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Tag Archives: World War One
We are attending the North of Ireland Family History Society’s Open Day this Saturday. Please come along to support it if you can.
Castleton Lanterns was pleased to receive invitations to attend the Commemoration Service at St Anne’s Cathedral on Monday evening, 4th August 2014, the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Six of us from Alexandra joined … Continue reading
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
Guest post: Liam Hogan – Limerick City Library Website Address: limerickww1.wordpress.com As part of Limerick City Library’s strategy to improve access to local history resources through digitisation, I launched a Twitter account which tracked life in Limerick 100 years ago … Continue reading
The Castleton Lanterns display at the NI War Memorial runs until the end of May 2014. Thanks to Culture Northern Ireland for the coverage. Read the article by clicking here.
The Laganvillage Somme Society are working on a project looking into the lives of the men lost to the great war who are buried in Dundonald, St. Elizabeth’s and Knock cemeteries in East Belfast. Are any of your ancestors buried … Continue reading
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
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
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