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998 » dwight donaldson

Location: Vancouver bc canada
Date: 19.11.2013
Time: 00:59:12
Thomas Peaxxx was married to my grandfather's sister. Was at Mountain View on Sunday and will be visiting again.



997 » George Porter

Location: United Kingdom
Date: 18.11.2013
Time: 02:18:30
You are doing a great job!

996 » Lisa B

Location: UK
Date: 11.11.2013
Time: 15:17:30
Doing my family tree, the McCabes at Lettuce Hill are my relatives. Trying to locate more info : )

995 » Richard Meeke

Location: Co Antrim. N. Ireland
Date: 01.11.2013
Time: 07:14:23
I recently viewed a posting of 'LOST PHOTO'S. RUC-RIC -B SPECIALS sent to me by a friend and to my pleasant surprise the 'Entry' regarding the 'RUC PACKING NOTE' refers to my Uncle 'JACKIE' (John) BRADLEY who was a Baker in the Ormeau Bakery, Ormeau Rd Belfast. In one of the accompanying photograhs I 'think I can pick him out' from the 1st Nth Btn; Belfast District 9.3 1922 (32). As he was born around 1910 I would guess 1932 to be more realistic date. He had a brother Richard Samuel BRADLEY who was in the RUC last serving as a Sergt; in NEWRY Co Down

994 » Carol Doherty

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 31.10.2013
Time: 11:52:34
Very interesting! Just trying to find out information about my father's family, the Laffertys, that came here from Desertmartin, Derry around 1850-1860.

993 » Michelle

Location: New Zealand
Date: 27.10.2013
Time: 22:18:45
Thanks for a great site. It helps tying in people to my tree. The families I am looking at are William Hapur who married Jemima Short and John Cleland who married Margaret. Their son John married Mary Jane Harpur. It appears the Harpur's came from Newry, Lissadian, Rathcarbry area and the Cleland's from Rathcarbry. wink

992 » Marie Rink

Location: U>S>A>
Date: 25.10.2013
Time: 06:49:59
I am trying to find my ancestors from Northern Ireland maybe county Monahan? They were Hugh and Rose McQuade about 1810. Their children lived in lower N. Y. Could someone help me? marierink@yahoo.com

991 » Wanda Lennon Martin

Location: Somewhere in Ireland.
Date: 21.10.2013
Time: 05:07:15
Even ancestry.com has not been helpful in finding where we came from. Story goes: My grt grt grandfather worked stirring in a tanning vat and fell to his death. His son John Henry Lennon stowed away on a ship and came to America. He lived in Navarro Co near Corsicana, TX. He worked for RR. My grt grandfather was Lewis Lennon. He died at an early age and left my father at about 10-12. PLEASE HELP ME FIND A PLACE TO START. confused I just hit dead ends. thanks

990 » Nancy

Location: California
Date: 15.10.2013
Time: 01:28:02
I am searching my husband's genealogy. His grandfather, Thomas McCay McMurray b. 1872 came from Waringstown. His father, George McMurray was a linen manufacturer. That is about all I know.

989 » bryan bell

Location: newtonards road originally, now plymouth
Date: 12.10.2013
Time: 19:32:45
great site for looking up family ancestry

988 » Trevor Carson

Location: Belfast
Date: 09.10.2013
Time: 19:45:37
Great help in tracing people and places.
Thank you

987 » Ambre Burt

Location: Co. Tyrone
Date: 07.10.2013
Time: 23:10:40
Found your site by total chance this evening whilst searching for any information after 1911 Census on my great grandmothers brother Ernest Henry Flatman. I didn't find him but I did find out that his mother, Mrs Annie Flatman was still alive and well in 1918. So that is something! She was born in India and had her children everywhere from India to Kildare to England and seems to have ended her days in Belfast.

They would appear to have always been in the North Belfast area, a range of different streets from 1897 to 1918. Any information would be much appreciated.

986 » Helen Orchard

Location: Sydney Australia
Date: 07.10.2013
Time: 01:01:20
Born in Bangor in 1947; family moved to Belfast in 1954. I married a Bangor boy and went back to live there. In 1974 I emigrated to Australia with my two children. Now trying to create the family tree. Your website has been extremely helpful.

985 » CarolAnne Prentice Chepurny

Location: Holland Landing ON Canada, near Toronto
Date: 27.09.2013
Time: 23:12:17
What a great site.....I am finding some clues about my Wiley ancestors which is very encouraging as I have no knowledge of my gr gr grandmother's roots except that she was born in Belfast cir 1807 and married in Ontario Canada in the 1830s. Keep up the good work....

984 » Teddy Colligan

Location: Belfast
Date: 25.09.2013
Time: 22:41:27
Found you by accident. Amazed by the web sight. My wife and I have spent 11years living at the Ulster Tower. Thiepval. Teddy

983 » sandra coady

Location: canada
Date: 21.09.2013
Time: 00:39:17
family history Ireland 1 and 2 back. thx for sharing all this !

982 » Dennis Orr

Location: Belfast Northern Ireland/ Toronto Canada
Date: 17.09.2013
Time: 14:14:26
trying to find out anything on either George Cowan Orr of 16 Central street pre world war 2 and Robert Craig of Convention Street smile

981 » Hill McNeill Reid

Location: Ballyclare - Larne, Co. Antrim
Date: 16.09.2013
Time: 22:48:26
Hi. Found your site while doing some research on the McNeill family tree. Was looking for my grandfather who survived both world wars. (James Bristow McNeill) Born in Bushmills and lived in Sherwood street Belfast before marrying and moving to Ballyclare. I have no idea which regiment he was in. Possibly the same as his brother. I found his brother Robert Boyd McNeill who, according to your statistics, died on 1st July 1917. We always thought he died on 1st July 1916. I will have to try and find out more unless you can shed more light on it.
Very well done.

980 » trevor haggan

Location: Belfast (Taughmonagh)
Date: 16.09.2013
Time: 11:00:48
smile Justb Browsing will be back all the best T.

979 » Leo Nealey

Location: Dublin
Date: 11.09.2013
Time: 13:04:10
I often dip into your website. Our family used to holiday in Bangor in the sixties when it was a proper seaside resort, I have magical memories if it then. I was delighted to com across your Bangor Street Directory of 1965, it listed two of the places we used to stay in.
Best regards and good luck with the site

978 » Audrey Henderson

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: 10.09.2013
Time: 19:29:12
Just browsing your sight, becoming familiar.

977 » Roberta Smith

Location: Originally Belfast now West Ashton Wiltshire
Date: 09.09.2013
Time: 21:44:21
Hi Mary, I have used your wonderful site before researching on behalf of my now deceased sister, it was so helpful to find out where he was commemorated -before she died we to her to see the memorial in Surrey.

Trying to trace my great, great grandfather Daniel Russell married to Sarah Wilkinson in 1844. We know from marriage certs that he was deceased by Aug 1871. He was a seaman/ sailor and am well and truly stuck any help, pointers would be gratefully accepted.

Keep up the excellent work


976 » Caldwell

Location: New Jersey, USA
Date: 09.09.2013
Time: 16:10:41
Our Caldwells were Presb.in Belfast, skilled Wallpaper craftsmen for the Moses Staunton Co. who paid their passage to Toronto, in 1866 to work in a branch there. George Caldwell and wife Sarah Eliza (nee Thompson) were m.in Belfast, and George had been bapt. at The Rosemary St. Church there in 1825.

George's father was John Calwell Caldwell was a tailor from Millfield; his wife was Rachel Walker, dau. of Hugh a weaver from Dorchester England.

I have only found the one marriage record of George and Sarah Elizabeth and their children's baptism. I am looking for more information.

975 » Mary

Location: Kent UK
Date: 08.09.2013
Time: 22:42:38
Thank you for a fascinating website. I found my husband's Gt.GT.Grandfather Samuel Hall's shop in Verner Street, he was a shoe maker and lived in St. Anne's Parish, Shankill.

974 » Kathy Farnon

Location: Martinez, california U.S.A.
Date: 06.09.2013
Time: 23:34:18
thumbdown I'm looking for family's with the name Curran, or McKay/McKey, who do genealogy, I'm looking for info on these names, these family lived in county down Area, Northern Ireland......
This is a very interesting site, finding lots of new things.

973 » william vincent

Location: belfast
Date: 22.08.2013
Time: 12:53:57
i was wondering if anyone had any information about my great grandfather thomas vincent who was born 1851 but was living in dee street 1901

972 » PK Murphy

Location: Canada
Date: 13.08.2013
Time: 00:20:05
Thank you so much for your work!

It's been a godsend in the family history search I'm doing from afar for some friends from Belfast.

971 » Rachel Harley nee Smyth

Location: Birmingham
Date: 31.07.2013
Time: 18:06:31
My grandfather Jas E Smyth was a Dentist in Belfast. My Father, WG Smyth was born in Belfast 1911. My Aunt, Rachel Collington Smyth was a member of the Sandy Row Methodist Church and died from pneomonia in about 1923.

970 » David Brown

Location: France
Date: 22.07.2013
Time: 22:08:59
Thanks for all the work on street directories. I found my father, John (Jack) Shaw M.B.E. of Ardgreenan Gardens; all I have to do now is find out where he was born

969 » Peter Cooney

Location: Derbyshire UK
Date: 19.07.2013
Time: 20:31:32
Doing my family tree. Just checked the Ulster street directory of 1887 - one of the traders, P Cooney, Harness maker, William street is my great grandfather! Result! Thanks so much for posting this.

968 » Diana

Location: UK,Ca,NZ
Date: 18.07.2013
Time: 11:16:10
smile Thanks again for keeping this great site going.

Hopeing to be as lucky with this new search as a previous one:
Still looking for any information on a JOHN PERRY, (father James; brother Ernest) b.c1908, Wivesliscombe, UK, who married an Irish lass in 1939 question

967 » Simon Emmerson

Location: Nottingham
Date: 14.07.2013
Time: 19:13:22
I'm very interested in the Robert Thompson Books, Hope I get a reply from my email. A great site keep up the great work thumbup

966 » Liz McFarland

Location: Canada
Date: 10.07.2013
Time: 10:48:31

Hi there,

Just a request for 45 newport street you have misspelled our families last name. It's spelled McFarland, any chance of a correction? Thank you in advance.

Reply: Hi Liz, it is quite possible I have misspelled your family name and I will gladly change it, it is also possible that the name was spelled differently in the directory or even misspelled by the transcriber, I can't know which is the case as you haven't told me which year, I could look through every year I have online but with over 200 emails in my inbox I just don't have the time, the problem is you haven't given me an email address so I can't contact you, if you read this please email me again please with your own email address this time, thank you :)

965 » judith reid

Location: Wirral
Date: 06.07.2013
Time: 14:44:41
I am researching my husbands family from newry and warren-point area, but also my first husband comes from portrush so any Irish information would be lovely. Just tried your site it is well done and very informative thanks for sharing.

964 » James Mc Daid

Location: Donegal Town
Date: 04.07.2013
Time: 23:22:28
Researching the Townawilly evictions and the Royal Free School Raphoe, James Wilson Tops Raphoe brought me to your site. In the Boards Report of 1909 James Wilson has carried out his intention of providing for Scholarship to be competed for by the pupils of the School, as stated in last year’s report, by handing to the Board the sum £200 to be invested by them for this purpose. It was to be known as Wilson (Tops) Scholarship; £5 to be awarded to boys and the remainder to girls in accordance with rules to be adopted by the Board. smile

963 » Lesley Coulson

Location: United Kingdom
Date: 03.07.2013
Time: 19:31:41
Thank you Lennon, tracing my mums family the McCormicks from the Shankill, found my grandad on McTier St and as it ties in with the census it has confirmed the details for me. wink

962 » peter megarry

Location: liverpool
Date: 02.07.2013
Time: 16:55:27
trying to find information on William Megarry born 1907 Belfast father was James Megarry they went to live in Beresford street 1920s until he came to Liverpool late 1920s died late 1940s don't know any more any information would be great. Thanks peter

961 » Jacqueline Harvey

Location: Wales
Date: 30.06.2013
Time: 10:19:00
Trying to trace family history of Samuel & Elizabeth McBurney (nee McFarland) of Carlisle Street, & Atlantic Ave, Belfast. He died in 1934 am unable to trace death details of her.

960 » Lyn Mason

Location: New Zealand
Date: 26.06.2013
Time: 03:08:54
Tracing family Ancestors - mainly Bootten (Booten) also Courtney, Mason, Armstrong, Schultz, Seabright,
Finding it difficult to trace them all before immigrating to New Zealand.

959 » Kathleen Morrison

Location: Newtownabbey
Date: 25.06.2013
Time: 12:11:33
Looking for decendants of the Graham family who lived in at 66 Tennent Street from 1884 to 1947? Some family names were Hugh, Lancelot, Albert, Howard and Victor. Their parents were John and Maggie [nee Adams].

958 » Ray Spence

Location: Lisburn
Date: 20.06.2013
Time: 10:58:23
I am researching members of the FAA and I after any details that anyone has on a Lt Robert Thomas Moore DSC RN. I am a member of the Ulster Aviation Society

957 » Charles Lynch

Location: Australia
Date: 28.05.2013
Time: 10:15:00
Dear Sir,
The information on your website regarding Gunner 292231 Charles Lynch is incorrect.

Charles Lynch was born in Buncrana in 1870 not 1880. He was the son of George and Bridget Lynch (nee Doherty.) His wife was named Mary Lynch (nee Weaver) not his mother.
Gunner 292231 Charles Lynch Died 27th December 1918. He is buried at Mons Communal Cemetery, Mons, Hainaut, Belgium. Grave 1A 1 1

My name is Charles P. Lynch. Ex Army. Ex Director of Dannimac Ltd and the grandson of the above Charles Lynch from Buncrana.

Kind regards,

Charles P. Lynch.

956 » Rab Crawford

Location: Port Glasgow
Date: 26.05.2013
Time: 04:20:16
I am trying to trace my grandfather's family. His name is William Crockard he was born in dunmurray in 1893. His parents were John Crockard and Susan Shaw. He had 3 brothers, David, Andrew and John and 2 sisters Jane and Alice W. Any help would be gratefully appreciated

955 » Phyllis Gibbons

Location: Ireland
Date: 24.05.2013
Time: 22:16:50
I'm a new member wink

954 » Kenny Tosh

Location: Belfast
Date: 21.05.2013
Time: 01:29:21
Hi !
A Great site, found out a lot about my Grandparents.
Just found my Grand Father's Birth certificate from July 1868. It states his Father, John Tosh lived in Bridge end in Belfast, I can't seem to find any name listed for that address only business & shops, any thoughts ?

Kenny Tosh

953 » Bernie

Location: Big Sky Country, Montana, USA
Date: 09.05.2013
Time: 18:08:57
I am researching the Dunwoody & Windrem families in the Belfast area and found your site - it is wonderful!
I don't know where to begin!
Thank you for all the work you have obviously put in on this!

952 » gouldie

Location: belfast
Date: 09.05.2013
Time: 13:16:47
big pat on the back for you,great site looking for a link between city family and country unable to get information from drumbo question

951 » Tom Tonge

Location: Dublin
Date: 08.05.2013
Time: 22:47:40
Graduate Masters in Irish History

950 » Thomas H Cowden

Location: Belfast UK
Date: 08.05.2013
Time: 15:47:58
Thank you for the work you have put into this superb site.
Had lovely meader through the old streets and residents of
Belfast and found many family and friends named. Especially
enjoyed the 8th Belfast HAA bits having been a TA gunner with
502(M) HAA, 245 and 102 LAA Regiments.
Small donation on the way. thumbup thumbup thumbup

949 » Stephen Gamble

Location: England
Date: 06.05.2013
Time: 14:40:29
Excellent links to a lot of genealogical resources. Searching Gamble roots in Northern Ireland.

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