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From: "Lewis Gregory Jr." <>
Subject: Gravestone Inscriptions Request Co . Antrim
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 1998 15:20:02 -0800


To anyone who may have reference to this request. I sent this to David
McIleen-Wright, any info would be very much appreciated!!!

Lew Gregory Jr.

Lewis Gregory Jr. wrote:
>
> Dear David:
>
> I know this is probably a huge task to ask but I am really desperate and
> have used all sources available to me. Do you know if there are any
> inscriptions from gravestones on the following graveyards or know anyone
> who might? If not do you know anyone who would look in these graveyards
> for the surname Cristy/Christy/Christie, of course for a fee and how
> much? I would go there myself to look but the chance of that happening
> in the next 10 years is really slim!
>
> My Ancestor I'am looking for is George Christie he probably died about
> 1710 and was living in Killagan, also his sons Peter, William and
> possible others. I know there is no graveyards in Killagan according to
> Brian Michells Book, so the closest ones near this parish are (in order
> of possiblitys):
>
> Graveyard locations
>
> #1 Ballymoney: Castle Street, Charlotte Street, Church Street.
>
> #2 Rasharkin: Dromore, Glebe, Monyleck
>
> #3 Loughguile: Ballyweeny, Lavin Lower, Tully North
>
> #4 Finvoy: Ballymacaldrack, Kneekan, Mullen, Vow
>
> #5 Grange of Dundermont: Drumbare
>
> #6 Kilraghts: Carnageeragh, Kilraghts, Megheraboy Lowere
>
> #7 Dunaghy: Cargan, Carrowcowan, Glebe
>
> BIG LIST HUH? Would appreciate and info or references
>
> Thank You very much
>
> Lew
>
> wrote:
> >
> > In a message dated 1/24/98 9:27:28AM, you write:
> >
> > <<
> > I was told that it was called Upper Ballygan, and that it was located
> > about 2 miles NW of Ballymoney between the road to Colrain and the
> > railroad tracks to Colrain. Would be interested to hear what you
> > discover. Thanks,
> >
> > David C. Culbertson
> > >>
> > Hi David,
> > Yes, Ballygan Upper is marked on the map at that spot. However, don't plan to
> > go there looking for a bustling metropolis! I drove round the area yesterday
> > and the only settlement is Macfin, which comprises 20-30 houses (the street is
> > called Railway View). There are some prosperous-looking farms too. I'll go by
> > there again, as I was in a bit of a rush and could have missed something.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > David McIlveen-Wrig

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