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Nerwtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland Personal Notices 1833-73

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Extracted from Personal Notices of Marriages and Deaths Inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
Crom Castle, near Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh. Photo: Wikipedia



Date Notice
Jan 3 1833 [Married] SCOTT & CROZIER On the 15th ult., in the church of Newtownbutler, by the Rev. Richard Webb, Arthur Scott, of Drumma Cottage, Esq., to Everena Catherine, fourth daughter of the late John Crozier, Esq., Gortra, in the county (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Sept 4 1834 We have great pleasure in announcing the perfect recovery of John Creighton, Esq., from his late indisposition. His return to Crum Castle from Dublin early in the ensuing week will be joyfully hailed by his attached tenantry and friends (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Dec 27 1834 [Married] BETTY & REDMOND On Thursday last, at Newtownbutler Church, Surgeon William Betty, of Enniskillen, to Belinda, eldest daughter of the late William Redmond, Esq., also of Enniskillen
Dec 19 1835 [Married] CLARKE & COLHOUN On Thursday last, by the Rev. James Smyth, Strabane, Samuel Clarke, Esq., of Newtownbutler, to Isabella, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Colhoun, of Strabane, [Co. Tyrone] Esq., solicitor
Jul 13 1837 [Married] CREIGHTON & BERESFORD On the 6th instant, in the parish Church of Termon Maguirke [Co. Tyrone], John Creighton, Esq., of Crum Castle, county of Fermanagh, to Selina, daughter of the Rev. Charles Cobbe Beresford, of Termon Glebe, county of Tyrone. The bride was given away by the Lord Bishop of Ossory and Ferns, After the ceremony, the happy couple set off for Crum Castle, there to spend the honeymoon. A numerous and highly respectable body of Mr. Creighton’s tenantry were in attendance in Lisnaskea, to accompany the bridal cortege, and by every means in their power, shew their heartfelt gratitude to their beloved and respected landlord and his lovely bride (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
May 31 1838 [Birth] May 27, at Crom Castle, the lady of John Creighton, Esq., of a daughter (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Sep 25 1847 [Died] In Bundoran, county Donegal, on Friday morning week, after a lingering illness, Thomas Beatty, Esq., of Newtownbutler; and on Friday night, Mrs. Beatty, wife of the above gentleman, died at Bundoran also, where the old couple had been staying for a change of air. Mr. Beatty was in his 80th year and Mrs. Beatty in her 75th. They were much respected and beloved by all who knew them. They had regularly visited Bundoran for the good of their health every summer for the last 54 years. On Saturday evening their remains were conveyed to the family burial ground, near Newtownbutler, for interment
Mar 17 1849 [Married] WADSWORTH & STEVENSON On the 7th inst., in the Presbyterian Church, Dromore [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. James R. Dill, Mr. George Wadsworth, of Newtownbutler, Fermanagh, to Margaret, daughter of Dr. Stevenson, of Goland, Tyrone
Jul 27 1849 [Married] CRICHTON & HAWKSHAW July 24, at Monkstown Church [Dublin], by the Rev. Edward Hawkshaw, the Hon. Henry Crichton, brother of the Earl of Erne, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Colonel Hawkshaw, of Blairs, in the county of Down (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 30 1849 [Died] November 26, at her residence, Knockballymore House, county Fermanagh, aged 83, Jane, relict of Lieutenant Colonel the Hon. John Crichton, and mother of the Earl of Erne (Londonderry Sentinel)
Jan 25 1856 [Married] KING & CRICHTON On the 17th inst., at Kildallen Church [Co. Cavan], by the Rev. Francis Saunderson, the Rev. John Henry King, son of the Rev. Gilbert King, of Langfield [Co. Tyrone] Rectory, to Lady Mary Crichton, sister of the Earl of Erne (Londonderry Sentinel)
Oct 18 1860 [Died] THE LATE CAPTAIN WM. CORRY, J. P. – The funeral of this gentleman took place on Saturday. The remains left Bundoran [Co. Donegal] early, and were met near Enniskillen by many of the vehicles of the local gentry. The carriage of the Earl of Enniskillen, containing the noble Earl [of Erne], Hon. Henry Cole, J. P., Captains Alexander Nixon, and Capel St. George, was amongst the number. Many of the respectable inhabitants awaited the arrival of the funeral at Portora Gate, about noon, near which time it came up, and paid the last tribute of respect to the worthy deceased by accompanying the body through the town: at the Whitehart a delay of an hour took place, when the funeral again proceeded on its way to Newtownbutler, where it arrived shortly before four o’clock. The body was borne to the church by the staff of the Fermanagh Militia, of which corps for many years the late Captain was adjutant: and after the reading of the usual service, it was conveyed to its final resting place by members of the same corps. The deceased was in his 78th year and besides his being a magistrate of this county, filled the position of Inspector of our County Gaol. Captain Corry was a great favourite with the gentry of the county generally, and much respected by all who knew him. (Enniskillen Chronicle & Lough Erne Packet)
Nov 2 1860 [Died] October 30, at 7, Belgrave Square, Monkstown, Bessie, the beloved wife of the Honourable Henry Crichton, brother to the Earl of Erne (Londonderry Sentinel)
Feb 22 1861 [Married] SCOTT & DICKSON February 14, in Newtownbutler Church, by the Rev. J. Thornhill, Benjamin Scott, Esq., son of James Scott, Esq., to Miss Jane Dickson, both of Killycarnon, county Fermanagh
Jun 26 1863 [Died] June 1, in Brooklyn, U. S., John Leahy, of Newtownbutler, Fermanagh, aged 44 years
Nov 27 1863 [Died] November 21, at Newtownbutler, Catherine, wife of Mr. Ephraim Campbell, aged 77 years
Feb 26 1864 [Died] February 23, at his residence, Belgrave Square, Monkstown [Dublin], the Hon., Major Henry Crichton, late of the Inniskilling Dragoons (Londonderry Sentinel)
Dec 6 1864 [Died] On the 28th November 28, Mr. Christopher Dane, of Newtownbutler, aged 82 years
Aug 31 1866 [Died] August 29, at Crom Castle, Lady Louisa Catherine Anne Crichton, only daughter of the Earl and Countess of Erne (Londonderry Sentinel)
Sep 14 1866 [Died] September 6, at Newtownbutler, Mr. William Hopkins, jun., aged 22 years
Nov 9 1866 [Married] HALL & BREDIN November 6, at Clough Church, by the Rev. Thomas Hand, Rector of Clones, Mr. Hugh Hall, Drumlaght, county Fermanagh, to Sarah Jane, second daughter of the late Rev. William Bredin, Newtownbutler
Aug 20 1869 [Married] CRICHTON & COLE HAMILTON August 17, at Gortin, in the Parish of Lower Badoney [Co. Tyrone], by the Rev. John M. Massy, A. M., cousin of the bride and bridegroom, assisted by the Rev. Edward George Dougherty, A. M., Rector of the Parish, the Hon. Henry G. L. Crichton, 10th Royal Hussars, son of the Earl of Erne, K. P., to Letitia Grace Cole Hamilton, daughter of Arthur Willoughby Cole Hamilton, Esq., Belview, county Tyrone, D. L., J. P. (Londonderry Sentinel)
Nov 16 1869 [Married] SKELTON & BREDIN Sept. 24, at St. John's Church, Melbourne [Australia], by the Rev. John Barlow, George, fourth son of the late Francis Philip Skelton, Esq., J. P., county Fermanagh, to Letitia, fifth daughter of the late Rev. William Bredin, Newtownbutler, county Fermanagh
May 21 1870 [Birth] May 15, at Newtownbutler, county Fermanagh, the wife of Mr. Allan Forsythe, R. I. C., of a daughter (Londonderry Standard)
Jul 6 1870 [Married] COX & JOHNSTON June 30, at Rutland-square Presbyterian Church [Dublin], by the Rev. John Watson, Boyle, assisted by the Rev. David McKee, Thomas Alexander Cox, Esq., Hermitage, Boyle, to Harriett, third daughter of James Johnston, Esq., merchant, Newtownbutler (Londonderry Standard)
Aug 18 1870 [Married] MARTIN & FITZGERALD August 16, at St. George’s Church, Dublin, by the Rev. R. Barton, A. M., John A. Martin, of Liverpool, to Marianne, eldest daughter of Dr. Fitzgerald, Newtownbutler, county Fermanagh (Londonderry Sentinel)
Mar 15 1871 [Died] The office of the stamp distributor for Fermanagh and Cavan is vacant by the death of William Robinson, Esq., which took place at Feugh, Newtownbutler, on Wednesday last. The two counties of Fermanagh and Cavan are combined in the Enniskillen office (Londonderry Standard)
Jun 4 1873 [Married] WILEY & ARMSTRONG May 27, at the Methodist Church, Newtownbutler, by the Rev. Jas. Edwards, assisted by the Rev. Robert Hamilton, the Rev. J. Wiley, to Ellen, daughter of the late George Armstrong, Esq., Drumguff (Londonderry Journal)