Kilcolagh (Roscommon)

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Mullenduff first OS map 1837 ©OSI
Mullenduff first OS map 1837 ©OSI

An Muillin Dubh (the black mill) aka Mullenduff (civil parish of Kilcolagh)  is a townland that sits on the western boundary of Mantua Demesne (civil parish of Shankill).  Mullenduff was originally pronounced "Mullindoo" and also been recorded as Mullaghdugh / Mullindugh / Mullinduff c. 1837

From 1807 until the time of the famine the following couples were baptising in Mullinduff (Elphin RC parish records):

Bartholomew Beirne & Brigid Mulvihill (sponsors: Margaret Giblin ) > moved to Brackloon by 1820.  

Laurance Dinash & Winifred Hester (sponsors:  Eleanor Kenny ) > lived in Ballytrasna in 1810.

Michael Concannon & Eleanor Naughton

? Shannon & Mary McGovern (sponsors: Edmund Noone & Mary Durr)

Michael Egan & Brigid Beirne (sp: Peter Beirne  & Honor Kenny; Thomas Denash & Rose Mulveheel )

1813  Michael McDermott & Brigid Gormly (sp: Martin McDermott & Eleanor Dolan; Andrew McDermott; John Mcdermott; Ann Gormly  )

1815 John McDermott & Winifred Durr (sp: Martin McDermott & Catherine Durr) 

Martin Naughton & Mary Bradly (sp: James & Mary Egan)

Bernard Flanagan & Brigid Dockry sp: Thomas Carney & Margaret Sharkey / Sharkett  

Peter Forde & Mary McDermott

John Laury & Mary Berne (sp: James Feehily & Brigid Nash)

Edmund Brady / Bradley & Mary Harrington (Martin McDermott & Brigid Doonaken)

Thomas Naughton & Winifred Berne (sp Edward Kenny Sponsor & Winifred McGarry)

1826 Miles Harrington & Joan Tully GV#2 (sp: Bernard Harrington GV#5 & Sarah Harrington)

1821 Andrew McDermott & Brigid Hughes (sp: James McDermott & Catherine Egan)

1821 Edmund Kenny & Brigid McKeon / King  (sp: Catherine Brock)

1822 Laurence Dolan & Margaret Broock (sp: John Brennan & Mary Brock)  

1827  Francis McGlynn &

1841 James Pole / Powell & Mary Kenny (sp Michael & Joan Kenny)

1843  Patrick Dolan & Margaret Powel (Sp: Patrick Kenny & Mary Dolan)



In 1857, at the time of Griffith's Valuation, the following householders were recorded at Mullenduff:

#1a Martin Hester & Honor Beirne  (see also Martin Hester & Catherine Mulvihill  of Turlough @Mantua 1834~1849) 

#2a Myles Harrington & Neasa / Joan Tully / Kelly (@Carrigeennagree 1819~1822; Mullindiff from 1826)

#3a Thomas Higgins

#3b  Thady Feely / Tadhg Fehilly (& Honor Beirne Carrunurlar 1837 ... Forde, Egan)

[#4  held by Oliver D.J. Grace in plantation]

#5a Bart Kelly (& Mary Brady? Mantua 1827)

#5b  Brien aka Bernard Harrington & Mary Kelly (of "Mantua" in 1844; baptising in Mullinduff up to 1869)

#6a Laurence Dolan & Margaret Brock

#7a Patrick Kenny & Brigid (of "Mantua" 1843)

#8a Mullenduff: Timothy Higgins & Anne Beirne (sp. Thomas McGlynn & Sarah Beirne; Thomas & Catherine Brennan) 

#9a Mullenduff:  John Higgins & ?

#10a Mullenduff:   Thomas & Catherine Durr > Cornelius Durr & Elizabeth Beirne

#11a Mullenduff: John King

#12a Mullenduff:   James Carney & Sarah Sharkett

#13a Mullenduff:   Thomas Noon (1810-1892) & Sara Droody / Drudy (1860-1890)

#14a Mullenduff: James Bradley / Brady & Honor Burke 


By 1865, schoolteacher Thomas McGlynn & Anne Sheffron were baptising here. 


ORIENTATION: Mullenduff townland Ireland VIEW SOURCE
PLACENAME: Mullinduff / Mullindugh / Mullaghdugh Ireland VIEW SOURCE
DOWN SURVEY 1641: Killcoala Ireland VIEW SOURCE
See Elphin Census of 1749 Ireland
Freeholders Registration 1832 Ireland VIEW SOURCE
RC parish of Elphin Ireland VIEW SOURCE
GRIFFITHS Valuation 1857: Mullenduff Occupants Ireland VIEW SOURCE
RC Parish of Ballinameen (from 1859) Ireland VIEW SOURCE
Mullenduff Evictions 1882 Ireland VIEW SOURCE
Census 1901: Mullenduff Ireland VIEW SOURCE
Census 1911: Mullenduff Ireland VIEW SOURCE

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