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Longfield East & Longfield West Parishes Death Announcements 1833-68
Deaths recorded in Longfield East & Longfield West parishes, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, extracted from personal notices inserted in the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY SENTINEL and LONDONDERRY STANDARD

Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia

April 6 1833

IRWIN. At Clover Hill, near Drumquin, on Sunday the 1st inst., MR. CHRISTOPHER IRWIN, aged 78

April 30 1833

STARS. Suddenly, by Apoplexy, at an advanced age, on Monday the 22nd inst., the REV. ARTHUR STARS, for upwards of 30 years Roman Catholic Pastor of the Parish of Longfield, in this County. He possessed the most exalted moral attributes, and his acts of benevolence were practiced indiscriminately without making the profession of the faith he ministered the passport to his bounty. He was an assiduous servant in the Vineyard of the Lord, practicing the principles he inculcated, ‘but his piety was unalloyed by superstition -- his learning by pedantry -- or his liberality by ostentation.

He was interred on Wednesday, in the burying-ground of the new Chapel, lately erected under his patronage in Longfield. His final return to the grave was witnessed by a vast assemblage of all denominations, who were anxious to testify their regret for his death, by attending his obsequies


March 9 1839

SANDERSON. On the 2nd inst., at his residence, in Drummeenea, near Drumquin, MR. ALEXANDER SANDERSON, aged 89 years

October 10 1840

WILKINSON. On the 1st inst., the REV. JOHN WILKINSON, Rector of the parish of Mevagh, aged 62 years. Mr. Wilkinson held the commission of the peace for the county of Tyrone, at Drumquin, for upwards of 16 years, up to the recent revision of the Magistracy

September 18 1841

BARTON. Recently, at Kilmore, near Drumquin, MICHAEL BARTON, aged 98 years. He was a man of a healthy constitution, and was only confined to bed a few days previous to his death. He was four times married, and his last wife, who died on the 8th inst., had completed her 87th year, and what is more remarkable, his father lived to the very advanced age of 105 years

October 30 1841

McCLANE. At his residence, in Claraghmore, near Drumquin, on the 22nd inst., after a protracted illness, MR. ALEXANDER McCLANE, aged 92 years. In all the relevant situations of husband, father and neighbour, he bore an excellent character

December 31 1842

MATHEWS. On the 6th inst., in the 46th year of her age, MRS. MATHEWS, the beloved wife of SURGEON MATHEWS, of Drumquin, leaving a disconsolate husband and an afflicted family to mourn her loss

January 28 1843

McCANNY. At Drumquin, on the 9th inst., in the 20th year of his age, of a tedious and painful illness, the REV. ANDREW McCANNY, late of the Irish community at Paris

April 27 1844

ARMOUR. On the 10th ult., the REV. SAMUEL ARMOUR, for 20 years, the Presbyterian Minister of Drumquin

April 5 1845

PILKINGTON. At his house in Richmond, 29th ult., the REV. JOSEPH PILKINGTON, for upwards of thirty years Rector of the Parish of Upper Langfield, Diocese of Derry

September 27 1845

MATHEWS. At Drumquin, on the 26th ult., in his16th year, after a short illness, ROBERT, youngest son of ROBERT MATHEWS, ESQ., M.D

January 9 1847

O'DOHERTY. At Garveyhullion, near Drumquin, on the 19th ult, aged 24 years, after a protracted illness, JOHN O'DOHERTY, second son of MR. DANIEL O'DOHERTY

June 7 1850

ANDERSON. On the 3rd, inst., at Strabane, Mary, relict of the REV. THOMAS ANDERSON, formerly Presbyterian Minister, of Drumquin, aged 86 years

September 3 1852

WOOD. On the 28th August, at Drumquin, aged 6 years and 5 months, JAMES, elder son of MR. JOHN WOOD, merchant

December 3 1852

SPROULE. On the 13th ult., at Kirlish House, near Drumquin, deeply regretted by all who knew her, MARIA, youngest daughter of the late ROBERT SPROULE, ESQ.

August 4 1854

BRADLEY. At Drumquin, on the evening of Wednesday, the 26th ult., MR. ALEXANDER BRADLEY, aged 74 years

June 11 1856

HARPUR [GRAHAM]. On the 5th inst., at her father's house, MR. JOHN GRAHAM, of Coolkeeragh, after a lingering illness, ANNE, the beloved wife of MR. JAMES HARPUR, of Drumquin, merchant, aged 31 years

December 5 1856

KING. On the 21st ult., at Langfield Rectory, the REV. GILBERT KING, aged 73, upwards of 44 years Rector of Lower Langfield Parish

March 12 1858

WOOD. On the 7th inst., James Johnston, son of MR. JOHN WOOD, Drumquin, aged 2 years

June 11 1858

WOOD. On Friday, the 4th inst., MR. JOHN WOOD, Postmaster, Drumquin, aged 39 years

February 11 1859

COLDWELL. On the 28th ult., at his residence, Drumrain, near Drumquin, MR. CHARLES COLDWELL, aged 68 years

February 11 1859

COLDWELL. At Drumrain, near Drumquin, on the 2nd inst., after a lingering illness, MR. JOHN COLDWELL, aged 48 years, son to MR. THOMAS COLDWELL, of same Place

September 30 1859

LEATHEM. September 14, ALBERT VALENTINE, son of the REV. MOSES LEATHEM, of Upper Langfield, aged nearly five years

November 2 1860

KING. October 22, at Turin, Italy, after a short illness, EMILY, fourth daughter of the late REV. GILBERT KING, Langfield Rectory, Tyrone

July 19 1861

McCORMICK. On the 10th July, at Carncoran, near Castlederg, in the house of her daughter, MRS. SPROULE, MARY, the relict of the late MR. JOHN McCORMICK, of Cooel, near Drumquin, at the advanced age of 105 years

March 14- 1862

DAVIS. February 12, HUGH DAVIS, ESQ., of Alleghany, Pa., a native of Langfield, Tyrone

January 9 1863

SPROULE. December 19, at his residence, Philadelphia, U.S., WILLIAM W. SPROULE, ESQ., merchant, third son of OLIVER SPROULE, ESQ., Cooel, Drumquin, county Tyrone, in the 38th year of his age

February 6 1863

SPROULE. January 29, MARGARET, the beloved wife of WALLACE SPROULE ESQ., M.D., Drumquin, in the 50th year of her age

March 17 1863

RAMSAY. March 11, after a short illness, ELIZA, wife of MR. CHARLES RAMSAY, Drumshambo, near Drumquin

May 19 1863

O’NEILL. April 28, in New York, MR. EDWARD O'NEILL, native of the Parish of Longfield, county Tyrone, aged 25 years

June 5 1863

O’KANE. May 28, at the residence of her mother, Alice, second daughter of MRS. CATHERINE O'KANE, Drumquin, county Tyrone, at the early age of 19 years

September 4 1863

MINNAUGH. August 11, at Astoria, L.I., United States, MR. MICHAEL MINNAUGH, a native of the Parish of Longfield, county Tyrone, in the eightieth year of his age

October 28 1864

KING. October 22, at the Wardwick, Derby, CHARLOTTE, widow of the late REV. GILBERT KING, for many years Rector of Langfield, Omagh, county Tyrone

November 11 1864

BOYLE. On the 8th November, of typhus fever, caught in the discharge of his duties, the REV. PATRICK BOYLE, C.C., Langfield, county Tyrone, Diocese of Derry

January 22 1867

O’DOGHERTY. January 15, at the residence of her husband, aged 69 years, JANE, the beloved wife of MR. DANIEL O'DOGHERTY, of Garvaghullion, near Drumquin

June 14 1867

STACK. On the 8th June, at Lower Langfield Rectory, OLIVIA, eldest child and only daughter of the REV. THOMAS LINDSAY STACK, aged 9 years and 7 months

August 6 1867

SPROULE. July 3, at the Island of Tobago, near Panama, of yellow fever, JAMES SPROULE, ESQ., Surgeon, H.M.S. Scout, son of the late ROBERT SPROULE, ESQ., Kirlish House, Drumquin

August 16 1867

JOHNSTON. May 19, at his residence, Woodend, near Melbourne [Australia], in the prime of life, MR. ARTHUR JOHNSTON, son of the late MR. JAMES JOHNSTON, Drumquin

April 28 1868

HILL. April 17, at her father's residence, Upper Langfield, MARY, the beloved daughter of JOHN HILL, ESQ., aged 15 years

June 11 1869

STACK. June 8, of measles, at Lower Longfield Rectory, CHARLES BAGOT, third son of the REV. THOMAS LINDSAY STACK

July 6 1869

FORSYTH. June 29, at the residence of her daughter, Drumquin, county Tyrone, MADGE, wife of the late SERGEANT JAMES FORSYTH, formerly of Londonderry

July 28 1868

SPROULE. July 21, at Drumquin, county Tyrone, of apoplexy, WALLACE SPROULE, ESQ., M.D., Medical Attendant of Omagh and Castlederg Dispensary Districts, aged 57 years

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