1821 Census data

Data as extracted by Philip Crossli for J W Kernohan and attached to his letter of 8 March 1920.


Census of 1821, Barony of Coleraine, Co. Derry - 6I-5-37

                PARISH OF DESERTOGHILL

No. 4 townland of Cooleman, one story house
              John Kennedy aged 82 farmer of 29 acres
                (Then follows his family)
              Thomas Torence aged 14 house servant

No. 32 townland of Cooleman, one story house,  5 1/2 acres
              Samuel Torence aged 28 farmer and weaver
              Mary Torence aged 26 his wife flax spinner
              Robert Torence aged 7 his son
              Samuel Torence aged 5 his son
              William Torence aged 1 his son
              William Dempsey aged 20 house servant
              James Dempsey aged 18 apprentice
              James Kennedy aged 18 apprentice
              William Diffin aged 14 house servant
              Martha Blair aged 14 house servant
NOTES. See mon. inscpr. No. 1
Were these three brothers? (presumably JWK means Samuel, Thomas & Alexander) See list of Garvagh Church members under Samuel Torrens.

No. 33 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 13 acres
              Thomas Torence aged 29 farmer
              Margaret Torence aged 24 his wife flax spinner
              Margaret Torence aged 4 his daughter
              Jane Torence aged 2 his daughter
              John Torence aged under 1 his son
              Jane Galt aged 19 house servant
              Alexander Blair aged 14 house servant

No. 34 townland of Cooleman, one story house
              Alexander Torence aged 40 labourer
              Mary Torence aged 40 his wife, flax spinner
              Smith Torence aged 10 his son
              Margaret Torence aged 7 his daughter
              Elizabeth Torence aged 4 his daughter
              Margaret Conway aged 21 house servant

No. 37 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 42 acres
              James Torence aged 42 farmer
              Margaret Torence aged 30 his wife flax spinner
              Mary Ann Torence aged 7 his daughter
              David Torence aged 4 his son
              Sarah Jane Torence aged 1 his daughter
              Rose Moore aged 18 house servant
NOTES. See mon. inscrp in Garvagh ch.yard.

No. 38 townland of Cooleman, one story house
              Widow Torence aged 54 flax spinner
              Smith Torence aged 24 her son, weaver
              Ann Torence aged 19 her daughter flax spinner
              William Torence aged 16 her son weaver

no. 40 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 10 acres
              Andrew Torence aged 38 farmer
              Mary Torence aged 34 his wife flax spinner
              Mary Ann Torence aged 7 his daughter
              Jane Torence aged 6 his daughter
              Elizabeth Torence aged 4 his daughter
              Martha Torence aged 1 his daughter

no. 41 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 9 acres
              Hugh Torence aged 28 farmer and weaver
              Margaret Torence aged 26 his wife flax spinner
              Ann Torence aged 1 his daughter

No. 42 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 21 acres
              Thomas Torence aged 57 farmer
              Margaret Torence aged 56 his wife
              Jonathan Torence aged 23 his son weaver
              Samuel Torence aged 18 his son
              Alexander Torence aged 14 his son

No. 43 townland of Cooleman, one story house,  10 acres
              Hugh Torence aged 60  farmer
              Alexander Torence aged 30 his son weaver
              John Torence aged 22 his son weaver
              Mary Torence his daughter aged 20 flax spinner
NOTES. See Garvagh church members list

No. 44 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 2 acres
              Robert Torence aged 50 farmer and weaver
              Jane Torence aged 34 his wife flax spinner
              Jane Torence aged 9 his daughter
              James Torence aged 7 his son
              John Torence aged 1 his son
              Mary McClernan aged 20 lodger, flax spinner

No. 46 townland of Cooleman, one story house, 3 acres
              "Alexander" Torence aged 65, farmer & "spinster"
NOTES. nobody else in this house - probably means widower. Probably brother of Robert who wrote the letters.
. . . . . (If so: Alex was unmarried at 50 so is a batchelor! RJT)

No. 48 townland of Cooleman, one story house,
              John Torence aged 31 weaver
              Margaret Torence aged 30 his wife flax spinner
              Margaret Torence aged 5 his daughter
              Nancy Torence aged 4 his daughter
              Thomas Torence aged 1 his son

No 30 townland of Coolleyramer, one story house,
              James Torence aged 45 labourer
              Mary Torence aged 48 his wife flax spinner
              Sarah Torence aged 20 his daughter flax spinner
              James Torence aged 16 his son
              Thomas Torence aged 14 his son
              Mary Ann aged 6 his daughter

No. 29 townland of Movenus, one story house
              Alexander Torence aged 24 labourer
              Mary Torence aged 21 his wife flax spinner
              Sarah Torence aged under 1 his daughter

No. 5 townland of Kerryreagh, one story house
              Lely Torence aged 60 flax spinner
              (nobody else in this house)

No. 4 townland of Moletratoy, one story house, 8 acres
              Alexander Torence aged 25 farmer
              Margaret Torence aged 23 his wife flax spinner
              John Torence aged 2 his son
              Nancy Gamble aged 17 his cousin flax spinner

No. 8 townland of Edinbane, one story house
              James Torence aged 45 labourer
              Hannah Torence, his wife aged 38, Flax spinner

No 26 Dologhy Townland, one story house, 16 acres
              William Hilton, aged 44, farmer
              Mary Hilton, his wife, aged 30, flax spinner
              Jane Hilton, his daughter, aged 4
              William Hilton, his son, aged 2
              Hugh  Hilton, his son, aged 1
              Pat Daley, aged 22, house servant
              Jane Kane, aged 20, house servant

No 29 Dologhy Townland, one story house, 9 acres
              John Hilton, aged 40, farmer
              Elizabeth Hilton, his wife, aged 24, flax spinner
              William Hilton, his son, aged 2
              Jane Hilton, his dau., aged under 1
              Jane Hilton, his mother, aged 77 widow
              Nancy Crawford, aged 21, house servant
              Elizabeth, aged 17, house servant
              Archy Kane, aged 22, house servant

No.9 townland of Trinaltinagh, one story house, 14 acres
              John Torence aged 55 farmer
              Lettia Torence  aged 48 his wife flax spinner
              Lettia Torence aged 10 his daughter
              Jane Torence aged 8 his daughter
              Mary Torence aged 7 his daughter
              Alexander Moore aged 22 house servant
              Pat Quin aged 20 house servant


                        PARISH OF AGHADOWEY


No.9 townland of Claggin, one story house,
              Thomas Terrance aged 48 labourer
              Ellin Terrance aged 53 his wife flax spinner
              Mary Terrance aged 19 his daughter spinner
              Martha Terrance aged 17 his daughter spinner

No.9 townland of Tamlaght, one story house, 7 acres
              William Terrence aged 35 farmer and cartwright
              Margaret Terrence aged 37 his wife spinner
              Margaret Terrence aged 13 his daughter
              Mary Terrence aged 8 his daughter
              John Terrence aged 6 his son
              William Terrence  aged 4 his son
              Robert Terrence aged 2 his son
              Rose Gribbin aged 22 servant
              Robert Hunter aged 22 servant

No.11 townland of Carnroe, one story house, 11 acres
              William Terrence aged 49 farmer
              Elizabeth Terrence aged 45 his wife spinner
              David Terrence aged 16 his son weaver
              John Terrence aged 14 his son
              Elizabeth Terrence aged 12 his daughter
              Jonathan Terrence aged 8 his son
              Samuel Terrence aged 5 his son
              Ann Irwin aged 20 servant
              Kitty McLus (or McLees) aged 54 servant

No.3 townland of Meohill, one story house,
              John Torrens aged 50 labourer
              Mary Torrens aged 50 flax spinner
              David Torrens aged 4 his son
              Mary Torrens aged 8 his daughter

No.11 townland of Meohill, one story house, 12 acres
           *  Hugh Torrens aged 74 farmer
              Hugh Torrens aged 21 his grandchild
              Mary Hurst aged 20 servant
              Mary Grey aged 24 servant
              Thomas Peden aged 21 servant
* writer of the 1804 letter.

No.36 townland of Meohill, one story house, 5 acres
              John Peden aged 26, farmer & bleacher
              Dorrothy Peden aged 24 his sister, flax spinner
              Dorrothy Peden aged 68 his mother, flax spinner
              Sarah Torrens aged 13 her grandchild
(N.B. A great number of Pedens in this townland)

No. 1 townland of Craigala, one story house, 15 acres
              Samuel Torrens aged 40, farmer
              Fanny Torrens aged 40 wife, flax spinner
              Ann Torrens aged 14 daughter
              Jane Torrens aged 12 daughter
              Martha Torrens aged 11 daughter
              Margaret Torrens aged 9 daughter
              Fanny Torrens aged 7 daughter
              John Torrens aged 1 son
              Samuel Torrens aged under 1
              Peter Casherday aged 23 servant

No. 2 townland of Craigala, one story house, 15 acres
              Hugh Torrens aged 48 farmer
              Easther Torrens aged 35, his wife, flax spinner
              Jane Torrens aged 12, his daughter
              William Torrens aged 10 son
              David Torrens aged 7 son
              Samuel Torrens aged 3, son
              Isabell Torrens aged 1, dau.
              Hugh McIntire aged 45, servant
              George McIlroy aged 21 journeyman weaver

No 13, townland of Gortin, one story house, 21 acres
              James Torrence aged 48 farmer
              Ann Torrence aged 46 wife
              Samuel Torrence aged 19 son
              Nancy Torrence aged 14 daughter
              Margaret Torrence aged 12 daughter
              Mary Torrence aged 9 daughter
              David Hogan aged 19 house servant

No 16, townland of Culcroo, one story house 14 acres
              Sarah Torrens aged 79 farmer
              Alexander Torrens aged 46 her son laborer
              Mary Torrens aged 32 her daughter flax spinner
              Margaret Burns aged 27 house servant
              John Hemphill aged 22 house servant
              William Martin aged 15 house servant

No. 29 townland of Mulaghmore, one story house, 20 acres
              Denis McAleers aged 50 farmer
              John McAleers, his son, aged 28, linen buyer
              Nancy McAleers, his dau., "  20
              James   "       "   son      18
              Elizabeth Torrence, his sister-in-law aged 48
              John Henderson, aged 17, house servant
              Elizabeth Morrow, aged 20, house servant

No.5 townland of Bovagh, one story house
              Mary Kellaghan, aged 40, flax spinner and "inkeep"
              Sarah Dallas her daughter, agd 15
              Mary Torrence her daughter aged 5
              "James McAllees her daughter aged 1"

No 3 townland of Mullahinch, one story house
              Elizabeth Torrence aged 62 flax spinner
              Robert her grandson (no age given)

No 4 townland of Mullahinch, 13 acres
              Alexander Torrence, aged 35, farmer
              Mary        "       his wife, agd 30, flax spinner
              Alexander   "       "   son   "   12
              Mary Ann    "       "   dau.  "   10
              Margaret    "       "   "     "   6
              Nancy       "       "   "     "   2

No 6 Townland of Mullaghinch
              Anne Dorrence aged 24 farmer, 13 acres
              Jane Dorrence aged 4 her daughter
              Sarah Dorrence aged 2 her daughter
              David Dorrence aged under 1 her son
              Thomas Mullans aged 34 house servant
              Rebecca Mullans aged 28 his wife house servant
              John Torrence, nephew, aged 16

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