DOWLING ONE NAME STUDY

2020 May


26 May 2020:- Total 32, 299 including living. Added 10 more Laois baptisms up to 1800; some hunting for related Phelans and Lawlors to no avail.

25 May 2020:- Total 32, 268 including living. Added 10 more Laois baptisms up to 1798; some correcting around Phelans that were inputted 30 years ago according to someone's memories where cumulative evidence now show the memories mistaken. This has been a significant puzzle over the years so will spend more time on this.

24 May 2020:- Total 32, 224 including living. Completed mini-project of all variations in 1821, 1831, 1841 and 1851 Irish census fragments. Also added pages for Canada, Wales & Scotland Censuses.

23 May 2020:- Total 32, 150 including living. Added some old census Dowlans and Doolans; some extra lists added to website.

22 May 2020:- Total 32, 106 including living. Added 10 Laois baptisms, up to 1795; some tweaks to website.

19 May 2020:- Total 32, 080 including living. Added 10 Laois baptisms, up to 1789. a handful of Goodworth Clatford burials; some tweaks to website.

18 May 2020:- Total 32, 063 including living. Added names from Phillmore's Index to Changes of Name, plus some additional sources. As a result of this a Burke's Landed Gentry entry for a Doolan who changed to Cope ( to acquire an inheritance and title).

17 May 2020:- Total 32, 018 including living. Ten Laois baptisms added, a number of other additions.

16 May 2020:- Total 31, 997 including living. Twenty Laois baptisms added, a number of other additions and corrections.

15 May 2020:- Total 31, 971 including living. Ten Laois baptisms added, a number of other additions and corrections.

11 May 2020:- Total 31, 955 including living. Twenty Laois baptisms added, a number of other additions to English Dowlings and some source corrections with image renaming. 9 May 2020:- Total 31, 910 including living. Working on website to improve display of sources/citations.

7 May 2020:- Total 31, 909 including living. Significant additions on Liverpool family including some military for correspondent, and appear to have put right a major misconception.

4 May 2020:- Total 31, 875 including living. Significant hit with Liverpool family against the odds of John & Mary Dowling names!. Sent report to correspondent on this.

3 May 2020:- Total 31, 850 including living. Offaly census family added, tracked through 1901-1911 and back to 1812. English families added as a result of correspondence in Lancashire - that will be ongoing for a while.

2 May 2020:- Total 31, 816 including living. Ten Laois baptism added - now up to 1768. Some website tinkering to add some Census lists. Also two more pages of transcript of William Paul Dowling's trial. Also a census entry that led to a good merge of two people.

1 May 2020:- Total 31, 799 including living. Still in Coronavirus Covid-19 lock-down, now six weeks for me. Mostly some website tinkering to add icons, some Census lists with a connection made between an item of clothing, a Dowling Commandery Buckle, purchased years ago with Thomas Dowling in Indiana.