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HODGEN - LARGE BOX OF ITEMS
all items on this page are the property of a private collector and cannot be claimed
Laura O'Neill married Albert Hodgen (around
1923/4), they had 2 children Mollie L. M. E. (24.9.25) and Albert William,
Albert William died age 11 in 1935, Albert, his father, died in
1943 age 79 and Laura died 1958 age 71, I think Mollie married Albert
John O'Neill who died in 1995 age 82 and Mollie herself died 2003 age 89
(but I'm not 100% sure)
Postcard Photo: Tudor Gate, Antrim Castle Postmark: not clear From: So and so, having a good time To: Mrs. McCartney. 15 Lincoln Place, Belfast
Postcard Photo: The Strand, Bundoran Postmark: 1938 From: Charlotte, having a great time To: Miss D. McCartney, 24 Lincoln Place, Hope Street, Belfast
Postcard Photo: H.M.S. Cambridge Postmark: not clear From: Mother, I am having a good time To: Mr. J. (Jack) McCartney, 15 Lincoln Place, Belfast
Postcard Photo: The Gobbins Cliffs, Islandmagee Postmark: 1967 From: Billy, W. B. Connolly, D100677 S/S2 Exeter Block 3 Mess, H.M.S. Cambridge, Wembury, Plymouth. Dear Grannie, Just a wee postcard. The ph are of my new gunnery school, I've been told what my new ship is, It's H.M.S. Diamond. I don't go until August 2nd. It's going far East To: Mrs. F. Connolly, 69 Rowland Street, Belfast
Postcard Photo: Portrush Postmark: 1967 From: Cecil & Peg. Tell the Boys I was asking for all. To: Mr. & Mrs. J. (John) McCartney, 8 Dephine (Daphne) Street, Donegall Road, Belfast 12 (John was a motor body builder according to 1960 BSD)
Postcard Photo: Harbour and Promenade, Portstewart Postmark: 1947 From: Niece Priscilla, I am sure you thought I had forgotten you. But I was thinking about you all the time. I sent Uncle Sam a card with 2 nice boys on it one of them was very like you. To: Mr. Jack McCartney, c/o Ophthalmic Hospital, 116 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Postcard Photo: Promenade, Whitehead Postmark: 1936 From: Lizzie To: Mrs. ? McCartney, 15 Lincoln Place, Belfast
Park, Galway, July 1950
Postcard Photo: n/a Postmark: 1943 From: Mareé or Marcél, Happy Christmas To: Master Noel Warren, c/o Mrs. Hodget, 277 Springfield Road, Belfast
Postcard Photo: The Junction of the Glenshesk and Carey Rivers, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim Postmark: not clear, 191? From: L. McC., Wish you were here. To: Miss Jeanie Sloane, 19 Sturgeon off Linfield Street, Belfast
Postcard Photo: n/a Postmark: 1944 From: Love Noel, Dear Mummy, I am looking forward to seeing you on Sat. evening. I am having a lovely time. The Major has got some black potatoes for you. To: Mrs. Warren, 277 Springfield Road, Belfast
Postcard Photo: n/a Postmark: 1934 From: W., M. D. Tegg????, We all miss you, Noel has been extraordinarily good. We have never seen him so good at tea as he was tonight. He had an egg, tomato & strawberries, bread, butter and tea. He seems in good form. He is looking forward to seeing you next week. He enjoyed himself at Felixstowe. He is now taking magnesia. We hope you are having an enjoyable time. Best Love W. Noel's x x written on side: Crunagh, ? Cloughfin, Coleraine To: Mrs. Warren, 19 Lorraine Mansion, Widdenham Road, London N. 7
Postmarks: 1947 & 1944 From: Noel, Galway and Portballintrae, I am fishing a lot with Bill. To: Mrs. E. F. Warren, 18 Hughenden Avenue and 277 Springfield Road, Belfast
From: Noel. To: Mrs. Warren, 277 Springfield Road, Belfast
Postmark: 1947 From: Noel in Portrush, he visited Derry and Donegall To: Mrs. E. F. Warren, 18 Hughenden Avenue, Cavehill Road, Belfast
Postmark: 1972 Bushmills From: All and ½, Dear Gran, We are ensconced at Portballintrae, hope you are well, no more falls. To: Mrs. E. F. Warren, 18 Hughenden Avenue, Belfast 15
Postmark: An Mullach, no year From: Noel, My Dear Mummy, I am afraid that your Sunday letter is rather late. I received your regular letter and parcel on Monday. Today I arrived at the camp safely. I had some lovely ice cream at Bundoran. Will write you a letter soon. To: Mrs. Warren, 277 Springfield Road, Belfast
Postmarks: 1942 and 1948 from Portrush & Enniskillen. From: Marie and Jack To: Mrs. Warren, The Beeches, Glenavy and 18 Hughenden Avenue, Cavehill Road, Belfast
On the Terrace, a photo by Mrs. ? Murray something in French
on back: 87 Cliftonville on back: 20 Innisfayle Road, Belfast, ?,
Gladys on the Torbay ? stamped Magheramorne House
writing on back very hard to make out: This picture was taken ??? - - boy (about 10 years old) ?? a fork (I think) through both lips and through ? - - mans & central figure has one through both cheeks & tongue, the boy & man - instru??? in their backs, which -- engaged - - - - flesh at the height of the festival. can't make out signature, 18/3/46
on back: Michael 1996 age 18 Dublin August 1946
2140 hrs. 20-6-75 Called during your evening constitutional!! Have Clubs will travel. (in the plural) If you are in desperation for a game we are available. Please ? your acceptance by calling for a night-cap (If you are both free tonight) Before 12 midnight of course. J & H
Simpson marriage license 60?
River Corrib, Galway, July 1950 Dublin 1946
Mr. Jno Lapping, 3929? Blanche Street, Pasadina, Calif. Simpson, 15 Sunningdale Park North, Belfast
Michael Ides, 895 Somerset Drive, Atl. GA U.S.A.
Newspaper Clippings, no dates
Mrs. Keown handing over the wallet to the Rector, and Mrs. Goslyn presenting the rose-bowl to Mrs. Warren. Also in the picture is Miss Houston with the Sunday School's miniature vases.
CASTLEWELLAN WELCOMES A LADY TO THE RECTORY
Presentations to Rev. and Mrs. F. Noel Warren
The members of Castlewellan Parish has the pleasure on Wednesday evening of
meeting in the Orange Hall and welcoming home their recently installed
rector, Rev. Noel Warren, M.A., and his wife from their honeymoon and of
taking the opportunity to make presentations to them.
Major Bruce then called on Mrs. Keown, the senior member of the Parish, to
present a wallet of notes to Mr. Warren and a cut glass salad bowl to Mrs.
Warren, on behalf of the congregation; Mrs. J. Goslyn, rose bowl to Mrs.
Warren on behalf of the choir, and Miss D. Houston, miniature cut glass
vases to Mrs. Warren.
Mr. Warren's Reply
Mr. Warren, speaking on behalf of his wife and himself, expressed the
pleasure at the arranging of the social evening, which was just another
example of the friendship of the people of Castlewellan, many examples of
which he had already experienced and which his wife and he were further
experiencing that evening. They appreciated very much the lovely gifts
given to them and it was to be remembered that kindness was infectious and
could permeate the whole of the parish.
ARCHBISHOP OF DUBLIN SPEAKS IN ST.
The Most Rev. Dr. George Otto Simms, Archbishop of Dublin, was the guest
preacher at a special service in St. Paul's Parish Church, Castlewellan, on
Friday evening - the eve of the conversion of St. Paul - held as a patronal
festival and at the same time marketing the 110th anniversary of the
Consecration of the Church.
HEAD OF LISBURN MOTOR FIRM
Mr. Ferran Boyle, a well-known figure in the motor trade in Northern
Ireland, died to-day at his residence, Mount Vista, Pond Park Road, Lisburn.
He was 62. Mr. Boyle was managing director of Stevenson Bros. (Lisburn)
Ltd., motor engineers and suppliers of farm machinery. He returned
from holiday last week-end and attended business as usual yesterday.
ASHFIELD BOYS' SECONDARY IMMEDIATE
MORE Q.U.B. DEGREES ANNOUNCED
Results of degree examinations at Queen's University announced to-day are:
Faculty of Science, B.Sc., Physics (with first class honours): John M.
Cameron, Christopher R. Gillen, Michael C. Gray, Edward A. McClatchie, James
J. G. McCloskey and Ian McC. Torrens. With second class honours, first
division: William Adrain, Donald A. Bell, Robert J. A. Bradley, Daniel J.
Bourns, Archibald Colvin, Roger P. Davies, Gerald D. Frizelle, Samuel A.
Harbinson, Patricia J. E. Houston, William T. Kennedy, Ian D. Latimer,
Vincent J. McBriarty, Peter V. E. McClintock, John McCloy, Samuel M.
McDowell, John F. R. McIlveen, Karl McIlwaine, William McKeown, Joseph H.
McNeilly, William F. May, Cyril C. Nimmon, Margaret E. Richardson, James J.
K. A. Sherlock, James A. Slevin, William J. Smyth, Keith P. B. Thomson,
Evelyn M. H. Weir, John M. Whittle, Stirling M. Wisener.
MASTER AERIALS IN NEW BELFAST BLOCKS OF FLATS
Belfast Corporation Estates Committee decided yesterday to ask the Housing Committee to provide a master aerial to receive B.B.C. and UTV television programmes in all blocks of flats erected in future. The Estates Superintendent (Mr. J. Lazenbatt) was instructed to have inspections carried out of a number of television aerials which have been erected on chimney stacks on the roof of a block of flats at Parkmount, Shore Road. If it is found that the aerials are not endangering the structure of the building, the tenants will be allowed to keep them up. The committee were informed that the aerials could not be seen from Shore Road, and were therefore not too unsightly. Tenants of the flats had petitioned the Lord Mayor to be allowed to retain the aerials. There is a clause in their rent books prohibiting the erection of all types of aerials and the tenants had received instructions to remove them. The tenants say they had to put up the aerials in order to receive UTV programmes. Mr. Lazenbatt is also to have talks with the City Electrical engineers about the possibility of putting up master aerials on ??? already built.
DREW MEMORIAL'S NEW RECTOR
Rev. Charles N. Sansom, M.A., senior curate of St. Jude's, Ballynafeigh, was instituted as rector of St. Philip's (Drew Memorial) Parish Church, Belfast, by the Bishop of Connor, the Right Rev. Charles King Irwin, D.D., on Friday evening. The Dean of Belfast, the Very Rev. R. C. H. Elliott, M.A., read the lesson, and the Archdeacon of Connor, the Venerable J. R. McDonald, M.A., preached the sermon. Archdeacon McDonald told the congregation they were met to inaugurate a new chapter in their parish in the long history of the Church of Ireland. Since the church was consecrated 76 years ago there had been only two rectors of the parish. Rev. Mr. Sansom came to them with high credentials from his superiors, his colleagues and his parishioners. As a curate in Shankill parish before going to St. Jude's, he had been to him a trusted, loyal, and hardworking friend. In his work he was ably backed by his wife.
The adjourned meeting of the Board of Nomination for the Parish of Drew Memorial, Belfast (Diocese of Connor), was held this afternoon in the Diocesan Rooms, Belfast, the Bishop presiding. Rev. Charles Nesbitt Sansom, M.A., was elected incumbent in succession to the late Canon J. B. Coates. Mr. Sansom was nominated in 1941 for the junior curacy of Shankill Parish, Belfast. In 1945 he was appointed curate of St. Jude's, Belfast. He is a well-known hockey player, having appeared regularly for Y.M.C.A.
The institution of the Rev. C. N. Sansom, M.A., senior curate of St. Jude's, Ballynafeigh, to the rectorship of St. Philip's (Drew Memorial) Parish Church, Belfast, was performed, at a special meeting last night, by the Bishop of Connor, the Rt. Rev. Charles King Irwin, D.D. The lesson was read by the Dean of Belfast, the Very Rev. R. C. H. Elliott, M.A. In his address to the new rector and the congregation, the Archdeacon of Connor (the Ven. J. R. McDonald, M.A.) said that there had been only two rectors of the parish since the church was opened 76 years ago. Their new rector came to them with high credentials. He had done good work in Shankill Parish before going to St. Jude's, and was a trusted, loyal and hard-working clergyman. Mr. Sansom, said the Archdeacon, was ably supported by his wife.
COMMON ACT OF WORSHIP
1971 to 1996
Ronnie and Hazel invite you to their Anniversary Party Saturday 21st September 1996 at 7.30 p.m.
By request no presents please R.S.V.P. 45 Stormont Park, Belfast
TRAGIC DEATH OF LABOUR M.P.
Mr. E. F. M. Durbin, (42), Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works and Socialist M.P. for Edmonton, London North, disappeared in a heavy sea at Crackington Haven, near Bude, Cornwall, on Friday. Mr. Durbin had assisted his daughter Jocelyn, aged 11, and a friend, Tessa Alger, to safety after being concerned about their being in heavy seas. Mrs. Durbin saw the children ashore, but when she looked for her husband she saw that he had disappeared. Professor Thomas Humphrey Marshall, of the London School of Economics and Mr. Douglas Jay, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, also gave assistance in bringing the girls to safety. Police and coastguards searched for the body, which has not yet been found. Mr. Durbin was on holiday with his wife and three children, who were on the beach at the time.
Dr. James Garner Kinley with his bride, Miss Rosemary Kyle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Kyle, Main Street, Limavady, fater (after) their wedding in Second Limavady Presbyterian Church. The groom is son of Mrs. S. Kinley, Chichester Park, Belfast, and the late Dr. David Kinley.
ULSTER TATLER no date
Miss Naomi Gallagher, Garvey Terrace, Lisburn and Mr. Nigel L. Green, Moss Road, Lambeg after their wedding in Lisburn Cathedral. Best Man, Mr. Don Anderson; Groomsman, Mr. Cecil Gallagher; Bridesmaids, Miss Isobel Gallagher and Miss Gwyneth A. Green. Photo; George Baxter (top left)
Miss Davida Lyons, Fort House, Fort Road, Ballylesson and Mr. William Thomas Bryson, Larkhill, Crumlin, Co. Antrim who were married in 2nd Ballyeaston Presbyterian Church. Best Man was Mr. James Duncan, Bridesmaids were Mrs. W. King, Miss Valerie Lyons and Miss Josephine Lyons. Flower Girls were Sandra Park and Karen Milligan. Photo: Chas. H. Halliday & Co. Ltd., Belfast
Shrimpton - Ellis
McKeown - Leyburn
Envelope addressed to Ricky Simpson's Mammy,
15 Sunningdale Park North, Belfast 14.
NORTHERN IRELAND HOSPITALS AUTHORITY
ANNUAL DINNER DANCE
boy-friend's name is Robert,
Or so I have been told
And if ever I meet this hero to him I'm bound to tell
Her dallyings which will cause a stir,
With one, Nat Hanna, Registrar,
Which to jealousy's fire adds fuel,
And could doubtless mean a duel.
Swords clashing, blood, one's dead,
The other lives, our Molly to wed.
Photo by: A. & W. Hogg, 67 Great Victoria Street, Belfast May 1916
The Right Rev. William Shaw Kerr, D.D. 366 Bty Royal Artillery 42 Rgt.
Lord Bishop of the United Diocese of Down and Dromore
The Choir, St. Marks, Dundela
Rev. G. R. H. Johnston. Rev. C. I. Peacocke (Rector). Rev. N. R. Hamilton.
Cadets of the First South Belfast Company of the Girls' Training Corps being inspected by an officer of the A.T.S.
Mr. Coates From Diana with love L x o August 19?6
Palestine Marocco (Morocco)
River Corrib, Galway University, July 1950
April 1947 R. J. Fisher, Sub. Lieut. (E) H.M.S. Glenroy
C/O G.P.O. London
Taken on Embankment Summer 1944
Monday April 7 Great Aunt Jones Yours Sincerely Mabel
St. Nicholas' Church, Galway, July 1950
St. Mary's Parish Church, Killarney, August 1951 or 57
Nelson's Pillar 1946
something in French your auld sparrin pardner, John
George Kennedy, Photographer, 74 Limestone Road, Belfast
Kennedy Photographer, 74 Limestone Road, Belfast
Best Wishes, Tommy Henderson, 1942
yours very sincerely Eva B. Greer - Hembry, 15 Donegal Place, Belfast
H. Allison & Son, 42 Scotch Street, Armagh
Crawford McCullagh, Lord Mayor of Belfast January 1945
Photographers W. & G. Baird Ltd., Belfast
I think this is Albert Hodgens tailor shop
Professor Gary Love, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University, Belfast, and his wife Margaret (centre) at the 25th anniversary dinner of Windsor House, Department of Mental Health, City Hospital and Queen's University with Professor Roy McClelland and his wife Hazel (right) and Dr. Bob Weir and his wife Dr. June Weir
Residents of a house 271
in Springfield Road (Woodvale, Antrim)