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. . Name . Parish Information Reference
Dr. . WOLESLEY . Loughinisland leased a house to Miss Quales in Clough in 1828 TAB
G.W. WOLFF Esq; MP. Holywood major commanding Belfast District of Ulster Rifle Assoc. in Kinnegar in 1910 POD
.
H.
WOLFE . ? from south Down; served with 'D' Company, 13th Battalion , Royal Irish Rifles in 1st World War RCDJB p35
Mr.
Sergeant 
WOULFE Saul large land owner in 1836; lead mine found on his estate at Ballyplunt c. 1836 V17 p114 OSM; LM 1988 p22
. Stephen Rowland WOULFE   ? a landed proprietor; ; appointed a magistrate 2 Mar 1870 RNPHCPI
. . WOLFENDEN family . thought to be of German origin who came over with the Muntz & Mussen families with the Duke of Ormonde c. 1650 to improve the textile industry Mussen papers
. . WOLFENDEN family Blaris of Huguenot origin who came to Lisburn area from France in 1600s HL; OSM V12 p30
Mr. WOLFENDEN  . Down husband of Jane Pilson who was born 1717 MID p 44
. Edward WOLFENDEN . Magheralin of Ballymakeonan; will probated 1803 IIW V4 p159
Miss Elizabeth WOLFENDEN  . Lambeg of Lambeg; wife of Charles Pilson; mother of 4 sons; 3 emigrated to America ; one son Conway was born 1749; family lived English Street, Downpatrick MID p 44
 . Ellen WOLFELDEN Newtownards of Russell Place, Newtownards; leased a house & yard in 1863 from James Rea GV
Miss
Isabella
WOOFENDEN . Killyleagh wife of Robert Thomson; mother of Jonathan b. 1869 & William Howard b. 1870 CR
Miss Jane WOLFENDEN . Magheralin of Taughrain; wife of Samuel Allen b.c. 1832 ; mother of 4 children FP
.
John
WOLFENDEN . Magheralin son of Edward Wolfenden ; aged 28 married Mary Ann Corner 5 May 1860 CR
Miss Martha WOLFENDEN . Moira wife of Samuel Allen ; mother of Mary b. 1868 CR
Miss Rose WOLFENDEN . Newtownards mother of Henery Hacket Wolfenden b. 17 Apr 1869 CR
Mrs. Rose WOLFENDEN . Newtownards daughter of Ellen; mother of Henry Leo who died 18 Jan 1887; sister of Mary who d. 8 Apr 1895 & James who d. 5 May 1889; buried Killysuggan graveyard MIs
. Thomas WOLFENDEN . Newtownards husband of Jane Anderson; father of James b. 4 May 1868 CR
Miss
Mary
WOLFINGTON . Inch wife of John Jennings ; mother of Thomas bpt. 17 May 1789 at Inch Church of Ireland PR
Ernest WOLFRED  . Down an assistant churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1733 DAIPC p22
. Ernest WOLFRED . Down in Barrack St, Downpatrick, leased a house to Walter Walsh in 1751 ; leased Brick Kiln Park, Downpatrick from the Southwell Estate in 1752 ESRR p 2; LM 1991 p23
. Katrin WOLS . Comber died 1694; buried Comber graveyard MIs
. James WOLLESY . Seapatrick a Protestant in Banbridge in 1766 SHPR
Admiral
.
WOLSLEY . Kilbroney a resident of Rostrevor in 1824 POD
Rev. Charles WOLSLEY  . Ballyculter rector of the parish in 1814- 1838 ; wrote letter to Chief Secretary, Dublin castle 5 Jul 1822, seeking help with a disagreement about the management of the Charter School in Strangford & the Incorporated Society re the intake of poor children; his wife was allocated a pew in parish church in 1852 V17 p27, 28 OSM; CSO; POD; BB p 25, 26, 31; Inv 2010 p37
Rev. Henry Hulbert WOLSELY  . Saintfield vicar of Saintfield 1810- 1841; in 1815 wrote 'Statistical Account of Parish of Saintfield'; resided in the Glebe House SHM '94 p67; V 7 p 115 OSM; SHM '98 p 58,69
Rev. Richard WOLSEY . Down Bishop of Down & Connor in 1451; d. 1502 O'L B p 274- 277
Mrs. . WOMBWELL . Ballee in Ballyhossett Milltown, leased out 2 farms of 70 & 7 acres in 1863 GV
. Marion WONDROM . Dundonald Dundonald Presbyterian Church paid 7 pence for her burial in 1679 TMUOP p80
. . WOOD . . click here for separate WOOD file .
Rev. J.A. WOODBURN D.D.. Down author of 'The Ulster Scot'; spoke at Downpatrick Presbyterian Harvest Festival 18 Oct 1935 DR*
Miss Sarah Ann WOODCOCK . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh ; wife of William John Nelson; mother of Amelia b. 1869 & William James b. 1872 CR
Miss Rebecca WOODEND . Kilcoo regd. Bryansford; wife of Gilbert McIlrick; mother of Caroline b. 1868 CR
. John WOODGROVE . Kilkeel of Leitrim; leased land 29 Jul 1789 from Lord Annesley HOTC p257
. Curran WOODHOUSE . Dromore married Mary P. Hall 6 Dec 1801 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
Rev . Hugh Frederic

WOODHOUSE

. Dromara & Garvaghy Church of Ireland rector of combined parish 1939-1940 ARF
Miss Marianne WOODHOUSE . Dromore married James Cunningham 28 May 1825 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
Miss Martha WOODHOUSE . Knockbreda wife of Gibson Kerr; mother of Martha b. 1868 (regd. Ballymacarrett) & Ellen b. 1872 & William John b. 1874 (regd. Castlereagh) CR
. Thomas Hoop/ Hook WOODHOUSE . Newry son of Robert Woodhouse; aged 22 married Margaret/Mary Jane McNatty/McNally/ McNalty 15 May 1867 ; father of Frances Ann b. 2 Jun 1869 & John Reford Woodhouse b. 14 Nov 1872 & John Reford Woodhouse (sic) b. 24 Mar 1874 CR
. William WOODING . Dunsford given a book prize at school 6 Jan 1900 DR*
. George WOODMAN . Magheradrool huntsman with Co. Down Staghounds in Ballynahinch in 1910 POD
. Alexander WOODNEY . Newry married Elizabeth Carlile who was b. 1704 OFN p 20
. David WOODNEY . Newry a clerk; married Elizabeth Cowan 9 Jul 1793 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Dr. R. Bell & Mrs Bell & several daughters of James Brown, S. Brown (hatter) & S. Brown (a boatman) & his father David Woodney PR
. Nicholas WOODNEY . Donaghmore of Ringclare; will probated 1798 IIW V4 p159
Miss Rebecca WOODNEY . Newry married Jeremiah Hare 26 Aug 1809 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, witness was James Thompson PR
. William WOODNEY . Magherally son of Hugh Woodney ; married Eliza Johnston 7 Feb 1862 CR
Miss Eliza WOODROW . Down married Patrick McKee 24 Nov 1830 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. James WOODROW   Killinchy married Annie McNamara 23 Dec 1887 at Killinchy Presbyterian Church  
. John WOODROW . Drumgooland farmed in Leitrim in 1803 LDR
. John WOODROW . Drumgooland of Leitrim; will probated 1828 IIW V4 p159
Miss Mary WOODROE WOODROW . Inch & Down daughter of James Woodroe; aged 24 married Samuel Welshman 7 Aug 1855 at Inch Church of Ireland ; mother of Agnes b. 1871 (regd. Downpatrick) PR/CR
Mrs.
Nancy
WOODROW .
Killyleagh
of #27 Ballywillan townland , 1891-1899; listed as head of the house, living with her children Ellen (a servant) & James
Miss
Sarah
WOODROW . Killyleagh daughter of William Woodrow ; married Martin McIlwain 4 Jun 1852 st Killyleagh 1st Presbyterian Church CR/PR
. Thomas WOODROW . Killinchy son of James Woodrow ; married Mary Jane Hanna 20 Aug 1850 CR
.
William
WOODROW . Drumgooland farmed in Leitrim in 1803 LDR
.
William
WOODROW . Killyleagh son of William Woodrow ; married Nancy McIlwain 26 Mar 1853 at Killyleagh 1st Presbyterian Church PR/ CR
.
William
WOODROW . Killyleagh son of William Woodrow ; married Margret Forsythe 11 Nov 1854 at Killyleagh 1st Presbyterian Church PR/CR
William WOODROW Killyleagh of Ballywoollen; died 16 Jun 1881 aged 78; service to Johnston family for 60 years; buried Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. . WOODS . . click here for separate WOOD file .
. Alexander WOODSIDE . Bangor son of William Woodside ; married Matilda Nicholson 5 Mar 1855 CR
. Alexander WOODSIDE . Holywood & Newtownards a farmer of Holywood; son of Alexander Woodside (a farmer) ; married Margaret Robinson 13 Aug 1852 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church. witnesses were Robert Robinson & Sarah Patton ; father of Mary Jane b. 20 Mar & bpt. 4 May 1857 CR
. Alexander WOODSIDE .
Holywood
of Ballycultra ; leased a house & 40 acres in 1863 from rep. Robert S. Kennedy GV
. George WOODSIDE . Kilbroney a Catholic & resident in Kilbroney parish in 1766 1766 Religious Census
Miss Jane WOODSIDE . Holywood of Cultra; daughter of John Woodside , a land steward; married James Houston of Ballymoney 8 Aug 1846 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Jane WOODSIDE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of William Holland; mother of Mary Jane b. 1869 PR
. John WOODSIDE . Holywood of Cultra; a farmer ; husband of Miss Macartney; father of child bpt. 1859 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
. John WOODSIDE .
Holywood
of Ballygrainey ; leased a house & small garden in 1863 from John Greenfield junior GV
. John WOODSIDE . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; husband of Hessie McCreedy; father of Margaret b. 2 Jun 1866 & at Castelreagh, Robert b. 4 Nov 1869 CR
. Margaret WOODSIDE .
Holywood
of Hibernia Place, Holywood ; leased a house & yard in 1863 from David Rodgers GV
Miss Margaret Thompson WOODSIDE . Holywood married Hugh Galway in 1919 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Margaret WOODSIDE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of James Morrison ; mother of Anny Maria b. 1870 CR
Mrs.
Mary
WOODSIDE .
Killyleagh
of 54 Shrigley Village , 1891-1899; a millworker ; listed as head of the house, living with her children William & George (millworkers) & John & Maggie
. Samuel WOODSIDE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Susanna Murray ; father of Caroline b. 21 May 1873 CR
.
William
WOODSIDE . Holywood farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. William WOODSIDE . Holywood & Knockbreda of Cultra; a farmer; husband of Jane Osborne; father of Eliza Jane b. 29 Sep 1871 & Martha b. 20 Jul 1873 (regd. Castlereagh) & Mary Anna bpt. 1879 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church CR; PR
Rev. G. Otway WOODWARD . Kilcoo Church of Ireland rector in Newcastle in 1910 POD
George WOODWARD  . Hillsborough born 17 Feb 1836 & died 8 Mar 1902; husband of Jane (married 27 Oct 1859) ;buried Kilwarlin Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
. John WOODWARD . Knockbreda b. 1870 in England; shipwright; Church of Ireland; husband of Mary Eleonor b. 1866 (not known where); married one year with 7 children born & 6 alive (sic, probably 2nd wife); father of Edith Ellen b. 1898 & George b. 1900 & Leonard b. 1910 & Jessie b. 1908; living at 64 Fraser St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
Rev O. WOODWARD Kilcoo president of Newcastle Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club 8 May 1915 & chairman of the Newcastle Lifeboat committee 9 Feb 1924 & 15 Feb 1926 DR*
Very Rev. Thomas WOODWARD M.A. Down & Kilcoo new Dean of Down 5 Jan 1856; search for new residence 20 Nov 1858; on the board of Downpatrick Southwell School in 1854; Church of Ireland chaplain at Downpatrick Gaol & Workhouse in 1862; bought Glenada House, Newcastle for his retirement ; died 1875 DAIPC p8; DR; LM 1985 p32; POD; WDG p169
. William WOODWARD . Newry son of John Woodward; aged 25 married Margaret Dickson 18 Mar 1856 CR
Miss Laura WOODYER
.
Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; wife of Charles William Black ; mother of Laura Matilda b. 1872 CR
Miss
Isabella
WOOFENDEN . Killyleagh wife of Robert Thomson; mother of Jonathan b. 1869 & William Howard b. 1870 CR
Miss Charlotte WOOLHOUSE . Newry daughter of John Woolhouse; aka widow Davis; aged 27 married Richard Croft 8 Dec 1860 CR
. William WOOLLEY . Newry a soldier with 23rd Dragoons; married Jane Noble of Canal St, Newry 9 Jul 1814 FTM 8/2005 p70
Admiral WOOLSEY Kilbroney resident of Rostrevor in 1836 V3 p 33 OSM
Sgt. . WOOLSEY . Killyleagh policeman investigating robbery 3 & 10 Oct 1939 & 11 Nov 1939 DR*
. James Crawford WOOLSEY . Newtownards witness at the marriage of Edward Linn & Margaret Lynn 31 Oct 1864 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Sgt. Thomas

WOOLSEY

. Dromara acting police sergeant in Dromara in 1910 POD
Miss Mary WOOLTON
WOOTON
. Loughinisland married William Allan 27 Feb 1867 at Seaforde Church of Ireland ; mother of Louisa b. 1867 & Mary b. 1869 & Frederick Wooton Allan b. 1872 (regd. Clough) PR; CR
. W. WOOLVEN . Newry collector of customs, receiver of wrecks, superintendent of mercantile marine in 1910 POD
 . Francis WOOTTON Down a churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1711 DAIPC p11
Mr. Jordy WORKE . Saul area murudered fisherman Owen Starkey c. 1643 Inv 2001 p 36; Inv 2012 p34
. James WORLY . Tullylish son of John & Sarah Worly; husband of Rachel who died 11 Jun 1806 aged 63; buried Tullylish graveyard MIs
. John WORLY . Tullylish husband of Sarah who died 1788; father of James; buried Tullylish graveyard MIs
Rev. Robert WORLING . ? Presbyterian minister in 1713 near Ballynahinch BPCR
. John Appleford WOOLS . Down married Alice Bess Ward 28 Jan 1830 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
. John WOOLSTANTON . Down married Margaret Milligan 6 Apr 1804 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
.
A.C.
WORKMAN . ? from North Down; fought in 1st World War with 'A' Company, 13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles RCDJB p28
. A.C. WORKMAN . Holywood a student at Rockport School in 1910; class photo available NDM p56
Miss Caroline Ann WORKMAN . Down married Thomas B. Wright 8 Oct 1872 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland PR
Miss Ellen WORKMAN . Holywood & Knockbreda wife of Archibald Dunlop Lemon; mother of John b. 1868 (regd. Holywood) & male child b. 1872 (regd. Castlereagh) CR
. Francis WORKMAN . Holywood of The Moat, Holywood Road; of Workman & Clarke, ship builders in 1902 POD
Mr.  Frank WORKMAN . Bangor presided at the opening of Seaside Home of Rest for Working Girls 17 Aug 1893 NC*
Miss Jane WORKMAN . Donaghadee wife of William Carmichael; mother of Edith b. 1871 CR
Rev. Jeremiah WORKMAN . Drumballyroney of Lessize; will probated 1748 IIW V4 p159
John WORKMAN J.P. Holywood vice commodore of Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club in Cultra in 1910 POD
Robert E. WORKMAN . Belfast of 19 Bedford St, Belfast; hon. secretary & treasurer of Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club in Cultra in 1910 POD
Rev. Robert WORKMAN M.A. Inishargy & Ballyhalbert minister Glastry Presbyterian church from 3 Sep 1872 then 1877 ; of Rubane House in 1910; cousin of Rev. Robert Workman of Newtownbreda DAIPC p149; RWN p 72; POD; MC; JUAHS 2011 p36
Rev. Robert WORKMAN . Knockbreda b. 1835; son of Robert Workman & Marion Turnbull Kier of Belfast; grandson of Robert Workman & Elizabeth Boyd of Saltcoats, Scotland; husband of Sarah Peile Davis (d. 1882); father of Marion Elizabeth b. 1861 (married Robert Henry Allen) & Harold Robert b. 1863 (d. 1865) & Genevieve Sarah Peile b. 1866 (married Edward Brile Killen) & Robert b. 29 Apr 1868 (married Francis Mary Osborne Brown) & Norah b. 1871 & Emily Davis b. 1873 (married James William Corry) & Maurice William b. 1874 (d. 1874) & Josephine b. 1878 & Theodora Sarah Peile Murray b. 1882; 2nd wife Anna Dittler was children's governess; father of Franz b. 1886 & Edward Gerald b. 1890; ordained 16 Apr 1862; minister of Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church; died 1921, Newtownbreda CR; RWN family tree, p 72,73
. Thomas WORKMAN J.P. Holywood of Craigdarragh; a merchant; died 11 May 1900 at St. Paul's, Minnesota USA; will probated in Belfast, executors were James H. Workman & Robert Workman , merchants PRONI wills
Thomas WORKMAN Holywood leased Craighdarragh House , near Helen's Bay from the Dufferin estate in 1883; son of linen merchants, he served his apprenticeship with Harland & Wolff and then prospered as one of the founders of Workman Clark shipbuilders; appointed a magistrate 26 Jun 1884; he was President of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society from 1898-1900; father of Major Robert Workman of the Royal Irish Rifles who was a great traveller & keen yachtsman who was wounded at Ypres in 1917 RNPHCPI; POD1886
Major W.E. WORKMAN . Bright of Legamaddy; attended Down High School annual sports carnival 27 Jun 1936; fire in his hay shed 9 Jan 1937 DR*
. David WARRELL . Moira husband of Mary Jane Forbes; father of Mary Jane b. 3 Jul 1870 & David b. 3 Aug 1871 CR
Miss Eliza Anne WORRELL  . Newtownards daughter of James Worrell; married Robert Clark 20 Sep 1852 GV
. James WORRALL
WORRELL
. Newtownards of Regent St, Newtownards; a grocer & miller in 1846; a miller of Glen Mills in 1852 POD
. James WORRALL
. Seapatrick a publican in Banbridge in 1819 POD
. Arthur WORSLEY . Knockbreda b. 1875 in England; boiler maker; Church of Ireland; husband of Sarah b. 1874 in Engalnd; married 18 years with 7 children born & 5 alive; father of Emma b. 1894 (corder in mill) & Annie b. 1895 ( drawer in mill) & Robert b. 1898 (all b. England) & Matthew b. 1906 & Thomas b. 1908 ( both b. Belfast): living at 92 Foundry St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. Jane WORSLEY . Loughinisland regd. Clough;wife of Andrew Williamson; mother of John b. 1868 & Lydia Margret b. 1870; also known as Whittle so probably a widow CR
. Walter WORSLEY   Knockbreda of 4 Castlereagh St, East Belfast; a bootmaker in 1902 POD
Rev. William WORSLEY . Ballyphilip rector at Portaferry Church of Ireland in 1609 JUAHS p31
William WORSLEY Esq.  Dromore; Garvaghy;
Drumgath
an Englishman from Nottingham; obtained lease of most townlands in Dromore early 17th century but lost them later to Bishop; leased many townlands in Garvaghy, Drumgath & Magheralin parish in 1609; built tower house 1610; brother-in-law of Bishop Todd O'L V6 p 105, 189; MS WAG p 25; PNNI V6 p 206, 213, 221 & V1 p 119;ODHD p4
Mrs.
Elizabeth
WORTHINGTON . Drumbo daughter of John Mercer (deceased ) of Hillhall; ,mentioned in Deeds dated 1742 Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 110 p215
.
. WOTHERSPOON . . see under Witherspoon .
. . WOULFE   . see under Wolfe .
Mr. B.C. WRATTAN . Ardglass area attended politcal meeting in Ardglass in support of Capt. Ker M.P, 14 Nov 1885 DR*
. Benjamin C. WRATTAN .
Ardglass
of Ardglass ; owner of lugger 'Freeman' in 1877 MNL/MB
. . WRAY & Donnelly Newry of Hill St, Newry; solicitors in 1910 POD
Mrs
Charlotte
WRAY . Kilbroney of Quay, Rostrevor in 1824 & 1846 ; a widow; will probated 1849 POD; IIW V4 p159
. David WRAY Newry of Commons ; father of Lucinda bpt. 13 Sep 1827 at Old Newry Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Elizabeth WRAY . Kilcoo regd. Bryansford; wife of Robert Gracy;mother of William John b. 1865 CR
Miss Elizabeth WRAY . Newtownards of Newtownards; daughter of James Wray (a weaver ); married John Smith 16 Jun 1849 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Samuel Rea & William Moore PR
. Francis WRAY
UREY
. Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Elizabeth Kelly; father of Joseph b. 28 Aug 1868 & Elizabeth b. 10 Jul 1871 CR
Mr.
G.G. Gray
WRAY J.P. Kilmore MC at fund raiser for Ulster Boy Scouts in Crossgar 18 Apr 1935 DR*
 . Hugh WRAY Down a churchwarden at Downpatrick Church of Ireland in 1837 DAIPC p15
 . James Leslie WRAY Down inmate & poet of Downpatrick Union workhouse 8 Oct 1859 DR
Miss Jane WRAY . Newtownards of Frederick St, Newtownards; married William McKee 25 Jun 1842 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Robert Cooper & James Wray PR
.
John
WRAY . Donaghadee husband of Eliza Ann Barclay; father of James b. 8 Jan 1871 CR
.
Joseph
WRAY . Newry of 14th Regiment; husband of Anne; father of William Alfred bapt. 1852 at St. Patrick's Church of Ireland PR
Miss Martha REA/ WREY . Drumballyroney wife of Thomas Anderson ; mother of Agnes bpt. 26 Aug 1832 & Hellina b. 8 May & bpt. 21 Aug 1836 at Ballyroney Presbyterian Church PR
. Palmer WRAY . Newry son of Thomas Wray ; married Margaret Wheelan 11 Jan 1850 CR
Miss Sarah WRAY/REA . Loughinisland married John Galloway 27 Jun 1868 in Seaforde Church of Ireland PR
. William WRAY . Co Down a farm labourer aged 38 with his wife Mary aged 35 & children William aged 18 (farm labourer), James 16 (farm labourer), Frank 13 (farm labourer), Mary 14, Hugh 10, Daniel 8, Kitty 6, Thomas 3 & John 9 mths; set sail Auckland, New Zealand on board 'Cospatrick' (1220 tons) but caught fire & sank enroute; left London UK 10 Sep 1874 under Capt. Elmslie PL/DP ; Familia 2010 p106
. William WRAY Esq. . Drumgath chief police officer in Rathfriland in 1852 & 1862 POD
. . WREG family Down in Barrack St, Downpatrick, leased a house from Mr. John Potter in 1751 ESRR p 2
. Charles WREN . Belfast & Newtownards an officer's servant of Belfast ; son of John Wren (a farmer); married Sarah Fulton 25 Dec 1886 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, witnesses were John McPherson & Agness Ro....... PR
. Michael WREN . Magheradrool in Ballynahinch , leased 5 acres in 1782 from Lord Moira EMLR
. Michael WREN . Magheradrool of Castleforbes, Co Longford; a gardener; claimed £10.4.9 compensation from the government for the loss of a house in Ballynahinch during the 1798 Rebellion ALIE
.
Nicholas
WREN . Magheradrool land holder, Ballynahinch 1782 BMap
 .  .
WRIGHT
 . . click here for separate WRIGHT file .
. Hugh (W)RIGHTMAN . Ballyculter witness at the marriage of John Elgin & Mary Elizabeth Prinn 12 Feb 1861 at Strangford Presbyterian Church PR; LR 2005 p66
John WRIGHTMAN . Killyleagh son of John Wrightman ; married Grace Mathews 28 Nov 1850 POD
. James WRIGLEY . Dromore married Amelia McCariston 1 Feb 1835 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
. Richard WRIGHTSON . Dromore will probated 1714 IIW V4 p160
. John WYKES . Kilclief husband of Jane in 1387 re travel papers O'L V1 p 210
. . WYLD . . see under Wild .
David WYLE Killyleagh oldest stone Presbyterian graveyard 1760 V17 p 86 OSM
. . WYLIE . . also see Wiley .
. . WYLIE family . came over from Ayrshire, Scotland with James Hamilton as part of the Ulster plantation in 1607 PE
Rev. Mr. . WYLIE . ? assassination, letter from Presbyterian missionary in China 27 Oct 1894 NC
Mrs. . WYLIE . Bangor of Groomsport in 1910 POD
WYLIE family Donaghadee came over from Scotland with Hugh Montgomery in 1603 as tradesmen to help build the port & town HN
Mr. WYLIE Holywood teacher at Bank Lane, Holywood village school in 1834 V7 p 75 OSM
Miss. . WYLIE . Knockbreda principal of Knock Intermediate School & Kindergarten in 1902 POD
Mrs. . WYLIE . Magheradrool gave electric cooking demonstrations in Ballynahinch 18 Oct 1935 DR*
Miss. . WYLIE . Newtownards a trained nurse at Union Workhouse in 1910 POD
Mr. A. WYLIE . Killaney hon. secretary of Boardmills branch of Ulster Farmers' Union 26 Jul 1924 DR*
. Alexander WYLIE . Donaghmore of Killysavan ; will probated 1740 IIW V4 p160
. Alexander WYLEY . Knockbreda son of John Wyley ; married Margret Muller 22 Jun 1851 CR
.
Andrew
WYLIE . Killaney witness to document in 1911 at Boardmills Session church; local school master & 1st chairman of The Temple Motor Cycle Club in 1921 SHM '94 p 64;
SHM '98 p 72
Mrs.
Annie
WYLIE . Knockbreda b. 1844 in Co. Tyrone; a widow; Church of Ireland; couldn't read or write; mother of Mary Ellen b. 1883 in Co. Tyrone ( a smoother in laundry, single); living at 75 Derwent St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. David WYLIE . Donaghmore son of John Wylie ; married Agnes Stolt/ Stott 15 Jul 1862 ; father of Edith Jane b. 12 Aug 1873 CR
. David WYLIE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Harriett Eliza Smith ; father of Georgina Harriett b. 19 Oct 1872 CR
.
Edward
WYLY . Seapatrick clerk for Banbridge Board of Guardians in Newry Road in 1886 & 1910 & superindentent registrar for births, deaths & marriages in 1910 POD
Miss Elenor/ Ellen WYLEY/ WILEY . Inch married Thomas McAnally 19 Feb 1814 at Inch Church of Ireland; mother of Ellen Jane bpt. 20 Mar 1815 & Margaret bpt. 22 Feb 1823 & Thomas bpt. 12 Jan 1825 & James bpt. 24 Mar 1828 at Inch Church of Ireland PR
Miss
Eliza Ann
WYLY . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; wife of William Carren; mother of Sarah Ann b. 1874 CR
Miss
Eliza
WYLIE . Bright regd. Killough; wife of David Ferguson; mother of David b. 1871 CR
Miss
Eliza
WYLEY . Holywood wife of William Boyle; mother of male child b. 1869 CR
Miss
Eliza Jane
WYLIE . Saintfield wife of Joseph Rea; mother of Mary Jane b. 1868 & James Alexaner b. 1869 & Joseph Charles b. 1871 & Hugh Wylie Rea b. 1872 CR
Mrs. Elizabeth WYLIE . Knockbreda of Albert Villa, 300 Ravenhill Rd, East Belfast; a labourer in 1902 POD
.
Francis & Henry
WYLIE . Ballyculter of Castleward; sons of a labourer; Church of Ireland; enrolled in Ballyculter school in 1877 Inv 2001 p 59
. Hannah WYLIE . Killinchy of Drumreagh; leased a house & small garden in 1863 from Robert Gordon GV
.
Hannah
WYLIE . Killinchy of Drumreagh; died 27 May 1864 aged 58; buried Ballymacashen Reformed Presbyterian graveyard MIs
.
Hugh
WYLIE . Drumbo regd. Ballylesson; husband of Agnes Watson; father of Hugh Stewart b. 7 Aug 1869 CR
J. WYLIE Seapatrick Banbridge area; fought & died in 1st World War War Memorial
.
James
WYLIE . Bangor of Cottown; a tailor; son of William Wylie (a tailor); married Eliza Gibson of Donaghadee 30 Jun 1875 at St. Mark's Church of Ireland, Newtownards PR
 . James A. WYLIE Donaghmore a member of Fourtowns Presbyterian Church 27 Feb 1901 PDLHS p4
. James WYLIE . Donaghmore of Elm Hill; married Susan Cunningham ( a teacher at Fourtowns National School ) in 1905 AIPD p42
.
James
WYLIE . Drumbo burying place in Drumbo Church of Ireland graveyard c. 1900 MIs
.
James
WYLEY . Killaney married Agnes Martin in 1773 at Boardmills 1st Presbyterian Church PR
. James WYLIE . Magheralin born Ayrshire, Scotland; died at Kircassock 11 Apr 1863 aged 46; buried old Magheralin graveyard MIs
Miss Jane WOILLY . Magheradrool married David Martin at Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 30 Jan 1727 by Rev Macalpine BPCR
. John WYLY . Aghaderg of Caskum; will probated 1714 IIW V4 p160
.
John
WYLIE . Comber husband of Susanna Boomer; father of Thomas b. 22 Sep 1868 & Margaret Wilson Wylie b. 13 May 1871 CR
. John WYLY . Donaghadee of Ballyhay; emigrated from Scotland as part of Montgomery's plantation in 1617 PE
.
John
WYLEY . Killaney married ..... in 1787 at Boardmills 1st Presbyterian Church PR
.
John
WYLEY . Newry died 7 Apr 1758 aged 63; buried St. Patrick's Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
. Joseph WYLIE . Donaghmore husband of Martha McComb; father of Joseph b. 3 Jul 1871 CR
. Joseph WYLIE . Donaghmore married Mary E. Malcomson (who taught at Fourtowns National School ) in 1898 AIPD p42
. M. WYLIE Esq; LLD. Belfast of 11 Chichester St, Belfast; crown solicitor for Co. Down in 1910 RICLD p168
Miss Margaret WILEY/ WYLIE . Donaghcloney regd. Waringstown; wife of John Cairns; mother of Elizabeth Jane b. 1869 & Mary b. 1872 CR
. Margaret WYLIE . Down in Bridge St, Downpatrick; leased a house & yard from Samuel Malone in 1863 GV
Miss Margaret WYLIE . Knockbreda daughter of James Wylie ; married William H. Owens 16 Jan 1856 CR
Miss Mary WYLY . Bright regd. Killough; wife of John Kerarney; mother of Catherine b. 1868 CR
Miss Mary WYLIE
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Donaghadee wife of Samuel Boll; died 11 Jul 1794 aged 38 ; buried Donaghadee graveyard MIs
. Robert James WYLIE . Knockbreda b. 1884 in Co. Tyrone; Church of Ireland; labourer in shipyard; husband of Marget b. 1883 in Belfast; married 3 years with one child born; father of Abraham b. 1911 in Belfast; living at 48 Frome St, Belfast in 1911 with 2 boarders Henry & Robert Killip 1911 census
. Samuel WYLIE . Maghera of Drumee; aged c. 25; an army reservist; died of head injuries in a cycling accident whilst going down Annsborough hill & collided with Annie Sinnott 14 Sep 1905 Irish Times
. Samuel WYLIE . Maghera of Drumee; aged 72; leaseholder of a a stone/thatch cottage with 3 windows facing the front ,4 rooms, 3 outhouses & 2 people living there in 1911 1911 Census
Miss Sarah WYLIE . Seapatrick of Banbridge; daughter of James & Mary Wylie (deceased) ; Presbyterian ; an orphan so in Banbridge Workhouse; emigrated to Australia on board ' Earl Grey', arriving Sydney 6 Oct 1848 aged 20 ; a farm house servant ; could read & write ; married Willianm McFadden, policema, 30 Apr 1849 ; died 10 Jul 1902 OFGD; ; memorial in Hyde Park Barracks
Miss Susan Grattan WYLY . Newry wife of George Robert Armstrong ; mother of Thomas b. 1868 CR
. Thomas WILEY
WYLIE
. Ballyculter son of William Wiley ; aged 36 married Harriet Alsop 1 Nov 1861; father of twins, Henry & Anne b. 16 Apr 1868 CR
. Thomas WYLIE . Down leased a half tenement in Downpatrick from Earl of Ardglass 1 Nov 1669 for a yearly rent of 15 shillings & quarter of Merrick's Park for 10 shillings & half harrison's Close for 13/6 LM 1985 p56
. Thomas WYLIE . Down with Moses Porter ran a bcycle & motoring shop in Market St, Downpatrick c. 1930s; photo available DT p41
. Thomas WYLIE . Moira husband of Mary Eleanor Whalley; father of Mary Adelade b. 15 Mar 1873 & Margaret Ann b. 17 Jan 1874 CR
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W.
WYLIE . Drumbo family burying place in Drumbo Church of Ireland graveyard c. 1900 MIs
 . William WYLIE Donaghmore executor in the Will of Tarens Flanagan of Killysavan in 1860 PDLHS p3
. William WYLIE . Donaghmore son of James Wylie; aged 42, married Sarah Otterson/Anterson/ Autterson11 Feb 1863; father of Mary b. 8 May 1866 & William Allen b. 11 Sep 1868 & Elizabeth b. 2 Mar 1871 & Robert George b. 4 May 1873 BVR; CR
Rev.
William WYLIE . Drumballyroney Presbyterian minister in Ballyroney 4 May 1866 then transfered to Larne 11 Sep 1879 HCPCI p49
 
William
WYLIE . Newry a veterinary surgeon, blacksmith & farrier from 27 Merchants Quay & 4 Monaghan Street in 1881; husband of Elizabeth Brennan who d. 1872 aged 50; St. Patrick's Church of Ireland graveyard POD; MIs
 . . WYMIS family Donaghadee came over from Scotland with Hugh Montgomery in 1603 as tradesmen to help build the port & town HN
. William WYMIS . Newtownards emigrated from Scotland as part of Montgomery's plantation in 1617 PE
Mrs. . WYNDHAM . Ballyculter attended a concert in schoolhouse in 1877 Inv 2002 p 11
. Alexander WYNN . Magheradrool in Windmill St, Ballynahinch; leased a house & small garden from David S. Ker in 1863 GV
Miss Cornelia Lucy WYNNE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Walter Berwick ; mother of Sarah Emily b. 1872 CR
Rev. Henry WYNE  . Moira school visitor in 1836 V12 p 120 OSM
. Robert WYNNE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Ellen Smith ; father of male twins b. 23 Oct 1873 CR
Sir Watkin WYNNE . Newry an Englishman; weighed 17 stone; leader of Ancient Briton's Fencible Regiment from Newry which was used to suppress the United Irishmen Rebellion 1798 HOTC p158
. William Henry WYNNE . Dromore married Sarah Saurin 12 Apr 1828 at Dromore Church of Ireland Cathedral PR
. William WHINN . Kilkeel a farmer of Greencastle in 1803 LDR
. William WYNNE . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Ellen Smith; father of male twins b. 23 Oct 1873 CR
William WYNN  . Moira legal document witness 1725 V12 p 118 OSM
Rev. William WYNNE  . Moira school visitor in 1836 V12 p 120 OSM
Rev. William Henry WYNNE Tullylish rector of Bleary, Clare, Ballynagarrick & Ballydugan 1829- 1836; surrogate for issuing marriage licences in 1846 V12 p 144 OSM; TPHS p 12; POD
. George WYSLIE . Newry died 2 Jul 1884 aged 28; buried St. Patrick's Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
Rev. Daniel WYTTER D.D. Down Dean of Down in 1663 & Bishop of Killaloe in 1669 DAIPC p8

 

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