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Early Census Data

1841 - 45 persons and 9 houses in Townland

1851 - 59 persons and 10 houses in Townland

1861 - 57 Persons (27 males & 30 females) and 10 houses in Townland

 

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language    
                       
1901                        
Patrick Duddy and Hannah McLaughlin household              
1 Duddy Patrick Head RC RW 43   Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Hannah Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Charles Son RC RW 19 Coal miner (unemployed) Single Donegal IE    
Duddy Bridget Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE    
Duddy Patrick Son RC Can't read 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Duddy Joseph Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Duddy Catherine Dau RC Can't read 7   Single Donegal Only Irish    
Duddy Daniel Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal Only Irish    
Duddy Edward Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal Only Irish    
Duddy Hannah Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal Only Irish    

Notes:

1. 12 Nov 1878, Patrick Duddy, 19, farmer, of  Drumsallagh, father John Duddy, farmer, married Hannah McLaughlin, 17, of  Drumnawooa, father Charles McLaughlin, at the Roman Catholic Chapel

of Glendowan

2. Children of Patrick Duddy and Hannah McLaughlin -

-   Charles b  1882

-   Bridget b 1886

-   Patrick b 8 Aug 1888 Carrickatimpan

-   Ann b 2 Aug 1890 in Stramore

-   Joseph b 1892

-   Catherine b 17 Mar 1894 Ardachrin

-   Neil b 17 Jun 1896

-   Daniel b 6 Aug 1897 Ardachrin. Married Margaret Donavon at St Francis D'Sales, NY City, 1 Apr 1929

-   Edward b 27 Nov 1898 Ardachrin

-   Hannah b 1900

-   John

-   Nora

-   Mary

3. John Duddy son of John Duddy and Mary Mullan - see below

4. Hannah McLaughlin dau of Charles McLaughlin and Fanny Gallagher - see Drumnawooa census

Researcher - Darren - EMAIL

                       
1901                        

John Duddy and Mary Mullen Household

             
2 Duddy John Head RC Can't read 73 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Mary Wife RC Can't read 74   Married Donegal IE    
Duddy Hannah Gdau RC RW 13   Single Donegal IE    

Notes:

1. Children of John Duddy and Mary Mullen -

-   Patrick b abt 1865 married Hannah McLaughlin 12 Nov 1878 - see above

-   Neil married Mary McLaughlin (sister to Hannah) 17 Feb 1879

2. Hannah dau of Neal Duddy and Mary McLaughlin - her brother Charles is with Manus McLoughlin in 1901 - see Drumnawooa census

Researcher - Darren - EMAIL

                       
1901                        
                       
3 Ward Connell Head RC Can't read 48 farmer Single Donegal IE    
Ward Sarah Mother RC Can't read 92   Widow Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
Hugh McCormick and Cecilia Ward household              
4 McCormick Cicilia Head RC Can't read 70   Widow Donegal IE    
McCormick Mary Dau RC RW 32   Single Donegal IE    
McCormick Daniel Son RC RW 31 Farmer Single Donegal IE    
McCormick Bridget Dau RC Can't read 30   Single Donegal IE    

Note:

Con Ward died 1 Oct 1905 at Glasgow. His total effects were 46 pounds 14 shillings and probate was granted to Giley McCormick, widow

Cecilia (Giley) died 25 Dec 1915. Her total effects were 89 pounds & 15 shillings. Probate was granted to Bridget McCormick, spinster

                       
                         
1901                        
John Gallagher and Bridget Duddy household              
5 Gallagher John Head RC RW 44 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Gallagher Bridget Wife RC RW 42   Married Donegal IE    
Gallagher Hugh Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Timothy Son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Peter Son RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Annie Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
6 Gallagher John Head RC Can't read 72 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
Gallagher Bridget Wife RC RW 70   Married Marr 33 yrs 10 ch born/7 living Donegal IE
Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 26 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
Gallagher Tim Son RC Can't read 19 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
Gallagher Peter Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
Gallagher Annie Dau RC RW 14   Single     Donegal IE
Gallagher Bridget Dau RC RW 10   Single     Donegal IE

Notes:

Children of John and Bridget -

-   Tim born 16 May 1892. Bap Glendowan. God-parents Michael O'Donnell and Anna O'Donnell. He was born with a disability of some sort and he never left the glen. He was teased (bullied?) at school

    and he left school early with very little education

-   Charles born 8 Apr 1879

-   Mary Anne born 10 Mar 1881

                         
1901                        
John McGlynn and Rose Boyce household              
7 McGlinn John Head RC Only reads 40 farmer Married Donegal IE    
McGlinn Rose Wife RC RW 34   Married Donegal IE    
McGlinn Mary Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
McGlinn Michael Son RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
McGlinn John Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal      
McGlinn Patrick Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal      
McGlinn Joseph Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal      
                       
1911                        
                       
8 McGlinn John Head RC Can't read 51 farmer Married     Donegal IE
McGlinn Rose Wife RC RW 49   Married Marr 22 yrs 11 ch born/10 living Donegal IE
McGlinn Joseph Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McGlinn Annie Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McGlinn Margaret Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McGlinn Hugh Son RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
McGlinn James Son RC Can't read 4   Single     Donegal  

Notes:

1. John McGlynn, Meengilcarry, Kilteevoge, son of Michael, married Rose Boyce, Stranawar (Meenagolan), Inishkeel, dau of William Boyce, 9 Jan 1889 in Glenties. Witnesses Edward Kelly, Bellanamore

and Catherine Moy, Meen?

2. See 1901 Meengilcarry census notes for John's family

3. See 1901 Meenagolan census for Rose's family

4. Children of John and Rose -

-   John b Glendowan 7 May 1896, bap Fintown 9 May. Sponsors John Boyce and Bridget Boyce

-   Patrick b 25 Feb 1898

-   Joseph b 13 Sep 1899

-   Anne b 16 Jul 1901

-   Hugh b 13 Aug 1904

                         
1901                        
Charles Gallagher and Mary O'Donnell household              
9 Gallagher Charles Head RC   60 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Gallagher Mary Wife RC RW 56   Married Donegal IE    
Gallagher Owen Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Grace Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Charles Son RC RW 13 scholar Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Catherine Dau RC RW 10 scholar Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
10 Gallagher Charles Head RC RW 24 Farmer Single Donegal IE    
Gallagher Catherine Sister RC RW 20   Single Donegal IE    

Notes:

1. Marriage banns dated 1 Feb 1872, Conwal and Leck register. 4 and 4 consanguinity

2.. Children of Charles and Mary -

-   Mary b 9 Mar 1874
-   Bridget b 4 Nov 1875
-   Catherine b 25 Mar 1880
-   Daniel b 16 Sep 1883 - bap 16 Sep 1883 by Fr Patrick Hegarty, St Columba, Termon & Gartan. God-parents Bernard O'Donnell and Anne McLaughlin

-   Grace married James Ward, Fintown, son of Condy Ward

3. Bernard O'Donnell and Anne McLaughlin in Carrickatimpan - see Carrickatimpan census

4. For more on Mary O'Donnell, read notes for Edward O'Donnell household in Drumnasharrgah - see Drumnasharragh census

                         
1901                        
James Harley and Ellen Carr household              
11 Harley Ellen Head RC RW 45 Farmer Widow Donegal IE    
Harley James Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Harley Ellen Dau RC RW 15 farmer's dau Single Donegal IE    
Harley Hugh Son RC RW 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
Harley Michael Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Harley Joseph Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Harley Catherine Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
Kerr Rose Niece RC RW 16 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
12 Harley Ellen Head RC RW 58   Widow Donegal IE    
Harley John Son RC RW 30 farmer Single Donegal IE    
Harley Ellen Dau RC RW 25   Single Donegal IE    
Harley Joseph Son RC RW 18 farmer Single Donegal IE    
Harley Cassie Dau RC RW 17   Single Donegal IE    

Notes:

1. Ellen Carr of Glendowanbeg, daughter of Hugh Carr & Ellen O'Hara , married James Harley, son of James Harley & Margaret Gallagher, 27 Jan 1877, with Hugh Carr & Mike Harley as witnesses.

2. Marriage banns dated 25 Jan 1877 notes 3 and 3 consanguinity (2nd cousins)

3. James's parents - James Harley and Margaret Gallagher - see below

4. Hugh, brother of Ellen, in Glendowanbeg - see Glendowanbeg census

5. Children of James and Ellen -

-   James b 15 Feb 1878 m Mary Sweeney, dau of Edward & Grace Sweeney of Stramore, 28 Sep 1907, wtnesses Charles Gallagher and Annie McConnell

-   John b 23 Feb 1881, God-parents :John & Mary Kerr

-   Bridget Harley born 31 Aug 1882.  Bap 3 Sep 1882 by Fr Patrick Hegarty, St Columba, Termon & Gartan. God-parents James Rankin and Bridget Harley (father's sister). Married James

    Gallagher of Carrickatimpan, 21 Jan 1908 - see 1911 census Carrickatimpan

-   Ellen b 15 Jan 1885

-   Hugh b 1886

-   Michael b 1888

-   Joseph b 5 Mar 1889, bap 17 Mar, God-parents Edward and Anne O'Donnell (d bef 1892)

-   Joseph b 3 Apr 1892, bap same day, God-parents Charles and Ellen Gallagher

-   Catherine b 5 Jul 1893, bap 9 Jul, God-parents John Carr and Ellen Gallagher

Researcher: Jerry Lou Gallagher

                         
1901                        
James Harley and Margaret Gallagher household / James Harley and Bridget Hanlon Household            
13 Harley James Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
Harley Bridget Wife RC Can't read 70   Married Donegal IE    
Harley Charles Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
                       
1911                        
                       
14 Harley James Head RC Can't read 80 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
Harley Bridget Wife RC Can't read 80   Married Marr 22 yrs 0 Donegal IE
Harley Charles Step-son RC RW 35 Farmer Single     Donegal IE

Notes:

Parents of James Harley:

1. James, son of Charles Harley and Bridget ?

2. Charles Harley, 66 yrs, married farmer, d 28 Apr 1876 in Ardachrin, of bronchitis - see certificate

3. Bridget Harley, 80 yrs, widowed spinner of wool, d 18 Jun 1882 in Ardachrin from old age. The informant was her son, James Harley - see certificate

Marriages of James Harley:

1. Abt mid-1850s James married Margaret Gallagher. Margaret died 22 Feb 1886, aged 42 yrs, of bronchitis - see certificate

2. 12 Feb 1889, James married Bridget Hanlon, Classey, Inishkeel, dau of John Hanlon in Glenties. Witnesses Patrick Boyle and Mary Young - see certificate

Children of James Harley and Margaret Gallagher:

1. James married Ellen Carr - see above

2. Bridget b abt 1855 d 10 Jul 1926 in Rockwell, Iowa. Bridget m James Rankin, son of John Rankin and Catherine Hegarty, Treankeel, Conwal, abt 1877. Children:

-   James b 21 Mar 1878

-   John b 29 Jul 1879

-   Mary b 19 Feb 1881, all in Treankeel

3. Mary b abt 1861 d 12 Jul 1921 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Mary married Dominick Sweeney, son of James Sweeney and Mary Timoney, Altinadague, Gartan, 22 Feb 1887 in Christchurch,

   New Zealand.

Children:

-   Mary Anne Josephine b 4 Oct 1888, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 11 Oct 1888, Rev PW Aherne, sponsors James and Minnie Gallagher

-   Catherine b 06 May 1891, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 24 May 1891, Rev MA Keegan, sponsor Maurice Harnett

-   Dominic James Joseph b 17 Feb 1895, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 27 Feb 1895, Rev EF Walsh, sponsors Charles Whitly and May Victoria Whitly

-   Mary Josephine b 17 Nov 1896, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 22 Nov 1896, Rev EF Walsh, sponsors Bernard and Mary Anne Mackle

-   Annie Mary b 17 Apr 1899, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 19 Apr 1899, Rev EF Walsh, sponsors James and Frances Gallagher

-   Agnes Margery Mary b 28 Dec 1900, Kaikoura, New Zealand, bap 31 Dec 1900, Rev John Golden, sponsors James and Brigid Gallagher

4. Ann b 2 Dec 1879, Ardachrin
5. Barbara b 7 Dec 1872 Breenagh
6. Bridget ? b 21 Mar 1874 Ardachrin
7. Charles b 30 Dec 1875 Ardachrin

Other Family

1. John Harley married Sarah Harkin - see Rathdonnell census (John & Sarah's son Bernard was a witness to the marriage of James & Margaret's grand daughter Bridget's marriage to James

   Gallagher in 1908)

2. Michael - witness to marriage of James to Ellen Carr in 1877 - see above  

Researcher: Jerry Lou Gallagher

                       

 

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