Belfast Weekly News - Saturday, 1 February 1868


ARCHDALL -- January 27, Templebready Glebe, Cork, the wife of the Rev. Mervyn Archdall, of a son.

BATHURST -- January 24, Grosvenor Crescent, London, the Hon. Mrs. Allen Bathurst, of a son.

BERGIN -- January 24, at the Cottage, Killagoley, Enniscorthy, the wife of Mr. A. J. Bergin, of a son.

BOOTH -- January 25, but Lower Sherrard Street, Dublin, the wife of Dr. Daniel Booth, of a son.

CARAHER -- January 24, at Talbot Street, Dublin, the wife of Edward Caraher, Esq., of a daughter.

CROFT -- January 22, 16, Northumberland Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr. Joseph Croft, of a son.

COOKE -- January 26, 1, Donegal Street, Belfast, Mrs. George Cooke, of twin daughters.

CUNNINGHAM -- January 28, Glencairn, Belfast, the wife of Josias Cunningham, of a daughter.

FALKNER -- January 26, Montague Place, Russell Square, London, the wife of the Rev. T. T. Falkner, vicar of Kelsterne, of a son.

FAWCETT -- January 28, at Herbert Place, Dublin, the wife of J. R. Fawcett, Esq., J.P., of a daughter.

GILLESPIE -- January 28, at Lisburn, the wife of Mr. John Gillespie, of a son.

GILLMAN -- January 25, at the Retreat, Clonakilty, wife of Major Gillman, J.P., of a daughter, stillborn.

GRANT -- January 27, at Eaton Square, London, Lady Macpherson Grant, of a son.

HADDOCK -- January 27, at Waterloo Road, Dublin, the wife of the Rev. E. J. Haddock, of a daughter.

HARRISON -- January 26, at Southsea, the wife of the Rev. J. J. Harrison, H.M.S. Victory, of a son.

LUNN -- January 26, at Upper Camden Street, Dublin, the wife of Mr. Jacob Lunn, of a son.

MITCHELL -- January 31, at 49, M'Mullan's Buildings, Mountpottinger, Belfast, the wife of Mr. James Mitchell, of a son.

MONTGOMERY -- January 29, at Maryville, wife of Thomas Montgomery, of a daughter.

M'ALESTER -- January 21, at The Craig, Ayrshire, the wife of Capt C. S. M'Alester, of a son.

M'BLAIN -- January 8, at Quebec, the wife of Henry M'Blain, Esq., J.P., of a son.

ORPIN -- January 25, at Blackrock, the wife of Mr. W. T. Orpin, of a son.

ORR -- January 25, at Newington, Belfast, the wife of John Orr, of a son.

PETRE -- January 26, the Montague Square, London, the Hon. Mrs. Henry Petre, of a daughter.

RAMSAY -- January 16, at The College, Glasgow, the wife of Professor G. G. Ramsay, M.A., of a son.

REID -- January 27, at Armagh, the wife of Mr. Thos. E. Reid, of a son.

RUXTON -- January 26, at Ardee House, Ardee, the wife of Mr. William Ruxton, Esq., of a daughter.

SWAN -- January 24, at Dr. Steeven's Hospital, Dublin, the wife of Robert L. Swan, Esq., Resident Surgeon, of a son.

THOMPSON -- January 7, at Montreal, Mrs. William Thompson, of a son.

WATSON -- January 28, at 92, Donegall Street, Belfast, Mrs. R. Watson, of a son.

WORTLEY -- January 20, at Wath-upon-Dearne, Yorkshire, the Hon. Mrs. F. Stewart Worsley, of a son.


BURGOYNE and HEATLEY -- December 26 at Camden, Canada West, the Rev. Mr. Stanton, Mr. William Burgoyne, C.E., to Clarissa, youngest daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Heatley, of Armagh.

BUTLER and SWEETMAN -- January 25, at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Chapel, Booterstown, by the Very Rev. Monnsignore Forde, P.P., Richard, eldest son of Richard Butler, Esq., Suirville, Co. Tipperary, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Patrick Sweetman, Esq., J.P., The Priory, Stillorgan, and Longtown, County Kildare.

CORDUKES and DAWSON -- December 26, at the residence of D. D, Arden, Alexandria, Louisiana, U.S., by the Rev. E.P. Palmer, John Cordukes, to Rosalthie Dawson, both of that city.

DITTY and MOORE -- January 28, at Clough Church, by the Rev. Mr. Taylor, Mr. Samuel Ditty, of Portadown, to Matilda, second daughter of the late Mr. John Moore, Derryanam, County Fermanagh.

FEATHERSTONE H. and ANNESLEY -- January 29, at Alfred Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast, by the Rev. George Shaw, assisted by the Rev. T. S. Woods, A. V. Featherstone H., to Mary Annesley, both of Belfast

GARRETT and CRAIG -- January 27, at St. Anne's Church, Belfast, the Rev. Mr. Creeny, Mr. Thomas Garrett, to Miss Jane Craig, both of Belfast.

HIGGINSON and HUGHES -- January 22, at Finchley, Major T. E. Leslie Higginson, Madras Stuff Corps, nephew of H. T. Higginson, Esq., Carnalea House, Crawfordsburn, Belfast, to Mary Ann, widow of Major Spiers Hughes, late of her Majesty's Service.

MEIGHAN and HOUGHTON -- January 28, at the Magdalene Church, Belfast, by the Rev. William MacIlwaine, A.M., Incumbent of St. George's Church, Belfast, assisted by the Rev. Robt. Mussen, A.B., Incumbent of Drumcluney, Diocese of Derry, the Rev. James Meighan, A.B., Curate of Carrickfergus, to Lydia, only child of George Houghton, Esq., formerly of the Admiralty, Whitehall, London.

MONTGOMERY and HOLMES -- January 28, at the Parish Church, St. Anne's, Belfast, by the Rev. Mr. Creeney, Mr. Samuel Delmege Montgomery, proprietor of the Omagh News, to Mary Anne, fourth daughter of the late Mr. Robert Holmes, Omagh.

M'CALL and HATCH -- January 29, at Greyabbey Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. James Gamble, assisted by the Rev. David Jeffrey, Mr. James M'Call, Mountpottinger, Belfast, to Sarah Ann, fourth daughter of the late Mr. John Hatch, Kirkstown, Kirkcubbin.

M'LEAVY and FENNING -- January 29, at St. Malachy's Roman Catholic Chapel, Belfast, by the Rev. Mr. Brannon, P.P., and afterwards at Christ Church, by the Rev. R. Hannay, Incumbent, Dr. James J. M'Leavy, of Victoria Bridge Apothecaries' Hall, and Glenpark Chemical Works, Glasgow, to Maggie Wright, third daughter of the late Thomas Fenning, Belfast.

SCARLETT and LOW -- January 27, at Sun Vale, by special license, by the Rev. Sir William Ross Mahon, Bart., William James Scarlett, Esq., Captain 5th Dragoon Guards, to Henrietta Katherine, only daughter of John Low, Esq., D.L., of Sun Vale, Kilmallock, County Limerick.

WILLIAMS and MORIARTY -- January 21, at Tralee Church, by the Very Rev. the Dean of Ardfert, assisted by the father of the bride, Wm. G. Williams, Esq., St. Luke's, Cork, to Emily Jane, fourth daughter of the Rev. Thos. Moriarty, A.M., Rector of Tralee.


ACHESON -- January 25, at Castlecaulfield, Emily, daughter of the Rev. Jos. Acheson, of Castlecaulfield, aged 17 years.

ARMSTRONG -- December 18, at Brookville, Canada, Captain John F. Armstrong, late of the Royal Canadian Rifles, aged 31 years.

ATKINSON -- January 27, at her residence, 2, Cromac Street, Belfast, Mary, widow of the late Richard Atkinson.

BENNETT -- January 26, at No. 37, Lagan Village, Sarah Anna Smyth Bennett, aged 18 years.

BRADLEY -- January 28, at Mitchell Street, Belfast, Ruth, youngest child of the late Mr. John Bradley, aged 3 years and 6 months.

BROWN -- January 27, Castle Street, Lisburn, the wife and stillborn child of Mr. James B. Brown.

CATHERWOOD -- January 23, Mathew Catherwood, Esq., Creagh, Mayola, Co. Londonderry, aged 65 years.

GROSART -- January 27, at 308, Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, William David, only child of the Rev. A. B. Grosart, Liverpool, aged 10 months.

DEVLIN -- January 26, at her residence, Cookstown, Teresa, wife of William J. Devlin, aged 27 years.

FERGUSON -- January 27, at Moy, Harriet Maria, daughter of Mr. Joseph Ferguson, aged 14 months.

FOSTER -- January 26, at 16, Napier Street, Belfast, Margaret Ann, wife of David Foster, aged 26 years.

GEORGE -- On board the ship Chill, on her passage from London to New Zealand, John K. George, late of the Harbour Office, Belfast, youngest son of the late Thomas George, Esq.

GRACEY -- January 27, at Henryville Place, Ballymacarrett, Thomas Martin, eldest son of Mr. Robert Gracey, aged 21 years.

HANSON -- At his residence, Brootally, near Armagh, Robert, youngest son of the late John Hanson, Esq.

HUNT -- December 31, off the Cape de Verde Islands, on his return home from Buenos Ayres, Henry F. Hunt, medical student.

KEENAN -- January 25, Catherine, infant daughter of Mr. James Keenan, North Street, Belfast.

LAUGHLIN -- January 28, 1868, Mrs. Laughlin, aged 83 years.

LENNON -- January 29, as the residence, Ormeau Road, Belfast, Mr. James Lennon.

LEWERS -- January 25, at Woodstock Road, Ballymacarrett, Jane Lewers, aged 55 years.

LOWRY -- November 9, at California, William Lowry, formerly of Ballywee, County Antrim.

MARTIN -- January 24, at Ringfad, near Ardglass, Mrs. Martin, aged 86 years.

MAYNE -- January 24, at Albert Road, Carrickfergus, Mr. Andrew Mayne, lead of H.M Customs, Liverpool, aged 65 years.

MOORE -- January 28, at his residence, 49, May Street, Belfast, James Moore.

MOORE -- January 26, at 29, Chichester Street, Belfast, William Moore, aged 59 years.

MURPHY -- January 28, at Waringstown, Ann, fourth daughter of the late Mr. James Murphy.

M'ANENEY -- January 25, at 161, Agnes Street, Belfast, Isabella, wife of Mr. David M'Aneney, aged 55 years.

M'MURRAY -- January 27, at 58, Bentinck Street, Belfast, Mr. John M'Murray.

PARKE -- January 21, at Holywood, Georgina, wife of Mr. James Parke, aged 58 years.

PARKER -- January 16, at the residence of his brother-in-law, Mr. Simon Boyd, William Street, Ballymena, Mr. John Parker, of Innisrush, late of H.M.'s 45th Regiment of Foot, aged 75 years.

PATERSON -- January 26, at 14, Hughes's Buildings, David Paterson, formerly of Arbroath, N.B., aged 57 years.

PRINGLE -- January 25, at Tyledon, Eleanor, second daughter of the late Thos. Alex. Pringle, Esq.

REID -- January 11, at Drumhirk, County Armagh, Mr. George Gilmore, aged 84 years.

REID -- January 28, at Reaskatcriff, near Dungannon, of apoplexy, Mary, wife of John Reid, Esq., aged 54 years.

SANDERSON -- January 29, at her residence, Broughshane Street, Ballymena, Jane Sanderson, aged 4 years and 7 months.

SMITH -- January 29, at the Artisans' Hall, Long Lane, Belfast, Sarah, wife of James Smith, aged 58 years.

SMYTH -- January 19, Mr. Wm. Smyth, Lismoney, Cookstown, aged 76 years.

STEVENSON -- January 2, at 526, Ninth Avenue, New York, Agnes, wife of Samuel Stevenson, formerly of Killead, County Antrim.

TOMB -- January 6, at 37, North Bedford Street, Liverpool, Martha, relict of the late David Tomb, Esq., aged 68 years.

WARD -- January 28, 15, Queen's Quay, James M. Ward, son of Mr. John Ward.

WHITE -- January 20, at Burnfoot Hill, Dalmelington, Scotland, Robert, second son of Mr. James White, of Conlig, County Down.

WILSON -- January 25, at her residence, Market Street, Portadown, Mrs. Thomas Wilson, aged 75 years.


^ top of page

Belfast Weekly News - Saturday, 8 February 1868


ARBUCKLE -- January 20, at the Free Church Manse, Kirkoswald, the wife of the Rev. Robert H. Arbuckle, of son.

CARROLL -- February 2, at Downpatrick, the wife of J. H. Carroll, Esq., organist of Down Cathedral, of a daughter.

CATTLEMAN -- January 29, at Deane Rectory, Hants, the wife of the Rev. W. H. Cattleman, of a daughter.

CLIFFE -- February 2, at 24, Longford Terrace, Monkstown, the wife of Anthony J. Cliffe, Esq., D.L., of Bellevue, County Wexford, of a daughter.

DAVY -- February 2, at Holles Street, Cavendish Square, London, the wife of Daniel B. Davy, Esq., late Captain Rifle Brigade, of a son.

D'OLIER -- January 27, at Ardilea, Mount Anville, the wife of Edmund D'Olier, Esq., of a daughter.

DUFF -- January 31, at Drumconvis Cottage, near Coagh, the wife of Walter Duff, Esq., of a son.

FARRELL -- At Lakeview, County Waterford, the wife of Fergus Farrell, late 1st Royals, of a son, stillborn.

FITZGERALD -- January 31, at 2, Portland Place, London, the wife of Captain Maurice FitzGerald, 16th Lancers, of a son.

GERVANE -- February 2, at 27, College Street, Belfast, the wife of John S. Gervane, of a daughter.

GREENFIELD -- January 29, at Woolwich, the wife of J. T. Greenfield, Esq., Royal Artillery, of a daughter.

HEDLEY -- January 30, at Berkley Rectory, Sussex, the wife of the Rev. W. Hedley, of a daughter.

HILL -- January 29, at Rookwood, Llandaff, the wife of Edward S. Hill, Esq., Lieut.-Col. Glamorgan Artillery Volunteers, of a daughter.

HOWELL -- February 4, at 28, Athol Street, Belfast, Mrs. John H. Howell, of a daughter.

KNOX -- January 31, at Coleraine, the wife of R. Kyle Knox, Esq., Solicitor, of a daughter.

LYNCH -- January 31, at Upper Leeson Street, Dublin, the wife of S. J. Lynch, Esq., of a daughter.

MACRORY -- February 4, at Cliftonville, Belfast, the wife of R. A. Macrory, of son.

MOORE -- January 27, at Lurgyvallen, Armagh, the wife of Thomas Moore, of a son.

M'KIBBIN -- February 3, at Rainford Hall, Lancashire, the wife of Alex. M'Kibbin, Esq., of a daughter.

NORTH -- February 1, at Larch Hill, Santry, the wife of Captain North, of a son.

PARKER -- January 30, at Melford Hall, Suffolk, the wife of Sir William Parker, Bart., of a son.

PARR -- February 3, at Newtownards, the wife of Wm. Parr, Esq., of a son.

STUART -- February 5, at Derry, the wife of H. E. Stuart, Esq., Bank of Ireland, of a son.

SWENY -- February 1, at Inniskeel Rectory, County Donegal, the residence of her father, the Rev. James Ovens, the wife of the Rev. Eugene Sweny, of a daughter.

VIVIAN -- February 3, at Buckingham Gate, London, the Lady Augusta Vivian, of a son.

WALTER -- February 2, at Grosvenor Street, London, the wife of Captain Edward Walter, of a daughter.


APSLEY and CRAIG -- February 5, at the First Presbyterian Church, Carrickfergus, by the Rev. James White, John Apsley, Esq., Burleigh Hill, to Agnes Craig, widow of the late Wm. Craig, Esq., North Street, Carrickfergus.

BAGOT and TOTTENHAM -- February 4, at the British Embassy, Florence, William Walter Bagot, Esq., of Pype Hayes, County Warwick, to Lucy Matilda, daughter of the Rev. R. Loftus Tottenham, M.A., Chaplain to H.M.'s Legation at the Italian Court, and granddaughter of the late Lord Robert Tottenham, Lord Bishop of Clogher.

CREIGHTON and DIXON -- February 4, at the Rev. John Porter's Church, Belfast, by the Rev. Hugh Moore, James Creighton, Esq., of Philadelphia, to Clara Campbell, daughter of the late John Dixon, Esq., Ballymena.

CRUICKSHANKS and DOORIS -- February 4, at Dunmurry Church, by the Rev. R. J. Arnold, Mr. Hugh Cruickshanks, Belfast, to Miss H. R. Dooris, Dunmurry.

FORSHAW and CLARK -- February 5, at the Magdalene Church, Donegall Pass, Belfast, by the Rev. Edward J. Hartrick, Incumbent, assisted by the the Rev. Albert J. Ard, Thomas S. Forshaw, Esq., of Liverpool, to Clarissa Park, daughter of Mr. Hugh C. Clarke, Belfast.

GILLIGAN and DUFFIN -- February 3, at St. Malachy's Roman Catholic Chapel, Belfast, by the Rev. P. Clarke, assisted by the Rev. J. R. M'Auley, Mr. Daniel Gilligan, to Miss Anne Jane Duffin, both of Belfast

MOORE and CAUGHLEY -- February 4, at Linenhall Street Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Knox, Sergeant John Moore, Royal North Down Rifles, to Miss Margaret Caughley, both of Newtownards.

M'KINSTRY and CONNOR -- January 31, at the Parish Church, Magheragal, by the Rev. E. Mockler, Rector, William John, only ton of Thos. M'Kinstry, to Eliza, only daughter of Patrick Connor, both of Magheragal.

POWER and SHANNON -- February 2, at the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Carrickfergus, by the Rev. J. Meighan, A.B., Curate of Carrickfergus, Mr. L. Power, of Dublin, to Miss Mary Shannon, of Carrickfergus.

SINCLAIR and BARTON -- January 29, at Pettigo Church, by the Rev. Henry Johnston, Vicar of Boyle, assisted by the Rev. James Gully, Incumbent of St. Peter's, Athlone, James Montgomery Sinclair, Esq., of Bonny Glen, eldest son of William Sinclair, Esq., of Holyhill and Drumbeg, County Donegal, to Mary Everins youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Barton, D.L., of The Waterfoot, County Fermanagh.

STUBBS and LEWIS -- February 1, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. W, A. Neville, George Henry, eldest son of the late Mr. Thomas Stubbs, to Elizabeth Mary, eldest daughter of Quartermaster James Lewis, Royal Hibernian Military School.

THORNTON and GEORGE -- February 1, at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, by the Rev. J. 8. Jenkinson, M.A., Vicar of Battersea, assisted by the Rev. F. M. Gregory, B.A., Henry C. S. Thornton, only son of Henry Sykes Thornton, Battersea Rise, to Julia Mimosa, only daughter of Colonel Thorne George, late 4th Hussars.

WALKER and KNIPE -- January 21, at Leigh Church, Worcestershire, by the Rev. C. Cocks, Charles Walker, Esq., son of the late Lieut Walker, R.N., to Mary A. W., second daughter of George Knipe, Esq., M.D., Leighsinton, and granddaughter of the late Captain Knipe, of Greenville House, Co. Cavan.

YOUNG and HANNAY -- February 5, at May Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast by the Rev. Henry Cooke, D.D., LL.D., Wellington Young, Esq., solicitor, to Selina, second daughter of the late George Hannay, Esq., both of Belfast.


ALLEN -- February 1, at 67, Carlisle Street Belfast, Margaret Edith, sixth child of D. J. Allen.

ANDERSON -- February 6, Alice Maude, youngest daughter of Mr. Joseph Anderson, Banbridge, aged 8 months.

BARCLAY -- February 3, at the residence of his father, 53, Earl Street, Captain David C. Barclay.

BEAMISH -- February 1, at his residence, Beaumont Lodge, Totnes, Devon, Francis B. Beamish, D.L., J.P., and late M.P. for Cork, aged 65 years.

BROWNE -- January 28, Mary, wife of the Rev. Peter Browne, Rector of Ahascragh, Co. Galway.

CANAVAN -- February 5, at 97, North Queen Street, Belfast, John Canavan.

COLEMAN -- February 6, at her residence, 8, Little Victoria Street. Belfast, Ellen, relict of the late Mr. Thomas Coleman, aged 40 years.

DALZELL -- January 31, at 17. Welsh Street, Belfast, Jessie, wife of Mr. David Dalzell, aged 22 years.

DODD -- February 4, at Rathfriland, Lizzie, eldest daughter of Mr. Robert Dodd.

DUFFY -- February 4, at Lurgan, Mr. James Duffy, aged 58 years.

DUGAN -- February 3, at his residence, 17, Garmoyle Street, Belfast, James Dugan, aged 70 years.

DUNBAR -- January 29, Alexander Stephen, the eldest son of the Rev. Sir William Dunbar, Bart., Rector of Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire, aged 30 years.

FIRMAN -- January 28, Humphry Brook Firman, eldest son of the late Lieut.-Colonel Firman, aged 35 years.

FORDYCE -- February 4, at Holywood, Charles O'Callaghan, youngest son of the late James M. Fordyce, aged 24 years.

GIBSON -- February 2, at Ballywhilen, Stewartstown, the wife of Wm. Alex. Gibson, Esq., of a daughter.

GIBSON -- February 2, of whooping cough, George Edward, infant son of Thomas Gibson, 21, Hartley Street, Belfast, aged 6 months.

GORDON -- January 31, at his residence, Fortview House, Lisnalinchy, Mr. Thomas Gordon, aged 63 years.

GRAHAM -- February 5, at 40, Spencer Street, Belfast, Lizzie Moore, infant daughter of William Graham, jun., aged 1 year and 10 months.

GRESSON - January 28, at Larch Vale, Moneygall, King's County, Frances, wife of the Rev. William R. Greeson, Rector of Borrisnafarney.

GRIFFTH -- January 30, at Ferryquay Street, Derry, Samuel Blake, only son of Mr. William Griffith, aged 19 years.

HAGAN -- February 2, suddenly, at 60, Lepper Street, Belfast, William James, only son of Mr. Thomas Hagan, aged 18 years.

HEAD -- January 27, at his residence, Eaton Square, London, the Right Hon. Sir Edmund W. Head, Bart., aged 63 years.

HILL -- February 4, at 14, Meadow Street, Belfast, Hugh, third son of Mr. Hugh Hill, aged 1 year.

LOGAN -- February 2, at her residence, Knockagh, Ann, relict of the late Paul Logan, Esq.

MILNE -- February 2, at Ballynafeigh, Sarah, youngest daughter of Mr. John Milne, aged 14 months.

MORAN -- February 4, at Belmont Manse, Sydenham, Belfast, Anna, wife of the Rev. John Moran.

M'GEACHY -- At 5, Malone Place, Belfast, Edward, son of Mr. Robert M'Geachy.

M'ILROY -- February 2, at 30, Combermere Street, Belfast, Mr. Samuel M'Ilroy, aged 69 years.

M'ILROY -- February 1, at her residence, Landagivey, Aghadoey, Mary Rogers, relict of Alexander M'Ilroy, aged 58 years.

M'MURTRY -- February 5, at Sandymount, Ballyclare, James, M'Murtry, aged 80 years.

NELSON -- January 31, Agnes, wife of Mr. William Nelson, sen., Rory's Glynn, Kilwaughter, aged 75 years.

NESBITT -- January 25, at 200, Agnes Street, Belfast, Janet, wife of Mr. David Nesbitt, formerly of Hyde Park, aged 80 years.

ORR -- February 1, at her son's residence, 30, Bruce Street, Belfast, Mrs. Orr, aged 56 years.

O'RORKE -- February 2, at Bridge Street, Newry, Mr. Henry O'Rorke, aged 54 years.

PARSONS -- February 3, at Kells, County Meath, Wm. Parsons, Esq., M.D., aged 31 years.

PURDON -- February 5, at the residence of Mrs. Macminn, Donaghadee, sister of the deceased, Mary Helen, relict of the late G. R. Purdon, Esq., aged 76 years.

SIMPSON -- February 5, at his fathers residence, Linen Hall Street, Ballymena, Joseph, son of William Simpson, aged 21 years.

STEVENSON -- January 29, at Newmills, near Dungannon, Mary, wife of Robert Stevenson, Esq.

VOGAN -- February 1, at East Marden Vicarage, Sussex, Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Joshua Vogan, Esq., Armagh, aged 60 years.



DROGHEDA, WEDNESDAY. -- During the storm that prevailed about the middle of the last month the schooner Laurence Delany (Cunningham, master), of this port, is reported to have gone down with all hands on her voyage to Liverpool, laden with iron, as nothing has since been heard of her in Drogheda. The crew, numbering five, including the captain, belonged to Drogheda. The name of the mate is Martin.


FIRE IN DUBLIN. -- At about three o'clock on Sunday morning a most destructive fire broke out in the drapery establishment of Mr. Baker, No. 30, Great Brunswick Street, Dublin. The entire building was reduced to a ruin. Nothing was saved, not even the clothes of those who escaped. -- Irish Times.




At this port, on the 3rd inst., the Gateshead, Day, of and from Shields for Havana, to repair damages.

At Glasgow, on the 30th ult., the Amor, Olsen, from Belfast.

Plymouth, on the 31st ult., the Amabile, Marussich, from Taganrog for Belfast.

At London, on the 2d inst., the Hamilton, Burke (of Belfast), from Demerara.

At Cardiff, on the 31st ult., the Maraquita, Maggiolo, from Belfast.

At Cardiff, on the 31 ult., the Trent, Elerson, from Larne.

From Philadelphia, on the 17th ult., the Chanticleer, Moore, for Belfast.


At Cardiff, the s.s. Lindsay, Shaw, for Huelya.


Belfast Lough, on the 4th inst., the barque Francis Ann, of Yarmouth, U.S., from Ardrossan for Havana.

Maryport, on the 2nd inst., a foreign barque, for Belfast -- name unknown. [Believed to be the Prussian barque Euplora, Richter, from New York for this port.]


The Ann, Augusta (of Belfast), Curran, from St. John, N.B., is ashore at Cranfield Point, Carlingford Lough; extent of damage unknown.

The s.s. Varizy, from Dublin, for Rotterdam, with general cargo, is a total loss, having sunk at Hel--- through collision with the s.s. Prospero, which sustained damage to bow.

The schooner Sealby, of Newry, bound from Ballina to Liverpool, with oats, has been driven ashore on the North-West coast of Islay, and become a total wreck. All hands on board were lost.

The Melina, from Cork, for Cardiff was in collision with the ship Clyde on the 28th ult., off Lavernack Point, when both vessels recieved considerable damage.

The ship Sir George Seymour, of Glasgow, has been burned at sea. The crew were picked up by the barque Excelsior, and landed at Plymouth.

The British barque Circassia has been wrecked in the Bosphorus.

The schooner Rambler, of Dumfries, from Cork for Galway, is on shore in Lisannor Bay, and is likely to become a total wreck; crew saved.

The Jessie, of Cork, has sunk near Newport; crew saved.

^ top of page

Belfast Weekly News - Saturday, 15 February 1868


ARMSTRONG -- February 9, at Downpatrick, the wife of C. D. Armstrong, of a son.

BANNON -- at Louisville, United States, the wife of Richard Bannon, Esq., of a son.

BATHURST -- February 9, at 9, George's Lane, Belfast, the wife of Mr. William Bathurst, of a daughter.

BELL -- February 12, at High Street, Enniskillen, wife of Mr. James Bell, of a son.

CAMPBELL -- February 9, at Gortgranagh, Clones, the wife of Samuel Campbell, Esq., of a son.

CARROLL -- February 12, at 8, Alfred Street, Belfast, the wife of B. Hobson Carroll, of a son.

COGHILL -- February 9, at Glen Barrahane, Castle Townsend, the Hon. Lady Coghill, of a daughter.

COMBE -- February 10, at 1, James Street South, Belfast, the wife of J. C. Combe, of a son.

DARLING -- February 5, at Alma Terrace, Londonderry, the wife of Mr. David Darling, of a son.

DE ROTHSCHILD -- February 8, at Buckingham Gate, London,, S.W., the wife of N. M. de Rothschild, Esq., M.P., of a son.

DUNCAN -- January 27, at 39, Tomb Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr. Robert Duncan, of a son.

FERGUSON -- February 9, at Woodville, Belfast, the wife of John Ferguson, Esq., of a son.

FORSYTHE -- February 7, at Legatigle, Fintona, the wife of Charles Forsythe, of a daughter.

GRAY -- February 7, at the Manor House, Bishopstoke, Hants, the wife of Acheson Gray, Esq., of a son.

HAMILTON -- February 7, at Orwell, Rathgar, the wife of Samuel E. Hamilton, of a son.

HARRIS -- February 13, the wife of W. G. Harris, Esq., Drummond Cottage, Armagh, of a daughter.

HAYES -- February 10, at Leeson Park, Dublin, the wife of rhe Rev. F. C. Hayes, of a son.

HILTON -- January 26, at Hornellaville, N.Y., America, the wife of John Hilton, of a son.

MANNERS -- February 4, at Cumberland Terrace, London, Lady John Manners, of a son.

MAYNE -- February 11, at Wandsworth Villa, Sydenham, Belfast, the wife of Alex. Smith Mayne, jun., of a son.

M'CANN -- February 10, at 18, Townsend Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr. B. M'Cann, of a daughter.

M'CLENAGHAN -- February 11, at Christopher Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr. James M'Clenaghan, of a daughter.

M'CUTCHEON -- February 8, at 45, North Thomas Street, Belfast, the wife of Mr. William J. M'Cutcheon, of a son.

M'NEILL -- February 9, at 5, Upper Crescent, Belfast, the wife of William M'Neill, of a daughter.

PEACOCK -- February 11, at The Crescent, Ardglass, the wife of the Rev. Ralph Peacock, of a son.

PILKINGTON -- February 6, at Gardiner's Place, Dublin, the wife of Henry M. Pilkington, Esq., Q.C., of a daughter.

RICHMOND -- February 10, at 18, Ship Street, Belfast, the wife of Richard Somers, Esq., of a daughter.

SOMERS -- February 9, at Streamstown House, County Westmeath, the wife of Richard Somers, Esq., of a daughter.

ST. PAUL -- January 19, Lady St. Paul, of a daughter.

WOOD -- February 12, at Vicar's Hill, Armagh, the wife of Mr. Charles Wood, of a daughter.

YOXALL -- February 13, at 10, Corn Market, Belfast, the wife of Mr. H. Yoxall, of a daughter.


CAMPBELL and M'CONVILLE -- February 12, at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Chapel, Lurgan, by the Rev. John Byrne, P.P, Tullylish, assisted by the Rev. John M'Conville, Lurgan, Mr. Bernard Campbell, Clare, Lawrencetown, to Ellen, only daughter of the late Edward M'Conville, Ballynagarick, Gilford.

CRILLY and BULLICK -- February 11, at Christ Church, Lurgan, by the Rev. A. N. Wrixon, Mr. James Crilly, of Manchester, to Mary Anna, second daughter of Mr. William Bullick, Lurgan.

DOYLE and SMITH -- February 6, at the Wesleyan Church, Sandymount, Dublin, by the Rev. Robert Crook, LL.D., assisted by the Rev. O. M'Cutcheon, John James, eldest son of John B. Doyle, Esq., of Clogharevan, Bessbrook, County Armagh, to Margaret Owen, only surviving daughter of the late Stephen Smith, Esq., of Waterford.

GILLILAND and ALLEN -- February 12, at the Wesleyan Church, Portadown, by the Rev. John Armstrong, assisted by the Rev. Samuel Dunlop, Mr. William Gilliland, Lurgan to Rachel, youngest daughter of Mr. Joseph Allen, Derrylisnahavill, Lurgan.

HARLE and KELLETT -- February 7, at St. Thomas's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Theobald Butler, Harry, second son of H. Harley, Esq., Blackrock, to Annis Jane, second daughter of Richard Kellett, Esq., Ballinadrimna, Co. Meath.

HOBART and GRIFFITH -- February 6, at Brunswick Chapel, Moss Street, Liverpool, by the Rev. James Clapham, Robert Newton, son of the late Rev. N. Hobart, Wesleyan Minister, Belfast, to Sarah Anne, only daughter of the late Mr. J. Griffith, and grand-daughter of the late Rev. T. Griffith, of Newtown.

LANGTRY and HAILES -- January 4, at Christ Church, Ahmednuggur, by the Rev. G. A. F. Watson, Henry Langtry, Esq., 3rd Dragoon Guards, of Drumadragh, County Antrim, son of the late Richard Langtry, Esq., of Fortwilliam, County Antrim, to Sophia, youngest daughter of the late Captain H. Hailes, 10th Bengal Cavalry.

LEE and REYNOLDS -- February 4, at the Parish Church of St. Andrews, Montpelier, Bristol, by the Rev. Charles Evanson, M.A., James, second son of Richard Lee, Esq., Dublin, to Fanny, daughter of the late Thomas Reynolds, Esq., County Meath.

LOWRY and MAYNE -- February 11, at Alfred Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast, by the Rev. George Shaw, assisted by the Rev. Dr. Morgan, John Lowry, jun., Sydenham, Belfast, to Marianne, youngest daughter of Alex. S. Mayne, Donegall Square, Belfast.

MACKAY and ALWILL -- February 11, at the First Presbyterian Church, Drum, by the Rev. James Steen, Mr. James Mackay, Doohatt, to Sarah, daughter of Mr. John Alwill, Corenshign.

MONTGOMERY and GARDNIER -- January 7, at Patterson, N.J., United States, by the Rev. H. W. Todd, Mr. John Montgomery, formerly of Glasgow, to Mary, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Gardiner, Belfast, formerly of Lisburn.

M'CLEERY and O'FLAHERTY -- December 7, at St. Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta, by the Rev. S. Popham Blyth, M.A., William M'Cleery, Esq., C.E., Executive Engineer, Calcutta.

M'CREEVY and TORNEY -- February 6, at Hollymount Church, by the Rev. Frederick H. Hall, Mr. Wm. L. M'Creevy, Raffery, Killinchy, to Miss E. Torney, The Grange, Hollymount, Ballydugan, Co. Down.

M'CONVILLE and M'MULLAN -- February 12, at St. Petter's Roman Catholic Chapel, Lurgan, by the Rev. John M'Conville, assisted by the Rev. John Byrne, Tullylish, Mr. John M'Conville, of Ballynagarrick, Gilford, to Annie, daughter of Mr. Henry M'Mullan, near Lurgan.

SAVAGE and LILBURN -- February 7, at Moira Remonstrant Meeting-house, by the Rev. James Mulligan, Mr. George Savage, Clogher, to Sarah, daughter of the late Mr. Wm. Lilburn, Edenmore.


ARMSTRONG -- At the residence of her father, Dr. J. S. Armstrong, Frances Street, Newtownards, Robina Thompson.

BARKLIE -- February 10, at Portrush, after a long and painful illness, Hester, wife of George Barklie.

BERRY -- February 5, Eliza, wife of Mr. Mark Berry, Belfast, and daughter of Mr. Ross Lewers, late of Clontibret, Monaghan, aged 36 years.

BLANEY -- February 10 , at 51, Cavour Street, Belfast, George, infant son of John Blaney.

BROWNE -- February 3, Mr. John Brown, Ardaragh, Co. Down, aged 70 years.

CAMPBELL -- February 12, at 47, Peter's Hill, Belfast, Mr. James Campbell.

CLAWSON -- February 13, at 14, Eliza Street, Belfast, Jane, wife of the late Mr. John Clawson.

FARRELL -- At 39, Spencer Street, Belfast, Eliza, the beloved wife of Mr. John Farrell.

GREER -- February 11, at 6, Leeson Street, Falls Road, Belfast, Eliza Anne, daughter of James Greer, aged 20 years.

GORMAN -- February 9, at No. 6, Glenalpin Street, Belfast, Ellen, wife of Mr. James Gorman.

HANNA -- February 2, at Denamona, Fintona, after a short illness, Margaret, wife of Mr. Christopher Hanna, aged 39 years.

HARPER -- February 9, at 35, King Street, Belfast, Martin, infant son of John Harper.

HENRY -- February 11, at Jonesboro' Rectory, Maria, wife of the Rev. R. Henry.

HUNTER -- Lost at sea, on his voyage from Liverpool to Savannah, by falling from aloft at night, William Edmund, son of the late William S. Hunter, Esq., of Deneight House, County Down, aged 20 years.

LEES -- February 7, Lady Louisa, wife of the Rev. John Lees, Rector of Annaghdown, County Galway, and sister of the Right Hon. the Earl of Huntingdon.

LIDDELL -- At Plantation Villa, Langbank, William, infant son of Wm. Liddell, Esq.

MACK -- February 10, at her residence, 43, York Street, Belfast, Margaret Mack, relict of the late Mr. John Hamilton Mack.

MANN -- February 12, at his residence, Strathmore Cottage, Carrickfergus, Captain John Mann, aged 48 years.

MAY -- February 7, after a lingering illness, Joseph May, late of Rasharkin.

MORRISON -- February 5, at Blackrock, Dublin, Captain Hans Morrison, formerly of H.M.s 40th Regiment, and late of the 60th Rifles, aged 74 years.

M'ALINDEN -- February 12, at Crofton, Holywood, Felix M'Alinden, Esq.

M'BRETNEY -- February 7, at 61, Divis Street, Belfast, Anna, wife of W. M'Bretney.

M'BRIDE -- February 9, at the Maze, near Lisburn, Eliza, wife of Thomas M'Bride, aged 68 years.

M'KELVEY -- October 16, at Sherbo, West coast of Africa, Robert Miller M'Kelvey, of Glastry, County Down.

PATTERSON -- February 4, at Laurel Valley, Creevytenant, George Alexander Minis, youngest son of Mr. Hamilton Patterson, aged 1 year and 8 months.

PATTERSON -- February 9, the Rev. John Patterson, Drumbanagher.

PROCTOR -- February 10, at his residence, Hillhead, Stoneyforde, Mr. Frederick Proctor.

RANSON -- February 8, at her residence, Carrickaslane, Castleblyney, Mary, wife of Mr. David Ranson, aged 70 years.

SERVANTE -- February 9, at 2, Norwood Villas, Queenstown, County Cork, Emily, relict of the late Lieut. Charles Servante, R.N., Inspecting Commander Coastguards, Carlingford, County Louth.

SHANKS -- February 5, at Tooshilley, near Portaferry, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. James Shanks, aged 68 years.

SIMPSON -- February 11, at his father's residence, Millview, Aughnacloy, Walter Buchanan Simpson, Esq., aged 27 years.

SLEVIN -- February 6, at Beechvalley, Dungannon, George Slevin, Esq.

STEPHENSON -- February 12, at Lisburn, George Stephenson, Solicitor, aged 69 years.

TATE -- February 1, at 16, Wiley's Place, Belfast, Saml. Tate, aged 28 years.


EXTRAORDINARY MARRIAGE. -- Tuesday sen., the Rev. H. Mulligan tied the knot, at Mullabawn Roman Catholic Chapel, between Patrick Connoll and Mary M'Glade, both residents in the neighborhood. The bridegroom was eighty-six years of age, and his bride eighty-four! -- Newry Telegraph.


^ top of page