Hession heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Shankill: 2
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Galway: Abbey East: 1
Galway: Addergoole: 2
Galway: Annagh: 1
Galway: Annaghdown: 5
Galway: Athenry: 3
Galway: Aughrim: 4
Galway: Ballinderry: 1
Galway: Ballintemple: 1
Galway: Ballymacward: 1
Galway: Ballynacourty: 1
Galway: Ballynapark: 5
Galway: Beaghmore: 1
Galway: Belclare: 2
Galway: Belleville: 1
Galway: Claregalway: 3
Galway: Claretuam: 2
Galway: Cloonkeen: 1
Galway: Craughwell: 2
Galway: Cummer: 3
Galway: Deerpark: 6
Galway: Donaghpatrick: 4
Galway: Doonbally: 1
Galway: Drumacoo: 1
Galway: Foxhall: 4
Galway: Galway East, Urban: 2
Galway: Galway North Urban: 4
Galway: Gort: 1
Galway: Hillsbrook: 2
Galway: Kellysgrove: 2
Galway: Kilbennan: 1
Galway: Kilconickny: 1
Galway: Kilconnell: 1
Galway: Killeany: 1
Galway: Killoner: 4
Galway: Killure: 1
Galway: Kilmoylan: 4
Galway: Lackaghbeg: 2
Galway: Liscananaun: 5
Galway: Milltown: 1
Galway: Monivea: 1
Galway: Mount Bellew: 1
Galway: Mounthazel: 1
Galway: Moyne: 2
Galway: Rahasane: 1
Galway: Tuam Rural: 2
Galway: Tuam Rural (part of): 1
Galway: Tuam Urban (part of): 9
Limerick: Kilmeedy: 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 7
Mayo: Ballyhowly: 2
Mayo: Burriscarra: 1
Mayo: Caraun: 1
Mayo: Cloghermore: 1
Mayo: Cong: 1
Mayo: Coonard: 2
Mayo: Crossboyne: 1
Mayo: Garrymore: 3
Mayo: Hollymount: 1
Mayo: Houndswood: 1
Mayo: Kilcommon: 4
Mayo: Knock North: 2
Mayo: Shrule: 2
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Urban: 1
Roscommon: Roscommon Urban: 2
Sligo: Calry: 1
Sligo: Castleconor: 1
Sligo: Sligo North Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Hession numerous: Galway-Mayo-Sligo etc. Ir. Ó h-Oisín, Oisín, a personal name which is a diminutive of os, a deer. SI.
Hishon Very rare: scattered. MacLysacht says it is Tipperary form of Hession, q.v.
Ó h-Oisín Hession: líonmhar: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo-Sligeach. Clann tábhachtach i gConnachta. Fréamh: an t-ainm Oisín, díspeagadh ar os = fia.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Hessian: 7
Hession: 69
Hesson: 2
Hishion: 1
Hishon: 12
Hussion: 2

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