JANE WHITTLEY 2557
This is Jane Whittley Henry with her baby daughter Sarah from Antrim having
their studio photograph taken.
The photographer was Robert Lyttle of 44 Dublin Road Belfast who also the
official photographer to the Irish Football Association Ltd.
WATER BAILIFF 477
This is the Water Bailiff's Hydrofoil heading out into Lough Neagh.
The year is unknown.
WATER BAILIFF'S HOUSE
This is the Water Bailiff's house on the Sixmilewater River and the Bailiff
then was called Ernie Gibson.
The year is unknown.
This is the back of the postcard.
This is the front of the postcard.
WILDERNESS LODGE 420
This Wilderness Lodge which used to be at the corner of the Randalstown Road
and the Ballymena Road in Antrim and at one time was a Convent.
There is a television aerial on the roof so the photo could have been taken
in the early 1960's.
In this protrait photograph we have Johnny Wallace (18 months) and his mum
Date of the photograph is unknown.
WALLACE FAMILY 2162
Here we have Billy Wallace and his wife Josephine Wallace proudly showing
off their twins Anne and Helen while in front is their other daughter Marie.
This photo was taken at their home in Castle Street in 1964.
Here we have a youthful picture of Antrim serviceman Billy Wallace, who had
this portrait taken in a studio to send home to his dear old mum back in 1949.
His uniform was khaki and there was a black band on his burgundy beret. The
simple message on the back of the photo read: 'To Mother
with love and kisses'.
This is William Wallace who was aged 3 when this photograph was taken in 1926.
Behind and beside him are his sisters Betty, Anna and Kathleen Wallace.
This is Josephine Wallace from Castle Street in Antrim out for a walk with
daughter Marie back in 1957.
They have stopped by this water pump, one of many that could be seen in towns
and villages. To get a drink you turned the knob above the face and the water
poured out of the face's mouth, this is a posh one for many did not have the
trough to catch the water so you did not get splashed.
This is Josephine Wallace with her husband William the night before they left
for Scotland. What is unique about this photograph is that it was taken using
flash powder. What you had was a wooden handle with a small metal oblong tray
on top. Next you poured the flash powder on to the metal tray and set it alight
as you took the photo.
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. Date of photograph
This is one of the Wallace's boats and the man second from the left is Tom
Wallace.This was taken in the 1920's and they were getting ready to take some
tourists from Hall's Hotel out on the Lough.
WILSON WEDDING 1783
Pictured after their wedding at we have the Groom John Wilson and his bride
Elenor Wilson nee McCabe who was wearing a pale lilac 2 piece suit.. On the
left is Best man Robin McCabe and on the right Bridesmaid June Neeson wearing
a pale blue 2 piece suit.
WOODVALE HOUSE 3011
This is a postcard and on it it says Woodvale - Antrim.
On the back in the address section it says 'Miss
W S. Kelly, Park Hall House, Antrim.'
On the correspondence section it says 'Woodvale Co.
WILSON FAMILY 3287
This photograph of the Wilson family was taken outside their family home and
is actually Drumacrow which is on the Coleraine Garvagh road.
At the back on the left is Matthew
was born 15th July 1869 and died 11th
October 1894 aged 25. Next is Jane
wilson born 11th July 1864 and died 24th
July 1942 aged 78.
William James Wison who was born 17th
March 1861 the date of his death is unknown. Beside him is their father
Robert Wilson born in 1824 and died 15th
December 1903 aged 79.
His wife and their mother are next Annie
Wilson nee Woodburn born 1838 and died
30th July 1903 aged 65.
Next to her is George Alexander Wilson born 15th
September 1859 and died 8th April 1941
In the front on the left is Joseph
Wilson born 27th January 1873 and died
17 February1930 aged 57.
His sister next to him is Mary Wilson born 31st
January 1866 the date of her death in not known.
Next standing is
born 13th August 1878 and died 3rd
January 1920 aged 42. Seated is Elizabeth
Wilson born 2nd May 1871 the date of her
death is not known.
Standing next to her is Charles
Thomas Wilson born 20th February 1881
died 17th July 1909 aged 28.
Seated below him is Maggie Wilson born 16th
October 1878 the date of her death is not known.
Finally we have
Richard Smyth Wilson born 20th November 1874
and died 15th January 1956 aged 82.
His sister Annie
Wilson is next to him was born 24th November
1867 and died 2nd October
1949 aged 82. Finally next to Annie
is Robert John Wilson born 13th
January 1863 and died
7th February 1936 aged 73.
WOLF HOUND 831
After Antrim Castle was burned down in 1922 they salvaged the stone statue
of the wolf hound and placed it up on the wall just inside the main entrance
to the right. It was damaged and in the photo is missing a hind leg and a
Thankfully it has been fully restored and now sits proudly back in Antrim
Castle Grounds at Clotworthy House.