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1913 Tel. directory    1824 Pigots (Belfast)  &  (Bangor)   1894 Waterford Directory
1898 Newry Directory      Bangor Spectator Directory 1970

Site Map - list of all pages on this website



many directories images transcribed, counties, alpha name, etc. added

1909 just started 25th August 2019

All Ireland Motor Car Owners Directory 1914/1915

1868 Trades and Professions added

1943 Alphabetical Names added


Photo Albums - Pim - Scott, McKee & Lowry - Lavery, Graham - Chickens etc. - Snodger - Various Names - Stuart Stewart
Green Boal - Rea, Bell, etc. Rainey Alexander (Lex) Hanna
McCann, Nugent photos etc. McKnight - Kirkpatrick
David McKernon - Thomas Curry - handsome - Collins
Comeskey - Ferris - Anderson - Kane - JAR Broadwood
2 albums various names - 2 albums, bikes, Ulster Bank and Car Races - McCance - MacLennan - Gemmell Wright - Proctor - Hamilton Rowan Indenture - Ulster Housewife March 1949 - Smiles - Thomson Family Memoir -

Index to Poem, Autograph, Memory albums
Ethel added 21/4/19
Albin Mann Auto Albums
Haire Wilson Auto Albums

Scrapbooks -
Wilson Part 1
Wilson Part 2

Post Card Album Lillie or Tillie
Post Card Album Martin
Post Cards McAloney
Post Cards McCartney, McCallum, etc
Post Cards - Green

NEW Lost Art & Drawings page
NEW Lost Bands page
NEW Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates page
NEW Random Newspaper Stories page
3 new photos added to Lost Sports page
NEW Trains & Railways

Jackson, Corinthic, Christchurch and Gill
Armstrong - Bradley Collection
McWilliam MacGovern, small collection
Robinson Collection
Renee Bickerstaff
John Leslie Bidwell
Professor John Joly
Thomas Canning of Ewarts
May, Robert Laurence & Mrs. I. K.

Emerald Isle Views of Belfast & Co. Down

Christ Church (assorted names, Cinnamond, Kane etc)

3 pages of Rowan etc. photos and info including a Rowan Family History
Weaver Notebook McGladdery cemetery Info. etc.
Pallin Royal Horse Guards
Ina Kyle Robert Kyle
photo collection Bill Barnet Dyer
Belfast City Mission Index Cards
WW1 Postcards - Lens - France
NEW page for old TOYS
Bible BMDs - Hope
1675 Map of Ireland
New Coins and Medals added
NEW page R.A.F. - Arthur Montague Stevens

Misc things - King's Inns - Californian Poppy Perfume - William Stewart Steele - assorted names - Campbell Gebbie -
Massereene Bazaar 1912 - The Shamrock - Parkhurst Keys - Pat-Oats - Address to Rev. William D. Maguire - Masonic Medal Robert Wilson - Dick Scarlett - William E. Williames - Nicola Shannon - Private Signals 1821 - Miss Kennedy's Scrapbook

Large Collection (all came together) 5 PAGES

Collection of letters from 1800s

Collection of photos, letters & invoices 1898 onwards Walshe

Collection of WW2 Gas & Fire Guard Leaflets


Royal Irish Constabulary List 1914 (R.I.C.)
Sir John French's First Despatch
Second Elysian War Roll
Northern Whig 12th February 1940 (adding pages)
Golf Open Portrush 1951
Random Lost Items found at auction
Thomas Dowdall WW1
Downer photo album page 1
Downer photo album page 2
photo album Dunlop
Corley - James
Ballad Book Edith Mary 1840
Farish Collection letters and Photos
autograph book, Ballylinney Pres. Church 150 years Morrow Gault
Pipe belonging to Thomas Dean 1840
Newcastle - Slieve Donard Memorabilia
Sergeant Hammerton Teapot Sir Bindon Blood
Bass Ireland Visitors Book 70's
John Kerans page 1 & page 2
Doreen Lambert
Graham Navy Bangor Postcards
The Harland Family?

Faugh-a-Ballagh 1951 & 1957 1958 1959

Family Bible Inscriptions added Lockhart added McCloy and McCloughan and Rosborough

Uniform Mackies WW1
Maypole Dairy

Football photos from 1908 and 1939
Medal and Postcards McCracken, Murphy etc.
Memory Book Teresa McKeever
Price of groceries in 1929 McGarvey, Rectory, Dromore
Random Things   R. Walsh & Co., Armagh
Derry Londonderry
Rev. Samuel Martin of Coleby
photos taken in Belfast but no info
collection of photos no info 2
colection photos no info 3
LARGE collection over 6 pages
AA Triptyque - Downshire Archers Accounts 1878
11711 Pte. W. Kennedy R. Innis. Fusiliers Medals
LOST IN BOOKS Inscriptions etc inside books
Jobena Job Ena Palmer Moira

LOST Silver Munster & Leinster Bank - Second Trinity Boat Club
WW2 ARP Bulletin and Gas Masks
Champion of Bangor Drum by J. Evans
Willowfield Temperance Harriers 1925-26
R.I.C. Panorama Phoenix Park 1921
Newtownards Spectator, Holywood Edition and Donaghadee Review 12th March 1949
Daily Mirror - Titanic over 3 days 17th, 18th, 19th April 1912
Sports Programmes
Carrickfergus Advertiser 1955 all 8 pages



1939 - part transcribed (streets)

1868 - part transcribed (streets)

1912 - transcribed (streets, counties, alpha etc.)


A Short History of Ballymacarrett by James Shaw Patton 1977



in order to get more directories online quicker I'm going to be adding them as images, they will be transcribed at a later date)

1924 MENU

1932 MENU

1951 MENU

1960 MENU


Bangor Spectator Directory 1970/71 HERE

Irish Motor Directory 1914 - 1915 HERE


Family Bibles - Morgan Morrison Pratt Ruddy Carrey - Robinson

McDaniel - Hanna - Carson - Bailie - Jamison Storey - Crowe

MAPS great map of Londonderry and district and lots others
Maps 2 Counties of Ireland with grid reference

Lost Photos - Buildings updated

New Bangor Pages 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8

Church Leaflets NEW page St Stephens - St. Anne, Belfast - The First Twenty-Five Years

For Others - a page made up of past look up results for various names

Ulster History - U.V.F. etc.

Lost Letters - Hodgen - lots more Hodgen photos etc. 5 pages

WW1 WW2 &b 8th Belfast HAA

8th Belfast HAA men added Tommy and Albert Kinnon, Harry Mawhinney
8th Belfast HAA new men added January William George Hales
Harold Joseph Mawhinney

History of Royal Ulster Rifles in Europe 1944-45

Death Pennies - Harold Flockton - Hugh Weir with medals

London Irish Rifles Plaque with names

Royal Irish Rifles 2nd Bn. regiment photos with names 1897

Charles Dunlop's Camp bed

Lost People

NEW PAGE for items and photos found at Action Cancer Shop Bangor

Lost Photos WW1 - Knuttel - Francis Bird -

Photo Albums - Moore



1943 streets complete, Villages, Appendix, alpha names started

1890 streets complete, Villages, Appendix

1932 streets & appendix

Lost People

Help Me Find My Ancestors page

WW1 WW2 & 8th Belfast HAA

WW1 Database - new soldiers added all the time

WW2 Database - information updated Irwin


some Adams and Magee births 1881 to 1884

Alphabetical Site Map


1868 streets and alphabetical names

1943 streets only

1943 alphabetical section started

1890 started (streets)

Lost People continued

Lost Sport - Leahy Kelly & Leahy 17th January 2013

Adair Tipperary 21st August 2013

Lost Unknown updated 13th October 2013

Album - Grove Hall Poots Bangor U.V.F. - 17th November 2013

Lost Album - Rainey Patterson Allen Wilson Curry Herdman Gray 20th Nov.

Mulligan Bangor - 22nd November 2013

WW1 WW2 and 8th Belfast HAA

2 soldiers painting WW1 added 7th January 2013

Boar War Bits and Pieces - Newspaper clippings added 9th January 2013

Lost Andrew Shaw WW1 - 14th January 2013
Lost Samuel Russell WW1 -
14th January 2013

WW1 Database - new soldiers added all the time

WW2 Database

Have a browse through all of Robert Thompson's great 'Heroes' series of books covering, Ballymoney, Bushmills, Coleraine, Garvagh etc etc

8th Belfast Message Board - Thomas Culshaw - 6th March 2013

Thomas Henderson Kane 8th Belfast HAA photos etc. - 19th Sept. 2013

Queen's University of Belfast War Record 1939 - 1947 - 16th October 2013

Lost People

Andrew Wallace Bothwell 7th January 2013 also Memorial Trophy

Group photo with only car reg. for id 10th January 2013

Doctors Royal Victoria Hospital 1913 10th January 2013

portrait by Frank McKelvey, 1925 11th January 2013

unknown portrait 11th January 2013
unknown lady
14th January 2013

little girl no info 12th January 2013

Isabella Jameson Jamison 14th January 2013

Lost Groups Irish Canadian group photo 17th January 2013

Lost in Books - Inscriptions inside books updated 21st August 2013

Burke, Raphoe & Bray - 20th August 2013

Anderson Family Register - 20th August 2013


Silver Pot from Commercial Hotel, Belfast - 7th January 2013

Ulster History - James Annett Ulster Covenant 10th January 2013
The Spirit of Ulster Thomas Morrison
10th January
Signing of the Ulster Covenant
11th January 2013
Cook? L.O.L.
17th January 2013

Belfast Page - Robinson & Cleavers 11th January 2013
" " - Winter Bargain Shoppers
8th September 2013

Irish History - Dail Eireann 1919 11th January 2013

Rev. Arthur Linton Agnew - 8th September 2013 updated

Mary Anne Lennon - 7th September 2013 updated



adding alphabetical names list to 1908 now completed 15th April 2012


Silver Golf Cup - Morris - 21st January 2012

WW1 WW2 and 8th Belfast HAA

Herbert Hanley 8th Belfast HAA 14th January 2012

Robert Thompson's WW1 Soldiers Ballycastle Heroes see all Robert's Heroes

Robert Thompson's War Autograph Book by Gladys Crane Nurse - 2nd Jan

Army Temperance Medal - Gilmore - 21st January 2012

Sports Medals - Brown; Warnock - 21st January 2012

Medals Index cards Hawthorne added - 23rd July 2012


Hi all, very little new this year as I'm up to my armpits in family things at the minute, I have loads of new things to add including a photo of Bangor F.C. Team 1921, more WW1 Soldiers and some really nice photos of the Bothwell Family. Plus an extract from Coralie Kinahan's autobiography of her husband's time in Burma with the 8th Belfast HAA Regt., and I'm still transcribing the 1918 Belfast and Ulster Directory. finished
Mary ~ 10th April 2011
updated 22nd December 2011

Street Directories

next - finish 1908 add alpha names completed 15th April 2012

1918 started 1st August 2010 streets finished 20/2/11
Villages finished, appendix etc. finished
Alpha names - started March '11 finished 23/9/11
Counties - finished and book completed 21/12/11

Lost People and Places and Photos

new information for John Campbell WW1 23rd April 2011

new assorted alphabetical names added 29th May & 5th June 2011

New photos of Bangor Boathouse and Tower 29th May 2011

Photo of Bangor F. C. 1921 - 1922 18th July 2011

Photo of Bangor Long Hole and Boathouse 4th August 2011

Carricknaveagh National School 8th August 2011

New Savoy Hotel 10th August 2011

8th Belfast HAA

new 22nd Battery photos added Harbinson - 23rd April 2011

new page added for J. C. Irvine - 23rd April 2011

new Coralie Kinahan's book extract - 23rd April 2011

Seac 1944 - January 2011

WW1 & WW2 (except 8th Belfast)

WW1 Soldiers Database - updated 29th May 2011

WW2 Soldiers Database - updated 8th December 2010

WW1 Memorial Stone from St. Enoch's - Paul Gilchrist Pollock - 28th August 2011

Belfast Civil Defence 1944 - 29th August 2011


Mackie's Magazine Christmas Edition 1943 9th August 2011

Baptism Certificate for Philip Vincent Mooney, no address 25th August 2011

2010 - most recent at bottom of each list


I wasn't planning on transcribing any more street directories but Proni aren't planning to put their post-1900 directories online any time soon so .. here I go again

go to PRONI for DIRECTORIES pre 1900

1918 started 1st August 2010 streets finished 20/2/11
Villages finished, appendix etc. finished
Alpha names - started March '11
finished 23/9/11

Pigots 1824 Belfast & Bangor 11/10/2010

19 Ava Street to 100 Avoniel Road 1959 19/7/2010

102 Avoniel Road to 26 Balfour Avenue 1959 19/7/2010

couple of pages added to scanned assorted streets section 1940 14/10/10
more streets added to above for 1970 22/02/11

NEW page of assorted alphabetical names, various years 24/10/10

Robert Thompson Section

Excerpts from his Heroes Series of Books and Gladys Cranes WW1 Autograph Booklet

Robert Thompson's books on WW1 soldiers

Bushmills Heroes - (4/4/2010)

Portstewart Heroes - (21/4/10)

Portrush Heroes - (3/5/10)

Ballymoney Heroes - (30/5/10)

Coleraine Heroes - (26/7/10)


Tinker Bell Club

1943 Belfast Telegraph assorted clippings inc. deaths, marriages etc.

Groomsport Lifeboat The Florence

Belfast Telegraph 17th September 1927

Belfast Telegraph 21st August 1936


lost individuals new photo added

great aerial photo of Groomsport around 1930

Football team 1900-1901

J. B. Dunlop at Donnybrook

Belfast page, some new photos added

Ulster Junior Hockey Team

Postcards addressed to Patterson with photos 8/4/2010

Altnaveigh Memorial Pipe Band 1951 8/4/2010

G. R. R. Savage moved to new page and further information added 8/4/2010

County Fermanagh Company of R.U.C. Newtownards 7.4.1923 14/4/2010

RUC or RIC photos, on back, Mr. Barr, Ballymoney Street 14/4/2010

Wm. J. Purdy's Public House in Church Street Belfast 24/7/2010


Scrapbook full of newspaper clippings relating mostly to Aiken, Coolavin, Bangor

Scrapbook full of poems, songs and newspaper clippings

List of Names Petition Harland & Wolffs 1912 1915

Mrs. Rene Andrews

Scrapbook belonging to Arthur McIlveen, lots of stories and some newspaper clippings

Photo Album names mentioned Parker & Maginness

Photo Album belonging to John Vinycomb

Masonic Lodge, Mount, Golden Jubilee Celebration No. 394

Dates from Herron Family Bible 3/2010

2 new photos from Pickie added to Bangor page 8/4/2010

Campbell College Register 1894 to 1954 18/7/2010

Help me page - looking for a poem 24/10/10

Donated Information One & Two 12/2010

World War 1 & 2 and pre and post

great photo of Queen's T.A. sub-unit 1952 with names

Irvine Brothers 8th Belfast HAA

Matchett Brothers 8th Belfast HAA

Thomas Herbert Coulter 8th Belfast HAA

new photos added to these pages of the 8th Belfast HAA section:-

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt3.htm Sgt. Mat. McCartney

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt1.htm original photo of soccer team

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt_Old_Comrades_Section.htm NEW PAGE - Old Comrades Section

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt_Poems.htm more poems added

102 (Ulster) Air Defence Regt, R.A. (V) newspaper clipping and Fighting in Arakan Area

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt_obituary_Brann.htm Brann - obituaries added

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/8th_belfast_haa_regt5.htm new page of photos

UPDATED 28.4.2010 Sergeants' Mess Book, loads of photographs

new photos added 8th Belfast Albert Wooden

new photos added Sgt. William (Billy) Wilson 23rd Bty 8th Belfast HAA

new photos added Gnr. James E. Mearns

WW1 and WW2 Fitzroy Church Servicemen newly updated with lots more information on the men October 2010

2009 - most recent at bottom of each list


1908 started 16th June 09 - streets finished 23/11/09
Village Directory finished 23.11.09

28/5/09 complete

1910 complete 31.8.09

1877 complete April 3rd 09

1898 list of residents for Newry from a small book, there is no cover so I don't know what it is, but the residents are listed by the street

1894 Waterford Directory & County Directory 7/8th December 09


Glass negatives of Lurgan Factories and Police

Belfast School Group

a batch of photos - Wylie Hunniford - McCambley

lot of photos - McWilliams Singapore etc. Royal Irish Horse

W. J. Brown & Hugh John

T. A. Kean, M.D. and Mary Kean

Comeau Menzies McDonald

unknown buildings

Allen, Brown, Hassock, etc.

photo and genealogy info. for Savage


J. H. Kielty, 15 Breda Gardens, Belfast, his football passes from 1937 to 1962 and ASW Permits

Autograph book of Margaret Elizabeth MacIvor (3)

hats and helmets

Lennon Brothers Fruit

Morrow Drumreagh

J. Blok 1941

Rev. Henry Montgomery

Theatre Royal Belfast Programme 1894

The Belfast Boy Scout Gang Show Programme 1958

Norah Haughton page updated with new photos etc.

Aide Memoire - McDonough Wexford

Gourley of Derryboy

Beare and Brownlie etc.

Another Autograph Album (4)

map Antrim

McAleenan Family Bible inc list of Belfast Doctors

BOOKS with Inscriptions

Derry and Antrim Yearbook for 1943 see also 1941


W. Sidney Wanstall St. Johns Brigade Medals

Trenier WW2

First Orange Lodge Formed

Donaghadee - Hugh Nelson Cox D'Dee Lifeboat

Cars Racing 1932/33/34

Adelphi Club

Rosemary Radio Electrical Co. Ltd.

Armagh people

Bangor Glenlola 6/1927 & Mayor 3/5/1957

Co. Antrim - Ballymena

Newtownards Market

Bangor/Newtownards Cottown School 1911

Katie Smyth, 204 Leeson Street, Belfast


more Bangor photos added 16th Sept 09

Cars and a Shell Pump somewhere in Ireland

Connswater Street 1953

scrapbook Taylor Whisky Coleraine

Inter Pro Cricket Team Dublin 1937

Bangor Central School 1936 with names

WW1 & WW2

WW1 and WW2 Fitzroy Church Servicemen

ARMY SERVICE RECORDS - see what they are like before you order yours or your relatives

WW2 Diary - Cpl. W. F. Davison

8th Belfast HAA History by Murray Barnes

8th Belfast HAA History by Col. Harry Porter

8th Belfast HAA Diary - Gunner J. D. Bailie

Obituary - Col. Wm. Norman Brann

Faugh-a-Ballagh Regimental Gazette RIF 1943

Northern Whig Souvenir Page - 8th Belfast HAA

Peter McCourt WW1

pre ww1 inc. Royal Innis. Fus. John Marriot

Death Pennys - Robert Beech and William Boyle

swagger stick?

W. L. Irwin WW1

8th Belfast HAA 30 minute film on youtube

8th Belfast HAA some new docs

Burma Star Luncheon Sept. 2009

Great ARP Holywood photo with all the names

A.T.S. Jean Knox

Westbourne Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour

William (Buttons) Hunter 8th Belfast HAA updated more photos added 12.11.09

Ulstermen who won the V.C.

2007/08 - latest at bottom of each list

Directories, Books, Papers, etc. 2nd December 2007

Belfast Magazine 1809 - 1810 (completed)

Feb 08

1907 Belfast Ulster Street Directory completed
1907 TOWNS completed
1852 Belfast Street Directory

started 20th March 2008 1877 Street Director completed

started June 08 started 1901 (completed Sept 08)

started June 08 1910 completed

January 08 remnants of my lost lookups forum

April 08 Death Pennies

Lost Person Nov. 08
Patrick Shannon, Dublin, DOB 21.3.1903

History of Groomsport Primary School 18.10.08

New photo - Panorama Nov 2008


Enniskillen High Street about 1880's 11.12.07

James B. Hillis photo album 19.10.08

Nov 2008 more photos added to Bangor

18th RIR
fantastic BIG panoramic photo of whole troop - March 2008

old photos

Sergeants' Mess Book, loads of photographs

8th Belfast HAA
Nominal Rolls lots more lists of names added Nov 2008
new photos, etc.

loads more added, plus a few photos of interesting ones and the messages on them also November 2008