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- XML “Food in Olden Times”
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- XML “Irish Forms of Surnames in District”
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- (continued from previous page)used to eat bread which was very black in colour. They used to eat salt meat. They used to take their supper earlyTranscribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The only Irish Christian names known in the district which might be termed at all uncommon are Manus and "Columba" Also Niall. Biblical names are fairly common amongst the Presbyterian community e.g. "Moses"Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Subhead 10. Irish forms of surnames in district.
The most common Irish surnames are:-
Deeny, Sheridan, Friel, Mc Collum, Doherty, Gallagher, Mc Laughlin, Coll.
Three rather uncommon Irish surnames found here are Shovlin, Tinney & Toye. I have heard the opinion expressed that Shovlin is a form of Sullivan.
Certain non-Irish surnames are fairly common e.g. Anderson, Molseed, Morrison.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.