Kilrea, County Derry

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910

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40 miles from Belfast by road; about 50 by rail.
Market day—Wednesday.
Fair day—Second Wednesday of each month.


—Mrs. Long, Postmistress

A mail car leaves Kilrea for Cullybackey at 7-40 a.m., returning from Cullybackey at 4-45 p.m., reaching Kilrea at 7-5 p.m. A mail car arrives every morning from Cullybackey at 9-25 a.m., and leaves at 2-55 p.m. Other mails reach by train at 9 a.m., 12-7 and 6 p.m. (English), and 6-15 p.m. (Demand Coleraine). Despatches by train at 8-30 a.m., 11-40 a.m. (English and foreign only), 3-10 and 5-35 p.m.


Church of Ireland—Rev. A. E. Sixsmith, B.D., rector. Hervey hill—Rev. Mr. M'Quade, B.A., rector. Killylagh (Swateragh)—Rev. G. Sweetman, rector
First Presbyterian Church—Rev. Jas. Stewart, B.A.
Second Presbyterian Church—Rev. W. J. Farley, B.A.
Boveedy Presbyterian Church Rev. W. J. Hill, B.A.
Roman Catholic Chapel—Revs. James M'Guigan and P. M'Gowan, C.C.


Deputy Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages—R. A. Long
Dispensary—James Lennox, M.D., M.Ch., L.R.U.I., J.P.
Estate Surveyor—W. J. Given, C.E.
National Schools—Male, Archibald Kane, teacher; Thomas H. Turbitt, assistant. Female, Mrs. Tomb, teacher; Miss Stirling, assistant. Boveedy—T. Simpson. Movanagher—R. J. M'Fadden, teacher. Reastown—J. Kilpatrick. Drumgarner—James Henry
Northern Banking Co., Limited—Joseph Anderson, manager; J. Houston, cashier
Petty Sessions Office, Courthouse—J. Hay, Coleraine, clerk
Magistrates—Captain A. M. Armstrong, Culmore house; chairman; Charles Rogers, Lisnagrot; Dr. Lennox and Fred. Wilson, J.P.; Dr. S. J. Bolton J.P.; Capt. Welsh, R.M.; S. Hezlett, J.P.; F. M'Keefry, H. Gribbon, J., Bamford, W. W. Woods, J. Knipe
Commissioners for taking Affidavits—James Hay, Joseph Bamford, and Alexander Archibald
Loan Fund—Treasurer, Rev. F. M'Guigan; trustee, Rev. James Stewart; clerk, Mr. George Kidd; assistant clerk, Mr. W. H. H. M'Cleery
Hotel Keepers—Mercers' Hotel, James M'Laughlin; Commercial, Mrs. Irwin
Clerk of Markets—Jas. Gracey
Constabulary—Sergeant Nevin and four constables
Rate Collector—R. A. Sinclair
Doctors—James Lennox, M.D., and S. J. Bolton, L.R.C.S. (Ed.)
Veterinary Surgeon—John Paul
Solicitors—J. H. Tomb and Robert Liddle


Adams, T., grocer
Archibald, A., draper and funeral undertaker
Archibald, Mrs., draper
Armstrong, Captain A. M., D.L., Culmore house
Armstrong, John, grocer
Atkinson, Mrs. T., groceries and hardware
Atkinson, Mrs. William, refreshment rooms, "The Diamond"
Bamford, J., & Co., dressmakers, drapers, milliners, undertakers, and auctioneers, Royal arcade
Bloomfield, J., saddler
Bolton, W. J.
Bradley, Benjamin, watchmaker, &c.
Bradley, Mrs. E., grocer
Calvin, Solomon, coachbuilder
Campbell, James, butcher
Campbell, James, carpenter
Campbell, John, grocer
Campbell, John, carpenter
Clark, Miss, The Villas
Connell Bros., butchers
Craig, W., grain merchant and miller
Cromie, W. S., draper, milliner, funeral undertaker, and insurance agent
Darragh, The Misses, grocers
Devlin, J. & P., carpenters
Diamond, E., publican
Diamond, J., mason
Doherty. J., tinsmith
Fitzpatrick, Thomas
Gardiner, R., draper
Gracey, James, fishing licence distributor & clerk of markets, Bridge street
Graham, Mrs., publican
Graham, Mrs. George, grocer and newsagent
Graham, Mrs. Smyth
Gwynn, A., shoemaker
Hamilton, Hugh, grocer and hardware merchant
Henderson, H., grocer, baker, and hardware merchant
Henry, John, cooper
Henry, P., shoemaker
Holmes, Robert
Holmes, W., posting establishment
Hunter, James, M.P.S.I., medical hall
Hutchinson, T., R.D.C.
Irwin, Mrs. J. H., publican and hotel keeper
Johnson, Mrs., jun., millinery warehouse
Johnston, T., blacksmith and timber merchant
Kane, Miss F. J., "Diamond," dressmaker
Kane, Hugh, publican
Kane, Patrick, flesher
Kelso, Stephen, saddler
Kennedy, J., publican and flax merchant
Kennedy, T., R.D.C.
Kerr, Joseph
Kerr, Mrs. T., dressmaker
Kerr, Miss, dressmaker
Kerr, Sloan, shoemaker
Kerr, T., refreshment rooms and posting establishment
Kerr, Samuel, hairdresser
Kidd, George
Kidd, Miss, teacher Lislea N.S.
Kilpatrick, S., saddler
Knipe, J.
Knipe, Miss
Knox, A., blacksmith
Lennox, Henry, grocer
Lennox, R., R.D.C.
Liddle, R., solicitor
Long, R. A., stationer and emigration agent
Long, Mrs. E. C, organist and music teacher
Michael, James, grocer
Millen, Miss, grocer
Mitchell, James, tailor
Montgomery, W., carpenter
Mooney, Miss, dressmaker and milliner
Moore, William, cycle manufacturer
Moran, P.
Mulholland, Mrs., grocer
Mullan, John, publican
M'Alister, A., tailor
M'Allen, J., shoemaker
M'Atamney, Mrs., temperance hotel
M'Cahon, J., grocer
M'Cahon, John, draper and merchant tailor
M'Cahon, Miss, milliner
M'Cahon, W., grocer
M'Cartney, John, publican
M'Cleery, W. H. H., R.D.C.
M'Curdy, Mrs., grocer
M'Fadden, J., shoemaker
M'Fadden, R., town postman and hydraulic engineer
M'Fadden, W., postman
M'Gonigle, Isaac & James, grain merchants
M'Grath, John, boot and shoe merchant
M'Ilwrath, William, The Schools, Lislea
M'Keefry, Francis, grocer
M'Keefry, Mrs. Margaret, publican
M'Keown, P., car proprietor and refreshment rooms
M'Keown, R. T., merchant tailor
M'Kinley, William, grocer
M'Loughlin, Mrs., grocer
M'Reynolds, F., tailor
M'Rory, T., publican
M'Shane, A., flesher
M'Shane, John, flesher
O'Fee, S., cooper and grocer
O'Kane, William, carpenter
Patterson, Joseph, shoemaker
Peden, Miss, dressmaker
Peden, R., flax and saw mills
Rainey, James, grocer
Rea, George, watchmaker
Rogers, Mrs., cafe
Scullen, John, publican
Scullion, William, blacksmith
Shiells, William, publican
Sloan, William, pig butcher
Smith, W. J., county councillor, Moyagney
Smyth, John, grocer and seed merchant
Stewart, M., dealer in clothes
Titherington, W., civil bill officer and cycle agent
Thompson, Samuel, stationmaster
Tiley, Samuel, watchmaker
Torrens, Samuel, Lower Tamlaght
Wilson, F., Lake view
Wilson, John
Wilson, S., grocer
Woodend, David, blacksmith
Woods, W. W., drapery, millinery, and dressmaking establishment


One and a half miles from Kilrea.

POST OFFICE and Inn—James M'Laughlin

Doherty, J. J., N.S. teacher
M'Henry, S., View park
M'Laughlin, James, jun., auctioneer
Neeley, Daniel, Keersland house
Smyrell, James

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