Donegal County Directory for 1862

From Thom's Almanac and Official Directory for the Year 1862.

DONEGAL, a maritime county in Ulster province. Boundaries: N., the Atlantic Ocean; E., Lough Foyle, Londonderry, and Tyrone; S., Tyrone, Fermanagh, and Leitrim; W., the Atlantic Ocean. Greatest length, N.E. and S.W., 85 miles; greatest breadth, S.E. and N.W., 41 miles; comprising an area of 1,865 square miles, or 1,193,443 acres, of which 393,191 are arable, 769,587 uncultivated, 7,079 in plantations, 479 in towns, and 23,107 under water. The coast is indented by numerous bays, of which the principal are, Lough Swilly, Lough Foyle, Mulroy, Sheephaven, Teelin, Killybegs, Inver, and Donegal. The islands are numerous; 17 are inhabited; the principal are, Innistrahul, North Arran, and Tory. On Innistrahul there is a Lighthouse, showing a light revolving every two minutes; there are other Lighthouses, showing fixed lights, on Tory Island, at Fannet Point, W. of Lough Swilly, Rathlin, O'Beirne's Island, N. W. side of the entrance to the Bay of Donegal, and at St. John's Point, Killybegs. The surface is mountainous and boggy. The lakes are numerous, but small; the most remarkable is Lough Derg, 3,214 acres, having in it St. Patrick's Purgatory, a celebrated place of pilgrimage. Rivers are numerous, but small. The subsoil is chiefly granite, mica-slate, and limestone. The climate is moist; potatoes, oats, and flax, are the chief crops; spade husbandry is practised along the west coast. The population in 1841 was 296,448; 290,022 in the rural, and 6,426 in the civic district; and in 1861 the total population of the county was 236,859, being a decrease of 59,589. The occupations are chiefly agricultural; the linen manufacture is now reviving, and weaving is extensively carried on, especially in the town and neighbourhood of Raphoe; that of woollen stockings is increasing, and much employment is afforded to the otherwise unemployed female population by the worked-muslin trade; the inhabitants near the coast are much occupied in the fisheries, and in the making of kelp from sea-weed, an article which is largely exported to Glasgow.

The county is divided into 6 baronies--Bannagh, Boylagh, Inishowen East and West, Kilmacrenan, Raphoe North and South, and Tyrhugh. It contains Raphoe diocese, and parts of those of Derry and Clogher, consisting of 51 parishes. The principal towns are, Ballyshannon, population in 1861, 3,183; Letterkenny, 2,160; and Ramelton, Donegal, and Killybegs, which are seaports, and carry on a considerable trade. The county returns 2 members to Parliament: constituency in 1859, 4,307. The Assizes are held at Lifford. The county is within the military district of Dublin, and there are artillery stations at the forts of Rathmullen, Knockalla, Macomish, Dunree, Inch and Ned's Point, on Lough Swilly, and at Greencastle on Lough Foyle, and barracks for infantry at Ballyshannon and Lifford.

The net annual value of property rated to the poor in the county is £267,398, and the net amount of property valued under the Tenement Valuation Act is £288,810.

Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum.

The Most Hon. the Marquess of ABERCORN, K.G., P.C. (1844), Barons Court, Newtownstewart, county Tyrone; Bentley Priory, Middlesex; Duddingstone House, Portobello, Scotland; Chesterfield House, South Audley-street, London, W.; Carlton Club, London, S.W.

High Sheriff (1861-62).

WILLIAM JOHN FORSTER, esq., Londonderry.

Members of Parliament for the County.

THOMAS CONOLLY, esq. (1849), D.L., Cliff, Ballyshannon; Castletown, Celbridge, co. Kildare; 19, Hanover-square, London, W.; Carlton and Boodle's Clubs, London, S.W.
The Viscount HAMILTON, B.A. (Oxon), (1860), Colonel of the Donegal Militia, Baron's Court, Newtownstewart; Chesterfield House, South Audley-street, London, W.

Deputy Lieutenants.

¹  Boyd, John Robert, B.A. (T.CD.), Ballymacool House, Letterkenny
³ Brooke, Thomas, Lough Esk House, Donegal
¹  ³ Conolly, Thos., M.P., Cliff, Ballyshannon; Castletown House, Celbridge, co. Kildare; 19, Hanover-square, London,W.; Carlton and Boodle's Clubs, London, S.W.
Conyngham, Most Hon. the Marquess of, K.ST.P., G.C H., P.C., Mount Charles, co. Donegal; Slane Castle, co. Meath; 5, Hamilton-place, London, W.; United Service Club, London, S.W.
Folliott, John, Woodbrook, Boyle
Hamilton, John, M.A. (Cantab.), St. Ernan's, Donegal
Hart, Lieut. George Vaughan, R N., Kilderry, Londonderry
¹  ³ Harvey, John, Malin Hall, Carndonagh
¹  ³ Lifford, Rt. Hon. Lord Viscount, Meen Glas, Stranorlar; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
¹  ² ³ Mansfield, Francis, Ardrummon House, Ballymaleel, Strabane
¹  ³ Montgomery, Robert George, Convoy House, Raphoe
¹  Murray-Stewart, Hor. Granville, White Ho., Killybegs; Cally, Gatehouse, N.B.; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
¹  ³ Olphert, Wybrants, B.A. (T.C.D.),Ballyconnell House, Falcarragh
Sinclair, James, Holyhill, Strabane
¹  ² ³ Stewart, Alexander John Robert, Ards, Cashelmore; Lawrencetown House, Banbridge; 13, Belgrave-sq., London, S.W.; Carlton, National, and White's Clubs, London, S.W.
¹  ² ³ Stewart, John Vandeleur, Rock Hill, Letterkenny; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
² ³ Stewart, Sir James, bart., Fort Stewart, Ramelton
³ Style, Sir Thomas Charles, bart., 102, Sydney-place, Bath; Union Club, London, S.W.
¹  ² Style, William Henry Marsham, M.A. (Oxon), Glenmore, Stranorlar
Sudley, The Viscount, Saunders Court, Enniscorthy
Todd, Daniel, Oakfield, Aston-on-Clun, Shropshire; Magherasolus, Raphoe
Young, George, Culdaff House, Culdaff, Carndonagh

Chairman of Quarter Sessions.

ROBERT ANDREWS, esq., LL.D., Q.C. (1860), 26, Mountjoy-square, east, Dublin.

Magistrates.

Adair, John George, Glenveagh, Letterkenny; Loughmore Castle, co.Tipperary
Allingham, Edward, Stonewold, Ballyshannon
Archdall, Mervyn, Castle Archdall, Lisnarrick
Arran, Right Hon. the Earl of, K.ST.P., Saunders Court, Enniscorthy, co. Wexford
Ashe, William Hamilton, B.A. (T.C.D.), Ashbrook, Londonderry
Atkinson, John, Cavan Garden, Ballyshannon
Atkinson, Thomas John, Cavan Garden, Ballyshannon
Baker, Captain James Swayne, Milford, Ramelton
Barton, Folliott Warren, Clonelly, Enniskillen; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
Barton, Hugh William, Waterfort, Kish
¹  ³ Batt, Thomas, jun., M.A. (Cantab), Rathmullen
Beers, John, 28, Royal-terrace, Corrig-road, Kingstown, co. Dublin
³ Bowen, Jno. Gordon, Burt House, Spinogue, Londonderry
¹  Boyd, John Robert, B.A. (T.C.D.), D.L., Ballymacool House, Letterkenny
Brady, Geo. Frazer, F.R.C.S., Dunlooey Ho., Strabane
³ Brooke, Thomas, D.L., Lough Esk House, Donegal
Cary, George, White Castle, Moville
Chambers, John, Foxhall, Letterkenny
Charley, John Stouppe, Aranmore, Dungloe; Woodburne, Dunmurry, co. Antrim
Clements, Major The Hon. Charles Skeffington
Colhoun, Chas. King, Leslie Hill, Manor Cunningham
Colquhoun, Thomas, Inch House, Island of Inch
¹  ³ Conolly, Thos., M.P., D.L., Cliff, Ballyshannon; Castletown House, Celbridge, co. Kildare; 19, Hanover-square, London, W.; Carlton and Boodle's Clubs, London, S.W.
Corfield, Rev. Frederick, Templecrone Rectory, Dungloe, Donegal
Cox, Rev. Michael Bell, B.A. (T.C.D.), Glenties
Cunningham, John. Pettigo
Darcus, Solomon, Gardenmore, Larne, county Antrim
Dogherty, James Shiel, Redcastle, Londonderry
Donegal, Most Hon. the Marquess of, K.P., G.C.H., P.C., F.R.S., Ormeau, Belfast; Harefield-place, Uxbridge, Middlesex; 22, Grosvenor-square, London, W.
Fenton, George Spence, Convoy, Raphoe
¹  ² ³ Fenwick, William, Greenhills, Raphoe
¹  ³ Ferguson, John, Castle Forward, Derry
Foster, Arthur H., Bell Isle, Ballintra
Gilliland, Samuel, Brook Hall, Londonderry
² Hamilton, The Viscount, M.P., Colonel of the Donegal Militia, Baron's Court, Newtownstewart, co. Tyrone
Hamilton, Alexander, Coxtown, Ballyshannon
Hamilton, James, Brown Hall, Ballintra
¹  Hamilton, John, M.A. (Cantab.), D.L., St. Ernan's, Donegal
Hart, Lieut. Geo. Vaughan, R.N., D.L., Kilderry, Derry Hart, Thomas
Bernard, B.A. (T.C.D.), Glenalla, Ray, Strabane
¹  ³ Harvey, John, D.L., Malin Hall, Carndonagh Haslett, William, Londonderry
Hastings, Rev. Anthony, M.A (T.C.D.), Lurgvale, Letterkenny
Heard, Richard, R.N., Killybegs
¹  ² ³ Humfrey, Lt.-Col. Benj. Geale, Cavanacor, Strabane
Humfrey, John Keys, Cavanacor, Strabane
Humphreys, John, Milltown House, Strabane
² Humphreys, William D. Milltown House, Strabane
Irwin, Burton, Ray, Ramelton, and 10, Haddington-terrace, Kingstown, co. Dublin
Irwin, Pechell, Rosebank, Moville
Johnston, Charles, Tullybrook, Donegal
² Johnston, James, Magherameena, Belleek
Johnston, James, Woodlands, Stranorlar
Johnston, John Style, Rockfield, Stranorlar
Knox, Captain Andrew Ferguson, B.A. (T.C.D.), Urney House, Strabane
Knox, George, Prehen, Londonderry
Knox, William, Clonleigh House, Lifford, Strabane
Labatt, Rev. Edward, Roxboro', Killybegs
Leitrim, Right Hon. the Earl of, Lough Rynn, Mohill; Carlton and Junior United Service Clubs, London, S.W.
Lepper, George, Foyle View, Redcastle
Lethem, Henry, Fanet-Tamny, Ramelton
¹  ² Lifford, Right Hon. Lord Viscount, B.A. (Oxon), D.L., Meen Glas, Stranorlar; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
Lloyd, Minchin Percy, Summerhill, Londonderry
M'Clintock, Captain Thompson Mackay, Muff Lodge, Muff, Derry
¹  Macky, James Thompson, Belmont, Londonderry
Macleod, John Sheridan (Res. Mag.) Lifford
Marshall, Major Henry Octavius, St. John's, Fahan, Londonderry
³ Maxwell, Rev. Peter B., Birdstown, Londonderry
Miller, John, Leinsfort House, Buncrana
¹  ³ Montgomery, Robt. Geo., D.L., Convoy House, Raphoe
¹  Murray-Stewart, Horatio Granville. D.L., White House, Killybegs; Cally, Gatehouse, N.B.; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
Nixon, Rev. Alexander B., Knock Ballymore, Clones
Norman, Thomas, Glengollen, Fahan, Londonderry
¹  ³ Olphert, Wybrants, B.A. (T.C.D.), D.L., Ballyconnell House, Falcarragh
Patterson, Thomas, Gortlee House, Letterkenny
Peel, Captain Edmund Yates (Res. Mag.), Buncrana
Pratt, Colonel Joseph, M A. (Cantab.), Cabra Castle, Kingscourt; Stoneville, Rochestown-avenue, Kingstown, co. Dublin; 1, Belvidere-place, and Kildare-street Club, Dublin
Russell, Robert, Salt Hill, Mount Charles
Rankin, Samuel, Tirnaleague, Carndonagh
Redington, Thomas (Res. Mag.), Donegal
Shiel, Simon, M.D., Ballyshannon
¹  ² ³ Sinclair, William, Drumbeg, Donegal
Smith, Commander George Thos. Cleather, R.N., Spamount, Dunkaneely
Smyth, John, Gortgower, Moville
Sproule, John, M.A. (T.C.D ), Ramelton
¹  ² ³ Stewart, Alex. John Robt., D.L., Ards, Cashelmore; Lawrencetown House, Banbridge; 13, Belgrave-sq., London, S.W.; Carlton, National, and White's Clubs, London, S.W.
Stewart, John, Loughveagh House, Letterkenny
¹  ² ³ Stewart, John Vandeleur, D.L., Rock Hill, Letterkenny; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
Stewart, Rev. Charles, Hornhead House, Dunfanaghy
² ³ Stewart, Sir Jas., bart., D.L., Fort Stewart, Ramelton
³ Style, Sir Thomas Charles, bart., D.L., 102, Sydney-place, Bath; Union Club, London, S.W.
¹  ² Style, Wm. Hen. Marsham, M.A. (Oxon), D.L., Glenmore, Stranorlar
Sudley, The Viscount, D.L., Saunders Court, Enniscorthy
Symes, William, Down Hill, Ballina
Thompson, Rev. Mungo Neville, Clonmany Rectory, Clonmany, Derry
Thompson, John Norris, Bridge Cottage, Carndonagh
Todd, Daniel, D.L., Oakfield, Aston-on-Clun, Shropshire; Magherasolus, Raphoe
Todd, Major James Henry, Westbrooke, Buncrana
Tredennick, John Arnold, Camlin, Ballyshannon
Tuthill, Rev. James B., B.A. (T.C.D.), Belleek Glebe, Ballyshannon
Wilson, George Venables, White House, Killybegs
¹  Wood, James Grove, B.A. (T.C.D.), Castlegrove, Letterkenny
Woodhouse, John Obins, Carrowkeel House, Ramelton; Portadown, co. Armagh; O'Meath, Carlingford, co. Louth
Wray, George Cecil Gore, Monasterevan
¹  Wray, William, Oak Park, Letterkenny
Young, Geo., D.L., Culdaff House, Culdaff, Carndonagh
Young, Robt. Geo., Culdaff Ho., Culdaff, Carndonagh
Young, William, Mount Hall, Killygordon

County Officers.

Clerk of the Crown, Vesey Daly, esq. (1852), Lifford, Strabane, and 18, Eccles-street, Dublin.
Clerk of the Peace, James Cochran, esq. (1829), Croghan House, Lifford.
Crown Solicitor, Thomas Fitzgerald, esq. (1856), 20, St. Andrew-street, Dublin.
Sessional Crown Prosecutor, W. Barrett, esq. (1840), Killybegs.
Treasurer, Francis Mansfield, esq., D.L. (1836), Castle Wray, and Ardrumman House, Ballymaleel, Strabane.
Secretary to Grand Jury, S. Sproule, esq. (1843), Ramelton.
County Surveyors, S. D., Wm. Harte, esq. C. E., Donegal; N. D., John Fraser, esq., C.E., Ramelton.
Sub-Sheriff, Samuel John Crookshank, esq., Great James-street, Londonderry.
Sheriff's Returning Officer, Henry J. Day, esq., 2, Morgan-place, Dublin.
Coroners, Charles Hazlett Swiney, esq., Ramelton; F. G. Long, M.D., Newtown Cunningham; John O'Donnell, esq., Summy, Ardara; George H. Mitchell, esq., Millfield, Buncrana; Samuel Crawford, esq., Ballyshannon.
Agents for Lloyds, T. A. Smyth, esq., Londonderry; A. M. Maddison, esq., Dunfanaghy; Samuel Cassidy, esq , Bruckless House, Donegal.

STAMP DISTRIBUTERS.

Head Distributer for the county, Henry E. Peoples, esq., Letterkenny.
Ardara, Ralph M'Clintock.
Ballybofey, George Davis.
Ballyshannon, James M'Gloin.
Buncrana, John Ferris.
Burton Port, William Keown.
Carn, Michael Kearney.
Donegal, Joseph McLoone.
Dunfanaghy, James Nixon.
Killybegs, Roger Coane.
Moville, John Larkey.
Pettigo, Nathaniel Read.
Ramelton, Robert M'IIwain.
Raphoe, Blair Hamilton.

COUNTY CESS COLLECTORS.

Banagh, Pat. Griffith, Mount Charles; Thomas Gartley, James M'Clintock, Owen Meighan, John Kennedy, James P. Walker.
Boylagh, Jas. Hanlon, Peter M'Loon, Patrick O'Donnill.
Inishowen, East, David Henderson, Culdaff.
Inishowen, West, George Haslett Mitchell, St. Helens, Buncrana.
Kilmacrenan, Henry Malseed, Jas. Malseed, Pat. M'Conollogue, Alex. Forrest, Danl.Gallagher, William Young.
Raphoe, North and South, W. Cochran, Castrues.
Tyrhugh, J. Graham, J. M'Grath, Irwine M'Cutcheon.

COAST-GUARD STATIONS AND OFFICERS.

Inspecting Officers, Comm. Sidmouth S. Skipwith, R.N. (1861), Carne; J. Adam, esq. (1822), Rutland; Richard Heard, esq., J.P. (1847), Killybegs; Lieut. Marcus Knox, R.N. (1848), Rathmullen; Henry Prosser (1860), Sheephaven; Henry Baldwin, esq., R.N., Tribane, Killybegs; Greencastle.

CONSTABULARY OFFICERS.

County Inspector, Timothy MacMahon, esq., Letterkenny.
Sub-Inspectors' Stations.
Ballyshannon, William Henry, esq.
Buncrana, Edward Dunsterville, esq.
Carndonagh, R. Griffin, esq.
Dunfanaghy, J. F. Cruice, esq.
Dungloe, E. P. Coffey. esq.
Glenties, John Croker, esq.
Killybegs, J. S. Murphy, esq.
Letterkenny, John Corr, esq.
Milford, Ion Studdert, esq.
Raphoe, John K. Irwin, esq.

PETTY SESSIONS COURTS.

Place where held, Day, and Name of Clerk.

Aranmore, every fourth Tuesday; David Craig.
Ardara, second Tuesday; John Crumley, jun.
Ballintra, second Tuesday; M. Hammond.
Ballyshannon, second Thursday; J. Myles.
Bunbeg, Dunfanaghy, third Friday; John Williams.
Buncrana, second Thursday; Hugh Swan.
Burnfoot, Derry, third Friday; George Campbell.
Carndonagh, third Wednesday; John Rankin.
Church-hill, Letterkenny, second Tuesday; R. Pearson.
Donegal, last Wednesday; John W. M'Cormick.
Dunfanaghy, second Tuesday; William J. Wilkinson.
Dungloe, Monday, and every fourth Tuesday; P.Hanlon.
Glenties, first Monday; Hugh M'Devitt.
Killybegs, second Monday; Geo. F. Crooke.
Letterkenny, second Wednesday; S. Maddock.
Lifford, second Monday; James Murphy.
Malin, first Monday; James Hewston, jun.
Milford, Ramelton, second Thursday; J. Buchanan.
Moville, first Tuesday; Robert Farquhar.
Newtown Cunningham, first Friday; George Mitchell.
Pettigo, last Friday; Benj. Beatty.
Ramelton, second Saturday; G. Doherty.
Raphoe, second Saturday; James Kerr.
Rathmullen, second Friday; George M'Gowan.
Stranorlar, second Wednesday; Robert Ewing.
Tamney, second Friday; Joseph Dixon.

COUNTY GAOL, LIFFORD.

The Board of Superintendence meets second Thursday in each month.

Local Inspector, Samuel John Crookshank, esq. Governor, Captain Samuel Searle.
Protestant Chaplain, Rev. Charles A. Seymour.
R. C. Chaplain, Rev. William Brown.
Presbyterian Chaplain, Rev. W. M'Crea.
Physician, Robert Little, M.B., F.R.C.S.I., Lifford
Apothecary, Mr. Gillespey.

BRIDEWELLS AND KEEPERS.

Donegal, James Sharkey.
Buncrana, Hugh Swan.
Letterkenny, John Morrow.
Glenties, William Buchanan.

COUNTY INFIRMARY.

Treasurer, F. Mansfield, esq., Ardrumman, Letterkenny.
Surgeon, Robert Little, A.B., M.B. (T.C.D.), F.R.C.S.I., Lifford.

Poor Law Unions.

BALLYSHANNON UNION

(Cos. Donegal, Leitrim, and Fermanagh), 21 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Saturdays.

Chairman, Thomas Conolly, esq., M.P., Cliff, Belleek.
Vice-Chairman, John Atkinson, esq., Cavangarden, Ballyshannon.
Dep. Vice-Chairman, Mr. Patrick Brady, Rockfield, Belleek.
Treasurer, Provincial Bank of Ireland, Ballyshannon.
Clerk and Returning Officer, James M'Gowan, jun.
Master and Matron, Arth. Graham and Susan Montgomery.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. Charles F. Tomes.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Francis Keelaghan.
Medical Officer, Edward Kelly, M.D.
Relieving Officer, James Conolly, Ballyshannon.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Ballintea, S. T. Haslett, M.D.
Ballyshannon, Simon Shiel, M.D.
Belleek, William Irwin.
Churchhill, James Wilkon.
Kinlough, John Walsh.

DONEGAL UNION

(Co. Donegal), 18 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Thursdays.

Chairman, Thomas Brooke, esq., Lough Esk, Donegal.
Vice-Chairman, Chas. Johnston, esq., Tullybrook, Donegal.
Dep. Vice-Chairman, A. Hamilton, esq., Coxtown, Ballintra.
Treasurer, Ulster Banking Company, Donegal.
Clerk and Returning Officer, John H. Dillon.
Master and Matron, T. Wauchope and Mary A. Wauchope.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. William Ewing.
Roman Catholic, Rev. E. M'Cafferty.
Medical Officer, John King, M.D.
Relieving Officer, Samuel White, Ballykalone, Donegal.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Donegal, John King, M.D.
Dunkanelly, David Green, M.D.
Laghey, Samuel T. Hazlett, M.D.
Mount Charles, Samuel Smith, M.D.
Pettigo, Samuel Leary, M.D.

DUNFANAGHY UNION

(Co. Donegal), 10 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Saturdays.

Chairman, Alex. J. R, Stewart, esq., Ards, Cashelmore.
Vice-Chairman, Wybrants Olphert, esq., Ballyconnell House, Falcarragh.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Wm. Ramsay, esq., Dunfanaghy.
Treasurer, Branch Belfast Banking Co., Letterkenny.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Patrick Cole.
Master and Matron, Patrick Cole and Bridget Cole.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. Charles F. Stewart.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Joseph Magee.
Presbyterian, Rev. Joseph Gallagher.
Medical Officer, J. A. Eames, M.D., M.R.C.S.I.
Relieving Officer, John W. Benson, Dunmore.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Crossroads, Alexander Hillyard, L.R.C.S.I.
Dunfanaghy, J. A. Eames, M.D., M.R.C.S.I.

GLENTIES UNION

(Co. Donegal), 27 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Fridays.

Chairman, Robert Russell, esq., J.P., Salthill, Mountcharles.
Vice-Chairman, G. V. Wilson, esq., White House, Killybegs.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Alex. Porter, esq., Lackagh, Navin.
Treasurer, Ulster Banking Co., Donegal.
Clerk and Returning Officer, William Murray.
Master and Matron, Patk. Hanlon, and Isabella M'Hugh.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. M. B. Cox.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Patrick Gallagher.
Medical Officer, John T. Kelly.
Relieving Officer, Alexander Hill, Glenties.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts.
Ardara, Luke Walsh.
Carrick, John A. Huleatt.
Dungloe, John Widdup.
Glenties, John T. Kelly.
Killybegs, Daniel Deveny, L.R.C.S.E.

INISHOWEN UNION

(Co. Donegal), 21 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Mondays.

Chairman, John Harvey, esq., Malin Hall, Carndonagh.
Vice-Chairman, James M. Sheffrey, esq., Dromaville, Carndonagh.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, John Kearney, esq., Carndonagh.
Treasurer, Belfast Banking Company, Londonderry.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Robert Moore.
Master and Matron, Charles Nelson and Margt. Monagle.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev.Frederick J. Hearne.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Paul Bradley.
Presbyterian, Rev. Alexander Pinkerton.
Medical Officer, Edward Kearney.
Relieving Officer, John Doherty, Malin, Carndonagh.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Buncrana, John Hunter, M.D.
Carndonagh, Edward Kearney.
Clonmany, Alexander Irvine.
Malin, Edward Bagot, M.D.
Moville, Thomas Wetherall Sproule, M.D.

LETTERKENNY UNION

(Co. Donegal), 14 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Fridays.

Chairman, John V. Stewart, esq., Rockhill, Letterkenny.
Vice-Chairman, Jn. R. Boyd, esq., Ballymacool, Letterkenny.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Captain Patterson, Gortlee House, Letterkenny.
Treasurer, Belfast Bank, Letterkenny.
Clerk and Returning Officer, John Storey.
Master and Matron, Wm. Graham and Mary Guthrie.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. Richard Smith.
Roman Catholic, Rev. John M'Menamin.
Presbyterian, Rev. Oliver Leitch.
Medical Officer, William Frederick Greuber.
Relieving Officer, Robert L. Hayden, Letterkenny.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts.
Churchhill, Abraham William Bate, M.D.
Letterkenny, Henly Thorpe, M.D., L.R.C.S.I.
Manorcunningham, John Smyth, M.D.ED.

MILFORD UNION

(Co. Donegal), 19 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Mondays.

Chairman, Sir Jas. Stewart, bart., Fort Stewart, Ramelton.
Vice-Chairman, Thomas Batt, esq., Rathmullen, Ramelton.
Deputy Vice-Chairman, Capt. J. S. Baker, R.E., Milford, Ramelton.
Treasurer, Belfast Bank, Letterkenny.
Clerk and Returning Officer, William Reid.
Master and Matron, Joseph M'Adoo and Jane Thompson.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. Alexander Delap.
Roman Catholic, Rev. William Carolan.
Presbyterian, Rev. Robert White.
Medical Officer, John Allen Osborne, M.D.
Relieving Officer, Jas. Graham, Cratlagh, Milford, Ramelton.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts:-
Fannett, Henry Murray, Tamney, Ramelton.
Kilmacrenan and Milford, John Allen Osborne, M.D., Milford, Ramelton.
Ramelton, George E. Carre.
Rathmullen, George E. Carre.
Rossguill, John M'Gettigan, Creevary, Creeslough.

STRANORLAR UNION

(Co. Donegal), 11 Electoral Divisions. The Board of Guardians meets on Mondays.

Chairman, The Viscount Lifford, Meenglass, Stranorlar.
Vice-Chairman, Wm. H. M. Style, esq., Glenmore, Stranorlar.
Dep. Vice-Chairman, John Gunning, esq., Stranorlar.
Treasurer, Belfast Banking Company, Strabane.
Clerk and Returning Officer, Andrew Millar, jun.
Master and Matron, Edw. Chism and Margaret Chism.
Chaplains:-
Established Church, Rev. Thomas Fullerton.
Roman Catholic, Rev. Daniel Coyle.
Presbyterian, Rev. John M'Auley.
Medical Officer, William Moorehead, M.D., Edin.
Relieving Officer, Hamilton Gillespie, Monellan, Killygordon.
Medical Officers of Dispensary Districts.
Cloghan, Patrick O'Donnell.
Killygordon, William Moorehead, M.D., Edin.
Stranorlar, Henry A. Wallen, M.D.

NOTES:-

¹ Have served the office of High Sheriff of the County.

² Are members of the Board of Superintendence of the County Prison.

³ Are Governors of the District Lunatic Asylum for the County.

Some books on Donegal:-
Highways and Byways in Donegal and Antrim
The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal
Rambles round Donegal
Griffith's Valuation for the Union of Dunfanaghy, 1857
Griffith's Valuation for the Union of Stranorlar, 1857
Griffith's Valuation for the Union of Ballyshannon, 1858
Griffith's Valuation for the Union of Letterkenny, 1858

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