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Early Census Data

1841 - 57 people and 10 houses

1851 - 39 people and 7 houses

1861 - 54 people (28 males & 26 females) and 8 houses

 

 

Also see Townland Notes below

 

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language    
1901                        
  Dennis Curran and Bridget Doherty household              
1 Curran Dennis Head RC RW 60 Farmer Widower Donegal IE    
  Curran Patrick son RC Can't read 22 General labr Single Donegal IE    
  Curran Jane dau RC RW 20 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE    
  Curran Hannah dau RC RW 15 Seamstress Single Donegal IE    
  Curran Dennis son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  Curran Bridget dau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
                         
1911                        
                         
2 Curren Denis Head RC RW 21 Farmer Single Donegal      
  Curren Jane Sister RC RW 29 Farmer's dau Single Donegal      
  Curren Hannah Sister RC RW 28 Farmer's dau Single Donegal      
  Curren Bridget Sister RC RW 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal      
 

Notes:

1. Denis Curran, son of Patrick, married Bridget  Doherty, dau of Charles Doherty, Kilpheak, Conwal, Feb 1877, Glenswilly RC Church. Witnesses Patrick Frize and Mary McDade. 4 and 4

consanguinity. Marriage banns read 2 Feb 1877, Conwal and Leck

2. Son John a servant in the Charles Gallagher household, Inniskil, 1901 - see Inniskil census

 
 
                     
                         
1901                        
  John McCay and Catherine McLaughlin household              
3 McCay John Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  McCay Catherine Wife RC Can't read 60   Married Donegal IE    
  McCay John son RC Can't read 28 Gen labr Single Donegal IE    
                         
1911                        
                         
4 McCay John Head RC Can't read 45 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
  McCay Mary Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Married 6 yrs 2 ch born/1 living Donegal IE
  McCay Catherine Daughter RC Can't read 1   Single     Donegal  
  McCay Catherine Mother RC Can't read 80   Widow     Donegal  
 

Notes:

1. Son John b 12 Feb 1869

                         
1901                        
  Henry Curran and Susan McGinley household              
5 Curran Henry Head RC RW 31 Farmer Single Donegal IE    
  Curran Mary Ann Sister RC Only reads 25 Housekeeping Single Donegal IE    
 

Notes:

1. Marriage banns for Henry Curran and Susan McGinley is dated 28 Nov 1857, Conwal and Leck register

2. Children of Henry and Susan -

- Rose b 2 Jul 1864

- Unity b 29 June 1866

- Henry b 12 Feb 1869

- Bernard B 4 Oct 1871 - see below

- Mary Ann b 16 Jul 1874

                         
1901                        
  Charles McBride and Mary Kelly household              
6 McBride Charles Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  McBride Mary wife RC Can't read 48   Married Donegal IE    
  McBride John son RC Reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  McBride ? son RC Can't read 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
 

Note:

1. Charles McBride, son of John McBride and Margaret McDade, married Mary Kelly, dau of Jeremiah Kelly and Mary Gibbons, Drumoghill, Kilmacrenan, 6 Mar 1890 at St Columba Termon

and Gartan. Witnesses Bernard Doherty and Catherine Murray, Drumdeevin, Kilmacrenan

2. For Mary Kelly's family, see 1901 Drumoghill census

                         
                         
1901                        
  Patrick McCay and Ann Gallagher household              
7 McCay Patrick Head RC Can't read 32 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  McCay Bridget Wife RC Can't read 31   Married Donegal IE    
  McCay Patrick son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE    
                         
1911                        
                         
8 McCay Bridget Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Married Married 13 yrs 2 ch born/living Donegal IE
  McCay Patrick Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single     Donegal IE
  McCay Annie Daughter RC   5   Single     Donegal IE
 

Notes:

1. Children of Patrick McCay and Anne Gallagher -

- Patrick b 25 Apr 1868 - married Bridget McGrenra. Son Patrick b 3 Apr 1898, bap Glendowan, sponsors Edward and Rose McCay

- John b 23 Nov 1869

- Bridget b 3 Dec 1871

- Mary b 2 May 1873

- Ann  b 20 Nov 1875 - see Drumnasharragh census

2. Anne Gallagher possibly sister of Edward Gallagher, married to Catherine, in Drumnsharrah - see Drumnasharragh census

3. Anne Gallagher possibly niece of Daniel Gallagher, married to Catherine Sweeney, in Drumnasharragh - see Drumnasharragh census

                         
                         
1901                        
  James McCay and Bridget Duffy household              
9 McCay James Head RC RW 72 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  McCay Bridget Wife RC RW 48   Married Donegal IE    
  McCay Mary Dau RC RW 21 Seamstress Single Donegal IE    
  McCay Patrick Son RC RW 17   Single Donegal IE    
  McCay John Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  McCay Charles Son RC RW 11   Single Donegal IE    
                         
1911                        
                         
10 McCay Bridget Head RC Can't read 73 Farmer Widow Donegal IE    
  McCay James Son RC RW 36 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
  McCay Charles Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
  Duddy James Grandson RC   7 Scholar Single Donegal      
 

Notes:

1. Children of James and Bridget -

- James b 14 Mar 1879
- Sarah b 26 Dec 1880

- Mary b 1881/2 married John Duddy, son of Neil Duddy &  Sarah Crossen, Falbane, 24 Nov 1901. Witnesses Joseph Duddy and Sarah McDaid. See Falbane census

- Patrick

- John

- Charles

2. Grandson James Duddy in 1911 census, son of John Duddy and Mary McCay. For the rest of his family, see the Falbane census

3. Along with the house, outbuildings and 85 acres of land James was renting from John Stewart in 1857, he also rented 46 acres of land in Corderry

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1901                        
  Patrick McCay and Ann Sweeney household              
11 McCay Patrick Head RC Can't read 58 Farmer Widower Donegal IE    
  McCay Patrick son RC RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE    
  McCay Bernard son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  McCay Bridget dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
 

Notes:

1. Patrick McCay, son of John McCay, married Ann Sweeney, dau of Patrick Sweeney, Meenasrone North, Inishkeel, 19 Feb 1879 in Glenties. Witnesses James Moy, Meenagolan and Catherine Gallagher, Gartan

2. Children of Patrick and Anne -

- Mary b 14 May 1880, bap 15 May in Fintown, sponsors Daniel Sweeney and Sarah Sweeney

- Bernard b 22 Feb 1888
- Bridget Ellen b 17 Apr 1891
- John b 1 Feb 1894 Feb

3. John possibly in Ellen Sweeney household in 1901 - see 1901 Meensrone North census

                         
                         
1901                        
  Patrick McBride and Sarah McDaid Household              
12 McBride Patrick Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  McBride Sarah wife RC Can't read 35   Married Donegal IE    
  McBride Patrick J son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  McBride Mary dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
                         
1911                        
                         
13 McBride Patrick Head RC RW 67 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
  McBride Sarah Wife RC Can't read 69   Married Married 25 yrs 3 ch born/2 living Donegal IE
  McBride Patrick Son RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single     Donegal IE
  McBride Mary Ellen Daughter RC RW 21 Farmer's dau Single     Donegal IE
                         
                         
1901                        
  Hugh Gallagher and Alice Gallagher Household              
14 Gallagher Hugh Head RC Only reads 32 Farmer Married Donegal IE    
  Gallagher Alice wife RC Can't read 34   Married Donegal IE    
  Gallagher John son RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  Gallagher Patrick son RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE    
  Gallagher Bridget dau RC   1   Single Donegal      
                         
1911                        
                         
15 Gallagher Hugh Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married     Donegal IE
  Gallagher Alice Wife RC Can't read 52   Married Married 21 yrs 8 ch born/3 living Donegal  
  Gallagher John Son RC Can't read 20 Farmer's son Single     Donegal  
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single     Donegal  
  Gallagher Bridget Daughter RC RW 12 Scholar Single     Donegal  
                         
                         
1911                        
                         
16 Curren Bernard Head RC Can't read 40 Farmer Single Donegal IE    
 

Note:

1. Bernard b 4 Oct 1871 to Henry Curren and Susan McGinley. See above

                         

 

Townland Notes:

 

Births:

Hanna Brown, dau of Michael Brown and Mary McBride, born in Clondavaddog 17 Jan 1875. Father in America - mother related to the McBride's in this townland?

Charles McBride, son of John McBride and Jane Frize, born Clondavaddog 16 Apr 1875

 

Deaths:

On 23 May 1865, John McBride registered the deaths of 2 of his children - 7 days later he had to register the death of another child. They all died from Typhus fever, which they suffered from between 2 and 7 weeks -

16 May 1865, death of Catherine McBride, single, aged 30 years

19 May 1865, death of Charles McBride, married, aged 33 years

27 May 1865, death of Mary McBride, single, aged 25 years

 

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