1901 Census Bunnagee, Leck

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Duffy James Head RC RW 48 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Duffy Bridget Wife RC Can't read 50   Married Donegal IE
  Hegarty Mary  Dau RC RW 23 Retired svt Married Donegal  
  Hegarty Daniel Son-in-law RC Can't read 28 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Hegarty Eliza A Gdau RC Can't read 1mth   Single Donegal  
  Note: Gdau Elizabeth Anne b to Daniel Hegarty and Mary Duffy 6 Feb 1901. Godparents Daniel Duffy and Sarah O'Donnell
  Peter Duffy and Catherine Dugan Household          
2 Duffy Peter Head RC Can't read 49 Agricultural labr Married Donegal  
  Duffy Catherine Wife RC Can't read 36 Labourer's wife Married Donegal IE
  Duffy Daniel Son RC RW 15 Labourer's son Single Donegal  
  Duffy James Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Duffy Mary Jane Dau RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Duffy Margaret Anne Dau RC   5   Single Donegal  
  Duffy Ellen Dau RC   2   Single Donegal  
  Duffy Bridget Dau RC   1mth   Single Donegal  
  Note: Bridget b 24 Mar 1901. Godparents John Duffy and Hannah Doherty
  Robert Hegarty and Easter Doherty Household          
3 Hegarty Robert Head RC Can't read 40 Cottier/Fisherman Married Donegal  
  Hegarty Easater Wife RC RW 40 Housekeeper Married Donegal  
  Hegarty Sarah Dau RC Only reads 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Robert Son RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Margaret Dau RC   4   Single Donegal  
  Hegarty James Son RC   1   Single Donegal  
  Note: Thomas b 27 Jul 1901, Godparents Peter Duffy and Catherine Doogan. Married Rebecca Fleming
4 Breslin John Head RC Can't read 67 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Breslin William Brother RC Only reads 60 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Breslin Fanny Sister RC Only reads 54 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Breslin William Nephew RC RW 26 Agricultural labr Single Donegal  
  Charles Kennedy and Anne McElwee Household          
5 Kennedy Annie Head RC RW 62 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Kennedy Cassie Dau RC RW 26 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Kennedy Thomas Son RC RW 24 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Kennedy Patrick Son RC RW 22 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Kennedy Teresa Dau RC RW 18 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  


Dau Anne b 7 Apr 1861, Godparents Thomas and Margery McElwee. Married Hugh Cleary. Their son John b 13 Apr 1901 in Bunnagee. Godparents Thomas

and Teresa Kennedy. See 1901 census Cullion

  Robert Brown and Mary Anne Wylie Household          
6 Browne Mary Anne Head Pres RW 57 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Browne Allan Son Pres RW 29 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Browne Samuel Son Pres RW 27 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Browne Mary Dau Pres RW 25 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Browne Thomas H Son Pres RW 16 Farmer's son Single Donegal  


Robert Brown, Bunnagee, son of James, married Mary Anne Wylie, Carrygally, dau of Allan, 1 Aug 1867 at Letterkenny. Witnesses Allan Wylie

and Robert Buchanan

Children of Robert and Mary Anne -

Leslie b 23 Feb 1870

Samuel b 20 Feb 1872

Mary b 25 Dec 1873

Robert John b 26 Apr 1876

Robert Andrew b 12 Nov 1879

Also see townland notes, below

7 Morrow John Head CofI RW 41 Farmer Single Donegal  
  Morrow Margorie Niece CofI RW 29   Single Donegal  
  Morrow Jeannie Niece CofI RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Note: Rebecca Morrow, married, 94 yrs, died 18 Dec 1864. Informant John Morrow
8 McElhinney Ellen Head CofI Only reads 55 Farmer Widow Donegal  
  Rodden Rose Lodger RC Can't read 50 Mendicant Single Donegal IE

Townland Notes:


Births in Bunnagee:

1. Children of Joseph Brown and Mary Anne Doherty -

Margaret b 14 Sep 1862, Godparents Michael Friel and Julia McGarvey. Baptised Conwal & Leck (RC)

David b 30 Apr 1864

John b 22 Jul 1866

Jane b 6 Feb 1869

Mary Anne b 19 Jan 1871

Grace b 15 Apr 1873

Alexander b 8 Feb 1879

2. Child of William Gobin and Elizabeth Colhoun -

Catherine b 13 Mar 1901. Godparents Hugh Cleary and Catherine Kennedy

3. Children of Samuel McGrath and Sara Connelly -

Mary and Joseph b 26 May 1900. Godparents Patrick O'Donnell and Catherine Herarty & Patrick Curran and Teresa Curran

4. Child of William Brown and Mary Rodden -

John b 30 Mar 1862, Godparents John Brown and Mary Carr


Deaths in Bunnagee:

1. Anne Jane Taylor, married, 36 yrs, d 20 Oct 1865. Informant John Taylor

2. Catherine Gobbin, Widow, 70 yrs, d 1 Aug 1865. Informant Peggy Gobbin


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