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Lisburn Exiles in England

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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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/


Burnage Karen Nee: Morrison
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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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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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.

Web Site: http://www.mindtherapies.info


Curtis Sylvia Nee: Swain
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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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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Douglas Gerald
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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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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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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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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Hammond Michael
From: Lisburn
Now Living: London
Country: England
Email: michaelghammond@yahoo.co.uk



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



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


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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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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McBride David
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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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/


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



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Walker Angela Walker
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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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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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   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?

Web Site: http://www.deburring.co.uk/index.htm