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Early Census Data

1841 - 5 people and 1 house

1851 - 3 people and 1 house

1861 - 19 people (10 males & 9 females) and 2 houses

1871 - 6 people and 1 house

1881 - 5 people and 1 house

1891 - 3 people and 1 house

1901 - 7 people (4 males & 3 females) and 1 house




No tenants



Landlord James Johnston


1a McCormick, John , house, outbuilding and land

John McCormick, wife Grace Gallagher - married 1848

Children -

Winifred b 1851 m Peter McHugh (see Loughbara census)

James b 1849 m Catherine Kelly (see below)

Anne m Charles Murray (see 1901 census Derrora)

1b McAward, Owen, house, outbuildings and land

Owen McAward b 1807 d bef 1861 (stomach tumour) & wife Hannah

Children -

6 dau & 1 son (number varies)

First tenants to be evicted in 1861


Shared 1654 acres of land



Landlord John G Adair

Joseph (John?) McCormick & wife

Children - 5

Not mentioned in 1857 Griffith's Valuation

Evicted in 1861 and immediately reinstated as caretaker by Adair



No Surname First Relationship Religion Education Age Occupation Status Born Language  
  James McCormick and Catherine Kelly Household            
1 McCormack James Head RC Can't read 52 Farmer & Shopkeeper Married Donegal IE  
  McCormack Kate Wife RC Only reads 40   Married Donegal IE  
  McCormack John Son RC Only reads 11 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McCormack Mary Dau RC Can't read 9 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McCormack Kate Dau RC Can't read 7 Scholar Single Donegal IE  
  McCormack Patrick Son RC Can't read 3   Single Donegal IE  
  McCormack James Son RC Can't read 5mths   Single Donegal    
2 McCormack James Head RC Can't read 79 Farmer Married Donegal    
  McCormack Kate Wife RC RW 51   Married Married 22 yrs 7 ch born/5 living Donegal
  McCormack John Son RC RW 21 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  McCormack Mary Dau RC RW 19 Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  McCormack Kate Dau RC RW 17? Farmer's dau Single Donegal    
  McCormack Patrick Son RC RW 13 Farmer's son Single Donegal    
  McCormack James Son RC RW 10 Scholar Single Donegal    


James McCormick, Loughbarra, son of John McCormack and Grace Gallagher, married Kate Kelly, Drumdeevin, dau of William Kelly and Susan Diver, 7 Feb 1889.

Witnesses Andrew McCormack, Iniskil and Margaret McMenamin, Drumdeevin

James son of John McCormick and Grace Gallagher, who married in 1848

Grace is from Carrickatimpan. Her sister Rose m Patrick McCormick - see Inniskil census

- James's sister Winifred married Peter McHugh - see Loughbara census

- James's sister Annie married Charles Murray - see 1901 census Derrora

- James sister Mary married Neil Duffy - see 1901 census Befflaght

Children of James and Catherine -

John b 1890, Mary b 1891, Catherine b 1893, Patrick b 1896 - all born Loughbara

James b Dec 1900 attended Doochary NS, reg no 298. Left school 15 Jul 1911





1833 Tithe Applotment Book

1857 Griffith's Valuation

1841-1891 Census Statistics

1901 Census

1911 Census

1920 Application for the Old Age Pension

Civil Birth Registration

RC Church Baptism Register

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