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1901 Census Killult, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal

 

(Laurel Cottage, Upper Killult)

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No Surname Given Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
1 Martin William Head Wes RW 48 Coastguard Pensioner Married England  
Martin Emma Wife Wes RW 43   Married England  
Martin Mable Dau Wes RW 16   Single England  
Martin Ethel Dau Wes RW 14   Single Sligo  
Martin Amy Dau Wes RW 12 Scholar Single Clare  
Martin Jannie Dau Wes RW 9 Scholar Single Mayo  
                   
Manus McGinley and Ellen Doohan Household          
2 McGinley Manus Head RC Can't read 63 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
McGinley Edward Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McGinley James Son RC RW 20 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McGinley Cassie Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McGinley Elizabeth Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McGinley Daniel Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McGinley John Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McGinley William Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE

Note:

James b 9 Mar 1880, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 10 Mar 1880, sponsors Daniel McGinley and Mary Doohan

 
                   
3 Beattie Jane Head CI Can't read 35 Farm Labr Single Donegal IE
                   
4 Boyle Charles Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal IE
Boyle John Brother RC RW 35 Farmer's Brother Single Donegal IE
                   
5 McCafferty Daniel Head RC Can't read 74 Farm Labr Single Donegal IE
                   
6 McGee Daniel Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McGee Mary Wife RC Can't read 79   Married Donegal IE
McGee Frederick Son RC Can't read 43 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                   
7 McGee Mary Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
McGee Denis Son RC Only reads 40 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
McGee Mary Dau-in-law RC RW 23 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Duffy Manus Visitor RC RW 26 Baker Single Donegal IE
McGinley Owen Servant RC RW 13 Farm Svt Single Donegal IE
                   
Ferrigal Brogan and Unity Cannon Household          
8 Brogan Ferrigal Head RC Can't read 74 Farmer Widower Donegal Only Irish
Brogan Philip Son RC Can't read 33 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
Brogan Margaret Dau-in-law RC RW 30 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE

Note:

Mary b 15 Oct 1874, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, same day, sponsors James McCue and Bridget Brogan

 
                   
9 Brogan Patrick Head RC Can't read 84 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
McGee Manus Son-in-law RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McGee Giley Dau RC RW 33 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McGee Mary GDau RC Can't read 5 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McGee Annie GDau RC Can't read 3 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McGee Patrick GSon RC Can't read 1 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                   
Patrick Harkin and Catherine Ferry Household          
10 Harkin Patrick Head RC Can't read 62 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Harkin Catherine Wife RC Can't read 58 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Gallagher Isabella Dau RC RW 34 Labourer's wife Married Donegal IE
Harkin Daniel Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Harkin Michael Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Harkin Bridget Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Gallagher Patrick Son-in-law RC RW 34 Farm Labourer Married Donegal IE
Diver Catherine Visitor RC Can't read 69 Beggar woman Single Donegal Only Irish
Gallagher Unity Gdau RC Can't read 2mths   Single Donegal  

Note:

Daniel b 3 May 1873, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 4 May 1873

Isabella m Patrick Gallagher, Oldtown (Tullaghabegly Irish), son of Edward, 26 Feb 1900 in Falcarragh, witnesses Daniel Gallagher,

Oldtown and Mary Harkin, Killult

Patrick Gallagher son of Edward Gallagher and Unity O'Brien - see 1901 census Tullaghobegly Irish

The family is buried in the Tullaghobegley Graveyard, Ballintemple

 

                   
John Sharkey and Sophia McFadden Household          
11 Sharkey John Head RC Can't read 77 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Sharkey Sophia Wife RC Can't read 85 Farmer's wife Married Donegal Only Irish

Notes:

Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork -

13 October 1856, Philip, sponsors Arthur Sharkey, Sara Sharkey
5 August 1858, Margaret, sponsors Francis* McFadden, Anna McFadden (*buried at Tullaghobegley)
4 August 1855, Mary, sponsors Arthur Sharkey, Sara Sharkey

 
                   
12 McClafferty John Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McClafferty Mary Wife RC Can't read 40 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McClafferty James Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McClafferty Anne Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McClafferty John Son RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                   
John Carroll and Rose Doogan Household          
13 Carroll John Head RC Can't read 30 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Carroll Rose Wife RC RW 26 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Carroll Patrick Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Carroll John Son RC Can't read 3mths Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                   
14 Trearty Anne Head RC RW 40 Farm Labr's wife Married Donegal IE
Trearty John Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal IE
Trearty Unity Dau RC Can't read 4mths   Single Donegal  
McFadden Catherine Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                   
15 McFadden Tague Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
McFadden Hannah Dau RC RW 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                   
16 Brogan John Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal IE
Brogan John Son RC Can't read 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Brogan Philip Brother RC RW 44 Farm Labourer Single Donegal IE

Notes:

In 1917 Philip applied for the old age pension. The applicaiton stated his parents were Shane and Kate Brogan, and that he had siblings John

and Catherine (who was 2 yrs old in the 1851 census).

Although the family was located in the 1851 census, no further details were recorded

                   
John McHugh (McCue) and Catherine Harkin Household          
17 McHugh John Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McHugh Catherine Wife RC Can't read 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McHugh Isabella Dau RC RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McHugh Patrick Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McHugh Unity Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE

Note:

Sara b 25 Jun 1876, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, same day, sponsors James Sweeney? and Bridget Harkin

Ellen b 6 Jan 1861, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors James Syze? and Bridget Harkin

 
                   
Charles Coyle and Mary McHugh Household          
18 Coyle Mary Head RC RW 47 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
Coyle Patrick Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Coyle Mary Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Coyle Grace Dau RC RW 7 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Coyle Annie Dau RC Can't read 4 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
McHugh Mary Mother RC Can't read 88 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
Ferry Mary Visitor RC Can't read 40 Beggar woman Married Donegal IE

Note:

Mary Coyle, head, possibly dau of Charles McHugh and Mary Doogan

Mary Ferry 'imbecile'

                   
19 McHugh Bridget Head RC Can't read 58 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McHugh Michael Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
McHugh Rose Dau RC RW 14 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
                   
Philip Brogan and Madge Boyle Household          
20 Brogan Philip Head RC RW 35 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Brogan Madgey Wife RC RW 35 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Brogan Mary Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Brogan Joseph Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Brogan Michael Son RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Brogan John Son RC Can't read 2 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE

Notes:

Philip Brogan, Meenaderry, son of Patrick married Madge Boyle, Killult, dau of Michael (Mickey) 18 Feb 1887 in Falcarragh. Witnesses

John Brogan and Mary Boyle

Madge dau of Michael Boyle and Unity Doogan, Killult, married 1842 - info from pension application for Mary McHugh nee Boyle 1920

Researcher: Tom - Email

                   
21 Gallagher James Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Single Donegal IE
                   
22 Boyle Kate Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Single Donegal Only Irish
Boyle Sarah Sister RC Can't read 62 Domestic Svt Single Donegal Only Irish
Boyle Rose Niece RC RW 21 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                   
23 Gallagher Neal Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Gallagher Margaret Wife RC Can't read 30 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Gallagher Charles Son RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Gallagher Hannah Dau RC Can't read 3 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
Gallagher Bridget Dau RC Can't read 1 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                   
Bernard Doohan and Margaret Roarty Household          
24 Doohan Bernard Head RC Can't read 59 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Doohan Margaret Wife RC Only reads 47 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Doohan Alexander Son RC Can't read 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Doohan Ellen Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Doohan Catherine Dau RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Doohan Joseph Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Doohan Elizabeth Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Doohan Rose Dau RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Doohan Peter Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Morrison Margaret Dau RC RW 20 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
Morrison Charles Son-in-law RC RW 26 Carpenter Married Tyrone  

Note:

Anne b 22 Jun 1878, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 23 Jun 1878, sponsors James Coyle and Elizabeth Doohan

 
                   
25 Curran Mary Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
Curran Edward Gson RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                   
26 O'Brien Manus Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Single Donegal IE
O'Brien Catherine Sister RC Can't read 40 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
Note: See Townland Notes
                   
27 Curran Edward Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Curran Mary Wife RC Can't read 35 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Curran Manus Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Curran Mary Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Curran Hanah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal IE
Curran Michael Son RC Can't read 4mths   Single Donegal  
                   
28 Ferry Patrick Head RC RW 48 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Ferry Mary Wife RC RW 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Ferry Bridget Dau RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
Ferry John Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
Ferry Mary Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
                   
29 Mulhern Ellen Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
Mulhern Patrick Son RC RW 18 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Mulhern Madgery Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Mulhern Denis Son RC RW 10 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
Mulhern John Son RC RW 7 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
                   
James Coyle and Bridget Doohan Household          
30 Coyle James Head RC RW 60 Farmer/Carpenter Married Donegal IE
Coyle Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
Coyle Michael Son RC RW 24 Carpenter Single Donegal IE
Coyle Patrick Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Coyle John Son RC RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Coyle Denis Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Harkin Charles Gson RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal IE

Note:

Catherine b 7 Aug 1879, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 7? Aug 1879, sponsors John and Catherine Doohan

 
                   
31 McHugh James Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McHugh Mary Wife RC Can't read 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McHugh John Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE
McHugh Unity Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                   
32 McHugh Grace Head RC Can't read 27 Farmer Single Donegal IE
McHugh Giley Sister RC Can't read 29 Housekeeper Single Donegal IE
                   
James McGee and Ellen Doohan Household          
33 McGee James Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McGee Ellen Wife RC Can't read 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McGee James Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE

Note:

Ellen b 9 Jul 1875, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 11 Jul 1875, sponsors James and Mary Gallagher

 
                   
Andrew Brogan and Margaret Cannon Household          
34 Brogan Margaret Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal Only Irish
Brogan Andrew Son RC Can't read 45 Farmer's son Married Donegal IE
Brogan Madgey Dau-in-law RC Can't read 35 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE

Notes:

Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork -

John 27 January 1851, sponsors Hugo & Mabia Friel
Andrew 7 February (?) 1857, sponsors Hugh McGee, Rose Magee - m Madge Boyle, Meenacladdy, dau of Bernard, 4 Feb 1896
John 15 July 1855, sponsors Hugo & Mary Friel

 
                   
Hugh Friel and Rose Curran Household          
35 Friel Hugh Head RC Only reads 69 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Friel Rose Wife RC Can't read 69 Farmer's wife Married Donegal Only Irish
Friel James Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Friel Rose Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE

Note:

Rose b 21 Sep 1872, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors Philip and Sara Gallagher

John b 17 Apr 1876, bap Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 21 Apr 1876, sponsors Philip and Sara Gallagher

 

                   
James Whoriskey and Catherine Curran Household          
36 Whoriskey James Head RC Can't read 65 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Whoriskey Catherine Wife t Can't read 60 Farmer's wife Married Donegal Only Irish
Whoriskey Joseph Son RC RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Whoriskey Edward Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Whoriskey Madgey Dau RC RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE

Note:

Joseph b 12 Jan 1875, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 14 Feb 1875

 
                   
Owen McGee and Catherine Curran Household          
37 McGee Owen Head RC RW 29 Farmer Married Donegal IE
McGee Catherine Wife RC RW 27 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
McGee John Son RC Can't read 4mths Farmer's son Single Donegal  

Note:

Patrick b 26 May 1909

 
                   
38 Coyle Denis Head RC Can't read 31 Farmer Single Donegal IE
Coyle Manus Brother RC Can't read 19 Farmer's Brother Single Donegal IE
Doogan Mary Sister RC RW 28 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
Doogan Michael Nephew RC Can't read 5mths   Single Donegal IE
                   
39 Whoriskey Francis Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Whoriskey Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Whoriskey Margaret Dau RC Can't read 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
Whoriskey Bridget Dau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Whoriskey Annie Dau RC Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal IE
Whoriskey Rose Dau RC Can't read 1 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
                   
Manus Sweeney and Rose Coyle Household          
40 Sweeney Manus Head RC Can't read 74 Farmer Married Donegal IE
Sweeney Rose Wife RC Can't read 59 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
Sweeney Denis Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Sweeney James Son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Ferry Edward Gson RC Can't read 5 Scholar Single Donegal Only Irish

Note:

Rose b 11 Jan 1876, baptised Christ the King Church, Gortahork, 13 Jan 1876, sponsors Edward Coyle and Hanah Sweeney

 
                   
Stephen Freil and Hannah Harkin Household          
41 Friel Hanah Head RC Only reads 75 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
Friel Daniel Son RC RW 47 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Friel James Son RC RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
Ferry John Gson RC Can't read 4 Farmer's son Single Donegal Only Irish

Notes:

Stephen Friel m Hannah Harkin 1846 (ref 1917 Pension Application submitted by son Daniel)

Children of Stephen and Hannah :

Michael b 1848

John b 1849

Daniel bapt 29 May 1851, Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors John & Maeve Gallagher

Patrick bapt 17 June 1855, Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors John & Mabia Gallagher

Anne bapt 1 November 1857, Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors Hugh Friel, Rosa Curran
Bridget - m John Ferry 1884, gson John Ferry above is her son - see 1901 census Keeldrum Upper

Hugh bapt 19 February 1861, Baptisms Christ the King Church, Gortahork, sponsors Daniel Sweeney, Mary Harkan
Edward b 1 Dec 1865 - see civil birth registration

- married Sarah Curran, dau of Owen, Cashelnagor - see 1901 census Cashelnagor

David

James m Mary McGinley, Meenacung, dau of Connell, 18 Mar 1908 in Gweedore. Witnesses Charles Ferry, Meenacung and Ellen Coll,

Meenderrygamph - see marriage register

- Mary dau of Connell McGinley and Ellen Coll - see 1901 census Meenacung

Stephen b 13 Dec 1871

 

 
                   

 

Townland Notes

 

Births/Baptisms

18 July 1851, Cecilia dau of McCue James and Grace Gallagher, sponsors Daniel Roarty, Anna Ferry
20 December 1853, James son of McCue James and Grace Gallagher, sponsors Daniel Roarty, Anna Ferry

4 Oct 1864, Grace dau of McHugh James and Grace Gallagher
13 February 1855, Elenora dau of McCue Charles and Mary Dugan, sponsors James Sharkey, Grace Dugan
2 October 1859, George, son of McCue James and Bridget Brogan, sponsors Virgil Brogan, Bella McGee

3 March 1850, Bridget, dau of McCue James and Bridget Brogan, sponsors Charles McCue and Mary Doogan

 

Families

James O’Brien and wife Mary Harkin, Killult, were the parents of Patrick O’Brien who, with his new bride, the former Bridget McFadden, emigrated to Rockhampton, Australia, aboard the “Ravenscrag” in 1883.  Patrick was born at Killult on 14 March 1860.  Patrick and Bridget married in the Church of St Patrick, Murlog, Lifford, Co. Donegal, on 12 October 1882 (Bridget’s 22nd birthday) and there was a William O’Brien who could have been a brother of Patrick’s.  Patrick and Bridget had nine children in Australia.

28 August 1859, Bernard O’Brien, son of James and Mary (Harkan) O'Brien, b Killult. Baptism sponsors John Doogan, Mary Rodgers

Other possible children - Manus and Catherine - see above

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