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Cumber Lower Parish, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Death Announcements 1774-1870

Extracted from Personal Notices Inserted in the Londonderry Journal and Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
Cumber Lower Parish Church (Holy Trinity Church of Ireland) and graveyard,
Glenshane Road, Killaloo, near Claudy, Co. Londonderry. Photo: Google Maps



Date Notice
Feb 11 1774 GWYNN. Died at Alla, parish of Cumber, Rev. Geo. Gwynn (Londonderry Journal)
Jul 2 1782 LEDWICH. Died in Dublin Rev Edward Ledwich, L. L.D., Dean of Kildare and Rector of Cumber (Londonderry Journal)
Jan 2 1783 MCMORICE [DOUGHERTY]. [Advertisement] Martha McMorice or Dougherty has separated from Joseph Morice parish of Cumber (Londonderry Journal)
Nov 17 1832 CATHERS. On the 3rd inst., of a tedious illness, Mr. John Cathers, of Breakfield, Lower Cumber (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 13 1830 LINDSAY. On Saturday evening last, at the residence of his father, Ardground, Mr. James Lindsay, aged 20 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 30 1830 ACHESON. On Monday last, in the 75th year of his age, James Acheson, Esq., of Oaks (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 16 1832 LYLE. On the 11th inst., of hooping (sic) cough, the infant son of Hugh Lyle, of Oaks Lodge, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 30 1835 GUY. On Saturday last, aged 66 years, Mrs. Eleanor Guy, relict of the late Mr. John Guy, Goshaden (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 24 1836 THOMPSON. Death of Dr. Robert Thompson, Special Justice, West Indies, formerly of Killennan, within three miles of Derry. This much respected and esteemed friend of ours died at Black River on Saturday last, his remains were interred on the following day. Dr. Thompson was one of the first appointed Magistrates (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 19 1838 LONG. On Sunday, the 13th inst., at Ervey in this county, Doctor James Long, aged 75 years. He had served upwards of 35 years as Surgeon in the Navy and had returned home about 16 or 17 years ago. His death is deeply and sincerely regretted by his widow (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 19 1839 BROWNE. Lately at Tamneymore, much regretted, at an advanced age, Lieutenant and Quartermaster William Browne, of the Londonderry Militia. He was 46 years in the regiment (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 16 1839 GILFILLAN. After a short illness, at his residence, Ballinamoor, Mr. Alexander Gilfillan, aged 72 (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 8 1842 LONG. On the 5th inst., at the house of Dr. Burnside, near Muff, in this county, where she had lately come to reside, Mrs. Eliza Long, relict of Dr. James Long, late of Ervey (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 24 1844 MCCOMB. Of consumption, on the 16th inst., in the 30th year of his age, Mr. Alexander McComb, of Killaloo parish of Lower Cumber (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 1 1845 DUNN. On Tuesday, the 21st ult., at his father's residence, Ardground, Cumber, George Dunn, Esq., of Petersburg, Virginia, America, aged 35 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 23 1846 OGILBY. On the 21st ult., at his residence, Kilcatten, near Londonderry, Alexander Ogilby, Esq., aged 9 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 11 1846 MCGOWAN. On the 1st inst., at Waterside, Londonderry, aged 27 years, the Rev. Terence McGowan, C. C., Glendermott and Lower Cumber Londonderry Sentinel) (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 20 1847 LONG. On the 15th inst., Mrs. Long, of Ervey, at the advanced age of 93 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 1 1847 BOND. At Oaks, Mr. Alexander Bond, aged 77, much and deservedly regretted (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 29 1847 MULHOLLAND. May 14th, aged 27, of malignant fever, the Rev. Simon Peter Mulholland, C. C., Glendermott and Lower Cumber (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 3 1849 BOND. On the 20th ult., at Downpatrick [Co. Down], of cholera, Mr. Alexander Bond, formerly of Oaks, near Derry, aged 49 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 5 1851 THOMPSON. On Saturday last, the 30th ult., at Killenan, Elizabeth, wife of Mr. John Thompson (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 30 1852 MITCHELL. On the 27th inst., at his residence, Ballygroll, Muff, county Derry, Mr. John Mitchell, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 5 1852 ASH. On the 28th ult., in Temple Street, Dublin, the Rev. George Hamilton Ash, Rector of Lower Cumber, in the Diocese of Derry, in the 50th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 18 1853 SMYTH. On the 28th February, at the Oaks, near Londonderry, Mr. George Smyth aged 50 years. He formerly belonged to the Carse of Gowrie, Perthshire, Scotland (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 23 1853 ALLISON. At Bessvale, Lower Cumber, on the 13th inst., after a few hours' illness, the Rev. James Allison, in the 78th year of his age, and the 53rd of his ministry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 13 1854 SMYTH. At Oaks, on the 5th inst., Miss Mary Smyth, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 7 1854 GILFILLIN. On the morning of the 2nd inst., aged 60 years, at Ballnamore, Lower Cumber, Catherine, relict of the late Mr. Alexander Gilfillin (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 11 1854 SMYTH. On the 3rd July, at the residence of her grand uncle, Caputh Lodge, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Anna Maria, eldest daughter of the late Mr. George Smyth, of the Oaks, Londonderry, aged 17 yrs (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 28 1855 KELLY. On Thursday last, the body of Mr. Patrick Kelly, of Slaughmanus, Claudy, was found lying on the road near his home. He was at Derry market, on Wednesday, and it is believed that his cart overturned killing him. An inquest is to be held today (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 25 1856 DONNELL. On the 24th inst., at Fawney Fort, Lower Cumber, Mr. Samuel Donnell, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 18 1856 THOMSON. On the 11th inst., at Killenan, Mr. William Thompson aged 74 (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 20 1857 KERR. At Ardground, parish of Cumber county Derry, on the 7th inst., Anne McVeigh, the wife of Mr. Wm. Kerr (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 24 1857 DUNN. On Thursday, the 16th inst., at his residence, Union Cottage, George's Road, Liverpool, Mr. Robert Dunn, fourth son of Mr. William Dunn, Ardground, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 15 1857 MITCHELL. On Tuesday, the 5th inst., at her late residence, Tonduff, Mary, relict of the late Mr. James Mitchell (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 5 1858 KENNEDY. On the 29th ult., at his father's residence, Killaloo, after a lingering illness, William Kennedy, late of Pittsburgh, United States, aged 25 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 28 1858 SMYTH. At Edinburgh, on the 18th inst., aged 51 years, Jane, relict of the late Mr. George Smyth, The Oaks, near Londonderry, and formerly of the Carse of Gowrie, Perthshire (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 4 1858 CANNING. On the 29th ult., at Ervey, at the advanced age of 104 years, Mr. William Canning (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 19 1858 CAIRNS. On the 15th inst., at his late residence, Ervey, Mr. James Cairns, aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 29 1860 CATHERS. June 15, at his residence, Brackfield, county Derry, William Cathers, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 10 1860 CATHERS. August 7, at his residence, Brackfield, John Cathers, Esq (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 4 1861 GILFILLAN. January 1, at the Headland, Balnamoore, Lower Cumber, Mr. Alexander Gilfillan, sen., aged 67 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 11 1861 BAILEY. January 7, at Killennan, Mr. Moses Bailey, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 5 1861 STEVENSON. April 2, at her father's residence, Lackaugh, Sarah Anne, aged 14 years, second daughter of Mr. Edward Stevenson (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 28 1861 HUSTON. June 27, at the residence of her son, Kildoag, Mrs. Ann Huston, aged 85 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 26 1861 QUIGLEY. July 22, at her father's residence, Goshedon, Ann Jane Quigley, aged 17 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 20 1861 MITCHELL. September 11, at Tonduff, Sarah Jane, eldest daughter of the late Mr. James Mitchell, of Tonduff (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 13 1862 COCHRANE. June 2, at Lettermire, Elizabeth Cochrane, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 22 1862 MILLAR. August 18, at Brackfield, Robert, son of Mr. Alexander Millar, aged 5 years (Londonderry Sentinel
Feb 13 1863 TURBETT. February 7, at his residence, Tamneymore, Mr. William Turbett, aged 59 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 27 1863 LAMONT. February 18, at Tamneymore, Mr. James Lamont, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 26 1863 BOND. May 21, at Lackagh, Christiana Bond, aged 48 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 16 1863 MCCOMB. On Friday evening a man named Thomas McComb, belonging to Killaloo, in this neighbourhood, died in the County Infirmary from the effects of a wound which he had inflicted on his throat on the 29th May last (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 22 1863 MILLER. September 15, at her residence, Lettermire, Mary Ann, wife of Mr. James Miller, aged 32 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 27 1863 CALDWELL. October 24, at Fawney, Sarah Caldwell, aged 71 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 22 1864 CALLIN. January 18, at Gortinread, Isabella Callin, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 22 1864 OGILBY. January 19, at Queenstown [Co. Cork], William Ogilby, of Kilcatten, in the county of Londonderry, Esq., J. P. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 5 1864 WILSON. February 1, at Killaloo Rectory, Meliora, the eldest and beloved child of the Rev. Mervyn Wilson, aged 6 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 12 1864 NUGENT. February 6, at his residence, Fountain Hill, Waterside, aged 54, the Rev. Hugh Nugent, P. P., Glendermott and Lower Cumber (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 23 1864 WEIR. February 18, Robert, infant son of Mr. John Weir, teacher, Ervey National School, county Derry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 25 1864 CAIRNS. March 24, at Ervey, Mr. James Cairns, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1864 DEANS. May 15, at Londonderry, Samuel Deans, aged 24 years, youngest son of Mr. John Deans, Tonduff (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 3 1864 KANE. May 27, at Ervey, Miss Mary Kane, aged 48 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 7 1864 DOWNEY. June 3, at Gosheden, Mrs. Margaret Downey, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 9 1864 DUNN. August 6, Mrs. Catherine Dunn, relict of the late Mr. William Dunn, of Ardground, county Derry, aged 78 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 20 1864 ABRAHAM. September 15, at his uncle's residence, Tamneymore, Mr. William John Abraham [registered as Abram], aged 28 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 17 1864 MILLER. May 11, at Brackfield, Mary Miller, aged 77 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 20 1864 STEVENSON. December 19, at Lackagh, Eleanor Stevenson, aged 90 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 30 1864 BROLLY. December 23, at Aughill, Parish of Lower Cumber, Mr. Bernard Brolly, aged 19 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 6 1865 SIMPSON. On the 2nd January, at her brother's residence, Ardground, Margaret Simpson, aged 83 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 3 1865 MCGEOGHEGAN. On the 25th February, at his residence, Clooney Terrace, Waterside, Derry, the Rev. James McGeoghegan, C. C., Glendermott and Lower Cumber, in the 38th year of his age (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 20 1865 HAMILTON. June 19, at Kildoag, Jane Hamilton, aged 24 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 18 1865 GUY. July 14, at her residence, Goshaden, Ann Guy, the beloved wife of Mr. William Guy, aged 50 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 15 1865 STEVENSON. August 10, at his father's residence, Lackaugh, John Stevenson, aged 16 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 1 1865 MCCOMB. August 28, at her residence, Ardground, Nancy McComb, aged 70 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 8 1865 DUNNE. September 6, at her brother's residence, Jane, daughter of the late Mr. William Dunne, Ardground (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 3 1865 BLACK. November 2, at Kildoag, Mr. James Black, aged 81 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 21 1865 QUINN. November 15, at her father's residence, Oaks, Sophia Frances, eldest daughter of Mr. Gillespie Quinn, aged 21 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 23 1866 ASH. February 20, at the residence of her son in law, Major Graves, at Castledawson, Mary Elizabeth, relict of the late Rev. George Hamilton Ash, Rector of Lower Cumber, county Londonderry (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 6 1866 SCOTT. February 28, at his residence, Ardground, Samuel Scott, aged 57 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jun 15 1866 DEANS. On the 12th June, at her residence, Killaloo, Isabella Deans, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 10 1866 MITCHELL. On the 5th August, at her residence, Kildoag, Letitia Mitchell, aged 34 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 21 1866 MARSHALL. August 14, at his father's residence, Tamneymore, William Marshall, aged 7 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 13 1866 CUNNINGHAM. November 9, at his residence, Kildoag, Mr. John Cunningham, aged 75 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 23 1866 MCFEETERS. November 20, at his residence, Mullabuoy, Hugh McFeeters, aged 84 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 23 1866 THOMPSON. November 20, at her residence, Goshaden, Jane Thompson, aged 61 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 4 1866 CHAMBERS. November 27, at her residence, Brockagh, Elizabeth Chambers, aged 66 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 8 1867 DIVINE. An inquest was held yesterday, before Minchin Lloyd, Esq., Coroner, on the body of Thomas Divine of Alla, Upper Cumber where he resided with an only sister. The deceased in the company of another man was returning from this City to Claudy on Saturday night, when they were overtaken by the storm. They turned from their direct route and proceed along a road at Kilcatton, through a moor. His companion reached a lonely cottage and found shelter for the night, however Divine's dead body was found in the snow the next day a few yards from the public house of Mr. John McCloskey. A verdict was returned in accordance with the facts (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 15 1867 LYLE. January 9, at her residence, Fawney, Jane Lyle, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 22 1867 LYLE. On the 15th January, at her residence, Fawney, Martha Lyle, aged 72 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 22 1867 MCSHANE. February 17, at her residence, Ballygroll, Jane McShane, aged 17 Years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 1 1867 BOND. On the 27th February, at her residence, Lackaugh, Sarah Bond, aged 93 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 12 1867 CALDWELL. On the 8th March, at her residence, Fawney, Ellen Caldwell, aged 72 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 29 1867 DONAGHEY. An inquest held at Slaughtmanus, Lower Cumber, yesterday, by Minchin Lloyd, Esq., Coroner, on the body of Elizabeth Donaghey, aged about 18 years. The deceased, on Tuesday, went to meet her mother who had crossed the Burntollet River earlier in the day to transact some business, and whilst recrossing the river fell into a hole and was drowned. Her mother had also fallen into the river and remained insensible for some time after. Dr. Allison testified, that the body had been in the water for some 4 hours, and that he had found no injuries on the body, and expressed the belief that the deceased's death was the result of drowning. The Jury returned the verdict of accidental drowning (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 10 1868 MCCAULEY. January 7, at his residence, Fawney, John McCauley, aged 87 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 10 1868 CRUMLIE. December 28, at his brother's residence, Tamneymore, Michael Crumlie [registered as Crumley], aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 7 1868 QUIGLEY. On the 3rd February, at her residence, Fawney, Jane Quigley, aged 60 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 24 1868 KERR. March 20, in the 103rd year of her age, Mrs. Martha Kerr, relict of the late Mr. William Kerr, of Ardground, Lower Cumber (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 28 1868 THOMPSON. April 23, at Lettershandony, Mary Thompson, aged 82 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
May 22 1868 LYNN. May 18, at Belfast, after a short illness, Mr. Andrew L. Lynn, eldest son of William Lynn, of Ervey, Cross (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jul 21 1868 SHANNON. July 17, at the residence of her father, Fawney, Isabella Shannon, aged 23 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 20 1868 ROWAN. October 16, at her son's residence, Oaks Lodge, Catherine, relict of the late Mr. James Rowan, aged 68 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 8 1868 WALKER. December 6, at Tamnaherron, John Walker, aged 74 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 15 1868 GUY. On the 11th December, at his residence, Goshaden, William Guy, aged 68 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 29 1868 NIXON. December 24, at Goshaden, Lower Cumber, Derry, Mary Nixon, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 23 1869 JOHNSTON. March 16, at his residence, Lettermire, Mr. John Johnston, aged 86 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Apr 27 1869 BROWNE. April 24, at her residence, Ervey, Ann Browne, aged 19 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Aug 27 1869 HEGARTY. August 22, at Killenan, Mary Hegarty, aged 65 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 8 1869 LOVE. Oct. 7, at Brackfield, Peggy Love, aged 70 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 12 1869 HAWTHORN. Oct. 10, at Kildoag, Mr. William Hawthorn, aged 80 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 19 1869 HEANY. Nov. 17, at his residence, Killaloo, Mr. Matthew Heany, aged 77 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 26 1869 BOND. Nov. 24, at his residence, Lackaugh, Mr. William Bond, aged 62 years (Londonderry Sentinel)
June 24 1870 MILLER. June 15, at her father’s residence, Ann Jane, age 10 years, eldest daughter of Mr. Alexander Miller, Brackfield (Londonderry Sentinel)