Clashaganny

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Clashaganney

Clais an Ghainimh, trench / ravine

Clashaganny is situated in the civil parish of Liskeavy, barony of Dunmore, County Galway. It is located in the east extremity of the parish, bounded on the north and east by the townlands of Banagher, Kilcloony and the parish of Dunmore, on the West by the townlands of Kilgevrin and south by the parish of Tuam and the townland of Kilaphrasogue.

The Down Survey Map 1641 (pre Cromwell), under the name ‘Classeganey’ states the owner was Dominick Browne, a Protestant. The Down Survey Map 1670 (post Cromwell) shows that the owner was a Catholic called Peter Lynch. 38 acres of unprofitable acres, 45 acres of profitable and 45 acres of forfeited plantation are specified.

O’Donovan Field Name Books 1838 provides various spellings of the townland: Clashaganny, Clais a Gainimhe, Clais a Ghaimhdhe and Closhaghanny.  According to this source, Clashaganney was the property of John Bodkin, Esq. of Quarrymount. It contains 480¾ acres including approximately 130 acres of bog.

Census 1841–1851

Clashaganney consisted of 480 acres 3 roods 18 perches. In 1841, there were 88 residents, 45 of whom were male and 43 of whom were female who inhabited 17 houses. By 1851, there was very little change in population, there were 86 inhabitants, 47 were male and 39 were female who inhabited 14 houses. The poor law valuation rate paid in 1851 was £160.

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Bridget Mannion – Application Number C16 6152Bridget Mannion applied for the pension on the 17th October 1916. At the time of the application, her address was Mrs Bridget Kelly, Parkroe, Milltown, Tuam. According to Bridget, her parents were John and Sabina Mannion (nee Burke). A list of names are shown on the 1851 Census Search Form: John, Thomas, Patrick, James, Andrew, Mary, Winifred and Sarah. Bridget was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Thomas Connolly – Application Number C17 680Thomas Connolly applied for the pension on the 19th January 1917. At the time of the application his address was Parkroe, Milltown, Tuam. According to Thomas, he was the son of Martin and Mary Connolly (nee Walsh). The census search form states that he resided in Clashaganney in 1851. Thomas was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Thomas Nolan – Application Number C20 3433Thomas Nolan applied for the pension on the 1st March 1920. At the time of the application, his address was Clashaganny, Milltown, Tuam, Co Galway. According to Thomas, his parents were Thomas and Mary Nolan (nee Rattigan) who were married in 1851. The Census Search Form 1851 states that Thomas and Mary had no children. Thomas was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Michael Carney – Application Number C21 5645Michael Carney applied for the pension on the 7th September 1921. At the time of the application his address was Parkrow [sic], Milltown, Tuam, County Galway. According to Michael, he was the son of James and Bridget Carney (nee Hopkins). They were married in 1839. The census search form states that he resided in Clashaganney in 1851. There is a list of names provided on the 1851 Census forms: Kate (11), Bridget (5), Thomas (8), James (2) and Michael (no age was provided). Michael was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Bartholemew Costello – Application Number C21 7366Bartholemew Costello applied for the pension on the 25th November 1921. At the time of the application, his address was Clashaganney, Milltown, County Galway. According to Bartholemew, his parents were Patrick and Bridget Costello (nee Mannion) who were married in 1838. The Census Search Forms 1851 shows a list of names: Patrick, Catherine, Michael, Thomas, Mary, Bartholemew and Bridget. Bartholemew was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Costello Family – Application Number C22 468The name of applicant supplied on the Census Search Form 1851 was ‘Costello Family’ who applied for the pension on the 23rd January 1922. At the time of the application the address was Mr Bartley Costelloe, Clashaganney, Milltown, County Galway. According to the applicant, his parents were Patrick and Bridget Costello (nee Mannion). The applicant was awarded a pension of £16-16-0.

Griffith’s Valuation 1855

According to Griffith’s Valuations 1855, John Bodkin leased 270 acres, 0 roods 28 perches to John F Browne. John F Browne paid a total annual valuation Rate of £109 0s 0d for herd’s house, offices and land. John F Browne leased 20 acres 2 roods 14 perches to the following tenants: James Cruise, Matthias Slattery, James Corcoran, John Mannion, Thomas Nolan and Patrick Larcom. James Cruise paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 8s 0d for house, office and land. Matthias Slattery paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 8s 0d for house and land. James Corcoran paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 8s 0d for house, office and land. John Mannion paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 15s 0d for house, office and land. Thomas Nolan paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 8s 0d for house and land. Patrick Larcom paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 15s 0d for house, offices and land.

John Bodkin leased 53 acres 0 roods and 6 perches to the following tenants: Patrick McHugh, Martin Connolly, Mary Clarke, John Mannion, Daniel Mullany, James Carney and Bridget Carney. Patrick McHugh and Martin Connolly both paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 18s 0d for house and land. Mary Clarke paid a total annual valuation rate of £3 12s 0d for house and land. John Bodkin leased 53 acres 0 roods 6 perches to the following tenants: John Mannion, Daniel Mullahy, James Carney and Bridget Carney. John Mannion paid a total annual valuation rate of £1 16s 0d for house and land. Daniel Mullany paid a total annual valuation rate of £5 5s 0d for house, office and land. James Carney paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 18s 0d for house, office and land. Bridget Carney paid a total annual valuation rate of £2 13s 0d for house and land. John Bodkin retained two areas of bog for himself. He paid a total annual valuation rate of £1 5s 0d. The first area of bog consisted of 44 acres 3 roods and 30 perches. The second area of bog consisted of 74 acres 0 rood and 20 perches.

Census 1901

The census forms which were collected on the 18th April 1901 showed that there were 15 households listed in Clashaganney. There were 88 inhabitants, 44 were male and 44 were female. The residents of Clashaganney were Roman Catholic. Each occupant was born in County Galway. The heads of households were: John Connolly, Margaret Costello, Mary Corcoran, Thomas Nolan, John Mannion, Patrick Kelly, Thomas Mullany, Peter Donelan, Thomas Carney, Frances McGrath, Stephen Cruise, James Larkin, Patk McGrath, James Carney and John Mullaney. All heads of households owned the land on which their house was situated. All houses were built as private dwellings. The house walls were made of stone, brick or concrete while each house roof was made of perishable material. Overall, there were a total of 45 farm buildings – 7 stables, 15 cow houses, 13 piggeries and 10 barns.

John Connolly, a general labourer was 48 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 40 years old. Although they could not read, they spoke Irish and English. Bridget worked as a cook. They lived with their 4 sons: Martin was 18 years old, Thomas was 16 years old, Patt was 13 years old and John was 11 years old. John Connolly’s niece Maggie Connolly and Thomas Nolan, a visitor were recorded on the census form. Thomas Nolan worked as a general labourer at the age of 50. He could not read. Martin worked as a general labourer who could read, write and spoke Irish & English. Thomas, Patt, John and Maggie were scholars who could all read and write. Thomas and Maggie Connolly spoke Irish and English and they could read and write. The 2 youngest sons who spoke English could read and write. They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. John Connolly owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Margaret Costello, a married farmer was 40 years old. She could read and write. Margaret lived with her 4 children: Mary was 11 years old, Bridget was 8 years old, Patrick was 6 years old and Thomas was 4 years old. Margaret’s mother-in-law Bridget also lived in the house. Bridget, a widow was 60 years old. She could not read. Mary and Bridget were scholars who could read and write. Patrick and Thomas could not read at this stage. All of the household could speak Irish and English except the youngest son. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Margaret Costello owned 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Mary Corcoran, a widow was 53 years old. She could not read. Mary worked as a farmer. She lived with her 3 unmarried children: Mary was 26 years old, Bridget was 18 years old and Mark was 24 years old. All of the offspring could read and write. Mary and Bridget recorded their occupations as farmer’s daughters while Mark listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. The entire Corcoran family spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Mary Corcoran owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Thomas Nolan, a farmer was 49 years old. Thomas lived with his 75 year old mother Maggie. Maggie, a widow could not read but she spoke Irish. Thomas was married to Mary who listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Mary was 47 years old who could read and write and spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 8 children: Mary was 21 years old, Bridget was 19 years old, Thomas was 18 years old, Patrick was 16 years old, Martin was 14 years old, James was 12 years old, Michael was 8 years old and Maggie was 3 years old. Mary and Bridget recorded their occupation as farmer’s daughters while Thomas listed his occupation as a farmer’s son. All of the offspring could read and write except the youngest child Maggie; naturally she could not read. They could all speak English. The 2 eldest children could also speak Irish. Patrick, Martin, James and Michael were scholars. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

John Mannion, a farmer was 49 years old. He was married to Catherine who documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They could both read and write and spoke Irish & English. They lived with their 4 daughters: Delia was 13 years old, Mary was 11 years old, Norah was 6 years old and Maggie was 2 years old. All daughters could speak English. Delia and Mary were scholars who could read and write. The 2 youngest daughters could not read at this stage. The Mannion family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. John Mannion owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Patrick Kelly, a farmer was 49 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 50 years old and listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Although they could not read or write, they spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 4 children: Norah was 16 years old, Peter was 14 years old, Andrew was 12 years old and William was 10 years old. Norah worked as a seamstress. All of the children could read and write. All members of the household could speak Irish and English. The 3 sons were scholars. The Kelly family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Kelly owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Thomas Mullany who listed his occupation as a landholder was 60 years old. He was married to Mary who also was 60 years old. They lived with their 7 unmarried children: John was 29 years old, Kate was 26 years old, Bridget was 20 years old, Patt was 19 years old, Ellen was 17 years old, Winnie was 15 years old and Maggie was 12 years old. The entire household spoke Irish and English. They could also read and write. John and Patt worked as a labourers. Kate and Bridget listed their occupations as milliners. Ellen was attending school. Winnie and Maggie were scholars. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Thomas Mullany owned 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Peter Donelan, a farmer was 29 years old. He was married to Honor who listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Honor was 30 years old. They both could speak Irish and English. They lived with their 2 children: Pat was 1 year old and Maggie was 1 month old. Only the head of household could read and write. The family lived in 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. Patrick Donelan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Thomas Carney, a widower was 67 years old. He worked as a farmer. He could not read. Thomas lived with his 3 unmarried children: Patrick was 27 years old, Martin was 21 years old and Ellen was 19 years old. All of the household spoke Irish and English. Patrick and Martin listed their occupation as farmer’s sons. Ellen documented her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. The children could read and write. The Carney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Carney owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Frances McGrath, a farmer was 38 years old. He was married to Ellen who was 42 years old. Although, they both could not read, they spoke Irish and English. Frances and Ellen lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Frances owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

Stephen Cruise was 38 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who recorded her occupation as a farmer’s wife. Mary was 30 years old. They both could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 2 children: James was 2 years old and May was 9 months old. 2 year old James spoke English. Stephen’s mother Catherine also lived in the house. Catherine, a widow was 83 years old. Although Catherine could not read or write, she spoke Irish. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Stephen Cruise owned 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

James Larkin, a farmer was 40 years old. He was married to Mary who was 38 years old and documented her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their 2 sons: Patrick was 13 years old and John was 10 years old. The whole Larkin family could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. The Larkin family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Larkin owned 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 barn.

Patk McGrath, a farmer who could read and write was 70 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 72 years old. Bridget could not read. They lived with their 30 year old son James, daughter-in-law Mary who was 27 years old, 24 year old daughter Honor and their 2 grandsons John, aged 2 years and Frank, aged 7 months. James worked as a farmer. Both James and Mary spoke Irish and English and could read and write. The 2 grandchildren could not read at this stage of their lives. Honor worked as a housekeeper. She could read and write and spoke Irish and English. Bridget and Mary recorded their occupations as a farmer’s wife. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 windows. He owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 barn.

James Carney, a farmer was 46 years old. He was married to Mary who was 48 years old. She worked as a housekeeper. They lived with their 4 children: James was 22 years old, Mary was 20 years old, Michael was 17 years old and William was 15 years old. All of the Carney family could read and write except for the head of the household. The entire Carney family spoke Irish and English except the youngest child Thomas; he spoke English. James, Michael and William worked as labourers. Mary worked as a general servant. The Carney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James Carney owned 1 stable, 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

John Mullany, a farmer was 50 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 49 years old and listed her occupation as a farmer’s wife. They lived with their 4 children: Dan was 18 years old, Mary was 20 years old, Honnie was 16 years old and Ellen was 10 years old. The entire Mullany family spoke Irish and English. All of the Mullany family could read and write except Bridget, she could read. Honnie and Ellen were scholars. The family lived in 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John owned 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Census 1911

There were 15 households in Clashaganney. 86 residents lived in Clashaganney in 1911, 45 were male and 41 were female. All occupants were Roman Catholic. Each individual was born in County Galway with the exception of 4 year old Annie Mullaney and 31 year old Bridget Carney. Bridget was born in County Mayo. Annie was born in England. The heads of households were: Thomas Carney, James Carney, John Mullaney, Thomas Mullany, Patrick Kelly, John Connolly, Peter Donelan, James Larkin, Thomas Nolan, John Mannion, Mark Corcoran and James McGrath. All heads of households owned the land on which their house was situated.  The census forms which were collected on the 7th April 1911 showed that all houses were built as private dwellings. The roof of every house was made of thatch, wood or other perishable material while the house walls were made of stone, brick or concrete. Overall, there were a total of 67 farm buildings – 7 stables, 16 cow houses, 3 calf houses, 14 piggeries, 14 fowl houses, 10 barns and 3 cart houses.

Thomas Carney, a widower was 82 years old. He worked as a farmer. Although Thomas could not read, he spoke Irish and English. He lived with his son Patrick and his daughter-in-law Bridget. Patrick who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son was 36 years old. Bridget was 31 years old. They could both read and write and spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, Patrick and Bridget were married for 7 years, had 3 children, 3 of whom were still alive in 1911: Mary Ellen, a scholar was 6 years old, Thomas was 4 years old and Delia was 2 years old. None of the grandchildren could read at this stage of their lives. The family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. Thomas Carney owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

James Carney, a farmer was 63 years old. He was married to Mary. Mary was 66 years old. James and Mary could not read or write. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 33 years, had 5 children, 4 of whom were still alive and single in 1911: James was 31 years old, Mary was 29 years old, Michael was 27 years old and William was 25 years old. James, Michael and William recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons. The whole household spoke Irish and English. All of the offspring could read and write. The Carney family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. James Carney owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

John Mullaney, a farmer was 65 years old. He was married to Bridget. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 35 years, had 7 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their son Patrick and daughter Ellen. Patrick was 32 years old and documented his occupation as a farmer’s son. Ellen who recorded her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 19 years old. Patrick and Ellen were both single. John’s granddaughter Annie was also present in the household. Annie Mullaney was 4 years old. All occupants were born spoke Irish and English except for the grandchild. John, Patrick and Ellen could read and write while Bridget could read only. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Mullaney owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Thomas Mullany, a widower was 73 years old. He worked as a farmer. He lived with his 3 children: James who listed his occupation as a farmer’s son was 34 years old, Bridget was 32 years old and Patrick was 30 years old. Patrick worked as a general labourer. All of the offspring were single. James and Patrick could read and write while Thomas and Bridget could not read or write. The entire family could speak Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Mullany owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Kelly, a farmer was 72 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 62 years old. Patrick and Bridget could not read or write. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 35 years, had 6 children, 6 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 3 single children: Patrick who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son and was unable to read or write was 31 years old, Norah who listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter was 25 years old and William who recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son was 19 years old. Norah and William could read and write. Patrick’s brother Peter lived in the house. Peter was 78 years old. Peter could not read or write. All of the household spoke Irish and English. The Kelly family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Patrick Kelly owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

John Connolly, a farmer was 67 years old. He was married to Bridget who was 64 years old. John and Bridget could not read. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 33 years, had 7 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 2 single sons: Michael was 30 years old and John was 20 years old. Michael and John could read and write. The 2 brothers recorded their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the Connolly family spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Connolly owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Peter Donelan, a farmer was 40 years old. Peter was married to Norah who was 41 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 12 years, had 5 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911: Patrick was 11 years old, Margaret was 10 years old, Mary was 9 years old, Thomas was 7 years old and Peter was 1 year old. All of the children were scholars except the youngest. Peter, Norah, and Patrick spoke Irish and English. All of the family could read or write apart from Norah, Thomas or Peter. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Peter owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

James Larkin, a widower was 55 years old. He worked as a farmer. James lived with his 2 single sons who listed their occupations as farmer’s sons: Patrick was 24 years old and John was 20 years old. James and John could read and write while Patrick could read only. All of the Larkin family spoke Irish and English. The Larkin family lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and the house had 2 rooms. James owned 1 cow house.

Thomas Nolan was 67 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who was 65 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 33 years, had 10 children, 9 of whom were still alive in 1911. They lived with their 4 single children: Delia was 26 years old, Martin was 24 years old, Michael was 18 years old and Margart, a scholar was 14 years old. Delia Healy, a granddaughter of Thomas Nolan was recorded on the census form. Delia was 4 years old. All of the Nolan family spoke Irish and English except the oldest daughter Delia. Martin and Michael listed their occupations as farmer’s sons. All of the household could read and write except Thomas Nolan and Delia Healy. The Nolan family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Thomas Nolan owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

John Mannion, a farmer was 57 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, he was married to Catherine for 24 years, had 10 children, 9 of whom were still alive in 1911. They both spoke Irish and English. They lived with their 9 daughters: Delia was 23 years old, Mary was 21 years old, Ellen was 19 years old, Norah was 17 years old, Margaret was 13 years old, Catherine was 9 years old, Sarah was 7 years old, Julia was 5 years old and Elizabeth was 3 years old. Delia, Mary and Ellen listed their occupations as farmer’s daughters. Norah, Margaret, Catherine, Sarah and Julia were scholars. All of the Mannion family could read or write apart from the 3 youngest daughters. Margaret and Catherine could speak Irish and English. The Mannion family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. John Mannion owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 cart house.

Mark Corcoran was 34 years old. He worked as a farmer. Mark lived with his sister Delia who was 25 years old. They both spoke Irish and English. They could read and write. They were also both single. Mark and Delia lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and they occupied 3 rooms. Mark Corcoran owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

James McGrath, a farmer was 46 years old. He was married to Mary who was 45 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 14 years, had 5 children, 5 of whom were still alive in 1911: John was 13 years old, Francis was 11 years old, Patrick was 9 years old, Mary was 6 years old and Bridget was 2 years old. All of the children were scholars apart from the youngest daughter. James, Mary and the 2 eldest sons could read and write. They also spoke Irish and English. Honor McGrath, sister of James was documented on the census form. Honor was a 44 year old single woman who could read and write and spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. James McGrath owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

Stephen Cruise was 50 years old. He worked as a farmer. He was married to Mary who was 37 years old. They both spoke Irish and English. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 13 years, had 7 children, 7 of whom were still alive in 1911: James was 12 years old, Mary was 9 years old, Stephen was 7 years old, Michael was 6 years old, William was 5 years old, Delia was 3 years old and Patrick was 2 years old. All of the Cruise family could read and write except the 3 youngest children. The 4 eldest children were scholars. James, the eldest son spoke Irish and English. The family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and the house had 3 rooms. Stephen Cruise owned 1 stable, 2 cow houses, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

Patrick Carty, a farmer was 43 years old. He lived with his wife Mary. Mary was 45 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, Patrick and Mary were married for 2 years and had no children in 1911. They could both read and write and spoke Irish and English. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 front windows and they occupied 2 rooms. Patrick Carty owned 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 cart house.

Bartholnew Costello was 58 years old. He worked as a farmer and a general labourer. He lived with his wife Margaret who was 54 years old. At the time of the 1911 census, they were married for 22 years, had 4 children, 4 of whom were still alive in 1911: Mary was 21 years old, Bridget was 19 years old, Patrick was 17 years old and Thomas, a scholar was 13 years old. Mary and Bridget listed their occupations as farmer’s daughter while Patrick recorded his occupation as a farmer’s son. The entire Costello family could read and write and spoke Irish and English. The Costello family lived in a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and his house had 3 rooms. Bartholomew Costello owned 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house and 1 barn.

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