1901 Census Ballymacool, Conwal

(Ballymacool House. Photograph by Bernie)


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Stewart James Head CofI RW 40 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Stewart Margaret Wife CofI RW 40 Dressmaker Married Donegal  
  Stewart James? Son CofI RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
2 Harper Joseph Head CofI RW 40 Farm steward Married Donegal  
  Harper Susan Wife CofI RW 31 Dairy maid Married Donegal  
  Harper James Son CofI Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Harper Samuel Joseph Son CofI Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Harper Martha Dau CofI Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
  Harper Daniel John Son CofI Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Kelso? Jane Visitor Pres RW 17   Single Donegal  
3 Collins Michael Head RC RW 54 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Collins Mary Sister RC RW 62 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Collins James Brother RC RW 60 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Collins Catherine Sister RC RW 50 Cook/Dairly maid Single Donegal  
  Collins Sarah Sister RC RW 48 Laundry maid Single Donegal  
  Collins Susan Sister RC RW 46 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  McDevitt Mary Servant RC Only reads 28 Gen Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
4 Boyd Mary R Head CofI RW 20 Undergrad Univ of London Single Donegal  
  Boyd Helen Sister CofI RW 18 Student Music Single Donegal  
  Boyd Agnes Sister CofI RW 12 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Boyd William Brother CofI RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Boyd Haidee Sister CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Boyd Charles Brother CofI RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Holmquist Hedvig Friend Luth RW 49 Governess Single Sweden  
  Saunders Hannah Servant CofI RW 63 Cook/Domestic Svt Single Tipperary  
  Crone Mary Ellen Servant CofI RW 19 Parlormaid/Domestic Svt Single Wicklow  
  McCormick Sarah Servant CofI RW 28 Housemaid/Domestic Svt Single Armagh  
  Keagh Mary Servant RC RW 21 Housemaid/Domestic Svt Single Kildare  


These are children of William Henry PORTER and Charlotte Agnes Dopping.

William Henry Porter b 1843 to William H Porter (d 1883) and Mary Boyd (d 1886) - Mary Boyd dau of John Boyd, Ballymacool, b 20 Aug 1869 d 1836, marr Frances Hayes,

26 Jan 1799

Charlotte Agnes Dopping dau of Col James Henry Dopping, JP

William Henry and Charlotte Agnes m 1879

Children of William and Charlotte -

Mary Rosalie b 8 Jun 1880 - noted academic and poetess, South Africa

Helen b 17 Apr 1882

John Dopping b 14 Feb 1886

Agnes b 18 Apr 1888

William Henry Ker Porter b 4 Feb 1890

Haidee b 4 Jun 1891

Charles Knox Basil b 2 Jun 1892

Ref: The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal

Charlotte died a short time after the birth of Charles, at which time, William Henry changed their surname to BOYD

Ref: A Local History of Letterkenny

5 Carey John Head CofI RW 55 Gardener/Domestic Svt Married Tyrone  
  Carey Margaret Wife CofI RW 54 Housekeeper Married Co Derry  
  Carey Maggie Dau CofI RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Stewart Henry Gson CofI Can't read 4 Scholar Single Donegal  
6 Hill Emily Head CofI RW 60 Laundress Single Belfast  
  De Barr Ann Servant CofI RW 48 Laundress Single Co Dublin  
7 Brown Alexander Head CofI Only reads 50 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Brown Rebecca Wife CofI RW 48   Married Donegal  
  Brown John Son CofI RW 26 Gardener/Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
  Brown Thomas Son CofI RW 22 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Brown Susan Dau CofI RW 20 Seamstress Single Donegal  
8 Crerand Hugh Head RC Only reads 35 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Crerand Mary Wife RC Can't read 35   Married Donegal IE
  Crerand Cassie Dau RC Only reads 9 Scholar Single Scotland  
  Crerand Hanna Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Crerand Anny Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Crerand John Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  
9 McElwee John Head RC RW 48 Farmer Single Donegal  
  McElwee Dan Brother RC RW 66 Farm svt Single Donegal  
  McElwee Ellen Sister RC Only reads 52 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Dugan Mary Servant RC Can't read 17 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
10 Harper James Head Pres RW 28 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Harper Sarah J Sister Pres RW 30 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
11 Fitzgerald Michael W Head Christn RW 65 Surveyor & architect Married Limerick  
  Fitzgerald Jane Wife Pres RW 65   Married Co Down  
12 Harriss Alexander Head Pres RW 25 ?man Domestic Svt Single Donegal  

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