widow. She did not document her occupation. Mary could not read. She spoke Irish and English. Mary’s cousin Patrick Canny (9) was recorded on the census form. Patrick was listed as a scholar. He could read and write. There was no language recorded for Patrick. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Mary Gleeson owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Michael Nestor (72) was married to Bridget (73). At the time of the 1911 census they, were married for 45 years had 9 children, 8 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as a farmer. Bridget documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their 2 unmarried children. John (40) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary (26) listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The whole household could read and write. Michael and Bridget spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for John and Mary. The Nestor family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Nestor owned the land his house was situated along 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Margaret Henehan (sic) (78) was a widow. She lived with her unmarried daughter Mary (30). There was no occupation recorded for Margaret or Mary. Margaret could not read but her daughter could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. Margaret and Mary lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Margaret Henehan owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Noone (72) was married to Bridget (67). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 40 years, had 6 children, 3 of who were still alive in 1911. Patrick worked as a farmer. There no occupation listed for Bridget. They could read and write. Patrick and Bridget spoke Irish and English. Patrick and Bridget lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Noone owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Michael Connally [sic] (53) was married to Annie (40). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 12 years, had 5 children, 4 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as a farmer. Annie did not document her occupation. They lived with their 3 children. John M (10) and Michael P (8) were listed as scholars. Michael and his 2 eldest sons could read and write. Annie could not read or write. Naturally at this early age Patrick (1) could not read. The 4 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Connally family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Connally owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Luke Mannion (67) was married to Bridget (55). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 29 years, had 10 children, 9 of who were still alive in 1911. Luke documented his occupation as an ex national school teacher. There was no occupation recorded for Bridget. They lived with their 4 children. John (26) documented his occupation as a farmer. Thomas (19) recorded his occupation as a general labourer. Michael (14) and Delia (14) were listed as scholars. The whole household could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The Mannion family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Luke Mannion owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Patrick Mullin (39) was married to Mary (44). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 17 years, had 7 children. 7 of who were still alive in 1911. Patrick worked as a farmer. There no occupation documented for Mary. They lived with 7 children; Patrick (16), Thomas (14) Mary (12), Michael (10), James (8), Maggie (5) and John (2). Patrick and Thomas recorded their occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary, Michael and James were listed as scholars. The whole household could read and write. Patrick and Mary spoke Irish and English. The Mullin family lived in a 2nd class house 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Mullin owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 2 cow houses, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Michael Gilmore (40) was married to Bridget (38). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 7 years, had 6 children, 6 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as a farmer. Bridget did not record her occupation. They lived with their 6 children; Kate (7), Thomas (6), Patrick (4), Mary Delia (2), Maggie (1) and Michael (2 months). Kate and Thomas were listed as scholars. Michael and his 4 youngest children could not read. Bridget could read and write. Kate and Thomas could read only. Michael and Bridget spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for the children. The Gilmore family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Gilmore owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Cunningham (33) was married to Julia (39). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 3 years, had 1 daughter Mary (1) who was still alive in 1911. John worked as a farmer. There was no occupation listed for Julia. Bridget Flanagan (73) who worked as a servant was recorded on the census form. John and Julia could read and write. Bridget could not read. Naturally at this early age Mary could not read. The 3 eldest occupants of the household spoke Irish and English. The occupant lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Cunningham owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Thomas Clarke (54) was married to Bridget (46). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 10 years, had 5 children, 5 of who were still alive in 1911. Thomas worked as a farmer. Bridget did not document her occupation. They lived with their 5 children; Michael (16), Maggie (14), Patrick (7), Bridget (6) and Thomas (3). Michael recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Maggie, Patrick and Bridget were listed as scholars. The 4 eldest members of the family could read and write. Patrick could read only. Naturally at this early age Bridget and Thomas could not read. The Clarke family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Clarke owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Fleming (77) was married to Bridget (72). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 46 years, had 9 children, 6 of who were still alive in 1911. John was a retired farmer. There was no occupation listed for Bridget. They lived with their son, daughter-in-law and 1 grandchild. At the time of the 1911 census Patrick (36) and Ellen (34) were married for 2 years, had 1 child who was still alive in 1911. Patrick worked as a farmer. Ellen did not record her occupation. John and Bridget could not read. Patrick and Ellen could read and write. Naturally at this early age John Thomas could not read. The 4 adults spoke Irish and English. The Fleming family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Fleming owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Fleming (72) was a widower. He lived with his 3 unmarried children. Patrick and his son Thomas (38) worked as builder masons. Bridget (29) did not list her occupation. Michael (29) recorded his occupation as a general labourer. The whole household could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. The Fleming family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Fleming owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

James Sheridan (72) was a widower, he worked as a farmer. James lived with his 3 unmarried children. Patrick (24 listed his occupation as a general labourer. Julia (22) and Nora (20) did not record their occupation. The whole household could read and write. They all spoke Irish and English. The Sheridan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Sheridan owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

John Mulloney [sic] (49) was married to Bridget (48). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 14 years, had 7 children, 7 of who were still alive in 1911. John worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Bridget. They lived with their 7 children; Maggie (13), Catherine (12), Edmond (10), Mary (7), John (4), Thomas (4) and Honor (3). Maggie, Catherine, Edmond and Mary were listed as scholars. John and his 3 eldest children could read and write. Bridget could not read. Mary could read only. Naturally at this early age the 3 youngest children could not read. John and Bridget spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for their children. The Mulloney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Mulloney owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Honor Cullinan (71) was a widow. She lived with her daughter Bridget (28). There was no occupation recorded for either Honor or Bridget. Honor could not read but her daughter could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. Honor and Bridget lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Honor Cullinan owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Robert Abraham (59) was married to Mary (72). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 32 years, had 5 children, 4 of who were still alive in 1911. Robert worked as a farmer. There was no documentation recorded for Mary. They lived with their 2 unmarried children. Maria (26) did not record her occupation. John (18) listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Robert and his 2 children could read and write. Mary could not read. Robert and Mary spoke Irish and English. There was no language listed for Maria and John. The Abraham family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Robert Abraham owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Michael Kerrigan (41) was married to Mary (38). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 4 years, had 2 children, 2 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as farmer. Mary did not record her occupation. They lived with their son John (5), daughter Kate (11 months) and Michael’s mother Margaret (79). Margaret was a widow. She did not document her occupation. Although Margaret could not read, Michael and Mary could read and write. Naturally John and Kate could not read and write. The 3 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Kerrigan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Kerrigan owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Martin Divine (69) was married to Mary (68). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 36 years, had 6 children, 6 of who were still alive in 1911. Martin worked as a farmer. Mary did not document her occupation. They lived with their 3 unmarried children. Michael (35) worked as a general labourer. Martin (25) recorded his occupation as a mason. There was no occupation listed for Margaret (23). Martin and Mary could not read but their 3 children could read and write. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Divine family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Martin Divine owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Mary Hernon (77) was a widow who could not read. Mary did not record her occupation. She lived with her 2 sons, daughter, daughter-in-law and 4 grandchildren. Thomas (45) and Mary (30) did not record their occupation. At the time of the 1911 census Michael (55) and Mary (46) were married for 13 years, had 4 children, 4 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as a farmer. There was no occupation recorded for Mary (46). Nora (12), Mary Anne (11) and Thomas (5) were listed as being at school. Everyone aged between 55 and 11 years of age could read and write. Naturally the 2 youngest grandchildren could not read or write. The Hernon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Hernon owned the land the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Bridget Hernon (78) was a widow who could not read. There was no occupation documented for Bridget. She lived with her daughter, son, daughter-in-law and 4 grandchildren. Catherine (46) did not record her occupation. At the time of the 1911 census John (55) and Catherine (40) were married for 7 years, had 4 children, 4 of were still alive in 1911. John worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Catherine. Delia (6) and James (5) were listed as scholars. Everyone aged between 55 and 6 years could read and write. James could read only. Naturally at this early age Michael (3) and Mary (1) could not read. Bridget and John spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for the rest of the family. The Hernon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Hernon owned the land the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Mary Nestor (75) was a widow. Mary did not record her occupation. She lived with her 5 children and 1 grandchild. John (49) and Michael (43) worked as farmers. Mary (44) was a widow. She lived with her 5 unmarried children and 1 grandchild. John (49) and Michael (43) worked as farmers. Mary (44) worked as a dressmaker. There was no occupation recorded for Catherine (38) or Anne (36). Patrick (6) was listed as a scholar. Although Mary could not read or write the rest of the family could read and write. Mary (75) and John spoke Irish and English, there was no language documented for the rest of the family. The Nestor family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 5 rooms. Mary Nestor owned the land her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Edward Nestor (40) was married to Bridget (35). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 13 years, had 7 children, 7 of who were still alive in 1911. Edward worked as a farmer. There was no occupation recorded for Bridget. They lived with their 7 children. John (11), Patt (10), Katie (9), Thomas (7), Edward (5) Michael (3) and Bridget (1) were all listed as scholars. Edward and his 3 eldest children could read and write. Bridget could read only. Thomas could not read. Naturally at this early age the youngest children could not read and write. The 6 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. Edward (5) and Michael spoke English. The Nestor family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Edward Nestor owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Catherine Higgins (72) was a widow. She lived with her 2 unmarried sons. Michael (35) worked as a farmer. John (30) recorded his occupation as a general labourer. Although Catherine could not read, her 2 sons could read and write. Catherine spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for Michael and John. The Higgins family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Catherine Higgins owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Nestor (55) was married to Maria (40). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 7 years, had 5 children, 5 of who were still alive in 1911. Patrick, Maria, Mary Delia (5), John (4), Aileen (2) and Thomas Reymond (7 months) were all recorded as farmers. Patrick spoke Irish and English. Maria and the 3 eldest children spoke English. James Barry (72) worked as a servant. James could read and write. He spoke English. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Nestor owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Michael Rushe Nestor (46) was married to Norah (39). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 17 years, had 6 children, 6 of who were still alive in 1911. Michael worked as a farmer. There was no occupation documented for Norah. Martin (16) documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. James (13), John (11), Michael (9) and Patrick (5) were listed as scholars. Honor Walshe (76) was also recorded on the census form. Honor was a widow, she could not read. Michael, Norah and their 4 eldest children could read and write. Naturally at this early age Patrick and Thomas (2) could not read. The 6 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The 3 youngest Spoke English. The occupants lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Rushe owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Patrick Glynn (69) was married to Bridget (59). At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 32 years, had 10 children, 9 of who were still alive in 1911. Patrick worked as a farmer. Bridget did not record her occupation. They lived with their 6 children. Margaret (26) and Rose Anne (15) did not document their occupation. John (20) and Patt (17) worked as agricultural labourers. Martin (13) and Thomas (11) were listed as scholars. The whole family could read and write. The 7 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. Thomas spoke English. The Glynn family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Glynn owned the land his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Patrick Dolan (53) was a single man who worked as a farmer. He lived with his unmarried sister Margaret (45). There was no occupation recorded for Margaret. Patrick could read only. Margaret could read and write. They both spoke Irish an English. Patrick and Margaret lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Dolan owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Patrick Glynn (69) was married to Bridget (72). At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 45 years, had 6 children, 4 of who were still alive in 1911. Patrick worked as a farmer. There was occupation documented for Bridget. They lived with their unmarried son. John (31) worked as a general labourer. Although Patrick and Bridget could not read, their son could read and write. They all spoke Irish and English. The Glynn family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Glynn owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

James Fleming (29) was a single man who worked as a farmer. He lived with his mother, 2 brothers and sister. Mary (60) was a widow. She did not document her occupation. John (26) and William (18) listed their occupation as general labourers. Mary (16) did not record her occupation. Mary (60) could not read. James could read only. John, William and Mary (16) could read and write. The 2 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for John, William or Mary (16). The Fleming family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Fleming owned the land his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Honor Reddington (40) was a widow. She did not document her occupation. Honor lived with her 4 children. There was no occupation recorded for Catherine (17). John (15) worked as a general labourer. Michael (13) and Thomas (9) were listed as scholars. The whole household could read and write. The 4 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Reddington family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Honor Reddington owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Bridget Reddington (80) was a widow. She did not document her occupation. Bridget lived with her son and 5 grandchildren.  John (55) worked as a farmer. Martin (19) recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Maggie (17) did not document her occupation. Honor (14), Sarah (10) and Ellie (7) were listed as scholars. Although Bridget could not read the rest of the family could read and write. The whole household spoke Irish and English. The Reddington family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Bridget Reddington owned the land her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Ellen Costello (72) was a widow who did not record her occupation. She could not read. Ellen lived with her son. John (27) worked as a farmer, he could not read. Ellen spoke Irish and English. There was no language documented for John. The Costello family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 1 room. Ellen Costello owned the land her house was situated.

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