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Offline sue_mick

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census look up please
« on: Sunday 30 March 08 15:30 BST (UK) »

   Hi  ;)
          I'm trying to find a Matthew Watson.  I haven't alot of info on him apart from he was born c1801and baptized on 9/10/1801 in Drumhome ,Donegal Ireland.

Any help would be most appreciated.


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Re: census look up please
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 09 April 08 00:09 BST (UK) »

The only survivng census records in ireland are 1901 and 1911.  The 1857 Griffiths Valuation is used as a census substitute for earlier records, however it is limited in that it only lists head of households.

Watsons listed at Drumhome in Griffiths Valuation are shown below. No Matthews I'm afraid, but there may be relatives;

DAVID Watson,  Dromore, Drumhome
ELIZA Watson, Dromore, Drumhome
GEORGE Watson, Durnesh, Drumhome
JOHN Watson,  Killinangel More, Drumhome
ROBERT Watson, Dromore, Drumhome
ROBERT Watson,  Town of Ballintra/Main Street, Drumhome

Hope this is of some help
O'Donnel - Ward - Boyle - Gallagher
Templecrone, Donegal, Eire
 (incl Cloughglass, Mullaghderg, Lackbeg, Dungloe, Annagry)