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Old Age Pension records for Parishes of Aghadowey, Desertoghill and Errigal

Source: Ireland: 1841/1851 Census Abstracts (Northern Ireland)
By Josephine Masterson
These census abstracts have been published as a book.

The earliest census available for all of Ireland was for the year 1901 Earlier censuses were lost in the bombing of the Four Courts and the subsequent fire of 1922.

The Old Age Pension Act was introduced in 1908, but as the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths was not begun in Ireland until 1864, birth certificates were not available for persons of eligible age (70 years so born 1838 or earlier). So for those applying to the local Pensions Office without proof of age, the Pensions Officer sent particulars of the claimant to be checked in the 1841 (when claimant would have been 3 or older) and 1851 (when claimant would have been 13 or older) censuses held at the Public Record Office in Dublin. The claimants have been highlighted.

Details were recorded by the Search Officer and returned to the Pensions Office. Significantly, this checking was completed before the Public Record Office fire of 1922!

The Old Age Pension search summaries for Northern Ireland cover the counties of Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Tyrone. In some cases a fairly complete family census record was written in the summary book, and it is from these summary books that this present series of census abstracts derives.

So these books are the nearest thing there is to a partial reconstruction of the 1841 and 1851 censuses of Ireland.


Aghadowey

1851 Census, Certified copy - Belfast
Place: Clagan
Surname: Allen

Allen, Esther, age 58, head, married 1811, widow, Read
Allen, Rose Ann, dau, age 28, not married
Allen, James DOUGLAS, son, age 8
1851 Census; not found in 1841
Place: Caheny
Surname: Callaghan

Callaghan, Hugh, head, age and date of marriage not available
Callaghan, Elizabeth, wife, age and date of marriage not available
Callaghan, Peggy Jane, dau, age 20
Callaghan, Susan, dau, age 18
Callaghan, John, son, age 16
Callaghan, Elizabeth, dau, age 14
Callaghan, Nancy, dau, age 11
Callaghan, William son, age 9, Claimant
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Risk
Surname: Coleman

Coleman, Patrick, head, age 38, date of marriage 1834
Coleman, Susan, wife, age 35, date of marriage 1834
Coleman, Anne, dau, age 14
Coleman, Thomas, son, age 13
Coleman, John, son, age 12
Coleman, James, son, age 11
Coleman, Biddy, dau, age 9
Coleman, Patrick, son, age 7, Claimant
Coleman, Catherine, dau, age 4
Coleman, Margaret, age 2
Coleman, Susan, dau, age 11 months
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Crosscanley Glebe
Surname: Elgin

Elgin, Robert,head, age not available, date of marriage 1811; 1851-NA
Elgin, Mary, wife, age not available, date of marriage 1811; 1851-NA
Elgin, William, son, age 26 in 1841; not notation for 1851
Elgin, Robert, son, age 24; not listed in 1851
Elgin, Mary Ann, dau, age 21; 34 in 1851
Elgin, Thomson, son, age 20; and listed as Thomas in 1851, age 30
Elgin, Elizabeth, dau, age 19; not listed in 1851
Elgin, James, son, age 15 in 1841; 24 in 1851
Elgin, Nathaniel, son, age 14 in 1841; not listed in 1851
Elgin, Nancy, age 14 in 1841; not listed in 1851
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Risk
Surname: Herald

Herald, Thomas, age not available, married 1821/1831
Herald, Mary, wife, age not available, married 1831
Herald, John, son, age 21
Herald, George, son, age 9
Herald, Thomas, son, age 7
Herald, Nancy, dau, age 5
Herald, Jane, dau, age 2, Claimant, married Edmundson
1851 Census; not found in 1841
Place: Craigmore
Surname: McLary

McLary, John, head, age and date of marriage, not available
McLary, Alice, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
McLary, Ellen, dau, age 15
McLary, Catherine, dau, age 13
McLary, Bernard, son, age 11
McLary, John, son, age 9
McLary, Francis, son, age 7
McLary, Anna, dau, age 5
McLary, Alice, dau, age 1
1851 Census; not found in 1841
Place: Kiltest
Surname: McLaughlin

McLaughlin, William, head, age not available, married 1842
McLaughlin, Nelly, wife, age not available, married 1842
McLaughlin, Grace, dau, age 14
McLaughlin, Ellen, age 8, Claimant
McLaughlin, Sally, age 6
McLaughlin, John, son, age 1
McLaughlin, Bernard, son, age 1 month
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Caheny
Surname: Quigg

Quigg, Robert, head, age 56, married 1825
Quigg, Nelly, wife, age 53, married 1825
Quigg, Richard, son, age 25, not married
Quigg. Betty, dau, age 34, not married
Quigg, Jane, dau, age 20
Quigg, Robert, age 17
Quigg, William age 14

DESERTOGHILL

1851 Census, Certified Copy
Place: Cullnaman
Surname: Archibald

Archibald, Robert, age 40, head, married 1835, farmer, RW
Archibald, Nancy, age 38, wife, spinner, RW
Archibald, Ellen, dau, age 14
Archibald, William, son, age 10
Archibald, David, son, age 8
Archibald, Robert, age 5
Archibald, Hugh, son, age 2
Archibald, Dau, age 1 month Forename, not listed
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Caulhame in 1841 and Moneydig in 1851
Surname: Boyd

Boyd, James, head, age not available, married1834; 35 in 1851
Boyd, Martha, wife, age not available, married1834; 40 in 1851
Boyd, Jane, age 4 in 1841, dau, 13 in 1851
Boyd, James, age 2 in 1841, son, 11 in 1851
Boyd, Margaret, 9 months, 9 in 1851
Boyd, Robert, age 3, son, died in 1838
Boyd, William, age 0; 7 in 1851, Claimant
Boyd, Elizabeth, age 0; 3 in 1851
Boyd, Anne, age 0; 5 months in 1851
Boyd, Elizabeth, age na; dau, age not available, died 1847, age 12
1841 Census
Place: Culnaman
Surnmame: Boyd

Boyd, John, age 28, married 1839
Boyd, Mary Ann, wife, age 27 Nee Torrens
Boyd, E Torrens, dau, age 1
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Moyletra Toy
Surname: Bradley

Bradley, John, head, age 40, date of marriage 1844
Bradley, Mary, wife, age 30, date of marriage 1844, Molly
Bradley, James, son, age 5
Bradley, John, son, age 2
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Tamnyrankin
Surname: Brannon

Brannon, Francis, head, age not available, married 1838
Brannon, Sarah, wife, age not available, married 1838
Brannon, Michael, son, age 1, Claimant, or Brennon
Brannon, Biddy, dau, age 1 day
Brannon, Sally, dau, 0 in 1841; 4 in 1851
Brannon, Francis, son, 0 in 1841; 2 in 1851
1851 Census; not found in 1841
Place: Cullyrammer
Surname: Connell

Connell, Henry, head, age 40, marriage 1836
Connell, Selina, wife, age 43, marriage 1836, nee Wark
Connell, Mary, dau, age 13
Connell, Elizabeth, age 12
Connell, John, son, age 9
Connell, Jane, dau, age 7
Connell, Henry, son, age 4, Claimant
1841
Place: Dullaghy
Surname: Crilly

Crilly, Dan, head, age and date of marriage not available
Crilly, Sarah, wife, age and date of marriage not available, nee Moran
Crilly, Daniel, age 17
Crilly, Patrick, son, age 9
Crilly, Thomas, son, age 9
Crilly, William, son, age 7
Crilly, Biddy,daug, age 4, Claimant, married McCloskey, Mary McShane, Mother-in-Law
1841Census
Place: Bellury
Surname: Elder

Elder, John, age 36, married 1832
Elder, Maria, wife, age 33, married 1832
Elder, Elizabeth, dau, age 6, Claimant
Elder, Mary M, dau, age 5, Mary Matilda?
Elder, Maria Jane, dau, age 3
Elder, William, son, age 1, Claimant
Elder, James, son, age 5 months, died 1833
1851 Census
Place: Moneydig
Surname: Haslett

Haslett, Thomas, married 1826
Haslett, Mary, married 1826 (Mary Browne)
Haslett, Robert, age 20
Haslett, William, age not stated
Haslett, Elizabeth, dau, age 18
Haslett, Matilda, dau, age 15
Haslett, Thomas, age 11
Haslett, Mary, age 9, Claimant (Mary Browne)
Haslett, Nancy, age 8
Haslett, Margaret, age not stated
Haslett, Samuel, age 6
Haslett, Sarah, age 4
Haslett, Rachel, age 4 months
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Ballyagan
Surname: Henry

Henry, John, age 45, married 1826
Henry, Elizabeth, wife, age 43, married 1826
Henry, Ellen, dau, age 20
Henry, William, son, age 20, absent
Henry, John, son, age 18
Henry, Robert, son, age 16
Henry, Samuel, son, age 10
Henry, Thomas, son, age 8, Claimant
Henry, Matilda, dau, age 6
Henry, James, son, age 2
Henry, Elizabeth, age 3, died 1845
1851 Census, Certified Copy-Belfast
Place: Moyletratoy
Surname: Holmes

Holmes, Hugh, age 40, head, married, 1836, farmer, Read
Holmes, Susanna, age 35, wife, Read
Holmes, Serah Jane, age 4, dau
1841 Census
Place: Magheramore
Surname: Kaine

Kain, Thomas, age and date of marriage not available, deceased in 1841 per Claimant
Kain, Catherine. wife, age not available
Kain, John, age 25
Kain, Daniel, son, age 20
Kain, Mary, dau, age 18
Kain, Ellen, dau, age 16
Kain, Catherine, dau, age 14
Kain, Bernard, son, age 12, Barney
Kain, Eliza Jane, dau, age 10 Claimant, married McKeefry
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Tirkeeran
Surname: Kane

Kane, John, head, age 40, married 1843
Kane, Selina, wife, age 28, married 1843, nee Mellon per Claimant, not found
Kane, Ellen, dau, age 6
Kane, Mary A. 21 months
Kane, James, son, age 2, died 1844
Kane, Fanny, dau, age 10 months, died 1848
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Moyletra Toy
Kirkwood

Kirkwood, William, head, age 33, date of marriage 1833; 1851-not available
Kirkwood, Nancy, wife, age 28, date of marriage 1833; 1851-not available
Kirkwood, Eliza Jane, dau, age 3; age 11 in 1851
Kirkwood, Matilda, dau, 6 months; age 9 in 1851
Kirkwood, Ann, dau, age 0; age 7 in 1851 Claimant married Paul
Kirkwood, James, son, age 0; age 5 in 1851
Kirkwood, Maria, dau, age, 0; age 2 in 1851
Kirkwood, Robert, son, age 0 month; age 1 month in 1851
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Gortacloughan
Surname: Linton

Linton, Samuel, head, age 45, date marriage 1821/1825 in 1841; m. date 1828 in 1851
Linton, Catherine, wife, age 42 in 1841, date of marriage, 1825; 45 in 1851, date of marriage 1828 in 1851
Linton, Jane, dau, age 15, not listed in 1851
Linton, William, son, not available in 1841; noted in 1851, absent in 1841 and 22 in 1851
Linton, Sarah, dau, age 13; 21 in 1851
Linton, Thomas, son, age 11; 17 in 1851
Linton, Samuel, son, age 8; 14 in 1851
Linton, Susanna, dau, age 6; 12 in 1851
Linton, John, son, age 2; 10 in 1851
Catherine, dau, age 0; age 5 in 1851, Claimant
Linton, Biddy, wife, age 42, died 1823
Linton, Daniel, son, age 19 died 1840
1851 Census; not found 1841
Place: Moneydig
Surname: McCafferty

McCafferty, Thomas, head, age and date of marriage, not available
McCafferty, Biddy, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
McCafferty, Peggy, dau, age 12
McCafferty, John, son, age 10, Claimant
McCafferty, Jane, dau, age 8
McCafferty, Francis, son, age 6
McCafferty, James, son, age 2
McCafferty, Hugh, died 1847, age 4 months
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Dullaghy
Surname: McCahon

McCahan, John head, age 40, date of marriage1828/1835; age 50 in 1851
McCahan, Mary Ann, wife, age 30, date of marriage1835; age 40 in 1851, nee Christie
McCahan, John, son, age 13; not listed in 1851
McCahan, Matilda, dau, age 10; Martha, age 19 in 1851
McCahan, James, son, age 8, age 16 in 1851
McCahan, Nancy, dau, age 5; died 1841/42
McCahan, George, son, age 4; age 13 in 1851
McCahan, Eliza J., dau, age 2; Eliza Jane, age 11 in 1851
McCahan, Alexander, son, age 6 months; 8 in 1851
McCahan, Henry, son, age 0; age 6 in 1851
McCahan, Robert; son, age 0; age 4 in 1851, Claimant
McCahan, Nancy, dau, age 0; age 3 in 1851
McCahan, William son, age 0; age 1 in 1851, Claimant
McCahan, Martha, wife, age 45, died 1835
McCahon, Nancy, dau, age 5 in 1841; died 1841/1842 reported in 1851
1841 & 1851 Census
Place:Coilband
Surname: McGuigan

McGuigan, John, head, age 29, married 1833; 29 (sic) in 1851, date of marriage 1835
McGuigan, Nancy, age 28, date of marriage 1833; age 35 in 1851, nee Mullan
McGuigan, James, son, age 5; 15 in 1851
McGuigan, John. son. age 4; 13 in 1851
McGuigan, Ann, son, age 2; 11 in 1851
McGuigan, Elizabeth, dau, age 1 months; Eliza, age 9 in 1851
McGuigan, Mary, age 0; age 8 in 1851
McGuigan, Susan, dau, age 0; age 5 in 1851, Claimant
McGuigan, Catherine, dau, age 0; age 4 months in 1851
McGuigan, Susan, dau, age 1 month in 1841; died 1845
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Moneydig
Surname: Morell

Morell, William, age not available, married 1833/1845
Morell, Sissy, wife, age not available, married 1845, nee McNeill
Morell, Ellen, dau, age 18
Morell, Mary Jane, dau, 16
Morell, Matilda, dau, age 13
Morell, George, son, age 10
Morell, James, son, age 8, Claimant, born 3 June 1842
Morell, Sissy, dau, age 6
Morell, Margaret, dau, age 4
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Tamnyrankin
Surname: O'Kane

O'Kane, John, age 35, not married
O'Kane, Mary, sister, age 33
O'Kane, Patrick, brother, age 30
O'Kane, Michael, brother, age 27
O'Kane, Sally, sister, age 25
O'Kane, Mary, mother, age 70
1851 Census
Place: Laragh
Surname: Quigg

Quigg, Henry, head, age 37, married 1843
Quigg, Ellen, wife, age 40, married 1843, nee Diamond
Quigg, Francis, son, age 6, absent
Quigg, Bridget, dau, age 3
Quigg, Mary, dau, age 3
Quigg, Rose, dau, 6 months, Claimant
Quigg, Charles, son, died 1846, age 1 mon
1851 Census
Place: Culnaman
Surname: Torrens

Torrens, David. married 1844
Torrens, Nancy (nee Brown)
Torrens, Sarah Jane, dau, age 6, Claimant - age 71, 12 Aug 1914
1851 Census; not found in 1841
Place: Ballynameen T
Surname: Turner

Turner, Alex, head, age and date of marriage, not available
Turner, Ann, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
Turner, Thomas, son, age 21
Turner, James, son, age 19
Turner, Alex, son, age 17
Turner, Robert, son, age 15
Turner, William, son, age 14
1851 Census
Culnaman
Surname: Woods

Woods, William, age 31, married 1839
Woods, Margaret Ann, age 35, wife, nee Torrens
Woods, Geo, son, age 11
Woods, Thomas, son, age 7, claimant
Woods, Serah, dau, age 4,
Woods, age 3 months

ERRIGAL

1841 Census
Place: Mayboy
Surname: Connell

Connell, Bernard, head, age and marriage date not available, or Brien
Connell, Ellen, wife, age and marriage date not available, nee McDade
Connell, Bernard, son, age 14
Connell, Cormick, son, age 14
Connell, Catheran, dau, age 12
Connell, Jane, dau, age 10
Connell, Hannah, dau, age 8
Connell, Shunnon, dau, age 6 Susan? Claimant
Connell, Serah, dau, age 2
1851 Census
Place: Tamnymore
Surname: Darragh

Darragh, Matthew, age not available, marriage 1830
Darragh, Mary Ann, wife, age not available, marriage 1830, nee Gallager
Darragh, John, son, age 20
Darragh, Matthew, son, age 19
Darragh, James, son, age 17
Darragh, Jane, dau, age 14
Darragh, William, son, age 10
Darragh, Robert, son, age 7
Darragh, Margt. A., dau, age 4
Darragh, Samuel, died 1848, age 5 months
Darragh, Samuel, son, age 2 (Claimant)
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Gortfad
Surname: Davis

Davis, George, head, age and date of marriage, not available
Davis, Nancy. wife, age and date of marriage, not available
Davis, Jean, dau, age 4
Davis, Mary, dau, age 1
1851 Census, Information, scanty
Place: Inshaleen
Surname: Gilmore

Gilmore, David, head
Gilmore, Mary, wife, nee Craig
Gilmore, Isabella, dau, age 9, light record,age illegible
Gilmore, Mary, dau, age 7?
Gilmore, Elizabeth, dau, age 2, Claimant
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Towland: Boleran
Surname: Gould

Gould, Alexander, age not available, married 1840
Gould, Martha. age not available, married 1840
Gould, Alexander, age 9
Gould, Matilda, dau, age 7
Gould, Bessy, age 3
Two stillborns, 1846/1847
1841 Census
Place: Boleran
Surname: Heaney

Heaney, Bernard, age and date of marriage not available
Heaney, Mary, wife, age and date of marriage not listed
Heaney, Patrick, son, age 6
Heaney, Charles, son, age 3
Heaney, Ellen, dau, 1 mon, died 1836
1841 Census
Place: Mayboy
Surname: Heaney

Heaney, Mary, head, age 43, married 1833, widow, nee Connell?
Heaney, Mary, age 8
Heaney, Bernard, son, age 6
Heaney, John, age 6, Claimant
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Brockagh
Surname: Higgins

Higgins, James, head, age not available, married 1848
Higgins, Mary, wife, age not available, married 1848, nee Walsh per Claimant not found
Higgins, Bernard, son, age 2
Higgins, Catherine, dau, age 9 months
1841 & 1851 Census
Place: Kileague
Surname: Kane

Kane, James, head, age and date of marriage. not available
Kane, Rose, wife, age and date of marriage. not available
Kane, John, son, age 12; 21 in 1851
Kane, Mary Anne, dau, age 10; 21 in 1851
Kane, James, son, age 7; 16 in 1851
Kane, Sarah, dau, age 2; 11 in 1851
Kane, Jane, dau, age 0 in 1841; Claimant stated 7 in 1851
Kane, Robert, son, age not available, Claimant stated Robert died in 1843 at age 4, Claimant
1841 Census:
Place: Coolnasillagh
Surname: Kane

Kane, John, head, age 49, date of marriage not available
Kane, Biddy, wife, age 43, year of marriage not available
Kane, John, son, age 8
Kane, Daniel, son, age 6
Kane, Charles son, age 3
Kane, Bernard, age 8, died 1839
Kane, James, son, age 5 months
Kane, Nancy, dau, age ;, 7 years in 1851 Claimant--O'Kane
1851 Census,
Place: Tamnymore
Surname: McCann

McCann, Thomas, head, age 63, married 1815
McCann, John, son, age 21
Connor, Michael, son-in-law, age 34
Connor, Easter, dau. age 34
Connor, William, grandson age 10
Connor, Sarah, granddaughter, age 8
Connor, John, grandson, age 5, Claimant - Connor
Connor, Susanna, graddaughter, age 2
1851, not found in 1841
Place: Lisnascreghod
Surname: McNicholl

McNicholl, James, head, age and date of marriage not available
McNicholl, Sally, wife, age and date of marriage not available, nee Higgins per claimant-not found
McNicholl, Bernard, son age 7
McNicholl, Patt, son, age 5
McNicholl. James, son, age 1
McNicholl, Jane, dau, died 1848, age 7 months
1841 Census
Place: Ballintemple
Surname: Mullan

Mullan, Daniel, head, age and year of marriage not available
Mullan, Ann, wife, age and year of marriage not available
Mullan, John, son , age 15
Mullan, Edward. son, age 13
Mullan, Henery. son, age 4
Mullan, Peter, son, age 1
1841 Census
Place: Ballintemple
Surname: Mullan

Mullan, John, head, age and date of marriage, not available
Mullan, Peggy, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
Mullan, Anne, dau, age 6 months
Mullan Rose, dau, age 6 months
1851 Census, not found 1841
Place: Tibaran
Surname: Mullan

Mullan, Patrick, age and date of marriage, not available
Mullan, Susan, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
Mullan, Rose, dau, age 11
Mullan, Ann, dau, age 9
Mullan, Ellen, dau, age 7
Mullan, Mary, dau, age 5
Mullan, James, son, age 3
Mullan, Biddy, dau, age 1, Claimant
Mullan, Bernard, son, 1 month, died 1845
1851 Census
Place: Boleran
Surname: O'Donnell

O'Donnell, Patrick, head, age and date of marriage, not available
O'Donnell, Ellen, wife, age and date of marriage, not available
O'Donnell, James, son, age 9
O'Donnell, Pat, son, age 7
O'Donnell, Ellen, dau, age 4, Claimant
O'Donnell, John, son, age 1
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Farrentemmple Glebe
Surname: O'Hagan

O'Hagan, Charles, age and date of marriage, not available
O'Hagan, Rose, age and date of marriage, not available
O'Hagan, Daniel, age 19, died 1846
O'Hagan, Mary, dau, age 16
O'Hagan, Martha, dau, age 14
O'Hagan, Roseann. dau, age 10, Claimant
O'Hagan, Henry, son, age 8
O'Hagan, Catherine, dau, age 6
O'Hagan, Biddy, dau, age not available, data off page
O'Hagan, Cormac, son, age not available, data off page
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Tamnynmore
Surname: Paul/Saul

Paul, John, head, age not available, married 1823
Paul, Eliza, wife, married 1823, nee Knox per Claimant, not found
Paul, William, son, age 16
Paul, Jane, dau, age 14
Paul, Catherine, dau, age 12
Paul, Ann, dau, age 10
Paul, James, son, age 8
Paul, Robert, son, age 6
Paul, John, son, age 4
Paul, Martha, dau, age 2
1851 Census, not found in 1841
Place: Dunnavenny
Surname: Quigg

Quigg, Michael, age 47, married 1830
Quigg, Annie, wife, age 44, married 1830, nee McAtamney
Quigg, Henry, son, age 17
Quigg, Paddy, son, age 15
Quigg, Charles, son, age 13
Quigg, Mary, dau, age 9
Quigg, James, son, age 8, Claimant
Quigg, Susan, dau, age 7
Quigg, Ann, dau, age 4
Quigg, Mick, son, age 2

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