Samuel Elder (1832-1907)

On February 4th, 1907, Samuel Elder’s body was found in the River Roe at “Natty’s Hole” near Ballyclose, Limavady. His death record lists Samuel as a widower and labourer of 75 years. Cause of death was drowning pronounced by Benjamin Lane, the coroner for Co. Londonderry. An inquest into Samuel’s death was held February 4th, 1907. The death was registered February 12th, 1907 by James McFeehan (assistant registrar).

Source:

Indexes to the Civil Records of Irish Births, Deaths and Marriages

Index Year Page Number
Deaths (1864 to 1966) 1907 562 335

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.

Norman David Williams & Hannah Scott Elder, 1944

Norman David Williams married Hannah Scott Elder on 4 May 1944 at Claremont Parish Church, Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, Ireland. Norman is recorded as a full age bachelor on air service (Occupation: Draughtsman). His father, Evan William’s occupation is recorded as pilot. Hannah is recorded as full age spinister from Londonderry. Her father, Thomas Elder’s occupation is recorded as a mechanic.

Source: Personal Research

Walter Elder & Martha Morrow, 1883

Walter Elder married Martha Morrow on 6 Mar 1883 at Christ Church, Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, Ireland. Walter is recorded as a 28 year old bachelor from Ballinmacross (Occupation: Labourer). His father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as Labourer. Martha is recorded as full age spinister from Milltown Lodge (Occupation: Servant). Her father, John Morrow’s occupation is recorded as a Labourer.

Source: Personal Research

William Elder & Isabella McCombe, 1893

William Elder married Isabella McCombe on 14 Dec 1893 at Lower Cumber Parish Church, Killaloo, Claudy, Co. Londonderry, Ireland. William is recorded as a 27 year old bachelor from Goshaden (Occupation: Labourer). His father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as Labourer. Isabella is recorded as a 26 year old spinister from Knockbrack (Occupation: Sewer). Her father, Thomas McCombe’s occupation is recorded as a Labourer.

Source: Personal Research

Robert Elder & Nancy Watson, 1882

Robert Elder married Nancy Watson on 25 Oct 1882 at St. Columb’s Cathedral, Londonderry, Co. Londonderry, Ireland. Robert is recorded as a 21 year old bachelor from Templemore (Occupation: Shoemaker). His father, Samuel Elder’s occupation is recorded as Labourer. Nancy is recorded as a full age spinister from Templemore. Her father, James Watson’s occupation is recorded as a Labourer.

Source: Personal Research

1831 Census – Elder

Ballurrey, Desertoghill, Co. Londonderry, Ireland

Robert Elder
2 Males
1 Female
2 Servants

Moneydig, Desertoghill, Co. Londonderry, Ireland

John Elder
2 Males
1 Female

Lanagivey, Agivey, Co. Londonderry, Ireland

John Elder
5 Males
2 Females

Craigba, Aghadowey, Co. Londonderry, Ireland

Matthew Elder
2 Males
3 Females

Ardreagh, Aghadowey, Co. Londonderry, Ireland

John Elder
4 Males
3 Females

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.

In
Memory
of
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

Samuel Elder & Annie Ramsey, 1869

Samuel Elder married Annie Ramsey on 4 Mar 1869 at the Carisle Road Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. Samuel is recorded as a full age bachelor from Burnfoot (Occupation: Farmer). His father, David Elder’s occupation is recorded as Farmer. Annie is recorded as a full age spinister from Burnfoot. Her father, James Ramsey’s occupation is recorded as a Farmer.

Source: Personal Research