Belfast Weekly News May 2 1857:


April 26, at 49 Victoria Terrace, the wife of Ladislas Kiss, Esq., of a daughter.

April 24, at Virport, Malone, the wife of Mr L.J. Sherrard, of a son.

April 21, at Tullydonnell, near Dungannon, the lady of Thomas Staples Irwin, Esq., C.E., of a daughter.

April 25, at Upper Arthur Street, the wife of Henry S. Ferguson, M.D., of a son.

April 22, at Buncrana, County Donegal, the wife of Major J.H.Todd, of a son.


April 28, in the First Presbyterian Meeting-house, Dromore, by the Rev. S.C. Nelson, Downpatrick, assisted by the Rev. S.Ferguson, Dromore, Thomas MíMurray, Esq., only son of the late George MíMurray, Esq., Waringstown, to Catherine, youngest daughter of Thomas MíCoy, Esq., of Lisnashanker, Dromore.

April 28, at the Linenhall Street Meeting-house, Belfast, by the Rev. John MíCready, of Saintfield, Mr T. Milliken, of Saintfield, to Isabella, second daughter of Mr James Wilson, Clones.

April 28, in the First Presbyterian Church, Stewartstown, by the Rev.I.N. Harkness, the Rev. James Foster, of Newmills, to Lydia, daughter of the late Rev. Wm. Harkness, of Sandholes, County Tyrone.

April 27, in the Presbyterian Church, Great Georgeís Street, by the Rev. Thomas Toye, Mr John Gamble,to Miss Martha Campbell, both of Belfast.

Aril 23, at St Anneís Church, Dublin, the Rev. Beauchamp Walter Stannus, son of the Dean of Ross, to the Hon. Mabel Geraldine Vesey Fitzgerald, eldest daughter of the Lord Fitzgerald and Vesey.

April 23, in the Presbyterian Church, Whiteabbey, by the Rev. John Lyle, Mr James Vint, Ballyduff, to Mary Ann, third daughter of Mr John Quirey, of Prospect Cottage, Monkstown.

April 25, at Trinity Church, Chelsea, the Hon. Henry Blackwood, youngest son of the second Lord Dufferin and Clandeboye, to Lady Amelia Capel, youngest sister of the Earl of Essex.


April 30, after a short illness, Agnes Skillen, relict of the late Wm. Skillen.

April 25, at the Maze, deeply regretted by a numerous family, Mrs Jane Atkinson, aged 78 years.

April 25, at his fatherís residence, William Hill, only son of John MíConnell, 28 Frederick Street.

April 20, at Crawfordsburn, Mr John Hanna, aged 74 years.

April 20, at Buncranna, County Donegal, Mr Matthew Boldrick, aged 55 years.

April 28, at 6 Great Georgeís Street, at an advanced age, Harriet, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Robt. MíCormick, Maghera, County Derry.

April 25, Margaret, wife of Mr Charles Grogan, of Ballynafeigh.

April 23, at the residence of his late father, English Street, Downpatrick, Nicholas Coates, Esq., aged 36.

April 26, at her fatherís residence, Margaret, only child of Mr William Brown, builder, Ballynahinch, aged 17 years.

April 27, at Packolet, County Down, aged 61 years, Charlotte, relict of the late George W. Bell, Esq., surgeon, and fourth daughter of the late Alexander Chesney, Esq., J.P.

April 19, at Strabane, Dr. Leney, aged 90 years.

April 22, at his residence, in the Parish of Clonallon, Warrenpoint, the Rev. John OíReilly, C.C.

April 26, Mr Richard Foote, grocer and flour merchant, Bridge Street, Lisburn, in the 93rd year of his age. This venerable man had been a member of the Wesleyan Church for more than seventy-five years.

April 21, Mrs Margaret Halliday, relict of the late Mr Robert Halliday, merchant, Conway Square, Newtownards.

April 21, at Holywood, Miss Anne Hume.

April 18, at Annagh, Portadown, Wm. Monypeny, Esq., aged 59 years.

April 24, near Clogher, in the 52nd year of her age, Anne, the beloved wife of Andrew Ramsay Esq.

April 27, at his residence, 1 Peterís Hill, Mr Alex. Kelly, aged 19 years.

March 28, at Charleston, South Carolina, George MíAdam, of Yonkers, New York, formerly of Belfast.

Belfast Weekly News May 16 1857:

May 14, at Woodbourne, County Antrim, the lady of John S. Charley, Esq., of a son.

May 11, at Ballytrim House, near Killyleagh, the wife of Charles Matthews, Esq., of a son and heir.

May 12, the wife of Mr Francis W.Dilworth, of a son.

May 8, at the Grove, Lisburn, the wife of Mr Rice, of a son.

May 6, at Drumatihue, Hillsborough, the wife of Mr. J. Burrows, of a daughter.

May 10, a 16, Upper Temple Street, Dublin, the wife of John Fyffe, of a daughter.

April 25, the wife of David Bryce, Esq., of Warwick Terrace, Belgrave Road, London, of a son.

May 11, Mrs James M MíClenehan, of Rathfriland, of a daughter.


May 9, at the Registry Office, Coleraine, Mr James Clarke, teacher, Ardverness, Macosquin, to Miss Rachel Forsythe, Ballyvennox, near Coleraine.

May 12, in the Donegall Street, Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Isaac Nelson, Mr. E.A. Murphy, Belfast, to Miss Bithiah Richey, Cootehill.

May 8, at the Parish Church, by the Rev. W.Anderson, Mr Joseph Bain, 2 Glenfield Place, to Anna, daughter of the late Mr James Cowan, Carrickfergus.

May 6, in the Killyleagh Church, by the Rev. Dr. Hincks, Mr Geroge W. Danby, of London, late of Belfast, to Mary, second daughter of Mr John Frew, Cottage, Killyleagh.

May 11, at St Malachyís Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Mr Clarke, Mr John Francis Lalor, Head Teacher, Donegall Street National School, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr George Burns, California Street.

April 16, in the Hamilton House, New York, by the Rev. Mr Towell, Mr George Wright, formerly of Belfast, to Miss Jane Livingston, formerly of Belfast.

May 13, at St Peterís Church , Dublin, by the Rev. John James MacSorley, Mr Henry Withrington, merchant, Carrickmacross, to Harriett, youngest daughter of the late Mr Joseph Whitley, Enniskillen.

April 24, at the residence of the brideís brother, 159 East Twelfth Street, New York, by the Re. Thomas Sawyer, Thomas Bligh, of the County Cavan, Ireland, to Anna Maria, daughter of John Smithson, Esq., of Dublin.

February 14, at St Jamesís Cathedral, Melbourne, by the Rev. John Freeman, Mr John Irwin Moore, Arly Cottage, Prahan, only son of the late Thomas Moore, Esq., of Waterloo Lodge, County Cavan, to Julia, second daughter of Mr Henry Baker, of Cloyne, County Cork.

May 7, at St Georgeís Church in Dublin, Wm. Murray, Esq., of Eastham, in the County of Meath, to Melinda, eldest daughter of Echlin Molyneaux, Esq., Q.C.

May 12, at Donybrook Church, by the Ven. John Gregg, Archdeacon of Kildare, assisted by the Rev. John Low, brother of the bride, the Rev. Frederick Bandon, to Rebecca, youngest daughter of Francis Low, Esq., of Merrion Castle, County Dublin.


May 14, Isabella, wife of Mr Alexander Faulkner, aged 59 years.

May 12, at Riverdale, Holywood, Co. Down, Louisa Nora, daughter of James Strachan, Inspector of Branches, Provincial Bank of Ireland.

May 13, at the advanced age of 95 years, Mrs Hannah Forsythe, relict of John Forsythe, of Ballynure.

May 10, at his residence, 8 Spencer Street, Mr Patrick Hughes.

May 9, at Belfast, Mr Charles Hardin, late of the 77th Regiment.

May 13, William, second son of Mr John Moffett, Ann Street, aged 8 years.

May 12, at her late residence, 70 Eccles Street, Dublin, Frances, relict of the Rev. Abraham Augustus Stewart, Private Chaplain to the late Duke of Richmond, Lord Liutenant, and Chaplain to the Royal Hibernian Military School, Phoenix Park, aged 88 years.

February 11, after a short illness, at the residence of her husband, Mr. George Wilson, Rundle Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Harriet, second daughter of the late Mr. William Blackham, Hill Street, Newry, Ireland.

May 11, at his residence, Castleblayney, James H Boyle, Esq.

May 5, at Ballymena, Alley Mullan, wife of Mr Atty Mullan, Dunlay(Dunloy? ), aged 60 years.

May 8, Robert, youngest son of the late Mr James MíClelland, Ballynafeigh, County Down.

May 8, at Donaghadee, Edward Hugh, first son of Mr Edward Kelso.

May 4, after a few days illness, Mr John Morton, of Caledon.

May 6, at Marino Crescent, of consumption, Miss Anee Jane Leach, aged 40 years, the niece of N.J. OíNeill, Esq., Crown Solicitor for the County Antrim.

May 5, at Ballinrees, Mr Thomas Simpson, aged 25 years.

May 4, at Milltown, Dunboe, Mr William Graham, aged 94 years.

May 3, at the residence of his father, William Clarke, late of Philadelphia, U.S., America, and second son of Joseph Thompson, Esq., Craigmount Cottages.

May 7, in Upper Brook Street, Dublin, the Hon. Colonel Henry Sutton Fane, aged 53 years.

May 6, at Farringdon Rectory, Alton, Hants., the Rev. John Benn, aged 92 years.

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