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Dundrum Castle:  The castle was captured by King John in 1210 and and returned to Hugh de Lacy when he regained his Earldom in 1226.The Maginnis family seized Dundrum in the late fourteenth century and held it intermittently until expelled by Lord Mountjoy in 1601. It was made over to Lord Cromwell in 1605 and sold to Sir Francis Blundell in 1636. The Maginnis family retrieved it in 1642, but later lost it to the Parliamentarians, who dismantled it in 1652.After 1660 the Blundells returned and built a gabled L-shaped mansion in the south-west corner of the outer bailey. This dwelling was ruined by the time the property passed to the second Marquess of Downshire in the early nineteenth century. The castle and grounds were placed in State Care by the seventh Marquess in 1954. Photo Pat Devlin CLICK FOR LARGER PICTURE

This is a complete list of contributors and their articles in Lecale Miscellany between 1983 and 2002 (the last issue) and Lecale Review (from 2003). Issues of Lecale Review are shown as LR1, LR2 etc.

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Denvirs Hotel:It is not known precisely when the hotel was built but in 1642 it was in the possession of John and Ann Macgreevy. John had been  a soldier in the army of Charles I and accepted it as part recompense for non-payment of wages. It was a centre for the United Irishmen in the 1790s.

A coaching inn from the early 1800s, it has been the centre of social activity in the town ever since, apart from a brief period in the early 1820s. A recent renovation has revealed evidence of a seventeenth century structure.

On his reform programme, Daniel O'Connell addressed a large crowd from one of its upstairs windows. There is a tradition the cobbled area in front of the hotel, behind the line of the footpath, was a debtor's sanctuary.
Photo Pat Devlin

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Adams Professor C.P. Summer Holidays at Coney Island in the nineteen-twenties 16 90
Atkinson Raymond Lady Bangor's Visit to China 1906 LR6 71
Bailie Rev. Dr. W.D. Strangford Presbyterian Church (1846-1996)
The Rise and Development of Crossgar in the 19th Century
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Bailie Tony Jack Magee's Library LR8 89
Ballard Linda M. J.F.R.Martin, Racing Motor Cyclist 16 65
Bassett John The old McClurg House at 'The Shore'
Bassett World Tour 1900
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Bell Jonathan Co. Down farming families LR4 61
Binns Jonathan A Visit to Downpatrick in 1837 LR8 7
Blair Philip The Parkinsons of Ballygally & Downpatrick
Downpatrick Masonic Hall
Baron Downpatrick, a History of a Title
The Nun's Gate
Horrible & Barbarous Murder!
John Lloyd, Cabinetmaker of Downpatrick
St Patrick's Altar: Myths and Legends
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Blaney Roger The Neilson Family of County Down LR8 50
Bourke & Maxwell Colm & Frank An enamelled cruet from Grangewalls, Co Down 6 38
Bourke Cormac Notes on the Relics of Patrick
A medieval helmet from Lough Henny, Co Down
The Cross beside Down Cathedral - A modest proposal
Notes on the Cross of Downpatrick
The early handbells of County Down
A zoomorphic penannular brooch from County Down
From shepherds crook to pastoral staff
An Axe-Head and ringed Pin from Nendrum, Co. Down
Patrick and Columba, pilgrim saints
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Bradshaw John Isabella's Tower, Ardglass (Pen drawing) 7 31
Brannon Nick Recent Archaeological Excavations
An investigation at a Standing Stone, Demense of Down Townland
Excavation on Cathedral Hill, Downpatrick
Recent discoveries at Down Cathedral and Quoile Castle
Archaeological excavations at Cathedral Hill, Downpatick-1986
Archaeological excavations at Cathedral Hill, Downpatick-1987
Human and animal remains from the Cathedral Hill Excavations
A souterrain in Spittal Quarter townland, Co Down
Whose past is it anyway?
Downpatrick - an urban Archaeological appraisal
The built heritage
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Breen Colin A medieval landing place at Ringhaddy Castle, Strangford Lough 15 60
Brown Rev D.A.W. Godfrey Thomas Jackson: Minister of Downpatrick 1700-1708 9 11
Bryce John A. Thomas Russell: The man from God-knows where
Folklore - "The Fairies of Piping Rock"
The village blacksmith
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Buchanan Gwen Saint Patrick's Way (Poem) 15 23
Buchanan R.H. Memories
Message from the President
Message from the President
The Lecale Peninsula County Down
Frank Maxwell - A Tribute
Obituaries: Dick Oram, Kit Napier, Mary Croskery, Betty McCord and Patrick Corkey
Obituary of Anthony M. Wilson
The Downpatrick Gold Find
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Burnett Harry There was a Goat Rowed in a Boat
There are Beeboles at the bottom of our garden
Ribbentrop on Strangford Lough
What useful birds
Memories of Strangford's potato export trade
A piece of oat cake
Childhood memories of the houses along The Quay - Strangford
Hauling up 'armyne' for the winter
The lead mine at Castleward
Lead mines in the Barony of Lecale
Memories of schooldays in Strangford (Part 1)
Memories of schooldays in Strangford (Part 2)
Learning to sail at Strangford
A Flying Boat in Strangford Harbour
The rooks parliament on Swan Island
Childhood memories of Regattas at Strangford
Registering my Beeboles
Things remembered about Strangford
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Byrne Seamus Russell Gaelic Union celebrates 100 years 15 89
Campbell Tim The History of St Patrick's Day Parades LR14 71
Canavan Paul Paths for the people 7 55
Capper Adam Health care in Ardglass 80 years ago 10 55
Carroll Alex Port St Anne (Killough) 1952
Message from the President
Message from the President
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Carroll John Lecale Historical Society Celebration Dinner - Poem
Did you know?
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Cassidy Maurice Aynsworth Pilson
The Wilde Family and Downpatrick
The Downe Society
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Cavan Peter The Ingenious Innings of Inspiration - Amanda McKittrick Ros Revisited LR6 75
Chambers Jonathan My Family History 4 29
Clarke Patrick The Fordes of Seaforde LR6 37
Clarke Professor R.S.J Churchyards and Gravestones 2 9
Clements Paul Richard Hayward LR14 28
Cochrane Elizabeth Downpatrick characters of bygone days 8 42
Cochrane Gerry The return of the County Down 5 17
Coffey R.A. The foundation and early history of the Southwells Schools,Downpatrick 1733-1800
Down High School - Its foundation and early years
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Collins Michael The Downpatrick and Newry Railway
Rare railmotor takes to the rails again
Railway's 150th Anniversary
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Colmer Albert W.K. Editorial "Lecale"
Magnus Barfod-King of Norway
Book Reviews
Editorial- "A Timely Warning"
McGuinness Clan Gathering
Down Museum and St Patrick's Heritage Centre
The Assembly Rooms, Downpatrick
Editorial- "The Lecale Historical - 10 years old"
'Royal Port of Ardgless' about 1890s - Photo
The case of the missing scales
Months of the year
St Patrick's Heritage Centre, Downpatrick
Lecale Farming Society - 1844
Wedding rhymes
Assistant Curator for Down Museum
More on the appointmant of Kate Sparrow
Congratulations
P.J. Lennon - A Tribute
"Stop the Presses- "The Hilda Parnell or "The Hilda"
My quest for the Strangford Methodists
New tourist amenity for Lecale
D.J. McNeill - a tribute
When the gas lamps lit up the Mall (Picture Card)
Horse power in the early 1900s (Picture)
A romantic view of Inch Abbey, Monastic site on the Quiole
A Ballad of Ardglass
"The Hilda Parnell" or "The Hilda" over 30 years ago
Get well soon Alan
Museum Assistant for Down Museum
A king's castle - in name only
Will souterrain be saved?
Editorial: Phase 3 - Cell Block is open
The case of the missing tombstone
St Dympna's Graveyard, Downpatrick
Visit of Kirk descendants to Down County Museum
Inch Abbey
More on the Ballyclander Ballroom story
Tributes - to Mr Patrick Killen and Major John Bennett
The little ballroom (Ballyclander)
St John's Lighthouse - a short history
Tribute - Mr Jack Magee
Inch Abbey
The Emigrants Stile
Wartime letter found after 50 years
Editorial Comment
Downpatrick Orange Hall celebrates its centenary
Tribute - Mr Harry Burnett
Strangford Presbyterian Church celebrates its 150th Anniversary
Lecale Buildings preservation Trust
Vernacular Buildings Working Group
Ardglass Wells - a primary source for historical study?
Buildings at risk - Vol 3
Parish priest hopes for return of lost bell
The Lecale Historical Society Programme of Meetings 1996-97
Archaeological dig, Scotch St, Downpatrick (Picture)
'The 1798' - Remembered
Downe Hospital to celebrate 50 years of caring - can you help?
Proposed Visitor Centre - Downpatrick
Strangford Community Association. New future for Strangford Castle
An ancient route and Pilgrim path
Diana, Princess of Wales - a tribute
Editorial - The time is short
From the cradle to the grave
Can you help?
Milling at Mill Quarter-Hanna's Mill
Americans at base camp S-180 Crossgar
"Lost" Memorial Pillar at Aíne's Grave
Ardglass Railway Past Unearthed
James Hawthorne and Ivor Ray
Map Innovation at Kilclief
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Connolly Al Ballykinler and Tyrella
A XVth century breviary used at Down
The SS Great Britain of 'Tyrella and the Falklands' fame
Heaven's Command
Tabula Memorum (Part 1)
Tabula Memorum (Continued)
Tabula Memorum (Conclusion)
'The Lands of The Cross of Holy Trinity, Dublin, in Lechaathel'
The Down Survey of Lecale
Unitarian Church bi-centenary
The Down Survey of Lecale
Miscellanea
Downpatrick in Racing History
Tiberius, Bishop of Down and Connor 1489 - 1519
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Connolly Brenda Lecale school teacher - father of Canadian copyright law 13 76
Cooper Pamela Ordnance Survey Memoirs: Bright and Rathmullan Parishes
Ordanace Survey Memoirs: Saul Parish
Ordnance Survey Memoirs: Dunsfort
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Crea Isobel Months of the year
Airs, jigs and reels
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Crea Willie Joe McGrath of Ballywooden
The Home Guard
Bob McClurg - a soldier from Crossgar
The nature train
In the beginning
No Ordinary Weekend
That Strange Day
The Murder Bog
The Stockdales of Ballynarry
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Croskery Eithne and Mary Save our Townlands
A Study of the History of a Townland
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Croskery Eithne Prehistoric Monuments
Tales of long ago - Raholp
Tales of long ago - Strangford
Denver - A soldier, lawyer and editor
Saul Dam. circ.1850 (photo)
Hay making 1937 style - (photo)
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Croskery Mary E. Local words and expressions, and their meanings
Local Customs
Letter to Patrick Joseph McGreevy of Saul
Local Sayings
The Gibralterians in County Down
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Curran James Duty on Christmas Island in the Pacific Ocean 14 55
Daly Cardinal Cahal B. St Malachy of Armagh, of Down and of Connor 10 6
Davey Peter Ardglass Railway Station in its last few years
Family journey to Ardgalss by train
Memories of the Ardglass/Ballyhornan pony trap express
Sheepland Windmill
Ardglass Methodist Church
The Medical Hall, Ardglass 1930-1980
Fiftieth Anniversary of the NHS - some dental memories
The milk industry in Ardglass during my childhood days
Diamond Cross
Historic Postcard from Ardglass
Happy Memories of The Shield Cinema, Ardglass
Memories of Shopping in Ardgless in the 1940s
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Dawson Ken Thomas Russell - United Irishman 13 70
Dearden Christine The Churches of Dunsford LR14 62
Devlin Patrick Census of Ireland 1901, the Baronies of Upper and Lower Lecale
Missing Friends
John Joseph (Joe) Gilmore
An Edwardian Wedding Dress
Foundation of the GAA
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Dixon Roger Francis Joseph Biggar - Ireland's Cultural Crusader LR6 51
Donnelly Maureen The Two Crosses of Down 1 18
D.O.E.S.S.   Divers search Quiole River for Archaeological artefacts 11 56
Dowd Gerry Square McCartney, a local swimming legend
Keep the Red Flag Flying
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Downer Roderick Two Very Different Ancestors
Chrome Hill, Lambeg
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Down County Museum   Downpatrick during World War II (Picture)
Ned Kinnet
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Down Recorder   Fun, Facts and Fancies from the Down Recorder 80 years ago
Fun, Facts and Fancies from the Down Recorder 80 years ago
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Doyle Peter The First Saturday 11 59
Doyle Nathan Saul 4 48
Duff Sheila A Young Lady comes to Strangford
G.F. Savage Armstrong: ForgottenPoet of Down
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Elliott James Lighting 'the lighthouse' on Rock Angus LR14 57
Erskine Dr Lawrence Down County Infirmary Admissions Register 1908-1926
Downpatrick Cricket Club and the Island of Madiera
Celebrations after the ending of the Great War: A photograph from 1919
"Mothers Pride in Shock of Season"
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Erskine Sarah How did St Patrick being Buchall Isu to Ireland? LR10 85
Farr Berkley Down Roads
Lord Fitt of Bells Hill
Review of the Year
Trains across the Quoile
James Wood, East Down's Liberal MP
When Downpatrick had its own MP
The Quoile
Minnie Magee
Review of the Year
Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Inch Parish
Review of the Year
The Port That Never Was
Ordnance Survey Memoir of Kilclief Parish
Review of the Year
Ordnance Survey Memoir of Ballyculter Parish
The Rocks Chapel
A Wisp Custom
ATitanic Tale
Gaun McRobert Hutton
Sixty yeas ago
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Farr Mary Thomas Hunter 1831-1915
Thomas Hunter: Revisited
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Fitzgerald Joe Ballykinler 11 55
FitzGerald Prof. J.B. The Staff of Jesus and Ballykinler LR11 73
Fitzpatrick Sheila Magee Collection in St. Mary's University College Library, Belfast 20 59
Fitzsimons Eilis Saint Caelan of Kilclief
St Torannan of Ballyhornan
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Fitzsimons Duane Relics and Rumour: The Legends of St Patrick's Death LR12 74
Fitzsimons James What I Never Knew about John de Courcy
The Rise and Fall of the Breadservers
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Fitzsimons Una A fishy tale
The Man Who Watched His Own Funeral
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Foley Claire Preliminary Report on Archaeological work in the River Quoile 1991-92 12 40
Forbes Ralph Concerning the two oldest gravestones at Ballyculter Church LR 7 19
Gaffney Brian Extracts from the 1090 Down Recorder LR 7 63
Gibson Elizabeth The Haunted Field at Knockavally 19 21
Gibson Joyce Place Names of County Down 20 12
Gifford Dick Pleasure Excursion to the Isle of Man
A tale of the Quoile
Church Records
Quoile aquatic sports
The Hilda Parnell
The president Writes
Education in Downpatrick
The Royal South Down militia
Message from the President
Juggle with the figures
The South Down Militia
The South Down Militia
Downpatrick War Memorial
Musings on the past
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Gilchrist Ian Parish Church of St Nicholas, Ardglass (Pen drawing)
Ardtole Church, Ardglass (Pen drawing)
Dunsford Parish Church (Pen drawing)
Saul Church (Line drawing)
Ardglass Harbour (Line drawing)
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Gill R.G. Captain Robert Gill
The cross in my pocket
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Gray Desmond Thomas James Nixon, Soldier of the Great War 10 25
Grove-White Judy Newcastle and the Second World War LR11 9
Hackney Paul Wild Plants of Lecale LR8 58
Hall Mark A double-sided Hnefatafl Board from Cathedral Hill, Downpatrick 19 31
Halliday Eileen Finnebrogue's Old Gate Piers
Finnebrogue's Old Gate Piers - Postscript
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Hamill Maud The Tate Family of Downpatrick and the Titanic Connection LR5 81
Hamlin Ann Fonts and other hallowed stones
Crosses in County Down
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Hanna Conac Downpatrick World War II Airmen honoured
St Patrick's Catholic Church
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Hattrick Colin Subduing the Light LR11 50
Hawkins Stanley A. Sir Hans Sloane LR8 62
Hawthorne Dr James (CBE) Problems of identity
Conversion at Lissara Mills
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Hayes Maurice N. Denvir's Hotel, English St, Downpatrick
Aodh Mac Aingil 1571-1626
The Sad Death of Florrie Mearns
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Hayes Margaret The Story of a street-Market St, Downpatrick 3 20
Heatley Fred The stranger eyes Lecale 2 41
Hillen Sophia The Edge of Darkness: Michael McLaverty's Lecale
By the turn of post - an emigrant letter from New York to Lecale
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Historic Monuments Branch DOENI Treasure Hunting, Archeology and the Law 5 11
Hogg Norman Downpatrick Rifle Club 19 47
Hossack Helen Buildings at risk 13 5
Howland Michael Lord Lecale, 1756-1810 LR12 69
Hudson Stewart Yanks and Tanks 19 59
Hughes Robbie A note on Irish union pipes LR3 55
Hunter Maureen Downpatrick's dungeons discovered
Is Downpatrick's Courthouse haunted?
Re-opening of Downpatrick's Courthouse
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Hynds Anthony John & Patrick Dornan of Killyleagh LR14 68
Ingram & Stranney Valerie & William Patricia O'Connor, Killough Playwright LR13 42
James M.V. Strangford - Past imperfect, future indefinite 11 5
Johnston Alan The history of Kilclief Church
Photographs then and now
Photography, Elliotts and Earthquake
Man and Nature Intertwined - A View from Strangford Narrows
SeaGen
The Mournes
Changing Face of Downpatrick
Frozen Sea at Strangford
Chain of Thoughts
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Johnston May Murnin's Boat House 7 58
Johnston Phyllis The three Strangford Community Quilts 19 78
Kennedy W.E. The Wards of Castleward
Early Methodism in Strangford
A link with Livingstone
An ecclesiastical trial
Oldcourt Chapel, Strangford
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Kerr Jill Castle Espie Limestone - monumental and building stone
Preserving our heritage
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Killen Alastair William (Willie) Tweedie - Enterpreneur LR 7 92
Killen John The Postcard in Ireland LR8 18
Killen Noel A Short History on the Mill at Ballydugan 18 66
Killen P.J. Just a Joke
A short story of the man "wee and near"
A terrible night
Seaford - murder
Dying trades
Haymaking in the early 1900s
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King Mike Diamonds are Forever
Downpatrick Young Archaelogists Club
Moving the Downpatrick High Cross
Three Granite Artefacts Donatedthe Down County Museum
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Leathem Christopher Archaeological finds from Ballymote Middle, Downpatrick 10 40
Lennon Gerard St Patrick's Day at Down Museum
Down Museum
John Kirk - A prisoner of the Crown. A case Study
Ann Morrison - From Downpatrick to Australia
Prisoners in County Down gaols
"Murder Most Foul" - a sequel
Murder Most Foul
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Lennon P.J. The appointment of Kate Sparrow
Self inflicted crucifixion
Hiking the roads making a living
Earning a living in Strangford over 60 years ago
Earning a living in Strangford in the 1930s
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Lewis Gloria Leonard Trohear of Castlewellan 16 51
Long S.E. William Johnston of Ballykilbeg (1829-1902) 2 13
Love Walter Down in the BBC Archives LR12 63
Lynn C.J. Excavation of Rathmullan Mound, 1978 2 19
Macaulay Fr. Ambrose Charles William Russell-President of Maynooth
William Crolly - Archbishop of Armagh
Patrick Dorrian, Bishop of Down and Connor 1865-85
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Macdonald Philip Excavations at Blundell's House, Dundrum Castle LR7 55
Magee Joan A Chelsea Pensioner in Upper Canada
Memoirs of Malachy Ellesmere
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Magee John Downpatrick- The Southwell Period
Some Country Houses in Lecale
The Gowrie Conspiracy and the Trotters of Down
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Magee and Ellesmere Joan and Malachy James Connor 1877-1918 LR6 60
Maguire Rt. Rev. Monsignor Joseph Book Review 12 53
Malone Eric The Christmas Rhymers in Downpatrick
Down High School's first Headmaster
The Last Teacher of Hollymount School
Wee Andy Clarke, The Shop owner of Scotch St, Downpatrick
My Plumber Father
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Marmion William F.K. John Marmion, Bishop of Down - Raking the ashes LR5 69
Maxwell David Omer Pasha
Some Aspects of Strangford History
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Maxwell F.J. A History of Ballee House
Memoirs of Balee Parish, Co Down
Rent Roll of the Earl of Ardglass - 1669
Message from the President
Ordnance Survey Memoir for the Parish of Ballyculter, Co Down
...From the President
An attractive cast iron garden seat
Message from the Past President
Remarkable Escape from Drowning
An extraordinary day's walk
Who was Francis Chambers?
Castle Espie limestone - brick, tile and pottery works
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Maxwell N The Little Ballroom 1 34
Maxwell & Buchanan Frank & Gwen Dovecotes in Lecale 14 26
Maxwell Joy A hazardous crossing LR4 85
Mayne Brian Bishop Jeremy Tailor 18 41
Meek Marion Mound of Down
Struell Wells
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Millar Alex Ballyclander Hall 1 34
Mitchel Noel Down from the air LR2 11
Morrison Tom The Morrisons of Irish Street 17 33
Muhr Kay An Elizabethan map of north-east Down LR3 5
Mulhall Brendan Andy Fitzpatrick: The Soldier Poet of Dunsfort LR12 44
Murray, Macdonald and Conway Emily, Philip & Malachy Excavations at Castle Ward LR 18
Murray & McCormick Emily & Finbar Knockavalley Mound and Cross Slabs LR13 31
MacArdgháil Michéal The 1641 Rebellion in Down
Opposition to Home Rule in East Down
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McAvera Brian The naming of parts - John O'Donovan 3 45
McBrinn James Arts and crafts at Feis Chaisleain Nuaidh 1904 LR3 49
McCann Noel Climate change and history LR4 71
McCaughan Michael The County Down & Liverpool Steam-Boat Company 1836-39
Enterprise and Tribulations of a County Down Shipowner
The Lady of the Lake
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McConville Michael A short history of 'Our Lady Star of the Sea' Church, Strangford
Lord and Lady deRoss
Map if Ireland Isle
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McConville Sinead "1878 - Those were the days!" 5 40
McCord J.D. Old Quoile Flood Gates, 1935
Hanna's Corn Mill. Mill Quarter about 1950
Excerpts from Rooney's Diary
Barney Curran's Mill, Sheepland Harbour 1948
The Fisherman's Rest, Ardglass1950
The Eye of Ardglass:Belvedere, date about 1830
Bathing House at Luke's Port, Ardglass
Walshestown Castle - Late 16th Century
Cowd Castle
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McCord M.E. The Farmer's Year
Remembrance of things Past
Mussenden Rides Again
The wreck of "The Lady"
The Sage of Sheepland More
Killough Mill (Pen drawing)
Signal Station ceremony recalls first Irish arrivals
A corbal pig crew at Loughanlea (Pen drawing)
Carricknacaw Standing Stone (Pen drawing)
Excerpts from Downpatrick Timber Yard Day Book of November 1895
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The first Dundrum Lifeboat and the wreck of the Coeur de Lion
Letter from Francis Edward to Lucy Lascelles
A Letter from Thomas Russell, Baron Killough to the Duke of Bedford in 1856
A Lecale Rental of 1799
Excavations at Dunnyneill Island, Strangford Lough
Restoring historic buildings in Killough
A Cuckoo in the Tomb
The Grave of Magnus Barelegs
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McCormick & Murray Finbar & Emily Knockavalley Mound and Cross Slabs LR13 31
McCormick & Parkinson-Cumine Finbar & Cecily Notes on a Dunsford Mausoleum 15 47
McCullough Patricia A unique wedding present
The Navan Fort field trip
Two case histories from the Secretary's File
Home Words and Ballyculter Parish Magazine 1887
Albert Colmer
Cecil Pinkerton
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McGrady Malachy Down Infirmary
Ardtole
The Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great
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McIlmail John Joe Corbelled Pig Sty 2 5
McKenna Linda Viking invasion at Down County Museum
Sources for schools: The Famine in County Down
"Hear My Voice" at Down County Museum
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McKeown Trish Magdalen King-Hall LR13 54
McKee Jack The Recreational Hall 18 4
McKibbin George More on Alex Millar of Ballyclander fame
"Farewell to the Blacksmith"
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McLaverty Kevin Murnin's Boatbuilding Workshop 20 28
McMahon Bryan Mis Sandes Soldiers' Homes LR 7 80
McManus Ciara A review of Archaeological excavations at IDB development site, Downpatrick 16 3
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McMullan Eamon The Strangford Bus
The Townlands of Kilclief, A Poem
The Wreck of the Cannebiere
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McRobert John 150 years of legal service to the Downpatrick public
Inch Abbey
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McStay Bill Change for Ballynoe, Killough and Ardglass
Life-Savers of Dundrum Bay
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Nangle F.E. Old Ardglass 5 56
Napier J.C. Tracing my Ancestors
Claudius Ptolemaeus and the Picts
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Aodh Mac Aingil- Downpatrick's most illustrious son?
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Neill Kathleen Tracing Family History 2 24
Neill Ken A recently discovered souterrain at Roneystown LR4 56
Nelson Dr Ivan F. Fishing in Troubled Times - Ardglass 1798 LR5 85
Nolan Sean James Warwick
A Moment Frozen in Time - Strangford 31 March 1901, Part 2 - A Footnote
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O'Kane William Skimmin' it wi' a Spoon LR14 38
Ó Muirí Réamonn The World of Saint Patrick LR5 45
Oram Dick Timber framed buildings in Ulster
Losing a heritage
Is our heritage at risk?
Denvirs
The Lecale Historical Society - A Place in History
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Orr Philip A Revolutionary Gentleman
Downe on the Home Front 1914-18
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Lecale Review
Review of the Year
Review of the Year
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Review of the Year
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Parkinson Edward Downpatrick: Paper read before Down YMCA on 24 March 1893
Downpatrick: &c(Continued)
Downpatrick: &c(Continued)
Downpatrick: &c(Conclusion)
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Perceval-Price Col. M.C. The Lap of Time 2 50
Pim John Richard Pike Pim LR14 4
Plummer Laura The Old Quoile River (song) LR6 8
Pollock Vivienne Bonny Shoals and Silver Darlins
A Herring Gutter's Story
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Press Hugh The McCoubrey Manifesto 17 47
Price Victor James Hawthorne, a personal memoir
Richard Rowley - Poet of Mourne
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Pyne Frederick A Rare Map of County Down
The Hidden House of Sir James Martin
The Hidden Home of Sam Hanna Bell
Yes I Remember Bradshaw
Charles Stewart Hardinge MP
An Artist's Forgotten Tribute to St Patrick
The Elusive Brent
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Radcliffe Hazel Iris Killough 1720-1760 14 6
Rankin Fred Letter from Francis Hutchinson, Bishop of Down and Connor
The East Window in Down Cathedral
The Down Petition
Some notes on Downpatrick in the Eighteenth Century
A Downpatrick Rental of 1752
A Downpatrick Rental of 1752
The Chairman writes
Irish Historic Town Atlas: Downpatrick (Review)
Message from our Chairman
The 1932 Patrician Pagent
Down Cathedral 1609-2009
Oakley in 1822
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Rankin Dr Kathleen Murlands of Annsborough
Linen in Lecale
Irish flax developments at Annsborough
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Rankin Peter Downpatrick's Architectural Heritage LR6 82
Ray Ivor D. From Barn to worse
Sphynx or Saint?
William 'Bulldog' Young: Coastguard and Harbourmaster at Ardglass
The past times and pastime of golf
Compass Hill, Ardglass
Compass Hill (Poem)
Pigsty at Rossglass (Poem)
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Rea Lenore Samuel Swinbourne Waterhouse and the Tara Brooch LR10 61
Rice George Dr William Hamilton Smyth LR13 41
Rice Horace Another Slice LR13 41
Ritchie John 'Taking the Pledge' in Strangford
Teachers and pupils of St Malachy's P.S. Kilclief (picture)
Ballyhossett in the thirties
School days in Ardglass
A new beginning
Down Memory Lane
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Rooney Colm H.T. The origins of the deRos Family (1066-1163)
The History of the de Ros Family (1163-1285)
A Stroll along the Quoile with Dick Gifford
The Story of the de Ros Barony 1285-1513
The Lecale Historical Society Archives
Miscellany - Past and Future
The de Ros Barony 1513 - 1687
The de Ros Barony 1687 - 1806
Review of the year, 2002/3
The de Ros Barony since 1806
Review of the year, 2003/4
A shared vision - the Lecale of Arthur Mason, Senan Sharvin and T.M. Tate
Motoring in Lecale 1911-1912
Memories as history
Two visitors: to Strangford and to Portaferry
A Moment Frozen in Time - Strangford 31 March 1901. Part 1
A Moment Frozen in Time - Strangford 31 March 1901, Part 2
A Moment Frozen in Time - Strangford 31 March 1901, Part 3
Book Notices
de Ros
The Cuan, Strangford 1811-2011
Book Notices
A Notable Inhabitant: John Auchinleck of Strangford c. 1737-1800
Book Notices
Book Notices
From Clough to Eternity
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The Carnegie Library, Downpatrick
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A Downpatrick Institution
The Carnegie Library, Downpatrick
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Russell & Bennett Alys & Anna Murder most foul
Adam's gold
Pupils at St Joseph's Primary School, Strangford 1980 (photo)
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Ryan Michael St Patrick's Legacy LR9 38
Scarth Stephen Public Record Office NI LR9 84
Seed Eleanor Judge Christian's trip to Ireland 10 74
Seed Victor The first car in Co Down - 1902 10 20
Simpson Lesley Recent finds of Medieval and later date from Co. Down
Down Museum
Some tobacco pipes in Co. Down
Notes from the Museum
Balloo House: A house and its people
Down County Museum
Down County Museum: A source for local history
Down County Museum tenth anniversary
Down County Museum - update
Down County Museum, Review of Collections and Activities
Into the new millenium with Down County Museum
Down County Museum Annual Review
News from the Museum
On Show - Bringing the Past to Life. Exhibitions at Down County Museum 1981-2002
DJ McNeill Collection
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Sterrit Ann V. Audley's Castle and the Lecale Audleys 4 3
Stevenson Tom Down High School Crest 10 57
Stewart Mary It was not all dancing at the Ballyclander Ball 3 51
Stockdale Gordon Irish moiled cattle in Lecale LR2 56
Stranney William A will to emigrate: Pattersons of Ballydargan
New light on an old sundial
Enterprise and tourism in Scollockstown, 1925
Stolen horse, Ballyvaston, 1795
Dorans at the hay, Ballylucas 1955
Downpatrick Historical Society
Oakley Park, Ballydargan
An Old Motorcycle
Oakley Park, Ballydargan - Part Two
Oakley Park, Ballydargan - Part Three
Whiterock Dance Hall (1931-1950)
Laverty's Shop
Erinagh Band
Windmills in Lecale
The Editor and the Antiquarian (JJM Kenney and JW Hanna)
John Boyd Dunlop, 1840-1921
James Dunlop, 1842-1929
A Lecale Farmer's Diary (1767-1797)
Lynn Doyle - Supplementary Notes
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Stranney & Ingram William & Valerie Patricia O'Connor, Killough Playwright LR13 42
Taylor-Ray James The McMordie Family of Cumran LR11 4
Taylor & Aston Tim & Mick Time Team dig, Cathedral Hill 16 35
Trotter Robert Lady Mabel Annesley 13 4
Turner Dr. Brian S. Down Museum
Down Museum - Stage 2
Down Museum - The Governor's Residence
The Methodist Connexion
The Wesley Memorial, Downpatrick
Notes on Family Names in Lecale
Fynes Moryson's description of the taking of Lecale, June 1601
James Dickson's Inventory, 1815
Famine fever in Ballywoodan
A Lecale Soldier
Mick Teggart's Townlands
Tea in Ballyhornan
Admiral Blackwood
Laverty's Shop
Knowing our Place, Lecale & Downe Townland Map
Knowing Our Place: How to Study a Townland
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Walker Brian Elections and Landlords in County Down, 1801-1921 LR12 35
Ward Nicholas The whimsical Lady Ann LR12
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Warner Richard St Patrick in Ireland
Downpatrick heritage under threat
St Patrick, Downpatrick and ancient gold
Downpatrick, Armagh and Clougher
A Gold Bulla of Late Bronze Age
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Watterson Liz Strangford Stone 18 6
Wheeler Gordon John Lynn - Architect/contractor/Engineer
Book Notices
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Recent Periodicals
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Williams Brian Inter-tidal archeology in Strangford Lough
Aerial Photography and inter-tidal archeology in Northern Ireland
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Wilson Anthony M. John deCourcy and the Battle of Down 1177
Some Downpatrick Maps
Lords of Downpatrick 1512-1617
The names of Downpatrick
Index to Lecale Miscellany - Volumes 1 to 10
The Downpatrick War Memorial
The Down Petition - a Note
A visit to Lecale by Josias Bodley in 1602
Editor elected honorary member at AGM
Isabella's Tower and the Ward of Ardglass
Some Elizabethan and other maps of Lecale
The future of the Lecale Historical Society - a personal view
Index to Lecale Miscellany
Ballynoe-a five thousand year old town
A view of the history of Lecale (Editorial)
King John: His Royal progress through Ulster 1210
The Downe Hospital
Index to Lecale Miscellany
Exploring the History of Lecale & Downpatrick
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Wilson Carrie The Australia Project at Down County Museum 11 35
Wood Barbara J.N. The rise and fall of the Steamship Victoria 16 56
Woolley Tom Sustainability and Historic Buildings 18 38

Updated: 8 December 2016


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