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LECALE REVIEW NUMBER 14
2016


Front Cover: Strangford, with the Castle, Strangford House and Old Court demesne in the background

CONTENTS


  1. Richard Pike Pim.....John Pim
    • The Dunmurry man who maintained Winston Churchill's war map rooms
  2. The Downpatrick Gold Find.....R.H. Buchanan
    • Remembering a momentous discovery in a newly-opened grave
  3. The Whimsical Lady Ann.....Nicholas Ward
    • A troubled life
  4. A Lecale Farmer's Diary (1767-1797).....William Stranney
    • An interesting mixture of events, people and finances
  5. Richard Hayward.....Paul Clements
    • Lover of Ulster and Ireland; writer, actor and singer
  6. Sixty Years Ago.....Berkley Farr
    • From a personal diary
  7. Skimmin' it wi' a Spoon.....William O'Kane
    • An appraisal of the lop-sided seriousness of Lynn Doyle, Downpatrick's finest son
  8. Lynn Doyle, Supplementary Notes.....William Stranney
    • Additional information
  9. Newell the Informer.....Philip Blair
    • 'Of the band of informers, the worst, the most thouroughly debased, the vilest of the vile, was Edward John Newell'
  10. A Downpatrick Institution.....Colm Rooney
    • The Downshire Hospital, Part One
  11. Lighting the 'lighthouse' on Rock Angus.....James Elliott
    • The 263 years of struggle and tragedy of a lighthouse
  12. The Churches of Dunsford.....Christine Darden
    • The stories of two churches
  13. Chrome Hill, Lambeg.....Roderick Downer
    • Its 300 years of history
  14. John and Patrick J. Dornan of Killyleagh.....Philip Blair
    • World War One Brothers in Arms
  15. A History of St Patrick's Day Parades.....Tim Campbell
    • An international perspective
  16. The Carnegie Library, Downpatrick.....Colm Rooney
    • The Final Chapter
  17. Book Notices.....Colm Rooney
    • Review of seven books of local historical interest and three local historical periodicals.
  18. Review of the year, 2015-2016.....Wendy Osborne
    • Some of the main activities of the Society over the past year.
  19. Notes on contributors
    • Short notes on each of the contributors to the 2016 Lecale Review
  20. Lecale & Downe Historical Society and Lecale Review.....
    • Information about the origins and purpose of the Society and about membership costs and benefits.
  21. Membership List.....
    • A list of all of the Society members at the end of the membership year.
  22. Lecale Gallery..... 
    • Images from the Lecale Review Aechives

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Updated: 7 December 2016