sherry heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and households

Antrim: Ballygomartin: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 3
Antrim: Dock Ward: 2
Antrim: Falls: 1
Antrim: Lisburn: 1
Antrim: Shankill: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 1
Armagh: Armagh North Urban: 2
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 3
Armagh: Armaghbrague: 2
Armagh: Ballymartin: 1
Armagh: Crossaglen: 1
Armagh: Glenaul: 1
Armagh: Keady: 1
Armagh: Keady Urban: 1
Armagh: Lisnadill: 1
Armagh: Middletown: 1
Clare: Kiltenanlea: 1
Donegal: Moville: 1
Down: Hollywood Urban: 1
Down: Kilkeel: 1
Down: Ormeau: 1
Down: Rosstrevor: 3
Down: Victoria (part of): 2
Dublin: Arran Quay: 5
Dublin: Clondalkin: 1
Dublin: Donabate: 1
Dublin: Garristown: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Howth: 2
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Kilsallaghan: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 1
Dublin: Kinsaley: 1
Dublin: Lucan: 1
Dublin: Lusk: 2
Dublin: Merchants Quay (part of): 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 2
Dublin: North City: 2
Dublin: Palmerstown: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 2
Dublin: South City: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 1
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 5
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 2
Fermanagh: Carrickmacosker: 1
Fermanagh: Deerpark: 2
Fermanagh: Derrylea: 2
Fermanagh: Kilmore: 1
Fermanagh: Magheraveely: 1
Fermanagh: Newtown Butler: 1
Fermanagh: Rosslea: 1
Galway: Castleboy: 1
Galway: Kilconickny: 1
Kildare: Leixlip: 1
Kildare: Maynooth: 3
Kildare: Robertstown: 1
Londonderry: Brackagh Slieve Gallion: 1
Londonderry: Lissan Upper: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry No. 5 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Waterside: 1
Louth: Acarreagh: 1
Louth: Castlebellingham: 2
Louth: Creggan Upper: 1
Louth: Drumcar: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 2: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4: 1
Louth: St. Laurence Gate: 2
Louth: West Gate: 1
Mayo: Slievemahanagh: 1
Mayo: Toomore: 1
Mayo: Westport, Urban: 1
Meath: Ardcath: 3
Meath: Ardmulchan: 1
Meath: Clonmacduff: 1
Meath: Drumcondra: 1
Meath: Dunboyne: 1
Meath: Julianstown: 1
Meath: Kilbrew: 2
Meath: Kilmessan: 1
Meath: Laracor: 2
Meath: Navan Rural: 1
Meath: Navan Urban: 1
Meath: Ratoath: 1
Meath: Trim Rural: 2
Meath: Trim Urban: 3
Monaghan: Anketell Grove: 1
Monaghan: Ballybary Urban: 1
Monaghan: Broomfield: 1
Monaghan: Caddagh: 1
Monaghan: Carrickaslane: 1
Monaghan: Carrickmacross Rural: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney: 1
Monaghan: Castleshane: 12
Monaghan: Church Hill: 2
Monaghan: Clones: 1
Monaghan: Clones Urban: 1
Monaghan: Corracharra: 1
Monaghan: Crossalare: 3
Monaghan: Derrygorry: 5
Monaghan: Drumgurra: 1
Monaghan: Enagh: 1
Monaghan: Figullar: 3
Monaghan: Killeevan: 1
Monaghan: Killylough: 8
Monaghan: Kilmurry: 1
Monaghan: Lisnaveane: 3
Monaghan: Monaghan Urban: 6
Monaghan: Newbliss: 1
Monaghan: Rackwallace: 1
Monaghan: Scotstown: 8
Monaghan: Shanmullagh: 1
Monaghan: Sheskin: 3
Monaghan: Tedavnet: 15
Monaghan: Tullycorbett: 2
Tyrone: Augher: 1
Tyrone: Aughnacloy Rural: 1
Tyrone: Beaghmore: 1
Tyrone: Caledon: 3
Tyrone: Castlecaulfield: 2
Tyrone: Cullamore: 2
Tyrone: Draughton: 1
Tyrone: Minterburn: 1
Tyrone: Tullyvar: 1
Wexford: Ballyhack: 1
Wicklow: Kilmacanoge: 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

Mac Searraigh Mac Sharry: líonmhar (1) Sligeach-Liatroim (MacSharry); (2) Ard Mhacha-an Dún (MacSherry). Bhí an dara clann in Aontroim; an chéad cheann i mBreifne. Fréamh: b'fhéidir, searrach, capall óg agus, go meafarach, bríomhar.
MacSharry fairly numerous: Leitrim-Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh, possibly from searrach, a foal, i.e. flighty. A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim).
MacSherry fairly numerous: Armagh-Down etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh. See Mac Sharry. A sept of Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan), distinct from those of Breifne, who appear as Mac Sharry. There was a similiar Scottish name which did not come to Ireland, apparently; also the Mac Sherrys of W Cork, for which see Hodnett. The name also occurs as Sherry, q.v.
Ó Searraigh Sherry, Sharry: is cosúil go mbaineann siad le Mac Searraigh, q.v. Bhíodh "Ó" agus "Mac" i bhfeidhm acu sa 17 céad, annsan ligeadar an dá réimír ar lár.
Sharry rare: Dublin, W Meath. Ir. Mac Searaigh. See Mac Sharry.
Sherry numerous: S Ulster, Midlands, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh, possibly from searrach, a foal. A sept of Oriel (Armagh etc). See Mac Sherry.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

MacSharry: 1
MacSherry: 1
McSharry: 48
McShary: 1
McSherry: 62
Sharry: 17
Sherrey: 1
Sherrie: 2
Sherry: 127

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