Towards the end of 1910 a meeting took place of the Dungannon & Moy Committee to inquire into the provision of Old Age Pensions in the area, and included amongst them a number of claims by those in Dungannon Workhouse. The following inmates of Dungannon Workhouse who intend to leave the house were provisionally granted 5s: –
James McRory, a native of Carrickmore, aged 75;
Patrick Hugh Dennison, late of Mullyrodden, aged 71;
Hugh Harvey of Turlemeen, aged 73;
Rose Kerr, formerly of Woodhill, aged 73;
Thomas Irwin, a native of Tynan, aged 73;
Jacob Arthurs, of Drumharrick, aged 76;
Felix McQuade, a native of Creenagh, aged 74;
Thomas Hanlon, a native of Derrytreask, aged 71;
Terence Doey, a native of Annaghboe (formerly employed
by Mr James Dickson, JP), aged 84;
James Fullen, of Killygavanagh, aged 78;
John Boyd, a native of Glencon, aged 71;
Sarah Muldoon, formerly of Dernaseer, aged 72;
Hugh McCannn, late of Donaghmore, aged 72;
Mary Pearson, a native of Benburb, aged 83.
Also before the committee on this occasion were the following cases, where for a variety of reasons their claims were not allowed:
Peter Quinn, formerly of Cornamaddy, was opposed for having resided in Canada during the qualifying period.
Rose Ann Ryans, a native of Glassmullagh, under age.
Matilda Hobbs, formerly of Tullyhogue, aged 75, refused to leave the workhouse.
Robert Campbell, late of Derrymain, aged 74, chronic invalid, and unable to leave the infirmary.
Francis Farley, late of Mullycar, aged 78, ditto.
Patrick Corr, a native of Carnon, aged 81, ditto.
Margaret Hamill, a native of Dungannon, aged 77, ditto.
Francis Lappin, formerly of Moygashel, no proof of age. Claimant said he would not leave the workhouse.
Rose McCann, a native of Derrylaughan, aged 89, chronic invalid, and unable to leave the hospital.
Edward McGeary, formerly of Cullion, aged 77, ditto.
Ann McGeary, a native of Reclain, aged 75, ditto.
Isabella Hall, of Killybracken, aged 75, ditto.
Patrick McElvogue, a native of Cappagh, aged 77, appeared before the committee and said he would rather not go out.
John McGlone, formerly of Donaghmore, aged 89, a chronic invalid, and is unable to leave the hospital.