Shopkeepers: John Buchanan, aged 70. His wife was Kate Buchanan (74) and Lizzie Elliott
(39) was recorded as the shop assistant.
Patrick Christy (57) and his wife Bridget. They had three children, Mary Anne, Thomas
Carson Dennison (57) and his wife Eliza Ann (42) were shopkeepers too. They had three
children, Thomas, Albert and Gladys.
Sarah Kelly (60) is described as a shopkeeper and a widow. Her daughter Emily (24)
lived in the same house.
Another widow who was also a shopkeeper was Anne Leydon. Her daughter Mary Anne (21)
is listed as a shop assistant.
John Francis McHugh, a widower from Co Sligo, is listed as a shopkeeper. He had three
sons, Edward, Daniel and Denis. Patrick Bouchier (20) was listed as the shop assistant.
Publicans: James Byron (65) was born in Co Roscommon. His wife was Catherine (54)
and two daughters are recorded as living with them, Anna M (28) and Mary E (26),
John Dolan (32) was another publican. His cousin, John Rogan (28), is listed as his
Thomas McGivney (78), born in Co Cavan, is recorded as a publican and a widower.
John O’Rorke (37), another publican, was born in Co Sligo. His wife Maragret (36)
was born in Co Cavan and they had one child, Patrick Joseph. Thomas Lee (15) from
Co Roscommon was the shop assistant.
Merchants: Ellen Clerkin (85), widow, is recorded as “provision merchant”. Maria Higgins
(40) was her shop assistant. Maria was probably Ellen’s daughter as another resident
of the household, Mary Ellen Higgins (15), was recorded as a granddaughter of Ellen.
Brigid Dolan (49), also a widow, was described as a “general merchant”. She had four
children resident in the house; Bridget T, Patrick J, Maggie A and John F. Brigid’s
nephew Hugh (31), born in Co Cavan and Hugh Gallagher (21) were recorded as shop
Thomas Kelly (30) was recorded as a “grocer/hardware merchant”. His wife, Kathleen
(28) was from Co Sligo and they had an 11-month-old son, John William. Charles Dunne
(27) was the shop assistant.
Farmers: Three residents on Main St were recorded as farmers. Among them was John
Irwin Flaherty (51), who is also listed as a “civil bill officer”.
The others were Francis McGorty (24) and James McMorrow (40).
Tailors: John Dolan (25) was from Co Cavan. John was married to Mary (25) and they
had a 2-month baby son, Patrick Joseph.
John O’Rourke (54), married to Catherine (56)
Postmen: Michael Harrison (34) was described as a “rural postman”
Francis O’Rourke (27), son of John O’Rourke, the tailor, lived with his parents.
Teachers: Mary E Byron (26), a daughter of the publican James Byron, lived with her
David McGloughlin (22) was recorded as a teacher who was a boarder in the house of
Mary Anne Kavanagh.
Dressmakers: Anne Kelaher (45), a widow, was a dressmaker and she listed her niece
Annie McLoughlin (18) as her assistant.
Mary McBride (24) was a dressmaker and she was listed as a boarder in the house of
Martin and Bridget Clancy.
Cooper: Martin Clancy (65).
Butcher: John Maguire (5) was the butcher. His wife was Mary Anne (60).
Police: Edward Millar (45), born in Co Monaghan, is recorded as an RIC constable.
His wife, Anna M (29), was born in Co Tyrone.
Clergy: There is only one clergyman living on Main St . Alexander Beattie (25), born
in Co Fermanagh, is recorded as Methodist Minister, boarding with Allan Nixon, the
clerk of petty sessions.
Others: Boarding House: Brigid McGowan (42) was described as a widow. However, as
three people in the house on the night of the census were described as “lodgers”
it seems that Bridget probably ran a boarding house. Paul McGuigan (72), described
as a dealer, was born in Co Armagh. Edward McCoy (50), also a dealer, was born in
Co Donegal. Patrick Summons (16), also described as a dealer, was born in Co Fermanagh.
Civil Bill Officer: John Irwin Flaherty (51) was listed as a civil bill officer.
He was also listed as a farmer.
RIC Pensioner: Mary Anne Kavanagh (59), a widow, was described as an RIC Pensioner.
Postmaster and Clerk of Petty Sessions: Allan Nixon (54) was described the clerk
of petty sessions. It seems he was also the postmaster.