1901 Census, Alt Upper, Urney, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language
1 Keenan John Head RC RW 58 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Keenan Sophia Sister RC Only reads 54   Single Donegal  
2 Knox James Head Pres RW 53 Minister Prebyterian Church Married Tyrone  
  Knox Elizabeth Barbara Wife Pres RW 48   Married Cavan  
  Primrose John Visitor Pres RW 42 Farmer Single Monaghan  
  Primrose Andrew Visitor Pres RW 35 Farmer Single Monaghan  
  Gallagher William Servant RC Can't read 17 Servant Single Donegal  
3 Magee Maxwell Head Pres RW 30 Farm svt Married Tyrone  
  Magee Eliza Ann Wife Pres RW 28 Seamstress Married Tyrone  
  Magee William Son Pres Can't read 5 Scholar Single Tyrone  
4 O'Brien Mary Head RC Can't read 63   Widow Donegal  
5 McLaughlin William Head RC Only reads 27 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Carolan James Servant RC RW 28 Farm svt Single Donegal  
6 McLaughlin William Head RC Only reads 68 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McLaughlin Mary Wife RC Only reads 60   Married Tyrone  
  McLaughlin Mary Dau RC RW 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
7 Carson John Head Pres RW 62 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Carson Elizabeth Wife Pres RW 62   Married Donegal  
  Carson William John Son Pres RW 22 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Carson Samuel S Son Pres RW 20 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Carson Thomas Son Pres RW 18 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Flyn Susan Servant RC RW 24 House svt Single Donegal  
8 White Samuel Head CofI RW 67 Unemployed Carpenter Married Donegal  
  White Rebecca Wife CofI RW 67 Seamstress Married Donegal  
  White Maria Louisa Dau CofI RW 26 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  White William James Son CofI RW 25   Single Donegal  
  White Rebecca Jane Dau CofI RW 22 Seamstress Single Donegal  
9 Rush Michael Head RC RW 85 Farmer Widower Tyrone  
  Rush John Son RC RW 50 Road contractor Single Tyrone  
  Rush Annie Dau RC RW 45 Seamstress Single Tyrone  
  Rush Michael Son RC RW 40 Road contractor Married Tyrone  
10 McCroary Patrick Head RC RW 62 Tailor Married Donegal IE
  McCroary Cecilia Wife RC RW 65   Married Donegal  
11 McLaughlin Michael Head RC Only reads 61 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McLaughlin Annie Niece RC RW 36 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
12 McLaughlin Mick Head RC RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal  
13 Kane Robert Head CofI Only reads 60 Farmer Married Tyrone  
  Kane Sarah Wife CofI Can't read 55 Seamstress Married Tyrone  
  Kane Matilda Dau CofI RW 34 Seamstress Single Donegal  
14 Campbell Oliver Head Pres RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Campbell Margaret Wife Pres RW 48   Married Donegal  
  Bonner James Step Father CofI Can't read 99   Widower Donegal  
15 McClintock Robert Head Pres RW 80 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McClintock Eliza Jane Wife Pres RW 79   Married Donegal  
  McClintock David Son Pres RW 50 Farmer Single Tyrone  
16 McHugh James Head RC RW 30 Farmer Married Donegal  
  McHugh Mary Wife RC RW 23   Married Donegal IE
  McHugh Ellen Dau RC Can't read 7days Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
17 Baxter William Head Pres RW 81 Farmer Married Tyrone  
  Baxter Mary Wife Pres RW 70   Married Tyrone  
  Baxter Edward Son Pres RW 30 Farmer's son Married Tyrone  
  Baxter Lizzie Dau Pres RW 27 Farmer's dau Single Tyrone  
  John Catterson and Eliza McCartin Household          
18 Catterson John Head CofI Only reads 74 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Catterson George W Son CofI Only reads 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Catterson Joseph Son CofI Only reads 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Baxter Maggie Dau CofI Only reads 34   Married Donegal  
  Baxter William George Gson CofI Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
19 Gilchrist John Head Pres RW 42 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gilchrist Ellen Wife Pres Only reads 30 Seamstress Married Tyrone  
  Gilchrist Ann Jane Dau Pres RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Robert Son Pres RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Rebecca Dau Pres Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Samuel Son Pres Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist John Son Pres Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Ellen Emma Dau Pres Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Maggie Dau Pres Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Gilchrist Lettia Dau Pres Can't read 6mths   Single Donegal  
20 Bates James Head CofI RW 49 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Bates Matilda Wife CofI Only reads 40 Seamstress Married Donegal  
  Bates Matilda Dau CofI RW 17 Seamstress Single Scotland  
  Bates James Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bates Thomas Son CofI Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bates William John Son CofI Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
21 Doherty Patrick Head RC Only reads 81 Shoemaker (unemployed) Widower Donegal  
  Doherty Ann Jane Dau RC RW 30 Seamstress Single Donegal  
22 Roulston William Head CofI RW 80 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Roulston Susan Dau CofI RW 40   Single Donegal  
  Roulston William Son CofI RW 50 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Roulston Thomas Nephew CofI RW 16 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Roulston Rebecca Niece CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
23 Roulston John Head CofI Only reads 74 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Roulston Mary Dau CofI Can't read 33 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Roulston Catherine Dau CofI Can't read 24 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Roulston William John Son CofI Can't read 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Roulston James Brother CofI Only reads 79 Retired Farmer Single Tyrone  
24 White William Head CofI RW 57 Farmer Single Donegal  
  White Annie Sister CofI Only reads 60 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Sproule Samuel Nephew CofI RW 36 Labourer Single Donegal  
  John Sproule and Elizabeth Sproule Household          
25 Sproule John Head CofI Can't read 34 Farm labr Married Donegal  
  Sproule Lizzie Wife CofI RW 30   Married Donegal  
  Sproule Jane Dau CofI Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Sproule Annie Sarah Dau CofI Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Sproule Fanny Dau CofI Can't read 2mths   Single Donegal  


Place of birth in 1911 census recorded as Co Tyrone

John Sproule, 26, son of John, Stone Mason, The Alt, married Elizabeth Sproule, 25, Dartans, dau of Robert, Stone Mason, 28 May 1896 in Castlederg, Co Tyrone.

Wirnesses Thomas Kerrigan and Thomas Sproule

Related :

Robert Sproule, 22, Alt, labourer, son of William, labourer, married Isabella Funston, 22, Alt, dau of Johnston, farmer, 6 Aug 1860, Strabane, Co Tyrone. Witnesses

Robert Anderson and John White

- Robert b 21 Jan 1864

- Unnamed female b 7 Dec 1868 in Gortnamuck

- Mary b 17 Jun 1871 in Kilcroagh, Castlederg

- Unnamed female b 11 Aug 1873 in Gortnamuck

- Matilda b 8 Apr 1876 in Gortnamuck

- Unnamed male b 12 Aug 1879 in Gortnamuck

- Isabella Funston dau of Johnston Funston, farmer, of Alt Upper, Urney, son of Hugh - married Sally Orr, Tievenny, Ardstraw, Co Tyrone, dau of John, 24 Aug 1847

  in Urney parish. Witnesses William Funston and Charles Orr

James Sproule, 22, Ednasop?, servant, son of William Sproule, farmer, married Margaret Rankin, Ednasop?, servant, dau of Richard, farmer, 28 May 1858, Strabane,

Co Tyrone. Witnesses John Irwin and William Faulkner


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