Census of Ireland 1881: Area, Population and Number of Houses; Occupations, Religion and Education volume IV, Province of Connaught

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CENSUS OF IEELAND, 

1881. 
PROVINCE OF CONNAUGHT. 

T OF GALWAT. 
AREA, HOUSES, AND POPULATION : ALSO THE AGES, CIVIL OR CONJUGAL CONDITION, OCCUPA¬ 

TIONS, BIRTHPLACES, RELIGION, AND EDUCATION OF THE PEOPLE. 

AREA, HOUSES, AND'POPULATION. 
Table 1.—Area, 
Houses, and Population of the COUNTY of Galway, including the County of the Town of 

JoALWAY, in 1881. 

(a) Extracted from returns published by authority of the Registrar-General (o) Including G7.H3A. 
in. 
Op. 
under the larger rivera, lakes, and tideways. 

Houses. 
Population. 

Houses. 

Out-offices and Farm-steadings. 

Persons. 
Males. 
In¬ habited. 

Unin¬ habited. 

Build¬ ing. 

Females. 

42,954 1,254 17 81,844 242,005 120,609 121,396 

Average Number of Persons to an 

Acre of— Arable and Pasture Land. 

Xh« entire County 

0-25 0-15 

Table IL—Comparative View of Houses and Population of the COUNTY of Galway, including the County 

of the Town of Galway, at each of the SEVEN CENSUSES from 1821 to 1881. 

Census Periods. 

Houses. 
Population 

Increase or Becrease of Population 

between the Census Periods. 

Census Periods. 
Building. 
Persons. 
Males. 
Females. 

Number of Persons. 
Rate per cent. 
Increase. 
Decrease. 
Increase. 
Decrease. 

1821, . 
58,137 1,425 96 337,374 1G9.503 
167,871 1821. 
Xo3X| * 07,114 1,570 1,458 414,684 204,691 209,993 77,310 22-92 1831. 
1841, . 
73,325 1,876 193 440,198 219,564 220,634 25,514 015 1841. 
1851, . 
51,727 2,380 91 321,684 157,135 164,549 . 
118,514 26 92 1851. 
1861, 48,(595 1,109 144 271,478 134,057 137,421 50,206 . 
15-01 1861. 
1871, . 
45,504 970 95 248,458 122,496 125.9G2 
23,020 i 8-43 1 1871. 
1881, . 
42,954 1,254 17 (a) 242,005 120,009 121,396 (u) 7,610 (fl) 3-07 1381, 

Note.—The 
Census of 182 1 is the first t lat affords a r neans of comp arison with t hose of subseq uent decades. 
The Nary and Military serving in Ireland are included in the Population Tables in 1801,1871, and 1881, but not in previous Censuses. 
The number in the comity of Galway in 1861 -was 7 ; in 1871, 442 ; and in 1881, 1,081. 

(a) The parish of Inisubofin, containing (in 1881) 250 houses, (247 inhabited and 3 uninhabited), and 1,1G6 persons, -was transferred from the barony of ilurrisk, County of Mayo, to the barony of Ballynahinch, County of Galway, by an Order in Council "which took effect on the 1st of February, 1873. 
The figures for previous Censuses in this Table haye not been altered, and the decrease shown has been calculated on the figures for the area published in 1871. 
Table III—Area, Houses, and Population, in 1841,1851,1861,1871, and 1881, of each BARONY of the County 

of Galway, and County of the Town of Galway, also the General Valuation in 1881. 

Baronies. 

(a) ARAN, . 
. 
ATHENRY, BALLYMOE, . 
BALLYNAHINCII, CLARE, . 
CLONMACNOWEN, DUNKELLIN, . 
BTJNMORE, . 
KILCONNELL, KILLIAN, KILTARTAN, . 
LEITRIM, LONGFORD, . 
LOUGHREA, . 
MOYCULLEN, BOSS, TIAQUIN,. 
. 

TOTAL, . 

GALWAY, COUNTY OP THE TOWN OF, . 
. 
. 
(oi 

TOTAL OF COUNTY, (&) 

(6) 

Area in Statute Acres in 1881. 

a. 
it. 
r. 
11,287 8 17 25,782 0 1 89,270 8 1!) 
192,905 1 4 127,180 8 25 85,107 1 05 88,371 1 21 71,011 1 8 61,819 0 31 52,888 2 13 65,001 2 10 109,507 0 83 96,500 3 10 61,406 1 87 202,880 0 0 77,851 0 3 110,135 8 10 1,479,808 8 5 

1,502,801 2 28 

1811. 
1851. 
1861. 

021 G33 050 1,107 1,013 820 5,208 4,160 8,838 0,075 4,117 4,782 7,710 5,803 4,899 2,295 1,841 1,709 4,540 3,077 2,742 6,001 3,835 8,581 2,902 2,014 1,058 2,810 2,040 1,828 4,778 3,237 2,794 5,110 3,450 2,882 5,700 8,893 8,183 8,277 2,120 1,788 5,170 8,747 4,020 1,818 1,473 1,516 5,522 3,909 8,498 70,409 49,927 46,200 £,213 4,407 8,987 75,682 54,394 50,187 

Houses. 

1871. 

1881. 

Out-officea and Farm¬ stead-intra. 
Total. 

In-haUted. 

Unin-[ Build-lmliited.j 
ing. 

502 593 576 17 402 770 720 098 21 1 1,304 3,430 3,308 8,215 62 1 6,488 4,083 4,11)4 4.3H4 
110 8,280 4,028 4,301 4,101 137 3 9,009 1,004 1,139 1,396 43 3.7CG 
2,517 2,300 2,211 88 1 5,722 3,344 3,269 8,198 72 1 5,871 1,498 1,390 1,352 3B 4,003 1,080 1,590 1,507 23 . 
3,730 2,521 2,233 2,180 47 4,138 2,706 2,529 2,416 82 0,931 2,751 2,477 2,891 85 1 7,014 1,090 1,595 1,501 91 8,032. 
4,025 4,030 4,003 75 2 4,371 1,581 1,510 1,487 23 . 
1,314 8,203 43,800 

3,129 3,071 55 0.R21 
40,959 39,877 1,072 10 78,216 3,580 8,266 8,077 182 7 8,028 4G.880 
44,225 42,954 1,251 17 81,844 

Population. 

3,521 8,179 28,000 35,077 45,412 14,715 28,207 28,092 17,102 17,122 27,505 32,590 33,069 18,797 29,145 9,758 31,922 409,299 32,511 441,810 

21.3B5 
25,403 82,351 1S.G14 
17,475 20,310 11,505 11,693 19,602 19,609 21,478 13,832 21,979 7,691 21,346 288,585 

322,981 

3,299 4,480 19,890 25,000 26,649 9,741 15,056 18,905 9,161 10,257 14,509 15,732 10,893 9,492 21,428 7,653 19,348 147,553 25,101 72,714 

3,050 8,998 18,201 25,231 24,684 8,330 13,009 17,899 8,030 9,563 12,603 14,443 14,171 8,677 22,103 8,160 17,459 129,877 

1881. 

3,163 3,793 17,803 24,260 23,228 7.85G 
11,958 17,628 7,509 9,326 11,875 13,698 18,187 8,597 23,719 8,200 16,959 222,884 

Fe¬ males. 

General [Valuation of Houses and Xiand in 1881. 

1,627 1,608 8,603 12,091 11,624 3,817 0,044 8,726 8,819 4,676 5,936 7,039 6,710 4,225 11,809 8,966 8,452 

1,536 1.895 
9,145 12,109 11,004 4,039 5,914 8,902 3,720 4,650 5,939 0,659 6,427 4,372 11,910 4,294 8,507 111,152 j 111,682 

£ l. 
d 1,606 * 11,309 19 29,961 10 17,741 16 46,246 18 22,700 10 37,618 15 30,103 10 32,495 10 18,106 11 28,704 12 84,362 12 46,128 9 22,782 13 16,056 3 6,817 13 38,294 4 443,037 9 0 82,616 7 0 475,713 16 0 

fro \ (.a) 
The barony of Aran is comprised of the islands of the same name, which lie at the entrance to Galway Bay. 
(o) See note (a), Table II. 
The figures in this Table for previous Censuses hare been altered so as to compare with 1881. 
(c) The county of the town of Galway is co-extensive with the barony of Galway. 
(d) Exclusive of the area under the larger rivers, lakes, and tideways. 
Sec note (6), Table I. 
(e) Exclusive of £49, the valuation of the Telegraph, and £fi28 for Fisheries 

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