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1st Strabane Presbyterian Baptisms 1851 to 1863

Transcribed by Jim Crabtree
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Transcribed from PRONI MIC: 1P/10
Date of Birth Childs Name Fathers’ Name Mothers’ Maiden Name Residence Date of Baptism
          1851
10th Mar Rosanna Walter Scott
Fanny Hunter Strabane 28th Sep
1st Aug Jane Hugh Nelson
Martha  - Drumnabuoy 28th Sep
          1852
    Wm Pickens

-

[Margt.Watson]
Castletown 18th  Jan
    Jas. Porter
Jane McCrea Ballee  
15th  Apr Emily Jane A.P. Goudy Isabella
Kinross
Strabane 6th Jan
9th Apr Mary Jas. Wilson  - Parker or Patton? Lifford 6th Jan
25th May
Margaret James Boyd -    Campbell Strabane 4th Aug
28th May
James Wm Wilson Margt. Hamilton Dergalt 4th Aug
5th May Jane David Simpson Jane Lowther
Strabane 4th Aug
  Matilda Jane Wm.   Ewing
  - Greenfield 4th Aug
4th  July William Robt. Wilson
Ann  Carson Strabane 1st Sep
20th June Lucy Geo Herdman
Anna Goudy Strabane 1st Sep
14th Sep John James Cooke
Lilian Murdock Strabane 14th Nov
20th Oct James
James  Thomson Catherine Reid Strabane 14th Nov
4th Sep Margaret
James   Malcolm Frances Knox Strabane 14th Nov
          1853
17th Nov Bessie Geo Gordon Susan McCrea
Strabane 2nd Jan
1st  Jan Mary James Dick Rebecca McCorkindale Strabane 13th Feb
3rd Apr Mary John Blair
Mary Martin Strabane 1st May
18th Mar Robert Andw.  Nickel or Nichol Mary Forbes Woodend 1st  May
1st Aug -- Andw Wilson
Matilda Graham Strabane 21st Aug
          1854
15th Jan
Robt Allen Robt Wilson Ann Carson Strabane 26th Mar
16th   Mar Lindsay James        Cooke Lilian Murdock Strabane 21st Apr
5th  Mar
Bernard Roger Ross James Barr Eliza.  Donnell Strabane 21st Apr
3rd Feb Elizabeth
Robert Lowry Marg Patterson Edymore 21st Apr
6th Dec Elizabeth
Jno or Jas
McSkimming
Jane
McRoberts
Strabane 21st Apr
9th Apr
Margt. Matilda Robt. Sproule Marianne
Schoburgh
Strabane 18th June
15th May Flora
Geo.   Gordon Susan McCrea Strabane 18th June
1st June
Clementina Tho.  Kerr  of
Australia [see Ref 1 below]
Martha McCrea Lifford 17th July
23rd May George Geo.  McCarter Martha Hunter Strabane 13th  Aug
14th June Norah
Geo. Herdman Anne Goudy Sion 13th  Aug
14th June Charles James Borland
Emma  Wardley Strabane 13th  Aug
25th June Catherine James Thomson Catherine Reid Strabane 13th  Aug
1st Aug Letitia William Pickens Margt. Watson Castletown 3rd Sep
14th Aug James
Thos
Tynan
Rachel Martin Strabane 3rd Sep
16th  July Wm Henry
William Fenton? Rebecca Wilson Strabane 3rd Sep
No date
James Malcolm Francis Knox Strabane 3rd Sep
23rd  July Margt Ann
William Ewing Margaret
[Reid]
Greenfield 3rd Sep
9th July Matilda
Alexr. P. Goudy Isabella Kinross Greenfield 3rd Sep
16th Sep Sarah
James Dick Rebecca McCorkindale Strabane 5th  Nov
          1855
4th Feb Robert James Porter Jane McCrea Ballee
18th Feb
Dec   Thos Ewing   -  Marshall
[Mary Ann]
Woodend 18th Feb
29th Dec Margt  Eliza Robt Simpson Mary
McIntosh
Strabane 11th Mar
27th Dec John Geo
Buchannan
Eliza Park
Strabane 11th Mar
29th Mar Margaret Wm Wilson Margaret Hamilton Dergalt 3rd June
5th Sept
Elizabeth Thomas Tynan Rachel Martin Strabane 21st Oct
24th Aug
Thomas Thomas Brown Catherine Porter Drumnabuoy 21st Oct
          1856
4th April
David Smyth Thos. Austin Grace Aiken Strabane 27th Apr
4th Jan
Margaret Andrew Nickel Margt. Forbes Woodend 27th Apr
12th Mar
Margaret Jas  Borland Emma Wardley Strabane 27th Apr
16th Mar Patrick
Patrick Stewart Charlotte Gallenor? Strabane 18th May
29th Feb Robert
George Gordon Susan McCrea Strabane 18th May
1st Nov
John William Wilson Ellen McKinney Dysart 15th Dec
11th Nov Wm. Joh John Henderson Emma Williams Strabane 15th Dec
          1857
21st Dec William Jas Stevenson
Ann Gilchrist Strabane 1st Feb
25th Oct
Marianne Robt. Sproule Marianne Schoburgh Strabane 1st Feb
22nd Dec
Jane John Moody Matilda Arbuckle Strabane 1st Feb
1st Nov
Rebecca Wm Wilson Margaret Hamilton Dergalt 29th Mar
14th Dec
Rebecca James Dick Rebecca McCorkindale Strabane 29th Mar
2nd Apr
Samuel Thomas Tynan Rachel Martin Strabane 17th May
          1857
25th April
Mary Anne -  [James] Frame    -  [Mary]  Steel Strabane 14th June
23rd May
Mary Elizabeth Willm. Macky   Clonleigh 14th June
22nd June
Ellen Geo. Gordon Susan McCrea Strabane 26th July
19th June
Margt. & Agnes Robt. Lowry Margaret Patterson Edymore 26th July
9th June
Francis Park Geo. Buchanan Eliza Park Strabane 26th July
22nd June
Isabella Robt. Doragh
Sarah Holmes Tullyard 26th July
2nd July
Henry Jas. Erskine Euphemena Swan Woodend 29th Aug
1st Aug
Margaret James Donaghy Catherine Irwin Castletown 29th Aug
10th July
Isabella Willm. Ewing   Beechmount 29th Aug
7th Aug
McCrea James Porter Jane McCrea Ballee 12th Oct
27th Aug
William William Aiken Marianne Rop [Ross] Strabane 12th Oct
1st Sep
Mary John Burke Eliza McCullagh Cavanalee 12th Oct
          1858
24th Nov
James Saml. Brown Jane Entrickan Drumnabuoy 23rd May
12th Mar
James James Borland Emma Wardley Strabane 23rd May
28th Feb
Eliza Grace Thomas Austin Grace Aiken Strabane 23rd May
27th Apr
Lydia Allen Robt. Wilson Ann Carson Strabane 25th July
25th May
George Robt.  Simpson Mary Mackintosh Sion 24th Oct
1st Aug
Letitia Wm. Wilson Margaret Hamilton Dergalt 24th Oct
2nd Oct
Mary Wm. Aiken Mary Anne  Ross Strabane 24th Oct
          1859
12th May
Isabella James McKinney Eliza Cooper Brickfield 27th July
5th Jan
Mary Thomas Tynan Rachel Martin Strabane 27th July
17th Dec (58)
Saml. Joseph John Moody Matilda Arbuckle Strabane 27th July
16th Mar
Wm. Hamilton Aiken Margt. Callaghan Edymore 1st May
30th Mar
Wm. John John Burke Eliza McCollough Cavanalee 1st May
20th Mar
Margaret Thos. Ewing Mary Ann Marshall Woodend 1st May
7th Apr
Alex  Porter Rev.  A. P. Goudy Isabella Kinross Beechmount 3rd July
6th June
James James  Donaghy Catherine Irvine Town Parks 27th June By Rev Mr Budd [see Ref 2 below]
31st Apr
Elizabeth James Dick Rebecca McCorkindale Strabane 27th June
16th Dec [58]
Robt. James John Henderson Emma Williams Woodend Strabane 27th June
        Extracted from the Session Book
James Gibson
 
          1859
30th June
Mary Ann James Porter Jane McCrea Ballee 2nd Oct
14th Sep
Andrew Robt. Doragh
Sarah Holmes Tullyard 2nd Oct
22nd July Robert John David Welch Martha Graham Strabane 2nd Oct
25th July
Matilda Geo. Buchannan Eliza Park Strabane 2nd Oct
23rd Aug Saml. Christy Saml. Martin Margt. Gwynne Strabane 6th Nov
11th Nov
James James  Frame Mary Steel Near Strabane 11th Nov
26th Oct Ross  Vincent Beatty Wm.  Smyth Matilda Sproule Strabane 11th Dec
        Seventeen
Baptisms in 1859
          1860
4th Oct
John Ross Wm. Aitken Mary Ann Ross Strabane 1st Jan
22nd Oct
Margaret James Fisher Rebecca Wilson Urney Road 1st Jan
12th Dec
Jane Wm. Barnhill Eliza Huston Strabane 5th Feb
22nd Jany. Bessie McCrea
Wm. Hamilton Jane Barnhill Strabane 4th Mar
5th Feb
Mary Thos. Law Mary Kerr Strabane 4th Mar
16th Feb
Mary Wm.  Rogers Ann Knox Liscumbuoy
[Liskinbwee]
4th Mar
5th Mar
Wm. Jas. Shaw Wm. McKinley Catherine Burleigh Strabane 9th Mar
12th July
Robert Wm. Gordon Matilda Donnell Edymore 23rd Aug
16th July
Martha Hamilton Aiken Margt. Callaghan Edymore 23rd Aug
21st June
Robt. James James Borland Emma Wardley Strabane 7th Oct
18th Aug
Emma Jane John Henderson Emma Williams Woodend 11th Nov
1st June
Thomas William Wilson Margt. Hamilton Dergalt 11th Nov
25th Sep
Catherine Jas. Donaghy Catherine Irvine Strabane  Town Parks 11th Nov
3rd Oct
Cather. Gwynne Saml. Martin Margt. Gwynne Strabane 11th Nov
30th Aug
Anna Matilda Jas. J McElwaine Ellen Campbell Strabane 11th Nov
15th Sep
Sarah Elizth. David Welch Martha Graham Strabane 2nd Dec
8th Oct
John Geo. McCarter Martha Hunter Strabane 16th Dec
6th Sep
Richard Thos. Austin Grace Aiken Strabane 2nd  Dec
    16 Deaths in 1860, 7 Male & 9 female.  Average age 38   Eighteen Baptisms in 1860  
          1861
22nd Sep 1858
Anne Eliza Jno. Jas. Stevenson Mary Gordon Carrigullin 3rd Mar
16th Dec / 60 Martha
Hamilton
Wm. Aiken Mary Ann Ross Strabane 3rd Mar
9th Jany.
Isabella Wm. Malcolm Mary Maxwell Strabane 3rd Mar
10th Mar
Matilda Ann John Moody Matilda Arbuckle Strabane 7th Apr
15th Mar
Wm. Martin Thos Tynan Rachel Martin Strabane 7th Apr
17th Mar
Jas Carson Robert Wilson Ann Carson Strabane 12th May
12th Jany.
Catherine Wm. Macky Margt.  Armour Coolatee 12th May
10th Apr
Alice Mary Wm. McKinley Catherine Burleigh Strabane 12th May
3rd May
Margaret James Dick Rebecca McCorkindale Strabane 30th June
10th July
Jno. Jas. Thos. Law Mary Kerr Strabane 4th Aug
29th June
Jane John Burke Eliza McCollough Cavanalee 4th Aug
20th July Mary Elizabeth Oliver Stewart Sarah Ann Niblock Strabane 1st Sep
18th Aug
Mary Wm. Knox Rachel Hamilton Strabane 6th Oct
1st Sep
Mary  Jane Thos. Ewing Mary Anne Marshall Woodend 6th Oct
29th July
Thomas Wm. Barnhill Elizabeth Houston Strabane 6th Oct
12th Sep
Jas. Henry Wm. Ewing Margt. Reid Backmount 6th Oct
25th Sep
Andrew John Aitchison Helen  Armour Strabane 3rd Nov
28th Sep
Thomas Thomas Pollock Margt. Campbell Strabane 3rd Nov
3rd Sep Margt. Theodora Theodore
Meyer
Jane Stevenson Strabane 11th Nov
    15 Deaths in 1861,  6 male & 9 female.
Average age 60
  Nineteen Baptisms in 1861  
          1862
29th Oct
Cath. Mary David Welch Martha Graham Strabane 5th Jan
17th Dec
Margaret John Boyd Henrietta Stewart Strabane 5th Jan
7th Nov Richard Samuel Martin Margt. Gwynne Strabane 2nd Mar
26th Jan
Marshall Moore Thomas Lyle Jane Elder
Moore
Strabane 2nd Mar
6th Mar
Andrew Wm.  Hamilton Jane Barnhill Strabane 6th Apr
25th Oct
George George Buchanan Eliza Park Strabane 6th Apr
31st Jan
James Wm. Rodgers Ann Knox Liscumbuoy
[Liskumbwee]
11th May
4th Mar Emma Agnes James Borland Emma Wardley Strabane 11th May
15th Apr
Margt. Emma Wm.  Malcolm Mary Maxwell Strabane 6th July
13th May John Hamilton Aiken Margt. Callaghan Edymore 6th July
26th June
John James Donaghy Cath. Irvine Town Parks 25th July
1st ? Apr
Robert Wm. Wilson Margt. Hamilton Dergalt 3rd Aug
7th July
Ellen Elizath. Jno. Jas. McElwaine Ellen Campbell Strabane 3rd Aug
18th Aug
Margt. Robert Dorragh Sarah Holmes Tullyard 7th Sep
4th June
Ann Jane Wm. Aiken Mary Ann Ross Strabane 7th Sep
1st Aug
John Donnell Wm. Gordon Matilda Donnell Edymore 5th Oct
14th Oct
Rebecca Jane Andw. Nickle Mary Nelson Woodend 7th Dec
  11 Deaths in 1862,
9 male & 2 female.
Average age 37
  17 Bapms. In 1862  
          1863
18th Nov Jas. Morton David Welch Martha Graham Strabane 4th Jan
27th Oct
Wm Elliott Wm. Knox Rachel  Elliott Strabane 4th Jan
21st Dec
Jane Hugh Houston Jane Knox Drumnabuoy 1st Feb
28th Dec
James Chs. Forsyth Sarah McKelvey Strabane 1st Mar
11th Dec
James Jas. Frame Mary Steele Strabane 1st Mar
15th Feb
Helen John  Aitchison Helen  Armour Strabane 5th Apr
7th Mar
Thomas Thomas Tynan Rachel Martin Strabane 3rd May
4th  Mar
William William Barnhill Elizth.  Houston Strabane 3rd May
17th May
Robert Thos Pollock Margt. Campbell Strabane 5th July
7th May
Robt. Alexr. James Brown Rebecca Short Milltown 5th July
21st Jan
Samuel John Henderson Emma Williams Woodend 5th July
10th July
Robt. Gardner Wm. Malcolm Mary Maxwell Strabane 17th July
23rd June John Allen
John Moody Matilda Arbuckle Strabane 2nd Aug
12th July
Bessie Saml. Martin Margt. Gwynne Strabane 2nd Aug
20th July
Margaret Andw.  Barnhill Mary Stewart Milltown 6th  Sep
22nd July William George Gordon Martha Ramsay Greenfield 2nd Oct
7th Sep Thomas William Hamilton Jane Barnhill Strabane 2nd Oct
8th Aug
George George Reid Martha Jamieson Castletown 2nd Oct
20th Sep
Alexr. Millar Thomas Lyle Jane Elder Moor Strabane 1st Nov
14th Sep
Isabella Thomas Law Mary Kerr Strabane 1st Nov
23rd Nov
John James Knox Martha Stewart Liscumbuoy
[Liskinbwee]
27th Nov
3rd Sep
Robert John Burke Eliza McCollough? Stragullin 6th Dec
  20 Deaths in 1863 13 Male & 7 Female.  Average age 47   22 Bapms. in 1863  

Reference 1) Thos Kerr of Australia & Martha McCrea were married in Melbourne, Victoria on 1 Dec 1846 at the Free Presbyterian Church.  Unfortunately it was before registration commenced, so this is taken from the church register and does not list their parent's names or place of birth. The witnesses were Gideon Rutherford of Avoca on the Wimmera and Mary Anne McCrea of Melbourne.  On checking the Victorian Pioneer Index one finds these two people were married in 1847.

There were two more children born to Thomas & Martha (McCrea) Kerr while they were in Australia.  They were;  Archibald Kerr in 1847 at Melbourne, Victoria and Thomas Hunter Kerr in 1851 at Geelong, Victoria.

In addition, following up on their deaths one finds:- Gideon Rutherford died 1861, aged 42 yrs, born Scotland and Mary Anne Rutherford died 1873, aged 54 yrs, born Tyr. Father - Archibald McCrea, mother - Bridget Allen. Archibald McCrea was a saddler in Strabane and died in 1854 at Lifford.

 

Reference 2) Rev. James Budd was minister of Clady Presbyterian Church 1837-84 and was possibly supply minister to 1st Strabane during the interregnum following the death of Rev  A. P. Goudy (d. 1857) and prior to the ordination of the Rev. James Gibson, 26 Sept. 1859.

References 1) & 2) provided by Faye Logue and Len Swindley.




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