Segorry, Aghadowey is where my grandmother, Lily McGilligan was born on 30 Jan 1919. The home is located on the left about two thirds down the Ardreagh Road driving towards St. Guaire’s Parish Church from the Drumcroon Road (A29).
Photograph courtesy of the University of Ulster Archives published in the ‘On the Banks of the Foyle’ book.
The photograph of the shop front of Robert Elder’s grocery business at 21 Duke Street on the Waterside was taken in 1906. Items for sale included hardware, artificial manures and agricultural seeds. The owner Robert Elder is pictured outside with his employees.
Robert Elder and Helen Grainger Emberson are the parents of Robert Craig Elder who is buried at Altnagelvin Cemetery.
Mary Lavina Walker was married to Thomas Stewart Elder on 24 Jul 1941 at Faughanvale Presbyterian Church in Eglinton, Co. Londonderry. This engagement portrait was taken in 1937.
John McGilligan was known as Jack. Jack died in a fatal lorry accident in Walsall, England on 11 Nov 1972. He was buried in the Ballymoney Cemetery on 21 Nov 1972. Jack McGilligan’s Gravestone
Andrew Elder and his family are buried in Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church located in Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal.
who died 23rd Nov 1865
aged 87 years
also his wife Ann Jane
who died 13th Sep 1872
aged 72 years
also their daughters
Jane and Rebecca
also their son Stewart
who died 29th September 1903
aged 74 years
Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church is located in Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal on the Letterkenny side. The small structure has only a few graves close to the church building.
My Grandfather Thomas Stewart Elder and Grand Uncle William John Elder.
Ringsend Presbyterian Church is located on the Cashel Road before entering Ringsend, Co. Londonderry. The small structure has only a few graves close to the church building. My grand-mother Lily McGilligan was married at Ringsend Presbyterian Church.
Carisle Road Presbyterian Church is located at the bottom of Carisle Road beside the city side of the Craigavon bridge in Londonderry, Co. Londonderry.