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From: Trevor Edwards <>
Subject: [NIR-DOWN] More people from Down married in Belfast 1873-1874
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 09:35:12 +0100 (BST)

The marriages occurred in Linenhall Street,
Presbyterian Church. All parties are of full age
unlesss it says otherwise.


12 Feb 1873, William McNay, farmer, Donaghdee, father
Robert, married Isabella Alexander of Belfast, father
Alex a sailor.

16 Mar 1873, Richard Brown, Bangor, father John
Richard, a sailor, married Margaret Halliday, of
Bangor, father Thomas.

2 Jun 1873, Robert Crosbie, of Bangor, father William
a grocer, married Martha Lynos of Belfast father John.

26 Aug 1873, Robert Henry Davis, of Belfast, father
John a farmer, married Annie Asher of Holywood, father
Cunningham a carpenter.

26 Aug 1873, Alexander Davidison of Bangor, father
Robert married Elizabeth McDowell of Bangor, father
William a Labourer.

23 Sep 1873, Francis Cosgrove, widower, a Carter of
Holywood, father John a Carter, married Harriett
McWilliams, widow, a servant in Holywood, father James
Orr a Labourer.


10 Apr 1874, James Lemon, carpenter of Bangor, father
Samuel a servant, married Elanor Campbell of Bangor,
father Hugh a carpenter.

16 May 1874, John Findlay Martin, clerk of Belfast,
father John a merchant, married Matilda Ann Kearns of
Ardglass, father Richard a Post Master.

10 Jun 1874, William Abernathy, a labourer of Bangor,
father John a farmer, married Mary Colville, a widower
of Bangor, father Samuel Thompson, a farmer.

18 Jun 1874, Michael Stewart, widower, a farmer of
Balloo, father Francis a farmer, married Jenny
Thompson, of Carnalea, father Charles a farmer.
There is a grave inscription in Bangor that may or may
not be related to these persons. "Erected by Michael
Stewart of Ballow in memory of his wife Agnes who died
4 April 1873. Also his father Francis Stewart who died
14 October 1873 aged 82 years".

26 Jul 1874, Edward Smyth, a blacksmith, father
Francis, a blacksmith, married Mabel Agnew of Bangor,
father John a farmer.

28 Jul 1874, Robert McKee, Sea Captain of Bangor,
father John a gardener, married Isabella Dempster, of
Ballybeen, father Hugh a Land Steward.
There is a grave inscription in Bangor that may or may
not be related to these persons. "Erected by Robert
McKee in memory of his father John McKee who died 13
Nov 1863 aged 50. Also his mother Mary McKee died 23
Dec 1881 aged 65. Also three of his children who died
young. Also his wife Isabella who died 29 Jul 1894
aged 57. Also his wife Elizabeth McKee who died 19 Apr
1915. Also the above named Robert McKee who died 21
Mar 1925."

14 Aug 1874, John Barry Gallaher, a widower, Land
Steward of Craigavad, father Thomas, in Army, married
Mary Elizabeth Purdy of Ballymenoch, father Hugh a


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