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Wright Genealogy Notes, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland 1838-70

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Extracted from Personal Notices Inserted in the Londonderry Sentinel
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


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Aug 25 1838 [Married] MCCONNELL & WRIGHT. On Wednesday morning last, in the Cathedral of this City, by the Rev. Charles Seymour, Mr. William P. McConnell, surgeon dentist, to Eliza, third daughter of the late Mr. Wright, of Castlecomer [Co. Kilkenny
Apr 1 1843 [Married] WRIGHT & DUNLAP. On the 23rd ult., by the Rev. John Macky, Presbyterian Minister, Fahan, Mr. Robert Wright, of Creggan, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr. Samuel Dunlap, Garvarry
Jul 22 1848 [Married] WRIGHT & DAVIS. On Friday, the 21st instant in Comber [Cumber] Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Mr. Brown, of Claudy, Mr. George Wright, carpenter, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr. Robert Davis, Ervey School House, near the Ness
Nov 22 1850 [Married] IRWIN & WRIGHT. On the 14th inst., in St. John's Church, Moneymore, by the Rev. J.T. Wright, James Irwin, Esq., of Carlin House, county Tyrone, to Mary Charlotte, third daughter of the late Samuel Wright, Esq., of Grouse Lodge
Feb 21 1851 [Married] CUNNINGHAM & WRIGHT. In the Parish Church of Killea, on the 6th inst., by the Rev. John Gage Ball, Mr. Alexander Cunningham, schoolmaster, to Sarah, eldest daughter of the late Mr. John Wright, of Drumlougher
Feb 21 1851 [Died] On the 12th inst., at Larchmount, aged 81 years, Mrs. Wright, relict of the late Rev. Dr. Wright, and daughter of the late Rev. Robert McClure, both of Annahilt
Sep 24 1852 [Married] TOTTON & WRIGHT. On the 7th September, in Coleraine Church, by the Rev. Richard Young, Mr. William John Totton, of Lurgan, to Charlotte, daughter of the late Mr. Richard Wright, of Castlecomer, county Kilkenny
Nov 6 1857 [Died] On the 5th inst., at his residence Bennett's Lane, after a long and tedious illness, Mr. William Wright, aged 54 years. His remains will be interred in the Cathedral Burying Ground, tomorrow, Saturday morning, at half past ten o'clock
Nov 5 1858 [Married] WRIGHT & WERE. On the 31st ult., at Puriton Church, Somersetshire, England, by the Rev. Edward Bull, Mr. Andrew Wright, coach painter, fourth son of the late Mr. William Wright, of this City, to Maria, second daughter of Mr. Charles Were, Puriton, Somersetshire, England
Dec 16 1859 [Died] On the 22d July, at Wollongong, Australia, William, third son of Mr. George Alexander Wright, carpenter, late of this City, aged seven years
Dec 23 1859 [Married] WRIGHT & JAMIESON. At Eglinton Church, Faughanvale, by the Rev. J. Conroy, Mr. James Wright, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Mr. Thomas Jamieson, Killilane
Jun 29 1860 [Married] WRIGHT & DUNLOP. June 25, in the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Londonderry, by the Rev. Robert Ross, Mr. Alexander Wright, compositor, to Emily, second daughter of the late Mr. Hugh Dunlop, plumber and gas-fitter, both of this City
Jun 21 1861 [Married] WRIGHT & DUNCAN. June 4, at Kilcronaghan Parish Church, Rev. Edward J. Hamilton married Mr. John Wright and Mrs. Martha Duncan, both of that Parish. This is the sixth occasion on which the gallant bridegroom has appeared at Hymen's altar with a willing and blushing bride
Feb 7 1862 [Married] GIVEN & WRIGHT. February 3, in the Chapel of Ease, by the Rev. Francis Smith, Mr. Robert Given, Rock, to Margaret, youngest daughter of Mr. William Wright, carpenter
Dec 26 1862 [Married] WRIGHT & IRWIN. December 19, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Kilrea, by the Rev. Joseph Dickey, Mr. David Wright, late of the Constabulary, to Miss Henriette, seventh daughter of the late Mr. Robert Irwin, Bridge Street, Kilrea
Apr 21 1863 [Died] February 5, at his residence, Bowen Street, North Brisbane, Queensland, after a few day's illness. Mr. William Wright, formerly of Londonderry, aged 32 years
May 26 1863 [Died] May 21, at Desertlyn, Moneymore, Gertrude, widow of the late Samuel Wright, Esq
Sep 25 1863 [Married] WRIGHT & HYNDMAN. September 19, in the Cathedral, Derry, by the Very Rev. Dean Tighe, Mr. Thomas Wright, to Miss Eliza, youngest daughter of Mr. James Hyndman, both of this City
Feb 23 1864 [Died] November 18, at Bowen Street, Brisbane [Queensland], Alexander Moffatt, eldest son of Mr. Alexander Wright, compositor, aged two years and two months
Feb 23 1864 [Died] November 28, at Bowen Street, Brisbane [Queensland], William John, only son of Mr. Alexander Wright, compositor, aged six months
Feb 23 1864 [Died] December 1, at Lissadell Cottage, Mary Street, Brisbane, Eliza Jane, youngest daughter of the late Mr. William Wright, aged five years and two months
Dec 22 1865 [Married] WRIGHT & GREER. December 21, at the Cathedral, Londonderry, by the Very Rev. the Dean of Derry, assisted by the Rev. F. Smith, Thomas Wright, Esq., to Mary, widow of the late Benjamin Greer, Esq., of this City
Nov 16 1866 [Died] November 11, at her late residence, Drumagosker, Jane Wright, aged 80 years
Sep 6 1867 [Birth] September 1, at 37 Ferguson's Lane, Derry, Mrs. John Wright, of a daughter
Aug 28 1868 [Married] WRIGHT & HALL. August 20, at the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Clarendon Street, Derry, Mr. John Wright, Rosemount Terrace, to Anne, daughter of Mr. Edward Hall, Creevagh
Nov 10 1868 [Married] GLENNY & WRIGHT. November 7, at St. Anne's Church, Belfast, by the Rev. Robert L. Kerr, Joseph Glenny, Esq., Silverwood Cottage, Lurgan, to Annie, eldest daughter of Andrew Wright, Esq., Ballyronan, county Derry
Mar 5 1869 [Died] March 1, at Exeter, from pneumonia, after a short illness, Captain Thomas Wright, of Londonderry, aged 48 years
Jul 20 1869 [Married] WRIGHT & FERGUSON. April 27, at Glenview Cottage, Ipswich, Queensland, by the Rev. John Gardiner, Mr. Thomas Wright, compositor, Brisbane, fifth son of the late Mr. William Wright, of Londonderry, to Martha Jane, eldest daughter of the late Mr. William Ferguson, of Ipswich, and formerly of Newtownlimavady, county Derry
Oct 29 1870 [Died] Oct. 22, at her residence, Drumlougher, Catherine, wife of Mr. John Wright, jun., aged 34 years (Londonderry Journal)
Dec 6 1870 [Birth] September 6, at Glentilt Cottage, Wickham-terrace, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, the wife of Mr. Thomas Wright, compositor, formerly of this city, of a son

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