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Lisburn Exiles

Walker Angela Walker 23/11/2010
From: Culcavey Hillsborough
Now Living: Cornwall, England
Country: England
Email: worldbowler1@yahoo.co.uk

Have only just found this site and its great went to Forthill Girls School in Lisburn some years ago and have lost touch with most of my friends, if anyone wants to get in touch I would love to hear from them, its going to take me some time to look at everthing, I lived in Culcavey just outside Hillisborough and went to Primary School there I am now Living in Cornwall


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Jones Bobby 21/02/2011
From: Gregg Street, Lisburn
Now Living: East Grinstead, West Sussex
Country: England
Email: mr.robertjones@tiscali.co.uk

Attended Largymore and Sloan Street schools, then on to Lisburn Tech in 1953. Joined the Royal Navy in January 1955 and remained there for 30 years. I am now retired and live in W Sussex about 12 miles from Gatwick Airport


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Shaw Donna Nee: McFarland 20/06/2010
From: Lawnmount Crescent, Lisburn
Now Living: Vrysoulles, Famagusta
Country: Cyprus
Email: paulshaw58@yahoo.com

If anyone remembers me please email me.


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Shields Jennifer Nee: Smith 16/09/2010
From: Alexander Avenue, Lisburn.
Now Living: Waterdown, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: jen@islipflowcontrols.com

Hi, my name is Jennifer Shields, Smith before I married. I have been in Canada from 1976. I attended Largymore Primary, Fort Hill Secondary, and Lisburn Tech. I would love to hear from anyone that remembers me. I have been trying to get in touch with Junior (Fred) Gorman and Sam Gregory they also lived on Alexander Avenue. Lisburn is still home to me.


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Foster Bronagh Burns 16/07/2012
From: Low Road
Now Living: Shelburne,Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: bronafoster@hotmail.com


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McBride David 14/02/2011
From: Montgomery Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Birmingham
Country: England
Email: anastra@hotmail.co.uk

Great website. Recognise quite a few names. Went to Largymore and Lisnagarvey. Left Lisburn 1977, joined army, left army 1993 and am now an employment solicitor in Birmingham. My father, Billy, mum Emma, sisters Susan and Margaret and brother John still live in or around Lisburn. If you remember me why don't you drop me an email.


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Dunbar Ian 11/07/2012
From: Sepon Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Sydney, NSW
Country: Australia
Email: idunbar@bigpond.net.au

Lived in Sepon Park, went to Benson House and Wallace High School. Went to Belfast Tech in 1980/81. Moved to London after university (Coleraine) in 1987. Then moved to Australia in 1999. Always keen to hear from old friends.


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Coombes Lynda 11/04/2011
From: Born in Belfast. Lived Derriaghy
Now Living: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Email: lynda.coombes06@yahoo.com.au

Attended Wallace High School till mid Form 4. Left N Ireland Christmas 1971/1972. Have returned many times to keep in touch with family and friends; and am hoping to return permanently 2012 or 2013. I'd love to hear from anyone who remembers me!


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Jefferson Beryl Nee Hynds 08/09/2011
From: Lisburn, Co. Down
Now Living: Langley, BC
Country: Canada
Email: beryl.jefferson@gmail.com

My husband (John) and I emigrated to Vancouver, BC in 1959. Our 3 children were all born there (Julie, Michael and Mark). We lived in North Vancouver, BC for 30+ years until John's passing in the fall of 1999, shortly after the birth of our only grandchild. If you would like to email me, please do. I welcome hearing from friends from "home".


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Curtis Sylvia Nee: Swain 07/02/2011
From: Benson Street, lisburn
Now Living: Walkden, Manchester,
Country: England
Email: sylvia@curtis45.orangehome.co.uk

Wow, just found this while trying to find old friends on facebook. I went to central primary school, then forthill and Lisburn Tech. I have been living in manchester for 14 yrs now but get home usually every year just to fill freezer up with good old soda and wheaten farls etc. Please get in touch if you remember me I'm 52.


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McDonald Aidan 06/07/2010
From: Tonagh estate, Lisburn
Now Living: Galway City
Country: Ireland
Email: aidanmcdonald4@hotmail.com

I went to St Paddys, left Lisburn 1976 for London, came to Galway 1994, married with 2 daughters and 1 grandson.


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Douglas Gerald 05/08/2010
From: Lisburn (bridge st.)
Now Living: Chelmsford Essex
Country: England
Email: gerald.douglas@fsmail.net

I left Lisburn 1973. MY father was FRANK DOUGLAS (local coal merchant, I was born in 46 bridge st., later moved to bottom of street to 84 I married a lass from Glenavy (who sadly passed away last year). YES I know a lot of people on this website and would like to hear from anyone who remembers me or my family.


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Burnage Karen Nee: Morrison 05/07/2010
From: 8, Begney Walk, Knockmore
Now Living: North East England
Country: England
Email: burnagek@aol.com

Moved to England in 1986 with Mum Christine and 2 sisters, Michele and Yvonne, brother Edward (Eddie) moved over the year before. Went to Knockmore Primary then onto Forthill. Married with 1 son. Dad Cecil still living in Northern Ireland.


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Matchett Heather 05/05/2010
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: winstanley59@aol.com

HI - noticed a few folk who had attended William Foote - I did too - I was born in 1954 and some of the kids in my class then were - Renee McBride, Jennifer McCartney, Samuel, Colin Ward, Anne Saulters etc. I then went to Fort Hill for 4 years and had chums there - Ena Dougherty, Jane Wallace, Ann Watson etc. Then to Wallace and had friends there too. Have two adult daughters and a lovely husband - but rather poor health. Would love to hear from people I knew way back ..........


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Ackerman Daphne Nee: Hodgen
From: Barrack Street, Lisburn.
Now Living: Clarkson, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: daphne_ackerman@sympatico.ca


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Allen Billy
From: 37 Bridge Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Yorkshire, England
Country: England
Email: wllmpinkerton@yahoo.co.uk

Left Lisburn 1953. Attended Brownlee school some teachers I recall are "Noisy" Boyd, "Ma" Wilson and Andy Thompson (headmaster). I was a member of Lisburn Boxing Club in Quay St.some members who I recall Joe(Boy)Collins,Tommy Cordiner,Duggie Dowling, Jackie Gorman (trainer) and Bobby Morrow (owner).Pals from Bridge St. Billy Crawford,Bobby Gilmore,Eddie Thompson Leo and Elias McCutcheon and Graham Lilley. I worked in Stewarts Mill and some names I recall are Billy Gordon,Pat McCaughty,Gerald Graham and Georgeina and Charlotte Croft. Would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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Allen Norman
From: 1 Aberdelghy Park, Lambeg, Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Bahrain
Email: nallenkwtuk@yahoo.com


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Anderson George
From: 16 Dill Avenue, Lisburn
Now Living: Spruce Street, Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: georgeanderson@utvinternet.com

I went to Largymore primary and Lisnagarvey Secondary, and would like to hear from any old friends abroad


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Andrews Maurice
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Gibraltar
Country: Gibraltar
Email: andy24084706@hotmail.com

I used to live in bullicks court and went to the Cenral School 1955/62. Then we moved to Warren Park Gardens and then went to Lisnagarvey 1962/65. I was at Hilden Mill for a few months in the office, then went to work at Littons as an apprentice. I joined the Ulster Rifles and left the Army in 1972, went to Gibraltar and joined the Fire Service and am retired after 30 years service


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Ayre Sam
From: Sackville St, Lisburn
Now Living: Almont, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: samayre@rogers.com


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Barr Bill
From: 1 Derrin Place, Lisburn
Now Living: Oakville, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: billjbarr@sympatico.ca

Now I know who you are. I remember the chip shop opening before Isaac called it Niagara. I was too young to have the money to buy fish and chips but my brother would come home from courting in Wallace Park and buy fish and chips, run down Tonagh Drive past the Green, turn on Divis Way and then in the side door at 1 Derrin Place. He would eat them in the next bedroom and the smell would float into the next bedroom where I would melt with envy. Trouble now is I have eaten too many fish and chips! Protruding belly problems. Not only from the fish and chips but from the real cream in the cookies across the street in the bake shop. Frank McCourt has nothing on my Angela's Ashes stories. I'd love to hear from folks who have a saying. I can't remember them all at once, but every now and then I naturally come out with an Irish one, like, "you scunder me!", or "go put your jerkin on." or, "I got my gutties wet." Solving problems is a lot more fun than creating them - B Barr (1999 A.D)


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Bell Robert
From: Blundell Hill, Carnreagh, Hillsborough
Now Living: Calgary, Alberta,
Country: Canada
Email: bluegateroad@shaw.ca

Left Wallace High School 1953, would like to contact former school mates and friends from N. Ireland.


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Bell Stan
From: Blundell Hill, Carnreagh, Hillsborough
Now Living: Courtney, Vancouver Island,
Country: Canada
Email: stan-fran-bell@shaw

Attended Wallace High School 1942 through 1947, worked for Mc Neill Group Belfast, until I immigrated to Calgary, Alberta 1958 and retired to Qualicum Beach B.C. 1987 Would enjoy hearing from Wallace school pals of that period.


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Blair Rosemary
From: Hillsborough
Now Living: Ontario.
Country: Canada
Email: orish2000@yahoo.com

I am trying to get in touch with Rita Marie ARNELL and Maureen L. TOTTEN both born Lagan Valley Hospital. If anyone knows of them please email me. Orish 4000@aol.com I do not know their married names. Many thanks


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Blake Dave
From: Seymour Hill, Dunmurry
Now Living: Victoria, Vancouver Island
Country: Canada
Email: seymouseymourhill@yahoo.com

Have lived in Canada for the last 22 years, but am moving back to Belfast in August 2002


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Blangy Agnes Patricia Nee: Morgan
From: Belfast born. 1942 Raised in Lisburn till approx 1948-9 Belvoir Park (Mother was daughter of Agnes Mc Connell)
Now Living: Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Country: U.S.A.
Email: blangy@citlink.net

I am so thrilled my brother found your web site. It has brought back so many happy memories to me. My beloved granny, Agnes McConnell, lived in Belvoir Park till her death in 1967, my uncle Robert lived there until his death in the 1980's? I went over every year to visit my darling granny till I moved to the U.S. in 1964. Is there any information about Belvoir Park available?


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Bradley Terry
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Tasmania.
Country: Australia
Email: bradkit@dodo.com.au


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Brandon Elizabeth Nee: Thompson
From: Well Lane, Lisburn
Now Living: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Email: betty.brandon@ntlworld.com

I left Lisburn in 1973 and have lived in Ely Cambridgeshire since. I would like to hear of anyone who remembers me. I often wonder what happened to the people I knew, and the schoolfriends. It saddens me that because of 'the troubles' so many people were scattered all over the world.


Web Site: http://www.lizbrandonsilks.co.uk/


Brannigan Andy
From: Tonagh, Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Denmark
Email: abrannigan@mail.tele.dk

Went to St Patricks mid/late 70's and then onto Lisburn Tech early 80's. Left N.I. in 85 and have lived in England, Switzerland, Israel and Denmark for 11 years. I'm an English teacher in the DK, a place where a pint costs 4 quid!


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Brown Jude
From: Donard Drive, Tonagh, Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Isle of Man
Email: jude@manx.net


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Bryson Glenn 
From: Antrim Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Auckland,
Country: New Zealand
Email: glennbrysonnz@yahoo.co.nz

great site left Lisburn 1991 for N. Z. I was home 2002 place looking great.


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Burns Joseph
From: Brookvale Drive, Lisburn, Co Antrim
Now Living: Clooncarhy, Cloonlara, Co. Clare
Country: Ireland
Email: patsyburns17@eircom

Worked as a bricklayer, married Patsy Lavery, from Low Rd. Left Lisburn in 1974 for the South of Ireland. Retired & now living in Co. Clare.


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Burns Patricia Nee: Lavrey
From: Huguenot Drive, Lisburn, Co. Antrim
Now Living: Clooncarhy, Cloonlara, Co. Clare
Country: Ireland
Email: patsyburns17@eircom

Attended Lisburn Convent Primary School, then Lisburn Technical College. Married Joe Burns, bricklayer. Worked in Barbour Threads until 1974. Moved to South of Ireland in 1974. Now retired & living in Co. Clare.


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Burrows Cecil
From: Magheragall, Lisburn
Now Living: Toronto,
Country: Canada
Email: cyburrowes@aol.com

Attended Lisnagarvey High School from it's opening until December 1959. I would like to hear from any old high school friends or friends from Magheragall.


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Burrows Dougie (Douglas)
From: Magheragall, Lisburn
Now Living: Georgetown, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: douglas.burrows@sympatico.ca

Would love to hear from anyone who knows me, I lived in Magheragall from 1950 to 1963


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Cairns Alan
From: Derriaghy
Now Living: Chepstow
Country: Wales
Email: alanaca@supanet.com

Lived played around Lisburn from 1958 until 1979. Went to Wallace High School, played rugby and cricket at low level for Lisburn


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Carson Adrienne Nee: Kennedy
From: Hilden then Delacherois Ave
Now Living: Magheragall
Country: N. Ireland
Email: adrienne.carson@yahoo.co.uk

My name was Adrienne Kennedy now Carson, I lived in Hilden then Delacherois Ave. My husband sadly died at Xmas I have 5 children and 19 grandkids. This keeps me sane like to look at exiles to see people I know hope to hear from any one who knows me. Regards


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Comery Dawn Nee: Graham
From: Old Warren then moved to Ballynahinch Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Derby East, Midlands
Country: England
Email: dawn.comery@ntlworld.com

Went to Old Warren Primary then on to Forthill in 1980, left in 85 and moved to England in 1995, would love to hear from anyone that remembers me. I had 2 older Brothers and 2 older Sisters.


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Connor Jean Nee: Peel
From: Church Street and Tonagh
Now Living: Richmond, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: connort@telus.net

I went to central school. The things I miss are the Ulster fry, school friends and outside shopping.


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Connor David
From: Gregg St., Lisburn
Now Living: Sydney, 
Country: Australia
Email: connor_dave@hotmail.com

Left Lisburn 1972 and lived in Sydney Australia from that time. Have three daughters and five ozzie grandkids. Been back twice and miss the breads and Billy Lawson's Snags. My Brother Tom lives in Richmond BC Canada. Love to hear from anyone who may remember me. I am a JP in Sydney and it is a beautiful country, Big!.


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Connor Harry
From: Gregg St., Lisburn
Now Living: Richmond, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: connort@telus.net

Grew up in the county down went to Largymore, Sloan St. and the tech, was a harrier with Herbie Cathcart and raced pigeons. I went to New Zealand then to Canada, miss the bread and old friends'


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Cordner Sally Nee: McCartney
From: The close, Old Hillsborough Road, Lisburn
Now Living: British Columbia
Country: Canada
Email: sallycordner@shaw.ca

Hi, I left Lisburn in 1968 and am now living in beautiful the Okanagan Valley British Columbia, Canada. I went to Largymore & Sloan St schools and was in the Sloan St Girls Brigade and I took Tap Dancing in the wee park. I would love to hear from anyone from Lisburn who knows me Sally Cordner. ( neat site)!!!!!! I have been reading through the letters and I see one from Renee Roberts (nee) McBride, she lived on Old Hillsboro Rd Lisburn and I lived in The Close (we were neighbours) I knew her family so if you see this Renee I would love to hear from you.


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Corken Harry
From: The County Down side of Lisburn
Now Living: Scottsdale, Arizona
Country: U.S.A.
Email: conoreoin@yahoo.com

This is a great site and a very helpful one for all the Lisburn Expats - giving them a means of staying in touch with their birth place and some of the folks back home. Please ensure to keep it updated as much as possible -some of the photographs and stories are great or maybe I am just being a little nostalgic.


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Cowan David
From: Hillhall Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Madoc, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: deecowan52@hotmail.com

Great site, enjoyed the links, plenty of Lisburn history. Would love to hear from any old friends


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Coward Helen Nee: Arch
From:  Aughnahough, Lisburn and Friends School
Now Living: Nedowie, New South Wales,
Country: Australia
Email: Tankbaby@bigpond.com.au

Emigrated 1957 to Australia with parents and sister. Have had no contact with any schoolmates since then. I remember only a few names: Heather Allen, George Wilson, that's about it. Old and wrinkled - now a widow but I do remember 'Down in the forest something stirred - It wasn't the wind or the call of a bird - It was wee Georgie Wilson saying his Latin verbs. Do get in touch. 21/06/2008


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Craig Michael
From: Old Warren, Lisburn
Now Living: Manchester
Country: England
Email: info@mindmot.com

left Old Warren Estate lisburn 1985 to live in Manchester. I would like to hear from anyone who knows me.


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Crawford Marie
From: Loughview, Leverogue, Lisburn
Now Living: Port Elgin, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: mamasun@bmts.com

I found your site very interesting. I initially went in to see if there was any mention of my late Uncle Robert's pub in Drumbeg and came across a photograph on your site of my adoptive mother as a little girl outside her father's Blacksmith shop in Drumbeg. My mother was to her maiden name Sadie Dugan, a sister to Ellen Stewart, the wife of Robert Stewart. My adoptive mother married a David Crawford of Leverogue, Lisburn, a farmer. Eileen Black was my cousin. I live and work in Ontario at the nuclear power plant and would be interested in hearing from anyone from the Leverogue, Drumbo, Drumbeg areas. Seeing that picture of my adoptive mother was very special to me. Thank You. I would love to hear from anyone with a similar background or memory of me or mine. I went to Carr Primary School, then Knockbreda Secondary Intermediate, then Cregagh College of Further Education. I lived on a farm on the outskirts of Drumbo. I went to Drumbo Presbyterian Church. I have been in Canada since 1981.


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Crawford Michelle Nee: Greer
From: Belsize Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Port Talbot
Country: Wales
Email: michellecrawford737@msn.com

Gosh cant believe every time I come home the place has changed so much, sorry I left now. Well done on becoming a city. Would love to hear from anyone.


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Davis Debbie
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Burlington, Ont.,
Country: Canada
Email: debbie_davis26@hotmail.com

I loved looking at all the pictures of lisburn. I was back last may. I am living in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Anyone who knows me or my parents Clifford Davis and Margaret Davis (graham) please feel free to get in touch


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Davis Maggie Nee: Graham
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Burlington, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: fcdynamo@hotmail.com

I left Lisburn in 1976 to come to Canada. I was originally from Beechland I married Clifford Davis from Derrin Place Tonagh estate. We were home in Lisburn from April 26 until May 8 I saw a lot of changes. Things seem to be settling down, it is great to see.


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Dawe Maurice
From: Longstone Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Barrie Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: Dawe1879@Rogers.com

Left Lisburn in Jan 1946 to enter the Royal Navy as a boy seaman, subsequently served in the Royal Australian Navy, United States Air Force and Merchant Navy. Would love to hear from anybody who remembers me.


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Dermott Stephen
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Maple Ridge, BC
Country: Canada
Email: stevebmcdermott@yahoo.com

I have some great memories of growing up in Lisburn. I attended Lisnagarvey school, lived in Tonagh and Pond Park. Left in 1977. I would like to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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Dickey Kathleen Elizabeth
From: Hill Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Malaga
Country: Spain
Email: katydickey@hotmail.com

I would love to hear from any friends and family from back home. Been away for too long now.


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Dickson Aaron
From: Montgomery Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Sydney
Country: Australia
Email: aaron.dickson@hotmail.com


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Dickson Alan
From: Lisburn Co Down
Now Living: Sydney
Country: Australia
Email: bethdickson.optusnet.com.au


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Docherty David
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Peterborough
Country: England
Email: davedoch@hotmail.com

I am glad to have stumbled upon this site by chance. I lived on the Knockmore Estate until December 1969. When i attended Lisnagarvey it was all boys. I left in 1969 to move to Scotland, I was in 3c, loved the school. Names I rememeber in my class, David Kingsbury, Trevor Dougherty. Some freinds were Sam Marsden, Rodney Simpson, Alan Carlisle Would be great to get some feedback.


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Doran Helen
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Email: hcd1000@btopenworld.com

Moved to Peterborough in 1987 but my mum is still in Lisburn and my daughter married and is back living in Lisburn. My other 2 children live in Peterborough. Married to Aidan Doran from Manor Park.


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Dowds Gordon
From: Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Email: gjsdowds@hotmail.com

I left Lisburn 1971 for Melbourne went to Willie Foote and Lisnagarvey. Would like to contact old friends and anyone else who knows me.


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Dunlop Donald
From: "The Hill", Carnreagh, Hillsborough
Now Living: Wagga Wagga, NSW,
Country: Australia
Email: dhadunlop@bigpond.com

Went to Brownlee School early 50s. Emigrated to Australia 1984. Would like to hear from anyone who would know me.


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Dunlop John
From: "The Hill", Carnreagh, Hillsborough
Now Living: North York, Toronto, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: johndunlop@sympatico.ca

Born at Ballyaughlis, moved to Hillsborough1935.Went to school there, then Brownlee in Lisburn & the Tech. Was in the Lisburn B. B., Hillsborough Scouts & Air Training Core Left God's country Early 1950's aboard a Head Line Freighter with No Money & the ASS out of my pants. Married in Toronto 1954 to an Anahilt Colleen & now have 3 daughters and 2 sons. With 7 Grandchildren. What more could one ask for.? I enjoy the Lisburn Forum in my OLD AGE. Good work JIM.


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Dunlop Walter
From: "The Hill", Carnreagh, Hillsborough
Now Living: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Email: wally.dunlop@optusnet.com

Left home in 1959, knocked around with Matt and Tom Foreman, and also the Putties (Gibson twins). Lived in Aussie land ever since. John Dunlop and Donald Dunlop are my brothers


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Dunlop Ted
From: 66 Gregg Street Lisburn (1925)
Now Living: Bradford, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: teeder@infinity.com

I was born in Lisburn (1925) and lived at 66 Gregg Street. If anyone remembers or knows me please email me.


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Eddie Elizabeth Nee: Shanley
From: 12 Dill Ave, Lisburn.
Now Living: Oshawa, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: lizeddie@rogers.com

Went to Sacred Heart School and Lisburn Technical College/64. Anybody who remembers me please get in touch.


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Ewing Brian
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Brisbane,
Country: Australia
Email:

Great Site. Lots of old Memories. Love to hear from any old Mates. I left in 1977 I used to go to Lisnagarvey High.


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Faragher Gail Nee: McCullough
From: Longstone, Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Isle of Man
Email: g.faragher@doe.gov.im

Left Lisburn in 1979, would love to hear from anyone who went to Central Primary/Forthill and also attended the Bridge Youth Club


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Farley Maura Nee: O'Hagan
From: Craigmore Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Merseyside
Country: England
Email: cshannay@aol.com

Married Danny and left Lisburn in 1956.


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Farr Joan Nee: Crothers
From: Young Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Coronet Bay, Victoria,
Country: Australia
Email: jfarr45@bigpond.net.au

This site has kept Adrian and I in touch with Lisburn. After marrying and moving to Australia in 1968 have not been back. However miracles do happen and we will make a very exciting and nostalgic trip "home" on March 15th 2006. I expect we will have a shock ahead of us as things have changed dramatically. Looking forward to it. Good Luck to all. Made our trip back "home" in 2006. Since signing on to Lisburn Exiles Forum have made some great "penpals". Maiden name Crothers.


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Farr Adrian
From: Young Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Coronet Bay, Victoria,
Country: Australia
Email: jfarr45@bigpond.net.au

This site has kept Adrian and I in touch with Lisburn. After marrying and moving to Australia in 1968 have not been back. However miracles do happen and we will make a very exciting and nostalgic trip "home" on March 15th 2006. I expect we will have a shock ahead of us as things have changed dramatically. Looking forward to it. Good Luck to all. Made our trip back "home" in 2006. Since signing on to Lisburn Exiles Forum have made some great "penpals". Maiden name Crothers.


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Ferguson Martin (Massey)
From: Donard Drive, Lisburn. 1958 to about 1968
Now Living: New Jersey,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: lowxr@aol.com

Where are all the guys from Lisnagarvey Secondary ?? Dennis Anderson, Ritchie Porter etc I went to that school from 1966 to 1970 and lived in Ravarnette for some of the time


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Fitzpatrick Paul
From: Milltown Crescent, Derriaghy
Now Living: Lancing, West Sussex
Country: England
Email: fitz@talk21.com

Nickname was Fitzy. I went to school at St Josephs then St Patrick's, left St Pats & Lisburn in 1983 (god that makes me feel old) Love to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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Foster Bronagh
From:  Lawnmount Crescent, Low Road, Lisburn.
Now Living: Shelburne, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: bronafoster@hotmail.com

Came to Canada in 1989. Went to St.Josephs Primary school, Lisburn, in the 70's. Would love to hear from anyone from Lisburn.


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Foster Heather
From: Lisburn/Derriaghy
Now Living: Toronto, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: hmegfoster@aol.com

I was born in Lisburn - Lagan Valley Hospital in 1945. Went to Princess Gardens School (Dunmurry and Belfast) and then to Wallace High School. Came to Canada in 1960 with my parents, Ruby & Charlie Foster and my brother, Ian, who also went to Wallace High. We have lived in Toronto (Scarborough), ever since. Would love to hear from anyone from Lisburn or Killeaton, in Derriaghy who remembers us.


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George Pauline Nee: Ringland
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Eastwood, Nottingham
Country: England
Email: d.george440@ntlworld.com

Left Lisburn in 1982, travelled around and have now settled in Nottingham. Would love to hear from anyone who remembers me!


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Gibb Tommy
From: Carryduff to Milltown Shawsbridge, to Edenderry, to Lisburn
Now Living: Vancouver, British Columbia,
Country: Canada
Email: tgibb1@telus.net

I found myself in tears as I read the poems and stories. From my earliest memories these rang a very loud bell. Thank you for the memories even though I feel a bit home-sick now


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Gilliland Raymond
From: Hillhall Road, Lisburn
Now Living: 19 Jansen Road, Nepean, Ont
Country: Canada
Email: dogsitterray@live.ca

Moved to Canada a little over 40 years ago, went to Hill Hall School and Brownlee. Anybody who went to Hill Hall School in the early 40's, anybody who worked at the Co-op at Finaghy and anybody who lived around Orr's Lane or immediate area, Please get in touch. updated 05/09/2012


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Gordon Billy
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Whyalla, South Australia.
Country: Australia
Email: lisburn24@bigpond.com

I was born in antrim place, married susan Gorman from hilden, moved to donard drive. Lived there until 1966 came to australia have been here ever since Worked in Stewarts mill, EBNI, Gracey Bros Hillhall, Played football for Hillhall Star AND Barnsley STAR. Went to Raggety Bap, played for school team and had many wonderful times there. Susan worked in Hilden Mill. We would like to hear from anyone who remembers us.


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Gorman Geraldine Nee: Dickey
From: 10 Dill Avenue, Lisburn
Now Living: Perth, Western
Country: Australia
Email: eilish78@yahoo.com.au

My father was Desmond Dickey who worked in Elmores Fish Shop for 30 years and my mum was Eileen Dickey (nee McGreevey). Emigrated to Perth, Western Australia in 1982. I lived in the "County Down" until I was married in 1971 and would love to hear from anyone who I grew up with.


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Gould Ian
From: Old Warren, Lisburn
Now Living: Franklin, Wisconsin,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: hiangould@sbcglobal.net

Hello to old friends. My thoughts are with the places I once frequented. Lisburn will always have a place in my heart. I don't get home much anymore since the travel is way too expensive. Married to Liz, a Milwaukee girl through and through. Two children, one of each, Kilian and Emerald. Living in Lake Country just west of Milwaukee.


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Graham Brian
From: Beechland Drive, Lisburn.
Now Living: Burlington, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: pamelapichanick@sympatico.ca

I left Lisburn in 1970 and emigrated to Canada and I have lived in Burlington for 37 years. My brothers are Jack (Jackie) Graham, Alex Graham, Margaret Graham (Davis), Jeanette.


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Grant Wendy Nee: Leathem
From: Maze, Lisburn
Now Living: Brisbane, Queensland,
Country: Australia
Email: georgepatrick@optusnet.com.au

Hello Jim, can you tell me please where I might get a photo of the maze no 2 school taken in the 1930's please? (William Henry Leathem) my father and his family went to this school, and I would love a photo of it please. Many thanks Wendy Australia. I will look forward to any thing you can find for me. My father's name was William Henry Leathem, his elder brother Eric, younger brother George and sister Winnie all went to the school he had one other brother Edward, I would assume he would also have attend the school. It would be great to get a photo, I realize it might not be possible! My uncle George lives here in Australia, about 16 hours from us in the Blue mountains, we live near Brisbane Queensland. We have been here nearly 18 years, uncle George has been here almost 40. Uncle George has a friend he went to school with called Fred Briggs, I believe just after the war Fred was a teacher at the maze? Any way, after a visit home a few years ago, Fred managed to get class photo's, and I was delighted when Uncle George sent me a copy. I asked Fred at the time if he had a photo of the school and he said it had changed so much, that he didn't bother to take one. My father has sadly passed a way, so I had been on at uncle George to write me a little of his life story, ( getting an Irish man to put pen to paper is not very easy! ) Fred happened to be visiting one day, when I was asking how the story was going ! Fred sat and wrote me a few pages of what it was like to go to school in the Maze, when they where boys. It's very interesting, and funny. I could send you a copy if you where interested ? My address is Mrs. Wendy Grant.20, Rodney St. Silkstone. Ipswich. QLD. Australia. 4304.


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Gribben Jacqui Nee: Tate
From: Belsize Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Perth, Western
Country: Australia
Email: jacqui_2u@hotmail.com

Went to Harmony Hill Primary School 1969, Dunmurry High School 1973 to 1980. Remember Sat nights at the Y club in Lisburn and camp. Trained as a nurse at Lagan Valley Hospital 1983 and emigrated to Perth 1990, not been back since. Love to hear from anyone who remembers me from back then.


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Hall Vera Nee: McClatchy
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Renton, Washington,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: verahall@yahoo.com

Married Brian Hall Dec.64, went to live in Canada Jan 5th 1965. Lived in Cornwall/Montreal for 3 years then moved to the West Coast. Brian works with Boeing and plans on retiring soon. I visit Lisburn a couple of times a year.


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Hammond Michael
From: Lisburn
Now Living: London
Country: England
Email: michaelghammond@yahoo.co.uk


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Hanna Billy  (Beano)
From: Mercer St. Lisburn
Now Living: St. Catharines, Ont.,
Country: Canada
Email: beanoh@sympatico.ca

The Lisburn web site is fabulous I am enjoying every inch of it. I have been in touch with a couple of the people listed and have enjoyed their response. My name is Billy Hanna I came from Mercer St. but I left Lisburn 41 years ago, though I have been home many many times. I was an officer in Christ Church C.L.B. and would love to hear from old friends. By the way my nickname was "beano" (I used to love swapping comics) I have incorporated it in my e-mail address. Left Lisburn when I married my wife Doreen in 1961. I make frequent visits home, and will be home again in Aug.2002 for a family wedding.


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Harrison Allen
From: 20 Spruce St. Lisburn
Now Living: Edisto Island, South Carolina,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: edistoallen@bellsouth.net

Wallace High. 1964. Lisburn Accies...rugby. Lisnagarvey Hockey. Anybody out there?


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Haslem Glenn (Gladys Price)
From: Lisburn (Wallace High 1945)
Now Living: Mississippi, USA
Country: U.S.A.
Email: haslem@cableone.net

I am sending this for my mother. Her maiden name is Gladys Price. She graduated from Wallace School in 1945, and is looking for information about classmates. The only names she can recall are Margaret Ross (or Morrison) and Frances Geary. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of any 1945 alumni please contact me . Thanks. Glenn Haslem, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA.


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Hatfield Sherry Nee: Stewart
From: Belfast, Malone Road
Now Living: Hillside,
Country: Australia
Email: hatfield.1@optusnet.com.au

I still have lots of relatives in Belfast but have lost contact with them over the years because of my family's constant moves. Would love to trace a few people and know if anyone is doing a genealogy of the Stewarts.


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Heaney Sharon
From: Stoneyford, Lisburn
Now Living: Florida,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: sharonheaney@yahoo.com

From Stoneyford, Lisburn. Now, Florida USA. Wonderful website, Keep up the good work. I went to Forthill from 1968-1973 and would love to talk to anyone who remembers me. I


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Heekin Antony
From: Tonagh, Lisburn
Now Living: Orlando, Florida
Country: U.S.A.
Email: ajheekin@yahoo.com


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Hewitt Linda Nee: Morrison
From: Huguenot Drive between Grand St. and Spruce St, Lisburn
Now Living: Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: Canadahewitts@sympatico.ca

I attended Hilden school, Forthill then Wallace High. I trained in Belfast City Hospital, got my S.R.N. then worked for a while in the Lagan Valley. A lot of the names and places you talk about seem familiar, and I think I know some of the people as well. I married Harry Hewitt from Gregg St. and we have two girls, Elaine born in the Lagan Valley and Joanne was born in Burlington. We also have two grandchildren, a boy and a girl.


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Hughes Sean
From: Hilden
Now Living: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Country: U.S.A.
Email: shughes@pitt.edu

50 years in United States this month July '07. Married with three children and three grandchildren. Went to Hilden School 1939-48 and then St. Malachy's College Belfast. Lived in Chicago 1957-69 and now Pittsburgh. Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Still miss the wonderful people of Hilden. Alec Woodend was the best teacher I have ever experienced. Always enjoy visiting family and friends in Lisburn.


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Hume Robert   
From: Lisburn (Blaris)
Now Living: Collingswood, New Jersey
Country: U.S.A.
Email: ossians105@aol.com

Father came from Drumbo if anyone remembers me please get in touch.


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Hynds Ronald
From: 69 Young Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Revelstoke B.C.
Country: Canada
Email: rhynds@telus.net

Hynds family left 69 Young street for Vancouver B.C. in 1961. Currently living in Revelstoke B.C. Canada. If anyone remembers me please email.


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Ingleston Ken
From: Young St, Lisburn, Co. Down
Now Living: Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: kmingles@rogers.com

I went to Central school and then Lisnagarvey for a couple of years. I served an apprenticeship as a painter and decorator in Lisburn. I left home in 1968 for Canada.


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Ingleston Terry
From: Young St, Lisburn, Co. Down
Now Living: Brampton, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: Lisnagarvey@rogers.com

I have terrific memories of Lisburn and a great childhood in the Co. Down. The wee park at the lagan, Central and Lisnagarvey schools. I worked at Gambles Simms at Knockmore and made many friends through playing the guitar at some of the locals, Presho's at Ravarnet, the Linfield bar and Napiers on Bridge St, and of course the Legion from mid 60's to 73 when my wife and I, Rosemary Harvey from Barley Hill, emigrated to Canada. Since then we have lived in the United States, England finally settled down again in Canada. I would enjoy hearing from any old friends.


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Irwin Mabel Nee: Atwell
From: Seymour Street, Donard Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Seymour Street, Donard Drive, Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: no1rangfan@hotmail.com

Originally from Seymour St and spent war years in the WAAF. Married Eric Irwin from Batchelors Walk in 1948. Have lived in same house in Donard Dr since it was built in 1950. You may know me or one of my sisters, Betsy, Phoeboe, Letty, or Elsie or brothers Harry and Bertie. You may also know one of Eric's brothers, Jack, Billy or Geordie. Or you may know one of our own sons and daughters, Mary, Eric, Brian, Ian, George, Jennifer and June. I don't know how to work these computers but you can contact any of us via Ian's email address. It would be lovely to hear from old friends or neighbours now living away from Lisburn.


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Irwin Bill
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Burlington, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: irwin_97@sympatico.ca

Left Lisburn in 1952 at the age of 12 with my parents who are still alive. Enjoy reading the forum now and then to see if i can remember anyone and some of the places that are referred to.


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Irwin Ian
From: Tonagh
Now Living: Wiltshire
Country: England
Email: no1rangfan@hotmail.com

Known as Curly Irwin, joined the RAF in 1976 and have moved around Europe and the UK since. Went to Tonagh Primary and Lisnagarvey where I played football and gymnastics. Mother and Father still live is same house in Donard Drive. Brothers and sisters (all married with families) still live in Lisburn. Would love to hear from old school friends


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Jeffreys Marlene
From: 16 Young Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Nanaimo, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: rosmar2@shaw.ca

Attended Lisburn Tech. mid 1950. Married Ross Henderson and moved to Edmonton. Alberta, Canada 1967. Attended U of A and started a new career and have had a wonderful life in Canada. Now retired in beautiful British Columbia. The Island is very much like Ireland.


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Jenkin Helen Nee: Pinkerton
From: Lisburn.
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email: hjenkin@bigpond.net.au

Education Central Primary/ Forthill Girls. Travelled somewhat before settling in Australia. Would like to hear from girls/boys/ teachers at Central Primary/ Forthill Girls- 1956 -1966.


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Kennedy Jim
From: 46 Bridge Street, 152 Mill street, 43 Delacherois Avenue, Hilden
Now Living: Christchurch, Dorset England
Country: England
Email: gillandjimk.77@ntlworld.com

I would like to hear from anyone who lived in Hilden, Low Road or Lisburn in the 1940s or 1950s who may have known me (a big-headed conceited bully) who hasn't changed much.


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Kerrigan Sandra Nee: Lavery
From: 7 Slemish Way, Tonagh Estate, Lisburn
Now Living: Morwell, Victoria,
Country: Australia
Email: sandra.kerrigan@aanet.com.au

If anyone remembers me or my sister Peggy Lavery from Tonagh estate or Fort Hill School, it would be great to hear from you. Still call Lisburn Home.


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Kerrigan Stan
From: Knockagh Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Morwell, Victoria,
Country: Australia
Email: sgk@aanet.com.au

Hi, My wife Sandra and I have been in Australia since 1974 but still call Lisburn home. We love going back there on holidays. We would love to hear from anyone who might remember us around Tonagh in the60s.


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King Linda Nee: Stewart
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Sunshine Coast, Queensland,
Country: Australia
Email: ronnieking@bigpond.com

Would love to hear from any old school friends from Forthill school which I attended 1974-79.


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Kovacs Thelma Nee: Ramsey
From: Lisburn, Co. Down
Now Living: Calgary, Alberta,
Country: Canada
Email: tdkovacs@shaw.ca

I went to Largymore Primary and Forthill Girls school. My family moved to Canada in 1970. I'd love to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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Lackemacher Sylvia  Nee: Law
From: St. James's , Hillsborough
Now Living: Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Country: U.S.A.
Email: snowbirdcts.@aol.com

I came to the USA along with my sister Elizabeth in October 1960, our surname was Law. Now residing in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. and Ft. Myers, Florida in the winter months, would love to hear from anybody who went to Wm. Foote or Carrick Academy, would also like to hear from friends in the Hillsborough area.


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Largan Briege Nee: O'Neill
From: Lisburn Co Antrim
Now Living:
Country: England
Email: briege.largan@btinternet.com

I would like to hear from anyone who went to Lisburn Convent Primary School or Lisburn Tech and remembers me. I married Brian Largan from Ballinderry. I was O'Neill before then.


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Larmour Linda
From: Old Warren/Wallace Avenue
Now Living: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Email: ldlarmour@yahoo.co.uk

I went to Central Primary School, Brownlee then Forthill and Lisburn Technical College. Would love to hear from anyone that remembers me or my family.


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Lavery Nicola
From: Donard Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Liverpool
Country: England
Email: nickymuir1@hotmail.co.uk

I lived in Lisburn only until I was about 7 with my granny and my mum. I just have really fond memories and would love to hear from anyone who might remember me.


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Lavery Isabel
From: Donard drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Liverpool
Country: England
Email: nickymuir1@hotmail.co.uk

Hi, I married a soldier in 1977 and went to live in Germany. I am now living in Liverpool. I've 3 kids and 2 grandkids at the grand old age of 58!!! Love to hear from anyone who might remember me.


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Law Jeanette
From: Old Warren, Lisburn
Now Living: Naples, Florida,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: jlaw@openworld.com

This is just paradise. I can't wait to get up in the morning and jump in my tropical pool, yes mine! Always sunny and easy to find high paying jobs as they think we Brits are great, well we are to!


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Law Olwen
From: Hillsborough
Now Living: Shropshire
Country: England
Email: olwen@inthesaddle.com


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Lawson Harold
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Brisbane,
Country: Australia
Email: lawsonsinoz@westnet.com.au

Great web site great to see what is going on at home . Miss the Guinness and the great crack in the Benbow . Anyone who remembers me I would love to hear from you


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Little Muriel
From: Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Australia
Email: priestley42@yahoo.com

I am delighted with this Lisburn Site. I read about the Lisburn Star newspaper and recall it with happy memories. I wonder if anyone can tell me if Mervyn Dowling is still a photographer with this newspaper? I have fondest memories of his family in Lisburn. Regards Muriel


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Logan Billy
From: Antrim St then Longstone St. Lisburn
Now Living: Yarram, Victoria
Country: Australia
Email: selogan@bigpond.com

Went to the Raggedy bap when Mrs. Nixon and then Eddie Mayne were head masters. Anyone who remembers me please contact.


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Magee Carol
From: Lisburn and Drumbo
Now Living: Prenton, Wirral, Mersyside
Country: England
Email: c.kay@liverpool.ac.uk

Born in 57, lived in Derriaghy, Moss Road, Lambeg and then Belsize road before moving to Drumbo. Went to Wallace from 1962-1975. Left Lisburn in 1979 and lived in Manchester before moving to Liverpool and then Wirral in 1990. Go home regularly but hardly recognise the place!'


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Marsden Pamela
From: Benson Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Perth,
Country: Australia
Email: pamelamarsden@hotmail.com

I went to Central Primary & Forthill lived in Tonagh and then Benson Street. Married Michael Marsden from Antrim RD. We had 4 children 2 boys & 2 girls. Friends at school were Jenny Bratty, Dorothy Topping, Isa Cummins & Alice Watson. We came to Australia in 1988 I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me or Michael.


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Martin Judi Nee: McAnuff
From: Gregg Street, Lisburn (Mother Gertie McAnuff)
Now Living: Aberdeen
Country: Scotland
Email: judi.martin@fsbdial.co.uk

My Mum - Gertie McAnuff - is from Lisburn. She lived in Gregg Street and we spent many happy holidays there when I was younger. Mum is now 83 and we'd love to hear from anyone who remembers Mum or her sister Beryl, who sadly died in her 50's.


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Mason Valerie Nee: Wilson
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire
Country: England
Email: mason25@talktalk.net

Born Lisburn a long long time ago. Attended Wm Foote Memorial Primary School, Lisburn Technical College. Left Lisburn 1967. Now living in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. Brother (Fraser) living in Brampton, Ontario. Sister, (Aldene) living in Costa Blanca Spain. Anyone out there remember me, I would love to hear from you. Left Lisburn 1967. Now living in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. Brother (Fraser) living in Brampton, Ontario. Sister, (Aldene) living in Costa Blanca Spain. Anyone out there remember me, I would love to hear from you.


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Mateer Kenny
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Coventry
Country: England
Email: hannover692000@yahoo.co.uk

Living life to the full, Married a few kids and all the other stuff that goes with it. Anyone remember me drop me a line would love to here from you'


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Matheson Silvanna Nee: Hanratty
From: The green, Tonagh, Lisburn
Now Living: Portsoy, Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Email: silvanna.matheson@virgin.net

Hopefully you'll remember me Jim -I worked in the Niagara for years when I was at school. My sister Nicky also worked there and later she moved into your clothing shop. What a laugh we used to have - Sandra Marley, Ursula Mulholland, Audrey Graham and Carol Belshaw. We were scared to death of victor keys! Do you remember the 'do' we had in the woodlands hotel when we dressed up as huala girls and sang 'fish & chips!! I moved to Oxfordshire in 1990 then around other parts of England before moving here to Portsoy, Aberdeenshire in 2000. I am married to Doug have 2 daughters, Isla who is 15 and Anya 13 (late starter - most people my age are grandparents!) I run my own business called kidzzone where I travel around the schools in the north east of Scotland teaching a variety of fitness based classes for both pupils and teachers. I also run the only rope skipping club in Scotland(although this is voluntary work)we have won a ton of medals at the British championships and my daughter Isla qualified to represent Great Britain at the European masters in Hungary in October. I would like to run some of my fitness workshops in Lisburn schools and do a tour of schools and leisure centres with my club 'skip 2 the beat' to help promote skipping as a sport. Do you or anyone else listed have any contacts with the school boards?    I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me. Silvanna


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Mayers Paula
From: Lisburn
Now Living: California,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: paulamayers@verizon.net

Born in Lisburn, moved abroad many years ago - would love to hear from anyone who knows me


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McArdle Rosemary Nee: Jackson
From: Warren Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Beautiful Blue Mountains, NSW
Country: Australia
Email: patrose.mcardle@gmail.com

Rosemary McArdle (nee Jackson) lived in Warren Park until 1965 then Belsize Road until leaving for Australia in 1970. Have 5 children, 10 grandchildren and I great grand-daughter. (all scattered over Australia) Husband Patrick McArdle came from Hilden, (Bridge St and Lawnmount Cres.) I went to the convent school in Lisburn (about 1950-61) then the Convent Grammer School. Patrick went to Hilden school, then St. Malachy's in Belfast.


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McBride Harold
From: Old Hillsborough Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Toronto
Country: Canada
Email: hmcbride29@sympatico.ca

Royal navy 1946-1954 then 9 years in U.S.A. Married Maureen Hopcroft from warren gardens 1958 came to Canada 1963 from Philadelphia


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McBride Renee Nee: Roberts
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Oakville, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: harnee@primus.ca

Left Lisburn in 1955. Lived in Toronto, Canada then the USA. Returned to Toronto in 1959. Moved to Oakville, Ontario in 1996. Still have family (McBride) in Lisburn.


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McCabe Thomas
From: Spruce Street, Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Gold Coast,
Country: Australia
Email: tmccabe@nex.net.au

I went to Brownlee primary then Wallace high. I joined the RAF and was two years in Aden, came to Australia in 1973 and still have brothers in Lisburn go back quite often


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McCaugherty Gerard  
From: Tonagh, Lisburn
Now Living: Brisbane,
Country: Australia
Email: gersharo@bigpond.com

I lived in Tonagh from 1970 until 1981. If anyone remembers me please email me.


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McClean Jimmy
From: Hillsborough Old Rd, Lisburn.
Now Living: Summerside, Prince Edward Island,
Country: Canada
Email: james.mcclean@islandtelecom.com

Central School 1941/1948. Lisburn Tech. 1948/1951. Emigrated to Canada 1957.


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McCleery Jim / Richard
From: Co. Down/Hillhall, Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Canada
Email: rmccleery@hotmail.com

Grew up on Gregg Street beside Billy Refausse's shop and across the road from Maggie Docherty's... Went to Largymore (67 -74) and Lisnagarvey (74 - 81) and worked in my Dad's Butcher's shop on Sloan Street for a while... Now living in Canada. Would like to hear from anyone who knows me or my family ( Orrs, Coards or McCleerys). We're all over the place


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McClinton John
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Bendigo,
Country: Australia
Email: johnmcclinton@msn.com

Left Lisburn 1973 for Melbourne looking forward to hearing from anyone in Lisburn, anyone remember the top hat?


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McCormac Victor
From: 48 Donard Drive
Now Living: Newtownbreda
Country: N. Ireland
Email: victor.mccormac@talktalk.net

Our family was the first resident at 48 Donard Drive, My dad was Bob McCormac a ventriloquist who had a doll called Jimmy he was well known in the entertainment scene. I attended Tonagh Primary School on Chappel Hill and then was among the first intake at Lisnagarvey Secondary School and was in class 4b, my year teacher was Mr Green. I was also in the Magheragall Scout Troop from its foundation and would like to hear from anyone who would remember our family.


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McDermott John
From: Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Maple Ridge, BC.,
Country: Canada
Email: jgamcdermott@telus.net

Left Lisburn in 1974 after spending my whole life there went to Brownlee school and then Lisnagravey used to live in Knockmore miss the place some times


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McDonald Phyllis Nee: Simpson
From: Antrim Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email: pmcd7@bigpond.com

Born in 67 Bridge St Hilden in 1940, went to school at Hilden Primary, would like to find my friend Pamela Sheridan from there if possible, am now living in Australia, and would love to hear from her....


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McDonald Anne Nee: Mcdonald
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Cahergal, Co Galway
Country: Ireland
Email: c.a.white@whitesoft.biz

Daughter of Paddy & Mary McDonald, married to Gareth for 35 years, now living in Cahergal near Abbeyknockmoy, about 25 miles outside Galway.


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McHenry John
From: 2 Mercer Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Taunton, Somerset
Country: England
Email: johnmachenry@aol.com

Lived in Mercer Street from birth (1937) before leaving for London in 1956. Attended Brownlee School and finished at Wallace H. S. in 1954. Regrettably lost contact with old friends in Lisburn, in particular Billy Lowry and George Elder. Well remember Billy Hanna in Mercer Street. Billy Vogan who lived opposite me was a good friend. Is the David Cowan now in Canada the one I played cricket with in Lisburn Cricket Club? Have not been in Lisburn since my mother died in 1979 to my shame, but this marvellous site has made me determined to go in the near future. Would dearly love to hear from an old friends. John MacHenry


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McKay Thomas
From: 48 Church Street, Lisburn , Co Antrim
Now Living: Glengormley , Newtownabbey
Country: N. Ireland
Email: TMcKay1@btinternet.com

Served time as motor mechanic . At various garages . 17 yrs Mackies Factory . Retired from Fire Authority .


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McKee Patrick
From: Ridgeway St, Tonagh Estate
Now Living: Shannon, Co.Clare
Country: Ireland
Email: patrick_mckee@yahoo.co.uk

Born and reared in Pump Lane. My father was Davy McKee who worked for Barney Eastwood. There were Willie, Minnie, Tessie, Maggie, Martha,Belle & Joe. All dead now except Joe. Would anyone remember us.


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McKeown Marie Nee: Rooney
From: Garvey Terrace, Low Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne, Victoria,
Country: Australia
Email: m.mckeown003@optusnet.com.au

I came to Australia in 1971, and have 4 children, & 2 grandchildren. I attended Sacred Heart of Mary girls School and worked for Patrick Brogan optician for 7 years. Married to Clifford McKeown from Tonagh Dr.


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Mckibben Patricia
From: Young Street, Lisburn.
Now Living: Young Street, Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: Rainbow83@msn.com

Still livin' over the county down. Look to find old friends and people I know Who have maybe moved away.


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McLeod John
From: Lisburn; Age 9 - 24
Now Living: Keyingham, Hull, E. Yorks.
Country: England
Email: jandd@jamcleod.karoo.co.uk

Lived Christ Church Rectory, younger son of Canon C. J. McLeod. B.A. Q. U. B. 1952 married Deirdre Grebbell 1956 Son Robert b. 1959; Peter b. 1964


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McLeod Colin
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Cork
Country: Ireland
Email: cmcleod@hotmail.com

I lived in the Co.Down side of Lisburn and went to Largymore PS and Wallace until 1998 when I moved to Cork. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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McMaster Gary
From: Lambeg & Knockmore
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email: geemac2@hotmail.com

What a great web-site. I wish I'd known about it earlier. My parents and siblings were born in Lisburn. We lived in Lambeg until 1966 and Knockmore Estate until we immigrated to Australia in 1970. I've been fortunate enough to have returned to Lisburn on two occasions (1982 & 2000) to see family and friends and I look forward to bringing my family with me next time. I would sincerely welcome any communication from people I grew up with or possibly attended school with at: Harmony Hill Primary or Central School - Lisburn or maybe you know my family - (McMaster and Mathers). Any news would be most welcome. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Regards, Gary McMaster


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McMullan Dawn
From: Dunmurry
Now Living: North Devon
Country: England
Email: TURNER257@aol.com

I lived in Dunmurry until 1976 and I wondered if any forty-something's may remember me. My name was Dawn McMullan, I have a sister Debbie and my Mum was called Pat. I went to St. Anne's primary school and then St. Patrick's secondary school. I enjoyed living there and I was sorry to leave but time goes on and I have lived in North Devon ever since 1976. So if there is anyone out there who might remember me get in touch, it would be nice to here from you


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McNeice Etta Nee: Hynds
From: Young Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Surrey, BC.,
Country: Canada
Email: mhmcneice@shaw.ca


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McNeill Nathalie McNeill
From: Tonagh Lodge, Antrim rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Fergus, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: fountainhead@cogeco.net

Lived in Lisburn from 1953 till I was 18. Went to Wallace High School till I was 8 and then went to boarding school in England for 4 years. Returned home and went to Ashleigh House School in Belfast. One year at the College of Business Studies Belfast, and the to the Polytech for 3 years. I remember frequenting Corkins bar rather frequently!! It was opposite 1st Lisburn Presbyterian Church. My grandfather was the minister there Rev David Hay. We moved The Spa Ballynahinch, Labyrinth cottage and then to Newcastle where my parents still live. I try to go home every year I miss Ireland so much. It will always be my home. If anybody knows me or of my family please do contact me.


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McQuiggan Lorna
From: 69,Gregg Street, Lisburn.
Now Living: George Town ,Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: lmcmahon@molex.com

Work and live in Chicago during the week and return to my family at weekends in George Town Ontario Canada


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McStea Thomas Leslie
From: Sloan Street, County Down, Lisburn
Now Living: Delta, British Columbia,
Country: Canada
Email: tommcstea@dccnet.com

I miss the friendship of the Ulster people, and the 12th of July.


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Merison Linda Nee: McMaster
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Sydney,
Country: Australia
Email: lindamerison@optusnet.com.au

I was born in Lagan Valley Hospital In 1960 and went to Harmony Hill School in 1964 the Central School in 1966. My family came to Australia in 1970. I still have lots of Family in Lisburn, both McMaster's and Mathers and one day soon I hope to take my family back for a holiday. I would love to hear from anyone with a similar background or memory of me or mine.


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Monroe Alan
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Gosford, NSW ,
Country: Australia
Email: monroe@cirruscomms.com.au

I went to Brownlee Primary in the 1950's and Wallace High 59-62 after which we moved to Scotland. Anyone from that time who remembers me, please drop me an email


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Monroe Joseph Henry (Harry)
From: Belsize Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Lenzie, Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Email: harryandkath@btinternet.com

Left Wallace in 1962 to live in Scotland. Married with two grown-up children (and a full head of hair!) Would like to chat about old times to any old Wallace students. Still go across to old country.


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Moon Elizabeth Nee: Dunlop
From: "Hazelbank", Carnbane, Lisburn
Now Living: Wagga Wagga, NSW,
Country: Australia
Email: emoon@wagga.net.au

Attended Hillsborough Primary ('76 - '82) then Dromore High ('83 -'84) before family moved to sunny Australia. Would love to hear from any old friends!


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Moore Ian and Jill Nee: Barr
From: Belsize Road and then Beech Hill Road
Now Living: Leesburg, Virginia.
Country: U.S.A.
Email: jillmoore@bigfoot.com

Ian and I live 50 miles west of Washington DC with our daughter, Lyn, who is starting college (F & M) in August 2005. I am a language teacher and Ian is a Construction Claims Consultant. Ian went to Wallace and I went to Friends before we married and went off to various locations including the Orkney and Shetland Islands, Saudi and Jordan.


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Morgan Carrie Nee: Mckeown
From: Hillsborough road , Lisburn (Moors bridge)
Now Living: Bryncethin, Bridgend,
Country: Wales
Email: mflo2005@aol.com


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Morgan Damian
From: Tonagh / Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Email: damianmorgan@iprimus.com.au

Brother Paul also in Australia.


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Morgan Robert
From: Belvoir Park (No.9), Lisburn.
Now Living: Northolt, Middlesex, U. K.
Country: England
Email: robert_morgan@talk21.com

I was born in the Lagan Valley Hospital 1962 and lived in Belvoir Park. We moved to England but continued to visit my grandmother Agnes McConnell until her death in 1967. Early memories of meeting Davy Jones and his red sports car in the Wallace Park with my mother Eileen Morgan (nee McConnell) Love to hear from anyone who remembers the McConnell's from Belvoir Park.


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Morrison Edward
From: Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Email: eddiemorrison_1965@msn.com

I moved to England in 1985 and would like to here from anyone who remembers me, my dad was from the low road Cecil Morrison, and my mum came from Tonagh Christine Box before she was married.'


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Morrison Joan
From: Ballynahinch Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Costa Mesa, California
Country: U.S.A.
Email: lisnagarvey1@earthlink.net

Our family name was Morrison. My father, James Morrison, was a well-known painting contractor in the Lisburn area. His brother Bertie Morrison lived for years in the Longstone area, his wife Eileen still living on Slemish Way. We lived at 80 Ballynahinch Rd. but would soon have had to move as there were five children. The names of the children were: Elise, Margaret, Joan, Jim and Tom. Our Grandmother Small had a small shop at 1 Quay St., just over the Union Bridge on the way up Bridge Street. Alas, the old house has been torn down and a traffic roundabout put there. All of us except for the youngest boy attended Brownlee School, so we would enjoy any photos of that, especially some from inside the school. My two older sisters went to Wallace High School. My father first emigrated to Flint, Michigan in 1949. He had an accident which resulted in a broken leg. This idleness caused great homesickness, so he returned to Ulster and once again set up his business. Wanderlust once again took over, and in 1953, he returned to the States, this time to Costa Mesa, California where he had relatives nearby. After one year, the family came out to join him. Our mother brought us out by herself, and that is another great story.


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Morrison Yvonne
From: Begney Walk, Lisburn
Now Living: Huntingdon
Country: England
Email: yvonnemorrison@btinternet.com

Parents are Christine and Cecil, left in 1986 dad still in Northern Ireland


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Munroe Harry
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Lenzie, north of Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Email: harryandkath@muirshiel.fslife.co.uk

Born in Ballymullan, then to Belsize Road (Colinview). Went to Wallace High and then to Scotland in 1982 to finish education. Met wife to be and have two grown up children. have own business in hearing aid audiology for 20 years. Still keep in touch with family in Lisburn, but know of few Wallace High folk.


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Murdock Lorna Nee: Harvey
From: Hillhall Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Burlington, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: lmurdock@pyschemicals.com

I went to Largymore & Sloan St schools and lived on The Hillhall Rd if anyone remembers me it would be nice to hear from you


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Murphy Joe
From: Warren Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Port Coquitlam, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: jmur99@shaw.ca


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Neill Michael
From: Cloverhill Ave, Lisburn
Now Living: Abbotsford, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: mdneill@yahoo.com

My roots are the Neills from Graham Street.


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Norman John
From: Derriaghy Mosside Rd
Now Living: Barrie, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: norman.jart@rogers.com

I lived in Derriaghy 1953-1972 then moved to London and on to Canada in 1989. I went to Derriaghy Primary and then to Lisburn Tech and went on school trips to France, Holland and Belgium when Mr. Semple was headmaster. Played football for Dunmurry Young Men


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O' Neill David
From: Lisburn / Lambeg
Now Living: Brampton, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: david_oneill@sympatico.ca

Attended Rathmore Grammar School, worked at DeLorean. Came to Canada in 1983.


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O'Neill Rosaleen
From: Gregg Street. Then Harmony Hill
Now Living: Brampton, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: joneill4@sympatico.Ca

I came to Canada in 1983. I went to the keep-fit class in Lisburn for many years also classes held above Alexander's pub where Daphne took the classes. I would like to hear from anyone who may remember me.


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O'Neill Joe
From: Harmony Hill, Lisburn
Now Living: Brampton, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: Joneill4@sympatico.ca

I came to Canada in 1983 and have been a Teacher and a Carpenter all my life. Lifetime member of Maryland Wheelers Cycling Club. Any old members out there.


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Orr Gerry
From: Beechland Drive/Woodland Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Palm-Mar, Tenerife, Canary Islands
Country: Spain
Email: gerryorr58@yahoo.co.uk


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Owens Robert & Betty
From: Alanbrooke Ave  Lisburn
Now Living: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,
Country: Canada
Email: rsowens@shaw.ca

Robert & Betty Owens in Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada would like to hear from old friends. Jim Just a short note to tell you that I still enjoy your Lisburn website. I used to live on Alanbrooke Ave until I left Lisburn In 1962. Before that I lived down Millbrook. I married Betty Craig from Suffolk (39 years this Nov 24th). Would like to hear from anyone who remembers us. Regards, Robert & Betty


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Payne Avril
From: Tonagh / Knockmore
Now Living: South of York North Yorkshire
Country: England
Email: avril.giles@btinternet.com

I left Lisburn 33yrs ago and would love to hear from anyone that knew me or my family. I maintain links with my family back home in Lisburn, however, when I go back on holiday I rarely recognise people and I often wonder where life's path has taken those who I knew and grew up with.


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Peoples Graeme
From: Ballymacash, Lisburn
Now Living: Adelaide, South
Country: Australia
Email: graemepeoples@hotmail.com

I was born in 1973 and went to Ballymacash Primary School and then to Laurel Hill High School. I lived in Lisburn until 1997 and then travelled for a number of years, returning from time to time to Lisburn to live for short periods. Eventually moving to Adelaide in 2004.


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Pinkerton (Allen) William (Billy)
From: 37 Bridge Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Sheffield,
Country: England
Email: wllmpinkerton@yahoo.co.uk

I lived in Bridge street until 1953 when I came to England. I attended Brownlee PE School (headmaster Andy Thompson). I was a member of Lisburn Boxing Club Quay St. for several years which was run by Bobby Morrow (members incl. Dicky Hanna, Joe Boy Collins, Jim Keery, Jackie Gorman & Bobby Mc Millan) I worked in Stewarts Spinning Mill when I left school. Some other names I recall are Dessie Clark, Bobby Gilmore, Billy Gordon, Christine Mc Cairns, Johanne & Gerald Graham. Would love to hear from anyone who may remember me.


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Pollock Herbie
From: Belfast
Now Living: Toronto, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: s140@rogers.com

As a teenager around 1946 to 1949 I delivered milk for Lowrys Dairy around Derriaghy, Hilden and Lisburn. I also played in Derriahy Accordion Band. Great memories for me I just loved that area. Names I remember, Jimmy McCartney & Saffley (Worked in the bus depot. McColl's the builders. O'Rileys Moss Road. Andy Harbinson (Base Drum)and his sister Agnes. Flora McCleave. Paddy Brbour Windy Brow... Ned Green and Joan Fisher who also delivered milk, Montgomerys (shop) in Lisburn and neice Eva Other names I forget and many have passed I am sure. When I was in the RAF I met the Rev Fullerton from Derriaghy who was a Padre and his wife Joyce. We had a nice conversaton about Derriaghy. Should by chance... anyone remember me.. I would love to hear from you. I love to visit the area when I am in Ireland.


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Price Noel
From: Maze
Now Living: Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: nprice@sentex.net


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Ramsey Martin
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Hamilton, Ontario
Country: Canada
Email: mramsey1@cogeco.ca

Attended Largymore primary school and Lisnagarvy secondary school. Do you know me? Love to hear from anyone who spent time with me in lisburn


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Rea Bill
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Leiden
Country: Netherlands
Email: bbrea@hotmail.com

Lived in Canada from 1958 'till 2004,including Saskatchewan, Ontario and BC. Did a couple of years in OZ and a couple in England on architectural projects during that time. Retired and moved to Holland with my "girl" friend, love it here, great for travel and wonderful art museums everywhere.Ride a bike like the rest here and took up teaching at the International college, part time..Foto Art which has always been my hobby. Looking for old pals from the Tech 1948-51 and Central school 1939-48. Hard to think we are all part of history after those carefree days. Like the saying "THE OLDER I GET, THE BETTER I WAS"


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Reid Godfrey
From: Lisburn
Now Living:
Country: Australia
Email: sgar58@hotmail.com

Came to Australia in 1981. Attended Largymore 1960-1968. Like to hear from anyone of that era.


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Rollins Sam
From: Lurganure, Maze ,Lisburn
Now Living: 6 Erima Avenue, Point England, Auckland 6,
Country: New Zealand
Email: sammydogood@kol.co.nz

Left the maze on the 11-03-1971 with my three children, Samuel 9 years, Barbara 8 years and Thomas 6 years, their mother Iris having passed away suddenly on 16-01-69. Very happy in New Zealand for the past 34 years. I have had no regrets leaving northern Ireland, New Zealand is a great country Any person out there who had their hair cut by Tommy Thompson the barbers shop in Antrim street Lisburn, well I married his youngest sister Iris If you want to know more then latch on to Lisburn memories , move down under Sam has never regretted. bye 4 now all the best from Sam Rollins


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Rønningen Rose-Marie (Rosie) Nee: Ferguson
From: Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Skien
Country: Norway
Email: jessie-d@sf-nett.no

My husband Per Roar made me aware of the site and although I didn`t find anyone on the list that I knew, I decided I had to get my name on there. I have a feeling quite a few from my days at "Wallace", left the country and are spread around the world, so it would be fun to hear from someone from back then. In 2010 most of my old class mates and I will be celebrating our 50th birthdays !!! Well, I have been living in Norway since 1983,married 25 years!and have 3 terrific daughters, Natasha (21), Maria (19) and Anya (13). Have been home quite often the past few years and my girls feel as much at home in Lisburn as I still do.


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Rooney Ted
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Belfast
Country: N. Ireland
Email: td_rooney@yahoo.com.uk

Spent a few years in Fords Foundry Dagenham,Lived in Ilford Essex, Then worked with Murphys on the North Sea Gas Pipelines now retired just wondering is there anybody out there I can shoot the breeze with for old times sake Regards Ted, PS Is the Cork Social Club (Dagenham) still going,


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Rooney Yvonne
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Ballymacoss, Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: mykea52@btinternet.com


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Rooney Edna
From: County Down Lisburn
Now Living: Bramalea, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: bill-edna831@sympatico.ca

Went to Forthill High in the 70's. Anyone that knows me please e-mail.


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Roy Will
From: Longstone Street, Lisburn
Now Living: Norfolk
Country: England
Email: anner2306@hotmail.co.uk

I am looking for Geordie, Frank, Brian Hamilton or any of their family. Last known abode was Hillsborough. Father worked in Hillsborough Castle. I would love to hear from anyone that knows their whereabouts.


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Scott Robert
From: Warren park, Lisburn
Now Living: Kingston, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: laganvalley@msn.com

left Lisburn in the early fifties, attended Lisburn technical high school, worked at Harry Ferguson motors in Belfast (auto spark).


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Scott Margaret
From: Saintfield Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Benson St, Lisburn
Country: N. Ireland
Email: thomas.scott730@virginmedia.com

Went to Largymore, Sloan St and the Tech from 1948 to 1958. Would like to make contact with anyone who went to school with me. Married to Tom Scott for 44 years and I met him at school. We have three children and five grandchildren.


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Seeds Pat Nee: Matier
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Perth Western
Country: Australia
Email: seedspat@yahoo.com.au

Brother Kevin (dec) and sister Geraldine (still lives in Lisburn). Emigrated to Perth 1977, have been back to Lisburn several times. Would like to hear from anyone who might remember me.


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Shannon Ossy
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email:

My mother is Freda Shannon nee McWilliams who lived opposite the Island Mill as a child. She is now 86 living in Melbourne. I would like to contact any family still living in Ireland. I know she had a brother David McWilliams who lived in Lambeg. If anyone knows of his whereabouts or of any of his children would they contact me please. Also there is an Albert McWilliams another brother, I believe he may be in Dublin. If anyone knows of him info would be appreciated.


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Shirley Nan Nee: Watson
From: 64 Antrim St Lisburn
Now Living: 71 Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5JE
Country: England
Email: bobshirley_930@fsmail.net

Left William Foote school in the early 1950s. Went to work at Woods sewing factory Batchlors Walk until the late 1950s when I left for Oxford. Would like to hear from any one who remembers me from all those years ago.


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Sloan Kevin
From: Knockmore, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email: marykev1@bigpond.net.au

Left home in 1990 for Melbourne. Live out in the sticks at Cranbourne. Would'nt live anywhere else now. Would love to hear from anybody who knows us.


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Sloan Mary  Nee: O'Crowley
From: Beechland, Lisburn
Now Living: Melbourne,
Country: Australia
Email: marykev1@bigpond.net.au

Left home in 1990 for Melbourne. Live out in the sticks at Cranbourne. Would'nt live anywhere else now. Would love to hear from anybody who knows us.


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Smith Geraldine
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Portland, Oregon,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: g.rumpf@verizon.net

Went to Hilden Primary and St. Patrick's High School. Lived in U.S. since 1983.


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Smyth Harold
From: Barrack Street, 15 Donard Drive
Now Living: Maze
Country: N. Ireland
Email: Smyth708@ BT Internet.com

Born Barrack St, moved to15 Donard Drive (1946/7). Joined Royal Navy 1949-1977. Married June Turner (Hillhall) 1956. Retired R. N & joined Diplomatic Service. Retired Nov. 1992 & we returned to Lisburn Dec. 1993 & now live out at the Maze.


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Spence Brian
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Okanagan Valley, BC,
Country: Canada
Email: fminterior@telus.net

I was educated at Lisnagarvey High school and also studied at the Faith Mission Bible College, Edinburgh, Scotland. I am happily married to Julieanne (nee Brown) also from Lisburn (CO.Down). We have three wonderful children: Rebekah (12); Nathan (10) and our wee Canadian Aaron (7). I have been a Baptist pastor for 5 years and now work as missionaries with the Faith Mission (in Canada). We live Okanagan Valley, known for it's hot dry summer climate and rattle snakes!! If you know us, or went to Old Warren Primary or Lisnagarvey High, send us a line, we would love to hear from you.


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Spence Simon
From: Antrim Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Geneva,
Country: Switzerland
Email: spence@freesurf.ch


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Steenson Heather Nee: Newell
From: Alexanda Avenue, Lisburn
Now Living: Cornwall England
Country: England
Email: h.steenson@yahoo.co.uk

My mother's maiden name was Margaret Dougherty born in Mckeown Street Lisburn but also lived in Barrack street and Chapel Hill. She married my dad Samuel newell and they lived in lisburn.They left Lisburn in 1953. Great web site. The forum has made my mum and myself laugh so much as she remembers a lot of the charactors mentioned.


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Stewart Tommy
From: Suffolk Dunmurry, Milford Ave Dunmurry.
Now Living: Glengoland Ave Dunmurry
Country: N. Ireland
Email: thomas.stewart67@ntlworld.com

From: Suffolk Dunmurry, Milford Ave Dunmurry and now Glengoland Ave Dunmurry Any one remembering me in the motor trade in Belfast 1950 to 1960 and the Vehicle Inspection Gov


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Stewart Frank
From: Chapel Hill, Lisburn
Now Living: Nambour, Sunshine Coast Queensland
Country: Australia
Email: frankstewart@internode.on.net

Lisburn Boys Primary, St.Malachy's College Belfast, Short's Altona. Canada 1957, New Zealand i959, Australia 1960 Rep. of Nauru 1971-78, Magnetic Island Qld 1978-92. Married Joyce 1963 in Melbourne. one daughter, 3 sons, 2 grandchildren last visit to Lisburn 2003


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Stewart Frank
From: Chapel Hill, Lisburn
Now Living: Nambour, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Country: Australia
Email: frankstewart@internode.on.net

Left Lisburn 1957 for Canada as a Backpacker, Now 75 still a backpacker!


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Storey Jackie Nee: Basset
From: Moira Road, Lisburn
Now Living: La Mole, St. Tropez,
Country: France
Email: Tel 003494-495919

Took French & German at Queens. Met my husband while at Hyeres, Cote d'Azur, and here I am a Partner in Agence Exim. We sell property where I do all the languages and my husband looks after the legalities. Any Lisburnites want a house. Give me a call. Tel 003494-495919 (from UK)


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Such Frances Nee: Sloan
From: Lambeg
Now Living: Christchurch, Dorset
Country: England
Email: f.such@btinternet.com

I am originally from Lambeg and went to harmony hill primary and then Forthill and Lisburn tech and have been in the Bournemouth area for 25 years


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Tait Maynard
From: Riverside Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent,
Country: England
Email: maynard.jessica@virgin.net

I left Lisburn in 1994 to set up home in Kent with my wife Jessica. I haven't been back to Lisburn for three years and I stumbled across the Lisburn website by default. I am pleasantly stunned by the change in the 'city' and cannot wait to return to see it for real. Now trapped within the confines of the south east of England with my wife and three children, I regularly return my mind back to Norn Iron for happy memories!


Web Site: http://allthingsmaynard.blogspot.com/


Taylor Elizabeth Jane
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Mactaquac, New Brunswick
Country: Canada
Email: folksong@nbnet.nb.ca

My name is Elizabeth Jane Taylor. I was born in Lisburn in 1961 and emigrated to Canada with my family a few years later. I’m on a mission – I inherited a silver trowel originally given to my great-great grandmother in 1893, when the corner stone was laid for the Osborne Methodist Church on Balmoral Avenue in Belfast. There were six other identical trowels handed out the same day. I know the church was eventually decommissioned and taken down. I’ve always wondered what happened to the other six trowels. I think it would be a neat project to try and find them and document how they’ve been passed down through the families. I’ve created a web page with details about the trowel, the original ceremony, etc. www.TheFlyingScotsman.ca/methodist.htm Do you have a website, guestbook, newsletter or blog where I could put a listing of my page, to see if I could find some of the other six trowels or in actual fact, the current owners of the six other trowels could find me!? I’ve had great fun finding the Stafford’s & Pratt’s in all the directories on the LennonWylie site. I’ve also found the 1911 census record for the Pratt family (my mother’s mother was 3 at the time of the census!) I’ve also contacted the Irish Methodist organisation, PRONI and the West Belfast Historic Society. I also remember my grandmother having an article on the 50th anniversary of the church, but we can’t find the article. The photos at the bottom of the web page were taken at the 50th anniversary. Any help or leads you could provide would be appreciated.


Web Site: http://www.TheFlyingScotsman.ca/methodist.htm


Themar Pauline Nee: Gould
From: Old Warren Lisburn
Now Living: Muskego, Wisconsin,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: pthemar@hotmail.com


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Thompson Geraldine
From: Jubilee Ave, Lisburn
Now Living: Tampa, Florida,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: thomsontwins@hotmail.com

Attended Lisburn Central Primary and then Wallace High school from Sept 1974 until November 1977. Also attended St. Paul's Girls Brigade.


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Thompson Terry
From: Dunmurry
Now Living: Perth, Western
Country: Australia
Email: dbtt@smartchat.net.au

Practicing as Landscape Architect in Perth. Emigrated in 1978. Attended Wallace High School. Qualified through Leeds Polytechnic as a Landscape Architect.


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Thornborrow (Webb) Norrell
From: 50 Church St, Lisburn
Now Living: Mississauga, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: thornborrow5@rogers.com

Moved in Dec,1948. Mother Jean Courtney Father John Webb. Sister Sybil and brother Joe. Still have family living in Lisburn. Lived in 50 Church St. Would like to here from anyone who remembers us.


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Tkachuk Daphne  Nee: Martin
From: 19 Warren Park Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,
Country: Canada
Email: ifo@lisburn.com

I thank you for the information on Lisburn. I am very interested in any information that I can get about Lisburn and old friends. I lived at 19 Warren Park Drive and indeed bought many a fish supper at Collins Fish and Chips- I assume this must be your family. Jim - do you have any idea how we can contact former students from Lisburn Technical School and Lisburn Central. There are so many people that I lost touch with since leaving Lisburn and would dearly love to have some contact again.


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Todd Harry
From: 21d Dill Avenue Old Ballyhinch Road
Now Living: East Waterloo, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: htodd@porchlight.ca


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Todd Stephen
From: 21 Dill Avenue, Lisburn
Now Living: Kitchener, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: stodd@sympatico.ca

Went to Largymore Primary School from 1956 to 1960. Moved to Canada 1960. Return for visits as often as possible.


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Topping Aldene Nee: Wilson
From: Hilden Ave, moved to Huguenot Drive, Lisburn
Now Living: Orihuela Costa, Costa Blanca
Country: Spain
Email: failte2004@hotmail.com

Born Hilden Ave, moved to Huguenot Drive, Lisburn Now living Orihuela Costa, Costa Blanca Spain. I married Ivan Topping in 1963, we lived in Benson Street, Innisfayle Road and have one daughter Tania who now lives in Dromore. I retired and moved to Spain in 2000. Anyone out there nearby me?


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Trail Deane Nee: Shimmon
From: Hillhall Rd, Lisburn
Now Living: Ajax, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: icuryy4me@hotmail.com

I lived across the road from Largymore school from age 3-12 (1945-1954). Moved to Bangor and then Canada in 1956. Have been back several times recently. N. I. is looking well these days!


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Traynor Gerry
From: Garvey Terrace & Benson Street Lisburn
Now Living: Shankill Co. Dublin Since 1973
Country: Ireland
Email: 2gerrytraynor@gmail.com

Married Kathleen( Green) Daughters:- Louise, Fiona, Donna & Ursula. Donna would be known to N. Ireland Viewers on BBC Newsline


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Traynor Graham
From: Howard lace, Manor park, lisburn
Now Living: Mossley, Tameside, Manchester
Country: England
Email: grahamlisburn@aol.co.uk


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Walsh Tracey Nee: Dalzell
From: Old Warren, Lisburn
Now Living: Birmingham, Alabama USA
Country: U.S.A.
Email: traceydalzell@yahoo.com

Try to get home as much as possible as my whole family still lives in the Lisburn area. I went to Fort Hill until 1988, then went to Bangor Tech then Belfast College of Business Studies. Worked at the Niagara and then Wellworths. I am now living in Alabama, married a Yankee called Andy and we have two daughters, Riley, 9 and Shay, 5. I am working part-time as a reporter for a legal news service. Would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.


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Wareing Maureen Nee: Patterson
From: Young Street Lisburn
Now Living: Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire
Country: England
Email: maureenwareing@hotmail.co.uk

I was born and bred in young street. I have wonderful memories of the county down. I also recognise many names of people I grew up around who have now left Lisburn to live a "different Life". I too live away now though not as far as some. I married a man from Lancashire and I have lived here for 22years. I have six children from 14 to 28 and because of finances and family commitments I have only been home twice in the 22 years. I have a brother Colin who lives in Finaghy and I have my uncle Tommy and many cousins still at home in Lisburn. And YES Lisburn will always be home to me


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Warwick Sandra and David
From: Warren Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Alberta,
Country: Canada
Email:

Sorry about that blank email. It was very nice to receive your email. Yes, Raymond and Kenneth Warwick are my cousins. Perhaps you know my brothers and sisters too. I am the youngest brother of Arthur, William, John, Elizabeth, etc.(there were ten of us who lived at Warren Park). Vancouver Island is our favourite vacation spot. We go there every year. I have been in Canada 25 years and I am a Chemistry Instructor at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. It sure is a long way from walking up Longstone Street, as a teenager, on a Friday night, eating from a bag of Isaac's fish and chips. I didn't know you personally but I remember you coming home from Canada and opening the Niagara. Thanks for the memories,


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Watters Sean
From: Low Road, Lisburn
Now Living: Queensland,
Country: Australia
Email: wattco@internode.on.net


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Watters Donald
From: Hilden
Now Living: Munich,
Country: Germany
Email: donfatijo@yahoo.de

Born 1944 Lisnatrunk/Hilden Attended Hilden School and Tech worked in Hilden Mill before serving an apprenticeship in Mackies, been living in Munich for 34 years now, retired , 3 Grandchildren


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Weir Jack
From: Warren Park, Lisburn
Now Living: Auckland,
Country: New Zealand
Email: jackweir@xtra.co.nz

Left N Ireland in March 1972 to live in New Zealand. Married with 2 adult sons and currently have 2 grandchildren.


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Williamson Gordon
From: Ballymacash, Lisburn
Now Living: Sydney,
Country: Australia
Email: williamsongm@optusnet.com.au

I have been in Australia since 1980. I went to Lisnagarvey high school and I would like to hear from any old school friends.


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Willis Ray
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Saint John, New Brunswick,
Country: Canada
Email: rayjan@nb.sympatico.ca

Well! Well! Well! Isn't it indeed a small world! For years at home (Lisburn) I listened to my son Rodney talking about Darryl Collins, in fact I think that they both attended Brownlee together and then possibly Wallace, and now here is Darryl's dad contacting me in Canada! However Jim, as soon as I got your e:mail I opened the site www.lisburn.com and was amazed at what I saw. I had previously opened the Lisburn Star site only to find that their picture section was still under construction, apart from the rotating camera in Market Square. This site of yours really covers the town from A to Z and I have already downloaded a couple of shots from it. Excellent! I was over in Ireland during the month of September 2000, and although I was staying with my daughter in Ardglass, I made many excursions to Lisburn during that time. As you probably know, I taught in Lisburn Tech. for many years before becoming head of the Wood/Metal department in Lisnagarvey School, not too far from your business! In 1973 I thought I would break fresh ground and emigrated to Canada to teach in Rothesay High School where I taught until I retired in 1983. I now live with my wife in a cottage on the shores of the bay of Fundy, about six miles from Saint John. My son Rodney lives in Saint John with his wife Lynn and their daughter Michelle. I think you also remember my sister Hazel who was married to Paddy Machugh and lived on the Ballinderry Road. I am attaching a couple of pictures taken in September. The first one I took so that I could show it to Rodney and the other one was taken from Pond Park of what was part of my grandfather's farm at Ivy Hill. You have a very similar picture in your collection, actually number 20 taken from the same spot. You can see the Nissen hut that we erected in the corner of the field after my grandfather died and before the farm was eventually sold to Seamus Drayne from Pond Park Well Jim, I am eternally grateful to you for contacting me and although I have no requests for new pictures at present I will probably contact you later on. Sincerely yours, Ray Willis.


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Willis Rodney
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Saint John, New Brunswick
Country: Canada
Email: shankes@nbnet.nb.ca

Was glad to get your E-Mail. I did originally leave for Canada in 1974 but I returned to Lisburn in 1978 and I worked up at the barracks on the Magheraleave Rd. until 1982 when I returned to Canada. I live in Saint John, New Brunswick which I'm sure you know is on the east coast. It is known as the most Irish city in Canada but I'm not sure if that is true as they can't seem to be able to tell the difference between an Irish accent and an English one. I only knew Darryl when I was going to Brownlee and we attended each others birthday parties. I don't know if Darryl remembers me or not I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't. My father was Ray Willis who was the woodwork and metalwork teacher at Lisnagarvey and before that at Lisburn Tech. By the way where did you spend your 10 years in Canada?


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Wilson Geraldine
From: Belfast (Mother from Llewellan Ave)
Now Living: Western Australia
Country: Australia
Email: wilfam@westnet.com.au

My mother was brought up by her maternal grandparents at 56 Llewellan Avenue, Lisburn. Her Maiden name was Rafferty (her father was Edward 'Ted' Rafferty) and her mother was Mary (Minnie) Reynolds. Mary died when my mum was just three - Edward went to Liverpool (with his brother Hugh I believe). Would love to hear from anyone who knows of the Reynolds connection. My mother was born in 1913 (Lisburn) & died 1980 - Belfast.


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Wilson Fraser
From: Lisburn
Now Living: Snelgrove, Brampton, Ont.,
Country: Canada
Email: fraserwilson@sympatico.ca

Born Wilson St., moved to Hilden Ave. now Deleracherois Ave., then to 1 Huguenot Drive, went to Wm. Foote primary, late 40s Would love to contact anyone who went to school with me. Left 1966 for Canada now living in Snelgrove, Brampton, Ont.


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Wilson Sonja Nee: Gorman
From: 16 Gragg St Lisburn
Now Living: Snelgrove, Ontario.
Country: Canada
Email: lisburn40@yahoo.com

Would love to hear from anyone who knows me.


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Wolfe James
From: Born Hillsborough, moved to Lisburn, then the Maze
Now Living: Thedford, Ontario,
Country: Canada
Email: bhaile@execulink.com

Good to find something that shows the beauty of Lisburn, but boy has the old place changed from I was last over. Hope someone remembers me would love to hear from all old friends


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Wood Mary Nee: Mulholland
From: Leamington Place, Low Road
Now Living: Easwood, Nottingham
Country: England
Email: eastwood.ian@hotmail.co.uk

Attended Hilden School. Moved to England in 1960 with my parents, brothers and sisters. Married, three kids and one granddaughter (my little Princess). Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me, especially Yvonne Coulter/Margaret McCourt.


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Wood Elizabeth Nee: Law
From: St. James's, Hillsborough
Now Living: Asheville, North Carolina,
Country: U.S.A.
Email: erin536@msn.com

I came to the United States in 1960 along with my sister Sylvia. Our surname was Law. Would like to hear from friends in the Hillsborough area.


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Wood   Jackie
From: Lambeg
Now Living: Cheltenham
Country: England
Email: john@deburring.co.uk

Left Lambeg in 1960, still miss the "oul place" Names form the past. John Morrison, (deceased), Davy Robinson, brother Tommy (deceased) John Corry, Norman Henry, Raymond Gardener, Tony Stanney, the Morrow brothers, Merril and Trevor, Harold Stewart, brother of Una. Also Miss Campbell from the cubs, Gibby Mackenzie's son "Junior". Also Derek Humphries. I vaguely remember a wee friend in the cubs his name was Black. Anybody out there remember me?


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