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Pigot's Directory of Pettigo, Templecarn Parish, Co. Donegal, Ireland 1824

Extracted from Pigot & Co.’s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com

***ORIGINAL SPELLING HAS BEEN RETAINED***

PETTIGO

A small fair town on the banks of a little river in the County of Donegal is 97 miles north west of Dublin, four west of Kish, nine from Irvinestown, and 12 and three quarters east b north of Ballyshannon. Here are a small Protestant church, a Catholic chapel and a Methodist meeting house. The only charitable institutions of Pettigo are a dispensary and a Sunday school of the established church. There are only three markets in the year, which are on the Wednesday before Christmas day, Wednesday before Shrove Tuesday, and Wednesday before Easter. Fairs are held on January 17th, March 17th, May 1st, June 30th July 25th September 16th and November 12th. Population is about 400. Post Office, Kish.

A penny post conveys the letters to and from Kish.

No coaches pass through here, The Royal Mail leaves Enniskillen for Dublin every day at two, and returns at twelve noon.

The Sheliela also from Enniskillen to Dublin at four in the morning on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and at returns at eight in the evenings on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.


 

GENTRY AND CLERGY

Surname Firstname Trade
BARTON William, Esq. Clonelly
INGRAM Rev. William  
JACOB Rev. Robert S. Rector of the parish
WARD Rev. John  


 

PROFESSIONAL GENTLEMEN

Surname Firstname Trade
BRADY Terence apothecary
SCOTT A. surgeon to the dispensary


 

SHOPKEEPERS, TRADESMEN &c.

Surname Firstname Trade
CATHORE John parish clerk
MAGUIRE Hugh grocer
ROBINSON George woollen draper
SMITH George woollen draper


 

PUBLICANS

Surname Firstname
AIKEN James
HOLMES Alexander
READ Thomas
SWANSTON Edward