Poyntzpass and District Local History Society

Before I forget… Issue 16 2021

Before I forget… Issue 16 2021

Before I forget…  Issue 16 2021

This very latest edition includes the following:

  • Introduction by Roy Copeland
  • WWII and its Impact on the Poyntzpass Area, and some Local Memories, by Helen Delahunty and Frank Watters
  • Donaghmore Parish Church, by Joanne Cummins.
  • George H. White – Stationmaster and Musician “From Inisheer to Poyntzpass”, by Michael Anderson.
  • Extracts from the Journals of Lady Muriel Close – Moving into Drumbanagher 1903, by Gillian Close.
  • Hazley’s Well.
  • Obitary.
  • The Memoirs of Peter Campbell – “Working on the Canal”, by Peter Campbell.
  • “A Melancholy Transaction” – The Story of a Ploughing Match in the Fourtowns in 1835, by Roy Copeland.
  • The Famine and the Whyte Estate, Loughbrickland, by David Griffin.
  • The Bicentenary of the Newry Hunt, by Edwin Bryson.
  • The Reilly Family of Scarvagh House, by Helena Gamble.
  • St. Bartholomew’s Donaghmore – Headstone Inscriptions.

Costing just £10, copies can be ordered by contacting any Committee member or email us at the address history at poyntzpass.co.uk