1911 Census Castlecooly, Parish of Burt, Co Donegal

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No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Yrs Married Ch Born/Living Born Language
1 McCay Catherine Head Pres RW 62 Farmer Widow     Tyrone  
  McCay Andrew Son Pres RW 37 Farmer Single     Tyrone  
  McHugh Mary Servant RC Only reads 26 Gen Domestic svt Single     Donegal IE
  McHugh Mary Servant RC RW 17 Kitchen maid/Domestic svt Single     Donegal IE
  McHugh Michael Servant RC RW 16 Farm svt Single     Donegal IE
2 McGrath John Head RC RW 34 Agricultural labr Married     Donegal  
  McGrath Grace Wife RC RW 27   Married 9 4/4 Donegal IE
  McGrath Susan Dau RC RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  McGrath Mary Dau RC Can't read 6 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  McGrath John Son RC Can't read 4   Single     Donegal  
  McGrath Mark Son RC Can't read 2mths   Single     Donegal  
3 Downie James Head RC Can't read 54 Farm labr Married     Ireland  
  Downie Hessie Wife RC Can't read 52   Married 33 10/10 Donegal  
  Downie Willie Son RC RW 21 Unemployed labr Single     Donegal  
  Downie Isaac Son RC RW 16 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Downie Charlie Son RC RW 14 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Downie Mary Dau RC RW 19   Single     Donegal  
  Downie Lizzie Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Downie Bella Dau RC RW 9 Scholar Single     Donegal  
4 Hall John Head Pres RW 36 Farmer Single     Co Derry  
  Hall Bessie Sister Pres RW 40   Single     Co Derry  
  Hall Annie Sister Pres RW 28   Single     Co Derry  
  Hall Isabella Sister Pres RW 26   Single     Co Derry  
  Corren Bridget Servant RC RW 19 Gen Domestic svt Single     Donegal  
  Campbell Andrew Servant RC RW 40 Farm svt Single     Donegal  
  Clark John Servant RC RW 18 Farm svt Single     Donegal  
5 Canning Thomas Head Pres RW 46 Farm labr Married     Donegal  
  Canning Margaret Wife Pres RW 35   Married 14 7/6 Donegal  
  Canning Sarah Dau Pres RW 14 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Canning James Son Pres RW 13 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Canning Martha Dau Pres RW 10 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Canning David Son Pres RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Canning Rebecca Dau Pres RW 7 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  Canning Thomas Son Pres Can't read 4mths   Single     Donegal  
6 McFadden Daniel Head RC RW 43 Agricultural labr Married     Donegal  
  McFadden Bridget Wife RC RW 45   Married 20 9/9 Donegal  
  McFadden Henry Son RC RW 19 Agricultural labr Single     Donegal  
  McFadden Margaret Dau RC RW 14   Single     Donegal  
  McFadden Cassie Dau RC RW 12 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  McFadden Patrick Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  McFadden John Son RC RW 8 Scholar Single     Donegal  
  McFadden Ellen Dau RC Can't read 5   Single     Donegal  
  McFadden Daniel Son RC Can't read 3   Single     Donegal  
  Hugh Doherty and Hannah Coyle Household              
7 Doherty Hugh Head RC RW 30 Agricultural labr Married     Donegal  
  Doherty Hannah Wife RC Can't read 27   Married 4 3/3 Donegal IE
  Doherty Hugh Leopold Son RC Can't read 4   Single     Donegal  
  Doherty Cicily Dau RC Can't read 3   Single     Donegal  
  Doherty James Son RC Can't read 2   Single     Donegal  


Hugh Doherty, labourer, Bohullion Upper, son of Hugh, married Hannah Coyle, servant, Moness, dau of Bernard, 8 Jan 1906 at Longtower, Derry. Witnesses Manus Coyle & Mary Cannin

Hugh son of Hugh and Mary Doherty, Lisfannan?

Hannah dau of Bernard Coyle & Sheila McGinley of Knockfola, Tullaghobegly - see 1901 census Knockfola

- Her sister Margaret married William Kennedy - see notes 1901 census Grange

- Her sister Bridget m Alexander Baxter - see 1911 census Tonyhabboc, All Saints

The family is buried in the New Burt Graveyard - see headstone inscription

Children of Hugh and Hannah :

Hugh Leopld b 5 Jun 1906 in Castlecooly, informant Mary Doherty



Bernard b 1923, m Mary Jane (Marie) Dunne of The Black Balbriggan, Co Dublin, 1960 - Birmingham. 4 children

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8 Clarke James Head RC RW 39 Agricultural labr Married     Donegal  
  Clarke Isabella Wife RC RW 4   Married 14 1/1 Donegal  
  Clarke Mary Ann Dau RC RW 11 Scholar Single     Donegal  

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