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Birth, Marriage & Death Notices, Clondahorky, Co Donegal, 1829 to 1856 +

Transcribed from the Londonderry Sentinel 1829-69

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Births - Marriages - Deaths

Births

 

June 6 1840

On the 27th ult., the lady of the REV. DAVID REID, A.M., Dunfanaghy, of a son

 

August 27 1842

On the 21st inst., the lady of the REV. DAVID REID, Presbyterian Minister at Dunfanaghy, of a daughter

 

July 22 1843

At Doe Castle, on the 20th inst., the lady of G.V. HART, ESQ., R.N., of a daughter

 

November 23 1844

On the 10th inst., at Dunfanaghy, the lady of the REV. D. REID, of a son

 

March 29 1845

On the 23rd inst., at Bunbeg, Dunfanaghy, county of Donegal, the wife of MR. BENJAMIN L. THOMAS, officer of excise, of a son

 

November 29 1845

On the 18th inst., at Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, the lady of the REV. EDMUND MATURIN, of a son

 

November 4 1848

October 23, at Falcarragh, Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, the wife of MR. JOHN C. HURST, of that town, of a daughter

 

January 4 1850

On the 25th ult., at Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, MRS. MEREDITH, the wife of WILLIAM MEREDITH, ESQ., Sub Inspector of the Constabulary, of a son

 

March 15 1850

On the 6th inst., the lady of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, Dunfanaghy, of a son

 

September 19 1851

On the 8th inst., at Marble Hill, Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, the lady of JOHN WILLIAM SEYMOUR, ESQ., of a son

 

November 26 1852

November 21, the lady of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, of Dunfanaghy, of a daughter

 

May 21 1852

On the 12th inst., at Woodhill, Dunfanaghy, the wife of the REV. JOSEPH GALLAGHER, of a daughter

 

June 27 1851

June 18, at Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, the lady of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, of a daughter

 

December 2 `1853

At Dunfanaghy, on 22nd ult., the wife of the REV. JOSEPH GALLAGHER, of a son

 

September 23 1854

On the 11th inst., at Dunfanaghy, the lady of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, of a son

 

November 2 1855

On the 20th ult., at Dunfanaghy, the wife of the REV. JOSEPH GALLAGHER, of a daughter

 

May 9 1856

On the 4th May, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, of a daughter

 

February 12 1858 

On the 4th inst., the wife of the REV. WILLIAM ALLMAN, of Dunfanaghy, of a son

 

October 8 1858

On the 1st inst., at Doe Castle, county Donegal, the wife of ALEXANDER M. MADDISON, ESQ., of a daughter

 

April 15 1859

April 8, at Londonderry, the wife of J.A. EAMES, ESQ., M.D., of Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, of a son

 

December 2 1859

November 24, at Doe Castle, Crieslough, the lady of ALEXANDER M. MADDISON, ESQ., of a son

 

March 30 1860

March 22, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of J.A. EAMES, ESQ., M.D. of twin sons, who lived a few hours only

 

November 2 1860

On the 27th October, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of T.A. MCLEANE, ESQ., of a son

 

November 7 1862

November 3, at Figart, the wife of MR. JAMES ALGOE, of a daughter

 

January 2 1863

December 26, at Dunfanaghy, MRS. JAMES NIXON, of a daughter

 

February 20 1863

On the 12th February, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of MR. EDMUND MURPHY, of a son

 

April 17 1863

April 18, the wife of A.M. MADDISON, ESQ., Doe Castle, of a son

 

August 11 1863

August 8, at St. Helen's, Dunfanaghy, the wife of J.A. EAMES, ESQ., M.D., of a daughter

 

December 15 1863

December 12, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of EDMUND MURPHY, ESQ., of a daughter

 

February 5 1864

January 27, at Marble Hill, county Donegal, the wife of FREDERICK C. FITZGERALD, ESQ., of a daughter

 

May 13 1864

May 8, at the Constabulary Barrack, Creeslough, county Donegal, the wife of MR. PATRICK GEAR, of a son

 

November 25 1864

November 20, the wife of MR. HENRY HARLAND, chief boatman, coast guard station, Dunfanaghy, of a son

 

November 7 1865

November 3, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of EDMUND MURPHY, ESQ., of a son

 

November 2 1866

October 31, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of EDMUND MURPHY, ESQ., of a Daughter

 

December 10 1867

December 3, at Blackbird Lodge, near Dunfanaghy, the wife of ANTON DOHERTY, ESQ., of a son

 

March 10 1868

On the 7th March, at Dunfanaghy, the wife of EDWIN MURPHY, ESQ., of a daughter

 

November 13 1868

September 5, at Creeslough, the wife of MR. F. BOYLE, of a son

 

January 16 1886

Jan 14 at Horn Head, the wife of Charles F Stewart, of a son

 

Marriages

 

October 1 1836

On Tuesday, the 27th ult., by the Rev. D. Reid, M.H. SPROULE, ESQ., M.D., Dunfanaghy Dispensary, to ELLEN, eldest daughter of ROBERT RAMSAY, ESQ., Lisnennan House, county Donegal

 

23-Dec-37

By special licence, on the 18th inst., at Durrow Abbey, King's county, JOHN VANDELEUR STEWART, ESQ., of Rockhill, county Donegal, to LADY HELEN TOLER, third daughter of the EARL and COUNTESS OF NORBURY

 

March 10 1838

On the 26th of February, in the parish Church of Clondahorkey, by the Rev. Alexander Montgomery, Rector of the parish of Inver, LEONARD CORNWALL, ESQ., of Salt Hill, in the county of Donegal, eldest son to JOHN CORNWALL, ESQ., of Rutland Square, Dublin, to ELIZABETH, third daughter of WILLIAM STEWART, ESQ., of Horn Head, county Donegal

 

February 23 1839

On the 12th inst., by the Rev. Samson Jack, the REV. DAVID REID, Presbyterian Minister, Dunfanaghy, to ANNE, second daughter of THOMAS HASTINGS, ESQ., of the town of Creeslough, near Dunfanaghy

 

March 23 1839

At Gortnaskeagh, Thursday, the 14th inst., by the Rev. John Allen, Minister of the Presbyterian Church, Kilmacrenan, MR. JAMES BENSON, Dunfanaghy, to REBECCA, daughter of JOHN PEOPLES, Gortnaskeagh

 

February 29 1840

Tuesday the 23rd inst., at Ballymore Church, by the Rev. T. Spencer, MR. JOHN WILKINSON, of Port, near Dunfanaghy, to BESSY MARY, third daughter of the late MR. ANDREW MCELHINNY, of Creeslough

 

December 4 1841

In Kilmacrenan Church, on Tuesday, the 23rd ult., by the Rev. Dr. Hastings, MR. THOMAS MORTIMER, of Cashel, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN MILLIKEN, of Ballymore

 

December 24 1841

On Tuesday, the 14th inst., by the Rev. David Reid, Presbyterian Minister of Dunfanaghy, MR. DAVID HAYS, son of DAVID HAYS, ESQ., of Creeslough, to ANNE ELIZA, daughter of the late JAMES THOMPSON, ESQ., of Kilmaclue, near Creeslough, county Donegal

 

January 15 1842

On the 4th inst., by the Rev. David Reid, Presbyterian Minister of Dunfanaghy, MR. J. MCELHENNY, son of MR. DAVID MCELHENNY, of Clune, to MARTHA, second daughter of MR. JOHN DIVER, of Cashelmore Bath, near Crieslough, county Donegal

 

February 5 1842

On the 25th ult., by the Rev. David Reid, Presbyterian Minister, Dunfanaghy, MR. ADAM WILSON, son of MR. ROBERT WILSON, of Aghadahar, to ANNE, third daughter of MR. ADAM WILSON, of Creevy, near Crieslough, county Donegal

 

January 23 1843

On the 19th inst., by the Rev. David Reid, Presbyterian Minister, Dunfanaghy, MR. JOSEPH HARRIS, son of MR. JAMES HARRIS, Glencar, to MISS MCNUTT, daughter of MR. JOHN MCNUTT, Rossgull, near Crieslough, in the county of Donegal

 

April 1 1843

On the 21st ult., in Ballymore Church, near Dunfanaghy, by the Rev. Charles F. Stewart, Rector of Clondahorky, RICHARD IRVINE, ESQ., of Carrycannon, to JANE, eldest daughter of the late MR. RICHARD WILKINSON, of Creeslough

 

April 22 1843

On the 18th inst., by the Rev. Joseph McGee, P.P., Clondahorkey, at the bride's residence, PATRICK MCGUIRE, eldest son of PETER MCGUIRE, ESQ., of Virginia, county Cavan, to MISS ELIZABETH RUXTON, eldest daughter of HENRY RUXTON, ESQ., of Creeslough, county Donegal

 

June 17 1843

On the 8th inst., in Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. D. Reid, MR. WILLIAM GIBSON, Ards, near Dunfanaghy, to FANNY, daughter of Mr. William Campbell, of said place

 

January 20 1844

In Muff Church, by the Rev. George Stewart, EDWARD JAMES HAMILTON, ESQ., eldest son of the REV. RICHARD HAMILTON, Rector of the Parishes of Culdaff and Cloncha, to GEORGINA SUSAN, youngest daughter of the late GENERAL GEORGE V. HART, of Kilderry and Doe Castle, county Donegal, for many years M.P. of the same county

 

January 23 1847

On the 14th inst., by licence, in the Presbyterian Church of Dunfanaghy, by the Rev. David Reid, M.A., MR. ROBERT WILKINSON, son of the late MR. WILLIAM WILKINSON, of Dunfanaghy, to MARY, third daughter of the late GIDEON WILSON, of Creevy, Rosgull

 

January 12 1848

On the 8th inst., in the Parish Church of Clondahorkey, by the Rev. C.F. Stewart, MR. THOMAS ARMSTRONG, Galdanagh, Mannorcunningham, to MARY JANE, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS INGRAM, Rampart Farm, Creeslough

 

March 18 1848

On the 2nd inst., at the Presbyterian Church of Dunfanaghy, by licence, by the Rev. David Reid, M.A., MR. JOHN WASON, son of MR. JAMES WASON, of Dromore, near Letterkenny, to MISS ELIZA ALGEO, youngest daughter of the late MR. ALEXANDER ALGEO, of Roshin, near Dunfanaghy, county Donegal

 

September 21 1849

At Ballymore Church, by the Rev. William Allman, EZEKIEL BRADSHAW TYDD, youngest son of the late EZEKIEL TYDD, ESQ., of Redgemount, county Tipperary, to BARBARA, youngest daughter of the late WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., J.P., of Oak Park, county Donegal

 

October 5 1849

At Ballymore Church, by the Rev. William Allman, MR. DAVID MCKELVEY, JUN., to MISS MARY WILKINSON, both of Dunfanaghy, in the county Donegal

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At New York, by the Rev Dr. Chubbs, MR. ALEXANDER PATTERSON MCKELVEY, formerly of Ards, in the county Donegal, to MISS ELIZABETH BRISCOE, of that city

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At Pittsburgh, State of Pennsylvania, MR. ROBERT THOMPSON MCKELVEY, formerly of Ards, to MISS ANNE HOPKINS, of Letterkenny, in the county Donegal

 

November 23 1849

In Scots' Church, Ramelton, on the 21st inst., by the Rev. Matthew Wilson, Captain Edward Sims, Dunfanaghy, now at Londonderry, to Miss Margaret Henderson, daughter of the late Mr. Henderson, Letterkenny

 

January 18 1850

On the 12th inst., according to the rites of the Presbyterian and Roman Catholic Churches, MATTHEW POWER, ESQ., of Creeslough, county Donegal, Lieutenant of Revenue Police, fourth son of the late THOMAS POWER, ESQ., of Butlerstown, U.S., Consul at Londonderry House, in the county of Waterford, to MARIE EVANS, stepdaughter of COLONEL R.L. LOUGHEAD, U.S. Consul at Londonderry

 

July 25 1851

On Wednesday, the 16th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Ramelton, by the Rev. James Bell, brother to the bride, the REV. JOSEPH GALLAGHER, of Dunfanaghy, to CATHERINE, youngest daughter of MR. REID, CAIRN, Ramelton

 

August 5 1851

On the 29th ult., in Ballymore Church, by the Rev. William Allman, JOHN MITCHELL, ESQ., Inspector Coast Guard Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, to HARRIET, eldest daughter of JAMES STEPHENS, ESQ., Woodbine Cottage, and sister to LIEUTENANT STEPHENS, R.N., Coast Guard, Carrickfergus, county Antrim

 

September 3 1852

On the 26th ult., at the Church at Ballymore, county Donegal, by the Rev. Mr. Allman, MR. THOMAS BROWN, to HARRIETT, fourth daughter of MR. JOHN MITCHELL, Inspecting Chief Officer Coast Guard, district of Sheephaven

 

December 17 1852

On the 9th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Ramelton, by the Rev. James Reed, MR. JOHN THOMPSON, of Ards, to ELIZA, eldest daughter of the late ROBERT DAVISON, of Cairn

 

March 31 1854

In the Second Presbyterian Church, Ramelton, on the 23rd inst., by the Rev. Dr. Gamble, MR. JAMES ARMOUR, of Ards, to CATHERINE, eldest daughter of MR. WILLIAM NELSON, of Ards

 

October 19 1855

On Thursday, the 11th inst., in the Parish Church, near Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, by the Rev. C.F. Stewart, MR. GEORGE REID, boot and shoemaker, of Dunfanaghy, to MISS JANE ANGELINA MCCULLOCH, daughter of MR. ROBERT MCCULLOCH, tailor, clothier and woollendraper, Newtownards, county Down

 

June 20 1856

On the 12th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Dunfanaghy, by the Rev. Joseph Gallagher, MR. THOMAS HASTINGS, Creeslough, to FANNY, daughter of MR. JOHN RAMSAY, Ballyraibe, Letterkenny, county Donegal

 

January 2 1857

On the 23rd ult., in the Ray Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Rentoul, MR. ANTHONY WILKINSON, Creeslough, near Dunfanaghy, to MISS ISABELLA BROWNE, eldest daughter of the late MR. JAMES BROWNE, Bonagee, near Letterkenny

 

March 6 1857

On the 3rd inst., at the Parish Church, Lower Moville, by the Rev. C. Seymour, Rector of the Parish, ALEXANDER MCCREA MADDISON, ESQ., Doe Castle, county Donegal, to ELIZA MARY, third daughter of STEPHEN SHARP, ESQ., Lieutenant, R.N.

 

January 1 1858

On the 24th ult., in the First Letterkenny Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Kinnear, MR. ROBERT PATTERSON, of Drumlackagh, near Dunfanaghy, to MARGARET, eldest daughter of MR. WILLIAM TORRENS, of Glencar

 

March 5 1858

On the 26th ult., in the Presbyterian Church, Dunfanaghy, by the Rev. Robert White, MR. WILLIAM CAMPBELL, Ards, to JANE, eldest daughter of MR. JAMES KNOX, Dunfanaghy

 

September 30 1859

September 22, in the Presbyterian Church, Dunfanaghy, by the Rev. Joseph Gallagher, MR. WILLIAM JOHN WILKINSON, merchant, to MARTHA, second daughter of MR. JAMES KNOX, merchant, both of Dunfanaghy

 

March 2 1860

On the 16th February, in the Third Presbyterian Church, Ramelton, by the Rev. James Reid, MR. ANDREW FLOYD, of Ards, to CATHERINE, the youngest daughter of the late Mr. Nathan Hunter, of Breaghy

 

11-May-60

April 27, in Edinburgh, by Mr. Anderson, accompanied by Mr. Dickie, Co Pastors of the Baptist Church, Bristow Street, MR. A. LIVINGSTONE, Baptist Minister, Dunfanaghy, to EUPHEMIA, only daughter of the late MR. W. COMBE, Kirkcaldy

 

September 20 1861

September 12, at the Parish Church, Clondahorkey, by the Rev. William Allman, M.A., MR. JOHN ANDERSON, second son of MR. WILLIAM ANDERSON, cabinetmaker and upholsterer, Letterkenny, to ISABELLA, second and only daughter of MR. DAVID MCKELVEY, of Ards, near Dunfanaghy, in the county of Donegal, formerly of Newtownards, in the county Down

 

February 14 1862

February 6, at Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph Gallagher, A.M., MR. ROBERT STEWART, Ballymore, to SARAH, youngest daughter of the late MR. THOMAS PATTERSON, Murroe

 

November 28 1862

November 22, in the Cathedral, Derry, by the Rev. Francis Smith, HENRY A. LOWRY, ESQ., Drumcrowe, Raphoe, to Mary, daughter of MR. NATHANIEL MCFADDEN, Dunfanaghy

 

February 6 1863

January 29, at Gartan Church, by the Rev. H. Maturin, MR. THOMAS KEARNEY, Rooskey, Parish of Clondahorkey, to ISABELLA, youngest daughter of the late MR. ARCHIBALD REID, Churchtown, Parish of Gartan

 

February 20 1863

February 12, in Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph Gallagher, A.M., MR. GEORGE STEWART, Dunfanaghy, to MATILDA, eldest daughter of the late MR. THOMAS PATTERSON, Murroe

 

February 16 1864

February 9, in the Dunfanaghy Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Joseph Gallaher, MR. ARCHIBALD ELLIOTT, Ards, to MISS CAROLINE SCORER, of the same Place

 

April 29 1864

April 20, in the Registrar's Office, Dunfanaghy, by Mr. John Moffit, District Registrar, and afterwards by the Rev. Daniel Magee, P.P., of Gweedore, MR. JOHN SHARKEY, Bunbeg, to MISS MARTHA DURBEN, the daughter of MR. GEORGE DURBEN, Coast Guard Service, Rutland Division, county Donegal

 

July 5 1864

June 30, in the Third Presbyterian Church, Ramelton, by the Rev. John Greenlees, A.M., MR. JOHN MCGRATH, Ards, to REBECCA, daughter of MR. SAMUEL GARDNER, Castleshanaghan

 

December 16 1864

December 15, in the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Derry, by the Rev. Robert Ross, MR. JOHN MONTGOMERY, Cloon, Cashelmore, county Donegal, to ELIZA JANE, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN WILSON, Carncamon, Taughboyne, county Donegal

 

February 7 1865

January 31, in the Presbyterian Church, Milford, by the Rev. Robert White, MR. RICHARD MOFFITT, Dunfanaghy, draper, to FANNY, second daughter of MR. JAMES GRAHAM, Milford

 

March 5 1867

February 28, in the Presbyterian Church, Newtowncunningham, by the Rev. William Scott, assisted by the Rev. Samuel McClure, Crossroads, MR. ANDREW SPROULE, of Fernhill, son of the late DR. W.J. SPROULE, of Dunfanaghy, to MISS MARGARET ANNE COCHRANE, daughter of MR. WILLIAM COCHRANE, of Castrues

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February 28, in the Roman Catholic Church, Clondahorkey, by the Very Rev. Thomas Diver, P.P., assisted by the Rev. Daniel McGhee, P.P., EDWARD LAFFERTY, ESQ., Post Office, Creeslough, to KATE, second daughter of DANIEL KELLY, ESQ., Milltown House, Massinass

 

October 22 1867

At Clondahorky Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. T. Diver, P.P., MR. P. MCFADDEN, Cashel, to GRACE, fourth daughter of MR. HENRY MCGHEE, Knockduff, Dunfanaghy

 

March 9 1869

March 4, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. O. Leitch, MR. CHARLES ALGEO, of Faugher, Dunfanaghy, to REBECCA, the youngest daughter of MR. DAVID RANKIN, Strahurly

 

June 22 1869

June 15, at the Parish Church of Mevagh, by the Rev. William Allman, MR. JOSHUA MOFFITT, Ballymore, to ZILDA, third daughter of MR. HENRY WILKINSON, Glenree

 

November 5 1869

Oct. 28, at South Molton Church, by the Rev. T.H. Maitland, A.M., assisted by the Rev. G. Gent, A.B., FRANCIS EDWARD CLARKE, ESQ., A.B., M.B., Trinity College, Dublin, eldest and only surviving son of DR. F. CLARKE, A.M., F.R.C.S., M.R.I.A., St. Helens, Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, to LUCY ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of JAMES FLEXMAN, ESQ., M.R.C.S., Duke Street, South Molton, Devonshire

 

 

Deaths

 

August 27 1831

At his residence, Ards House, after a few hours illness, ALEXANDER STEWART, ESQ., in his 86th year

 

July 26 1834

At Dunfanaghy, on Wednesday, 16th inst., MRS. RANKIN, wife of JAMES RANKIN, ESQ., Surgeon, R.N., in the 30th year of her age

 

August 27 1836

On Tuesday morning, in this City, where he had resided for some time previous under medical treatment, MR. THOMAS HARPER, of Ards, in the county of Donegal, aged 60 years

 

December 31 1836

Near Dunfanaghy, LIEUTENANT CARRINGTON, Royal Navy, where he had been formerly stationed. Although belonging to, and distinguished by high connections, he spent his last few years by the " world forgot." His remains were deposited in the ancient graveyard of Doe Castle. On reaching the estate of Captain Hart, the Union flag was lowered, and minute guns fired as a tribute of respect due to a comrade in arms

 

June 3 1837

On 21st May, at Creeslough, county Donegal, MRS. CHARLOTTE WRAY, relict of the late GORE WRAY, ESQ., aged 87 years

 

March 17 1838

On the 15th inst., at his residence, Doe Castle, county Donegal, JOHN HART, ESQ., a Magistrate of that County, and an Alderman of the city of Londonderry. Captain Hart was the eldest son of the late GENERAL GEORGE VAUGHAN HART, Governor of Derry and Culmore, and many years the highly respected representative in Parliament for the county of Donegal

 

May 5 1838

On Friday last, at Craig, county Donegal, at the advanced age of 85 years, MR. JOHN BARR

 

January 12 1839

On Tuesday night, the 8th inst., at the house of ROBERT RAMSEY, ESQ., near Letterkenny, WILLIAM J. SPROULE, ESQ., M.D., late of Dunfanaghy Dispensary

 

October 19 1839

On Thursday the 3rd inst., at her residence, Ards, county Donegal, ELIZABETH, wife of the late MR. THOMAS HARPER, aged 58 years

 

January 4 1840

On the 29th ult., at the residence of THOMAS HASTINGS, ESQ., of Creeslough, near Dunfanaghy, MISS DENNISTON, aged 99 years. She was sister to CAPTAIN JAMES DENNISTON, and niece to the REV. JOHN DENNISTON, who was for many years, Rector of the parish of Mevagh

 

April 4 1840

On the 24th ult., at his residence at Port, Dunfanaghy, HENRYWILKINSON, aged 48 years, much to be lamented by his widow and five children

 

April 11 1840

At Dunfanaghy, on Tuesday, the 7th April, MR. ARCHIBALD MAHON, aged 50 years, after a lingering illness

 

January 23 1841

At Creeslough, near Dunfanaghy, on the 12th inst., MR. RICHARD WILKINSON

 

February 6 1841

During the late snow storm a man named RODDY DIVER, went to the village of Creeslough, county Donegal, and remained drinking in a public house, till he became intoxicated to such a degree, unable to return home, he was made a bed for the night in that house. In the morning his body was found burned to a cinder, and could not be removed until it was placed in a coffin

 

May 29 1841

On Thursday, the 27th inst., about the hour of one o'clock, p.m., ROBERT BAIRD, aged 20 years, the son of JAMES BAIRD, JUNIOR, of Magherablade, near Creeslough, was drowned while in the act of bathing, with his two uncles, in the neighbourhood of Doe Castle, county Donegal

 

September 11 1841

On the 30th ult., aged 79 years, MR. SAMUEL DINSMORE, of Dunfanaghy, county Donegal

 

March 5 1842

February 22nd, at Rockhill, near Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, in the 70th year of her age, LADY MARY STEWART, relict of ALEXANDER STEWART, ESQ., of Ards House, and second daughter of the late Marquis of Drogheda

 

May 14 1842

At Port, near Dunfanaghy, MR. JOHN WILKINSON, aged 75 years, regretted by all who knew him

 

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On the 6th inst., at the residence of her son in law, G.E. SPENCER, ESQ., Chief Officer of the Coast Guard on Rathlin Island, CATHERINE, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL DINSMORE, of Dunfanaghy, county Donegal

 

October 15 1842

On the 8th inst., of consumption, aged 41, leaving five infant children to deplore her loss, MRS. SMYTH, wife of MR. WILLIAM SMYTH, of Myroe, near Dunfanaghy, and late of the City

 

February 4 1843

August 24, at Sydney, New South Wales, by a fall from his horse, while fording a lagoon, JAMES, the youngest son of the late REV. DOCTOR C.H. USSHER, ex F.C.T.D., Rector of the parishes of Tullyaughnish and Clondahorky, in the Diocese of Raphoe

 

July 1 1843

On the 16th ult., at Portnassau, county Donegal, the residence of her daughter MRS. SHEIL, in the 85th year of her age, JANE, relict of the late JOHN JOHNSTON, ESQ., of Brookhill House, and sister to the late ROBERT JOHNSTON, ESQ., K.C., of Magheramena

 

November 18 1843

On the 13th inst., in the 56th year of his age, MR. NATHAN HUNTER, of Breaghy, for many years an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, Ramelton

 

November 25 1843

At Dunfanaghy, on the 19th inst., of influenza, Jane, third daughter of MR. ROBERT WILKINSON, aged 13 years

 

January 20 1844

At Creeslough, on the 11th inst., MR. JOHN HASTINGS, second son of THOMAS HASTINGS, ESQ.

 

January 22 1844

At Creeslough, on the 6th inst., MR. JOHN WILKINSON, after a few days illness

 

July 20 1844 

At Woodhill, on the 15th inst., JAMES E. NESBITT, ESQ., aged 81 years, formerly Major, in the Donegal Regiment

 

August 10 1844

At Runclevin House, the residence of his grandmother, on Thursday 1st August, RICHARD, eldest son of MR. ROBERT WILKINSON, Dunfanaghy, aged 23 years

 

November 16 1844

At Hong Kong, China, on the 6th January, MR. GEORGE MAHON, aged 30 years. He was a native of Dunfanaghy

 

March 22 1845

At Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, on Tuesday, the 11th inst., of disease of the heart, CATHERINE, second daughter of MR. ROBERT WILKINSON, aged 15 years

 

May 31 1845

In Creeslough, on the 28th inst., MARY, relict of the late MR. ANDREW MCELHINNY, of said Place

 

March 7 1846

On the 23rd ult., at his residence near Dunfanaghy, of abscess on his lungs, RICHARD JEKYLL, ESQ., Registrar of Marriages for the district of Dunfanaghy

 

October 10 1846

On the 2nd inst., at Greenhill, in the county Donegal, ELIZABETH FENWICK, relict of WILLIAM FENWICK, ESQ., and sister of the late Bishop of Raphoe, in the 90th year of her age

 

December 5 1846

Lately, near Dunfanaghy, MR. WILLIAM SMYTH, who was, for 25 years, a Classical Assistant in the Diocesan School of Derry, under the REV. JAMES KNOX. Mr. Smith has left a family of seven destitute children to deplore his loss

 

July 4 1846

On the 10th of February, at Tobago, D.W. SPEAR, ESQ., formerly of Dunfanaghy, county Donegal

 

December 19 1846

At Dunfanaghy, on Sunday, the 13th inst., MR. JOHN IRVINE, aged 43 years

 

August 21 1847

At Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, on the 6th inst., ARCHIBALD HAMILTON HACKETT, aged 5 years, second son of MR. FRANCIS STEPHEN HACKETT, Officer of Excise

 

March 11 1848

On the 1st inst., at his residence, Little Ards, Ramelton, after a lingering illness, MR. ROBERT GRIER, aged 72 years

 

November 25 1848

Friday 17th, at the residence of his father, Kill, near Dunfanaghy, MR. SAMUEL CAMPBELL

 

February 10 1849

On the 1st inst., at Ards, near Dunfanaghy, in the county of Donegal, after a short illness, aged 51 years, Jane, wife of MR. DAVID MCKELVEY

 

February 24 1849

On the 19th inst., after a protracted illness, JOHN, son of SAMUEL FLOYD, of Ards, aged 29 years

 

March 3 1849

On the 26th inst., at her brother's residence, in Linsfort, in the 87th year of her age, ANNE PORTER, relict of the late MR. ROBERT PORTER, of Creeslough

 

January 25 1850

On the 19th inst., at Dunfanaghy, MR. ROBERT WILKINSON for 30 years, postmaster of that Town

 

March 29 1850

March 24, at Rockhill, Letterkenny, county Donegal, the residence of his brother, ALEXANDER ROBERT STEWART, ESQ., of Ards House, J.P., and D.L., aged 55 years

 

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On Sunday night, last, at Rockhill, Letterkenny, MR. JOHN PALMER, for many years house steward at Ards

 

June 13 1851

May 30, at Charlemont Terrace, Kingstown, THOMAS STEWART, ESQ., brother of the late W. STEWART, ESQ., Horn Head, Dunfanaghy, county Donegal

 

April 8 1853

At Dundridion Cottage, Marble Hill, county Donegal, MR. JAMES STEPHENS, father of LIEUTENANT STEPHENS, R.N., Coast Guard, Carrickfergus, in the 86th year of his age

 

May 13 1853

On the 23rd of April, at Sandhiills Dunfanaghy, JOHN MITCHELL, ESQ., Inspector of Coast Guards, aged 62 years

 

February 2 1855

At Culdaff House, on the 27th ult., aged 76 years, MRS. EVANS, relict of the late CAPTAIN ROBERT EVANS, R.N., brother of the late SIR JOHN EVANS, of Erbistock Hall, North Wales. Deceased was the youngest daughter of the late GEORGE NESBITT, ESQ., of Woodhill in the county Donegal

 

July 3 1855

On Friday morning the 22nd ult., at Ards House, county Donegal, after a short illness, SUSAN ROSE, aged 59 years. She lived many years at Ards House, the seat of ALEXANDER J.R. STEWART, ESQ., as housekeeper

 

September 28 1855

At Cashelmore, September 24, Margaret, wife of Mr. Thomas McBride, aged 35 years

 

May 16 1856

On the 11th inst., at Doe Castle, county Donegal, the REV. J.G. MADDISON, formerly Rector of West Monkton, Somersetshire, aged 64 years

 

May 1 1857

The body of JOHN C. MCKELVEY, who was drowned on the evening of the 19th March, in Sheephaven Bay was washed ashore on the 18th ult., on the sand banks nearly opposite to the Bar of Ards. The deceased was identified by the clothes he was wearing at the time of the accident together with his watch. Prior to entering the curragh he had shown the watch to the coastguard at Downing's. The watch had shown the time of five minutes to six o'clock and when recovered was stopped at exactly a quarter past six allowing for the time to reach the curragh and get under way it was considered that he had been on the water for not more than ten minutes when the tragedy had occurred. There has been no trace as yet of the body of his companion William Baker

 

August 14 1857

As the result of a shooting accident on Tuesday the 11th inst., whilst duck shooting with friends, at Sheephaven Bay, near Dunfanaghy, MR. GEORGE PEOPLES, son of MR. H. PEOPLES, of Letterkenny, died of his wound on the afternoon of Wednesday the 12th inst

 

December 31 1858

On the 14th inst., at Orangefield, Letitia, wife of MR. JAMES MCLACHLAN, eldest daughter of MR. MCKELVEY, agent, Ards, county Donegal

 

March 4 1859

At Dunfanaghy, on the 22nd ult., of bronchitis, the infant son, aged 11 months, of MR. EDMUND MURPHY

 

March 11 1859

March 4, at Ards, near Dunfanaghy, in the county of Donegal, after a short illness, JANE, third and youngest daughter of MR. DAVID MCKELVEY, aged 18 years

 

July 22 1859

July 17th, at Ards, Ramelton, MR. SAMUEL FLOYD, for many years a ruling elder in the First Presbyterian Church, aged 76 years

 

March 23 1860

On the 2nd January, at his residence, Raglan Street, Emerald Hill, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, GEORGE PATTON MCKELVEY, ESQ., aged 88 years, eldest son of MR. MCKELVEY, of Ards, near Dunfanaghy, in the county of Donegal, formerly of Newtownards, in the county Down

 

September 6 1861

September 3, JOHN O'DONNELL, at Dunfanaghy, as a result of an accident in which a horse and cart bolted and fell into a deep trench

 

January 24 1862

January 17, at Ballymore, near Ards, Dunfanaghy, MR. WILLIAM DICKSON, aged 60 years

 

June 6 1862

May 29, at Dunfanaghy, of bronchitis, CATHERINE, aged 18 months, daughter of MR. EDWARD MURPHY

 

August 22 1862

August 17, at his residence, Dunfanaghy, HENRY PROSSER, ESQ., Inspecting Officer of the Coast Guard Service

 

October 3 1862

On the 23rd September, at her residence, Greenville Street, Dublin, ELIZABETH REBECCA CHAMBERS, the sister of the late REV. CHARLES BOYTON, formerly a Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, and the widow of the late DANIEL CHAMBERS, ESQ., formerly of Rockhill, county Donegal

 

January 2 1863

December 24, at Greenfield, the seat of her son, HENRY WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., Inspector of county Longford Constabulary, ELIZABETH, aged 98, relict of the late JOHN WRAY, Captain of the 39th Regiment of Foot, and daughter of the late REV. ALEXANDER CRAWFORD, Prebendary of the Parish of Clondehorky, and sister of the REV. JAMES CRAWFORD, Rector of Mevagh

 

June 12 1863

June 9, at Dunfanaghy, after a short illness, THOMAS RORKE, ESQ., S.I., deeply regretted by his family and friends. His remains were interred in the Parish graveyard of Clondehorkey

 

November 27 1863

November 18, at Magherablade, near Creeslough, MR. NEAL O'BOYLE, uncle of the RIGHT REV. DR. MCGETTIGAN, Roman Catholic Bishop of Raphoe, aged 71 years

 

February 23 1864

February 18, at Dunfanaghy, the infant daughter of EDMUND MURPHY, ESQ

 

March 8 1864

At Dunfanaghy, of bronchius, ALEXANDER MARK, ESQ., aged 14 months, fourth son of Edward Murphy

 

May 10 1864

May 1, at Dunfanaghy, MR. THOMAS COLLINS, pensioner, from the 2nd. Battalion of the 44th Regiment of Foot, aged 90 years. Deceased was a native of a village in the Queen's County, Cournaruskey, near Carlow, and entered the 44th Regiment in April 1802. He served on the Continent, under the Duke of Wellington, at Cuidad Rodrigo, Orthes, Badajos, and was present at Waterloo, where he was wounded for the third time. His first wound was received at Bergem op Zoom, in Holland

 

June 17 1864

June 13, at Dunfanaghy, Catherine, wife of MR. WILLIAM LATTIMER, constabulary, aged 22 years. Deceased was a native of near Ballinamore, county Leitrim

 

June 21 1864

June 18, Bridget, daughter of MR. HENRY MAGEE, of Knockaduff, near Dunfanaghy, and niece to the REV. DANIEL MAGEE, P.P., Gweedore, aged 16 years

 

October 25 1864

October 14, at his residence, Dunfanaghy, MR. JAMES NIXON, postmaster of that Town

 

February 28 1865

On the 19th February, at Dunfanaghy, after three days illness from bronchitis, FANNY, daughter of the late JAMES NIXON, ESQ., of that Town

 

April 25 1865

April 19, at the General Hospital, Belfast, after a few days' illness, MR. WILLIAM GILLILAND, of Dunfanaghy

 

May 30 1865

May 24, at Crieslough, of decline, MR. MICHAEL HARKIN, grocer and spirit dealer

 

July 31 1866

On Thursday, the 19th inst., an inquest was held at Dunfanaghy, before F.G. Long, Esq., Coroner on the body of a man named JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, a shoemaker, aged 38 years, a native of Rathmullan, who had been residing in Dunfanaghy for the past nine months. It appears that deceased had retired to rest at an early hour on the previous evening, apparently in good health, and was found dead the following morning. FRANCIS CLARKE, ESQ., M.D., of Dunfanaghy, who examined the body immediately after death, stated that the cause of death was the internal rupture of an internal blood vessel

 

November 27 1866

November 15, at the Ards, near Ramelton, MARY, relict of the late MR. SAMUEL FLOYD, aged 85 years

 

January 15 1867

During the late snow storm, THOMAS MCFADDEN, who was in the employ of MRS. E. NIXON, postmistress of Dunfanaghy, left Glen, a small village about three miles from Creeslough, in order to return home. He, accompanied by a young man from Dunfanaghy, was driving a bread cart belonging to his employer. After leaving the village, McFadden, because of the wind sweeping the snow into heavy wreaths, made the road almost impassable, decided to return to Glen, much against the advice and wishes of his companion. His body was found the next day on the road side, he leaves a wife and six children

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The driver of a bread cart between Dunfanaghy and Carrigart, named O'DONNELL, perished in the late snow. The horse was capsized in a sow wreath on the road between Carrigart and Lackagh Bridge, and the poor driver perished

 

March 15 1867

March 10, at Letterkenny, JAMES DIVER, ESQ., father of the REV. MR. DIVER, Parish Priest of Clondahorkey, county Donegal

 

December 10 1867

At Dunfanaghy, county Donegal, by his own hand, JAMES MCGINLEY, farmer. Mr. McGinley got up from beside his fire where he had been sitting with his wife and family, stating that he was going out on business to a neighbouring house. He did not return and his body was found the next morning suspended from a beam in his own barn

 

January 10 1868

January 2, at Dunfanaghy, Mr. William Mahon, aged 58 years

 

January 14 1868

January 7, at his residence, Ballymore, near Dunfanaghy, Mr. Joshua Moffitt, aged 81 years

 

January 24 1868

January 15, at Dunfanaghy, from disease of the lungs, MR. DENIS FRIEL, aged 29 years

 

April 24 1868

April 20, at Dunfanaghy, of bronchitis, EVELEEN, the infant daughter of EDMUND MURPHY, ESQ

 

September 22 1868

September 17, at her residence, Dunfanaghy, CHARLOTTE, relict of the late MR. WILLIAM DICKSON, Ballymore, aged 74 years

 

October 20 1868

October 15, at his residence, Horn Head, county of Donegal, after a few days' illness, the REV. CHARLES FREDERICK STEWART, Prebendary of Clondahorky, aged 68 years

 

February 23 1869

Feb 15, at Letterkenny, MR. DAVID MCKELVEY, in his 78th year. Deceased was from Newtownards, and for 49 years held the position of book keeper of the Ards Estate, county Donegal, having resigned that position in 1852

 

August 10 1869

July 31, At Ballyraine, WILLIAM RAMSAY, ESQ., late of Dunfanaghy, aged 64 Years

 

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