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Birth, Marriage & Death Notices, Drumhome, Co Donegal, 1829 to 1856

Transcribed from the Londonderry Sentinel, Londonderry Standard, and the Strabane Morning Post

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August 15 1840

At Ballintra, the lady of the REV. GEORGE GRIFFITH, of a daughter


November 28 1840

Nov. 13, at Ballintra House, the lady of ANDREW HAMILTON, ESQ., of a daughter


November 29 1845

On the 23rd inst., at Ballintra, the lady of the REV. ROBERT ELLIS, of a son


September 12 1846

On the 6th inst., at Ballintra, the lady of ANDREW HAMILTON, ESQ., of a daughter


September 30 1848

At Millview Lodge, Ballintra, the lady of WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, ESQ., of a daughter


January 3 1868

December 28, at Bell's Isle, Ballintra, county Donegal, the wife of ARTHUR H. HUNTER, ESQ., of a daughter


February 4 1868

On the 1st February, at Ballintra, the wife of CONSTABLE W. J. PHAIR, R.I.C., of a son


October 19 1869

Oct. 11, at Ballintra, the wife of CONSTABLE PHAIR, R.I.C., of a son




June 27 1826

At Ballintra, county of Donegal, JAMES TAYLOR, ESQ of Raphoe, to Mary daughter of JOHN MILLER, ESQ.


July 17 1830

A few days ago, in Ballintra Church, MR. THOMPSON, ESQ., M.D., to MISS HAMILTON, daughter of the late JOHN HAMILTON, ESQ., of Coxtown


February 12 1831

On the 28th ult., at Ballintra Church, by the Rev. M.G. Fenwick, LIEUT. THOMAS HAMILTON, R.N., to ANNE, second daughter of JOHN MILLER, ESQ., of Ballintra


November 10 1832

On the 1st inst., in Ballintra Church, county Donegal, by the Rev. Loftus Reade, Rector of the parish of Devenish, the REV. GEORGE HARRISON READE, to FRANCES ANNE, third daughter of the late SIR CHICHESTER FORTESCUE


June 4 1836

On the 26th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Kelly, P.P., at her mother's house, Ballintra, MR. LAUGHLIN GILLESPIE, of this City [Londonderry], to ROSE, eldest daughter of the late MR. WALLS


November 19 1836

In the Church of Ballintra, on the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Kincaid, MR. WILLIAM BARCLAY, of Ardarver, near Castlederg, to RUTH, third daughter of MR. JOHN MOUBRAY, of Ballintra


December 10 1836

November 26, at Ballintra Church, by the Rev. John Kincaid, BENJAMIN BEAUFOY, ESQ., Camberwell, to SUSAN, fourth daughter of the late JOHN HAMILTON, of Coxtown, county Donegal


May 20 1837

May 11, at Ballisaferry Church, in the county of Mayo, ANDREW HAMILTON, ESQ., of Ballintra House, county Donegal, to ANNA, daughter of the late JOHN PARKINS, ESQ., of Ballybrunny, county of Mayo


June 8 1839

In the Parish Church of Drumholm, by the Rev. M. Fenwick, Rector, MR. WILLIAM PATTERSON, of the Cloth and Fancy Hall, Ballintra, to MRS. CARELOS, relict of the late MR. CARELOS


June 25 1852

On Thursday, the 17th inst., in Ballintra Church, by the Rev. John Kincaid, MR. NICHOLAS SIMS, of Castlefin, to ELIZA, only daughter of the late THOMAS GRAHAM, ESQ., merchant, Strabane,  county Tyrone


February 10 1854

On the 31st ult., in Ballintra Church, by the Rev. John Kincaid, Rector of Drumholm, county Donegal, MR. GEORGE HAMMOND, youngest son of MR. WILLIAM HAMMOND, Drumhory, to ANNIE, eldest daughter of MR. JOHN WRAY, Arneygesson


May 6 1859

April 28, at St. Peter's Church, by the Rev. A. William Stewart, Rector of Tullaghobegley, ALEXANDER BEAUFOY THOMPSON, ESQ., M.R.C.S., Falcarragh, county Donegal, youngest son of WILLIAM THOMPSON, ESQ., M.D., Bay View, Ballintra, county Donegal, to ELIZA JANE, eldest daughter of the late WILLIAM TUCKER, ESQ., of North Frederick Street, Dublin, and Peterville, county Meath


March 2 1860

February 16, in Ballintra Church, Parish of Drumholm, by the Rev. John Kincaid, MR. WILLIAM THOMPSON, son of the REV. SAMUEL THOMPSON, Presbyterian Minister, to SUSAN, third daughter of MR. JAMES HAMILTON, of Rushbrook


November 7 1862

On the 30th October 30, at Ballintra Church, county Donegal, ARTHUR HAMILTON FOSTER, ESQ., of Bell's Isle, to ARABELLA ROSE HAMILTON, daughter of JOHN HAMILTON ESQ., D.L., of St. Ernan's, county Donegal


April 18 1865

April 11, in the Parish Church, Manorhamilton, by the Rev. Julius S. Haron, M.A., the REV. JAMES ELLIOTT, Primitive Wesleyan Methodist Minister, Downpatrick, to LIZZIE, youngest daughter of the late JOHN MOBRAY, ESQ., Brookfield, Ballintra, county Donegal


June 5 1866

May 29, in the First Donegal Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Archibald Lowry, MR. ISAAC GRAHAM, Moyne, Drumholm, to MISS MARGARET MORROW, Holmes, Killymard


December 22 1868

December 16, at Ballintra Church, by the Rev. John Kinkead, MR. GEORGE THOMPSON, Drumholme, to MARY JANE, second daughter of JAMES HAMILTON, ESQ., Rushbrook, Donegal


March 23 1869

March 16, at Ballintra Church, by the Rev. John Kincaid, MR. BENJAMIN S. BAILEY, R.I.C., Killybegs, to MISS ELIZABETH ANN FREEBORN, Ballintra




December 15 1838

At Ballintra, on the 8th inst., aged 11 years, Thomas, youngest son of MR. THOMAS MOUBRAY, after a lingering illness


May 4 1839

At Ballintra, on the 30th April, MRS. HAMILTON, relict of the late John Hamilton, Esq., of Coxtown, in her 79th year


August 31 1839

At his house in Ballymagroarty, near Ballintra, on Wednesday the 14th inst., SAMUEL CRAWFORD, aged 82 years. In 1795 he joined the Yeomanry Corps, and the Loyal Orange Institution, being for upwards of forty years District Master of Ballintra District Lodge, and Master of the Loyal Orange Lodge No 732 Ballintra


December 12 1840

On Tuesday morning last, after a lingering illness, MRS. THOMPSON, wife of WILLIAM THOMPSON, ESQ., surgeon, Ballintra


February 13 1841

On Friday evening week, in Ballintra, of malignant fever, the REV. MR. MCDONAGH, C.C., of that Town, son of the late MR. MCDONAGH, of Donegal


October 2 1841

At Ballintra, on Sunday last, at the advanced age of 86, MRS. CORSCADEN, relict of the late ARTHUR CORSCADEN, ESQ., of Ballintra


September 10 1842

At Callowhill, county Cavan, on Monday week, WILLIAM COCKBURN, ESQ., M.D., aged 27 yrs, youngest son of the late ABNER COCKBURN, ESQ., of Ballintra. His remains were interred in the family burying ground, Drumholm, county Donegal, on Wednesday last


September 30 1843

On the 28th inst., at Dulargy, county of Louth, ABRAHAM HAMILTON, ESQ., late of Ballintra


September 5 1846

At Millview, Ballintra, county Donegal, the residence of his brother, of consumption, JOHN ARMSTRONG, ESQ., for several years connected with the government press of New York. His remains passed through Enniskillen on Friday last, for the family burying place at Lisnaskea


February 27 1847

Of fever, on Tuesday, the 23rd inst., at his residence, Ballintra, in the county of Donegal, ARTHUR CORSCADEN, ESQ., in the 49th year of his age


January 1 1848

In Ballintra, on Wednesday last, at an advanced age, MR. FINLAY GREEN


January 8 1848

On the 6th inst., at Ballintra, aged 71 years, ROBERT MOWBRAY


December 21 1849

At Ballintra, on Sunday, the 6th inst., MISS REBECCA CORSCADEN, aged 68 years


December 28 1849

At Ballintra, on Sunday, the 16th inst., MISS BARBARA CORSCADEN, aged 68 years


June 7 1850

In Ballintra, county Donegal, on Tuesday last, MR. GEORGE MOUBRAY, woollendraper                                                                                                                                                                                                   


May 14 1852

 In Ballintra, on Wednesday morning, suddenly, after a lingering illness, MR. HENRY DINSMORE, woollendraper


June 20 1856

On Sunday week, at the residence of his son in law, ANDREW GREEN, ESQ., Merino Lodge, county Sligo, where he had been on a visit, SURGEON THOMPSON, formerly of Ballyshannon, father of WILLIAM THOMPSON, ESQ., M.D., Ballintra


February 19 1858

At Ballintra, on Friday, the 12th inst., MRS. GREEN, widow of the late MR. ANDREW GREEN, aged 87 years


October 1 1858

On the 20th ult., at Drumhorey, Parish of Drumhome, MR. WILLIAM HAMMOND, aged 76 years


February 27 1863

On the 20th of October, at sea, off the Cape of Good Hope, on board the ship Cornwallis, ALEXANDER B. THOMPSON, ESQ., M.D., and M.R.C.S.E, and late a lieutenant in the 6th Lancashire Militia, son of WILLIAM THOMPSON, ESQ., F.R.C.S.E., of Bay View, Ballintra, county Donegal


March 25 1864

March 18, at the residence of his father, Bay View, Ballintra, county Donegal, JOHN HAMILTON THOMPSON, ESQ., late Captain and Adjutant of the St. George's Rifle Volunteers, and formerly Adjutant of H.M.'s 96th Regiment, aged 81 years


April 7 1865

April 2, at her residence, Ballintra, SYDNEY, the beloved wife of MR. JOHN PORTER, Manager of the Loan Fund, aged 65 years


July 25 1865

July 8th, at Ballintra, after a protracted illness, Elizabeth, relict of the late MR. THOMAS GRAHAM, of Strabane, aged 74 years


January 25 1867

January 7, suddenly, at his residence, Ballintra, MR. ROBERT MOUBRY aged 51 years


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