Ballymacrevan Townland, Ballinderry

Freehold Registrations, 1831

The following is an extract from The Belfast Newsletter dated 30th September 1831 and is used with permission of The Belfast Newsletter.

The following names are taken from a list of persons applying to register their Freeholds at a General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held in Belfast on the 24th October, 1831.

No. 99

Name and Residence of Applicant: John Keeland, Ballymacravin
Description of Freehold, with the names of Barony and Townland in which situated: House and land, Upper Massereene, town land of Ballymacravin
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

No. 100

Name and Residence of Applicant: John Bell, Ballymacravin
Description of Freehold, with the names of Barony and Townland in which situated: House and land, Upper Massereene, town land of Ballymacravin
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

Hope Headstone — Ballinderry Middle Church

1874.
Erected by Ann J. Hopes in memory of beloved husband Edward Hopes who died 21st June, 1874 aged 45 years.

Hope Headstone

Hope Headstone

Notes: This family resided in the Ballymacrevan townland, Ballinderry. Their family in 1874 included Margaret Jane and Anne.

See more headstones and headstone transcriptions at Ballinderry Middle Church.

Death Notice — Bell

The following is an extract from The Lisburn Standard – Saturday, March 1st 1890

Deaths – Bell – February 24, at Rose’s Lane Ends, Lower Ballinderry, of croup, Henrietta Hopes, youngest daughter of Henry Arthur Bell aged 2 years and 2 months.

Inquest – Samuel McWatters

The following is an extract from the Lisburn Standard dated November 8th 1902.

Sudden death of a farmer near Aghalee.

On the 5th inst., an inquest was held at Ballymacrevan, near Aghalee, by Dr. A. Mussen (coroner) and a respectable jury on the body of Samuel McWatters an extensive farmer, who was found dead on his bed on the morning of the 4th instant. It appeared from the evidence of his sister that the deceased was 66 years of age and unmarried, and was at his ordinary work up till the 3rd inst., when he retired to bed in his usual health. She found him dead the next morning. Dr. Duff was examined and stated that deceased died from natural causes, namely, cerebral apoplexy, and the jury found accordingly. Sergeant Flood, Aghalee watched the case on behalf of the police.

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