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Tag Archives: Derry City Cemetery
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
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
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
The Hunters of Donegal & Londonderry!
From Bohillion, Newtoncunningham to Lewis Street, Londonderry… Ferris Row was located just off Bishop Street in Londonderry and was the birthplace of my great grand aunt, Mary Wilson. Known as Minnie, she was born on 7 Jan 1865 to Thomas … Continue reading
Too Many Deaths Too Soon!
The Beattie/Flanagan Connection…. Born on 9 Jul 1866 in Fountain Place, Londonderry she was a daughter, sister, wife and mother. Her name was Rebecca and she was named after her mother and her great grandmother. Rebecca Beattie is my great grand … Continue reading
Dear Ancestor… Your tombstone stands among the rest Neglected and alone The name and date are chiseled out On polished marble stone It reaches out to all who care It is too late to mourn You did not know that … Continue reading
Short Service Record – No. 8211, Robert Norry Wilson!
A “Twist of Fate” that led me back in time to Burt, Co. Donegal… Born in 113 Creggan Road, Londonderry on 7 Aug 1887, Robert Norry Wilson was my great grand uncle. He was one of thirteen children born to … Continue reading
My Love’s of Co. Londonderry… “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, … … but beautiful old people are works of art.” Eleanor Roosevelt
Johnston Alexander Love, My Maternal Great Grandfather…