Thomas Little 1800-1877

Thomas Little 1800-1877 Written by Kieran Jordan, based on information obtained from Stephen Lally Thomas Little, an entrepreneur who helped establish Western Australia as a place to live in 1840s, lived at Carraroe, Kiltullagh in 1821. His parents were Robert Little and probably Judith Brett. In 1823, Thomas and 2 of his brothers joined the…

Lally of Knockatogher: An Irish Family in the Great Famine

“The Leaving of Loughrea – An Irish Family in the Great Famine” by Stephen Lally. On the 1821 Census of Kiltullagh Killimordaly, the Lally family lived in Knockatogher here in the parish of Kiltullagh Killimordaly, until a tragic event in July 1821 brought shame on the family. They later moved to the Loughrea area, and…

Kiltullagh-Killimordaly Parish Historical Archive

Kiltullagh-Killimordaly Parish Historical Archive has been established. A considerable amount of historical research has been undertaken by many different parishioners and people close to the parish. This includes family history, social history, religious history, school history and so on. The parish is lucky in that much of the 1821 census survived the Four Courts fire…

Kiltullagh Killimordaly Burial Records Online

Burial records for Kiltullagh and Killimordaly graveyards, dating back more than 180 years are now easily accessible to the public over the internet. Details and Photos from both graveyards can be viewed on the Galway County Council website Kiltullagh memorials can be searched at http://www.galway.ie/en/Services/Heritage/Archaeology/Graveyards/Killtullagh/ Killimordaly memorials can be searched at http://www.galway.ie/en/Services/Heritage/Archaeology/Graveyards/Killimordaly/ Search by Surname…

Broderick & Maloney connections

My grandfather was Thomas Broderick b 1863 in Carrabane son of James Broderick and Celia/Cecelia Maloney. He went to Australia arriving in Sydney in 1886 and later went to Tasmania where he married and lived the rest of his life. In the Carrabane Church records his siblings were; Michael b1856. John b 1861. Mary b…