1901 Census Glentornan, Tullaghobegly, Co Donegal


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This information was compiled as part of a Mini Thesis for the completion of the Certificate Course in Genealogy at the University College, Dublin. Tutor Sean Murphy MA

1 O'Donnell Hugh head 64 farmer
  O'Donnell Mick son 23 general labourer
  O'Donnell Peter brother 66 general labourer


Hugh O'Donnell (Patrick) married

1. Sarah Mulligan -  Patrick b. 23/11/78  Mick b. 4/08/77

2. Catherine Sweeney (James, Gola) on Mar 5 1881 in Gweedore

Hugh and Bridget Gallagher Household    
2 Gallagher Bridget head 86 farmer / widow
  Gallagher Bridget daughter 40 cook
  Gallagher Patrick son 50 farmer / married
  Gallagher Isabella daughter in law 46 housekeeper
  Gallagher Isabella granddaughter 5 scholar
  Gallagher Ellen granddaughter 4 scholar


Patrick married Elizabeth Campbell (James, Meencorwick) on Feb 7 1878 in Gweedore

- see 1901 census Tor

Catherine married James Doogan - Dore

Edward McFadden and Annabella Curran Household  
3 McFadden Edward head 62 farmer
  McFadden Annabella wife 48 housekeeper
  McFadden Sophia daughter 29 domestic servant
  McFadden Hugh son 27 farmers son
  McFadden Frank son 25 farmers son
  McFadden Manus son 23 farmers son
  McFadden Sarah daughter 21 farmers daughter
  McFadden John son 18 farmers son
  McFadden Bridget daughter 16 farmers daughter
  McFadden Edward son 14 scholar
  McFadden Myles son 12 scholar
  McFadden Joseph son 10 scholar
  McFadden Mary daughter 8 scholar
  McFadden Patrick son 6 farmers son
  McFadden Dannie son 4 farmers son

Notes :

Edward McFadden, Dunlewey, farmer, son of Hugh, married Nabla Curran, Fanawee

(Fawnaboy), dau of Francis, 8 Feb 1872. Witnesses Edward McClafferty and

Una Gallagher

1911 census shows them as having 13 children born, with 11 still alive in 1911

John McFadden and Hannah Boyle Household  
4 McFadden John head 40 farmer
  McFadden Hannah wife 40  
Philip Gallagher and Mary McCole (Loughagher) Household
5 Gallagher Philip head 48 farmer
  Gallagher Mary wife 30  
  Gallagher Mary daughter 7 scholar
  Gallagher Madgey daughter 4 scholar
  Gallagher Charles son 3 scholar
  Gallagher Hugh son 2  
  Gallagher Bridget daughter 1m  

Notes: Cecelia b. Sep 18 1894 Madge b. Aug 24 1895

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John McGeady and Bridget McGinley Household  
6 McGeady John head 48 farmer
  McGeady bridget wife 46  
  McGeady Patrick son 23 general labourer
  McGeady Michael son 21 general labourer
  McGeady Bryan son 13 scholar
  McGeady Johney son 4 scholar
  McGeady Mary daughter 7m  
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Edward Gallagher and Mary Gallagher Household  
7 Gallagher Edward head 64 farmer
  Gallagher Mary wife 44  
  Gallagher Charles son 23 farmers son
Hugh McGeady and Ellen McGonigle Household
8 McGeady Hugh head 55 farmer
  McGeady Ellen wife 45  
  McGeady Agnes daughter 18 scholar
  McGeady Patrick son 13 scholar
  McGeady Andrew son 10 scholar
  McGeady Nancy daughter 6 scholar
  McGeady Maggie daughter 4  


Hugh McGeady (Pat) married Ellen McGonagle (Andrew, Owey) on Feb 21 1882 in St Mary’s Kincasslagh - see 1901 census Owey Island


Edward McBride and Mary O'Donnell Household

9 McBride Edward head 51 farmer / widower
  McBride Mary daughter 25 housekeeper
  McBride Patrick son 23 general labourer
  McBride James son 21 general labourer
  McBride Bridget daughter 13 scholar


Edward McBride (James, Ballindrait) married Mary O'Donnell (Patrick) on Feb 15 1871 in

St Mary’s Gweedore

Patrick b Mar 5 1877 Ellen b Mar 5 1879

John married Fanny O'Donnell (Daniel, Knocknastoller) – Bayonne


Townland Notes


Charles Gallagher and Sheila Harkin (Meenagall)

  Edward married Mary Gallagher – see above

  Philip married Mary McCole – see above

  Margaret married Maurice McBride – Meenderrynasloe

  Rose married  James Boyle, Meenderrygamph (Rose, 23y, died 16/01/1870)

  Brian – USA



Hugh McFadden (Magheraroarty) and Bridget Gallagher

   Edward married Annabella Curran – Glentornan

   John married Hannah Boyle – Glentornan

   Madge married Owen Boyle - Stranabrooey

   Bridget married John Coyle – Crolly

   Sophia married Daniel Coyle, Crolly

   Susan married Daniel Roarty – Moneybeg

   Rose married John Harkin - Fawnaboy


Patrick O'Donnell (Rannafast) and Ellen Gallagher

  Hugh married 1. Sarah Mulligan 2. Catherine Sweeney – Glentornan

  Mary married Edward McBride – Glentornan

  Sarah married Patrick McCole - Crolly

  Margaret married Bernard McCole – Derrybeg

  Bridget?/Fanny? married James McGinley - Meenacung



Charles, Bridget and Ellen were children of  Edward Gallagher and Rose Boyle - see also Moneymore Townland notes



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