Poyntzpass and District Local History Society

Before I forget… Issue 11 2012

Before I forget… Issue 11 2012

Before I forget…  Issue 11 2012

Poyntzpass and District Local History Society has launched the 11th edition of its journal ‘Before I forget’. The 100-page journal offers a range of articles covering a wide span of activities in the area and beyond. These include local sporting heroes, famous citizens of Tandragee, a tale of fraght landlord-tentant relations in Jerretspass in the 1880s. the dramatic events to St. Patrick’s Day 1869, the diary of a voyage to Australia and the rise and fall of the Inness family of Dromantine. There is also a history of local pubs, an account of medical provision locally in the days before the NHS, a selection of local dialect words from the collection of Seamus Murphy and the days when many of the essentials were delivered to the door are recalled in the John Campbell’s article entitled ‘Any sign of the bread man?’
Costing only £5 ‘Before I forget..’ represents great value and will certainly prove very popular. Copies can be ordered by contacting any Committee member or email us at the address history at poyntzpass.co.uk

Any Sign of the Breadman? by John Campbell
The Words We Use  by Seamus Murphy
A Local Episode in the Land War  by Joe Canning
The Diary of a Ship’s Drover  by Kathleen Smart
Famous Trandragonians by Gabriel McDonnell
A Drop of the Hard Stuff by Helena Gamble
The Innes Family of Dromantine by Helen Delahunty
Local Medical Provision by Deidre Graham
St Patrick’s Day 1869 by Tim Ferriss
Local Sports Stars by Frank Watters