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Gamble Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1823-69

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


June 24 1823

Married on Saturday morning last, by the Rev. Stewart Hamilton, WM. GAMBLE, Esq., of this town, to ANNE JANE, daughter of the late DESPARD HUMPHRYS, ESQ., of this town

February 15 1825

Died on Friday evening, very suddenly, MRS. GAMBLE, relict of the late MR. ANDREW GAMBLE, of this town

July 9 1827

Died on Saturday last, MRS. GAMBLE, wife of WILLIAM GAMBLE, ESQ., of this town

May 10 1831

Died on Wednesday last JOHN GAMBLE ESQ. of this town. Author of Views of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland, Stanley, Charleton, and several other esteemed Works. This lamented Gentleman walked partly to Lifford [Co. Donegal], and accompanied the Funeral of the late MRS. HUMPHREYS to the graveyard here, and whilst in the Church, at the reading of the Funeral Service, he dropped down, and instantly expired. He was a Gentleman universally respected by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance

February 28 1832

Married in this town yesterday, by the Rev. Mr. Porter, MR. ROBERT GAMBLE, to ELIZA, daughter of EZEKIEL DONNELL of Strabane


April 26 1837

Married in the Cathedral Church of this City [Londonderry], on Monday 24th inst., WILLIAM GAMBLE, ESQ., of Strabane, to MARY, daughter of the late B. HANNA, ESQ., of Hill Cottage, near Strabane

March 31 1841

Died suddenly, at Castlefin [Co. Donegal], on Thursday week, WILLIAM GAMBLE, ESQ., formerly of Strabane

April 24 1846

Died in Strabane, on Wednesday week, MISS MARIA GAMBLE, daughter of the late MR. ANDREW GAMBLE


April 18 1835

Died at Fyfin, near Castlefin [Co. Donegal], on the 3rd inst., MR. ANDREW GAMBLE, SEN., at the advanced age of 87. On the Sunday following, his remains were accompanied to the grave yard at Urney by a vast number of friends and acquaintances

November 12 1836

Died on Sunday, the 6th inst., MR. JOHN GAMBLE, of Newry, county Tyrone, aged 97 years. As a husband, a father, and a friend, he was exemplary in all the relations of life.

August 5 1843

Died on the morning of Wednesday, the 26th ult., in the 51st year of his age, MR. ANDREW GAMBLE, of Fyfin, near Castlefin [Co. Donegal]

April 8 1853

Died on the 2nd inst., at Eden, MRS. GAMBLE, aged 68 years

August 18 1854

Married August 3rd, MR. JOHN BOGAN, of Ballymagorey, Strabane, led to the hymeneal altar, MARGARET, relict of the late MR. JAMES GAMBLE, of Desart. The bridegroom has completed his 84th year, and has now perpetrated matrimony for the fourth time. The bride is about 60, so their united ages amount to 144 years

November 25 1859

Died November 18, at Bridgehill, Castlederg, of scarletina, RACHEL, daughter of MR. JAMES GAMBLE, aged 12 years

November 25 1859

November 21, at Bridgehill, Castlederg, of scarletina, SUSAN, youngest daughter of MR. JAMES GAMBLE, aged 10 years

January 27 1860

Died January 21, at 17 Russell Street, Dublin, MARY, relict of the late WILLIAM GAMBLE, ESQ., H.E.I.C.S., of Castlefin House, Castlefin [Co. Donegal], and daughter of the late BERNARD ROGAN, ESQ., M.D., of Strabane

August 2 1861

Died on the 31st July, at his residence, Grange, MR. JOHN GAMBLE, aged 69 years

August 2 1861

Married July 25, in Upper Cumber Church [Co. Londonderry], by the Rev. James Smith, JAMES, son of JOHN IRWIN, ESQ., Ballyarton Mills, county Derry, to MARY, daughter of the late JAMES GAMBLE, ESQ., Fyfin, Strabane, and niece of JOHN HANCOCK, ESQ., Craig, Cumber

April 11 1862

Married April 8, in the First Presbyterian Church, Castlederg, by the Rev. John Crockett, MR. JOSEPH ORR, Ligg [Co. Londonderry], to CATHERINE, daughter of MR. JAMES GAMBLE, Bridgehill

May 20 1864

Died May 17, at Eden, MR. SAMUEL GAMBLE

December 9 1864

Died December 5, at Eden, JOSEPH GAMBLE, ESQ., aged 29 years

June 11 1867

Married May 30, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, MR. WILLIAM GAMBLE, Magheramason, to AGNES, daughter of MR. WILLIAM McNEILLY, Magheramason

August 2 1867

Died July 29th, at Tavenakerry, MR. JOHN GAMBLE, aged 67 years

November 26 1867

Married November 21, in the First Castlederg Presbyterian Church, by the REV. JOHN CROCKETT, Castlederg, uncle to the bride, assisted by the REV. ANDREW BROWN, Hollymount, brother of the bridegroom, and the Rev. John Edgar Henry, Second Ardstraw, MR. JOHN BROWN, Creevy, to ELIZABETH, third daughter of MR. JAMES GAMBLE, Bridge Hill, Castlederg

December 13 1867

Died December 11, at the residence of MR. JAMES WALKER, 8 Diamond, Derry, MISS GAMBLE, late of Strabane. Her remains will be removed for interment in Leckpatrick Burying Ground on this Friday, morning, leaving Derry at ten o'clock

July 30 1869

Married July 24, in the First Presbyterian Church, Derry, by the Rev. Robert Ross, MR. THOMAS COLHOUN, JUN., Derry, to MISS MARY GAMBLE, daughter of MR. JOHN GAMBLE, Grange, county Tyrone

August 27 1869

Died August 24, at Craig, Cumber Claudy [Co. Londonderry], the residence of WILLIAM HANDCOCK, her brother, MARY, the beloved wife of THOMAS HANDCOCK GAMBLE, ESQ., Farm Hill, Omagh, and Foyfin, county Donegal

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