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Castle Street
Carlow

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Castle Street of c.1900. 
The first shop on the left is Tom Nolan's Grocery & Provisions.
Greg Fitzmaurice & Sons in Castle Street. Water Lane with Castle Street off to the right and Kennedy Street off to the left.
Castle Street c2006
(Photo W. Muldowney)
 
Castle Street c1900
in colour with Carlow Castle in the background.

Wellington Square. c.1900 The road to the right of picture is Castle Hill - to the left is Cornwall Quay.
Irelands Own 10th June 1983 Illustration of Carlow By Charles MacNeil
Source: ebay seller
 
Castle Street c.1963 by Mr. Donal Godfrey
 
 

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Castle Street Occupants

No. 1  was a Public House in 1901 owned by Ellen Patterson who was a grocer by trade. By 1934 numbers 1 & 2 was owned by John Brennan who had a Pawnbroking, Leather and Shoe business.

No's 2 - 4  according to the 1901 census were shops but were uninhabited.

No. 2  in 1913 was owned by Molly Conroy.  It was advertised as "The house for all home crafts".

No. 5  was a bakers in 1901 and was owned by Edward Kinerney. In 1934 this was owned by Jack Walsh and his sister who had a High Class Machine Bakery, Confectionary and a Flour Meal & Barn Store at No's. 5 & 6.

No. 6 Almost  12 years later was owned by Donnelly's Bakery and there after it was owned by Walsh's until 1963 when it was owned by William Dunny & Family who had a Confectionary & Grocery business. This shop was originally a Pawn Shop.

No. 7  in 1901 was a Public House and still is today. In 1913 it was open from 7am until 11pm.

No. 8  was originally a Provision Merchant run by Laurence and his sister Bridget Brennan. In the 1911 census the same person appears to have moved to No. 18 Castle Street.

No. 9 in 1901 census was Vacant.

No. 10 This was an Iron Monger and Tanner's in 1901 owned by William Jackson.

No. 11 was a William Burns aged 32 Male Head of Family Presbyterian from Co Donegal Merchant Not Married and his sister Margaret aged 34 Female a Presbyterian from Co Donegal Housekeeper. Source: 1901 Census of Ireland.

No. 13 occupied by the Mooney family (Source 1911 census.)

No 15 was Nolan's Grocery otherwise know as Dandy Buttons. In 1934 the premises were occupied by Thomas Reddy who ran a Family Grocer and Provisions Merchant there.

No. 19 Castle Street, currently owned by Alan Carlow Ltd

No. ? London & Newcastle Tea Co. (L&N)  - Vintners

Residences in Castle Street in the 1901 census of Ireland:

1 Aherne 1 Keating 1 Leonard 1 Nolan 1 Patterson 5 Kinarney 6 Bacon 6 Brennan 6 Comerford 6 Lawler 6 Mc Donnell 6 Nolan 7 Wilson 8 Brennan 10 Jackson 10 Whelan 11 Burns 11 Little 11 Seaford 11 Thompson

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Carlow/Carlow/Castle_Street/ 


Some of these pictures previously appeared in Carlow in old postcards Vol. 2  / Vol. 3 
& Carlow in Old Picture Postcards by Michael Purcell. (1994/99 & 2000)
Thanks also to W Muldowney, Carloman, J Brennan & J Farrell for their contributions.

Occupants of Houses in Castle Street (Carlow, Carlow) according to the 1901 Irish Census:

House Number Surnames in House Details
1 Aherne View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
1 Keating View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
1 Leonard View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
1 Nolan View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
1 Patterson View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
5 Kinarney View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Bacon View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Brennan View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Comerford View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Lawler View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Mc Donnell View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
6 Nolan View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
7 Wilson View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
8 Brennan View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
10 Jackson View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
10 Whelan View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
11 Burns View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
11 Little View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
11 Seaford View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
11 Thompson View occupants or original census form (as a PDF)
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