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LECALE REVIEW 2012
No. 10


Front Cover: Down Cathedral from Inch Abbey

CONTENTS


  1. Society Annual Outing 2012..... 
    • Visit to Mr Raymond Walls' Automobilia Collection at Ballygowan on 18 June
  2. Baron Downpatrick.....Philip Blair
    • A history of a title created in 1934
  3. Downe on the Home Front, 1914-1918.....Philip Orr
    • Snapshot of the economic and social life of the district extracted from the August pages of a local newspaper in each of the war years
  4. Thomas James Nixon, Soldier of the Great War.....Desmond Gray
    • The story of a local boy who fought at the Somme
  5. A Wisp Custom.....Berkley Farr
    • An old custom sadly now forgotten
  6. Ordnance Survey Memoirs.....Pamela Cooper
    • Bright and Rathmullan Parishes
  7. Knowing our Place.....Brian Turner
    • Lecale & Downe Townland Map
  8. The Townlands of Kilclief.....Eamon McMullan
    • A poem
  9. Opposition to Home Rule in East Down 1912-1914.....Michéal Mac Ardghail
    • An account of the anti-Home Rule movement.
  10. Samuel Swinbourne Waterhouse and the Tara Brooch.....Lenore Rea
    • How the Tara Brooch was found and left to the Nation
  11. The Nun's Gate.....Philip Blair
    • A history of that part of Downpatrick now disappeared
  12. The Editor and the Antiquarian (JJM Kenney and JW Hanna).....William Stranney
    • The story of a bitter rivalry
  13. Square McCartney.....Gerry Dowd
    • The story of a local swimming legend
  14. A Titanic Tale.....Berkley Farr
    • A local lad who perished on the tragic liner.
  15. Yes, I remember Bradshaw.....Frederick Pyne
    • The Irish connection of the great compiler of the eponymous Guide
  16. How did St Patrick bring Buchall Isu (Staff of Jesus) to Ireland?.....Sarah Irskine
    • A scholarly review of the evidence
  17. A Notable Inhabitant, John Auckinleck of Strangford c. 1737-1800.....Colm Rooney
    • A genealogy
  18. Book Notices.....Colm Rooney
    • Review of three books of local historical interest and several historical periodicals.
  19. Review of the year, 2011-2012.....Wendy Osborne
    • Some of the main activities of the Society over the past year.
  20. Notes on contributors
    • Short notes on each of the contributors to the 2012 Lecale Review
  21. Lecale & Downe Historical Society and Lecale Review.....
    • Information about the origins and purpose of the Society and about membership costs and benefits.
  22. Membership List.....
    • A list of all of the Society members at the end of the membership year.

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