Belfast Weekly News - Saturday, 7 January 1893


DICKSON -- At 3, Dunedin Terrace, Antrim Road, Belfast, the wife of John Dixon, of a daughter.

DOWNEY -- December 23, at 16, Annadale Avenue, Dublin, the wife of J. J. Downey, of a daughter.

DUNWOODY -- December 24, at 9, Rosewood Street, Belfast, the wife of A. Dunwoody, of a son.

EWART -- December 30, the wife of Herbert Ewart, of a daughter.

HANNA -- December 30, at Brookvale, Smithboro', County Monaghan, the wife of T. W. Hanna, of a daughter.

JOHNSTON -- December 28, at 60, Portsmouth Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, the wife of Thomas Johnston (late of Belfast), of the son.

MACGEAGH -- December 31, at Bloomfield, County Down, the wife of W. J. MacGeagh, of a daughter.

MOORE -- December 29, at Lurgan, the wife of James M. Moore, L.R.C.P., and S.E., S.D., C. and D., P.S.I., of a son.

SAVAGE -- December 31, at 125, Fitzroy Avenue, the wife of John H. G. Savage, of a son (prematurely).

SCOTT -- December 29, at Waterloo Place, Donegal, the wife of Robert Scott, of a daughter, [Helen].

WALSH -- January 2, at 229, Albertbridge Road, Belfast, the wife of Robert Walsh, of a son.


BAIRD--TAYLOR -- December 29, at the Fourtowns Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. Brison, LL.D., Mr. Ephraim Baird, R.I.C., Springfield Road, Belfast, to Jane, second daughter of Mr. Joseph Taylor, Fourtowns, Killysaven, County Down.

BOWN--DOUGAN -- December 28, at Fredrick Street Methodist Church, by the Rev. Andrew Armstrong, Robert F. Bown, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England, to Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie), eldest daughter of Mr. Francis Dougan, 35, Royal Avenue, Belfast, late of Omagh, County Down.

COOKE--MITCHELL -- January 2, at Great George's Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast, the Rev. Joseph Northey, William Cooke, of Larne, to Marion Smith (Minnie), eldest daughter of William Mitchell, Limestone Road, Belfast.

DICKEY--ALLEN -- January 3, at Glenwherry Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. David Cummins, M.A., Thomas Dickey, son of John Dickey, Esq., J.P., Leghinmohr, Ballymena, to Elizabeth (Lizzie), third daughter of Arthur C. Allen, Esq., J.P., Collin House, Ballymena.

GILLESPIE--FARRELL -- December 28, at the residence of the bride's brother, Portadown, by Rev. James Donnelly, assisted by Rev. W.J. Macaulay, B.A., and Hugh M'Keag, Douglas Tannahill, younger son of the late Andrew Gillespie, Macleary Cottage, Coleraine, to Sara Gertrude, second daughter of the late John H. Farrell, Portadown.

LOWRY--DUNN -- December 28, at Knock Methodist Church, by the Rev. Guard Price, John, eldest son of John Lowry, to Eleanor (Nellie), youngest daughter of Joseph Dunn, both of Belfast.

M'CONNELL--WHITE -- December 29, in the Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Antrim, by the Rev. George Magill, Belfast, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Dr. Orr, Antrim, William M'Connell, Merchant, Ballymena, to Jane Toome White, only surviving daughter of the late Daniel White, Ballymena.

M'ELHERON--KENNEDY -- January 3, at Newcastle Presbyterian Church, by Rev. H. Watson, James M'Elheron, Cushendall, to Bessie, third daughter of Alexander Kennedy, Clonvaragahn, Castlewellan.

SMITH--BELL -- December 28, at the Friends' Meeting-house, Ballinderry, Thomas Smith, of Mornington Park, Bangor, Down, to Deborah Bradshaw (Dora), eldest daughter of Isaac Bell, of Trumra House, near Moira.

STOREY--THOMPSON -- January 3, at Layde Parish Church, by the Rev. J. A. Thompson, A.B., Curate of Garton, County Donegal, brother of the bride, assisted by the Rev. W. P. Carmody, A.B., Curate of Layde, the Rev. Lawrence Parsons Storey, A.B., Rector of Ardclinis, Carnlough, County Antrim, to Katherine Evelyn, second daughter of the Rev. William Thompson, A.M., Rector of Layde, Cushendall.

TAYLOR--DRAFFIN -- December 27, at First Castleblaney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Robert H. Smyth, Thomas, eldest son of the late Mr. James Taylor, Annaroe, Clontibret, County Monaghan, to Maggie, eldest daughter of Mr. Draffin, Drumgoole, Ballybay, County Monaghan.


ACHESON -- January 4, at Thorndale Avenue, Larne, Rev. Joseph Acheson, aged 85 years.

ADAIR -- December 30, but her mother's residence, Greenvale, Cookstown, Margaret (Meta), youngest daughter of the late Thomas Adair.

BEST -- December 30, at The Cairn, Agahlee, Lurgan, Mary Selina, beloved wife of Wm. Edmund Best, 28 years.

BELL -- December 30, at her residence, 147, M'Clure Street, Anne Roseman, relict of the late Joseph Bell. "With Christ, which is far better."

BOYD -- January 4, at Hibernia Place, Holywood, Samuel Boyd, ex-Head-Constable, aged 70 years.

BRYCE -- December 29, at 21, Wellesley Avenue, Belfast, Jane, dearly-beloved wife of David Bryce.

BURROWS -- January 3, at her son's residence, Church Street, Antrim, Jane Burrows, aged 73 years.

CARLISLE -- January 4, at her residence, 118, Low Road, Lisburn, Margaret Carlisle.

CLARKE -- December 28, that is resident, 30, Eliza Street, Æneas Clarke.

CLELLAND -- December 23, at present of his brother, Carrickmannon, Ballygowan, William Hamilton Clelland.

COLVILLE -- December 27, at 21, Elm Street, Belfast, Elizabeth Colville.

CRAWFORD -- December 30, at 85, Elizabeth Street, Joseph Crawford, aged 45 years.

CRICKARD -- December 31, at the residence of her son-in-law, William Anderson, Granshaw, Susan, relict of the late William Crickard, Drumhirk, aged 80 years.

CROSBY -- January 2, at 5, Argyll Terrace, London, S.W. (the residence of her son-in-law, George H. Eakins), Mary Anne, relict of the late Captain John Crosby, of Belfast.

DONALDSON -- Died in hospital, at Santos, 27th November, John, fourth and dearly-beloved son of John Donaldson, Rocklynn, Islandmagee.

DUNN -- December 22, washed overboard from the s.s. Glengoil, of Liverpool, in the North Atlantic, Christopher, second son of Captain Joseph Dunn, of Belfast.

FERGUSON -- December 30, at Back Shuttlefield, Newtownards, Jane Ferguson.

FRIZELLE -- January 3, at Crew Bridge, Dungannon, of acute bronchitis, Mary, relict of the late James Frizelle, aged 75 years.

GIBSON -- January 1, at the Gate Lodge, Craigavad, after a short illness, Thomas Gibson, Coachman, the faithful and devoted servant of S. W. P. Cowan.

GILLILAND -- January 1, at Springfield Place, Hillhall, Mary, beloved wife of John Gilliland, aged 77 years.

GRAY -- December 31, at his residence, Giant's Ring House, Ballylesson, Thomas Gray, aged 70 years.

HYDE -- December 29, at his residence, Stewartstown, John Hyde, Esq., late of Drumay, aged 70 years.

HUTCHINSON -- December 28, at his residence, 37, Market Street, Omagh, Robert Hutchinson (senior member of the firm of Hutchison Bros.), after a brief illness.

IRWIN -- January 2, at my residence, Crew, Glenavy, Thomas Irwin, late R.I.C.

KENNEDY -- December 29, at 56, Hanover Street, Belfast, Rebecca, wife of James Kennedy. Brisbane and other Australian papers please copy.

KENNY -- January 1, at his residence, Edenville, Kinlough, Bundoran, William Kenny, Farmer, aged 96 years. American papers please copy.

LAIRD -- December 31, at 49, Bow Street, Lisburn, John Alexander Belshaw, second son of William and Sarah Laird, aged 7 years and 10 months.

MACNAUGHTON -- December 29, at Chanzy Villa, Strandtown, William Macnaughton, aged 72 years.

MAGEE -- At his residence, No. 11, Vicarage Park, Captain William Magee, late master of the ship Scottish Moors.

MARSHALL -- December 30, at 39, Hamilton Street, Belfast, William, the beloved husband of Mary Marshall, in his 77th year.

MAXWELL -- January 3, at 9, Thompson Street, Mountpottinger, Mary, third daughter of John Maxwell, aged 13 years.

MILLAR -- January 4, at Ballysnodd, James Millar, aged 80 years.

MUNCE -- January 3, suddenly, at Dublin, Joseph B., eldest son of John Munce, Belfast.

MONTGOMERY -- January 4, at Donacloney, Lurgan, John Patrick, second son of William James Montgomery.

M'CRACKEN -- December 31, at the residence of her son, 49, Thorndale Avenue, Sarah M'Cracken, aged 85 years.

M'ILHAGGA -- December 29, at her residence, 36, Disraeli Street, Belfast, Rebecca M'Ilhagga.

M'LAUGHLIN -- December 29, at her residence, 93, Cromac Street, Patrick M'Laughlin.

McKAY -- December 31, at his mother's residence, Gillistown, Grange, William John, eldest son of the late John M'Kay.

NEILL -- January 1, at the residence of her son-in-law, Thomas Hawthorne, 182, Wilton Street, Belfast, Ann Neill, relict of James Neill, Seapatrick, Banbridge.

NELSON -- January 1, at her father's residence, 45, Laburnum Terrace, Antrim Road, Mary, infant daughter of William and Isabella Nelson.

O'HARA -- December 30, at his father's residence, 50, Sherbrook Street, Belfast, John, the dearly-beloved son of William O'Hara (formerly of Holywood), aged 51 years.

OSBORNE -- December 25, at Wigtown, N.B., R. G. Osborne, Supervisor of Inland Revenue, aged 46 years.

PAUL -- December 30, at Portadown, W. J. Paul, J.P., aged 72 years.

REA -- January 1, at his residence, Kingsfield, Downpatrick, Edward Rea, aged 71 years.

ROWAN -- January 4, at her residence, 49, Frankfort Street, Belfast, Mary, the dearly-beloved wife of John Rowan, and niece of the late John Porter, County Armagh.

STUART -- January 1, at her residence, Rosemiland, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Catherine, dearly-beloved wife of Samuel Stuart.

SUTHERLAND -- December 31, at her residence, Lissue, near Lisburn, Jane Sutherland, aged 57 years.

THOMPSON -- January 4, at his residence, English Street, Armagh, William Copeland Bracken Thompson, proprietor of The Armagh Guardian.

TONER -- December 29, at the Masonic Hall, Dungannon, James Toner, for many years Tyler, &c, for the Masonic Bodies in Dungannon, aged 55 years.

TRUSWELL -- January 4, at his residence, 22, Glenwood Street, Belfast, George Truswell.

VINT -- Died on Sabbath morning, at his father's residence, Ballyduff, Thomas Hugh, only son of William and Hannah Vint, it's 15½ years.

YOUNG -- January 2, suddenly at his residence, The Cottage, University Street, James Young, aged 66 years.

Missing Friends

FAYLE: Information about James Henry Fayle, formerly of Lurgan, but in Chicago, U.S.A., when he wrote last to his relatives in 1885, would be thankfully received by his brother H.S. Fayle, Ballyvicknacally, Dromore, County Down.

JOHNSTON: Robert Johnston, 16 Lower Wilton Street, Belfast, is anxious to know if his brother, John Johnston, is living. He was mate of the barque Luxon, which left Larne Harbour on November 14 1884, and was wrecked at Barbadoes same year, but no lives were lost. Has not heard of his brother since.

MACDONNELL: Information is wanted as to the whereabouts and circumstances of Louisa M. Macdonnell, who formerly lived with J.H. Gawn, Main Street, Larne; if the Gawns are alive, and if the lady is still living with them, object friendly;- William Bellew, Librarian, Blackwell's Island, New York, U.S.A.

MARTIN: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Robert Martin, who went to Australia over forty years ago, in company with Mr Boyd, both of Ballynahinch, County Down, Ireland. Any information as to his whereabouts will be thankfully received by his friend Robert Martin, 10 Donegore Street, Bridge End, Belfast, Ireland.

STRONG: News wanted of Thomas Strong, who left Glasgow about six years ago for the State of Pennsylvania, America. Any kind friends knowing his whereabouts will oblige by writing to his anxious brother, John Strong, 812 Old Ford Road, Bow, London, England. American papers please copy.


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Belfast Weekly News - 14 January, 1893

Missing Friends

CAIRNS: News wanted of Thomas Cairns who left Belfast about ten years ago for Canada, North America. Any kind friends knowing his whereabouts will oblige by writing to his anxious brother, Joseph Cairns, 51 Pernau Street, off Shankill Road, Belfast, Ireland. American and Australian papers please copy.

GORE: Should this meet the eye of William John Gore, who left Broughdoane, County Antrim, Ireland, about twenty-two years ago, last heard of as working at the Oil Springs, State of Pennsylvania, America, would he please communicate with his friend, James Evans, Commons, Coleraine, County Derry, Ireland. American papers please copy.

GRAHAM: Samuel Graham, who left Ballyrickardbeg, Larne, in 1869, and when last heard of was living in Chicago, America, is sought by his friend, William Robert Apsley 32 Pound Street, Larne, County Antrim. American paper splease copy.

MARSHALL: Arthur Marshall, of Belfast, who left Liverpool for Rockhampton, Queensland, on 24th June 1884. No word has been received from him since, only one letter in September of same year intimating his intention to remove to Melbourne or Sydney. Any information regarding him will be thankfully received by his father, Robert Marshall, 4 Eton Street, Belfast, Ireland. Australian papers please copy.

M'KANE: Would Matthew M'Kane or any of his brothers (residing in Belfast when last heard of) kindly write to their cousin John M'Kane, 6 Maitland Street, Helensburg, Scotland, formerly of Banbridge. Any information from friends thankfully received.

SAMPSON: George Hughes, Magherafelt, County Derry, Ireland, wants to hear of his sister, Mrs Rose Anna Sampson; when last heard of three years ago was living in Toronto, Canada, America. Any information will be thankfully received by her anxious brother. American papers please copy.

THOMPSON: Charles Thompson, Barrack Street, Dundalk, is anxious to learn the whereabouts of his son, William Henry, who has been missing since 12th December last when he was in the employment of Messrs. Milligan & Co., drapers, Church Street, Athlone.


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Belfast Weekly News - 21 January, 1893


ORR: January 3 at 113, Atlantic Street, Jersey City Height, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Mrs Wm. G. Orr, of a son.


M'CRACKEN: January 17 at his residence, Ballyrickard, James M'Cracken, 90 years.

Missing Friends

BIGGESTY: Thomas Biggesty, flax mill worker, and his sisters, Mary and Sarah, domestic servants, are sought by their brother William, 101 Holm Street, Glasgow. When last heard of were in Belfast; object friendly.

KING: Samuel King, Dunmore, Ballynahinch, County Down, is anxious to hear from his brother, Wm. James Ramsey King, who emigrated to New South Wales, Paramatta, and thence to Melbourne, South Australia, a considerable time since. His brother wishes to hear from him or any of his relatives. Australian papers please copy.


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Belfast Weekly News - 28 January, 1893

Missing Friends

ALLISON: News is wanted of James Allison, who left the Wallhouse, Kirkcolm-by-Stranraer, Scotland, about 1857; went to Dumbarton to serve an apprenticeship as a ship-carpenter at Denny's shipbuilding yard; left Dumbarton about twenty-nine years ago with a new screw steamer, built there for owners in Australia; supposed to have been wrecked on this passage out. Last heard of about twenty years ago; thought to have settled down as a farmer near Melbourne, Australia; supposed to be still in Australia. Any news respecting him will be thankfully received by his nephew, William Allison, newsagent and stationer, 140 Thistle Street, Glasgow, S.S., Scotland. Australian newspapers please copy.

BLAKELEY: Should this meet the eye of any of the friends of Martha Blakeley, who married Robert Leacock, shoemaker, and emigrated to Toronto, Upper Canada, in 1842 or of her sister, Isabella Blakeley who emigrated with their son, Robert Leacock, January 1846 or '49, daughters of William Blakeley, Bleachworks, Castledawson, communication will be thankfully received by their sisters, Rebecca and Mary. Address- Alex. Blakeley, Moyala Bleach and Dye Works, Castledawson, County Derry, Ireland.

PATERSON: Maria Paterson, who resided in Sandy Row, Belfast, in the year 1887, can hear of the whereabouts of her brother, William Paterson, by applying to Mr. J.K. Robertson, 127 Lothian Road, Edingburgh.


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