1901 Census Cullion, Leck, Co Donegal


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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Lang
1 Hegarty James Head RC Can't read 60 Agricultural Labr Widower Donegal  
  Hegarty Anne Dau RC RW 28 Labourer's dau Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Mary Dau RC RW 22 Labourer's dau Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Bernard Gson RC RW 15   Single Donegal  
  Hegarty James Gson RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  William Gibbons and Elizabeth Colhoun Household          
2 Gibbons William Head RC RW 54 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Gibbons Eliza Wife RC RW 45   Married Donegal  
  Gibbons Margaret Sister RC RW 58 Seamstress Single Donegal  
  Gibbons Charles Son RC RW 15 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gibbons Lizzie Dau RC RW 14 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gibbons Mary Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gibbons George Son RC RW 5   Single Donegal  
  Gibbons Catherine Dau RC Can't read 3wks   Single Donegal  


William Gibbons, son of Neil, married Elizabeth Colhoun, dau of William Colhoun, Drumany, 27 Feb 1874. Witnesses Henry Brown, Bunagee, and Anne Browne,

Letterkenny - see scan from marriage register

William son of Neil (1792-1878) and Margaret (1802-1884) Gibbons - see headstone, Old Leck Graveyard

Children of Neil and Margaret :

William m Eliza Colhoun

Margaret, unmarried, d 1916

James emigrated to Canada

Edward b 1833 d 1853

Children of William and Elizabeth :


Elizabeth b Cullion


George b Bunagee 18 Mar 1896, Godparents Maurice Hegarty and Sarah Knee

- Regt no 22984, 7 Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, killed in action WW1 on 6 Apr 1916 aged 20 yrs - buried with his grandparents in the Old Leck Graveyard

Catherine b Bunagee b 13 Mar 1901, Godparents Hugh Cleary and Catherine Kennedy

  Hugh Cleary and Anne Kennedy Household          
3 Cleary Hugh Head RC RW 43 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Cleary Annie Wife RC RW 38   Married Donegal  
  Cleary Joseph Son RC RW 17 Farmer's son Single Donegal  
  Cleary Lizzie Dau RC RW 15 Farmer's dau Single Donegal  
  Cleary Charles Son RC RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Cleary James Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Cleary Thomas Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Cleary Annie Dau RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Cleary Andrew Son RC Can't read 2   Single Donegal  


Anne Kennedy b 7 Apr 1861, dau of Charles Kennedy and Anne McElwee - see 1901 census Bunnagee

4 Nee Sarah Head RC Can't read 64 Farmer Widow Donegal IE
5 Nee John Head RC RW 40 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Nee Margaret Wife RC RW 23   Married Donegal  
  Nee John Son RC Can't read 2yr3mths   Single Donegal  
  Nee Sarah Ann Dau RC Can't read 10mths   Single Donegal  
  Diver Edward Servant RC RW 28 Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
  Liney Mary Ann Servant RC RW 17 Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
  William John Wylie and Martha Kelso Household          
6 Wylie William John Head Pres RW 58 Farmer Married Donegal  
  Wylie Martha Wife Pres RW 36   Married Donegal  
  Wylie Maria Dau Pres RW 13 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wylie John Allen Son Pres RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Wylie I? Dau Pres RW 2wks   Single Donegal  
  Kelso Maggie Visitor Pres RW 31   Single Donegal  
  McDaid Catherine Servant RC RW 18 Domestic Svt Single Donegal  
  McGinley Bridget Servant RC Can't read 19 Domestic Svt Single Donegal IE
  Brown Michael Servant RC Can't read 20 Farm Svt Single Donegal  
  Note: William John Wylie married Martha Kelso 17 Feb 1887 at the Letterkenny 1 Presbyterian Church
7 Hegarty John Head RC Can't read 80 Agricultural Labr Widower Donegal  
  Hegarty Margaret A Dau RC Can't read 40 Housekeeper Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Susan Dau RC Can't read 43   Single Donegal  
  Hegarty Sarah Dau RC RW 33   Single Donegal  
  Hegarty John O Gson RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal  


Dau Susan applied for the old age pension in 1917, giving her parents names as John and Sarah Hegarty, as well as her grandparents names of James and Annie

Hegarty. Her parents, married 1851, were living with John's parents, James and Annie. There were no children.

8 Nee John Head RC Can't read 29 Farm Labr Married Donegal  
  Nee Annie Wife RC Can't read 27   Married Donegal IE
  Nee Daniel Son RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Nee Bridget Dau RC Can't read 4yr6mths   Single Donegal  
  Nee Joseph Son RC Can't read 2yr6mths   Single Donegal  
  Nee Rebecca Dau RC Can't read 7mths   Single Donegal  
9 O'Donnell Robert Head RC Can't read 40 Agricultural Labr Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell Hanah Wife RC RW 34   Married Donegal  
  O'Donnell Fanny Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Mary Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Ellen Dau RC RW 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Robert Son RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Catherine Anne Dau RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal  
  O'Donnell Hanah Dau RC Can't read 1   Single Donegal  
  Doherty Fanny Niece RC Can't read 24 Labourer's wife Married Donegal  
  Doherty Catherine Visitor RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Doherty Joseph Visitor RC Can't read 5   Single Donegal  
  Doherty Charles Visitor RC Can't read 8mths   Single Donegal  
  Francis Gallagher and Mary Anne Lindsay Household          
10 Gallagher Francis Head RC Can't read 50 Farm Svt Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Maryan Wife RC Can read 38   Married Donegal  
  Gallagher Jane Dau RC Can read 11yr3mths Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Fannie Dau RC Can read 8yr5mths Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Cassie Dau RC Can read 6 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Maggie Dau RC Can't read 3yr9mths   Single Donegal  
  Gallagher Bella Dau RC Can't read 1yr6mths   Single Donegal  
  Note : Dau Susan b 6 Mar 1908, married James Rudden, Tullymore, Clonca, son of James Rudden and Bridget Monagle, 11 Nov 1936 at the Letterkenny Cathedral.
  Bernard Harkin and Bridget Carlin Household          
11 Harkin Bernard Head RC Can't read 50 Agricultural Labr Married Donegal IE
  Harkin Bridget Wife RC Can't read 30   Married Donegal IE
  Harkin John Son RC RW 11 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Harkin Bella Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Harkin Patrick Son RC Only reads 7 Scholar Single Donegal  
  Harkin Rose Dau RC Can't read 4   Single Donegal  
  Harkin Manus Son RC Can't read 7mths   Single Donegal  


Census note - Bridget has a broken leg

Bernard Harkin, son of Patrick and Rose Harkin, married Bridget Carlin, Glendone, dau of Manus and Bella Carlin, 27 Dec 1888 at Conwal. Witnesses John Hegarty

and Margaret McDermott? See scan of marriage registration

Bridget's family - see Drumsallagh census

Dau Isabella b 16 Mar 1892, bap Conwal & Leck, Letterkenny



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