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Population of Peterswell in Famine Time

 

By Peter Fahy

In famine times the parish of Peterswell was more densely populated than today.The table below is an edited version of the records of families in the townlands of the parish from 1826 to 1856. It should be said that this is not an exhaustive list but does record some 39 townlands and approximately 300 families

 

Townlands-1826

Ballylee Village

2 Families

Cuilmore

1 Family

Ballynabucky

2 Families

Dromore Hill Lesser

5 Families

Dromore Hill

1 Family

Loughinvadda

2 Families

Old Village

 

Raheely

18 Families

 

Skehana      Patrick Tierney, Thomas Burke, James Donohue, Nicki Whelan, Martin Cofle & Co. , Martin Connell, Laurence Lynsky, R. Gregor.

Landlord

Tenants

Jeremiah Ford

Malachy Brennan, James Kelly & Co., Michael Prendergast & Mick Kelly, Nci Prendergast, James Larkin, James Glynn, John Quinn & Co., Martin Leary, Thomas Derryrone & Co., Patrick Sheehan & Co., Blackr, Pat Cunniffe, Richard Beaty of Bl., M. Leahy, Thomas Noila Raheely, John Kelly, Ballymany, Charles Wallace, Limepark, Richard Gregory.

James S. Lambert-Raheely

Thomas Healy, Thomas Gailand, Thomas Fahy, Martin Fahy, Edward Kennedy, Thomas Finn, Peter Callanan, Michael Callanan. (8 Families)

James Lambert – Ballymony

John Kelly, Thomas Huhand, Thomas Healy

James Lambert – Gortillomond

Michael Huband, Tommy Sheahan

Rob Persse

James Burke, Mary Burke, Delia Burke

Rob Persse – Blackrock

Michael Shehan, Patrick Shehan, Michael Boyle & Co., James Ford, Patrick Cunniffe, Richard Beaty,

Rob Persse – Licknabeg

P. Cunniffe, Richard Beaty

Ulick Burke

John Derryrow, Thomas Derryrow, Patrick Fallon, Andrew Quinn, Michael Headd, Richard Beaty

Ulick Burke – Lisadultra

Daniel Kilkelly

Peter Daly – Ballylaha

Lyons, Bartley Car, Bartly Hinds, Thomas Lyons,

Peter Daly – Corballybeg

Margaret Fallon & Co.

Peter Daly  - Kilconuran

Peter Daly

Francis Blake

Thomas Callinan, Widow Callanan

Lisadill

Francis Blake, John Furdon, Hubert Dolphin

Lisheen

Hugh Connor, D. Persse

Garryblasken

William Mullins

Gorthohoun

Patrick Callanan, D. Persse

Caher

Christopher Madden

Limepark

Charles Wallace, R.P. Persse

Slieverue

Charles Wallace

Lismore

Charles Wallace

Bishopspark, Ballanruan, Granna

Rob Persse

Bullanna

Ornley Topdell, Eliza Nolan

Jockyhall

Martin Mihesam, Shena Doyle, Patrick Shehan, John Ford, James Quin, Denis Kealy, Martin Quin, Daniel Kelly, Patrick Egan, D. Kelly, Michael Cahill, Patrick Flynn, John Rorke, Donlon, Hugh Connors, Martin Finnerty, Framers Foster

Peterswell

James Nagle, Richard Sweeney

Cruckowilliam

Patrick Dealy, Michael Fahy

Drummin

Patrick Mc Grath

Cappard

Richard Galbraith, R. Galb

Bigmeadow

John Hallanan

Peafield

George Green, Brian Minogue, Fr. M. Gleeson P.P, Catherine Galbraith

Salmonshill

Thomas O’Donnell, John Healy, Patrick Keleher

Ballynahoun

Patrick O’Brien, Laurence Gleeson, Patrick Fahy, Thomas Hayes, John Connor, James Healy, Robert Connell, James O’ Donnell, Patrick Hanlon, Patrick Fahy, Johm O’ Donnell, James Fahy, James Linskey, M. Kenny, Laurence Boylan, Widow Kealy, Michael O Brien, Patrick Fox, John Linskey, Patrick Kearns, Richard Galbraith

Gardenswall

James Mc Cooke

Drumminohousan

Patrick Hanlon, John Conroy, Catherine Collins, William Kenny, William Healy, Patrick Mahony, Timothy Mahony, John Kelleher

Kilderry

Thomas Fahy, Patrick Fahy, Michael Fahy, Michael Fitzgerald, Laurence O’ Donnel, Laurence Lynskey, Thomas Clune, John Lynskey, William Lynskey, William Currue

Knockoura

John Fahy, John Synnott, Owen Collins, Timothy I i’hery, Connor Walsh, John O’Donell, Bryan Harps, Michael Cloran, Thomas Fahy, Thomas Malone

Hollymount Lower

Darby Hanlon, William Healy, John Healy, Thomas O’Donnell,

Hollymount Upper

Michael Burns, Patrick Burns, James Kenny, Patrick Geoghegan, John Lewis

Knockannallen

Darby Cunniffe, John Colgan

Parraun

James Kenny, Patrick Fitzpatrick, Thomas O’Donnell, Michael Hemming, Patrick Glynn, Patrick Healy

Greenshill

Michael McInerney, Thomas Fahy

Coolowinnee

James Connors, Michael Ryan,

Gorteenagork

Thomas Fallon, Michael Callagey, James Glynn, Laurence Scully (Richard Galbraith)

Gorteenenisky

Thomas Deely, John Fallon, Patrick Callanan,

Knocknahyneen

Michael Fahy, Michael Roughan, John Shaughnessy, (Peter Daly)

Poullough

M. Fahy, M. Roughan, John Shaughnessy, (Francis Forrester)

Drimmanrae

Michael McInerney, Patrick Fahy & Co.,

Park Village

Richard Kirwan,

Gortnamaggo

Peter Tully, Patrick Tully,

Clooneen

Patrick Tully, Peter Tully, James Fahy, Shady Fahy, (Edward Martin)

Cluneen

Bridget Madden

Dunally West

Jeremiah Kiely, John Moran, Patrick Currue & Co., Christopher Madden

Cloughloula commonage or Mountain

Michael Madden, Thomas Madden, Honor Fallon, Darby Fahy, Rod Kirwan, Catty Deely, Pat Glynn, William Glynn, Peter Glynn, Michael Shanahan, W. Glynn, Pat Fallon, Hugh Keefe, Edward Halloran, John Taylor & Co., (Edward Kirwan)

Derrywee

Patrick Moran, Michael Long, Mary Cooley, John Glynn, Honor O’ Donnell, James Kelly, Owen Ward, John Sheehan, Widow Conneely, Michael Hehir, Patrick Kiely, Patrick Ryan, Edward McMahon, Thomas Broderick, John Hogan, James Lahiffe, Thomas Kelly  (Dudley Persse, Edward Kirwan)

Kanespound

Patrick Doogan, Patrick Egan, (Dudley Persse, Edward Kirwan)

Bunnagloss

Thomas Lahiffe, (Dudley Persse, Edward Kirwan)

Gortardigan

Patrick McDermott, Mary Loughnane, Nicholas Roache, Timothy Healy, James O’Donnell,  (Peter Daly, Francis Blake)

Poulanalla

Peter Kirwan,

Newtownblake

Thomas O’Donnell,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Lisheen otherwise Bunnaglass)
Elizabeth Nolan
1826 – approx 291/317 families in parish