In Griffith’s Valuation, the total area of the townland of Cregboy was 676a (acres), 0r (rood) and 8p (perches) with a land value of £196 (pounds) 6s (shillings) and 0d (pence). Value of Buildings was £26 1s and 0d. Total valuation of £222 6s 0d.
Bartholomew Hessian’s description of his tenement was that of a caretaker of house, office (out-house)with land of 1 acres 2 roods and 3 perches and the monetary value was 15 shillings. The building value was also 15 shillings. This gave a total to Bartholomew’s tenement value of £1 10 shillings. There was also additional land tenanted by a Bartholomew Hession in Cregboy at other locations. One field area was 1 acre, 3 roods and 4 perches shared with neighbours Michael Casserly, Jr., Martin Tully and Michael Morris. The value of his part of the land was 4 shillings. The other field was 11 acres and 30 perches with a value of £6 10 shillings.
There is another Bartholomew Hessian in the townland of Lakeview, in the Griffith Valuation of Claregalway Parish.
James Galbraith was the landlord and owned Bartholomew’s tenement.
Census 1901 and 1911
There is no Hessian/Hession living in the townland of Cregboy durning both census
Location(s) of possible Hession/Hessian family or descendants in the Parish of Claregalway
Cahergowan or Summerfield (DED Claregalway)
Gortadooey (DED Claregalway)