1901 Census Meenavally, Inishkeel, Co. Donegal


(Bernard Molloy house)

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1911 census Meenavally


1835 Ordnance Survey Map


1857 Griffith's Valuation

No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
  Bernard Molloy and Bridget Monaghan Household          
1 Mulloy Bernard Head RC RW 32 Sherriff's Baliff Married Donegal IE
  Mulloy Bridget Wife RC RW 26   Married Donegal  
  Mulloy Patrick John Son RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Mulloy Mary Ellen Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  


Bernard b 1 Sep 1865, son of Patrick Mulloy and Mary Gallagher

Bridget b 13 May 1873, Inver, dau of Christopher Monaghan and Mary Ward

Bernard m Bridget 14 May 1896 Inver

Children of Patrick and Mary -

Anne b 13 Sep 1864 (civil registration) d 2 Oct 1864 of debility from birth

Bernard b 1 Sep 1865 (civil registration)

Connell b 21 Mar 1868 (civil registration)

Francis b 6 Aug 1870, Godparents Edward Carolin and Grace Breslin (Ardara RC register) (b 10 Aug 1870 according to civil registration)

William b 29 Apr 1872, Godparents Patrick and Anne Byrne (Ardara RC register) (b 15 May 1872 according to civil registration)

Michael b 29 Mar 1874 (civil registration). Emigrated to America, fought in the Spanish civil war from 1899-1901, in Company C 28th Regt US Volunteer Infantry

- Buried in Burlington Cemetery for War Veterans New Jersey

- bapt March 31, 1874, sponsors Patrick and Margaret Garrigan, conducted by John Sweeny, pic 018, II 096

Bridget, Nov 16, 1876, sponsors James and Mary Hagherty, conducted by John Sweeny, pic II 122

Children of Bernard and Bridget -

Patrick John b 28 Mar 1897 bap 31, Godparents Denis and Bridget Molloy

Bridget Teresa b 4 Feb 1902 bap 5, Godparents Michael Molloy and Mary Breslin, conducted by H McDwyer, pic IV 217, IV 218, IV 219

Mary Ellen, May 18, 1899, sponsors Peter Boyle and Mary Boyle, conducted by J McAdee vic, pic IV 146, IV 147

Catherine Teresa, May 10, 1900, sponsors James Molloy and Catherine Molloy, conducted by J McAdee vic, pic IV 164, IV 165,  IV 166

Peter, Nov 15, 1903, sponsors John Sharpe and Bridget Sharpe, conducted by H McDwyer, pic IV 251, IV 252

Margaret Anne, Dec 24, 1905, sponsors ?? And Mary Breslin, conducted my Daniel Stephens, pic IV 289, IV 290 - see scan

Further family information - see Molloys of Meenavally

Additional notes submitted by Maureen

Researcher: Jane - Email

  Family Photographs, submitted by Jane
  Bernard Mulloy Family Bridget Molloy outside their house in Meenavally
2 Boyle Peter Head RC RW 55 Cartaker Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Ellen Wife RC RW 49 Housekeeper Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Patrick Son RC RW 18 Farm labr Single Donegal IE
  Edward Gallagher and Catherine Keeny Household          
3 Gallagher Edward Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Susan Mother RC Can't read 79   Widow Donegal IE
  Gallagher Susan Sister RC RW 36 Seamstress Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Catherine Wife RC RW 33   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Patrick Son RC RW 12 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher James Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Maggie Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Susan Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Con Son RC Can't read 6   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Francis Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Edward Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Hannah Dau RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  


Edward Gallagher, Meenavally, son of Patrick, married Catherine Keeney, 20, Meenansek, dau of James, 27 Jan 1887 in Ardara. Witnesses Peter

Molloy and Susan Keeney

Edward Gallagher son of Patrick Gallagher and Susan Molloy

Children of Patrick and Susan :

Patrick b 1846 marr 20 Feb 1870 to Maggy Shevlin, Drimadoo, dau of Connel (decd). Witnesses John & Patrick Cannon

Edward m Catherine Keeney

Bridget m Hugh Breslin - see notes 1901 census Meenakillew

John b abt Jan 1862 d 12 May 1864 of Tabes Mesenterica (a wasting disease)

Catherine b abt Feb 1864 d 12 Aug 1864 of debility

Susan, see above

Children of Edward and Catherine :

Margaret b 9 Mar 1892, Godparents Peter and Mary Mulloy

Connell, Feb 22, 1895, sponsors Connell Keeny and Mary Keeny, conducted by A Hughers, pic IV 066, IV 067, IV 068

- Private, 30480, 11th Bn., Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. D 16 August 1917. Age 22. Son of Edward and Catherine Gallagher, Meenavally, Ardara,

   Co. Donegal. Panel 70 to 72

Patrick, Jun 3, 1888, sponsors William Molloy and Sara Molloy, conducted by Bdo Kelly, pic III 162, III 163

James, May 21, 1890, sponsors Bernard and Anne Kennedy, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 192, III 193

- m. Grace McGill, Feb 13, 1924, Meenachillaw, pic III 193

Susanna or Susan, Jul 26, 1893, sponsors Patrick Gallagher and Susan Gallagher, conducted by A Hughes, pic IV 039, IV 040, IV 041, IV 042, IV 043

Francis, Jun 13, 1897, sponsors James McNelis and Mary McNelis, conducted by P Kelly pas, IV 113, IV 114, IV 115

Hannah, Jun 13, 1898, sponsors Bernard Kennedy and Mary Kennedy, conducted by P Kelly, pas, IV 128, IV 129, IV 131

Edward, Jan 2, 1900, sponsors Thad? Keeney and Mary Keeney, conducted by P Kelly pas, pic IV 156, IV 157

Peter Joseph, Oct 17, 1901, sponsors Thomas Gallagher and Mary Gallagher, conducted by Peter Kelly pas, pic IV 199, IV 200, IV 201, IV 206, IV 207

Daniel, Jan 24, 1902, sponsors Denis Molloy and Rose Molloy, conducted by H McDwyer vic, pic IV 243, IV 244

Joseph, Feb 13, 1904, sponsors Francis Gallagher and Bridget Gallagher, conducted by H McDwyer, pic IV 255, IV 256

Mary Anne, May 10, 1905, sponsors Patrick McNelis and Mary McNelis, conducted by H McDwyer, pic IV 280, IV 281

Catherine, Apr 29, 1908, sponsors Denis McGuire and Mary A McGuire, conducted by J Doherty, pic V 030, V 031, V 033, V 034

Notes submitted by Lindel & Maureen

  James McNelis and Mary McConnell Household          
4 McNelis James Head RC RW 40 National Teacher Married Donegal IE
  McNelis Mary Wife RC RW 35 Dressmaker Married Donegal IE
  McNelis Mary Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  McNelis Patrick J Son RC RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis James Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis Annie Dau RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis John Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis Bridget Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis Andrew Son RC Only reads 5 Scholar Single Donegal  
  McNelis Rose A Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  McNelis Joseph Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  McNelis Peter Son RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  


James McNelis, teacher, Common, son of Patrick, m Mary McConnell, Brackey, dau of Patrick, 7 Mar 1886 in Ardara. Witnesses James Breslin

and Mary C Crumley

Children of James and Mary :

John b 22 Aug 1892, Godparents John and Rose McConnell

Patrick Joseph, Jun 18, 1888, sponsors John and Anne McNelis, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 162, III 163   

- m. 1925, order film, unreadable pic III 163

Bridget, Apr 8, 1894, sponsors Denis Gallagher and Mary Gallagher, conducted by A Hughes, pic IV 051, IV 052

- m. James Dorian, Tullybeg, Jul 30, 1930, pic IV 053

Francis Thomas, Dec 14, 1895, sponsors John Shovelin and Bridget Shovelin, conducted by H McDwyer, pic IV 287, IV 288

Notes submitted by Lindel & Maureen


Townland notes

Births in Meenavally

Joseph Breslin b 7 Dec 1891 to Patrick Breslin and Mary Herron

Bridget Mulloy 3 Sep 1888 to Michael Mulloy and Winifred Brennan, bap 4 Sep, Godparents Francis and Mary Kennedy, conducted by J McNulty cc, pic III 166, III 167

Bernard Kennedy b 24 Jan 1872 to Francis Kennedy and Mary McKeever, Godparents Edward and Anne Gallagher


1 Mar 1867 Mary Gallagher, spinster, 52 yrs, knitter, Pthisis (consumption) 2 yrs, informant John Boyle, Meenavally

10 Jun 1868 Catherine Gallagher, married, 66 yrs, Labourer's wife, Gastric disease 12 mths, informant John Boyle, Meenavally


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