Carrowreagh

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Carrowreagh

An Cheathrú Riabhach, greyish quarterland

Carrowreagh is situated in the civil parish and barony of Dunmore, County Galway. It is located in the northwest extremity of the parish, bounded on the north by the parish of Addergoole, east by the townland of Carrowbaun, south and north by the parish of Liskeevy and the townland of Quarrymount.

The Down Survey Map 1641 (pre Cromwell) under the name ‘Carroraugh’ states that the owner was Earl Clanrickard (Protestant).  The Down Survey Map 1670 (post Cromwell) shows that the owner remained the same. Unprofitable land of 22 plantation acres and 110 acres of profitable land are specified.

 

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books 1838 gives various spellings of the townland: Ceathramhadh Riabhach, Carrareagh and Carrowreagh. This source states that Carrowreagh was the property of John Bodkin, Esq., M.P., Quarrymount. It contained 259 acres including about 50 acres of bog and approximately 17 acres of rough pasture. There is a triangulation Station in the north end of Carrowreagh.

Census 1841 – 1851

Carrowreagh consisted of 258 acres 2 roods 20 perches. In 1841, there were 233 inhabitants, 121 were male and 112 were female. There were 42 houses, 41 were inhabited and 1 was uninhabited. In 1851, the population decreased from 233 inhabitants to 176 inhabitants, 82 were male and 94 were female. The Poor Law Valuation rate paid in 1851 was £78-5-0.

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Thomas Concannon – Application Number C16 6690: Thomas Concannon applied for the pension on the 6th November 1916. At the time of the application, his address was Carnagur, Dunmore, Co Galway. According to Thomas, his parents were Michl and Nora Concanon (nee Cunningham). Thomas was awarded an annual pension of £16-15-0.

Michael Concannon – Application Number C17 3730: Michael Concannon applied for the pension on the 14th May 1917. At the time of the application, his address was Cathhill, Dunmore, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Michael, his parents were Michael and Bridget Concannon. The Census Search Form 1851 showed that Michael married Honor in 1831 and a list of children’s names were provided: John was 19 years old, William was 16 years old, Martin was 14 years old, Michael was 10 years old, James was 8 years old and Thomas was 4 years old.

Mary Gilmore – Application Number C21 1221: Mary Gilmore applied for the pension on the 12th February 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Mary Connolly, C/O Thos Greene, Milltown, Co Galway. According to Mary, her parents were Michael and Catherine Gilmore (nee Cleary). Mary was awarded an annual pension of £16-15-0.

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

According to Griffith’s Valuation 1855, John Bodkin leased 257 acres, 0 roods and 38 perches to the following tenants:  Monica Diskin, James Donnellon, Michael Gilmore, John Burke, Thaddeus Ford, Edward Donnellon, James Loftus, Michael Murphy, Thomas Mihan, Peter Loftus, Michael Kelly, Thomas Kelly, Henry Mannion, Peter Donnellon Junior, John Donnellon, Bridget Leonard, Michael Leonard, Denis Naughton, Michael Naughton, Michael Concannon, Peter Donnellon senior, and Thomas Lally. The overall annual rent paid was £114-13-0.

Monica Diskin paid a total annual valuation rate of £1 2s 0d for house and land. James Donnellon paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 0s 0d for house, offices and land. Michael Gilmore paid a total annual valuation of £7 5s 0d for house, offices and land. John Burke paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 0s 0d for house, offices and land. Thaddeus Ford paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 17s 0d for house and land. Edward Donnellan paid a total annual valuation rate of £9 10s 0d for house, offices and land. James Loftus paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 5s 0d for house, offices and land. Michael Murphy paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 10s 0d for house and land. Thomas Mihan paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 15s 0d for house and land. Peter Loftus paid a total annual valuation rate of £12 5s 0d for house, offices and land. Michael Kelly paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 3s 0d for house, office and land. Thomas Kelly paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 8s 0d for house and land. Henry Mannion paid a total annual valuation of £3 2s 0d for house and land. Peter Donnellon Junior paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 0s 0d for house, offices and land. John Donnellan paid a total annual valuation of £8 10s 0d for house, offices and land. Bridget Leonard paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 5s 0d for house, offices and land. Michael Leonard paid a total annual valuation rate of £4 2s 0d for house and land. Denis Naughton paid a total annual valuation rate of £7 10s 0d for house, offices and land. Michael Naughton paid a total annual valuation of £3 17s 0d. Michael Concannon paid a total annual valuation of £7 5s 0d for house, office and land. Peter Donnellan Senior paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 15s 0d for house, office and land. Thomas Lally paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 17s 0d for house and land.

Bodkin retained an area for himself classified as ‘Plantation’ measuring 1 acre, 1 rood and 22 perches with a total annual valuation of £0 15s 0d.

Census 1901

There were 22 households listed in the townland of Carrowreagh in 1901. There were 124 residents, 71 were male and 53 were female. The head of the households were: Michael Meehan, Patrick Mooney, John Murphy, John Kelly, Honor Naughton, Patrick Donlon, Thomas Donlon, Patrick Heneghan, James Loftus, Stephen Burke, Thomas Lally, John Gilmore, William Burns, Margaret Naughton, William Concannon, Mathew Leonard, Martin Naughton, John Monaghan, Thomas Donlon, Peter Kelly, Patrick Donelon and Michael Connolly. All occupants were born in Co Galway and were Roman Catholic. Most women who were married to farmers listed their occupation as a farmer’s wife. The census forms that were collected on the 24th April 1901 showed that all of the houses in Carrowreagh were built and are listed as private dwellings. Every house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Overall, there were a total of 71 farm buildings.
Michael Meehan was 55 years old. He lived with his wife Mary who was 60 years old, his son Bernard who was 30 years old, his daughter-in-law Margaret who was 32 years old, his grandson Michael who was 3 years old, his granddaughter Mary who was 1 year old and his daughter Bridget who was 20 years old. Michael listed his occupation as a farmer. Michael and Mary could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. Bernard and Margaret were married, could read, write & spoke Irish and English. Bernard worked as a farmer. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Patrick Mooney was 70 years old. He lived with his wife Margaret who was 60 years old. Patrick and Margaret could not read. They lived with their 3 sons: Edward was 30 years old, Bernard was 21 years old and James was 13 years old. Patrick worked as a farmer. All 3 sons could read, write and listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. The Mooney family spoke Irish and English. The Mooney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
John Murphy, a widower was 50 years old. He was the only occupant in the house. His occupation is listed as a farmer. Although John could not read, he could speak Irish and English. He lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
John Kelly at the age of 60 worked as a farmer. John was married to Bridget who was also 60 years old. Neither Bridget nor John could read. They lived with their 2 children: Edward was 30 years old and Margaret was 23 years old. Edward and Margaret were not married. Although Edward could not read, Margaret could read and write. Edward listed his occupation as a farmer’s son while Margaret listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. All of the Kelly family spoke Irish and English. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Honor Naughton was an unmarried 28 year old woman who listed her occupation as a dressmaker. Although Honor could not read, she spoke Irish and English. She lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and her house had 2 rooms. Honor owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 piggery.
Patrick Donlon, a widower was 70 years old. Patrick worked as a farmer. He lived with his son and daughter-in-law called John Donlon and Honor Donlon, both of whom were 45 years old. Others living in the house were Patrick’s 5 grandchildren: Patrick was 15 years old, Mary was 13 years old, Stephen was 11 years old, Thomas was 9 years old and Martin was 7 years old. Patrick, Mary, Stephen and Thomas were scholars who could read and write. Martin could not read. All of the Donlon family could speak Irish and English except Martin; he could not read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Donlon owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Thomas Donlon, a farmer was 34 years old. He was married to Honor who was 36 years old. They lived with their 3 children: Mary was 11 years old, John was 5 years old and Patrick was 2 years old. Thomas, John and Patrick could not read. Honor and Mary could read and write. Thomas, Honor, Mary and John spoke Irish and English. The Donlon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Donlon owned the land on which his house was situated along with I stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Patrick Heneghan was 70 years old and worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Julia who was 60 years old. Patrick and Julia could not read. They lived with their 4 unmarried children: Thomas was 30 years old, Patrick was 20 years old, Bridget was 15 years old and John was 13 years old. Thomas and Patrick listed their occupations as a farmer’s son. Although Thomas could not read, Patrick could read and write. Bridget and John were scholars who could read and write. All of the Heneghan household could speak Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Heneghan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
James Loftus was 38 years old and worked as a farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 36 years old. They lived with their 3 children: James, a farmer’s son was 6 years old, Michael, a farmer’s son was 4 years old and Bridget was just 1 year old. No members of the Loftus family could read. The 4 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. The Loftus family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Loftus owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Stephen Burke was 43 years old. He was married to Mary who was 40 years old. They lived with their 10 children: John was 17 years old, Ellen was 15 years old, Julia was 13 years old, Bridget was 11 years old, Mary was 9 years old, Kates was 7 years old, Maggie was 5 years old, Patt was 3 years old, Michael was 2 years old and Stephen was 1 month old. The entire Burke family spoke English. All of the Burke family could read and write except for the 4 youngest children; naturally they could not read. All of the occupants listed their occupation as farmer. The Burke family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Stephen Burke owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Thomas Lally was 45 years old. He lived with his wife Honor who was 40 years old. Thomas listed his occupation as a farmer. Although Thomas and Honor could not read, they both could speak Irish and English. Thomas and Honor lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Lally owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
John Gilmore was 39 years old. He was married to Norah who was 30 years old. John listed his occupation as a farmer and his wife listed her occupation as a seamstress. They could speak Irish and English. John could read while Norah could read and write. They lived with their 4 children: Katie was 14 years old, Michael was 9 years old, John was 8 years and Delia was 6 years old. All the children in this household were scholars and spoke English. Katie, Michael and John could read and write. Delia could read. The Gilmore family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Gilmore owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
William Burns was 60 years old. He lived with his wife Winnie who was 58 years old and his unmarried daughter Julia who was 18 years old. William Burns listed his occupation as a farmer. Julia listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. All of the Burn family could speak Irish and English. Although William and Winnie could not read, Julia could read and write. The Burns family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. William Burns owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.
Margaret Naughton, a widow, was 43 years old. She worked as a farmer and lived with her 6 children: Michael who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 18 years old, John was 16 years old, Charles was 11 years old, Mary was 14 years old, Thomas was 9 years old and Delia was 7 years old. John, Charles, Mary, Thomas and Delia were scholars. All of the Naughton family could read and write except Delia, she could not read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Margaret Naughton owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.
William Concannon, aged 50 worked as a farmer. William could read. He lived with his wife Mary who was 45 years old. Mary could read and write. They lived with their 6 children. Patrick who worked as a labourer was 15 years old. Michael, a scholar was 13 years old. Margaret worked as a seamstress. It is unclear from the original census form what Margaret’s age is as the number entered in the age column is blurred. However, the first digit is clearly ‘2’ so we can assume that Margaret is in her twenties. Ellen who was 25 years old (this age is also unclear) worked as a dressmaker. Kate was 18 years old and Julia A who worked as a seamstress was 17 years old. Both William and Mary could speak Irish and English while the children in the household could speak English only. All of the offspring could read and write. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. William Concannon owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.
Matthew Leonard, a widower was 60 years old. Although he could not read, he could speak Irish and English. He lived with his 40 year old son, Michael who worked as a farmer, his daughter- in- law Bridget who was 28 years old and his 5 grandsons: William, a scholar who could read was 8 years old, Michael, a scholar who could read was 7 years old, Thomas was 4 years old, Matthew was 2 years old and John was 7 months old. Michael, a farmer could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Bridget could read, write and spoke Irish and English. Thomas, Mathew and John could not read at this stage. The Leonard family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Matthew Leonard owned the land on which his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.
Martin Naughton who worked as a farmer was 37 years old. He was married to Honor who was 35 years old. They both spoke Irish and English and they could read and write. Martin and Honor lived with their 6 children: John was 12 years old, Mary was 10 years old, Bridget was 8 years old, Patrick was 6 years old, Michael was 4 years old and Denis was 1 year old. John, Mary and Bridget were scholars who could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Bridget was a scholar who could read and write. Patrick was a scholar who could read. The 2 youngest children Michael and Denis could not read at this stage. Martin’s father John Naughton, a widower who was 75 years old also lived in the house. He spoke Irish and English and could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. Martin Naughton owned the land on which his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.
John Monaghan, a farmer was 33 years old. He lived with his wife Margaret who was 40 years old. Both husband and wife could not read, however they could speak Irish and English. John and Margaret lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Monaghan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 farm buildings.
Thomas Donlon, a farmer was 45 years old. He was a widower. Thomas could speak Irish and English. He could not read. He lived with his 5 children: John was 12 years old, Michael was 9 years old, Peter was 7 years old, Kate Ellen was 5 years old and Monica was 3 years old. John and Michael were scholars who could read, write and spoke Irish and English. 7 year old Peter could not read. Thomas also lived with his father Peter Donlon. Peter, aged 80 years old was a widower who spoke Irish and English. The Donlon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. Thomas Donlon owned the land on which his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.
Peter Kelly, aged 60 years old worked as a labourer. He lived with his wife Margaret who was 52 years old and she worked as a housekeeper. Peter and Margaret could not read but they both spoke Irish and English. Peter Kelly lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Peter Kelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 farm buildings.
Patrick Donelan was 60 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 56 years old. Patrick and Mary could not read or write. They lived with their 6 children: Kate was 26 years old who worked as a seamstress, John was 25 years old who worked as a labourer, Bridget was 18 years old, Julia was 16 years old, Patrick was 13 years old and Michael was 8 years old. All of the Donelan family could speak Irish and English. Each son and daughter could read and write. Patrick’s niece Margaret Maloney was present in the house when the census form was filled. She was 3 years old, a scholar who spoke English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Donelan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 farm buildings.
Michael Connolly was 65 years old. He worked as a farmer and lived with his wife Kate who was 60 years old. Although Michael and Kate could not read, they spoke Irish and English. They lived with their son John who was 40 years old and he worked as a farmer. Others living in the house were their daughter-in-law Mary, who was 35 years old and their 2 grandsons: Michael was 5 years old and Patrick was 1 year old. John and Mary could read, write and spoke Irish and English. Naturally, the 2 grandchildren could not read at this stage. Michael’s niece Mary Slattery was present in the house the night the census form was filled. Mary was 5 years old. The Connolly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Connolly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 3 farm buildings.

Census 1911

There were 21 households listed in the townland of Carrowreagh in 1911. There were 113 residents, 68 were male and 45 were female. All individuals were born in County Galway apart from two people: Norah Donnellan was born in County Mayo and William Trueman in the Burns household was born in England. Each occupant was a Roman Catholic. The head of the households were: James Loftus, John Donnellan, John Murphy, Margaret Mooney, Martin Naughton, John Kelly, Michael Meehan, Michael Connolly, Stephen Burke, William Burns, Michael Leonard, Norah Naughton, Julia Heneghan, Patrick Donelon, Margaret Naughton, John Monaghan, Thomas Lally, Thomas Donnellan, John Gilmore, Mary Concannon and Norah Donnellan. Each head of household owned the land on which their house was situated except Margaret Mooney; her son Edward owned the land on which her house was situated. The census forms were collected on the 8th and 12th of April 1911 showed that all houses were built as private dwellings. Overall there was a total of 76 farm buildings in Carrowreagh: 14 stables, 17 cow houses, 3 calf houses, 15 piggeries, 13 fowl houses, 10 barns and 4 cart houses.
James Loftus, a farmer was 37 years old. He was married to Margaret who was 40 years old. James could not read but he could speak Irish and English. Margaret could read and write. She also spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 18 years and they had 9 children, 7 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 6 children: James, whose occupation was recorded as a farmer’s son was 15 years old, Michael was 14 years old, Delia who could read and write was 9 years old, Margaret was 7 years old, Catherine was 2 years old and Martin was 5 months old. Michael, Delia and Margaret were scholars. 15 year old James and 14 year old Michael could read, write and spoke Irish and English. The 3 youngest children could not read. The Loftus family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Loftus owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.
John Donnellan, aged 58 worked as a farmer. He was married to Norah who was also 58 years old. At the time of the 1911 census they were married for 29 years and had 5 children, 4 of whom were still living in 1911. Patrick was 26 years old, Mary was 24 years old, Thomas was 21 years old and Martin was 16 years old. Patrick and Thomas recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Donnellan family spoke Irish and English. John, Patrick, Mary and Thomas could read and write. Norah and Martin could not read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. He owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 cart house.
John Murphy, a farmer was 61 years old. John could read. He was married to Mary who was 60 years old. John and Mary spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 11 years and had 2 children, 2 children who were still living in 1911: Michael was 10 years old and Thomas was 8 years old. Michael and Thomas were scholars. Mary, Michael and Thomas could not read. The Murphy family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Murphy did not own any out office or farmstead.
Margaret Mooney, a widow was 74 years old. Margaret spoke Irish and English. She lived with her son Edward, a widower who was 43 years old and her 2 grandchildren: Patrick, a scholar who was 6 years old and Mary who was 4 years old. Edward worked as a farmer who spoke Irish and English. The Mooney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Edward Mooney owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.
Martin Naughton was 57 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Norah who was 56 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 24 years and had 6 children, all of whom were still living in 1911: John was 22 years old, Mary was 20 years old, Delia was 18 years old, Patrick son was 17 years old, Michael was 14 years old and Denis was 11 years old. Michael and Denis were scholars while their brothers and sisters recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons and farmer’s daughters. All of the offspring were single. The entire Naughton family spoke Irish and English. The Naughton family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Martin Naughton owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
John Kelly, a farmer was 74 years old. He was married to Bridget who was also 74 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 51 years and had 7 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 2 children: Edward who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 44 years old and Margaret was 36 years old. John, Bridget and Edward could not read. Margaret could read and write. All of the Kelly family could speak Irish and English. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Kelly did not own any out office or farmstead.
Michael Meehan was 72 years old, worked as a farmer and was married to Mary who was 76 years old. Michael and Mary could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 52 years and they had 7 children, 5 of whom were still living in 1911. They lived with their son Bernard who was 50 years old and daughter-in-law Margaret who was 45 years old. At this stage, they were married for 14 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still living in 1911. They both could speak Irish and English. Bernard who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son could read and write. Margaret could not read. They lived with their 6 children: Michael was 13 years old, Mary was 11 years old, Patrick was 9 years old, Edward was 7 years old, Bernard was 5 years old and John was 3 years old. Michael, Mary, Patrick and Edward were scholars. Michael and Mary could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Patrick could read and write. The 3 youngest children could not read. The Meehan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Meehan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn. 
Michael Connolly, a widower was 80 years old. He worked as a farmer. He could not read. Michael lived with his son John and daughter-in-law Mary. John, a farmer’s son was 51 years old. He could read and write. Mary was 60 years old. She could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, John and Mary were married for 20 years, had 2 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911: Michael was 18 years old and Patrick, a scholar was 12 years old. Both grandchildren could read and write. All members of the Connolly household spoke Irish and English. The Connolly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Connolly owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.
Stephen Burke was 59 years old. He worked as a farmer and at the time of the 1911 census, was married to Mary, aged 50 for 30 years. They had 14 children, 13 of whom were still living in 1911. They lived with their 7 children: Margaret who listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 17 years old, Patrick who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son was 16 years old, Michael, a scholar was 14 years old, Stephen, a scholar was 12 years old, William, a scholar was 10 years old, James was 7 years old and Norah was 3 years old. The 8 eldest members of the Burke family could speak Irish and English. The Burke family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Stephen Burke owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
William Burns, a farmer was 75 years old. He was married to Winifred who was 73 years old. William and Winifred could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 40 years and they had 11 children, 5 of whom were still living in 1911. They lived with their daughter-in-law Catherine Trueman who was 40 years old and their 49 year old son-in-law William Trueman who worked as a general labourer. Catherine could not read. All of the household spoke Irish and English except William Trueman; there was no language listed for him. William Trueman could read and write. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and his house had 2 rooms. William Burns owned 1 cow house and 1 fowl house. 
Michael Leonard, a farmer was 50 years old. Michael could read only. He was married to Bridget who was also 50 years old. Bridget could read and write. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 19 years and had 8 children, 8 of whom were still living in 1911: William was 18 years old, Michael was 16 years old, Thomas was 14 years old, Mathew was 12 years old, John was 10 years old, Patrick was 9 years old, Bridget was 6 years old and Norah was 2 years old. Thomas, Mathew, John and Patrick were scholars while their 2 eldest brothers recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons. The 8 eldest members of the Leonard family spoke Irish and English. All of the children could read and write except the 2 youngest ones; naturally they could not read. The Leonard family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Michael Leonard owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.
Norah Naughton was 44 years old and single. She worked as a farmer and could speak Irish and English. Norah could read and write. Norah Naughton lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and her house had 2 rooms. She owned 1 fowl house.
Julia Heneghan, a widow who worked as a farmer was 70 years old. She could not read. She lived with her 3 children: Thomas was 46 years old, Catherine was 30 years and Patrick was 26 years old. Thomas and Patrick listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Heneghan family could speak Irish and English. Julia and Thomas could not read while Catherine and Patrick could read and write. The Heneghan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Julia Heneghan owned 1 cow house.
Patrick Donelan was 74 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who was 68 years old. Patrick and Mary could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 44 years old and had 9 children, 9 of whom were still living in 1911. They lived with their son John, a widower who was 36 years old, their daughter Julia, an unemployed dressmaker who was 26 years old, their son Michael who was 19 years old and their grandsons Michael John who was 6 years old and Patrick who was 5 years old. The 5 eldest members of the Donelan family could speak Irish and English. The Donelan family lived a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Donelan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.
Margaret Naughton was 56 years old. She was a widow and worked as a farmer. She lived with her 3 children Michael was 28 years old, Thomas was 19 years old and Delia was 17 years old. Michael and Thomas documented their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Naughtons spoke Irish and English. They could also read and write. The Naughton family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Margaret Naughton owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.
John Monaghan, a farmer was 37 years old. He was married to Margaret who was 80 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 16 years and had no children. Although John and Margaret could not read, they could speak both Irish and English. John and Margaret lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Monaghan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.
Thomas Lally, a farmer was 66 years. He was married to Norah who was 68 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 34 years and had 1 child who was not alive in 1911. Thomas and Norah could speak Irish and English. They could not read. Thomas and Norah lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Lally owned 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.
Thomas Donnellan, a farmer was 56 years old. He was married to Norah who was 40 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 10 years and had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive in 1911. The household included 2 sons and 1 daughter: Michael who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 20 years old, Catherine was 15 years old and Thomas, a scholar was 9 years old. The 4 eldest occupants spoke Irish and English. The Donnellan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Donnellan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.
John Gilmore was 60 years old. He was married to Norah who was 49 years old. They could both read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 25 years and they had 8 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 children who could read and write: Michael was 21 years old, John was 19 years old and Delia was 16 years old. Michael and John listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Gilmore family spoke Irish and English. Also present in the house was Ellen Feerick, a visitor who was 6 years old. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Gilmore owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.
Mary Concannon was 69 years old. She was widow and worked as a farmer. Mary could not read. She lived with her 2 children: Margaret was 35 years old and Patrick was 30 years old. Margaret and Patrick could read and write. All of the Concannon family spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Mary Concannon owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.
Norah Donnellan, a widow was 40 years old. She lived with her 5 children: John, a tailor who was 17 years old, Patrick was 14 years old, Delia was 11 years old, Thomas was 8 years old and Michael was 3 years old. Patrick, Delia and Thomas were scholars. The 5 eldest occupants of the household could read and write while the 2 youngest occupants could not read. Norah, John and Patrick spoke Irish and English. Mary Farrell aged 71, a widow who was a boarder was also in the house. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Norah Donnellan owned 1 fowl house.
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