Reaghan

Information taken from a variety of official documents

Research: Noreen Shiel, Abbey Heritage

Reaghan Townland

Reaghan, Réachán

Reaghan is a townland in the civil parish of Tynagh, in the barony of Leitrim and the county of Galway. It is situated near the centre of the parish of Teena [Tynagh] on the western boundary one mile south west of Teena. According to O’Donovan’s Field Name Books (1838) the standard name for the townland is Reaghan. Its Irish form is Réachán. The translation of the name is given as “mountain plain”. In addition to this, the townland name has had various spellings assigned to it over time. They include the following: Reidheachán and Rayhan; Rayhan listed in B S Sketch; Retonaghan in Lord Rivers; Rehen in Larkin’s County Map; Rehan in Edward Kelly. Esq and Rahin in Inq. Temp. Gul. III.

O Donovan’s Field Name Books (1838) further states that Reaghan is one of the largest townlands in the parish, nearly all under cultivation and only some bog on the west. It contains several orchards and two Danish Forts north of the centre which are covered with plantation. It also contains two springs near the centre, one is known by Tubberalicka, Mary’s Well the west side is known by Gurtna [Unable to read.], the S. W. by Knockna [unable to read].

The Down Survey Map 1641 (pre Cromwell) doesn’t list who the owner was. The Down Survey Map 1670 (post Cromwell) shows that the owner was Anthony Ffrench (Catholic).

1851 Old Age Pension Census Search forms

Catherine Logue or Leech – Application Number 920 6673

The applicant, Catherine Logue or Leech gave her address as Mr Michl M O’Connell, Duniry NS, Dalystown, Loughrea, Co Galway. She applied for the old age pension on 14th June, 1920. According to Catherine her parents were Thomas and Catherine Logue or Leech. The extract from the census of 1851 reveals that Sarah’s parents Thomas and Catherine married in 1845 and her mother’s maiden name was Sheil. Catherine’s address in 1851 was given as Reaghan. There were 4 children listed on the census form: Michael who was 2 years old; Bridget who was 5 years old and there were no ages given for Luke and Margaret. There was no return for Catherine.

Tithe Applotment Books 1823-37

There were no records for this townland of Reaghan.

Griffith’s Valuation

According to Griffith’s Valuation the area of the townland Reaghan is 403 acres, 1 rood and 31perches. The valuation of the land was £248 10s 0d and the valuation of the buildings was £17 15s 0d giving a total valuation of £266 5s 0d. Anthony F Nugent leased all the land in Reaghan. He leased a plot comprising of 133 acres, and 10 perches to the following: Patrick Deeley paid a total of £9 10s 0d for a house, office and land; Michael Larkin paid a total of £12 5s 0d for a house, office and land; James Madden paid a total of £5 15s 0d for a house, office and land; William Quigley paid a total of £7 10s 0d for a house and land; John Halloran paid a total of £5 5s 0d for a house, office and land; Patrick Forde paid a total of £4 15s 0d for house and land; Thomas Leech paid a total of £11 10s 0d for a house, office and land; Denis Smith paid a total of £3 0s 0d for a house and land; Patrick Warde paid a total of £8 10s 0d for a house and land and Patrick Martin paid a total of £3 5s 0d for land. Anthony Nugent leased a plot of 24 acres, 2 roods and 38 perches to the following: Martin Symes paid a total of £5 5s 0d for a house and land; Simon Halloran paid a total of £7 15s 0d for a house, offices and land and Patrick Martin paid a total of £4 10s 0d for a house and land. Anthony Nugent also leased land and buildings to the following: James Kelly paid a total of £5 10s 0d for a house and land; Walter White paid a total of £18 0s 0d for offices and land; Charles Kelly paid a total of £26 15s 0d for a house, offices and land; Michael Kelly paid a total of £54 5s 0d for a house, offices and land and Anthony Nugent himself was in fee for a total of £28 0s 0d for land and bog. Anthony Nugent also leased 85 acres, 3 roods and 39 perches among the following and all paid a total of £7 10s 0d each: John Treacy leased a house and land; Thaddeus Kelly leased a house, office and land; James McDonald leased a house, office and land; Nicholas Glynn leased a house and land; John Dillon leased a house and land as did Martin Kelly.

Census 1901

There were 21 inhabited houses in the townland of Reaghan at the time of the 1901 census with 114 inhabitants. The B1 Form shows that all the houses had walls made of a permanent material like stone, brick or concrete. All except three of the houses had roofs made of a perishable material such as mud, thatch, etc. There were 62 males and 52 females and all were Roman Catholics. The head of the households were: Thomas Kelly, William Dervan, Catherine Kelly, Mary Tracy, Bridget Smyth, John McDonnell, Anne Glynn, James Dillon, Catherine Kelly, Mary Larkin, Thomas Forde, Daniel Larkin, Thomas Martin, Michael Leech, James Quigley, Patrick Forde, Margaret Halloran, William Ward, Patrick Martin, Margaret Jordan and John Lyons. All the residents were born in Co Galway. There was a total of 96 outhouses but there is no B2 Form to itemise them.

Thomas Kelly was a 43 year old gamekeeper. He lived with his wife Mary who was 40 years old. They had the following children living with them: their daughter Norah who was 15 years old; their son James who was 13 years old; their son Thomas who was 11 years old; Mary, their 9 year old daughter; their 7 year old son John; Andrew their 3 year old son and Michael who was 8 months old. Mary and four of the children who were listed as scholars, James, Thomas, Mary and John could read and write. Thomas Kelly’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. The Earl of Westmeath owned the land the house was built on and there were 2 outhouses.

William Dervan was a 60 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Maryanne who was 42 years old and their children: Thomas who was 17 year old; Bedelia who was 13 years old; Teresa who was 7 years of age; John who was 4 years old and Michael who was 2 years old. Owen Keating a 67 year old farm servant also resided with the family. All of the family members except John and Michael could read and write. Owen Keating could read and write and spoke Irish and English. He was not married. William Dervan’s house was a second class house with 5 front windows and 7 rooms. William owned the land the house was built on and there were 5 outhouses.

Catherine Kelly was a 66 year old widow. She lived with her son Thomas who was 31 years old and her daughter, Maud D who was 27 years old. Thomas was a widower and was listed as a farmer. Maud D was not married and was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Catherine spoke Irish and English and all the residents could read and write. Catherine Kelly’s house had 3 front windows and was a second class house with 4 rooms. Thomas Kelly owned the land on which the house was built and there were 6 outhouses.

Mary Tracy was a 73 year old widow. She lived with her 2 sons: John who was 39 years old and Lawrence who was 32 years old. John and Lawrence were listed as farmer’s sons and were both single. Mary spoke English and Irish and could read. John and Lawrence could read and write. Mary Tracy’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Mary owned the land on which the house was built and had 4 outhouses.

Bridget Smyth was a 59 year old widow. She lived with her children: Anne who was 28 years of age; Patrick who was 26 years of age; Margaret who was 24 years of age and John who was 17 years of age. All of the family could read and write. Patrick and John were listed as farmer’s sons and Margaret was listed as a farmer’s daughter. None of the children was married. Smyth’s house had 3 front windows and it was listed as a second class house with 3 rooms. Bridget Smyth owned of the land on which the house was built and there were 7 outhouses.

John McDonnell was a 51 year old farmer and he was married. He lived with his sons: Thomas who was 18 year old; Peter who was 13 years old; Patrick who was 14 years of age; John who was 12 years old; James who was 9 years of age; Joseph who was 7 years old and Michael who was 4 years old. All of the family members except James, Joseph and Michael could read and write. Thomas and Peter were listed as farmer’s sons and Patrick and John were described as scholars. None of the children was married. John McDonnell’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Anna Glynn was a 72 year old widow. She lived with her son Nicholas who was 40 years of age, her daughter in law Catherine who was 32 years old along with her two grandsons 3 year old Michael and one year old Patrick. Nicholas was listed as a farmer. Anne could read and Nicholas and Catherine could read and write. Anna Glynn’s house had 3 front windows and it was listed as a second class house with 3 rooms. Nicholas Glynn owned of the land on which the house was built and there were 5 outhouses.

James Dillon was a 75 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 50 years old and their children: John who was 30 years old; Mary E who was 22 years old; Michael who was 19 years of age; Kate who was 17 years old; Anne who was 16 years old; Joseph who was 15 years of age and Margaret who was 11 years old. John and Michael were listed as farmer’s sons and Mary E, Kate and Anne were listed as farmer’s daughters. Joseph and Margaret were scholars. All of the family members could read and write. None of the adult children was married. James Dillon’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land the house was built on and there were 5 outhouses.

Catherine Kelly was a 48 year old widow. She lived with her children: Michael who was 27 years of age; Thomas who was 22 years of age; Bridget who was 17 years of age and Lawrence who was 14 years of age. Also resident with Catherine was her 40 year old sister Margaret Leech. All of the family could read and write. Patrick and John were listed as farmer’s sons and Margaret was listed as a farmer’s daughter. None of the children was married. Catherine Kelly’s house had 3 front windows and it was listed as a second class house with 3 rooms. Catherine Kelly owned the land on which the house was built and there were 5 outhouses.

Mary Larkin was a 49 year old widow. She lived with her son Thomas, who was 16 years old. Thomas could read and write. Mary Larkin’s house was a third class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Mary owned the land on which the house was built and she had 2 outhouses.

Thomas Forde was a 36 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 37 years old. They had the following children living with them: their daughter Mary A who was 8 years old; their daughter Margaret who was 6 years old; their daughter Winifred who was 4 years old and their son Patrick who was one year old. Thomas’ mother in law Bridget Dooly who was 70 years of age and sister in law Anne Dooly who was 31 years of age were also resident. Bridget was a widow and Anne was not married. Mary A and Margaret were listed as scholars. Thomas and his wife Bridget and Anne Dooly could read and write. Mary A could read. Thomas Forde’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Daniel Larkin was a 56 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Margaret who was 56 years old and their son Michl [Michael] who was 20 years old. All of the family members could read and write. Michl was not married and his occupation was listed as farming. Daniel Larkin’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Daniel owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Thomas Martin was a farmer. He lived with his wife Anne who was 41 years old. They had the following children living with them: their son Thomas who was 22 years old; their son John who was 20 years old; their daughter Fanny who was 18 years old; their son Joseph who was 16 years of age; Michael who was 14 years of age; James who was 10 years old: Francis who was 8 years old; Lawrence who was 6 years old and 4 year old Benedict. Thomas and Joseph were described as farmer’s sons and John was a farm servant. Fanny was described as a farmer’s daughter. Michael, James and Francis were listed as scholars. None of the adult children was married. Thomas spoke Irish and English. All the family could read and write except for Francis who could read only and Lawrence and Benedict could not read or write. Thomas Martin’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Michael Leech was a 48 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Anne who was 37 years old. They both could read and write. Michael’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Michael owned the land the house was built on and there were 7 outhouses.

James Quigley was a 47 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Anne who was 46 years old. They had 5 daughters living with them: Maria who was 20 years old; Lizzie who was 16 years old; Catherine who was 14 years old; Annie who was 12 years of age and 9 year old Margaret. Maria and Lizzie were described as farmer’s daughters. Catherine, Anne and Margaret were listed as scholars. All the family could read and write. None of the daughters was married. James Quigley’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land the house was built on and he had 4 outhouses.

Patrick Forde was a 73 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Winifred who was 68 years old. Their 30 year old son Martin and 28 year old daughter Mary also lived with them. Martin was listed as a farmer’s son and Mary as a farmer’s daughter. Martin and Mary could read and write. Patrick and Winifred spoke both Irish and English. Martin and Mary were not married. Patrick Forde’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land the house was built on and had 4 outhouses.

Margaret Halloran was a 66 year old farmer. She was a widow. She lived with her four children: John who was 29 years old; Catherine who was 26 years old; Laurence who was 24 years old and 20 year old Brigid Halloran. Her sister in law Catherine Halloran who was 50 years old also resided with her.The children were all listed as either farmer’s son or farmer’s daughter. Margaret and her children could read and write. Her sister in law Catherine spoke both Irish and English. Catherine was not married and none of the children was either. Margaret’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. She owned the land the house was built on and she had 4 outhouses.

William Ward was a 65 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 61 years old and their son Patrick who was 27 years old. Bridget could read and Patrick could read and write. Patrick was not married and his occupation was listed as farmer’s son. William Ward’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. William owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Patrick Martin was a 71 year old farmer. He lived with his sister Margaret who was 65 years old. Both of them were single. Neither of them could read. They both spoke Irish and English. Michael’s house was a third class house with 2 front windows and 2 rooms. Patrick owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses.

Margaret Jordan was a 50 year old housekeeper. She was a widow. She lived with her four children: Thomas who was 26 years old; Laurence who was 23 years old; Mary who was 16 years old and 13 year old Patrick. Thomas and Laurence were listed as farmer’s son. Mary was a scholar and Patrick was listed as a farmer. All the family could read and write. None of the adult children was married. Margaret’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. She owned the land the house was built on and there were 6 outhouses.

John Lyons was a 50 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Catherine who was 58 years old. Their 20 year old son Martin and daughters Mary who was 22 years and 16 year old Catherine lived with them. Martin was listed as a farmer’s son and Mary and Catherine as farmer’s daughters. John could read. The 3 children could read and write. John Lyons’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land the house was built on and there were 5 outhouses.

Census 1911

There were 21 inhabited houses at the time of the 1911 census with 101 inhabitants. There were 56 males and 45 females, all were Roman Catholics and all of them were born in Co Galway. The head of the households were: Thomas Kelly, William Dervin, Mary Larkin, Thomas Dillon, Catherine Kelly, James Dillon, Catherine Glynn, John McDonnell, Patrick Smyth, John Treacy, Thomas Forde, Joseph Martin, James Quigley, John Halloran, Martin Forde, Michael Leech, William Ward, Daniel Larkin, Margaret Martin, Margaret Jordan and Catherine Lyons. The B1 Form shows that all of the houses had walls built with permanent materials while there were 3 houses with roofs built of permanent materials such as slate, tiles or iron and the remaining 18 houses had roofs constructed of perishable materials like mud, straw, etc. The B2 Form shows that there were 76 outhouses consisting of 14 stables, 17 cow houses, 13 calf houses, 13 piggeries, 14 fowl houses and 4 barns.

Thomas Kelly was a 60 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Mary who was 50 years old. They had been married for 26 years and had 9 children all of whom were surviving at the time. They had the following children living with them: their son James who was 23 years old; their son Thomas who was 21 years old; Mary Jane, their 19 year old daughter; their 16 year old son John; Andrew their 13 year old son; Michael who was 10 years; Elena who 7 years old and Joseph who was 5 years old. James was listed as a farmer’s son and Mary Jane was a farmer’s daughter. Thomas was listed as an agricultural labourer. Andrew, Michael, Elena and Joseph were listed as scholars. All the family could read and write except for 5 year old Joseph who could read only. All the adult children were single. Thomas Kelly’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house.

William Dervan was a 70 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Maryanne who was 53 years old and their children: Thomas who was 27 year old; Bedelia who was 23 years old; William who was 21 years old; Teresa who was 17 years of age; John who was 14 years old; Michael who was 12 years old and Frances who was 9 years old. William and Maryanne were married for 29 years and had 12 children, 8 of whom were surviving at the time of the census. Thomas and William were listed as farmer’s sons and Bedelia and Teresa are listed as farmer’s daughters. John, Michael and Frances were scholars. All of the family members could read and write. None of the adult children was married. William Dervan’s house was a second class house with 5 front windows and 5 rooms. William owned the land the house was built on and there were 6 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a fowl house.

Mary Larkin was a 73 year old widow. She lived with her daughter Maria who was 38 years of age and her son Patrick who was 31 years old. Patrick was listed as an agricultural labourer. Mary spoke Irish and English. Maria could read. Mary was listed as deaf. Maria and Patrick were both single. Mary Larkin’s house had 3 front windows and was a second class house with 4 rooms. William Dervan owned the land on which the house was built and there were 3 outhouses, namely a stable, a piggery and a fowl house.

Thomas Dillon was a 40 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Mary Delia who was 44 years old. They were married for 5 years and had no children at the time of the census. His brother in law Thomas Kelly who was 48 years old resided with them as did Thomas Molloney who was 50 years old. Thomas Kelly was a general labourer and Thomas Molloney was a farm servant. Thomas, his wife and his brother in law could read and write. Thomas Kelly was a widower and Thomas Molloney was single. Thomas Dillon’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 4 rooms. He owned the land the house was built on and there were 6 outhouses, namely, a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn.

Catherine Kelly was a 61 year old widow. She lived with her children: Michael who was 37 years of age; Bridget who was 27 years of age and Laurence who was 25 years of age. Also resident with Catherine was her 59 year old sister Margaret Leech. Catherine could read and all of the other family members could read and write. Patrick and John were listed as farmer’s sons and Margaret was listed as a farmer’s daughter. None of the children was married. Catherine Kelly’s house had 3 front windows and it was listed as a second class house with 3 rooms. Catherine Kelly owned of the land on which the house was built and there were 4 outhouses, namely a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a fowl house.

James Dillon was an 86 year old farmer. He was a widower and lived with his children: John who was 43 years old; Michael who was 32 years of age; Katie who was 29 years old; Joseph who was 25 years of age and Margaret who was 22 years old. John and Michael were listed as farmer’s sons and Katie and Margaret were listed as farmer’s daughters. Joseph was a carpenter’s apprentice. All of the family members could read and write. None of the adult children was married. James Dillon’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house.

Catherine Glynn was a 45 year old farmer. She was a widow. She lived with her four children: Michael who was 13 years old; Patrick who was 11 years old; Mary Anne who was 9 years old and 7 year old Nicholas. All the children were listed as scholars. All the family could read and write. Catherine’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. She owned the land the house was built on and she had 4 outhouses, namely a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn.

John McDonnell was a 60 year old farmer. He lived with his wife of 28 years, Anne who was 50 years old. They had 9 children, 8 of whom were surviving at the time of the census. The following 6 sons were living with them: Thomas who was 27 years old; Peter who was 25 years old; John who was 21 years old; Joseph who was 17 years old; Michael who was 14 years old and Francis who was 6 years of age. All of the family members except Francis could read and write. Francis could read only. Thomas, John and Joseph were listed as farmer’s sons. Peter was listed as an agricultural labourer. Michael and Francis were described as scholars. All of the children were single. John McDonnell’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land the house was built on and he had 4 outhouses, namely a calf house, a piggery, a fowl house and a barn.

Patrick Smyth was a 36 year old farmer. He lived with his sister Margaret who was 28 years of age. Both of them could read and write. Both of them were single. Smyth’s house had 3 front windows and it was listed as a second class house with 3 rooms. Patrick owned the land on which the house was built and there were 5 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house, a piggery and a barn.

John Treacy was a 50 year old farmer. He lived with his brother Laurence who was 42 years old. Laurence was listed as a general labourer. They were both single. John and Laurence could read and write. John Treacy’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. John owned the land on which the house was built and he had no outhouses.

Thomas Forde was a 47 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 50 years old. They had been married for 18 years and had 4 children, 3 of whom were surviving at the time of the census. They had the following children living with them: their daughter Margaret who was 16 years old; their daughter Winifred who was 14 years old and their son Patrick who was 11 years old. Thomas’ mother in law Bridget Dooley who was 82 years of age and sister in law Anne Dooley who was 45 years of age were also resident. Bridget was a widow and Anne was not married. Margaret was listed as a farmer’s daughter. Winifred and Patrick were listed as scholars. All the family could read and write apart from Bridget Dooley who could read only. Winifred, Patrick and Bridget Dooley spoke Irish and English. Thomas Forde’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Thomas owned the land the house was built on and he had 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house and a piggery.

Joseph Martin was a 27 year old farmer. He lived with his sister and 3 brothers: Fanny who was 29 years old; Francis who was 21 years old; Laurence who was 17 years old and 15 year old Benedict. Francis was described as a general labourer. Laurence and Benedict were listed as scholars. None of the adult children was married. All the family could read and write. Joseph Martin’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 2 rooms. Joseph owned the land the house was built on and he had 3 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house and a piggery.

James Quigley was a 60 year old farmer. He was a widower. He lived with 2 daughters: Maria who was 31 years old and Margaret who was 19 years of age. Maria and Margaret were described as farmer’s daughters. All the family could read and write. Neither of the daughters was married. James Quigley’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. James owned the land the house was built on and he had 3 outhouses, namely a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house.

John Halloran was a 43 year old farmer. He lived with her sisters Catherine who was 39 years old and 33 year old Bridget. His aunt Catherine who was 74 years old and his niece 3 year old Margret were also resident. Bridget was a dressmaker. Catherine was blind. She spoke Irish and English. John and his sisters could read and write. All of the residents were single. John’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. He owned the land the house was built on and there were 3 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, and a fowl house.

Martin Forde was a 39 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Norah who was 25 years old and their 9 month old son Patrick. They were married for 2 years and had one child at the time of the census. Martin and Norah could read and write. Martin Forde’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Martin owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house.

Michael Leech was a 61 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Anne who was 56 years old. They were married for 22 years and had one child who was not alive at the time the census was taken. They both could read and write. Michael’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. He owned the land the house was built on and he had 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a calf house and a fowl house.

William Ward was a 76 year old farmer. He lived with his wife Bridget who was 72 years old. They were married for 38 years and had 2 children, with one surviving at the time of the census. Also resident with them was their daughter in law Bridget who was 38 years old and their grandchildren, Mary who was 4 years old and 3 year old William. Their daughter in law Bridget was a widow. William could not read, his wife could read and their daughter in law could read and write. William Ward’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. William owned the land the house was built on and he had 3 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house and a calf house.

Daniel Larkin was a 70 year old farmer. He was a widower. He lived with his son Michael who was 32 years old and his daughter in law Anne who was 37 years of age. Also resident were his grandchildren: Margaret who was 8 years old; Daniel who was 6 years old; Patrick who was 3 years old and one year old Michael. Michael and Anne were married for 9 years and had 4 children, all of whom were alive at the time the census was taken. Michael was listed as a farmer and Margaret and Daniel were scholars. All of the family members could read and write apart from the 3 youngest but Daniel can read. Daniel Larkin’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Daniel owned the land the house was built on and he had 3 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house and a calf house.

Margaret Martin was an 81 year old farmer. She was single and lived alone. She could not read. Margaret’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 3 rooms. Margaret owned the land the house was built on and there were 3 outhouses, namely a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house.

Margaret Jordan was a 62 year old farmer. She was a widow. She lived with her 3 children: Margret Moran who was 30 years old; Mary who was 27 years old and 25 year old Patrick. Also resident was her son in law Patrick Moran who was 32 years old and her granddaughter one year old Winifred Moran. Margret and Patrick were married for 2 years and had one child who was surviving at the time of the census. Patrick was listed as a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. The son in law Patrick Moran was listed as an agricultural labourer. Thomas and Laurence were listed as farmer’s sons. Mary and her brother Patrick were single. Margaret’s house was a second class house with 6 front windows and 5 rooms. She owned the land the house was built on and there were 4 outhouses, namely a stable, a cow house, a piggery and a fowl house.

Catherine Lyons was a 70 year old farmer. She was a widow. She lived with her two children, Mary who was 34 years old and 29 year old Martin. Mary was listed as a farmer’s daughter and Martin was a farmer’s son. Margaret spoke both Irish and English. Mary and Martin could read and write. They were both single. Margaret’s house was a second class house with 3 front windows and 4 rooms. She owned the land the house was built on and had 3 outhouses, namely a cow house, a piggery and a barn.

 

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