Addergoole / Eadargúil

Compiled by Evelyn Stevens

Overview

Irish name: Eadargúil

Irish pronunciation:

English name: Addergoole

Meaning: place between forks

Area: 403 acres, 0 roods and 36 perches

Field and other local names:  1)  Tom Giolcaigh 2) Bóthar an Oileáin 3) An seanchaladh 4) Cnocán an Mhárla 5) Droichead na bpúiríni 6) Portaigh Lisheen cacamilday(sp?) 7) The Pratie 8) An speic (cimín)  9) An poll braon 10) An Átha 11) Caladh na bpúiriní 12) Caladh na gCrowes 13) Cathair na gCapall 14) Gort na Stalach 15) Caladh Cos an choirnéal 16) Poll dhóba 17) Ceap a’ ghainimh 18) Gort a ‘gamhain 19) Léine Jude Coinín 20) An Tuar Mhór 21 )Gort na n-ult 22) Gort na hEasc 23) Drisín Droighneán 24) Gort an Chroic (Chnoic) 25)Caladh an Gharraí Mhóir 26) Caladh Thaidhg 27) Caladh na Móinteachaí 28) Oileáin na n-úróg (tern -in lake) ‘Caladh’ is a canal.

Information from O’Donovan’s Field Name Books

Other names: Eadra Gabhal, Addergoole, Athergall (County Book), [Addergool] (County Clare), Adragooll (High Constable 1838), Adragool (Local), Adragool (Local Pronunciation), Addrgoole (Rector of Annaghdown).

Description: Francis Blake Esq., proprietor, 1/4 of which is under tillage and the remainder bog. A river runs through the centre and forms the boundary in its west side about [unable to read]. 

Situation: It is situated 3 miles south of Annaghdown Church. Bounded North by Cloonboo, South by [Unable to read.]. Boundary E. and W. by Cregduff and West by Lissanoran.

Population Statistics

1841: 21 houses, 146 people (71 male, 75 female)

1851: 13 houses, 84 people (47 male, 37 female)

1861: 14  houses, 88 people (44 male, 44 female)

1871:  14 houses,  100 people ( 42 male,  58 female)

1881: 24  houses, 134 people (64 male, 70 female)

1891: 20 houses, 93 people ( 43 male, 50 female)

1901: 14 houses, 73 people (30 male, 43 female)

1911: 14 houses, 73 people (32 male, 41 female)

2011: 9 houses (1 vacant), 25 people (15 male, 10 female)

1821 Tithe Applotment Books

The Tithe Applotment Books show F. Blake esq as renting from J. Kirwan with lessees James Neal, Pat Fahy, Martin Mulryan and partners. Total acreage is shown as 184 acres. The rector R Marley received £4.3.10 and J Kirwan esq received £8.7.9.

1840 Griffith’s House Books & 1855 Griffith’s Valuation

Griffith’s Valuation shows that there were 14 households in Addergoole in 1840, all with land. All were held under the immediate lessor, Francis Blake.  

Listed were: William Nally, John Brennan, Jn.(Michael) Leonard, Thomas Leonard, John (James) Leonard, William Leonard, Michl (John) Leonard, Margaret Neill, John Beatty, Martin Mulrine, Patrick Mulrine, Martin Hennelly, Patrick Fahy, Michl. (Jas.) Leonard.

Addergoole entries in Griffith’s Valuation

1901 Census

The 1901 census shows the following individuals living in 14 households in Addergoole.

  1. Julia Fahy (65) lived with her son Patrick (40), daughter-in-law Bridget (40), granddaughters Julia (16), Maggie (14), Mary (11), Kate (9) and grandson Martin (5).
  2. Mary Hennelly (68) lived with her son Martin (37), and daughters Honor (23) and Mary (20).
  3. Julia Leonard (70) lived with her son James (35), daughter-in-law Mary (35), granddaughter Julia (2) and grandson Michael (-).
  4. Charles Mulryan (62) lived with his wife Mary (40) and son Patrick (28).
  5. Mary Mulryan (68) lived with her son Michael (40), daughter-in-law Bridget (34), grandson Martin (5), and granddaughters Mary (4) and Norah (2).
  6. Thomas Mulroyan (60) lived with his wife Bridget (50), daughter Marget (27), son John (25), daughters Kate (23) and Honor (21), son Michael (19) and daughter Bridget (12).
  7. Michael Fahy (80) lived with his wife Mary (65) and daughter Honor (25).
  8. James Neill (60) lived with his son Patrick (27), daughter Kate (24) and son John (23).
  9. Roger Leonard (46) lived with his wife Mary (36), daughters Mary (12) and  Margaret (9), son William (6) daughters Kate (3) and Bridget (-), brother Richard (40) and sister Margaret (26).
  10. Michael (John) Leonard (35) lived with his sisters Julia (29) and Winifred (27).
  11. Thomas Leonard (66) lived with his wife Mary (50), son Michael (23), daughter Bridget (21), son Thomas (13), daughter Mary (11), sister Julia (61) and brother Francis (58).
  12. Michael (Jun) Leonard (40)  lived with his sister Kate (37).
  13. William Nally (40) lived with his wife Bridget (35), daughter Mary (6), and sons Frank (3) and Patrick (1).
  14. James Brennan (75) lived with his wife Julia (68), daughter Mary (21), son James (18) and granddaughter Mary King (5).

All of the houses were built of stone with thatched roofs. 10 of the houses were second class and 4 were third class.

6 people in 4 different households are recorded as speaking Irish only.

1911 Census

The 1911 census shows the following individuals living in 14 houses in Addergoole.

  1. Michael Leonard (52) lived with his sister Kate (50)
  2. Thomas Leonard (78) lived with his wife Mary (56) sons Michael (32), Thomas (23), daughter Mary (21) brother Frank (70) and sister Julia (74), a seamstress.
  3. Michael Leonard (60) lived with his sisters Julia (48) and Winniefred (40)
  4. Roger Leonard (56) lived with his brother Richard (50), sister Margaret (40) seamstress, daughter Mary (20), daughter Maggie (18), son Willie (16) and daughter Katie (13).
  5. James O’Neill (71) lived with his son Patt (40), his daughter Catherine (38) and his son John (34).
  6. Michael Hennelly (47) lived with his wife Honor (34) sons Patrick (8), John (5), Martin (5), Michael (4) and daughter Mary (1).
  7. Bridget Mulryan (67) lived with her son John (37), daughter Kate (35) son Michael (32) and  daughter Bridget (22).
  8. Mary Mulroyan (85) lived with her son Michael (46), daughter-in-law Bridget (48), grandson Martin (16), granddaughters Mary (15), Nora (13) and Maggie (7).
  9. Patrick Mulroyan (45) lived with his wife Julia (32), daughters Maggie (8), Mary (5) son Charley (3) and aunt Mary Mulroyan (69).
  10. Martin Hennelly (50) lived with his sister Norah (40).
  11. Julia Fahy (80) lived with her son Pat (50), daughter-in-law Bridget (60), granddaughters Julia (23), Maggie (21), Mary (19) and Catherine (16).
  12. James Leonard (45) lived with his wife Mary (45), daughter Julia (12), son Michael (10), daughter Mary (6) and Pat Collins (23) servant. 
  13. William Nally (55) lived with his wife Bridget (57), daughter Mary (16), son Francis (14), son Patrick (12) and daughter Honor (9).
  14. Julia Brennan (72) lived with her daughter Mary (30), son James (26) and granddaughter Mary King (16).

5 of the houses are listed as third class, 9 as second class. All are stone built with thatched roofs.

9 people in 4 different households are recorded as speaking Irish only.

The houses of Addergoole in 1839

First edition OS map showing the village of Addergoole in 1839
Addergoole / Eadargúil

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