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Wilson/Neill families
Does anyone have information on these families? Minnie Eveline Neill was born December 1900 at 18 Sandy Row. She married John Wilson in 1922 at Wandsworth Register Office. At that time John Wilson was an able seaman at RN Barracks, Devonport. I'm looking for the birth of John Wilson and the death of Minnie Eveline/Evelyn Wilson nee Neill. Oldpark Road and Torrens Drive areas show up in research. Glad to hear from anyone with similar interest - thank you.
MONIE
Trying to trace the family of Robert Smith Monie born 1868, Scotland. Married Hannah Edith Henry of Newry They had two children: Hugh Henry Monie born 1908 Belfast. James Willis Monie 1911 Belfast. Would like to connect with any of their descendants.
red mail Blakely Ashley/Ashly
Ashley Blakely was a child in Nazareth House Belfast. She was born in 1901 and I believe entered Nazareth in 1909/1910. She left Nazareth in 1915. She was baptised in Kilkeel in 1909. Lived in County Down, Foffany with her grandparents in 1901 census.
Robert Taylor
Searching for family of Robert TAYLOR born about 1914-1916 near Stranmillis Street Belfast, worked as a postman in 1940
William J STEPHENSON and Agnes WALLACE
Im looking for the marriage of William J STEPHENSON to Agnes WALLACE. The stuggle is that Stephenson, has also been STEENSON, and STEVENSON, I seem to be unable to find the certificate records. I am thinking that they got married circa 1872 as they claim to be married 39 years on the 1911 census. Any help would be truly appreciated.
Mccausland
looking for Margaret Mccausland,,married to Sooy,, has a daughter Jennifr born 1961 in england
Hanna orphan
Hi, my great grandfather was named David Hanna (born in about 1905) and he was found wandering the streets of Belfast in 1908 and placed in Nazareth Lodge. He's there, aged six on the 1911 Census. His parents were apparently 'unknown' yet they recorded that David was illegitimate and Catholic. The records from both Nazareth and St. Patrick's Industrial School (were he attended after Nazareth) are very poor however on the latter at the bottom of the page the following is jotted down 'Mother: Rose Ann Hannah, 104 Richard Street, Anderston, Glasgow'. That's it. I don't know if Rose tried to contact her son or what happened but I'd love to find out about her. If anyone knows anything, please contact me!
red mail O'Connor
Looking for the family of Terence O'Connor who was picked up off the streets of Belfast in 1906 and placed in Nazareth Lodge. He was born about 1903. He was sent, in 1913, to Killybegs, Co Donegal. I cannot find any trace of him in Belfast before he appeared on the 1911 census at Nazareth Lodge. His mother, or possibly his grandmother, may have been Anastasia.
red mail John Andrews Farner Edenderry Cuskum Banbridge
Hi everyone; am hitting brick wall relating to John Andrews who ws the father of Robert Beattie Andrews, John Andrews as a farmer shown on the marriage certificate of RBA who married on the 12 Dec 1825. It is suggested that JA was married to be Mary Beattie but i havent establish the date or year when the marriage or location when the marriage took placed; or did RBA had any brother or sisters, Any assistance wil be greatfully received all replies will be answered, thank you for taking time to read this posting.
red mail Herbert Kyle b. 1898 in 107 Tates Ave, Belfast
Please contact me if you are related to: Herbert James Kyle b 1898 in Belfast. Herbert married Pamela Heather Brunwin 1950 in Bournemouth, Dorset. The Kyles lived in 10 Belgravia Ave, Belfast. Herbert's father John Kyle 1844-1928 married twice: Margaret Thompson in 1867 and Mary Jane Bridget in 1876. John Kyle fathered at least 11 children: Robert 1868, William 1870, Charlotte 1877, Agnes 1878, Thomas 1880, Margaret 1882, Jane 1884, Henry 1885, Letitia 1887, David 1889, Joseph 1891, Martha 1895, Frederick 1896 and Herbert James in 1898
red mail Coates Family
Hi every am doing a wee bit of research into a family called Coates, the head of the family was called Robert Victor Coates and his wife was called Sally Coates; they live in West Belfast in Walton Street, off the Crumlin Road; between them they had five childern three girls and two boys. Any assistance would be greatly received all replies will be answered, thank you Regards Ian
red mail KENNEDY
I'm looking for details about THOMAS HUGH KENNEDY and ancestors. He was born in September 1879 on Hillview Street in Belfast. He married MARY ANN MCCARTNEY from Newtownards, and they have 4-5 children. He emigrated to Quebec, Canada in 1924 and then to Niagara Falls, USA in 1926. Believed he worked a steel worker at some point. I am him great-granddaughter.
red mail The Brannigan family in Berfast
George Brannigan married Catherine Dunbar 07/11/1852 @ St. Annes in the Parish of Belfast Co, Antrim. Both their fathers were called John, I'm looking for the maiden name of George's mother. I am his G,G,Great grandson.
red mail Julia Howard Quigley
Hi - Am doing research into Julia Howard Quigley who married Robert Beattie Andrews on 12 Dec 1882, at May Street Presbyterian Church Belfast. Julia Howard Quigley was the 5th Daughter of Andrew Quigley he was a book-keeper. Can anyone assist in providing any information relating to this subject, All replies will be replied and acknowledge Regards Ian
red mail Dr Richard Purdon
My grandmother, Emma Jane Taylor worked as a cook in the Belfast Household of Dr PURDON. Sometime around 1910. I'm trying to find out information about her employment there, whether the house survives, and possibly contact current Purdon family members to see if they have photos or information from that period. She looked on it as a very happy time in her life. From an internet search, I assume she worked for Dr Richard PURDON, but I cannot be certain. She was one of a fairly large staff I believe. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. Peter.
red mail Elizabeth Samson or Sonsam
Hi everyone am doing research into one Dr Norman Agnew who was renown freemason in Northern Ireland namely in the Belfast Areas of Down. Norman's father appears to be Thomas Agnew which shown on the birth certificate and Norman's mother is shown Samson or Sansom on the birth certificate no first name for the Mother but it is believed she was called Elizabeth - my questions has everyone any information relating to Norman's mother and her parents and the date when she was married to Thomas Agnew. Am also trying to establish Norman's wife full name before getting married to Norman, her first is Eveleen; it would appear they had two children boy called George and a girl called Betty, brother called William T and sister -in-law Maureen; son-in-law Tom and Grandchildren Niall, Patricia and Jeffrey and great-grandson Jonathan - Norman was born in 1905 and died 16 August 1993 buried at Dundonald Cemetery. No records are held by the public records office of the marriage between Norman and Elizabeth Samson. Norman was also the President of Dundela Football Club; and the president of the Belfast Rotary Club in 1959, and in 1950 appointed to the position of secretary of the Belfast City and District Water Commissioners. All replies will be answered am hitting brick walls relating to is Mother and Wife, thank you taking time to read this and any assistance provide. Regards - Ian
red mail Agnes Pennel
Agnes Pennel (1802-1882) married Robert Speirs (1802-1879) at Greenock, Scotland on 18 Jun 1832. It was a double wedding where Agnes' sister, Jane, married Captain Dunlop. Agnes and Robert lived in Belfast for some time where Robert was a merchant, possibly a spirit merchant. Their Children were born here namely; Jane Tweed Speirs 1833, Charles Pennel Speirs 1840, Robert Speirs 1842, Alexander James Speirs 1845. They departed for South Africa in 1850 and their life in South Africa and descendants are well documented. I am interested in learning more of their time in Belfast and more importantly researching the Pennel family.
red mail Andrews of Belfast
I am looking for relatives or ancestors of George Andrews of Belfast, lived on Eglantine Avenue approx, 1920, was married to Elizabeth Smythe of Cavan, they had 5 children, George who died at a young age in Belfast, David and Annie who both immigrated to Canada and Betty whereabouts unknown. and James who lived at 95 Botanic Ave, they were Roman Catholic. If you know of my relatives please contact me
red mail James Morrison, Ann Magee, Hugh Magee, Nancy Carson 19th Century
I am looking to reconnect the Morrison family in the US with ancestors in the UK. My great grandfather James Morrison was born in 1828 in Belfast. I don't know much of any other information on his family in Belfast, except that James immigrated to the US around 1850, and settled in Concord, New Hampshire, where he worked for Abbot Downing as a blacksmith building Concord Coach stagecoaches. He married Ann Magee, born in 1831 in Belfast, in 1853. Her parents were Hugh Magee and Nancy Carson, but I have no birth or death info on them. Hugh's occupation is listed as a gardener on Ann's documents in the US. I would love to hear from any and all who may have information or suggestions
red mail My family in Belfast
I have basically no knowledge of my fathers early years. He died when I was 12yrs of age in 1962. His name was William Dickson Neill. Born December 4th 1904. The only address I have is 10. Cook Street. Belfast. He had siblings. David, Irene, Thomas? I would appreciate greatly any information.
red mail Lost Cartmell
Trying to locate information on Christopher Cartmell who married Margaret McCance around the turn of the century. They had two sons Robert (1906) and William (1908). It is believed that the boys were placed in a C of I children's home. I can find no reference to Christopher & Margaret's marriage nor can I find them in the 1901 or 1911 Irish census. Indeed I can find nothing about Christopher. Any information will be greatly welcomed. Robert married Mary Eveline Fitzsimons in 1939 in Belfast. Robert served in the army during WWII but again I can find no reference for him. Robert & Mary migrated to Australia with their three children - Mary, Sarah and Victor - in 1957. Robert died three years later in 1960.
red mail Anne (or Annie) McSherry
I am trying to find details of the family of Anne (or Annie) McSherry born 7th April 1872 in Belfast, No.9 Antrim, Ireland. Their names were Thomas McSherry and Matilda Butler but I cannot find any record of their dates and places of birth or evidence of a wider family. Any information, no matter how small, would be very much appreciated. Many thanks, Marion
John Hood/Mary Jane Matthews.
Hi, I wonder if anyone has any info on John Hood born Belfast 1834.His parents were James Hood and Elizabeth Mc Adam.He married Mary Jane Matthews born Belfast 9th April 1835,in Glasgow on 11 April 1855.Her parents were Thomas Matthews and Mary Mc Lellan.Any help would be apprieciated. Joan.
McVicker Dr John Alexander or William Hamilton McVicker
Does anyone, anywhere have any knowledge of John Alexander Mc Vicker ( a doctor of medicine) and William Hamilton McVicker (probably a solicitor) who were in Belfast in the 1930s,there is a possibilty that they were connected by marriage with these families:- Tripp Douglas Sheridan Betham I should be so grateful for any information as this is getting to be a very high brick-wall!
red mail white, family,belfast
looking for info on the whites of belfast. james mcmaster white born, 23 feb 1884 & his sister ellen cuthbert white born 21 dec 1887. their parents were, joseph white & jane craig. do not know if the parents were irish or scottish.
Thomas Tripp's Roots
Please can anyone help? I have THOMAS TRIPP 29 King Street Belfast who died on 27 May 1862. He married Dorcas Douglas who was born in Killinchy in 1790 - they had 5 children, but who were Thomas' own parents? Where did he come from? There were a lot of Tripps in Somerset and Bristol - did one emigrate to Ulster? Even the smallest clue would be deeply appreciaed.
Nursing Sister Dorcas Douglas Tripp
On 30 December 1937 at 7 Upper Crescent Belfast Dorcas Douglas Tripp died aged 70 years. She had been a Sister in the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service,and served throughout the Boer and First World Wars. She was unmarried and described as" a lady of private means" on her death certificate. Does anyone, anywhere have further information? Her place of birth and parents would be a wonderful help in this research. The Belfast solicitors J. Dunville Coates dealt with her estate. Does this firm still exist? Are there any records of them? Please help if you can
red mail OSBORNE
Looking for any relatives of Elizabeth Osborne who came to Australia as a convict in the 19th Century. BORN: abt 1809 in Belfast, Northern, Ireland CONVICTED: In Armagh on the 18th March, 1830 of stealing yarn from her employer, Dartley Mills. Sentenced to 7 years. ARRIVAL IN AUSTRALIA: Sailed from Cork, Ireland on board the "PALAMBAM" which arrived in Port Jackson 31 July, 1831 She married Thomas Maxwell, another convict. Fiona (Australia)
red mail Addy
I am interested in the Addy family who were in the Linen Trade in belfast in the 19th century. I am especially interested in Edward Addy probably born around 1830, the father of at least three sons (James, John Joseph and Edward Thomas all present in the 1901 Irish Census). Edward may have had links to Loughgall and Glenavey.. Any information would be welcome
red mail Thomas Armstrong Shoe Maker + Margaret Cherry Belfast
I am searching for information on Thomas Armstrong, shoe maker in Belfast was at Round Entry in 1819, his wife Margaret Cherry. Their children Thomas (B1822 Shoe maker 37 Little Patrick Street. Wife Mary McIlroy, Children James Neil Armstrong, Thomas McCarter A, Lucy A, Ellen Burnside A, Margaret Cherry A, Henry Lyons A, Mary Ann A, Martha A, Fredrick Armstrong), William (B 1827, Shoe Maker, Corrs Lane. Wife Jane Seeds, Children William Armstrong ((B 1859 Dealer, Exchange st)), Thomas Armstrong ((B1851 mechanic, upper Meadow Street)), Eliza Jane A, Charles A, Margaret A, Harriet Arabella A. ), John (B. 1822 approx. Dealer, Died Newtownbreda), Eliza and maybe William Robert. I would be very interested in any information on where Thomas and Margaret came from and to speak to anyone else who is connect to this tree or who has any information on it.
red mail George + Nora McAvoy
Looking for records for George McAvoy (1920-2000?) from Belfast who married Norma (surname unknown) in Belfast around 1947/8 . They had at least two daughters (Norma and Georgina). Any information will be welcome. Thanks
red mail Dunwoody
Jane Plunkett married Robert Dunwoody (ships carpenter) 1863. he was living 71 Antrim rd, when he died in 1881, previously 71 Eagleson place.Four known children.No trace of Jane or her death.
red mail Plunkett
Living Castle st, Union street, and Plunketts Court circa 1830s names James,Jane, father, name unknown .Brothers of James are, Thomas NSW,Australia, Edward USA, George Ireland and married sister Mary living next to her brother Ireland. nephews Francis and James penne.
red mail James Donnelly
James Donnelly married a gal named Dorriss, probably before 1890, (maiden name all that I have). James was a stonemason in Belfast and Manchester UK. . This couple had some of their family at Manchester UK where Alice Donnelly and her twin sister were born. Alice Donnely emmigrated to the USA sometime before 1912 or so with her twin sister. They got separated on the boat. Alice ended up in Bristol, RI. This branch of the Donnelly family had a brother of Alice? who was an inspector in Scotland yard, and his son followed in his dad's footsteps. All clues welcomed.
red mail William MULLIN - Seeking Cousins
Seeking any information at all from cousins or others concerning my great great grandfather William MULLIN (Civil Engineer) who was probably born about 1810 in Cork. He married a Mary nee PATTERSON about 1832/33 in Westmeath I believe. In 1834 a daughter Jane Matilda was born. According to family stories they then travelled to Belfast where their second daughter Maria was born about 1841. Legend tells me that William became very religious and became a Baptist Minister some time between 1841 and 1845 when the family went to Liverpool and their son John was born in 1846. About this time William died and the remaining family emigrated to Australia. Seeking any supporting information about this family, especially photos would be absolutely fantastic. I have been doing genealogy for about 35 years but have yet to some to grips with the Irish side of this family. Also some of the MULLIN first names used in my family have used 'HAMILTON' in a number of cases. Perhaps this may help identify which branch of the MULLINs my family fits into??
red mail Quinn / Redmond
I am searching for any information on a John V. Quinn probably born around 1907 who married a Margaret Mary Redmond possibly in 1927 and lived on Surrey Street in Belfast Co. Antrim any help would be wonderful with my search
red mail McWhinney, James
I'm looking for anything regarding James McWhinney (born in 1831) and immigrated to Canada before 1851.
red mail Patrick Burke
seeking info on Patrick Burke,mariner/sailor,of C of E faith,m Frances Monaster ( date and place unknown) and (probably) worked his passage with family to Canada,then Australia.They had a child,John(1862-19/5/1900) born Rotterdam,Holland,he m Louisa Mc Guinness (1867-1/10/1954) at Fitzroy,Melbourne,Australia and died accidently at Carlton Brewery Melbourne. Any assistance appreciated, cheers !! Bruce Australia
red mail James MURPHY b:abt 1831
Trying to find family heritage of James MURPHY, born in Belfast; James migrated aboard "Argo" at age 22; arrived Melbourne, Victoria 22 Jan 1853; seems to have met Frances Haughton (later spelled Oaten) while en route; in Melbourne they had children James (1857-1910) and John Charles (1861-1897); James snr became a Mining Surveyor in Victoria from 1859-1864; after that the trail goes rather cold. James is my 2nd Great Grandfather, through John Charles. Our family have no other knowledge of James snr origins, or of what happened to him after 1864. Any help would be very welcome.
red mail Boyce Family, Ireland to Australia
I am looking for information on my GT,GT Grandfather whose Mother was Eliza(unknown maiden name} who married either Thomas, Robert or James Boyce inthe 1820's. Children were, Margaret, Sarah,Eliza,Robert, Thomas, James and Hamilton. Eliza (the elder) was born about 1811,Children began about 1825-1853.Came to Australia in 1857. Unable to find correct family here except for Thomas's daughter' line-to me in 2011. Thankful for any info.
red mail O'FARRELL FAMILY
Trying to find any members of the following O'Farrell family. Michael b. 1887 b, Dublin Mary Margaret b.1888. Charles Joseph b.1891 b. Dublin Albert John b.1893 Kathleen Florence b.1895 b.dublin Eileen b. 1898 born Cork, Evelyn Annie b.1900. b, Cork. Any information on any of these gt aunts and uncles would be appreciated. I do know that William became a Doctor of Medicine, and Albert John may have worked at Harland and Wolfe as a ships architect but cannot be sure.
red mail Beattie Ireland
I am looking for any info about a John Beattie born Ireland 1802, he later turns up in Liverpool with his family, I think he might have been a tailor.
red mail denny family belfast co antrim
looking for any relatives of WILLIAM DENNY BORN 1862 MARRIED MARY WALSH/DOUGHERTY,CHILDREN,WILLIAM,HUGH,EDWARD,JAMES,JOHN,FRANCIE,HENRY & MINNIE....THE FAMILY HAD A PUB AT SMITHFIELD SQUARE BELFAST.
red mail Parkins
Thomas Parkins - my Grandfather - b. 21st Sept.1862 Belfast, Antrim. married Londonderry to Margaret Muirhead (b. 1864 Falkirk Scotland) October 1885. In R.M. Artillery, his Father Thomas was also a soldier. Any help would be appreciated in tracing documents and family members.
red mail Murphy
My husbands family was James Murphy birth 1868 Belfast number 3. His parents were James Murphy and Eliza Gilmour. What I would like to know is where is Belfast 3 and who did James Murphy marry? I know the children of the marriage, the first wife must have passed away after the youngest child Francis birth c1907, they had three daughters who were in an orphanage in Newry or Downpatrick
64 Bawnmore Road Belfast BT9
I am looking for information on the occupant of this address from 1959/60 to 1963/64, a T.R.Powell. I am hoping that this was my grandfather a Thomas Richard Powell who died in 1963. The old house has been demolished and the site empty & for sale. Can anyone remember the occupant from so long ago or suggest how I could find out more? Thank you
red mail James CHARLES / Elizabeth HAWLEY
My GGGrandmother Elizabeth Jane (aka Eliza Jane) CHARLES was married to Olif JORSTAD in Belfast on 22 July 1865. She was born 12 June 1845 or 1846. I am trying to find her parents - James CHARLES & Elizabeth HAWLEY or any other family members.
red mail John Lowery Menary
I am looking for details of my paternal grandparents, John Lowery Menary and Margaret Menary. They lived in or near Belfast, but I'm not sure if John was born there or not. Margaret was born in Liverpool, but I don't know her maiden name. I think John was born in 1915, but I know nothing of his parents and would love to find out their names and dates of birth, death, marriage, etc. Anything that anyone can do to help me out is greatly appreciated! Thank you. Michael
red mail HULL
I am searching for William HULL's parents and possibly ancestors. William was b. Dec. 1847 in Ireland possibly Belfast. parents were Isaac and Margaret Hull. William came to the USA with a brother Joseph in 1869. They settled in Newbury, Massachusetts. Thank you.
red mail robert shaw/sarah mckee
Looking for any shaw or mckee who lived in shanklin road area of Belfast up until 1937.
red mail skilleter/rafferty
Looking for any details of margaret rafferty,born newcastle on tyne 1875,father john rafferty,mother mary hennity,married peter morrison in belfast 1901,daughter christina born same year. Then margaret married frederick skilleter in 1907 and had a daughter magdalen regina born morecambe 1908. Anyone with any details of any of these family names would help build my family tree. Does anyone have any details of hennity or rafferty family and has anyone heard of a district in n ireland, darnell and ballykell. Thank you all
Govan
Lance Corporal William Govan of Belfast, born Edinburgh 1896, son of John and Sarah Govan of Gleniffer, Upper Ballysillan, Belfast, served with the North Irish Horse (and Military Police Corps) in France where he was mortally wounded in March 1918. If anyone has a photo of him, especially in uniform, we would love a copy. Also photos of any other person who served in NIH in WW1 would be most welcome.
red mail John Nevin and Emily/Emma Jane Flack
I am seeking information on my grandparents John Nevin and Emily(Emma)Jenny Flack. They lived in Belfast at the time of their marriage May 20, 1920 - married at the Presbyterian Church Old Park Belfast. They had the first of their two sons John Jr. on Jan 29, 1921. The immigrated to Guelph, Ontario, Canada where they lived out the balance of their lives. At the time of John Jr.'s birth they lived at 2 Westland in Belfast. By thin evidence John Sr's mothers name was Elizabeth Grant. Emily(Emma) Jane Flack's parents were Edmond Flack and Agnes Jane Flack (Dysart). Edmond and Agnes had 4 boys, one known as Jerry and one daughter (Emily/Emma). Their residence at the time of Emily/Emma's birth was 33 Severn Street, Belfast. Any information surrounding this family would be greatly appreciated.
Eliza PITT c1865
Is anyone able to help me with Eliza's ancestry please? She was born in Belfast but married Frederick John HALL in Devon (probably Budleigh Salterton) in 1887. Many Thanks
red mail Firth Family
Has anyone got any information on the firth family in Ireland in Belfast. Around the time off the 1880's to 1920's. All information is welcome.
red mail Parkins
Thomas Parkins: R.M.A.: R.M.L.I.: 21.09.1880 - 25.11.1901; b. 21Sept.1862, m. 14Oct.1885, Margaret Gillespie Muirhead b. 13.06.1864 Falkirk, Scotland. Any relatives?
red mail Elizabeth Boyd
Looking for an Elizabeth Jane Boyd,born c1832 who came to South Australia in 1846/47. No parents ,so she may have come out as an Irish Orphan under the "Earl Grey Scheme" .I suspect her father's christian name was Robert.
red mail Robert McCrum and Anna Dailey
Looking for information on my McCrum family. I am a descendant of Serena Hanks McCrum who was born in Preston County, Virginia, USA. Her father, my Great Great Great Grandfather, is Robert McCrum (born 08 Aug 1791 in Mifflintown, PA); died Dec 1835 in West Virginia, USA. His father Migrated to Mifflintown, PA from Belfast, Ireland. Robert S. McCrum married Anna Dailey (born: November 3 1794 - Died: January 6 1877) in Leesburg, West Virginia, USA) but I am not sure whether or not his father was married prior to migrating to the United States. Anna Dailey's father is listed as Jesse Dailey and her mother is Mary Turner. Jesse Dailey's father is Hugh Dailey (born: 1711) and his mother is Eleanor O'Brien (born: 1724) of Scotland. Hugh is said to have died while on the Isle Of Wight when the family was migrating to the United States. Any Information on these families is greatly appreciated.
red mail Wallace Belfast
I,M looking for more information on the father of Samuel Wallace from Mountcollyer Road died 1907 who married Margaret Scott about 1882. His Father was David wallace who is my ggg grandfather. They could have come from Raloo ?
red mail Wallace
I,M looking for my gg grandfather Samuel wallace from Ligoniel he had a number of brothers Edward,and George the father was David Wallace. I know they are buried in Carmoney and Samuel moved to Mountcollyer Road belfast and died in 1907
red mail Alex & Jane Simpson (nee Gray) Belfast
Looking for any information on Alex Simpson who married Jane (Jinny)Gray, they lived in Roundhill Street in Belfast, not sure of the dates but circa 1920. 4 children, Alex, Jim, Annie & Isabella (Iza). My dad, Jim was born in 1924 and they all moved over to Glasgow a few years later, although I dont think Alex Snr did (my grandad). Looking to work backwards to see if we have any other family still in Belfast area.
TURLEY and Turley
Seek to locate any descendants of Thomas TURLEY born 1887 in Belfast county Antrim and his wife Sarah McBRIDE. Thomas TURLEY was a tailor. Also seek to make contact with their daughter Sheila, if possible please
red mail Mitchell, Charles
Charles Mitchell lived in Belfast late 1800s. Involved in Sunday school work 1888 and with church meetings at Hemsworth Street School 1899. Also Margaret Amelia Mitchell his sister. (Resident in Bangor Co. Down in 1920s.)
red mail Bruce/Briggs
I am trying to find my family from Belfast. My grandmother was Madge Biggs. Her mother was formerly Margaret Briggs whose father was Thomas Briggs. Her sister was Wilhemina Briggs who married William Bruce in 1880. My grandmother often spoke of her cousin Gertrude. They are on the 1911 census living in Crimea street as boarders with Bella Atcheson. If anyone knows of the family it would be great to get in touch.
red mail Dunn William; father was doctor
I am searching for my great grandfather William Dunn. We were told he was born 1887 in belfast area. His father was a doctor/surgeon. I did find a Dr Alexander Dunn but cannot connect William to him. I have very little to go on. He did sail to western australia probably around 1908 give or take a few years. His father had kicked him out of the household for some reason. I can trace him in austrlia, its the irish ancestry I am searching out. Thanks for any help
red mail Taggart, Parke Taggart . Belfast
Looking for any info on Herbert Alexander Parke Taggart born 30 December 1904, Belfast Antrum, father Alexander Park Taggart born?? mother Sarah?? Herbert moved to Barrow in Furness in Cumbria England and married Annie Gordon Duncan 1937. Does anyone have info of this family on Ireland.
red mail Purdon, Campbell, Friend of Belfast
Looking for descendants of Ellinore Mary Louise Purdon (b. 20 Jul 1960) who married Captain Alexander Campbell or Gwendoline Purdon or William Brooke Purden, all children of Dr Richard Purdon and Mary Maud Purdon of Dublin Road, Belfast. Ellinore Purdon had 3 children - Helen Marie Campbell, Michael Campbell and Brigidair Alexander Purdon Campbell. Helen's children were Michael Henry Friend, Annette Lesley Friend and Graham Campbell Friend. Ellinore or Gwendoline were close friends of Emma Jane Taylor nee Ruck who worked for their parents at Dublin Road. Trying to find anyone who knows of the link between either sister and Emma jane Taylor.
red mail Finlay Belfast
I am trying to trace the family of Alexander Finlay, from Belfast (Millfield?). Born ca. 1855, children Jane 1878, Rebecca 1879, Alexander 1881, Robert, Sarah, David, Mary Anne, Ellen. He was a bleacher and believed to have died late 1930s living in Cambrai Street. Married to Margaret McCann later Annie. A memorial to this family is at Carnmoney Cemetery.
red mail John Stringer
Looking for any information anyone might have on a John Stringer who reportedly came from somewhere near Belfast, married in about 1810, and whose son, William, emigrated to the US in 1834-35. Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
red mail molloy
looking for Brian Molloy or son Ian Molloy. Brian's mother was Margaret McDowell, lived on the Crumlin Rd in Ballysillan and died late 1958 or early 1960's, Brian was married and had two children Ian and Lisa both born in the 1960's.
red mail Wallace
Looking for any information for a George Wallace married to Margaret McKee, children David, John, Thomas, Edward, Agnes, Elizabeth, and Isobelle, all born 1n the 1870' through the 1880's Attended the Ballysillan presbyterian church and lived in the Crumlin Rd. and Ligoniel Rd. area up to at least the 1960's. Any leads would be most appreciated.
red mail Annie Matilda Gamble - Thorndale House
Does anyone have records for Annie Matilda Gamble? She was my grandfathers mother. She gave birth to my grandfather at Thorndale House Belfast in 1922. No fathers name is noted on his birth certificate and her profession is noted as house keeper. She was probably a young single mother who travelled to Thorndale House to give birth. Hence she probably went on to marry and possibly have more children. Any information or suggestions of where else to look - greatly appreciated.
red mail PAIN,LATTIMORE
Elizabeth Mary PAIN was a teacher who married William LATTIMORE in 1879 and went to live in New Zealand. Any info and help appreciated.
red mail Minniece
Hello, Can anyone provide me with information of a pub run by William Minniece in the 1860's in Carrick Hill, Ulster. Did he own it or just run it. He was married to a Mary Johnson. Was there more than the one child David who I know about. Thanks
red mail james devlin DEVLINS BAR BALLYMENA
hi am looking for information on a James Devlin was married to Theresa celicia Devlin she was Scottish he was born in Dublin 1897 his father believed to be in RIC James had a sister clare and isobel ( they may have stayed in Dublin but unknown ) . James and Theresa lived in Ballymena in a pub called DEVLINS in broughshane which apparently they inherited and belived to be haunted!One of their daughters was born however they left suddenly trying to find out about james cananyone help please
red mail neeson came to missouri USA
charles F Neeson born 1845 fater Robert brother Tom sister Margaret came to state fair Missori 1870 started a mill married jean franklin barried at randolph co. Mo USA
red mail John and Eliza Beattie, emigrated to America about 1800
I'm looking for information about John Beattie of County Antrim or another county in Northern Ireland, who emigrated to America with his wife Eliza about 1800. They settled in Steuben County, New York. I'd gladly share information about their descendents in America. I'm particularly interested in where John and Eliza Beattie lived in Northern Ireland and their ancestral history, including the parents of Eliza Beattie.
red mail McCluskey/McClusky/McCloskey
I am searching for my ancestor Alex (Alexander) McCluskey who was born in Ireland in 1815. He may have been born in Belfast or in Derry. He left for Canada in early 1830s, married Maria Scott there and had eight children, one of whom is also named Alexander McCluskey. They later settled in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA where they and the rest of the family worked in the lumber business. Alex (father) died in 1874. Alex (son) died in 1903. Welcome all and any information.
McFarlane and Donaldson
I am seeking the family of Catherine McFarlane born in 1823. She moved to Muthill, Scotland and Scottish census lists state her place of birth as either Ireland or Belfast, Ireland. When she moved to Scotland is a mystery so far. She married William Donaldson in 1842 in Muthill, Perthshire and they had nine children. Any information would be most helpful. Thank you.
red mail Theresa Ann Kelly
Said to have come from Belfast=== Born 1895; father Charles was an army pensioner (from information on Thereas' marriage lines.) Theresa married Levi Pitcher in 1922 in Portsmouth in Hampshire; she died of TB in 1930s. Anne, Australia
red mail Lee or Hillis
Trying to trace my mother, she would of being Angela Margaret Hillis or Lee, she was born in 1946, her mother would of been known as Margaret Hillis, formly known as McGeown and maiden name would of been Rosbottom, address was 127 Cullingtree Rd, Belfast...
red mail Stevenson, John and Mary
I am looking for relatives of my great grandfather, Stuart/Stewart Stevenson who sailed to New Zealand in 1864. His death certificate says that his father was John (labourer) and his mother was Mary. (No maiden name.) Stuart was born in Belfast. It is unclear whether Stuart was 70 or 75 when he died. His gravestone says 75, his death certificate says 70, therefore he was either 18 or 13 when he came to New Zealand. He may have lived in Donoughmore before emigrating. I would like to know if he had any siblings and if there are any of his relations (however far removed) still alive. As I live in New Zealand I am finding it difficult to obtain any records from Ireland.
red mail McGill, Kennedy, Clafferty and O'Neil families
My great grandparents, Catherine Kennedy and Arthur McGill, both born circa 1850, married in Belfast on the 29th of May 1869. They later moved to Glasgow in Scotland. Catherine's parents were John Kennedy and Catherine Clafferty, probably born circa 1820s. Arthur's parents were Patrick McGill and Catherine O'Neil, also probably born circa 1820s. Is there any way that I can trace information about those born in the 1820s ?. I understand that there are no surviving census records until 1901.
red mail crelley
I am looking for any info on Crelley family:Isabell Crelley:born 1894 somewhere in Belfast.She was my grandmother. She immigrated to Canada yr. unknown.She married Ernest Day of somerset England.yr. unknown.Isabell had one brother that I know of his name was Edward.any info at all would be helpful
red mail o'farrell/redmond/rogan
Trying to find out about my g grandma anne theresa o'farrell, b.1889. married charles o'farrell they had 5 children, Maureen, anne theresa, shela, charles +pearce. these children were placed in Nazareth House, Belfast about 1919, their mother slowly left the scene, it was said she went to the USA, or left with a british soldier. anne theresa was born Redmond, and was a pianist of concert standard, also involved was a Mary Rogan, whoowned the Temperance Hotel, Belfast. Any help at all would be appreciated, as no one is talking in the Catholic Church, and they do hold some ofmthe answers, as the children were paid for in NAZARETH HOUSE.
red mail Lydia Gillfillen JELLY
I am looking for any information on Lydia Gillfillen JELLY, born 17 June 1929, who died in Manchester in 1997. Information before she came to England in the early 1950s is sketchy. It is known that the family lived on Dover St. Her Mother Helen Jane (Ginny) JELLY died aged 40 and is buried in Belfast, but year unknown. Who was Helen's father, did she marry and why does her daughter have GILLFILLEN in her name? (The Gillfillens may have been neighbours.) Can anyone fill in any details?
red mail Alexander Morrice Blackhall
Seeking family of GG Grandfather Alexander Morrice Blackhall married Mary Simpson Clements 1865
red mail family tree
I am looking for anyone with details of John rafferty married to mary henety? in belfast in 1866. They lived in murphy st and that is where my grandfather daniel was born. I am trying to trace any brothers and sisters of daniels and also john and mary to add to my family tree. I would love to know where they came from and where the rest of the family settled.
red mail Roberet Bradford
Rifleman Robert Bradford 5465 2ndBn. Royal Irish Rifles died 8 May 1915 Ypryes. as war gravs commission records. Believe he was my uncle Son of Robert & Elizabeth Bradford Mayo Street Belfast. on 1911 census with Mary Jane my mother. Any help appreciated. Bill
red mail margaret elizabeth stripp, formerly boyles
Looking for any relatives of Margaret Elizabeth Stripp (Boyles), married to Albert Stripp. I am looking for any Boyles relatives- brothers ,sisters, parents, etc. -in Ireland ,around Belfast area. Also looking for any members of the stripp family related to Albert Stripp Corporal in the RAF at Leconfield and north coates air base Lincolnshire.
red mail McWhinney Robert James Belfast
Searching for any info on Robert James McWhinney born Belfast area in 1831. No info on parents. Robert James married in Young NSW Australia in 1862 age 31 to Margaret McFie/McPhee from Kilmarnock Ayr Scotland.They are my GG Grandparents. There is a another McWhinney family from Portaferry who went to Victoria Australia but they seem to be a different family altogether.
red mail Shannon
I am searching for an immigrant ancestor John Shannon who arrived 30 Oct 1829 in New York harbor. With him were his wife Mary Ann and their children including Robert Turbett Shannon age 16, my ancestor. John was listed as a merchant. John was 43 years at the time, therefore, he would have been born about 1786. I do have verification that one of the children Mary was born in Belfast, Antrim so I am assuming the other children were also. One of the children's name was Stanhope.
red mail Patterson
Has anyone a connection with the family of ROBERT PATTERSON born Belfast area 1839. He moved to England and is in Maidstone Kent by 1871 and then in Croydon by 1891. Many thanks.
red mail STOCKER
I am searching for information on my 3 x Great Grandmother Ann Jane STOCKER, daughter of Alexander and ? STOCKER. Ann was born circa 1802 in Belfast I believe. She married? Thomas CAMERON and they had five children, born between 1834-1845. Three or four of the children migrated with their parents to New Zealand in 1863. Any assistance would be much appreciated thanks.
red mail Lynd
I am looking for descendants of Thomas Lynd (born 1843)at Moneyquiggy Ballynascreen. His Father Hugh mother Rachel married 1842, and Thomas born 1843. At least two of Thomas's children were living in Belfast in 1940/1941.Two of his other children, Hugh and Jack left for England in the late 1890s. Any information appreciated. Sue
red mail John Bucknell Cooper - Railway Manager
My great grandfather John Bucknell Cooper was working as Manager for the Belfast Central Railway which was taken over by the G.N.R.I in 1886, I found him mentioned in a book about the G.N.R.I by Edward M. Patterson. He and his family were living at 98 St Ann,Belfast in or arround 1907; (but, in the 1891 Census the family was in Felixstowe,and his youngest son Robert was born Antrim, Ireland approx.1882). What I wish to know is - did John Bucknell Cooper continue to Work for the G.N.R.I after the takeover of the Belfast Central; roughly when he left Belfast for Felixstowe, and how can I trace when he appears to have returned to Belfast? I believe he first came to Belfast arround 1880; as he isn't to be found on the 1881 Census.
red mail TURLEY
I have found my g grandad's birth and baptism records. He was born in Crumlin Road, Belfast on 14/12/1880 to parents Robert TURLEY and Elizabeth QUINN. I have been searching for their marriage but no luck so far, can anyone help?
red mail C. Day. Professional Malone Golf Club
Looking for information on the family of Christopher Day, Professional at Malone Golf Club, Belfast. He came from Scotland with his wife Elsie (nee Grant)in 1890s. They had three children, Catherine, William and Christina. They were living in the Golf House at Stranmillis in 1901
red mail John Rea, Belfast 1849
John Rea Married Isabella Todd 2/10/1869 and as a widower maried Margaret Jamison (or Jamieson) (nee Hagan) 9/7/1892. He died 29/6/1896. He was a slater. Any relatives of Margaret Jamison (b1896), Isabella Todd (b1847)
Wright /Lewis
Great aunt Mary Wright b.24-12-1873 married William J Lewis of 12, Moyola St,Belfast on 26-09-1899. He was a master mariner. His father THOMAS LEWIS was a railway guard. Mary & Wlliam had 3 children--IRENE MAY b10-11-1900. JAMES WRIGHT LEWIS b 06-08-1903. VALENTINE SOPHIA FLORENCE b14-02-1908


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