Aghanliss Townland, Ballinderry

Freehold Registration

The following extract is from the Belfast Newsletter dated Tuesday 30th June, 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 Belfast, for the Division of Carrickfergus, in the said County pursuant to the Act of 10th George the Fourth, Cap.8, entered by the Clerk of the Peace.

No: 19

Name and Residence of Applicant: James Gibson, Aughalis
Description of Freehold: House and lands Aughalis
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

No: 24

Name and Residence of Applicant: John Addison, Aughalis
Description of Freehold: House and land Aughalis
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

No: 64

Name and Residence of Applicant: William Evans, Aughalis
Description of Freehold: House and land Aughalis
Yearly Value to be registered: £10

Marriage Notice — John Haire and Ann Geddes

The following is from the Belfast News Letter dated 5th June 1862 and appears with permission of the Belfast Newsletter.


Haire and Geddes – March 13, in Ballinderry Church, by the Rev. Jonathan Harding, Mr. John Haire, of Aghanliss, Upper Ballinderry, to Ann, only daughter of Mr. James Geddes, Killultagh, Upper Ballinderry.

Estate of Moses Johnston

The following is an extract from The Lisburn Standard – Saturday, March 15th 1890

Statutory Notice to Creditors

In the goods of Moses Johnston, late of Aghnaliss, in the County of Antrim, retired farmer, deceased.

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Statute 22 & 23 Vic., Chap. 35, that all Persons claiming to be Creditors, or otherwise to have any claim against the assets of the said Moses Johnston, deceased, who died on the 2nd day of February, 1890, are hereby required, on or before the 26th April 1890, to furnish in writing particulars of such Claims or Demands to the undersigned, Joseph Lockhart, of 28 Bow Street, Lisburn , Solicitor for Messrs. John K. Addison and Ralph Fleeton, both of Aghnaliss, aforesaid, farmers, two of the executors named in the will of the said deceased, and to whom Probate of said Will was granted by the Belfast District Registry of the Probate and Matrimonial Division of the High Court of Justice in Ireland on the 10th day of March 1890.

And notice is hereby further given that, immediately after the said 26th April 1890, the said Executors will proceed to distribute the Assets of the said deceased, having regard only to claims and demands of which notice and particulars shall have been given, as above required. Dated this 15th February 1890.

Joseph Lockhart, solicitor for the said executors, 1 College Street, Dublin; and Bow Street, Lisburn.

PRONI Will Calendars

The following information is taken from the will calendars in the PRONI and are reproduced with kind permission of Deputy Keeper of the Records, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.

John Hare

Date of Death 10 12 1848
Date of Grant 25 09 1863
Effects under £100
Registry Belfast

Full Abstract:

The Will of John Hare late of Aghnalis in the County of Antrim Farmer deceased who died 10 December 1848 at same place was proved at Belfast by the oath of John Hare of Aghnalis aforesaid Farmer one of the Executors.

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