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Offline Kiltaglassan

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Re: family name Kell
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 26 October 21 13:07 BST (UK) »
It many cases they appear to be of Protestant faith which means records would be found for North in PRONI(Public Records Office of Northern Ireland) (closed at moment but have a website).........

PRONI is open to the public by appointment only.
See https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/public-record-office-northern-ireland-proni


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Re: family name Kell
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 27 October 21 17:07 BST (UK) »

I don't know what to think about his age, 1861 says 40; 1871-50, 1881-57 and 1890 at death 61. he is getting younger and younger???

It's possible that the informant of his death didn't know his age. Ages at death of 2 of my elderly great-aunts in Ireland were wrong by at least a decade; a cousin of deceased was informant of one death and son of deceased for the other.   
If he was head of household for each census he would have signed the declaration that information on the household return was correct to the best of his knowledge. However, keep in mind that only transcriptions of household returns in census enumerators' books exist for those years and it's possible that transcription errors occurred and ages misread.
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