BALLYDUNMAUL PIPE BAND
This is Ballydunmaul Pipe Band having their photograph taken 1947-48 and was
unique in that three sets of brothers were in the band.
In the back from the left we have James Surgenor, Isac Dickson, Hall Campbell,
Tommy Reid and Johnny Dickson.
The middle row has Bobby Kenny, Jim Reid, Jimmy Leacock, Hugie Mccord, Davy
Logan, Stanley Rankin and John Little.
At the front is Sam Scott (pipe major), Andy Murry, David Reid, Lila Davison,
Minnie McKee, Davy Leacock and Bill Hoffman (drum major).
Pity this poor husband and wife who along with their dog, the donkey and cart
with all their possions on it. Also the chicken on top are refugees from Smelly
View in Ballyreagh. The one with the beard is Phyllis McCaughy and they are
really in the Randalstown Fancy Dress Parade.
This is Dennis Butterfield and Nellie Butterfield nee McCaughy after their
wedding on the 12th July 1947.
BABY SITTING 2042
Hi I'm Sharon Butterfield and it's 1953. I've brought my Godmother Sadie who's
knee I'm sitting on out for a walk to enjoy the sunshine.
BABY SITTING 2115
Imagine trying to push around prams like this nowadays! In the pram on the
left is Barbra Hamill and in the smaller pram on the right is Ann Scott.
Now although the two babies in the prams are looking at the camera the young
chap in the middle has far more important things on his mind.
He is thinking of the future of when he will be running a succesful business
in Randalstown, his name? why it's Oliver Kerney.
BARBARA HAMILL 2117
Sitting on a stool at a friend's house in the early 70's is Barbara Hamill.
Now what she is looking at and unsure of I do not know either.
JIM BROWN'S GARAGE
This is Jim Brown examining this Morris Minor for what work needs to be done
on it before he sprays it. Jim's Garage was off John Street in Randalstown.
HARRY BROWN 2129
This is Harry Brown when he lived at Lurgan West Randalstown but known to
the locals at the Brey. It stopped being a through road in the 70's when the
motorway cut right across and it became a dead end.
MRS BATES 2283
Here we have Mrs Bates with her faithful dog standing in the doorway of her
home at Moneynick in Randalstown.
BATES HOME 2372
Here we are in the backyard of the Bates home in Randalstown. On the left
is Edward Bates with his wife Annie Bates and a visitor Agnes Currie
Mr BATES 2371
This is Edward Bates standing in the lane at Moneyrich in Randalstown.
Now although this is a lane many of the main roads in Randalstown and Antrim
were in the same condition back then.
BEST OF FRIENDS 2926
Standing in the doorway out at Ballytresna we have the best of friends James
Badger and his Mother-in-Law Mrs McIlvenna.
OLD BLEACH MILL 3326
Let's rewind 30 years to 1982 when the Old Bleach Mill in Randalstown was
still in operation and these are some of the girls having a well earned lunch
break in the sun.
Sitting on the wall on the left is Averill Warron, Marie Kennedy, Susan McErlaine
and Denise Heately.
In front of them are Francis McGuckin, Janette McDowell and Anne McErlaine.
OLD BLEACH MILL 3327
Here we are in the 'Stitching Room' of the Old Bleach Mill at Randalstown.and
hard at work in 1982 is Kathleen Letters. Kathleen has not changed a bit still
has that lovely smile and the humorous looking eyes.
OLD BLEACH MILL 3328
Out in the fresh air on their lunch break in 1982 are the girls from the Stitching
Room at the Old Bleach Mill Randalstown.
Having a seat on the platform is Kathleen Letters and always game for laugh
who has just jumped on Kathleen's knee is Averal Warron. Laughing at the antics
of Averal is Marie Kennedy on the right.
OLD BLEACH MILL 3329
It's 1982 and here in the Stiching Room of the Old Bleach Mill in Randalstown
we have some of the girls having a snapshot of their time here.
At the back on the left is Francis McGuckin then Janette McDowell, Kathleen
Letters, Desise Heately, Philis Logan, Anne McErlane and Averal Warren.