Donacavey (County Tyrone)
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Also known as Findonagh is the region of Omagh but most of the area is in the district of clogher, A post - village of Tintona lies one side of the town. The lands in the region was founded by James the first. There is some fine livestock chiefly along the mountains, the council is trying to find bogs that may be of good use to the public. Roads around the location are much improved over the last couple of years and they take good care of it.
The church was built in 1641 after the civil war in which the old one was destroyed. The Presbyterians had two large meeting houses. There were thirteen schools in which about 580 boys and 300 girls were educated. There were fifteen private schools were about 700 pupils were educated.
The 1821 - 1851 census returns were almost all destroyed by fire. The 1861 - 1891 census were destroyed by the Government. Full details of the 1901 - 1911 census are availabe free of charge on line on the National Archives of Ireland website.
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