Carrickfergus & district historical journal.



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In , recently appointed governor of Carrickfergus Castle, John Chichester, began negotiations with one of Sorley Boy’s nephews James MacSorley MacDonnell over a period of raids and counter-raids between the Scots and the English. It was later on this year that the Battle of Carrickfergus took place in the hills between Carrickfergus and. CARRICKFERGUS is about eight miles distant from Belfast. Carrickfergus! The very name carries us away back into the twilight of Irish history. It was once the central point of warfare, standing in the forefront of many a desperate conflict, and it is full of history and romance. Buy Under the Big Lamp: Historic Photographs of the County and Town of Carrickfergus by Speers, Sheela (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). There was an illumination in Carrickfergus to mark the acquittal of Queen Caroline in November, but despite an opposition to it, the town meeting on 23 Dec. agreed a loyal address to the king A petition from the gentlemen, landholders and merchants for increased duties on the importation of foreign butter was presented to the Commons.

Ó Baoill, R. () 'Excavations at the site of Toome Castle, Co. Antrim', Ulster Journal of Archaeol 90 Ó Baoill, R. () 'Further excavations in Medieval Carrickfergus', Carrickfergus and District Historical Journal 9,   – The Carrickfergus Advertiser and East Antrim Gazette. This newspaper is published by Alpha Newspaper Group in Carrickfergus, Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was digitised and first made available on the British Newspaper Archive in Skibbereen and District Historical Society Journal [Vol. 1, ] [Philip O'Regan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Carrickfergus, the home town of James Glendinning. The breakout of passionate evangelistic preaching in the ’s in Ireland was accompanied by the power of the Spirit. The ‘least gifted’ minister sparks a revival! The eccentric puritan James Glendinning began preaching in Ulster and God seemed to touch the peoples’ hearts.

Carrickfergus has always been a predominantly Protestant town. The Catholic percentage of the population has fallen below 7 per cent and, if some local loyalists have their way, it could soon be a. Carrickfergus County in the s. Carrickfergus Parish in the s» The book is also available in Kindle. The Ocean Plague: or, A Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel is based upon the diary of Robert Whyte who, in , crossed the Atlantic from Dublin to Quebec in an Irish emigrant ship.

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Carrickfergus (from Irish: Carraig Fhearghais [ˌkaːɾˠəɟ ˈaɾˠɣəʃ], meaning "Fergus' rock") is a large town in County Antrim, Northern sits on the north shore of Belfast Lough, 11 miles (18 km) from town had a population of 27, at the Census.

It is County Antrim's oldest town and one of the oldest towns in Ireland as a y: Northern Ireland. Carrickfergus: Carrickfergus and District Historical Society Journal 2,- National Library of Ireland Ir c 5: Muster Roll: Muster Roll of Ulster; also Armagh Co.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Carrickfergus & District Historical Society. Carrickfergus Borough Council was a district council in County Antrim in Northern merged with Ballymena Borough Carrickfergus & district historical journal. book and Larne Borough Council in May under local government reorganisation in Northern Ireland to become Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

The council headquarters were in Carrickfergus and the council administered the town, on the Country: Northern Ireland. Antrim Census Substitutes: A List By Jerry McAfee Septem at Antrim County Ireland Census Substitutes Carrickfergus merchants and ships' captains.

- publ. 'Carrickfergus & District Historical Society Journal'. Vol. 2, Muster Roll of Ulster. Carrickfergus Genealogy.

likes. A page for people from Northern Ireland who'd like some help building their Family Trees - by Valerie KerrFollowers: Carrickfergus District Loyal Orange Lodge No 19, is one of 25 District Lodges in County Antrim.

This site was launched in to serve primarily the Brethren of Carrickfergus District LOL No 19 and to provide a historical brief on the origins of Orangeism in Ulster and Carrickfergus in particular.

We are glad to be able to share our culture and heritage with you. Carrickfergus, Irish Carraig Fhearghais, town and former district (–) within the former County Antrim, now in Mid and East Antrim district, Northern Ireland, on the northern shore of Belfast Lough (inlet of the sea).

The name, meaning “rock of Fergus,” commemorates King Fergus, who was shipwrecked off the coast about e of its strategic position on a. Carrickfergus merchants and ships\’ captains. – publ. \’Carrickfergus & District Historical Society Journal\’. Vol. 2, Muster Roll of Ulster. The Bell, vols 4 & 5 – Journal of Stewartstown & District Historical Society2: Best and More Memories in Focus: Coleraine Area in old photographsBuildings at risk by Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 7: Carrickfergus & District Historical Journal vol.

7, 1: CARRICKFERGUS AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY CHAPEL OF REST IN THE NORTH ROAD CEMETERY Located in the centre of the grounds off North Road, Carrickfergus. Peter Kirk of Carrickfergus of a locally prominent family presented this Neo-Gothic building to St. Nicholas Church and it was where coffins were laid prior to the burial service; the.

CARRICKFERGUS AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY JOHN (SEAN) ERNEST LESTER, ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS Sean Lester was born Woodburn, Carrickfergus to Robert (a grocer) and Henrietta Lester in He was educated by a scholarship to Methodist College, Belfast.

He began his career as a journalist in Size: KB. Carrickfergus was reputed to have received its original charter from King John, who built a castle there. It received another charter from Edward II in and two from Elizabeth I.

In11 Eliz. I incorporated it as a county borough. It had therefore an electorate composed of both freeholders and householders, and in. Monkstown True Blues LOL was one of the original four Lodges that formed Carrickfergus District Lodge in The Lodge warrant can be traced to Ballymena in and then Tyrone in The Lodge in can be traced to Kellswater eventually arriving in Carrickfergus at Woodburn in the Worshipful Master being James Poag.

Media in category "Carrickfergus Borough Council" The following 60 files are in this category, out of 60 total. Barn station, Carrickfergus (geograph ).jpg × ; 95 KBCapital: Carrickfergus. The Carrickfergus & District Historical Society hold meetings during the months September to April on the last Wednesday of each month starting at pm in the Carrickfergus Library Meeting Room.

The meetings continue on the last Wednesday of the summer months when visits are made to places of local interest. Carrickfergus (kăr'ĭkfûr`gəs), town ( pop. 19,) and district, E Northern Ireland, on the shore of Belfast Lough.A minor fishing port, the town has die-casting, distribution, electronics, and energy and mineral industries.

A castle and church built in the 12th cent. still stand. Welcome to Carrickfergus History The most complete history of Carrickfergus online. Carrickfergus – also known as ‘Carrick‘ – is a large town in County Antrim, Northern is located 11 miles north-east of the Northern Irish capital of Belfast, and has a population of s+ people.

The Carrickfergus and District Historical Society promotes the following activities. Organises a winter programme of lectures on a range of topics with an historical content.

During the months of May to August, inclusive, visits are arranged to locations associated with historical events and associations. The Society produces a.

Carrickfergus & District Historical Society: Carrickfergus & District Historical Journal Vol IV / Carrickfergus: 25 by 27 cms. 64pp illustrated, paper covers. Major article on the local Gasworks now a museum, Newtownabbey place names, Billie Brown and Brown's Blacks, etc, v.g. £ Carrickfergus and District Historical Society Journal; Registered as a book rather than a periodical: No.

1 was ISBN The Laois Heritage Society was founded in the early s. Ashford and District Historical Journal Published by the Ashford Historical Society. Date of first publication unknown.

13 Three online newspaper databases have been consulted: British Library/Gale, British Newspapers, – series, the British Library/Brightsolid platform The British Newspaper Archive, and the Irish Newspaper Freeman's Journal and Belfast Newsletter have been sampled in five-year batches from the mid-eighteenth up to the early.

‘Curious in everything’—the career of Arthur Dobbs of Carrickfergus – Carrickfergus and District Historical Society in association with the Society for the History of Natural History, Carrickfergus: [‘’]. Pp x, 37; illustrated. Price: £ (p &. Page - Which strike ev'n eyes incurious ; but each moss, Each shell, each crawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who framed This scale of beings ; holds a rank which lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.

Other articles where Carrickfergus is discussed: Carrickfergus: The former Carrickfergus district was bordered by the former districts of Newtownabbey to the west and Larne to the north.

Its northwestern section is hilly terrain, sloping southward to the flat shores of Belfast Lough. Salt is mined at the village of Eden, northeast of Carrickfergus town. The history and antiquities of the county of the town of Carrickfergus, from the earliest records till also a statistical survey of said county by McSkimin, Samuel, ?; M'Crum, Elizabeth JPages: #7 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Carrickfergus “ great statue, he was very small so makes me at 5'3" feel very tall haha this statue sits just below the castle heading towards the Marina ” “ We stopped at Carrickfergus to visit the castle and found this statue near the harbour.

Carrickfergus Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland on Tripadvisor.ISSN: (Print), (Online) Editors: Liam Chambers Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland and Marie Coleman (Book Reviews) Queen’s University, Belfast, UK.

Editorial board. Published for the Irish Historical Studies Publications Ltd. Irish Historical Studies, founded inis the joint. Carrickfergus Castle: Local history - See traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Carrickfergus, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5().