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Alexandra Remembers. 8th and 9th November. All Welcome.

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Great European War Memorial at Woodvale Park

An imaginative memorial to commemorate the “lost generation” of the Great War will be erected in a north Belfast park later this month. The Woodvale stone breaks with established tradition in that the loss of life suffered by the German … Continue reading

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North of Ireland Family History Society Open Day

We are attending the North of Ireland Family History Society’s Open Day this Saturday. Please come along to support it if you can.  

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Lights out for a shared moment of reflection

At the headquarters of 38 (Irish) Brigade in Lisburn, final preparations have been made at the Garrison Church where members of the Armed Forces and their families will gather at 10pm for a service during which the lights will go … Continue reading

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Free event: Historic Screening at Belfast City Hall 8th August

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Identified: Samuel Fee, Royal Navy

Identified: Samuel Fee: Royal Navy (SS/102801), Killed as a direct result of enemy action 1914 (Lantern Slide 4: Right hand side) FAMILY Samuel Fee was born 29 December 1887 to Samuel, a labourer and his English wife Ellen, a housekeeper. … Continue reading

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Identified: Patrick Bryan Adair

IDENTIFIED: Patrick Bryan Adair, Battery Sergeant Major, 16th Battery, Motor Machine Gun Service, Machine Gun Corps. (Lantern Slide #11) Patrick Bryan Adair was born on 12th January 1890. He was living at 73 North Queen Street in 1901 aged 11 with his widowed mother … Continue reading

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Exhibition Launch Red Barn Gallery Thursday 3 October

The launch of the Castleton Lanterns exhibition in Red Barn Gallery will take place on Thursday 3rd October 2013 at 6pm. The exhibition includes lantern slide images of men of Castleton Church, York Road who served in the Great War, … Continue reading

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Francis McCann, James McCann and James Magill

IDENTIFIED: Francis McCann, his brother James McCann and James Magill. Francis Ernest and James McCann‘s parents were William McCann and Mary Bunting who were married on 10 March 1877 at Shore Street Presbyterian Church, Donaghadee. Francis was born in 1891 … Continue reading

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Castleton Lantern Slide Number 24

These men served during the First World War and we think they are listed on the Castleton Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour.  They were featured in a lantern slide exhibition shown to the Castleton Congregation in December 1918.  Do you … Continue reading

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