School: Lochán na mBan (roll number 7816)

Location:
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Tomás Ó Conghaile

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0099, Page 291

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Land-Lord. It was a very lonely place and they built a little chapel in it.
The land was divided after some years. Mr Patrick |Hunt got the field where the chapel was built. That field still bears the name – “the chapel field”.

This house originally belonged to the Trench family. They got possession of it in the year sixteen hundred and three. They were a Protestant family and they were landlords. In the year nineteen hundred one of the Trench family became a Catholic. He was known as “Jumper Trench”. At this time they had a law case with the Prendergasts. The Trenchs lost it and the Prendergasts got possession of the house. They started fixing up the house then and under the floor they got two chalices a

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Collector
Peg Merrick
Gender
female
Address
Loughaunnaman, Co. Mayo
Informant
Miss Prendergast
Gender
female
Occupation
teacher
Address
Claremorris, Co. Mayo
Language
English