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Tag Archives: Co. Londonderry
A Death Notice and a Sign!
“Result of Accidental Burning…” Once again I found myself exploring the British Newspaper Archives, specifically for Leah Love, when I came across a publication which, to me, was like a gift from the universe. A death notice published in the … Continue reading
Sudden Death In The City!
Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry… An article published in the Derry Journal – Monday 19 November 1906 stated: “On Friday Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry, died under painfully sudden circumstances. He and some other men were standing at … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Glasgow, Ireland, Scotland Tagged Bustard Family, Chambers Family, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, GeneaBlogger, Genealogy; Ireland; Records, Ireland, Kelly Family, Londonderry, Love Family, Walker Family 7 Comments
Sad Burning Fatality at the Waterside!
Starrett of Derryview Terrace… “On Friday a very sad burning fatality occurred at the Waterside, resulting in the death of a little girl eight years old, daughter of Samuel and Ellen Starrett, of Derryview-terrace, Waterside, lately of Rosemount…” Born in … Continue reading
A Derry Cabinetmaker!
President of the Amalgamated Union of Cabinetmakers… On 5 June 1875 at the Second Derry (Strand) Presbyterian Church, in the presence of Margaret Wilson and Thomas Cooper, David Norrie and Annie Short (nee Cooper, a widow) were united in Marriage. … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, GeneaBlogger, Ireland, Londonderry, Norry Family 10 Comments
Derry Man Missing!
Mr. Alfred Beattie of Lewis Street, Derry… “Mr. Alfred Beattie (59) of Lewis Street, Derry has been missing from his home since Wednesday last and considerable anxiety prevails as to his whereabouts. Mr. Beattie, who is unmarried, lived with his … Continue reading
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old…”
From Duke Street to Kammel, Belgium and Back… Born on 18 Mar 1895 he was the fourth son and seventh child of nine born to Samuel Starrett and Ellen Neely Beattie. William, most commonly known as Willie; is my 1st cousin … Continue reading
“Something About Mary”!
Born in Londonderry to parents from Stranorlar and Lough Eske, Donegal… A Birth Notice published in the Derry Journal on 15 Mar 1876 stated; “Elvin – March 12, at the Middle-road, Derry, the wife of Mr. William Elvin of a … Continue reading
The Johnston’s of Ardnableask & the Elvin’s of Cashelnavean, Co. Donegal!
Jane Johnston – My 2nd Great Aunt or… Is She? A daughter, sister, wife and mother – Jane Johnston was born about 1854 in Lough Eske, Co. Donegal. Jane is one of six children born to John Johnston and Isabella … Continue reading
Born in Scotland and Died in Londonderry!
Lived in Coleraine and Buried in Ballymoney… He was the eldest son of William Murdock and Jane McDougall, one of ten; and the only one born in Scotland. Alexander was my great grand uncle, brother of Thomas Murdock, my great … Continue reading
My Lynch/Wilson Family of Burt, Co. Donegal…
A Preponderance of the Evidence! Several months ago, upon obtaining burial records for my 2nd great grandfather, Thomas Wilson; I discovered he was born in Burt, Co. Donegal. The record also revealed that his parents, and my 3rd great grandparents; … Continue reading