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Leckpatrick Death Announcements 1786-1869
Deaths recorded in Leckpatrick Parish, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, extracted from personal notices inserted in the STRABANE JOURNAL, STRABANE MORNING POST, DERRY JOURNAL, LONDONDERRY SENTINEL & LONDONDERRY STANDARD 1785-1869

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



September 25 1786

LYON. Died at McCracken’stown, parish of Leckpatrick, MR GEORGE LYON aged 85

October 22 1822

BOAK. On the 13th inst. JAMES BOAK, of Ballylaw, aged 75 years, very much lamented by all who knew him

April 29 1823

BARNHILL. On the 24th February last, on board the Gloucester, off Barbados, of a decline, JAMES BARNHILL, ESQ., Assistant Surgeon, son of MR JAMES BARNHILL, of Back Fence, near this town. He was a young man much beloved by his brother officers, and those who had the pleasure of his acquaintance

June 22 1824

ROSS. On Wednesday last, MR JAMES ROSS, of Artigarvan, aged 82

March 6 1827

ARBUCKLE. On Thursday last, after a lingering illness, MR ARCHIBALD ARBUCKLE, of Woodend, aged 74 years

July 9 1827

PORTER. On Saturday last, MR JAMES PORTER, Cloth-merchant Ballymagorry, deservedly regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance

September 18 1827

MOORE. At Desert, near this town [Strabane], on Saturday last, MR WILLIAM MOORE

February 17 1829

BARNHILL. On Tuesday morning last, after two day’s illness, MR WILLIAM BARNHILL, of Backfence

August 25 1829

SMITH. At Dysart, near this town [Strabane], on Wednesday last, MR WILLIAM SMITH, sincerely and deservedly regretted by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance

May 29 1830

LYON. On Sunday, the 23rd inst., at Springvale, parish of Leck, in the 67th year of her age, MARGARET, relict of the late MR GEORGE LYON

June 1 1830

BARNHILL. At Backfence, on Sunday, the 23d ult. MISS BARNHILL, after a tedious illness

February 8 1831

BARNHILL. Yesterday morning, MISS BARNHILL, daughter of MR BARNHILL, Backfence, near this town

May 3 1831

WHYTE. Yesterday, two children, daughters of MR S. WHYTE, of Dysart, near this town, unfortunately took some arsenic mixed with meal, which had been laid for destroying rats. The usual means applied in such cases were instantly resorted to; but unfortunately too late for the elder, a child of four years of age, who died this morning. The other child, we are happy to state, is in a fair way of recovery. We trust this will be a warning to persons laying poison within the reach of children

May 28 1831

BOAK. At Ballylaw, on the 19th inst., after a short illness, MRS BOAK, relict of the late MR JAMES BOAK

January 28 1832

BOYD. On Wednesday week, after a short illness, MR JOHN BOYD, of Strabane, merchant, leaving a wife and three small children to deplore his loss. The general esteem in which he was held, by his neighbours and inhabitants generally was fully testified by their numerous attendance at his funeral to the graveyard at Leck

May 26 1832

MONTGOMERY. At Leckpatrick Glebe, on Saturday, the 19th inst., aged 63 years, the REV SAMUEL LAW MONTGOMERY

July 20 1833

DONNELL. Suddenly, on the evening of Friday week, the 12th inst., MR EZEKIEL DONNELL, of Strabane, formerly of Woodend

February 18 1834

MOODY. On Wednesday morning a man of the name of MOODY was found dead on the road side, near Woodend, about half a mile from this town. It is supposed that the unfortunate man perished by the inclemency of the weather

March 4 1834

HAMILTON. On the morning of Sunday last, at the advanced age of 82, FRANCES, relict of the late CLAUDE HAMILTON, ESQ., of this town and Monterlony. Her many virtues and benevolent kindness endeared her not only to a numerous circle of friends, but also to every person to whom she was known. This respectable Lady, notwithstanding her advanced age, retained the possession of all her faculties unimpaired to the last, and departed this life, in a sure and steadfast hope of a happy eternity, through the merits of her Redeemer. We understand that her remains will be removed at ten o’clock to-morrow from her residence in this town to the family vault at Leckpatrick

June 20 1835

MONTGOMERY. At Broomfield, on Sunday, the 14th inst., SUSAN MARIA, relict of the late REV SAMUEL JAMES MONTGOMERY, Rector of Leck Patrick, in the Diocese of Derry

June 16 1835

DOUGLASS. At Ballymagorry, Parish of Leckpatrick, on Tuesday last, MR ROBERT DOUGLASS

June 20 1835

HENRY. At Woodend House, R. HENRY, ESQ., late Lieutenant Colonel 21st Fusiliers

April 16 1836

O’KANE. On Saturday evening, at Fairmount, after a long and tedious illness, REV. WILLIAM O’KANE, P.P., of Leck and Donagheady

April 19 1836

KNOX. At Ballyskeagh, Parish of Leckpatrick on the evening of Tuesday last at the advanced age of 85, MR JOHN KNOX. He had been for many years an elder of the Presbyterian Meeting House, Strabane; and we may safely say, that not only in this, but in every situation in life, his conduct was as becometh a sincere Christian

August 12 1837

McDONALD. At Holyhill, on Wednesday 9th inst., MARGARET, wife of DONALD McDONALD, ESQ., Holyhill, aged sixty

September 29 1838

LYON. At Strabane, on Monday last, MARTHA, daughter of the late GEORGE LYON, ESQ., of Springville, near Ballymagorry

November 14 1840

SLOAN. After a short illness, on Saturday last, at Woodend, near Strabane, LIEUT. JAMES SLOAN

March 27 1841

KNOX. On the 16th inst., MRS KNOX, wife to MR THOMAS KNOX, of Ballyskeagh, aged 85 years

April 10 1841

WEIR. At Greenlaw, on the 4th inst., in the 23rd year of her age, MISS SARAH WEIR. She bore a painful and protracted illness with much Christian fortitude

April 14 1841

WEIR. Died at Greenlaw on 8th inst in peace with God and man, and with the full assurance of faith, MR JAMES WEIR, aged 67 years, being the second death in the family within a few days

January 8 1842

CURTIS. At Woodend, on Friday last, after a lingering illness, MRS CURTIS, wife of MR JOHN CURTIS

July 23 1842

HUSTON. Suddenly, on Wednesday last, at Woodend, near Strabane, MRS HUSTON, after giving birth to twins

November 4 1843

KNOX. On Tuesday last, at Killynaught, near Strabane, MR KNOX, at the advanced age of 96

April 6 1844

HAMILTON. At Woodend, near Strabane, on Friday fortnight, MRS HAMILTON, relict of the late MR JAMES HAMILTON, aged 89 years

December 26 1845

MACKY. Died at Liscurry in the 75th year of her age after a short illness, MRS JANE MACKY, relict of the late MR DAVID MACKY, of Moneygreggan

June 5 1846

LANE. Died May 25 of consumption at Rathdowney, Queens County, SUSANNA, the beloved wife of ARTHUR WILLIAM LANE, ESQ., Officer of Excise, late of Woodend, county of Tyrone

March 5 1847

BOGLE. Died on the 24th ult at the advanced age of 92 years, CATHERINE, wife of MR SAMUEL BOGLE, Loughnease

October 29 1847

BOYD. Died on Monday 18th inst at Milltown, Ballymagorry near Strabane, MR BENJAMIN BOYD, sincerely regretted by a numerous circle of relations and friends

November 12 1847

BOGLE. Died November 2 at the advanced age of 93 years, MR SAMUEL BOGLE, of Loughnease

December 11 1847

BOYD. On Sunday week, at Artigarvan, near Strabane, county Tyrone, MR WILLIAM BOYD

May 19 1849

OVENS [LYLE]. On the 7th inst., at the Parsonage, Highwood Wrattle, aged 65, ELIZABETH, relict of the late HUGH OVENS, ESQ., of Artigarvan Lodge, in the county of Tyrone, and daughter of the late HUGH LYLE, ESQ., of Jackson Hall, Coleraine

June 7 1849

PATTERSON. Died at his residence on Sunday 3rd inst after a protracted and painful illness which he bore with pious resignation to the Divine Will, JOHN PATTERSON, ESQ., proprietor of the Ballymagorry Mills aged 34 years. His premature demise is not only deplored by his bereaved family but by all classes of the community in and around the neighbourhood of Strabane

September 21 1849

KNOX. At Ballyskeagh, in the parish of Leckpatrick, on the 17th inst., MARY, relict of the late MR JOHN KNOX, aged 82 years

June 14 1850

VANCE. At Ballymagorry, near Strabane, on Monday last, MRS VANCE, wife of MR JOHN VANCE

April 25 1851

CHAMBERS. On the 18th inst., WILLIAM, son of the REV M. CHAMBERS, Leckpatrick, aged 18 months

November 21 1851

PORTER. On the 9th inst., of inflamation, at Ardagarvan, in the Parish of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, MR ROBERT PORTER, in the 105th year of his age

July 15 1852

KEYS. Died at Cloghcor, parish of Leckpatrick on Friday week, MR JOHN KEYS

November 12 1852

SIGERSON. On the 4th inst., at Holyhill, of scarletina, SAMUEL, the beloved child of MR WILLIAM SIGERSON, aged 8 years and 6 months

April 15 1853

SMITHWICK. On Saturday week, the REV. GEORGE SMITHWICK, Rector of the Parish of Leckpatrick

September 16 1853

DAVISON. On the 13th inst., at Leckpatrick, at the residence of MR JOHN McCREA, JOHN S. DAVISON, ESQ., Richmond Street, Derry, in the 62nd year of his age

December 30 1853

HUSTON. On the 18th inst., aged 54 years, MR JOHN HUSTON, of Woodend, near Strabane

May 5 1854

GIBSON. At Artigarvan, near Strabane, on Friday, the 28th ult., MR DAVID GIBSON, aged 80 years

October 12 1855

PORTER. On the 7th inst., MR WILLIAM PORTER, Ballee, Parish of Leckpatrick, aged 82 years

July 4 1856

WRIGHT. At Killynaght, in the Parish of Leckpatrick, on Monday morning, last, REBECCA, relict of the late MR JAMES WRIGHT, aged 88 years

July 18 1856

PORTER. In March, at sea, on his return from Australia to Ireland, MR JOHN PORTER, formerly of Ballymagorry, Strabane, aged 35 years

August 22 1856

MAXWELL [PONSONBY]. At Ventnor, Isle of Wight, August 11, EMILY, wife of the REV CHARLETON MAXWELL, Rector of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, and daughter of the HON. RICHARD PONSONBY, late Bishop of Derry

April 3 1857

DUNN. At Ballyskeagh, on the 23rd ult., in the parish of Leckpatrick, JANE, daughter of MR JOHN DUNN

July 10 1857

THOMPSON. At Woodend, near Strabane, on Wednesday last, ANDREW, son of MR ANDREW THOMPSON, of said place

January 29 1858

DONNELL. On Sunday, the 24th inst., in Strabane, MARIA, relict of the late EZEKIEL DONNELL, ESQ., Woodend, Strabane, after a long and painful illness, aged 78 years

April 16 1858

DOHERTY. On the 9th inst., at Woodend, Strabane, MR JAMES DOHERTY, aged 73 years

March 11 1859

SMYTH. March 4, at Artagarvan, Strabane, JOHN ROBERT, eldest son of DAVID SMYTH, ESQ., aged 16 years

March 25 1859

BOAK. At Ballylaw, Parish of Leckpatrick, on Saturday last, MR AARON BOAK, after a very short illness

April 1 1859

SIGERSON. March 21, at Hollyhill, Strabane, MARY ANN, daughter of WILLIAM SIGERSON, ESQ.

April 29 1859

McDONALD. At Ballee, near Strabane, on Sunday last, the 24th inst., MR DONALD McDONALD, aged 83 years

August 5 1859

McILHINNEY. July 30, at Leck, near Strabane, SARAH McILHINNEY, aged 76

November 25 1859

CUNNINGHAM. November 18, at Artigarvan, MR JAMES CUNNINGHAM, SEN., aged 62 years

December 9 1859

SMITH. December 3, at Ballylaw, MR ROBERT SMITH, aged 86 years

February 3 1860

DONAGHEY. January 28, at Ballylaw, near Strabane, MR JOHN DONAGHEY

August 16 1861

ARBUCKLE. At Woodend, Strabane, very suddenly, on Wednesday last, MR JOSEPH ARBUCKLE

December 27 1861

BOAK. December 18, at Ballylaw, MISS MARTHA BOAK

December 27 1861

BOAK. December 24, at Ballylaw, MR ROBERT BOAK

January 3 1862

BAILEY. December 23, at Loughnease, near Strabane, SARAH, the beloved wife of MR JOHN BAILEY, aged 58 years

January 10 1862

BOAK. January 8, at Ballylaw, near Strabane, MISS REBECCA BOAK

January 24 1862

KNOX. January 11, REBECCA JANE, wife of THOMAS KNOX, ESQ., of Ballyskeagh, aged 52 years

April 4 1862

DICKSON [WEIR]. March 30, at her residence, 4, Mall Wall [Londonderry], MARY JANE, relict of the late MR MITCHELL DICKSON, and daughter of the late MR. JAMES WEIR, Greenland [Greenlaw], Strabane

April 11 1862

RAMSAY. April 8, at Woodend, Strabane, CUNNINGHAM RAMSAY, ESQ.

June 13 1862

HAMILTON. June 8, at Woodend, Strabane, THOMAS HAMILTON, ESQ.

October 3 1862

BOAK. September 23, at Ballylaw, near Strabane, ELIZABETH, daughter of the late MR JAMES BOAK, aged 66 years

December 5 1862

PORTER. December 1, at her mother's residence, Ballee, in the 36th year of her age, ELIZABETH, third daughter of the late JAMES PORTER, ESQ., Ballymagroarty [Ballymagorry?]

February 13 1863

MAXWELL. February 8, at Ballydonaghy, MISS ISABELLA MAXWELL

March 27 1863

BOAK. March 21, at Killynaught, near Donemana, MISS MARY ANN BOAK

May 15 1863

SMITH. May 8, at Desert, near Strabane, ISABELLA, the beloved wife of FRANCIS SMITH, ESQ.

October 2 1863

McGOWAN. On the 28th September, at Ballymagorry, MR WILLIAM McGOWAN, aged 75 years

December 11 1863

PORTER. November 29, at Ballee, MR JOHN PORTER, aged 86 years

December 23 1863

HENDERSON. On the 15th December, at Woodend Cottage, Strabane, after giving birth to a son, prematurely, EMMA, the beloved wife of MR JOHN HENDERSON

January 1 1864

CHAMBERS. December 24, at McCrackens, Parish of Leckpatrick, the REV. MOSES CHAMBERS, for 27 years Minister of the Presbyterian Church there, aged 53 years

February 23 1864

KNOX. February 18, at Ballyskeagh, THOMAS KNOX, aged 61 years

March 1 1864

LYON. February 27, JOHN LYON, ESQ., aged 29 years. His remains will be removed from his late residence, Gilmour's Lane, for interment in Leckpatrick burying ground, on Tuesday morning, 1st March, 1864, at ten o'clock

April 29 1864

MOORE. April 25, at Loughnease, MR T. MOORE, aged 41 years

May 17 1864

BOGGS. May 9, at Loughnease, MRS MARY BOGGS, aged 75 years

November 8 1864

SINCLAIR. November 6, DORATHEA, wife of JAMES SINCLAIR, ESQ., of Holyhill, county Tyrone

February 21 1865

SINCLAIR. February 18, JAMES SINCLAIR, ESQ., Holyhill, county Tyrone

February 24 1865

SMYTH [MEASE]. On the 16th February, ELIZABETH, the beloved wife of DAVID SMITH, ESQ., of Artigarvan, eldest daughter of the late DR. MEASE, Strabane, county Tyrone

June 13 1865

JAMIESON. June 8, at Loughnease, MR JOHN JAMIESON, aged 80 years

July 11 1865

WEIR. July 6, at her husband's residence, Greenlaw, near Strabane, after a short illness, MARGARET, the beloved wife of MR DAVID WEIR, aged 36 years

September 22 1865

BOGLE. At Creighton, Ohio, U.S., on 5th July, WALTER BOGLE, ESQ., formerly of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone

March 30 1866

DUNN. March 25, at his father's residence, Ballyskeagh, WILLIAM DUNN, aged 2 years and 1 month

June 1 1866

SIGERSON. May 21, at Artigarvin, Strabane, after a short illness, JAMES SIGERSON, aged 38 years, second son of MR WILLIAM SIGERSON, Holyhill, leaving a wife and young family to lament his loss

June 12 1866

HOLMES. June 10, at his residence, Stranabrosny, JOHN HOLMES, ESQ., J.P., aged 84 years. His remains will be removed for interment in the Leckpatrick Burying Ground, on Wednesday morning, 13th inst., at ten o'clock

November 9 1866

McCREA. On the 4th October, at the residence of her mother, Montgomery, Alabama, MARGARET McALPINE, the beloved wife of JAMES McCREA, ESQ., Memphis, formerly of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, aged 24 years

January 1 1867

CATHER. October 9, at his youngest son's residence, King's Plains, Australia, WILLIAM CATHER, SEN., formerly of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone, at the advanced age of 84 years

January 8 1867

HENRY DUGAN, a car driver, left Simms’ Hotel Strabane, at about six o'clock on Saturday evening with CAPTAIN STEWART and MONTGOMERY SINCLAIR, ESQ., as passengers, who he drove to the latter's residence at Hollyhill, about three miles from Strabane, which he left at about seven o'clock to return to Strabane. On Sunday morning a farmer found his body on top of a heap of stones and it was supposed that he was unsuccessful in mounting his horse which was found in a field nearby in the townland of Ballee. An inquest was held yesterday, before Dr. Hamilton, coroner, and a verdict in accordance with the facts was returned. The deceased who was of temperate habits, leaves a wife who is expecting their first child

February 26 1867

PORTER. January 27, at Ballee, ELLEN DONNELL, relict of the late JAMES PORTER, ESQ., Ballymagorrey, aged 81 years

March 1 1867

BROWN. On the 20th February, at Woodend, Strabane, MR JAMES BROWN, aged 77 years

March 19 1867

SMITHWICK. Killed, on the 19th of February, by the bursting of a boiler on board the steamer "David White", on the Mississippi, United States of America, WILLIAM, eldest son of the REV. GEORGE SMITHWICK, Rector of Leckpatrick, county Tyrone

March 29 1867

KNOX. On the 15th March, at the residence of her brother, DR KNOX, Woodend, JANE, daughter of the late MR THOMAS KNOX, Ballyskeagh, aged 73 years

April 5 1867

KERR [KNOX]. On the 28th March, at the residence of her brother, DR. KNOX, Woodend, MARTHA, relict of the late MR JAMES KERR, Strabane, aged 76 years

May 10 1867

COLHOUN. May 6, at his late residence, MR FRANCIS COLHOUN, of Cloghcor, aged 94 years

September 24 1867

McDONALD. September 20, at 44 Clarendon Street, Derry, MINNIE, aged 18 years, third daughter of the late JOHN McDONALD, ESQ., of Antigua, West Indies, and of Ballee, county Tyrone

December 13 1867

GAMBLE. December 11, at the residence of MR JAMES WALKER, 8 Diamond, Derry, MISS GAMBLE, late of Strabane. Her remains will be removed for interment in Leckpatrick Burying Ground on this, Friday, morning, leaving Derry at ten o'clock

February 7 1868

BARNHILL. February 5, at Brickfield House, Strabane, MR THOMAS BARNHILL, aged 95 years

September 1 1868

ROULSTON. August 27, at Pollockstown, MR JOHN ROULSTON, aged 60 years

February 19 1869

McCREA. Feb 17, at Ballylaw, ISABELLA, youngest daughter of MR ALEXANDER McCREA, farmer, aged 5 years

April 2 1869

LOWRY. March 22, at Leckpatrick Glebe, MR JOHN LOWRY, aged 68 years

June 8 1869

MAXWELL. June 1, at Ballydonaghy, MR JOSEPH MAXWELL, aged 71 years

September 21 1869

GLEN. Sept. 18, at Leckpatrick, JOSEPH GLEN, ESQ., aged 58 years

September 21 1869

BOGLE. Sept. 16, at Loughnease, MR JAMES BOGLE, aged 83 years

October 19 1869

McELHARE. Oct. 13, at Kenaghan, near Holyhill, Strabane, MR BRIAN McELHARE, aged 69 years




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