Belfast Newsletter - 8 February 1940


Allison -- Doctor and Mrs. Arthur Allison announce the birth of their second daughter, Margaret Barry, on January 7th, 1940, at the Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, New York, U.S.A.

Irwin -- February 3, 1940, at 18, Buttgarden Street, Bideford, N. Devon, to Mayo (nee Martin), wife of T. H. R. Irwin, M.R.C.V.S. -- a daughter.

McMeekin -- February 2, 1940, at Luneville, Mallusk, to Peggy, wife of H. Kilgour McMeekin -- a son.


Beck--Gilmore -- January 31, 1940, at Lambert Parish Church, by the Rev. W. J. Parr, M.A. -- James Alexander Hubert, second son of the late Hugh Martin Beck, Belfast, to Sarah Nesbitt (Nessie), eldest daughter of Mrs. Gilmore and the late Robert Gilmore, of Ballyskeagh, Lambeg, Lisburn.


Allen -- February 7, 1940, at his residence, Drumbo, James, the beloved husband of Rebecca Alien. House private. Funeral arrangements later.

Bell -- February 6, 1940, at his daughter's residence, Ranelagh Street, off Ravenhill Avenue, Belfast, John, husband of the late Ann Jane Bell, late of Old Hillsborough Road, Lisburn. Funeral to-day (Thursday), at 2-30 p.m, to Lisburn Cemetery, arriving Wallace Park about 3-15 p.m. Friends will please accept this Intimation. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Family.

Bell -- February 7, 1940, at the residence of her niece, 226, Roden Street, Isabelle Bell, late of 1, Fitzroy Avenue. House and funeral private. MAUDE HEGAN.

Blackmore -- February 6, in Adelaide Hospital, Dublin, May, dearly-loved wife of W. F. Blackmore, "Wilma," Kingsway Avenue, Belfast. Funeral to Knockbreda Cemetery from Great Northern Railway Station to-day at 11-35 a.m.

Blackmore -- February 6, at Adelaide Hospital, Dublin, May, beloved daughter of J. W. Graham, 8, Fitzwilliam Avenue, Belfast.

Boyd -- February 6, 1940, at her residence, 35, Chadwick Street, Elizabeth, widow of Alderman Alexander Boyd, late of Ormeau Road. Funeral from above address to-day (Thursday), at 3 p.m. to City Cemetery. "At Rest." Deeply regretted by her loving Family and Grandchildren. Canadian and Australian papers please copy.

Calvin -- February 7, 1940 (suddenly, result of an accident), Robert Calvin. Funeral from his residence, 32, Gainsborough Drive, to-morrow (Friday), the 9th inst., at 2 p.m., to Carnmoney Cemetery. Deeply regretted.

Calvin -- The Officers and Members of the above Lodge regret to learn of the death of their esteemed Member, Bro. Robert Calvin. Brethren are requested to attend the funeral GEO A STEWART. WM.; GILBERT BALMFORTH, P.M.. Sec.

Campbell -- February 7, 1940, at Purdysburn Hospital, Frances, daughter of the late John Campbell. Funeral tomorrow (Friday), 9th February, at 11 o'clock, to Carnmoney Cemetery.

Cowley -- February 7, 1940, at her residence, 5, Ravenhill Park Gardens, Belfast, Sarah Jane, widow of George Cowley. Funeral private.

Crozier -- February 6, 1940, at the District Hospital, Lurgan, James, dearly-beloved husband of Emma Crozier, 43, Mary Street, Portadown. Funeral from his late residence to-day (Thursday), at 2-30 p.m, to the family burying-ground, Seagoe Cemetery. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Wife and Family.

Dowds -- February 6, 1940. at her residence, Lurganbane, Dromore, Mary, wife of the late William Henry Dowds, Tullyherron, Waringstown, Lurgan. Funeral from her late residence to Dromore Cathedral Churchyard today (Thursday), at 3 p.m. House strictly private. Deeply regretted.

Gumley -- Very peacefully, on Sunday morning, February 4th, 1940, in Belfast, Rev. Edmund Maurice Gumley, B.D., Rector of Clanabogan, Omagh, youngest son of the late Rev. Robert Gumley, Killadeas. Funeral to Clanabogan Church to-day (Thursday), 8th February, 2 p.m.

Irwin -- February 7, 1940, at his residence, Brooklyn Villas, Groomsport Road, Bangor, William Henry Irwin. Funeral private. No flowers, please.

Mawhinney -- February 5, 1940, at Tollcross, Glasgow, Sarah Dickie, beloved sister of James Mawhinney, late of Claughinduff, Templepatrick. JAMES MAWHINNEY.

Porter -- February 7, 1940, at her residence 7, Bennetts Avenue, Donaghadee, Annie, beloved wife of John Porter. Funeral to-morrow (Friday), 9th at 2 p.m, to Donaghadee Churchyard. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Husband and Family.

Shaw -- February 6, 1940 (suddenly), at his residence, 3, Irish Quarter West, Carrickfergus, Edward, dearly-beloved husband of the late Jane Shaw. Funeral today (Thursday) the 8th inst. at 3 p.m., to Victoria Cemetery. Carrickfergus. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Family.

Skelly -- February 6, 1940, at his residence Ballymacaramery., Ballynahinch, Matthew R. Skelly. The remains of our dearly-loved brother will be removed for interment in First Saintfield Burying-ground, to-day (Thursday), at 2 o'clock. SARAH E. SKELLY, MARGARET J. SKELLY.

Stevenson -- February 7, 1940, at her residence Claremont, Ballymena, Elizabeth dearly-beloved wife of John Stevenson. House and funeral private. No flowers.

Stewart -- February 7, 1940, at his residence, 3, Park Avenue, Holywood, Rev. James Stewart, Methodist Minister, in his 83rd year. Funeral private. No flowers.

Torney -- February 5, 1940, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, William Torney, late of Glenside Place, Holywood. Funeral from his nieces' residence, Connswater Post Office, Belfast, to-morrow (Friday) 9th inst., at 2 p.m., to Clifton Street Burying-ground. M. A. TORNEY and M. K. LYNCH.


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