Birth, Marriage & Death Notices, Desertegney, Co Donegal, 1823 to 1869

Transcribed from the Londonderry Sentinel, Londonderry Standard, and Derry Journal

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May 13 1837

On the 5th inst., at Desertegney Glebe, the lady of the REV. M. LEATHEM, of a son


March 3 1849

Feb. 24, at Linsfort House, Buncrana, the lady of JOHN MILLER, ESQ., of a daughter




September 18 1830

On the 14th inst., by the Rev. Hugh Brooke, MR. JOHN BALDRICK, of Linsfort, to SARAH, second daughter of MR. JAMES PORTER, of Elagh


January 14 1837

Jan. 5, MR. SAMUEL WALLACE, of Fairview, to SARAH, eldest daughter of MR. THOMAS BALDRICK, Linsfort, county Donegal


March 16 1844

On the 7th inst., in Linsfort Church, by the Rev. Sir William McCartney, Bart, ELIZA JANE, youngest daughter of MR. THOMAS BALDRICK, of Linsfort, to RICHARD MORRIN, of Munalubin


July 7 1849

June 28, at Desertegney Church, by the Rev. Samuel Reed, JOHN, second son of the late REV. A.G. CARY, of Glendermott, county of Derry, to FANNY, fifth daughter of the REV. SIR WILLIAM J. MACARTNEY, BART., Rector of Desertegney, county of Donegal


March 18 1853

On the 10th inst., in the Parish Church, Desertegney, county Donegal, by the bride's father, ROBERT EWING, second son of the late JOHN E. SLOAN, ESQ., College Square North, Belfast, to ANNA MARIA, second daughter of the REV. SIR WILLIAM MACARTNEY, Rector of Desertegney


August 3 1860

August 2, in the Cathedral [Londonderry], by the Rev. William Craig, Incumbent of Free Church ROBERT HENDERSON, ESQ., Londonderry, to SARAH, youngest daughter of the late JOHN BALDRICK, ESQ., Linsfort, Buncrana


August 22 1865

August 16, at Desertegney, by the Rev. John Curry, WILLIAM, eldest son of WILLIAM McCORMICK, ESQ., of Lissahally, to CECILIA, relict of DOUGLAS NICHOLSON, ESQ., of Sligo, and daughter of JOHN STEELE PORTER, ESQ., of Derry


November 15 1867

November 7, in the Presbyterian Church, Newtowncunningham, by the Rev. W. Scott, MR. GEORGE BALDRICK, of Linsfort, to LIZZIE, youngest daughter of the late MR. JOHN McCLEAN, of Moneygregan, near Newtowncunningham


October 27 1868

 October 22, at Altrest Presbyterian Church [2nd Donagheady, Co Tyrone], by the Rev. F.J. Porter, MR. JOHN TAYLOR, of Linsfort, to CATHERINE, daughter of the late MR. MOORE, Loughnease


August 24 1869

 August 12, at Linsfort Church, by the Rev. John M. Curry, MR. ROBERT McCLEAN, Moneygreggan, Newtowncunningham, to MARY ANNE, eldest daughter of Mr. RICHARD MORRIN, Moneylooban




July 29 1823

MR. WILLIAM BARNES, farmer, of this neighbourhood [Londonderry], went out to bathe at Linsfort, Buncrana, on Saturday evening. Having unfortunately ventured too far into the water, and not being an expert swimmer, the strength of the current forced him off his feet, and he sank to rise no more. A relation of his, who was bathing at the same time, made every effort to save him, but in vain. He was about 30 years of age, was a most respectable character, and has left a wife, but happily no children to lament his loss


January 2 1830

At Fahan on Friday the 1st inst., in the 40th year of his age, the REV. FRANCIS O'FLAGHERTY, Catholic Pastor, in the united Parishes of Fahan and Desertegney


June 1 1839

On the 28th May, MARY ANNE, wife of MR. THOMAS BALDRICK, Linsfort, in the 52nd year of her age


November 21 1840

At Fairfield House, Cheltenham, after a long indisposition, the REV. W.H. HARVEY, of Linsfort House, county Donegal, and son of the late SIR ROBERT B. HARVEY, of Langley Park, Bucks


January 20 1844

At Linsfort House, of paralysis, on January 3rd, MRS. CONROY, aged 73 years


January 9 1847

On the 4th inst., of fever, ISABELLA, youngest daughter of MR. JOHN BALDRICK, Linsfort, aged 7 years


March 3 1849

On the 26th inst., at her brother's residence, in Linsfort, in the 87th year of her age, ANNE PORTER, relict of the late MR. ROBERT PORTER, of Creeslough


April 18 1851

Suddenly, on Friday morning last, at his residence, Linsfort, MR. JOHN BALDRICK


September 26 1862

September 23, in Clarendon Street, Derry, at the residence of her nephew, JAMES HENRY DOUGLAS, ESQ., MISS MARY ARMSTRONG, late of Buncrana, in her 80th year; the funeral will leave for Linsfort Burying ground on Friday morning at 8 o'clock


March 24 1863

On Saturday, 21st March, at Linsfort, CATHERINE DUNN, only child of MR. ROBERT HENDERSON, of this City [Londonderry]. Her remains will be removed from Linsfort, for interment in the Cemetery, on Tuesday, this morning, at nine o'clock


May 15 1866

May 9, at Linsfort, near Buncrana, the residence of her son, MR. JOHN TAYLOR, JANE, relict of the late MR. THOMAS TAYLOR, of Sharon, near Newtowncunningham, aged 85 years


July 23 1867

July 19, at Desertegney Glebe, the REV. SIR WILLIAM MACARTNEY, BART., aged 87 years


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