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No. 4

Front Cover: Dovecote, Ballydargan


  1. St John's lighthouse station.....Ian H. Hill
    • Short history and description of the lighthouse station since 1844.
  2. Oakley Park, Ballydargan.....William Stranney
    • The history of a Demesne from c1334 to the present day.
  3. James Wood, East Down's Liberal MP.....Berkley Farr
    • The story of an Illuminated Address and its recipient.
  4. Patrick and Columba, pilgrim saints.....Cormac Bourke
    • The saints compared and contrasted.
  5. Restoring historic buildings in Killough.....Finbar McCormick
    • Five fine structures returned to useful functions through local action.
  6. Rare railmotor takes to the rails again.....Michael Collins
    • The story of these engines and carriages and how Downpatrick and County Down Railway aims to restore one for local use.
  7. Motoring in Lecale 1911-12.....Colm Rooney
    • Extracts from the Irish Motor Directory and Motor Annual for 1911-12 with local interests.
  8. James Warwick.....Sean Nolan
    • A short biography of an artist who made a significant contribution to the flourishing artistic life of County Down.
  9. A recently discovered souterrain at Roneystown.....Ken Neill
    • A recently discovered underground structure, one of many in the Co. Down countryside, is reviewed.
  10. County Down farming families.....Jonathan Bell
    • Commercial farming in Co. Down in the 1930s
  11. The Angel's son.....Robert McMillan and Aodhan MacPolin
    • Erecting a blue plaque to Aodh Mac Aingil, one of Lecale's illustrious sons
  12. Climate change and history.....Noel McCann
    • How Lecale was affected over the geological ages.
  13. An old motorcycle.....William Stranney
    • Tracing the origins of an veteran motorbike - manufactured c1910
  14. Memories as history.....Colm Rooney
    • The lives of ordinary people as history, but only if recorded in some manner
  15. Two visitors: to Strangford and to Portaferry.....Colm Rooney
    • The observation of the Duke of Rutland and Mr Anderson
  16. Census of Ireland 1901, the Baronies of Upper and Lower Lecale.....Patrick Devlin
    • A project to place the complete census for Lecale on the internet.
  17. A hazardous crossing.....Joy Maxwell
    • Time and tide waits for no man - or woman
  18. A fishy tale.....Una Fitzsimons
    • Marion Park in the 1950s - a memory
  19. James Hawthorne and Ivor Rea, Tributes.....Albert Colmer
    • Remembering deceased members
  20. James Hawthorne, a personal memoir.....Victor Price
    • A sixty-year friendship recalled with affection
  21. Hands up; where is the hand of Ardtole?.....
    • A hand of stone - lost
  22. Book Notices.....Gordon Wheeler
    • Review of six historical publications connected with County Down.
  23. Recent Periodicals: selective contents lists.....Gordon Wheeler
    • Down Survey. Yearbook of Down County Museum 2005
    • [Inverbrena, No 10] Strangford. Memories from Inverbrena, 2005
    • Journal of the Upper Ards Historical Society, No 30, 2006
  24. Review of the year, 2005/6.....Berkley Farr
    • Some of the main activities of the Society over the past year.
  25. Notes on contributors
    • Short notes on each of the 21 contributors to the 2006 Review
  26. Lecale Historical Society.....
    • Information about the origins and purpose of the Society and about membership costs and benefits.
  27. Lecale Review
    • Request for articles, photographs etc for inclusion in the journal
  28. Lecale Historical Society: Members at 31 March 2006.....
    • A list of all of the Society members at the end of the membership year.

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Updated: 20 November 2007