Ballygowan, County Down

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910

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BALLYGOWAN, CO. DOWN.
Eight miles from Belfast.
Market town; and has a Post Office, with Telegraph and Money Order Departments.
Market Day—Saturday.
Population—241.

POST OFFICE
—Mrs. A. Gibson, Postmistress.
Two deliveries and two despatches of letters daily.

PLACES OF WORSHIP
Presbyterian Church—Rev. W. K. M'Lernon, B.A., minister
Church of Ireland—Rev. R. Wilson, rector, Kilmood
Unitarian Church—Rev. J. Slipper, Moneyrea Manse
Roman Catholic Chapel, Carrickmannon—Rev. J. Shields

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Dispensary, Kilmood—Dr. S. Wallace, M.D., medical officer and registrar of births and deaths
Magistrates who preside at Petty Sessions—A. H. Gordon, Esq., D.L., J.P., Delamont, Killyleagh; J. H. Dickson, Esq., J.P., Ardmore, Ballygowan; Charles Blakiston-Houston, Esq., J.P., Comber House, Comber; James Gourley, Esq., J.P., Derryboye, Cottage, Crossgar; John Dunn, Esq., J.P., Mossbank, Comber; J. Adair, Esq., J.P., Ballygraffin. Comber; Jas. Shean, Esq., J.P., Comber; John Orr Lowry, Esq., J.P., Ballymecashin House, Killinchy
Telegraph Office—Railway Station
National Schools—Olivet, Mr. W. Buchanan, B.A., teacher; Magherascouse, Mr. J. Craigan; Carrickmannon, Mr. John Murray; Tullygirvan, Miss Abernethy; Ballykeigle, Miss Majury; and Drumreagh, Miss Scott, principals

INHABITANTS
Adair, James, publican
Bennett, William, D.C., farmer, Solitude
Boyd, W., farmer, Ballyrush
Boyd, W. A., The Cottage, Ballygowan
Cairns, W., blacksmith
Craig, Minnie, milliner and dressmaker
Craigan, John, schoolmaster, Magherascouse
Crawford, James, settmaker
Crawford, Henry, bee expert, Magherascouse
Dickson, J. Hill, J.P., Ardmore, C.C.
Frame, James, publican and coal merchant
Frame, R., farmer, Woodhill
Gibson, Henry C., bee expert, Ballyknochan
Gibson, M. J. S., boot and shoe maker
Gibson, Robert, postman
Gibson, Thomas J., farmer, Carrickmannon
Gibson, Wm., J.P., farmer, Heathfield house
Gibson & Son
Gracey, Charles, farmer, Ballyrush
Hanna, James, carpenter
Hogg, Stewart, farmer, Ballybeen
Johnston, John, stationmaster
Lindsay, Thompson, & Co., Ltd., of Mullhouse Works (branch office)
Majury, Hugh, farmer, Carrickmannon
M'Bride, Thomas, carpenter
M'Connell, R. W., farmer
M'Cullagh, John, farmer, Ravara
M'Ewen, W., grocer and butcher
M'Lernon, Rev. W. K., B.A., The Manse
M'Veigh, D., tailor
M'Veigh, Samuel, merchant tailor
Millar, John, overseer, Dufferin Stone Co.
Morrow, James, farmer, Magherascouse
Murray, John, publican, funeral undertaker and general merchant
Murray, James, J.P.
Murray, John, schoolmaster, Carrickmannon
Orr, Samuel, D.C., farmer, Ravara
Patterson, Robert, farmer, Ballyrush
Patterson. Samuel, farmer, Ballyrush
Porter, Francis, farmer, Ballycloughan
Pyper, Samuel, farmer, Moneyrea
Rainey, Alexander, farmer
Ritchie, James, farmer, Ballykeigle
Robinson, James A., farmer, Ballykeigle
Robinson. John, farmer, Drumhirk
Semple, William, farmer
Simpson, David, farmer, Ravara

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