1901 census of Ireland - Jones in the parish of Drumcree

Source: National Archives of Ireland (Dublin). Census of Ireland of 1901. Digital images produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada; online, www.census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed 2017-07-05). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2017-07-05. Please cite your sources.

Extracts, with notes:

Compare to the Jones households enumerated in Griffith’s Valuation in 1865, and in the 1911 census of Ireland.

… in Ballyworkan townland:

House no. 8.

  • William Jones, head of family, Methodist church, reads and writes, age 43, Farmer, married, born in county Armagh
  • Isabella, wife, Methodist church, reads and writes, age 28, married, born in county Armagh
  • Jane, daughter, do., reads and writes, age 6, do.
  • Lucy, daughter, do., cannot read, age 4, do.
  • Margorie, daughter, do., age 2, do.
  • John Stewart, son, do., age 10 months, do.

The family lived in a second class dwelling, having five rooms, four windows in the front of the house, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings included a stable, cow house, two calf houses, dairy, piggery, fowl house, two barns, potato house, and shed.

… and in Corbrackey:

House no. 9.

  • John Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 62, Farmer, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Rachel, wife, do., do., age 54, married, born in co. Armagh
  • William J., son, do., do., age 18, Agricultural labourer, not married, do.
  • Mary, daughter, do., do., age 15, scholar, do., …

The family lived in a third class house, having three rooms, three windows in front, and walls made of mud, wood, or other perishable materials. The outdoor buildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, barn, and shed.

House no. 12.

  • William Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 56, Farmer, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Rachel, wife, do., do., age 50, Farmer’s wife, do., …
  • Edna, daughter, do., do., age 18, House work, not married, do.

The family lived in a second class house, having four rooms, three windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, and barn.

House no. 20.

  • Thomas Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 72, Farmer, widower, born in co. Armagh
  • Leititia Jones, sister, do., reads, age 76, House keeper, not married, do.
  • Anne, daughter, do., reads and writes, age 22, Farmer’s daughter, do., …
  • Elizabeth, daughter, do., do., age 21, do., …
  • Edith Jones, grand daughter, do., do., age 11, scholar, do., …

The second page of the House and Building Return, which describes the family’s dwelling is missing. The outbuildings consister of a stable, cow house, piggery, barn, and shed.

Link to page re: death registration for Thomas Jones of Corbrackey in 1908, and to a transcript of his last will and testament.

Link to page re: registration of marriage for Elizabeth Jones, 1909-08-07.

House no. 22.

  • Margaret Wetherall, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads, age 26, House keeper, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Minnie Jones, sister, do., reads and writes, age 29, Linen weaver, not married, born in co. Armagh
  • Thomas Wetherall, son, do., cannot read, age 5, born in co. Armagh
  • Richard Wetherall, son, do., age 4, do.
  • Samuel Wetherall, son, do., age 1, do.
  • Martha Jones, niece, do., cannot read, age 1, do.

The second pages of both the House and Building Return, which describes the family’s dwelling is missing, and the Out-Offices and Farm-Steadings Return are missing.

☛ Link to page re: birth registration for Martha Jones, 1900-04-08.

… in Derryall:

No Joneses enumerated in 1901, whereas there had been two households in 1865.

… in Derryanvil:

House no. 2.

  • William John Jones, head of family, Methodist, reads and writes, age 43, Insurance Agent, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Lucinda, wife, do., reads, age 40, House duties, do., …
  • William Robb, son, do., do., age 16, Draper apprentice, not married, do.
  • Matilda, daughter, do., do., age 14, scholar, do., …
  • Alfred, son, do., do., age 13, do., …
  • Eliza Jane, daughter, do., do., age 11, do., …
  • Sarah, daughter, do., do., age 10, do., …
  • Thomas Henry, son, do., do., age 8, do., …
  • Lucinda, daughter, do., reads, age 6, do., …
  • Solomon, son, do., cannot read, age 4, infant, do., …

The family lived in a second class dwelling, having three rooms, four windows in front, and walls made of wood, mud, or other perishable materials. The outdoor buildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, and barn.

☛ Link to page re: emigration of William and Lucinda Jones, and their children, Sarah, Thomas, Lucy, and Solomon.

… in Derrycory:

House no. 13.

  • Robert Jones, head, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 70, Farmer, widower, born in co. Armagh
  • Ralph, son, do., do., age 26, Farmer’s son, not married, do.
  • Sarah A., daughter, do., do., age 21, Farmer’s daughter, do., …
  • James R., son, do., do., age 15, Farmer’s son, do., …
  • Robert W., son, do., do., age 13, scholar, do., …
  • David W., son, do., do., age 10, do., …
  • Annie J., daughter, do., do., age 7, do., …
  • Margaret Morrison, sister, do., reads, age 80, no trade, widow, do.

The family lived in second class dwelling, having four rooms, five windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, barn, and shed.

☛ Link to page re: death registration for Robert Jones of Derrycory, 1904-12-05.

… in Derrymacfall:

House no. 8.

  • Hamilton Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 50, Labourer [on] farm, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary Ann, wife, do., cannot read, age 35, Weaver [of] linen, do., do.
  • Edward, son, do., do., age 19, Labourer [on] farm, not married, do.
  • George, son, do., do., age 16, do., 
  • Sarah, daughter, do., reads and writes, age 14, Weaver [of] linen, do., 
  • Ellen, daughter, do., do., age 12, scholar, do., 
  • Hamilton, son, do., do., age 8, do., 
  • Emma, daughter, do., do., age 6, do., 

The family lived in third class house, having two rooms, two windows in front, and walls made of wood, mud, or other perishable materials. The outbuildings consisted of a cow house, calf house, and piggery.

House no. 12.

  • Edward Jones, head of the family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 42, Farmer, not married, born in co. Armagh

Edward Jones lived in a third class dwelling, having two rooms and two windows in front, with walls made of wood, mud, or other perishable materials. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, cow house, calf house, and fowl house.

… in Derryvane:

House no. 3.

  • Ralph Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 65, Farmer, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Elizabeth, wife, do., do., age 54, married, do.
  • William, son, do., do., age 24, Farmer’s son, not married, do.
  • Moses, son, do., do., age 19, do., …
  • Richard Foes, servant, do., reads, age 45, Servant, widower, do.

The family lived in a second class house, having three rooms, five windows in front, and walls made of wood, mud, or other perishable materials. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, barn, and shed.

☛ Appearing in the 1911 census of Derryvane townland was the following family which, in 1901, was living at Tallagh in the parish of Kilcommon, county Mayo:

House no. 1.1:

  • The head of the family was returned on Form H, a Barrack Return.
  • Fanny Jones, wife, Church of IReland, reads and writes, age 30, married, born in co. Donegal
  • Ralph A., son, do., do., age 7, scholar, not married, born in co. Armagh
  • Thomas J., son, do., reads, age 6, do., …
  • Robert J., son, do., cannot read, age 4, do., …
  • Margaret E., daughter, do., do., age 1, not married, born in co. Armagh
  • William, son, do., do., age 8 months, do., …

Form B.1., the House and Building Return, shows that Sergeant Thomas J. Jones  and family were living in the R.I.C. [Royal Irish Constabulary] Barrack, which was a first class building, having thirteen rooms, seven windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete.

… in Drumnakelly:

No Joneses enumerated in 1901, whereas there had been two households in 1865.

… in Mahon:

There were no Jones households recorded in this townland in 1865.

House no. 3.

  • Stewart Jones, head of family, Methodist church, reads and writes, age 32, Labourer, married, born in county Armagh
  • Sarah, wife, Methodist church, reads and writes, age 30, married, born in county Armagh
  • William, son, do., reads and writes, age 8, scholar, born in co. Armagh
  • Margory, daughter, do., age 3, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary Sharlot, daughter, do., age 7 months, do.

The family lived in a second class house, having seven rooms, five windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings included a stables, two cow houses, calf house, dairy, piggery, fowl house, boiling house, barn, potato house, and shed.

… in Muckery:

No Joneses enumerated in 1901, whereas there had been one household in 1865.

… in Mullantine:

No Joneses enumerated in 1901, whereas there had been one household in 1865.

… in Portadown:

House no. 27.7, in Carleton street.

  • Eliza Jane Jones, head, Methodist, reads and writes, age 55, [no occupation], Widow, born in county Armagh
  • James, son, Methodist, reads and writes, age 27, Stoker in linen factory, not married, born in co. Armagh
  • Anne M. Grimley, daughter, Church of Ireland, do., age 23, Hem stitcher, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Edward Grimley, son in law, do., do., age 23, Linen weaver, do., do.
  • Henry Jones, son, Church of Ireland, do., age 21, do., unmarried, do.
  • Joseph, son, do., do., age 20, do., ...
  • Joshua Jones, do., do., age 18, do., ...

The family lived in a second class house, having seven rooms, three windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete, with a turf house outside.

House no. 13, in Castle avenue.

  • Thomas Jones, head of family, Roman Catholic, reads and writes, age 59, Gardener, married, born in county Donegal, speaks both Irish and English
  • Susan, daughter, do., reads and writes, age 24, Linen weaver, not married, born in county Down
  • James, son, do., reads, age 18, Linen weaver, not married, born in Scotland
  • Mary, daughter, do., reads, age 16, Linen yarn  spinner, not married, born in county Armagh
  • Agnes, daughter, do., reads and writes, age 13, scholar, do.
  • Thomas Knipes, lodger, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 25, Blacksmith, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Jane Knipes, lodger, Roman Catholic, reads and writes, age 27, Housekeeper, married, born in co. Down
  • Susan Knipes, do., do., cannot read, age 3, scholar, born in co. Armagh
  • William Knipes, do., do., age 1, born in co. Armagh

The family and their lodgers lived in a second class house, having four rooms, three windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete, with a shed outdoors.

House no. 45, in Carleton street.

  • Albert Edward Jones, head, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 31, Photographer, born in England
  • Margaret A., wife, do., do., age 39, married, born in America
  • Gertrude E., daughter, do., do., age 7, scholar, born in co. Armagh
  • Albert Halligan, son, do., do., age 5, do., do.
  • Harriett Hewitt, servant, do., do., age 18, General Servant Domestic, do.

The family lived near the Parochial Hall and the Orange Hall, in a first class dwelling, having seven rooms, 9 windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete.

House no. 13, in Hanover street.

  • John Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 46, Bookkeeper, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary, wife, do., do., age 40, married, born in co. Down
  • Charles, son, do., do., age 20, Mechanick [sic], not married, born in co. Armagh
  • Joseph, son, do., do., age 16, Taylor [sic], do., do.
  • Marrion, daughter, do., do., age 14, Machinist, do., do.
  • Corrlett [or Cosslett], son, do., do., age 10, scholar, do., do.
  • Jane, daughter, do., do., age 8, do., …
  • Nassau, son, do., do., age 5, do., 
  • Albert, son, Church of Ireland, age 4, born in co. Armagh
  • Adeline, daughter, do., age 2, do.

The family lived in a second class house, having six rooms, four windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete, with a shed out of doors.

House no. 6, in Market street.

  • John Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 44, Flesher, Widower, born in co. Armagh
  • John R., son, do., age 3, born in co. Armagh
  • Martha Swain, servant, Presbyterian, reads and writes, age 30, Domestic Servant, not married, born in co. Down
  • Lizzie Swain, servant, do., do., age 23, do., …

The family lived in a second class house, having eight rooms, four windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, coach house, cow house, calf house, boiling house, turf house, workshop, shed, and two stores. Being in the Market street, the neighbourhood consisted of a long line of shops of all types.

☛ See page re: birth registration for John Robert Jones, 1897-09-27; and page re: death registration for Mary Grace Jones, 1897-09-27, late wife of John Jones.

House no. 14, in Mary street.

  • James Jones, head of family, Episcopal Church, cannot read, age 45, Carter, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary Ann, wife, do., reads and writes, age 36, Housekeeper, do., do.
  • Minnie, daughter, do., do., age 17, Winder [of] yarn, not married, do.
  • Edward, son, do., do., age 8, scholar, do., do.

The family lived in a second class house, having four rooms, three windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete, with a turf house outside.

House no. 7, in Mourne View street.

  • Annie Wylie, head, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 33, Shopkeeper, married, born in co. Armagh
  • William Jos., son, do., cannot read, age 12, born in co. Armagh
  • May or Mary Jones, visitor, do., reads and writes, age 16, Dressmaker, not married, born in co. Armagh

The family lived in a second class house, having six rooms and three windows in front, with an outdoor shed.

House no. 36, in Mourne View street.

  • Edward Jones, head of family, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 21, Weaver, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Lizzie, wife, do., do., age 20, married, do.
  • Edith, daughter, do., age 1, born in co. Armagh

The family lived in a second class house, having six rooms, three windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete, with a turf house outside.

☛ Link to page re: marriage registration for Edward Jones and Elizabeth Margaret Levingston, 1899-09-16; and the page re: birth registration for Edith Jane Jones, 1900-03-16.

House no. 4, in Park road.

  • Joseph Lynn Jones, head of family, Methodist, reads and writes, age 28, Gas fitter, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary, wife, do., do., age 27, do., …
  • George, son, do., age 10 months, born in co. Armagh

The family lived in a second class house, having four rooms, three windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete, with a shed outside.

☛ Link to page re: marriage registration for Joseph Lynn Jones and Mary Wright, 1898-04-11.

House no. 57, in Thomas street.

  • William McCullough Jones, head of family, Methodist, reads and writes, age 48, Printer-Compositor, married, born in co. Down
  • Mary, wife, do., do., age 47, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Ann Eliza, daughter, do., do., age 20, Dressmaker, unmarried, born in county Armagh
  • Charles B., son, do., do., age 16, Shop assistant, do., do.
  • Arthur F., son, do., do., age 14, School boy, not married, do.
  • Frances Tirney, mother-in-law, do., reads, age 76, Widow, do.
  • Margaret Trotter, boarder, Church of Ireland, reads and writes, age 23, Dressmaker, not married, born in co. Antrim
  • Thomas Boyd, do., Presbyterian, reads and writes, age 22, Printer-compositor, do., do.
  • James M’Atamney, do., Church of Ireland, do., age 22, do., …

The family and their lodgers lived in a second class house, having eight rooms and four windows in front.

House no. 58, in Thomas street.

  • William George Hewitt, head of family, Methodist, reads and writes, age 46, Builder, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Mary, wife, do., do., age 45, Housekeeper, do., …
  • Mary, daughter, do., do., age 18, do., not married, do.
  • Grace, daughter, do., do., age 15, scholar, do., …
  • Robert James, son, do., do., age 13, scholar, do., …
  • Rebecca, caughter, do., do., age 12, do., …
  • Margery Jones, visitor, do., do., age 73, Housekeeper, Widow, born in county Armagh

The family and their visitor lived in a second class house, having eight rooms, five windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete.

House no. 66, in Thomas street.

  • Robert Paul, head of family, Presbyterian, reads and writes, age 46, Hardware merchant, married, born in co. Antrim
  • Emily, wife, and two children
  • Thomas Jones, Episcopalian, reads and writes, age 17, Shop assistant, not married, born in co. Armagh
  • two other boarders, James Todd and Clement Charlton

The family and their boarders lived in a first class house, having nineteen rooms, fifteen windows in front, and walls of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, coach house, harness room, fowl house, and shed. The Tavasigh Weaving Factory was situated nearby.

House no. 73, in West street.

  • Letitia Jones, mother, Church of Ireland, cannot read, age 37, Works in spinning mill, not married, born in Portadown
  • Thomas, son, do., reads and writes, age 17, Oiler in mill, do., do.
  • Minnie, daughter, do., reads, age 10, born in Portadown
  • Ellen, daughter, cannot read, age 7, do.
  • Emma, son [sic], do., age 4, do.

The family lived in a third class house, having four rooms, two windows in front, and walls made from mud, wood, or other perishable materials.

Link to page re: birth registration of Ellen West, 1894-02-09.

… in Selshion:

There were no Jones households in this townland in 1865.

House no. 5.

  • Thomas Stevenson, head of family, Presbyterian, reads and writes, age 65, Farmer, married, born in co. Armagh
  • Elizabeth, wife, do., do., age 68, Farmer’s wife, do., do.
  • William, son, do., do., age 23, Farmer’s son, not married, do.
  • Emma Jones, niece, Church of Ireland, do., age 9, scholar, born in co. Armagh

The family lived in a second class, having four rooms, five windows in front, and walls made of stone, brick, or concrete. The outbuildings consisted of a stable, cow house, piggery, fowl house, and barn.

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