From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910
95 miles from Belfast.
Has large Shirt Factories, Distilleries, Tanneries, Flour Mills, and Tobacco Manufactories.
Market days, Wednesday and Saturday.
Fair days, first Wednesday in each month.
GENERAL POST OFFICE, Custom-House Street
—James M'Mullan, Postmaster; Robert Bell, Chief Clerk
PLACES OF WORSHIP
St. Columb Cathedral, founded by the London Corporation, 1628—The Right Rev. Dr. Chadwick, Lord Bishop of Derry and Raphoe; Rev. Canon Hayes, B.D., rector of the parish of Templemore; Very Rev. George Galbraith, M.A., Omagh, Dean of Derry; Rev. William Hayes, M.A., Rev. W. G. Murphy, B.A., and Rev. W. Fleming, B.A., curates. Parish Clerk and Apparitor of Bishop's Court—George Wylie, Artillery street
St. Augustine's Church (entrance on Mall Wall)—Rev. Wm. Cowan, incumbent
Christ Church, Great James street—Rev. J. F. M. Cox, incumbent
All Saints' Church, Waterside—Rev. Canon J. M. Goold-Adams, incumbent; Rev. W. F. H. Garstin, curate
Glendermott Parish Church—Rev. William Colquhoun, M.A., Glendermott, Archdeacon of Derry
First Presbyterian Church, Magazine street—Rev. James M'Granahan. Second, Strand—Rev. W. J. Lowe, D.D. Third, Great James street—Rev. James Thompson, B.D. Fourth, Carlisle road Rev. John Huey, M.A., B.D; Claremont—Rev. D. G. Miller. Clooney—Rev. John Stuart, LL.D. Ebrington—Rev. Leslie Rankin
Reformed Presbyterian Church, Clarendon street—Rev. R. H. Davidson
Congregational Church, Great James street—Rev. B. M. Eason, M.A.
Methodist Church, Carlisle road—Rev. Thomas Salter and Rev. Albert E. Carson, B.A.
Methodist City Mission—Rev. Robert Byers and Rev. John Wright, superintendents
Baptist Church, Fountain street—S. J. R[?]
St. Eugen's Roman Catholic Cathedral—-Most Rev. Charles M'Hugh, D.D., Bishop; Rev. W. B. M'Feely, B.D., Adm.; Rev. Lawrence Hegarty, C.C.; Rev. John L. M'Gettigan, C.C.; and Rev. John Doherty, C.C.
Roman Catholic Church, Long Tower—Rev. W. Doherty, Adm.; Hugh Boyle, C.C.; and Francis M'Geown
Waterside Roman Catholic Church—Right Rev. Monsignor M'Faul, P.P., V.G.; Rev. Patrick Devlin, C.C.; Rev. Denis Quigley, C.C.; and Rev. J. Connolly, C.C.
Salvation Army Hall, Carlisle road and Spencer road—11 a.m., 3 and 7-15 p.m.
COUNTY AND CITY OFFICERS AND MAGISTRATES
His Majesty's Lieutenant of the City of Londonderry—His Grace the Duke of Abercorn, Baronscourt, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone
Member of Parliament for the City—Marquis of Hamilton, Baronscourt
Mayor of the City—Alderman John M'Farland, Aberfoyle, Strand road
Recorder of the City—Thomas G. Overend, K.C., Imperial Hotel, Bishop street
City Magistrate—C. D. H. Jephson, R.M. (for the city and district)
Albert Market, Bishop street—For the sale of flax, hay, &c. Open daily. Horse market, Bishop street, open on fair days. Horse fair—First Wednesday in every month
Cattle Market, Rossville street—For the sale of black cattle, sheep, pigs, &c. Open every Wednesday
Foyle Street Market—For the sale of butter in firkins, butts, crocks, boxes, barrels and lumps. Open daily
Sir Edward Reid's Markets, Linenhall street and New Market street—For the sale of butcher's meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, &c. Open daily
Slaughter-house, Longbog street—For the slaughter of cattle, &c. Open daily
Victoria Market, Strand road—For the sale of oats, wheat, barley, &c. Open daily. Principal market days, Wednesday and Saturday
Victoria General Market—For the sale of hay, straw, turf, bogwood, grass, clover, &c. Open daily
Waterside Market—For the sale of the several commodities to be sold in the Victoria and Victoria General Markets—Open for the sale of grain and other farm produce on Wednesdays and Saturdays
Agent for Lloyd's and for the Liverpool Association of Underwriters—T. H. Corbett, Shipquay street
Agent for Hon. the Irish Society—B. H. Lane, solicitor, Limavady, and St. Columb's court, Derry
City and County Analyst—Professor Leebody, M.A., D.Sc, F.I.C., Magee College
Collectors of City Rates—Hardress E. Waller and W. S. M'Dermott, Castle street
Commissioner for taking Affidavits for his Majesty's High Court of Justice in Ireland—-W. J. Donnell, Castle street; R. J. Aiken, Shipquay street; Joseph Alexander, LL.D., Castle street; Thomas Holland, Carlisle rd.; Philip O'Hagan, East Wall; George J. Scott, Guildhall
Commissioner for taking Acknowedgments of Married Women—Wm. Stevenson, solicitor, Carlisle road
Consuls—France, John M'Devette, J.P., Foyle street; Russia and Greece, Alex. Noble, Prince's quay; Spain, Patrick O'Kane, J.P., Foyle street, vice-consul; Turkey, Chas. M. MacLellan, Prince's quay; Denmark, T. H. Corbett, Shipquay street; Italy and the Netherlands, Austria, and Portugal, J. MacDevette, J.P., Foyle street; Sweden, John M'Devette, J.P., Foyle street; Norway, Wm. M'Donnell, Foyle street, vice-consul; German Empire, William M'Donnell, Foyle street; United States of America, P. T. Rodger, J.P., Waterloo place
Guildhall (containing municipal office), Shipquay place—W. J. Hunter, keeper
Coroner—Thomas Lindsay, Pump street
Constabulary—-County inspector, Wm. John Greene; district inspector, Patrick M'Hugh; head constable, Cornelius O'Donohue and Richard Barrington
District Registrar of the Probate and Matrimonial Division of the High Court of Justice, Bishop street—District registrar, Howard A. Nelson
District Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, W. L. Perry, Londonderry Workhouse; deputy registrar, David S. Irvine, Waterloo street
District Registrars of Births and Deaths—No. 1, H. W. Cunningham, M.D.; office, Dispensary, William street; deputy, John Thompson. No. 2, Dr. James Craig, Carlisle road; deputy, John Foster, William street. Water- side—Dr. Alfred Malseed; deputy, Alex. Perry; office, Waterside Dispensary
Distributor of Stamps—Derry district, Jas. Greer, collector of Inland Revenue, Custom house, Princess quay; Waterside district, Robert M'Farland, sub-distributor
Bridge Commissioners—Chairman, John Cooke, D.L.; secretary and superintendent, James Stewart
Port and Harbour Commissioners—Chairman, T. F. Cooke; secretary, James Dawson
Custom House, Ship quay—A. C. Saunders, R.N.R.
Inland Revenue, Custom house, Prince's quay—W. S. Sterling, collector
Income Tax Office, Custom house, Prince's quay—C. Jennings, surveyor
City Fire Brigade—Station, Hawkins st.—Superintendent, George P. Findlay
County Infirmary, head of Great James street—J. G. Cooke, house surgeon; James Stewart, secretary
Union Workhouse, Waterside—The Board meets every Saturday at 12 o'clock noon. Chairman, Dr. Thos. M'Loughlin; vice-chairman, Joseph Alexander, LL.D.; deputy vice-chairman, Hugh Barr; clerk and returning officer, W. L. Perry; medical officer, D. J. Browne, M.D.; chaplains, Rev. Canon Goold-Adams, Church of Ireland; Rev. Jos. Corkey, Presbyterian; Very Rev. Mon. M'Faul, Roman Catholic; treasurer, Belfast Banking Co., Ltd.; master, Samuel M'Curdy; matron, Miss M'Cay; schoolmaster, T. F. Mullan; schoolmistress, Marion M'Curdy; relieving officer, John Foster
City of Derry Dispensary, William street—Medical officers—No. 1 district, H. W. Cunningham, M.D.; No. 2 district, James Craig, M.D. Committee meets at one o'clock on the first Thursday of every month
Glendermott Dispensary, Waterside—Medical officer, Wm. Hamilton Elliott, A.B., M.D., T.C.D.
Lunatic Asylum, Strand road—Charles E. Hetherington, M.D., Ch.M., A.B., T.C.D., physician superintendent; V. J. Rutledge, M.D., assistant medical officer; Walter Bernard, M.D., visting physician; Miss Mary M. Skipton, matron; Samuel Haire, clerk; chaplains, Rev. J. F. M. Cox, Church of Ireland; Rev. J. Edgar Henry, D.D., Presbyterian; Rev. W. B. D. MacFeely, Roman Catholic. Monthly meetings of the committee of management are held alternately at the Asylum and in Town Hall, Coleraine, on the third Friday in each month at one o'clock
H.M. Prison, Bishop street Without—Capt. C. A. Munroe, governor; Lawrence Power, chief warder; Miss Catherine O'Rourke, matron; chaplains, Rev. Canon Haves, Church of Ireland; Rev. Samuel Patton. Presbyterian; Rev. Wm. Doherty, Roman Catholic
Londonderry and North-West of Ulster Women's Home, Hawkins street (established 1829)—Matron, Mrs. Windrum
Londonderry Cemetery, Lone Moor—Superintendent and registrar of burials, Wm. Lindsay (residence at cemetery), who will furnish all necessary information relative to burials. Hours of burial, sunrise to sunset
Savings Bank, Bank place—Belfast Banking Co., Ltd., treasurers; James A. Williams, secretary and actuary; R. G. Morrison, accountant. Open on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gas Company—Offices and works, Lecky road and Mill street, Waterside; secretary and manager, R. J. Skinner
Government Emigration Officer and Board of Trade Surveyor—George Shott, Custom house, Prince's quay. Medical Inspector of Emigrants—Joseph Byrne, M.D., F.R.C.S.I., Pump street
Portal Veterinary Inspector (under the Department of Agriculture)—John B. Moore, V.S., Bayview terrace; ship inspectors, John M'Ilhargy, Wm. Knox, and Michael Kelly
Poor Rate Collectors for the City and Liberties—Hardress E. Waller and W. S. M'Dermott, Castle street
Inspectors of National Schools—Senior inspector, J. Ross, M.A.; district inspector, W. Kyle
Income Tax Collectors—W. S. M'Dermott, Castle street; H. E. Waller, Castle street; F. A. Guy, East Wall; and W. J. Aiken, Shipquay street
Inspectors of Weights and Measures—P. M'Hugh, D.I. for the borough and rural district; Joseph Smyth, D.I., Limavady, for the county; Sergeant Edward Maguire, ex-officio; office, Butter market
Notaries Public—Philip O'Hagan, East wall; R. J. Aikau, Shipquay street
Petty Sessions and Mayor's Clerk—G. J. Scott; office, Guildhall
Harbour Master—-William Hamilton, Harbour offices
Registrar of Marriages—William L. Perry, Bond's hill
Relieving Officer—John Foster, William st.
Assistant Secretary for Diocese of Derry and Raphoe—Rev. John M'Adam, Diocesan office, Synod hall, Artillery street
Receiver of Wrecks—H. Saunders, R.N.R., collector of customs
Surveyor for City—Wm. Robinson; office, Guildhall
Walker's Pillar—Caretaker, David Norrey, Society street
Apprentice Boys' Society—Memorial Hall, Society street and Magazine street—Governor, M. C. Hime, LL.D., J.P.; deputy governor, William Elliott; secretary, Thomas Dane; treasurer, John Ferguson
City of Derry Boating Club—Captain, Jack Mitchell; secretary, H. Craig, Erin Factory; treasurer, T. M'Murray
City of Derry Building Society (Mutual and Permanent)—Offices, 3 London street; secretaries, Bible and Simmons
City of Derry Presbyterian Working Men's Institute—Secretary, D. Hayes; caretaker, William Johnston
Londonderry Provident Building Society (Permanent & Mutual)—Offices, Castle street; J. Gilbert Magee, secretary
Unionist Registration Society—Office, Carlisle road
Londonderry Church of Ireland Working Men's Club, Pump street—Secretary, John W. Thompson
Northern Counties Club, Bishop street—Harold Chambers and T. F. Cooke, joint hon. secretaries
The City Club, Shipquay street—Hon. secretary, J. G. M'Vicker
Protestant Friendly Society—Rooms, Memorial Hall; president, Samuel M'Guinness
Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Londonderry Branch)—Sec- retary, John S. M'Millan, Ferryquay street; inspector, Robert Booth, 5 Fairman street
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Derry Branch)—Secretary, Charles W. Gordon, Bishop street; inspector, J. Wedlock, 5 St. Columb's court
Young Men's Christian Association, East wall—Secretary, A. T. Goligher
Newsrooms and Libraries—Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library,. Synod Hall—The Diocesan Library is open for reading to persons of all denominations at a Christian Association, East wall; Presbyterian Working Men's Institute, Diamond; Church of Ireland Working Men's Club, Pump street; Lending Library, Shipquay street—James Hempton; St. Columb's hall, Orchard street
Colleges and Schools—Magee College—Office-bearers of Faculty—President, Professor Leebody; vice-president, Rev. Professor Graham; secretary, Rev. Professor Dickey, D.D.; curator of library and museum, Professor M'Master. Professors—Metaphysics and ethics, Rev. Hugh C. Graham, M.A. (Dill Professor); Latin and Greek, J. MacMaster, M.A., D.Lit., F.R.U.I; Logic Belles Lettres, and Rhetoric, Rev. Geo. Woodburn, M.A.; Mathematics, R. J. Leebody, M.A., D.Sc, F.I.C. (Irish Society's Professor); Hebrew and Criticism, Rev. R. H..F. Dickey, M.A., D.D. Church History and Pastoral Theology—Rev. J. E. Henry, M.A., D.D. Theology—Rev. Francis Pettigrew, M.A., D.Lit, D.D. (Dill Professor). Natural Philosophy—Alexander Larmour, M.A., late Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge (M'Crea Professor). Elocution—-Rev. F. Chambers, B.A. Music—Rev. W. J. Young, B.A. Classics—Rev. J. B. Armour, M.A. Chemistry—J. Carr
St. Columbkille's College, Londonderry—President, Very Rev. B. O'Kane, B.A., D.D.
Foyle College and Londonderry Academical Institution (Amalgamated)—Headmaster, John C. Dick, M.A.; mistress of preparatory school, Miss Wright
Gwyn and Young Endowments—Founded for the education, clothing, and maintenance of orphans of the humbler classes—Henry J. Cooke, secretary; David Caldwell, superintendent of boys; Miss A. Galbraith, superintendent of girls
Municipal Science, Art & Technical School—In connection with the Science and Art Department and the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction—Board of Management consists of Corporation sub-committee and private citizens—Chairman, Sir Wm. M'Learn, J.P.; secretary, J. A. Williams; principal, G. E. Armstrong, N.Sc.
Christian Brothers' School, Brow-of-the-hill—Rev. Brother Ryan, director
Bennett Street National School (Male and Female)—Teacher, Mrs. M'Caughey
Bishop Street Cathedral School—Teacher, Miss Norman
Convent School, Pump street and Artillery street—Teachers, The Sisters of Mercy
Derry Cathedral Male National School, Pump street—Teacher, Hamilton Tate
St. Laurach's College, Northland road—Principal, Miss Kerr
Derry Cathedral National School, Pump st. (Female)—Miss M'Cauley, teacher
National Female School (St. Eugen's), Middle rd.—Teachers, Sisters of Mercy, with monitresses
National School R.C. Church, Long tower—Teachers, W. Ferguson and Miss M'Closkey
Victoria High School, Crawford square—Principals, the Misses MacKillip, assisted by a large class of highly qualified teachers
Strand House Ladies' School, Queen street —Principal, Miss M. E. Deane, B.A., with capable staff of teachers
National Schools—Reformed Pres. Church, Waterside, Paul Harper, teacher. Clooney terrace, David Caldwell, teacher; female asistants, Miss Watson and Miss Mawhinney. First Derry National School, Mall wall, Mr. David Bayne, master, and assistants; Strand (male and female), R. Gray, teacher; Mrs. Gray, mistress; Model Schools, Northland road; male school, Samuel Barber, head master, with assistants; female, Miss Hill, mistress, with assistants; infant school, Miss Coulter, with assistants. Rosemount (male and female), John J. Harpur, teacher. Waterside (male and female)—Teachers, male, George Conaghan, principal; female, Miss E. F. Heaney, mistress
Stewart Memorial School, Waterside—Teacher, John Eagleson; female assistants, Miss Norman and Miss Moore
Carlisle Road Male and Female—Teachers, William Patterson and Mrs. Patterson
Craig Memorial Hall National School—Teacher, Robert M'Ilroy; assistants, Miss Elizabeth A. Price, Miss Chadwick, and Mr. James Gillespie
Hughes's Civil Service (shorthand and speed[?]-writing) Academy, Baltic buildings, Foyle street
Civil Service Institute, The Strand—Principal, F. T. Connell
In Popular Rhymes and Sayings of Ireland (first published in 1924) John J. Marshall examines the origin of a variety of rhymes and sayings that were at one time in vogue around different parts of the country, including those which he recalled from his own childhood in County Tyrone. Numerous riddles, games and charms are recounted, as well as the traditions of the ‘Wren Boys’ and Christmas Rhymers. Other chapters describe the war cries of prominent Irish septs and the names by which Ireland has been personified in literature over the centuries.
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