1901 Census Knockbrack, Leck, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born
1 McKinney David Head Pres RW 61 Farmer Married Donegal
  McKinney Margaret C Wife Pres RW 60 Farmer's wife Married Donegal
  McKinney John Son Pres RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McKinney Anna JN Dau Pres RW 22 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Quigley James Servant Pres RW 14 Farm svt Single Donegal
  Quigley Samuel Servant Pres Only reads 12 Farm svt Single Donegal
2 Lecky Thomas Head Pres Can't read 60 Farmer Widower Donegal
  Lecky Samuel Son Pres Only reads 41 Farmer's son Married Donegal
  Lecky Anne J Dau-in-law Pres Can't read 45   Married Donegal
3 Kennedy Lilly A Head RC RW 63 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Harkin Michael Nephew RC Can't read 26 Farm svt Married Donegal
  Harkin Ellen Niece RC RW 19 Farmer's niece Married Donegal
  O'Neill Mary Lodger RC Can't read 58 Domestic svt Widow Donegal
4 Breslin William Henry Head RC Only reads 50 Farmer Married Donegal
  Breslin Henry Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Breslin Mary Sister RC RW 40 Farmer's sister Single Donegal
  Murphy James Visitor RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
  McClay Charles Servant RC Only reads 30 Agricultural labr Single Donegal
5 Park Samuel Head Episc RW 65 Farmer Married Donegal
  Park Matilda Wife Episc RW 63   Married Donegal
  Park William Son Episc RW 30 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Park Samuel Son Episc RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Park Matilda Dau Episc RW 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Park Andrew Son Episc RW 23 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Edward Beattie and Grace McClafferty Household        
6 Beattie Edward Head Episc Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal
  Beattie Grace Wife Episc Can't read 59   Married Donegal
  Beattie Mary Dau Episc RW 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
  Beattie Charles Son Episc RW 22 Scutcher, Flax mill Single Donegal
  Beattie Grace Dau Episc RW 18 Seamstress Single Donegal
  Beattie Edward Son Episc Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal


Edward Beattie, minor, farn svt of Lurgy, son of Alexander, an Army Pensioner, married Grace McLafferty, full age, farm svt of Lurgy, dau of Charles,

on 18 Aug 1859 in Letterkenny. Witnesses Robert Fletcher and Jane Wilson

Children of Edward and Grace :

Alexander - see 1901 census Aghlehard





Robert James



7 McGinty Manus Head RC RW 30 Agricultural labr Married Donegal
  McGinty Susan Wife RC RW 26   Married Donegal
8 Bresland Mary Head RC RW 70 Farmer Widow Donegal
  Bresland Edward Son RC RW 40 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Bresland William H Son RC RW 36 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  Shaw James Gson RC RW 18 Farm svt Single Roscommon
  McLaughlin James Servant RC RW 40 Farm svt Single Donegal
  Mulhern Unity Servant RC RW 16 Gen Domestic svt Single Donegal
  Dugan Maggie Servant RC RW 25 Gen Domestic svt Single Donegal
9 Bresland Henry Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal
  Bresland Jane Wife RC RW 39   Married Donegal
  Bresland Ellen Sister RC RW 59 Farmer's sister Single Donegal
  Allison Mary Niece RC RW 31 Farmer's niece Single Donegal
  Bresland William Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal
  Bresland Charles H Son RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal
  Moses Ewing and Letitia Hughes Household        
10 Ewing Moses Head Pres Can't read 46 Farmer Married Donegal
  Ewing Letitia Wife Pres RW 37   Married Donegal
  Ewing Lizzie Dau Pres RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal
  Ewing Matthew J Son Pres RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal
  Ewing Mary Dau Pres RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal
  Ewing Sarah A Dau Pres Only reads 6 Scholar Single Donegal
  Ewing David Son Pres Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal
  Ewing Moses Son Pres Can't read 11mths   Single Donegal


Moses Ewing, Knockbrack, farmer, son of Matthew, farmer, married Letitia Hughes, Drumany, dau of David, farmer, 9 Nov 1886.

Witnesses David Hughes and Charles Philson

Moses b 29 Aug 1848 in Knockbrack

Moses' sister Isabella married Samuel Wilson - see 1901 census Listellian

Letitia b 12 May 1863 in Drumany to David Hughes and Elizabeth McNair

Letitia's brother John b 23 Jul 1871 - see 1901 census Drumany

  William John Wilson and Maria Wilson Household        
11 Wilson William John Head Pres (2nd Ray) Can't read 33 Blacksmith Married Knockbrack
  Wilson Marie Wife Pres (2nd Ray) RW 25 Housewife Married Knockbrack
  Wilson Samuel Son Pres (2nd Ray) RW 9 Scholar Single Knockbrack
  Wilson William John Son Pres (2nd Ray) RW 6 Scholar Single Knockbrack
  Wilson Liza Jane Dau Pres (2nd Ray) RW 5 Scholar Single Knockbrack
  Wilson Catherine Dau Pres (2nd Ray) RW 4 Scholar Single Knockbrack
  Wilson David Son Pres (2nd Ray) RW 2   Single Knockbrack


William John Wilson, blacksmith and farmer, Knockbrack, son of Samuel, married Maria Wilson, 17, Knockbrack, dau of John, 22 Apr 1890.

Witnesses Joseph H Stevenson and William Bresland

12 McCormack Grace Head RC RW 70 Farmer Widow Donegal
  McCormack Philip Son RC RW 38 Farmer's son Single Donegal
  McCormack Grace Dau RC RW 30 Farmer's dau Single Donegal
13 McKendrick Bernrard Head RC RW 28 Farmer/licenced Spirit/Grocer Single Donegal
14 Holmes David Head Pres RW 74 Farmer Single Donegal
15 McKinney William Head Pres RW 85 Retired farmer Widower Donegal
16 McC R Sergeant in Charge RC RW 41 At School Single Co Londonderry
  H M Constable RC RW 28 Farmer's son Single Co Sligo
  McC PJ Constable RC RW 24 At School Single Co Antrim
  M T Constable RC RW 23 Farmer's son Single CO Roscommon
  H T Constable RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Co Fermanagh


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