JANE CUNNINGHAM 2952
This is Jane Cunningham who in 1920 travelled to Ashleigh Studio at 112 Royal
Avenue Belfast to have her photograph taken.
TIM COSTELLO 2979
This is Sergeant Tim Costello who was in the RAFC.
Tim was also a scout master for 30 years of 1st Antrim Scouts.
My thanks to Ed Cunningham now
of Ontario, Canada for this photograph.
JAMES CRAWFORD CARSON 2985
This James Crawford Carson who in 1884 owned a pub in Church Street, in 1895
it became a Refreshment shop and in 1899 he became a Coach builder.
Now looking at the trap he has just built it would seem James does an excellent
FATHER AND SON 2986
Heading off to work is Derek Carson aged 14 1/2 with his father John Carson
back in 1954.
ANTRIM ROCKERS 2987
Here we are at Massereene Golf course during June of 1959 and its a
The reason I know it's a Sunday is back then it was a weekly ritual to walk
from the centre to the Lough shore with your mates. The girls did the same
and you hoped that you might click with one of them.
At the back on the left is Jamsie Houston - Emigrated to Canada then Derek
Carson and Michael Campbell. Middle row has Victor Fulton, Raymond Peoples
and John Creighton.
In front are Brian Crawford, Ronnie Millar and Ivan Baxter. Can anyone tell
me why Brian and Ivan are in their stocking feet?
BABY SITTING 2988
Here looking after his baby brother Derek Carson back in 1941 is Trevor Carson.
Now just look at that pram, suspension a basket for you daily shopping and
as it was summertime a canopy to keep off the sun but still get the fresh
JOHN CARSON 2989
Standing in front of their works shed at Skempton Airbase in Linconshire during
WWII is John Carson with his workmates. John is in the middle at the front.
JAMES C CARSON 2990
This is James C Carson.
BELLA CARSON 2991
Here we are at number 13 Castle Place Belfast in Rudolph Mayer & Co. Royal
Having their photograph taken is Bella Carson with her husband whose name
This is Butch the dog being taken for a walk by Trevor Carson and his cousin
JAMES CARSON 2994
This is James Carson of The Garage at 7 Church Street in Antrim.
The photograph was developed and printed in Fountain Street by S. Nicholl.
MR & MRS JAMES CARSON 2995
This is Mrs Carson with her husband Mr James Carson in 1932 at The Garage
7 Church Street Antrim and behind them is his shed for flammable liquids.
JOHN CARSON 2998
Having just called in for a quick pint after a hard day at work is John Carson
on the right who was a Spark.
The barman is unknown but they seem to be enjoying a great crac.
PARTY TIME 2999
It's Party Time back in the late 60's and at the back on the left is Derek
Carson and Unknown.
Then we have Evon Padden, Jimmy Gould, Audry Michael, Alex Michael, Alvin,
Right at the front are Gretta and Trevor Carson.
JAMES C CARSON 3001
This is James C Carson who later on in life and lived in Church Street attending
an event and due to an accident James has lost both hands.
James was known affectionally as 'Cleat' because he used hooks, then on the
19th September 1920 James went home.
JAMES C CARSON 2996
Sitting outside his home in 1932 is James C Carson with his Hawthorn walking
stick and keeping a firm hold on the dog.
THE CARSONS 3005
This is James C Carson and his wife Agnes Carson when they lived at 2 High
Street Antrim in the 1800's when James was a Publican.
CARROLL WEDDING 3007
Here we are in the grounds of Muckamore Presbyterian Church on the 17th
September 1930 to have a wedding photograph taken.
At the back from the left are Henrietta Kirkpatrick, Mary Killips nee McCombe,
Annie Bones, Unknown, Unknown & Mary Carroll the Groom's mother.
Middle row, George Leathem McCombe Best Man, Bride's Brother & Elsie's
husband, Margaret McCombe nee Kirkpatrick, Elsie McComb nee Rose,
Thomas Henry Carroll Groom, Madame Drinkwater's Neice, Madame Drinkwater,
Edith Catherine Carroll and James Davison McCombe Bride's brother and Margaret's
At the front we have Joan Killips Bride's neice, Beatrice McComb (not related)
Bridesmaid, Eva Lawther Carroll nee McCombe Bride, Dorothy Carroll Bridesmaid
and Groom's Sister and finally Muriel Killips Bride's neice.
Eva the Bride was quite an accomplished opera singer
and her tutor was Madame Drinkwater who was one of the guests.
Now Edith Katherine Carroll who 12 years later is one of the guests in the
photograph was murdered in the Japanese invasion of
Singapore when they massacred all staff & patients in the Alexandra
Hospital on the 14th February 1942 where she was a Nursing Sister.
CARROLL CHILDREN 3008
This photograph which the photographer has coloured was taken in 1934. On
the left is Jonathan Shelton Carroll who was born on the 9th July 1933, then
we have sweet little Evva Phyllis Carroll born on the 20th October 1934 and
finally Thomas George Henry Carroll born on the 22nd July 1931.
Now Jonathan lives in Australia and Evva lives in Saintfield. Sadly Thomas
died of Diphteria on the 26th February 1939 aged just 8 years old.
CHRISTMAS DAY 3015
The turkey has been eaten and they are all sitting having a nice cup of tea
with their cracker hats on..
At the moment the only people known are Harry McCleary holding the HP sauce
bottle to his mouth and partly hidden beside him is his wife Josey.
The little lady second from the left is Ellen Young. Do you remember the paper
wall decorations, when Christmas was over and you took them down and you had
to spend a long time folding them back.
Having their photograph taken at some kind of celebration with two cakes and
a cake stand with biscuits and sandwiches on the table.
On the left standing is Alex Baxter, Harold Young, Harry McCleary, Margaret
Baxter, Josey McCleary and seated in front of her is her mother Ellen Young,
the celebration was her birthday.
McCOMBE WEDDING 3026
It's September 1936 and having their photograph taken after their wedding
by Evelyn Colvin at Harrods of London.
The Groom is George Leathem McCombe who was 35 and his lovely Bride Elsie
McCombe nee Rose who was also 35 years old.
For many years George was the Postmaster and Grocer at Riverside Dunadry.
George was born 26th January 1901and went home 20th July 1958, while Elsie
was born 24th September 1903 and went home 27th February 1986.
OUT FOR A DRIVE 3027
Out for a drive with the family, George Leathem McCombe pictured here stopped
the car back in 1954 and got this photograph taken with his daughter Ann.
DAYS OUTING 3028
Out for the day and heading for the Giant's Causeway, the McCombe family stopped
to take a photograph back in 1956.
Dad George Leathem McCombe with his wife Elsie and their daughter Patricia.
WINIFRED McCORD 3051
This is Winifred McCord and the photograph is actually from an Idenity Card.
Now Winifred has not changed bit and still has that twinkle in her eye and
she now known as Winnie Clarke.
WILLIAM THOMAS McCORD 3036
This is William Thomas McCord from Antrim who had travelled to G.H. Pidduck
109 Donegall Street in Belfast to have this photograph taken.
William who was born in 1899 and this photograph was taken on the 28th February
1915 which would make William only 16 at the time!
ROBERT JAMES McCORD 3037
This is Robert James McCord from Antrim who had travelled to G.H. Pidduck
109 Donegall Street in Belfast to have this photograph taken.
Robert who was born in 1897 and this photograph was taken on the 28th February
1915 which would make Robert only 18 at the time and a sergeant !
MARGARET McCORD 3038
This portrait photograph is of Margaret McCord with her pearl necklace and
beautiful lace hankie, Margaret before she got married was a Kelly.
SAMUEL McCORD 3039
This is Samuel McCord who had travelled to Mercer Brothers 51 Ann Street Belfast
to have this studio photograph taken.
WILLIAM T McCORD 3040
Here we are at Mercer Brothers 51 Ann Street Belfast and having his photograph
taken is William T McCord having come from Antrim.
CLARKE WEDDING 3052
Wedding took place at Killead Parish Church in Crumlin on the 8th December
The Groom is John Arthur Clarke from Ballylurgan Randalstown and his bride
is Winifred Thomasina McCord from Aldergrove.
The photo was taken at The Ashleigh Studios 112 Royal Avenue Belfast.
Here we are in the Clarke's back yard and this is an expression of love for
we see Irene Clarke giving her brother John a big hug and a kiss.