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Registry of Dogs Licence Book, Petty Sessions District of Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal

 First 200 Dogs Officially Licenced 1866

 

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Pursuant to the Act 28 Vict. Cap. 50

An Act for regulating the keeping of dogs, and for the protection of Sheep and other Property from Dogs, In Ireland 19 Jun 1865

 Anyone found with an unlicenced dog was brought before the Petty Sessions Court in Dunfanaghy

If found guilty, they were fined 1 shilling plus costs, and ordered to take out a licence at once

 

Thanks to Meg, who helped obtain copies of the original Licence Books

 

Reg No Date Name Townland No Sex Colour Breed/Description Remarks
                 
1 1866 2 Jan Ingram, Thomas Figart 1 M White with buff spots Terrier  
2 1866 2 Jan Gallagher, James Claggan 1 M Jet black Sheepdog  
3 1866 2 Jan Benson, John W Dunmore 1 M Greyish brown Bull terrier  
4 1866 3 Jan Richardson, James Rinclevin 1 M Buff colour with white breast Bull terrier White spot on left flank
5 1866 3 Jan Nixon, Eliza Dunfanaghy 1 M Black brown feet & muzzle Bull terrier Wiry haired
6 1866 5 Jan Stewart, John Largatranny 1 F Black & white ring around neck Cross between sheepdog & terrier Breast & top of tail white
7 1866 6 Jan Moffitt, Henry sen Dunfanaghy 1 F Black Greyhound  
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell 7 M Black & white Newfoundland dog Blind of one eye
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   M Red Setter  
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   M Red Setter  
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   M Red Setter  
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   M White with brown ears Terrier English breed
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   F Black Greyhound  
8 1866 6 Jan Olphert, Wybts Esq Ballyconnell   F Black Greyhound  
9 1866 6 Jan Reed, And.  Esq Dunfanaghy 1 M Black Skye terrier Very long hair
10 1866 6 Jan Stewart, C Revd Hornhead 5 M Jet black Newfoundland Large size
10 1866 6 Jan Stewart, C Revd Hornhead   M Red Setter  
10 1866 6 Jan Stewart, C Revd Hornhead   M White with liver coloured spot Pointer  
10 1866 6 Jan Stewart, C Revd Hornhead   F Grey Terrier Pointed ears, short tail
10 1866 6 Jan Stewart, C Revd Hornhead   F Black & tan Terrier English breed
11 1866 6 Jan Stewart, Alr G, Revd Dunfanaghy 1 M Jet black Newfoundland Very large
12 1866 6 Jan O'Donnell, Michael Dunfanaghy 2 M Yellowish Terrier  
12 1866 6 Jan O'Donnell, Michael Dunfanaghy   F White & black Terrier Small size
13 1866 13 Jan Sweeney, Danl, Esq Carrowcannon 1 M Black & white Sheepdog Pointed ears, bushy tail
14 1866 13 Jan Stewart, Finalay Ballyconnell 1 M Black & white Terrier  
15 1866 13 Jan Harkin, Bernd Massinass 1 M Light brown Sheepdog Large size
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House 8 M Black with white chest Retriever  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   M Black Retriever  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   F Black with white chest Retriever  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   M Black & white Setter  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   M Black & white Setter  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   F Red & white Setter  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   F Black & white Setter  
16 1866 13 Jan Stewart, AJR, Esq Ards House   F Black & white Setter  
17 1866 13 Jan Smittens, Mr Clonmore 1 M Dark brown, white chest Terrier  
18 1866 13 Jan Elliott, Wm Ards 1 M White with spot on head Terrier  
19 1866 16 Jan Ferry, Maurice Claggan 1 F Black, white breast Sheepdog 3 white feet
20 1866 16 Jan McKinlay, William Muntermellan 1 F Dark brown Terrier Very small
21 1866 17 Jan Stewart, Charles Muntermellan 1 F Dun colour Mongrel breed White down face
22 1866 18 Jan Dinsmore, James Largatranny 1 F Black, white ring around neck Mongrel breed  
23 1866 19 Jan Gallagher, Edwawrd Muntermellan 1 F Brindled Common collie White patch on face
24 1866 20 Jan Morrow, James Muntermellan 1 F Black Mixed breed White feet
25 1866 20 Jan Patterson, William Rinclevin 1 M Light grey Bull terrier Average size
26 1866 20 Jan Forrest, Alick Creenesmere 1 M Light grey Sheepdog  
27 1866 20 Jan Wilson, William Largatranny 1 M Red & white Mongrel breed Cur dog
28 1866 22 Jan Byers, William Carrownamaddy 2 M Black, white ring around neck Sheepdog Fore feet white
28 1866 22 Jan Byers, William Carrownamaddy   F Black, small white spot on body Sheepdog A little yellow at muzzle & eyes
29 1866 27 Jan Stewart, CJ, Revd Hornhead 1 F Red Setter  
30 1866 27 Jan Sandiland, George Laricos 3 m Black & white Sheepdog White fore legs
30 1866 27 Jan Sandiland, George     m Black Sheepdog White fore legs
30 1866 27 Jan Sandiland, George     f Light brown Sheepdog A little white on chest
31 1866 27 Jan Patterson, Andrew Clonmass 1 f Dark brown Sheepdog White on face
32 1866 10 Feb Wilkinson, Robert Rinclevin 1 m Light buff Bull terrier  
33 1866 16 Feb Wilkinson, Robert Figart 1 m Dark brown Terrier White mixture in colour
34 1866 24 Feb Alcorn, Thomas Meenagoppog 2 m Dark grey Half bred sheepdog  
34 1866 24 Feb Alcorn, Thomas     f Light buff Purebred sheepdog  
35 1866 24 Feb Gallagher, Teague Meenagoppog 1 m Black Sheepdog White ring around neck, white face & feet
36 1866 24 Feb Russell, Edward Brockas 1 m Black Sheepdog Brown legs
37 1866 24 Feb Wilkinson, Andrew Massinass 1 m, Brindled Sheepdog White ring around neck, white legs
38 1866 26 Feb McFadden, Owen Ray 1 m White with red spots Common collie  
39 1866 26 Feb McFadden, James Carrowcannon 1 m Black Sheepdog White top to tail
40 1866 26 Feb McGee, Edward Derryherriff 1 m Dark grey Common country dog  
41 1866 28 Feb Stewart, William Claggan 1 m Black & white Collie dog White breast
42 1866 28 Feb Strain, James Largatranny 1 m White with red spots Common country dog  
43 1866 28 Feb Hagney, Denis Largatranny 1 f Dark brown Collie White ring around neck
44 1866 2 Mar McKinlay, William Lurgabrack 1 f Black Terrier Brown legs
45 1866 2 Mar Murphy, Edward, Esq Dunfanaghy 1 f Dark red Setter White head
46 1866 7 Mar Gallagher, James Prockliss 1 f White with black spots Country dog  
47 1866 7 Mar Coll, John Breaghy 1 m Black Sheepdog  
48 1866 9 Mar Gallagher, Edwawrd Cashel 1 f Red & white Setter  
49 1866 9 Mar Dever, Captain Creeslough 1 m Liver colour Setter  
50 1866 10 Mar Wilkinson, John Ballymore 1 m Light red Country dog Small size
51 1866 10 Mar Moore, Richard Cashel 1 m Light buff Country dog  
52 1866 10 Mar Hanlon, James Murroe 1 m Brindled Country dog  
53 1866 10 Mar Stewart, Thomas Brockas 1 m Light brown Country dog  
54 1866 10 Mar Russell, Charles Brockas 1 m Black & white Country dog White feet
55 1866 10 Mar Nott, John Magheraroarty 1 m White with brown ears Terrier  
56 1866 10 Mar McFadden, Anthony Newton 1 m Black & white Cross bred sheepdog  
57 1866 10 Mar Dinsmore, William Mountermellan 1 m Dark brown Country dog  
58 1866 10 Mar Weir, George Calhame 1 f Black Cross breed Grey about neck
59 1866 10 Mar McKinlay, Daniel Dunmore 1 m Black Mongrel breed  
60 1866 10 Mar Ferry, Daniel Cashel 1 m White with black spots Country dog  
61 1866 10 Mar Ferry, Edward Cashel 1 f Black Country dog Legs & belly white
62 1866 10 Mar Mulherron, Patrick Gortahork 1 m Dark brown Mongrel breed  
63 1866 13 Mar McElhinney, John Purt 1 m Dark grey Terrier Long hairs at muzzle
64 1866 13 Mar Anderson, William, Revd Moyrah 1 m Black Mongrel breed Brown legs
65 1866 16 Mar Brogan, Michael Mountermellan 1 m Black Country dog Muzzle & breast white
66 1866 16 Mar McAteer, James Parkmore 1 m Cream colour Common country dog  
67 1866 16 Mar Coll, Dolty Breaghy 1 m Light buff Cross breed between sheepdog & terrier  
68 1866 16 Mar Coyle, John Ardsbeg 1 f Yellow Country dog Small size
69 1866 16 Mar Coyle, Michael Ardsbeg 1 f Yellow Country dog White on neck
70 1866 16 Mar McFadden, Anthony Terlin 1 m Black or dark brown Collie  
71 1866 17 Mar McNutt, Andrew Dunfanaghy 2 m Black Lap dog  
71 1866 17 Mar McNutt, Andrew Dunfanaghy   f Grey Terrier White top to tail
72 1866 17 Mar Russell, Nathaniel Brockas 1 m White Country dog  
73 1866 17 Mar Sweeney, Daniel Ray 1 m Light red Country dog Short tail
74 1866 17 Mar Sweeney, Hugh Prockliss 1 m Dark brown Sheepdog White ring around neck
75 1866 17 Mar McAnally, Bryan Ray 1 m White, black ears & spots on back Country dog  
76 1866 17 Mar McGee, Denis Faymore 1 f Buff Country dog  
77 1866 17 Mar Alcorn, Thomas Woodhill 1 f Black Cross bred sheepdog White spots
78 1866 17 Mar Weir, Thonmas Rinnaraw 1 m Dark brown Sheepdog  
79 1866 17 Mar McNulty, John jnr Faymore 1 f Dark buff Terrier  
80 1866 17 Mar McClintock, Thomas Carrowcannon 1 f Mixed colour & spots Cross bred between sheepdog & terrier  
81 1866 17 Mar Benson, Richard Carrowcannon 1 m White Sheepdog Black feet 
82 1866 17 Mar McGinley, Mary Ray 1 f Mixed colour Country dog  
83 1866 17 Mar McBride, Charles Ballymore 1 m Black Country dog  
84 1866 17 Mar Moore, John Creenesmere 1 m Yellow Sheepdog  
85 1866 17 Mar McBride, Andrew Errarooey 1 m Yellow Country dog  
86 1866 17 Mar Moffat, Adam Ballymore 1 m Black Bull terrier Brown legs
87 1866 17 Mar Robinson, Andrew Claggan 1 m Black Sheepdog Legs & belly white
88 1866 17 Mar Murray, Neil Drumnacarry 1 f Black Collie dog  
89 1866 17 Mar Gallagher, Charles Drumnacarry 1 m Black Collie dog White breast
90 1866 17 Mar McCafferty, Daniel Bellina 1 m Dark brown, white neck Country dog  
91 1866 17 Mar Gallagher, Bryan Meenlara 1 f Yellow Country dog  
92 1866 17 Mar Greer, George Dunmore 1 m Yellow Country dog  
93 1866 17 Mar Gallagher, Charles Massinass 1 m Black Country dog  
94 1866 17 Mar Simpson, William Faugher 1 m White Common cur Yellow spots
95 1866 17 Mar Sheals, Daniel Kill Mountain 1 m Light brown Mongrel breed  
96 1866 17 Mar McFadden, Thomas Ray 1 m Black Mongrel breed Yellow feet
97 1866 17 Mar McGee, Edward Errarooey 1 m Yellow Collie dog White muzzle
98 1866 20 Mar Wilkinson, William Purt 1 m Black Cross breed sheepdog Breast white
99 1866 20 Mar Campbell, Samuel Killcampbell 2 m Black Sheepdog White ring around neck
99 1866 20 Mar Campbell, Samuel     m Black Sheepdog White ring around neck
100 1866 20 Mar McCouch, Alexander Port 1 m Light grey Country dog White throat
101 1866 20 Mar Ferry, Owen Ballyboe 1 m Yellow Country dog  
102 1866 20 Mar Gillespie, William Dunfanaghy 1 f Light buff Terrier Dark ears
103 1866 20 Mar Cannon, Michael Beltany 1 m Yellow Terrier  
104 1866 20 Mar McCarry, John Kildarragh 1 m Black Country dog White ring around neck
105 1866 20 Mar Gallagher, Toal Beltany 1 f Yellow Country dog  
106 1866 20 Mar Moffitt, William Clonmass 1 m Black, ears & belly white Cross bred sheepdog Brown ears
107 1866 20 Mar Alcorn, James Claggan 1 m Dun Country dog White spot on head
108 1866 20 Mar Diver, John Cloonbeg 1 f White, ears black Half bred sheepdog Black spot on back
109 1866 20 Mar McGinley, Dolty Faymore 1 f Black Collie White ring around neck
110 1866 20 Mar Wilkinson, Adam Kilmackilloo 1 m Black Mongrel breed White ring around neck
111 1866 20 Mar Thompson, James jnr Kilmackilloo 1 m Brown Country dog  
112 1866 20 Mar Quigley, William Corcreggan 1 m Black Terrier Legs & belly brown
113 1866 20 Mar Moore, Peter Magherablad 1 m Cream Terrier  
114 1866 20 Mar Wilson, Gideon Cashel 1 f Mouse coloured Lap dog  
115 1866 20 Mar McBride, Edward Cashel 1 f Yellow Country dog  
116 1866 21 Mar Mulherron, Hugh Beltany 1 f Grey Country dog  
117 1866 22 Mar Bradley, James Ballyboe 1 m Black Collie Yellow stripe on face
118 1866 23 Mar Campbell, Moses Killcampbell 1 m Black Terrier  
119 1866 23 Mar Gallagher, Joseph Tullaghobegley 1 f Yellow Country dog  
120 1866 23 Mar Robinson, John Dunfanaghy 1 f Black, white ring around neck Skye terrier Long haired
121 1866 23 Mar Brennan, John Creeslough 1 m Black & white Cur dog  
122 1866 23 Mar McClafferty, Manus Derryreel West 1 m Black, white ring around neck Mongrel breed  
123 1866 23 Mar McClafferty, Cornelius Derryreel 1 m Yellow Country dog  
124 1866 23 Mar McClafferty, John Carrownamaddy 1 m Cream Sheepdog Pure bred
125 1866 23 Mar Mullan, John Breaghy 1 m White, brown ears Mixed breed Brown spot on back
126 1866 24 Mar Algoe, James Faugher 1 m Dappled black & white Terrier  
127 1866 24 Mar Thompson, James Kill & Kill Mountain 3 f Black, white ring around neck Sheepdog Left side of head white
127 1866 24 Mar Thompson, James Kill & Kill Mountain   m Yellow Cross breed  
127 1866 24 Mar Thompson, James Kill & Kill Mountain   m Black Lap dog White ring around throat
128 1866 24 Mar Henderson, William Murroe 1 f Black Sheepdog White ring around throat
129 1866 24 Mar McGinley, Peter Breaghy 1 m Mouse coloured Sheepdog  
130 1866 24 Mar Knox, James Dunfanaghy 2 f White Terrier Long haired
130 1866 24 Mar Knox, James Dunfanaghy   m White with red spots Terrier Pointed ears
131 1866 24 Mar O'Brien, Rodger Glasserchoo 1 m Black & white Country dog  
132 1866 24 Mar Stewart, Alexander Kill 1 m Red & white Sheepdog  
133 1866 24 Mar Maxwell, John Aghalattive 2 m Black, white spots Sheepdog  
133 1866 24 Mar Maxwell, John Aghalattive   f Black, white spots Sheepdog  
134 1866 24 Mar Doohan, Frank Fawnaboy 1 m Black Country dog  
135 1866 24 Mar Stewart, David Woodhill 1 m Black Country dog  
136 1866 24 Mar Thompson, David Marblehill 1 m Black Country dog 4 white feet
137 1866 24 Mar Sayers, John Rinclevin 1 m Black Country dog Brown feet
138 1866 24 Mar Stewart, Thomas Faugher 1 m Yellow Terrier  
139 1866 24 Mar Sheals, Connell Gortnaleck 1 m Black Collie dog  
140 1866 24 Mar McGee, Denis Gortnaleck 1 m Brindled Collie dog  
141 1866 24 Mar Algoe, Thomas Faugher 1 m Black Terrier Brown feet
142 1866 24 Mar Heraghty, Patrick Beltany 1 m Black & white Collie  
143 1866 24 Mar Sheals, Edward Beltany 1 m Yellow Country dog  
144 1866 24 Mar Gallagher, Hugh Beltany 1 m Yellow & white Country dog  
145 1866 24 Mar McGinley, Dan Beltany 1 m Brown Country dog  
146 1866 24 Mar McKinlay, Hugh Port 1 m Brown Country dog  
147 1866 24 Mar Brisland, Charles Drumnacarry 1 m Black & white Collie  
148 1866 24 Mar Carr, John Drumnacarry 1 m Yellow Country dog  
149 1866 24 Mar Murray, Patrick Creenary 1 m Blue & white Country dog  
150 1866 24 Mar Boyle, Pat Drumleavalliagh 1 m White Country dog  
151 1866 24 Mar Rodgers, Daniel Tory Island 1 m White & Yellow Sheepdog  
152 1866 24 Mar McGee, James Ballyboe 1 m Black Country dog Short tail
153 1866 24 Mar Gallagher, John Fawnaboy 1 m Black & white Country dog  
154 1866 24 Mar Gallagher, Barney Fawnaboy 1 m Black Country dog  
155 1866 24 Mar Harkin, Barney Fawnaboy 1 m Black Country dog  
156 1866 24 Mar McAnulty, Manus Fawnaboy 1 m Black & white Country dog  
157 1866 24 Mar McFadden, Denis Ardsbeg Mountain 1 m Red with white spots Country dog  
158 1866 24 Mar McFadden, William Cashel Mountain 1 m Black Collie  
159 1866 24 Mar McGreeneny?, James Ray 2 m Brown Country dog  
160 1866 24 Mar McGee, Hugh Ballyboe 1 f White & Black Country dog  
161 1866 24 Mar Boyle, Bryan Moyra 1 m Black & white Country dog  
162 1866 24 Mar McClafferty, Charles Gortahork 1 m Yellow Country dog Small size
163 1866 24 Mar McClafferty, Edward Murroe 1 f Yellow Country dog Small size
164 1866 24 Mar Harkin, Charles Cashel Hill 1 m White Country dog Yellow spots
165 1866 24 Mar Gallagher, James Cashel Hill 1 m Yellow Country dog White mixture
166 1866 24 Mar Campbell, John Kildarragh 1 f Black & white Sheepdog  
167 1866 24 Mar McCue, James Killult 1 m Black Collie Legs yellow
168 1866 24 Mar McBride, Manus Crossroads 1 m White Country dog  
169 1866 24 Mar McCue, Charles Killult 1 m Black Country dog  
170 1866 24 Mar McGee, Mandy Kildarragh 1 f White Sheepdog One black ear
171 1866 24 Mar Wilkinson, Anthony Faymore 1 f Black Sheepdog  
172 1866 24 Mar Sheridan, William Gortnaleck 1 m Yellow Country dog  

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