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No. 9

Front Cover: Inch Abbey


  1. Frozen Sea at Strangford.....Alan Johnston
    • Photographic record of a cold snap
  2. de Ros.....Colm Rooney
    • The story of the oldest barony
  3. Windmills in Lecale.....William Stranney
    • With a case study of Ballydargan windmill
  4. Exploring the History of Downpatrick and Lecale.....Anthony Wilson
    • The development of a historian's interest in the locality
  5. Enterprise and Tribulations of a County Down Shipowner.....Michael McCahan
    • A very unpleasurable pleasure cruise to the Isle of Man
  6. St Patrick's Legacy.....Michael Ryan
    • Based on he St Patrick's Festival Lecture to the Lecale & Downe Historical Society on 14 March 2011
  7. The Downe Society.....Maurice Cassidy
    • The history of the Society from its origins in 1948 to its merger with Lecale Historical Society in 2009
  8. Downpatrick Masonic Hall.....Philip Blair
    • Marking the 250th Anniversary of Freemasonry in Downpatrick
  9. Ordnance Survey Memoir of Ballyculter Parish.....Berkley Farr
    • From the Ordnance Survey Memoirs of 1833-37
  10. Excavations at Blundell's House, Dundrum Castle.....Philip Macdonald
    • Record of the exavations between April and June 2009
  11. The Cuan, Strangfors 1811-2011.....Colm Rooney
    • The life and times of an old Irish Inn
  12. Bonny Shoals and Silver Darlins.....Vivienne Pollack
    • Herring fishing and curing in County Down
  13. The Rocks Chapel.....Berkley Farr
    • The oldest 'post-penal laws' chapel in County Down.
  14. The 1641 Rebellion in Down.....Michael Mac Ardgáil
    • Based on the 1641 depositions in the Trinity College Dublin archive
  15. Public Record Office NI.....Stephen Scarth
    • A new archival service for the 21st Century
  16. Book Notices.....Colm Rooney
    • Review of three books of local historical interest and several historical periodicals.
  17. Review of the year, 2010-2011.....Wendy Osborne
    • Some of the main activities of the Society over the past year.
  18. Notes on contributors
    • Short notes on each of the contributors to the 2011 Lecale Review
  19. Lecale & Downe Historical Society and Lecale Review.....
    • Information about the origins and purpose of the Society and about membership costs and benefits.
  20. Obituaries.....
    • Tributes to two founders members of the Society
  21. Membership List.....
    • A list of all of the Society members at the end of the membership year.

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Updated: 25 November 2011