Griffiths Valuation of Ireland - (ATHENRY, County Galway)

The Primary Valuation was the first full-scale valuation of property in Ireland. It is one of the most important surviving 19th century genealogical sources.

It was a survey of property occupiers in Ireland made between 1848 and 1864 and it's importance lies in the fact that it lists almost every head of household for each county.

This valuation records every landowner and householder in Ireland in a period shortly after the famine.

An Act was passed in 1826 that allowed for a uniform valuation of property in all Ireland in order to levy the county cess charges and grand Jury Rates. Thus began an assessment of the whole country, county by county by the Commissioner of Valuation, a Dublin geologist,  Sir Richard Griffith.
Amendments were passed to the 1826 Act, the first in 1831 excluded those houses under the annual valuation of £3, another in 1836 excluded houses under £5

The information given in the Griffiths is the following:
The townland address and householders name; the name of the person from whom the property is leased; a description of the property; the acreage and the valuation.

The following is a list of the property owners in Griffiths Valuation of Ireland - Athenry, County Galway 

Surname Christian name Townland or Street
Badger  Michael  Chapel St
Bane  John Coolaran 
Barret Bridget  North Gate St. 
Barret Joseph Cullairbaun 
Barret Joseph   Prospect 
Barret Bridget North Gate St
Barret James Cross St. 
Barret James Kingsland South 
Barret Joseph  Bridge St. 
Barret Joseph Kingsland South 
Belton  Michael Chapel St. 
Bisgood  Edmund  Barnaboy 
Blackhall  Charles Burke's Lane 
Blackhall  Charles   Cross St. 
Blackhall  Thomas  Ballybackagh 
Blackhall  Thomas  Cossaun 
Blake  James  Cross St. 
Blake  John H.  Caraunduff 
Blake  John H.  Knocknacreeva 
Blake  Peter  Montpellier 
Blake  Peter  Skeaghadderreen 
Bodkin  Robert  Shantallow
Bourke  Jeremiah  Clamperpark
Bourke   Jeremiah  Mountain South
Bourke   John  Ballydavid Middle 
Bourke   John  Clamperpark 
Bourke   John  Mc Donald's Lane 
Bourke   John  North Gate St. 
Bourke  John  Turloughalanger 
Bourke  Mary  Chapel St. 
Bourke  Mary  Prospect 
Bourke  Michael  Mc Donald's Lane 
Bourke  Patrick  Carrowntober East 
Bourke  Patrick Clamperpark
Bourke  Patrick  Mountain South 
Bourke  Peter  Chapel Lane 
Bourke                    .  Thomas  Chapel St
Braddish  John  Chapel St
Bradish  John  Athenry 
Bradley  James  Caherroyn 
Brennan  Bridget  North Gate St
Brennan  James  Carrowntober East
Brennan  Joseph  Chapel St. 
Brennan  Michael  Carrowntober East 
Brennan  Patrick  Ballydavid North 
Brennan  Patrick  Carrowntober East 
Broderick   John  Bottom 
Broderick  John  Loobroe 
Broderick   Martin   Chapel Lane 
Broderick  Peter  Chapel St. 
Broderick   Peter  Davis Lane 
Broderick  Thomas  Gloves Middle
Brown  Andrew  Moyveela 
Browne  Andrew  Moyveela 
Browne   Bartholomew  Chapel St
Browne  John  Turloughalanger
Burke Edmund  Barrettspark Barrettspark
Burke  Edmund  Cashla
Burke  Edmund   Moor
Burke  John  North Gate St. 
Burke  Mark  Foorkill,Coldwood
Burke  Thomas  Cross St. 
Burke  Ulick  Cloonavadoge 
Cahalan  Edward  Carrowntober East 
Cahill  Anne  Foorkill,Coldwood 
Cahill  John  Foorkill,Coldwood
Cahill   Mary   North Gate St
Cahill   Patrick   North Gate St. 
Callan  Timothhy  Pollacappul 
Callanan  Thomas  Carrowntober West
Callinan  Catherine  North Gate St
Calmount  Mary  Cross St
Cannon  Patrick Bridge St.
Cannon  Patrick  Chapel St. 
Carey   John  Ballygarraun South 
Carey  John  Ballygarraun West
Carey  John  Cloran
Carey  Thomas Ballygarraun West 
Carthrew  Alexander  Castleturvin
Carthy  Ross  Castleturvin
Casserly   Patrick  Mira
Casserly  Thomas  Mira 
Clancy   John  Blean 
Clarke  James  Ballydavid Middle 
Clasby  Martin  Deerpark
Clasby  Patrick  Kingsland South 
Clasby  Thomas  Ballygarraun South
Clasby  Thomas  Kingsland South 
Cloonan  John  Carrowntober West
Cloonan  William  Foorkill,Coldwood 
Cody    John  Cloonavadoge
Coheen John  Court Lane
Cohen Catherine Caherroyn
Cohen Denis  Cross St.
Cohen   John  Caherroyn 
Cohen  John Pollacappul 
Coleman   John  Cross St.
Colles  Maurice  Pollnagroagh 
Collins  Martin  Ballybrone 
Collins  Michael  Ballygarraun South 
Collins Michael  Chapel St.
Collins  Thomas  Ballybrone
Colter Michael  Ballydavid Middle
 Commons  Thomas  Foorkill,Coldwood 
Concar Johanna Cloonavadoge
Connolly  John Park 
Connolly  Martin Chapel St. 
Connolly  Mary Carrowntober East
Connolly  Mary Chapel St.
Connolly  Patrick Bridge St.
Connolly  Patrick  Shantallow 
Connolly Timothy Derrydonnell North
Connor James Rahard
Connor  John Ballydavid North
Connor   Martin Chapel Lane 
Connor Michael  Carrowntober East
Cooney  John  Cross St.
Cooney Thomas Chapel Lane
Coppinger  James Park
Coppinger Thomas Blean 
Coppinger Thos., Sr. Pollnagroagh
Corbett Denis Loughaunenaghan
Corbishly  Johnathan Rathmorrissy
Cormickan Patrick Turloughalanger
Cormicken Michael Cross St.
Cornealy Timothy Farranablake West 
Cornealy  Timothy Furzypark
Cornealy Timothy Mulpit
Costello Martin Ballybrone
Costello Thomas Ballinloughaun
Costello  Thomas Cashla
Costello Thomas Peakroe
Costelloe Myles Derrymaclaughna 
Coyne Patrick Park 
Coyne  Timothy Park
Cronnelly Patrick Chapel St
Crosby Honoria Foorkill,Coldwood 
Culkeen Daniel Cross St.
Culkeen  William Barrack Lane
Cullinan Francis North Gate St.
Cullinane Martin Ballybrone
Cullinane Thomas Barnaboy 
Cullinane  Thomas Derrymaclaughna 
Cunniff Catherine North Gate St.
Cunniff John Mc Donald's Lane
Cunniff Patrick North Gate St
Curly  William  Foorkill,Coldwood
Curran Michael Loobroe
Curran Rev. Peter Athenry
Curran Rev. Peter Chapel St.
Curran  Rev. Peter Gorteenacra
Cusack Honoria Loughaunenaghan
Daly Mary Caherroyn
Davock John Castleturvin
Davock  John Clamperpark
Davock John Turloughalanger
Davock Michael Castleturvin
Davock Owen Castleturvin
Davock  Patrick  Toberconnelly
Davock  Peter Castleturvin
Delany Hugh Chapel Lane
Deveney Patrick Chapel St
Dillon  Michael Millpark
Dolly Timothy Ballyglass
Donnelly Timothy Loughaunenaghan
Donohoe Bridget Gloves West
Donohoe  John Caherfinesker
Donohoe John  Rahard
Donohoe Patrick North Gate St
Donohoe Patrick Rahard
Donohoe  Thomas  Ballydavid North
Dowd Thomas  Carrowntober East
Duffy John Barnaboy
Duggan James Cross St
Dunleavy  John  Chapel St. 
Dunlevy Denis Ballygarraun North
Dunlevy Thomas Ballygarraun North
Dunlevy Thomas Ballygarraun South
Dynes  James Rahard
Eagle Bryan Cloran
Egan James  Caherfinesker
Egan Joseph Cloran
Egan  Patrick Caherfinesker
Egan Thaddeus  Cashla
Elliot Patrick Caherfinesker 
Evans Edward Farranablake East
Evans  Edward  Mountain South
Fahy Bridget  Cloonavadoge
Fahy James Chapel St.
Fahy John  Deerpark
Fahy  John Knockbaun 
Fahy John Park
Fahy John  Tobernaveen
Fahy Michael Foorkill,Coldwood 
Fahy  Patrick  Coolaran
Fahy Patrick Loughaunenaghan
Fahy Philip Loughaunenaghan
Fahy Theophilus North Gate St.
Fahy  Thomas Loughaunenaghan
Fahy Thomas Moyveela
Farrell Anne Mountain South
Farrell Patrick  Mountain South
Flaherty  Patrick  Barnaboy
Flaherty Thomas Caherfinesker
Flannery Patrick Clamperpark
Flannery Thomas Mountain South
Fleming  Margaret M. Athenry
Flynn John North Gate St.
Ford Patrick Foorkill,Coldwood
Ford Timothy Derrydonnell Beg
Ford  Timothy  Mountain West
French Patrick Barnaboy
French Robert Caherfinesker
French Robert Derrydonnell Beg
French  Robert  Derrydonnell North
French Robert Greethill
French Stephen Caherfinesker
Freney William Mountain West
Fury  Anne Ballinloughaun
Fyan Michael  Burke's Lane
Fyan Thomas Mc Donald's Lane
Gallagher Patrick Cross St
Gardiner  Michael Cossaun
Gibbons Michael Barnaboy
Gill James Peakroe
Gill John Baunmore
Gilligan  William Chapel Lane 
Gilmore Thomas Chapel Lane
Givney John Cashla
Gleese Patrick Mc Donald's Lane
Glynn  James  Ballygarraun North 
Glynn Patrick Cross St.
Grady Bridget Carrowntober East
Grady  Patrick Carrowntober West
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