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S. WILSON & CO.,
Manufacturers of Marquees, Tents, Rick-Covers, etc.,
19 Corporation Square, Belfast.
Tents and Marquees for Hire, suitable for Croquet, Cricket, Archery, Rifle
Matches, Flower Shows, Dinner Parties, Public Meetings, Balls, etc., etc.
Flags for Decorations or Displays for sale or on Hire
Rope and Sail Makers
SHIP CHANDLERS AND RIGGERS
trade mark A1
agents for the GOUROCK ROPEWORK CO.
Double Action Pumps and Fire Engines
PEACOCK & BUCHAN'S COMPOSITION PAINTS
WAGGON, HORSE AND CART COVERS
Large Waterproof covers on hire
THE MUTUAL FIRE
INSURANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
1st - Members' Policies, giving PARTICIPATION in the whole
of the profits, which have always been considerable, and during the last
three years have averaged, with bonuses, 27 per cent. of the Premiums paid.
This class is eminently advantageous to large insurers.
2nd. - Non-Members' Policies entirely Exempt from
Participation in the gains or losses.
The system of liberal deductions from Premiums, where
adequate fire extinguishing appliances are kept, originated with the
Corporation, and is applicable to all risks.
The lowest rates consistent with security are charged.
No. foreign or colonial business is transacted, whereby the Corporation is
freed from participation in the calamitous conflagrations which from time to
time occur abroad.
Gross Premium Income, 1878, exceeded £132,000. Guaranteed Fund, £100,000,
and Funds in Hand, accumulated out of profits, over £120,000.
J. N. Lane, Manager and Secretary
District Agent for the Province of Ulster
John Collins, 49 Queen Street, Belfast.
Joseph Orr, Belfast Bank, Ballymena
H. Shillington, C.E., Armagh Road, Portadown
RENT AGENCY OFFICE
17 Rosemary Street, Belfast.
Rents carefully collected, under personal supervision, and prompt
THE ULSTER BRUSH CO.
(Late William Sherrie),
42 ANN STREET, BELFAST
WATCHES, PLATE, JEWELLERY, DIAMONDS, AND OTHER VALUABLE
BELFAST LOAN OFFICE
49 & 51 ANN STREET, BELFAST
House, Rent and Insurance Agent
MERCANTILE AGENCY OFFICE
65 DONEGALL STREET, BELFAST
(Four doors from the "News-Letter" Office)
ASSURANCE COMPANY OF IRELAND
FIRE AND LIFE
Incorporated under the Companies' Act, 1862.
CAPITAL - ONE MILLION AND A HALF STERLING
HEAD OFFICE:- 9 COLLEGE GREEN, DUBLIN
Richard Welch, J.P. Lucius Octavus Hutton.
William Monk Gibbon.
Thomas P. Cairns, J.P., Drogheda
Joseph Casson, J.P., William Street
Right Hon. Wm. H. F. Cogan, M.P., D.L.
Edward Fottrell, J.P., Director, Hibernian Bank
William Monk Gibbon, LL.D., The Castle, Sandymount.
Lucius Octavus Hutton, Director of the Great Northern Railway Company.
George Johnston, M.D., F.R.G.S., Stephen's Green.
Richard Martin, D.L., Director of the Royal Bank of Ireland.
Richard Welch, J.P., Monkstown Park.
Manager:- Bernard H. O'Reilly
MEDICAL OFFICER - John Wm. Moore, Esq., M.D., 40 Fitzwilliam Square West.
SOLICITOR - Geo. Lambert Cathcart, Esq., Baggot Street.
The Patriotic Assurance Company of Ireland was founded considerably over
half a century ago by a number of local merchants, and its operations are
confined to this country alone. Its large capital of £1,500,000 is the
property of resident Irish shareholders, and its earnings, as a consequence,
obtain circulation and give employment at home.
LIFE DEPARTMENT - The rates of premium for Life Assurance are the most
moderate, consistent with safety. For example : at age 20
(non-participating) an annual premium of £20 10s. 5d. will insure with this
Company the sum of £1,250, payable at death - however soon that may happen
- while under the mutual tables of twenty companies the same premium would
only assure £1,050, and with nineteen other companies the same premium
would only assure £1,000. Thus what are equivalent to immediate bonuses of
from £200 to £250 may be secured.
ENDOWMENT ASSURANCES - At age 25, an annual premium of £11 16s. 8d. will
assure the sum of £500, payable at death - however soon that may happen -
with the additional advantage, that should the assured live to 63, the £500
will be paid over to himself.
ENDOWMENTS FOR CHILDREN - are effected, the amount being payable in the
event of the life named attaining a certain age - usually 21 - the whole of
the premiums paid being returnable, should the child die before that age.
For a child aged 2 years next birthday, an annual payment of £4 3s. 10d.
will secure £100 on attaining the age of 21; or in the event of death
before attaining that age, all the premiums received will be returned.
LOANS - granted on real estate, and on life estate with policy of assurance,
at moderate rates of interest. Preliminary agreements free of charge.
FIRE DEPARTMENT - Insurances against loss by Fire may be effected with
this Company on private dwelling houses, and on furniture therein, at the
minimum rates of 1s. 6d. and 2s. per cent, including china, glass, musical
instruments, prints and other perishable goods.
Insurances on Warehouses, Shops, Merchandize, Mills, and Factories may be
effected at current rates.
BELFAST AGENT, GEORGE JOHNSTON, Jun., WARING STREET
Agent at Carrickfergus, R. J. Porter, Solicitor.
Agent at Newtownards, Charles C. Russell, Solicitor.
THE PRINCE OF WALES' HOTEL
Now one of the largest Hotels in Ireland
Private Families, Americans, Canadians, and Tourists, should not fail to
visit this splendid Hotel, most centrally situated, where they will find
EVERY COMFORT, combined with Moderate Charges
Ladies' and Gentlemens' Coffee Rooms, Ladies' Drawing Rooms, Private Rooms,
en Suite ; Smoke Rooms, Billiard Room, Stock Rooms, Hot and Cold Baths.
Ladies' can have use of Pianos in their own Rooms
MONEY ! MONEY ! MONEY !
Made on Watches, Plate Jewellery, Diamonds, Articles of Vertu.
Mathematical and Musical Instruments, Guns, Piece Goods, Seal Jackets, and
every description of valuable property by
CITY PAWN OFFICE
81 & 83 CROMAC STREET
DANCING, CALISTHENICS, and DEPORTMENT
45 & 47 DONEGALL PASS
Classes are open from 1st October to end of April. Schools and Private
Families attended. All the newest Dances taught. Lessons given on the
Violin, Pianoforte, and Harmonium.
Terms on Application
45 & 47 DONEGALL PASS, BELFAST
THE GOLDEN PLOUGH
65 & 67 VICTORIA STREET, BELFAST
THE STAFFORDSHIRE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
CAPITAL, A QUARTER OF A MILLION STERLING
CHIEF OFFICE - HANLEY. LONDON
OFFICE - 77 CORNHILL
Manager - Thomas Henry Owens
T. C. Brown-Westhead, Esq., J.P., Chairman, Cauldon Place, Hanley.
Anthony Shaw, Esq., J.P., Vice-Chairman, Bank House, near Congleton.
John Aynsley, Esq., Blythe Bridge and Longton.
Harry Coghill, Esq., The Brampton, Newcastle-under-Lyme & Liverpool.
Stephen Edge, Esq., The Brampton and Burslem.
Samuel Keeling, Esq., J.P., The Villa, Rocester.
George Ridgway, Esq., J.P., Northwood House, Hanley.
William Scott, Esq., Barlaston and Hanley.
William Stubbs, Esq., Eastwood Place, Hanley.
Frederick Tennant, Esq., Bradwell House, Porthill.
William Webberley, Esq., J.P., Dresden and Longton.
Revenue, 1874 £76,767
Revenue, 1876 £86,300
Revenue, 1878 £98,817
This Company offers all the advantages of the modern systems of Insurance
combined with undoubted security. The rates are based on the most moderate
North of Ireland Branch Offices
38 & 40 Rosemary Street, Belfast
REYNOLDS & CO., RESIDENT SECRETARIES
Applications for Agencies Invited
JOHN KENNEDY & SON
ULSTER COACH FACTORY
Honourable Mention, Dublin, 1865, for "Sound Workmanship and
Manufacturers and Designers of all kinds of Carriages
On the Newest and most Approved Principle
In our Show-Rooms will be found a Large and Varied Assortment of
NEW AND SECOND HAND CARRIAGES
Of almost every Description
Old Vehicles Taken in Exchange, or Sold on Commission
Repairs Carefully and Expeditiously Executed. Carriages to Job, with option
of Purchase. Prices Moderate.
3 & 5 MONTGOMERY STREET, BELFAST
Wholesale and Retail
CASTLE MARKET, BELFAST
Begs respectfully to inform his numerous Customers and the general Public
that he is supplied
EVERY MORNING WITH A FRESH ARRIVAL
of all kinds of
FISH OF THE SEASON
Which will be found of Superior Quality, and Sold at MODERATE RATES
SALMON WITH EVERY DESCRIPTION OF SHELL FISH, OYSTERS, LOBSTERS, ETC.
When in Season
Importer of Ice, which can always be had in any Quantity
Country Orders Attended to with Greatest Care and Despatch.
The Trade Supplied on Liberal Terms
OBSERVE THE ADDRESS
CASTLE MARKET, BELFAST
29 ARTHUR STREET, BELFAST.
FRENCH and ENGLISH ROOM PAPERS
IN THE NEWEST AND MOST ELEGANT STYLES
etc., etc., etc.
DECORATIVE AND PLAIN HOUSE PAINTING
Paper Hangings, etc.
Executed in the Newest and most approved Styles, and at moderate Prices.
IMITATIONS OF THE RICHEST WOODS AND INLAID WORK
Of unequalled Finish and elaborate and Beautiful Designs
IMITATIONS OF RARE MARBLES
With fineness of Surface and Transparency of Finish unsurpassed by Real
A. M. has introduced a New and Elegant Style of Decoration for Dining Room
and Drawing Room Walls, in imitation of Damasks, executed in Fine Oil Paint,
in colours to harmonize with furniture, etc.
First Class Workmen sent to any part of the Country without Extra Charge
29 HIGH STREET, BELFAST
Estate Agent, Accountant & Auditor
Agent for Fire, Life, Guarantee, and Plate Glass Insurance Offices
Personal Attention to all Business
OFFICES - 29 HIGH STREET, BELFAST
RELIANCE MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY
Offices: 71, King William Street, London, E.C.
The Right Hon. The Earl of Leven and Melville
The Right Rev. The Bishop of Moray and Ross
Sir J. T. Tyrell, Bart.
Wm. Tufnell, Esq.
J. T. Abdy, Esq. County Court Judge, Welwyn, Herts
W. W. Duffield, Esq., Solicitor, Chelmsford
Thomas Eykyn, Esq., Ladbroke Grove, Kensington Park
J. W. Egerton Green, Esq., J.P., Banker, Colchester
Alexander Howden, Esq., Ship and Insurance Broker, Birchin Lane
John W. Lay, Esq., J.P., Walcott's Great Tey, Essex.
J. Oxley Parker, Esq., J.P., Banker, Maldon
Henry T. Prinsep, Esq., Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Charles H. Smith, Esq., J.P., Tenby
James C. Traill, Esq., Castlehill, Caithness-shire, and Twyford, Berks.
W. M. Tufnell, Esq., J.P., Banker, Chelmsford
John Pike, Esq., Hop Merchant, Southwark
Secretary - Edward Butler
Assistant Secretary - Henry Unwin
Branch Office for Ireland - 48 Upper Sackville Street, Dublin
JAMES MCBLAINE, Resident Secretary
The Society's Profits - The entire profits belong to the Assured, and
are equitably divided every five years.
LOANS are granted to Life, Estate, and other approved personal security
ABSOLUTE ASSURANCES - The Directors invite attention to the new system of
Life Assurance by ten, fifteen, or twenty annual premiums - each premium,
when paid, securing an absolute assurance of either a tenth, fifteenth or
twentieth part of the sum named in the policy.
FOREIGN TRAVEL AND RESIDENCE - Attention is also requested to the extension
of limits for foreign travel and residence, as set forth in the Society's
PAYMENT OF CLAIMS - Claims not exceeding £200 are paid as soon as
recognised by the Board. Assurances of larger amount are settled within
three calendar months after proof of death, satisfactory to the Directors,
has been given
NON-LIABILITY OF MEMBERS - Policy Holders are protected from all Liability
by the Deed of Settlement and by a Clause in each Policy.
Forms of Proposal, Prospectuses, and every information may be obtained on
application at any of the Society's Branches or Agencies throughout the
United Kingdom. Agency applications invited.
Is the strongest, safest, and most economical Explosive, for all Mining,
Quarrying, and Tunnelling operations ; for Blasting in hard or soft, wet or
dry rocks ; for sinking Shafts and Wells ; for Railway and Road
Cuttings ; for Blasting under Water and Deepening Docks, Rivers, Harbours,
Canals, etc.; for recovering or clearing away Wrecks ; also for clearing
land of Tree Stumps, without having to stub them ; and from Boulder Stones,
without the necessity of Boring them.
DYNAMITE possesses many advantages over Gunpowder, and all other explosives
for blasting, its use saves much time, labour, and expense ; it is much
safer to use, convey and store ; it requires a special Detonating Cap
attached to the fuse when blasting to make it explode ; it can be used in
water bleeding rocks, and may be tamped with water ; it requires no hard
stemming ; fewer and narrower boreholes are necessary, and greater depth is
blasted ; Dynamite being a plastic substance, its cartridges may be put into
the boreholes with safety, and pressed so as to completely fill up their
irregularities, which is absolutely necessary in blasting to obtain the best
DYNAMITE is made up in Cartridges, and these are put into 5lb packages, with
full instructions attached ; ten packages are enclosed in each box ; price
12s. 6d. per package, or £5 per 50lb. box, delivered free at the local
Magazine. Safety Fuse Cord, 4d. and 6d.; Tape Covered Fuse, 7d. and 9d.; and
Gutta Percha Fuse, 1s. and 1s. 3d.; all per coil of 24 feet. Detonators,
10d., 1s. 6d. and 2s. 9d. per box, or 25s. per thousand.
For further information and supplies, apply to the Agents for Nobel's
Explosives Co. Limited, Glasgow.
R. & J. CARSON, 10 Corn Market, Belfast ; SAMUEL BOYD, 46 Mary Street,
Dublin ; COOKE BROS., Cork ; CLOGHERTY & SEMPLE, Galway ; W. ADAIR,
ATLAS ASSURANCE COMPANY
FIRE AND LIFE
92, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON
(Established 1808, and Empowered by Act of Parliament of the 54th Geo.
III., c. 79.)
CAPITAL - £1,200,000
Chairman - Thomas Chapman, Esq., F.R.S.
Deputy-Chairman - Benjamin Buck Greens, Esq.
Sir William J. W. Baynes, Bart.
Admiral Sir A. L. Montgomery, Bart.
Arthur Edward Campbell, Esq.
Eugene Frederick Noel, Esq.
James Pattison Currie, Esq.
Charles Andrew Prescott, Esq.
John Oliver Hanson, Esq.
Richard Blayney Wade, Esq.
William Cotton Curtis, Esq.
Philip Anslie Walker, Esq.
Frederick Greene, Esq., and Sir Thomas Douglas Forsythe, C.B., K.C.S.I.
Secretary - Richard Ray, Esq.
Actuary - William Henry Tyndall, Esq.
Solicitors - Messrs. G. F. Hudson, Matthews & Co.
Medical Officer - Buxton Shillitoe, Esq., F.R.S.
Consulting Actuary - Chas. Ansell, Esq., F.R.S.
Bankers - Messrs. Prescott, Cave, Buston, Loder & Co.
The Accumulated Premiums are over £1,550,000. The Annual Income exceeds £160,000.
The sum of £6,440,314 has been paid in claims under Life Policies.
Large Bonuses have been declared and paid as additions to the amounts
Premiums on Policies have been greatly reduced where parties have so applied
the Bonuses on their Policies.
Persons assuring in Great Britain have the option of Participating Rates of
Premiums, or of Non-Participating Rates.
Combined provision may be made for old age and early death, so that a person
may secure a sum to be paid to himself at an age agreed upon, or to his
Executors if he should die before that age.
Residence in Countries beyond the limits of Europe is allowed on favourable
terms ; in most temperate climates without extra premium.
Whole World Assurances are granted
Advances are made on Policies to the extent of their value for the surrender
to the Office.
The Directors are ready to receive proposals for Assurances, or any
contingency involving payment of a sum at death.
This Company undertakes the Assurance of almost every species of Property in
the United Kingdom, at the Rates of Premium and upon principles which will
be found quite as advantageous to the interests of the Assured as those
offered by any other Office. The Directors can confidently refer to the well
known character of the Company for liberality and promptitude in the
discharge of claims made upon it during the many years it has been
No charge made for Policy Stamps
The Policies of the Company extend to cover Losses occasioned by the
Explosion of Gas.
The Company is ready to receive applications for Agencies in those Towns and
Districts in which it is not at present represented. Applications to be made
to the Secretary.
This Company having been established more than seventy years, ample time has
elapsed to prove the soundness of the principles on which it has been
conducted. During that period its operations have attained great magnitude,
and it has enjoyed much prosperity.
AGENTS AT BELFAST :
C. B. GRIMSHAW & SON,
38 & 40 CASTLE STREET
Mr. ARCHIBALD REYNOLDS
40 ROSEMARY STREET
Of whom Tables of Rates, Forms of Proposal, and any information needful
to effect Life and Fire Assurances, may be obtained.
The Dividend Warrants of this Company will be paid on application to
C. B. GRIMSHAW & SON, 38 & 40 Castle Street
Renewals should be paid within 15 days after the respective Quarter Days
when they become due.
SHORTEST SEA PASSAGE AND ROYAL MAIL ROUTE
ENGLAND, SCOTLAND & BELFAST
LONDONDERRY AND THE NORTH OF IRELAND
VIA LARNE AND STRANRAER
Channel Passage Two Hours - Loch Sailing About 40 Minutes
Daily Sailings (Sundays and Christmas days excepted). Trains go alongside
Steamer at Larne and Stranraer. Through Carriages run between Stranraer and
London and Stranraer and Glasgow.
Through communication by this route to and from all the principal places in
England and Scotland.
For Goods and Cattle Traffic with Scotland and the North and North-East
districts of England especially, this route will be found convenient and
expeditious, and the rates are moderate.
For particulars of Fares, Train Connections, etc., see Bradshaw and other
Guides, and the Time Tables of the London and North Western, North Eastern,
Caledonian, Glasgow and South Western, and Belfast and Northern Counties
Further information may be obtained from the various Station Masters and
Managers of the above named Railway.
GEORGE L. HILL
Engraver, Die-Sinker, Lithographer & Silver Plater
48 Castle Street (Three doors from Queen Street)
Manufacturer of every description of Brass and Zinc O.G. Scroll and Window
CROWN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY
HEAD OFFICE, LONDON - 188 FLEET STREET, E.C.
At the Fifty fourth Annual Court of Proprietors, held at the Company's
Office in London, on the 27th June, 1879, the following very satisfactory
results were reported:- The New Assurances exceeded those of the preceding
year by 40 in the number of the Policies, and £43,682 in the amount
Assured. That the Claims by death were less than those expected by 38 in the
number of the Policies, and £34,030 (£84,030?) in the amount Assured. That
the Funds of the Company were increased by £81,186 and amount to £1,579,382.
That there are 9,474 Policies in existence assuring the sum of £5,379,069,
and that the Annual Income amounts to "221,829.
INDISPUTABILITY OF POLICIES
The Company, since its establishment in the year 1825, has paid to the
representatives of deceased Members £3,065,000, under 4,218 Policies, and
in no instance has it been engaged in litigation to resist payment of a
JOSEPH MANLY, Secretary for Ireland
46 & 47 Dame Street, Dublin
Agents at Belfast - Mr. Samuel Andrews, Victoria Street ; Messrs. P.
L. Munster & Sons, Corporation Street ; Mr. R. F. Dennison, Belfast Bank
and Holywood ; Mr. R. F. Kennedy, National Bank. Agent at Londonderry - Mr.
John Craig, Bank of Ireland. Agent at Strabane - Mr. Thomas Lyle, J.P.,
Hibernian Bank. Agent at Dungannon - Mr. John Stevenson, Island House,
18 Donegall Place, Belfast
Ladies are invited to visit these extensive Showrooms, where they will
always find the leading Novelties in
COSTUMES, DRESS & MANTLE MATERIALS
Jackets, Bonnets, Hats
Corsets, Laces, Trimmings, Furs, etc., etc.
Costumes, Mantles & Millinery
Made to Order at the Shortest Notice
Special Attention Given to
WEDDING & FOREIGN OUTFITS
SAMUEL WOOD, Proprietor
EDINBURGH LIFE ASSURANCE CO.,
Founded 1823, and incorporated by Act of Parliament
THE LEADING FEATURES OF THIS OFFICE ARE :
Ample Security, the Company having, in addition to
the Accumulated Fund, a large uncalled Capital, thus providing against all
Moderate Premiums, lower than those charged by many other offices.
Increasing Bonuses, allocated on a plan peculiar to this office.
Additions to the sums assured were made at the last investigation to the
extent of £318,000.
Twenty Cases of Claims actually paid :
Age at Entry
Age at Death
Total Amount Paid
Total Amount of Premiums Paid
£668 10 0
2083 2 6
1811 13 4
2680 2 6
958 7 6
541 2 6
173 2 4
1649 11 9
537 15 0
1153 16 8
483 15 0
327 16 4
828 0 0
1668 16 8
1358 10 0
2046 17 6
607 5 0
1198 12 6
1248 15 0
856 18 4
Liberal Conditions as to foreign residence
Non Forfeiture Scheme applied to all ordinary policies
The Terminable Premium Plan recently introduced. Special Prospectuses of
this Scheme can be had on application.
Accumulated Funds over £1,600.000
Head Office for Ireland - 55 Upper Sackville Street, DUBLIN
William B. Martin, Resident Secretary
Agents in Belfast
W. Hartley & Co., Waring Street
D. Fred., Spiller, jun., Solicitor, High Street
B. Capper (Messrs. Capper, May & Co.)
V. H. Rylski, Victoria Street
John Collins, 49 Queen Street
R. Dawson Bates, Solicitor, Donegall Place
Sampson, Clarke, Rosemary Street
M. H. Harris, 15 Donegall Place
Application for Agents of this Office from persons of influence are invited,
and should be addressed to the Resident Secretary.
WILLIAM BEATTIE & SON
HOUSE AND LAND AGENTS
25 Rosemary Street
Rents Collected in any part of Ulster, at a Commission of 2 1/2 per Cent. of
Annual Rental of £500 and upwards
Stereo & Electrotypers
Litho, and Type Steam Printers
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL STATIONERS
Paper Bag Makers and Twine Merchants
And Sole Makers in Ireland of Pure India Rubber Stamps
11 & 13 Rosemary Street, Belfast
WM. S. CRAWFORD
36 ANN STREET, BELFAST
Begs to return thanks to his numerous Friends and Customers for the
patronage hitherto bestowed on him. He has pleasure in intimating that he is
prepared to supply all kinds of
SADDLERY, HORSE-CLOTHING AND STABLE APPOINTMENTS
Harness & Riding Saddles of Every Description
Carriage, Gig, Van, and Cart Harness, Whips, Spurs, etc., etc.
Subscriber has one of the Largest and most Varied Stocks in Belfast to
select from, all of the Best Quality, and at Moderate Prices.
Repairs carefully attended to. Orders from the Country receive prompt
BELFAST NEWS LETTER
IS THE OLDEST NEWSPAPER IN IRELAND
PUBLISHED DAILY - PRICE ONE PENNY
In time for Despatch by the Morning Mails
The News Letter is the Leading Conservative Journal in Ulster, and the best
Medium for the Publication of all Notices intended for the perusal of the
Nobility, the Magistracy, the Gentry, the Professional, Commercial, and the
Agricultural and Trading Classes in Ireland.
All Communications to be addresses to the Proprietor, Jas. Alex. Henderson,
55, 57 & 59 Donegall Street, Belfast
BELFAST WEEKLY NEWS
Is the best Protestant Paper in Ireland
And contains all the leading news of the Week
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING - PRICE TWOPENCE
And can be had (Unstamped) on the Morning of Publication, from the
Agents in all the Country Towns, and at the various Railway Stations.
All Orders to be forwarded to the Publisher at the Weekly News Office, 55,
57 & 59 Donegall Street, Belfast
THE "BELFAST NEWS-LETTER,"
Book & Job Steam Printing House,
55, 57 & 59 DONEGALL STREET
Every variety of Plain and Ornamental Printing
Neatly, Cheaply & Expeditionally Executed
" HOME " WASHER,
Improved WRINGER and MANGLE Combined
No. 1 WASHER, £6. 6s, suitable for a Family of Six or Eight Persons
No. 2 WASHER, £8 8s
No. 3 WASHER, £12 12s, for Large Families, Hotels, Public Institutions,
on strong frames
FROM 35s TO £4
Strong India Rubber
FROM 25s TO 47s
The above are superior to finish, and 25 per cent. cheaper than any other in
The "HOME" WASHER has NEVER BEEN BEATEN in a Washing Competition,
though it has had public trials with every Machine of any note.
The great and unequalled success of the "HOME" WASHER is still
further established by the fact that the Annual Sales are now in excess on
any other Washing Machine
Testimonials, Catalogues, and Particulars free by Post
Sole Depot for Ireland
24 WELLINGTON PLACE, BELFAST
W. G. HANNA, Agent
The New "DOLLY" WASHING, WRINGING and MANGLING MACHINE, Combined,
Price, only £3 10s.
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
1 Old Bond Street and 16 Pall Mall, London
SUBSCRIBED AND INVESTED CAPITAL
ONE MILLION SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS
Directors in 1879
|Alexander, James Dalison, Esq.
Ashton, Richard James, Esq.
Barclay, Thomas George, Esq.
Bevan, Robert Cooper Lee, Esq.
Bosanquet, Percival, Esq
Brand, James, Esq.
Cave, Charles, Esq.
Chambers, Geo. Henry, Esq.
Crum-Ewing, J. D., Esq.
Davidson, Henry, Esq.
Eaton, Henry William, Esq., M.P.
Farquhar, Horace B. T., Esq.
Field, George Hanbury, Esq.
Gilliat, John Saunders, Esq.
Gouger, Alfred, Esq.
Hawthorn, William, Esq.
Hill, John Sheriff, Esq.
Huth, Edward, Esq.
Marryat, Charles, Esq.
Murdock, James Gordon, Esq.
Newman, Thos. Holdsworth, Esq.
Robertson, James Roderick, Esq.
Smith, Martin Tucker, Esq.
Twining, Richard, Esq.
|Alexander, Fletcher & Co., Merchant
Ashton & Co., Merchants
Barclay, Perkins & Co., Brewers
Barclay, Bevan, Tritton, Twells, & Co., Bankers
Bosanquet, Curtis & Co., Merchants
Harvey, Brand, & Co., Merchants
Prescott, Cave, Buxton, Loder & Co., Bankers
Thos. Daniel & Co., Merchants
J. D. Crum-Ewing, Merchant
8, Mansfield Street, Portland Place
H. W. Eaton & Sons, Silk Brokers
Forbes, Forbes & Co., Merchants
National Provincial Bank of England
John Kirton Gilliat & Co., Merchants
A. Gouger & Co., Merchants
Hawthorn & Shedden, Merchants
J. Young, Ehlers & Co., Merchants
F. Huth & Co., Merchants
Joseph Marryat & Sons, Merchants
11, Elvaston Place, South Kensington
Newman, Hunt & Co., Merchants
50, Queen's Gardens, Hyde Park W.
Smith, Payne & Smiths, Bankers
R. Twining & Co., Bankers
|Barclay, Charles, Esq.
Bevan, Francis Augustus, Esq.
Hale, John Hampton, Esq.
Murdoch, Charles Townshend, Esq.
|H. Kendall & Son, Merchants
Barclay, Bevan, Tritton, Twells & Co., Bankers
Weston & Co., Cement Manufacturers and Wharfingers
Ransom, Bouverie & Co., Bankers
General Manager - E. Cozens Smith, Esq.
The distinguishing characteristics of this Institution are
(1) Moderate Rates ; (2) Undoubted Security ; (3) Prompt and Liberal
Settlement of Claims.
Steam Threshing Machines allowed without extra charge.
Loss and Damage from Explosion of Gas in Buildings Insured made good.
Special attention is given to Insurance on Flax Mills, Flax, Linen and Yarn
District Agents - JOHN PIM & SON, 18 TOMB STREET, BELFAST
Agents - William Emerson, 13 Donegall Quay
William Montgomery, 103 Donegall Street
ECONOMY AND SECURITY IN FIRE INSURANCE
THE EQUITABLE FIRE OFFICE
was established with the special object of conducting the business of
Fire Insurance on principles (?) DEPENDENCE and EQUITY. The profitable
character of its business indicates that (?) received the hearty support of
the better classes of Insurers.
The General Principle
(?) the conduct of its business is that every risk shall be rated on its
own merits, the Company not being bound by any Trades Union or Tariff.
All risks of ordinary hazard are issued at the usual rates, and one
year's premium is returned (?) end of every fifth year to Policy holders who
have made no claim
The GROSS INCOME of the Company for the year 1879 was .....£ 60,000 0
The RESERVE FUNDS amounted to
.....£ 51,000 0 0
The TOTAL FUNDS for the security of the assured were
.....£ 290,000 0 0
The Reserve Funds
(?) upwards of 130 per cent. of the Net Premium Income ; a ratio of
Reserve attained or ex(?) by comparatively few Fire Insurance Companies, and
these of the very highest class, and of (?) age than the Equitable
The Company invites the most searching examination. Every Prospectus
contains full accounts (?) Balance Sheet for the past year.
The business is confined to select risks in the United Kingdom
THE EQUITABLE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED.
Head Office - 8 Corporation Street, Manchester - D. R. Patterson, Secretary
Irish Office - 41 Victoria Street, Belfast
February, 4, 1880.
Lowson & Co., District Managers
LIFE ASSURANCE at COST PRICE
In the National Provident Institution Policy Holders (?) charged only
the actual cost of the benefits accruing, the whole profit being (?)
property. The outlay to Assurers is, therefore, on the smallest scale
Example - A Person Aged 46, Assured in 1836 for £1000
1836 to 1842
£ 40 1 8
4 0 2
1842 to 1847
£ 25 5 0
2 10 6
1847 to 1852
£ 23 5 6
2 6 7
1852 to 1857
£ 17 11 0
1 15 1
1857 to 1862
£ 13 16 8
1 7 8
1862 to 1867
£ 2 15 2
0 4 6
Thereafter this Policy for £1000 not only cist the holder
nothing, but the profits (?) yielded him an income.
He received as Annuity of 1867 to
1872 - £ 10 10s.
1872 to 1877 - £ 24 1s. 6d.
1877 to 1882 - £ 52 4s.
In view of a result so profitable to assurers, the fruit of economic
management, and the system on which the Institution has been built ; and in
view of the uncertainty individual life, no man able to pay a premium can be
justified in preferring to remain unassured.
The Institution has one of the largest Life Funds, amounting to £ 3,800,000
It has realised Profit solely for its Policy Holders, amounting to £
The National Guarantee and Suretyship Association provides for persons in
situations of trust
Lowson & Co., Agents, 41, Victoria Street
Irish Office - 41 Victoria Street, Belfast
W. B. Lowson, Superintendent
LIFE ASSOCIATION OF SCOTLAND
Life Policies in force - £ 10,069,265 stg.
Claims and Bonuses paid - £ 3,523,813 stg.
Annual Revenue - £ 430,002 stg.
The Life Association is distinguished by its Special System of Bonus
Distribution, and the Freedom and Privileges enjoyed by its Policyholders.
CLASS A. - In the third Series of this Class, an Ordinary Life Policy is
transformed, after a few years, into a Paid-Up Policy for the full Sum
Assured with future Bonus Additions, requiring no care and no payments to
keep it in force, and carrying the specially High Value and Privileges of
such a document.
CLASS B. - The Bonuses in this Class are applied so as to give the largest
possible Benefits to those who attain an average time of life. This has
resulted in Additions of an amount absolutely Unattainable under Any Other
The Fourth Quinquennial Allocation of Profits in this Class will take place
as at 5th December, 1880. All previous Entrants will be entitled to share in
the Division then to be made.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - NEW REDUCED RATES OF PREMIUM
The Association is now issuing Life Assurance Policies in Class B., at the
following reduced rates of Premium, by which the holder of a £1000 policy
saves from £4 to £6 per annum, and participates proportionately in
LIFE POLICIES WITH PROFITS
New Reduced Annual Premiums, for every £100 payable at death.
The Policyholders are entitled to the same liberal
conditions and privileges as the Assured at the usual rates in the
Association's Class B, as, for instance, to travel and reside in any part of
the world without extra payment. They also participate in the Profits on the
same principle as the ordinary Policies in that class, the Bonuses being
applied so as to give the largest possible benefits to those assured who
attain an average time of life. See Prospectus for explanation of the system
and its Results
EDINBURGH - 82 PRINCES STREET
LONDON - 5 LOMBARD STREET
DUBLIN - 40 DAME STREET
BELFAST - 21 BRIDGE STREET
WM. A. CHAPMAN, Secretary at Belfast
THE SCOTTISH EQUITABLE
Life Assurance Society
His Grace the Duke of Bucccleuch and Queensbury
Sir Graham Graham Montgomery, of Stanhope, Bt., M.P.
Medical Officer - Claud Muirhead, Esq., M.D.
Manager - Thomas Bond Sprague, M.A.
Secretary - William Finlay
Secretaries for Ireland - J. & C. Ross Todd, Dublin
( All Office-bearers are Members of the Society )
This Society was Established at Edinburgh in 1831, and was incorporated by
Royal Charters in 1838 and 1846, and by Special Act of Parliament in 1847.
Being a purely Mutual Society, it has no separate capital subscribed by
Shareholders. Its large accumulated funds, amounting to upwards of
Two Million Four Hundred Thousand Pounds
are all safely and profitably invested in the United Kingdom, and afford
undoubted security for the fulfillment of all the obligations of the
Its Members have also these peculiar advantages :- (1st) That they alone are
entitled to the whole profits ; and (2nd), That by the Deed of Constitution
they are expressly freed from all personal responsibility.
BELFAST BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Sir John Preston, J.P.
Thomas Valentine, Esq., J.P.
Herbert E. Darbishire, Esq.
Jas. Allen Henderson, Esq., J.P.
Robert Megaw, Esq.
Robert L. Hamilton, Esq., J.P.
Belfast and District Agents
JAMES GIRDWOOD & SONS
Offices in Belfast - 9 Donegall Square West
J. W. T. Smith, Esq., M.D., Glengall Place
Richard Ross, Esq., M.D., Wellington Place
THE BANK OF IRELAND
Loans are granted in connection with Life Insurance, on Life Interests,
Reversions, and other approved security. The Directors are also prepared to
entertain proposals for the sale of Reversions to the Society.
END OF THIS BOOK
also 1861 Belfast Street Directory
This book took 6 months, all but
3 days, I started it on the 5th May 05 and finished on the 2nd November 05
- 1843 BELFAST STREET DIRECTORY