Here we are at the home of the Selfridge family in Magherabeg
back in 1959. Just look at those fields, I just loved playing in the fields
such great times then. At the back on the left we have good old mum Elizabeth
then Molly and dad Andy.
In the front are Wilbert and I remember wearing sleevless jumper like that,
then David, John and Raymond. As you can see Raymond is wearing braces the
ones that hold up your trousers. My mother used to buy the short trousers
at least two sizes bigger to get more time out of them and the braces kept
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It's 1943 and we are here in a studio for a wedding photograph to be taken.
On the left is the Best man Willie John McDonald, Groom Andy Selfridge who
was in the Enniskillen Fusiliers and a corporal, his lovely Bride Lizzie McDonald
and finally Bridesmaid Rachel Selfridge.
This photograph taken during World War II we have wife and husband Lizzie
and Andy Selfridge. Lizzie from her uniform was in the A.T.S. but what the
badge is on her tie and her sleeve is unknown.
Of Andy all we know is he was a sergeant, his regiment was the Enniskillen
This is some family reunion for having been given some leave in 1941 Andy
Selfridge a sergeant in the Enniskillen Fusiliers headed straight for home
in Craigs Cullybacky. In his arms is his young sister Elizabeth Selfridge
while next to him is his youinger brother James Selfridge. Now last but of
course not least for here was the real reason Andy came home was to see his
Mum Madge. Little did Madge know but Andy would be in Italy July 1944 still
Having his photograph taken is Andy Selfridge a sergeant in the Enniskillen
When you look at Andy you can see the strain and stress in his eyes. The reason
for this is the photograph was taken somewhere in Italy 1944.They were fighting
the enemy in World War Two.
Here Magherabeg Randalstown in 1952 in front of the old
Austin is Wilbert and Raymond is on the left with parents Andy and Lizzie
Selfridge. Their son John is sitting on the bonnet.
Out for a walk is Andy & Lizzie Selfridge with their
sons Raymond John and David. Taken at Magherabeg Randalstown in the mid fiftys