1901 Census Cashelgolan, Inishkeel, Co Donegal


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Additional data  and family notes submitted by Angela & Lindel

Name Surname Relationship Religion Education Age Sex Occupation Marriage Born Language
  Mick Shovelin and Nabla Boyle Household            
1 Michael Shovelin Head R.C. can't read 84 M Frm.Labourer Married Donegal I&E
  Anne Shovelin Wife R.C. can't read 84 F   Married Donegal Irish
  James Hegarty Lodger R.C. can't read 70 M Pedlar Married Donegal I&E
  Bridget Hegarty Lodger R.C. can't read 50 F Pedlar Married Donegal I&E
  Joseph Hegarty Lodger R.C. can't read 16 M Pedlar Unmarried Donegal I&E


Mick and Nabla married 1841

Children of Mick and Nabla :

11 children born - 4 living in 1911

Pat b 1843

John b 1849

Daniel d bef 1851 aged 2

Daniel b 1860 m Margaret Sharp - see 1901 census Clogher West

- Daniel applied for the Old Age Pension in 1917, providing details of the family in 1851 - see Census Search Form

William d bef 1851 aged 1




Maryanne b Loughfad 13 Jan 1865 - see household 3, below


  Neil Gallagher and Winifred Sweeney                
2 Neil Gallagher Head R.C. R&W 50 M Farmer Married Donegal I&E
  Winifred Gallagher Wife R.C. R&W 41 F   Married Donegal  
  Joseph Gallagher Son R.C. R&W 12 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Magdalen Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 9 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Winifred Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 8 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Lizzie Gallagher Daughter R.C. R&W 6 F Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Charles Gallagher Son R.C. Read 4 M Scholar Unmarried Donegal  
  Frank Gallagher Son R.C. can't read 2 M   Unmarried Donegal  
  Annie Gallagher Daughter R.C. can't read 1 F   Unmarried Donegal  
  Patrick McNelis Servant R.C. R&W 25 M Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
  Marianne O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 14 F Dom.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E


Neil Gallagher (Neil, decd.) married Winifred Sweeney (John, Hotel, Dungloe) on April 6 1885 in St. Peter's Dungloe

See 1901 census Dungloe Town for Winifred's family

Neil's sister Ellen married John O'Donnell - see 1901 census Fintown

Children of Neil and Winifred :

12 children were born to Neil & Winifred, 10 alive in 1911




Madeline b. May 27 1891 - Sister Gabriel Mary, Sisters of Cluny

Winifred b. Sep 6 1892 - Sister Clothilde, Sisters of Cluny

Elizabeth (Lizzie)

Charles W


Anne married John Boyle (Connell, Dooey)

The family is buried in Kilclooney - see headstone inscription

Researcher: Rachel - Email


William Gallagher and Ellen Gorringe Household

3 William Gallagher Head R.C. R&W 42 M Farmer/Magistrate Married Donegal  
  Nellie Gallagher Wife Episc. R&W 30 F   Married London  
  William Gallagher Son R.C. can't read 1 M   Unmarried London  
  Bernard O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 48 M Frm.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E
  MaryAnn Shovelin Servant R.C. R&W 21 F Dom.Servant Unmarried Donegal  
  Bridget O'Donnell Servant R.C. R&W 18 F Dom.Servant Unmarried Donegal I&E



William Gallagher, son of William Gallagher and Mary Hanlon, married Ellen Gorringe, dau of Richard Gorringe and Isabella Hamilton, on Mar 7 1899

in Islington, London

William's sister Rose m John Molloy - see 1901 census Glenties

His sister Kate m Patrick O'Donnell - see 1901 census Glenties

4 Michael Byrne Head R.C. R&W 33         - Married Donegal I&E
  Roseanne Byrne Wife R.C. R&W 30     Married Donegal I&E


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