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Cumann Seanchais Bhreifne,
the Breifne Historical Society, deals with the local history of Counties Cavan and North Leitrim.

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Main St | Market St | Chapel St | Church St | Back St

There was only one shopkeeper on Market St, Catherine Flaherty (47).

Terence Kelly (34) was described as a “spirit merchant”. His wife was Teresa (32) and they had two daughters, Mary Josephine and Anne Jane.

Five people were described as farmers or farm labourers. They were Myles Cassidy (46), John Flynn (55), James Guihan (60), Stephen McGreal (45) and Francis Ward (54).


: Patrick Gorman (62) was a tinsmith. His wife was Winifred (62).


Hotel Waiters: Patrick and Winifred Gorman’s three sons, Bernard (31), John (23) and James (19) sons were described as “hotel waiters”.

Seamstress: Ellen Maguire (50), a widow, was a seamstress.

Photographer: Joseph Gallagher (30), brother-in-law of publican Terence Kelly was recorded as a “photographic artist”. He lived with Terence and Teresa Kelly.

Main St | Market St | Chapel St | Church St | Back St