Tag Archives: 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

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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

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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

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Friday’s Faces From The Past!

Do Not Weep… Do not stand by my grave and weep I am not dead, I do not sleep I am a thousand winds that blow I am a diamond glint on snow I am the sunset on ripened grain … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday!

“Days Gone By”… “The special book upon the shelf,  Was made with many hands.  Our ancestors who posed back then,  All came from different lands.  Their pictures were all tucked away,  And rarely did we see,  The importance of these treasures,  … Continue reading

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“The Printer” – Daniel Chambers!

“They Hailed from Where Exactly?” – A Follow Up Born about 1822, Daniel Chambers is my maternal 3rd great grandfather.  At this point in time, where I’ve been looking anyway; records for Daniel are sparse.  Upon locating burial records from … Continue reading

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A Strange Coincidence, or Was It?

I’ve been working on my family tree “Twisted Limbs & Crooked Branches” for about 3 years now.  Like many, I started collecting information and photos several years prior.  I had spent time in the Knock Road Cemetery in Ballymoney, Co. … Continue reading

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St. Columb’s Cathedral – “My Granny’s Church”!

St Columb’s Cathedral is near and dear to my heart; I often refer to it as “My Granny’s Church”!  My family has been affiliated with the church for decades.  Many were married, baptized and confirmed at the church.  Some were in … Continue reading

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Love – Chambers Connection

Isabella Fisher Chambers (known as Bella) married Johnston Alexander Love (known as Alex); my great grandparents. Bella’s parents were John Chambers and Catherine Johnston. John was born about 1845 in Glasgow, Scotland. He married Catherine in St. Columb’s Cathedral on … Continue reading

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