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Statistical Survey of Coagh

Statistical Survey of Coagh in the Parish of Tamlaght

County Tyrone

Extracted from the Ordnance Survey Memoires

Tyrone Vol 2 recorded between 28th May 1840- 24th June 1840 

Townland of Urbal

Name

occupation

family

Remarks and observations

Michael Donnelly

carter

2 males

4 females

1 carriers cart

James McCombs

carter

1 male

2 females

I carriers cart

Thomas Clendenning

shoemaker

4 males

1 female

family aid

I female servitor

John Cowdan

shoemaker

4 males

2 females

family aid 1 female servitor

William Kilpatrick

scutcher

2 males

2 females

“works at the scutch mill in Coagh”

John Henderson

Shoemaker in Coagh

3 males?

2 females?

2 male apprentice boys

Lives with his father

The apprentices are his {John’s}brothers

Thomas Robinson

Baker in Coagh

1 male

2 females

 

No {live}stock

John Spence

Process server

Court Coagh

1 male

1 female

Livestock recorded in 1840 field book

Joseph Young

sawyer

2 males

3 females

Livestock in field book

James Latimer

blacksmith

2 males

2 females

farrier

Robert Young

carpenter

2 males

3 females

1 male journeyman employed

William John Cowan

Farmer

2 males

2 females

Presently not working

1 female domestic labourer

1 private car{riage}

Livestock in field book

Robert Crooks

scutcher

1 male

1 female

 

Not working

John Cairns

scutcher

1 male

1 female

 

James Wilkinson

scutcher

3 males

2 females

 

 

Thomas McAlister

shoemaker

2 males

1 female

1 female servitor

 

John Freason

publican

1 male

1 female

Livestock recorded separately see field book

 

Townland of Drumconway

 

Andrew Bree

carpenter

3 males

1 female

Livestock shown in field book

Alexander McBree

grocer

2 males

3 females

Livestock shown in field book

 

Observer’s signature Archibald Thompson

28th to 30th May 3rd and 4th June 1840

Forwarded to J Hanna 24th June 1840

 

Hanover Street Coagh

Surveyors Note :

All craftsmen recorded are master craftsmen

All workers/labourers recorded lodge in the house of employer

 

William Robinson

Woollen draper

1 male

3 females

1 female domestic

I female servitor

 

 

William Downing

Draper and farmer

1 male

1 female domestic

 

Recorded as a farmer in No1 fieldbook 1840

Walter Duff

hotelkeeper

1 male

1 male domestic labourer

1 female domestic labourer

 

William George

publican

1 male

 

 

Sarah Ann McCleland

dressmaker

1 female

No {veg}garden

No livestock

John Thompson

Farmer and wheelwright

1 male

2 females

Recorded as farmer in field book no3

Maria Thompson

dressmaker

1 female

Daughters to John Thompson

Anna Thompson

dressmaker

1 female

 

William John Howard

Farmer and publican

3 males

1 female

1 female domestic

 

1 private car{riage}

James Gibson

Woollen draper

3 males

1 female

2 male apprentices

1 male labourer

2 female domestics

 

 

1 public car[riage]

A hearse

1 private carriage {a gig}

William McConnoll

Lodging house keeper

1 male

3 females

 

1 spinning wheel

No livestock

No vegetable garden

John Keightly

publican

1 male

1 female domestic

 

 

William McCormack

Physician and surgeon

1 male

1 female

I male labourer

1 female domestic

1 private carriage

1 private car {a gig}

James Ekin

Farmer and grocer

1 male

1 female

2 male apprentices

1 female domestic

Described as a “farmer” in  field book no4

James McIntire

Farmer and publican

3 males

2 females

2 male servitors

1 female servitor

2 male labourers

1 female domestic

1 public car

John Ekin

Farmer and grocer

1 male

5 females

2 female domestics

1private car

Eliza Hamilton

“Lives private”

[with 1 female possibly her sister}

2 females

1 female domestic servant

 

1 private car

James Slogs

grocer

1 male

2 females 1 male apprentice

I female domestic

 

Daniel Campbell

Lives private

1 male {himself}

1 female domestic servant

A post car.

Ann Brown

Lives private

2 females

Recorded as a farmer in field book no7

William Vance

Lives private

1 male

Lodged with Ann Brown

Samuel Vance

Constable RIC

2 males

2 females

 

Henry Kane

Sub-constable RIC

1 male {himself}

 

William *Rat

Sub-constable RIC

1 male{himself}

{also found as *Rats and Ratz} Family from Stanorlar, County Donegal. A policeman could not serve in his own County.

James Johnston

Sub-constable RIC

1 male

 

John McGee

farmer

1 male

1 female

Recorded as farmer field book no8

July?Judy ?Hamilton

dressmaker

1 female

1 female apprentice

Previously lodged with John McGee

James Galway

butcher

1 male

1 female

1 male labourer

Some land  for livestock

Ref field book 17

William Vance

Blue drier?

1 male

1 female

 

Thomas Hardy

Glazier and painter

2 males

2 females

No vegetable garden or livestock

James Sampson

Surgeon

3 males

2 females

1 female domestic

 

1 private car

Recorded as a farmer in Field Book no9

Jane Sampson

haberdasher

Wife of James Sampson

 

Alicia Newtown

Lady

1 male

2 females

3 female servants

1 male labourer not lodging in house

2 private cars

Recorded as farmer field book 10

John Fields

Landstewart

1 male

Works for Alicia Newtown

Duncan Story

Miller

2 males

1 female

2 male labourers not lodging in house

farmer

Nancy Story

Keeper of the Post Office

Daughter of Duncan Story above

 

 

 

 

Kettles Entry Coagh

 

Daniel Ward

Labourer

2 males

2 females

2 spinning wheels

No veg. garden

No livestock

{Is available to work for any person}

John Ward

Labourer

Son of Daniel Ward

Is available to work for any person

John McPeake

labourer

1 male

1 female

Lodged with Daniel Ward

Available to work for any person

Patrick McEldoon

labourer

2 males

2 females

 

2 spinning wheels

No veg. garden

No livestock

Is available for work

William McEldoon

labourer

Son of Patrick McEldoon

Available for work

Hugh McCala

Process server

1 male

3 females

2 spinning wheels

no livestock

No garden

Ellen McCala

Dressmaker {master}

Daughter of Hugh McCala

 

James Mahon

Hackler master

3 males

2 females

I female apprentice

2 spinning wheels

No animal livestock

No veg. garden

 George Street Coagh

Occupations Masters unless otherwise stated

James McClain

shoemaker

3 males

1 female

2 male apprentices

1 spinning wheel

No livestock

Edmund Bell

grocer

1 male

1 female

No livestock

No veg garden

James Alexander

grocer

2 males

1 female

1 male apprentice

 

James Graham

carpenter

2 males

1 female

 

William Cowdan

shoemaker

1 male

1 female

1 male apprentice lodging at house

Robert Cowan

grocer

2 male

1 female

1 male apprentice

1 female domestic lodging in house

1 private car

Robert Blackwood

carpenter

2 males

3 females

1 male journeyman

Also farmer

Margaret Blackwood

Bonnet maker

Daughter of Robert Blackwood

 

Thomas Walker

broker

1 male

1 female

 

Matthew Conlin

Tailor

3 males

E females

 

William Ferguson

publican

2 males

1 female

 

 

William Wilson

Lives privately

1 male

2 females

 

Duncan Higins

shoemaker

1 male

4 females

 

Rachael Higins

shoebinder

sister of Duncan Higins

 

Catherine Higins

shoebinder

Sister of Duncan Higins

 

Margot Kenedy

Lady

1 female

1 female domestic living in house

 

James Dunseith

tailor

3 males

2 females

1spininng wheel

No livestock

No vegetable garden

William Simpson

butcher

3 males

1 female

1 hog

1 spinning wheel

No garden

Daniel O’Hara

mason

2 males

2 females

 

Bernard O’Hara

labourer

1  male

 

1 loom

A spinning wheel

No livestock

No garden

Walter Young

schoolmaster

1 male

 

James Falkner

tailor

2 males

4 females

1 journeyman

 

Betty Hamilton

Lodging house keeper

1 female

 

Eliza Sally Malon

dressmaker

3 females

2 female apprentices

Apprentices lodging with Betty Hamilton

Elen Falkner

Apprentice dressmaker

Daughter of James Falkner tailor

 

James Kane

reedmaker

1 male

1 female

 

William Riddle

blacksmith

2 males

2 females

1 male journeyman

Alexander Hemens

wheelwright

2 males

2 females

Also farmer

James Minow

labourer

1 male

2 females

 

Margot Campbell

spinner

1 female

Lodged with James Minow

Alex Cowden

shoemaker

1 male

2 females

 

John ONeill

hackler

2 males

2 females

 

Sally Eldertin

weaver

 

 

William Eldertin

waever

Son of Sally Eldertin

 

Peter McLaughlin

nailor

2 males

2 females

1 male apprentice

Fill{Phil} McGarvey

Trade labourer

2 males

2 females

 

 

Ann Street Coagh

 

 James McDade

tailor

3 males

2 females

I male journeyman

1 male apprentice

1 hog

2 spinning wheels

Vegetable garden situated in the townland of Urbal

Hugh Malon

labourer

2 males

 

1 hog

1 spinning wheel

Garden in the townland of Urbal

Works for anyone

James Malon

shoemaker

Son to Hugh Malon

 

Joseph Belsher

labourer

3 males

1 female

2 male servitors

1 spinning wheel

No livestock

Richard Hamiltron

nailor

3 males

2 females

No livestock

I spinning wheel

Garden in the townland of Urbal

Charles Hamilton

nailor

1 male

1 female

No livestock

1 spinning wheel

Garden in the townland of Urbal

 

Catherin Street Coagh

 

Hugh McEldoon

labourer

1 male

1 female

Spinning wheel

No stock

No garden

Hugh McErlane

labourer

1 male 1 female

1 spinning wheel

No stock

No garden

Mary Dofin

schoolmistress

1 female

No stock

No garden

Saly Minow

spinner

1 male

1 female

 

John Laghery

Letter carrier Coagh to Moneymore

1 male

Lodged with Saly Minow

Elidia Donaghy

labourer

1 female

1 spinning wheel

Lodged with Saly Minow

Susana Tailor

lady

1 female

1 domestic servant

No stock

No garden

Arthur Carr

cooper

2 males

2 females

1 male apprentice

1 spinning wheel

Thomas ONeill

blacksmith

1 male

1 female

1 apprentice lodging in house

1 spinning wheel

No stock

No garden

John McIver

tailor

2 males

1 female

1 male journeyman

1 spinningwheel

No stock

No garden

Arthur McEldoon

shoemaker

4 males

4 females

2 journeymen

I apprentice

3 spinning wheels

No stock

Eliza McEldoon

shoemaker

Daughter of Arthur McEldoon

 

 Observer’s signature John Hamilton 3rd June

 Townland of Tamlagh

 

Archibald Cook

shoemaker

3 males

2 females

Also farmer

Rev M. Carpendale

Parish rector

3 males 4 females

{Crossed out 2 domestic labourers}

5 female domestics

In house

1 private carriage I private car

Stock on field book

Patrick Morgan

shoemaker

2 males

1 female

1 male journeyman lodging.

Stock recorded in field book

James Young

scutcher

Farmers son works for Mr Magee of Coagh

 

Samuel Young

shoemaker

 

Works for his father

John Degney

Mason

2 males

1 female

Also farmer

Givan Hamilton

Yarn and cloth gauger

3 males

2 females

Also farmer see field book

Jackson Fields

Parish schoolmaster

3 males

1 female

Also works as a *cottier stock recorded in field book

 

Townland of Mallaghtirony

 

Robert Coulter

Water keeper

2 males

4 females

*Cottier

Stock in field book

 

Townland of Ballygonybeg

Occupants not recorded.  All weavers

 

Townland of Aghaveagh

 

William Edmondson

carpenter

1 male

4 females

Also farmer Stock recorded in field book

Hugh Galbraith

thatcher

2 males

1 female

Also a * cottier

Stock recorded in field book

 

Observer’s signature John Hanna dated 4th June 1840

*A cottier was a smalltime  farmer.

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