The following transcription is of my photocopy of the 1891 census for Reiff, Faochag, and Camusglassellan. The census recorded the people who stayed the night of 5 April 1891.
In 1891 the enumerator spelled Reiff as "Reef", Faochag as "Feuchag", and Camusglassellan as "Camusaghlashan". The photocopy is pretty clear, and the handwriting more easily read than previous censuses.
Camusglassellan was a hamlet of only two houses, and as the people enumerated there were often included with Reiff, I have included their data. Faochag never had more than two Households, and the families there were also often included with Reiff. By time of this census only one family remains, and as the Head of Household is a 70 year old Widow I suspect this will be the last census when this most northerly of Coigach communities was populated.
The columns on the 1891 census read;
No. of Schedule Road, Street, &c. and No. or Name of House. Name and Surname of each Person. Relation to Head of Family. Condition as to Marriage. Age (last Birthday) of Males. Females. Profession or Occupation. Employer. Employed. Neither Employer nor Employed, but working on own account. Where Born. (to save space I only note those few born other than "RossShire Coigagh") Gaelic, or G. & E. Whether 1. Deaf and Dumb. 2. Blind. 3. Lunatic, Imbecile, or Idiot. Rooms with one or more Windows. I have not included all that data in this transcription, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if there is some data in a missing column that you think might be of help.
Following the enumerators numbering system the households are numbered consecutively from 14 to 37. Faochag was spelled "Feuchag", Camusglassellan was spelled "Camusaghlashan", and Reiff as "Reef". I have ignored the page separations, as many households spilled over from one page to the next. I have identified the households by using a prefix of "91" to denote the 1891 census data, and a suffix based on the enumerators numbering.
Jessie MacKenzie Head W. 70 Crofter Henrietta Do. Daur Unm 39 Crofter's Daughter George Roy Grandson 15 Scholar Jessie McKenzie Granddaughter 4Notes on this Household.
Annie MacLeod Head W. 64 Crofter Roderick Do. Son Unm 38 Fisherman Katie Do Daur Do 30 Domestic ServantNotes on this Household.
Annabella Urquhart Head Mar 46 Crofter's Wife Catherine Do Daur Unm 15 Crofter's Daur Annie Do Do 13 Scholar Donald Do. Son 10 Do. Bella Do Daur 8 Do. Roderick Do Son 5 DoNotes on this Household.
Annie MacKenzie Head W 79 Crofter Roderick Do. Son Unm 39 Crofter & FishermanNotes on this Household.
Annie MacLeod Head W. 80 Fisherman's wife John Do. Son Mar 36 Fisherman Bella Do. Daughterinlaw Do 36 Fisherman's wife Eliza Murdoch Gr.Daur Unm 17 Domestic Serv.Notes on this Household.
Norman McLean Head Widr 67 Crofter Bella Do. Daur Unm 20 Crofter's Daur.Notes on this Household.
Elizabeth McDonald Head W. 74 Crofter Alexander Do. Son Unm 29 Crofter & Fisherman Maggie Ross Granddaur Do 15 Domestic ServantNotes on this Household.
Mary MacLean Head W. 68 Pauper Christina Do. Daur Unm 39 Domestic ServantNotes on this Household.
John Urquhart Head Unm 60 Crofter Annie Do. Sister Do 65 Crofter's Sister Margaret Do. Do. Do 58 Do. Do. (page break) Henrietta Urquhart Sister Unm. 54 Crofter's SisterNotes on this Household.
Jessie Ross Head W. 76 Pauper Eliza Do. Daur Unm. 45 Domestic ServantNotes on this Household.
Hugh MacLeod Head Unm 58 Crofter Jessie Do. Sister Do 70 Crofter's Sister Annie Do. Do. Do. 36 Do. Do.Notes on this Household.
Alexander McLennan Head Mar 73 Crofter Margaret Do. Wife Do 63 Crofter's Wife Murdo Do. Son Unm 38 Fisherman John Do. Do. Do. 29 Do Annie Do. Daur Do. 25 Crofter's Daur. Angus Do. Son Do. 23 Do. Son Margaret Do. Daur Do. 19 Do. DaurNotes on this Household.
Roderick McKenzie Head Mar 62 Crofter Janet Do. Wife Do 52 Crofter's Wife Henrietta Do. Daur Unm 23 Do. Daughter Kate Do. Do. Do. 20 Do. Do. Murdoch Do. Son Do. 17 ScholarNotes on this Household.
Murdo MacLean Head Mar 52 Crofter & Shoemaker Barbara Do. Wife Do 40 Crofter's Wife Katie Do Daur Unm 12 Scholar John Do Son 10 Do Rachel Do Daur 7 Do Duncan M. Do Son 4mos (page break)Notes on this Household.
Duncan MacLean Head Mar 68 Crofter Alexanderina Do. Wife Do 50 Crofter's wife John Do. Son Unm 29 Fisherman Annie Do. Daur Do 22 Crofter's Daur Alexander Do. Son Do 16 Do Son Rachel Do. Daur 13 ScholarNotes on this Household.
Kenneth MacLeod Head Mar 56 Crofter Hannah Do. Wife Do. 50 Crofter's Wife Roderick Do Son Unm 20 Crofter's Son Murdo Do Do. Do 18 Do. Do Donald Do. Do. Do. 14 Do. DoNotes on this Household.
Maggie Ross Head W. 39 Crofter Hugh Do. Son 13 Scholar Murdo Do Do 10 Do. Roderick Do Do 6 Do. Rodina Do Daur 4Notes on this Household.
Murdo McLeod Head Mar 30 Crofter & Fisherman Barbara Do. Wife Do 36 Crofter's Wife John Do. Son 13 Scholar Mary Do. Daur 11 Do. Isabella Do Do. 9 Do. Jane Do Do 7 Do. Alexander Do Son 4 Hugh Do Do 1 (page break)Notes on this Household.
Kenneth McLennan Head Mar 66 Farmer Mary Do. Wife Do 66 Farmer's Wife Murdo Do. Son Unm 34 Do. Son John Do Do Do 32 Do. Do. Mary A. McLeod GrandDaur 4 Sybla MacLeod Serv Unm 19 General Serv.(Domestic)Notes on this Household.
Christina McLeod Head Unm 75 Crofter Catherine Do Sister Do 73 Crofter's SisterNotes on this Household.
Jessie MacLeod Head Mar 44 Crofter's Wife Alexander Do. Son 12 Scholar Hugh Do Do 10 Do Roderick W. Do. Do 7 Do Roderick Do Do 2Notes on this Household.
Maggie McLeod Head W. 60 Fisherman's wife Isabella Do. Daur Unm 30 Domestic ServantNotes on this Household.
Roderick McLeod Head Mar 51 Crofter Maggie Do. Sister Unm 53 Crofter's Sister Hector Do. Son 15 Scholar Flora Do. Daur 13 Do Isabella Do Do 11 Do Roderick Do. Son 8 Do Murdoch Do Do 6 Do Henrina Do. Daur 1Notes on this Household.
Alexander McLeod Head Mar 86 Living on private means Mary Do Wife Mar 75 Do. DoNotes on this Household.
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