Saturday, March 5, 2016

PORTLAW & FIDDOWN in 1881


PLACES OF WORSHIP and their ministers:
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Portlaw. Rev. Richard B. Neville, incumbent;
Rev. George H. Ford, curate.
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Portlaw -
Rev. Michael M’Grath, P.P;  Rev. – Gough, curate.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, Portlaw – Rev. David Ferguson.
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Constabulary Barrack, Portlaw – Murtagh O’Bryen, sub-inspector.
Constabulary Barrack, Fiddown - - Hoeg, constable.
Dispensary, Portlaw – James Martin, medical officer
and registrar of births, deaths & marriages.
Market Place & Public Weighing Machine, Portlaw -
William R. Caldbeck, keeper.
Petty Sessions Court, held the first Wednesday in every month –
William Bowesman, clerk.
Reading & Billiard Room, Portlaw –
Job Humphreys, keeper & librarian. 

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Spelling as on the original document.
In two cases the Christian name was not shown, but indicated by a dash or hyphen. 

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