This is Mr. Wallace showing his sons the cup he won for playing Golf, as you
can see Brian is very interested in it. Date of the photograph is unknown.
WILSON'S WEDDING 1898
This is Grannie and Grandad Wilson on their Wedding day.
WHAT'S THAT? 1780
Looking very apprehensively at the rose in 1970 is Arlene McCabe while being
held by Bruce Richards.
WHO'S DRIVING? 1777
Standing smiling innocently in front of McCabe's butchers delivery van which
none admits to driving we have from the left Vel McCabe, Jackie Jenkins and
her brother John Jenkins.
WATTERSON CHILDREN 2369
Here just off the Dublin Road is the home of the Watterson family at 34 Green
Park Drive. Having their photograph taken in the front garden are Yvonne Watterson
with her brother Keith Watterson.
PHOTO BOOTH PHOTO 2890
Just recently engaged David Selfridge and his fiance Betty Wilson decided
to get their photograph taken for prosperity in the early 70's.
I like David's 'Elvis' sideburns and pencil tie, I bet he was wearing 'Winklepickers'.
It was also a great place to grab a quick cuddle!
WILDERNESS LODGE 2746
This is Wilderness Lodge which used to be at the corner of Oriel road and
the Ballymena road opposite St. Comgalls and the reason for the photograph
is unknown to me at the moment. As you can see all the pupils boys and girls
are together for the photograph plus the whole of the back is adults.
BETTY WILSON 2889
This lovely school photograph takenin 1951 at Ballymena Intermediate is of
Betty Wilson aged 12 years old. Betty has not changed a bit.
This is Nathaniel White with his bride Eliza White nee Cloony in their back
yard after their wedding. The year is unknown.
Now this wedding taken in the 1930's is unusual in that the bride and groom
are unknown but the rest are! Seated on the left is best man Robert Patterson,
on the other side is bridesmaid Mary Murphy and behind her is Jimmy McCabe.
The sad thing about this wedding photograph
is the the best man on the left is the only person known and his name is Bobby
WHERE'S THE BOYS?
Where are the boys? I would say behind the camera for the girls are too well
dressed to be out in the fields at Antrim in 1928. The girls at the front
seem to talking, the one on the left could be saying " I
think he fancies you " and of course the reply " Do
you think so?"
Here we have Florence Wilson nee McCaughey on her Wedding Day in June 1968
at Duneane Parish Church.
WILSON WEDDING 1501
It is 1908 and this is the wedding of William John Wilson and his Bride Mary
In the back row the only person known is John McClenaghan who is 2nd from
WILSON WEDDING 258
Standing at the back of Hall's Hotel in June 1968 we have Groom Willie John
Wilson, his bride Florence Wilson nee McCaughey Bridesmaids Lorraine Gayle
and Masie Wilson and the Best man Leslie Bell,
This is Bristow Wallace who was a skipper on one of the Lough Neagh Tourist
boats. Seated in front of him is his faitfull companion Shun, the man behind
is unknown and so is the year.
JOHN WILLIAMSON 2509
This is John Williamson in the back yard of his home at Killgree in 1959.
John had come out to see how they were getting on laying the water pipes so
he could his yard all nice and tidy again.
WILLIAM PORTRAIT 896
This is Lily William nee Brown from Dunadry - the year is unknown.
WILLIAM PORTRAIT 887
Looking very prosperous in his three piece suit with the watch chain is Dick
William who was married to Lily Brown from Dunadry. Take a look at the length
of the fashionable trousers - the year is unknown.
WEIGHT JUDGING 1121
This photograph was taken at the Antrim Agriculture show in 1957 which was
being held at the Antrim Castle Showgrounds. Here these men are trying to
judge the weight of the cattle in the pen to win a prize. On the left is Andrew
Beresford, Unknown, Unknown and smoking his pipe Sam Steele.
WILSON WEDDING 257
Standing outside Duneane Parish Church in June 1968 we have the Best man Leslie
Bell, Groom Willie John Wilson, his bride Florence
Wilson nee McCaughey, Bridesmaids Lorraine Gayle
and Masie Wilson. In the background you can see Jimmy, Sammy and John Wilson.
WALLACE WEDDING 250
This is Jimmy Wallace the Groom with his Bride Jeannie cutting their Wedding
cake, where the wedding took place is unknown. Date of the photograph is unknown.
WALLACE WEDDING 249
The Groom and the Bride are Jimmy and Jeannie Wallace.
The Bridesmaid is unknown but the Best man is Jimmy's father Samuel Wallace.
Date of the photograph is unknown.
WALLACE WEDDING 2136
Cutting the cake on their Wedding day is the Groom William Wallace and his
lovely Bride Josephine Wallace nee McMullan.
This is Bristow Wallace relaxing in his rowing boat down at the Lough
shore on the 23rd August 1934. Bristow would take tourists out on to Lough
WALLACE WEDDING 2169
Standing outside St Macnissi in Randalstown on the 18th February 1952 we have
on the left bridesmaid Audrey Love, flower girl Maureen McShane, Groom William
Wallace, his Bride Josephine Wallace nee McMullan, her Bouquet was made up
of tulips, best man Harry Wallace and smiling at them is Gran Annie Hamilton.
You are looking at four generations of the Williamson family out in the
back yard in 1967.
At the back on the left we have Brian Williamson with his father John Williamson,
then seated is John Williamson senior
gazing down at his great-great-grandson Conagh Williamson.
This is Martha Whittley at the age of 12 having her photograph taken at
Mercer Bros, 51 Ann Street, Belfast.
Martha with her lovely long hair and bespoke dress along with the laced up
leather boots had travelled from Kings Moss in Glengormley for the occasion.
These lovely twins are Anne and Helen Wallace who were born on the 8th December
1962 and lived in Castle Street.
Once more having her photograph taken Mercer Bros Studios in Ann Street
Belfast, two years later at the age of fourteen is Martha Whittley. Martha
now a teenager, still letting her hair grow and still wearing laced up boots.