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Roshin Census, Gartan, Co Donegal

 

This Census was compiled by Deirdre and Bernadette, with additional notes by Lindel. It forms part of the Donegal Genealogy Resources Website

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Early Census Data

1881 - 2 people and 1 house

1891 - 14 people (5 males & 9 females) and 1 house

 

 

Yr/No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born    
                       
1901                      
  Edward Moore and Mary Moore household            
1 Moore Edward Head CofI RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal    
  Moore Mary Wife CofI RW 65   Married Donegal    
  Moore James Son CofI RW 28 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Moore Margaret Dau CofI RW 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
                       
1911                      
2 Moore Edward Head CofI RW 76 Farmer Married     Donegal
  Moore Mary Wife CofI RW 76   Married Married 50 yrs 7 ch born/6 living Donegal
  Moore Andrew Son CofI RW 46 Farmer's son Single     Donegal
  Moore James Son CofI RW 44 Farmer's son Married     Donegal
  Moore Jane Dau-in-law CofI RW 36   Married Married 9 yrs 5 ch born/living Donegal
  Moore Mary E Gdau CofI RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Moore Edward Gson CofI RW 6 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Moore Alexander Gson CofI   4   Single     Donegal
  Moore Sarah Jane Gdau CofI   2   Single     Donegal
  Moore Margaret Gdau CofI   3mths   Single     Donegal
 

Notes:

Children of Edward and Mary -

Alexander b 14 Nov 1865
Male b 19 Dec 1867

James b b 20 Jan 1870
Mary Jane b 18 Jan 1872

Margaret b 10 Jun 1874

                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  William Forrest and Eliza Jane Peoples household            
3 Forrest William Head CofI RW 58 Farmer Widower Donegal    
  Forrest James Son CofI RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Forrest Sarah Dau CofI RW 24 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  Carr George Boarder CofI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal    
  Carr John Boarder CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal    
1911                      
4 Forrest William Head CofI RW 68 Farmer Widower     Donegal
  Forrest James Son CofI RW 42 Magistrate/Farmer Married     Donegal
  Forrest Margaret Ann Dau-in-law CofI RW 35   Married Married 9 yrs 4 ch born/living Donegal
  Forrest Elizabeth Jane Gdau CofI RW 8? Scholar Single     Donegal
  Forrest Joseph James Gson CofI RW 6 Scholar Single     Donegal
  Forrest Dorathea Gdau CofI Can't read 4   Single     Donegal
  Forrest William Gson CofI Can't read 2   Single     Donegal
  Notes:

William Forrest, Roshin, son of Thomas, married Eliza Jane Peoples, Churchtown, dau of James, 15 Jun 1864 at the Gartan Parish Church. Witnesses Frank McElhiney & Thomas Neuglet

His sister Fanny, b abt 1846, emigrated to Australia on the Racehorse in 22 Sep 1865. On the passenger list she stated her parents names were Thomas & Jane

Possible brother, Thomas, b abt 1845, emigrated to Australia on the Abyssinian arr 29 May 1862

Children of William and Eliza

Female b 23 Sep 1865

James b 7 Mar 1870 m Margaret Ann Finlay. Their son Joseph James b 18 Aug 1904

Male b 23 Mar 1874
Male b 4 Aug 1871

The family is buried in Gartan - see Headstone Inscription & Photograph

                       
                       
                       
1911                      
5 McDougall Sarah Head CofI RW 36   Widow Donegal    
  McDougall William John Son CofI RW 8 Scholar Single Scotland    
  McDougall James Robert Son CofI Can't read 6   Single Scotland    
  McDougall Elizabeth Jane Dau CofI Can't read 4 Scholar Single Scotland    
  Note: Sarah, dau of William Forrest and Eliza Jane Peoples, above?
                       
                       
                       
1901                      
  William Buchanan and Ann Buchanan Household            
6 Buchanan John Head Pres RW 53 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Buchanan Margery Sister Pres RW 55 Housekeeper Single Donegal    
  McGinley Mary Servant RC RW 24 Servant Single Donegal    
1911                      
7 Buchanan John Head Pres Only reads 76 Retired Farmer Single Donegal    
  Buchanan Margery Sister Pres Only reads 78   Single Donegal    
1911                      
8 Buchanan Alexander Head CofI Can't read 49 Farmer Single Donegal    
  Buchanan Lizzie Sister CofI Can't read 47 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  Buchanan Maria Sister CofI RW 41 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

John Buchanan born 1848 in 1901 Census and 1835 in 1911
Margery Buchanan born 1846 in 1901 Census and 1833 in 1911
There was also another sister who died in 1884

John and Margery possibly the issue of Andrew (Carnone?) and Margery Buchanan

Alexander, Lizzie, and Maria in 1901 census for Lacknacoo - see Lacknacoo census

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1901                      
  William Anderson and Ellen Anderson Household            
9 Anderson Ellen Wife CofI RW 56 Farmer's wife Widow Donegal    
  Anderson Walter Son CofI RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Anderson Ellen Dau CofI RW 16 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  Anderson Andrew Son CofI RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
1911                      
10 Anderson Walter Head CofI RW 39 Farmer single Donegal    
  Anderson Andrew Brother CofI Only reads 25 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  Anderson Ellen Sister CofI RW 25   Single Donegal    
  Greenaway Jessie Boarder CofI Can't read 3   Single Donegal    
 

Notes:

Notice in the Londonderry Sentinel 20 Dec 1864:

December 8, at Letterkenny Church, by the Rev. Henry Danford, Esq., WILLIAM ANDERSON, Roshine, Parish of Gartan, eldest son of MR. JOHN ANDERSON, Church Hill, to ELLEN,

second daughter of the late MR. WALTER ANDERSON, Doon, Parish of Conwal

Ellen Anderson had brothers Charles and John - see 1901 census Doon Glebe

Son John married Mary Anne Moore - see Glebe census

                       
                       
                       
1911                      
  Stephen O'Donnell and Anne Carlin Household            
11 O'Donnell Stephen Head RC Only reads 65 Gate keeper/Caretaker Married     Donegal
  O'Donnell Anne Wife RC RW 35   Married Married 16 yrs 8 ch born/living Donegal
  O'Donnell Daniel Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single born   Donegal
  O'Donnell Manus Son RC RW 9? Scholar Single born   Donegal
  O'Donnell Rose Dau RC RW 6 Scholar Single born   Donegal
  O'Donnell Gracy Dau RC   4   Single born   Donegal
  O'Donnell Stephen Son RC   2   Single born   Donegal
  Carrol (Carlin) Anne Mother-in-law RC Can't read 72   Not recorded     Donegal
 

Notes:

Family in Altnadague in 1901 - see Altnadague census

                       

 

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