Belfast Weekly News

May 9 1857


May 4 at Carrickfergus, the wife of Alexander Johns, Esq., jun. of a son.

April 30, at Donegall Place Buildings, Belfast, the wife of Denis O’Reilly, Esq., of a daughter.

May 1, at the Rectory, near the Silvermines, the lady of the Rev. A.A. Jones, Rector of Kilmore, of a daughter.


May 5, at Trinity Church, Belfast, by the Rev. Edward Maguire, Incumbent of Muckamore, Edward W. Lawson, Esq., Derbyshire Constabulary , second son of S.H. Lawson, Esq., County Inspector at Sligo, and the late Capt. 95th R.B., to Isabella Alexandrina, only daughter of the late Alexander Stewart, Esq., of Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone.

April 30, at Killinchy, by the Lord Bishop of Down and Connor and Dromore, Robert Edward Ward, Esq., of Bangor Castle, to Harriette, fourth daughter of the Hon. and Rev. Henry Ward, Rector of Killinchy.

May 4, at St Malachy’s Roman Catholic Chapel, by the Rev. Bernard Clarke, C.C.,Mr John S M’Cann, spirit merchant, to Mary Anne, eldest daughter of Mr Patrick M’Quillan.

April 28, at Fivemiletown Church, County Tyrone, by the Rev. Robert Gage, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. W.H.Murray, the Rev. Thomas Olphert, of Newtownlimavady, County Londonderry, to Julia, eldest daughter of the late Sir Hugh Stewart, Bart., of Ballygawley House, County Tyrone.

April 30, in the Scotch Church, Capel Street, Dublin, by the Rev. W.B.Kirkpatrick, D.D., William Megaw, Esq., of Carelton Terrace, Rathmies, Dublin, to Margaret Anne, daughter of the late William Neilson, Esq., solicitor, of 104 Abbey Street, Dublin.

April 30 in the Presbyterian Church, Granshaw, by the Rev. James M’Cullough, Mr James Malcomson, Knockbracken, to Fanny Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr John Wilson, Lisnabreen.

April 30, at the Third Presbyterian Church, Ballymoney, by the Rev. James Usher, Mr Robert Stewart, brassfounder, Belfast, to Matilda, only daughter of Mr. Gabriel Barr, merchant, Ballymoney.

April 27, in the Wesleyan Methodist Preaching House, Downpatrick, by the Rev. Mr Lindsay, Mr Jas. Jordan, Ravara, County Down, to Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr James Ennis, Ballyvaston, Co Down.

April 27, at the First Presbyterian Church, Bangor, by the Rev. Hugh Woods, Mr John M’Wha, to Miss Sophia Murray, both of Ballymullin, Parish of Bangor.


May 6, at his residence, Mertoun Hall, Holywood, John Harrison, Esq., aged 73 years.

May 7, at the Belfast Arms Hotel, Donegall Quay, Mr William Walter Young, aged 52 years.

May 5, Miss Ellen Mussen, at the residence of her brother, Mr Matthew Mussen, Lisburn.

May 2, at her residence, Corporation Street, Agnes, eldest daughter of the late John Ritchie, Esq. of this town.

April 25, Susanna, relict of the late James M’Crory, Enogh, aged 85 years.

May 6, William James, only child of Mr Andrew Knox, Portglenone, aged 2 ½ years.

May 5, at Ballymena, Dr John Duffin, 43rd Regt., aged 25 years.

May 3, Mr George Morton, of Banbridge.

May 3, at his residence, 83 Hardinge Street, after a long illness, Mr Wm. Johnston, sen. aged 56 years.

May 2, Richard, infant son of Mr James Coates, 44 Townsend Street, aged two years.

May 1, at her residence, York Street, Mrs Major, aged 87 years.

May 3, Martha, eldest daughter of Mr John Rodgers, Monkstown.

May 2, at the residence of his mother, Granshaw, near Bangor, George Anderson, aged 17 years.

April 26, Mr John Scott, , Vice-President of the Working Classes Association.

April 30, Mr Maxwell Deering, of Derry.

May 4, at the Royal School, Enniskillen, Meade Denis, son of Loftus A.Bryan, Esq., 27 Pembroke Road, Dublin.

May 2, at 125 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, John B. Barton, Esq., 89 years.

May 1, Margaret, the infant daughter of Dr. Savage, Armagh, aged 15 months.

April 30, at Ballyshannon, Miss Catherine Gorevan, of the Imperial Hotel.

April 11, in the 76th year of her age, Margaret, relict of Mr James Carnaghan, late of Francis Street, Newtownards.

April 29, Mr John Haslett, compositor, aged 23.

April 23, at Ballyness, Mary, relict of the late Mr. J.Smyth, aged 88 years.