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1901 Census Porthall, Clonleigh, Co Donegal

 

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born
                   
  Neil Doherty and Elizabeth McGettigan Household        
1 Doherty Neil Head RC Only reads 59 Farmer Married Donegal
  Doherty Eliza Wife RC Can't read 56   Married Donegal
  Doherty Ellen Dau RC RW 27 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Doherty John Son RC Only reads 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Doherty Grace Dau RC RW 23 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Doherty Catherine Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Doherty Hugh Son RC Only reads 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal
                   
  William Wray and Mary Jane Colhoun Household        
2 Rea William Head Pres Can't read 57 Farmer Married Donegal
  Rea Mary Jane Wife Pres Only reads 56 Housekeeper Married Donegal
  Rea Jane Dau Pres Only reads 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Rea Fanny Dau Pres RW 24 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Rea William Son Pres RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Rea William Gson Pres Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
3 Carolan Rodger Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal
  Carolan Maryanne Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal
  Carolan Mary L Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Carolan Thomas Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Carolan John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  Carolan Patrick Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Carolan Catherine Dau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  Carolan Annie Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  Carolan John Nephew RC Can't read 20 General svt Single Donegal
                   
4 Wray Samuel Head Pres RW 30 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Wray Mary A Wife Pres RW 28   Married Donegal
                   
  John Linster and Margaret Colhoun Household        
5 Linster John Head Pres RW 60 Station Master Married Co Down
  Linster Margaret Wife Pres RW 58 Housekeeper Married Co Tyrone
  Linster John Son Pres RW 32 Shirt Manufacturer Single Co Tyrone
  Linster Madge Dau Pres RW 23 Scholar Single Co Monaghan
  Linster Annie Bell Dau Pres RW 21 Scholar Single Co Monaghan
                   
6 Wilson Robert Head CofI RW 50 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Wilson Sarah Wife CofI RW 48   Married Donegal
  Wilson Robert Son CofI RW 18 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Wilson Catherine Dau CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
  Wilson Sarah Dau CofI RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  Wilson Susan Dau CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Wilson John Son CofI RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal
  Wilson Annie Dau CofI RW 4 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
7 Fury Timothy Head RC Only reads 63 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Fury John Brother RC Only reads 61 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Fury Catherine Sister RC Can't read 50 Domestic svt Single Donegal
                   
8 Tinney William Head Pres RW 30 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Tinney Lizzie Wife Pres RW 28   Married Donegal
  Tinney James Son Pres Can't read 3   Single Donegal
  Tinney Maggie A Dau Pres Can't read 1   Single Donegal
                   
9 Clarke John Head Pres Can't read 75 Agricultural labr Widower Donegal
  Clarke Andrew Son Pres RW 41 Land Steward Single Donegal
  Clarke Robert Son Pres RW 35 Coachman Single Donegal
  Clarke Eliza Dau Pres RW 33   Single Donegal
                   
10 Clarke James Head Pres RW 47 Magistrate/Ass Comissioner Married Donegal
  Clarke Margaret L Wife Pres RW 47   Married Co Tyrone
  Clarke Agnes Dau Pres RW 14 Scholar Single Co Tyrone
  Clarke Charlotte Dau Pres RW 10 Scholar Single Co Tyrone
  Houston Bessie Governess Pres RW 30 Governess Single Co Tyrone
  White Sarah Servant CofI Can't read 50 Cook/Domestic svt Single Donegal
  Reid Margaret Servant Pres RW 18 Housemaid/Domestic svt Single Donegal
                   
11 McKean William Head Pres RW 29 Farmer Single Donegal
  McKean James Brother Pres RW 31   Single Donegal
  McKean Thomas Brother Pres RW 26   Single Donegal

 

Notes:

William m Isabella? - see 1911 census Porthall

Descendants of the family still live in Porthall today, providing holiday accommodation - The Hall Green

                   
  Thomas Whittaker and Sarah Rutherford Household        
12 Whittaker William James Head Pres RW 30 Lighterman Single Donegal
  Whittaker Sarah Mother Pres RW 55   Widow Donegal
  Whittaker Samuel Brother Pres RW 26 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Whittaker Matilda Sister Pres RW 32 Servant Single Donegal
  Devenny James Boarder CofI RW 21 Lighterman Single Donegal
 

Notes:

Thomas Whittaker (James, St Johnston) married Sarah Rutherford (Samuel, Dundee) on 28 June 1866 in St Johnston
Family on 1911 Glenfad census

Catherine, sister of Thomas, married Hugh Coll - see 1901 census Creaghadoos

                   
13 Boyle John Head RC Only reads 45 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Doherty William John Nephew RC Only reads 23 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  McKean John Boarder CofI Can't read 57 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
                   
14 McLoughlin James Head RC Can't read 40 Boatman Married Donegal
  McLoughlin Susan Wife RC Only reads 35   Married Donegal
  McLoughlin William Son RC Can't read 20 Boatman Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Mary C Dau RC RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin James Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Eliza Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Maggie Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Susan Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Patrick Son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Sarah Dau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal
  McLoughlin Ellen Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal
                   
15 Houston Michael Head RC Can't read 38 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Houston Mary Wife RC Only reads 37   Married Donegal
  Houston Mary Dau RC Only reads 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  Houston Bella Dau RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Houston Sarah Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  Houston Francis Son RC Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal
  Houston Peter Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  Houston Michael Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal
                   
16 McDonald Robert Head RC Can't read 57 Agricultural labr Widower Donegal
  McDonald Robert Son RC RW 26 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  McDonald Mary Dau RC RW 17   Single Donegal
                   
17 McDonald John Head RC RW 31 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  McDonald Mary Wife RC RW 27   Married Donegal
  McDonald Mary Ellen Dau RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDonald John G Son RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal
  McDonald Hannah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  McDonald William Nephew RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
  George Dunn and Isabella Crawford Household        
18 Dunn George Head Pres RW 64 Railway surface man Widower Donegal
  Dunn Letita Dau Pres RW 29 Railway gate keeper Single Donegal
  Dunn Humphrey Son Pres RW 27 Railway surface man Single Donegal
  Dunn George Son Pres RW 20 Railway surface man Single Donegal
  Dunn Priscilla Dau Pres RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
  Edward Creanor and Annie McGowan Household        
19 Creanor Edward Head RC RW 43 Farmer Married Donegal
  Creanor Annie Wife RC RW 33   Married Donegal
  Creanor Margaret Mary Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal
  Harkin Margaret Niece RC RW 25   Single Donegal
  McDermott William Servant RC RW 14 Farm svt Single Donegal
 

Note:

The family is buried in the Old Clonleigh Graveyard - see headstone inscription

                   
20 O'Brien James Head RC RW 52 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  O'Brien Sarah Wife RC Only reads 48   Married Donegal
                   
21 McBrearty John Head RC Only reads 40 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  McBrearty Hanah Wife RC Can't read 35   Married Donegal
  McBrearty Thomas? Son RC Can't read 19 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  McBrearty Margery Dau RC Only reads 17   Single Donegal
  McBrearty Margaret Dau RC Only reads 15   Single Donegal
  McBrearty John Son RC Only reads 14   Single Donegal
  McBrearty Patrick Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal
  McBrearty Francis Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
22 McNamee Patrick Head RC RW 45 Agricultural labr Widower Donegal
  McNamee Mary A Dau RC RW 21   Single Donegal
  McNamee John Son RC RW 17 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  McNamee Patrick Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  McNamee Rose Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal
                   
23 Doherty James Head RC RW 60 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Doherty Rose Wife RC RW 55 Housekeeper Married Donegal
  Doherty James Son RC Only reads 24 Boatman Single Donegal
  Doherty William Son RC Only reads 22 Boatman Single Donegal
  Doherty Daniel Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
24 Breslin Con Head RC RW 36 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Breslin Hannah Wife RC RW 25   Married Donegal
  Breslin Thomas Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
  Breslin Robert Son RC Can't read 8mths   Single Donegal
                   
  William Crawford and Sarah Crossan Household        
25 Crawford William Head RC RW 52 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  Crawford Sarah Wife RC Can't read 52   Married Donegal
  Crawford James Son RC RW 24 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Crawford John Son RC RW 22 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Crawford Hugh Son RC RW 20 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Crawford Ellen Dau RC RW 18 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Crawford Edward Son RC RW 16 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Crawford Eliza Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
26 Dolan Ellen Head RC RW 28   Widow Donegal
  Dolan Mary Ann Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  Dolan William Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal
                   
27 Gallagher Robert Head RC RW 51 Blacksmith Married Donegal
  Gallagher Elen Wife RC Can't read 45   Married Donegal
  Gallagher John Son RC RW 19 Blacksmith Single Co Tyrone
  Gallagher Elen Dau RC RW 17 Seamstress Single Co Tyrone
  Gallagher Mary Dau RC RW 15 Seamstress Single Co Tyrone
  Gallagher Robert Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Co Tyrone
  Gallagher Hugh Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal
  Gallagher Daniel Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal
                   
28 McGowan James Head RC RW 43 Farmer Married Donegal
  McGowan Catherine Wife RC RW 40   Married Donegal
                   
29 Longan Catherine Head RC RW 65 Farmer Single Porthall
  McGrath Rosanna Sister RC RW 62   Married Porthall
  McGrath Rosanna Niece RC RW 21   Single Porthall
                   
30 McGrath John Head RC RW 60 Farmer Married Donegal
  McGrath Mary Sister RC RW 45   Single Donegal
  McGrath Catherine Sister RC RW 40   Single Donegal
                   
31 Sweeney Daniel Head RC RW 80 Lighterman Married Donegal
  Sweeney Margery Wife RC RW 75   Married Donegal
  Sweeney Margery Dau RC RW 50 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Sweeney Daniel Son RC RW 40 Lighterman Single Donegal
                   
32 Wray Thomas Head Pres RW 35 ? Married Donegal
  Wray Mary Jane Wife Pres RW 33   Married Donegal
  Wray William Son Pres Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal
  Wray Mary Dau Pres Can't read 1   Single Donegal
  Wray Isabella Dau Pres Can't read 1   Single Donegal
                   
33 Harkin Eleanora Head RC RW 50   Widow Donegal
  Harkin John Son RC RW 21 Lighterman Single Donegal
  Harkin Bernard Son RC RW 19 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
  Harkin Ellen Dau RC RW 17 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Harkin Edward Son RC RW 15 Lighterman Single Donegal
                   

 

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