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York Street Men Remembered

Alexandra Presbyterian Church is made up of two church communities, that of Castleton and York Street. York Street was destroyed during the Belfast Blitz and the congregations merged.  While the Castleton Lanterns slides feature men who were part of the … Continue reading

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Private James Reid, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Identified as lantern slide 59 (LHS) James Reid was born in 1898 to David Reid and Sarah McLaughlin. David and Sarah married in Donegall Pass Presbyterian Church on Christmas Eve 1890. He is listed aged 5 on the 1901 census … 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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William John Brolly, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

William John Brolly was born around 1886 and lived in Office Street, Whitehouse at the time of the 1901 census. His father was Robert George Brolly, a master tailor and his mother was Ellen Sophia.  He had at least 5 … Continue reading

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