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Donagheady Parish Schools 1836

Extract From the 'Ordnance Survey Memoirs' Vol. 5.

 

Parish of Donagheady, May 1836.

Loughash national school, 3 miles south east of Dunnamanagh, built in 1820, under the National Board in 1834; books published by the Commissioners of Education for the Irish national schools, visited once by the Episcopal clergyman and twice by the Roman Catholic clergymen since its commencement; number of pupils: males, 33 under 10 years of age, 4 from 10 and 15, 37 total males; females, 35 under 10 years of age, 10 from 10 and 15, 45 total females; total number of pupils 82, 6 Protestants, 18 Presbyterians, 58 Roman Catholics; masters: James Kilgore, Protestant, James Moon, Roman Catholic.


Roosky school, under the patronage of the London Hibernian Society, 1 mile south of Dunnamanagh, established October 1819; books are obtained gratis from the London Hibernian Society, visited by the Reverend James Hazlett, curate; number of pupils: males, 18 under 10 years of age, 21 from 10 to 15, 3 above 15, 42 total males; females, 24 under 10 years of age, 19 from 10 to 15, 11 above 15, 54 total females; total number of pupils 96, 17 Protestants, 56 Presbyterians, 23 Roman Catholics; master: William Young, Presbyterian.