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Russelstown

Baile an Ruiséalaigh,  Town of Russell

Baile: townland, town, homestead

Russelstown is situated in the south end of the parish of Addergoole, Barony of Dunmore, in Co Galway. Bounded on the south by Dawros Lower and Dawros Upper and parish of Dunmore, on the east by Rossmearin and Cloonaughgorriv, and on the north by the townlands of Bellaconneen and Knockaunkeel and Cooladooaun and on the west by Lack and Dawros Upper.

The Down Survey Map 1641 (pre Cromwell) gave the townland name as ‘Lissrickard’ and states that the owner was Moyler Bermingham (Catholic). The 1670 Down Survey Map (post Cromwell) shows the land was owned by William Higgins (Catholic). The survey states the 59 plantation acres were profitable, and 59 acres were forfeited.

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books describes the townland of Russelstown as follows; the property of John Bodkin, Esq., Bengarrou, Co Galway in 1838. It contains 602¾ acres statute measure including about 107 acres of bog. There is a Trig. Station in the centre of the townland.

 

Census 1841 – 1851

The townland of Russelstown in 1851 held an area of 652 acres 3 roods and 3 perches. The population in 1841 was 263 inhabitants, 129 male and 134 female. There were 50 houses, all of which were inhabited. In 1851 the townland had grown from 263 residents to 296 residents, 153 male and 143 female. There were 49 houses, all of which were inhabited. The Poor Law Valuation of the townland of Russelstown in 1851 was £179 5 shillings.

 

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Anne Diskin – Application Number C16 3680

Anne applied for the Old Age Pension on 20th June 1916. At the time of the application, her address was Corahan, Milltown, Tuam Co Galway. According to Anne, she was the daughter of James and Bridget Diskin (nee Corliss). Anne was awarded an old age pension of £16 14 shillings per annum.

Thomas Joyce – Application Number C916 5237

Thomas applied for the Old Age Pension on the 11th September 1916. At the time of the application, his address was Russelstown, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Thomas, he was the son of Thomas and Mary (nee Higgins). Thomas was awarded an old age pension of £16 14 shillings annum.

Martin Diskin – Application Number C17 2218

Martin applied for the Old Age Pension on 10th March 1917. At the time of the application, his address was Mrs Margaret Brady, 16 St. Patrick’s Terrace, Tuam Co Galway. According to Martin, he was the son of James and Honor Diskin (nee Joyce). Martin was awarded as old age pension of £16 14 shillings per annum.

Mary Healy (Cormack) – Application Number C20 3242

Mary applied for the Old Age Pension on the 26th February 1920. At the time of application, her address was Miss Mary Healy (Cormack), Russelstown, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Mary, she was the daughter of Denis and Mary Healy (nee Hoban), who were married in 1845. Mary Healy (Cormack) was awarded an old age pension of £16 14 shillings per annum.

Bridget Healy – Application Number C20 3290

Bridget applied for the Old Age Pension on 27th February 1920. At the time of application, her address was Mrs Bridget Concannon, Knock, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Bridget, she was the daughter of Edmund/Edward and Monica Healy. Bridget was awarded an old age pension of £16-14-0 per annum.

Ellan Healy (Cormack) – C21 754

Ellan applied for the Old Age Pension on 28th January 1921. At the time of application, her address was Russelstown, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Ellan, she was the daughter of Denis and Mary Healy (nee Hoban), who were married in 1845. Ellan was awarded an old age pension of £16-14-0 per annum.

Ellen Hession – Application Number C21 3335

Ellen applied for the Old Age Pension on the 06th May 1921. At the time of application, her address was Mrs Ellen Daly, Lissananny, Kilconly, Tuam Co Galway. According to Ellen, she was the daughter of John and Ellen Hession (nee Mannion), who were married in 1849. Ellen was awarded an old age pension of £16-14-0 per annum.

Catherine Devane – Application Number C21 3408

Catherine applied for the Old Age Pension on the 10th May 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Catherine Healy, Russelstown, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Catherine, she was the daughter of Michael and Mary Devane (nee Donoghue). They were married in 1831. There is a list of children provided on the 1851 Census Forms: Bridget, James (16), Michael, Catherine (9mths), Mary, David, Pat, John and Thomas (13). Catherine was awarded an old age pension of £16-14-0 per annum.

Michael Quinn – Application Number C22 145

Michael applied for the Old Age Pension on the 09th January 1922. At the time of application, his address was Russelstown, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Michael, he was the son of Pat and Ellen Quinn. There is a list of children provided on the 1851 Census Forms: Tom, Michael, John, James, Richard, William and Martin. Michael was awarded an old age pension of £16-14-0 per annum.

 

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

According to Griffith’s Valuation 1855, Russelstown was owned by 2 gentlemen, Charles Blake and Francis O’Grady. Charles Blake owned the majority of the land, 561 acres 0 roods and 39 perches. Francis O’Grady owned 84 acres 2 roods and 4 perches which was bog.

Charles Blake leased his land to the following people: Mark Hannon, Michael Hopkins, John Farraher, Mark Duignan, PatrickMagan, John Mullany, John Flaherty, James Farraher, Walter Farraher, William Diskin, John Diskin, Michael Duane, David Duane, Thomas Duane, John Quinn, Richard Quinn, Peter Commins, Patrick Flaherty, Jeremiah Gormley, Thomas Gormley, John Mullany, Michael Diskin, Patrick Quinn, Richard Quinn, Richard Lyons, John Walsh, Peter Haverin, Anthony Hughes, Patrick Connolly, Thomas Tracy, Thomas Hughes, Patrick Walsh, Patrick Hughes, Martin Concannon, Matthias Conncannon, Honoria Joyce, Michael Diskin, Edmund Healy, James Healy, jun., Thomas Healy, jun., James Healy, Thomas Healy, Sen., Thomas Joyce, James Diskin, Patrick Magrath, Mary Magrath, John Magrath, Malachy Hession and Denis Healy. Francis O’Grady leased his land, which was bog (84 acres, 2 roods and 4 perches), to Charles Blake who paid a total annual valuation rate of 10 shillings.

Mark Hannon paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 8 shillings for house, office and land. Michael Hopkins paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 6 shillings for house, office and land. John Farragher paid a total annual valuation rate of £8 7 shillings for house, office and land. Mark Duignan paid a total annual valuation rate of £8 7 shillings for house, office and land. Patrick Magan [sic] paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 for house and land. John Mullany paid a total annual valuation rate of £ 2 16 shillings for house, office and land. John Flaherty paid a total annual valuation rate of 14 shillings for house and land. James Farraher paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 15 shillings for house, offices and land. Walter Farraher paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 15 shillings for house, offices and land. William Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 6 shillings for house, offices and land.

John Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 10 shillings for house, offices and land. Michael Dunne paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 5 shillings for house and land. David Dunne paid a total annual valuation rate of 12 shillings for house and land. Thomas Dunne paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 10 shillings for house and land. John Quinn paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 10 shillings for house, office and land. Richard Quinn paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 17 shillings for house and land. Peter Commins paid a total annual valuation rate of 12 shillings for house and land. Patrick Flaherty paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 12 shillings for house and land. Jeremiah Gormley paid a total annual valuation rate of £10 10 shillings for house, office and land. Thomas Gormley paid a total annual valuation rate of £10 10 shillings for house, office and land.

John Mullany paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 12 shillings for land. Michael Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £1 10 shillings for land. Patrick Quinn paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 10 shillings for house, offices and land. Richard Quinn paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 10 shillings for house and land. Richard Lyons and John Walsh both paid £5 for house, office and land. Peter Haverin paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 for house, office and land. Anthony Hughes paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 10 shillings for house, offices and land. Patrick Connolly paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 for house and land. Thomas Tracy paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 10 shillings for house, office and land. Thomas Hughes paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 10 shillings for house and land.

Patrick Walsh paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 15 shillings for house and land. Martin Concannon paid a total annual valuation rate of £14 5 shillings for house, office and land. Matthias Concannon paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 for house and land. Honoria Joyce paid a total annual valuation rate of 14 shillings for house and land. Michael Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 for house, offices and land. Edmund Healy paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 8 shillings for house, office and land. James Healy, Jun. paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 5 shillings for house and land. Thomas Healy, Jun. paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 8 shillings for house, office and land. James Healy paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 12 shillings for house and land. Thomas Healy, Sen. paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 10 shillings for house, offices and land.

Thomas Joyce paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 13 shillings for house, offices and land. James Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 for house, offices and land. Patrick Magrath [sic] paid a total annual valuation rate of £6 18 shillings for house, offices and land. Mary Magrath paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 17 shillings for house, office and land. John Magrath paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 12 shillings for house and land. Malachy Hession paid a total annual valuation rate of £8 3 shillings for house, offices and land. Denis Healy paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 7 shillings for house, office and land.

The Total Annual Valuation of Rateable Property in Russelstown in 1855 was £272, 17 shillings and 0d (pence).

 

Census 1901

There are 46 households listed in the townland of Russelstown in 1901. There were a total of 213 inhabitants in Russelstown, 114 female and 99 male. All the houses were built i.e. stone, brick or concrete, and the roofs were all of perishable material i.e. thatch or wood. All the houses were listed as private dwellings. All of the residents of the townland were Roman Catholic and all were born in Co Galway. The heads of the households were: Winnie Hannon, Patrick Hopkins, Mary Catherine Diskin, John Fitzpatrick, Bridget Farragher, Pat Mullaney, John Mullaney, Mary Farragher, Margaret Diskin, Michael Murphy, Bridget Kirrane, Mary Devine, Sarah Hughes, Darby Gormally, Ellen Connelly, Catherine Healy, Richard Quinn, Thomas Healy, Patrick Quinn, Patrick Kirane [sic] , James Donnellan, Peter Walsh, Bridget Hughes, Patrick Hughes, Catherine Hughes, Walter Longe [sic] , Mathias Concannon, Martin Concannon, Martin Concannon, Mary Thornton, Honor Healy, Michael Diskin, Richard Healy, Patrick Healy, Mary Healy, Edward Healy, John Healy, Richard Healy, Murty McGrath, Mary Joyce, James Disken [sic] , Patrick McGrath, Ellen Hession, Mary Healy, Patrick Flaherty, Patrick Connelly and Bridget Forde.

Winnie Hannon, (50) was listed as a widow, she was not able to read. She gave her occupation as a farmer. Winnie spoke Irish and English. She lived with her niece Bridget Donnelly (14), a scholar, could read and write and was listed as single. Bridget spoke Irish and English. Winnie and Bridget lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Winifred Hannon was listed as being the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Patrick Hopkins, (52) lived with his wife Catherine (52), his mother Margaret (83) and his sister in law Mary Ryan (45). All members of the family spoke Irish and English. Patrick gave his occupation as a farmer, while Catherine was a farmer’s wife. Margaret was a retired farmer and also was listed as widowed. Patrick was able to read and write, while Mary Ryan could read only. Catherine and Margaret could neither read nor write. Mary Ryan was listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Patrick Hopkins was listed as being the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Mary Catherine Disken, (60) was a farmer, listed as widowed, was unable to read and she spoke Irish and English. She lived with her sons William (28), Rodger (16) and daughter Mary (20). William and Rodger were both listed as farmer’s sons, both could read and write and they both spoke Irish and English. Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter, she could also read and write, and spoke Irish and English. All 3 children were listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Disken was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

John Fitzpatrick, (30), was a farmer, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English, and he lived with his wife Mary (28), a farmer’s wife, and his sister in law, Annor [sic] (25). Both Mary and Annor spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. Annor was listed as single. John and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. John Fitzpatrick was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Bridget Farragher, (60), was a farmer, listed as widowed, she was unable to read, but she spoke Irish and English. Bridget lived with her 4 children, sons John (24), James (20) and daughters Mary (28) and Maggie (20). All 4 children were listed as single. John and James were farmer’s sons, while Mary and Maggie were farmer’s daughters. All 4 children could read and write and all 4 spoke Irish and English. Bridget and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Bridget Farragher was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Pat Mullaney, (71), was a wool weaver, listed as widowed, he was unable to read, but he spoke Irish and English. Pat lived with his son Patrick (36), daughter-in-law Catherine (35), granddaughter Mary (4) and grandson John (1). Patrick gave his occupation as a wool weaver. No occupation was listed for Catherine and John, while Mary was a scholar. Patrick and Catherine could read and write, while Mary and John could not. Pat, Patrick and Catherine spoke Irish and English, while Mary spoke English only, no language was listed for John. Pat and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 1 room. John Mullaney was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

John Mullaney, (73), was a farmer, he lived with his wife Honor (68), a farmer’s wife, both John and Honor were unable to read, but they spoke Irish and English. They lived with their son James (30), daughter-in-law Honor (32), granddaughter Delia (3), grandsons Thomas (7), Patrick (2) and Martin who was 5 months old. James gave his occupation as a farmer’s son, no occupation was listed for Honor. Thomas was a scholar. No occupation was listed for Delia, Patrick or Martin. Honor could read and write, while her husband James and son Thomas could read only. James, Honor and Thomas spoke Irish and English, while Delia and Patrick spoke English only. John and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. John Mullaney was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Mary Farragher, (70), was a farmer, listed as widowed, she was unable to read but she spoke Irish and English. Mary lived her son Thomas (40), daughter-in-law Mary (40), granddaughters Sarah (11), Delia (10), Annie (6), Katie (5) and grandson John (4). Thomas was listed as a farmer’s son, Mary (40) was listed as a farmer’s daughter-in-law. Sarah, Delia, Annie, Katie and John were all listed as scholars. Thomas could read and write while his wife Mary could not. Thomas and Mary spoke Irish and English, no language was listed for the 5 grandchildren. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Farragher was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Margaret Disken, (55), a widow, was listed as a farmer. She was unable to read, spoke Irish and English. Margaret lived with her son Patrick (20), he was listed as a Farmer’s Son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick was listed as single. Margaret and her son lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Margaret Disken was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Michael Murphy, (33), was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read, but spoke Irish and English. He lived with his wife Mary (32), she was listed as a farmer’s wife and was unable to read. Mary spoke Irish and English. Michael and his wife lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael Murphy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Bridget Kirrane, (57), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she was unable to read but spoke Irish and English. Bridget lived with her daughter Katherine, (25), and son David (22). Katherine was a farmer’s daughter, she could read and write and spoke both Irish and English. Katherine was listed as married. David was a farmer’s son, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English. David was listed as single. Bridget and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Bridget Kirrane was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Mary Devine, (70), a widow, listed her occupation as a farmer, she was unable to read but spoke Irish and English. Mary lived with her son Michael (28), he was listed as a labourer, and he could read and write and spoke both Irish and English. Michael was listed as single. Mary and her son lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Mary Devine was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Sarah Hughes, (36), gave her occupation as a farmer, she was unable to read, but spoke Irish and English. Sarah was listed as married. Sarah lived with her son Martin (12), and Michael (8). Both Martin and Michael could read and write, and both spoke Irish and English. Both boys were listed as scholars. And both boys were listed as single. Sarah and her family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Sarah Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Darby Gormally, (50), was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read, but spoke Irish and English. Darby lived with his wife Bridget (66), and their 5 children. Bridget was unable to read, she spoke Irish and English, and she gave her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Patrick (18), James (16) and Darby (11) were all listed as farmer’s sons, while Kate (10) and Martin (9) were listed as scholars. All 5 children were listed as single. All 5 could read and write and all 5 spoke Irish and English. Darby and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Darby Gormally was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 4 out-offices or farm steadings.

Ellen Connelly, (66), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she was unable to read. Ellen spoke both Irish and English. Ellen lived with her son Michael (36), daughter-in-law Mary (32) and grandchildren Ellen (5), Patrick (2) and Thomas (2mths). Michael was listed as a farmers’ son, he was unable to read, but spoke Irish and English. Mary could read and write, and also spoke Irish and English. Mary had no occupation listed. Her granddaughter Ellen was a scholar. None of the grandchildren had a language listed, and all were listed as single and being unable to read. Ellen and her family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 3 rooms. Ellen Connelly was listed as being the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Catherine Healy, (42), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she was unable to read but spoke Irish and English. Catherine lived with her son Thomas (22), who gave his occupation as a farmer’s son, Thomas could read and write, he also spoke Irish and English, Thomas was listed as single. Catherine and her son lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Catherine Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Richard Quinn, (60), was a farmer, he could not read or write, but spoke Irish and English. Richard lived with his wife Bridget (60) and son Thomas (40). Bridget was listed as a farmer’s wife. Bridget was unable to read or write, she spoke Irish and English. Thomas gave his occupation as a farmer’s son, he was listed as single. He too was unable to read, but spoke Irish and English. Richard and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Richard Quinn was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Thomas Healy, (70), gave his occupation as a farmer, he could read and write, and spoke Irish and English, Thomas lived with his wife Margaret (65), daughter Mary (35) and son Richard (27). Margaret gave her occupation as a farmer’s wife, she was unable to read or write, but spoke Irish and English. Mary was a farmer’s daughter, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Richard was a farmer’s son, he also spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Thomas and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick Quinn, (80), was listed as a farmer he was unable to read. Patrick spoke Irish and English. Patrick lived with his wife Ellen (70), sons James (36) and Richard (34). Ellen was a farmer’s wife, she was unable to read and spoke Irish only. Both James and Richard were listed as farmer’s sons, Richard could read and write, while James could not, both sons spoke Irish and English and both were listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Quinn was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick Kirane,[sic] (28), gave his occupation as a farmer, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English. He lived with his wife Mary (23), who was listed as a farmer’s wife. Mary could also read and write, she also spoke Irish and English. Patrick and his wife lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Kirane[sic]was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

James Donnellan, (60), a widower, was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read and no language was listed for him. James lived with his daughter Annie, (17), who was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Annie was able to read and write, she was also listed as being single. No language was listed for Annie. James and his daughter lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James Donnellan was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Peter Walsh, (28), was listed as a farmer, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Peter was married to Ellen (30), she listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Ellen was able to read and write and also spoke Irish and English. They lived with Peter’s mother Ellen, (70), a widow, who listed her occupation as a wool carder (Carding is a mechanical process that disentangles, cleans and intermixes fibres to produce a continuous web or sliver suitable for subsequent processing) . Ellen could not read and spoke Irish only. And also their 5 children, Bridget (8), John (7), Richard (5), Michael (3) and Peter (2). Bridget, John and Richard were all listed as scholars, Bridget and John could read and write, while Richard could read only. All 5 children spoke English only. Peter and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Peter Walsh was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Bridget Hughes, (67), a widow, listed her occupation as a farmer, she was unable to read but she spoke Irish and English. Bridget lived her son William (31), daughter-in-law Mary (21) and grand-daughter Mary (7mth). William was listed as being a farmer’s son, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Mary had no occupation listed, she could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Bridget and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Bridget Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick Hughes, (70), was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read, but spoke both Irish and English. Patrick lived with his wife Mary (60), who was listed as a farmer’s wife, Mary was not able to read, though she spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 5 children, John (24), Bridget (20), Martin (18), Mary (15) and Thomas (12). John and Martin were listed as farmer’s sons, while Bridget and Mary were farmer’s daughters. Thomas was a scholar. All the children were able to read and write except for Martin, and all the children spoke Irish and English. All 5 children were listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Catherine Hughes, (50), a widow, was listed as a farmer, was unable to read but spoke Irish and English. Catherine lived with her son Martin (25), who was listed as a farmer’s son, he could read and write. Martin spoke Irish and English and was listed as single. Catherine and her son lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Catherine Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Walter Longe, (63), a widower, was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read, but spoke both Irish and English. Walter lived with his 2 daughters, Mary (28) and Honor (21). Both Mary and Honor were listed as scholars, both could read only and both spoke English only. Both girls were also listed as single. Walter and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Walter Longe was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Mathias Concannon, (33), listed his occupation as a farmer, he could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Mathias lived with his wife Margaret (31) and their 5 children, Patrick (7), Peter (5), Mary (3) Matry [sic] (1) and Michael (1mth). Margaret was listed as a farmer’s wife, she could read and write and she spoke Irish and English. Peter and Patrick were both listed as scholars, none of the children could read. Peter and Patrick spoke Irish and English, Mary spoke English only, no language was listed for Matry [sic] and Michael. All the children were listed as single. Catherine Hifferan [sic] (90) was also listed as living in the Concannon household. She was listed as a relative, and her occupation was listed as “Living on his Money”. Catherine was unable to read and spoke Irish only. Mathias and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mathias Concannon was listed as the owner of the land in which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Martin Concannon, (84), listed his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish only and was unable to read. Martin lived with his wife Bridget (75), and their 3 adult children, Martin (35), Delia (320 and Kate (28). Bridget was listed as a farmer’s wife, she was unable to read, but spoke both Irish and English. Martin was listed as a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Delia and Kate were both listed as farmer’s daughters, both could read and write and both spoke Irish and English. All 3 children were listed as single. Martin and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Concannon was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Martin Concannon, (43), was listed as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English. Martin was able to read and write. Martin lived with his wife Sabina (24), his daughter Norah (1mth) and a female relation, Ellen (45). Sabina was listed as a farmer’s wife, she was able to read and write, and she spoke Irish and English. Norah was listed as not being able to write and had no language listed. Ellen, was unable to read or write, but she spoke Irish and English. Ellen was listed as single. Martin and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Concannon was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Mary Thornton, (26), had no occupation listed, she was able to read and write. Mary spoke Irish and English. Mary lived with her sister Margaret (17), she too had no occupation listed, but spoke both Irish and English and could read and write. Both sisters were listed as single. Mary and her sister lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Walter Longe was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Honor Healy, (46), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she could read only, and spoke Irish and English. She lived with her sister Maggie (30) and her 8 children. James (24), Julia (17), Maggie (15), Patrick (13), Thomas (11) and Winnie (9), Catherine (6) and Nellie (4). Honors’ sister Maggie was listed as a farmer’s sister, she was unable to read but she spoke Irish and English. Maggie was listed as single. James was listed as a farmer’s son, he could read and write. James spoke Irish and English. Julia was a farmer’s daughter. Maggie, Patrick, Thomas and Winnie were all listed as scholars, all 5 could read and write. All 5 spoke English only. Catherine and Nellie were listed as farmer’s daughters, they were unable to read and spoke English only. All of Honors’ children were listed as single. Honor and her family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Honor Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Michael Disken, (35), was listed as a farmer, he was able to read and write, and spoke Irish and English. Michael lived with his wife Monica (32), mother Jane (80) and his 4 children. Martin (10), James (7), Edward (4) and Jane (2). Monica was able to read and write, she spoke Irish and English also. Michaels’s mother Jane, was a retired farmer, she was able to read and write and she also spoke Irish and English. Jane was listed as a widow. Martin and James were scholars, all 4 of Michaels’ children were listed as being able to read and write. Martin was listed as having Irish and English, while no language was listed for James, Edward and Jane. Michael and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael Disken was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Richard Healy, (50), was listed as a farmer, he was unable to read, but spoke both Irish and English. Richard lived with his wife Mary (43), their 2 children James (6) and Edward (4), and also with his brother Edward (40). Mary was listed as a farmer’s wife, she was able to read and write, and spoke Irish and English. Richard’s brother Edward had no occupation listed, he was able to read and write, and also spoke Irish and English. Edward was listed as single. James was a scholar, no occupation was listed for Richard’s son Edward. James and Edward were listed as being unable to read. No language was listed for James and Edward. Richard and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Richard Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick Healy, (58), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Patrick lived with his wife Mary (48) and their 4 children. Ellen (20), Maggie (19), Kate (13) and Bridget (9). Mary was listed as a farmer’s wife, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Ellen and Maggie were both farmer’s daughters, both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. Kate and Bridget were both scholars, both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. All 4 of Richard’s children were listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 room. Patrick Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Mary Healy, (55), a widow, was a farmer, she spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Mary lived with her 2 children, Thomas (30), Honor (20) and niece Mary E. Kerane (8). Thomas was listed as a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Honor was a farmer’s daughter, she also spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Mary E. was a scholar, she spoke Irish and English and could read and write. Thomas, Honor and Mary E., were all listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Mary Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Edward Healy, (53), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Edward lived with his wife Mary (45) and their 4 children, Thomas (23), Mary (19), John (18) and Kate (11). Mary was a farmer’s wife, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Thomas and John were listed as farmer’s sons, while Mary was a farmer’s daughter, Kate was a scholar. All 4 children could read and write. Thomas, Mary and John all spoke Irish and English, no language was listed for Kate. Thomas, John, Mary and Kate were all listed as single. Edward and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Edward Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 out-office or farm steading.

Richard Healy, (50), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Richard was married to Mary (28), who was a farmer’s wife, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Also living in the household was Richard’s brother Patrick (45), there was no occupation listed for Patrick, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick was listed as single. Richard and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Richard Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Murty McGrath, (56), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Murty lived with his wife Catherine (50), sons John (22) and Martin (20). Catherine spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. John and Martin were listed as farmer’s sons, they spoke Irish and English and were able to read and write. John and Martin were both listed as single. Also living in the McGrath household was Mary Barr (no age given). Mary was listed as a servant under the heading ‘Relation to Head’. She could read and write, no language was listed for Mary. Murty, his family and servant lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Murthy McGrath was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Mary Joyce, (58), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her 4 children, Patrick (24), Ellen (21), Honor (18) and James (16). Patrick and James were listed as farmer’s sons, while Ellen and Honor were farmer’s daughters. All 4 children spoke Irish and English and all 4 were able to read and write. All 4 were listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Joyce was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

James Disken, (40), was listed as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. James lived with his wife Mary (40), and their 6 children. Bridget (14), Maria (12), Maggie (9), Annie (8), James (7) and Patrick (5). Mary was a farmer’s wife, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. All 6 children were listed as scholars. All could read and write except for Patrick. Bridget and Maria spoke Irish and English, no language was listed for the other 4 children. All 6 children were listed as single. James and his family lived 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James Disken was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick McGrath, (55), gave his occupation as a farmer, he was unable to read but he spoke Irish and English. Patrick lived with his wife Ellen (60) and son John (21). Ellen was a farmer’s wife, she was able to read and spoke Irish and English. John gave his occupation as a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick McGrath was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Ellen Hession, (70), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer. She spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Ellen lived with her John (44), daughter-in-law Maggie (40) and 8 grandchildren, Mary (14), Malachy (12), Ellen (11), Maggie (9), Delia (7), John (6), Peter (4) and Norah (1). Ellen’s son John was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was unable to read. John’s wife Maggie, had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and could read only. Mary, Malachy, Ellen, Maggie, Delia and John were all listed as scholars. All could read and write. Peter and Norah had no occupation and were unable to read. No language was listed for any of the children. All the children were listed as single. Ellen and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Ellen Hession was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Mary Healy, (84), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her son Cormick (50) and daughters Mary (45), Mallie[sic] (40) and Bridget (35). Cormick was listed as a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary, Mallie[sic] and Bridget were all listed as farmer’s daughters. All 3 spoke Irish and English and all 3 were able to read and write. All 4 of Mary’s children were listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 2 out-offices or farm steadings.

Patrick Flaherty, (50), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Patrick lived with his elder sister Bridget (60), she gave her occupation as a farmer’s sister. Bridget spoke Irish and English but like her brother, she was unable to read. Both Patrick and Bridget were listed as single. Patrick and his sister lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and 2 rooms. Patrick Flaherty was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Patrick Connelly, (55), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick lived with his wife Misses [sic] (44), and their 8 children. Delia (23), Norah (20), Michael (17), John (16), Patrick (12), Ellie (9), Thomas (6) and Katie (4). Misses [sic] was a farmer’s wife, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Delia, Norah, Ellie and Katie were listed as farmer’s daughters, while Michael, John, Patrick and Thomas were farmer’s sons. Delia and Norah spoke Irish and English and were able to read and write. Michael, John and Patrick spoke Irish and English but were unable to read. No language was listed for Ellie, Thomas and Katie. All 8 children were listed as single. Michael was listed in Specified Illnesses, being described as an idiot. (Those with IQs between 0 and 25, with poor motor skills, extremely limited communication and little response to stimulus) . Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Connelly was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 3 out-offices or farm steadings.

Bridget Forde, (55), had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Bridget was listed as single. Bridget lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and 1 room. James Disken was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

 

 

Census 1911

There were 46 households in the townland of Russelstown in 1911. There were a total of 232 inhabitants in Russelstown, 104 male and 128 female. All residents were born in Co Galway except for 4 people who were born in Co Mayo and Co Roscommon. All residents were Roman Catholic. All the buildings were built, with permanent walls (brick, stone or concrete) and were classified as private dwellings. All the roofs were built of perishable material i.e. thatch or wood. The heads of the households were: Michael Costello, Winifred Hannon, Patrick Hopkins, Catherine Diskin, John Fitzpatrick, Bridget Farragher, Patrick Mullaney, James Mullaney, Mary Farragher, Margaret Diskin, Michael Murphy, Bridget Kirrane, Michael Devane, Sarah Hughes, Darby Gormally, Michael Connelly, Catherine Healy, Thomas Quinn, Margaret Healy, James Quinn, Patrick Kirrane, Martin Reilly, Peter Walsh, William Hughes, Patrick Hughes, Martin Hughes, Thomas O’Donnell, Martin Concannon, Matthew Concannon, Martin Concannon, Honor Healy, Michael Diskin, Richard Healy, Patrick Healy, Mary Healy, Edward Healy, Richard Healy, Catherine McGrath, Patrick Connolly, John Hession, Mary Healy, Bridget Flaherty, Bridget Forde, Mary Joyce, James Diskin and John McGrath. The census forms were collected on the 27nd and 29th April 1911.

Michael Costello, (58), gave his occupation as a tailor and farmer. Michael lived with his wife Mary (69). Both Michael and Mary spoke Irish and English but were unable to read. Michael and Mary had been married for 35 years in 1911 and had 9 children, 8 of whom still lived in 1911. Michael was born in Co Mayo while his wife Mary was born in Co Galway. Michael and Mary lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Michael Morley was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 fowl house.

Winifred Hannon, (72), a widow, was a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Winifred lived with her daughter-in-law Mary (34), and grandchildren John (5), Mark (4), Patrick (3) and Mary (1). Mary had been married 7 years in 1911, had 4 children born alive, all 4 children still lived in 1911. Mary spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. The grandchildren, John, Mark, Patrick and Mary had no occupation or language listed. All children were listed as not being able to read. Winifred and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Winifred Hannon was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Patrick Hopkins, (66), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick lived with his wife Catherine (72), she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Patrick and Catherine had been married 24 years in 1911. Patrick and his wife lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Hopkins was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Catherine Diskin, (68), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English and could read only. Catherine lived with her son William (46) and daughter-in-law Catherine (44). William was listed as a farmer’s son, Catherine had no occupation listed. William and Catherine both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. William and Catherine had been married for 9 years, had 2 children born alive, none of whom survived in 1911. Catherine and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Catherine Diskin was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

John Fitzpatrick, (45), was a farmer, he lived with his wife Mary (41) and sister-in-law Honor Farragher (39). Mary and Honor had no occupation listed. All in the household spoke Irish and English and all were able to read and write. John and Mary had been married 11 years in 1911. John and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John Fitzpatrick was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Bridget Farragher, (70), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Bridget lived with her daughter Mary (44), son John (37), daughter-in-law Norah (42) and 4 grandchildren, twins Thomas and James (5) Mary Ellen (4), Margaret (3). Mary spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write, she was listed as single. John was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Norah spoke Irish and English, she had no occupation listed. Norah was able to read and write. None of the grandchildren had occupations or languages listed. John and Norah had been married 7 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive and all 4 still lived in 1911. Bridget and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Bridget Farragher was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Mullaney, (83), a widower, had no occupation listed, he spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Patrick lived with his daughter-in-law Catherine (50) and grandchildren Mary (15), John (12) and Michael (9). Catherine had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary, John and Michael were listed as scholars, with all 3 being able to read and write. Mary and John both spoke Irish and English, no language was listed for Michael. Catherine had been married for 16 years in 1911, had 4 children born alive, all of whom still lived in 1911. Patrick and his family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. James Mullaney was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 fowl house.

James Mullaney, (45), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. James lived with his wife Norah (53), and their 5 children, Thomas (18), Delia (14), Patrick (12), Martin (10) and Mary (6). There was no occupation listed for Norah. She spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Thomas was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Delia, Patrick and Martin were listed as scholars, all spoke Irish and English and all were able to read and write. Mary was unable to read and had no language listed. James and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James Mullaney was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Mary Farragher, (85), a widow, had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her son Thomas (59), daughter-in-law Mary (60), and grandchildren Norah (17), Catherine (15) and John (14). Thomas was listed as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Norah also had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Catherine and John were listed as scholars, both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. Thomas and Mary had been married 26 years in 1911, they had 8 children born alive, and 6 of whom still lived in 1911. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas Farragher was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Margaret Diskin, (72), a widow, was born in co Roscommon, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Margaret lived with her son Patrick (30), daughter-in-law Ellen (30) and grandchildren Mary (2) and Margaret (1). Patrick was listed as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Ellen had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English, but was unable to read. Mary and Margaret both had no occupation or language listed and were unable to read. Mary Sheridan (27) was a visitor in the Diskin household on the 27th April 1911. Mary Sheridan was spoke Irish and English, she was unable to read and was listed as single. Patrick and Ellen had been married 4 years in 1911, had 2 children born alive, both of whom still lived in 1911. Margaret and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Diskin was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 bar and 1 cart house.

Michael Murphy, (46), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Michael lived with his wife Mary (47), she had no occupation listed. Mary spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Michael and Mary had been married 20 years in 1911. Michael and his wife lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael Murphy was listed as the owner of the land of on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Bridget Kirrane, (71), a widow, was listed as a farmer. Bridget spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Bridget lived with her grandson Peter Healy (3), he was unable to read, and had no language or occupation listed. Bridget and her grandson lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Bridget Kirrane was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 fowl house.

Michael Devane, (43), gave his occupation as a farmer. Michael lived alone, spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Michael was listed as single. Michael lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael Devane was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Sarah Hughes, (51), was listed as married, she had been married 23 years in 1911, had 2 children born alive and both of whom still lived in 1911. Sarah spoke Irish and English but was unable to write. Sarah lived with her sons Martin (22) and Michael (20). Both Martin and Michael were listed as farmer’s sons. Both were able to read and write, no language was listed for either son. Both sons were listed as single. Sarah and her sons lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. John Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Darby Gormally, (69), gave his occupation as a farmer. Darby lived with his wife Bridget (66), and their sons Thomas (36), James (24) and Martin (17). Bridget had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Thomas, James and Martin were all listed as farmer’s sons. All 3 spoke Irish and English and all 3 were able to read and write. Darby’s’ 3 sons were all listed as single. Darby and Bridget had been married 39 years in 1911, had 10 children born alive, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. Darby and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Darby Gormally was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Connelly, (56), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Michael lived with his wife Mary (44), and their 5 children, Ellen (15), Mary (14), Thomas (12), Michael (6) and Norah (4). Mary spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Michael and Mary had been married for 16 years in 1911, they had 6 children, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Ellen, Mary, Thomas and Michael were all listed as scholars, Norah had no occupation listed. Ellen Mary and Thomas spoke Irish and English and were able to read and write. Michael; and Norah had no language listed and were unable to read. Michael and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael Connelly was listed as the owner of the land on which was situated along with 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Catherine Healy, (65), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Catherine lived with her son Thomas (360, daughter-in-law Mary (37), grandson John (3) and her twin granddaughters Margaret and Catherine (7mths). Thomas was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. There was no occupation or language listed for the 3 children, none of the children could read. Thomas and Mary had been married 4 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive, and 3 of whom were still alive in 1911. Catherine and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Catherine Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Thomas Quinn, (55), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Thomas lived with his wife Norah (40) and their 4 children, Margaret (9), Mary (6), Ellen (3) and Catherine (1). Norah had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Thomas and Norah had been married 13 years in 1911, they had 5 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Margaret was a scholar, she was able to read and write. Mary, Ellen and Catherine had no occupations listed. No language was listed for any of the children. Thomas and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Thomas Quinn was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Margaret Healy, (78), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Margaret lived with her son Richard (39), daughter-in-law Mary (25), and grandchildren Thomas (6), Margaret (4), Edward (2) and Norah (10mths). Also living in the Healy household was Matthew Cunningham (21), who was Mary’s brother. Richard was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Richard and Mary had been married 7 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. None of the grandchildren had occupations or languages listed, all the children were listed as not being able to read. Matthew Cunningham had no occupation listed, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Matthew was listed as single. Margaret and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Margaret Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

James Quinn, (55), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. James was listed as single. James lived with his brother Richard (54), he had no occupation listed. Richard spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Richard was also listed as single. James and his brother lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James Quinn was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Kirrane, (41), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick lived with his wife Winifred (44), and their children Norah (7), Ellen (6), Mary (4) and Patrick (3). Patrick and Winifred had been married 8 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Winifred had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Norah was a scholar, no language was listed for her, but she was able to read and write. Ellen, Mary and Patrick had no occupations or languages listed. They were listed as being unable to read. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Kirrane was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Martin Reilly, (39), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Martin lived with his wife Annie (26) and their children Bridget (4), Thomas (2), Annie (7mths) and step daughter Mary Kate Diskin (6). Martin and Annie had been married 5 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Annie had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. There was no occupation or language listed for the 4 children. All the children were listed as being unable to read. Martin and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Reilly was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Peter Walsh, (44), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Peter lived with his wife Ellen (46) and their 8 children. Delia (18), Richard (15), Michael (13), Peter (12), William (9), Norah (7), Walter Patrick (4) and Ellen Maria (1). Peter and Ellen had been married 19 years in 1911, they had 9 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Ellen spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Delia had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Richard, Michael, Peter, William and Norah were all scholars. Richard, Michael, Peter and William were all able to read and write. Richard spoke Irish and English. No language was listed for Michael, Peter, William, Norah, Walter Patrick or Ellen Maria. Peter and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Peter Walsh was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

William Hughes, (41), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. William lived with his wife Mary (31) and their 8 children. Mary (10), James (9), Martin (7), Michael (6), Delia (4), William (3), Margaret (1) and Norah (2mths). William and Mary had been married 11 years in 1911, they had 9 children born alive, and 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary, James and Martin were listed as scholars. Mary and James were able to read and write. Martin, Michael, Delia, William, Margaret and Norah were all listed as being unable to read. No language was listed for any of the children. William and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. William Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Hughes, (73), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Patrick lived with his wife Mary (69) and their 3 children. Bridget (32), Mary (26) and Thomas (24). Patrick and Mary had been married 45 years in 1911, they had 7 children born alive, and 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Bridget was a farmer’s daughter, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write and listed as single. Mary had no occupation, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write, Mary was also listed as single. Thomas was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write, he too was listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, I cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Martin Hughes, (38), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin lived with his wife Catherine (32), she had no occupation listed. Catherine spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin and Catherine had been married 4 years in 1911, they had no children. Martin and his wife lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Hughes was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Thomas O’Donnell, (40), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Thomas lived with his wife Norah (38) and their 4 children. Mary (8), Norah (6), Michael (5) and Walter (2). Thomas and Norah had been married 9 years in 1911, they had 4 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Norah had no occupation listed. She spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mary was listed as a scholar, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. No occupation or language was listed for Norah, Michael and Walter and it was listed that they were unable to read. Mary Long (42) also lived in the O’Donnell household, she was sister-in-law to Thomas O’Donnell. Mary Long had no occupation or language listed, but she was able to read and write. Thomas and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas O’Donnell was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Martin Concannon, (61), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin lived with his wife Sabina (42), their 6 children Norah (11), Catherine (7), Sabina (5), Margaret (3) and Ellen (7mths), and his sister Ellen (65). Martin and Sabina had been married 11 years in 1911, they had 6 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Sabina had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin and Norah were scholars, they could both read and write, no language was listed for Martin and Norah. No occupation or language was listed for Catherine, Sabina, Margaret or Ellen and it was listed that they were unable to read. Martin’s sister Ellen had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and could read only. Ellen was listed as being single. Martin and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Concannon was listed as the owner of the land in which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Mathew Concannon, (44), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Mathew lived with his wife Margaret (42), their 7 children, Peter (15), Mary (13), Mathew (11), Michael (10), John (8), Norah (6) and Catherine (4), and his aunt Catherine Heverin (98). Mathew and Margaret had been married 18 years in 1911, they had 9 children born alive, and 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. Margaret had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Peter, Mary, Mathew, Michael, John and Norah were all scholars. All spoke Irish and English and were able to read and write except for Norah. Catherine had no language or occupation listed and she was listed as being unable to read. Catherine Heverin, a widow, had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish only and was unable to read. Mathew and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mathew Concannon was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Martin Concannon, (40) was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin lived his sister Margaret (27), she had no occupation listed. Margaret spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Both Martin and Margaret were listed as single. Martin and his sister lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin Concannon was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Honor Healy, (58), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English and could read only. Honor lived with her son James (36), daughters Winifred (19) and Ellen (14) and sister-in-law Margaret Healy (70). James was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Winifred and Ellen had no occupation listed, they both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. James, Winifred and Ellen were all listed as single. Margaret Healy had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was listed as being unable to read. Margaret was listed as single. Honor and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Honor Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Diskin, (58), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Michael lived with his wife Monica (53) and their 5 children, Martin (21), Michael (19), James (17), Edward (14) and Jane (12). Michael and Monica had been married 22 years in 1911, they had 5 children born alive, and all of whom were still alive in 1911. Monica had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin, Michael and James were listed as farmer’s sons. All 3 spoke Irish and English and all 3 were able to read and write. Edward and Jane were scholars, both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. All 5 children were listed as single. Michael and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael Diskin was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Richard Healy, (69), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read and write. Richard lived with his wife Mary (54) and their 2 sons, James (17) and Edward (16). Mary spoke Irish and English and could read only. Richard and Mary had been married 21 years in 1911, and had 5 children born alive, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Both James and Edward were farmer’s son. Both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. They both were listed as single. Richard and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Richard Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Healy, (73), a widower, was a farmer. He spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Patrick lived with his 4 daughters. Ellen (27), Mary (24), Delia (20) and Catherine (18). Ellen, Mary and Delia were listed as farmer’s daughters, Catherine had no occupation listed. All 4 daughters spoke Irish and English and all 4 were able to read and write. All of Patrick’s daughters were listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Mary Healy, (72), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer. She spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her son Thomas (44), daughter-in-law Catherine (37) and granddaughters Delia (2) and Mary Ellen (8mths). Thomas was a farmer’s son. He spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Catherine had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. No occupation or language was listed for Delia and Mary Ellen, they were both listed as being unable to read. Thomas and Catherine had been married 4 years in 1911 and had 3 children born alive, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Edward Healy, (73), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but he was unable to read. Edward lived with his wife Mary (65) and their 2 children, Thomas (34) and Catherine (23). Edward and Mary had been married 36 years in 1911 and had 5 children born alive, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Thomas was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Catherine had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Thomas and Catherine were both listed as single. Edward and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Edward Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Richard Healy, (72), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Richard lived with his wife Mary (38) and their 5 children, Edward (9), Monica (8), Patrick (6), Richard (4) and John (2). Richard and Mary had been married 11 years in 1911, and had 6 children born alive, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Edward and Monica were scholars, Edward was able to read and write. Monica, Patrick, Richard and John were all listed as being unable to read. No language was listed for any of the children. Patrick, Richard and John had no occupations listed. Richard and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Richard Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Catherine McGrath, (68), a widow, was listed as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Catherine lived with her son Martin (28), he was listed as a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Martin was listed as single. Catherine and her son lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Catherine McGrath was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Connolly, (72), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick lived with his wife Bridget (63), their 4 children, John (27), Ellen (19), Thomas (18), Catherine (15) and granddaughter Mary Healy (8). Patrick and Bridget had been married 38 years in 1911 and had 12 children born alive, 9 of whom were still alive in 1911. Bridget had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and she was unable to read. Michael had no occupation listed. John and Thomas were listed as a farmer’s sons, they were both able to read and write. Ellen had no occupation listed, she also was able to read and write. Catherine and Mary Healy were both scholars, both could read and write. No language was listed for any of the children in the Connolly household. All the children were listed as single. Patrick and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3rooms. Patrick Connolly was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

John Hession, (54), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. John lived with his wife Margaret (53) and their 6 children, Ellen (21), Delia (18), John (17), Peter (15), Norah (12) and Catherine (7). John and Margaret had been married 26 years in 1911, and had 9 children born alive, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Margaret had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Ellen was a farmer’s daughter, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Delia had no occupation, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. John was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Peter, Norah and Catherine were all scholars, all spoke Irish and English and all were able to read and write. All children were listed as single. John and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John Hession was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Mary Healy, (93) a widow, had no occupation, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her 4 children, Cormack (66), Mary (54), Ellen (52) and Bridget (50). Cormack was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary, Bridget and Ellen had no occupations listed, they spoke Irish and English. Mary could read only, while Ellen and Bridget were able to read and write. All of Mary’s children were listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Cormack Healy was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Bridget Flaherty, (74), gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Bridget lived with her 2 brothers, John (70) and Barney (57). John had no occupation, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Barney was an agricultural labourer, he spoke Irish and English and he too was unable to read. Bridget and her brothers were all listed as single. Bridget and her brothers lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and 2 room. Bridget Flaherty was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Bridget Forde, (74), lived alone, she had no occupation listed, and she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Bridget was listed as single. Bridget lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and 1 room. James Diskin was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated.

Mary Joyce, (72), a widow, gave her occupation as a farmer, she spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Mary lived with her 3 children, Ellen (34), Norah (32) and James (30). Ellen had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Norah was a farmer’s daughter, James was a farmer’s son. Both spoke Irish and English and both were able to read and write. All 3 of Mary’s children were listed as single. Mary and her family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary Joyce was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

James Diskin, (54), was a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. James lived with his wife Mary (54) and their 2 children, Norah (18) and Patrick (16). James and Mary had been married 29 years in 1911, and had 6 children born alive, all of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English nut was unable to read. Norah had no occupation listed, she spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Patrick was a farmer’s son, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. Norah and Patrick were both listed as being single. James and his family lived in a 2nd class housed with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James Diskin was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

John McGrath, (38), gave his occupation as a farmer, he spoke Irish and English and was able to read and write. John lived with his wife Catherine (40) and his Uncle Peter Higgins (70). John and Catherine had been married for 5 years in 1911, had 3 children born alive, none of whom survived in 1911. Catherine had no occupation or language listed, she was able to read and write. Peter Higgins was an agricultural labourer, he spoke Irish and English but was unable to read. Peter was listed as single. John and his family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John McGrath was listed as the owner of the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

 

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