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Belmont is situated in the civil parish of Liskeevy [sic], barony of Dunmore, County Galway. Belmont is located in the south west extremity of the parish bounded on the west by the parishes of Crossboyne (County Mayo) and Kilcommon (County Mayo), on the north by the townlands of Carrownagheeha [sic] and Curraghaderra [sic]  & on the south and east by the parishes of Kilconly and Addragoole [sic] and the townland of Lisgeevy [sic].

The Down survey map under the name ‘Fennone’ [sic] shows the land was owned by the bishop of Tuam in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and 1670 (post Cromwell). 311 acres of unprofitable land and 364 acres of profitable land were specified.

O’Donovan’s Field Name Books (1838) provides two spellings of this townland: Belmont and Belmount. According to this source, Belmont was the property of M Bermingham, Esq of Belmont. It contained 1935 acres statute measure including approximately 285 acres of bog and around 5 acres of plantation. There was a triangulation station in the northwest end of Belmont.

Census 1841 – 1851

During these years, Belmont consisted of 1905 acres 1 rood 29 perches. In 1841, there were 998 residents, 515 were male and 483 were female who occupied 180 houses. The population in 1851 significantly reduced to 491 residents, 247 were male and 244 were female. 1 house was unoccupied while 85 houses were inhabited. The Poor Law Valuation rate paid in 1851 was £550.

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Bridget Commons – Application Number C15 6719Bridget Commons applied for the pension on the 17th November 1915. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Bridget Duffy, Garrymore, Cloghan’s Hill, Tuam, County Galway. According to Bridget, her parents were Michael and Kate Commins (nee Giblin). Bridget was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Winnie Heany – Application Number C16 7874Winnie Heany applied for the pension on the 18th December 1916. At the time of the application, her address was Mr Michael Joyce, Ballyglass, Scardaune, Claremorris, County Mayo. According to Winnie, her parents were Martin and Bridget Heany (nee Grady). Winnie was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Patrick Cummings – Application Number C17 5101Patrick applied for the pension on the 9th July 1917. At the time of the application, the address he supplied was Mr W Kemp, 8 Blossom Street, St Ancoat Street, Manchester. According to Patrick, his parents were William and Ellen Cummings (nee Prendergast). There were 2 people listed on the 1851 Census Search Forms: Wm Commans (37) who married in 1843 and Kate was 5 years old. These 2 individuals were lodgers. Patrick was awarded an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Winnie Hannon – Application Number C17 5488Winnie Hannon applied for the pension on the 25th July 1917. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Winnie McGagh, Kilgevrin, Milltown, Tuam. According to Winnie, her parents were John and Mary Hannon (nee Kerrigan) who were married in 1838. Their children were Michael (7), Mary (4) and Winny (2). On the side of the form, a list of names are shown: Michael, Mary, Winnie, Honor and Tom. Another married couple with the names John and Mary Hannon are shown on the form. They were married in 1839. Mary (11), Winny (9) and Sally (1) are listed. Winnie was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Mary Geoghegan – Application Number C17 5866Mary Geoghegan applied for the pension on the 7th August 1917. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Mary McCormack, Belmont, Milltown, Tuam, County Galway. According to Mary, her parents were James and Ellen Geoghegan (nee McCormack). Mary was paid a pension of £16-16-0 per annum.

Catherine Mulloney – Application Number C17 6535Catherine Mulloney applied for the pension on the 27th August 1917. At the time of the application, her address was Milltown, Tuam. According to Catherine, her parents were James and Winnie (Winifred) Mulloney (nee Mullan). Catherine was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Stephen Joyce – Application Number C21 256Stephen Joyce applied for the pension on the 25th January 1921. At the time of the application, his address was Mrs A Rhattigan, Bawnmore, Milltown, Tuam. According to Stephen, his parents were Thos & Cath Joyce (nee Mullin). Stephen was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Edward Cosgrove – Application Number C21 948Edward applied for the pension on the 3rd February 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Belmont, Milltown, County Galway. According to Edward his parents were James and Catherine Cosgrove. They were married in 1843. Edward was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Honor or Annie HannonApplication Number C21 1153Honor/Annie Hannon applied for the pension on the 10th February 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Mr Martin Heveran, Beagh, Kilconly, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Honor/Annie, her parents were John and Mary Hannon (nee Kerrigan). There were 2 married couples called John and Mary Hannon. One couple were born in 1838 and they had 3 children: Michael (7), Mary (4) and Winny (2). The other couple were married in 1839 and they had 4 children: Mary (11), Winny (9), Sally (1), Mark and Willy were listed as dead. Honor/Annie were paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Bridget Monaghan – Application Number C21 2191Bridget Monaghan applied for the pension on the 16th March 1921. At the time of the application, her address was: C/O T Brennan, Kilgevrin, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Bridget, her parents were Patrick and Mary Monaghan who were married in 1841. A daughter called Biddy (7) was documented on the Census Search Form 1851.

Margaret Greaney – Application Number C21 2482Margaret Greaney applied for the pension on the 28th March 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Margaret McHugh, Ironpool, Kilconly, Tuam. According to Margaeret, her parents were Hugh and Bridget Greaney (nee Naughton). Margaret was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Bridget Hession – Application Number C21 5881Bridget Hession applied for the pension on the 17th September 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Belmont, Milltown, Tuam. According to Bridget, her parents were John and Mary Hession (nee Mannion). Bridget was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Bridget Carty – Application Number C21 6503Bridget (70 years) applied for the pension on the 15th October 1921. At the time of the application, the address she supplied was as follows: Mrs Bridget O’Neil, Belmont, Milltown, Tuam. She stated that she was 70 years old. According to Bridget, her parents were Patrick and Maria Carty (nee McDermot). They were married in 1843. There is a list of people provided on the 1851 Census Search Forms. Frank Carty (7) Michl Carty [sic] (5) and Jas Carty (2) were sons. Jas Carty (3 months) died in 1848. Wm [sic] Commons (37), Kate Commons (5) and Jas Commons (9) were lodgers. Bridget was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Thomas Forde – Application Number C21 7658Thomas applied for the pension on the 7th December 1921. At the time of the application, his address was Belmont, Milltown, Tuam. According to Thomas, his parents were Rodger and Bridget Forde (nee Dunleavy). Thomas was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Mary Mullen – Application Number C21 8056Mary Mullen applied for the pension on the 31st December 1921. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Mary Walsh, Bureshe [sic] , Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Mary, her parents were Michl [sic] and Mary Mullin (nee Howley). Mary was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Pat Greaney – Application Number C22 2022Pat Greaney applied for the pension on the 12th April 1922. At the time of the application, his address was Belmont, Milltown, Tuam. According to Pat, his parents were Hugh and Bridget Greaney. Pat was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Michael Raftery – Application Number C22 76: Michael Raftery applied for the pension on the 5th January 1922. At the time of the application, his address was Belmont, Tuam, County Galway. According to Michael, his parents were Michael and Mary Raftery (nee Hughes) who were married in 1841. A list of names are recorded on the Census Search Form 1851: John, Catherine, Pat, Micl [sic] (applied), Martin, Honor and Mary. Michael was paid an annual pension of £16-16-0.

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

The Lord Bishop of Tuam leased a total of 600 acres 0 roods 13 perches to James D Meldon. James D Meldon paid £284 for stewards and labourer’s houses, office and land, bog and bog (of no value).

James D Meldon, then leased to the following tenants: Michael Burke, James Finigan [sic], Michael Cummins, John Cummins, James Hannon, Thomas Hannon, Michael Ruane, Michael Raftery, Thomas Gibbons, James Looby [sic] and John Hussian [sic]. Michael Burke paid an annual rent of £4-5-0 for 15 acres 2 roods 21 perches of house, offices and land. James Finigan [sic] paid a £5-0-0 for 22 acres 3 roods 11 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Cummins paid £4-15-0 for 21 acres 1 rood 15 perches of house, office and land. John Cummins paid £4-10-0 for 11 acres of house, office and land. James and Thomas Hannon paid £12-5-0 for 33 acres 2 roods 3 perches of house, office and land. Michael Ruane paid £3-15-0 for 10 acres 0 roods 20 acres of house and land. Michael Raftery paid £3-0-0 for 7 acres 2 roods 10 perches of house and land. Thomas Gibbons paid £6-5-0 for 17 acres 3 roods 20 perches of house, office and land. James Looby paid £3 for 8 acres 3 roods 0 perches of house, office and land. John Hussain paid £17-10-0 for 47 acres 2 roods 13 perches of house office and land. 17 acres 3 roods 30 perches of bog was included in the price that John Hussian paid.

John Hussian leased to the following tenants: Thomas Killeen, Patrick Devane, Michael Tierney, John Killeen and Thomas Selvin. Thomas Killeen paid £2-10-0 for 5 acres 2 roods 20 perches of house, offices and land. Patrick Devane paid £1-10-0 for 2 acres 3 roods 30 perches of house, office and land. Michael Tierney paid £1-10-0 for 3 acres of house, office and land. John Killen paid £1-15-0 for 3 acres 2 roods 10 perches of house, office and land. Thomas Selvin paid £0-12-0 for 2 acres 1 rood 3 perches of house and land.

James D Meldon leased further tenements to the following: Thomas Donnelly, Patrick Cosgrave, John Moran, Peter Langan, Thomas Langan, James Cosgrave, John Daly, Thaddeus McHugh, John Hannon (Tom) [sic], Matthias Boyle, Michael Mullen, Mark Ruane, James Ruane, Thomas Ruane, Patrick Ruane, James Mullowney [sic], Martin Mullen, Bartholomew Mullen, Patrick Loughlin, Edward Sweeny, Catherine Ryan, Michael Burke, John Hannon (Patt) [sic], Thomas Godwin, John Joyce, Thomas Joyce senior, Michael Byrne, John Duddy, Thomas Joyce junior, Patrick Waters, Thomas Acton, Roger Ford, Patrick Tierney and John Crushell. Thomas Donnelly paid £8-15-0 for 17 acres 3 roods 10 perches of house, offices and land. Patrick Cosgrave paid £l7-15-0 for 15 acres 1 rood 34 perches of house, office and land. John Moran paid £9-10-0 for 22 acres 0 roods 25 perches of house, offices and land. Peter Langan paid £4-5-0 for 9 acres 0 roods 16 perches of house, office and land. Thomas Langan paid £7-15-0 for 18 acres 3 roods 10 perches of house and land. James Cosgrave paid £9-5-0 for 22 acres of house, offices and land. John Daly paid £6-15-0 for 10 acres 3 roods 22 perches. Thaddeus McHugh paid £8-0-0 for 25 acres 2 roods 10 perches of house, office and land. John Hannon (Tom) paid £4-5-0 for 14 acres 1 rood 24 perches of house and land. Matthias Boyle paid £6-5-0 for 20 acres 0 roods 5 perches of house, offices and land. Michael Mullen, Mark Ruane, James Ruane, Thomas Ruane, Patrick Ruane, James Mullowney, Martin Mullen and Bartholomew Mullen together paid £53-13-0 for 131 acres 0 roods 12 perches of house, offices and land. Patrick Loughlin paid £4-15-0 for 13 acres 1 rood 30 perches of house, office and land. Edward Sweeny paid £4-10-0 for 11 acres 0 roods 13 perches of land. Catherine Ryan paid £4-5-0 for 10 acres 0 roods 20 perches of house, office and land. Michael Burke paid £3-17-0 for 11 acres 2 roods 0 perches of house, office and land. John Hannon (Patt) paid £4-5-5 for 11 acres 3 roods 16 perches of house and land. John Hannon (Patt) along with Michael Burke, Catherine Ryan and Edward Sweeny paid £2 for 6 acres of land. Thomas Godwin paid £23-10-0 for 58 acres 1 rood 22 perches of house, offices and land. John Joyce, Thomas Joyce senior and Michael Byrne together paid £13 for 33 acres 2 roods 8 perches of house, office and land. John Duddy paid £1-10-0 for 4 acres 0 roods 10 perches of house and land. Thomas Joyce Junior paid £27-5-0 for 50 acres 2 roods 0 perches of house and land. Patrick Waters paid £8-15-0 for 20 acres 3 roods 34 perches of house, offices and land. Thomas Acton paid £15-5-0 for 41 acres 2 roods 20 acres of house, offices and land. Roger Ford paid £8 for 18 acres 1 rood 34 acres of house, offices and land. Patrick Tierney paid £9-5-0 for 23 acres 0 roods 35 of herd’s house and land. John Crushell paid £1 for 4 acres of house and land. John Crushell also leased 2 acres 0 roods 5 perches of land from Patrick Crushell. John paid £0-10-0 for this land.

James D Meldon, as 1 of the main immediate lessors continued to lease out land to more tenants: Margaret Murphy, Michael Gibbons, Patrick Crussel [sic], John Varley, Peter Walsh and Anthony Blake. Margaret Murphy paid £2-17-0 for 7 acres 3 roods 15 perches of house, office, land and garden. Michael Gibbons paid £3 for 8 acres 0 roods 18 perches of house, office and land. Patrick Crussel paid £2-7-0 for 7 acres 2 roods 6 perches of house, land and garden. John Varley paid £1-2-0 for 9 acres of house, office and land. Peter Walsh paid £1-5-0 for 9 acres 3 roods 30 perches of house and land. Patrick Crussel also paid £8-10-0 for 17 acres 0 roods 27 perches of house, offices and land. Anthony Blake paid £16 for 20 acres 2 roods 13 perches of house, offices and land.

James D Meldon leased 16 acres 2 roods 16 perches of land to Anthony Blake and Patrick Cruise. They paid a total of 14 shillings for this land. Anthony Blake leased 3 acres 1 rood 12 perches to John Ryan. John Ryan paid £1-15-0 for house, office and land.

James D Meldon leased 40 acres 2 roods 4 perches to Patrick Henia (sic). Patrick paid £17 for house, offices and land. James D Meldon leased 30 acres 2 roods 29 perches to Martin Henia. Martin paid £14-5-0 for house, offices and land.

Edward Concannon leased to the following tenants: James D Kirwan, Patrick Tierney and William Tierney. James D Kirwan paid £96 for 151 acres 2 roods 0 perches of herd’s house and land. Patrick Tierney paid £11-10-0 for 25 acres 3 roods 28 perches of house, offices and 3 land. William Tierney paid £1-10-0 for 1 acre 2 roods 0 perches of house, office and land. There is 61 acres 0 roods 29 perches of water shown on Griffith’s valuation. This was no charge listed for water. The overall total annual valuation rate paid of Belmont was £790-2-0.

Census 1901

There were 70 households in Belmont in 1901. Overall, there were 376 inhabitants. 197 were male and 179 were female. All individuals were Roman Catholics. Most women that were married to farmers listed their occupations as farmer’s wives. The census forms that were collected on the 19th, 23rd and 24th April 1901 showed that all houses in Belmont were built as private dwellings. The heads of households were: Patrick O’Neill, John Joseph Conlon, John Bourke, Patrick Boyle, Thomas Dolan, Michael Hannon, Mary Hannan, Patrick Ruane, Patrick Cummings, Mary Commins, Patrick Finnigan, Michael Rafferty, Patrick Giblin, John Hughes, Pat Cosgrive [sic], Patrick Donnelly, Michael Hession, Michael Donnelly, Patrick Mullin, Patrick McHugh, Mary Boyle, Honor Hannan, Micl Molloney, Martin Mullen, Bridget Mullen, John Ruane, Edward Ruane, Patrick Ruane, Gerald Ruane, Catherine Greaney, Martin Ruane, Michael Walsh, Walter Nally, James O’Keane, Peter McHugh, Patrick Acton, Patt Costello, Thomas Godwin, Pat Goodwin, Pat Geoghegan, Michael Molloney, Michael Byrne, Patrick Ryan, Bridget Tierney, Murthy Forde, Thomas Forde, Thos Waters, Michael Boyle, John Tierney, Margaret Vahey, Thomas Carthy, Ellen Walsh, Michael Heaney, Mary Hysion, Bridget Heany, John Walsh, Michael Varley, Martin Giblin, James Hughes, Andrew McNamara, Patrick Greanny, Patrick Kenrick, Timothy Giblin, Michael Tierney, John Walsh, James Crushell, Mark Culkin, Patrick Hynes and Mary Hession.

Patrick O’Neill, aged 40 worked as a farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 35 years old. They could both speak Irish and English. While Patrick could read and write, Bridget could read only. They lived with their 4 children. Catherine was 11 years old. She could read, write and spoke Irish & English. John was 10 years old. He could read and write. Mary was 8 years old. She could read. Bridget was 6 years old. She could also read. All 4 children were scholars. The O’Neill family were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the family occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick O’Neill owned the land on which his house was situated.

John Joseph Conlon was a 41 year old musician. He could read and write. John Joseph was married to Maria who was 39 years old. Maria worked as a domestic servant. She could not read. John Joseph and Maria could both speak Irish & English. They lived with their 6 children: Mary Ellen was 17 years old, Bedelia [sic] was 15 years old, John Jos [sic] was 10 years old, Peter was 7 years old, Martin was 3 years old and Rose Ann was 8 months old. The 4 eldest children could read and write. They also spoke English. John Jos [sic], Peter and Martin were scholars. 3 year old Martin could not read but he could speak English. Naturally at the age of just 8 months, Rose Ann could not read. The 4 eldest members of the household were born in County Mayo while the rest of the household were born in County Galway. The Conlon family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window. 8 people occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michl [sic] Byrne owned the land on which the house was situated.

John Bourke worked as a farmer. He was 46 years old. He was married to his wife Ellen who was 47 years old. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. William was 19 years old who could speak Irish and English. Michael was 18 years old. Bridget was 16 years old. John was 15 years old. Patrick was 11 years old and Catherine was 9 years old. William, Michael, John and Patrick listed their occupations as a farmer’s son while their sisters Bridget and Catherine listed their occupations as a farmer’s daughter. Mary Bourke, mother to head of house was present in the house. Mary was a 70 year old widow. She could speak Irish and English. All of the household could read and write except Mary; she could not read. All of the Bourke family were born in County Galway. The Bourke family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable while the house walls were made of permanent material. John Bourke owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Boyle, a farmer was 65 years old. He was married to his wife Mary who was 66 years old. Although, none of them could read, they spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Galway. Patrick and Mary lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and their house had 1 room. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Boyle owned the land on which his house was situated.

Thomas Dolan was 65 years old. His occupation was listed as a shoemaker. He lived with his wife Bridget Finnegan who was 50 years old. Although neither of them could read, they both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. Mary who listed her occupation as a shoemaker’s daughter was 15 years old. Julia, a scholar was 14 years old. Martin, a scholar was 12 years old. Bridget, a scholar was 9 years old. Thomas was 7 years old. Margret (sic) was 3 years old. The 2 younger children could not read while the rest of the children could read and write. The 3 younger children spoke English while the rest of the household could speak Irish and English. All of the household were born in County Galway. The Dolan family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window. The family occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Thomas Dolan owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Hannon, a farmer was 31 years old. He lived with his wife Kate who was 29 years old. They spoke Irish and English. They could read and write. They lived with their 2 sons who could not read at this stage: James, a scholar was 7 years old and Patrick was 3 years old. All of the family were born in County Mayo except Michael; he was born in County Galway. The Hannon family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and they occupied 1 room. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Hannon owned the land on which his house was situated.

Mary Hannan [sic] was a married 35 year old farmer. She could read and write. She could also speak Irish and English. She lived with her 6 unmarried children. Hanor [sic] was 13 years old who spoke both Irish and English. Bridget was 11 years old. Winnie was 8 years old. Thomas was 7 years old. Mary was 4 years old and James was 3 years old. The 5 eldest children were scholars. The 3 eldest children could read and write while the 3 youngest children could not read at this stage. All of the family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 7 people occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Mary Hannon owned the land on which her house was situated.

Patrick Ruane was 55 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 50 years old. They lived with their 4 children: Michael was 11 years old, Bridget was 10 years old, Maggie was 6 years old, and John was 4 years old. The 4 children were scholars. All of the Ruane family could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English apart from the youngest child John. John could read only and spoke just English. The occupants of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Commons was a farmer at the age of 21. He lived with his sister Kate who was 19 years old. They were both unmarried individuals who could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. They were born in County Galway. Patrick and Kate lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. The house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Commons owned the land on which his house was situated.

Mary Commons, a widow was 50 years old. She worked as a farmer. She lived with her unmarried daughter Catherine who was 19 years and 6 months old. Mary and Catherine were able to read and write. They spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Mary Commons owned the land on which her house was situated.

Patrick Finnigan [sic], a farmer was 70 years old. He lived with his wife Mary who was also 70 years old. Neither Patrick nor Mary could read. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their unmarried son John who was 29 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Patrick’s niece Sibina [sic] Langan was recorded on the census form. She was a 10 year old scholar. John and Sibina [sic] could read and write. All of the household could speak Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. The family occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Finnigan [sic] owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Rafferty, a farmer was 47 years old. He lived with his wife Mary who was 46 years old. Although Michael and Mary could not read, they both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 7 unmarried children. Patrick was 20 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Annie was a 12 year old scholar. Bridget, a scholar was 10 years old. Kate was an 8 year old scholar. Julia was a 6 years and 7 months old. Sarah was 4 years and 6 months old. Julia and Sarah were also scholars.  Maggie was 7 months old. The 4 older children could read, write and spoke Irish & English. Julia could just read and write. The 2 youngest children could not read. All of the Rafferty family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. There were 9 occupants sharing 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Rafferty owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Giblin was 51 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to his wife Winifred who was 50 years old.  They lived with their 4 unmarried children. Mary was 18 years old and Patrick was 15 years old. They listed their occupations as a farmer’s daughter and a farmer’s son. Winnie, a scholar was 11 years old and Michael, a scholar was 9 years old. All of the Giblin family were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. All members of the household were born in County Galway except Winifred; she was born in County Mayo. The Giblin family lived in a 2nd class house with front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated.

John Hughes was 40 years old. He worked as a farmer and herd. John could read and write. He spoke Irish and English. He lived with his wife Mary who was also 40 years old. Mary could not read but she spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 7 unmarried children. James, who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son, was 14 years old. Kate, a scholar was 11 years old. Mary was a 9 year old scholar. John, aged 7 was a scholar. Peter was a 5 year old scholar who could not read. Thomas was 4 years old. Delia was 2 years old. The 3 youngest children could not read. The 4 older children were able to read, write and spoke Irish & English. All of the family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 9 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. John Hughes owned the land on which his house was situated.

Pat Cosgrive [sic], aged 60 worked as a farmer. He was married to his wife Ellen who was 55 years old. Pat could read and write while Ellen could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 2 unmarried children. Pat was 23 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Pat spoke Irish and English and he could read and write. Ellen was 20 years old and her occupation as shown as a farmer’s daughter. She could read and write and spoke English only. 8 year old Ellen Mannion, niece of Pat Cosgrove was recorded on the census form. She was a scholar who spoke English and she could read and write. All of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Cosgrive [sic] owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Donnelly, a 60 year old farmer was a widower. He could not read but he spoke Irish and English. He lived with his married daughter Mary Ryan who was 24 years old. Mary worked as a housekeeper. She could read and write and spoke Irish and English. They lived with their four grandsons. Patrick Ryan was a 6 year old scholar. Michael Ryan, a scholar was 5 years old. James Ryan was 3 years old. Thomas Ryan was 1 year old. The 2 older grandsons could read while the 2 younger ones could not read. The occupants of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Donnelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Michael Hession was 35 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 33 years old. Neither Michael nor Mary could read or write. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 12 year old step daughter Delia Langan and their 5 year old son James Hession. Delia Langan’s occupation as shown as farmer’s daughter. She could read and write. Delia spoke Irish and English. James was a scholar who could read, write and spoke English. All occupants of the household were born in County Galway. The Hession family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 4 rooms. The house walls were made of stone, brick or concrete while the house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Hession owned the house on which the land was situated. Michael did not own any out-office or farm buildings.

Michael Donnelly, aged 50 worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 45 years old. Michael could read and write. He spoke English and Irish. Although Bridget could not read or write, she spoke English and Irish. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. Thomas was 16 years old. Bridget was 14 years old. Occupations listed for Thomas and Bridget were listed as farmer’s sons. James was 12 years old. John was 10 years old. Honor was 8 years old. Michael was 4 years old. The 4 younger children were scholars. All of the children were able to read and write except for the youngest child; he could not read or write. The 3 eldest children spoke English and Irish. All of the Donnelly family were born in County Galway. The Donnelly family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 8 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Donnelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Edward Cosgrove [2]The Cosgrove family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Edward Cosgrove owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 barn.

Patrick Mullin was 62 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to his wife Bridget who was 56 years old. Patrick could read and write while Bridget could read. Patrick and Bridget lived with their 2 unmarried children. John was 30 years old. He worked as a farm labourer. Bridget who’s occupation was listed as a farmer’s daughter was 20 years old. John and Bridget both could read and write. All of the Mullin family spoke Irish and English. They were born in County Galway except for Patrick; he was born in County Mayo. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 4 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Mullen owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick McHugh, a farmer was 50 years old. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 55 years old. Patrick and Bridget could not read. They lived with their 2 sons. Patrick, who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 14 years old. Peter, a scholar was 9 years old. Patrick and Peter were able to read and write. The entire McHugh family spoke Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. The McHugh family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Pat McHugh owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Mary Boyle was a 50 year old widow. She worked as a farmer. Mary could not read or write. She lived with her 3 unmarried children. Honor was 15 years old. Luke was 13 years old and Maggie was 11 years old. All of the Boyle family spoke Irish and English. The children could read and write. Honor and Maggie listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters while Luke listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. The Boyle family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 4 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Mary Boyle owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Honor Hannan was 50 year old widowed farmer. She could not read or write. Honor was born in County Mayo. Honor lived with her 5 unmarried children. Kate was 19 years old. John was 16 years old. Pat was 14 years old. Michael was 12 years old. Delia was 10 years old. All of the children were able to read and write. Kate and Delia listed their occupations as a farmer’s daughter. John, Pat and Michael listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Hannan family could speak Irish and English except the youngest child Delia; she spoke English. Each child was born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 6 occupants shared 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanetn material. Annor (sic) Hannan owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Michl Molloney, aged 40 worked as a farmer. He could not read. He lived with his wife Mary who was also 40 years old. Mary could read and write. Both husband and wife spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. Michl (sic) was 12 years old, James was 10 years old. They could both read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. Mary was 7 years old. She could read and write. Winfred was 4 years old. The 2 daughters listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Patrick, a farmer’s son was 2 years old. John, a farmer’s son was 1 month old. Michael, James, Patrick and John listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. The 3 youngest children could not read. All of the Molloney household were born in County Galway apart from the head of family’s wife Mary; she was born in County Mayo. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 8 people occupied 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michl [sic] Molloney owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Martin Mullen was 48 years old. His occupation was listed as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was also 48 years old. Martin and Bridget spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 6 unmarried children. Magaret [sic] was 19 years old. Patrick was 17 years old. Martin was 16 years old. Stephen was 14 years old. William, a scholar was 10 years old and Mary, a scholar was 8 years old. The children listed their occupations as farmer’s sons and farmer’s daughters. The entire Mullen family could read and write. The 3 older children could speak Irish and English. The Mullen family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Martin Mullen owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 barn.

Bridget Mullen, a 47 year old farmer was married. She could not read. She lived with her 2 unmarried children: Mary was 20 years old and John was 14 years old. Mary and John were both able to read and write. Mary listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter while John listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. All members of the Mullen family spoke Irish and English. All of the Mullen family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Martin Mullen owned the land on which the house was situated. There were no out-offices or farm buildings listed with this house.

John Ruane was 40 years old. He worked as a farmer. John lived with his wife Mary who was 38 years old. Mary could read and write while John could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 5 unmarried daughters and 2 unmarried sons who listed their occupations as farmer’s sons and farmer’s daughters. Bridget was 17 years old. Ellen was 15 years old. Mary was 12 years old. Honor was 9 years old. 7 year old James could read. Winnie was 6 years old. Mark was 3 years old. The 4 oldest children could read and write while the 2 younger children could not read at this stage.  The 3 older children spoke Irish and English while the 4 younger children spoke English. The entire Ruane family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. John Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Edward Ruane, a farmer was 58 years old. He was married to his wife Mary who was 55 years old. They could not read. They lived with their 5 unmarried children. Michael was 30 years old. Mary was 26 years old. Thomas was 17 years old and Sarah was 14 years old. The sons of the family listed their occupations as farmer’s sons while the daughters listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Honor Quinn, a boarder was recorded on the census form. She was a 28 year old married woman. Her occupation was listed as a farmer’s wife. The whole household spoke Irish and English. All of the Ruane offspring along with Honor Quinn could read and write. All members of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Edward Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated along 1 cow house.

Patrick Ruane was 45 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Catherine who was 35 years old. Patrick’s uncle James Ruane also lived in the house. James was a 75 year old widower who listed his occupation as a farmer’s uncle. The Ruane family could read and write. They spoke Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. The Ruane family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated.

Gerald Ruane, aged 30 worked as a farmer. He was married to Ellin [sic]. She was a 28 year old wife. They could both speak Irish and English and were able to read and write. They lived with their two sons. Thomas was 4 years old. Mark was 1 year old. Naturally, they could not read. Patt Ruane, Gerald’s brother was documented on the census form. Patt was a 45 year old unmarried man whose occupation was listed as farmer’s brother. Although Patt could not read or write, he spoke Irish and English. All members of the Ruane family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front window and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Gerald Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated.

Catherine Greany, a widow was 40 years old. She worked as a farmer. Although Catherine could not read, she could speak Irish and English. Catherine was born in County Galway. She lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Gerald Ruane owned the house on which the house was situated.

Martin Ruane was a 65 year old widower. Martin worked as a farmer. He could speak Irish and English. He could not read.  Martin was born in County Galway. He lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Martin Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Walsh, a farmer was 45 years old. He lived with his wife Mary who was 42 years old. Both husband and wife could not read or write. However, they both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 8 sons and 1 daughter who listed their occupations as farmer’s sons and a farmer’s daughter. Peter was 19 years old. Michael was 17 years old. Patrick was 15 years old. John was 12 years old. Martin was 9 years old. Mary was 7 years old. Thomas was 5 years old. James was 3 years old. William was 1 year old. The 5 older children could read and write while the 4 younger children could not read. The 3 eldest sons could speak Irish and English while 12 year old John spoke just English. The entire Walsh family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 11 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Michael Walsh owned the land on which his house was situated.

Walter Nally, a 68 year old man worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 67 years old. Walter and Mary could not read. They lived with their 2 unmarried children. Maggie was 22 years old. Walter was 21 years old. Maggie and Walter could read and write. They listed their occupation as a farmer’s son and a farmer’s daughter. All of the Nally family could speak Irish and English. All members of the Nally family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Walter Nally owned the land on which his house was situated.

James O’Keane was a N (sic) school teacher. He was an unmarried 34 year old man. James was born in County Galway. Ellen Mannion and Ellie Mongan were documented on the census form. Ellen Mannion was a boarder who was a 38 year old widow. She was born in County Galway. Ellie Mongan was a niece to James O’Keane. She was an unmarried 20 year old woman. Ellie was born in Co Mayo. All of the household could read and write. The family lived in 2nd class house with 5 front windows and the house had 5 rooms. The house roof and house walls were made of permanent material. James O’Keane owned the land on which his house was situated.

Peter McHugh was 48 years old. He worked as a tailor. He was married to Sabina who was 46 years old. Sabina worked as a domestic housekeeper. They lived with their 6 children who were all scholars apart from the youngest daughter. Norah was 12 years old. Teady [sic] was 11 years old. Michl [sic] was 9 years old. Patrick was 7 years old. Kate was 5 years old. Maggie was 3 years old. All of the McHugh family were able to read and write except for the 2 youngest daughters; Kate could read while Maggie could not read. The 4 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. The whole McHugh family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 8 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Peter McHugh owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Acton was 56 years old. His occupation was listed as a farmer. He was married to Honoria who was 53 years old. They lived with their 4 unmarried children. Mary who listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 27 years old. John was 25 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Michael was a 23 year old national school teacher. Kate Freyne was recorded on the census form. Kate was a 10 year old scholar who was born in County Mayo. The entire household spoke Irish and English. The occupants could read and write. All of the Acton family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Patrick Acton owned the land on which his house was situated. Patt Costello was 12 years old. He lived with William Costello who was 7 years old. They were both scholars who were able to read and write. Patt spoke Irish and English while William spoke English. They were both born in County Galway. The head of family is not returned on the census form. However, the signature on the census form is that of Pat Costello, head of family. The house they lived in was a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. John Costello owned the land on which his house was situated.

Thomas Godwin, a farmer was 45 years old. He lived with his wife Honor who was 38 years old. They lived with their 10 children. Patrick who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 17 years old. John was 16 years old and also listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Margaret was 15 years old, Katie was 13 years old and listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Martin who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 12 years old. Terence was 10 years old. James was 5 years old. Thomas was 4 years old. Delia was 7 years old. These 4 children were scholars. Mary was 2 years old. All of the Godwin family could read and write except for the 2 youngest children; they could not read. The 6 eldest members of the Godwin family spoke Irish and English. The entire Godwin family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 12 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Thos Godwin owned the land on which his house was situated.

Pat Goodwin was 55 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Honor who was 50 years old. They lived with their 5 unmarried daughters and 4 unmarried sons who listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters and farmer’s sons. Bridget was 20 years old. Winnie was 18 years old. Thomas was 17 years old. Honey was 15 years old. Patrick was 13 years old. Annie was 11 years old. Katie was 9 years old. John was 6 years old and Martin was 4 years old. All of the family could read and write apart from the youngest child Martin; he could not read. The members of the household spoke Irish and English except for the 3 youngest children; there was no language listed for them. All occupants were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 3 front windows. 11 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Patrick Godwin owned the land on which his house was situated.

Pat Geoghegan was a 55 year old farmer. He lived with his widowed sister Mary McCormack who was 48 years old. They could not read. Mary’s occupation was listed as farmer’s sister. Pat’s 4 nephews are documented on the census form. Michael McCormack was 17 years old. James McCormack was 15 years old. Michael and James listed their occupations as farmer’s nephews. John McCormack, aged 13 and Patrick McCormack, aged 10 were scholars. All of the nephews could read and write. The occupants of the household spoke Irish and English apart from the youngest nephew; there was no language listed for Patrick. All occupants were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Patrick Geoghegan owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Molloney, a widower was 83 years old. He lived with his son-in-law Thomas Giblin who was 46 years old and his daughter Honor Giblin who was 44 years old. Their occupations were listed as farmer’s son-in-law and farmer’s daughter. Michael, Thomas and Honor could speak Irish and English. 8 of Michael’s grandchildren were recorded on the census form. Michael Giblin was 20 years old. Mary Giblin was 18 years old. Honor Giblin was 16 years old. Thomas Giblin was 14 years old. Patrick Giblin was 12 years old. Martin Giblin was 9 years old. John Giblin was 6 years old. James Giblin was 2 years old. The 7 eldest grandchildren could all speak English. All of the family were able to read and write except for the head of family and the 2 youngest grandchildren. All occupants of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 11 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls was made of permanent material. Michl [sic] Molloney owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Byrne was a 40 year old farmer. He lived with his brother Patrick who was 35 years old. Patrick’s occupation was listed as a farmer’s brother. The 2 brothers were unmarried and were both born in County Galway. Although neither of them could read, they both spoke Irish and English. Michael and Patrick lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Byrne owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Ryan, a farmer was 40 years old. He lived with his wife Annor [sic] who was 38 years old. They lived with their 6 children. Bridget was 14 years old. Maria was 12 years old. John was 10 years old. Maggie was 8 years old. Thomas was 6 years old. Patrick was 4 years old. The 5 eldest children were scholars. All of the Ryan family were able to read and write except for the 2 youngest children; they could not read. The 5 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. All members of the Ryan family were born in County Galway except for the youngest child Patrick; there was nothing stated on the census form as to where Patrick was born. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Ryan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Bridget Tierney was a 55 year old widowed farmer. She lived with her 3 unmarried children. Patrick who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 30 years old. Delia was 24 years old and Mary was 19 years old. They listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Bridget and Patrick spoke Irish&English. Delia and Mary spoke English only. All of the Tierney family were born in County Galway. All occupants could read and write. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Bridget Tierney owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Murthy Forde, a farmer was 60 years old. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 63 years old. Neither husband nor wife could read. They lived with their 2 unmarried sons who listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. Martin was 27 years old and Rodger was 23 years old. The 2 sons could read and write. The Forde family were all born in County Galway. The Forde family spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Murty Forde owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Thomas Forde was an unmarried 60 year old farmer who could read. He was born in County Galway, Ireland. He spoke Irish and English. Thomas lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Thos Forde owned the land on which his house was situated. There were no out-offices or farm buildings listed on the B.2 form in relation to this household.

Thos Waters was a 45 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Catherine who was 34 years old. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 5 children. Patrick was 9 years old. Delia was 8 years old. Michael was 6 years old. Thomas was 4 years old and Maria A was 1 month old. The 3 eldest children were scholars. The 4 eldest members of the household could read and write while the 3 youngest members could not read. The Waters family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Thos Waters owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Michael Boyle was 50 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 47 years old. They lived with their 3 unmarried children. Unfortunately there was no age listed for the eldest daughter Mary. Patrick was 20 years old. Kate was 17 years old. The children listed their occupations as farmer’s daughter and a farmer’s son. All of the Boyle family could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The members of the Boyle family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material while the house walls were made of permanent material. Michl Boyle owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Tierney was a 55 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Winnifred who was 40 years old. Winnifred was born in County Mayo. They lived with their 5 children. Thomas was 12 years old. Honor was 9 years old. She could read and write and she spoke English. Patrick was 6 years old. Patrick could speak English and could read only. James was 4 years old and Mary was 2 years old. James and Mary could not read at this early stage of their lives. The 3 eldest children were scholars. Patt Corcoran, a relative to John Tierney was recorded on the census form. Patt was a 55 year old unmarried man. He was born in County Mayo, could not read. He worked as a domestic servant. The 3 eldest members of the Tierney family could read, write and could speak Irish & English. The head of family along with all the children were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 8 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. John Tierney owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 coach house, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 potato house.

Margaret Vahey was a widowed 50 year old farmer. She lived with her 4 unmarried children. Thomas who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 24 years old. Bridget daughter was 20 years old and listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Mary was 15 years old and John was 11 years old. Mary and John were scholars. The Vahey family could all speak English and Irish. They also were able to read and write. All of the family were born in County Galway. The Vahey family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Margaret Vahey owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Thomas Carthy was a 65 year old widower. He worked as a herd. Thomas lived with his son John who was 34 years old, his daughter-in-law Mary who was 24 years old and his 3 grandchildren: Bridget was 3 years old, Patrick was 2 years old and Thomas was 1 month old. John’s occupation was listed as a herd’s son while Mary’s occupation was listed as a herd’s daughter-in-law. The 4 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. The only person who could read and write in the house was Mary. The head of family and John Carthy were born in County Mayo. The rest of the household were born in County Galway. The Carthy family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 4 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Mark Culkin owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Ellen Walsh was 34 years old. She was a widow and worked as a farmer. She lived with her son Martin who was 8 years old. Martin was a scholar. Although they could not read, they spoke Irish and English. They were born in County Galway. Ellen and Martin lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had just 1 room. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Ellen Walsh owned the land on which her house was situated. She did not own any out-office or farm building.

Michael Heaney, who worked as a farmer was a 60 year old widower. Michael could speak Irish and English. He lived with his 3 unmarried daughters who listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Margaret was 24 years old. Kate was 23 years old. Ellie was 21 years old. Michael’s 5 year granddaughter Mary Moran was recorded on the census form. Mary was a scholar. She could not read. All of the Heaney family could read and write. The 3 Heaney daughters spoke English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Heanie [sic] owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Mary Hysion [sic] was 70 years old. She was a widower. Although Mary could not read or write, she spoke Irish only. Mary was born in County Mayo. She lived with her daughter Bridget who was 30 years old. Bridget was born in County Galway. She could not read or write but she spoke English and Irish. There was no occupation listed for either Mary or Bridget. Mary’s grandson William was recorded on the census form. William was born in Cantshire in England. He was 16 years old who worked as a labourer. He was able to read and write. William spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 1 room. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Heanie [sic] owned the land on which the house was situated. There was no out-office or farm building listed with this house.

Bridget Heaney was 85 years old. She was a widower who worked as a farmer. Bridget could read only. She also spoke Irish and English. She lived with her son Patrick who was 37 years old, her daughter-in-law Bridget who was 35 years old, her daughter Winfred who was 41 years old and her 3 grandsons. Patrick worked as a farmer. All 3 grandsons listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. Martin was 6 years old. John was 3 years old and Patrick was 2 years old. The 4 eldest members of the household could speak Irish and English. Occupants between the age of 35 and 41 could read and write. All of the household were born in County Galway except the daughter-in-law Bridget; she was born in County Mayo. The Heaney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 7 people occupied 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Bridget Heaney owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Walsh, aged 50 worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was also 50 years old. They lived with their 7 unmarried children. Maggie who listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 20 years old. John was 18 years old. Michael was 17 years old. John and Michael listed their occupation as farmer’s sons. Thomas, a scholar was 13 years old. Mary, a scholar was 11 years old. Delia, a scholar was 9 years old. Martin was 4 years old. Mary Walsh, mother of head of family also lived in the house. Mary was a 75 year old retired farmer. Mary was a widow. All occupants from the age of 11 to 50 spoke Irish and English. All of the household could read and write except for the Mary Walsh and Martin Walsh; they could not read. The entire Walsh family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. Unfortunately, the number of rooms in the house is unreadable on the census form. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. John Walsh owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Varley was a widower. He was 57 years old who worked as a farmer. He lived with his 4 unmarried children. Peter was 23 years old. John was 19 years old. Peter and John listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. Ellie was 18 years old. Sarah was 16 years old. Ellie and Sarah recorded their occupations as farmer’s daughters. The Varley family were all born in County Galway. They were able to read and write. They all spoke English and Irish. The Varley family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Varley owned the land on which his house was situated.

Martin Giblin was 60 years old. His occupation was listed as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 52 years old. They lived with their four unmarried children. Michl [sic], farmer’s son was 25 years old. James, a farmer’s son was 16 years old. Mary, a farmer’s daughter was 14 years old. Martin, a scholar was 11 years old. All of the family spoke Irish and English. They could all read and write except Bridget; she could not read. The Giblin family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 6 occupants shared 3 rooms. The house roof was made of permanent material. The house walls were made of perishable material. Martin Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated.

James Hughes was a 35 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was also 35 years old. They both spoke Irish and English and were able to read and write. They lived with their 7 unmarried children. Bridget, a scholar was 9 years old. James, a scholar was 7 years old. Martin was 5 years old. Michael was 4 years old. Patrick was 2 years and 6 months old. Mary, a scholar was 6 years old and Annie was 1 year old. The eldest 2 children could read and write. The rest of the children could not read. Michael Nally was recorded on the census form. He was a 60 year old man who worked as a domestic servant. All occupants of the household were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. James Hughes owned the land on which his house was situated.

Andrew McNamara was a widower. He was an 80 year old farmer. He could not read. Andrew lived with his son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine and his 6 grandchildren. Michael, a farmer’s son who could read and write was 39 years old. Catherine who documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter-in-law was also 39 years old. She could not read. Bridget who listed her occupation as a farmer’s granddaughter was 15 years old. Catherine was 12 years old. Mary was 10 years old. Michael was 8 years old. Maggie was 6 years old. Catherine, Mary, Michael and Maggie were all scholars. Ellen was 6 months old. Everyone aged from 80 to 12 years of age spoke Irish and English. The 4 eldest grandchildren could read and write while the 2 younger grandchildren could not read. All of the McNamara family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows. 9 people occupied just 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Andrew McNamara owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Greany was 40 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Julia who was also 40 years old. Although they could not read; they spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Galway. Patrick and Julia lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and their house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Greany owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Kenrick [sic] was a 31 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Delia who was 30 years old. They lived with their 1 year and 6 month old daughter Mary. Patrick and Mary were born in County Limerick. Delia was born in County Galway. She spoke Irish and English. Patrick and Delia could read and write while Mary could not read. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Kendrick owned the land on which his house was situated.

Timothy Giblin was an unmarried 24 year old farmer who was born in County Galway. He could read. Timothy also spoke Irish and English. Timothy lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Timothy Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated.

Michael Tierney was a 52 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. He could not read. He lived with his 2 unmarried children. Patrick was 21 years old. Bridget was 18 years old. Patrick and Bridget listed their occupations as a farmer’s son and farmer’s daughter. All of the family could speak Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. Michael could not read. Patrick and Bridget could read and write. The Tierney family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michael Tierney owned the land on which his house was situated.

John Walsh was a widower. He was a 65 year old farmer. He lived with his son John who was 30 years old and his daughter-in-law Bridget who was 29 years old. John’s occupation was listed as a farmer’s son. None of the Walsh family could read. All of the Walsh family spoke Irish and English. They were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. John Walsh owned the land on which his house was situated.

James Crushell was 55 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 35 years old. They were both able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. James was born in County Galway. Bridget was born in County Mayo. They lived with their 2 daughters who could not read: Bridget was 3 years old and Catherine was 2 years old. Both daughters were born in County Galway. Catherine Crushell, mother to head of family was a 73 year old widowed retired farmer. She could not read but she spoke Irish and English. She was born in County Mayo. Stephen Hughes was also documented on the census form. He was nephew to head of family. Stephen was an unmarried 22 year old man who was born in County Galway. He could read and write. He spoke Irish and English. The Crushell family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. James Crushell owned the land on which his house was situated.

Mark Culkin was a farmer at the age of 72. He lived with his wife Nora who was 75 years old. They lived with their son, daughter-in-law and daughter. John who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son was 32 years old. Marianne who listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 30 years old. Anne who documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 39 years old. Mary Kennedy, an unmarried 29 year old domestic servant was recorded on the census form. All of the household could read and write apart from Mary Kennedy; she could not read. All occupants spoke Irish and English. All members of the household were born in County Galway. The Culkin family lived in a 1st class with 12 front windows and his house had an impressive 10 rooms. The house roof and house walls were made of permanent material. Mark Culkin owned the land on which his house was situated.

Patrick Hynes, a farmer was 60 years old. He lived with his wife Mary who was 50 years old. Although neither of them could read or write, they both spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Galway. Patrick and Mary lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Patrick Hynes owned the land on which his house was situated.

Mary Hession was a 70 year old retired farmer. She was a widow. She was born in County Galway. She could not read, however, she spoke Irish and English. Mary lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had just 1 room. The house roof was made of perishable material. The house walls were made of permanent material. Michl [sic] Hession owned the land on which his house was situated.  

Census 1911

There were 65 households in Belmont in 1911. There were 317 inhabitants. 171 were female. 146 were male. The residents of Belmont were Roman Catholics. All houses were built as private dwellings. Overall, there were 300 out-offices and farm buildings. There were 38 stables, 1 coach house, 1 harness rooms, 55 cow houses, 13 calf houses, 1 dairy, 53 piggeries, 56 fowl houses, 1 boiling house, 46 barns, 1 turf house, 1 potato house, 3 workshops, 1 shed, 1 store and 28 cart houses. The census forms were collected on the 25th, 27th and 28th April 1911. The heads of households were: Martin Mullen, Michael Molloney, Patrick Mullen, John Ruane, Edward Ruane, Patrick Ruane, Gerald Ruane, Martin Ruane, Mary Walsh, Delia Kenrich, Patrick O’Neill, John Burke, Thomas Dolan, Honor Hannon, Mary Boyle, Bridget Mullin, Edward Cosgrove, Michael Donnelly, Michael Hession, John Hughes, Patrick Cosgrove, Patrick Donnelly, Timothy Giblin, James Hughes, Bridget Giblin, John Walsh, Michael Varley, Patrick Greany, Michael McNamara, Michael Tierney, John Walsh, Patrick Giblin, Michael Raftery, Patrick Commins, Patrick Ruane, Mary Ruane, Mary Hannon, Michael Hannon, Mary Nally, James O’Keane, Peter McHugh, Patrick Acton, William Costello, Thomas Godwin, Mary Hynes, Thomas Mullaney, Patrick Godwin, Patrick Geoghegan, Bridget Turney, Murty Forde, Thomas Forde, Patrick Byrne, Patrick Ryan, Thomas Giblin, Thomas Walters, Michael Boyle, John Tierney, Margaret Vahey, Ellen Walshe, John Culkin, Thomas Carty, James Crushell, Michael Heanue, Bridget Heanue and Mary Hession.

Martin Mullen was a 68 year old farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 62 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 35 years, had 9 children, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 single children. Michael was a 32 year old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Unfortunately, the name of their second eldest son is unreadable on the census form. Perhaps his name was William. He recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son who was 20 years old. Mary was their 18 year old daughter who documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. All of the Mullen family spoke English and Irish. They could read and write apart from the 20 year old son; he could not read. All occupants were born in County Galway. The Mullen family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and their house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Martin Mullen owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Michael Molloney, aged 50 worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who was also 50 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 30 years, had 9 children, 7 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 5 single children. Mary was 17 years old. There was no occupation listed for Mary. Winifred was 14 years old. Patrick was 12 years old. John was 10 years old. Kathleen was 7 years old. The 4 youngest children were scholars. All of the family spoke Irish and English except for the 2 youngest children. The members of the household could read and write apart from Michael; he could not read. All of the Molloney family were born in County Galway except for Michael’s wife Mary; she was born in County Mayo. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 7 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Molloney owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Patrick Mullen was 67 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 73 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 38 years, had 4 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their single 23 year old son John. Patrick and John worked as agricultural labourers. The Mullen family all spoke English and Irish. Patrick and John could read and write while Bridget could not read. Patrick and John were born in County Galway. Bridget was born in County Mayo. The Mullen family lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 2 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Byrne owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 fowl house.

John Ruane was a 60 year widower. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his five single children. Ellen was 22 years old. Norah was 18 years old. There were no occupations listed for either of these daughters. James was a 16 year old farmer’s son. Winifred was 14 years old. Mark was 12 years old. Winifred and Mark were scholars. All of the Ruane family spoke Irish and English except for the youngest child; there was no language listed for Mark. All members of the family could read and write apart from the head of family; John cold not read. The Ruane family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Edward Ruane was 76 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who was 71 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 48 years, had 14 children, 10 of whom were still alive in 1911. Edward and Mary could not read. They lived with their 2 single children. Mary was 40 years old. She could read and write. Michael was a 33 year farmer’s son. He could not read. Bridget, grandchild of Edward was recorded on the census form. Bridget was a 12 year old scholar who could read and write. The entire Ruane family spoke Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Edward Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Patrick Ruane was a 58 year old farmer. He was married to Catherine who was 47 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 22 years and they had no children. They could both read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. Patrick was born in County Galway. Catherine was born in County Mayo. There was no occupation listed for Catherine. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Gerald Ruane was 45 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Ellen who was 48 years old. They could both read and write. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 18 years, had 8 children, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 7 single children. James and Thomas listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. James was 17 years old. Thomas was 15 years old. Mark was 12 years old. Mary was 10 years old. Gerald was 8 years old. Winifred was 5 years old. Norah was 1 year old. Children aged 12 to 5 years were scholars. All of the Ruane children could read and write apart from the 2 youngest children; Winifred could read only while naturally Norah could not read. Patrick Ruane, brother to head of family was a 72 year old single man. Patrick could not read. The 6 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. The entire Ruane family were born in County Galway. The Ruane family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 10 occupants shared just 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Gerald Ruane 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.

Martin Ruane was a 77 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. Although Martin could not read, he spoke Irish and English. He lived with his 45 year old son Thomas and his 44 year old daughter-in-law Bridget. At the time of the 1911 census, Thomas and Bridget were married for 9 years, had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911. Thomas and Bridget could both read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 2 children. Mary was 7 years old. Thomas was 5 years old. Mary and Thomas were both scholars who could not read. All of the Ruane family were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Martin Ruane owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Mary Walsh was a 72 year old widowed farmer. Although Mary could not read or write, she spoke Irish and English. She lived with her 3 single children. Peter was 32 years old. He worked as a carpenter. John was a 29 year old farmer’s son. Mary was 26 years old. All 3 children could read and write. The Walsh family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Mary Walsh owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn, 1 workshop and 1 cart house.

Delia Kenrich was a 50 year old widowed farmer. She spoke Irish and English. She lived with her 2 children. Mary was 11 years old. Thady was 9 years old. They were both scholars. Delia and Thady were born in County Galway while Mary was born in County Limerick. The family could all read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Delia Kenrich owned the land on which her house was situated. Delia did not own any farm buildings.

Patrick O’Neill was 70 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 69 years old. Patrick could read and write while Bridget could not read or write. They spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 26 years old, had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive still in 1911. John was 23 year’s old who documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary and Bridget listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Mary was 21 years old. Bridget was 19 years old. The 3 children could read and write. They also spoke English. All of the O’Neill’s were born in County Galway. The O’Neill family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick O’Neill owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

John Burke was 58 years old. He worked as a farmer and carpenter. He was married to Ellen who was also 58 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 36 years, had 7 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 2 single children. Patrick was 20 years old. He worked as a carpenter. Catherine was 18 years old. There was no occupation listed for Catherine. The Burke family could all read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. The Burke family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Burke owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 workshop.

Thomas Dolan was 72 years old. He worked as a farmer and shoemaker. He was married to Bridget who was 68 years old. Neither of them could read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 28 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 single children. Martin was a 22 year old shoemaker. Thomas was 17 years old who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Margaret was 14 years old. All of the children could read and write. All of the Dolan family spoke Irish and English. The Dolans were all born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 5 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Thomas Dolan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Honor Hannon was a 72 year old widowed farmer. She could not read. Honor was born in County Mayo. She lived with her 3 single children. Kate was 28 years old. Michael was 23 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Delia was 20 years old. There was no occupation listed for Kate or Delia. The 3 children could read and write. They were all born in County Galway. Darby Godfrey, a cousin to Honor was 17 years old. He was born in County Mayo. He could read and write. All of the household spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Honor Hannon owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Mary Boyle was a 70 year widowed farmer. She lived with her single 23 year old daughter Margaret. Mary could not read while Margaret could read and write. Mary and Margaret spoke Irish and English. They were both born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Mary Boyle owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Bridget Mullin was 72 years old. She worked as a farmer. Bridget could not read. She lived with her 2 single children. John was 46 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Bridget was 35 years old. John and Bridget could read and write. The Mullin family were born in County Galway. Delia Hughes was niece to head of family. She was an 11 year old scholar who could read and write. She was born in County Mayo. All of the household spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Bridget Mullin owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Edward Cosgrove was a 72 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Winifred who was 64 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 29 years, had 11 children, 10 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 5 single children. Mary was 18 years old. There was no occupation listed for her. Henry was 16 years. His occupation was recorded as a farmer’s son. Patrick was a 14 year old scholar. Edward was a 12 year old scholar. Thomas was a 10 year old scholar. The entire family could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. All of the family were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 7 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Edward Cosgrove owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Michael Donnelly, aged 72 worked as a farmer. He could read and write. He was married to Bridget who was 69 years old. There was no occupation listed for Bridget. Bridget could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, Michael and Bridget were married for 36 years, had 8 children, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 15 year old son Michael who was a scholar. He could read and write. Their grandchild Mary Cummings was 3 years old. Naturally Mary could not read. The 3 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Donnelly 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.

Michael Hession was a 62 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 65 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 17 years, had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive in 1911: James was 15 years old and his occupation was documented as a farmer’s son. Michael and Mary could not read while James could read and write. Michael was born in County Mayo. Mary and James were born in County Galway. The Hession family could all speak Irish and English. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Hession owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

John Hughes was 50 years old. He worked as a farmer and shepherd. He lived with his wife Mary who was 53 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 26 years, had 8 children, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 6 children. James was a 24 years old. John was a 17 years old. James and John recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons. Peter was 15 years old. Thomas was 13 years old. Delia was 12 years old. Patrick was 9 years old. The 5 youngest members of the family were scholars. All of the family could read and write except for Mary; she could not read. The entire family spoke Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 8 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Hughes owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Cosgrove was a 76 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. Patrick could not read. He lived with his 30 year old daughter Ellen Walsh and his son-in-law John Walsh who was 28 years old. At the time of the 1911 census Ellen and John were married for less than 1 year and had no children in 1911. Ellen could read and write. Two of Patrick’s grandchildren were in house the night the census was taken. Ellen Cunningham was 4 years old. Delia Cunningham was 3 years old. Naturally neither grandchildren could read. The 3 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Cosgrove 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.

Patrick Donnelly was a 73 year widower. He worked as a farmer. He could not read. He lived with his married 38 year old daughter Mary Ryan. At the time of the 1911 census, Mary was married for 18 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. Patrick’s 6 grandchildren of the Ryan family are documented on the census form. Patrick was 16 years old. Michael was 15 years old. James was 13 years old. Thomas was 11 years old. John was 8 years old. Peter was 6 years old. James, Thomas and John were scholars. The 5 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. Mary Ryan along with her 4 eldest children were able to read and write. John and Peter could not read. All occupants were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 8 people shared 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Donnelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Timothy Giblin was a single 35 year old farmer. He could read and write. He also spoke Irish and English. He was born in County Galway. Timothy lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Timothy Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

James Hughes was a 50 year old farmer. He was married to Mary who was also 50 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 19 years, had 7 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. Bridget was 18 years old. There was no occupation listed for Bridget. James was a 17 years old who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Martin was a 14 years old, Michael was 13 years old, Patrick was 12 years old, Annie was 11 years old who were all scholars. Michael Nally was recorded on the census form. He was a 75 year old farm servant. The whole household could read and write. All of the household were born in County Galway apart from Mary; she was born in County Mayo. The Hughes family could all speak Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 9 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. James Hughes owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Bridget Giblin was a 73 year old widowed farmer. She could not read. She lived with her 39 year old son Michael who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son and her 30 year old daughter-in-law Bridget. They could both read and write. At the time of the 1911 census, Michael and Bridget were married for 6 years, had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911. 3 grandchildren were recorded on the census form. John was an 11 year old scholar who could read and write. Margaret was 3 years old. Michael was 2 years old. All of the Giblin family spoke Irish and English except for the 2 youngest children. The Giblin family were all born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Bridget Giblin owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

John Walsh was a 68 year old farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 67 years old. John could not read while Bridget could read only. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 36 years, had 9 children, 9 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 4 single children. Thomas was 23 years old who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary was 20 years old. Bridget was 18 years old. Mary and Bridget listed their occupations as farmer’s daughter. Martin was a 13 year old scholar. All of the children were able to read and write. The family spoke Irish and English apart from 18 year old Bridget; there was no language listed for her. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Walsh Junior owned 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 Varley was a 71 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his 40 year old son Peter who documented his occupation as a farmer’s son and his 26 year old daughter-in-law Margaret. They lived with their 3 children. Ellen was 5 years old. The age of Delia and Mary is very unclear on the census form. Perhaps, Mary was 4 years old and Delia was 1 year old. Naturally the 3 children could not read. All occupants were born in County Galway except for Michael; he was born in County Mayo. The 3 eldest members of the Varley family were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Varley owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Patrick Greany was a 68 year old farmer. He was married to Julia who was 74 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 42 years and they had no children at this stage. Patrick’s niece Bridget McHugh was recorded on the census form. Bridget was a single 18 year old woman. There was no occupation listed for her. Patrick and Bridget were able to read and write while Julia could not read. All occupants were able to speak Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Greany owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable and 1 fowl house.

Michael McNamara was a 70 year old farmer. He was married to Catherine who was also 70 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 40 years, had 7 children, 7 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived their 4 single children. Mary was 23 years old. Michael was 20 years old who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Margaret was 18 years old. Ellen was a 17 year old scholar. The McNamara could all speak Irish and English. All of the household could read and write except for the head of family Michael; he could not read. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael McNamara owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Tierney was a 71 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. Michael could not read. He lived with his 40 year old son Patrick who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son and his 31 year old daughter-in-law Margaret. At the time of the 1911 census, Patrick and Margaret were married for 8 years, had 3 children, 3 of whom were still alive in 1911. Martin was a 7 year old scholar. Mary was 4 years old. Michael was 2 years old. None of the children could read. The 3 eldest members of the family spoke Irish and English. The Tierney family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Tierney 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 Walsh, a widower was a 77 year old farmer. He could not read. John lived with his son John who was 42 years old and his 43 year old daughter-in-law Bridget. John recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. At the time of the 1911 census, John and Bridget were married for 20 years and they had no children at this stage. They could both read and write. Mary Hession was a visitor in the house. She was an 84 year old widow. All of the household spoke Irish and English. All occupants were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Walsh senior owned 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.

Patrick Giblin was a 67 year old farmer. He was married to Winifred who was 66 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 32 years, had 5 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 single children. Mary was 26 years old who recorded her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. Patrick was 23 years old. Michael was 19 years old. Patrick and Michael listed their occupations as farmer sons. The Giblin family could all speak Irish and English. They also could read and write. The Giblin family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Raftery was a 68 year old farmer. He was married to Mary who was also 68 years old. They could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 30 years, had 5 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 14 year old daughter Sarah. Sarah was a scholar who could read and write. The family could speak Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Raftery owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house.

Patrick Commins was a 40 year old farmer. He was married to Catherine who was also 40 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 5 years, had 3 children, 3 of whom were still alive in 1911. They could both read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 2 sons. Patrick was 4 years old. Michael was 1 year old. Naturally the 2 sons could not read at this stage of their lives. The Commins family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Commins owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Patrick Ruane was a 43 year old farmer. He spoke Irish and English. He was married to Catherine who was 39 years old. Catherine could read and write while Patrick could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 9 years, had 4 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911. Michael was a 7 year old scholar. Patrick was 5 years old. Mary was 3 years old. Bridget was 1 year old. None of the children could read. Mary Commins, mother-in-law to head of family was a 75 year old widow. Although Mary could not read, she spoke Irish and English. All of the household were born in County Galway except for the head of family; Patrick was born in County Mayo. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Ruane owned the land on which his house was situated. He did not own any farm buildings.

Mary Ruane was a 66 year old widowed farmer. She lived with her 2 single children. Michael was 22 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Margaret was 20 years old. There was no occupation listed for Margaret. They were all born in County Galway. They could all read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The Ruane family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Mary Ruane owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Mary Hannon was a 60 year old widowed farmer. She was born in County Mayo. She lived with her 5 single children. Winifred was 20 years old. Thomas was 18 years old and recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary was 16 years old. James was a 14 year old scholar. Patrick was a 9 year old scholar. All sons and daughters were born in County Galway. All of the household were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Mary Hannon owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Hannon was a 50 year old farmer. He was married to Catherine who was also 50 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 17 years, had 2 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911. James was a 17 year old farmer’s son. Patrick was a 12 year old scholar. All of the Hannon family were able to read and write. All members of the household spoke Irish and English except for Patrick; there was no language listed for him. Michael, James and Patrick were born in County Galway. Catherine was born in County Mayo. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Hannon owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Mary Nally was a 74 year old widowed farmer. She lived with her 28 year old married son Walter. Walter worked as an agricultural labourer. He could read and write while his mother could not read. They both spoke Irish and English. They were born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Mary Nally owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 barn.

James O’Keane was a 46 year old national school teacher. He also worked as a farmer. James spoke Irish and English. He was married to Mary who was 32 years old. They could both read and write. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 4 years, had 2 children, 2 of whom were still alive in 1911. Dora Ellen was a 3 year old scholar. James Patrick was 1 month old. All of the O’Keane family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 5 front windows and the house had 5 rooms. The house walls and house roof were made of permanent material. James O’Keane owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house and 1 fowl house.

Peter McHugh was 60 years old. He worked as a tailor and farmer. He was married to Sabina who was 58 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 24 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 4 single children. Michael was 19 years old son. Patrick was 17 years old. Michael and Patrick documented their occupations as farmer’s sons. Kate was 15 years old. Margaret was a 12 year old scholar. All of the McHugh family were born in County Galway. They could all speak Irish and English. They also could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Peter McHugh owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Acton was a 72 year old farmer. He was married to Honor who was 68 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 42 years, had 8 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 2 single children. Mary was 37 years old. There was no occupation listed for Mary. Michael was 33 years old. Michael was a national school teacher. All of the Acton family were born in County Galway. They could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. Patrick Acton lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Acton owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

William Costello was an 18 year old blacksmith. He was born in County Galway. He was able to read and write. He spoke Irish and English. William lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Costello owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Thomas Godwin was 58 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Honor who was 48 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 27 years, had 13 children, 11 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 4 single children. Terence was 19 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Thomas was 14 years old. Mary was 11 years old. Michael was 7 years old. Thomas, Mary and Michael were scholars. The entire family could read and write. They all spoke Irish and English apart from the youngest child. All of the family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 6 people occupied 4 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Thomas Godwin 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.

Mary Hynes was a 75 year old widow. She worked as a farmer. Mary was born in County Galway. Although Mary could not read, she spoke Irish and English. Mary lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and her house had 2 rooms. Mary Hynes owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 fowl house and 1 workshop.

Thomas Mullaney was 57 year old farmer. Thomas was born in County Mayo. He was married to Catherine who was 65 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 16 years and had no children of their own. They lived with their 3 single step children. Julia Joyce was 27 years old. Annie Joyce was 25 years old. Martin Joyce was 24 years old. Catherine and the 3 step children were born in County Galway. All occupants were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English except for Martin; there was no language listed for him. They lived in a 2nd class house with 5 front windows and the house had 5 rooms. The house walls and house roof were made of permanent material. Thomas Mullaney 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.

Patrick Godwin, aged 74 worked as a farmer. He was married to Honor who was 68 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 40 years, had 12 children, 12 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 5 single children. Patrick was 21 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Maggie was 34 years old. Katie was 16 years old. John was a 14 year old scholar. Martin was a 12 year old scholar. The family could all read and write. The 5 eldest members of the household spoke Irish and English. The whole family were born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Godwin 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.

Patrick Geoghegan was a 73 year old farmer. He was a single man.  He lived with his 60 year old widowed sister Mary McCormack. Mary could read and write. His 20 year old single nephew Patrick McCormack was also in the house. They were all born in County Galway. The occupants were able to speak Irish and English. Patrick Geoghegan and Patrick McCormack were unable to read and write. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Geoghegan owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Bridget Turney was a 72 year old widow. There was no occupation listed for her. She lived with her 3 single children. Patrick was 40 years old. He worked as a farmer. Delia was 32 years old. Mary was 26 years old. There was no occupation listed for either Delia or Mary. They family were all born in County Galway. They were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Turney owned 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.

Murty Forde was a 77 year old farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 80 years old.  Murty and Bridget were not able to read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 50 years, had 4 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 35 year old son Martin who was a widower and recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. Martin could read and write. Two grandchildren were recorded on the census form. Catherine Forde was 5 years old. Rodger Forde was 4 years old. Naturally the 2 grandchildren could not read. The Forde family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Murty Forde 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.

Thomas Forde was a single 72 year old farmer. He was born in County Galway. He spoke Irish and English. He also could read and write. Thomas lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. Thomas Forde owned the land on which his house was situated. He did not own any farm buildings.

Patrick Byrne was a 52 year old farmer. He was a single man. Although he could not read, he spoke Irish and English. He was born in County Galway. Patrick lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Byrne owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Ryan was a 69 year old farmer. He was married to Norah who was 67 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 26 years, had 6 children 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 single children. Margaret was 19 years old. There was no occupation listed for her. Thomas was 17 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Patrick was a 15 year scholar. All of the Ryan family were born in County Galway. The family spoke Irish and English except for Thomas, there was no language listed for him. All of the family with the exception of Norah could read & write; Norah could only read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Patrick Ryan owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Thomas Giblin was a 65 year old farmer. He was married to Honor who was 63 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 29 years, had 8 children, 8 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 6 single children. Mary was 26 years old. Nora was 24 years old. There were no occupations listed for either of these 2 daughters. Thomas was 22 years old. Patrick was 20 years old. Thomas and Patrick listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. John was a 14 year old scholar. James was an 11 year old scholar. The entire Giblin were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Thomas Giblin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Thomas Walters was a 57 year old farmer. He was married to Catherine who was 44 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 21 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. Patrick was 19 years old and documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Delia was 18 years old. There was no occupation listed for her. Michael who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son was 15 years old. Tommie was 14 years old. Mary Anne was 10 years old. Kathleen was 7 years old. The 3 youngest children were scholars. The entire family were able to read and write. They also spoke Irish and English except for Kathleen; there was no language listed for her. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Thomas Walters 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.

Michael Boyle, who was born in County Mayo was a 70 year old farmer. He was married to Delia who was also 70 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 40 years, had 4 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their single 30 year old daughter Catherine. Delia and Catherine were born in County Galway. They could all read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Boyle owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

John Tierney was a 65 year old farmer. He was married to Hannie [sic] who was 50 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 23 years, had 9 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 4 single children. Thomas was 22 years old. Nora was 19 year. They recorded their occupations as a farmer’s son and a farmer’s daughter. James was a 14 year old scholar. Mary was a 12 year old scholar. The entire Tierney family were able to read and write. They were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 6 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. John Tierney owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Margaret Vahey was a 68 year old widowed farmer. She was born in County Mayo. She could not read. She lived with her 3 single children. Martin was 38 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Thomas was 34 years old who also listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Mary was 25 years old. There was no occupation listed for her. The Vahey family all spoke Irish and English. Martin Tierney was listed as being a lodger. He was a 9 year old scholar who was born in the County Mayo. All occupants could read and write except Margaret; she could not read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Margaret Vahey owned the land on which her house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Ellen Walshe was a 68 year old widow. She worked as a farmer. Although she could not read, she could speak Irish and English. She lived with her 2 single children. Norah was 20 years old. There was no occupation listed for her. Martin was 19 years old and listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. Norah and Martin could both read and write. Martin could speak Irish and English. The family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 windows. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Ellen Walshe owned the land on which her house was situated. She did not own any farm buildings.

John Culkin was a 45 year old farmer. He was married to Ellen who was 29 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 12 years, had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive in 1911. Mary Joe was an 8 year old scholar. John Lawrence was 4 years old. Norah Agnes was 3 years old. John’s sister Annie Culkin also lived in the house. She was 70 years old. The Culkin family were all born in County Galway. They could all read and write except for the 2 youngest children; naturally they could not read. There was no language listed for any member of the family. They lived in a 1st class house with 12 front windows and the house had 11 rooms. The house walls and roof were made of permanent material. John Culkin owned the land on which his house was situated along with 2 stables, 1 coach house, 1 harness room, 2 cow houses, 3 calf houses, 1 dairy, 2 piggeries, 1 fowl house, 1 boiling house, 1 barn, 1 turf house, 1 potato house, 1 shed and 1 store.

Thomas Carty was an 87 year old widower. He worked as a farmer and shepherd. He could not read. He lived with his 50 year old son John and his 32 year old daughter-in-law Mary. Thomas and John were born in County Mayo. John could read only while Mary could read and write. At the time of the 1911 census, John and Mary were married for 15 years, had 5 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. Their children were Bridget (14), Patrick (12), Thomas (10), Winifred (7) and Michael (5). The 4 eldest children were scholars who could read and write. The grandchildren along with their mother Mary were all born in County Galway. All of the family spoke Irish and English except for the youngest child. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 8 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Thomas Carty owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

James Crushell was a 65 year old farmer. He was married to Bridget who was 42 years old. Bridget was born in County Mayo. At the time of the 1911 census, James and Bridget were married for 17 years, had 9 children, 7 of whom were still alive in 1911. Bridget was 14 years old. Catherine was 12 years old. Michael was 11 years old. James was 9 years old. Martin was 8 years old. Patrick was 6 years old. Fanny was 4 years old. All members of the household spoke English and Irish. They could read and write apart from the 2 youngest children; naturally they could not read. The 5 eldest children were scholars. James and his 7 children were all born in County Galway. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 7 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. James Crushell owned the land on which his house was situated along with 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Michael Heanue (sic) was an 85 year old widower. He worked as a farmer. He spoke Irish and English. He lived with his 34 year old daughter Catherine and 50 year old son-in-law Patrick. Patrick could speak Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, Patrick and Catherine were married for 5 years, had 4 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911. John was 4 years old. Mary was 3 years old. Michael was 2 years old. Thomas was 3 months old. The family were all born in County Galway. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows. 7 people occupied 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Heanue 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.

Bridget Heanue [sic] was a widowed farmer. She was a remarkable 102 years old. She lived with her 50 year old daughter Winifred, her 48 year old son Patrick who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son and her 50 year old daughter-in-law Bridget. At the time of the 1911 census, Patrick and Bridget were married for 18 years, had 3 children, 3 of whom were still alive in 1911. They were Martin (15), John (14) and Patrick (12). John and Martin were scholars. The family could all speak Irish and English. They were also able to read and write except for the head of family; Bridget could not read. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Bridget Heanue [sic] owned 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 Hession was an 85 year old widow. She was born in County Mayo. She lived with her married son John who was 45 years old and her single daughter Bridget who was 35 years old. John worked as a general labourer. John and Bridget were born in County Galway. None of the family could read. They could all speak Irish and English. They lived in a 3rd class house with 1 front window and the house had 1 room. The house walls were made of permanent material. The house roof was made of perishable material. Michael Heanue owned the land on which the house was situated along with 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

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[1] There are missing pages of the B.2 form (Return of out-offices and farm steadings) for houses 1 – 15, 29 – 42 and 57 – 70.
[2] There was no Form A available for Edward Cosgrove
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