Galway County Directory 1862

From Thom's Irish Almanac and Official Directory for the Year 1862

GALWAY, a maritime county in Connaught province. Boundaries: N., Mayo and Roscommon; E., Roscommon, King's, and Tipperary; S., Clare, and Galway Bay; W., the Atlantic Ocean. Greatest length, E. and W., 164 miles; greatest breadth, N. and S., 52 miles; comprising an area of 2,447 square miles, or 1,566,354 acres; of which 742,805 are arable, 708,000 uncultivated, 23,718 in plantations, 1,801 in towns, and 90,030 under water. The coast is indented with numerous bays. The principal islands are, Inishmore, population 2,592; Inishmaan, 473; Inishere, 456; Garomna, and Inishark: on Inishere there is a Lighthouse, and also one on Eevagh Island to the N.W. of Inishmore; there are Lighthouses with fixed lights at Sline Head in Connemara, and on Mutton Island, in Galway Harbour. Lough Corrib divides the county into the E. and W. districts, and is navigable from the sea to Cong in Mayo; and two small steamers now ply on its entire length. Lough Derg is an expansion of the Shannon, which forms part of the eastern boundary of the county. The W. district, named also Iarconnaught, Connemara, and Joyce's Country, is mountainous and rugged, poorly inhabited, parts almost desolate, but capable of high degrees of cultivation at moderate expense, and from its wild and beautiful scenery is crowded every summer with tourists; the E., level, and mostly arable, with much bog. Iron and lead ore has been found; and the former worked, when timber for smelting it was abundant. A sulphur mine has been found in Connemara, and is now being extensively worked; but limestone and marble are the chief minerals. In Connemara there is abundance of most beautiful green variegated marble, called Serpentine; the black, near Oughterard, is very fine, and has been exported to the London and other markets. The occupations are chiefly agricultural: coarse linens, and woollen stockings are manufactured, and kelp along the shores. At Oughterard a linen-weaving factory has been established, and on the coast fishing affords occupation to many of the inhabitants. A company for deep sea fishing and trawling has been established in Galway. A branch of the Grand Canal extends from Shannon Harbour to Ballinasloe. The population in 1841 was 422,923; 403,746 in the rural, and 19,177 in the civic district, exclusive of Galway town; and in 1861 the total population of the same district was 254,256.

The county is divided into 18 baronies—Arran, Athenry, Ballymoe, Ballynahinch, Clare, Clonmacnowen, Dunkellin, Dunmore, Galway, Kilconnell, Killian, Kiltartan, Leitrim, Longford, Loughrea, Moycullen, Ross, and Tiaquin, and contains 120 parishes. The county comprehends the whole of Kilmacduagh diocese, and parts of those of Tuam, Clonfert, Elphin, and Killaloe. It returns 4 members to Parliament—2 for the county at large, constituency, in 1859, 5,082; and 2 for Galway town, constituency 1,300. The principal towns are, Galway, Tuam, Loughrea, Gort, and Ballinasloe: population in 1861, 16,786, 4,542, 3,063, 2,077, and 3,200. The Assizes are held in the town of Galway. It is in the Connaught circuit. This county is within the military district of Dublin; there are Barrack stations at Loughrea, Dunmore, Portumna, Galway, Gort, and Oughterard.

The net annual value of property rated to the poor in the county is £362,466; and the net amount of property valued under the Tenement Valuation Act, £435,563.

Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum.
The Most Hon. the Marquess of CLANRICARDE, K.ST.P., P.C. (1831), Colonel of the Galway Militia, Portumna Castle, in this county; 17, Stratton-street, London, W.

High Sheriff (1861-62).
CORNELIUS JOSEPH O'KELLY, esq., Gallagh, Tuam.

Members of Parliament for the County.
Sir THOMAS JOHN BURKE, bt. (1847), D.L., Marble Hill, Loughrea; Junior United Service Club, London, S.W.
WILLIAM HENRY GREGORY, esq.., D.L. (1857), Coole Park, Gort; Carlton Club, London, S.W.

Deputy Lieutenants.
Ashtown, Right Hon. Lord, Woodlawn, Galway *
Blake, Andrew Wm., B.A. (T.C.D.), Furbough, Barna; Kildare-street Club, Dublin *†
Blake, Theobald, Galway
Bodkin, John James, Roundstone; Reform Club, London, S.W.
Burke, Sir Thomas John, bart., M.P., Marble Hill, Loughrea; 35, Jermyn-street, London, S.W.; Junior United Service Club, London, S.W. *†
Cheevers, Michael John, Killyan, Ballinasloe *
Clonbrock, Right Hon. Lord, Clonbrock, Ahascragh ‡
D'Arcy, Richard, New Forrest, Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe
Dunsandle and Clanconal, Right Hon. Lord, Dunsandle, Loughrea; Carlton Club, London, S.W. *
Ffrench, Right Hon. Lord, Tower Hill, Ballyglass
French, Robert, Monivea Castle ‡
Gregory, William Henry, M.P., Coole Park, Gort; Kildare-st. Club, Dublin; Carlton Club, London, S.W. *†
Joyce, Pierce, Merview, Galway *†
Kelly, Denis Henry, Castle Kelly, Mount Talbot ‡
Kirwan, Denis, Castlehacket, Tuam *†
Kirwan, John Andw., Hillsbrook, Dangan, and R.M., Castlecomer
Lambert, James Staunton, 1, Camden-place, Bath *
Martin, James, M.A. (T.C.D.), Ross, Moycullen; Kildare-street Club, Dublin *
O'Hara, James, Raheen, Gort
Persse, Dudley, Roxborough, Loughrea
Redington, Sir Thomas Nicholas, K.C.B., Kilcornan, Oranmore; Brooks's Club, London, S.W. †
Shee, Sir George, bart., Dunmore; 38, Grosvenor-place, London, S.W.

Chairman of Quarter Sessions.
WILLIAM WESTROPP BRERETON, esq., Q.C. (1858), 14, Lower Pembroke-street, Dublin.

Magistrates. Ashtown, Right Hon. Lord, Woodlawn, Galway *
Athy, Randal E. Lynch, Renville, Oranmore †
Bagot, John Lloyd, Ballyturin House, Gort
Bagot, Thomas Neville, The Hermitage, Ballymoe
Barrett, John Samuel, Ballintava, Dunmore, and Greenhills, Woodlawn
Bayley, Robert Preston, Athleague
Bell, Capt. James, Ardcarne, Ballinasloe ‡
Berwick, John R., 5, Upper Merrion-street, Dublin; Coolfadda House, Bandon, co. Cork
Blake, Andrew William, B.A. (T.C.D.), D.L., Furbough, Barna; Kildare-street Club, Dublin *†
Blake, Arthur Netterville, Kilcloghan House, Tuam
Blake, Edgar Henry, Renvyle, Letterfrack
Blake, Francis, Creg Castle *†
Blake, F. Valentine, Gortnamona, Kiltormer
Blake, Isidore, Lakeview, Ballinrobe, co. Mayo
Blake, James, Ardfry
Blake, Joseph Skerrett, Toomnenaun, Clonbur
Blake, Martin Kirwan, Glanville, Galway
Blake, Persse J., Corofin, Ballyglunin
Blake, Peter, Holly Park, Craughwell
Blake, Peter, Crumlin, Athenry
Blake, Theobald, D.L., Galway
Blake, Sir Thomas Edward, bart., Menlough Castle, Galway
Blake, Valentine O'Connor, B.A. (T.C.D.), Towerhill, Ballyglass, and Bunowen Castle, Clifden
Bodkin, John James, D.L., Roundstone; Reform Club, London, S.W.
Bodkin, Robert, Annagh, Ballyglunin *†
Bodkin, Thomas James, Quarrymount, Dunmore
Bodkin, William Thomas, Roseberry, Ballymoe
Bourke, Walter, Old Town Cottage, Ballindine
Browne, Andrew, Mount Hazel, Mount Bellew Bridge ‡
Browne, Edward, Cooloo, Dangan
Browne, James, Carnacregg, Mount Bellew Bridge
Browne, John Francis, Greenville, Castleblakeney
Browne, John Wm., Mount Kelly, Glann, via Ballinasloe; Kildare-street Club, Dublin; Conservative Club, London, S.W.
Browne, Matthew C., Roscommon
Browne, Michael Joseph, Dublin *
Burke, Edward Howe, Marble Hill, Loughrea
Burke, E. George, Danesfield, Moycullen
Burke, John A., Tintrim, Loughrea
Burke, Redmond, Annagh, Gort
Burke, Robert, Loughrea
Burke, Sir Thomas John, bart., M.P., D.L., Marble Hill, Loughrea; 35, Jermyn-street, London, S.W.; Junior United Service Club, London, S.W. †
Burke, William Joseph, Ower, Headford
Campbell, Hon. Halliburton George, Stratheden House, Knightsbridge, London
Cannon, John William, Castlegrove, Tuam
Chatterton, Lieut.-General Sir James Charles, Bart., K.H., S.F., LL.D., D.L., Colonel of the 5th Royal Irish Lancers, Castle Mahon, Cork
Cheevers, Michael John, D.L., Killyan, Ballinasloe *
Clancarty, Lieut.-Col. the Right Hon. the Earl of, M.A. (Cantab.), Garbally, Ballinasloe; National Club, London, S.W. ‡
Clanmorris, Right Hon. Lord, Cregclare, Ardrahan; Newbrook, Ballyglass
Clarke, James, Graig Abbey, Athenry
Clonbrock, Right Hon. Lord, D.L., Clonbrock, Ahascragh
Cockburn, Gustavus Edward
Comerford, Isaac, Galway
Comyn, Andrew, Ballinderry, Kilconnell ‡
Comyn, Andrew Nugent, Ballinderry, Kilconnell
Comyn, Francis, Woodstock, Galway
Cowan, Stephen John, Prospect, Eyrecourt
Daly, James, Castle Daly, Loughrea *
Daly, John Archer, Raford, Loughrea
Daly, Peter Paul, Ostend
D'Arcy, Major John Talbot, B.A. (T.C.D.), Castle Park, Ballinasloe; United Service Club, London, S.W. ‡
D'Arcy, Rev. Hyacinth, Clifden Rectory, Clifden
D'Arcy, Richard, D.L., New Forest, Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe
Davies, Edward Michael, M.D., St. Michael's, Athenry
Day, William Marshall, Ballymoate, Tuam
De Basterot, Count, Doora, Kinvarra
Dennis, John, Bermingham House, Tuam
Dickson, Alexander, South Hill, Clifden; 14, Heytesbury-terrace, Wellington-road, Dublin
Doig, John, Outerard
Donelan, Stephen J., Killagh, Kilconnell
Donelan, Thomas O'Connor, Silane, Tuam
Dowell, Edmund, Athleague
Dunkellin, Lord, M.P., Portumna Castle, Portumna; 17, Stratton-street, London, W.
Dunlo, The Viscount, Garbally, Ballinasloe ‡
Dunsandle & Clanconal, Right Hon. Lord, D.L., Dunsandle, Loughrea; Carlton Club, London, S.W. *
Eastwood, Thomas Francis, Adragoole, Letterfrack
Elwood, Ormsby, Castlemask, Cong, co. Mayo
Elwood, Thomas, Strandhill, Corrib, Cong
Eyre, John, Hassop Park, Eyrecourt
Eyre, John, Eyrecourt Castle, Eyrecourt
Eyre, Thomas S., Eyreville, Eyrecourt
Ffrench, Right Hon. Lord, D.L., Tower Hill, Ballyglas
Ffrench, Hon. Gonville, Clareville, Ahascragh
Ffrench, Hon. Martin, D.L., Ballinamore Park, Ballinamore Bridge, and R.M., Roscommon ‡
Filgate, Charles, Ahascragh ‡
Fitzgerald, Thos. Dillon (Res. Mag.), Clifden
Forbes, Lieut.-Colonel William, Rusheen, Carna
Foster, Francis Blake, Hermitage, Kinvarra, and Galway
Foster, James, Mount Bernard, Glantane
French, Robert, D.L., Monivea Castle, Monivea ‡
Gairdner, John, Lisbey, Ballinasloe
Galbraith, James, Cappard, Loughrea *
Garnett, Samuel, Mount, Cottage, Scariff
Gascoyne, Henry J., Mackney, Ballinasloe ‡
Gough, General the Right Hon. Viscount, K.P., G.C.B., Colonel of the Royal Horse Guards and of the 60th Rifles, St. Helens, Booterstown, co. Dublin; 25, Hyde Park Gardens, London, W.; Athenaeum and United Service Clubs, London, S.W.
Gough, Hon. George Stephens, Loughcutra Castle, Gort
Graham, Francis John, Ballinakill Lodge, Clifden
Grattan, Thomas Arthur Bellew, Mountbellew, Mountbellew-bridge; Brooks's Club, London, S.W.
Gregory, William Henry, M.P., D.L., Coole Park, Gort; Kildare-street Club, Dublin; Carlton Club, London, S.W. *†
Griffith, William Downes, Dunmore House, Dunmore
Hall, Lieut.-General Henry, C.B., Knockbrack, Athenry; Merville, Booterstown, co. Dublin
Hare, Captain Gustavus Edward C., Kircullen House, Moycullen
Henry, Robert, Toghermore, Tuam
Higgins, Lieut.-Colonel George Gore Ousley, Glen-Corrib, Headford; Reform and United Service Clubs, London, S.W. ‡
Irwin, Oliver, Belgrove, Athleague
Jackson, James Edward, Killaguile, Oughterard
Jones, John Campbell, Ballyconneely Lodge, Clifden
Joyce, Pierce, D.L., Merview, Galway *†
Joyce, Thomas Appleyard, Rahasane Park, Craughwell *
Joyce, Walter, Corgarry House, Castleblakeney
Kelly, Charles, Q.C., Newtown, Ballyglunin
Kelly, Denis Henry, D.L., Castle Kelly, Mount Talbot ‡
Kelly, Joseph, Newtown, Dangan
Kelly, Patrick, Longford Lodge, Eyrecourt
Kenney, James Christopher Fitzgerald, 2, Merrion-square, south, Dublin; Kilclogher, Monivea
Kenney, Nugent Thomas, 2, Merrion-square, south Dublin; Correndoo, Monivea
Kirwan, Denis, D.L., Castlehackett, Tuam *†
Kirwan, James Staunton, Blindwell, Fox Hall, Tuam
Kirwan, John A., D.L., Hillsbrook, Dangan; and R.M., Castlecomer
Kirwan, John Stratford, Moyne, Dangan; Reform and Boodle's Clubs, London, S.W.
Kirwan, Richd. A. H., Bawnmore, Clare Galway *
Lahiff, James, Gort
Lambert, Alexander Clendining, Brookhill, Claremorris; Seafield House, Monkstown, co. Dublin; Kildare-street Club, and United Service Club, Dublin
Lambert, James Staunton, D.L., Camden-place, Bath *
Lambert, John Walter Henry, Aggard, Craughwell *
Lambert, Thomas D.
Lambert, Walter, Castle Lambert, Athenry *
Lambert, Walter Peter, Castle Ellen, Athenry *
Lawrence, Walter, Belview, Lawrencetown *‡
Leitrim, Right Hon. the Earl of, Lough Rynn, Mohill; Carlton and Junior United Service Clubs, London, S.W.
Lopdell, John Joseph, Raheen Park, Athenry
Lynch, Captain Martin, Ballymoe
Lynch, Charles, Petersburgh, Clonbur
Lynch-Staunton, George Staunton, Clydagh House, Headford
Lynch, Major Patrick Crean, Hollymount *
Lynch, Richard M., London
Lynch, Thomas, Lavally, Craughwell
Macaulay, Patrick, Kylemore Lodge, Letterfrack, and Merchant's Road, Galway
M'Dermott, James, Ramore, Killimor, Eyrecourt
M'Dermott, Owen, Springfield, Ballymoe
M'Donagh, Capt. Matthew, Willmount House, Portumna
M'Donough, Walter, Lowville, Ballinasloe
Mahon, Major Thomas, Belleville, Athenry
Mahon, John Ross, 26, Frederick-street, south, Dublin
Martin, James, M.A, (T.C.D.), D.L., Ross, Moycullen; Kildare-street Club, Dublin *
Martin, Robert, Ross House, and Dublin †
Maunsell, Edward Eyre, B.A. (T.C.D.), St. Brendan's, Eyrecourt; Fort Eyre, Galway
Montgomery, A. C. (Res. Mag.), Ballinasloe
Moore, Hubert B., Shannon View, Banagher
Morris, George, Well Park, Galway
Murphy, Michael E., Bellefield, Ballinasloe
Nugent, Arthur Anthony, Pallas, Portumna
O'Connell, Charles (Res. Mag.), Galway; Ballynabloun, Caherciveen
O'Farrell, Charles, Dalystown, Loughrea
O'Fflahertie, George Fortescue, Lemonfield, Oughterard; County Club, Galway
O'Flaherty, Anthony, Maretimo, Galway; Reform Club, London, S.W. †
O'Flaherty, Bernard, Ardville, Galway
O'Flaherty, Patrick, Island of Arran, Galway
O'Hara, James, Ballymote House, Tuam
O'Kelly, Ambrose, Gurthray, Portumna
O'Kelly, Cornelius Joseph, Gallagh, Tuam ‡
O'Neill, John Augustus
Oranmore, Right Hon. Lord, Castlemacgarrett, Ballindine, co. Mayo
O'Rorke, Charles Denis, Moylough House, Moylough
O'Shaughnessey, James, Birch Grove, Ballinasloe
Persse, Burton Robert Parsons, Moyode Castle, Craughwell
Persse, Dudley, D.L., Roxborough, Loughrea
Persse, Robert Henry, Rock House, Galway
Pigot, Captain Henry, Eagle Hill, Loughrea
Pollok, Allan, Lismany, Ballinasloe
Potts, Harry Trumperant, Correen Castle, and Dublin ‡
Power, Thomas, Cloonagh, Ballinamore Bridge
Prior, Thomas Young, Ballinakill, Letterfrack
Reade, Philip, M.A. (T.C.D.), Woodpark, Mountshannon; University Club, London, S.W.
Redington, Sir Thomas Nicholas, K.C.B., D.L., Kilcornan, Oranmore; Brooks's Club, London, S.W. †‡
Redmond, Henry Edmond (Res. Mag.), Tuam
Reynolds, John, Adragoole, Kiltormer; Marine Villa, Howth, co. Dublin; 10, Fleet-street, Dublin
Richardson, Thomas, Tiaquin, Athenry
Robinson, George James, Ballinahinch Castle, Clifden
Roche, Stephen, Rye Hill, Monivea *†
Rutledge, Peter
Ruttledge, David, M.A. (T.C.D.), Barbersfort, Ballyglunin; 3, Fitzwilliam-place, and Hibernian United Service Club, Dublin
Ryan, Edmund Fitzgerald (Res. Mag.), Portumna
Ryan, James Henry, Murroogh, Galway
Scully, John (Res. Mag.), Oughterard
Seymour, Thomas, M.A. (T.C.D.), Bellamore Castle, Lawrencetown; Sackville-street and University Clubs, Dublin
Shee, Sir George, bart, D.L., Dunmore House, Dunmore; 38, Grosvenor-place, London, S.W.
Smith, James, Masonbrook, Loughrea
Smyth, Arthur Wolfe, Castlegar, Mountbellew Bridge
St. George, Christopher, B.A. (T.C.D.), Tyrone House, Oranmore; Union Club, London, S.W.
Talbot, George (Res. Mag.), Gort
Taylor, Francis Manly Shaw, Castle Taylor, Ardraha *
Trench, Hon. Robert Le Poer, Ballinasloe ‡
Vereker, Hon. Standish Prendergast *
Young, William, Clifden

County Officers.
Clerk of the Crown, Alexander Bate, esq. (1842), 51, Upper Sackville-street, Dublin.
Clerk of the Peace, Robert Power, esq. (1861), Upper Dangan, Galway; 30, College-green, Dublin.
Deputy Clerk of the Peace, Mr. Richard Carter, (1837), Castle View, Galway.
Crown Solicitor, Thomas D. O'Farrell, esq. (1861), Loughrea.
Sessional Crown Prosecutor, Patrick John O'Loughlin, esq. (1861), Dunmore; and 18, North Cumberland-street, Dublin.
Treasurer, Denis Kirwan, esq. (1849), Castle Hacket, Tuam.
Secretary to the Grand Jury, Denis Bodkin, esq. (1854), Killagh-beg, Kilconnell, and County Court House, Galway.
County Surveyors:-
(West Riding), Samuel U. Roberts, esq. (1858), Barfield, Galway.
(East Riding), J. F. Kempster, esq. (1838), Ballinasloe.
Sub-Sheriff, John M. O'Hara, esq., Galway.
Sheriff's Returning Officer, Patrick Joseph Kelly, esq., 4, Berkeley-street, Dublin.
Coroners, Andrew Hosty, esq., Tuam; James W. M'Donough, esq., Ballinasloe; George Cottingham, esq., Oughterard; Edmund K. Lynch, esq., Rahaly, Woodlawn.
Agent for Lloyds, Thomas Moore Persse, esq., Galway.

Head Distributer at Galway, J. Redington, jun., esq.
Athenry, Joseph Barrett.
Ballinasloe, Robert Sharp.
Ballygar, Peter Dignan.
Ballymoe, James Kelly.
Clifden, John Griffen.
Dunmore, Mary A. Kelly.
Eyrecourt, Thomas Curran.
Gort, John Boland.
Headford, Henry Ullyett.
Loughrea, John Williams.
Mount Bellew, Thomas Blackall.
Portumna, * * *
Tuam, Patrick Kelly.

Arran, Martin Hernon, Arran.
Athenry, James Kinneen, Willmount, Athenry.
Ballymoe, Dominick B. Leonard, Bermingham, Tuam.
Ballinahinch, Hamilton C. Smith, Clifden.
Clare, Michael Roache, Cloonkeen, Tuam.
Clonmacnowen, J. H. Blake, Rathville Loughrea.
County of Town of Galway, Edward Considine and Patrick Morris, Galway.
Dunkellin, Michael Kinneen, Rockland, Oranmore.
Dunmore, Denis Kirwan, Tuam.
Kilconnell, William Evans, Carana House, Woodlawn.
Killian, Michael Kelly, Killian, Ballinamore Bridge.
Kiltarton, William Geale Mulville, Gort.
Leitrim, Francis W. Lynch, Springvale, Tynagh.
Loughrea, Patrick Egan, Limehill, Loughrea.
Longford, Michael M'Dermott, Streamstown, Loughrea.
Moycullen, Geo. Cottingham, Corrib View, Oughterard.
Ross, John King, jun., Maam Hotel, Oughterard.
Tyaquin, Patrick O'Kelly, Lismoyle, Moylough.

Inspecting Officers, Commander George H. Wale, R.N., Galway; Commander James W. Webb, R.N., Clifden.
Claggan, Clifden, Charles Beattie, esq.

EAST RIDING.—County Inspector, Patrick Hobart, esq., Loughrea.
Sub-Inspectors' Stations:-
Athenry, Henry M'Cormack, esq.
Ballinasloe, Patrick Sweeny, esq.
Ballygar, Ahascragh, John William Crean, esq.
Eyrecourt, Daniel Murray, esq.
Loughrea, John Byrne, esq.
Marble Hill, Loughrea, Henry Fred. Ward, esq.
Mountshannon, John Wellington Pepper, esq.
Portumna, James Bolger, esq.
WEST RIDING.—Co. Inspector, Benjamin Jackson, esq., Galway.
Sub-Inspectors' Stations:-
Clifden, Thomas Fleming, esq.
Dunmore, Tuam, H. J. Brew, esq.
Fairhill, Cong, Henry M'Dermott, esq.
Galway, F. Nesbitt Cullen, esq.
Gort, Thomas G. Fitzgerald, esq.
Headford, James A. Reed, esq.
Oughterard, John Knox, esq.
Roundstone, John B. Cooke, esq.
Spiddal, Pultney Murray, esq.
Tuam, John James Raleigh, esq.

Place where held, Day, and Name of Clerk.
Ahascragh, first Monday; James M. Caulfield.
Ardrahan, second Wednesday; George Taylor.
Arran, Galway, second Thursday; Patrick Wallace.
Athenry, Tuesday; Hector M'Cay.
Ballinasloe, Saturday; James M. Caulfield.
Ballygar, second Tuesday; James Hatt.
Ballymoe, second Friday; Patrick Guilfoyle.
Ballinamore, Ahascragh, first Monday; T. Loughnane.
Carna, Clifden, second Thursday; Thomas Hazell.
Castletown, Moylough, second Wednesday; Patrick Guilfoyle.
Clifden, second Thursday; Patrick Duane.
Clonbur, second Tuesday: Thos. Joyce.
Derreen, Tuam, second Thursday; Patrick J. Gannon.
Dunmore, Tuam, second Thursday; James M'Donagh.
Eyrecourt, second Tuesday; John Cullanan.
Headford, second Monday; Patrick Joyce.
Galway, Daily; Thos. J. Reed.
Gort, Saturday; James J. Slator.
Gurteen, Glantane, fourth Thursday; John Fynn.
Killimor, Portumna, second Saturday; Edward Petty.
Kinvara, second Wednesday; George Taylor.
Laurencetown, Ballinasloe, second Thursday; John M'Loughlin.
Letterfrack, Clifden, last Friday; Patrick Duane.
Loughrea, Thursday; Simon Hickey.
Maam, Oughterard, fourth Wednesday; Thomas Joyce.
Milltown, Tuam, second Tuesday; Jas. M'Donagh.
Mountbellew-bridge, second Tuesday; David Bodkin.
Mountshannon, Scariff, second Saturday; John P.Norton.
Oranmore, second Thursday; Henry Griffin.
Oughterard, second Thursday; James Scully.
Portumna, second Monday; Edward Petty.
Roundstone, fourth Wednesday; Thomas Hazell.
Spiddle, Galway, second Thursday; Stephen Toole.
Tuam, second Monday; Patrick J. Gannon.
Williamstown, Ballymoe, second Friday; Pat. Guilfoyle.
Woodford, second Saturday; Michael Noone.

The Board of Superintendence meets on the last Saturday in each month.
Inspector, Rev. John Darcy.
Governor, Thomas R. Ryan, esq.
Chaplain, Rev. E. Burke.
R.C. Chaplain, Rev. G. Cummins.
Physician, A. J. Veitch, M.D.

Ballinasloe, Richard Skerritt.
Clifden, John Coneys.
Eyrecourt, James Dunbar.
Gort, Festus Kelly.
Loughrea, Thomas Murphy.
Tuam, Charles Forde.
Oughterard, John Clancy.
Portumna, Thomas Coghlan.
Woodford, Michael Parnell.

Established in 1833, for the Lunatic Poor of the counties of Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, and the town and county of the town of Galway.
The Board of Governors meet on the second Monday of each month.
Resident Physician and Superintendent, Richard Eaton, M.D., L.R.C.S.I.
Physician, Thomas Dillon, M.D.
Matron, Rose O'Callaghan.
Established Church, Rev. J. C. Walker.
Roman Catholic, Rev. J. Kirwan.
Apothecary, J. E. Poyntz.
Storekeeper, Bartholomew Rock.
Clerk, Michael Barrett.

Treasurer, Denis Kirwan, esq., Castlehacket, Tuam.
Surgeon, A. J. Veitch, M.B.
Medical Attendants, Charles Croker King, M.D., and Richard Doherty, M.D.
Apothecary, Mr. P. J. Broughal.
Registrar, Mr. T. J. Reid.
Established Church, Rev. John Treanor.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Patrick Kearney.

Poor Law Unions.

(Cos. Galway and Roscommon), 25 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Wednesdays.
Chairman, Earl of Clancarty, Garbally, Ballinasloe.
Vice-Chairman, Lord Clonbrock, Clonbrock, Ahascragh.
Dep. Vice-Chairman, Hon. Robert Le Poer Trench, Ballinasloe.
Treasurer, Bank of Ireland, Ballinasloe.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Thomas Gill.
Master and Matron, David Breen and Anna Maria Breen.
Established Church, Rev. John C.Walker.
Roman Catholic, Rev. John Kirwan.
Medical Officer, Dominick Burke, M.D., M.R.C.S.L.
Relieving Officers, John Ryder, Ballymacward, Woodlawn; Edward Sharp, Ballinasloe; Thomas Taylor, Gortnasharavogue; Thomas Malowney, Slehane, Aughrim.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Ahascragh, Laurence C. Kerans, M.R.C.S.E.
Ballinasloe, Patrick Horan, L.R.C.S.I.
Creagh, Edmund P. Sharkey, M.B., L.R C.S.E.
Killian, Edward Dalton Doyle, L.R.C.S.I.
Kiltormer, Patrick J. Colahan, L.R.C.S.E.
Laurencetown, William H. Clarke, M.R.C.S.E.

(Co. Galway), 19 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Wednesdays.
Chairman, Geo. J. Robinson, esq., J.P., Ballinahinch Castle, via Galway.
Vice-Chairman, Martin R. Hart, esq., Clifden.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, John Geraghty, esq., Doonpark, Clifden.
Treasurer, William H. Suffield, M.D., Clifden.
Clerk and Returning Officer, John Burke.
Master and Matron, Mathias Maley & Margt. Concannon.
Established Church, * * *
Roman Catholic, Rev. Patrick M'Manus.
Medical Officer, William H. Suffield, M.D.
Relieving Officer, Cornelius King, Clifden.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Clifden, William H. Suffield, M.D.
Renvyle, George St. George Tyner, M.D.
Roundstone, C. J. Payne, M.D.G.

(Co. Galway), 26 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Fridays.
Chairman, Anthony O'Flaherty, esq., Knockbane, Moycullen, and Maretimo, Galway.
Vice-Chairman, Jn. Redington, esq., Dangan House, Galway.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, George Morris, esq., Wellpark, Galway.
Treasurer, National Bank, Galway.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Daniel Carmody.
Master and Matron, Michael Brennan and Jane Brennan.
Established Church, Rev. John Treanor.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Martin Phew.
Medical Attendant, James V. Browne, M.D.
Relieving Officers, Patrick Cullen, Galway; Martin Griffin, Moycullen; Patrick Morris, Spiddal; J. Kearney, Lackagbeg, Turloughmore.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Arran, James J. Stoney.
Galway, James V. Browne, M.D., & Michl. Considine, M.D.
Oranmore, Thomas Hughes, M.R.C.S.E.
Turloughmore, Joseph Duggan, M.D.
Western District, R. Morgan, M.D.

(Cos. Galway and Roscommon), 18 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Tuesdays.
Chairman, Richard D'Arcy, esq., J.P., New Forest, Ballinamore Bridge, Ballinasloe.
Vice-Chairman, Dillon Hughes, esq., Cappagh, Ballinamore Bridge, Ballinasloe.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Michael Reilly, esq., Lisnaheltia, Glennamaddy.
Treasurer, National Bank, Tuam.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Thomas Stack.
Master and Matron, Thomas Stack and Mary Conway.
Chaplain, Roman Catholic, * * *
Medical Officer, John H. O'Sullivan, M.R.C.S.E.
Relieving Officers, Michael Keaveny, Glennamaddy; Patrick Guilfoyle, Springfield, Ballymoe.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Dunmore, William E. Donelan, M.R.C.S.E.
Glennamaddy, John H. O'Sullivan, M.R.C.S.E.
Williamstown, James Lynch, L.R.C.S.I.

(Co. Galway), 20 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Tuesdays.
Chairman, Captain Shawe Taylor, Castle Taylor, Ardrahan.
Vice-Chairman, James Lahiff, esq., J.P., Gort.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Arthur Alexander, esq., Maryville House, Gort.
Treasurer, National Bank, Loughrea.
Clerk and Returning Officer, James Slator.
Master and Matron, Thos. Bermingham and Cath. Clarkson.
Established Church, Very Rev. The Dean of Kilmacduagh.
Roman Catholic, Rev. John Barry, P.P.
Medical Officer, A. O'Kelly Nolan, L..R.C.S.I.
Relieving Officers, James Forrest, Gort; Patrick Burke, Kinvarra.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Ballinderreen, D. J. Hynes, M.R.C.S.E.
Gort, A. O'Kelly Nolan, L.R.C.S.I.

(Co. Galway), 34 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Saturdays.
Chairman, Lord Dunsandle, Dunsandle, Loughrea.
Vice-Chairman, Sir Thomas J. Burke, bart., M.P., Marble Hill, Loughrea.
Dep. Vice-Chair., Jas. Smyth, esq., Mason Brook, Loughrea
Treasurer, National Bank, Loughrea.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Philip Neville Newnan.
Master and Matron, Bernard Curley and Jane C. Burke.
Chaplain, Roman Catholic, Rev. Thomas Pelly.
Medical Officer, Francis J. Lynch, M.D.
Relieving Officers, John Madden, Loughrea; John Taylor, Raheen, Loughrea; Thomas Lally, Attymon.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Athenry, Henry J. W. Leonard, M.D.
Ballane, Thomas Underwood, M.D.
Loughrea, Patrick O'Donohoe, M.D., F.R.C.S.I.
Woodford, William Blackton, M.D.

(Co. Galway), 14 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Fridays.
Chairman, Lord Clonbrock, Clonbrock House, Ahascragh.
Vice-Chairman, Thomas A. Grattan Bellew, esq., Mountbellew, Mountbellew Bridge.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Denis H. Kelly, esq., J.P., D.L., Castlekelly, Mount Talbot.
Treasurer, National Bank, Ballinasloe.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Bartholomew Reilly.
Master and Matron, Thomas Larken and Maria Larken.
Established Church, Rev. Wm. Le Poer Trench, D.D.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Eugene Coyne, P.P.
Medical Officer, Thomas W. B. Greaves.
Relieving Officers, Andrew Geraghty, Ballymageraghty, Mount Bellew Bridge; John Carr, of Pouleneask, Castleblakeney.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Clonbrock, Laurence C. Kerans, M.R.C.S.E.
Killeroran, Allen French, F.R.C.S.I.
Mountbellew, Thomas W. B. Greaves, M.R.C.S.E.

(Co. Galway), 14 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Tuesdays.
Chairman, George F. O'Fflahertie, esq., J.P., Lemonfield, Oughterard.
Vice-Chairman, Edm. O'Flaherty, esq., Oughterard.
Dep. Vice-Chairman, John Doig, esq., J.P., M.D., Oughterard.
Treasurer, National Bank, Galway.
Clerk, Master, and Returning Officer, Henry Flanagan.
Matron, B. Thomas.
Established Church, Rev. G. O. Brownrigg.
Roman Catholic, Michl. A. Kavanagh, P.P.
Medical Officer, Robert Willis, M.D., L.R.C.S., L.A.C.
Relieving Officers, John Burke, Ardane, Cloonbur; Matthew Mons, Drumnakill, Oughterard; Richard M'Donogh, Carraroe, Oughterard.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Cloonbur, Alexander S. Kerr, M.R.C.S.E.
Lettermore, Edward Maguire, Surgeon.
Oughterard, Robert Willis, M.D., L.R.C.S., L.A.C.

(Co. Galway), 15 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Fridays.
Chairman, The Marquess of Clanricarde, Castle, Portumna.
Vice-Chairman, James M'Dermott, esq., Rathmore, Killimore.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Joseph H. Cowan, esq., Prospect, Eyrecourt.
Treasurer, Bank of Ireland, Ballinasloe.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Henry Ogle.
Master and Matron, Henry Ogle and Mary Jane Duffey.
Medical Officer, Samuel Coates, M.D., M.R.C.S.L.
Relieving Officers, John Mullin, Ballycrissane; Patrick Head, Tynagh.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Eyrecourt, Thomas Morgan, L.R.C.S.I.
Portumna, Samuel Coates and Wm. H. Blackton.

(Co. Galway), 34 Electoral Divisions.
The Board of Guardians meets on Wednesdays.
Chairman, Denis Kirwan, esq., Castlehacket, Tuam.
Vice-Chairman, Charles Blake, esq., Tuam.
Dep. Vice-Chair., Thomas Browne, esq., Tuam.
Treasurer, National Bank, Tuam.
Clerk and Returning Officer, John Morris.
Master and Matron, John Hopkins and Eliza Coen.
Chaplain, Roman Catholic, Rev. James Waldron.
Medical Officer, Thomas Blake Turner, M.D., F.R.C.S.I.
Relieving Officers, Frederick W. Fore, Tuam; Patrick Kelly, Dunmore; Valentine Browne, Garra; Peter Currane, Ballycolgan, Headford.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Abbey, Digby French, F.R.C.S.I.
Dunmore, William E. Donnellan, M.R.C.S.E.
Headford, Richard Irwin, L.R.C.S.I.
Tuam: Thomas Blake Turner, F.R.C.S.I; James Dwyer, M.R.C.S.E.


*  Have served the office of High Sheriff of the County

† Are members of the Board of Superintendence of the County Prison

‡ Are Governors of the District Lunatic Asylum for the County