Belfast Weekly News - 6 June, 1857


May 31, at 53 Lonsdale Street, the wife of Mr William Dempster, of a daughter.

May 29, at Glenarm, Mrs Charles M'Cay, proprietess of the Antrim Arms Hotel, of a son.

May 29, at Annahilt Rectory, Hillsborough, the lady of the Rev. W.H. Pilcher(?), of a son.

May 31, at High Street, Ballymena, Mrs Carlisle, of a daughter.

May 31, the wife of Peter Russell, Esq., J.P., of Dundalk, of a daughter.


May 28, in the York Street Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Henry Henderson, of Holywood, uncle of the bride, Mr William John Dunseath, Belfast, to Mary E. Rea, daughter of the late Robert Rea, of Belfast.

May 28, at Carrickfergus Church, by the Dean of Connor, Frederick Carew Smythe, nephew of John Owden, of Sea Park, to Anna Malcolmson, daughter of the late Thos. Greeves, of Berna, Co Tyrone.

May 28, at Kensham(?) Church, by the Rev. Geo. Robinson, A.B., Vicar, assisted by the Rev. Robert R. Hurle, M.A., Rector of Blaisdon, Gloucestershire, Joseph Cooke Hurle, of Brislington Hill, Somerset, to Florence Anne, daughter of the late Arthur Forbes, Esq., of Newstone, County of Meath, and of Craigavad, County Down.

June 2, at St George's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. R. Carmichael, Fellow of Trinity College, and brother of the bride, John Parr, Esq., son of John George Parr, Esq., of Clones, County Monaghan, to Jane Amelia, eldest daughter of the late John Carmichael, Esq., of Upper Temple Street, Dublin.

May 28, at Pyon Church, Herefordshire, by the Rev. J.W.H. Molyneux, Rector of Sudbury, Suffolk, uncle of the bride, T.M. Croome, Esq., eldest son of T.C. Croome, Esq., of Croome Cross, Gloucestershire, to Nora, second daughter of the Rev. J.B. Webb, Rector of Pyon, and Canon of Hereford Cathedral.

May 28, in Linen Hall Street Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Hugh Hanna, Mr William Rankin, to Miss Macartney, both of Belfast.

June 2, at All Souls' Church, Langham Palace, London, James C. M'Coan, Esq., of Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law, to Augusta Janet, youngest daughter of William Jenkins, Esq., J.P., OF Elgin, and grand-daughter of the late General Robertson, of Strowan, Perthshire, Chief of the Clan Robertson.

April 15, by special license, by the Rev. A.D. Murray, Minister of the Parish of St Andrew, Charles T Stewart, Esq., of Plantation Enterprise, East Coast, West Indies, and formerly of Castleshanaghan, Ramelton, to Clare Emeline, only daughter of Joseph Baum, Esq., of George-town, British Guiana.


June 4, at his residence, Murphy Street, Mr Joseph Chancellor, aged 57 years.

June 2, Agnes, fourth daughter of John Scott, Esq., Ballymagarrick, County Down.

May 29, at 59, Castle Street, Mr Henry Maguire.

May 29, at Carrickfergus, regretted by an extensive circle of friends, Samuel Davys Stewart, Esq., merchant.

May 31, at 33 Wesley Place, Margaret, wife of Mr Samuel Neill, of Schole, Norfolk, formerly of Belfast.

May 28, at Loughview, Clantonacally, County Down, Anne, fourth daughter of Mr James Herd, aged 20 years.

May 28, at Rostrevor, Grace Belle, relict of the late James Brown, Esq.

May 27, at Birch Street, Mr Patrick M'Manus, aged 94 years.

May 26, Mr Samuel Weaver, merchant, Killyleagh, aged 46 years.

Sarah M'Naghten, daughter of Adam M'N. Dickey, Esq., of Cullybackey, County Antrim, and Sarah, his wife. She died on Monday, June 1st, in London.

May 30, at his residence, Falls Road, in his 70th year, and in full triumph of his faith, Mr Colin M'Kay, father of the Revds. Joseph W. and Colin M'Kay, Wesleyan ministers.

May 29, at Colchester, George Chevely, Esq., son of the late Richard Chevely, Esq., Messing Hall, Essex.

June 1, at Francis Street, Derry, Mr William Gilmour, aged 21 years.

May 30, at Castlebellingham, Mr Thomas Magrath.

March 22, at Baltimore, U.S., Eleanor, relict of the late Mr. George Hamilton, of Castletown, near St. Johnston, County Donegal, aged 90 years.

May 26, at his residence, Ballyallaght, near Bushmills, Mr William Pollock, aged 78 years.

May 22, at Portrush, County Antrim, aged 77 years, Catherine, relict of the late William Cuddy, Esq., Liet. in H.M.'s 69th Regt. (who fell at the assault on Bergen-op-zoom) (?), and A.D.C. to the late Major-General Burnet, commanding the Northern District in Ireland.

April 23, the Rev. Matthew Forde Smyth, Incumbent of Rathwell, near Settle, Yorkshire, aged 35 years. He was the youngest surviving son of Joseph Smyth, Esq., of Laurel Vale, County Antrim.


Act 17 Vic, Cap 17.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN , THAT BY virtue of the powers vested in me as Chief Boundary Surveyor under the above act, I shall proceed forthwith to examine the several boundaries of Townlands, Parishes, Baronies, and other denominations of Land in the County of Antrim, in order to define and determine new boundaries in cases where changes have taken place since the publication of the original Ordinaince Survey, by reason of any alteration in the course of any River or Stream, or any other change in the said boundaries, whether caused by Drainage operations, or in consequence of Land having been reclaimed from the sea, or a Tidal River or Lake.

And Notice is also given, that the new boundaries so determined under the Act will be engraved upon the Ordnance Maps of the County, at present being revised, and will become the recognized boundaries of the respective denominations for the purposes of the Tenement Valuation, about to be commenced, as well as for all other public purposes whatsoever.

It is thereafter requested that all Landowners, Agents, and others interested, will furnish me with statements of any changes of boundaries in the above cases, in order that the same may be revised and corrected.

Chief Boundary Surveyor
Boundary Survey Office
Dublin, 25th May, 1857.


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Belfast Weekly News - 13 June, 1857


June 10, at 27 Ship Street, Mrs. D.W. Moore, of a daughter.

June 10, at 116 Carrick Hill, Belfast, the wife of Mr. John Potts, of a son.

June 7, at Canning Street, Mrs. Robert Scott, of a daughter.

June 5, at 16 Howard Street, the wife of J.M. Pirrie, M.D., of a daughter.

June 2, the wife of Henry Thompson, Esq., M.D., of a son.


June 10, in the Fisherwick Presbyterian, by the Rev. Dr. Morgan, Mr. Thomas R. Pelan, to Miss Jacobson (granddaughter of E. Neely, Esq.,) both of Lisburn.

June 9, at Comber, by the Rev. John Orr, Mr John Simonton, Belfast, to Ellen, youngest daughter of the late James M'Kibbin, Esq., Pittsburg, United States.

June 4, at St Anne's Church, by the Rev. R.A. Agar, Thomas R. Walkington, Esq., to Letitia, daughter of Gustavus Heyn, Esq., Fairfield,.

June 8, at Killyleagh Church, by the Rev. Dr. Hincks, and afterwards in the Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. E. Connor, P.P., Mr Patrick Dougherty, Killyleagh, to Anna Maria, second daughter of the late Mr. John Calvert, and grand-daughter of Mr David Bell, Tullyveery.

June 4, at Rathfarnham Church, by the Rev. Loftus T. Shire, Thomas J. Rennick, eldest son of George Rennick, Lough Derry, County Monaghan, to Eliza Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Henry E. Stephens, of Bishop Street, Dublin.

June 2, in the Cathedral of Raphoe, by the father of the bridegroom, Sophia, eldest daughter of William Fenwick, Esq., of Greenhill, County Donegal, to the Rev. T.G. Stokes, only son of the Ven. the Archdeacon of Armagh.

June 4, at the Parish Church of St. Marylebone, by the Rev. W.H. Stanton, Rector of Braceborough, Lincolnshire, Alfred John, second son of W.H. Stanton, Esq., The Thrupp, Gloucestershire, to Anna, eldest surviving daughter of the late John Alexander, Esq., of Newtownlimavady, Londonderry.

May 9, at the residence of the bride's mother, in Thorold, by the Rev. T.B. Fuller, D.D., Samuel Coyne, Esq., of Toronto, to Anna Maria Sillery, third daughter of the late John Morrison, Esq., M.D., of Newry, County Down.

June 4, in the Presbyterian Meeting-house, Kilmore, by the Rev. William Davidson, brother-in-law of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Moses Black, Mr George Stockdale, Downpatrick, to Mary Anne, second daughter of James Cleland, Esq., of Woodside, Crossgar.

June 4, in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Morgan, Humphrey Thompson Breakey, Esq., of Monaghan, to Miss Jemima Graham, daughter of the late John Graham, Esq., of College, Glenarm.

June 3, in Linen Hall Street Church, by the Rev. Robt. Knox, Mr Fielding Smyth, to Miss W. Balmer, both of County Down.


June 10, of apoplexy, at Kensington Cottage, Malone, the residence of his father-in-law (Mr. James Cooke) Mr Abner Welsh, printer, Arthur Square, aged 36 years.

June 11, at his residence, 28 Gamble Street, Mr Robert Browne, pilot, aged 59 ages.

June 8, at his residence, Mount View Terrace, Surgeon Officer, aged 52 years.

June 9, at Portglenone, Jane, wife of Mr Hugh Hamilton, aged 34 years.

June 8, at Mountain Lodge, Sarah, daughter of Mr William Johnston.

June 7, at his residence, Dunmurry, Mr John M'Kittrick.

June 4, at Glenbank, Jane, daughter of the late John Cuppage, Esq.

June 5, at Ballymena, Martha, relict of the late P. Matthewson, Esq., and eldest daughter of the late Edmund M'Neill, Esq., Cushendun, County of Antrim.

June 4, at Banridge, Eliza, the beloved wife of Mr Samuel Woods, merchant.

June 4, Mr Wm. A. M'Cullough, eldest son of Mr M. M'Cullough, Moneyrea, aged 31 years.

June 5, at the residence of his son, Omagh, Mr John Trenar, aged 84 years.

June 1, at Fulford, near York, of inflammation of the lungs, Roberta, daughter of Capt. Rowan, barrackmaster.

May 23, at his residence, Drumlee, Finvoy, William Warnock, aged 94 years.

May 24, at Stanley-mountCastle , Isle of Man, Arbuthnot Emerson, Esq., aged 54 years, brother of Sir James Emerson Tennent, Secretary of the board of Trade.

May 30, at Bournemouth, Robert E. Stuart, Esq., eldest son of the Hon. and Rev. Andrew Godfrey Stuart, aged 30 years.


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Belfast Weekly News - 20 June, 1857


June 16, at 75 Inkermann Terrace, Mrs Robt. Thompson, of a son.

June 14, the lady of Andrew Sloan, Esq., Gortnaskea House, Coalisland, of a son and heir.

June 14, at Springfield, Belfast, the wife of Alfred Hodgkinson, Esq., of a son.

June 14, at Largymore, Lisburn, the wife of Mr Thomas Fawcett, jun., of a daughter.

June 12, at Lisburn, the wife of Matthew J Smyth, Esq., of a son.

March 31, at Dresden, Madame Otto Goldschmidt (Jenny Lind) , of a daughter.


June 18, at Carrickfergus Church, by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Down and Connor, assisted by the Rev. Alfred T Lee, M.A., of Christ College Cambridge, and the Rev. Thomas R. Adair, Vicar of Templepatrick, the Very Rev. the Dean of Connor, to Anne, second daughter of the late Peter Kirk, Esq., formerly M.P of Carrickfergus.

June 9, in Broomhedge Church, by the Very Rev, the Dean of Ross, Mr James Megarry, Walnut Vale, Broomhedge, to Mary Sarah, only daughter of the late William Smyth, Esq., Maze.

June 10, in the First Presbyterian Church, Bangor, by the Rev. J M'Cullough, Mr Samuel Boyle, Newtownards, to Sophia, eldest daughter of Captain John Campbell, Bangor.

June 11, in Clough Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Hall, Mr Bernard M'Kendry, of Clough, to Anne, youngest daughter of the late John Torrens, Esq., of same place.

June 12, at Enniskillen, by the Rev. James Murdock, Wesleyan Minister, the Rev. George Alley, of Carlow, to Mary Jane, only child of the Rev. James Murdock.

June 11, at St Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. J.M. Fallon, Rector of Balle, Co Down (cousin of the bride), Arthur Morgan, Esq., Assistant-Surgeon Bengal Army, to Anna Mary, youngest daughter of the late Major Burns, 19th Regiment.

June 9, in the Cathedral, Londonderry, by the Rev. A H. M'Causland, brother of the bride, John Harvey, Esq., M.D., Springfield, St. Johnston, to Rosina Jane, third daughter of Marcus M'Causland, Esq., East Wall, Londonderry.

June 10, at Mullabrack Church, by the Rev. A Staples Irwin, William John Henry Upton, Esq., of Carrickfergus, to Hannah Trueman, daughter of Benjamin Atkinson, Esq., of Ballyhenry, Co Armagh.

May 20, at the residence of the bride's father, New York, by the Rev. James Millett, Mr James Hyde, to Helena Haughton, youngest daughter of John Bell, Esq., late of Millvale, Newry.


June 18, at his residence, Corporation Street, Belfast, of consumption, Mr Alexander Gunn.

June 16, at her residence, 17 Belvidere Place, Mary, daughter of the late Mr Richard Atkinson, of Belfast, aged 63 years.

June 13, George, son of Mr John Greer (* this could be Green?), Muckamore, aged six years.

June 11, Mr Charles Ferris, Lough Shore, Glenavy, aged 84 years, regretted by a large and respectable family, and many friends.

June 14, at his residence, Linenhall Street, Belfast, John Beattle, Esq.

June 11, Mrs Fanny Elliot, wife of Mr John Elliot, Glenavy, aged 52 years, lamented by a numerous family.

June 13, at the house of Colonel Morrison, 27 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, Emma, wife of Mathew Crozier, late of Liverpool.

June 14, at the residence of Charles Douglas, Esq., of Derreck, the only and beloved child of R.W.Bagley, Esq., aged two years of age.

June 11, Nathaniel M'Manus, carpenter and joiner, aged 23 years, second son of Mr Hugh M'Manus, builder, near Shane's Castle, Antrim.

June 6, at Portstewart, after a short illness, Mrs Read, in the 71st year of her age.

June 13, Mr William Bell, teacher of Ballyhalbert National School, aged 26 years.

June 8, at his residence, Strabane, William Boyd, Esq., aged 51 years.

At the Rectory, Newbury, Berkshire, the Rev. Hibbert Binney, D.C.L., for many years Rector of that Parish.

June 12, at Banbridge, John Thomas Metge, third son of the Rev. Wm. Metge, aged 9 years.


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Belfast Weekly News - 27 June, 1857


June 23, at 10 Lowndes Square, London, the Countess of Antrim, of a son.

June 23, at Belfast, the wife of J. Mackenzie Shaw, Esq., of a daughter.

June 23, of 5 Abbotsford Place, York Street, Mrs James Reid, of a son.

June 21, at Rock-view Cottage, County Down, the wife of Mr William J. M'Murray, of twin sons.

June 16, at Tassagh House, County Armagh, the wife of Charles A. Stringer, of a son.

June 19, at 13 (*or 18?) Queen Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr James M'Caffery, of Glasgow, of a son.

June 18, at Great James Street, Derry, Mr William Mooney, of a son.


June 25 at Greencastle Chapel, by the Rev. P. Ryan, P.P., Mr Thomas Edward Fitz-Patrick, compositor, to Mary, only daughter of Mr Thomas Mullen, Ballyvessey, Country Antrim.

June 23, in the Presbyterian Church, Connor, by the Rev. J.H. Moore, David M'Kean, Esq., of Moorfields, to Annie, only daughter of Clotworthy Walkinshaw, Esq., Forthill, Ballymena.

June 18, in May Street Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Henry Cooke, D.D., LL.D, J.C. Pinkerton, Royal Hanoverian Consul, Belfast, to Margaret, daughter of the late Rev. Joseph M'Kee, Killead.

June 17, at the First Presbyterian Church, Coleraine, by the Rev. Wm. Richey, Mr James Glass, Victoria Terrace, Belfast, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late John Cochrane, Coleraine.

June 20, at St Anne's Church, by the Rev. T.F. Miller, William Henry, eldest son of Henry Treverton, of Flushing, to Catharine, third daughter of Thomas Martyn, Ponsanooth, Cornwall.

June 21, in St Anne's Church, by the Rev. Wm. Anderson, Mr Edward Ferguson, to Mary, second daughter of Mr Thomas Johnston, both of Belfast.

June 19, in the Presbyterian Church, Rostrevor, by the Rev. John Dodd, Mr Samuel Brown, merchant, of Newry, to Miss Mary Graham, North Street, Newry.

June 20, in the First Presbyterian Church, Ballywalter, by the Rev. D.H. M'Murtry, Mr Henry Cooke, Ballylimp, to Miss Mary M'Wha, Balliggan.

June 16, in the Wesleyan Chapel, Drogheda, by the Rev. John Carey, Rev. Oliver M'Cutcheon, Wesleyan Minister, Belfast, to Jane, eldest daughter of the Rev. Jas. Tobias, Wesleyan Minister, Drogheda.


June 22, at Portstewart, Alexander Neill, of Coleraine, Surgeon, Royal Navy.

June 19, at Castle Dobbs, Nichola Susan, daughter of Conway Richard Dobbs, Esq., D.L., aged 20 years.

June 18, at Kilrea, Mr Stewart Simpson, formerly of Texas, aged 31 years.

June 23, Mrs Francis Johnston, relict of Thos. Henry Johnston, Esq., of Dublin, and daughter of the late Robt. Kemp, Esq. Of Dunfries.

June 22, at Carrickfergus, Margaret, wife of Mr John M'Cloy, of Belfast, aged 44 years.

June 12, at Belturbet, James Baillie, Esq., J.P., late of the 38th Regiment, and Major in the Royal South Down Militia.

June 17, Jas. Bennett, Esq., of Armagh, aged 78 years.

June 18, Sidney, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Robert Montgomery, of Beaulieu, County Louth, and Rector of Monaghan.

June 21, at 8 Howley Place Villas, London, William Watts, Esq., late Landing Surveyor of Her Majesty's Customs, Belfast, in his 89th year.

June 15, at his residence, Drumglass House, County Tyrone, James M. Irwin, Esq., in the 92nd year of his age.

June 19, at Crossgar, near Coleraine, Mr D Mathews, sen., aged 84 years.

June 17, at Forthtown, Mr John White, in the 77th year of his age.

June 10, at the residence of his son, at the advanced age of 96, Mr John Lipsett, of Cashel, near Ballyshannon.

May 8, at Ballymartin, Templepatrick, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr John Gorman, aged 68 years; and on June 17, at the same place, Mr John Gorman, husband of the former, aged 70 years.

June 21, at Sea-view Place, Helensburgh, Agnes Irvine, wife of Captain Wm. Stewart.

June 19, at Cullybackey, Mr James Kinnear, aged 81 years.


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