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1901 Census Kirkneedy, Conwal, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
                     
  Charles Devine and Margaret McCafferty Household          
1 Devine Charles Head RC Can't read 65 farmer Married Donegal  
  Devine Margaret Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal  
  Devine Charles Son RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Devine Ellen Dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  McCauley Margaret Gdau RC RW 11 Farm Svt Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Charles b 18 Aug 1870

1851 Census -

Edward McCaffery, 50, head

Margery Devine, 18, daughter, married 1850

                     
  Anthony O'Donnell and Nancy Slevin Household          
2 O'Donnell Nancy Head RC Can't read 55 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  O'Donnell James Son RC Can't read 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC Can't read 32 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

John b 18 July 1870 m Rose Devanny, Killymasney - see 1901 census Killymasney

1851 Census -

Manus O'Donnell, 70 yrs, head (wife Mary)

William O'Donnell, 40 yrs, son, not married

                     
  James Devine and Hannah McDevitt Household          
3 Devine James Head RC Can't read 39 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Devine Hannah Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal IE
  Devine Madge Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Edward Brother RC Can't read 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  

 

Note:

James married twice :

First marriage - James Devine, son of Daniel and Madge, married Margaret Butler, dau of Edward and Bridget Butler, Tullychullion,

16 Jan 1890. Note of 3rd and 4th degree consanguinity

Second marriage - James Devine, son of Daniel, married Hannah McDevitt, Magheran, dau of Dominick McDevitt, Procklis,

18 Oct 1892

1851 Census -

Edward applied for the old age pension in 1922, giving his parents names as Daniel and Margery Devine

                     
  William Irwin and Martha Dobson Household          
4 Irwin Martha Head Pres RW 55 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Irwin Stewart Son Pres RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Irwin Anderson Son Pres RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

William Irwin married Martha Dobson 13 April 1873 in the Letterkenny 3 Presbyterian Church

William Irwin son of Alexander Irwin. William's sister Eliza married Samuel Miller, Drumanaught - see 1901 census Drumanaught

Anderson b 14 Nov 1875, Stewart b 22 May 1874

                     
  Edward McDaid and Rose Carbery Household          
5 McDaid Rose Head RC RW 50 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  McDaid John Son RC Only reads 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McDaid Cassie Dau RC RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Brown Bridget Servant RC RW 11 Farm Svt Single Donegal  
  Note: Francis b 28 Sept 1874, John b 1 Dec 1866, Mary b 12 Dec 1872
                     
  Charles Scanlon and Mary Molloy Household          
6 Scanlan Charles Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Scanlan Elizabeth Dau RC Only reads 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Scanlan John Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Note: Jane b 2 Mar 1868, Mary b 5 May 1864
                     
7 Gallagher James Head RC RW 49 Farm Labr Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Susan Sister RC RW 50 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Gallagher John Brother RC RW 49 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Dermott? Julia? Servant RC RW 14 Gen Svt Dom Single Cork  
  Toner Catherine Visitor RC Can't read 50 Housekeeper Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Susan Visitor RC RW 60 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
 

Note:

John applied for the old age pension in 1916, giving his parents names as William and Jane Gallagher

                     
8 Gallagher Anthony Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Mary Mother RC Can't read 80   Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Ellen Wife RC Only reads 40   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Philip Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Anthony Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Daniel Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Margaret Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
                     
9 Curran Patrick Head RC Only reads 40 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Curran Sarah Wife RC RW 35   Married Donegal  
  Curran Eddie Son RC Only reads 9   Single Donegal  
  Curran Mary Dau RC Can't read 8   Single Donegal  
  Curran Anne Dau RC Can't read 7   Single Donegal  
  Curran M Jane Dau RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Curran Sarah Dau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Curran Charlie Son RC Can't read 4mths   Single Donegal  
  Curran Anne Step? Mother RC Can't read 76 Nurse/Domestic Widow Donegal IE
  Curran Joseph Nephew RC RW 19 Farm Labr Single Donegal  
                     
  Patrick Devine and Catherine Gallagher Household          
10 Devine Patrick Head RC RW 45 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Devine Catherine Wife RC RW 32   Married Donegal  
  Devine John Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine James Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Murdock Brother RC RW 50 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Devine Kate Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Patrick Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Charles Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine William Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Hugh Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Agnes Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Devine Daniel Son RC RW 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Bernard Servant RC Can't read 20 Farm Svt Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Madge Servant RC Can't read 18 Gen Svt Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

1851 Census -

Patrick applied for the old age pension in 1921, giving his parents names as John and Hannah Devine. Patrick not found but a note

was made that John and Hannah married 1836

                     
  Hugh Devine and Hannah Gallagher Household          
11 Devine Hannah Head RC Only reads 61 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Devine Daniel Son RC RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Devine Hannah Dau RC RW 24 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Devine Hugh Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Devine Sarah Dau RC RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal  
 

Notes:

Daniel b 12 Mar 1866
John b 1 Sept 1869
Mary Ann b 8 Jun 1871

Twins Hugh & Sarah b 26 Jun 1875 (Sarah died). Baptised 27 Jun Glenswilly. Hugh sponsors Hugh Hegarty and Sarah Hegarty,

Sarah's sponsors John? Devine and Mary Devine
Sarah b 23 Oct 1876. Baptised 24 Oct Glenswilly. Sponsors Charles Harran and Catherine Harron. Married 25 June or Jan 1910

to Michael O’Kane Templemore Londonderry

                     
12 Coyle Denis Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Coyle James Brother RC RW 34 Labr/Dom Svt Single Donegal  
                     
13 Coyle Anthony Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Browne Nancy Servant RC RW 38 Gen Svt Dom Single Donegal IE
  Coyle Giley Visitor RC RW 37 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
                     
  Farrigle Curran and Sarah Huston Household          
14 Curran Farrigle Head RC RW 84 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Curran Sarah Wife RC Can't read 73   Married Donegal  
  Curran Bernard Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Curran Ellen Dau RC RW 38 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Curran Freddie Gson RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Curran Hugh Gson RC RW 7 Scholar Single America  
  Curran Sarah Gdau RC Only reads 6 Scholar Single America  
  Curran John Gson RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  

 

Notes:

Dau Isabella married James Mullan 27 Mar 1894 at Glenswilly - see Carrickatimpan census

Dau Mary married Hugh Mullan - see Drumsallagh census

1851 Census -

Bernard applied for the old age pension in 1916, giving his parents names as Ferigal and Sally Curren. They weren't found however,

the details of two other households were given:

Daniel Devine, 60, head, widower

Bryan Curran, grandson, 12 yrs

and

Bryan and Sally Curran, married 1811

Bryan 18

Richard 16

Researchers:

Hugh - Email

Francis - Email

                     
15 McDaid Patrick Head RC Can't read 30 Farmer Married Donegal  
                     
16 Boran Daniel Head RC RW 40 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  Boran Ellen Sister RC Only reads 45 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
 

Note:

1851 census -

In 1915 their brother Michael applied for the old age pension, giving their parents names as Michael and Peggy Borne. The

report stated:

Michael, 40, head

Margaret, 30, wife, married 1835

Ellen 2 yrs

Daniel 3 months

Michael 5 yrs

Daniel, 70 yrs, father, died 1844

Margaret, 84 yrs, mother, died 1850

Biddy, 30 yrs, sister, died 1848

                     
  Neal Boyle and Susan Gallagher Household          
17 Boyle Susan Head RC Only reads 61 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Boyle Edward Son RC RW 39 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle Patrick Son RC Can't read 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Boyle John Son RC Can't read 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  McGeehan Patrick Nephew RC RW 17 Farm Svt Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Annie Sister RC Only reads 58 Gen Svt Dom Single Donegal  
  Note: Bridget b 19 Jun 1869
                     
18 Rooney Mary Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Rooney Bridget Dau RC Can't read 40 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Rooney Ellen Dau RC RW 35 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Rooney John Son RC RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
                     
  John Duffy and Susan Huston Household          
19 Duffy John Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Susan Wife RC Can't read 58   Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Patrick Son RC RW 36 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Duffy Mary Anne Dau RC RW 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Note: Donald b 1 May 1873, John b 3 Jan 1870, Mary b 9 Feb 1866
                     
20 Carbery John Head RC Only reads 37 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Carbery Catherine Wife RC RW 30   Married Donegal  
                     
21 Carbery Mary Head RC Only reads 80 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Carbery Cormac Son RC RW 50 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Carbery Catherine Dau RC RW 34 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Carbery John Gson RC RW 14 Scholar Single America  
  Carbery Catherine Gdau RC RW 10 Scholar Single America  
                     
22 Moore John Head RC Can't read 67 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Moore Catherine Wife RC Can't read 67   Married Donegal IE
  Moore Francis Son RC RW 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
                     
23 Curran Mary Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Curran Bernard Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Curran Richard Son RC Can't read 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Curran Bridget Dau RC Can't read 24 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Curran Rose Gdau RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     
24 Curran James Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Curran Celia Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal  
  Curran John Son RC RW 11 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Curran Richard Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Curran William Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Curran Bernard Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Curran James Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Curran Patrick Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
                     
25 Heron Brian Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Heron Bridget Wife RC Can't read 45   Married Donegal IE
  Heron Philip Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE
                     
26 Toner Catherine Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
  Toner John Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
                     

 

Townland Notes:

 

In 1857 the heads of the households in this townland were -

Bourne Michael - see household 16
Boyle Margaret
Bradley Patrick
Carbery John
Corran Byran
Corran Fergal - see household 14
Corran John
Corran Richard
Coyle James
Coyle Philip
Devon John
Diven Hugh (Danl.)
Divin Daniel
Divin Hugh (Daniel)
Divin Hugh Sr.
Doherty Owen
Donnell Manus
Duffy John
Duffy Mary
Gallagher Catherine
Gallagher Patrick (Long)
Gallagher Patrick (Short)
Gallagher William (Little)
Gallagher William Jr.
Gallagher William Sr.
Irwin Alexander
Magrath Bridget
McCaffrey Edward - see household 1
McDevitt Connell
McDevitt John
McGavin John
Moore John
Patten William - see below
Peoples John
Rooney Charles
Toner James
Toner John
Weir Edward - Mary Weir married Bernard Curran 1853

 

Patten/Gallagher Household

William Patton b. c. 1837 - 1840, Roughan to Dennis Patton & Margaret Harkin m Hannah Gallagher b. 1843, Kirkneedy, dau of Murdy Gallagher and Madge McDade

Their dau Mary Ann Patton was b. 1866 in Roughan

The family emigrated to Australia in 1867.

William's mother emigrated as well, and died at Ballarat in 1872. William had a brother, Cornelius, who was already in Australia in the 1850s. William may also have been in Australia prior to his marriage in Glenswilly in 1865
Researcher: Ray - Email

 

 

 

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