Coleraine, County Derry

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910

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Banks—Ulster Bank, Bridge Street—Clarke C. Huston, manager. Bank of Ireland, Church Street—A. W. C. Whiteside, manager. Northern Bank, Diamond—T. M'Cunn, manager. Belfast Bank, Ltd., Diamond—J. N. Hezlett, manager. Provincial Bank, Diamond—J. J. C. Canning, manager. Savings Bank, Abbey Street, open on Saturday from 12 till 2 o'clock—William Henry, actuary and secretary; Thomas Calwell, auditor

Town Hall, Diamond—Contains boardroom, clerk's office, public library, mechanical institute, and large public assembly room, which is let for concerts, lectures, soirees, exhibitions, and other purposes. Keeper of the hall, James Foulis

Custom House, Hanover Place—E. Bennett, principal coast officer, receiver of wrecks, and deputy superintendent of Marine Board

Gas Works, Bannfield—Erected by the Town Commissioners in 1845—William Henry. secretary; John Taylor, manager

Inland Revenue Office, Hanover Place

Surveyor of Taxes for Coleraine Union—E. Murray, Income Tax Office, Derry

Coleraine Union Workhouse, Mountsandel Road—List of District Councillors and Guardians—Samuel Lecky (Clerk); Aghadowey. John H. Hegarty, Robert A. M'Math; Agivey. W. J. Hogg. Jas. M'Keeman; Articlave, James Millen, Wm. Austin M'Creedy; Ballylagan, J. W. Stewart, J. Hamill; Bannbrook, T. Finlay, James Getty; Bovagh, Torrens M'Fetridge, Samuel Long; Coleraine, Saml. Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Jane C. Moss, Mrs. Mary MacLaughlin, Oliver Paul, Thomas Henry, jun., Mrs. Annette Scott, Mrs. A. Brumhall Taylor (guardians only); Downhill, William Jackson (Chairman Board of Guardians), Joseph Tosh; Drumcroon, Wm. Holland, James Gillespie; Garvagh, Miss Edith Macausland, John Lyttle; Glenkeen, Daniel O'Hagan, John Diamond; The Grove, Samuel Greer, Robert Holmes; Hervey Hill, Thomas Kennedy, Thos. Hutchinson; Kilrea, W. H. H. M'Cleery, Robt. Lennox; Knockantern, A. Hamill, John Morrow; Letterloan, David Caskey, Jas. Millen; Portstewart, Samuel Reid Henry, Samuel S. Young (chairman Rural District Council); Ringsend, Robert M'Curdy, Wm. Mullan; Slaght, Daniel Boylan, J.P.; Philip Kerlin, J.P. (vice-chairman, Board of Guardians); Somerset, David Love, John J Forsythe M'Laughlin; Tamlaght, S. M'Cahon, R. M'Elfatrick. Sanitary Officers—Dr. J. Tate Creery, Coleraine District; Dr. H. S. Morrison, Aghadowey District; Dr. Kennedy, Port- stewart District; Dr. A. Adams, Garvagh District; Dr. Steel, Articlave District; Dr. Lennox, Kilrea District

Dispensary, Mountsandel Road—Open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 till 12. Medical Attendant—Dr. J. T. Creery, B.A., M.B.

Northern Counties Railway Station, Railway Place—William Scott, stationmaster and goods manager

Fairs—Black Cattle and Sheep, first and third Tuesdays in each month; horses, first Tuesday in February, May, August and November; hiring days, 12th May and 12th November

Markets—Grain markets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; flax, Tuesday; pork, butter, and potato markets on Saturdays. Saturday is also the general market day. Clerk of the markets, T. G. Lynd

Coleraine District Model School—Head Inspector, J. Ross, M.A.; District Inspector, E. T. Bannon. Male School—Head master, Robert Henry. Female—Head mistress, Miss Bartley. Infant School—Head mistress, M. C. Robinson

Coleraine Academical Institution—West side of River Bann, on elevated ground, beyond the Model School; erected in 1860; accommodates about 150 boarders, besides day scholars. Lately enlarged. Hon. secretary, A. G. Crawford; sec., J. J. Moody; principal, T. G. Houston, M.A.

Gordonville and Brynderwyn Ladies' School, Lodge Road—Miss Tannahill, B.A., principal

The Hon. the Irish Society's Free Male, Female, and Infant Schools, Beresford Place—Teachers (male school), W. H. Leeburn, head master; female school, Miss M'Culloch, head teacher; infant school, Miss Clarke, head mistress

Roman Catholic National Schools (male and female), Parochial Grounds—M. S. Grealish and Miss M'Devitt, teachers

Technical School, Lodge Road—Headmaster, D. Hardman, M.Sc. (Victoria University, Manchester. Secretary, W. Henry, Town Hall, Coleraine

Killowen Roman Catholic National Male and Female Schools, Killowen Street—Miss Sheahan, principal

Killowen Male and Female Schools, Strand Road—H. J. L. Young, principal

Coleraine Library and Mechanical Institute, Town Hall—James Henry, treasurer and secretary

Building Society Office, Diamond—A. Steedman, secretary; Thomas Murray, treasurer; Anderson & Co., solicitors; directors—J. S. Anderson, J. Cochrane, P. M'Laughlin, Richard Hunter, J. M'Candless, T. Caldwell, Joseph Irwin, John Murphy, F. W. Crawford, and John Shannon; auditors, Joseph H. M'Cullough and J. J. Moody

Irish Society's Schools—Wm. Henry, clerk: office, Irish Society's schools

Bann Rowing Club—Boathouse, Hanover Place—Commodore, Major Torrens, D.L.; vice-commodore, Hugh T. Barrie; captain, D. H. Christie; hon. secretary, F. T. Franklin; hon. treasurer, Robert Moore; umpires, J. Irwin and W. F. Anderson

Coleraine Parish Church Schoolhouse, Circular Road—Caretaker, James Leighton

Coleraine Cemetery, Shellhill—John Graham, caretaker

Coleraine Young Men's Christian Institute, Church Street—President, Sir W. T. Baxter, J.P.; treasurer, W. Henry; secretary, R. F. Steedman

Route Hunt—Master, Major Montgomery, J.P., Benvarden; acting-huntsman, Captain F. Montgomery, Millburn House, Coleraine; hon. sec. and treas., Andrew Clarke, Ballysally, Coleraine; kennels, Ballymagarry, Portrush; kennel huntsman, Patk. Hackett

Coleraine Cottage Hospital, Waterside—Mrs. Kellett, lady superintendent; Miss E. M'Causland, Garvagh, hon. secretary; J. C. Canning, Provincial Bank, hon. treasurer

Masonic Hall, Lodge Road—Lodges—Vernon, 127, meets second Friday in each month at 4-30 p.m.; Royal Blue, 754, meets second Friday in each month at 7-30 p.m.; Albert Edward, 235, meets first Wednesday in the month at 7-30 p.m.

Home Industries Society—Patroness, Her Excellency the Countess of Dudley; president, Mrs. Bruce, Downhill; Mrs. Dudley, vice-president; M. Moore, hon. treasurer; W. Knox, secretary. Exhibits are held biennially

Coleraine Teachers' Association—President, George Fullerton; vice-president, John M'Dowell; treasurer, Thomas Stinson; secretary, J. A. Crawford

Coleraine Temperance Cafe, Queen Street—Manageress, Miss Thompson

Newspapers—"Coleraine Chronicle," every Saturday; John Shannon, editor and manager. "Coleraine Constitution," every Saturday; J. M. Russell, editor and manager


The Portstewart Tramway runs from Cromore station in connection with principal trains on Midland Railway, and tram from Portrush to the Giant's Causeway, in connection with the through trains from Belfast and Londonderry. The Derry Central Railway runs four trains daily between Coleraine and Magherafelt, and vice-versa, in connection with trains from Derry and Belfast

Cars to Garvagh, from Post Office, daily, at 9-15 a.m. and 4-20 p.m.; to Kilrea from Queen's Arms Hotel daily at 3 p.m.; to Bushmills, from Mrs. Milliken's, Church street, at 9-10 a.m., 12-25 and 4-20. p.m.

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