Robert Elder, 1906

Robert Elder outside his store at 21 Duke Street in 1906.
Robert Elder outside his grocery store at 21 Duke Street in 1906.

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, 1937

Mary Lavina Walker (1916-1981)
Mary Lavina Walker (1916-1981)

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.

Andrew Elder, 1778

Andrew Elder of Roughan (1778-1865)
Andrew Elder of Roughan (1778-1865)

Andrew Elder and his family are buried in Newtowncunningham Presbyterian Church located in Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal.

Andrew Elder
of Roughan
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