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Front Cover: The Downpatrick High Cross, before dismantling


  1. The Sad Death of Florrie Mearns.....Maurice Hayes
    • A tragic sporting accident
  2. Moving the Downpatrick High Cross.....Mike King
    • Preserving an ancient historic artefact
  3. John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921).....William Stranney
    • Veterinary Surgeon, Downpatrick and Belfast, inventor of the pneumatic tyre.
  4. James Dunlop (1842-1929).....William Stranney
    • Veterinary Surgeon in Downpatrick for more than six decades
  5. From Clough to Eternity.....Colm Rooney
    • Robert Cromie and a Plunge into Space
  6. Downpatrick's POWs.....Cecil Lowry
    • Four local soldiers prisoners of the Japanese
  7. Elections and Landlords in County Down 1801-1921.....Brian Walker
    • How landed families continued to dominate local politics despite major demographic and economic changes
  8. A Herring Gutter's Story.....Vivienne Pollock
    • The lifes and tough times of working girls
  9. Andy Fitzpatrick.....Brendan Mulhall
    • The Soldier Poet of Dunsfort
  10. Ordance Survey Memoirs.....Sourced by Pamela Cooper
    • Latest of the series
  11. The Wreck of the Cannebiere.....Eamon McMullan
    • A gallant rescue story rediscovered
  12. John Lloyd, Cabinetmaker of Downpatrick.....Philip Blair
    • Interesting and intricate research into a local businessman triggered by a message from Australia
  13. Down in the BBC Archives.....Walter Love
    • Down in the Archives: A Selective look at County Down through BBC Recordings
  14. Lord Lecale, 1756-1810.....Michael Howland
    • The life and uncertain times of the first and only Lord Lecale
  15. An Artist's Forgotten Tribute to St. Patrick.....Frederick Pyne
    • The story of a recently rediscovered painting.
  16. Relics & Rumor.....Duane Fitzsimons
    • The Legends of St. Patrick's Death
  17. Thomas Hunter: Revisited.....Mary Farr
    • Update on an earlier article in Lecale Review Number 7
  18. Book Notices.....Colm Rooney
    • Review of three books of local historical interest and several historical periodicals.
  19. Review of the year, 2013-2014.....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 2014 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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Updated: 25 November 2014