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THE NEWRY, ARMAGH, & LONDONDERRY JUNCTION RAILWAY

Transcribed & Compiled by Alison Causton


The following article was transcribed from

The Armagh Guardian- 29 July 1845

by permission of  The British Library. This reprint is intended *SOLELY* for the non-commercial use of family historians, with the sincere hope that  someone may find the content useful.

 

Names found on this page- ALGEO, ARMSTRONG, ARMSTRONG, ATTWOODS, BANKHEAD, BARNES, BENNIE, BOYLE,BRUCE, BRYDEN, BUNBURY, CAIRNES, CAIRNES, CARDWELL, CARVILLE, CHARLEMONT, CLARK, COCHRAN,E CUMING, DALZELL, DENNY, DONNELLY, DOWNSHIRE, EVANS, EYRE, FOX, FRAZER, GALT, GARDNER, GERVAIS, GILMORE, GREER, HAMILTON, HANCOCK, HARKEN, HENRY, HUDSON, JAMIESON, JELLETT, JONES, KIRKPATRICK, LESLIE, LINDSAY, LUPTON, M¹BLAIN, M¹BLAIN, M¹CLELLAND, M¹CLINTOCK, M¹KINSTRY, M¹LANAHAN, M¹MASTER, MATHEWS, MAXWELL, MEDILL, MEEHAN, MILLER, MILLER, MITCHEL, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MORTIMER, MUNRO, MURRAY, NICOLL, NORTHLAND, OGLE, PATON, RAWDON, RENNIE, RIGGS, ROGERS, ROSS, RYAN, SAVAGE, SCOTT, SCOTT, SIMMS, SPOONER, STACK, STACK, STAPLES, SYMES, THOMPSON, THOMSON, TODD, TRIMBLE, VESEY, VOGAN.

THE NEWRY, ARMAGH, & LONDONDERRY JUNCTION RAILWAY.

FROM ARMAGH TO OMAGH
PROVISIONALLY REGISTERED, Pursuant to 7 and 8 Victoria, chap. 110. CAPITAL, £400,000, IN 16,000 Shares of £15 each. DEPOSIT, £1 7s. 6d. PER SHARE.

PROVISIONAL COMMITTEE.
The Most Noble the Marquess of Downshire, Hillsborough Castle, CountyDown.
The Right Honourable the Earl of Charlemont, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the County of Tyrone.
Lord Claude Hamilton, M.P. for County Tyrone.
Viscount Northland, M.P., Dungannon.
Thomas M. Jones, Esq., High Sheriff, County Armagh,
Moneyglass House, Toome.
Colonel Rawdon, M.P., Armagh City
Sir James Bunbury, Bart., D.L., Augher Castle, County Tyrone
Sir Thomas Staples, Bart., Lissan House, Cookstown.
Charles Powell Leslie, Esq., M.P., Glaslough
Robert Waring Maxwell, Esq., J.P., and Deputy Lieutenant, County Tyrone, Killyfaddy, Clogher
Samuel Vesey, Esq., J.P., and D.L., Derrabard House, County Tyrone.
The Rev. Francis Gervais, J.P., Cecil, Clogher, County Tyrone
Charles Fox, Esq., Rutland-square, Dublin, Deputy Lieutenant of the County Armagh
Francis Evans, Esq., Dublin
W. W. Algeo, Esq., J.P., Armagh
Colonel Cairnes, K.H., Portstewart
Rowley Miller, Esq., J.P., Moneymore

Directors of the Armagh, Coleraine, & Portrush Railway  Colonel Nicoll, Coleraine
Griffin Curtis Galt, Esq., Coleraine
J. Rowley Miller, Esq., J.P., Moneymore
Samuel M¹Clintock, Esq., Seskanore Lodge, Omagh
Edward Moore, Esq., J.P., Bawn, Aughnacloy
William Paton, Esq., J.P., Armagh
Lee M¹Kinstry, Esq., J.P., Armagh
The Rev. P. S. Henry, D.D., Armagh, Commissioner of Education and Charitable Bequests in Ireland
Ross Thompson, Esq., Greenwood Park, Newry
Thomas Eyre, Esq., J.P., Benburb, County Tyrone
Robert M¹Blain, Esq., merchant, Newry

Directors of the Newry and Enniskillen Railway Company,
Hugh Dalzell, Esq., merchant, Newry
Francis Carville, Esq., merchant, Newry
Henry Thomson, Esq., merchant, Newry
John Hancock, Esq., merchant, Newry
Geo. Scott, Esq., Armagh, Director of the Ulster Railway Company.
Adam Armstrong, Esq., Ballygawley, County Tyrone
David Ross, Esq., M.D., Warrenpoint
Morgan W. Jellett, Esq., Clogher
James M¹Lanahan, Esq., Clogher
George Armstrong, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Samuel Gardner, Esq., merchant, Armagh
George Barnes, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Hugh Boyle, Esq., merchant Armagh
Joseph Mathews, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Richard C. Vogan, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Robert Gilmore, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Stephenson Riggs, Esq., merchant, Armagh
Thomas M¹Clelland, Esq., merchant, Newry
William Villiers Ryan, Esq., Glasslough Mills
John Bennie, Esq., merchant, Newry
John B. Bankhead, Esq., merchant, Dublin
William Cochrane, Esq., Leek, Glasslough
George Trimble, Esq., Ashfield, Clogher
James Rogers, Esq., Cloveneden House, Loughgall
The Rev. Thomas Stack, J.P., Omagh
James Scott, Esq., merchant, Omagh
William Kirkpatrick, Esq., merchant, Newry
James Savage, Esq., merchant, Newry
Francis Meehan, Esq., merchant, Omagh
John Donnelly, Esq., merchant, Omagh
Charles M¹Master, Esq., merchant, Omagh
David Denny, Esq., merchant, Omagh
John Harken, Esq., merchant, Omagh
James Greer, Esq., merchant, Newry
Joseph Lupton, Esq., merchant, Newry
William Hudson, Esq., merchant, Mount Caulfield, Newry
With power to add to their number.

ENGINEER ACTING ENGINEER SOLICITORS.
Messrs. Frazer and Mitchel,and Robert Ross Todd, Newry.
John Cuming, Esq., Armagh, and 12, Hardwicke Place, Dublin.
London: George Ogle, Esq., 4, Great Winchester-street.

PARLIAMENTARY AGENT.
William Bryden, Esq., 4 Palace-yard, Westminster.

BANKERS.
Bank of Ireland and its branches
Provincial Bank of Ireland and its branches
Spooner, Attwoods, and Company, London & Birmingham.
Bank of Scotland & its branches.
Liverpool Bank, Liverpool.

SECRETARIES.
Robert Medill, Esq., Newry.
George Cairnes, Esq., 1, Beresford-place, Armagh.
John Simms, Esq., Belfast.
John Murray, Esq., 116, Grafton-street, Dublin.
F. W. M¹Blain, Esq., London.

OFFICES OF THE COMPANY.
Newry: Sugar Island.
Belfast: 26, Donegall-street
Armagh: No. 1, Beresford-place.
Dublin: 116, Grafton-street.
London: 53, Charing-cross, pro. tem.
 


 THE proposed railway will connect the assize town of Omagh with the city of Armagh, now the centre of all the railways in the north of Ireland. Joining the Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway at Omagh, and passing by or near Ballygawley, Fintona, Clogher, Augher, Aughnacloy, Caledon, and Killylea, the line will terminate at Armagh, there forming a junction with the Newry and Enniskillen, the Ulster Railway to Belfast, the proposed inland line to Dublin, and also the Armagh, Coleraine, and Portrush Railways.

The inhabitants of Tyrone and the adjacent counties will be thus afforded the most direct route to Armagh, Newry, and Belfast; while the distance between Omagh and Dublin will be twenty miles shorter than by any other Railway hitherto projected.

The entire length of the line will be about 35 statute miles.
The traffic tables show a return of at least 8 per cent. on the proposed capital.

The detailed prospectus and map may be had at the Company¹s offices as above, and applications for share may be made in the usual form, to the solicitors and secretaries, at their respective offices ; and to the following brokers :--Messrs. Bruce and Symes, Dublin; A. Montgomery, Esq., Liverpool; Messrs. Munro and Co., 41, George-street, Edinburgh ; Messrs. Cardwell and Sons, Manchester ; R. P. Clark, Esq., Bristol ; James Jamieson, Esq., Leeds ; R. Mortimer, Esq., Throgmorton-street, London, and Richard Stack, Esq.,Omagh.



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