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A Short Life… Born on 23 Jun 1906 in 41 Cherryville Street, Belfast I had always thought that my paternal grandmother, Lizzie Berry; was the youngest of seven children born to James Berry and Mary Agnes Scott. It would seem I … Continue reading
“It is lovely to meet an old person whose face is deeply lined…” “…a face that has been deeply inhabited, to look in the eyes and find light there.” ― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom Copyright (c) (2014) (https://colleenjmurdoch.wordpress.com). … Continue reading
A Sad Life… Theresa is my 2nd great aunt; she is one of eleven children born to Richard Scott and Ann Jane Tinsley. The Scott families were well respected farmers in Stoneyford, Co. Antrim, where I’ve traced them back to … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast, Burial Records, Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Belfast, Belfast City Cemetery, Co. Antrim, Derriaghy Church of Ireland, Family History, Geneaology, Glenavy, Scott Family, Simpson; Waddell, St. Aiden’s Parish Church, St. Anne's Cathedral - Shankill, Stoneyford 6 Comments
The Scotts of Ballymacward, Co. Antrim!
Larceny of Ducks… Beauchamp Scott, lovingly referred to as “Oul Beatty”, was a son, brother, husband and father – he was also my great grand uncle. Although many historical records indicate he was born on 26 Dec 1878 the Scott … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Island Kelly, Scott Family, Stoneyford 2 Comments
My Great Grandfather – Worked on the Titanic!
James Berry (my great grandfather) was born on 18 Jun 1864 in Lagan Village, Ballymacarret; which is in the Belfast area. He married Mary Agnes Scott (known as Mary) on 25 Feb 1893 in the Willowfield Church of Ireland, Belfast. … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Belfast, Berry Family, Co. Antrim, Family History, Scott Family, Stoneyford 3 Comments