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[4qd-bannvalley] Craigall Craigala and Craiglea
Yes, undoubtedly the same family; it's no distance between Culnaman
and Craigall; two or three miles. Samuel is a great Morell name; even
present day Morells in Garvagh use it I believe. It's even possible
it was the same man, I suppose; certainly a generation later in the
1860s, people came and went to Scotland; there were steam boats
regularly from Derry and even from Portrush. There is a strong
tradition of migrant and even seasonal movements back and forth;
certainly from Donegal that is well known, and it may hav happened
from Derry as well. My great great aunt's husband is listed in the
church record in Moneydig as an engine driver from Glasgow when he
was back in NI to marry; they lived in Glasgow for some time, but she
came back to Culnaman as an elderly woman.
Are the Morells originally Huguenot?