1901 Census Manorcunningham Churchland, Raymoghy Parish

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born
  Frank Gallagher and Nancy Doherty Household        
1 Gallagher James Head RC RW 35 Farmer Single Donegal
  Gallagher Margary Sister RC Only reads 40 Housekeeper Single Donegal


In 1917, James applied for the old age pension, giving his parent's names as Frank Gallagher and Nancy Doherty. He indicated the townlands

to search the 1851 census for the family were Manorcunningham and Raymoghy - the family was not found

The 1857 Griffith's Valuation shows a Francis Gallagher renting a house and just over 5 acres of land from Mary Anne Saunderson in Manorcunningham

Frank (Francis) died 1877 and Nancy died 1887

Churchland - see OS map & valuation

Children of Frank and Nancy :

1. Margery

2. James

3. Sarah Anne - married Alexander Peoples 5 Jan 1860. Emigrated to Brooklyn, America where Alexander & dau Anne died in 1880

-  Sarah Anne returned to Donegal with children James, John and Sarah - she died in Mar 1881

Children of Alexander and Sarah Anne :

1. Ann baptised in Drumoghill 26 Oct 1862 by Rev Fr Michael Martin, Godparents Bernard Cullen & Ann Cullen

2. James born Carrygally, Leck 8 Nov 1864

3. John born Pluck, Leck, 25 Oct 1866

-  joined Scottish Rifles on 29th June 1886 at Hamilton Barracks Glasgow. He was a Pte in the 2nd Royal Innishkilling Fusiliers when he died at Cambridge

   Military Hospital, Aldershot, England On 2 Mar 1889. He was buried 5 Mar 1889 at the Aldershot Military Cemetery plot Y 1319. He had died of tubercle of

   lung at 21 years of age

4. Sarah, raised by James & Margery above, married Patrick McLaughlin in Drumoghill 7 Jun 1910

-  Patrick was a son of William McLaughlin and Rebecca Doherty - see 1901 census Manorcunningham Town

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