From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910
18 miles from Belfast.
Population about 200.
POST OFFICE, TELEGRAPH & SAVINGS BANK.
- Samuel Green, Postmaster. One delivery of letters at 6 a.m.; one collection at 6 p.m.
Postmen - Charles Totton, John Hull & Robert M'Connell.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.
Parochial Hall - Rev. Douglas Scott
Orange Hall - Caretaker, Robert M'Connell
Methodist Church - Rev. Massay.
Victoria National - James Brownlee, principal
Magistrate - Augustus Turtle, Esq., J.P.
Dispensary Doctor - W. W. Duff, M.D. Medical Officer and Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages; J. Horner, Deputy and Assistant Registrar
Police Barracks - J. Gilpin, sergeant in charge
Craigmore Home and Methodist Boys' Orphanage - Matron, Miss B. Gordon; Treasurer, T. F. Shillington, Esq., J.P., 152 Albertbridge road, Belfast
Arnold, Robert, farmer
Best, W. E., The Cairn, inspector Irish Land Commission
Bolton, G., schoolmaster
Clark, John, saddler
Clarke, Thomas, general merchant
Close, John, publican and farmer
Fletcher, E., publican and grocer
Garrett, Lewis, farmer
Green, Samuel, general merchant
Hewitt, James, weaver
Hull, John, shoemaker
Horner, Daniel, Lagan Navigation Co., No. 19 Lock
Johnston, W. J., stonemason
Knox, James, retired farmer, Wender Home
Knox, James, blacksmith
Lewis, John, farmer
Major, George, grocer
Maze, John, farmer
M'Clelland, Mark, quarry owner, Rock house
M'Keown, John, publican and car owner
M'Keown, Mrs. Samuel, general merchant
M'Keown, Thomas, farmer
Park, S., farmer
Totton, Charles, sexton Aghalee Graveyard
Tuton, T., farmer
Weir, Wm., Lagan Navigation Co., No. 18 Lock
Charlotte Milligan Fox, sister of the poet Alice Milligan, was a founding member of the Irish Folk Song Society and an indefatigable field collector of Irish traditional music. Her singularly important work on Irish haprers is here presented for the twenty-first century reader. This edition of Annals offers a much greater number of illustrations than were included in the original 1911 publication, a full biographical introduction, an extensive bibliography of the writings of Milligan Fox and an appendix discussing the variant texts of Arthur O’Neills Memoirs.
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