Brackenhill Townland, Ballinderry

Freehold Registration, 1830

The following is an extract from the Belfast Newsletter dated 6th April 1830 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 the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be held in Belfast.

No. 47

Name and Residence of Applicant: William Wright, Brackenhill
Description of Freehold, with the names of Barony and Townland in which situated: Lands, Upper Massereene, townland of Ballyscolly
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

Freehold Registration, 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. 127

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

"Buildings of County Antrim"

The following can be found in the book "Buildings of County Antrim by C.E.B. Brett published in 1996." page 135, no 113. Includes a photograph by M. O’Connell.

The Glebe, Upper Ballinderry. Situated at no 126 Lower Ballinderry Road, Upper Ballinderry. Townland – Brackenhill.

Death Notice – John Frazer

The extract is from the Irish News dated Friday 2nd July 1937 and appears with permission of the Irish News.

Frazer (Upper Ballinderry) – July 1, 1937 at his residence, Brackenhill, Upper Ballinderry, John Frazer. R.I.P. His remains will be removed for interment in St. Joseph’s, Glenavy, on tomorrow (Saturday) 3rd at 2.30 pm. On his soul sweet Jesus, have mercy.

Death Notice — Hunter

The following is an extract from The Lisburn Herald, Saturday, October, 24th, 1942.

Hunter – In fond and loving memory of my dear wife, and our dear mother, died 19th October, 1932, and was laid to rest in Middle Churchyard, Ballinderry. "Time cannot dim the memory."

Ever remembered by her loving Husband and Family. Brackenhill, Upper Ballinderry.

Wedding – McRoberts / Scott

The following is a newspaper cutting found in a scrap book – 1950 pencilled in.

Wedding. The wedding took place in the Parish Church on Tuesday of Mr. Edward Smyth McRoberts of Brackenhill, Ballinderry and Miss Mary Scott, of Ballypitmave, Glenavy. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A.J.E. Campbell, M.A., Vicar. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Sadie Scott and the best man was Mr. Thomas D. McRoberts, brother of the groom. The bride was given away by her brother. The bride entered the church to the strains of the wedding march Lohengrin and as the happy pair left the wedding march by Mendelsshon was played. Mr. J. Walker presided at the organ.

Miss Jane Bickerstaff, JP

The following extract is from the Lisburn Standard 21 August 1953.

The following person was made a Justice of the Peace: Miss Jane Gregory Bickerstaff, Fruitlea, Brackenhill.

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