1901 Census Ballybolauder, Conwal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  Samuel Russell and Jane Buchanan Household          
1 Russell Samuel K Head Pres RW 65 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Russell Jane A Dau Pres RW 33   Single Donegal  
  Russell John Son Pres RW 31 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Coll Isabella Servant RC Can't read 25 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Tease Alexander Servant Pres RW 17 Farm Svt Single Donegal  
  Note: Female b 3 Nov 1867
  Richard Buchanan and Mary Jack Household          
2 Buchanan Richard Head Pres RW 64 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Buchanan Robert Son Pres RW 26 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Buchanan Leslie Son Pres RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Buchanan Annie Dau Pres RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  O'Brien Mary Servant RC RW 15 General Svt Single Donegal IE


1. Richard Buchanan (1837 - 1916), Ballybolother (top of Headstone) married Mary Jack (1851 -1884). They were married on 17 Jan 1871 in Trenta

Presbyterian Church. Mary died young (33 yrs) with T.B.  They both died in Ballybolother.

2. Richard and Mary (nee Jack) Buchanan had 6 boys and 1 girl. All born at Ballybalother:

 -  Robert Stewart (Bob) (1871-1913) m Annie Savage, Ballymoney. 4 children. Mary Jack (Mollie), Jane Russell (Jane), James Stewart and William

    Robert Wilson.

 -  William Edward Flynn (Willie) (1874-1951) m Annie Stevenson, Ballyare. 6 children - William, David, Roy, Elizabeth, Evelyn and Violet.

 -  Leslie Hastings (Leslie) (1876 -1948) (see Headstone) m Margaret Gallagher, Kilmacrenan. 7 children. Vincent, Francis Herbert (Herbie), Annie Mary

    (Mary), Dorothy (Dolly), James Richard (Jim), David Allen (David) and Robert Hastings Jack. Leslie sold Ballybolother and bought Socker.

 -  Samson Jack (Samson) (1878)  .

 -  David Russell (David) (b 25 Oct 1879)  Both David and Samson died young. They were in a photograph in uniform.

 - James Gregg (1882-1929) m Mary Mullholland, Ballymoney.They had 1 son, James Mullholland. James Gregg was a bank manager in Dublin and died

    at his residence there.

 -  Annie Mary Jack (1882 - 1915)  Died young (33years)

3. Mary Jack was a daughter of the Rev Samson Jack m Margaret Gregg from Ednaharnon. It is thought Rev Samson Jack was the first minister in Trenta

Presbyterian Church and that he preached in the schoolhouse in Trenta until the church was built. Mr Jack left his farmhouse, a large garden and an

extensive lawn to Trenta Church for a Manse.

4. Rev Samson Jack and Margaret Gregg had 3 children:

 -  Annie marr 1867 to Dr. William Edward Flynn. He died 1868 and is buried at Trenta.  Later Mrs Flynn married Leslie McCandless, Corkey. 

   They had 3 children - Bob, Annie and Renee - see 1901 census Corkey

 -  Robert Hastings was a medical student.  Died young with T.B.

 -  Mary (1851 -1884) m Richard Buchanan (above)

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  John Baxter and Catherine Alexander Household          
3 Baxter John Head CofI RW 31 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Baxter Catherine Wife CofI RW 30   Married Donegal  
  Baxter David Son CofI   4 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Baxter William Son CofI   2 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Baxter Finlay Son CofI   1 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Montgomery Robert Servant Pres RW 16 General Svt Single Donegal  



John b son of David Baxter and Mary Russell?

James b 3 Jun 1904

4 Bovaird Jane A Head Episc RW 75 Ret Farmer Single Donegal  
5 Bovaird Charles Head CofI RW 60 Farmer Widower Donegal  
  Bovaird John Son CofI RW 36 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Bovaird Martha Dau-in-law CofI RW 36   Married Donegal  
  Bovaird Annie Gdau CofI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bovaird Mary Jane Gdau CofI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bovaird Maggie Gdau CofI Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bovaird Charles Gson CofI Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Bovaird John Gson CofI Can't read 3 Scholar Single Donegal  
6 Ramsey Patrick Head RC Can't read 30 Navvy on Railway Single Donegal  
  Ramsey Margaret Mother RC Can't read 70   Widow Donegal  
  McDaid Fanny Boarder RC Only reads 60 Itinerant (beggar) Single Donegal  
  James Robert Baxter and Mary Jane Graham Household          
7 Baxter James R Head Episc RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Baxter Mary J Wife Episc RW 60   Married Tyrone  
  Baxter James R Son Episc RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Note: James Robert b 18 Oct 1875
8 Baxter Henry Head CofI Only reads 84 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Baxter Margaret Wife CofI Only reads 86   Married Tyrone  
  Baxter James Son CofI RW 46 Farmer's son Married Donegal  
  Baxter Annie Dau-in-law Pres RW 40 Farmer's wife Married Donegal  
  Baxter Maggie Anne Gdau Pres RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Baxter James Gson Pres RW 15 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Baxter Harry Gson Pres Only reads 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Baxter William J Gson Pres Can't read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Baxter Eliza Mary Gdau Pres Can't read 2 Scholar Single Donegal  

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