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Ballygawley Trade Directory 1880


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Ballygawley Trade Directory 1880

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Ballygawley, a nice little village in Co. Tyrone, the property of Sir John Stewart, Bart. 11 miles from Dungannon Railway Station. It contains a brewery & distillery, and a corn mill ; 1 mile from the town is the Lisdourt Spinning Mill and Flax Mill. A monthly fair is held the 2nd Friday of the month and a market is every Friday throughout the year where you can find for sale potatoes, oats, butter, etc. Petty Sessions are the 3rd Tuesday of each month - John Macartney, clerk.

Post Office - Miss Sarah Stuart Postmistress.
Letters from Dublin and Belfast, etc., arrive at 7.10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and are despatched at 9.10 a.m. and 6.20 p.m. Telegraph office is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Places of Worship

Church of Ireland - Rev. T. Adderley incumbent
Presbyterian Church - Rev. D. G. Smyth
Protestant Hall - C. Bailie caretaker
Roman Catholic Chapel two miles from town

Public Institutions

Town Hall
Constabulary Station - Sergeant Magowan and four men
Dispensary - Open each Tuesday & Saturday - Andrew McMaster, M.D.
No. 1 National School - Teacher Mr. Byrne
No. 2 National School - Teacher Mr. Elliott

Clergy, Gentry, etc.

Adderley Rev. T. Knockonney House
Byrn Rev. Mr. C.C.
Crossli James Jr. J.P. Annahoe House
Crosslie James Sr. barony constable
Fitzpatrick Lawrence distiller
Kieran J. Excise Officer
Mann The Misses Ballygawley
Mann Colonel Dunmoyle Lodge
Moutray Anketell J.P. Mountpleasant
Moutray Edmund J.P. Riversdale, Glencull
Moutray Rev. J. J. Favor Royal
Moutray Rev. J. M., LL.D.Richmond Glebe
Murphey F. Supervisor of Inland Revenue
McCrory Rev. Mr. C.C.
McMaster A., M.D. Ballygawley
Phillips Mrs. Grange
Riddle Rev. T. J. Manse Ballyreigh
Skelly Mr. the Baptist minister
Smyth Rev. D. G. The Manse
Stewart Sir J. M Bart. Ballygawley Park

Trades, etc.

Ashfield Miss Mary dress maker
Brown Mrs. S. grocer
Brownlee Edward nailer
Busbey William dealer
Cairns William G. spirit dealer
Cairns Miss M. milliner & woollen draper
Campbell Charles sewed muslin agent & grocer
Carney Thomas grocer & spirit dealer and hardware merchant
Daley Edward grocer
Devers Samuel spirit dealer
Dickey Eliza grocer & dress maker
Droogan F. grocer and spirit dealer
Elliott John grocer spirit dealer & leather merchant
Ewins Robert boot & shoe maker
Ewins Samuel blacksmith
Farrell, Peter boot & shoe maker
Fitzpatrick, P. grocer & spirit dealer
Gervan J. S. & Co. bakers
Loughran F., blacksmith
Mullin Alexander grocer,spirit dealer and leather merchant
Mullin James saddler
Mullin Neill tailor
Murphy J. watch maker
Murphy Patrick grocer
MacFarlane George miller
McDowell Alexander whitesmith
McDowell D. grocer
McDowell E. blacksmith
McMinn S. grocer and spirit dealer
McMinn Matthew carpenter & coach builder
McMenimen Denis delf & hardware merchant
O'Neill James grocer
O'Neill F. spirit dealer
Simpson Stewart carpenter
Stewart Arms Hotel - J. S. Gervan Proprietor
Stuart Miss M. A. milliner & draper
Thompson Charles spirit dealer and grocer
Trainor F. grocer and baker
Turner Thomas, draper
Williamson William, tailor


Conveyances A mail car leaves Ballygawley every morning at 7 a.m. for Aughnacloy ; returns to Ballygawley at 9 a.m. for Dungannon ; returns from Dungannon at 1.30 p.m.; arrives in Ballygawley at 4 p.m., with the Dublin and Belfast day mail, and proceeds to Aughnacloy with same - J. S. Gervan, contractor.



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