Kylemore

Information taken from a variety of official documents

Research: Eileen Keane, Abbey Heritage

Kylemore Townland

Kylemore, An Choill Mhór, great, big, wood

Kylemore is a townland in the civil parish of Ballynakill, in the electoral district of Abbeyville, in the barony of Leitrim and in the county of Galway. It is situated in the north east end of the parish of Ballynakill about 3 miles north east of Woodford.

According to O’Donovan’s Field Name Books (1838) the standard spelling for the townland is Kylemore. O’Donovan’s Field Name Books states that there is a reference to the townland of Kylemore in the following documents: B.S. Sketch, Grand Jury Presentments, Larkin’s County Map, Hyath Clarke, Esq. Inq. Temp. Car. I, Inq. Temp. Gul. III.

The Down Survey Map of Ireland 1641 (pre Cromwell) states that the owner of Kylemore was Redmond More Bourke who was a Catholic. Nicholas White who was a Protestant owned the land from 1670.

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Julia Kelly Applicant No 9172871

The applicant Julia Kelly gave her address as Rev J Maloney CC, Ballinakill, Loughrea applied for the Old Age Pension on the 4th April 1917. According to Julia her parents were Lawrence and Cath Kelly (Kavanagh). The application form shows that the fee of 2/-(2 shillings) was returned thus indicating that the applicant was not successful at this time.

Census Search Form Page 105 of the Barony of Leitrim

Page 105 of the Census Search Form  shows that Donnelly of Kylemore whose mother’s maiden name was Kennedy also applied for the pension.

TITHE APPLOTMENT BOOKS

The Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in order to determine the amount which occupiers of agricultural holdings over one acre should pay in tithes to the Church of Ireland. The land was measured in Irish acres or plantation acres at the time and this equated to 1.6198 English acres.

The Tithe Applotment for the townland of Kylemore was undertaken in 1834. It states that the townland of Kylemore was in the parish of Ballinakill and in the Diocese of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh.i

There was 1 proprietor in the townland at this time, namely: Lord Riverston.

According to the Tithe Applotment Books, Lord Riverston held ¾ acre of land which was occupied by himself. The following is an account of Lord Riverston’s landholdings, the value of his acres, the amount of composition of the tithe and how this was dispersed among the church hierarchy:

Lord Riverston held 314 of an acre of land that was valued at 12s per Irish acre and had a total valuation of £188 8s. He paid £5 13s 4d of a tithe tax. The Bishop got 14s 4½d and the Vicar got £3 10s 7½d which was a total of £4 5d.

Griffith’s Valuation 1856

According to Griffiths Valuation 1855 the area of the townland of Kylemore is 513 acres, 1 rood and 21 perches. The valuation of the land was £200-12-0 and the valuation of the buildings was £14-3-0 giving a total valuation of £214 15s 0d.  All the land in Kylemore was leased by Anthony F Nugent to Lawrence Kelly, Anne Donnelly, James Donnelly, Michael Molony, Patrick Fell, Patrick Larkin, Thomas Kemple, John Donnelly, Winifred Donnelly, Michl. Donnelly Jun, Margaret Donnelly, Patrick Donnelly, Michl. Donnelly, sen, Thomas Treacy, Elizabeth Donnelly and Michael Conry. Lawrence Kelly and partners of No. 1 leased to Thomas Treacy.

Lawrence Kelly paid a total of £13-15-0 for house, offices and land. Anne Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house, offices and land. James Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £14-10-0 for house, offices and land. Michael Molony paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house offices and land. Patrick Fell paid a total anual valuation of £9-10-0 for house, offices and land. Patrick Larkin paid a total anual valuation of £13-15-0 for house, offices and land. Thomas Kemple paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house, offices and land. John Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £13-15-0 for house, offices and land. Winifred Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £9-10-0 for house, offices and land. Michl. Donnelly jun. paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house, offices and land. Margaret Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house, offices and land. Patrick Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £9-10-0 for house, offices and land. Michl. Donnelly sen. Paid a total annual valuation of £9-5-0 for house, offices and land. Thomas Treacy paid a total annual valuation of £0-15-0 for house and land. Elizabeth Donnelly paid a total annual valuation of £66-10-0 for house, offices and land. Michael Conry paid a total annual valuation of £7-15-0 for house, offices and land.

Census 1901

There were 16 inhabited houses at the time of the 1901 census. The N Form shows that there were 67 residents with 40 males and 27 females.  They were all Roman Catholics.  All of the residents were born in Co. Galway except for one person. The heads of households were Cornelius Donnelly, Bridget Donnelly, Thomas Conroy, Conor Larkin, Edward Kelly, Patrick Muldoon, Michael Donnelly, Patrick Pierce, Malachy Donnelly, John Fell, Cornelius Lyons, Francis Malloney (sic), Anne Sullivan, Michael Donnelly, James Donnelly and Patrick Lalor (sic). The B1 Form documents that all the houses were built and listed as private dwellings. All of the house walls were made of permanent material while most of the house roofs were made of perishable material. The B2 Form shows that there were  92 farm buildings consisting of 13 stables, 1 coach house, 1 harness room, 16 cow houses, 5 calf houses,1 dairy, 15 piggeries, 6 fowl houses, 1 boiling house, 12 barns, 3 turf houses, 1 potato house, 15 sheds, 1 store and 1 forge.

Cornelius Donnelly was 55 years old.  He could read and write and speak Irish and English.  He was a Gentleman Farmer J P. and he was not married. His sister Mary was 52 years old and she was listed as having no profession(sic).  She could read and write and she spoke Irish and English.  His cousin Annie Clarke was 25 years old.  She could read and write and she spoke Irish and English.  His servants were Mary Madden and James Madden.  Mary could read and write and she spoke Irish and English.  She was a domestic servant.  James could read and write and he spoke Irish and English.  He was a farm servant.  Rev Patrick Egan was a visitor at the time of the 1901 census.  He could read and write and he could speak Irish and English.  He was a Parish Priest.  Malochy Donnelly was also a visitor who could read and write and he spoke Irish and English.  He was a Merchant and he was married. Cornelius Donnelly’s house was listed as a 1st class house with 26 front windows and there were 18 rooms in the house. He owned the land on which his house was situated along with 16 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 2 stables, 1 coach house, 1 harness room, 2 cow houses, 1 calf house, 1 dairy, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 boiling house, 1 barn, 1 turf house, 1 potato house, 1 shed and 1 store.

Bridget Donnelly, a widow was 61 years old and she was a farmer.  She could read and write.  She had 1 son, 1 daughter.  Her son John Francis was 25 years old.  He could read and write. He was not married. Her daughter Ellen was 22 years old.  She could read and write and she was not married.  Her servant Patrick Lawlor who was a farm servant in the household was 17 years old.  He could read and write and he was not married. All of the household spoke English. Bridget Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 6 rooms in the house. Bridget owned the land on which her house was situated along with 8 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Thomas Conroy was 60 years old and he was married to Bridget who was 55 years old. He was a farmer who could read and he spoke Irish and English.  She could read and she spoke Irish and English.  There were 2 sons and 3 daughters listed on the Census Form A.  Maggie was 23 years old.  Patrick was 21 years old. Kate was 18 years old. Thomas was 12 years old and he was listed on the Census A Form as a scholar. All of the children could read and write and they spoke English. They were all listed on the census form as single people. Thomas Conroy’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Thomas owned the land on which his house was situated along with 6 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Cornelius Larkin was 44 years old and he was married to Mary Anne who was 34 years old. He was a farmer who could read and write. Mary Anne could read and write.  They had 3 sons and 2 daughters. Patrick was 9 years old.  John Francis was 7 years old. Annette was 5 years old. Bridget Ellen was 3 years old. Peter Larkin was 1 year old. Patrick could read and write whilst John Francis could read only. The rest of the children could not read. All of the family spoke English. Cornelius’ house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Cornelius owned the land on which his house was situated along with 5 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Edward Kelly, a widower was 60 years old and he was a farmer. He could read and write and he spoke Irish and English. He had 2 sons and 2 daughters. None of his children were married. His son Thomas was 35 year old. His daughter Mary Ann was 25 years old. His daughter Teresa was 17 years old. His son Lawrence was 15 years old. All of the children could read and write and they all spoke English. Edward Kelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Edward owned the land on which his house was situated along with 5 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, and 1 shed.

Patrick Muldoon was 40 years old.  He could read and write and he was a farmer.  He was married to Catherine who was 38 years old.  She could read and write.  There were 3 sons and 2 daughters listed on the Census A Form.  Mary was 10 years old.  John was 8 years old.  Annie was 6 years old  Mary, John and Annie could read and write and they were listed as scholars on the Census Return. Daniel was 4 years old.  Francis Muldoon was 2 years old. Patrick Muldoon’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house.  Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 5 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Michael Donnelly was 43 years old and he was married to Jane H who was 33 years old. Michael could read and write and he was a farmer Jane could read and write. They had 3 sons and 2 daughters. John H was 6 years old. Elizabeth was 5 years old. Cornelious was 3 years old. Thomas J and Mary J were both 1 year old. They all spoke English. Also dwelling in this house was Michael Donnelly’s mother Elizabeth Donnelly, who was a widow. She was 75 years old and she spoke Irish and English. Michael Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 4 front windows and there were 5 rooms in the house. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Patrick Pierce was 35 years old and he was married to Maria who was 33 years old. Patrick was a farmer who could read and write and he spoke Irish and English.  Maria could read and write and she spoke Irish and English.  They had 4 sons and 1 daughter.  Thomas was 11 years old.  Michael was 9 years old.  Winifred was 7 years old. Most of the children could read and write. John was 5 years old Peter was 2 years old. According to the Census Form A John and Peter could not read. Patrick Pierce’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Malachy Donnelly, a widower was 67 years old.  He was a farmer who could read and write. He had 3 sons and a servant all of whom could read and write. Patt was 30 years old.  John was 24 years old.  Cornelius Donnelly was 22 years old.  Mary Ferguson was a domestic servant and she was 24 years old.  Malachy Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Malachy owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

John Felle was 45 years old and he was married to Julia who was 49 years old. John was a farmer who could read and write and he spoke English.  Julia could also read and write and she spoke English.  They had 3 sons and 2 daughters.  Michael was 20 years old.  Mary Anne was 18 years old.  Ellie M was 16 years old.  Patrick L Felle was 14 years of age.  John Joe was 12 years old.  All of the children could read and write and they all spoke English. Ellie M, Patrick and John Joe were listed as scholars on the Census Return. The Felle’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Con Lyons, a widower was 70 years old.  He was listed as a farmer who could could speak Irish and English and he could not read or write. He had 2 sons.  Francis was 30 years old and he was listed on the Census Return as a farmer who could speak English. Michael was 26 years old  He was also listed as a farmer and he could speak English. Con Lyon’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Con owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 shed.

Francis(sic) Moloney a widower(sic) was 50 years old. She was a farmer who could read and write and she spoke English. The children were listed on the Census Return as single who were all able to read and write and they all spoke English. Bridget was 23 years old. Maggie was 20 years old. Cornalis (sic) was 18 years old. He was listed as a farmer who could read and write and he spoke English. Michael was 11 years old and he was a scholar. Tom was 13 years old. He was a scholar. Jerry was 11 years old. David Page was listed on the Census Return as a visitor who was 10 years old. He was from Scotland and he was a scholar. He could read and write and he spoke English. Francis Moloney’s house was listed as 2nd class with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Francis(sic) owned the land on which her house was situated along with 4 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Anne Sullivan, a widow was 50 years old. According to the Census Form A her occupation was listed as farming. She could read and write and she spoke English. All of her children were listed as unmarried. Peter was 24 years old. He was a blacksmith who could read and write and he spoke English. Patrick was 22 years old. He could read and write and he could speak English. Denis was 20 years old. He could read and write and she spoke English. Anne Sullivan’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Anne owned the land on which her house was situated along with 5 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 shed and 1 forge.

Michael Donnelly was 50 years old and he was married to Mary Anne who was 34 years old. He was a farmer who could read and write and he spoke English. Mary Anne could read and write. According to the census return they had 5 sons and 1 daughter. Michael Joseph and John Jerome were 11 years old. They were listed as scholars who could both read and write. Francis Vinct (sic) was 9 years old He was a scholar and he could read and write. Gertrude Genevive was 7 years old. She was a scholar who could not read. Wilm (sic) Benedict was 2 years old and he was listed as a scholar(sic). Bernard Pat was 1 year old and he was listed as a scholar(sic). Mary F was a sister of Michaels and she was 46 years old. She was a school teacher who could read and write and she spoke Irish and English. She was not married. Michael Donnelly’s house was listed as 2nd class with 6 front windows and there were 6 rooms in the house. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 6 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed.

James Donnelly was 58 years old and he was married to Sarah who was 38 years old. James was a farmer and he spoke Irish and English. Sarah could read and write. There were 2 sons and 3 daughters listed on the Census A Form. Patrick was 10 years old. Bridget was 8 years old. Mary was 6 years old. Sarah F was 5 years old. Thomas Donnelly was 3 years old. 2 of the children could read and write and 4 of the children were listed as scholars. Also listed on the Census Return was Mary Anne who was a sister of James and she was 60 years old. She could read and write and she was not married. Most of the household spoke English. James Donnelly’s house was listed as 2nd class with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 5 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 shed. The census form A was collected on the 6th of April 1901.

Patrick Lawlor, a widower was 63 years old and he was a herd (sic). He could read and write. He had 1 son and 1 daughter. Catherine was 32 years old. She could read and write and she was not married. Michael was 15 years old. He could read and write and he was not married. Patrick Lawlor’s house was listed as 3rd class with 1 front window and there were 2 rooms in the house. There was no return on the B2 form regarding out offices and farm steadings belonging to Patrick Lawlor. The census form A was collected on the 6th of April 1901.

Census 1911

There were 16 inhabited houses at the time of the 1911 census with 40 males and 27 females.  They were all Roman Catholics.  They were all born in Co. Galway except for John Freeman who dwelled in Michael Donnellys house.ix. The heads of households were Cornelius Donnelly, Bridget Donnelly, Thomas Conroy, Conor Larkin, Edward Kelly, Patrick Muldoon, Michael Donnelly, Patrick Pierce, Malachy Donnelly, John Fell, Cornelius Lyons, Francis Malloney (sic), Anne Sullivan, Michael Donnelly, James Donnelly and Patrick Lalor (sic). The census A forms were collected on the 3rd April 1911.

Jerome Donnelly, a single man was 70 years old and was a farmer. He could read and write and he spoke English. His visitor Malachy Donnelly was 68 years old. He was a retired farmer who, according to the 1911 Census, was married for 25 years and he had 2 children still living. He could read and write and he spoke English. John Madden who was listed as a servant was 26 years old. He was single. He could read and write and he spoke English. Anne Clarke, a relative of Jerome Donnelly’s was 38 years old. Her occupation on the Census Return was listed as a housekeeper. She was single. Mary Lyons who was listed as a general servant was 22 years old. She was also a single person. Jerome Donnelly’s house was listed as a 1st class house with 5 front windows and there were 12 rooms in the house. Jerome owned the land on which his house was situtated along with 25 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 4 stables, 1 coach house, 3 cow houses, 2 calf houses, 1 dairy, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 boiling house, 1 barn, 2 turf houses, 1 potato house, 3 sheds and 1 laundry.

Edward Kelly, a widower was 74 years old and he was a farmer. According to the 1911 Census he had 8 children born alive and 6 children still living. All of his children were single. Laurance was 24 years old. He was listed on the Census Return as a farmer. Jane was 30 years old and she was a farmer’s daughter. Jessy was 26 years old. His son Thomas was 48 years old. All of the family could read and write and they all spoke English. Edward’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Edward Kelly owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Conor Larkin, a farmer was 56 years old and he was married to Mary-Anne who was 46 years old. According to the 1911 Census he was married to Mary Anne for 23 years and there were 7 children born alive and 6 children still living. Conor and Mary Anne could both read and write and they both spoke English. Patrick was 19 years old. Annette was 16 years old. Bridget Ellen was 14 years old . Peter was 11 years old. Cornelius was 8 years old. Most of the children could read and write and spoke Irish and English. 3 of the children were listed as scholars. Kate Larkin who was Conor’s sister was 72 years old. Her occupation was listed as a servant and she could not read. She spoke English. Conor Larkin’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 6 rooms in the house. Conor owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

John Francis Donnelly was 35 years old and he was married to Bridget who was 30 years old. They could both read and write and they spoke English. According to the 1911 census they were 8 years married and they had 3 children born and 2 children still living. Francis Vincent was 5 years old. Mary Josephine was 1 year old. Bridget Donnelly, a widow was John Francis Donnelly’s mother and she was 72 years old. Bridget could read and write and she spoke English. Patrick Lawlor, a servant was 27 years old and his occupation was listed as a labourer. John Francis’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. John Francis owned the land on which his house was situated along with 9 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 2 cow houses, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn, 1 turf house and 1 shed.

Frances Maloney, a widow was 62 years old. She could read and write. According to the 1911 Census she had 9 children born and 7 still living. They were all listed on the Census Return as single. Delia was 30 years old. She could read and write. Connor Maloney was 25 years old. He was a farmer and he could read and write. Jerome Maloney was 20 years old and he was listed also as a farmer. He could read and write and he spoke Irish and English. The rest of the household spoke English. Frances Maloney’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Frances owned the land on which the house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Patrick Muldoon was 52 years old and he was married to Catherine who was 55 years old. Patrick was listed as a farmer and there is no return for Catherine’s occupation. They could both read and write and they both spoke English. According to the 1911 Census they were married for 20 years and they had 5 children born alive and 5 children still living. Mary was 19 years old.  John was 17 years old. Anna was 16 years old.  Francis was 12 years old. All of the children could read and write. 3 of the children spoke Irish and English and 4 of the children were listed as scholars. Patrick Muldoon’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Cornelius Lyons, a widower was 76 years old and he was a farmer. He could not read and he spoke English. His son Michael was 35 years old. He was a farm labourer and he could read and write. He spoke English. Cornelius Lyons’ house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 2 rooms in the house. Cornelius owned the land on which his house was situated along with 4 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 shed.

Patrick Conroy was 34 years old and he was married to Annie who was 27 years old. Patrick was a farmer. They could both read and write and they spoke English. According to the 1911 Census Form A they were married for 3 years with 2 children born alive and 1 child still living. Mary Delia was 11 months old. Bridget, a widow was 72 years old. She was listed as the Means(sic) Mother. She could read and she spoke English. Patrick Conroy’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 4 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 6 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

James Donnelly was 71 years old and he was married to Sarah who was 55 years old. He was a farmer. They could both read and write and they spoke English. According to the 1911 Census they had 5 children still living. Patrick was 20 years old. He was listed as a farmer’s son. He was a single man. Bridget M. was 18 years old. Mary E. was 16 years old . Sarah F. Donnelly was 15 years old. Thomas Donnelly was 12 years old. Most of the children were scholars. All of the children could read and write and they all spoke English. James Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. James owned the land on which his house was situated along with 6 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Patrick Donnelly was 42 years old and he was married to Mary Anne who was 41 years old. Patrick was a farmer. They could read and write and they spoke English. According to the Census Return A Form they had 3 children born alive and still living. Mary Teresa was 6½ years old She was a scholar. Malachy Donnelly was 4 years old and he too was a scholar. Patrick Joseph was 11 months old. Patrick Mulhair who was a servant, was 33 years old. He could read and write and he spoke English. He was a single man. Patrick Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 6 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

John Fell was 55 years old and he was married to Julia who was 63 years old. He was a farmer. They could read and write and they spoke English. According to the 1911 census they were married for 31 years and they had 5 children still living. Patrick was 24 years old and he could read and write and he spoke English. Ellie was 26 years old and she was listed on the Census Return as a farmer. She could read and write and she spoke English. James Kannery, a widower who was a boarder was 86 years old. He was listed on the Census Return as an ex-soldier. He could read and write and he spoke English. John Fell’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. John owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl

Michael Donnelly was 53 years old and he was married to Jane who was 43 years old. He was a farmer who could read and write. According to the 1911 Census Return they were married for 18 years. There were 6 sons and 1 daughter listed on the Census Form A. John was 16 years old. Con was 13 years old. Thamas (sic) was 11 years old. Mary Julia was 9 years old. Michael was 7 years old. Remond was 5 years old. Henry was 3 years old. Elizabeth Donnelly, a widow who was the mother of Michael Donnelly was 88 years old. Most of the family could read and write. 5 of the children were scholars and 3 of the children were listed as single. All of the family spoke English. Michael Donnelly’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 4 rooms in the house. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Michael Donnelly Snr was 60 years old and he was married to Mary Anne who was 45 years old. Michael was a farmer. They could both read and write and they spoke English. According to the 1911 Census Return they were married for 25 years and they had 13 children born alive and 12 children still living. Michael Joe was 23 years old. He was a farmers son. Francis Vincent was 20 years old. He was listed as a farmers son. Daniel Edwin was 16 years old. He was a farmers son. Gertrude Genevive was 13 years old William Benedict was 12 years old. Bernard was 11 years old. Ellen Catherin (sic) was 6 years old and she could not read. Charles James was 4 years old and he could not read. Most of the children could read and write. 5 of the children were listed as scholars while 3 of the children spoke Irish and English. John Freeman, a widower was listed as a labourer for Michael Donnelly who was 65 years old. He was born in Co. Limerick. He could read. Michael Donnelly Snr’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 5 rooms in the house. Michael owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Patrick Sullivan was 31 years old and he was married to Mary A who was 28 years old. He was a farmer who could read and write and he spoke English. He was married to Mary A and according to the 1911 census they were married 3 years and they had 2 children still living. Denis who was a brother of Patrick was 29 years old. He could read and write and he spoke English. He was a farmer and he was listed as a single man. James T was 2 years old and Mary Frances was 1 year old. Patrick Sullivan’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 8 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn, 1 shed and 1 forge.

Patrick Pierce was 46 years old and he was married to Maria who was 49 years old. They were farmers who could read and write and they spoke Irish and English. According to the Census Return A Form they were married for 22 years with 6 children born alive and still living. They had 3 sons and 3 daughters who were all single.  Winifred was 19 years old and her occupation was listed on the Census Return as a farmer. Michael was 17 years old and he was a farmer. John was 15 years old. He was listed as a scholar. Peter was 13 years old. He was a scholar. Veronica M was 6 years old. She was a scholar. Mary Julia was 1 year old. 4 of the children could read and write and they all spoke Irish and English. They were all listed as single. Also dwelling in the house was Julia Kemple, a widow and an Aunt of Patrick Pierce who was 77 years old. She was blind and she spoke English. Patrick Pierce’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 3 front windows and there were 3 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 7 out offices and farm steadings consisting of 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 calf house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and 1 shed.

Patrick Lawlor, a widower was 75 years old and he was a herd (sic). He had 1 son and 1 daughter listed on the Census Return Form A. Catherine was 43 years old and she was a housekeeper. She could read and write and she spoke English. She was single. Michael Lawlor was 27 years old and he was a farm labourer. He could read and write and he spoke English. He was also single. Patrick Lawlor’s house was listed as a 2nd class house with 1 front window and there were 2 rooms in the house. Patrick owned the land on which his house was situated along with 2 out offices and farm steads consisting of 1 cow house and 1 piggery.

Monuments and Architectural Heritage

GA126-036—-

Class: Quarry

Townland: KYLEMORE (Leitrim By.)

Scheduled for inclusion in the next revision of the RMP: No

Description: This is a disused gravel pit.

 

Kilmora House, Kylemore, dating from 1830 to 1850 is featured on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage and can be found by clicking here

 

This page was added on 05/06/2015.

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