1901 Census Altadush, Conwal, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Conaghan Peter Head RC RW 58 Farmer Single Donegal IE
  McNamee Mary Sister RC Only reads 61 Housekeeper Widow Donegal IE
  McNamee Peter Nephew RC RW 26 Farm Svt Single Donegal IE
  John Gallagher and Giley McFadden Household          
2 Gallagher John Head RC Can't read 70 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Giley Wife RC Can't read 65   Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Julia Dau RC RW 40 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Edward Gallagher and Anne McGinley Household          
3 Gallagher Edward Head RC RW 47 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Anne Wife RC RW 49 Farmer's wife Married Donegal IE
  Gallagher Alice Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Gallagher Edward Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE


Edward Gallagher (Patrick/Bridget) married Anne McGinley (Michael/Susan, Brogagh) on Nov 27 1880 in St. Columba’s, Glenswilly

- Edward's sister Mary married Bernard Boyle - see household 8, below

Anne McGinley dau of Michael McGinley and Susan Toner of Breenagh - see 1901 Breenagh census

  Manus Conaghan and Ellen McDaid Household          
4 Conaghan Manus Head RC Can't read 50 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Conaghan Ellen Wife RC Can't read 40   Married Donegal IE
  Conaghan James Son RC Can't read 14 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Conaghan Mary Dau RC Only reads 10 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE
  Conaghan John Son RC Only reads 8 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Conaghan Daniel Son RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE
  Bonner Bridget Servant RC Can't read 50   Single Donegal Only Irish


Manus Conaghan, son of James and Margaret, married Ellen McDaid, dau of John and Hannah, Meenacargagh? 27 Jul 1884 at


Also, Bernard Kelly, Fahykeen, son of James m Mary Connaghan, Altadush, dau of James 9 Dec 1877

5 McGinley Patrick Head RC Only reads 70 Carpenter Widower Donegal IE
  McGinley Mary Dau RC Can't read 30 Laundress Single Donegal IE
6 Conaghan Mary Head RC Can't read 60 Knitter Single Donegal IE
7 McDaid Catherine Head RC Can't read 50 Knitter Single Donegal IE
  McDaid Nancy Sister RC RW 40 Cook/Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Bernard Boyle and Mary Gallagher Household          
8 Boyle Bernard Head RC Can't read 60 Farmer Married Donegal IE
  Boyle Mary Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  Boyle John Son RC RW 19 Farmer's son Single Donegal IE
  Boyle Bridget Dau RC RW 17 Farmer's dau Single Donegal IE


Bernard Boyle, 30, Glendowan, son of Noher (Cornelius), married Mary Gallagher, 25, Altadush, dau of Pat, 3 Mar 1878.

Witnesses Patrick McFadden and Margaret Kennedy

Bernard's brother James married Mary McMonigle - see 1901 census Drumsallagh, Gartan

Mary dau of Pat and Bridget

- has a sister Grace

- brother Edward in household 3, above

Children of Bernard and Mary :

Patrick b Drumsallagh, Gartan, 10 Apr 1879

John b Altadush 18 Jul 1880

Bridget b Altadush 6 Dec 1882

James b Altadush 4 Deb 1884

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