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Donoughmore [Castlefin], Co. Donegal Relief Committee Subscriptions, April 1847

Extracted from the Londonderry Standard 16 April 1847
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

 

Relief Committees were formed at the local level in 1847 attempting to relieve distress during the Great Famine 1845-9. As the Famine progressed many of those assisted in 1847 had no recourse but to seek admission to the Stranorlar Workhouse.

 

DONOUGHMORE RELIEF COMMITTEE

The following Subscriptions have been received by the Relief Committee of Donoughmore Parish (County of Donegal) for the benefit of the poor of that district:

SURNAME GIVEN NAME SUBSCRIPTION
IRVING Rev. Chas. £107.00
CRAIG Jas., sen. £50.0.0
CHANCE Mrs., Birming[ham] £34.0.0
DELAP Samuel, Esq. £30.0.0
COOK Sons & Co., London £25.0.0
COCHRAN John, Esq. £20.0.0
COCHRAN Joseph, Esq. £20.0.0
MANSFIELD Johnston, Esq. £20.0.0
QUIN Rev. Wm. £20.0.0
BOYLE Rev. Edwd. £10.0.0
BOYLE Rev. John £10.0.0
CONYNGHAM Marquis £10.0.0
FERGUSON Sir R., Bart. £10.0.0
JOHNSTON James, Esq. £10.0.0
LECKY Connolly, Esq. £10.0.0
WALKER David, Esq. £10.0.0
YOUNG Wm., Esq. £10.00
STEWART Rev. Mr. £5.4.0
CALDWELL Rev. Alex. £5.0.0
COLHOUN Samuel, Esq. £5.0.0
CRAIG Mr. John, jun. £5.00
DELAP Rev. Robert £5.0.0
IRVINE Mr. Chas. £5.0.0
JOHNSTON John, Esq. £5.0.0
MCCONKEY James, Esq. £5.0.0
ROGAN Fras., Esq., M. D. £5.0.0
STEWART Chas. E., Esq. £5.0.0
WALKER Mr. Wm. £5.0.0
HOLMES Mr. James £4.0.0
MCGRORTY Mrs. £3.0.0
KELLY Mr. William £2.10.0
DICKEY Rev. Mr. £2.0.0
FERGUSON Mr. Joseph £2.0.0
GALLAGHER Mr. Hugh £2.0.0
GREY Mr. James £2.0.0
HAMILTON Rev. A. £2.0.0
KELLY Mr. Patrick £2.0.0
KELLY Mr. Charles £2.0.0
LINTON Rev. Mr. £2.0.0
MCKENNA Rev. Jas. £2.0.0
MCMENAMIN Mr. Hugh £2.0.0
ROSE Mr. Albert £2.0.0
MCGOLRICK Mr. Edwd. £1.2.6
NEILSON Mr. Mathew £1.1.0
ARMSTRONG Mr. Andrew £1.0.0
ARMSTRONG Mr. Martin £1.0.0
ARMSTRONG Mr. Oliver £1.0.0
BAIRD Mr. Wm. £1.0.0
BONAR Mr. James £1.0.0
BRADLEY Mr. Henry £1.0.0
CALLAGHAN Mr. Laughlin £1.0.0
DILL Mrs. £1.0.0
DINSMORE Mr. Edward £1.0.0
DINSMORE Mr. Patrick £1.0.0
DIVIN Mr. William £1.0.0
GALLAGHER Mr. Hugh £1.0.0
GOBIN Mr. Michael £1.0.0
GREER Doctor £1.0.0
HARRAGHAY Mr. Patk. £1.0.0
HEGARTY Mr. Patk. £1.0.0
HEGARTY Mr. Patrick £1.0.0
HIRL Mr. James £1.0.0
KELLY Mr. Charles £1.0.0
KELLY Mr. Charles £1.0.0
KELLY Mr. Edward £1.0.0
KELLY Mr. Francis £1.0.0
KELLY Mr. Oliver £1.0.0
LECKY Mr. Oliver £1.0.0
MAGEE Mr. Francis £1.0.0
MARLEY Mr. James £1.0.0
MCDERMOTT Mr. William £1.0.0
MCHUGH Mr. Laughlin £1.0.0
MCKINLAY Mr. Thos. £1.0.0
MCLAUGHLIN Mr. James £1.0.0
MCLINCHEY Mr. Michl. £1.0.0
MCLINCHEY Mr. John £1.0.0
MISHAN Mr. Wm. £1.0.0
O’DONNELL Mr. Edwd. £1.0.0
PORTER Mr. William £1.0.0
SCOTT Mr. James £1.0.0
TAYLOR Mr. Samuel £1.0.0
TAYLOR Mr. Samuel £1.0.0
LAWN Mr. Daniel 0.17.6
MOUNT Mr. Andw. 0.17.6
ELLIOTT Mr. James 0.15.0
SHEILS Mr. Patrick 0.15.0
THOMPSON Mr. Thomas 0.15.0
MEAGHLIN Mr. Robert 0.12.0
BRADLEY Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
CALDWELL Mr. Charles 0.10.0
CALDWELL Mr. Hamilton 0.10.0
CARLAND Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
CATERSON Mr. John 0.10.0
CONAGHAN Mr. John 0.10.0
DENNISTON Mr. John 0.10.0
DENNISTON Mr. Robert 0.10.0
ELLIOTT Mr. Daniel 0.10.0
ELLIOTT Mr. John 0.10.0
FRANCIS Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
GALLAGHER Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
GALLON Mr. James 0.10.0
GALLON Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
HAMILTON Mr. Hugh 0.10.0
HOLMES Mr. John 0.10.0
KELLY Mr. Edward 0.10.0
KELLY Mr. Francis 0.10.0
KELLY Mr. Owen 0.10.0
LEITCH Mr. Robert 0.10.0
LESLIE Mr. Samuel 0.10.0
LOGUE Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
MARLEY Mr. James 0.10.0
MARLEY Mr. John 0.10.0
MCCORMICK Mr. Hugh 0.10.0
MCGOWAN Mr. Patk. 0.10.0
MONAGHAN Mr. Patrick 0.10.0
MURTLAND Mr. John 0.10.0
NOBLE Mr. Thomas 0.10.0
ROULSTON Mr. David 0.10.0
ROULSTON Mr. Geo., jun. 0.10.0
RUSSELL Mr. James 0.10.0
SHARKEY Mr. Michael 0.10.0
SHAW Mr. Archibald 0.10.0
SMITH Mr. James 0.10.0
STERNE Mr. Dennis 0.10.0
TAYLOR Mr. John 0.10.0
WILSON Mr. William 0.10.0
WISELY Mr. James 0.10.0
51 Small Subscriptions   £11.16.6
Government Subscriptions   £ 479.0.0
General Central Relief Committee [Society of Friends/ Quakers]   £50.0.0
Belfast Ladies Society   £20.0.0