Belfast Weekly News - 4 July, 1857


June 30, at Cheetham Hill, Manchester, the wife of Henry Gray, Esq., of a daughter.

June 28, at Marino, Holywood, the wife of the Rev. Robert Posnett, of a son.

June 25(?), at Woolwich, the lady of Lieut.-Colonel Blackwood Price, of a daughter.

June 29, at Wavertree, near Liverpool, the wife of Austin Latham, Esq., of Beunos Ayres (eldest daughter of George Dowdall, Esq., formerly of Belfast.)

June 29, at Torren Hill, Dungannon, the wife of John V. Bindon, Esq., F.R.C.S., of a son.


July 2, at St Pauls Church, by the Rev. Charles Allen, Incumbent, Mr John Macarthy, Belfast, to Mary, second daughter of Mr Henry Fulton, Brougham Street, Belfast.

July 2, in the Presbyterian Church, Cookstown, by the Rev. Dr. Morgan, Wm. Glenn, Esq., Idianapolis, United States, to Maria Ann, eldest daughter of W. Morgan, Esq., Cookstown.

July 1, in May Street Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Cooke, Mr Richard Gardner, of Belfast, to Miss Annie Cairnduff, of Ballynafeigh.

June 25, at Painstown Church, by the Rev. Charles Leslie Alexander, brother of the bridegroom, Lorenzo William Alexander, Esq., second son of the late John Alexander, of Milford, in the County of Carlow, Esq., to Harriette, eldest daughter of the late Colonel Bruen, M.P., of Oakpark, in said County.

June 24, at Howth, Thomas Nedley, Esq., M.D., to Eliza, second daughter of the late John Arthur O'Hagan, Esq., of Newry.

June 26, at College Square North Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. W.Collins, Mr E Patterson, Carrickfergus, to Miss Louisa Magouran, of Belfast.

June 23, at the First Presbyterian Church Ballymena, Mr Thomas Kinnear, to Jane, relict of the late Dr. Calwell, Kells, Co Antrim.

June 27, at St Mark's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. E. O'Meara, Henry Lannigan, Esq., son of Trevor T. Lannigan, Esq., of Waterford, to Frances Mestayre, eldest daughter of John Dobbyn, Esq., of Dublin.

June 30, at St Mary's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. A. Leeper, Charles Jordan, Esq., of Manchester, to Alicia Mary O'Neill, niece of the late Henry Hart, Esq., of Blackrock, County Dublin.

July 1, in Booterstown Church, by the Rev. Beaver H. Blacker, M.A., Edward Lindsay, Esq., L.L.D., Barrister-at-Law, son of John Lindsay, Esq., of Maryville, County Cork, to Louisa, eldest daughter of Arthur Ormsby, Esq., of Beaumont, Blackrock, County Dublin.


July 1, at 141 North Street, Belfast, Mr Jas. M'Millen, aged 50 years.

June 30, Annie, youngest daughter of Mr John Walker, Donegall Street, aged 2 years and 6 months.

June 30, in Lisburn, Mr James M'Key, aged 60 years.

June 24, at Ballinderry, Susanna, wife of Mr Edward Connor, aged 72 years.

June 30, Mr Joseph G Hamilton, of Ballinode, County Monaghan, in the 20th year of his age.

June 21, at Liverpool, Mary Anne, wife of George Stuart Hawthorne, Esq., M.D., formerly of Belfast, aged 56 years.

June 29, at his residence, 35 Great George's Street, of apoplexy, William W. Deeble(?), in his 64th year.

June 29, at his residence, The Falls, Belfast, John Sinclaire, Esq., aged 94 years, the last of the Irish Volunteers.

June 15, at Raffery, Killinchy, Mr Alex. M'Bratney, sen., aged 63 years.

June 30, Mary Jane, wife of Mr James Neilly, compositor, Belfast, in the 22nd year of her age.

June 22, at Killead, John, eldest son of Mr William Erskine, aged 19 years.

June 29, at Bangor Castle, County Down, after only two day's illness, Edward Henry, youngest son of the late Robert Stewart Kennedy, Esq., of Cultra, aged 2 years and 10 months.

June 29, at Ballykilbeg House, County Down, John Brett M'Neal, eldest son of Wm. Johnston Esq., aged 3 years and 5 months.

June 23, at Gilford, after a lingering illness, Mr Samuel Cochrane, merchant, aged 60 years.

June 20, at Drayton Villas, West Brompton, London, after a severe illness, Fanny Littlewod, the beloved wife of the Rev. Hamilton Lowry, M.A, T.C.D., Incumbent of St. John's, Brompton, aged 23 years.

June 25, at his house in Bryanston Square, London, Sir Thomas Barrett-Lennard, Bart., of Belhus(?), Essex, Horsford, Norfolk, and Clones, Co. Monaghan, aged 96 years.

June 24, Eliza, wife of the Rev. James Denham, D.D.

June 23, at Portstewart, Dr. Neil, of Coleraine.

June 24, at her residence, Newtownlimavady, in the 86th year of her age, Mary Anne, widow of the late Jas. Parke, Esq., of Stewartstown.

June 23, at Necarne(?) Castle, County Fermanagh, after a long and painful illness, William D'Arcy, Esq., aged 66 years.

May 14, at Bericela(?) California, of disease of the heart, Edward, third son of James Williams, Esq..


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Belfast Weekly News - 11 July, 1857


July 8, at Dunesk, the wife of Thomas Gaussen(?), Esq., of a son.

July 4, at Newcastle, Co. Down, the wife of Lieut. W.H. Goslin(? ), R.N., of a daughter.

July 1, at Belfast, the wife of Mr. J.D. Gaffikin, of a son.

July 3, at Albert Place, Newry, Mrs Henry Jordan, of a daughter.

July 3, at Holywood, the wife of Mr John Ballagh, of a son.

July 3, at Glenfield Place, the wife of Mr Henry Matier, of a son.

July 1, at Toughlomney, Mrs P. Kelly, of a daughter.

June 26, at the Ulster Bank, Omagh, the wife of James Meeke, Esq., of a daughter.


July 8, in Ballymacarrett Church, by the Rev. Charles Seaver, Incumbent of St John's Church, Belfast, Mr. R.W. Huddleston, to Hannah Bella, second daughter of Mr. C. Davison, Mount Pottinger.

July 8, in the Baptist Church, Academy Street, Belfast, by the Rev. W.S. Eccles, Mr Adam Pettigrew, of Ballina, to Elizabeth, second daughter of the Rev. Wm. Hamilton, Baptist minister, Ballina.

July 7, in College Square North Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joshua W. Collins, Mr. John Moore, Church Lane, Belfast, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr Henry Fulton, Brougham Street, Belfast.

July 7, in Mill Row Church, Antrim, by the Rev. C. Morrison, Hugh Swan, Esq., Clady, to Matilda, daughter of the late John Dickey, Esq., Lowpark, Cullybackey.

July 4, at the Cathedral of Armagh, by the Ven. the Archdeacon of Armagh, brother of the bridegroom, Geo. Gabriel Stokes, Esq., Fellow of Pembroke College, and Lucasian Professor in the University of Cambridge, and Secretary to the Royal Society, to Mary Susanna, only daughter of the Rev. Thomas Romney Robinson, D.D., F.R.S.., formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, and Astronomer of Armagh.

July 7, in Templecorran Church, by the Rev. G.T. Payne, Mr George Burrows, merchant, Carrickfergus, to Margaret Ann, second daughter of the late Wm. Hildige Esq., of same place, and granddaughter of the late James Graham, Esq., architect, Dublin.

June 23, in Killesher Church, by the Rev. B.C. Jamison, Mr. Baptist Forde, merchant, Gola, to Margaret Jane, eldest daughter of Thomas Beresford, Esq., of Drumsella House, Florence Court, County Fermanagh.

July 1, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Wm. De Burg, B.D., Incumbent of St. John's, Sandymount, the Rev. John Conyngham M'Causland, Incumbent of Killylea, Armagh, to Marion Juliana, eldest daughter of the late Lieutenant-General Brereton, C.B.K.H., of New Abbey, County Kildare, Governor of St. Lucia, and niece of Major-General Brereton, C.B.K.H., Royal Artillery.

July 2, in the Presbyterian Church, Richhill, by the Rev. Andrew M'Caldin, assisted by the Rev. James Wilson, of Lecumpher, Mr James Leeper, of Desertmartin, County Londonderry, to Agnes, daughter of Nathaniel Greer, Esq., near Richhill.

July 7, in the Third Presbyterian Church, Ballymena, by the Rev. J.S. Moore, Mr William Moreland, merchant, Belfast, to Sarah, second daughter of Aaron Rea, Esq.,Ballymena.

June 27, in the Registrar's Office, Lurgan, Mr John Briggs, to Miss Agnes Craig; and at the same time and place, Mr William John Thompson, to Miss Mary Little, all of Ballymacbrennan.

June 30, at Maralin Chapel, by the Rev. P. M'Kay, P.P., Mr Patrick M'Brinn, to Mary Jane, only daughter of Mr Thomas Connolly, both of Ballymacbrennan.

June 26, in Ballylesson Church, by the Rev. J.B. Monsell, Thomas Gray, Esq., Giant's Ring House, second son of Hugh Gray, Esq., Milltown, to Miss Anna M'Keown, daughter of the late John M'Keown, Esq., Hillhead.


July 9, at her residence, Mount Collyer Park, Jane, relict of the late Alexander Mackay, jun., Esq., Proprietor of the Belfast News-Letter. Her remains will be removed for interment in the New Burying-ground, on Monday morning, the 13th instant, at Ten o'clock.

July 5, at the house of her son, 6 Donegall Square South, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr George Smyth, of Killyavogan(?), County Fermanagh, aged 82 years.

June 24, at Carnmoney Mill, Sarah, daughter of the late Mr Thomas Moreland, M'Kinney(?).

July 1, at Cess, near Ballygawley, Mr John Simpson, aged 66 years.

June 33 (*as printed!), at Pinerolo, in Piedmont, Madame Trucchi, edldest daughter of the late Alexander Gordon, Esq., of Belfast.

June 8, at Newtownlimavady, of consumption, Mr John Coghlan, jun., aged 17 years.

July 5, of croup, Bessie Savage, youngest daughter of Mr John Savage, Phonix Lodge, Dunmurry, aged 4 years.

July 4, in Lower Leeson Street, Dublin, Catherine, eldest daughter of the late Richard Notter, Esq., of Rock Island, County Cork.

June 15, at Raffery, Killinchy, Mr Alex. M'Bratney, sen., aged 63 years.

July 4, at Bower's Hill, Shankhill Road, Mr John Quin, compositor, aged 57 years.

June 27, at Aldershott, Mary Anne, wife of Colour-Sergeant J.H. Lee, 97th Regt.

July 2, at 8(?) Prince's Street, Elizabeth, relict of the late John Milligan, aged 50 years.

June 24, at Ballydonnelly, of consumption, Robert Rollins.



Every Tuesday evening at 7.5 p.m.

Tickets to Manchester and back, available for ten days, and to be obtained at the Agents Office only.

Saloon and First- Class Railway ............ 17s 6d.
Steerage and Third-Class Railway..... ........6s 6d.

Passengers can return by any of the Company's Steamers.

19 Donegall Quay.

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June, 1857.



To be sold by Auction at THORNFIELD (near Whiteabbey), the property of Mr James Gardner, on Tuesday, 14th July 1857, at TWELVE o'clock, one BOAT, about 20 feet long, two Summers in use, Copper-Fastened, with Masts, Spars, Four oars, and Balalst Boxes.

A number of Scantling Boards; 100 Larch Spars; 4-wheel TRUCK; GRINDSTONE; a quantity of lumber, &c.,

Terms - CASH.

John H Gowan, Auctioneer.
5, Goerge's Lane
Belfast, 8th July , 1857.

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At Greypoint , on Wednesday, the 15th July, 1857, at Eleven o'clock.


As she may lay on the Shore at Greypoint, in Belfast Lough, together with about 25 Tons of Pig Iron, the remaining part of her cargo. The Vessel is about two years old, and last year had four Tons of Iron Knees put into her.

For conditions, apply to Mr J.M. Gunson, Coal Merchant, Queen's Quay, Belfast.

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To be sold by Auction, at the Residence of Mr. John Pollock, Bunker's Hill, between Belfast and Holywood, on Thursday, 16th July, at ELEVEN o'clock.

THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE CONSISTING of Mahogany Tables; Mahogany and other Chairs; sofa-bed, Eight-day Clock; Bedsteads and curtains; Glass; Delf; Kitchen utensils, &c. &c.,

The Farming Implements, which are of the best description and in good order will be Sold first. They consist of a Two-Horse Grubber (seven teeth); Metal Field Roller; Two-Horse Threshing Machine; Barn Fans; Iron Ploughs; Harrows; Turnip Cutter; Four Farm Carts; Liquid Manure Cart; Weighing Machine and Weights; Cart and Plough Harness; Spades, Shovels, Lumber, &c.


Hugh C. Clarke, Auctioneer, 1st July 1857.


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