Whitehead, County Antrim

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910

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Fifteen miles from Belfast. A well-known and popular seaside resort. Beautifully situated on the County Antrim coast. Population 1,500


—Joseph C. Montgomery, Postmaster.

Arrival of mails—7-10, 7-30, 10-30 a.m., and 1-0, 3-40, 6-10 p.m. (to Belfast) and 5-25 p.m. (English, Scotch and Foreign to Larne). Despatch—7-30 a.m., 1-0, 5-25 (to Larne), and 6-10 p.m. (to Belfast)

Northern Banking Co., Ltd.—Attendance at Ballycarry on Monday and Thursday—J. W. Nethery, manager

Ratepayers' Association—President, William Martin, M.B., J.P.; hon. sec., John Fleming, B.A., Chester avenue; hon. treasurer, J. W. Nethery, Bank house

Coastguard Station—Station Officer, W. J. Collins; boatmen, W. Gore, S. Hollis, Charles Peaks, W. Farrant, and A. Wilson

R.I.C.—Sergeant Lester; Constables Seery, Black, Burrows, and Timony

Local Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths—Charles Dundee, M.D., Ballycarry

National School—Teachers, Wm. H. Martin, Mrs. Martin, Miss Mayne, and Miss Wylie

Private School conducted by Miss MacEwan, Mount Oregan

Railway Home of Rest—Matron, Miss Collins, 2 Mervue

Grosvenor Hall Holiday Home for Women (in connection with Central Mission, Belfast), Windsor avenue

Midland Railway Company, Ltd. (N.C.C.)—Joseph Montgomery, stationmaster

County Antrim Yacht Club—Commodore, Colonel J. M. M'Calmont, M.P.; vice-commodore, Col. D. M Neill; rere-commodore, Captain John Auld; captain, Robert Todd; hon. treasurer, John Wylie, B.A.; hon. sec., H. Magill, Ulster cabin

Gentlemen's Golf Club—President, Colonel J. M. M'Calmont, M.P.; vice-presidents, William Martin, M.B., J.P., and James' Cowie; captain, John M'Gladdery; hon. secretary, George Allen, B.A., 2 Mafeking villas; hon. treasurer, Wm. J. Turtle, Innisfallen

Ladies' Golf Club—Mrs. J. M'Gladdery, Stalheim, captain; Miss M'Ferran, Gardner villas, hon. secretary; Mrs. Nethery, Bank house, hon. treasurer

Recreation Society—Andrew Mitchell, chairman; T. H. Dickson, hon. treasurer; George Vance, hon. secretary

Business Houses Half-holiday every Wednes- day, from 1-0 p.m., from 1st October until 31st May. Annual Holiday usually first week in September


Church of Ireland—St. Patrick's Church—Sabbath services at 11-30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sabbath school, 3 p.m. Services in the Parish Church, Islandmagee, every Sabbath at 3-30 p.m. Rev. J. Hamilton Bennett, A.B., vicar, Kilroot house

Presbyterian Church—Sabbath services, 11-30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sabbath school, 4 p.m. Minister, Rev. D. B. Knox, 1 Willowbrook

Chester Avenue Church (in connection with 2nd Islandmagee congregation)—Services at 11-30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sabbath school at 4 p.m.

Methodist Church—Sabbath services, 11-30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Minister, Rev. R. Cole, 2 Kimberley villas

Roman Catholic Church—Sabbath services at 10-30 a.m. Rev. F. Henry, P.P., Carrickfergus; Rev. J. M'Bride, C.C., Eirene, Whitehead

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