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Gwynne Family Notes, Strabane, Co. Tyrone & Lifford, Co. Donegal 1822-65
Personal notices and advertisements extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, LONDONDERRY SENTINEL, & LONDONDERRY STANDARD

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


July 23, 1822

Married on Monday se’nnight, at Glebe, by the Rev. John Gillespie, MR. H. STEWART, of Liskey, to JANE, daughter of MR. JOHN GWYNNE, of Glebe, Urney

September 24, 1822

Married on Sunday last, in Lifford, by the Rev. John Graham, MR. ROBERT GWYNN, printer, to MISS ISABELLA CLEMENTS, daughter of MR. ANDREW CLEMENTS, of said place

February 15, 1825

Deeply lamented by a numerous circle of friends and acquaintance, on Wednesday last, MRS. GWYNN, wife of MR. JOHN GWYNN, of the Glebe, Urney, after a long illness, borne with the greatest patience and resignation to the will of God

April 4, 1826

Married at Lifford, on Friday last, MR. DAVID GWYNN, to MISS DAVIS, daughter of the late MR. THOMAS DAVIS, of the same place

March 25, 1828

Married on Friday last, by the Rev. James Purss, MR. WM. GWYNN to MATILDA, only daughter of MR ROBERT SPROUL, formerly of Broomfield, now of this town

May 13, 1828

Died at his father’s house, Urney Glebe, on the 18th inst. MR. JOHN GWYNNE, T. C. D., in the 18th year of his age. It may be truly said, that he possessed in a most eminent degree, those qualities of head and heart that endeared him to his Friends, and leaves him sincerely and deservedly regretted by all who knew him

July 8, 1828

Died after a short illness, on Thursday last, ROBERT VALENTINE GWYNNE, second son of MR. RICHARD GWYNNE of this town, at the early age of nine years - “In the morning it is green and groweth up: but in the evening it is cut down, dried up, and withered”

July 22, 1828

The Committee of the Mendicity Society, acknowledges to have received from MR. WILLIAM GWYNNE, the sum of Twenty Shillings, being the amount of two fines levied off weavers, for exposing to sale Linen webs, fraudulently manufactured

February 2, 1830

Died in this town, on Saturday morning last, MRS. GWYNN, wife of MR. RICHARD GWYNN, of this town, Taylor

May 4, 1830

Married in the Church of Urney, this morning, by the Rev. Robert Scott, MR. SAMUEL CUMMINS, of Gortlogher, to CATHARINE, eldest daughter of MR. GEORGE GWYNN, of Urney

October 12, 1830

Married in Leck Church, on Sunday last, by the Rev. Francis Brownlow, MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, to MISS WALKER, both of this town

April 9, 1833


BEGS to inform his Friends and the Public that he has just returned from LONDON with a Splendid and Fashionable Assortment of WOOLLEN AND FANCY GOODS and every other Article in his line, which, on inspection, will be found to be of superior and fashionable description, and particularly selected for the ensuing season.

The Cutting and Fitting Department will be conducted on a superior style, and R. G. assures all those who favour him with their commands, that no attention will be wanting on his part to merit a continuance of that support which he has so long experienced.

Strabane, April 4, 1833

October 29, 1833

Married on Thursday last, at Tamnacrum, by the Rev. Mr. Dill, MR. JOHN GWYNN, of Urney, to HESTER DILL, youngest daughter of MR. ROBERT NELSON, of Tamnacrum

January 8, 1835

LINEN TRADE: WM. GWYNNE of Strabane, being appointed by the Linen Committee, of Tyrone, to the Brown Linen Seal, held by the late Messrs, EDIE and CARROLL will remove the Sealing Business from their Old Premises, to his own Linen Store, in the Main Street.

W. G. begs leave to apprise the Manufacturers and Weavers, that he will continue the Deputies and Measurers connected with the late Seal, and hopes to have the Business conducted with regularity and despatch

Strabane, January 1, 1835

June 23, 1835

Died at Lifford, on Saturday the 20th June, after a short illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, Mr William Gwynne, at the advanced age of 80 years

February 9, 1836

Died at Urney Glebe, on Sunday morning last, Mr John Gwynne, aged 62 years, who, through life, bore the character of an upright and honest man


February 17 1841

Died at Strabane, on Sunday night, MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, son of MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, merchant tailor

January 1 1847

Died on Tuesday, the 29th ult., in her 45th year, after a long illness, MATILDA, wife of MR. WILLIAM GWYNNE, of Strabane


June 4 1858

Married on the 27th ult., in the Strabane Church, by the Rev. James Smith, MR. SAMUEL MARTIN, Strabane, to MAGGIE, second daughter of RICHARD GWYNNE, ESQ., Strabane

September 2 1859

Died June 20, at Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., MR. WILLIAM GWYNNE, formerly of Strabane, aged 63 years

October 4 1861

Died September 30, at her father's residence, Strabane, REBECCA GWYNNE, aged 24 years

November 1 1861

Married October 31, in Strabane Church, by the Rev. William Alexander, Rector, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Reynell, SAMUEL ROSS, ESQ., Dublin, to ELIZABETH, third daughter of MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, Strabane

December 5 1862

Married November 27, in the Parish Church, Strabane, by the Rev. W. Reynell, MR. WILLIAM COOK, to CATHERINE, eldest daughter of MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, both of Strabane

January 16 1863

Died January 11, at Strabane, MR. RICHARD GWYNNE

January 20 1865

Died on the 15th January at Strabane, ELIZABETH, third daughter of the late MR. RICHARD GWYNNE, and relict of the late ALEXANDER ROSS, ESQ., officer of Inland Revenue

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