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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.

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