Sorry I`m a bit slow out of the blocks replying to you post. It would
seem that your BOYLE ancestor (and others) came from the same townland
as mine so I would be interested if you could send me what you have on
this branch of your family.
Briefly my family is as follows:
CHARLES & SARAH BOYLE arrived Sydney NSW 1841 as bounty immigrants with
children Edward and Margaret. Two children, Daniel and Grace were left
behind in Donegal and came out to Australia in 1856.
CHARLES` parents - FARIGILL BOYLE & MARGARET MAGEE.
SARAH`S parents - PETER & MARGARET McBRIDE.
CHARLES & SARAH were married 14 Febuary 1834 St. Marys Derrybeg.
That is all I know for certain of the family in Donegal.
Your Celia Cole information was interesting, Rev.Hugh McFadden was also
given as a referee on CHARLES & SARAH`S bounty certificate. Did people
such as Cornelius who immigrated with the Donegal Relief Fund have any
documentation similar to a bounty certificate or were they just a name
on a list? I guess you have his BMD certificates, Aust. certificates
often have more information than you expect, I have had a couple of
All the best with your searches,