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Moate - Trades Directory - 1931 - population 1926 - 1,239

The Carmelites in Moate
C.1770 the site of the present church and priory was secured for the order by Mr. Potts who was a member of the Clibborn family. In 1845 the Prior of Moate, Father John Flynn established, a boys’ school and a girls’ school. At a later date St. Kyran’s Academy for second level pupils was opened by the order. This school closed in 1880. The Carmelite Boys’ School closed in 1974

Joshua Clibborn of Moate was the executor of the will of his brother George, Moatgrenoge, Westmeath ... dated 23rd December 1693. Quaker Records Dublin Abstracts of Wills

Records of the Clibborn family of Moate

Moate Museum has over 1000 artefacts covering the Folk History of the Town and the surrounding countryside in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Displays include farm tools and equipment, an old farm kitchen, church and school through the years, a jail room, an archaeology room, the Old Forge, Tradesmen's Tools and a documents archive. Click here for contact details.