1901 Annaghmore East

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Situated on the North boundary of the parish and the centre of Parish boundary. It is bounded North by the parish of Kilkerrin, East by the parish of Ballynakill, South by the townland of Tumree, and Marlay and West. Annaghmore West.

Annaghmore (Eanach Mór) in Irish means the Great Marsh. Annaghmore is in the civil parish of Moylough. The townland contains 1,021 acres, 532 of which is cultivated, 23 uncultivated and 433 acres of bog. Is let from 20s to 30s per acre. ¾ of the upland pays 1s 2d half yearly. Potatoes, oats and flax are produced. The soil is of a gravely nature. There is a lough called Lough a Thoricky. There are 10 households in the townland. The heads of each family are Julia Sharkey, Daniel Maddon, Bridget Welby, Michael Healy, Simon Mullins, Daniel Cummins, Michael Nyland, James Higgins, Michael Monaghan and James Mullins. All the people who live in the townland of Annaghmore East  are Roman Catholics.

House No 1

Sharkey

Julia (55) lived with her son John (25) they both could read and write and also spoke Irish and English. Julia was a widow and her occupation was a farmer. John was single and his occupation was listed as a farmer’s son. The house is a private dwelling made of either bricks or stones the roof was thatched. It had 3 rooms with 2 windows to the front of the house. It was a 3rd class house. They had 1 stable, 1 piggery and 1 fowl house.

House No 2

Maddon

Daniel (52) lived with his wife Ellen (53) three sons Bryan (21), John (18), Daniel (14) and daughter Kate (15). All the family could read and write. Daniel, Ellen and Bryan  could speak Irish and English.  John,Daniel and Kate only spoke English. Daniel was a shepherd and so were his oldest two sons. His two eldest sons were single. His wife was also a shepherd. Kate was listed as a shepherds daughter and Daniel was listed as a scholar. The house was a private dwelling built of bricks or stones, the roof was thatched and it had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had 1 stable, 1 cow house, 2 piggeries, 1 barn and 1 fowl house. They had leased the land from the Trustees of E F Trench.

House No 3

Welby

Bridget (57) lived with her two sons Timothy (28), Michael (25) and daughter Bridget (22). They could all read and write and all spoke Irish and English. Bridget was a widow and her occupation was a shepherd. All her children were single and Timothy and Bridget were both shepherds as well. Michael listed his occupation as a farm labourer. The house was a private dwelling built with bricks or stones with a thatched roof. It had 3 rooms with 2 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery and 1 other out office.

House No 4

Healy

Michael (50) lived with his wife Bridget (44) and their nine children John (20), Mary (19), Patrick (17), Catherine (15), Ellen (14), Sarah (13), Timothy (12) Michael (10) and Maggie (8). Michael senior was not able to write, but all the rest of the family could read and write.  Michael and his wife Bridget were the only ones who spoke both Irish and English. John and Patrick listed their occupation as farmer’s sons and Mary and Catherine listed their occupation as farmer’s daughters and were all single. The rest of the children were scholars. The house was a private dwelling built of bricks or stones with a thatched roof. It had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had a stable two piggeries, 1 barn, 1 fowl house, 1 Cow house  and 1 other out office.

House No 5

Mullin

Simon (50) lived with his wife Mary (40) and their nine children Mary (14), Patrick (13),  Michael (12), Bridget (10) Ellen (9), John (8), Simon (7), Katie (5) and Margaret (3). All could read and write except the three youngest children. Both Simon and his wife Mary spoke Irish and English. Simon occupation was a farmer and Mary was a farmer’s wife. Their daughter Mary listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. All the other children are scholars. The house they lived in was a private dwelling built of bricks or stones with a thatch roof. The house had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It is classed as a 2nd class house. They had 2 cow houses, 1 stable, 1 piggery, 1 barn and 1 other out office.

House No 6

Commins

Daniel (41) lived with his wife Mary (33) and their children Mary (13), Michael (11), Katie (9), John (7),  Annie (4) Pat (2) and James 4 months.  All of the family could read and write except the three youngest. The parents spoke Irish and English but the children only spoke English. All the children except for the three youngest are scholars. Daniel listed his occupation as a farmer and his wife listed her occupation as a farmer.  The house they lived in was a private dwelling built of stones or bricks with a thatched roof. The house had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had 1 stable, 1 cow house, 1 piggery, 1 fowl house, 1 barn and one other out office.

House No 7

Nyland

Michael (50) lived with his wife Bridget (45) with their son John (24) and daughters Mary (22) and Bridget (17). All of the family could read and write except Michael who cannot read.  The parents spoke Irish and English, the children spoke English only. Michael listed his occupation as a farmer and his wife listed hers as a farmer. All of their children are single. They listed their occupation as farmer’s son or farmer’s daughter. The house they lived in was a private dwelling built of either bricks or stones with a thatched roof. The house had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had 1 stable, 2 cow houses, 1 barn, 1 piggery and 1 other out office.

House No 8

Higgins

James (60) lived here with his wife Mary (60) and their daughter Katie (22). James who was a farmer could read only but could speak Irish and English, Mary could not read  but spoke Irish and English. Katie is single and listed her occupation as a farmer’s daughter. She spoke Irish and English.  The house they lived in was a private dwelling place built of mud, wood or other perishable material  with a thatched roof, the house had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house.  It was a 3rd class house. They had 1 piggery and 1 cow house

House No 9

Monaghan

Michael (70) lived with his wife Catherine (60) and their two sons John (26) and Martin (19). The parents  Michael and Catherine could not read nor could their two children. They could all speak Irish and English.  The house was a private stone dwelling with a thatched roof the house had 3 rooms with 3 windows to the front of the house. It was a 2nd class house. They had 1cow house, 1 piggery and one other out office.

House No 10

Mullins

James (70) lived with his wife Mary (50) and their daughter Sarah (17) and son Patrick (14). James and Mary  could not read, they both spoke Irish and English.   Sarah and Patrick can read and write and spoke English only.  Sarah is listed as a farmers daughter and Patrick as a farmers son. The house is a private dwelling made of perishable material had a thatched roof the house had 3 rooms with 2 windows to the front of the house. It was a 3rd class house. They had 1 cow house, 1 piggery.

 

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