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Co Galway Data


National Censuses/Substitutes


Records Specific to Galway County

1640Irish Papist Proprietors, Galway-Town.
Hardiman, James, History of the town and county of Galway, to 1820,Galway, 1958.
1657English Protestant Proprietors, Galway-Town
1679EstateBellew, estate wages book. NL MS.9200
EstateBrowne, Col John. Account of sales of his estates in Co's Galway and Mayo, names of major tenants and purchasers 1698-1704 and those occupying the estates in 1778. Compiled 1778. Townlands in civil parishes of Ballynakill, Cong, Kilcummin, Killannin, Omey, Ross. NL Pos. 940.
1727Galway election list. JGHAS 1976
1760EstateWolfeTheobold. Estate maps, names of major tenants, indexed. Townlands in civil parishes of Kilmallinoge and Tiransacragh. NL MS 3876
EstateFrench family. Moivea estate.
  • 1767-77,rent ledger-major tenants only; accounts and wages. NL MS 4920.
  • 1811-12, all tenants, accounts and wages. Indexed. NL MS 4929.
  • 1820-33 accounts and wages book. NS MS 4930
townlands in civil parishes of Abbeyknockmoy, Athenry, Cargin, Claregalway, Monivea, Moylough, Oranmore.
1775EstateRichard St George Mansergh St George: (a) Rental of Headford town (all tenants), (b) estate rentals (major tenants only), covering townlands in the civil parishes of Cargin, Donaghpatrick, Kilcoona, Kilkilvery, Killursa. NL Pos. 5483.
1791Survey of occupiers - Loughrea town. JGHAS, Vol 23 No 3
1794Cathholic Freemen of Galway town. JGHAS, Vol 9 No 1
Estate HodsonLieut Edward: Rent rolls and tenants accounts, indexes, covering townlands in the civil parish of Kiltormer. NL MS.2356
EstateDillon, Barons Clonbrock:
  • NL MS.19501, tenants ledger 1801-1806,indexed;
  • NL MSS.19585-19608 (24 vols), rentals and accounts, 1827-1840, all tenants;
  • NL MSS.22008, 22009, maps of Co Galway estates, with full valuation of all tenants holdings;
  • NL MSS.19609-19616, rentals and accounts, 1840-44, all tenants;
covering townlands in the civil parishes of Ahascragh, Aughrim, Fohanagh, Kilcoona, Killaan, Killallaghtan, Killosolan, Kilteski
1806-10Catholic householders, Killalaghten. In the Catholic parish registers of Killalaghten. NL Pos. 2431
c.1810Protestants in Aughrim parish. NA M 5359
1829-58EstateShee George: yearly rentals of the estate in and around Dunmore, 1837-1859, all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Addergoole, Boyounagh, Clonbern, Dunmore.NA M3105-3120
1833EstateLord Clanmorris: Estate rental all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parish of Claregalway. NL MS.3279.
1834List of parishioners, Kinvara and Killina; NL Pos 2442.
1836Freeholders, Co. Galway; The Galway Advertiser, March 1836.
1840-50EstateTrench: Estate rental. Covering townlands in the civil parishes of Ballymacaward, Kilbeacanty, Killaan, Killimordaly. NL MS.2577.
1841censusLoughrea census fragments; National Archives. M 1502 & GO MS.622, 53
1845-66EstateKnoxFrancis Blake: Rental covering townlands in the civil parishes of Annaghdown, Kilmacduagh, Kilmoylan. NL MS 3077.
1848-52Ahascra assisted passages, Analecta Hibernica, Vol 22, 1960
1850-59Emigrants to Australia and the U.S. from the parish of Kilchreest, with some from the parishes of Killigolen, Killinane, Killora, Kilthomas and Isserkelly. GO MS.622
1851censusLoughrea census fragments; National Archives. M 150
Estate(No Landlord Given): Maps of Cloonfane and Carogher townlands in Dunmore parish, with tenants' names, mid-nineteenth century. NL 21 g 76 (14) and 21 g 76 (26).
1851Estate(No Landlord Given): survey of occupiers, townlands of Ballinasoora, Streamsfort, Fortlands, Woodlands, parish of Killimordaly. 1851. NL MS.4633
1854-85Estate(No Landlord Given): Rentals townlands of Ballyargadaun, Leitrim More, Kylebrack, Knockash in the civil parishes of Leitrim and Kilteskil. NL MSS.2277-2280

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