Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

 

1901 Census Belcruit, Templecrone, Co Donegal

 

(Photograph by Chris Gunns)

This Census and additional notes were submitted by Angela and forms part of the Donegal Genealogy Resources Website

You may link to this page but not copy it

If you have a connection to any of the families and would like to have your email address linked to them, please feel free to Contact Me

 

 

Also see 1911 census Belcruit

No Name Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Marriage Born Language
                       
Patrick Rodgers and Cecilia Sweeney Household            
1 Patrick Rogers Head R.C. R&W 36 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Hannah Rogers Mother R.C. can't read 76 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Cicely Rogers Wife R.C. R&W 22 F Housekeeper Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Rogers Daughter R.C. can't read 2 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  
  John Rogers Son R.C. can't read 2mths M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  
  Maggie O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 14 F Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E

Notes:

This was the Public House known as Cissie's Bar - first licensed in 1874 to Hugh Doherty who had returned from Pennsylvania

Cicely dau of Patrick Sweeney & Mary Bonner, Keadew - see 1901 census Keadew

                       
Hugh Ward and Anne Sharkey Household            
2 Hugh Ward Head R.C. R&W 30 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Ward Wife R.C. R&W 30 F   Married Donegal I&E

Notes:

Hugh Ward (Patrick, Keadue) married Anne Sharkey (James, Kincasslagh) on Feb 12 1899 in St Mary’s Belcruit

See 1901 census Kincasslagh

                       
Con Boyle and Hannah Boyle Household            
3 Connell Boyle Head R.C. R&W 40 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Hannah Boyle Wife R.C. R&W 30 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Neil Boyle Son R.C. Read 6 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Michael Boyle Son R.C. can't read 4 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Connell Boyle Son R.C. can't read 2 M   Unmarried Donegal  
  Michael Boyle Visitor R.C. can't read 4 M   Unmarried Donegal  
                       
Hugh Moy and Ellen McDevitt Household            
4 Ellen Moy Head R.C. can't read 70 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  James Moy Son R.C. R&W 30 M Farmer's Son Married Donegal I&E
  Madgy Moy Daughter R.C. R&W 35 F Farmer's Dau Married Donegal I&E
  Condy Boyle Niece R.C. R&W 14 M Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
Note: James b 19/10/70
                       
James Moy and Catherine O'Neil Household            
5 James Moy Head R.C. can't read 72 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Kate Moy Wife R.C. can't read 60 F   Married Donegal I&E
  James Moy Son R.C. R&W 25 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
Note: James b 20/12/69  Hugh b 1/05/72  Patrick b 1/05/73  Catherine b 13/11/77
                       
James Sweeney and Mary Moy Household            
6 James Sweeney Head R.C. R&W 43 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Sweeney Wife R.C. can't read 35 F Farmer's Wife Married Donegal I&E
  Johnny Sweeney Son R.C. R&W 13 M Frm.Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary Sweeney Daughter R.C. Read 6 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Neal Sweeney Son R.C. Read 5 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Nancy Sweeney Daughter R.C. can't read 3 F Infant Unmarried Donegal  
  Charles Sweeney Son R.C. can't read 6mths M Infant Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

James Sweeney (John, Cruit) married twice -

1. Sarah McGee (John) on Mar 8 1886

2. Mary Moy (John) on Feb 14 1893 in St Mary’s Belcruit

                       
7 Hugh Boyle Head R.C. R&W 36 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
                       
Charles Sweeney and Bridget Bonner Household            
  Charles Sweeney Head R.C. can't read 36 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Biddy Sweeney Wife R.C. can't read 35 F Farmer's Wife Married Donegal I&E
  Biddy Sweeney Servant R.C. R&W 12 F Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John Sweeney Son R.C. can't read 3 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Brine Sweeney Son R.C. can't read 2 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal  

Note:

Charles Sweeney (John, Cruit) married Bridget Bonner (Bernard, Keadue) on Feb 25 1897 in St Mary's Belcruit

                       
William Gallagher and Mary Doherty Household            
8 William Gallagher Head R.C. can't read 70 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Gallagher Wife R.C. can't read 65 F Spinster Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 25 F Spinster Married Donegal I&E
  William Gallagher GSon R.C. R&W 20 M Farmer Unmarried Edinburgh I&E
  John Gallagher GSon R.C. R&W 18 M Postman Unmarried Edinburgh  
  Mary Gallagher GDau R.C. R&W 16 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

Children of William and Mary :

Margaret b 31/08/66 

Daniel b 4/05/69  married Bridget Rodgers - Bayonne 

Bridget b 17/12/74 married John McDevitt (Patrick, Kilraine) on Dec 1 1900 in St Mary's Belcruit

Mary married Owen Boyle - see 1901 census Leckenagh
Anthony married Catherine Boyle - see 1901 census Cruit Uppr
John married Harriet McKay
- Mary, dau of John/Harriet, married Patrick Gallagher (Anthony, Glenahilt)

                       
John Gallagher and Anne Campbell Household            
9 Patrick Gallagher Head R.C. R&W 27 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Annie Gallagher Mother R.C. R&W 60 F Housekeeper Widow Donegal I&E
  John Gallagher Brother R.C. R&W 25 M Fisherman Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie Gallagher Sister R.C. R&W 21 F Dressmaker Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie O'Donnell Niece R.C. Read 6 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E

Notes:

Children of John and Anne :

Bridget b 20 Dec 1869 married Charles Doogan - see 1901 census Cruit Lower

Rose b 14 Sep 1874

Patrick b 28 Jun 1877

John

Annie b 10 Nov 1879

Hannah married Philip O'Donnell (Owen, Arlands)

Researcher: Maureen - Email

                       
Daniel Doherty and Sarah Sharkey Household            
10 Daniel Doherty Head R.C. R&W 46 M Fmr/Carter Widower Donegal I&E
  Rose Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 16 F Housekeeper Unmarried Donegal I&E
  James Doherty Son R.C. R&W 10 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Susan Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 8 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 6 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John Oglesby Servant R.C. Read 20 M Frm.Labourer Unmarried Donegal I&E

Notes:

Daniel Doherty (James, Cruit) married twice -

1. Sarah Sharkey (James, Annagry) on Feb 6 1883 in St Mary’s Belcruit

- Sarah's sister Catherine married Patrick Doogan - see #34 below

2. Bridget Sharkey (Francis)

Daniel son of James Doherty and Rose Ward - see 1901 Cruit Lower census

Children of Daniel and Sarah :

Susan married William McGlinchey (Daniel, Tullytrasna, Kilteevoge) - see 1901 census Tullytrasna

James b. 1889, married Genesta Bichero

- their son Edmund Brian b. 20 Dec 1918 in Mombasa, (James was in the Civil Service) 

- Edmund Brian was shot down over Norway on 12 Apr 1940 during World War II

- a memorial was erected to his memory near Cruit and a photograph, taken by Eddie Crawford, can be seen here - memorial photograph

Sarah (in household #34) married Patrick Bonner (Neice, Meenmore)
Mary married Charles O'Donnell (John, Rutland)
                       
Hugh Boyle and Catherine Moy Household            
11 Francis Boyle Head R.C. R&W 35 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Hannah Boyle Sister R.C. R&W 30 F Farmer's Sis Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Kate Boyle Sister R.C. R&W 25 F Farmer's Sis Married Donegal I&E

Note:

James b. Apr 12 1867
Kate Boyle (Hugh) m. Connell Campbell (Patrick, Keadue) on Feb 6 1898 in St. Mary’s Belcruit
- see 1901 census Keadew

                       
James Boyle and Fanny Ward Household            
12 James Boyle Head RC RW 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Fannie Boyle Wife RC RW 50 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Manus Boyle Son RC RW 35 M Grocer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  James Boyle Son RC RW 37 M Baker Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Cicelia Boyle Dau RC RW 31 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Janie Boyle Dau RC RW 23 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bridget Boyle Dau RC RW 21 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary Boyle Dau RC RW 19 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Anthony Ward Servant RC RW 60 M Farm Svt Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Dan Sharkey Servant RC RW 15 M Farm Svt Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John Bradley Servant RC RW 36 M Baker Unmarried Tyrone I&E
                       
John Moy and Bridget McCole Household            
13 John Moy Head R.C. R&W 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Moy Wife R.C. R&W 66 F   Married Donegal I&E
  John Moy Son R.C. R&W 19 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Ellen Boyle Daughter R.C. R&W 23 F Farmer's Dau Married Donegal I&E
Notes:

Children of John and Bridget :

Anne b 7/06/65 married Anthony Ward (Patrick/Grace, Keadue) - Pittsburgh, PA

Grace b 1/04/67 

Neil b 11/10/69 

Ellen b 2/09/77 married Edward Boyle (Michael, Keadue) on 12 Feb 1901 in St Mary's Belcruit

Mary married James Sweeney (John, Cruit) – see above

                       
Manus Gallagher and Anne Houston Household            
14 Manus Gallagher Head R.C. R&W 60 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Gallagher Wife R.C. R&W 61 F   Married Donegal I&E
  John Gallagher Son R.C. R&W 30 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Manus Gallagher Son R.C. R&W 19 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Connell Gallagher Son R.C. R&W 17 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Francis Gallagher Son R.C. R&W 10 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Michael Gallagher Son R.C. Read 4 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Hannah Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 20 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 15 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
Note: Bridget b 25/01/74  Francis b 26/06/77  Nora b 18/07/79
                       
15 James O'Donnell Head R.C. can't read 80 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Bridget O'Donnell Wife R.C. can't read 70 F   Married Donegal Irish
  Francis O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 37 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Patrick O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 32 M Fisherman Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Sarah Sharkey Niece R.C. R&W 13 F Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E

Note: Mary married Manus Sharkey (Frank, Annagry) – see 1901 census Cruit Lr.

                       
Neil O'Donnell and Mary Bonner Household            
16 Neal O'Donnell Head R.C. can't read 78 M Farmer Married Donegal Irish
  Mary O'Donnell Wife R.C. can't read 52 F Farmer's Wife Married Donegal Irish
  Manus O'Donnell Son R.C. can't read 21 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Madge O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 23 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
Notes:

Neil O'Donnell (Manus) married Mary Bonner (John, Glenahilt) on Jan 28 1864 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Mary b 1/12/64 Catherine b 17/05/69 Mary b 22/06/74  Madgey b 28/01/77  Manus  b 13/06/79

Rose married Charles Duffy (Peter, Meenaleck)

Mary married John O'Donnell (Michael, Rannyhual)

Anne married Dennis Gallagher (Daniel, Cruit Uppr)

Madge married Andrew McGonagle (Neil, Owey)

Manus married Susan Doherty (Daniel, Cruit Lr)

                       
Daniel O'Donnell and Bridget Campbell Household            
17 Dan O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 44 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget O'Donnell Wife R.C. R&W 40 F Farmer's Wife Married Donegal I&E
  Dan O'Donnell Son R.C. can't read 5 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 3 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Alice O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 1 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal  
  Ellen Gallagher Servant R.C. can't read 60 F Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal Irish
                       
John O'Donnell and Susan Doherty Household            
18 John O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 48 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Susan O'Donnell Wife R.C. R&W 46 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Mick O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 10 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John O'Donnell Son R.C. R&W 6 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Joseph O'Donnell Son R.C. can't read 4 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary O'Donnell Mother R.C. can't read 84 F Knitter Widow Donegal I&E
  Mary O'Donnell Daughter R.C. R&W 8 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bridget O'Donnell Daughter R.C. can't read 2 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
Note: John O'Donnell (John, Cruit) married Susan Doherty (Michael, Cruit) on Feb 9 1888 in St Mary’s Belcruit
                       

Owen Doherty and Mary McGonagle Household

           
19 Owen Doherty Head R.C. Read 50 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Doherty Wife R.C. can't read 45 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Ned Doherty Son R.C. R&W 30 M Fisherman Married Donegal I&E
  Hugh Doherty Son R.C. R&W 25 M Fisherman Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Nancy Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 20 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Susan Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 18 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
Notes:

Children of Owen and Mary :

Hugh married Fanny Sharkey (Bernard, Mullaghduff Scotch)

Catherine b. 15/05/64 married Patrick Gallagher (Patrick, Keadue) 

Andrew b. 4/04/66 

Edward (1868 - 1901) married Anne O'Donnell (Peter, Kincasslagh)

Sarah b. 20/07/75 married Owen Sharkey (Owen, Braade) 

Anne b. 17/02/78 married Manus Doherty (James, Cruit)

Mary married Manus Gallagher (Neil, Tullyillan) – see 1901 census Arlands

James married Anne Gallagher (Neil, Tullyillan) – see 1901 census Kincasslagh

Susan married Neil Sharkey (Peter, Fairhill/Meenmore) – emigrated to USA in 1909

                       
Anthony O'Donnell and Mary Doherty Household            
20 Mary O'Donnell Head RC can't read 71 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Susan O'Donnell Dau RC RW 35 F Knitter Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Madgey O'Donnell GDau RC RW 14 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Catherine Ward Boarder RC can't read 46 F Knitter Widow DOnegal I&E

Notes:

Children of Anthony and Mary :

Anthony married Mary O'Donnell (Patrick, Kincasslagh)
Bridget married James Tinney - Pittsburgh PA

                       
21 James O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 50 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
                       
Andrew Sharkey and Margaret O'Donnell Household            
22 Andrew Sharkey Head RC RW 30 M Farmer/Fish Curer Married Donegal I&E
  Maggie Sharkey Wife RC RW 30 F Housewife Married Donegal I&E

Notes:

Andrew Sharkey (Owen, Keadue) married Margaret O'Donnell (Patrick, Kincasslagh)

For Andrew's family, see 1901 census Keadew

For Margaret's family, see 1901 census Kincasslagh

Bridget b. May 23 1901 married Peter Logue (Patrick, Derrynacarrow)

                       
23 Neil Doherty Head R.C. R&W 27 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bridget Doherty Sister R.C. R&W 50 F Dressmaker Unmarried Donegal I&E
                       
Edward Boyle and Sarah McBride Household            
24 Daniel Boyle Head R.C. R&W 27 M Grocer/Draper Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bridget Boyle Sister R.C. R&W 25 F Shop Asst. Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Charlie Boyle Brother R.C. R&W 38 M P&T Clerk Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John Boyle Brother R.C. R&W 21 M   Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Edward Boyle Brother R.C. R&W 16 M P&T Clerk Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Patrick Boyle Brother R.C. R&W 10 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Bernard Boyle Brother R.C. R&W 8 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Maggie Tiernan Sister R.C. R&W 30 F   Married Donegal I&E
  Patk Joseph Tiernan Nephew R.C. can't read 2 M   Unmarried Donegal  
  Edwd Michael Tiernan Nephew R.C. can't read 9mths M   Unmarried Donegal  
  Patrick McCullagh Boarder R.C. R&W 26 M Nat.Teacher Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Alice V Sweeney Boarder R.C. R&W 19 F Nat.Teacher Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie Gallagher Servant R.C. R&W 21 F Dom.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
Notes:

Edward Boyle (Patrick, Crolly) married Sarah McBride (Charles, Belcruit) on Feb 8 1869 in St Mary’s Belcruit

Margaret b. Apr 7 1870 Bridget b Apr 29 1875  Charles b Sep 26 1877  John b Aug 18 1879

Alice Sweeney - see 1901 census Dungloe Town

                       
John Doherty and Anne Doherty Household            
25 John Doherty Head R.C. can't read 75 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Doherty Wife R.C. can't read 70 F   Married Donegal I&E
  James Doherty Son R.C. R&W 30 M Farmer's Son Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Doherty Dau-in-Law R.C. R&W 30 F Weaver Married Donegal I&E
  Mary Doherty Granddau R.C.   7mths F   Unmarried Donegal  
  Dan Mulloy Servant R.C. R&W 20 M Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal  

Notes:

John b 3/04/67 

Neil b 1/08/69

James married Mary Sharkey (Francis) on 13 Feb 1899 in St Mary's Belcruit

Daniel Molloy b 18/02/81 to Daniel Molloy (decd.) and Madge Doherty - see 1901 census Croaghnashallog

Anne Doherty, wife, noted to be blind/deaf

 
             
Patrick Doherty and Mary Doogan Household            
26 Mary Doherty Head R.C. R&W 48 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Neil Doherty Son R.C. R&W 22 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Alice Doherty Daughter R.C. R&W 20 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  John Doherty Son R.C. R&W 8 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
Notes:

Children of Patrick and Mary :

Neil b Aug 6 1877

Bridget b Jan 10 1879

Alice b Dec 24 1880

Charles b Nov 26 1882 married Ellen Campbell (Francis, Crickamore)

Anne b. 1885 married James Ward (Hugh)

                       
Francis Sharkey and Bridget Ward Household            
27 Biddy Sharkey Head R.C. can't read 60 F Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Biddy Sharkey Daughter R.C. R&W 28 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Owen Sharkey Son R.C. R&W 20 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E

Note:

Bridget b 11/01/64 married Daniel Doherty (James, Cruit) 

Manus b 14/11/66 

Anne  b 12/01/69 

Owen b 26/10/75 

Alice 12/05/78

Mary married James Doherty - see household #25

                       

James Boyle and Jane Moore Household

           
28 Daniel Boyle Head R.C. R&W 26 M Merchant/Grocer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Jane Boyle Mother R.C. can't read 68 F   Widow Donegal I&E
  Anne Boyle Sister   R&W 28 F Shopkeeper Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Jane Boyle Sister R.C. R&W 27 F Hosiery Agent Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Mary O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 11 F Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E

Note:

Mary dau of Peter O'Donnell and Anne Boyle - see 1901 census Kincasslagh

                       
James and Hannah Boyle Household            
29 James Boyle Head R.C. can't read 80 M Farmer Widow Donegal I&E
  Rose Boyle Daughter R.C. can't read 25 F Farmer's Dau Unmarried Donegal I&E

Note:

Rose married Patrick Rodgers

                       
Patrick Rogers and Anne Doherty Household            
30 Patrick Rogers Head R.C. R&W 60 M Carpenter Married Donegal I&E
  Nancy Rogers Wife R.C. R&W 58 F Housekeeper Married Donegal I&E
  James Rogers Son R.C. R&W 29 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Edward Rogers Son R.C. R&W 22 M Farmer Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Annie Rogers Daughter R.C. R&W 19 F Hse.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Joseph Rogers Son R.C. R&W 17 M Farmer's Son Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Edward Doherty Boarder R.C. R&W 46 M Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E

Notes:

Patrick Rogers (Anthony, Mullaghduff) married Anne Doherty (James) on Feb 12 1866 in St Mary's Belcruit

Bridget b25/01/67  James b 17/11/69  Patrick b 20/05/71  Anthony b 3/04/74  Mary b 28/01/77  Edward b 15/11/78

Edward Doherty, boarder, noted to be deaf

                       
31 Bridget Crerand Head R.C. R&W 50 F   Unmarried Donegal I&E

Note:

Bridget sister to -

Hannah, below

James - see 1901 census Woodland, Aghanunshin

Mary - see below

Margaret - see 1901 Kincasslagh census

For more family notes - see 1901 Barrack or Ballymagig census

Grandparents Hugh and Rose O'Donnell buried Templedouglas Graveyard, Conwal - see headstone inscription

Researcher: Rachel - Email

                       
Dominick O'Donnell and Hannah Crerand Household            
32 Dominick O'Donnell Head R.C. R&W 54 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Hannah