Ballymacmary Townland, Killead

Constables 1798

The following extract is from the Belfast Newsletter dated Monday, May 14, 1798. Thanks to the Belfast Newsletter for granting permission to use the extract.

County of Antrim

At the Affizes the following perfons were appointed Conftales for the enfuing year.

LOWER MASSEREENE

High – Conftable – Mr. J. Manderfon, jun,, Ballymacmary.

Sub-Constables – John Gilliland, David Crawford, Wm. McCluney, John Nettleton, Hugh McShane, and Arthur Gorman.

Freehold Registration

The following extract is from the Belfast Newsletter dated Tuesday 29th September, 1829 and is reproduced with permission of the Belfast News Letter.

County of Antrim

List of persons applying to Register their Freeholds at the next General Quarter Session of the Peace, to be held at Antrim, for the Division of Ballymena, pursuant to the Act of 10th George the Fourth, Cap.8, entered by the Clerk of the Peace.

No:16

Name and Residence of Applicant: James Hunter, Ballymacmary
Description of Freehold: Houses and lands, Ballymacmary
Yearly Value to be registered: £20

No:17

Name and Residence of Applicant: Thomas Hunter, Ballymacmary
Description of Freehold: Houses and lands, Ballymacmary
Yearly Value to be registered: £20

No: 18

Name and Residence of Applicant: Chris. Turkington, Ballymacmary
Description of Freehold: Houses and lands, Ballymacmary
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

No: 20

Name and Residence of Applicant: Arthur Moore, Ballymacmary
Description of Freehold:Houses and lands, Ballymacmary and Gortnagallon
Yearly Value to be registered: £20

Freeholds for Sale

The following is an extract from the Belfast Newsletter dated 3rd August 1841 and is used with permission of the Belfast Newsletter.

County of Antrim.
Killead

The valuable freeholds following will be sold by private contract. They are all held for three lives, renewable for ever, under the Honorable Sir Hercules R Pakenham, and are situate in the Barony of Massereene, in the County of Antrim.

Lot No. 1 – A farm, containing 40a 1r 18p Scotch Cunningham Measure, being equal to 52a 0r 18p Statute Measure, in the town land of Ballymacmary, subject to the yearly rent of £9 1s 8d and a renewal fine of £4 15s 4d now occupied by Langford Manderson, and let on lease for 2 lives, one aged about 70, the other about 72 years. These lands are situate on the banks of Lough Neagh near Langford Lodge.

Lot No. 2 – Part of the town land of Ballyshanoghy, formerly called Ederown, containing 38a 3r Scotch Cunningham Measure, being equivalent to 50a 0r 5p Statute measure, subject to a yearly rent of £7 15s sterling and a Renewal Fine of £4 1s 4 1/2d. These lands are held by a Tenant from year to year.

Lot No 3 – Another farm in Ballyshanoghy, containing 35a 2r 18p Scotch Cunningham measure being equal to 45a 3r 37p Statute Measure subject to the yearly rent of £7 2s 6d and a renewal fine of £3 14s 9d. This farm joins No 2, and is let on an old lease, for one life now aged about 74 years.

These lots are beautifully situate in the best part of the wealthy agricultural district of Killead. The Lands are all of superior quality.

Maps of the land may be seen, and rentals will be furnished, on application at 12 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin and 19 Rosemary Street, Belfast.

Proposals to be addressed to
John Bates, Solicitor.
24th July 1841.

Sale of Property

The following is from the The Belfast Morning News dated 11th December 1865

Sales of Property – On Friday, Mr. Hugh C. Clarke put up for sale, at his auction mart. Rosemary Street, belfast, that farm known as Lakeview, contiguous to the demesne lands of Langford Lodge, and bounded on the west by Lough Neagh, containing, by admeasurement, 51a 2r 38 p, statute measure, situate in the townland of Ballymacmary, parish of Killead, and County of Antrim, held in fee-farm, under the Rev. Arthur H. Pakenham, subject to the yearly rent and rent charge of £13 0s 2d sterling. The following were the biddings – Mr. James Close, £1500; Dr. Hume, £800; Mr. William Douglas, £1,100. Mr Close was declared the purchaser. Mr Henry Milford, solicitor, had the carriage of the sale.

Death Notice — Thomas Crosbie Moore

The following extract is from the Lisburn Standard dated Saturday 14th June 1890

Moore – June 7th at his father’s residence, Moore View, Crumlin, Thomas Crosbie, 2nd son of John Moore.

Death Notice – John McVeigh

The following extract is from the Irish News dated 26th February 1925. It appears here with the permission of the Irish News.

Death

McVeigh – February 24, 1925, at his residence, Ballymacmary, Crumlin, John McVeigh. – R.I.P. The remains of my beloved father will be removed for interment in the family burying-ground, Aldergrove, on to-day (Thursday), at 2 p.m.

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