Places, — April 3, 2010 16:27 — 0 Comments

More Water St 1901 people

Bridget McShane (60) lived alone. 

Widow Mary Hollywood (70) lived with her daughter Rose (21) and grandson John (3). There were four boarders in the Hollywood house: widowed shoemaker James Elliott (35) Esbel Brown (34) and the Brown children Alexander (4) and Nora (7 months). 

Tailor Joseph McCracken (30) lived alone. 

Dealer Mary O’Mahoney (54) shared her home with her sister Sarah Trainor (50).


Widowed publican Samuel Smith (74) lived with his son Hugh (46) and daughter-in-law Elizabeth (23) and grandson Joseph (4). 


Widowed saddler William George Weir (28) shared his home with John Loughran (22). 

Publican Hugh Fegan (48) born in Dysert, Co Down (a townland near Mayobridge) lived with his wife Margaret (46) and widowed boarder John Finnegan (33) a quarry owner.



A quarry OWNER was a boarder in a tiny home in a mean street? 

That was also a pub ?

On second thoughts, not such a bad idea !

… more later …

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