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. . Name . Parish Information Reference
Capt.
BRUCE R.N. Kilbroney owner of a bathing lodge in 1836 V3 p 35 OSM
Mrs.
BRUCE . Kilmegan on executive committee of Castlewellan & Annsborough Dostrict Nursing Society in 1929 DR* 26/7/2006
Mrs. . BRUCE . Magheradrool received financial assistance of 1 shilling from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 12 May 1718 BPCR
. Alexander BRUCE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Mary Anne McCall; father of Mary Jane b. 6 Jul 1869 & female child b. 12 May 1871 & James b. 26 Jul 1872 CR
Miss Anne BRUCE . Blaris regd. Lisburn; daughter of William Bruce ; aged 19 married William McKee 22 Apr 1867 CR
Miss
Ann Stewart BRUCE   Down died 11 Apr 1879; wife of John Bell, schoolmaster; buried Downpatrick Non Subscribing Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. Archibald BRUCE . Knockbreda b. 1866 in Fofarshire, Scotland; labourer; Presbyterian; husband of Martha b. 1865 in Co. Down; married 2 years with no children; living at 4 Island St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
Mr. David BRUCE . Ardglass herring curer 28 Aug 1937 DR*
. David BRUCE .
Donaghadee & Newtownards
of Killaughy then Loughriscouse, Drumawhey & Ballyblack ; a labourer; son of John Bruce (a labourer) ; aged 19 married Margaret McGowan of Killaughy 11 Apr 1862 at Ballyblack Presbyterian Church, witnesses were James McGimpsey & Rebecca Gaw ; father of William John b. 21 Mar & bpt. 7 Jun 1863 & John b. 19 Dec 1867 & bpt. 26 Apr 1868 & Elizabeth b. 5 Jun & bpt. 20 Jun 1869 at Ballyblack Presbyterian Church PR; CR/PR
. Edward BRUCE . Donaghadee owned Ballybuttle townland in 1863 GV
.
Edward
BRUCE .
Kilbroney area
eldest son of Edward Bruce Esq. of Scout Bush (?); married Marua Head 24 Nov 1835 at Rostrevor Church of Ireland
BN
Miss Eliza BRUCE   Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; wife of James McCully; mother of James b. 1871 & John b. 1873 CR
Miss Eliza BRUCE   Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of John Hamilton ; mother of Johnb. 1866 CR
Miss Elizabeth BRUCE . Comber married Robert Munce 6 Mar 1851 at Comber 1st Presbyterian Church
CR/EA
Miss Elizabeh BRUCE . Comber daughter of Thomas Bruce ; married Robert Mann 7 Mar 1851 CR
Miss Elizabeth BRUCE . Newry mother of James b. 2 May 1865 & John b. 26 Nov 1867; daughter of Sarah Bruce CR
Miss Ellen BRUCE . Drumbo daughter of James Bruce ; aged 17 married Edward Dickson 23 Apr 1852 CR
Mrs. Ellen BRUCE . Newry daughter of John MacMaster ; aged 30 married John McCalvey 8 Mar 1855 CR
Capt. George James BRUCE DSO, MC, BAR Comber of Cuan, Carnesure ; managing director of family distillery, Comber Distillery Company in 1912 ; commander of local Ulster Volunteer Force in 1914; served & died in 1st World War TOOC p85,86; POD; War Memorial
Miss Grace BRUCE . Newtownards wife of Leech Brown; mother of Ellen b. 1870 CR
. J. BRUCE . Magheradrool in Ballynahinch townland, leased 2 acres from David S. Ker in 1863 GV
. James BRUCE . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; hsubadn of Sarah Ann McCallister; father of Martha b. 7 Jul 1869 CR
. James BREUC . Ardkeen area died 12 Apr 1742 aged 33; buried Ardkeen graveyard MIs
. James BRUCE . Bangor of Ballymagee St, Bangor; leased a house in the rear in 1863 from Robert E. Ward GV
. James BRUCE . Down married Catherine Murphy 3 Jan 1858 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. James BRUCE . Drumballyroney husband of Jane Bruce ; father of John b. 6 Jan & bpt. 21 Feb 1836 at Ballyroney Presbyterian Church PR
. James BRUCE . Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; husband of Agnes Dalzell; father of James b. 15 Mar 1874 CR
Rev James BRUCE . Killyleagh son of Rev. Michael Bruce of Killinchy; minister of 1st Presbyterian Church Killyleagh c. 1684; left for Scotland during the unrest but retunrned in 1691 ; died 17 Fev 1730 & succeeded by his son Rev. Patrick Bruce BPCR ; HCPCI p 168
. James BRUCE Esq. Killyleagh witness to Deed between Rev. Hamilton Trail & Charles Crymble re sale of Raleagh 25 Mar 1748 Register of Deeds
Rev.
James BRUCE Killyleagh husband of Margaret Trail; father of Rev. Patrick Bruce of Drumbo & Rev. Michael Bruce of Holywood; brother-in-law to Sara Handock (who died 1712) ; uncle of the philosopher Francis Hutcheson; minister of the Killyleagh Presbyterian church around 1810 HCPCI p126; MID p 115; DR 31 Jan 2001; KPC p 19
. James BRUCE . Knockbreda of Braniel ; leased land in 1813 from Earl of Hillsborough; held for the lives of Margaret Heron, James Caruthers &William Robinson FR
. James BRUCE . Knockbreda will probated 1838 , executor was A. Bruce of Gilnahirk IIW #8976
.
James
BRUCE . Holywood of Marmont Lodges , Holywood Road, Strandtown; a gardener in 1902 POD
Sgt. James BRUCE . Newry a colour sergeant of Tower Hamlets; died 14 Apr 1858 aged 47; husband of Ellen; buried St. Patrick's Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
. John BRUCE . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Sarah Allen; father of Jane b. 3 Jan 1868 CR
. John BRUCE . Drumbo & Kilbroney son of James Bruce; aged 25 married Rachel Martin 13 Apr 1862 in Drumbo; father of James b. 8 Apr 1866 (regd. Rostrevor) CR
. John BRUCE . Drumgooland daughter of James Bruce ; aged 29 married Sarah Jane Thompson 26 Apr 1854 CR
. John BRUCE . Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; husband of Mary Dalzell ; father of John b. 25 Jun 1871 & James b. 7 Apr 1875 CR
. John BRUCE . Kilmegan of Clanvaraghan , leased a house & 20 acres in 1863 from James B. Kennedy GV
.
John BRUCE . Newtownards of Newtownards ; husband of Eliza Wilson ; father of Mary Wilson Brown b. 5 Apr & bpt. 6 May 1860 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
. John BRUCE . Newtownards of Drumawhy; leased a house & garden in 1863 from Robert Rankin GV
. Joseph BRUCE . Drumgooland son of James Bruce; married Sarah Morrow 12 Nov 1862 ; father of Sarah Anne b. 20 Aug 1874 (regd. Ballyward) CR
Mr. M.R. BRUCE . Kilmegan organised fund raising for District Nurses Society 9 Mar 1937 DR*
Mrs.
Margaret
BRUCE .
Killyleagh
of 9 Hamilton Lane , Killyleagh 1891-1899;listed as head of the house, living with her daughter Mary Jane (a sppinner) & two boarders Sarah Scott & George Carville (both spinners)
Miss Maria BRUCE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Hugh Campbell; mother of Maria Jane b. 1870 CR
Miss Mary Jane BRUCE . Comber wife of James Hanna; mother of Nancy b. 1868 CR
Miss Mary Ann BRUCE . Drumballyroney & Aghaderg daughter of Michael Bruce ; married Thomas Fulton 5 Aug 1853 in Drumballyroney; mother of William b. 1865 & Thomas b. 1866 & George b. 1868 (regd. Loughbrickland) CR
Miss Mary BRUCE . Kilcoo hon. secretary of Newcastle Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club 21 & 26 Jan 1937 DR*
Miss
Mary
BRUCE . Knockbreda daughter of William Bruce ; married James Magee 11 Aug 1855 CR
. Mary BRUCE . Magheradrool received financial assistance of 2 pence from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 24 Jan 1720 BPCR
Rev. Michael BRUCE . Holywood son of Rev. James Bruce of Killyleagh ; minister of 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church from 10 Oct 1711 , led Non-Subscribers to establish new church BPCR ; HCPCI p126 ,159,160
Rev.
Michael BRUCE   Killyleagh from Scotland; minister of Killinchy Presbyterian Church from 1657; exiled to Killinchy Woods in 1662 & fled back to Scotland during the uprest; returned to Killinchy in 1670 but with more troubles returned to Scotland in 1689 , became minister of Anworth, Galloway & died there 1693 HCPCI p167; V17 p121 & V7 p 87 OSM
Miss Norah Isabel BRUCE . Kilmegan daughter of Capt. G.J. Bruce of Corriewood, Castlewellan; engagement notice to Michael C. Perceval of Kary Hill, Downpatrick 28 & 29 Sep 1936; hon. secretary District Nursing Society DR*
Rev. Patrick BRUCE .
Killyleagh & Drumbo
son of Rev. James Bruce of Killyleagh & brother of Rev. Michael Bruce of Holywood ; minister of Drumbo Presbyterian Church from 12 Jun 1717 , resigned 1728 and went to Scotland but then came back to replace his father at Killyleagh in 1731 ; died 9 Apr 1732; his daughter married Daniel Mussenden of Larchfield in 1783 BPCR ; HCPCI p126,168 ; LM 1984 p12
Mrs. Rachel BRUCE . Drumbo

daughter of Thomas Martin of Purdysburn; died 15 Jan 1875 aged 38; buried Drumbo Church of Ireland graveyard with Margaret G. Bruce (d. 8 Dec 1946)

MIs
Miss Rachel BRUCE . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of Thomas Vance; mother of Charlotte b. 1868 CR
. Robert BRUCE . Kilmood of Tullynagee ; appointed High Constable for the lower part of Castlereagh in Mar 1790 DS 2008 p17
. Robert BRUCE . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; son of Michael Bruce ; married Jane Fulton 28 Jun 1852 CR
. Samuel BRUCE . Comber owned Old Comber Whiskey Distillery 1871 to at least 1912 ACOC p25
Miss Sarah BRUCE . Newtownards daughter of Thomas Bruce ( a stonemason); married David Boal 14 Jan 1888 ; at 2nd Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were John Carlisle & Maggie Bruce PR
Miss Sidney BRUCE . Dromore daughter of Michael Bruce;married William Watt 7 Oct 1848; mother of Mary Margaret b. 1871 BVR; CR
. Thomas BRUCE . Bangor husband of Sarah Barbour; father of Thomas b. 7 Nov 1867 CR
. Thomas BRUCE . Comber father of Mrs. Mary McKeag (widow) who married John Munn 29 Nov 1855 CR
. Thomas BRUCE Esq Kilbroney of Benvenne, Rostrevor in 1846 POD
W.J. BRUCE . Magheradrool

of Ballynahinch; stamp distributor in 1862

POD
W.J. BRUCE . Magheradrool

of Harryville, Ballynahinch in 1910

POD
Mr.
W.
BRUCE . Newry area a contractor for Newry Council re erection of water pumps in Hilltown 24 Nov 1906 CP 21/4/2005
. Wallace BRUCE . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarret; husband of Isabella Stewart; father of William Wallace Bruce b. 29 Mar 1865 CR
. William BRUCE . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Mary Jane Douglas; father of Rachel b. 30 Mar 1865 & Edith b. 11 Jun 1869 & William b. 27 Jul 1871 & Ema Matilda b. 5 Jul 1873 CR
. William BRUCE . Bangor leased a house & small garden from Thomas Williamson in Ballymagee in 1861 (map available) GV: TU p 105
. William BRUCE . Drumbo son of James Bruce ; aged 21 married Matilda Letson 2 Nov 1847 CR
. William BRUCE . Drumgooland son of James Bruce ; aged 27 married Margaret McCrackin 7 Apr 1847 CR
. William BRUCE Esq. Killyleagh mentioned in Deed between Rev. Hamilton Trail & Charles Crymble re sale of Raleagh 25 Mar 1748 Register of Deeds, Dublin
. William J. BRUCE . Magheradrool in Market Square, Ballynahinch, leased a house & yard from John Bailie in 1863 GV
. . BRUCHES family Down in English St, Downpatrick, leased a house from Hugh Williamson in 1751 ESRR p 1
Widow. . BRUEL . Magheradrool received financial assistance of 6 pence from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 3 Mar 1706 BPCR
.
.
BRUNNAN . . see under Brennan .
. . BRUNTY
. . see under Bronte .
. William J. BRUCE . Magheradrool in Windmill St, Ballynahinch; leased a office & garden from John Bailie in 1863 GV
. . BRUSH . . Anglicisation of de Bros family in Dromore in 1622 PNNI V6 p 234
. A.E. BRUSH . Moira a magistrate in 1910 POD
Miss Anne BRUSH . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of William Edward Clarke; mother of John b. 1869 CR
. Augustus BRUSH . Magheralin of Drumnabreeze House; a land agent; appointed a magistrate 1 Jun 1866 & in 1886; presented Bishop Percy's robes to Dromore Cathedral c. 1900; the Brush family came to Drumnabreeze about 1800 RNPHCPI; POD; PNNI V6 p 235
. Augustus Edward BRUSH . Moira husband of Cornelia Angelina Brook; father of Lucy Mary Mildred b. 28 Sep 1868 CR
Mr. Crane BRUSH . Dromore leasing Thornhill farm & 25 acres 18 Jun 1795; landowner & yeomanry captain during United Irishmen Rebellion 1798 NS; DS 1998 p20
Crane BRUSH Esq. Dromore & Drumgath agent for General Sir R. Meade; lived at Dromore 1824; seneschal in 1836; agent for Church of Ireland Bishop; donated £2 to widows & children of victims of Newcastle storm & fishing fleet disaster 21 Jan 1843*; of Church St, Rathfriland in 1846 V12 p6 & V3 p15, 17, 18, 21 OSM; DDPP p56; DR; POD
. Crane Richard BRUSH
Esq
Dromore of Church St, Dromore in 1846 POD
. Crane BRUSH . Dromore formerly of Dromore; b.c. 1826; emigrated after 1865 with wife Margaret; died 26 Jul 1878 in Elizabeth, New Jersey USA BET 4/9/1878 & New Jersey death index
. Crane BRUSH . Magherally son of James Brush ; married Margaret Boyce 22 Jun 1852 CR
.
David
BRUSH . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Agnes McKee; father of Eliza Jane b. 6 Mar 1874 CR
. Elizabeth BRUSH . ? will probated 1789 IIW V4 p17
Major
George Howard
BRUSH . ? dissolved Newry Council & appointed himself commissioner 22 Apr 1922 CP Feb 2005, 17/3/2005
. George BRUSH . ? of Evick? ; a land agent; appointed High Constable for the upper part of Lower Iveagh in Mar 1790; reimbused £34.11.8 for losses sustained in collecting public moneys off the petty constables having absconded DS 2008 p17,22
. George BRUSH
J.P.
Dromore of Gillhall; a land agent; appointed a magistrate in 2 Feb 1853 & 1862 & 1910 ; a farmer/ landowner & magistrate in 1886; member of Ulster Defence Union against Home Rule 21 Oct 1893 RNPHCPI; POD; BWN
. George BRUSH
J.P.
Kilcoo of Ardaluin , Newcastle in 1884 & 1910; spoke in Castlewellan against ratepayers paying for Newcastle harbour reconstruction Aug 1869; election returning officer c. 1900 POD ; WDG p141,176
. Henry BRUSH Esq. Dromore of Dromore ; a gentleman; mentioned in Deeds dated 1843 Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 184301 p120
. J. BRUSH J.P. Kilmegan justice at Castlewellan court; on committee for Newcastle harbour reconstruction 4 Oct 1893 WDG p148
Rev. James BRUSH . Garvaghy minister at Garvaghy Church or Ireland in 1742- 1777; will probated 1777 ARF; IIW V4 p17
Miss Margaret BRUSH . Newry daughter of James Brush ; married W. H. McEwen 9 Oct 1850 CR
. Richard Crane BRUSH . Dromore of Church St, Dromore; married Marianne Brush 15 Nov 1816 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral; a land agent in 1846 & 1852; his eldest daughter Annie married Rev. William R. St. George of Kilcoo PR; POD; MIs
. Richard BRUSH . Kilcoo lived Mounatin Villa, Newcastle c. 1859; active in Newcastle development WDG p172
. ? BRYAN . Bangor an engine driver at Lowry's Scutch Mill in Ballymaconnell; arrested over a boiler explosion which killed 8 22 Dec 1875 Irish Times

Mrs.

. BRYANS . Seapatrick of Church St, Banbridge; a confectioner in 1910 POD
. Alexander BRYAN . Bangor an employee at Lowry's Scutch Mill in Ballymaconnell 22 Dec 1875 ; killed in a boiler explosion aged 14 Irish Times
Miss Catherine BRYANS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; wife of James Taylor ; mother of Eliza b. 1866 & Margaretta b. 1869 CR
.
Denis
BRYAN . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Ann McKey; father of Denis b. 27 Feb 1870 CR
.
Edward
BRYAN . Bright & Ballyphilip regd. Killough; husband of Elizabeth Gaggin/ Goggin; father of Mary Catherine b. 11 Sep 1867 & Elizabeth Jane b. 20 Aug 1869 CR
Miss
Elizabeth
BRYANS . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of John Purvis; mother of Isabella b. 1865 CR
. Henry BRYAN . Kilcoo of Bryansford; leased a house & yard in 1863 from Earl of Roden GV
. Hugh BRYAN . Magheradrool in Drumsnade , with James Davy leased 93 acres of mountain pasture & some rocky & arable pasture in 1782 from Lord Moira EMLR
Miss Isabella BRYANS . Loughinisland regd. Clough; wife of James McAlister ; mother of Barbara Ellen b. 1867 CR
Mrs. Isabella BRYANS . Seapatrick daughter of John Moreland; a widow; married James Carson 30 Aug 1861 CR
Miss
Isabella
BRYANS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; mother of Alexander b. 4 Jul 1869 CR
. J. BRYAN . Bangor an employee at Lowry's Scutch Mill in Ballymaconnell; killed in a boiler explosion aged 31 leaving a wife & one child 22 Dec 1875 Irish Times
. James H. BRYANS . Hillsborough served with 'C' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles & died in 1st World War War Memorial; RCDJB p31
.
James
BRYANS . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarret; husband of Jane Boyce; father of John b. 26 Dec 1867 & William b. 27 Jan 1870 CR
Miss Jane BRYAN . Bangor daughter of William Bryan ; married Adam Johnson 10 Jun 1850 CR
. John BRYNE . Bangor son of John Bryne; married Agnes Munce 6 Sep 1856 ; father of David b. 1865 CR
. Joseph BRYANS . ? from mid Down; served with 'C' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles in 1st World War RCDJB p31
. Margaret BROION . Magheradrool received financial assistance of 8 pence from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 24 Jul 1720 BPCR
Miss Mary BRYAN . Garvaghy of Killeney; became Mrs Carr ; will probated 1727 IIW V4 p22
Miss
Mary
BRYAN . Kilkeel wife of Henry Kenny; mother of Catherine b. 1869 CR
. Michael BRYANS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; son of Thomas Bryans ; married Isabella Boreland 9 Feb 1847 CR
.
Richard
BRYANS . Newry advertisement for sale of hogsheads & flaxseed, 2 Apr 1813 AG
.
Robert
BRYANS . Knockbreda b. 1888; engine fitter; Unitarian Presbyterian; single; a boarder with Mrs Bessie Caine at 93 Fraser St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
Miss
Rose
BRYAN . Warrenpoint wife of Isaac O'Hare; mother of Anne b. 1869 CR
Miss Sarah BRYAN . Down married Daniel Henretty 11 Mar 1825 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
Miss Susan BRYANS .
Drumbo
regd. Ballylesson; wife of David Armstrong; mother of Thomas b. 1871 CR
. Thomas BRYANS . Knockbreda married Mary Ann McComiskey 29 Oct 1911 at St Clements Church of Ireland EA/CR
.
Thomas
BRYANS . Newry a distiller; will dated 1753 IIW V4 p 164
.
William
BRIAN/
BRYAN
. Newtownards son of Gawn Brian; married Susanna McKendrick/ McKendrey 5 Jul 1862 ; father of Martha Mary b. 11 Apr 1865 CR
Miss
Catherine
BRYANT . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of George Baington Coutnay; mother of Charlotte b. 1874 CR
.
Henry
BRYANT
BRINE
BRYNE
. Bangor husband of Mary Martin; father of Anna Leonora b. 17 Sep 1869 & Maria b. 9 Dec 1870 & Mary b. 27 Jul 1874 CR
Flight Lieut. R.W.E. BRYANT . Newtownards ran a flying School c. 1935 NDM p30
.
William
BRYANT . Knockbreda b.1869 in England; labourer; Church of Ireland; husband of Martha b. 1870 in Co. Cavan; married 6 years with no children; living at 70 Foundry St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. . BRYAR . . see under Brier .
. . BRYCE . . also see Brice .
Miss
.
BRYCE . Ballyphilip originally from Portaferry; wife of late Mr. William McCall of Newtownards who died at Portaferry 20 Oct 1911 JUAHS 2012 p30
Mr.
BRYCE   Dundonald of Bryce & McKee seed merchants, mysterious death of W. McKee 12 Sep 1874 DR
Mr.
BRYCE   Saul of Kilroot; owner of Portloughan townland in 1836 V17 p114 OSM
. Cathal BRYCE . Dunsford attended Dunsford Boys' School in 1936; photo available DR* 25/8/2004
. Charles BRYCE . Ardkeen of Cookstown; died 17 Dec 1852 aged 62; husband of Eleanor Smyth who died 2 Jun 1874 aged 83; father of Hugh (d. 23 Sep 1872 aged 57) ; buried Lisbane Catholic graveyard Mary Bryce (d. 29 Jan 1895 aged 83) MIs
. Charles BRYCE . Ballyculter regd. Strangford; husband of Rose McDonnell ; father of Mary Agnes b. 5 Sep 1873 CR
. David BRYCE . Comber husband of Margaret Jackson; father of Margaret b. 3 May 1866 CR
. David BRYCE . Greyabbey of Ballybrian; died 11 Aug 1862 aged 82; husband of Ann; father of John; buried parish graveyard MIs
. David BRYCE . Newtownards husband of Maggie .....; father of Ann Jane Cotter Bryce b. 27 Jul & bpt. Aug 1908 at Greenwell Street Presbyterian Church, Newtownards PR
. Edward BRYCE . Ballyphilip regd. Portaferry; husband of Hannah Close; father of Theresa b. 14 Mar 1869 & Hugh Joseph b. 14 Oct 1873 CR
. Edward (Eddy) BRYCE . Ballyphilip mentioned in the diary of Hugh Joseph Dorrian of Portaferry 3,4,6,9,16 ,20 Sep & 1, 3 Oct 1881 JUAHS 2011 p25,26
Miss Elizabeth BRYCE . Newtownards of Newtownards; daughter of William Bryce (a farmer ); married James Harrison 23 Mar 1874 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were James Skilling & Sarah Gibson ; mother of Mary Reid Harrison b. 7 Dec & bpt. 27 Jan 1875 PR
. Hugh BRYCE . Bangor married Sarah Flynn 29 Jun 1920 at Bangor Catholic Church EA;CR
Miss Jane BRYCE / BRICE . Comber wife of William Huddleston; mother of Robert b. 1865 & Samuel b. 1868 CR
.
Jane BRYCE . Newtownards witness at the marriage of Robert Boyce & Margaret Dalzell 29 Dec 1886 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Jeannie BRYCE . Newtownards wife of James McKeag of Ballywatticock ; mother of James b. 26 Dec 1925 & bpt. 21 Jan 1926 at Ballyblack Presbyterian Church PR
. John BRYCE . Dunsford attended Dunsford Boys' School in 1936; photo DR* 25/8/2004
. John BRYCE . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarret; husband of Sarah Magowan; father of Margaret & Maria b. 23 Apr 1868 CR
.

John

BRYCE . Newtownards son of David Bryce ; married Ann Tate 10 May 1867 CR
Miss Mary BRYCE/ BRICE . Ballyculter regd. Strangford; wife of John Campbell; mother of Alice b. 1867 & Sarah b. 1870 CR
. Robert BRYCE . Newtownards & Greyabbey son of David Brice; aged 29 married Sarah Rice 30 Nov 1853 in Newtownards; father of David b. 6 Apr 1869 (regd. Greyabbey) CR
Mr.
S. BRYCE Esq. Belfast agent for Mr Colwell in Drumbo townland in 1833 V7 p59 OSM
. William BRYCE . Bangor of Upper Row Groomsport; leased house & small garden from Robert P. Maxwell in 1863 GV
.
William BRYCE
BRICE
. Newtownards of Newtownards ; husband of Jane Kerr ; father of William John b. 20 Feb & bpt. 12 Mar 1837 & Robert James b. 16 Jun & bpt. 13 Aug 1843 & Elizabeth b. 11 Feb & bpt. 27 Apr 1845 & Joseph b. 3 Aug & bpt. 1 Oct 1848 & Joseph (sic) b. 15 Apr & bpt. 21 Apr 1851 & George b. 5 Apr & bpt. 6 May 1860 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Mrs.
.
BRYDEN . Ballytrustan provided tea & cake at Kearney School Social 6 Jan 1912 JUAHS 2012 p32
Miss
BRYDEN Newry of Hill Street; charity donation in 1836 V3 p99, 104 OSM
Miss Anne BRYDONE . Newry married William Kennedy 7 Oct 1793 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, witnesses were her parents Mr. & Mrs. William Brydone (a baker), his parents Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Kennedy , Mr. & Mrs,. James Watson (gaugher), J. Browne, & her brothers (a clerk & a cabinet maker) PR
Miss Ann Jane Louise BRYDAN . Newry of Canal St, Newry; ran a day academy in 1824 POD
.
Ann & Jane
BRYDEN . Newry of 80 Hill St, Newry; ran a school in 1846 POD
Miss Annabella BRYDEN . Warrenpoint daughter of David Bryden; married Isaac James Brown 6 Oct 1862 CR
. Charles BRYDEN . ? a relative of William Chermside of Portaferry (policeman) who was murdered 23 Mar 1922 in Belfast JUAHS 2011 p8
Miss Elizabeth BRYDEN . Newry married George Jackson 20 Feb 1820 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Cleland Thompson & Alexander Bryden PR
Miss
Ellen
BRADEN . Newtownards daughter of Samuel Braden ; aged 21 married Patrick McGrath 5 Jul 1860 CR
Miss Ellenor BREDDEN . Newtownards of Newtownards ; daughter of Samuel Bredden ( a carman ) ; married John Barr 28 Mar 1866 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were James H. McKibbin & Jemima Barr PR
Rev.
George
BRYDENE
BRYDONE
. Inishargy ordained in Lauder, Kelso Scotland 3 Mar 1778; minister of Kircubbin Presbyterian Church from 1783 ; agent for lease of farm in Rubane 3 Oct 1796; died 5 Sep 1817 aged 70 leaving neither widow or family ; buried Kircubbin Presbyterian graveyard HCPCI p173; NS; MIs
. James BRYDEN . Ballyphilip husband of Ann Elizabeth McMullan who died 7 Oct 1895 aged 44 & buried Portaferry Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
. James BRYDEN . Killyleagh a director of Co. Down & Liverpool Steamboat Company in 1836 LR 2009 p23
. James BRYDEN . Newry of Ballybot ; father of Anne Jane bpt. 17 Jan 1810 & James bpt. 4 Feb 1815 & Isabella bpt. 26 Mar 1817 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church PR
. James BRADEN . Newry of Ballybot, Newry; a cabinet maker & upholsterer in 1824 POD
.
James
BRYDEN . Newry a cabinet maker from 6 Basin Walk in 1846 & 1852; died 1885; father of James of Queensland & David, Ann Janne & Martha ( Brennan); buried St. Patrick's Church of Ireland graveyard POD; MIs
Miss
Jane
BREYDON . Newtownards daughter of Samuel Breydon ; married James Craig 8 Sep 1851 CR
. John BRYDONE . Ardkeen of Dunavilly; died 16 Oct 1825 aged 74 & buried Kircubbin Presbyterian graveyard MIs
Rev. John BREDIN . Blaris originally a drunk from Co. Monaghan but became a Methodist minister in Lisburn c. 1775 LM 1991 p4
Rev. John BRADEN . Garvaghy curate at Garvaghy Church of Ireland in 1824 -1841; father of Christopher Henry Bredit who died 3 Oct 1826 aged 4 & buried parish graveyard ARF; POD; MIs
. John BREDON . Knockbreda b. 1851 in Co. Tyrone; a labourer in iron works; Presbyterian ; could read; husband of Jane b. 1841 in Belfast; couldn't read; married 22 years but no children; lived at 94 Derwent St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. John BREADON . Magheradrool Ballynahinch area; admitted to Downpatrick Workhouse 25 Jun- 18 Jul aged 67; cleanly dressed; single; a labourer; Church of Ireland DWR
. John BRADEN
/BREDEN
/BREDON
. Newry b. 1755; b. 1755; a discharged soldier, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, c. 1783; his wife (Elinor/ Ellen) & oldest daughters Elizabeth & Mary were left in Ireland but John sent for them and after their arrival, they lived in Halifax for a few years then moved to Shubenacadie, and later to Musquodoboit Lori Cherland-McCune
Miss Margaret BREDDEN . Newtownards of Newtownards ; daughter of Samuel Bredden ( a carter ) ; married John Cooper 16 Jan 1865 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Robert Robins & Ellinor Bredden PR
Miss Mary BEEDON/
BEEDIN /
BREEDIN
. Kilcoo wife of Thomas Cunningham ; mother of Ann bpt. 30 Jun 1794 & Eleanor bpt. 26 Jun 1797 & Elizabeth bpt. 24 Apr 1803 at Bryansford Church of Ireland PR;FHL #823750
Miss Matilda Maud BRYDEN . Donaghadee wife of John Smith ; mother of Carolina b. 1870 CR
. Robert BREDON . Killinchy married Sarah Long 25 Dec 1843 at 1st Killinchy Presbyterian Church PR
.
Samuel BRYDON . Newtownards witness at the marriage of Alexander Hammill & Margaret Gray of Newtownards 13 Sep 1850 at 1st Presbyterian Church CR/EA
. Samuel BRYDONE . Newtownards of Francis St, Newtownards; a lodging house keeper in 1852 POD
Rev. Thomas de BREDAN . Ardkeen vicar of the parish 1347 O'L V1 p 422; PNNI V2 p 9
. William BRADEN . Knockbreda b. 1861 in Co. Antrim; moulder; Church of Ireland; husband of Ellen b. 1864 in Co. Antrim; neither couldn't read or write; married 30 years with 12 children born & 10 alive; father of Essie b. 1892 (stitcher) & Robina b. 1898 & daughter b. 1899 & Robert b. 1902 (all b. Co. Antrim); living at 58 Foundry St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. William BRYDEN . Newry of Canal St, Newry; father of Eleanor bpt. 13 Sep 1809 & Richard bpt. 5 May 1811 & Maria bpt. Mar 1813 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church PR
. . BRYERS . . see under Briars .
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Michael
BRYNEN . Tullynakill area died 18 Jun 1760 aged 72; husband of Mary Alison; buried Tullynakill graveyard MIs
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BRYNE
. . see under Brien .
. . BRYSON family Down in Fryars Lane, Castle Quarter , Downpatrick, leased a house from Samuel Caddell in 1751 ESRR p2
Col. . BRYSON . Bangor involved in United Irishmen 1798; arrested; father of David BGHD p 37, 97
Miss Agnes BRYSON . Dromore married Robert Belford 22 Oct 1815 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
Rev. Alexander BRYSON M.A. Donaghmore of Killysavan; from an old Scottish family which settled in Co. Antrim ; ordained Presbyterian minister 28 Dec 1817 & stayed 40 years ; paid £25.10.0 per annum; a classical scholar; father of James Bryson MRCS (d. 17 Mar 1851 aged 29) ; died 25 Apr 1855 aged 69; buried Donaghmore Presbyterian graveyard; will probated 1856 ; suceeded by his son Rev. John Bryson (d. 22 Sep 1902 aged 80) AIPD; IIW V4 p17
. Andrew BRYSON . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Eliza Mulholland; father of Mary b. 25 Feb 1870 CR
. Andrew BRYSON . Aghaderg of Loughbrickland in 1910 POD
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Andrew
BRYSON Bangor of Cottown ; involved in United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798 MOA p112,154,172
. Andrew BRYSON . Comber b. abt. 1759; married Betty Molly Kennedy abt. 1789 at Ballymaglaff, Comber; died U.S.A. RAJ g7
. Andrew BRYSON . Donaghadee of Killaughey; elder for 40 years at Donaghadee Presbyterian; died 14 Aug 1778 aged 90; husband of Esther Herron ; father of Esther; buried Templepatrick graveyard MIs
Rev.
Andrew BRYSON . Holywood a student at Rev. Moses Neilson's Academy in Rademon c. 1780s; gave sermons in Irish LR 2010 p52,55
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Andrew
BRYSON . Newtownards on a list of rebels wanted during United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798 MOA p282
. Andrew BRYSON . Newtownards member of Freemason's Lodge 9 Jul 1827 old letters
. Andrew BRYSON . Newtownards will probated in 1834; executor was David Kennedy of Newtownards IIW # 9099
Miss Annie BRYSON . Bangor wife of William Patrick Molyneux ; mother of Annie b. 1872 CR
. Arthur BRYSON . Aghaderg of Carrick House ; a farmer in 1910 POD
. David BRYSON . Bangor of Cottown; involved in the United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798
MOA p172
. G. BRYSON . Dromara of Dromara ; a postman in 1910 POD
. George BRYSON . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Ann Eliza Lecky; father of Ann Eliza b. 1 Apr 1871 CR
. George BRYSON . Dromore husband of Sarah Hutcheson; father of Mary b. 21 Jun 1868 & Robert b. 19 Oct 1869 & Ellen b. 5 Sep 1871 CR
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J.
BRYSON . ? from south Down; served with 'D' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles in 1st World War RCDJB p33
. James A. BRYSON . Aghaderg of Loughbrickland; executor in the will of John Wilkinson in 1830 IIW #68841
. James BRYSON . Down married Mary Johnston 24 Oct 1726 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. James BRYSON . Dromara area one of the first elders at Dromara Reformed Presbyterian Church in 1874 & 1876; father of Margaret bpt. 7 Jun 1874 at Dromara Reformed Presbyterian church MO 24/9/2008 p6; CSDRF
. James BRYSON . Dromore of Lappoges; will probated 1830 IIW V4 p17
. James BRYSON . Dromore of Lappoges; a farmer in 1886 POD
. James BRYSON . Drumbo died 1 Apr 1842 aged 36; husband of Elizabeth who died 1 Aug 1885 aged 47; father of John (d. 9 Jun 1854 aged 21) & James (d. 22 Mar 1858 aged 20) & Robert (d. 23 Apr 1885 aged 43) & John (d. 19 Nov 1899 aged 23) ; buried Drumbo Church of Ireland graveyard Eileen Bryson (d. 17 Jul 1867 aged 30) & Eliza Bryson (d. 23 Oct 1871 aged 60) MIs
. James BRYSON . Hillsborough husband of Prudence Ann Carr/Kerr; father of Mary Jane b. 16 Jun 1868 & Eliza Ann b. 15 Jan 1871 CR
. John BRYSON . Aghaderg of Ballynagarrick; a farmer in 1886 POD
Rev. John BRYSON L.L.D. Donaghmore son of Rev. Alexander Bryson & suceeded him as Presbyterian minister Jun 1843; minister of Fourtowns Presbyterian from Jun 1855 until 1898 ; husband of Mary Smith Harwick (d. 25 Jan 1890 aged 55); father of Harwick, Eveline, Alexandra, Gertrude & Edith; died 22 Sep 1902 aged 80; buried Fourtowns Presbyterian graveyard AIPD; PDLHS p 2
. John BRYSON . Down leased a tenement in Downpatrick from Earl of Ardglass for half yearly rent of 15 shillings in Nov 1669 & a kiln & other propert for an extra 8/9 LM 1985 p55
. John BRYSON . Down married Mary McKee 23 Oct 1712 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR; LDS film #824282
. John BRYSON . Dromore of Drumiller; a seat holder at Dromara Reformed Presbyterian church 31 Mar 1914 CSDRF
. John BRYSON . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; husband of Catherine Jane White b. 26 Jun 1874 CR
Miss Kathleen BRYSON . Dromore aged 6, was caught up in one of the mill machines at Leppogue and killed, 1920s photo of mill
. Leslie BRYSON . ? emigrated to Philadelphia in Jun 1775 on 'Prosperity' BN
Miss Lizzie BRYSON . Newtownards a factory worker of Newtownards ; daughter of James Bryson (a reed maker ); married William McMillan 17 Mar 1891 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were James Ross Clarke & Martha Bryson ; mother of James Alexander Bryson McMillan b. 8 Jul & bpt. 4 Sep 1893 PR
. Margaret BRYSON . Down in Barrack Street, Market House Quarter, Downpatrick, leased a house wtih Robert Denmark in 1751 ESRR p 2
Miss Martha BRYSON . Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; wife of Thomas McKee ; mother of John b. 1868 CR
Miss Mary Jane BRYSON . Annahilt wife of Patrick McMannus; mother of John b. 1868 & Eliza Ann b. 1871 & Mary Jane b. 1873 CR
. Mary Ann BRYSON . Donaghmore died 14 Sep 1871 aged 33; buried Donaghmore parish graveyard AIPD
. Mary BRYSON . Donaghadee in The Parade, Donaghadee; leased a hotel , offices & yard in 1863 from Belfast Railway Co. GV
Miss Mary BRYSON . Dromore daughter of William Bryson ; married Alexander Hutchinson 10 Feb 1853 CR
Miss Rebekah BRYSON . Dromore daughter of John Bryson ; married John Thompson 30 Apr 1856 CR
Mr. Richard BRISON . Blaris leased a tenemewnt in Bridge St, Lisburn from the Mussen family 24 Dec 1782 BN; Mussen papers
. Robert BRYSON . Donaghmore husband of Mary Ann Graham; father of Agnes b. 4 Jan 1868 & James b. 1 Jun 1869 CR
. Robert BRYSON . Drumbo regd. Ballylesson; husband of Elizabeth Perry; father of Thomas b. 26 Jun 1870 & Ellen b. 28 Jun 1871 & Robert b. 27 Aug 1872 CR
Miss Rosann BRISON . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; daughter of Michael Brison; married John McCready 24 Dec 1861 CR
Lance Corporal S. BRYSON . Dromore died in 1st World War War Memorial
. Samuel BRYSON . Donaghadee & Newtownards of Killaughy ; a merchant & widower ; son of Samuel Bryson ; married Martha Jamison of Killaughey 26 Jul 1883 at Ballyblack Presbyterian Church , witnesses were Robert Jamison & Agnes Angus PR
. Samuel M. BRYSON Esq. Knockbreda of Clual, Ballymacarrett in 1852 POD
. Samuel BRYSON . Seapatrick a hostler in Banbridge in 1819 POD
. Thomas BRYSON . Dromore married Hannah McDowell 26 Mar 1840 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
. Thomas BRYSON . Tullylish husband of Eliza McMurray; father of James b. 25 Feb 1868 CR
. William BRYSON . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Sarah Ann Graham; father of Sarah b. 10 Nov 1869 & William John b. 16 Apr 1873 CR
. William BRYSON . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Jane Bell ; father of David b. 25 Jun 1873 & George b. 5 May 1875 CR
. William BRYSON . Bangor a churchwarden at Church of Ireland in 1739 church booklet
. William BRYSON . Bangor of Margretta Villa, Crawfordsburn Rd, Bangor in 1901 POD
. William BRYSON . Dromara married Mary Heslop 27 Oct 1818 at 1st Dromara Presbyterian Church PR
. William BRYSON . Dromara husband of Eliza Skelly; father of James b. 1 Jun 1869 CR
. William BRYSON . Dromore of Lappoges; will dated 1851 & lodged 1853 IIW V4 p17
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William
BRYSON . Hillsborough son of William Bryson; married Eliza Clotworthy 12 Jan 1852 CR
. William BRYSON . Seapatrick son of Andrew Bryson; married Jane Bell 10 May 1861 ; father of Eliza b. 6 May 1868 (regd. Banbridge) CR


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by Ros Davies