Using Primary Sources – Census 1901 & 1911 (Part 2)

Using Primary Sources – Census 1901 & 1911 (Part 2)

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Now that you’ve researched your own family, we’re going to look at some places of interest in our locality for 1901 and 1911.

Each group will be give one house/building to investigate. You will each then report on your findings to the rest of the class.

1. Ormsby Family, Ballinamore House, Craggagh – (2014 – Ballinamore Nursing Home)

2. Castlebar Prison, Knockaphunta – (2014 – Mayo Education Centre)

See also here

3. Lunatics & Idiots Asylum, Castlebar (2014 – Galway/Mayo Inst. Tech)

See also staff quarters

4. Workhouse, Swineford (2014 – Swinford Mart)

5. R.I.C. Barracks, Kiltimagh (2014 – Charity Shop, formally Mulherin’s shop)

See also Sargent’s family home

6. R.I.C. Barracks, Bohola (2014 – Derelict ruins across road from Sheridan Park on N5)

See also, Sargent’s family home

7. McEllin’s, Balla (Investigate and see what’s going on here!)

8. R.I.C. Barracks, Balla

See also, Sargent’s Family home

9. McDonagh’s, Balla (Investigate and see what’s going on here!)

10. Chapel Street, Kiltimagh (Investigate and see what’s going on here!)

See our Using Primary Sources Part 1

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