Monday, 13 August 2012

Hearne family living in Piltown area in 1901 Census


According to his baptismal certificate my great grandfather John Phelan (also Whelan) was born in Ashtown, in the parish of Templeorun and Piltown in 1865. His mother's maiden name was Hearne.

According to the 1901 census for Ireland, the following family named Hearne was living at Owning, Piltown:   

Residents of a house 8 in Owning (Pilltown, Kilkenny)

Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses

Hearne John 58 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmer Read and write English Married -

Hearne Joanna 42 Female Wife Roman Catholic Co Tipperary Farmers Wife Read and write English Married -

Hearne Patrick 50 Male Brother R Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmers Brother Read and write English Not Married -

Hearne Laurence 22 Male Son R Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmers Son Read and write English Not Married -

Hearne Mary 21 Female Daughter R Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmers Daughter Read and write English Not Married -

Hearne Margaret 18 Female Daughter R Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmers Daughter Read and write English Not Married -

Hearne Patrick 10 Male Son R Catholic Co Kilkenny Scholar Read and write English Not Married -

Hearne Joanna 3 Female Daughter R Catholic Co Kilkenny Farmers Daughter Cannot read English Not Married -

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