Clare County Library
Clare Genealogy
Home | Library Catalogue | Foto | Maps | Places | Archaeology | History | Search this Website | Copyright Notice | Visitors' Book | Contact Us | What's New

Slater's Royal National Commercial Directory of Ireland, 1881

Ennis with the village of Clare [Clarecastle] and neighbourhoods:
Public Institutions, Officces, &c.

COUNTY COURT HOUSE
LIFFORD
Chairman of Quarter Sessions… Charles Kelly, Esq. Q.C.
Resident Magistrate … Capt. Hugh McTernan
Treasurer … Provincial Bank
Secretary to the Grand Jury… Francis Morrice, Esq.
County Surveyor… John Hill, Esq.
Assistant County Surveyor.. Thos. J. Mahon, Esq.
Clerk of the Peace… Rbt. V. O’Brien,
Deputy Clerk of the Peace…J.H. Harvey, Esq.
Clerk of the Crown…J.H Harvey, Esq.
Sub Sheriff…Charles Mahon, Esq.
Crown Solicitor … Alex Murphy, Esq.
Crown Solicitor at Quarter Sessions… J.F. Cullinan, Esq.
Coroner… J.P. Cullinan, Esq.
Sheriff’s Returning Officer …J.P. Cullinan, jnr. Esq.

COUNTY LUNATIC ASYLUM
Resident Medical Superintendent… Wm. Daxon, Esq.
Visiting and Consulting Physician…T. L. Cullinan, M.D.
Apothecary… J.T Seymour
Protestant Chaplain… Rev. Canon Philip Dwyer
Roman Catholic Chaplain…Rev. Bartholomew Scanlon
Matron… Anna Delahunty
Lodge Keeper… James O’ Brien

COUNTY INFIRMARY
MILL ROAD
Medical Officer… Wm. Cullinan, MD.
House Surgeon… William Stamer, MD.
Clerk… Edward Macbeth
Chaplain (Protestant) … Rev. P. Dwyer
Chaplain (Roman Catholic) …Rev. Daniel Fogarty
Matron – Margaret O’Kearney

UNION WORKHOUSE
LIFFORD
Master… David B. Reidy
Matron… Mary Hassett
Physician… Patrick M. Cullinan
Apothecary… Michael Green
Schoolmaster… James Henchy
Schoolmistress… Ellen M. Henchy
Protestant Chaplain…Canon. P. Dwyer
Roman Catholic Chaplain.. Rev. Daniel Fogarty
Clerk to the Guardians and Returning Officer…John Cotter
Porter…Terence MacMahon
Nurse… Mary Ann Griffin
Agriculturalist… Patrick Nash
Relieving Officers …Patrick Carmody, James Cullinan, Francis Morris and George Smith
Rate Collectors…Edward Macbeth and Michael O’Loghlen

REGISTRARS OF BIRTHS, DEATHS & MARRIAGES.
Superintendent for the Union… John Cotter, Ennis
For Ennis District… Michael Greene MD
For Crusheen District… W. Cullinan, MD Crusheen
For Killanniv District… P.W. Dillon, Ennis
For Newmarket District… Edmond Frost, MD, Newmarket.

_____________________________________

Barracks (County of Clare Militia), Turnpike…
Adjutant, Captain Woodward; quartermaster, G. Davies; sergeant-major, -- D’Arcy.
Barrack (Infantry) Clare Castle… Jas. Keogh, barrack sergeant
Bridewell, Jail Rd. … John Sharpley, keeper
Clare Protestant Orphan Society… Rev. P. Dwyer, secretary
Clerk of the Crown Office, Court House
Clerk of the Peace Office, Court House
Club House, New Bridge… George Mack, house steward
Constabulary, The Abbey… Henry Smith, Esq.
County inspector; J.S. Gibbons Esq., sub-inspector;
Constabulary Barracks, Clare… Patrick McSherry, Constable
Corn Market, Cornmarket St. – John Macbeth, Weighmaster
Coroner’s Office, Ennis… John Cullinan, Coroner
Ennis Gas Consumer’s Co. Ltd., Church St….
Thomas Mahon, CE, secretary; Thomas Blake, Manager
Masonic Hall (Dunboyne Lodge, 60), The Abbey.
Oddfellow’s Hall, Church St…. John Parsons, Secretary
Potato Market, Mill St.
Secretary to the Grand Jury’s Office,
Court House
Shannon Harbour Commissioners’ Office,
Clare… Patrick Hickey, collector and Harbour master
Stamp Office, Mill St. … John Edwards, Sub-distributor
Sub-Sheriff’s Office, Court House
Town Commissioners:-
Thomas Greene, Esq. JP, Chairman;
John Cahir,
Patrick Considine,
James Costello,
Patrick Garvey,
John H. Harvey,
John Hill,
James Kinnane,
Bartholomew Kennealy,
Michael Lalor,
John Meehan,
Edmond Malony,
John G. O’Dwyer,
Thomas O’Meehan,
John Parsons,
Richard Pearson,
Francis Power,
John Shaw.

Town Hall, Jail St…. Daniel Tuohy, Town clerk
Waterworks Office, Town Hall, Jail St.

COACHES AND CARS.
To ENNISTYMON, a Mail Car from the Post Office at a quarter before six, morning
To KILDYSART, a Mail Car from the Post Office, Jail St. at a quarter before six, morning
To KILRUSH, a Mail Car from the Post Office, Jail St., at a quarter before six, morning
To LIMERICK, a Mail Car from the Post Office, at seven evening
To Lisdoonvarna, a Mail Car from the Post Office, at a quarter before six, morning
To MILLTOWN, a Mail Car from the Post Office, At a quarter to six morning
To ORANMORE, a Mail Car from the Post Office At half-past six evening.

CONVEYANCE BY RAILWAY
ON THE LIMERICK AND ENNIS LINE

Station, Ennis – Robert King, station master
Station, Clare – Joseph Reid, station master

ON THE ATHENRY AND ENNIS JUNCTION
Station, Ennis – Robert King, traffic manager

 

Places of Worship

Home