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Belfast Newsletter - 26 June 1939

Births

McCREA -- 1939, June 19, at Miss Webb's Nursing Home, 15, Wellington Park, to Marian, wife of William McCrea, 61, Ulsterville Avenue, Belfast -- a daughter.

Marriages

INNES--NEVITTE -- On May 4, at the Ridge Ranch, Accra, W. Africa, by the Rev. Harward -- Josiah Rees Stamp, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Innes, to Margaret Gertrude, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neville, Summerhlll, County Meath.

MARTIN--WARREN -- June 16, at Malone Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. J. Stuart Cameron, M.A., B.D., -- John, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Martin, Glasgow, to Edna, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren, 737, Lisburn Road, Belfast.

McNEILL--RESIDE -- At Taney Church, Dundrum, Co. Dublin, by Rev. F. E. [-?-]und, assisted by the Rev. A. W. F. [-?-] on 6th June, 1939 -- David Curry, youngest son of G. A. McNeill, and the late Mrs. McNeill, Macilvennon, Portrush to Elizabeth Fanny (Lalla), eldest daughter of the late Thomas and Mrs. Reside, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Deaths

ADAMS -- June 24, 1939, at the Cottage Hospital, Coleraine, James Adams, of 24, Maryville Park, Belfast. Funeral and house strictly private. No flowers please.

BRAINE -- June 25, 1939, at Castleward, after nearly 34 years of devoted service, Helena Braine. Funeral at 11a.m., on Wednesday, to Ballycutter Churchyard.

COCHRANE -- June 24, 1939, at her residence, Havelock House, Warrenpolnt, Mary, dearly-beloved wife of Frederick William Cochrane. Funeral to-day (Monday), 26th, at 3 p.m., for interment in Clonallen. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Husband and Family.

DYSART -- June 24, 1939, at his residence, Granagh, Rasharkin, James Dysart, aged 86 years. Funeral to-day (Monday), 26th, to the family burying-ground, Rasharkin, at 1 o'clock (S.T.).

FERRIS -- June 24, 1939, at Ards District Hospital, Elizabeth, widow of Sergeant David Ferris, 86, Church Street, Newtownards. House and funeral private.

GIBSON -- June 25, 1939, at her residence, Ballymacormick, Dromore, Co. Down, Ellen Ann, dearly-beloved wife of Joseph Gibson. Funeral to Dromore Churchyard to-morrow (Tuesday), 3 p.m.

HILL -- June 25, 1939, at her residence, Bridge End, Ballynure, Jane, beloved wife of Robert H. Hill. Funeral to Ballynure Burying-ground to-morrow (Tuesday), at 2 p.m.

KIRKWOOD -- June 25, 1939, at her residence, 6, Casement Street, Harryville, Ballymena, Mary (Minnie) Kirkwood. Funeral to-day (Monday), at 7 p.m., to family burying-ground, Ballymarlow.

B.O.A.F.G. STAR OF BETHLEHEM LODGE No. 398, MUCKAMORE.
LEITCH -- Officers and Members of above Lodge regret to learn of the death of their esteemed Bro., David F. Leitch, and extend to his wife and relatives their sincere sympathy.
JOHN CUNNINGHAM, W.M.; JAMES McMILLAN, Secty.

MIDDLETON -- June 25, 1939, Mary A. H. (Maye), wife of Colin Middleton, 28, Chichester Avenue. House and funeral strictly private. No flowers, please.

MILLAR -- June 25, 1939, Ruby, dearly-beloved youngest daughter of Samuel R. and Sarah Millar, Keely, Aghadowey. Funeral to-morrow (Tuesday), at 2 p.m. (S.T.). Deeply regretted.

McDOUGALL -- June 25, 1939, at 17, Glandore Drive, Belfast, in her 80th year, Alice, widow of W. J. McDougall (formerly of Bangor, Co. Down). Funeral private. No flowers.

McFADDEN -- June 24, 1939, at Woodside Cottage, Deramore, Bessbrook, Margaret, daughter of the late George Wright. Funeral to Bessbrook Presbyterian Churchyard, to-day (Monday), at 2 p.m.

McKELVEY -- June 24, 1939, at his residence, Springmount, Glarryford, William Boyd McKelvey, aged 89 years. Funeral to-day (Monday), at 12 noon, to Kirkinriola Burying-ground. No flowers, please.

NEILL -- June 25, 1939, at his residence, 5, Union Street, Coleraine, Alexander Neill. Deeply regretted.

OSWALD -- June 25, at her residence, The Bungalow, Brookhill, Lisburn, Ida Helen, beloved wife of Andrew S. Oswald, and daughter of the late Charles Alexander Pringle, Bolton's Walls, Caledon. Funeral to-morrow (Tuesday), at 2-30 p.m., to Balllnderry Burial-ground. No flowers.

O'BRIEN -- June 24, 1939, at her residence, 11, Norfolk Gardens, Mary Louisa, beloved wife of Joseph P. O'Brien. -- R.I.P. Funeral (private) from above address to-day (Monday), at 11 o'clock.

REA -- June 25, 1939, at her residence, Blythswood House, Ardenlee Avenue, Mary E., beloved wife of William R. Rea. House and funeral private, please, by special request.

RUSSELL -- June 23, 1939 (suddenly), at her residence, 20, South Street, Newtownards, Lizzie Russell. Funeral to Movilla Cemetery to-day (Monday), at 11-30 a.m. House strictly private. No flowers.

SEARLE -- June 25, 1939, at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Williamina, dearly-loved wife of Reginald H. Searle, 26, Cooldarragh Park, Belfast. Funeral from above address to-morrow (Tuesday), 27th June, at 2-30 p.m., to Carnmoney. House strictly private.

SMYTH -- June 23, 1939, Elizabeth, dearly-beloved wife of Frederick L. Smyth, 420, Ormeau Road, Belfast. House and funeral strictly private. No flowers.

In Memoriam

COBURN -- In loving memory of my dear husband, John Robert, called home June 26, 1938. Ever remembered by his sorrowing Wife and Family, Tandragee.

MURPHY -- In loving memory of my dear husband and our dear father, David Murphy, who departed this life on 24th June, 1938. Ever remembered by his sorrowing Wife and Family. Oughley, Carryduff

WHITE -- In memory of Robert White, The Green, Ballygoskin, Crossgar, Co. Down, who died 26th June, 1919.

 

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Belfast Newsletter - 28 June 1939

Births

CULLEN -- June 25, 1939, at 11, Dorchester [-?-] to Helen, wife of A P Cullen, [-?-] Political Service -- a daughter.

Marriages

GREENAWAY--HEWITSON -- June 12, 1939, at St. Donard's Church. Belfast, by the Rev. S. R. McGarvey, M.A., assisted by the Rev. H. F. Woodhouse, B.D. -- David Lowry Greenaway to Ethel May Hewitson, both of Belfast.

HILLIS--RAINEY -- June 20, 1939, at High Street Presbyterian Church, Antrim, by the Rev. F. G. Bell, M.A. -- George Faulkner, only son of late Graham Hillis and of Mrs. Hillis, Barnhill, Larne, to Sara Agnes (Sadie), third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Rainey, Ballytresna, Randalstown.

MOORE--GLADERY -- June 21, 1939, at Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. W. B. McMurray, M.A. -- Thomas Moore, son of the late James Moore and Mrs. Moore, of Oaklands, Whiteabbey, to Margaret, daughter of and Mrs. Robert McGladery, of [-?-]lands, Whiteabbey.

Deaths

ELWOOD -- June 27, 1939, at her husband's residence, "Annaville," 134, Earlswood Road, Belfast, Charlotte, dearly-beloved wife of James Elwood. Funeral to-morrow (Thursday). 2-30 p.m., to Dundonald. "He giveth His beloved sleep."

FERRIS -- June 26, 1939, at Purdysburn, William, eldest son of William and the late Elizabeth Ferris. Funeral from above hospital to-morrow (Thursday) it 2-30 p.m., to City Cemetery.

HAMPSHIRE -- June 27, at his residence, 9, Burmah Street, Thomas Richard, dearly-beloved husband of Amy Hampshire. Funeral to Knockbreda, 2 p.m. to-morrow (Thursday). Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Wife and Daughter.

LILBURN -- June 27, 1939 (suddenly) at his residence, Orangefield, Bloomfield, John, loved husband of Catherine Lilburn. Funeral to-morrow (Thursday), 29th inst., at 2-30 p.m., to Castlereagh.

McCABE -- June 26, 1939, at his residence, Moylena Road, Antrim, Robert, son of the late Edward McCabe, Church Street, Antrim. Funeral to-day (Wednesday), at 3 o'clock, to Antrim Cemetery. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Brother, Sister-in-law, Nephews and Nieces. JOHN and ANNIE McCABE, 16, Church Street, Antrim.

McGAFFIN -- June 26, 1939 (suddenly), Joseph, beloved husband of Agnes McGaffin. Funeral from his late residence, 25, Gainsborough Drive, to-day (Wednesday) 2-30 p.m., to Carnmoney Cemetery. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Wife and Family.

McILGORM -- June 27, 1939, at her residence, Hillview Farm, Islandmagee, Isabella, widow of Samuel McIlgorm. Funeral at 3 p.m. to-morrow (Thursday), 29th inst., to Ballyprior Burying-ground. Deeply regretted by her Sons and Daughters.

SHANNON -- June 27, 1939, at the District Hospital, Banbridge, William, youngest son of Robert and the late Sarah Jane Shannon. Funeral from the residence of his father, Shankhill, Loughbrickland, to-morrow (Thursday), at 2 o'clock to Loughbrickland Presbyterian Churchyard. House private.

TATE -- June 27, 1939, at his son's residence, 19, Oakwood Avenue, Bangor, George, dearly-beloved father of James Tate. Funeral to Bangor New Cemetery to-morrow (Thursday), at 3 o'clock. Deeply regretted.

TATE -- June 27, 1939, George Tate, dearly-beloved father of Mamie Corbett, 37, Clandeboye Road, Bangor. Deeply regretted by sorrowing Daughter, Son-in-law, and Grandchildren.

TATE -- June 27, 1939, George Tate, dearly-beloved father of Georgina McCullough, 588, Oldpark Road, Belfast. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Grandchildren.

WRIGHT -- June 26, 1939, at her sister's residence, 38, Circular Road, Larne, Elizabeth Martha, widow of Captain Andrew Wright, Mullaghboy, Islandmagee. Funeral at 3-30 p.m. to-day (Wednesday), to Ballyprior Burying-ground. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing Sister. SARAH B. CARMICHAEL.

In Memoriam

MORRISON -- In ever-constant memory of a beloved son, William Victor Morrison, who died 28th June, 1936, aged 29 years.
 And yet, dear heart, remembering,
    Am I not richer than of old?
 Safe in God's immortality,
    What harm can spoil the wealth I hold?

 

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