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Glencoh is in the civil parish of Kilcummin. The civil Parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish of Kilcummin, Galway West. In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same as is the case in the Kilcummin Oughterard area.

Irish Form of Name: Glean Cuaiche

Translation: glen of the cuckoo

Civil Parish: Kilcummin View all place names in this civil parish.

Glencoh is in the Electoral Division of Turlough, in Civil Parish of Kilcummin, in the Barony of Moycullen, in the County of Galway

Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:

Glencoh

Glean Cuaiche

Glan Glancoha Boundary Surveyor

Glenha By. Map

Glanka Cy. Map

Glencoh Local

Glancoh Local

Some other place names in or near this townland are…

Comment: Seems the same name as Glencoo, vale of the cuckoo, where William III massacred the Scotch

Description:  Proprietor Thomas B. Martin, Esq., Ballinahinch – contains 619½ acres of land about 50 acres of which are under tillage and pasture and 6½ acres of water, the remainder is Mountain Pasture, an old road passes along its southern boundary, on which is situate Screeb bridge of three arches.

Situation:  In the South Western extremity of the parish

Glencoh borders the following other townlands:

Landlord

The landlord was Thomas B. Martin, Esq., Ballinahinch. Thomas B. Martin was a member of the Martin of Ross Family as stated in the Landed Estates Database.

  • Martin (Ross) – The Martin family were established beside Ross Lake in the barony of Moycullen, county Galway, from the late 16th century, where they purchased land from the O’Flaherty’s. They were Royalist supporters and were dispossessed of their property in the city of Galway by the Cromwellians. Robert Martin received a grant of 2,909 acres in the barony of Moycullen, by patent dated 21 Aug 1677. Jasper Martin of Ross, who died in 1700, had two sons Jasper and Richard, from whom descend the two branches of the family settled at Ross and Ballynahinch. Nicholas Martin, who died in 1811, married Elizabeth O’Hara, daughter of Robert O’Hara of Lenaboy, and according to Burke’s” Landed Gentry”, a grandniece of James O’Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley. Their grandson, James Martin of Ross, had sixteen children from his two marriages. His daughter, Maud, married H. Callwell and they were the parents of the author, J. M. Callwell. The youngest daughter of James Martin was Violet Florence Martin of the well-known literary team Somerville and Ross. The Martins of Ross owned 5,767 acres in county Galway in the 1870s. They advertised the sale of their estate in the Landed Estates’ Court in May 1885.
  • Martin (Ballynahinch) – A branch of the Anglo Norman family of Martin, one of the Tribes of Galway, was granted the O’Flaherty lands in the Connemara region in the mid-17th century. This family were a junior branch of the Martins of Ross and under the Acts of Settlement were granted vast estates in counties Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Clare and Sligo. By a patent dated 1698 they were confirmed in the possession of their Connemara estate known as the Manor of Claremount by King William. The Westport Estate Papers document the sale of over 27,000 acres in the baronies of Moycullen and Ballynahinch by the trustees for the sale of Colonel John Browne’s estate to John Edwards for Richard Martin in 1699. The early generations of Martins lived at Birch Hall and Dangan, in the townland of Oranhill, parish of Rahoon, near Galway city. Richard Martin, better known as ‘Humanity Dick’, was the first member of the family to be reared as a Protestant. He was a famous duellist and founded the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Ballynahinch Castle was built in the centre of his estate. His son Thomas Martin died in 1847 during the Famine and Thomas’s only daughter and heir, Mary Laetita, inherited a heavily encumbered estate. She married her cousin, Arthur Gonne Bell, and died in New York in 1850. The Martin estates were offered for sale in two sections in 1849. Their property close to Galway town included Dangan, Corcullen, Bushypark and Killeen. Their Connemara estate was acquired by the Law Life Assurance Society in 1852, to whom it was heavily mortgaged. In 1853 the estate of almost 200,000 acres was surveyed by Thomas Colville Scott for a prospective buyer. Richard Martin, second son of Richard ‘Humanity Dick’ Martin of Ballynahinch, is recorded as holding five townlands in the parish of Killannin, barony of Moycullen, county Galway, at the time of Griffith’s Valuation although he emigrated to Canada in 1833. He was also recorded as the occupier of Clareville, a Martin home in the village of Oughterard. Many of his descendants still reside in Canada. http://www.martinhistory.net/

Information from the Down Survey Website.

The Down Survey is a mapped survey. Using the Civil Survey as a guide, teams of surveyors, mainly former soldiers, were sent out under Petty’s direction to measure every townland to be forfeited to soldiers and adventurers. The resulting maps, made at a scale of 40 perches to one inch (the modern equivalent of 1: 50,000), were the first systematic mapping of a large area on such a scale attempted anywhere. The primary purpose of these maps was to record the boundaries of each townland and to calculate their areas with great precision. The maps are also rich in other detail showing churches, roads, rivers, castles, houses and fortifications. Most towns are represented pictorially and the cartouches, the decorative titles, of each map in many cases reflect a specific characteristic of each barony. (http://downsurvey.tcd.ie)

Townland of GLENCOH

Down Survey Name: Mountain

1670 Owner(s): Martin, Richard (Catholic); Clanrickard, Earl of (Protestant)

County: Galway

Barony: Muckullin

Parish: Killcumyn

Down Survey Website

The Tithe Applotment Books

About the Records

Tithes were a tax on agricultural produce which was payable by the occupiers of agricultural land. They were the main source of income for the parish clergy of the Church of Ireland (the largest Protestant church and the church established by law). However, in many parishes a large part of the tithes was ‘appropriate’, which meant that they were payable to a bishop, cathedral chapter or other ecclesiastical recipient, or were ‘impropriate’, which generally meant that they were payable to a local landowner. The parishes used in the Tithe Applotment Books are civil or Church of Ireland parishes, which often differ in name and territory from Catholic parishes, Acts of Parliament of 1823 and 1832 provided for the conversion of tithes into a fixed charge on land, and specified the average price of wheat or oats in the parish in the seven years before 1821 as the basis on which the tithes would be calculated. They also extended the application of tithes to pasture, where previously they had been levied only on tillage.

This change in the law resulted in the valuation of individual holdings in almost all parishes containing agricultural land, in order to assess the portion of the tithes for which each occupier of land would be liable. The apportionment was recorded for each Church of Ireland parish in a Tithe Composition Applotment Book. The information was collected and the amounts were calculated by two Parochial Commissioners, one of whom was appointed by the cess-payers of the parish and the other by the relevant Diocese of the Church of Ireland. This procedure was carried out in over 2,500 parishes between the years 1823 and 1837.

The Tithe Applotment Books are in a variety of formats, from a few pages sewn together to elaborately bound volumes. In most cases they are written in manuscript throughout, although some consist of manuscript entries on printed questionnaires. The information in the books is broadly uniform and generally includes at least the name of occupier; the size of holding, the valuation and the tithe payable. In some cases, more detailed information is provided. Some volumes have maps and most have certificates and correspondence attached.

The sub-divisions of the parish were recorded. Some of these subdivisions, such as plough lands, ceased to be in official use after the six-inch survey of the Ordnance Survey was completed in the 1840s. Only productive land was subject to tithe, and the books usually distinguish between this tithable land and untithable land such as roads or mountains. Tithable land was in some cases classified by quality, and a money value was given to each class. In some cases, the proportion of tithe payable to the rector, vicar or lay proprietor of the tithes was set out. The column for observations was sometimes completed, with information about commonage, for example.

There are a number of other points that should be noted. The acreages given in the Tithe Applotment Books are in Irish or Plantation measure, which is 1.62 times larger than statute measure. Only occupiers of land at the time of the tithe composition are recorded, so not all heads of households living in a parish at the time are included. Only rural areas are systematically covered, although inhabitants of towns who held plots of cultivable land are included. The equivalent tax in urban areas, Minister’s Money, has left few records.

The Tithe Applotment Books are an important source of information for a wide variety of researchers of pre-Famine Ireland. They provide the first surviving national list of the occupiers of land, and are used by genealogists as a partial substitute for returns of the 1821 and 1831 censuses of population, which were destroyed in 1922. They also record information on the quality of land, and provide information on pre-Ordnance Survey territorial divisions, some of which were not recognized after the 1840s.

The National Archives hold the original Tithe Applotment Books only for the twenty-six counties of the Republic of Ireland. The books for the six counties of Northern Ireland are held in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast. (http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/aboutmore.jsp)

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Griffith Valuation 1855

In Griffith’s Valuation the area in Glencoh was a total of 626 acres, 1 rood & 2 perch.  619 acres 2 rood & 32 perch of land with a value of £16-0s-0d. 6 acres 2 rood & 10 perch of Water. Value of Buildings was £3-0s-0d, and the total value is £19-0s-0d.

Occupiers

Peter Conneely, Mary Nee, Stephen Naughton, David Naughton, Thomas Mannion, John Gibbons, Mary Conry, Daniel Nee & Anthony Bourke.

Immediate Lessor: Directors of the Law Life Assurance Co.

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/griffith-valuation/index.xml?action=doNameSearch&PlaceID=560356

View the heads of households in the townland at this time.

Poor Law Union Ireland

In Ireland the Poor Relief Act of 1838 divided into districts or “unions” in which the local taxable inhabitants were to be financially responsible for all paupers in the area. In 1898 the Poor Law Union was adopted as the basic administrative division in place of the civil parish and barony. Further subdivision into 828 registration districts and 3,751 district electoral divisions followed. Townlands were not arranged according to these divisions with parish and barony retained as a means to make comparisons with records gathered before 1898.

The 1838 Act

The main provisions of the 1838 Act were:

  • The extension of the existing Poor Law Commissioners’ powers to Ireland, with the appointment of Assistant Commissioners who were to implement the Act in Ireland.
  • The division of the country into Poor Law Unions based on Irish electoral divisions which were made up from townlands.
  • The creation of a Board of Guardians for each Union, two-thirds of whom were to be elected, the other third to be appointed ex officio.
  • The setting up of a workhouse in each Union.
  • The collection of a local poor-rate to finance the system.
  • Assistance for emigration.

Initially, 130 Unions were created, based upon 2,049 electoral divisions. The divisions were composed of townlands, a peculiarly Irish unit, traditionally of 120 Irish acres in area. (Between 1848 and 1850, subdividing and reorganizing the boundaries of some existing Unions, particularly in the west of the country created an additional 33 Unions.

Boards of Guardians were elected annually on 25th March. Only ratepayers were eligible for election, which effectively disenfranchised most of the native Irish who were usually tenants at this time. Ratepayers were allowed between one and six votes depending on the size of a valuation of their property.

What is a townland?

A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169. Glencoh is a townland.

Population & Census Information

People who lived here:

You can retrieve a list of people who lived in this townland from 1827 to 1911. This list is compiled from the following resources.

  • The Tithe Applotment Books
  • Griffith’s Valuation
  • 1901 Census
  • 1911 Census

List of nineteenth century and early twentieth century inhabitants of this townland.

1841-1891 Census

1841 – 21 houses with 108 people

1851 – 12 houses with 73 people

1861 – 14 houses with 77 people

1871 – 18 houses with 97 people

1881 – 17 houses (17 inhabited) with 129 people (64 males, 65 females). There were 11 outbuildings.

The valuation of Houses & Land in 1881 was £20 5s 0d.

1891 – 20 houses (20 inhabited) with 118 people (63 males, 55 females). There were 24 outbuildings.

The valuation of Houses & Land in 1891 was £20 5s 0d.

1841/1851 Old Age Pension Census Search Forms

Hughes

An application was made by Hughes  from Glencoh in the Parish of Kilcummin in the Barony of Moycullen. The surname Manion also appears on the application. Reference # Cen/S/2013.  No Record was found for 1851.

Mary Hughes

An application was made by Mary Hughes. Address: Mrs Mary Kerrigan, 4 Warwick Street, Preston.

Full Names of Father and Mother of the applicant: John & Bridget Hughes (Manion).

Residence in 1851: Townland: Glencoh, Parish: Kilcummin, Barony: Moycullen, County: Galway. Townland: Glencoaghan, Parish: Moyrus, Barony: Ballynahinch

The following names were found on the application: John, John, Alexander, Anne.

Date of receipt: 21.5.1920 Reference: CenS/11/2013 Application No. C/20 6126

Return searched by FW 23/6/20 not found. Information crossed out on the application (see attached link below)

N. E. 2/- (21.6.20) written on top right corner of application

Application Form

 

1901 Census

This is a return of the members of the family, visitors, boarders or servants who slept or abode in their house on the night of Sunday March 31st 1901 in Glencoh.

There were 22 houses listed in the Townland of Glencoh. The people were all Roman Catholics and they were born in Co. Galway & America. 117 people lived in Glencoh (58 males and 59 females) in the townland. There were 33 farm buildings and out offices which included cow houses, calf houses, potato houses, fowl houses & piggeries, this not a complete list as there is only one Out Office & Farm Steadings attached.

Enumerators Extract (only 1 form available for Houses 1 to 11)

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000839830/

House & Building Return

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000839831/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000839832/

Out Office & Farm Steadings (only 1 form available for Houses 1 to 15)

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai000839833/

House 1

Cummin Mannion aged 60 was head of the family; married to Barbara aged 59. They lived with their children Martin aged 28, John aged 22 & Maggie aged 12, all single.

Cummin was a farmer; Martin & John were farmer’s sons and Maggie was a farmer’s daughter. The entire family could not read. Cummin, Barbara & John spoke only Irish. Martin & Maggie spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394108/

House 2

Martin Nee aged 40 was head of the family; married to Kate aged 28. They lived with their children Bridget aged 10, Colman aged 5, Michael aged 5 & Pat aged 3.

Martin was a farmer; Bridget was a farmer’s daughter and Colman & Pat were scholars. The entire family could not read. Martin & Kate spoke Irish & English. Bridget, Colman & Michael spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394109/

House 3

Patrick Naughton aged 18 was the head of the family; single. He lived alone.

Patrick was a shop assistant; he could read & write and spoke Irish & English. He was Roman Catholic.

He lived in a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 front windows. He had a cow house. This was a Shop.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394110/

House 4

Stephen Naughton aged 70 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 65. They lived with their son John aged 24 and servant Bridget McCabe aged 52, single.

Stephen was a farmer; John was a farmer’s son and Bridget was a general domestic servant. Stephen, Mary & Bridget could not read and spoke only Irish. John could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The household were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house, calf house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394111/

House 5

Colman Naughton aged 50 was head of the family; married to Bridget aged 48. They lived with their children Thomas aged 25, Bridget aged 21, Colman aged 14, Katie aged 12 and granddaughter Bridget Faherty aged 4 months.

Colman was a farmer; Thomas & Colman were farmer’s sons; Bridget was a farmer’s daughter & Katie was a scholar. Colman, Bridget, Thomas, daughter Bridget & Katie could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Colman (son) & Bridget Faherty could not read. Colman spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house, calf house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394112/

House 6

Colman Nee aged 60 was head of the family; married to Ann aged 60. They lived with their sons Martin aged 20 & Colman aged 18 (error in census transcription, he is listed as aged 78).

Colman was a farmer; Martin & Colman were farmer’s sons. Colman (father) could not read and spoke Irish & English; Ann could not read and spoke only Irish; Martin could read and spoke Irish & English and Colman (son) could read and write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394113/

House 7

Michael Nee aged 30 was head of the family; married to Sarah aged 28. They lived with their children Tom aged 3, Annie aged 1 & mother in law Mary Nee aged 60.

Michael was a general labourer; Sarah was a housekeeper & Tom was a scholar. Michael could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Sarah & Tom could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Annie & Mary could not read; Mary spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394114/

House 8

Thomas Nee aged 40 was head of the family; married to Barbara aged 35. They lived with his father Michael aged 80; children Mary aged 6, Barbara aged 4, Bridget aged 2 and nephew Patrick Nee aged 10.

Thomas was a farmer; Mary, Barbara & Bridget were farmer’s daughters. Patrick was a scholar. Thomas, Michael, Mary, Barbara (daughter) & Bridget could not read; they spoke only Irish. Barbara (mother) could not read; she spoke Irish & English. Patrick could read and write; he spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394115/

House 9

Bridget Naughton aged 60 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her son Peter aged 30 and boarder Bridget Conneely aged 8.

Bridget was a farmer; she could not read and spoke only Irish. Bridget (child) was a scholar. Peter & Bridget (child) could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house, piggery & a potato house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394116/

House 10

John Sullivan aged 50 was head of the family; married to Honor aged 40. They lived with their children Michael aged 16, John aged 15, Tim aged 10, Patrick aged 8, Martin aged 6, Honor aged 5, Mary aged 4 & Bridget aged 2.

John was a farmer. Michael & John were farmer’s sons. Tim, Patrick, Martin, Honor & Mary were scholars. John, Honor (parents), Martin, Mary & Bridget cannot read and spoke only Irish. Michael, Tim & Patrick could read and spoke Irish & English. John (son) could not read; he spoke Irish & English. Honor (daughter) could read and spoke Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house, piggery & a potato house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394117/

House 11

Thomas Burke aged 28 was head of the family; married to Margaret aged 23. They lived with his widowed aunt Mary Conroy aged 70 and their children Patrick aged 2 & Mary aged 1.

Thomas was a farmer; Mary was a housekeeper; Patrick was a farmer’s son and Mary was a farmer’s daughter. Thomas could not read; he spoke Irish & English. Margaret could read; she spoke Irish & English. Mary (aunt) & Patrick could not read; they spoke only Irish. Mary (child) could not read. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had 2 cow houses & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394118/

House 12

Anne Conneely aged 75 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her son-in-law Tom Conneely aged 40, daughter Kate aged 37, grandchildren Anne aged 16, Kate aged 14, Nora aged 13, Bridget aged 12, Tom aged 7, Martin aged 5 & Bartley aged 1.

Anne (grandmother) was a housekeeper; Tom (father) was a farmer; Anne (granddaughter) was a farmer’s daughter; Kate, Nora, Bridget, Tom & Martin were scholars. Anne (grandmother), Anne (granddaughter), Kate, Nora, Bridget & Tom could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Tom & Kate (parents) could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Martin could read and write and spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394119/

House 13

John Conneely aged 35 was head of the family; married to Anne aged 33. They lived with their children John aged 13, Peter aged 12, Bridget aged 10, Patrick aged 8, Mary aged 5, Maggie aged 3 & Annie aged 5 months.

John was a farmer. Children John, Peter, Bridget, Patrick, Mary, Maggie & Annie were scholars. John (father), John (son), Peter, Bridget, & Patrick could read and write and spoke Irish & English. Anne could not read; she spoke only Irish. Mary & Maggie could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Annie could not read. Peter was born in America. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had 2 cow houses & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394120/

House 14

Mary Gibbons aged 80 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her sister Bridget Berry aged 86, single.

Mary was a farmer; Bridget was a housekeeper. They could not read and spoke only Irish. They were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 4th class house with 1 room and no front window. They had a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394121/

House 15

Patrick Duggan aged 50 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 51. They lived with their children Colman aged 15, Mary aged 18 & Honor aged 16.

Patrick was a wool weaver. Colman, Mary & Honor were general labourers. Patrick could not read; he spoke Irish & English. Mary (mother) could not read; she spoke only Irish. Colman could read; he spoke Irish & English. Mary (daughter) could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Honor could not read; she spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394122/

House 16

Patrick Mannion aged 56 was head of the family; a widower. He lived with his daughter Annie aged 17.

Patrick was an agricultural labourer and Annie was a housekeeper. Patrick could not read; Annie could read and write. Both spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394123/

House 17

Martin Mannion aged 50 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 40. They lived with their children Patrick aged 13, Mary aged 12, Barbara aged 10, Bridget aged 8, Honor aged 6 & Annie aged 3.

Martin was a boot maker. The children were scholars. Martin could read & spoke Irish & English. Mary & Annie could not read & spoke only Irish. Patrick, Mary, Barbara & Bridget could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Honor could not read; she spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 front windows. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394124/

House 18

Colman Burke age 71 was head of the family; a widower. He lived with his sons Peter aged 26, single and Michael aged 40, married; daughter in law Bridget aged 23 and grand daughters Bridget aged 1 & Barbara aged 1 month.

Colman was a farmer; Peter & Michael were farmer’s sons; Bridget was a housekeeper and the girls Bridget & Barbara were farmer’s daughters. Colman could not read; he spoke only Irish. Peter & Michael could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Bridget (mother) could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394125/

House 19

Barbara Nee aged 68 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her sons Michael aged 32 & Patrick aged 27, both single.

Barbara was a farmer; Michael & Patrick were farmer’s sons. Barbara, Michael & Patrick could not read; Barbara & Michael spoke only Irish. Patrick spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394126/

House 20

Cornelius Nee aged 59 was head of the family; married to Margaret aged 59. They lived with their children Denis aged 20, Pat aged 18, Annie aged 16, Matt aged 12 & Stephen aged 10.

Cornelius was a farmer; Denis was a farmer’s son; Pat was a rural postman; Annie was a lace maker; Matt & Stephen were scholars. Cornelius & Margaret could not read & spoke only Irish. Denis, Pat, Annie, Matt & Stephen could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394127/

House 21 – Uninhabited

House 22

Michael Conneely aged 65 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 41. They lived with their children Michael aged 16, Mary aged 13, Bridget aged 10, Cummin aged 8 & Martin aged 5.

Michael was a farmer; Mary was a cook/domestic servant; Colman, Michael & Martin were farmer’s sons. Mary, Bridget & Cummin were scholars. Michael (father), Cummin & Martin could not read; they spoke only Irish. Mary (mother) & Colman could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Michael, Mary & Bridget could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic. They lived in a 4th class house with 1 room and no front window. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/1394128/

Census 1911

This is a return of the Members of the families in Glencoh, their visitors, boarders and servants who slept or abode in the house on the night of Sunday 2nd April 1911.

There were 25 houses (2 uninhabited) listed in the Townland of Glencoh. Of the people living in Glencoh all 125 (63 males/62 females) were Roman Catholics.

People that lived in Glencoh were born included Co. Galway & America. There were a total of 53 farm buildings and out offices which included stable, coach house, cow houses, calf houses, piggeries, fowl houses, potato houses & a boat house.

Enumerators Extract

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433704/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433705/

House & Building Return

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433706/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433707/

Out Offices & Farm Steadings

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433708/

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/nai002433709/

House 1

Patrick Conneely aged 65 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 61. They lived with their sons Peter aged 22, Pat aged 20, Thomas aged 16 & visitor Patrick Finlay aged 72.

Patrick was a farmer; Mary was a farmer’s wife; Peter, Pat & Thomas were farmer’s sons. Patrick Finlay was a school master. Patrick (father), Pat, Thomas & Patrick Finlay could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Mary & Peter could not read; they spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Patrick & Mary were married for 30 years; they had 8 children with all 8 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a stable, coach house, cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470888/

House 2

John Conneely aged 48 was head of the family; married to Ann aged 48. They lived with their children Peter aged 21, Delia aged 20, Patrick aged 19, Mary aged 17, Maggie aged 13, Ann aged 12, Kate aged 11, Thomas aged 8 & Ellen aged 5.

John was a farmer. Peter & Patrick were farmer’s sons, Delia & Mary were farmer’s daughter’s (error on census sheet, they are listed as farmer’s sons), Maggie, Ann, Kate & Thomas were scholars.

John, Peter, Delia, Patrick, Mary, Maggie, Ann (daughter) & Kate could read and write and spoke Irish & English. Ann (mother), Thomas & Ellen could not read; they spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

John & Ann were married for 24 years; they had 10 children with all 10 living at the time of the census

They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house, piggery & fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470889/

House 3

Kate Conneely aged 50 was head of the family; married.  She lived with her children Barbara aged 18, Thomas aged 16 & Bartley aged 12.

Thomas & Bartley were scholars. Kate could not read; she spoke Irish & English. Barbara, Thomas & Bartley could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Kate was married for 28 years; she had 10 children with 9 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house, piggery & a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470890/

House 4 – Uninhabited. It was a 2nd class house with 4 rooms & 4 front windows. Thomas Connolly was the legal owner.

House 5

Margaret Burke aged 36 was head of the family; married.  She lived with her children Patrick aged 12, Mary aged 11, Bridget aged 9 & Anne aged 7. Patrick, Mary & Bridget were scholars. Margaret, Patrick, Mary & Bridget could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Anne could not read; she spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

Margaret was married for 13 years; she had 4 children with 4 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470891/

House 6

Bridget Burke aged 70 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her son John aged 30.

John was a farmer. Bridget & John could not read; they spoke Irish & English. They were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 1 room and 1 front window. They had a cow house, piggery & a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470892/

House 7 Uninhabited. It was a 3rd class house with 1 room & 1 front window. John Burke was the legal owner.

House 8

Honor Sullivan aged 55 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her children John aged 24, Patrick aged 21, Martin aged 17, Peter aged 8, Nora aged 19, Mary aged 15 & Bridget aged 13.

John & Patrick were farmer’s sons. Nora was a farmer’s daughter. Peter & Bridget were scholars. Honor & Martin could not read; they spoke only Irish. John, Patrick, Peter, Nora, Mary & Bridget could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house, piggery, fowl house & potato house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470893/

House 9

Bridget Naughton aged 74 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her widowed sister Mary Naughton aged 76.

Bridget & Mary could not read and spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470894/

House 10

Thomas Nee aged 56 was head of the family; married to Barbara aged 50. They lived with their children Mary aged 18, Bridget aged 15, Sarah aged 11, Colman aged 7, Penelope aged 5 & Martin aged 3.

Thomas was a farmer; Bridget, Sarah & Colman were scholars. Thomas, Barbara, Mary, Penelope & Martin could not read; they spoke only Irish. Bridget, Sarah & Colman could read and write; they spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Thomas & Barbara were married for 20 years; they had 7 children with 6 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470895/

House 11

Colman Nee aged 71 was head of the family; married to Ann aged 75. They lived with their son Colman aged 30, daughter in law Bridget aged 33 and grandson Thomas aged 1.

Colman was a retired farmer; Colman was a farmer. Colman (head of family) & Ann could not read and spoke only Irish; Colman (son) could read and write and spoke Irish & English. Bridget could not read; she spoke Irish & English. Thomas could not read. The family were Roman Catholic.

Colman & Ann were married for 31 years; they had 1 child with 1 living at the time of the census (this is not correct as they lived with 2 sons Colman & Martin in House 6 on the 1901 Census).

Colman & Bridget were married for 2 years; they had 1 child with 1 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470896/

House 12

Michael Nee aged 40 was head of the family; a widower. He lived with his children Thomas aged 15, Annie aged 13 & Joseph aged 7.

Michael was a farmer; Thomas, Annie & Joseph were scholars. Michael, Thomas & Annie could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Joseph could not read; he spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470897/

House 13

Martin Nee aged 54 was head of the family; married to Kate aged 40. They lived with their children Colman aged 16, Michael aged 14, Patk (Patrick) aged 12, John aged 7, Kate aged 4 & Martin aged 6 months.

Martin was a farmer & butcher; Colman was a farmer’s son, Michael, Patk & John were scholars. Martin could not read; he spoke Irish & English. Kate, Colman, Michael & Patk could read & write and spoke Irish & English. John, Kate & Martin could not read; they spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

Martin & Kate were married for 20 years; they had 8 children with 6 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 4 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470898/

House 14

Norah Walsh aged 32 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her children Joseph aged 4, Michael John aged 2 & Mary Keane aged 14.

Norah was a shopkeeper & Mary was a servant. Norah & Mary could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Joseph & Michael John could not read; they spoke only English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house. This was a shop.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470899/

House 15

Ann Joyce aged 65 was head of the family; a widow. She lived alone.

Ann could not read and spoke Irish & English. Ann was Roman Catholic. She lived in a 3rd class house with 1 room & 1 front window. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470900/

House 16

Stephen Grealish aged 56 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 50. They lived with their children Mary aged 22, John aged 20, Patrick aged 18, Martin aged 17 & Peter aged 10.

Stephen was a farmer; Mary’s occupation is listed as Irish lace class; John was a farmer’s son; Martin & Peter were scholars. Stephen, Mary (daughter) & Martin could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Mary (mother), Patrick & Peter could not read; they spoke only Irish. John could read; he spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Stephen & Mary were married for 30 years; they had 12 children with 5 living at the time of the census

They lived in a 2nd class house with 5 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house, calf house, piggery, fowl house & potato house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470901/

House 17

Colman Naughton aged 69 was head of the family; married to Bridget aged 68. They lived with their son Colman aged 25, daughter-in-law Kate aged 24, grandchildren Patrick Naughton aged 2, Bridget Naughton aged 14 and Bridget Flaherty aged 12.

Colman was a retired farmer; Colman was a farmer; Bridget Naughton & Bridget Flaherty were scholars. Colman, Bridget, Colman (son) could not read and spoke Irish & English. Kate, Bridget Naughton & Bridget Flaherty    could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Patrick could not read; he spoke only Irish. The family were Roman Catholic.

Colman & Bridget were married for 45 years; they had 9 children with 5 living at the time of the census.

Colman & Kate were married for 4 years; they had 2 children with 1 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house, calf house & a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470902/

House 18

Comyn Mannion aged 76 was head of the family; married to Barbara aged 72. They lived with their children John aged 28, Maggie aged 22, single & granddaughter Maggie Walsh aged 5

Comyn was a farmer; John was a farmer’s son and Maggie was a farmer’s daughter. The entire family could not read. Comyn, Barbara, John & Maggie Mannion spoke only Irish. Maggie Walsh spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Comyn & Barbara were married for 44 years; they had 10 children with 5 living at the time of the census

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house. This was a private dwelling.

Comyn (Cummin) Mannion lived in House 1 in the 1901 Census.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470903/

House 19

Patrick Duggan aged 60 was head of the family; married to Mary aged 69. They lived with their children son Patk (Patrick) aged 30, daughter-in-law Mary aged 32, son Thomas aged 24, single, son Bartley aged 15 and granddaughter Mary aged 3 months.

Patrick & son Patk were wool weavers. Thomas was a farmer’s son. Patrick, Mary (daughter-in-law) could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Mary (mother) could not read; she spoke only Irish. Patk could read; he spoke Irish & English. Thomas & Bartley could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Mary (granddaughter) could not read. The family were Roman Catholic.

Patrick & Mary were married for 37 years; they had 8 children with 6 living at the time of the census.

Colman & Mary were married for 2 years; they had 2 children with 1 living at the time of the census

They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house, calf house & piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470904/

House 20

Patrick Mannion aged 69 was head of the family; a widower. He lived with his son Michael aged 24.

Patrick was farmer and Michael was a farmer’s son. Patrick could not read; Michael could read and write. Both spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic. They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house & potato house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470905/

House 21

Martin Mannion aged 69, was head of the family; married to Mary aged 53. They lived with their children Patrick aged 25, Mary aged 22, Bridget aged 18, Honor aged 16 & Annie aged 14.

Martin was a boot & shoe maker. Patrick was a farmer’s son; Mary & Bridget were farmer’s daughters; Honor & Annie were scholars. Martin could not read & spoke Irish & English. Mary (mother) could not read & spoke only Irish. Patrick, Mary, Bridget, Honor & Annie could read & write and spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

Martin & Mary were married for 20 years; they had 7 children with 5 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 2 rooms and 3 front windows. They had a cow house & a fowl house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470906/

House 22

Michael Burke aged 50 was head of the family; married to Bridget aged 40. They lived their children Bridget aged 11, Barbara aged 10, Maggie aged 8, Ellen aged 6, Patrick aged 4 Thomas aged 2 and twins Colman & Norah aged under one month and his brother Peter aged 45.

Michael was a farmer; Peter was a butcher; Bridget, Barbara, Maggie & Ellen were scholars. Michael, Peter & Ellen could not read; they spoke Irish & English. Bridget (mother), Bridget (daughter), Barbara & Maggie could read & write; they spoke Irish & English. Patrick & Thomas could not read and spoke only Irish. Colman & Norah could not read. The family were Roman Catholic.

Michael & Bridget were married for 15 years; they had 10 children with 9 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 1 front window. They had a cow house, calf house & piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470907/

House 23

Barbara Nee aged 76 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her sons Michael aged 40 & Patrick aged 35, both single.

Michael was a stone mason. Patrick was a farmer’s son. Barbara, Michael & Patrick could not read; Barbara & Michael spoke only Irish. Patrick spoke Irish & English. The family were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 3rd class house with 2 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470908/

House 24

Cornelius Nee aged 74 was head of the family; married to Margaret aged 69. They lived with their children Patrick aged 29, Stephen aged 19 & granddaughter Mary Connolly aged 1.

Cornelius was a retired farmer; Patrick & Stephen were farmer’s sons. Cornelius could not read & spoke Irish & English; Margaret could not read & spoke only Irish. Patrick & Stephen could read & write and spoke Irish & English. Mary Connolly could not read. The family were Roman Catholic.

Cornelius & Margaret were married for 38 years; they had 9 children with 7 living at the time of the census.

They lived in a 2nd class house with 3 rooms and 2 front windows. They had a cow house & a piggery. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470909/

House 25

Mary Conneely aged 53 was head of the family; a widow. She lived with her children Bridget aged 23 & Martin aged 16.

Mary was a general servant; she could not read & spoke Irish & English. Bridget could read & write; she spoke Irish & English. Martin could read and spoke only Irish. They were Roman Catholic.

They lived in a 4th class house with 1 room and no front window. They had a cow house. This was a private dwelling.

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Galway/Turlough/Glencoh/470910/

Church records of births, deaths and marriages:

Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie.  To search these records, you will need to know the ‘church parish’ rather than the ‘civil parish’. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)

Glencoh is in the civil parish of Kilcummin.

Roman Catholic parishes:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.

  • Carraroe
  • Kilannin
  • Kilcummin/Oughterard
  • Rosmuc

Church of Ireland parishes:

This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.

  • Kilcummin

In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Maps

It is located at 53° 23′ 8″ N, 9° 35′ 29″ W.

Original OS map of this area. Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.

Glencoh

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.

Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.

Glencoh

Information from Google Maps.

You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps

Google Maps

Information from the National Monuments Service.

You can use this link to view a map of archaeological features. This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.

Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Galway Library Website

http://places.galwaylibrary.ie/place/52371

Townlands.ie Website

https://www.townlands.ie/galway/moycullen/kilcummin/turlough/glencoh/

This page was added on 12/07/2016.

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