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Dromore NSP

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County : Down

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Graveyard Name : Dromore NSP

Civil Parish : Dromore

Town / Townland : Balleny

OS Reference : J200532

Other Information : OS 21 Grid Ref 200530 This church and graveyard are in the townland of Balleny immediately to the south of the Banbridge Road (Second) Presbyterian Church The congregation dates from the 1724/5 split among the Presbyterians of Dromore when the supporters of the Westminster Confession (the minority) retained the old site (First Dromore) The present church, approached from Rampart Street, was completed in 1801 and the graveyard opened in 1831 The old stones are scattered through the western half of the graveyard and the oldest dates from 1837 It is in rather a wild condition Some of the stones have been copied with genealogical notes in Memorials of the Dead, XII, 213 ADAMS In memory of Samuel Adains, Dromore, died 9th February 1875 aged 92 years Also his wife Ann, died 14th September 1844 aged 45 years And their grandson Samuel died 28th July 1865 aged 7 years Also Emily Adams their daughter who died 5th January 1892 aged 54 years Also John Adams their son, died 25th June 1902 aged 75 years.


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