Tag Archives: Genealogy

A Ballymoney Hero!

2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry – Sergeant Alexander Murdoch… “Intimation has been received by Mr. Alexander Murdock, Union Street, Ballymoney, that his son, Private Alexander Murdock, Highland Light Infantry, was wounded in action in France, and is now in hospital … Continue reading

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Ill Treatment of Child!

Shocking Limavady Case – Parents Smartly Punished… Once again I found myself scouring the British Newspaper Archives, this time for Sophia Park (nee Love).  This Sophia Love, as opposed to one of my many other Sophia Loves, is my 1st cousin … Continue reading

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A Hero of The First of July Attack!

Diver, Thomas Wilson, M.M., L.-Corpl., 2nd Battn. (108th Foot) The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers… Born on 7 Feb 1898 in 21 Lewis Street in the City of Londonderry, Thomas Wilson Diver was the second child and eldest son of eight born … Continue reading

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Roll of Honour!

Derry Pilot Officer’s Death – Tribute by Rev. J.A. Donaldson, B.A. … “At the morning service of Great James Street Presbyterian Church, Londonderry, on Sunday, Rev. J.A. Donaldson, B.A., recalled that on Remembrance Sunday Mr. S. Morrison, accompanied by Captain … Continue reading

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Crushed By Auto!

Young Man Said to Have Been Victim of a Joy Ride… The Alexandria Gazette was a succession of newspapers based in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. The newspaper was established on February 5, 1784 by George Richard & Company as the Virginia Journal.  … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday!

Templecormac, Upper Ballinderry – A Family Cemetery?  Photographed on a trip “back home” during the summer of 2012, it would seem this tiny little cemetery is a private family burial ground.  I’ve since discovered that some of my family may be interred … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday!

Faces Without A Name… One of my “Faces Without A Name”!  The photo on the left was among the possessions of my maternal grandmother; unfortunately no names are written on the back!  The photo was taken by William Anderson of 364 … Continue reading

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