Wade, Penelope and Family (2)




Griffith’s Valuation

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.


Occupier – Penelope Wade (1)

The description of Penelope Wade’s tenement was that of only a house, on part of the land of a Daniel Connolly’s house and garden, she also shared with a Thomas Long. Penelope’s house value was 10 shillings.

Immediate Lessor

Patrick Burke was the named lessor on the house. He would have been the more common, middleman or rent collector, as James Galbraith was the actual landlord and is the named Lessor of Patrick’s tenement.


Occupier – Penelope Wade (2)

The second description of land of a Penelope Wade’s tenement in Cregboy is most likely that of the first Penelope Wade (Occupier 1). As there is no way to confirm this it has been recorded separately. Penelope Wade’s (Occupier 2) tenement is of only two area’s of land. The first is of 3 roods and 22 perches with a monetary value of 6 shillings.  The second area of land is of 2 acres and 24 perches with a value of 16 shillings. This gave a total value to Penelope’s tenement on this land of £1 and 2 shillings.

Immediate Lessor

James Galbraith was the landlord and owned Penelope’s tenement.


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Census 1901 and 1911

There are no Long’s living in the townland of Cregboy durning both census

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More to Follow!

Location(s) of possible Long family or descendants in the Parish of Claregalway






Questions that can arise…

What measurement in area is a acre(a), rood(r) and perch(p)?

What is the value of of the old English money?

This page was added on 03/06/2016.

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