The Swanzy Riots: Compensation Claims

This database details over 300 compensation claims made by residents and businesses in Lisburn in the wake of the Swanzy Riots, 22 August 1920.  As claims had to be lodged within three days of the damage, many families or business owners who fled the town may not have had the opportunity to submit, so the database may only present a snapshot of the actual damage.  Further, households or businesses may have submitted a single claim covering damages for multiple people. The total compensation claimed was £840,595.61, with £206,419.08 paid out by the Northern Ireland Government.

A guide to sources and abbreviations, Key and a guide to the table headings can be found below.

The Museum wishes to acknowledge Pat Geary, Charlie Roche and Pearse Lawlor for their help, time and expertise in bringing this information together.  For questions or comments, please email here.

Sources and Abbreviations

SourceAbbreviations
Irish NewsIN
Lisburn StandardLS
Lisburn HeraldLH
Magill, Christopher (2014) East Ulster and the Irish revolution, 1920-22, Unpublished PhD Theses, QUB.Magill
Belfast News LetterBNL
MacAnallen, Donal and Lawlor, Pearse, The GAA in Lisburn (Belfast, 2016)The GAA in Lisburn
Census of Ireland 1911, The National Archives of Ireland1911
Census of Ireland 1901, The National Archives of Ireland1901
Lawlor, Pearse, Lisburn’s Forgotten Families, unpublished manuscript, Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum Archives, (2017)Lisburn's Forgotten Families
Lalwor, Pearse, History of AOH Lisburn, unpublished manuscript (2020)History of AOH Lisburn
Griffith Valuations Revision BooksVAL-
Lawlor, Pearse, The Burnings, (2009)Lawlor
Stephen Wallace, Old Pubs of Lisburn, available at: http://www.hibernialandscapes.com/blogposts/2014/8/1/the-old-pubs-of-lisburnOld Pubs of Lisburn
Lisburn Street Directory [year]LSD - [year]
The Digger (Lisburn.com) / glenavyhistory.com-
Belfast TelegraphBT
Irish Genealogy Record of Marriage
IGRofM
Irish Genealogy Record of Death
IGRofD
Irish Genealogy Record of Birth
IGRofB
Kee, Fred, Lisburn Miscellany (Lisburn, 2003)Lisburn Miscellany

Notes:

Database Key

NameAbbreviation
No Positive TraceNPT
Roman CatholicRC
ProtestantProt
Church of IrelandCoI
Lisburn Rural District CouncilL.R.D.C.
Lisburn Urban District CouncilL.U.R.C.
Hillsborough Rural District CouncilHillsborough D.C.

Guide to Database Headers

SymbolHeading TitleNarrative
*July Riots?This column denotes claims resulting from rioting and damage on 24 July 1920. These disturbances were in response to wider events across East Ulster, including the fallout of Lt Col Gerald Bryce Smyth's funeral in Banbridge and the Shipyard Expulsions, Belfast, 21 July 1920. For detail of the rioting see Lisburn Standard 6/8/1920.
**Date of EventThis column refers to the date of the claim was lodged against, i.e. the date of rioting/damage.
***ReligionWhere possible the claimant's religion has been included.
?A question mark in any cell in the database denotes uncertainty.

Compensation Claims

UniqueIdMarkup First nameOccupation/type of businessAddress/LocationJuly Riots?*Date of Event **Nature of claim/damageClaim (£)Award (£)Religion ***Primary sources1911 census1901 censusNotes
Adair, Mrs. Catherine J. and WilliamAdairMrs. Catherine J. and WilliamPainterBow St., 06, 08 and 10/Market SquareYesJuly and 22.08.1920House burned; glass broken43042765RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; LS 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 10.12.20 p. 5; LS 18.2.21 p. 3: valuation returns;Bow Street, 08Market Street, 24VAL-12B-8-9R-M00094 and 9T-M00104 have Robert Tolerton as the occupier and owner in fee to 2 Bow Street, and also the immediate lessor of 4, 6, 8 and 10 Bow Street. Wm. Adair was the occupier of 8 Bow Street, a house, shop, office and yard. LSD 1910 and 1918 have a William Adair, painter, 8 Bow Street. BT 23.8.1920 The crowd then wrecked Adair’s paint shop carrying off paint, varnish etc to start other fires. Adair’s, B. Johnstone’s (barber), Messrs Beckett’s (drapers) were destroyed. This dates the attack to the 22nd. LS 27.8.1920 has William Adair, painter, Market Square, burned out. No mention of Catherine Adair in Bow Street. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have a claim from C.K. Adair for £15,000. There is no trace of a C.K. Adair which I am taking as a misprint for C.J. - 'J' and 'K' are next to each other on the keyboard. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … Catherine Adair claimed £47 for a pane of glass broken in her premises at 8 and 10 Bow Street; awarded £15; could this have been in July? LS 12.2.1921 p. 3 Mrs Catherine J. Adair, 6, 8 and 10 Bow St., Claimed £4,257 for the burning of premises in August; awarded £2,750. “One of her sons enlisted in the army during the War. The crowd chased her family and herself out of the house, and they set fire to it, and the adjoining premises became involved.” Figures shown here £47+£4,257 = £4,304 and £15+£2,750 = £2,765.
Alexander, J. Robert and SarahAlexanderJ. Robert and Sarahpre 03.09.19203000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTTwo claims here Robert £2,900, Sarah £100.
Alexander, Dr. Robert, his sister-in-law Isabella Alexander and Mrs. Sarah AlexanderAlexanderDr. Robert, his sister-in-law Isabella Alexander and Mrs. Sarah AlexanderBow St., 75 and 77Premises burned18501250Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 11.2.21 p. 6Ballyellough, KnocknadonaBallyellough, KnocknadonaghLS 11.2.21 p. 8 Dr. Robert Alexander, his sister-in-law Isabella Alexander and Mrs. Sarah Alexander , 75 and 77 Bow St claimed £1,850 for the burning of premises, awarded £1,250.
Allen, GeorgeAllenGeorgeLabourer (1911)Quay St., 03-09 28.08.1920Damage to windows and glass4026.25Salvation Army (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 26.11.20 p. 1; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 74Back Lane, 47LS 8.10.20 p. 5 George Allen claim £40. 26.11.1920 p. 1 [image here is very unclear] George Allen 45? Bridge Street claim for £40 for damage to glass and window sashes in dwelling houses in Quay Street on the 28 September last. LS 8.7.21 p. 6 George Allen, 3-9 Quay Street claim £40, award £26 5s.
Allister/Connor, Miss Louisa C. & Reps of Robert Allister and William George ConnorAllister/ConnorMiss Louisa C. & Reps of Robert Allister and William George ConnorOwner and tenant (furniture dealer and manufacturer) Market Square, 29-31 pre 03.09.1920Destruction/damage18031200Prot? (poss 1901)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; Stannus Place, 1Stannus Place, 1 - possiblyLouisa Allister landlady of WG Connor. A joint claim.LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim by Reps of Robert Allister for £600. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 Miss Louisa C Allister (owner) and William George Connor (tenant) furniture dealer and manufacturer), 29 and 31 Market Square claimed £1803 for the destruction of premises including £523 for stock (the claim for premises is given as £1380), awarded £800 for the premises and £400 for stock. According to Mr. Brown the experts on both sides agreed and Connor’s claim for stock “was the most honest they had yet investigated”. “In the upper part of the premises rooms were let to a War Pensions Committee and a photographer.”
AOH Hall (Peter M’Cann), AOH Hall (Peter M’Cann)Linenhall St.YesJuly and 22.08.1920Destroyed32101575N/ALS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20 p's 5&6; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 5&8? LH 26.2.21; valuation returnsIN 23.8.1920 describing events of the 22nd. “From Bridge Street the crown went to Smithfield where they burned the Hibernian Hall at the rear of First Lisburn Presbyterian Church.” BT 23.8.20 In Linenhall Street the Hibernian Hall was gutted. LS 27.8.1920 Hibernian Hall, Linenhall Street, burned out, also four small houses adjoining. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 AOH hall, previously a Methodist church, opened in February 1916. £3,210 claimed for the destruction of hall (claim was originally £7,000). Awarded £1,575.
Armstrong, MissArmstrongMissHotel keeper (1911; LSD)Railway St., 41 (Railway Hotel)22.08.1920Windows brokenRC (1911)IN 23.8.20; BT 23 & 24.8.20; IN 25.8.20; BNL 25.8.20; valuation returnsRailway Street, 1Railway Street, 53VAL-12B-8-9T-M-00306 has 41 Railway Street occupied in fee by Annie Armstrong; licensed hotel, cellar, offices, yard and garden.IN 23.8.1920 “A few stones were hurled through the windows of the Railway Hotel” – saved by D.I. Moore. BT 23.8.1920 refers to a hotel [probably the Railway Hotel] being visited by the crowd who left after a D.I. appealed to them. “A spokesman in the crowd replied that apparently the Government were unable to deal with the murderers and the local people of Lisburn intended to continue the destruction until the sympathisers of the murderers were cleared from the town.” BT 24.8.1920 “A very strong force of military was on guard upon the Convent, a cordon being placed at each end of the hill, also the Railway Hotel at the station and courthouse.” IN 25.8.1920 a failed attempt was made on Monday night [the 23rd] to burn the Railway Hotel which is the HQ of the military and police. BNL 25.8.20 Several attempts to burn the Railway Hotel on Monday night frustrated by troops.LSD 1918 Railway Hotel, Miss Armstrong, Railway Street. [Probably “The Nest and later “The Cardan” on the corner of Railway Street and Bachelor’s Walk with the main entrance now on the latter]. Lalwor notes - Mrs Christina Armstrong owner of the Railway Hotel died after a long illness in June 1936
Bannister, MaryBannisterMaryGregg St., 8122.08.1920Furniture etc destroyed when offices were burned out851250Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Magheralave Road, 17 - possiblyLS 8.10.1920 claim for £300 from Mary and £500 from Hugh Bannister . LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 claim Hugh claim £500 and Mary claim £300, awarded £85 and £40.
Bannister, Robert CBannisterRobert CSolicitorMarket Square, 3650085RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6Belfast, Summer Street, Clifton, 29 - possiblyBelfast, 29 Crocus Street, Falls - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00013 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00013 have Wm J. Burns in occupation of 36 Market Square, Col James Graham the immediate lessor, and R. Bannister leasing offices on the first floor from Burns. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £1,500. LS 4.2.1921 and LH 5.2.1921 claim of £851 for furniture etc. in his offices above two shops in Market Square which were burned, awarded £250. Notice of appeal served. LSD has Bannister at 3 Bow Street but VAL-12B-8-9S-M00013 has that arrangement ending in 1916.
Bannister, HughBannisterHughGregg St., 8130040RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6Belfast, 29 Summer Street, Clifton - possiblyBelfast, 29 Crocus Street, Falls - possiblyLS 8.10.1920 claim for £300 from Mary and £500 from Hugh Bannister. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 claim Hugh claim £500 and Mary claim £300, awarded £85 and £40.
Barbours, Wm & SonsBarboursWm & SonsLinen thread manufacturer[Hilden]pre 03.09.192070400Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 9.9.21 p. 3;Kilmakee, DerryaghyKilmakee, DerryagheyLS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p.3 claim £400. LS 9.9.1921 p. 3 Messrs Barbours claim for £70000.
Beatty, Alice B.C. & William D.BeattyAlice B.C. & William D.Unknown property?pre 03.09.192010000Prot (1901)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Dublin?Kingston, Co. Dublin, 21 Vesey PlaceSee MilitaryHeritage for details on Robert Beatty, the local connection. According to this his widow, Alice Betanna Catherine, moved to 3 Templemore Avenue in Rathgar, Dublin after his death in 1909.
Beckett, ThomasBeckettThomasGardener (1911)Longstone St., Belvoir Terrace, 14pre 10.09.1920Damage to furniture40040RC (1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Magheralave Road, 2Magheralave Road, 17LS 10.12.20. Thomas Beckett claimed £400 for damage to furniture at his residence 14 Belvoir Terrace inc. £50 for a piano purchased for £10 nine years ago. When asked, “why he was making such an exorbidant claim Beckett replied that money was five times less valuable now.” Awarded £40.
Beckett, Misses Agnes and possibly Matilda (1911)BeckettMisses Agnes and possibly Matilda (1911)Ladies clothingBow St., 06 and Market Square?pre 10.09.1920Clothing and books destroyed4225RC (1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Magheralave Road, 2Magheralave Road, 17VAL-12B-8-9R-M00094-5 and 9T-M00103 have Robert Tolerton as the owner of 2 Bow Street and immediate lessor of 4, 6, 8 and 10 Bow Street. Agnes Beckett was the occupier of 6 Bow Street, a house and shop. BT 23.8.1920 McKenny’s pub in Bow Street ablaze, this was adjacent to Messrs or Misses Becketts drapery establishment and the firemen transferred their attention to saving that building. Later in the article it states that the crowd then wrecked Adair’s paint shop carrying off paint, varnish etc to start other fires. Adair’s, B. Johnstone’s (barber), Messrs Beckett’s (drapers) were destroyed; this dates the attack to the 22nd. LS 27.8.20 Misses Beckett, ladies clothing, Market Square, burned out. LS 3.12.1920 has Agnes Beckett, milliner and draper, Bow Street claiming £108-15s. She said that "her property was utterly destroyed.” Awarded £70. LSD 1910 has H & E Beckett, milliners, 6 Bow Street. LSD 1918 has Beckett Bros., drapers, Bow Street.
Beckett, JohnBeckettJohnTeacherLongstone St., Belvoir Terrace, 1422.08.1920Burned out108.7570Prot (poss 1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returnsAntrim Road, 41 - possiblyAntrim Road, 33 - possiblyLS 10.9.20 gives the claim as £400 but 10.12.1920 has John Beckett, son of Thomas, school teacher claimed £42 for clothing and books destroyed at 14 Belvoir Terrace, Longstone Street, Lisburn, awarded £25.
Bell, RobertBellRobertMarket gardener (1911)Chapel Hill, 23 (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Burned out105001350Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 23Chapel Hill, 23VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00142-3 and 9T-M-00144-5 have Robert Bell occupier of stores, stable and yard in rear of 15a Chapel Hill, office in rear of 17a Chapel Hill and House, office and yard at 23 Chapel Hill. LS 27.8.1920 … private house, Chapel Hill, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 … claim for £10,500. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 … 23 Chapel Hill awarded £1,350 by consent, without costs. LSD 1910 has Robert Bell, farmer, 23 Chapel Hill. No mention in LSD 1912 or 1918.
Belshaw, WilliamBelshawWilliamChapel Hill, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30pre 03.09.19202725LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returnsNPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00147-8 and 9T-M00149-50 have William Belshaw as the immediate lessor of 20-30 Chapel Hill even no.s, inclusive. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 … claim for £100. LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 William Belshaw, Chapel Hill accepted £25 on a claim for “27 odd.” At least 3 possibles; quarry owner or farmer in Knocknadona or Labourer in Dunmurry. Contact authors for additional info.
Benson, John M.BensonJohn M.pre 03.09.192030LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTPerhaps a clerk in Dunmurry in 1901 or a labourer in 1911 , Contact authors for additional info.
Benson, GeorgeBensonGeorgeBow St., 19-21? (Petticrews)Possibly for loss of tools in the fire at Petticrews in Bow St.26.2320LS 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 10.12.20 simply states that his was a similar claim to George Grahams who claimed £26-9-9 for loss of tool in a fire in Petticrews.
Birney, HenryBirneyHenryFlesher/butcherBridge St., 0123.08.1920Partly burned/gutted; large quantity of meat destroyed336200Prot (1911)IN 24.8.1920 p. 5; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;James Street, 3Haslems Lane, 33VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00161 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00171 have Henry Birney occupier 1 Bridge Street, house, shop and yard, John Martin immediate lessor. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 dates this to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 Brigade had to transfer their attention [from Dornans and adjoining premises] to premises on the other side of the street occupied by Mr. McKiever, publican and James Birney, flesher. The fire originated in McKievers which was partly wrecked and looted on Sunday [22nd]. LS 3 and 10.9.20 lists 2 claims £500 and £1,500. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … a butcher claimed £336 for the contents of his shop at Bridge Street which was gutted on the 23 August, a large quantity of meat was destroyed, also “a hundredweight of pepper”. Awarded £200.
Blakeley Bros, SamuelBlakeley BrosSamuelShoemakersBridge St., 06 (1911)23.08.1920Partially burned?Prot (1911)BNL 24.8.20; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 6Bridge Street, 6VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00168 and 9S-M-00180 have Samuel and them Margaret Blakely as the occupier of 6 Bridge Street, House, shop workshop and yard. BNL 24.8.1920 Adjoining premises [to Dornan's at the corner of Market Square and Bridge Street] of Mr Barclay Greer, grocer and Messrs Blakeley Bros., shoemakers, in danger, fire brigade able to save a portion of them. LSD 1918 has S. Blakeley, boot and shoe maker, Bridge Street. LSD 1910 has Samuel Blakely, boot warehouse, 6 Bridge Street. Currently no trace of a claim for compensation.
Blanche, CatherineBlancheCatherineDealer in second-hand clothesBridge St., 33Yes24.7.1920Shop looted and stock burned in the street39.6530LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00163 and 9S-M-00174 make no mention of Catherine Blanche at 33 Bridge Street, though they do have a Catherine Mack.
Bleakley, MargaretBleakleyMargaretChurch StreetBroken windows108Prot (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 6Bridge Street, 6LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … owner of houses in Church Street claimed £10 for broken windows and was awarded £8.
Boomer, MichaelBoomerMichaelFarmer (1911)Market Square, 17 Cross Row (Derriaghy, Magheralave, 78)22.08.1920Plate glass broken at 17 Cross Row.10095Prot & RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; L3.12.20 p's 5&8;Derryaghy, Magheralave, 78 Derryaghey, Magheralave, 76Claimed £100 for plate glass broken at 17 Cross Row, Lisburn; awarded £95.This was a mixed marriage and the daughters were brought up as Roman Catholic and the sons as CofI.
Boyd, Alexander & Co.BoydAlexander & Co.Railway St., 2-12 Castle BuildingsYes24.7.1920Plate glass windows broken33.930LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9T-M-00310 has Alex Boyd and Coy Ltd occupier of 2 Railway Street and immediate lessor of 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 Railway Street, houses, shops, yards etc. No details on the claim other than the name and the amounts. LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 claimed £33-18s; awarded £30. No other details. LSD 1918 has Boyd, A. & Co., Castle Buildings, grocers and pharmaceutical chemists. LSD 1910 has 2 Railway Street. DI Swanzy’s assassins waited for their victim in the doorway of Boyd’s chemist shop.
Boyes (Boyce), WilliamBoyes (Boyce)WilliamFarmer (1911)Castle St.pre 03.09.1920Plate glass broken in Castle Street5025Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Maheramesk, Maghaberry, 15Magheramesk, Megabbery, 14LS 3.12.1920 ps 5&8 “Wm. Boyes of Meghaberry, Moira was awarded £25 in respect of plate glass window broken in Castle Street, Lisburn. The entries in the LS in September give his name as Boyce.
Br. Legal Insurance Co Br. Legal Insurance Copre 03.09.192072.75LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;
Bradbury, JohnBradburyJohnMarket Square & Graham Gardens23.08.1920Destruction of Donaghy's shop and factory100000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; Valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00003 has Edward Donaghy in occupation of 25-27 Market Square. John Bradbury was the immediate lessor until 1917? when it became Edward Donaghy. VAL-12B-8-9S-M00003 has the same though with the transfer from Bradbury to Donaghy in 1922. VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00064-5 John Bradbury was the immediate lessor of 37-51 Bridge Street. Three in 1911 in Lissue. In the LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 where it covers the claim of Edward Donaghy and Sons Ltd., for the destruction of their shop in Market Square and factory in Graham Gardens on the 23 August, (a total claim of £80,207 and award of £35,300), the paper notes that, the claim by the landlord Mr. J. Bradbury for £10000 in respect of the building was to be withdrawn.
Bradley, HenryBradleyHenryChapel Hill, 14 (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Burned to ashes; Wrecked and looted700220RC (1911; LS27.8.20 p. 6)LS 27.8.20 p's 5&6; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Barrack Street, 15 - probablyDerryaghey, 36 - probablyVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00146 and 9T-M-00148 have Henry Bradley occupier 14 Chapel Hill, house, shop and yard; Wm. Belshaw immediate lessor. From these Bradley’s occupancy appears to date from 192 but see the LS 10.12.1920 below. LS 27.8.1920 p. 6. “Henry Bradley … a Roman Catholic who with his wife and eleven children, had to flee from his home in Chapel Hill and take refuge in the fields all night while his home and all that it contained was burned to ashes.” LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Henry Bradley 14 Chapel Hill claimed £700 for furniture and stock destroyed; awarded £220.
Brown/Browne, ErnestBrown/BrowneErnestAntrim Road?pre 03.09.192064.9LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returnsNPTNPTLS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 has “… of Anagola, Lisburn was awarded £4-18s for damage done to glass and window at residence of Mr. Fitzpatrick, Antrim Road, Lisburn. Possibly John and Kate Fitzpatrick.
Browne, ThomasBrowneThomasLicensed vintnerMarket Square, 28 - The Ulster HotelYesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Destroyed by burning in August; broken windows, probably in July65251921LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 15.10.20 p. 8; 11.2.21 p. 6; Valuation return;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00012 has Wm. Jellie and Margaret Frame in occupation of 28 Market Square a licensed house, office and yard until sometime between 1914 and 1921 when it was taken over by Thomas Brown. A note from 1921 states that it was damaged by fire, was now closed but being restored. IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations. the spirit grocery of Mr. Browne ... [was] set alight.” This dates the attack to the 22 August .BNL 23.8.1920 “In Market Square Walsh’s and O’Shea’s Delph shops, Browne’s spirit grocery and Burns’s fruit store were soon ablaze. BT 23.8.20 In Market Square at an early hour this morning Donaghy’s boot shop was fired also Brown’s pub and in Bow Street and the fruit shop of McCann. This dates the attack to the early hours of the 23rd. LS 15.10.20 p. 8 ref. to Browne's pub in Market Square being looted on the 22 August. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … 28 Market Square, licensed vintner was awarded £21 in a claim for £25 for broken plate glass windows. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Thomas Browne, The Ulster Hotel, licensed premises 28 Market Square claimed £6,500; agreed to settle for £1,900. The premises were attacked in July and destroyed by burning in August. [Total claim £25+£6,500 = £6,525; total award = £21+£1,900 = £1,921]. Thomas was originally from Clones, Co Monaghan and had only recently set up business in the town. His brother James had a public house in Banbridge which suffered a similar fate.
Bullick, KatieBullickKatieLongstone St., 03pre 03.09.1920Damage to glass at 3 Longstone Street62Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Railway Street, 36Bachelors Walk, 67LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8. She received £2 in respect of damage done to glass at 3 Longstone Street.
Bunting, Mrs. ElizabethBuntingMrs. ElizabethSpirit merchant Smithfieldpre 27.08.1920Wrecked and looted1500675Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 8; valuation returns;Smithfield, 30Smithfield, 30Thomas Bunting her husband died in 1917, IGRoD. LS 27.8.1920 T. Bunting, publican, Smithfield, wrecked and looted. Thomas Bunting the husband died in 1917, IGRoD. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – Elizabeth Bunting claim £1,500. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Mrs. Elizabeth Bunting, Smithfield, claimed £1500 for damage to licensed premises and stock, awarded £675. George Bunting her son, had been severely injured in trying to protect the premises; his sister Lily Bunting had taken a man to the police station, he had been drunk.
Burn(s), William JohnBurn(s)William JohnFruit shop Market Square, 3622.08.1920Shop and contents damaged16500500IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 26.11.20 p. 5; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00013 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00013 have Wm J. Burns in occupation of 36 Market Square, Col James Graham the immediate lessor, and R. Bannister leasing offices on the first floor from Burns. There is a Wm John Burns a fruiterer at 46 Mountpottinger Road Co.Down in 1911 and a Wm John Burns, a RC living in 8.2 Canal Street in 1911. IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations. the fruit shop of Mr. Burns [was] set alight.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 “In Market Square Walsh’s and O’Shea’s Delph shops, Browne’s spirit grocery and Burns’s fruit store were soon ablaze. BT 23.8.20 “The second largest fire during the night commenced in Market Square at O’Shea’s Delph shop and Burns fruit shop which were completely destroyed." LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Wm John Burns, claim £16,500. The LS 26.11.1920 p. 5. has a case brought against R.J. Allen jnr., accused of being involved in looting from Burns shop in Market Square on the evening of the 22 August. LS 24.12.1920 p.5 has a case brought against George Bratty of Sloan Street for being involved in the looting and burning of Burns fruit shop, Market Square on the 22 August. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 William John Burn, 26 Market Square claimed £16,500 for damage to shop and contents, awarded £500.
Burns, JamesBurnsJamesFruit shop Market Square22.08.1920Burned out. House next door also burned50.8540IN 23.8.20; LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 21.01.21 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6;NPTNPTIN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mob's depredations. ... the fruit shop of Mr. Burns [was] set alight.” This dates the attack to the 22 August.There are 4 in Lisburn in 1911 all RC. LS 8.10.20 p. 5 James Burns claim £48-16s-9d. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 James Burns, [no address], claim £50 16s 11d, award £40. If Burns was he "burned out" then this claim seems low.
Caldwell, ThomasCaldwellThomasPublicanBow St., 83YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out in August; Glass damaged in July70283423LS 30.7.1920 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 17.12.20 p. 5; valuation returnsNPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 has Alex Patterson occupier of 83 Bow Street, a licensed house. Two corrections dated 1921 state, “ruins” and “destroyed by fire.” Jno. Alexander immediate lessor. On 9T-M00102 Alex Patterson’s name has been replaced with Thomas Caldwell. There are other details but the record is largely illegible. Note the comment in the BT 23.8.20, below, that “Caldwell’s public house [was] recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson.” IN 23.8.1920 “In the same street [Market Square] two public houses, the property of Mr. D. McKinney were burned out, also Mr. Calwell’s public house, while houses on either side were also set on fire.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. However, see below, at the compensation hearing the address is given as Bow Street. So too does the BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included Caldwell’s public house, with houses on either side. The BT 23.8.20 has “Just as darkness set in several fires broke out and … from nine p.m. till about four a.m. the sky was continually lighted up. The fires all occurred in Bow Street and Market Square, the most serious commencing at Caldwell’s public house, recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson. Here a strong wind played havoc with the property and in a very short time the adjoining premises of Evans (seed merchants), Cherry (draper), Jackson (grocer) and Thompson (boot merchant) were on fire. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Thomas Caldwell of 83 Bow Street claimed £28 for damage to glass during the July riots. These premises were burned out in August. He had a claim for £7,000 in respect of that which had not yet been heard. Awarded £23 [for the glass].LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Thomas Caldwell claimed £7,000 was awarded £3,400.
Caldwell, SarahCaldwellSarahBow St., 8322.08.1920Loss of clothing, jewellery and savings12080IN 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTIN 23.8.1920 “In the same street [Market Square] two public houses, the property of Mr. D. McKinney were burned out, also Mr. Calwell’s public house, while houses on either side were also set on fire.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. However, see below, at the compensation hearing the address is given as Bow Street. LS 10.12.20 p. 5: Sarah Caldwell, sister of Thomas claimed £120 for clothes, jewellery and £50 savings when her brother’s premises in August. Allowed £80.
Campbell, Walter C.CampbellWalter C.Medical student (1911)Castle St., 28pre 14.09.1920500RC? (poss 1911)LS 17.9.20 p. 3.Lisnastrean, 2, Ballymacbrennan - possiblyNPTLS 3 and 10.9.1920 list the original claim as £36. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … claimed £37-12s for a window broken in his premises at 28 Castle Street on 24 August; awarded £30.
Campbell, PeterCampbellPeterClogher, Drumbeg24.08.1920Broken windows37.630Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation return;Castle Street, 24Crossgar, 13Claim listed in meeting of Hillsborough D.C. on the 14.9.20
Campbell, Robert, Katherine, Margaret, James, Francis and Annie DonneganCampbellRobert, Katherine, Margaret, James, Francis and Annie DonneganLift driver at factory (1911)Antrim Street, 4522.08.1920Household goods destroyed 597182RC (Magill; 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3;Antrim St., 43Antrim Place, 18LS 10.9.20 p. 3 claims - Robert £350, Katherine £75, Margaret £75, James £150 and Frances £50. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 Robert Campbell, 45 Antrim Street claimed £179 for household goods destroyed in his house on the 22 August, original claim £350, award £50. Katherine Campbell claimed £75 which was amended to £43 for the destruction of general belongings inc. clothing and was awarded £20. Margaret Campbell claimed £75 and was awarded £20. James Campbell claimed £150 but accepted£40. Frances Campbell claimed £50 and was awarded £12. All the above claimants resided at 45 Antrim Street Annie Donegan who lived with the Campbells claimed £150 and was awarded £40. [Summary of claims at hearing £179+£43+£75+£150+£50+£100 = £597. Awards £50+£20+£20+£40+12+£40 = £182. In 1901 Annie Donegan may have been living at 10 Ballygarvey, Kirkinriola, Co. Antrim which is near Ballymena.
Cappa, JohnCappaJohnConfectionary and hardware. Hawker (1911)Longstone St., 6324.08.1920Wrecked, furniture burned in street/raiders destroyed everything450250RC (1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;Longstone Street, 43Woods Alley, 17LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 “… claimed £450 for consequential damages and destruction of furniture, shop fittings and a van. … [he] stated that he had carried on a confectionary business and hardware merchant at 63 Longstone Street and on 24th August raiders came to his premises and destroyed everything … . Applicant added that he had to go to Monaghan to live. … . witness said he had taken stock of his goods the night before the raid because he knew his place would be burned. His Honour held that the claim was a bone-fide one and gave a decree for £200 in respect of the claim generally and £50 for consequential damages.”
Carrigan, MargaretCarriganMargaretConfectionery, cigarettes and religious accessories/china shopChapel Hill, 0723.08.1920Looted and partly burned/destruction of contents of shop, which was completely burned out193.88100RC (Magill; 1911)LS 27.8.20; LS 3&10.9.20; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 28NPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00141 and 9T-M00143 have Margaret Carrigan as the occupier of 7 Chapel Hill, house, shop and yard. This was next door to Lavery’s pub. VAL-12B-8-9T-M00146 has Margaret Carrigan the occupier of 37 Chapel Hill, house and yard , the Rev McCashin and then the Rev James O’Boyle being the immediate lessor. However, her appearance dates from 1923. (The valuation returns VAL-12B-8-9R_M00150 and 9T-M00150 give Hamilton Martin as the occupier of no. 28, where she was living in 1911). Could 37 Chapel Hill be the small house she moved to after the rioting was over, see the comment in the Standard, below? LS 27.8.20 M. Carrigan china shop Chapel Hill looted and partly burned. LS 3&10.9.20 claim £200 (these give her name as CORRIGAN. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Margaret Carrigan, confectionery, cigarettes and religious accessories, Chapel Hill. Claim for destruction of contents of shop, which was completely burned out, £193-17s-6d. She had since resumed business in a small house. Awarded £100.
Carroll, Thomas J.CarrollThomas J.PublicanBow St., 17, Royal Barpre 27.08.1920Burned out250150LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPT LS 27.8.1920 Carroll, publican, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3 and 10.9.1920 Thomas Carroll, claim £202. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Thomas J. Carroll managed of the licensed premises 17 Bow Street claimed £250 for damage to the contents of the shop, granted £150. Contact authors for further info on barmen/publicans in Lisburn.
Carson, Thomas MCarsonThomas MConfectioner (poss stone cutter 1901 and 1911)Bow St., 3122.08.1920Destruction of stock and furniture at his confectionary shop1100380Prot (Magill; poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Dublin Road, 07 - possiblyOld Warren, 3 - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 have Henrietta Jefferson as the immediate lessor of no. 31 Bow Street, occupier Thomas M. Carson. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8; 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £1,100. LS 4.2.1921 and LH 5.2.1921 Thomas M. Carson, confectioner, 31 Bow St. claimed £1100 for the destruction of furniture and stock on the 22.08.1920 and was awarded £380. “Mr. Brown K.C. commented on the number of claims from Bow Street for sweet shops, and said the people must have lived on caramels and chocolates if they were to believe the stories of the large stocks kept in the shops.”
Central Hall, TrusteesCentral HallTrusteesLinenhall Street22.08.1920Attacked by a m0b and burned out81042650Prot (Magill)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20 p's 5&6; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Old Warren, 11Dublin Road, 17Lalwor notes - The AOH opened a hall, named Central Hall in February 1916. One of the early events was Messers E. Donaghy’s annual works reunion.
Cherry, Mrs. Agnes, the Misses Cherry and Reps of James CherryCherryMrs. Agnes, the Misses Cherry and Reps of James CherryShop keeper? Widow of the late James Cherry. Bow St., 7924.08.1920Contents burned800300RC (1911)IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BNL 25.8.20; BT 25.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Smithfield, 34Benburb, 44.2 - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 has originally James Cherry, then Ethel, Florence, Edith and Charlotte Cherry occupiers of 79 Bow Street, house, shop, office and yard, Jno. Alexander immediate lessor. In 9T-M00101 no. 79 is vacant in 1923. IN 23.8.1920 “Other premises burned in Bow Street … were ... Mrs. Cherry.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of Mrs. Cherry’s drapery. BT 23.8.20 “Just as darkness set in several fires broke out and … from nine p.m. till about four a.m. the sky was continually lighted up. The fires all occurred in Bow Street and Market Square, the most serious commencing at Caldwell’s public house, recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson. Here a strong wind played havoc with the property and in a very short time the adjoining premises of Evans (seed merchants), Cherry (draper), Jackson (grocer) and Thompson (boot merchant) were on fire. LS 3&10.9.20, two claims Reps of James Cherry for 8,000 and Agnes Cherry for 1,000. LS 4.2.21 p. 8 & LH 5.2.21 claim re. 79 Bow Street which was attacked by a mob on the 22.08.1920 and burned out. Claimed for destruction of shop £4,000, loss of stock £1,533 and furniture £1,022 and £1,549 (daughters) - total £. Award £1,400, £700, £250, £300 - total £2,650..
Clavin, TeresaClavinTeresaBook keeper (1911)Bachelor's Walk23-24.08.1920Raised to the ground140005120RC (1901 and 1911)BT 24.8.20; IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BNL 25.8.20; BT 25.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; LH 19.2.21;Boyle, Bridge Street, 22 - possibly Knockmore, Lissue, 87 IN 25.8.1920 p. 5 “When the incendiaries resumed their frenzied campaign yesterday morning [the 24th] the first district taken in their itinerary was Bachelor’s Walk.” After Elmores, the furniture of his neighbour Mr. Clavin was thrown into the street and burned. BNL 25.8.1920 During the day the houses of Patrick Elmore, fishmonger and Wm Clavin both Bachelors Walk were attacked and furniture burned in the street but the buildings were not destroyed as that would have affected the adjacent houses occupied by Unionists. Houses of Patrick Elmore and [ ] Clavin in Bachelors Walk were attacked and the furniture burned on the ground behind the houses. LS 27.8.20 “ – Clavin, Bachelors Walk, contents burned”, no first name given. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Teresa Clavin, claim for £800. LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8 Teresa Clavin, Bachelors Walk claimed £800 for damage to furniture; awarded £300.She may have been the wife of an RIC Constable and if so there is no sign of him or their two children after 1901, see her entry in the Census links doc (contact authors for details).
Clenaghan, Hugh & Mrs. MaryClenaghanHugh & Mrs. MaryCattle dealerRussianurb Lodge near Lisburn; Causeway End; also Low Road and Gregg Street.23.08.1920Raised to the ground177007125RC (1901)IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BT 25.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LH 19.2.21;NPTKnockmore, Lissue, 87 BT 24.8.1920 “During the night [this I think means Monday 23rd/Tuesday 24th] there was no cessation of … burning and looting. …. Chapel Hill was like an inferno. … Further away two recently erected villas of Messrs. McClenaghan’s, Causeway End were demolished, and at the other end of the town the County Down Arms and also the contents of the owners (Mr. Rice) residence at Beechside Terrace.” IN 25.8.20 Yesterday evening [the 24th] there was a raid on the sheds of Hugh McClenaghan at Knockmore ... The cattle sheds of John McClenaghan his son were destroyed by fire on Monday night [the 23rd]. BNL 25.8.20 "A couple of dwelling houses owned by Messrs McClenaghan, Causeway End were burned down on Monday night." BT 25.8.1920 Hugh McClenaghan, cattle dealer, Knockmore was visited and the out houses burned to the ground. … The sheds belonging to John McClenaghan, son, were destroyed on Monday. LS 27.8.1920 “At Knockmore, the fine residence of Hugh M'Clenaghan and John M’Clenaghan, both cattle dealers, were raised to the ground, as were the out-houses and contents of farmyards. More or less damage to property was also done at Low Road and Gregg Street. The trouble spread to Ravarnette where a public house was looted. A few arrests were made here.” LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 Hugh Clenaghan two claims £1,000 and £13,000. John McClenaghan two claims £3,200 and £14,200. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 and LH 19.2.1921 Hugh Clenaghan, cattle dealer, Russianurb Lodge near Lisburn claimed for the destruction of his home and contents on the 25 August 1920. [The amount of the claim for the house is not given but presumably was £13,000 the amount of the larger two claims above, the other being for outhouses]. Applicant was an extensive cattle dealer exporting about 10000 head of stock per annum.” Mrs. Mary Clenaghan gave particulars done to contents of the house. She was claiming £500 for jewellery lost.” Award £2,500 for buildings, £100 consequential damages and £1,950 for household goods and jewellery, total award £4,550 [both papers give £4,555] plus £570 for outhouses (on the separate claim of £1000) [= £5,120].
Clenaghan/McClenaghan, JohnClenaghan/McClenaghanJohnCattle dealerKnockmorepre 03.09.192020Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LSD1918; valuation returns;Belfast, Deramore Park, 24Belfast, Park Avenue, 1IN 25.8.20 Yesterday evening [the 24th] there was a raid on the sheds of Hugh McClenaghan at Knockmore ... The cattle sheds of John McClenaghan his son were destroyed by fire on Monday night [the 23rd]. BT 25.8.1920 Hugh McClenaghan, cattle dealer, Knockmore was visited and the out houses burned to the ground. … The sheds belonging to John McClenaghan, son, were destroyed on Monday. LS 27.8.1920 “At Knockmore, the fine residence of Hugh M'Clenaghan and John M’Clenaghan, both cattle dealers, were raised to the ground, as were the out-houses and contents of farmyards. More or less damage to property was also done at Low Road and Gregg Street. The trouble spread to Ravarnette where a public house was looted. A few arrests were made here.” LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 Hugh Clenaghan two claims £1,000 and £13,000. John McClenaghan two claims £3,200 and £14,200. LS 17.9.1920 p. 3 refers to two claims (£14,200 and £3,200) by John McClenaghan, Knockmore (total £17,400) mentioned at a meeting of L.R.D.C. on the 14.9.20.LH 19.2.1920 John Clenaghan claimed £14,500 in respect of a dwelling house and furniture destroyed at Knockmore, and £3,200 for outhouses (total £14,700). Compensation fixed at £7,125 to cover everything.
Combe, Mary W.CombeMary W.Clonevin Part (LSD1918)23.08.1920Burned out; razed to the ground1000400N/AIN 24.8.1920 p. 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; 11.2.21; LH 5.2.21; 12 .2.21;
Comrades of the Great War, Comrades of the Great WarClub premises above Todd's grocersMarket Square, 29pre 03.09.19208.756.45Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 26 - possiblyBridge Street, 26 - possiblyIN 24.8.1920 p. 5 dates this to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 In Market Square about 3 o’clock Todd Bros., provision merchants and bacon? curers caught fire. Fire raged for 20 minutes before the Brigade could deal with it but the contents were destroyed by then and all the Brigade could do was save the adjoining buildings. Outer walls were all that were left standing; the rooms of the Comrades of the Gt War had been on the upper floor. BT 24.8.1920 O’Shea’s shop continued to smoulder and it is believed to have been the cause of the destruction of Todd’s provision store and also the local branch of the Comrades of the Great War both of which were burned to a cinder.” LS 27.8.20 on top floor above Todds shop in Market Square, razed to the ground. LS 3&10.12.20 claim £1,000. LS 4.2.21 and LH 5.2.21 award £400 on claim of £1,000, made to the owner of the property. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 refers to a claim (see above) by Miss Louisa C Allister (owner) and William George Connor (tenant) furniture dealer and manufacturer), arising from the destruction of 29 and 31 Market Square. According to this, “In the upper part of the premises rooms were let to a War Pensions Committee and a photographer.”
Connell, ThomasConnellThomasGregg St., 65-73YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out; destroyed by fire350007000RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.29; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; 8.7.21 p. 3. LH 12.2.21; Market Square, 33Market Square, 33LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 … claim for £7. LS 8.10.20 p. 5 … claim £8-15s. LS 8.7.21 p. 6 Thomas Connell, 65-73 Gregg Street, claim £8 15s, award £6 8s 11d.
Connolly, William Henry and Teresa ConnollyWilliam Henry and Teresa Publicans - joint owners of shop and house; spirit merchant (1901 and 1911)Market Square, 33 YesJuly and pre 03.09.1920Destruction/damage & damage to glass3930Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; MagillWestbourne Terrace, 11Bachelors Walk, 52IN 23.8.1920 “The licensed premises of Mr. McLarnon and Mr. Neeson, after being cleared of their contents, were burned out, as was also the Vine Hotel (Mr. Connolly’s) in Market Square. … The public house of Mr. Connolly Market Square was completely gutted.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BT 23.8.20 Connollys pub fired. LS 27.8.20 William Connolly, publican, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim in William Henry’s name for £35,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 William Henry Connolly, (publican) and Teresa (sister) joint owners of a shop and house 33 Market Square (the LS 22.7.21 p. 3 gives 23 Market Square) claimed £35000 for the burning of the premises and contents inc stock, antique furniture and consequential damages through loss of trade. They were awarded £850 for furniture, £800 stock, £100 billiard room, £1500 buildings, £250 consequential damages and £27-10s for windows [total £3,527.50] on appeal this was increased to £7,000. William had family links with many members in business in Lisburn. Connollys operated a successful public house since 1854. Isabella daughter of William and Mary Connolly had married Edward Gilmore. Catherine Connolly married Michael O’Shea a member of RIC. All their premises were destroyed. Connolly and Gilmore families relocated to 41 Morehampton. Road in Dublin.
Connor/Connor Bros, William GeorgeConnor/Connor BrosWilliam GeorgeFurniture manufacturer and dealerMarket Square, 29-31 & 38 Bridge StreetYesJuly and 28.08.1920Damage to school and Convent 400102.5RCLS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LH 12.2.1921; LS 8.7.1921 p. 6; valuation returnsCastle Street, 48.1. See also 48.2 for the staff.Castle Street 18.1A tenant of Louisa Allister, they had a joint claim arising from the destruction of her property in Market Place and the claim and award are included with the Allister entry above. This entry relates to a claim in Connor's name relating to a property in Bridge Street that appears to have had no connection to the Allisters.
Convent & School, Mary Maynard and Catherine MaguireConvent & SchoolMary Maynard and Catherine MaguireTrusteesCastle St. (1911)pre 03.09.1920For furniture stored in Mrs. Morgans, Longstone Street.950150RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returnsLongstone Street, 33Bow Street, 20LH 12.2.1921 a decree of consent was given for £32-10s in a claim by the Superioress for damage to glass at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, [no detail on the amount of the claim]. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 Sacred Heart Convent School (trustees Mary Maynard and Catherine Maguire) claim £400, awarded £70 for damage done in the attack on the school on the 28 August last. [Claim taken here to be £400 although that may not be complete. Award £32-10s+£70 = £102-10s].
Convery, HarriettConveryHarriettWidow of a deceased funeral director, retired publican (LS 3.12.20; 1911)Longstone St., (1911)pre 03.09.19201400LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLawlor notes - The Convery and McFall families were prominent members of the Catholic community in Lisburn. Peter Convery opened a public house in Longstone Street and along with the McFall family operated a funeral undertaker business with premises at 86 Bridge Street and 24 Long stone street, (History of AOH Lisburn).
Corish/Comish, ElizabethCorish/ComishElizabethpre 03.09.1920Damage to the contents of a building200060Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Market Square, 26Market Square, 26LS 3&10.9.1920 has what looks like Corish, claim £140. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 has what looks like Comish, claim for £140 refused. Lawlor notes - Richard Corish married Jonna O’Shea, youngest daughter of Michael and Catherine O’Shea. May possibly be associated.
Corken, JohnCorkenJohnSpirit merchant (1911)Market Square, 26?pre 03.09.1920Furniture destroyed15040RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Grove Street, 38 - possiblyLeamington Place, 8 - possiblySee Census returns doc. for consideration of the house number shown in the valuation returns. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 claim £2000 LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim £2,000 and £4,500. [The second article is an extended version of the first which is the original list plus additions; this suggests an additional claim, total £6,500 rather than a revised one]. LS 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21 John Corken, Market Square claimed £2000 for the contents of a building, “a decree by consent for £60 was given … the particulars alleged a loss of £246”.
Corrigan, JosephCorriganJosephGrove St., 2023.08.1920LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 18.2.21 p. 3LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Joseph Corrigan 20 Grove Street claimed £150 for furniture destroyed, awarded £40. IN 24.8.20 p. 5 has a reference to Corrigans either in Chapel Hill or Longstone Street being attacked on the 23 August.
Coulson and Co (Hampton and Sons Ltd), James Coulson and Co (Hampton and Sons Ltd)James Market Square, 23-25 (damage caused by fire in Donaghy's factory).pre 03.09.19206LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTLS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim £2,000. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Hampton and Sons Ltd trading as James Coulson and Co., 23-25 Market Square claimed £2000 for damage to the premises “caused by the fire in Messrs Donaghy’s factory adjoining” on the 23 August 1920. Awarded £500. (See the entry for Donaghys, the boot factory was looted on the 22nd and burned on the 23rd). See the 1910 LSD The two brothers James and William had offices in Market Square but the works itself, which appears under William's name was in Linenhall Street and Back Barracks. The 1911 census has an Anne Coulson, born Lisburn, age 78, "occupation - dividends" visiting Hariette Boycott at Marine Terrace, Kingstone.
Coulter, WilliamCoulterWilliampre 03.09.1920Damaged to premises51001550Prot (Magill)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPT2 possibles, see "Riots Census Links" (contact authors). Three Coulters on LSD1918 but no William.
Cowan Ltd, WilliamCowan LtdWilliamBow St., 17, Royal BarYes24.7.19207.5LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00086 and 9T-M00092 have Wm Cowan as the last in a series of “immediate lessors” of 17 Bow Street and with that, (in 9R-M-00086) Wm. Cowan Ltd.,57 & 59 Church Lane Belfast. The last in a series of occupiers was William H. Watson (previously Venner G. Devir). The premises consisted of a licensed house, shop, office and yard.LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim £5,100. LS 11.2.21 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 William Cowan claimed £5100 for damage to the Royal Bar, 17 Bow St., awarded £1550. The 1918 Street Directory has a Cowan Bros., grocers and provision merchants in Bridge Street. Also 2 Wm. Cowans in Lisburn in 1911 but neither seems a good fit.
Cringleton, JohnCringletonJohnM'Keown St., 06 & Longstone Streetpre 03.09.1920629.66125LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p' 5&8; valuation return;NPTNPTLS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have 2 claims £600 and £65LS 3.12.20 … claimed £29 13s 3d for damage to 6 McKeown Street, awarded £25; also £100 for damage to 5 houses in Longstone Street on an original claim of £600. Thomas Keenan lived at 6 McKeown Street and made a claim of his own, see below. [Total claim£29-13s-3d+£600 = 629-13s-3d; total award £25+£100 = £125].
Crossey, JamesCrosseyJamesCoal Hawker (1911)Gregg St., 6140095RC (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns; Gregg Street, 61Gregg Street, 61LS 8.10.20 p. 5 James Crossey claim £400. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 James Crossey, 61 Gregg Street, claim £400, award £95.
Crothers, Matt S.CrothersMatt S.pre 03.09.19202000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTPossibly: Matthew Samuel Crothers. In 1911 he was a postman living at 21 Mourne View, Ballynahinch. Perhaps the Crothers cycle shop below.
Crothers CrothersCycle shopBow St.22.08.1920Burned outBT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; valuation returnsNPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00087 and 9T-M00093 have the Petticrew brothers as the immediate lessors of 19 Bow Street, licenses house, spirit shop and yard. The occupiers are Crothers and Ferguson. Could this be Crothers bicycle shop? Perhaps William Crothers 5 Mercer Street, Lisburn, (1911). He was a shoemaker. No trace in LSD1918. BT 23.8.20 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery) . This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd.
Cullen, PatrickCullenPatrickGrove St., 69 pre 03.09.1920Furniture and effects burned82.2840LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;NPTNPTLS 3&10.9.1920 claim £150. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Patrick Cullen, 69 Grove St. claimed £82-5s-6d for furniture and effects burned; awarded £40. The 1911 census has a Wm and Jane Cullen, both elderly, RC, living in Chapel Hill.
Dawson & McMurray (3), Margaret and Agnes Dawson and Sarah M’MurrayDawson & McMurray (3)Margaret and Agnes Dawson and Sarah M’MurrayDraper (1901) dressmaker (LSD 1918)Chapel Hill, 17 and 19pre 03.09.1920Premises burned35001550Prot (1901)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3KnocknadonaChapel Hill, 17They were sisters, see their 1901 and 1911 CRs. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim for £3,500. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3, Margaret and Agnes Dawson and Sarah M’Murray, 17 and 19 Chapel Hill, claimed £3,500 for the burning premises, awarded £1,550. LSD 1918 has Miss Dawson, dress maker, Chapel Hill.
Dennison, RobertDennisonRobertFlax dresser (1911)Gregg St., 86pre 03.09.1920200RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Grove Street, 16East Down View, 2LS 8.7.21 p. 6 Robert Dennison, 86 Gregg Street, claimed £100, awarded £45.
Dennison, JamesDennisonJamesFlax dresser (1911)Grove St., 1610045RC (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns;Gregg Street, 86Belfast, Chatham Street, 92
Devenn(e)y, Joseph, (Brothers)Devenn(e)yJoseph, (Brothers)ButcherBow St., 07-09YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out200002500RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returnBow Street, 09Bow Street, 72There is a picture of the shop in Bow Street with staff standing outside it in Kee's Lisburn Miscellany. Reids shop is beside it. IN 23.8.20 The premises of Mr. Patrick Lavery flesher, and Mr. Devenney, flesher, were also burned.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included Devenney’s and Patk. Lavery’s butchers’ shops. BT 23.8.20 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. LS 27.8.20 Devenney Brothers, fleshers, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Joseph Devenney, claim £20,000. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 Joseph Devenny, butcher, 7-9 Bow Street claimed £20,000 and consequential damages. Awarded £2,500 (made up of £700 furniture; £300 stock; £1400 buildings; £100 consequential damages). Lalwor notes - The Devenney brothers, James Francis and Bernard Joseph were butchers. After their shop was gutted Joseph later re-established his business in Lisburn but was boycotted and failed. He and his family moved to Dublin. James lived for some time in Kilkeel, Co Down.
Dickey, William and childrenDickeyWilliam and childrenInsurance agentMarket Placepre 03.12.1920Furniture destroyed395150RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.12.20 p’s 5&8; valuation returns;Market Place, 7 - possiblyBarrack Street, 31 - possiblyThe claim was for William snr., 2,000, Wm Henry 300, Jeannie and Margaret 150 each. The 300 for Margaret and Jeannie is included on their entry. IN 25.8.1920 p. 5 The household effects of Mr. Dickey, Market Place were thrown into the street and burned; this dated to the 24 August. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Margaret and Jeannie have claims for £150 each. William Dickey – claim £2,000. W.H. Dickey – claim £300. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 Margaret and Jeannie Dickey, (sisters), 7 Market Square awarded £45 each for damage to wearing apparel.
Dickey, Margaret and Jeannie (sisters)DickeyMargaret and Jeannie (sisters)Stitchers (1911)Market Square, 07pre 03.09.1920Damage to clothes30090RC (Magill, 1911)LS 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 5.2.21; Market Place, 7Barrack Street, 31LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Margaret and Jeannie - claims for £150 each. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 Margaret and Jeannie Dickey, (sisters), 7 Market Square awarded £45 each for damage to wearing apparel.
Dickey, HenryDickeyHenryPainterLongstone St., 41a24.08.1920Furniture carried out and burned on street2300RC (1911)IN 25.8.20 p. 5; LS 27.8.20 p. 5; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Market Place, 7Barrack Street, 31No date given in the LS 3.12.20. The only Henry Dickey in Lisburn in 1901 and 1911 lived at Ivan Street and was a butcher.
Dines, Michael JDinesMichael Jpre 03.09.192060LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Donaghy, Edward & Sons Ltd DonaghyEdward & Sons Ltd Boot manufacturerMarket Square, 25-27 and Graham GardensYesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Wrecked and looted and then burned out in August; looted in July.80207.3835300RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23 & 24.8.20; BT 23 & 24.8.20; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20 p. 5&6; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 26.11.20 p. 5; 18.2.21 p. 3; McAnallan p. 56Clogher, Island Folly, 9Clogher, Islandkelly, 4IN 23.8.1920 "The boot and shoe premises of Messrs Donaghy were looted but not burned.” This dates the initial attack to the 22.8.1920. BT 23.8.20 In Market Square at an early hour this morning Donaghy’s boot shop was fired also Brown’s pub and in Bow Street and the fruit shop of McCann. This dates the attack to the early hours of the 23rd. IN 24.8.20 p. 5 Donaghy’s boot factory “was set going later on.” This dates the burning to the following day. BNL 24.8.20 there was another fierce fire at 4 o’clock at the factory of Messrs. Donaghy boot and shoe manufacturers; and Donaghy’s boot shop, Market Square was gutted by fire. BT 24.8.1920 “Donaghy’s … boot factory in Graham Gardens was also burned out in the early part of the evening.” Later in the article there is a reference to the body found in in Donaghy’s boot factory in Graham gardens, “it was completely destroyed during the night.” LS 27.8.20 Donaghy and Sons Market Square burned out and boot factory Graham Gardens burned out. It was here that a body was found. LS 3&10.9.1920 two claims £25,000 and £55,000, total £80,000. LS 26.11.20 p. 5 In the case against High Robinson, Sergeant Rourke deposed that at 11.45 p.m. on the 22 August he was on duty in Market Square. The bootshop of Messrs Donaghy was being wrecked and looted being afterwards burned. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Edward Donaghy and Sons Ltd., boot manufacturer, 25? (or 23) and 27 Market Square, claimed a total of £80,207-7s-6d for damage to their factory in July and destruction on the 23 August. This was made up of £207-7s-6d for damage to window glass and theft of boots in July. From August, £25,000 was claimed for the burning of a shop and small factory attached and £55,000 for the destruction of a large factory. Awarded £55 for the theft of boots in July, £35,245 was agreed for the two larger claims combined, total £35,300. The largest claim arising out of the disturbances, “Mr. Best said it was a very substantial case, and the claim made was a very honest one”. The claim by the landlord Mr. J. Bradbury for £10000 in respect of the building to be withdrawn. He was "one of the the old Red Hands" a Gaelic team. McAnallan p. 56. Lawlor notes - In 1920 he was the largest boot manufacturer in Ireland employing 370 employees (Irish Press 19 May 1932). Restored business but after renewed sectarian violence in 1931 relocated factory to Drogheda.
Donning, PatrickDonningPatrickDerryhirkpre 14.09.192030LS 17.9.20 p. 3.NPTNPTClaim listed in meeting of L.R.D.C. on the 14.9.20
Dorman, John and HughDormanJohn and HughGregg St., 66-86pre 03.09.19206545Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 8.10.20 p. 5; 17.12.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns;Mercer Street, 73Mercer Street, 73LS 3&10.9.1920 John and Hugh Dorman claim £25. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 John and Hugh Dornan claimed £25 awarded £20. LS 8.10.20 p. 5 John and Hugh Dorman claim £40. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 Dorman, John and others, 66-86 Gregg St., claim £40 awarded £25.
Dornan, Harry/HenryDornanHarry/HenryFlesher/butcherBridge St., 02 and Linenhall St., 07, 09 and 11.YesJuly and 23.08.1920Burned and the property next door/Premises damaged, compensation for re-build; furniture etc destroyed/damage to premises, destruction of furniture and clothing.80404023.8RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 26.11.20 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 6; 18.03.1921; LH 12.2.21; valuation returnsBridge Street, 02Bridge Street, 23VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00165 has Robert Dornan in occupation of 59 Bridge Street, house and yard, but only until 1918. VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00168 and 9S-M-00180 have James Dornan occupier of 2 Bridge Street, house shop and cellar including 1 Market Lane; Isabella Alexander the immediate lessor. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 In the “forenoon ...a rush was made on the premises of Mr. Henry Dornan, butcher, Bridge Street and in ‘less than no time’, the establishment was wrapped in flames.” This dates the attack to the 23.8.20. The date is also given in the LS 26.11.20 p. 5. BNL 24.8.20 the first fire broke out about 1 o’clock – Henry Dornan at the corner of Market Square and Bridge Street – a raging furnace. LS 27.8.20 gives Harry Dornan, Flesher, Bridge Street, Burned out. LS 11.2.21 and LH 5.2.21 give Henry and 7, 9 and 11 Linenhall St (see original Riot doc). LS 18.3.21 gives Henry and Market Square (see original Riot doc).LS 29.10.20 p. 8 has ref to timber being taken from Dornan's in Market Square which had been burned in August. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Henry Dornan claimed £40, awarded £23-16s.LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 Dornan, Henry, 7, 9 and 11 Linenhall St., claimed £8000 for damage to premises, destruction of furniture and clothing, awarded £4000. LS 18.03.1921 Wm Gilmore sentenced to 3 months for his part in a riot at Market Sq., Lisburn and having taken part in a tumultuous assemblage which wrecked, looted and burned the premises of Henry Dornan, (butcher) Market Sq. Happened the day after the Swanzy murder i.e. the 23 August.
Dougan, WilliamDouganWilliam15RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5.Hill Street, 84 - possiblyHill Street, 66 - possiblyThree possibles in 1911 in Hill Street and Derriaghy.
Douglas, JamesDouglasJamesLighterman, his wife ran a fruit shopBridge St., 44YesJuly and pre 03.09.1920Furniture destroyed/burned at 44 Bridge Street550105RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Aghagallon, Tiscallen, 13Portadown, 28 Castle StreetLS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £500. LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8. Had 12 children “and with three sons could make £15 a week hauling lighters on the canal”, claimed £500 for furniture destroyed/burned at 44 Bridge Street. He lived on a lighter and his wife kept a fruit shop in the house in which they lived. His lighter passed his house and his son’s house [implies they lived beside/near the river/canal]. Judge claimed that most of the furniture claimed for had been removed – i.e. not stolen. Awarded £100. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 James Douglas, fruit shop, 44 Bridge St. claimed £50, awarded £5. [Total claim £100+£50 = £550 and award £100+£5 = £105.
Doyle, Patrick J.DoylePatrick J.Edenticullapre 14.09.1920150LS 17.9.20 p. 3.NPTNPTClaim listed in meeting of Hillsborough D.C. on the 14.9.20. Lawlor notes - Awarded £10 in respect of damage to his house attacked in Edenticullo, Hillsborough on 2 September 1920.
A neighbour in Clogher, Hillsborough, John Griffen had along with his family fled his home along with his wife and six children but had to return when he could not find any accommodation elsewhere. There was nothing left in the house. Everything had been stolen or destroyed.A judge dismissed his claim stating that there no riots on 3 September.
Dugan, JosephDuganJosephHill St., 84-881510.5LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6NPTNPTLS 8.10.20 p. 5 Joseph Dugan claim £15. LS 8.7.21 p. 6 Joseph Dugan, 84-88 Hill Street, claimed £15, awarded £10 10s.
Dugan, WilliamDuganWilliamHill St., 861510LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6NPTNPTLS 8.10.20 p. 5 William Dougan claim £15. LS 8.7.21 p. 6 William Dugan, 86 Hill Street, claimed £15, awarded £10. Lawlor notes - The front door was smashed in with a stone so large that it broke through the wooden hall floor. Mary Dougan later recalled that the family had made a hole in the hedge at the back of the house as a means of escape.
The Dougan family along with the Cairns and Murray families in Hill Street were among those whose homes were protected by a lone protestant neighbour armed with a shotgun who stood in the street and threatened to shoot anyone who attempted to burn the homes. The McConnell family at Barnsley’s Row at the bottom of Hill Street were also protected by their protestant neighbours.
Dumigan, RobertDumiganRobertLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Wrecked13070LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 27.8.1920 Robert Dummigan, Longstone Street, private house, wrecked. LS 3 and 10.9.1920 Robert Dumican claim £130. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … Robert Dumigan claimed £130 for damage to his premises in Longstone Street, stated that ”he had to fly for his life to escape from the mob.” Granted £70.
Elmore, PatrickElmorePatrickFishmongerBachelor’s Walk, 7024.08.1920Furniture and stock burned817.37300RC (Magill, 1911)IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BNL 25.8.20; BT 25.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;Bachelors Walk, 70Bachelors Walk, 37IN 25.8.1920 p. 5 “When the incendiaries resumed their frenzied campaign yesterday morning [the 24th] the first district taken in their itinerary was Bachelor’s Walk.” Contents of the premises, the furniture and stock, of Patrick Elmore, fishmonger, burned in the street.” BNL 25.8.1920 During the day the houses of Patrick Elmore, fishmonger and Wm Clavin both Bachelors Walk were attacked and furniture burned in the street but the buildings were not destroyed as that would have affected the adjacent houses occupied by Unionists. Houses of Patrick Elmore and [ ] Clavin in Bachelors Walk were attacked and the furniture burned on the ground behind the houses. LS 27.8.1920 fishmonger, Bachelors Walk, contents burned. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £1,000. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3, 70 Bachelor’s Walk, claimed £817-7s-5d for destruction of property. Awarded £250 and £50 for consequential damages. He had no shop but sold fish from door to door; the house was attacked and the furniture destroyed. Lalwor notes - From humble beginnings the Elmores established two shops in Bow Street and are now a major fish wholesale company.
Erskine, WilliamErskineWilliamGrocer; tenant of J.G Ferguson, belowBow St., 13; Market Square, 10YesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Bow St., burned out; completely destroyed/lower half burned; Mkt Sq., broken glass and stock destroyed.32021035Prot (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 24.8.20 p. 5; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 6. LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Bachelors Walk, 15Bow Street, 13VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00009 and 9S-M00009 have Wm Erskine as the immediate lessor for 10 Market Square, James Walsh was the occupier. He (Erskine) was living in 13 Bow Street in 1901 but not in 1911. VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00086 and 9T-M00092 have Wm Erskine as the occupier for 11 Bow Street, house, shop and yard; S.M. Wilson was the immediate lessor but this has been stroked out. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 dates this to the 23 August but the LS below has the 22nd. BNL 24.8.20 “The premises of Mr. Erskine, grocer, Bow Street were wrecked and looted. The looting was of a very comprehensive character.” LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 … gives the value of the claim (no other details) as £3,640 (possibly £3,610).LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 – 2 entries 1. William C. Erskine 10 Market Square claimed £38 for broken plate glass and was awarded £35. 2. Two claims by W.E. grocer for the burning of a dwelling house at 10 Market Square and damage to stock and fittings in his shop at 13 Bow Street. Total of both claims was £3,164. Lower part of the dwelling house burned out on the 22 August. Estimates for repairs £758 and £1,500. The claim for the stock destroyed in Bow Street was £1,405-7s-1d. The dwelling house was rented for £34 a year. His Honour allowed £1,000.
Evans, EdwardEvansEdwardHardware, seed and implement merchantBow St., 8122.08.1920Burned out102554525Prot (Magill; 1911)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; Bachelors Walk, 26Market Place, 3VAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 has Edward Evans in possession of 81 Bow Street, a shop, James Cherry the immediate lessor. A note in the margin states “new premises listed for 1923.” 9T-M00102 has the same but with Jno. Alexander as the immediate lessor. IN 23.8.1920 “Other premises burned in Bow Street … were Edward Evans, hardware merchant, ... .” This dates the attack to the 22 August.BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included Edward Evans hardware shop. BT 23.8.20 “Just as darkness set in several fires broke out and … from nine p.m. till about four a.m. the sky was continually lighted up. The fires all occurred in Bow Street and Market Square, the most serious commencing at Caldwell’s public house, recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson. Here a strong wind played havoc with the property and in a very short time the adjoining premises of Evans (seed merchants), Cherry (draper), Jackson (grocer) and Thompson (boot merchant) were on fire. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £10,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 Edward Evans, hardware, seed and implement merchant for 32 years, The entire premises at 81 Bow St., had been burned out, claim £10,255 awarded £1,450 for buildings, £75 fittings and £3,000 for stock [total £4,525]. Mr. Brown said “he was greatly impressed [with] the candid way in which Mr. Evans had given his evidence”.
Farrell, ChristopherFarrellChristopherTeacher in Lisburn Technical SchoolMarket Square, 3622.08.1920Burned500204RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Armagh, Drumarg or Downs, 50.3 NPTLS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 claimed £500 for property in his lodging in 36 Market Square; a teacher in the Lisburn Technical School; residence was burned out on the 22 August 1920. Presently employed in the Londonderry Technical School. Awarded £200 + £4 expenses. When he gave evidence in the hearings on compensation in December 1920 he was employed in the Londonderry Technical School. An English and Irish speaker (1911).
Fegan, MaryFeganMaryLinenhall St., 07pre 03.09.1920Destruction of furniture15060LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTNPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Mary Fegan 7 Linenhall Street claimed £150 for furniture destroyed, awarded £60. There is a Mary Jane Fegan, a seamstress at 8 Balloonigan, Moira in 1901 and at 3 Balloonigan in 1911. 
Ferguson, John GFergusonJohn GPublicanBow St., 11 and 13 (licensed premises and dwelling occupied by Mr. Erskine)23.08.1920Burned out; Both completely destroyed; looted.170002225Prot (Magill, 1911)IN 24.8.1920 p. 5; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 15.10.20 p. 5&8; 11.2.21 p. 6. LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Bow Street, 59Bow Street, 59VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00086 and 9T-M00092 John G. Ferguson occupier 11 Bow Street, S.M. Wilson immediate lessor, licensed house, shop and yard inc. No. 4 Smithfield. In 1922 Ferguson is listed as the immediate lessor and the premises as vacant. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have "McCartney & CO., (J.G. Ferguson)" making a claim for £1,000. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 dates this to the 23 August. LS 27.8.1920 J.G. Fergusan publican burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim for £17,000. LS 15.10.20 p. 5&8 refers to events of 23 August and Ferguson's pub being looted.LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921, John G Ferguson, publican, 11 Bow St., licensed premises, and 13 Bow St., occupied by Mr. Erskine, both premises had been completely destroyed by fire; claimed £17,000 i.e. £3,855 for buildings, £893-7s-4d for stock. £306-13s-6d fixtures, remainder for consequential damage awarded £1,750 for buildings, £375? for stock, £50 fittings and £50 consequential damage [total £2,225].
Ferris, MariaFerrisMariaLongstone St., 03 Sandymead Terrace28.08.1920Loss of property when house was attacked and set on fire620.33250RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Old Warren, 9 - possiblyKnockmore, 81 - possiblyTwo possibles 9 Old Warren and 20 Hillhall Road. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim £1,500. This is for Maria Ferris. Mr. Fitzsimons (Patrick J.) a lodger had a separate claim for £1,000. LS 4.2.21 p. 8 and LH 5.2.21 Maria Ferris, 3 Sandymead Terrace, Longstone St. claimed £620-6s-8d for destruction of furniture on the 28 August. She said she was absent from the house when it was attacked and set on fire. Mr. Fitzsimons a lodger and teacher claimed £1000 for books and clothing and he had been awarded £200. Maria Ferris was awarded £250. Lawlor notes - Living at 3 Sandymount Tce. Home attacked on 28 August and burned out as was lodger and teacher Patrick J. Fitzsimmons.
Fitzpatrick, John and KateFitzpatrickJohn and KateTeacherAntrim Road, Subburn Terracepre 10.09.1920Destruction of furniture and effects1500600RC (Magill; 1911)IN 4.9.20 p. 5; LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 1.10.20 p. 8; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Antrim Road, 29Stannus Place, 5John Fitzpatrick married Catherine O’Shea, on the 18 July 1906. IN 4.10.1920, 4 Lisburn youths charged with riot and unlawful assembly having been arrested while furniture was being taken from the house of John Fitzpatrick, Antrim Road, and burned. No other details. LS 10.9.20 has two entries for a John Fitzpatrick with claims of £1,000 and £300 and Katie 500. They had a son John born c. 1910 (see 1911) who may have been the second 'John' however there is no mention of him in the compensation hearing in February 1921. LS 1 October 1920 p. 8. Petty Sessions. James Curry and William Booth charged with rioting at the residence of John Fitzpatrick, schoolmaster, Antrim Road. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 John Fitzpatrick, principal teacher 'Subburn Terrace’, Antrim Road, and Kate his wife, were awarded £500 (John) for the destruction of his furniture and effects and Kate, £100 for apparel [total £600]. Presumably becasue his award was £500 his claim must have been £1,000 rather than £300, making the couples combined claim £1,500. The second John Fitzpatrick is included as a separate entry.
Fitzpatrick, JohnFitzpatrickJohn300LS 10.9.20 p. 3This may be the son of John and Kate Fitzpatrick, but apart from the mention of the claim being listed on the 10 September there is no other sign of it. Also There were 3 other John Fitzpatrick’s in Lisburn in 1911. One a 71 year old mill worker who boarded at 1 Mill View, the other two, father and son, at 27 Leamington.
Fitzsimons, Patrick J.FitzsimonsPatrick J.Teacher; lodger at Maria Ferris'sLongstone St., 03 Sandymead Terrace28.08.1920Loss of property when house was attacked and set on fire1000200LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.1921 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;NPTNPTLS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Patrick J Fitzsimons claimed £1,000. His landlady Maria Ferris had a separate claim for £1,500. LS 4.2.21 p. 8 and LH 5.2.21 Maria Ferris, 3 Sandymead Terrace, Longstone St. claimed £620-6s-8d for destruction of furniture on the 28 August. She said she was absent from the house when it was attacked and set on fire. Mr. Fitzsimons a lodger and teacher claimed £1000 for books and clothing and he had been awarded £200. Maria Ferris was awarded £250. No teachers of that name in 1901 or 1911 although in 1901 there was Patrick L. Fitzsimmons a Professor of Literature at 68 Shannon, Bandon, Cork. Lalwor notes - A Patrick J Fitzsimmons acted as MC at a Christmas Night Dance in St Joseph’s Hall 1916.
Floyd, John F.FloydJohn F.Postman (1911)Bridge St., 31, 33 and 35Yes24.7.1920Injury to premises2012.5Prot (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Bressagh, 8, Co. DownSloan Road [Street?], 62VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00163 and 9S-M-00174 have John Floyd as the immediate lessor of 31, 33 and 35 Bridge Street and the occupier of no. 35. The 1911 census return gives John Ferguson i.e. the second christian name and the 1901 return gives a link to Lisburn. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … John Ferguson Floyd of 'Oakvale', Lisburn claimed £20 for injury to his premises 31, 33 and 35 Bridge Street committed on the 24 July last and was awarded £12-10s.
Fusco, Peter & AlexandraFuscoPeter & AlexandraIce cream vender/saloonMarket Square, 09 Cross Row, Market Sq., 48 or Bow St.YesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Wrecked and looted & burned out100001655RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Market Square, 9NPTBT 24.8.1920 About 30 premises in Bow Street have been gutted and at intervals dividing walls crumbled to the ground. “From Miss Reid’s drapery establishment right down to Thom’s confectionary shop, there is not a house remaining. … On the opposite side of the street the ice cream saloon of P. Fusco was lighted and when the fire was at its height an explosion was heard. Then the outbreak spread to E.P. Pelans but was checked time and again.” This implies the date of the attack was either the 22nd or 23rd. The LS 27.8.20 has two entries for Peter Fusco, one in Market Square, the second in Cross Row which was part of Market Square. However, this might suggest two premises. LS for the 3&.9.20 gives the initial as A. LS 3.12.20 claim by Alexandra Fusco of 48 Market Square and 9 Cross Row for £10000 for which she was awarded £1640 + £15 costs.
Gallagher, PatrickGallagherPatrickHairdresserDerraighy? (1911)Yes24.7.1920Damage to hairdressing establishment6.386RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; 6.8.20 p. 8; 3.12.20 p’s 5&8Derryaghy, Mill Street, 153 Derryaghey, Mill Street, 2LS 3.12.20 p’s 5&8 …received £6 for damage done to his hairdressing establishment.
Gillen, Rev. JohnGillenRev. JohnParish priestChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.19201646550RC (from title; 1911)IN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 8.10.20 p. 5; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;Cavan, 7 Garvalt Upper, Dunmakeever.NPTIN 24.8.1920 p’s 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. The date also given in LS 3.12.20 pages 5&8. Claiming for furniture and books destroyed in the Parochial House. Claim originally £700 but raised to £1646.
Gillespie, William JohnGillespieWilliam JohnHardwareBow St., 24pre 27.08.1920Damaged by fire and water113.8585Prot (1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 6. LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Bachelors Walk, 13Bow Street, 24VAL-12B-8-9R-M00097and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00106 have W.J. Gillespie occupier and Joseph Lockhart immediate lessor 24 Bow Street. LS 27.8.20 W.J. Gillespie, hardware, Bow Street, damaged by fire and water. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £97. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … a hardware merchant, Bow Street claimed £113-17s for damage by fire and water to his premises, awarded £85.
Gilmore, Mrs. IsabellaGilmoreMrs. IsabellaConfectionerMarket Square, 03 Cross RowYesJuly and 22.08.1920Furniture burned on street; looting of stock; damage to shop front1800RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Belfast, Crumlin Road, 64Belfast, Crumlin Road, 105VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00001 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00001 have Isabella Gilmore the occupier of 3 Market Square, shop, house, and yard, immediate lessor Reps Thomas J. Smith and Mrs. Smith. IN 23.8.20 dates this to Sunday 22.8.20. BT 23.8.20 “Inside half an hour [of Swanzy’s murder] an angry crowd numbering about 2,000 had collected and the house, in Cross Row about fifty yards from the scene of the tragedy, of a well-known Sinn Feiner named Gilmore … was attacked, as three shots directed at the crowd came from its direction. ... In a few minutes Gilmores house was wrecked and the furniture burned in the street.” LS 17.12.1920 p. 5, Mrs. Gilmore claimed £2,377 for stock and furniture destroyed and damaged at her residence Cross Row. There was a claim by the landlord Mrs. Smyth for £550 for damage to the premises and it was agreed that both claims should be joined. Evidence by Mrs. Gilmore includes description of her experience. "The burnings ... began with a crowd of hundreds attacking Gilmores' confectionary shop and upstairs dwelling. William's mother had to flee for her life through the back of the shop. The premises and all its contents were set alight on the main street." McAnallan p. 56. has William and Edward living at Market Square. According to “Lisburn’s Forgotten Families”, the Gilmores moved to Lisburn sometime between the summer of 1911 and the end of 1912, Mary having gone to her Aunt's in Lisburn by 1911. See Wm. Henry Connolly's 1911 return (above) for 33 Market Square; Mary Gilmore is listed there as his neice. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 have Mrs. Isabella Gilmore, 3 Cross Row claimed £350 for sweets and cigarettes looted and damage done in July, awarded £18-10s. Lalwor notes - Isabella’s husband Edward has been one of the original Fenians in Belfast and had been imprisoned. He later set up a successful plumbing business in Belfast. When he died 5 May 1906 he was widely respected and his funeral was attended by local politicians, businessmen and the RIC.
Gilmore, Edward JGilmoreEdward JPlumber (1911)Market Square, 03 Cross Row23.08.1920Furniture and posessions looted and destroyed3000800RC (1911)IN 24.8.20 p. 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8?; 26.11.20 p. 5; 10.9.20 p. 3?; LS 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 39 NPTIN 23.8.20 dates the attack on Isabella Gilmore's shop to Sunday 22.8.20. "The burnings ... began with a crowd of hundreds attacking Gilmores' confectionary shop and upstairs dwelling. William's mother had to flee for her life through the back of the shop. The premises and all its contents were set alight on the main street." McAnallan p. 56. According to “Lisburn’s Forgotten Families”, the Gilmores moved to Lisburn sometime between the summer of 1911 and the end of 1912, Mary having gone to her Aunt's in Lisburn by 1911. See Wm. Henry Connolly's 1911 return (above) for 33 Market Square; Mary Gilmore is listed there as his neice. LS 4.3.1921 p. 8 Edward J. Gilmour, Cross Row claimed £200 for wearing apparel and was awarded £70. Family moved to Dublin. Edward died on 6 August 1948 in Grangegorman Hospital .
Gilmore, William PGilmoreWilliam PCommercial clerk (1911)Market Square, 03 Cross Row22.08.1920Loss of clothing20070RC (1911)IN 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21;Belfast, Crumlin Road, 64Belfast, Crumlin Road, 105IN 23.8.20 dates the attack on Isabella Gilmore's shop to Sunday 22.8.20. "The burnings ... began with a crowd of hundreds attacking Gilmores' confectionary shop and upstairs dwelling. William's mother had to flee for her life through the back of the shop. The premises and all its contents were set alight on the main street." McAnallan p. 56. Ciaran's article has William and Edward living at Market Square where Cross Row is. See Wm. Henry Connolly's 1911 return (above) for 33 Markey Square; Mary Gilmore is listed there as his neice. LS 4.3.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.3.1921 William P. Gilmour, Cross Row claimed £200 for wearing apparel and was awarded £70. It is not clear whether the £3000 claim which comes from the LS 3&10.9.1920 relates to Wm Gilmore, Chapel Hill, Wm. P or indeed whether they are the same person. Lawlor notes - Had been involved with the GAA in Belfast. Was an election agent for Kevin O’Shiel representing South Antrim for Sinn Fein in 1918. Arrested in 1919 following a raid on his home at Cross Row for being in possession of a revolver and ammunition he was jailed. He was again arrested on 18 May 1921 at a Sinn Fein meeting in Ardoyne, Belfast and interned in Ballykinlar Camp, Co Down. When freed he continued to be a committed member of Sinn Fein and was Hon. Secretary of Sinn Fein in Dublin. He died 7 November 1940 and was buried in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast.
Gilmore, WilliamGilmoreWilliamGeneral dealerChapel Hill, 0522.08.1920Loss of clothing20070RC (1911)IN 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8;Belfast, Crumlin Road, 64Belfast, Crumlin Road, 105VAL-12B-8-9R-M00141 and 9T-M00143 have William Gilmore occupier 5 Chapel Hill, house, shop, stores and yard. Date of the event comes from the LS 26.11.20 p. 5 and the IN 24.8.20. BNL 24.8.20 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were those of ... Messrs. Gilmore and Maguire, general dealers.” BT 24.8.1920 As darkness set in an attack was made on Chapel Hill, a Nationalist area. After the contents of the shops were had been looted a light was placed to Gilmour’s general store. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 William Gibson, 5 Chapel Hill claimed £3,000 for furniture, antiques, apparel etc looted and destroyed on the 23 August 1920. Awarded £800? There is no trace of a Wm. Gibson; this is Gilmore, he was living at 5 Chapel Hill. LS 3&10.9.1920 have a claim by William Gilmore for £3000 but it is not clear whether it relates to this Wm Gilmore, Wm. P or indeed whether they are the same person.
Gorman, HughGormanHughEngineerBridge St., 23pre 27.08.1920Furniture and beds burned, windows damaged16060LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTHusband of Elizabeth Gorman and son-in-law of Joseph McCourtney. They were married in 1916. LS 10.9.1920 has claims for £50 from Elizabeth and £50 from Hugh Gorman. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Hugh Gorman, Clonard Gardens, Belfast claimed for loss of his own and his wife property lost at his father-in-law’s house, 23 Bridge Street. On his claim of £50 reduced to £28, he was awarded £12-10s; on the claim of £40 for his wife’s personal effects £25 was awarded.
Gorman, ElizabethGormanElizabethBridge St., 23pre 10.09.192010030RC? (poss 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 18.2.21 p. 3;Barrack Street, 2 - possiblyDublin Road, 13 - possiblyWife of Hugh Gorman and daughter of Joseph McCourtney. They were married in 1916. LS 10.9.1920 has claims for £50 from Elizabeth and £50 from Hugh Gorman. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Hugh Gorman, Clonard Gardens, Belfast claimed for loss of his own and his wife property lost at his father-in-law’s house, 23 Bridge Street. On his claim of £50 reduced to £28, he was awarded £12-10s; on the claim of £40 for his wife’s personal effects £25 was awarded.
Gorman, AnnieGormanAnnieLisburn, Rose Cottage23.08.1920Loss of property4025RC (1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Belfast, 9 Bantry StreetNPTLS 10.9.20 claim £100. LS 18.2.12 here Annie Gorman is included in the claim for James Keenan which arose out of damage to his house at Rose Cottage in Lisburn. Claimed £100, awarded £30.
Gorman, CeciliaGormanCeciliaLongstone St. (pvt house)23.08.1920Loss of property2812.5RC (1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Bridge Street, 23Bridge Street, 23LS 27.8.20 Mrs. Gorman, Longstone Street, private house, windows damaged. [Is this necessarily Cecelia? Quite possible, see below Cecelia was from Longstone Street and was ‘Mrs’] LS 3&10.9.1920 Cecelia Gorman claim for £160. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Mrs. Cecelia Gorman claim for £160 for furniture and beds destroyed by fire in her house in Longstone Street; allowed £60.
Graham, GeorgeGrahamGeorgeWatch makerBow St., 19-21? (Petticrews)pre 03.09.1920Loss of tools by fire at Petticrews, Bow St.26.4925Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Belfast, 47 Woodvale Street - possiblyBelfast, 51 in Woodvale Street - possiblyLS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £30. LS 10.12.20 p. 5 George Graham a working watch maker claimed £26-9s-9d for loss of tools at Petticrews, Bow Street, awarded £25. There were 4 in Lisburn in 1911 none of them watch makers at that time.
Graham, Graham and Smith, S.M., D.C. and W.G.Graham, Graham and SmithS.M., D.C. and W.G.Market Square, variouspre 03.09.192069000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTNPT
Greenfield, SamuelGreenfieldSamuelDraper and tailor (LSD 1918)Market Square, 2023.08.1920Damage to a greenhouse and outhouse from the fire in Donaghy's boot factory20060Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; Valuation return; Market Square, 20Bow Street, 27VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00012 and 9S-M00011 have Saml. Greenfield in occupation of 20 Market Square, house, office and yard. A greenhouse and outhouse were damaged as a result of the fire at Donaghy’s Boot Factory. See the entry for Donaghys, the boot factory was looted on the 22nd and burned on the 23rd. LSD 1910 has Samuel Greenfield, draper, at 20 Market Square, however it also has John Corken, publican, at the same address. Possibly one above the other.There were 2 in Lisburn in 1911, one a master tailor and the other a cabinet maker. Also one in Magheragall.
Greer, BarkleyGreerBarkleyGrocerBridge St., 0423.08.1920Burned out and destroyed fires in adjoining properties60002475Prot (Magill, 1911)BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Sloan Street, 75Bridge Street, 4VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00168 and 9S-M-00180 have Barkley Greer occupier 4 Bridge Street, Isabella Alexander immediate lessor, house, shop, stores and yard including 3 Market Lane. BNL 24.8.20 premises of Barclay Greer, grocer and Blakeley Bros., shoemakers adjoining Henry Dornans (at the corner of Market Square and Bridge Street) which was a raging furnace, were in danger; the fire brigade were able to save a portion of them. This dates the attack to the 23rd. BT 24.8.20 “In Bridge Street the contents of McCourtney’s shop were thrown into the street … Barkley’s grocery shop [does this mean Barkley Greer? No sign of a Barkleys on the LSD 1918] was also destroyed by the fire in Dorman’s spreading.” LS 27.8.20 Barclay Greer, grocer, Bridge Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 claim for £6,000. LS 11.2.21 p. 6 and LH 12.2.21 Barclay Greer, grocer, 4 Bridgae Street claimed £6000 for destruction of property, loss of trade, furniture etc. He said that his premises had been burned out in consequence of other premises being set on fire; said he was the unfortunate victim of fires were started on either side of his premises. Awarded £1450 buildings, £750 stock, £175 furniture, £100 loss of trade, Total £2475.
Griffen, JohnGriffenJohnClogher, Drumbegpre 14.09.1920600RC? (poss 1911)LS 17.9.20 p. 3.Lisnastrean, 8, BallymacbrennanNPTClaim listed in meeting of Hillsborough D.C. on the 14.9.20
Hamilton, William JamesHamiltonWilliam JamesMarket Sq., 11 Cross RowYes24.7.1920100LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT7 in Lisburn in 1911 and 8 in 1901. LS 30.7.1920 p. 8 Charles Keltie Lindsay, Cross Row claimed for broken plate glass in shop 11 Cross Row occupied by James Hamilton and one in 13 Cross Row occupied by himself.
Hampton & Sons Ltd/James Coulson & Soms, Hampton & Sons Ltd/James Coulson & SomsMarket Square, 23-2523.08.1920Damage to building caused by fire in Donaghys2000500LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTLS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim £2,000. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Hampton and Sons Ltd trading as James Coulson and Co., 23-25 Market Square claimed £2000 for damage to the premises “caused by the fire in Messrs Donaghy’s factory adjoining” on the 23 August 1920. Awarded £500. See the entry for Donaghys, the boot factory was looted on the 22nd and burned on the 23rd.
Hancock, EmmaHancockEmmapre 10.09.192010Prot? (1901)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTBelfast Spamount Street, 171 - possibly
Harbinson, ElizabethHarbinsonElizabethKnockmore, Causeway End pre 03.09.1920Damage to house contents6035RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Pump Lane, 10 - possiblyKnockmore, 27 - possiblyLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … of Knockmore, Causeway End claimed £60 for damage to the contents of her house, awarded £35. In 1911 there is another Elizabeth Harbinson, a 71 year old weaver from Lurgill near Ballinderry. In 1901 she was in Ballymaclose, also near Ballinderry.
Harvey, Thomas JamesHarveyThomas JamesBoot and shoe manufacturerMarket Square, 57pre 03.09.19208561Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Stannus Place, 3Stannus Place, 3LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 “The claim of T.J. Harvey, Market Square was settled for £61.” LSD 1918 has Harvey T. J., boot and shoe manufacturer, auctioneer, 57 Market Square.
Harvey, William SHarveyWilliam SAuctioneers (LS 27.8.20) Grocer and Wine Merchant (poss 1911)Bow St., 25 22.08.1920Burned out84235500Prot (1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Tonagh, 10, LissueKnockmore, 2VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00087 and 9T-M-00094 have Wm. S. Harvey occupier, Wm. Cowan Ltd immediate lessor 25 Bow Street, offices and auction mart. Between it and 27 was Jeffersons Court. BT 23.8.1920 the next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – including Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. LS 27.8.20 William S. Harvey & Sons, auctioneers and valuators, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 W.S. Harvey, claim £12,800. LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 William S. Harvey, 23&25 Bow Street, claimed £8,423 for burning of premises, awarded £5,500. LSD 1918 W. S. Harvey, auctioneer and valuer, 25 Bow Street.
Harvey and Maxwell, Harvey and MaxwellPublicans; Grocer and Spirit Merchants; spirit grocersMarket Square, 35-37YesJuly and pre 03.09.1920Plate glass broken and damage to store207.6895Prot (Magill, 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.9.20 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 8;Park Parade Villas, 12Market Square, 36.1William Harvey 1911 - 4 Antrim Road. See the 1901 return for 36.1 Market Square; Harvey and Maxwell were brothers-in-law. LS 10.12.20 p. 5 H&M of 35-37 Market Square, spirit grocers claimed £26-13s-8d for broken plate glass, case adjourned for evidence of cost. A second entry has allowed £20. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Harvey and Maxwell, publicans and grocers, Market Square claimed £181 for damage to a store; awarded £75. [Total claims heard £26.68+181 = £207.68; total award £20+75 = £95]. Located next-door to Connolly’s pub which was totally destroyed.
Heaney, AnnieHeaneyAnnieGrand Streetpre 03.09.1920Broken glass107LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;NPTNPTLS 10.12.20 p. 5 … owner of a number of small houses in Grand Street claimed £10 for broken glass. She “stated that the tenants were driven from the houses.” Awarded £7.Several possibles in 1911, see Census Links doc (contact authors).
Heggarity, JohnHeggarityJohnChapel Hill, 5623.08.19202510LS 3.12.20 p’s 5&8NPTNPTClaimed for a watch clothing and other property destroyed at 58 Chapel Hill on the 23 August. “The house and its contents were destroyed” but this does not seem to have been his address
Henderson, MrsHendersonMrsLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Burned outLS 27.8.20NPTNPT3 possibles in both 1901 and 1911, see Census Links doc (contact authors)
Hodgens, Mary AnnHodgensMary AnnHancock St.pre 03.09.19206235RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Gregg [Street], 47 - possiblyNPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Mary Hodgens, a war widow was allowed £35 in a claim for £62 for damage to the contents of her house in Hancock Street.
Hunter, Emily IsobelHunterEmily Isobelpre 03.09.192025LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT3 possibles in 1911, see Census Links doc (contact authors).
Jackson, HenryJacksonHenryGrocerBow St., 77?YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out1463875Prot (Magill; 1911)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 5&8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Bow Street, 77Bow Street, 34VAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 has Henry Jackson as the occupier of 77a Bow Street, an office to the rear of a house and shop, Reps John Alexander the immediate lessor. On VAL-12B-8-9T-M00101 he is one of two entries for 77 Bow Street (Charles Foote being the other), both listed opposite house, shop and yard plus office in Jacksons case. His name has been stroked out, possibly in 1922. VAL-12B-8-9R-M00097 has Henry Jackson occupier and Reps James Rice, Bow Street Lisburn as the immediate lessor of 34 Bow Street, however, Jackson's name has been stroked out and replaced by Charles Thomas Hardy, probably by 1918. In the next return, VAL-12B-8-9T-M00106, Hardy is still the occupier and there is no sign of Jackson. IN 23.8.1920 “Other premises burned in Bow Street … Henry Jackson grocer ... .” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of Henry Jackson’s grocery. BT 23.8.20 “Just as darkness set in several fires broke out and … from nine p.m. till about four a.m. the sky was continually lighted up. The fires all occurred in Bow Street and Market Square, the most serious commencing at Caldwell’s public house, recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson. Here a strong wind played havoc with the property and in a very short time the adjoining premises of Evans (seed merchants), Cherry (draper), Jackson (grocer) and Thompson (boot merchant) were on fire. LS 27.8.1920 H. Jackson, grocer, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £1,600. LS 25.2.1921 and LH 26.2.1921 Henry Jackson, grocer, Bow St claimed £1600 reduced to £1,463, for damage to shop but not the building for which the landlord claimed. Awarded £875 without costs.
Jefferson, JohnJeffersonJohnpre 03.09.192015LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTLS 3&10.9.20 claim £15. 2 possibles in 1901 and 2 William John Jeffersons in 1911, see Census Links doc (contact authors).
Jefferson, Mary L.JeffersonMary L.Bow St., 27-29YesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Burning of premises6043.172489Prot (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Circular Road North, 14Circular Road North, 11VAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 have either Redmond, Henrietta or Mary Jefferson as the immediate lessor of no’s 27–37 Bow Street, (Mary 27-29, occupiers Wm Geo. Turner (27) and Mary Johnston (29); Henrietta 31-33 (occupiers Thomas M. Carson (31) and W.G./Annie Patterson (33) and Redmond, or Reps of, at 35-37). Redmond Jeffersons Ltd were also the occupiers of 37 and 37.Bow Street. LS 27.8.1920 R. Jefferson timber yard Bow Street almost burned out. LS 3&10.9.20 Mary L. Jefferson claimed £6,000.LS 17.12.1920 claimed £43-3s-4d, awarded £39. LS 25.2.21 and LH 26.2.21 claimed £6000 for the burning of premises, 27-29 Bow St., awarded £2,450. [Total claim £6043-3s-4d; total award £2,489].
Jefferson, HenriettaJeffersonHenriettaBow St., 31-3322-23.08.1920Burning of premises50001325Prot (1911)LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Circular Road North, 14Circular Road North, 11VAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 have Henrietta Jefferson as the immediate lessor of no 31-33 Bow Street (occupiers Thomas M. Carson (31) and W.G./Annie Patterson (33). LS 27.8.1920 R. Jefferson timber yard Bow Street almost burned out. LS 3&10.9.20 Henrietta Jefferson claimed £5,000. LS 25.2.21 and LH 26.2.21 claimed £5,000 for the burning of premises, 31-33 Bow St., awarded £1,325.
Jefferson, Redmond Ltd.JeffersonRedmond Ltd.General merchantBow St., 35-3722-23.08.1920Burning of part of general merchants shop, stores and sawmill140006200Prot (1911)BT 23.8.20; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Castle Street, 26Circular Road North, 11VAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 have Redmond Jefferson Reps of or Ltd as the immediate lessor or holder in fee and the occupier of no 35–37 Bow Street. BT 3.8.1920 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). BNL 24.8.20 Early in the morning a stock of timber belonging to Messrs Redmond Jefferson Ltd, stored in a yard at the rear of Bow Street, was destroyed.LS 27.8.1920 R. Jefferson timber yard Bow Street almost burned out. LS 3&10.9.20 Redmond Jefferson Ltd claimed £14,000. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 claimed £14000 for the burning of part of general merchants shop, stores and sawmill, 35-37 Bow St., awarded £6,200.
Jellie, William (& Margaret A. LS3&10.9.20)JellieWilliam (& Margaret A. LS3&10.9.20)Barman (1911) Undertaker (IGRoM)Market Square, 08; King's Arms pub22.08.1920Damage to woodwork and broken window7070Prot (1911)IN 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 22.7.21 p. 3.Market Square, 8Market Square, 28IN 23.8.1920 “The dwelling house and Delph shop of Mr. O’Shea, Market Square also fell a prey to incendiarism. Mr. Jellie’s premises and the Standard Office on either side suffering damage in consequence", this dates it to the 22 August. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 William and Wm & Margaret A. Jellie, claim £70. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 claimed £70 for damage to the window and woodwork of the King’s Arms pub in Market Square; the window was shattered by flames from a shop next door. Awarded £45. LS 22.7.21 p. 3 William Jellie, 8 Market Square, award of £45 on a claim of £70 increased to £70 on appeal.
Jelly, JohnJellyJohnBridge St., 50Yes24.7.1920Malicious damage19.918LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;NPTNPTLS 3.12.20 John Jelly 50 Bridge Street claimed £19-18s for malicious damage and accepted £18.
Jess, GeorgeJessGeorgepre 03.09.192025LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT5 possibles in 1911 and 6 in 1901, see Census Links doc (contact authors).
Johnson, Mary Elizabeth Knox JohnsonMary Elizabeth Knox Castle St., 17Yes24.7.1920Broken windows and door46LS 30.7.20;LS 30.7.1920 p. 8 Mary Elizabeth Knox Johnston Castle Street claimed for two plate glass windows, a pane of sheet glass and front entrance door in shop and premises at 17 Castle Street.
Johnson-Smyth, M.F. and Roger H.Johnson-SmythM.F. and Roger H.Unknown property?pre 03.09.1920550250Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5;Magheralave, 63, DerryaghyMagheralave, 50, DerryagheyRoger Johnson-Smyth may be a cousin/relative, see Census Links doc (contact authors).
Johnston, JamesJohnstonJamesLinen weaver (1911)Gregg St., 80pre 08.10.192010019RC (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns; Gregg Street, 80Gregg Street, 80LS 8.10.20 p. 5 James Johnston, claim £100. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 James Johnston, 80 Gregg St., claimed £100, awarded £19 .
Johnston, BernardJohnstonBernardHairdresser and farmerBow St., 10YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out/wrecked and looted4530RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20. 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns; McAnallan.Blaris, 7Blaris, 22VAL-12B-8-9R-M00094 and 9T-M00104 have Robert Tolerton as the occupier and owner in fee to 2 Bow Street, and also the immediate lessor of 4, 6, 8 and 10 Bow Street. Bernard Johnston was the occupier of 10 Bow Street, a shop, office and yard. IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations." Shop of Mr. Johnston, hairdresser aset alight. This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of B. Johnstone, hairdresser. BT 23.8.20 The crowd then wrecked Adair’s paint shop carrying off paint, varnish etc to start other fires. Adair’s, B. Johnstone’s (barber), Messrs Beckett’s (drapers) were destroyed. This dates the attack to the evening or night of the 22nd. LS 27.8.20 Bernard Johnston, hairdresser, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £500. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … hairdresser who said his premises were wrecked and looted was awarded £30 in a claim for £45. [Claim for £500 not included to the left because nothing known about what happened regarding it]. " Lived at Priest’s Lane at Blaris beside ‘The Hurling Field’ His house was burned in 1922 (The GAA in Lisburn, p 56).
Johnston, Miss/MaryJohnstonMiss/MaryLadies' clothingBow St., 29YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out66002200RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 5; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Bow Street, 29Bow Street, 4VAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 has Mary Jefferson as the immediate lessor of no. 29 Bow Street, occupier Mary Johnston. BT 23.8.1920 the next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – including Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. LS 27.8.20 Miss Johnston, ladies clothing, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Mary Johnston claim £7,500. LH 26.2.21 Mary Johnston 29 Bow Street claimed £6,600 for stock, furniture etc. in her premises where she had carried on business as a milliner. She had been in business for 33 years and was assisted by her two sisters. The place was burned on the 22 August and they had no time to save anything as they had to remove an invalid sister. Among the articles claimed for was an ivory and gold crucifix which she got from Mr. Joseph Devlin M.P. … It had been blessed byhis Holiness Pope Pius X. One of the sisters Miss Lizzie Johnston said her sister bought a sealskin coat costing £90 on her way back from Lourdes. Award £2,200. Was a generous contributor to the Catholic Church in Lisburn.
Kearney, PatrickKearneyPatrickInsurance agentOld Hillsborough Rd., 09pre 10.09.1920Furniture and household effects42.525RC (Magill; poss 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Old Hillsborough Road, 20.2 - possiblyHillhall, 4 - possiblyLS 10.9.1920 claim £100. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Patrick Kearney, insurance agent, 9 Old Hillsborough Rd. claimed £42-10s for furniture and household effects, awarded £25. The first of the census links is the only Patrick Kearney in Lisburn in 1911; there are 20 Kearneys in total, none an insurance agent and no others on the Old Hillsborough Road.
Keenan, ThomasKeenanThomasFlax dresser (1911)M'Keown St., 06pre 27.08.1920Contents burned550250RC (1911)LS 27.8.20. 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; 22.7.21 p. 3; valuation return;McKeown Street, 6Belfast, Mayfair Street, 37 - possiblyLS 27.8.20 Thomas Keenan, McKeown St., contents burned. LS 3&10.9.20 Thomas Keenan claim £300; LS 17.12.1920 Thomas Keenon claimed £550, awarded £100. LS 22.7.21 Thomas Keenan 6 McKeown St claimed £550 awarded £100, increased to £250 (possibly £260) on appeal. John Cringleton (above) also made a claim for damage to this property, see above .
Keenan, James and Elizabeth, Mary, Kathleen (sisters)KeenanJames and Elizabeth, Mary, Kathleen (sisters)Butler (1911)Lisburn, Rose Cottagepre 10.09.1920Furniture & clothing burned on the street1300345RC (Magill; 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3Dublin Road, 27Dublin Road, 14LS 10.9.20 p. 3 claims for James (£1,000), Mary (£200), Elizabeth (£50) and Catherine (£50). They are connected by the entry in the LS for 18.2.21, below. [Total claim £1,300]. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 James Keenan Rose Cottage Lisburn, claimed £1000 for furniture, clothing, jewellery and other articles destroyed in the house; “his furniture was burned on the street. He just got five minutes to clear from the premises”. Awarded 250. Elizabeth his sister claimed £50 for clothing and jewellery and was awarded £20. Mary claimed £200 and was awarded £60; Kathleen claimed £50 and was awarded £15. [Total claim as above; total award £345]. Annie Gorman claimed £100 and was awarded £30. She is included separately above.
Kells, IsabellaKellsIsabellapre 03.09.19201000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Kerr, AlexanderKerrAlexanderGregg St., 5822.08.1920 possiblyDamage to property107Prot (1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;Gregg Street, 58.2 Gregg Street, 58BT 23.8.1920 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). THis dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. However, given the extent to which pubs were targetted does the claim in the LS seem realistic? LS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8: Alexander Kerr accepted £7 in respect of his claim for damage to premises, 58 Gregg Street, Lisburn.
Kilpatrick, DavidKilpatrickDavidChapel Hill, 0523.08.1920150110Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns; Circular Road North - possiblyMagheralave Road, 12 - possiblyLS 3.12.1920 p’s 5&8 has David Kilpatrick of Chapel Hill awarded £110. VAL-12B-8-9R-M00141 and 9T-M00143 have William Gilmore occupier 5 Chapel Hill, house, shop, stores and yard, from 1915. The immediate lessor was David Kilpatrick. He was also the immediate lessor of 65-73 Bow Street, see his entry on the Census returns doc (contact authors). The dating of this comes from William Gilmore's entry.
Kirkwood, HughKirkwoodHughMarket Square and Clonevin ParkYes24.7.19205LS 6.8.20 p. 8;Clonevin Park, 16Clonevin Park, 1LS 6.8.1920 p. 8 compensation claim from July riots Hugh Kirkwood £5. There is no mention of him amongst the compensation claims which appeared in the standard a week earlier on the 30.7.1920 p’s 5 and 8 and which gave some details about what they were for.
Laverty, WilliamLavertyWilliamConfectioner and green grocer/ Cattle dealer (1911); butcher (1901)Chapel Hill, 25?pre 03.09.1920Destruction of furniture in his house and contents of his shop787.83150RC (1911; 1901)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 58.2Hill Street, 38VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00143 and 9T-M00145 have William Laverty the occupier of 25 Chapel Hill, house, shop, office, yard and garden, John Jefferson the immediate lessor. (The valuation returns have Hamilton Martin as the occupier of no. 28, see below.) LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £1,000. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 William Laverty, confectioner and green grocer, 28 Chapel Hill claimed £787-16s-6d for the destruction of furniture in his dwelling house and contents of his shop; awarded £150.
Lavery, Mrs. (Sarah)LaveryMrs. (Sarah)PublicanChapel Hill, 0923.08.1920Set on fire - or not??RC (1911)IN 24.8.20; BNL 24.8.20; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 91901: 9 Chapel HillVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00141 and 9T-M000143 have Mrs. Lavery occupier 9 Chapel Hill, licesnsed house, shop office, stables and yard; immediate lessor Ada C. Seeds. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 “At a late hour last night it was evident that the crowd, which had been previously confined to the centre of the town, had made their way into the Chapel Hill and Longstone Street districts, which had hitherto been held by a military cordon. From ten until midnight wild scenes were witnessed in the Longstone Street end of the town and many houses in the district were set on fire. These included the premises of … Mrs. Lavery.” BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were those of D. Mooney, publican; Mr. Lavery, publican ...". However, according to Old Pubs of Lisburn Lavery’s survived the riots.. Lalwor notes: Built in the late 1870s it is the only Catholic-owned public house to survive the riots in 1920 and subsequent sectarian violence in Lisburn. It was protected by Jack McKee, a well known local bookmaker who was said to be courting one of Mrs Lavery’s daughters. He made it know to the crowd who came to burn the property that he had a revolver and would shoot the first person who laid a hand on the property. The mob moved on.
Lavery, Patrick [Edward-Magill]LaveryPatrick [Edward-Magill]Flesher; butcherBow St., 1522.08.1920Burned out; furniture etc destroyed86243250RC (Magill; 1911)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 8; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Bow Street, 15Bow Street, 15VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00086 and 9T-M00092 have Patrick Lavery (previously Elizabeth Lavery) as the occupier, in fee (the previous owner was Ellen Bell) for 15 Bow Street, house, shop, office and yard. IN 23.8.20 The premises of Mr. Patrick Lavery flesher, and Mr. Devenney, flesher, were also burned.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of Devenney’s and Patk. Lavery’s butchers’ shops. BT 23.8.20 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 has a reference to a Mrs. Lavery being burned out on the 23 August. LS 27.8.20 Patrick Lavery, flesher, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £8,624. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 12.2.1921 Patrick Lavery, flesher, 15 Bow Street claimed £8624 (later quoted as £6,939-17s-11d) butchers shop and residence burned out, fittings, fixtures, furniture, consequential damages. Included in the claim were £2,300 for re-building, £1,454 for furniture, £930 for fittings and fixtures and £203 for clothing [total of these items £4,887] Awarded £3,250 and costs. Mrs. Lavery also claimed £23 for the children’s toys – nothing said about any award for this.There is also a Patrick Lavery, a dealer, at 11 Farymount Square, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, in 1911. And 3 others in 1901.
Law and Gardiner, Frank and RobertLaw and GardinerFrank and Robertpre 03.09.192070094.5Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5;Teraghafeena or Lissue, 33 - possiblyLongstone Street, 97 - possiblyThe 1911 census relates to law, the 1901 to Gardner who was at the same address in 1911
Leckey, ThomasLeckeyThomasDraperMarket Square, 01 Cross Rowpre 03.09.1920Damaged premises5050Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; Valuation returns;Magherageery, 15, Maze - possiblySeymour Street, 17 - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00001 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00001 have Thomas Leckey in occupation of 1 Market Sqaure, house, shop and yard, Mrs. Campbell immediate lessor. LS 10.12.20 p. 5 … draper, accepted £50 for damage to his premises in Cross Row. Only one local man of this name in 1911 and 1901. The claim and the award come from different sources - unusual to see a claim paid in full? LSD 1910 has Thomas Leckey, draper 1 Cross Row.
Lindsay, Charles K. and ElizabethLindsayCharles K. and ElizabethJeweller (LSD1918)Market Square, 11 and 13YesJuly and pre 03.09.192010083Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;Bachelors Walk, 33 NPTVAL-12B-8-9S-M00001 dating from c. 1920 has Charles Lindsay the immediate lessor of 11 Cross Row in Market Square the occupier, James Hamilton. VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00002 dating from 1912 has Charles K. Lindsay the occupier of 13 Market Square, shop and rooms over. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim by C.K. Lindsay £50. LS 3.12.20 p's 5&8 refers to a claim by Charles K and then another by him and Elizabeth Lindsay; it gives the amounts awarded, £42 and £41, but not those claimed. Here I have assumed that given there were two almost identical awards, that the claims were both £50, the figure given originally for C.K.L., hence the total claim shown as £100.
Linton, GeorgeLintonGeorgePoultry exporter (poss 1911)Derriaghy09.11.1920Burning of equipment and livestock3000Prot? (poss 1911)LS 26.11.20 p. 1.Belfast, 217 Mountpottinger Road - possiblyBelfast, 64 Albertbridge Road - possibly
Lipton Ltd., Sir Thomas/H. Cochrane manager (LSD1918)Lipton Ltd.Sir Thomas/H. Cochrane manager (LSD1918)Tea, spirit and provision merchant (LSD1918)Bow St., 16pre 03.09.1920Damage at Bow Street33.932N/ALS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 3.12.20; LSD1918; valuation returns;N/AN/AVAL-12B-8-9R-M00095 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00104 have Thomas Lipton & Co in occupation of a shop and store on the ground floor of 16 Bow Street, Robert Forsythe the immediate lessor. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 … claim £50. LS 3.12.20 has Sir Thomas Lipton claimed £33 18s in respect of damage at Bow Street and was awarded £32. LSD 1918 has Bow Street, LSD 1910 has 16 Bow Street. Possible 1911 for H. Cochrane - 4 Tower Side Terrace, Lisburn, Co. Antrim. In 1901, 47 Bachelors Walk.
Lisburn Co-op Soc, Lisburn Co-op SocLisburn22.08.1920Broken plate glass window3022N/ALS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;N/AN/AThe window was hit by a revolver bullet on the 22 August. One of the lawyers stated that “The shots were probably fired by the assassins of D.I. Swansy (sic)”.
Lisburn UDC Gas Dept, Lisburn UDC Gas DeptLisburnpre 03.09.1920Damage to meters, loss of gas, repairing and replacing fittings4830N/ALS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 8.7.21 p. 6N/AN/ALS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have 2 claims, £465.15 and £117.47 [total £582.62]. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 Lisburn UDC claimed £483 damage to and loss of meters, loss of gas, cost of repairing and replacing fittings destroyed. Case dismissed.
Lockhart, JosephLockhartJosephSolicitorBow St., 2412573.5Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;Belsize Road, 1 Main Street, 39, Hillsborough VAL-12B-8-9R-M00097and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00106 have W.J. Gillespie occupier and Joseph Lockhart immediate lessor 24 Bow Street. LS 3&10.9.1920 have 2 claims under the name Joseph Lockhart, one for £100 and the other for £25. LS 3.12.20 p’s 5&8 has Joseph Lockhart, solicitor, Bow Street claiming £100 and being awarded £75 with another £3-10s for a second claim. LSD 1910 has Joseph Lockhart, solicitor, 24 Bow Street. LSD 1918 has Joseph Lockhart, solicitor, Bow Street. Lawlor notes - A photograph of Peter Tougher’s shop (McCann’s) in Bow Street which was completely burned out includes the brass sign for Lockharts'.
Logue, MrsLogueMrsChapel Hill, 32 (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Wrecked and lootedRC (1911)LS 27.8.20; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 44Chapel Hill, 44VAL-12B-8-9R-M00148 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00150 have Daniel Logue occupier of 32 Chapel Hill, house and yard, from 1916; Florence Nelson immediate Lessor. IGRoD has Daniel Logue age 55 died at Chapel Hill on the 27 December 1918 his wife Mary J. Logue in attendance. LS 27.8.1920 Mrs. Logue, private house, Chapel Hill wrecked and looted. No trace in 1910 or 1918 LSD.
Lundy, JamesLundyJamesConfectioner and tobacconist/general merchant/Coal merchant (1911)/labourer (1901)Chapel Hill, 10 and 1223.08.1920Burned out/damage to glass/looted and wrecked669.16250RC (1911; 1901)IN 24.8.20 p. 5; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 4.2.21 p. 8; valuation returns;Longstone Street, 65Longstone Street, 43VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00146 and 9T-M-00148 James Lundy occupied 10 and 12 Chapel Hill in fee. Originally listed as “ruins” they are subsequently (by 1917 if not earlier) shown as house, shop, stabling and yard. IN 24.8.20 refers to the attack taking place on the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were those of … Mr. Lundy Confectioner.” BT 24.8.20 As darkness set in an attack was made on Chapel Hill, a Nationalist area. After the contents of the shops were had been looted a light was placed to Gilmour’s general store. At the same time Lundy’s tobacconist shop on the opposite side of the street was wrecked looted and set on fire. LS 27.8.1920 James Lundy, general merchant, Chapel Hill, burned out. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £2,000. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 James Lundy of 10 and 12 Chapel Hill claimed £21 for damage to glass; Council argued the window was broken in June before the riots started and the culprit had since been sentenced. Decision postponed. LS 4.2.21 & LH 5.2.21 confectioner and tobacconist, Chapel Hill claimed £669-3s-2d for the looting and wrecking of his confectionary shop, awarded £250.
MacRory, Rev. Dr. JosephMacRoryRev. Dr. JosephThe Roman Catholic Bishop of DownChapel Hill, Parochial Housepre 27.08.1920Wrecked and lootedLS 27.8.20NPTNPTIN 24.8.1920 p’s 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were those of … the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £10,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 the Rev. Dr. MacRory, The Roman Catholic Bishop of Down, Parochial House, claimed £10,000 for the Parochial House which was destroyed, awarded £4,500.
Macrory, M.MacroryM.Longstone St. (pvt. house)23.08.1920Destruction of the Parochial House100004500RCIN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6&8; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTIn 1911 there was a Michael McCrory, a postman, at 2.1 Canal Street.
Madden, JamesMaddenJamesBow St., 19-21? (Petticrews)pre 03.09.19202 watches destroyed in fire at Petticrews106.63LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;NPTNPTLS 3.12.1920 ps 5&8. Claimed £10 for 2 watches destroyed in the fire at Petticrew Bros., Bow Street; awarded £6-12-6.
Magee, RoseMageeRoseCauseway Endpre 10.09.1920400RC? (poss 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.9.20 p. 3;Hill Street, 13 - possiblyNPTClaim listed in meeting of LRDC on the 14.9.20. In 1911 there was also an Ann Rose Magee at 38 Ballymacward Upper, Island Folly.
Magee, PatrickMageePatrickLongstone St., 25pre 03.09.192017515LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;NPTNPTLS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 … two claims £25 and £150. “The claim of Patrick Magee, 28 Longstone Street was … struck out because more than the statutory three days had elapsed between the occurrence and the lodging of the claim for compensation.” He was however, awarded £10, raised to £15, for another claim. 4 Patrick Magees in 1911 and 3 in 1901, see census list (contact authors).
Maguire, IsabellaMaguireIsabellaChapel Hill, 11, 13 and 15pre 27.08.1920Loss of personal effects30065RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Chapel Hill, 11Pump Lane, 58LS 27.8.1920 John Maguire, general dealer, Chapel Hill, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 John Maguire claim £20,000; Isabella £300. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 and LH 19.2.1920 John Maguire, general dealer, 11, 13 and 15 Chapel Hill Claimed £20,000 for the destruction of shop and contents (china, hardware, furniture etc); “He carried on an extensive business supplying hawkers with wares.”Awarded £2000 buildings, £700 household goods, £1,400 stock, total £4100. Mrs. Maguires claim for £300 for loss of personal effects was settled for £65. LSD 1918 has a John Maguire, marine dealer, 11 Chapel Hill and D. Mooney, Empire Hotel, Chapel Hill.
Maguire, JohnMaguireJohnGeneral dealerChapel Hill, 11, 13 and 1523.08.1920Burned out200004100RC (Magill; 1911)BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returnsChapel Hill, 11Pump Lane, 58VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00141 and 9T-M000144 have John Maguire occupier 11-15 Chapel Hill, shop, stores and yard; in fee. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were those of … Messrs. Gilmore and Maguire, general dealers.” This dates the attack to the 23rd. BT 24.8.1920 As night fell Chapel Hill and the Longstone were attacked. Daniell Mooney’s pub was set on fire, “this was one of the worst fires in the town. This quickly spread with the result that Maguires became involved and the fires from both sides of the street cut off Longstone a continuation of Chapel Hill and mainly Unionist from Bow Street.” LS 27.8.1920 John Maguire, general dealer, Chapel Hill, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 John Maguire claim £20,000; Isabella £300. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 and LH 19.2.1920 John Maguire, general dealer, 11, 13 and 15 Chapel Hill Claimed £20,000 for the destruction of shop and contents (china, hardware, furniture etc); “He carried on an extensive business supplying hawkers with wares.”Awarded £2000 buildings, £700 household goods, £1,400 stock, total £4100. Mrs. Maguires claim for £300 for loss of personal effects was settled for £65. LSD 1918 has a John Maguire, marine dealer, 11 Chapel Hill and D. Mooney, Empire Hotel, Chapel Hill.
Marnell, Catherine and Joseph (brother)MarnellCatherine and Joseph (brother)Vest maker (1911)Ava Street, 04pre 10.09.1920Furniture, clothes and effects destroyed/burned450172RC (Magill; 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Ava [Street], 4Market Place, 15LS 10.9.20 p. 3, the claims were £400 by Catherine Marnell and £50 by Joseph. LS 11.2.21 p. 6 and LH 12.2.21 Catherine Marnell, 4 Ava Street and Joseph Marnell, (brother). She claimed £400 for furniture and household effects and was awarded £150. He claimed £44-5s-10d for apparel belonging to himself and 3 children and was awarded £22. In 1911 he may have been at 61 Unity Street, Belfast.
Marrs, RobertMarrsRobert1512.5Ls 17.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 17.12.1920 p. 5 claimed £15 awarded £12-10s.
Martin, Mrs.MartinMrs.ConfectionerChapel Hill, 28??pre 27.08.1920Burned outLS 27.8.20NPTNPTLS 27.8.20 has Mrs. Martin, confectioner, Chapel Hill, burned out. VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00148 and 9T-M-00150 have Hamilton Martin as the occupier of 28 Chapel Hill, house, yard and small garden. No sign of him in the census. There is a IGRoD for Hamilton Martin, died at Chapel Hill on the 29 May 1909, married, age 37, his brother Samuel Martin of Nevis Avenue, Belfast in attendance.
Mateer, JamesMateerJamesGrove St., 17pre 03.09.1920Loss of furniture and effects20050RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Grove Street, 17Grove Street, 17LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … 17 Grove Street claimed £200 for loss of furniture and effects, accepted £50. 17 Grove Street was Kate Connor's home in 1901 before she married and was the couples home in 1911, see their census returns. No sign of a 1901 census return for him.
McBride, JohnMcBrideJohnPhotographer?Market Square, 29pre 03.09.1920Damage to household goods when the building was destroyed25065Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Market Square, 29 - possiblyBelfast, 1 Glandore Street - possiblyThe most likely seems to be a photographer in Market Square, who also appears in the LSD1918. He is referred to as an un-named photographer in the claim by Louisa C Allister whose premises at 29-31 Market Square were destroyed. However, there are several other possibles in both 1911 and 1911. See the Census Links doc (contact authors).
McCall, Miss MaryMcCallMiss MaryConfectioner and tobacconistBridge St., 31 and Bow St.YesJuly and pre 03.09.1920Damage to stock; damage to furniture970.63320RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Back Lane, 15 - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00163 and 9S-M-00174 have John Floyd as the immediate lessor of 31, 33 and 35 Bridge Street, Mary McCall was the occupier of no. 31. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £700. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6; LH 12.2.1921 Mary McCall Bridge Street claimed £272-12s-7d for damage to stock at her confectionery and tobacconist shop. She had a second claim for £698 for furniture and household effects St. Bow St (small house with front room converted into a confectionery shop). Awarded £120 and £200.
McCann, Mr./Laurence?McCannMr./Laurence?FruitererBow St., 22?pre 14.09.1920Damage to clothing and personal effects186.376RC (Magill; 1911)LS 17.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Carnbane, 5, MazeCarnbane, 29, MazeVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00096 and 9T-M-00105 have a Laurence McCann the occupier at 22 Bow Street, shop, warerooms and yard. He was followed by Peter Tougher who seems to have been the occupier by 1921. The immediate lessor was James Simpson. The previous occupants were the Beckett Bros. There is no sign of a claim by McCann which might suggest that Tougher had taken over before August 1920. Could the references, below, to Mr. McCann’s shop being attacked reflect the fact that that was how the shop was known. IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations. The Delph shop of Mr. Walsh was wrecked … the spirit grocery of Mr. Browne and the fruit shop of Mr. Burns were set alight, as also were the shops of Mr. Johnston, hairdresser and Mr. McCann, Fruiterer.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of McCann’s fruiterer. BT 23.8.20 In Market Square at an early hour this morning Donaghy’s boot shop was fired also Brown’s pub and in Bow Street the fruit shop of McCann. This dates the attack to the early hours of the 23rd. LSD 1918 has a McCann, fruiterer, Bow Street. There was a Peter McCann involved in making the claim for the destruction of the AOH hall, see LS25.2.21 and LH 26.2.21.
McCann, MinnieMcCannMinnieDressmakerKnockmore, Cameronian Cottage22-23.08.1920Set alightRC? (poss 1911)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; valuation returns;Belfast, 5 North Street - possiblyBelfast, 5 Mill Street - possiblyThe claim was listed at a meeting of L.R.D.C. on the 14.9.20, hence the date. LS 17.9.1920 p. 3 Minnie McCann, Knockmore, claim £200. LS 4.2.1921 and LH 5.2.1921 Minnie McCann, dressmaker, Cameronian Cottage, Knockmore claimed £186-6s for damage to clothing and personal effects, awarded £76.
McCartney & Co (J.G. Ferguson), McCartney & Co (J.G. Ferguson)Bow St., 11 (LSD1918)23.08.19201000Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 59NPTLS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have "McCartney & CO., (J.G. Ferguson)" making a claim for £1,000.
McCashin, the late Rev. Mark (Rev George Crolly - executor)McCashinthe late Rev. Mark (Rev George Crolly - executor)Parish priestChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of personal effects2000750RCIN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Longstone Street, 48.1Longstone Street, 48IN 24.8.1920 p’s 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £1,000 (this is listed under Crolly,s name). LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 the late Rev. M. M’Cashin, parish priest, Parochial House, Rev George Crolly executor, claimed £2,000 for personal effects, awarded £750. He died 3 August 1920 and had been parish priest in Lisburn for 30 years. The parochial house was off Longstone Street.
McCourtney, JosephMcCourtneyJosephBaker, confectioner and tobacconistBridge St., 23YesJuly and 23.08.1920Looted and contents burned; destroyed57412675RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returnsBridge Street, 23Bridge Street, 23VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00162 and 9S-M-00173 Joseph McCourtney occupier 23 Bridge Street in fee, house, bake house office and yard. An Irish speaking family with some gaelicised names [Magill; 1911]. BNL 24.8.20 McCourtney’s confectionary shop, Bridge Street which was attacked in the disturbances a few weeks ago, was again looted yesterday [23rd]. BT 24.8.20 “In Bridge Street the contents of McCourtney’s shop were thrown into the street … .” LS 27.8.20 Joseph McCourtney, confectioner, Bridge Street, looted and contents burned. LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 five claims listed, Joseph's £15,000, see the children's claims below; 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 Joseph M’Courtney, baker, confectioner and tobacconist, 23 Bridge Street claimed £15000 reduced to £5741 for destruction of premises. The house was still standing minus the roof. Said he had £1688 worth of furniture and £250 worth of sweets in the shop. Awarded £700 for household effects, £500 stock, £200 utensils and £75 personal effects, (Total £1475), £1100 buildings, (total 2£2,575).He also claimed £244-11s-7d for damage in July, awarded £100. Total for July and August £2,675).
McCourtney, Leo, Edward, Sarah Agness, Pauline; their father [separate entry]McCourtneyLeo, Edward, Sarah Agness, Pauline; their father [separate entry]Bridge St., 23YesJuly and 23.08.1920Loss of personal effects427.4135RC (Magill;1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8Bridge Street, 23Bridge Street, 23An Irish speaking family with some gaelicised names [Magill; 1911]. BNL 24.8.20 McCourtney’s confectionary shop, Bridge Street which was attacked in the disturbances a few weeks ago, was again looted yesterday [23rd]. LS 27.8.20 Joseph McCourtney, confectioner, Bridge Street, looted and contents burned. LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 five claims listed; Joseph, £15,000; Pauline £100, Leo £100, Sarah Agnes £100 and Edward £100. LS 4.2.21 p. 8 and LH 5.2.21 M’Courtney, Leo, Edward, Sarah Agnes, Pauline and their father, 23 Bridge St. Claims for personal effects Leo (then 18) claimed £84-8s and was awarded £25, Edward claimed £100 and was awarded £25, Sarah Agnes claimed £100 and was awarded £50, Pauline (a minor) claimed £143 and was awarded £35. Total claim for the children £427-8s, total award £135. The father claimed £1500 but that was “left over”. [NB the Herald gives the father’s claim as £1,500 rather than £15,000 but all the other sources give the latter]
McDonald, McDonaldYes24.7.192030LS 6.8.20 p. 8;LS 6.8.20 p. 8 lists the names of claimants from the July riots and gives the amounts claimed. A piece in the Standard on the 30.7.1920 ps 5 and 8 gives basic details of the claims but he is not included on it. Two possible/likely candidates from the 1911 census one in Grove Street the other on the Low Road.
McElroy, JohnMcElroyJohn4335LS 17.12.21 p. 5;LS 17.12.1921 claimed £43, awarded £35. Possibly the same as John McIlroy, below?
McEvoy, Hugh and ElizabethMcEvoyHugh and ElizabethTailorChapel Hill, 19pre 27.08.1920Burned out1730410RC (1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 321901: 20 Chapel HillVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00142 and 9T-M-00144 have H. MCEvoy occupier 19 Chapel Hill from 1918, House, shop and yard, immediate lessor William Dawson. LS 27.8.1920 Hugh McEvoy, tailor, burned out. LS 3&8.9.1920 Hugh claimed £1,570, Elizabeth £230. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Hugh claimed £1,500 awarded £350, Elizabeth claimed £230 awarded £60. 1911 gives them as husband and wife. [Total claim £1,730, total award £410]1910 LSD has Hugh J. McEvoy, tailor, 34 Chapel Hill. No trace in 1912 or 1918.
McFall, LucyMcFallLucyPublicanBridge St., 86YesJuly and 23.08.1920Burned out; destroyed, also 2 houses "besides" were burned along with the pub.9526.143960.5RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21;Bridge Street, 86Bridge Street, 86Came originally from Garvagh. BT 24.8.20 “In Bridge Street ... McFall’s public house at the bottom of the hill is also in ruins.” LS 27.8.1920 Lucy McFall, publican, Bridge Street, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £14,000. LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 Lucy M’Fall, Bridge Street claimed £9488 for the burning of her house and property (claim was originally £14000), also £200 reduced to £38-2s-10d for glass broken in July. [Total claim £9,526-2s-10d]. Awarded £3,950 plus £10-10s for the glass [total £3,960-10s]. Lawlor notes - Reputed to be one of the early meeting places for the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Lisburn. A large memorial window in St Patrick’s church, Lisburn “In memory of my sister Brigid and my niece Jane Convery, Erected by Lucy McFaull) sic).”
McGann, JamesMcGannJamesLabourerLinenhall St., 09pre 03.09.192025075RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;Linenhall Street, 9Blaris, 5 Tanaghbrick - possibly
McGann, MargaretMcGannMargaretGregg St., 6110020RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.7.21 p. 6Gregg Street, 82 - possiblyEdgars Lane, 14 - possiblyLS 8.7.21 p. 6 Margaret M’Gann, 61 Gregg St, claim £100, award £20. NB James Crossey was living at 61 Gregg Street in 1911 and at the time of the hearing on his claim and appears next to Margaret McGann in the LS.
McGarrity, JohnMcGarrityJohnpre 03.09.192050LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTThere were 15 John McGarrity’s in the 1911 census, 5 of whom were living in Ballymacward (Lower and Upper). Ballymacward is just NW of Lisburn.
McGee/McGeary, PatrickMcGee/McGearyPatrickLongstone St. (pvt house)23.08.1920Wrecked and furniture destroyed448.78250LS 27.8.20; 3.12.20 p's 5&8;NPTNPTDate of event comes from the LS 3.12.20. We have assumed that McGee and McGeary relate to the same person/claim, the LS for the 27.8.20 and 3.12.20 both give it as a pvt. dwelling in Longstone St. NPT for all variety of spellings of the two names inc. Magee.
McGinley, MaryMcGinleyMaryServant in the Parochial HouseChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of personal effects20045IN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 8; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTIN 24.8.1920 ps 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1921 claim £200. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 12.2.1921 Mary McGinley a servant in the Parochial House claimed £200 for personal effects burned, awarded £45.
McGrory (or McCrory), PatrickMcGrory (or McCrory)PatrickLongstone St., 27pre 03.09.1920Household furniture burned440250LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; 25.3.21 p. 5;NPTNPT
McGurnaghan, PatrickMcGurnaghanPatrickCauseway EndDamage to windows5020RC? (poss 1911)LS 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;Knockmore, 35, Lissue - possiblyNPTLS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Patrick M’Gurnaghan, Causeway End claimed £50 for damage to windows, awarded £20.
McGurnahan, FrederickMcGurnahanFrederickpre 03.09.192050RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Knockmore, 75 - possiblyKnockmore, 5 - possibly
McIlroy, JohnMcIlroyJohnPublicanSmithfield, 05YesJuly and pre 03.09.1920Destruction of licensed premises20311218RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;East Down View, 01 - possiblyNPTPossibly the same as John McElroy, above? LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 John McIlroy claim £10,000. LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 John M’Ilroy, publican, 5 Smithfield, claimed £10,000 amended to £2031, for destruction of licensed premises, awarded £1,218. Lawlor notes - The pub at 5 Smithfield was originally owned by James and Teresa Savage. After James died Teresa continued to run the pub until early 1900s when it was sold to John Trainor. A memorial window in St Patrick’s church, Lisburn erected to the memory of Edward Savage McIlroy, Hilden Cottage, Lisburn.
McKeever, PeterMcKeeverPeterPublicanBridge St., 03YesJuly and 22.08.1920Wrecked and looted in August when M'Keever was shot. Plate glass smashed in July. 98113225RC (Magill; poss 1911)LS 30.7.1920 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; BNL 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20 p's 5& 6; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 18.2.21 p. 3; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returnsLoughgall, 50 Grange Lower - possiblyNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00161 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00171 have Peter McKeever occupier 3 Bridge Street, licensed house in fee. A note in the margin has “recently destroyed by fire.” He appears to have been the occupier until 1921. The previous occupier was Catherine Pelan, the subsequent S. Cahoon. IN 23.8.20 dates the attack to Sunday 22.8.20. BT 23.8.1920 From Gilmores the crowd then moved to McKeever’s pub in Bridge Street, formerly Mrs. Pelans. McKeever shot, house wrecked and burned. BNL 24.8.1920 Brigade had to transfer their attention [from Dornan's and adjoining premises] to premises on the other side of the street occupied by Mr. McKiever, publican and James Birney, flesher. The fire originated in McKievers which was partly wrecked and looted on Sunday [22nd]. LS 27.8.20 P. M’Keiver publican, Bridge Street, wrecked and looted. McKeever was shot. LS 10.12.1920 … a publican, claimed £28 for damage to glass, smashed during the July riot, awarded £23. LS 18.2.21, these premises were burned out in August for which he had originally claimed £12,000 although by the time the case was heard it was reduced to £4,783 for which the award was £2175. [Totals £28+£4,783 = £4,811. £23+£2,175 = £2,198.] LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 Peter McKeever, publican, 3 Bridge Street. £5,000 personal injury claim arising from events on the 22 August 1920, awarded £1,000. (£2,225 had previously been awarded for damage to and destruction of property). [New total claim £9,811 and award £3,225]award. Lawlor notes - Originally from Loughgall, Co Armagh he had spent two spells in New York before opening, with his wife, a teacher, the pub on Bridge Street. The windows were broken in the July riots and the building severely damaged in August 1920. He was shot in the chest by the attackers who refused to allow an ambulance to take him to the Infirmary. He was eventually taken in a blanket to the Infirmary where he remained for three months. He died in Co Armagh in 1925. The gunshot wound was a contributing factor.
McKenna,, Henry (of the Albert Hotel, Belfast)McKenna,Henry (of the Albert Hotel, Belfast)Hotel Proprietor and Wine Merchant (1911)Chapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of table linen, dinner plates etc.5040RC (1911)IN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Ravenhill Road, Ormeau, 12Rosetta Park, Ormeau, 27IN 24.8.1920 ps 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 - claim £50. LS 11.2.21 p. 6 and LH 12.2.21 Henry McKenna, Albert Hotel Belfast claimed £82-7s-6d for table linen, dinner plates etc. lost at the Parocial House Lisburn which was completely destroyed. M’Kenna had been catering for the many clergy attending the funeral of Father M’Cashin at Lisburn. Awarded £40.
McKenny, Daniel & Mr. HarveyMcKennyDaniel & Mr. HarveyPublican (LSD 1918)Bow St., 23 &/or Market Square (IN 23.8.20, second reference)YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out and looted177503199.97LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00087 and 9T-M-00093 have Daniel McKinney occupier and immediate lessor Reps Charles Alderdice for 23 Bow Street. This, no. 23 was next door to William S. Harvey at no. 25. It, no. 23 consisted of a licensed house, shop, store, office, shed and yard and included the third floor of no. 25. This might explain the comment below (LH 19.2.1921) about Mr. Harvey, landlord. IN 23.8.1920 “Despite a downpour of rain the crowd continued on their course of demolishing, the licensed premises of Messrs. McKenny Bros., in Bow Street being burned down and looted." The same source later states "In the same street [this is referring to Market Square] two public houses, the property of Mr. D. McKinney were burned out, This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 The premises burned in Bow Street included those of McKinney’s public house. BT 23.8.1920 McKenny’s pub in Bow Street ablaze, this was adjacent to Messrs Beckett's drapery establishment and the firemen transferred their attention to saving that building. In a second reference in the same source it states, the next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – including McKenny’s (second pub). LS 3.9.1920 p. 8; 10.9.1920 p. 3 Daniel McKenny claim £17,750. LH 19.2.1921 Daniel M’Kinney was awarded £2,324-19s-5d and Mr. Harvey, landlord £875 [total £3199-19s-5d]. No other details. LSD 1918 has Dan McKenny, spirit merchant, Bow Street.
McKenny, MichaelMcKennyMichaelPublicanBow St., 49YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out (three houses in different parts) and looted2127775LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 15.10.1920 p. 5; 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M00089 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00097 have 49 Bow Street a licensed house, shop, offices and yard, occupied by Michael McKenny. NB. Beckett Bros were occupiers next door at 47 Bow Street, see the comment below from the BT 23.8.1920. IN 23.8.1920 “Despite a downpour of rain the crowd continued on their course of demolishing, the licensed premises of Messrs. McKenny Bros., in Bow Street being burned down and looted." This dates the attack to the 22 August. BT 23.8.1920 McKenny’s pub in Bow Street ablaze, this was adjacent to Messrs Becketts drapery establishment and the firemen transferred their attention to saving that building. In a second reference in the same source it states, the next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – including McKenny’s (second pub). LS 27.8.20 M’Kenny, publican, burned out, three houses in different parts. LS 3 and 10.9.20 Michael M’Kenny claim £6,500. LS 15.10.20 report on trial of Henry Magee of Millbrook who was one of many involved in looting M’Kenney’s pub in Bow Street on the 22 August 1920. LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 Michael M’Kenny, publican, 49 Bow Street claimed £2,127 for damage to pub, awarded £775.
McKenny, JohnMcKennyJohnPublicanBow St., 50YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out (three houses in different parts33501350LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 15.10.20; 25.2.21 p. 5; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M00100 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00109 have John McKenny occupier 50 Bow Street a licensed house, office and yard, and a small garden? in Railway Street. and him holding it “in fee”. Comments in the margin dating from 1921 “damaged by fire, being restored”. IN 23.8.1920 “Despite a downpour of rain the crowd continued on their course of demolishing, the licensed premises of Messrs. McKenny Bros., in Bow Street being burned down and looted." This dates the attack to the 22 August. BT 23.8.1920 McKenny’s pub in Bow Street ablaze, this was adjacent to Messrs Becketts drapery establishment and the firemen transferred their attention to saving that building. In a second reference in the same source it states, the next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – including McKenny’s (second pub). LS 27.8.20 M’Kenny, publican, burned out, three houses in different parts. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 John M’Kenny claim £3,000. LS 15.10.1920 report on trial of Henry Magee of Millbrook who was one of many involved in looting M’Kenney’s pub in Bow Street on the 22 August 1920. LS 25.2.21 p. 5 Two claims by John M’Kenny, publican, 50 Bow Street for £3,000 and £350 were settled at £1,250 and £100.
McKeown & Co, JamesMcKeown & CoJamesBaker & grocer (LSD 1918)Sloan St., 2 Grahams Place (1918 LSD and 1911)pre 03.09.192023Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Grahams Place, 2 - possiblyGrahams Place, 2 - possiblyLS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim for £23. The Grahams Place census return is the most likely by far, LSD 1918 has a James McKeown, baker, grocer, etc. in Sloan Street and Graham Place is at the end of Sloan Street. However, there are several others in both 1901 and 1911, see Census doc (contact authors).
McLarnon, JamesMcLarnonJamesChapel Hill, 27YesJuly and pre 10.09.1920160.94RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 8.10.20 p. 5. 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Ballymullen, 16 - possiblyGrove Street, 7 - possiblyThe two James McLarnons on the list may be the same person but different properties. See the Census Links doc for a list of the claims (contact authors). It is also possible there are two people of that name, possibly father and son although the son would only have been 15 in 1920. The total claim here is 90 + 20.50+50.44 = 160.94. VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00143 and 9T-M-00145 have James McLarnon occupier of 27 Chapel Hill, house, shop, office, yard and garden from 1916. See the possible 1911 census and IGRoB docs for the family; he seems to have moved to Chapel Hill between 1911 and 1915.
McLarnon, JamesMcLarnonJamesPublicanSmithfieldYesJuly and 22.08.1920Looted and burned out5506.03950RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; valuation returns;Ballymullen, 16 - possiblyGrove Street, 7 - possiblyIN 23.8.1920 “The licensed premises of Mr. McLarnon and Mr. Neeson, after being cleared of their contents, were burned out” i.e. on the 22 August. BT 23.8.20 in Smithfield the licensed premises of J. McLarnon and J. Neeson were gutted.The two James McLarnons on the list may be the same person but different properties. See the Census Links doc for a list of the claims. It is also possible there are two people of that name, possibly father and son although the son would only have been 15 in 1920. The claim here is £4,306.03+£1,200 = £5,506.03 and the total award £750+£200 = £950.
McLarnon, JohnMcLarnonJohnPublicanSmithfield22.08.1920Burned outBT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTBT 23.8.20 in Smithfield the licensed premises of J. McLarnon and J. Neeson were gutted. There was a John McLarnon, a surfaceman, living at 195 Dunmurry Town in 1901 and, a labourer, living at 32 Dunmurry Town in 1911.
McLaughlin, EllenMcLaughlinEllenConfectionerMarket St., 20Yes24.7.1920Damage to windows, blinds and stock40Prot? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8;Belfast Road, 10 - possiblyLongstone Street, 28 - possiblyLS 30.7.1920 p. 5 confectioner 20 Market Street claimed for windows, blinds and stock.
McLaughlin, Rev. MichaelMcLaughlinRev. MichaelCurateChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of personal effects1500500RCIN 24.8.1920 p’s 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTIN 24.8.1920 ps 4 & 5 date the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August.BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £1,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 the Rev. M. McLaughlin, curate, Parochial House, had been in Lisburn for three years, claimed £1,500 for property destroyed (clothes, furniture, clock etc.), awarded £500.
McMulla/en, JosephMcMulla/enJosephKept lodgers including at the time Constable M’CaugheyBelvoir Terrace, 6pre 10.09.1920Furniture and other contents destroyed497.98120Prot? (poss 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3McKeown Street, 22 - possiblyAntrim Place, 20 - possiblyLS 10.9.20 p. 3 Joseph McMullen claim £1,000. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Joseph M’Mullan, (kept lodgers including at the time Constable M’Caughey), 6 Belvoir Terrace claimed £497-19s-6d for furniture and other contents destroyed; awarded £120. “The crowd went into the house and took the furniture to the street and burned it” The claim had been reduced from £1000. Mr. Best said this was because “he had … found out that he could furnish the house at the amount now claimed [and that] … a great deal of the stuff had been removed to Belfast”
McMullan, MargaretMcMullanMargaretpre 03.09.1920150Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Millbrook Road, 20 - possiblyMillbrook Road, 10 - possibly
McMullan, MargaretMcMullanMargaretBridge St., M'Faull's LobbyFurniture destroyed3917.5LS 10.12.20 p. 5;LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … claimed £39 for furniture destroyed when M’Faull’s Lobby, Bridge Street was burned out. She said she had resided in M’Faull’s Lobby and with the exception of what she stood in, everything was destroyed. Awarded £17-10s.
McMurray, VictorMcMurrayVictorNewspaper proprietorMarket Square, 12?22.08.19202520Prot (1911)IN 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; Valuation return; Old Warren, 2Dublin Road, 26IN 23.8.1920 “The dwelling house and Delph shop of Mr. O’Shea, Market Square also fell a prey to incendiarism. Mr. Jellie’s premises and the Standard Office on either side suffering damage in consequence", this dates it to the 22 August. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 … claim £25. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … proprietor of the Lisburn Standard claimed £25 and was awarded £20 for damage to window and premises in Market Square. The valuation returns for 12 Market Square may date from 1922.
McNally, JamesMcNallyJamesBuilder (1911)Gregg St., 54-58a207Prot (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returns; Sloan [Street], 49Sloan Road, 49LS 8.7.21 p. 6 James McNally 54-58a Gregg Street, claim £20, award £7.
McQuillan, Miss CatherineMcQuillanMiss CatherineDressmakerBallynahinch Rd., 27pre 10.09.1920Furniture and costumes looted44.6325RC (Magill; 1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LS 4.2.21.p. 8; LH 5.2.21;Bachelors Walk, 19.1 - possiblyLS 10.9.1921 claim £100. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Miss Catherine M’Quillan, dressmaker, 27 Ballynahinch Rd. claimed £44-12s-6d for furniture and costumes looted, awarded £25. If the 1911 census return relates to the correct person there will be no equivalent 1901 return; she was only 9 in 1911.
McSherry, JohnMcSherryJohnApprentice barmanBow St., 8322.08.1920Loss of personal belongings at Calwell's licensed premises11.910LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 10.12.20. John McSherry an apprentice barman claimed £11-19s-6d for loss of belongings destroyed by fire at Calwell’s licensed premises [see above, it was 83 Bow Street] … said that all his wearing apparel had been destroyed. He is described here as a “minor” and one of the barristers is “appointed best friend for the boy.” Awarded £10.IN 23.8.1920 “In the same street [Market Square] two public houses, the property of Mr. D. McKinney were burned out, also Mr. Calwell’s public house, while houses on either side were also set on fire.” This dates the attack to the 22 August.
Meehan, Francis jnrMeehanFrancis jnrGrove St., 06Yes24.7.1920Glass cabinet5RC? (poss 1901)LS 30.8.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8;Knockmore, 49 - possiblyGrand Street, 12 - possiblyLS 30.7.1920 p. 8 claimed for a glass cabinet in claimant’s house 6 Grove Street.
Megan, MargaretMeganMargaret100LS 8.10.20 p. 5.NPTNPT
Miles, JohnMilesJohn100LS 8.10.20 p. 5.NPTNPT
Millar & Stevenson Ltd, Millar & Stevenson LtdLighter owners, coal importers, flour and grain merchants and bakers (LSD1918)Market Square, 16a & 22 and Quay Street (LSD1918)pre 03.09.1920200Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; Valuation returns;Belfast Road, 7Lambeg South, 8VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00010 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00010 have Millar & Stevenson in occupation of 16a Market Square, an office and yard to the rear, from 1916. VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00011 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00011 have them in occupation of either 18a or 22 Market Square which they also held in fee. LSD 1918 has Millar & Stevenson Ltd., lighter owners, coal importers, flour and grain merchants and bakers, Market Square and Quay Street. LSD 1910 Miller & Stevenson, bakers, flour and coal merchants, 22 Market Square. The Digger (Lisburn.com) has, “In 1848 the office of the Lisburn Borough Graving Dock for the repair of lighters was situated at 24 Market Square, the premises of John Millar and Alexander Stevenson. They traded as Millar and Stevenson and were also based at Quay Street in Lisburn.” The links for 1911 and 1901 are for Stevenson; no local Millar found but there was a William Millar - 9 South Quay, Warrenpoint, grocer and coal importer.
Miller/ar, William A.Miller/arWilliam A.Draper?Bow St., 71apre 03.09.1920Damage to drapery goods350100LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 and 9T-M00101 have William A. Millar as the occupier of 73 Bow Street, house and shop, David Kilpatrick the immediate lessor. 71a were sheds and a yard to the rear and are listed in the valuation returns between 71 and 73. LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3 … claim £850. LS 3.12.20 claimed £350 for damage to drapery goods at 71a Bow Street; claim was entirely for looted goods. "On the night of the 30 August last a crowd broke into his shop … and looted a large quantity of goods. … He had been in business about ten months when the raid took place ... about thirty men entered the shop and some of them walked across his mahogany counter with hob nail boots and damaged it ... the premises next door ... were ablaze at the time."Awarded £100.
Moffett, M.F.MoffettM.F.pre 03.09.192015LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Montgomery, ElizabethMontgomeryElizabethBridge St., 46pre 03.09.1920Furniture destroyed12220LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;NPTNPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … stated that her husband was across the water, she claimed £122 for furniture destroyed at her house in 46 Bridge Street; awarded £20. LS 3 and 10.9.20 gives the claim as £300.
Mooney, AnnieMooneyAnnieMotor garage businessBachelor's Walkpre 03.09.1920Damage to her business1000200LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTLS 3&10.9.1920 claim £1,000. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.1921 Annie Mooney, motor garage business, Bachelor’s Walk ("formerly of" according to the Herald) claimed 1000 for damage to her business. “She said she had a well-stocked place and also carried on a bicycle-making trade.” Awarded £200
Mooney, DanielMooneyDanielHotelier (husband of Kate, above); spirit merchant (1901 and 11)Publican (LS 27.8.20) Chapel Hill, 21 - Emerald HotelYesJuly and 23.08.1920Burned out/wrecked and looted300005250RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 24.8.20 p. 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 26.11.1920 p. 5; 11.2.21 p. 8; valuation returns;Chapel Hill, 21Chapel Hill, 21VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00142 and 9T-M-00144 have Daniel Mooney occupier and subsequently immediate lessor (after Robert Bell who had the house next door at no. 23) of 21 Chapel Hill, licensed house, offices, yard and stabling stores, Ball Alley. Date of the event comes from the LS 26.11.1920 p. 5 which describes the looting, also the IN 24.8.20 p. 5 and BNL 24.8.20 Amongst the premises destroyed on Chapel Hill and Longstone Street were those of D. Mooney, publican. BT 24.8.1920 As darkness set in an attack was made on Chapel Hill … “A crowd was now working at Mr. Daniel Mooney’s public house … this was one of the worst fires in the town.” They spoke Irish and English; IGRoM. Daniel Mooney a wine merchant from Lisburn married Catherine Lavery, from Lisburn, at Magheragall RC Church on the 24 April 1901. Mooney D. Chapel Hill, Empire Hotel (LSD1918). LS 27.8.20 Daniel Mooney, publican, burned out. LS 3&10.9.20 - original claim £30,000 (Daniel), £1,000 (Kate). LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Mrs. Kate Mooney, claimed £617-7s-6d for damage to personal belongings in her house; awarded £300. Daniel Mooney, claimed £11,186 for burning of licensed premises, awarded £5,250. During the war “had given the place to two families of Belgian refugees free during the War, and had received letters of thanks from the British and Belgian Governments [which] … had been destroyed”. LSD 1918 has Dan Mooney, publican 21 Chapel Hill. Lawlor notes - a well respected member of the Catholic community in Lisburn and a leading figure in the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Lisburn. Was among the Catholic publicans who were initially refused a renewal of a spirt licence by Lisburn magistrates on the grounds that they no longer has licenced premises. Signage on building at time of attack was Empire Hotel.
Mooney, Mrs. KateMooneyMrs. KateChapel Hill, 21 - Emerald HotelYesJuly and 23.08.1920Damage to personal belongings1000300RC (Magill; 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6Chapel Hill, 21Chapel Hill, 9Date of the event comes from the LS 26.11.1920 p. 5 which describes the looting. Spoke Irish and English; IGRoM. Daniel Mooney a wine merchant from Lisburn married Catherine Lavery, from Lisburn, at Magheragall RC Church on the 24 April 1901. Mooney D. Chapel Hill, Empire Hotel (LSD1918). LS 27.8.20 Daniel Mooney, publican, burned out. LS 3&10.9.20 - original claim £30,000 (Daniel), £1,000 (Kate). LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Mrs. Kate Mooney, claimed £617-7s-6d for damage to personal belongings in her house; awarded £300. Daniel Mooney, claimed £11,186 for burning of licensed premises, awarded £5,250. Lawlor notes - During the war “had given the place to two families of Belgian refugees free during the War, and had received letters of thanks from the British and Belgian Governments [which] … had been destroyed”.
Mooney and Maguire, Daniel and John or JamesMooney and MaguireDaniel and John or JamesLinenhall St.23.08.1920Premises burned1000200RC (Magill)IN 24.8.20 p. 5; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6NPTNPTIN 24.8.20 p. 5 dates this to the 23 August. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim – D. Mooney and James Maguire £1,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 Daniel Mooney and John Maguire, Linenhall Street, claimed £1000 for burning of premise in Linenhall Street, awarded £200. Possibly this is a separate claim on a enterprise run by two men who were also involved in other businesses of their own, see Daniel Mooney and John and Maguire.
Moran, Mrs.MoranMrs.Chapel Hill, 34? (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Wrecked and lootedRC? (poss 1911)LS 27.8.20NPTNPTLS 27.8.1920 Mrs. Moran, private house, Chapel Hill wrecked and looted. No trace in the 1910 or 1918 LSD. Two possibles in the census one in 1911 at 100 Fort Street, the other in 1911 at 35 Grove Street. However, the first was single and the second had probably died (see the Census links doc - contact authors). The third possability was that she was the wife of Walter Moran of 32 Chapel Hill.
Moran, Walter C.MoranWalter C.Chapel Hill, 34pre 03.09.192030075RC? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Tullynacross, 54, Drumbeg - possiblyNPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5. Walter Moran 34 Chapel Hill who had lodged a claim for £300 reduced it to £158 and accepted £78.
Morgan, John EdwardMorganJohn EdwardStable Foreman (1911)Longstone St., 37, 39, 41 and 41aYesJuly and pre 27.08.1920Wrecked and looted; 3 of his 4 houses in Longstone Street damaged; damage to glass.2075696RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 8.10.20 p. 5; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;Longstone Street, 41Grove Street, 27LS 27.8.20 John Morgan, private house, wrecked and looted. 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim for £4,000. 8.10.20 p. 5 John E. Morgan claim £25. LS 3.12.20 p’s 5&8 Claimed £4000 for damage to 3 of his 4 houses (no’s 37, 39, 41, and 41a) in Longstone Street. He lived in 41 with his wife who ran a confectionary business. Three houses burned, only the walls and roofs were untouched. “He had to leave the town like a good many other people.” Claim was reduced to £2,000 for which £670 was awarded. LS 3.12.20 refers to an award of £15 for damage to a garden seat and other articles.LS 11.2.21 claim for £50 arising from damage to glass at 39 Longstone St, awarded £11. [Total claim £2,000+25+50 = £2,075. Total award £670+11+15 = £696].
Morrison, J.W.MorrisonJ.W.pre 03.09.192032.5LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Morrow, Francis jnrMorrowFrancis jnrMeghaberry, Moira26.09.1920Premises broken into and looted13050Prot? (poss 1911)LS 8.7.21 p. 6Longstone Street, 59 possiblyNPTLS .8.7.1921 p. 6 Francis Morrow, jnr.,Meghaberry, Moira claimed £130 as a result of his premises being broken into and looted on the 26 September, awarded £50.There was also a Francis Morrow at Tullynewbank, Glenavy (1911 and 1901) but no sign of him being "junior".
Morrow, JamesMorrowJamesHoly Trinity Cem., Lisburn3510RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6Leamington, 21 - possiblyLeamington Place, 11 - possiblyLS 8.10.20 p. 5 James Morrow claim£35. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6 James Morrow, Holy Trinity Cem., Lisburn, claimed £35, awarded £10.
Mullen, JosephMullenJosephpre 03.09.192015LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Murdoch, Wm. JohnMurdochWm. JohnBoot shop proprietorBridge St., 35Yes24.7.1920Damage to shop and looting of stock10550Prot? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.29 p. 8; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Well Lane, 8 - possiblyToo youngVAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00163 and 9S-M-00174 have John Floyd as the immediate lessor of 31, 33 and 35 Bridge Street and, at one point, the occupier of no. 35. He was followed there by William Murdoch. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 “A young man” named Wm Murdoch claimed £105 for the destruction of goods in his boot shop at 35 Bridge Street; “the mob raided the shop, smashed the windows and cleared out about six dozen pairs of boots.” Awarded £50. Two possibles in 1911; 8 Well Lane and 46 Ballymullen, Blaris; given he was a "young man" the former seems much more likely. 5 in 1901, 4 in Lisburn, 1 in Ballymullen.
Murdoch, Wm. JohnMurdochWm. JohnFarmer (1911)Hillsborough Old Road, 03, 07 and 09Yes24.7.1920Broken windows and doors20Prot? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.29 p. 8; Ballymullen, 46 - possiblyBallymullan, 64 - popssiblyLS 30.7.1920 p. 8 Wm John Murdoch, Hillhall Road claimed for broken windows and doors in 3, 7 and 9 Old Hillsborough Road.
Murray, RichardMurrayRichardShoemaker (1911)Market St., 6Yes24.7.1920Broken windowsRC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8 Longstone Street, 104.2 Church Street, 44LS 30.7.1920 p. 8 claimed for broken glass in shop 6 Market Street of which Hugh Kirkwood is landlord.
Mynard and Maguire, Mary and CatherineMynard and MaguireMary and Catherine400RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5.Castle Street, 48.1 - possiblyNPT
Neeson, ElizabethNeesonElizabethPublican -sister of (1911)Smithfield, 07YesJuly and 22.08.1920Loss of personal belongings in the burning of her brothers/husband's pub997.48150RC (1911)IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; Smithfield, 7Smithfield, 7 - possiblyIN 23.8.20 “The licensed premises of Mr. McLarnon and Mr. Neeson, after being cleared of their contents, were burned out" this refers to the 22 August. BT 23.8.20 in Smithfield the licensed premises of J. McLarnon and J. Neeson were gutted. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 two claims Elizabeth £600 and James £10,000. LS 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21 Elizabeth Neeson claimed £997-9s-6d for personal belongings lost in the burning of 7 Smithfield, her husband’s premises, in August. Awarded £150. Her husband [should this read, brother, see their 1911 census return] had a separate claim of £10,000 for the burning of his pub and dwelling.LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 James Neeson, (bar proprietor) Kentucky Bar, Smithfield claimed £4,123 for destruction of premises and stock. A claim for £60 for glass broken in July was withdrawn; award £2,300. Applicant stated that “as a result of the shock of the attack on his premises his health suffered considerably”.
Neeson,, JamesNeeson,JamesBar proprietor; publicanSmithfield, 07 Kentucky BarYesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out; pub and dwelling burned41232300RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; Smithfield, 7Smithfield, 7IN 23.8.20 “The licensed premises of Mr. McLarnon and Mr. Neeson, after being cleared of their contents, were burned out" this refers to the 22 August. BT 23.8.20 in Smithfield the licensed premises of J. McLarnon and J. Neeson were gutted. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 two claims Elizabeth £600 and James £10,000. LS 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21 Elizabeth Neeson claimed £997-9s-6d for personal belongings lost in the burning of 7 Smithfield, her husband’s premises, in August. Awarded £150. Her husband [should this read, brother, see their 1911 census return] had a separate claim of £10,000 for the burning of his pub and dwelling.LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 James Neeson, (bar proprietor) Kentucky Bar, Smithfield claimed £4,123 for destruction of premises and stock. A claim for £60 for glass broken in July was withdrawn; award £2,300. Applicant stated that “as a result of the shock of the attack on his premises his health suffered considerably”. Lawlor notes - Neeson and Mcilroy pubs were adjoining. After their destruction the shop next to Neeson's displayed a Union flag to show that it was a protestant-owned property.
Neill, ElizabethNeillElizabethpre 03.09.1920Loss of and damage to household goods2517.5LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 3&10.9.20 claim for £25. LS 17.12.20 p. 5 claimed £25 for loss and damage to household goods, awarded £17-10s.
Neill & Evans, Isaac and E.Neill & EvansIsaac and E.pre 03.09.19204000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTTwo possible Isaac Neills in 1911 and 1901; one for E. Evans in both years, see Census list doc (contact authors).
Nelson, HughNelsonHughBoot makerMarket Square, 17 Cross Row22.08.1920Wrecked and looted2000RC? (poss 1911)LS 27.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;26.11.20 p. 5; 24.12.1920 p.5; valuation returnsDunmurry, 21 - possiblyBelfast, 132 Divis Street - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00002 has Hugh Nelson taking over 17 Market Square, shop, house and store?, from Catherine Burns in 1917. Beside it was the intersection of Market Square and Bridge Street. The immediate lessors were the “Reps Boomer”. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim by Hugh Nelson for £2,000. Date of the event is given in the LS 26.11.1920 p. 5. Also LS 24.12.1920 has a case brought against Thomas Best an ex-soldier for being involved in the looting of Hugh Nelson's boot-shop in Cross Row next door to one of William Jellie’s pubs, on the night of the 22 August.
Nevin, Margaret G.NevinMargaret G.pre 03.09.19207000RC (1901)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.1920 p. 5; Valuation return; NPTAntrim Road, 31LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £700. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Margaret G. Nevin claimed £700, claim refused. No trace in 1911 or Irish Genealogy.
O’Neill, ThomasO’NeillThomasLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Wrecked400RC (1911)LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Longstone Street, 25Longstone Street, 25
O’Neill, JohnO’NeillJohnLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Burned outRC? (poss 1901)LS 27.8.20NPTLongstone Street, 25 - possibly3 possibles in 1911, see Census list, though none fit with the 1901 entry.
O’Shea, MichaelO’SheaMichaelDelph, hardware and confectionary merchantMarket Square, 34YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out; damage to windows blinds and furniture [possibly July?]3500970RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;Bow Street, 39Bow Street, 39VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00013 and 9S-M00013 have him in occupation of 34 Market Square, house, shop, store and yard possibly from 1916. James Graham was the immediate lessor and messrs Armstrong and Watson had a workshop, store and yard at the rear. IN 23.8.1920 “The dwelling house and Delph shop of Mr. O’Shea, Market Square also fell a prey to incendiarism. Mr. Jellie’s premises and the Standard Office on either side suffering damage in consequence", this dates it to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 “In Market Square Walsh’s and O’Shea’s Delph shops, Browne’s spirit grocery and Burns’s fruit store were soon ablaze. BT 23.8.20 “The second largest fire during the night commenced in Market Square at O’Shea’s Delph shop and Burns fruit shop which were completely destroyed. LS 27.8.1920 Michael O’Shea, confectioner, Market Square, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim £3,500. LS 18.2.21 p. 3 and LH 19.2.21 Michael O’Shea, delph, hardware and confectionary merchant, 34 Market Square claimed £3,500 for damage of which £2000 was for furniture, on the 30 August. Award £950 + £20 for windows and blinds [possibly in July, although this is not stated]. [Total award = £970]. NB the date given here, the 30 August can’t be correct, his premises were listed as burned out on the 27 August. Lawlor notes - he was a prominent member of Catholic community in Lisburn. Large plate glass windows broken and stock destroyed in July 1920 riots. Shop and home completely gutted in August 1920. Son Michael who had been at Maghaberry came into town to see the extent of the damage. He was recognised and severely assaulted. He made his way to his sister Catherine Fitzpatrick’s home on the Antrim Road. It was also attacked. He carried the marks of his injuries for the rest of his life. Family went to live at Stockman’s Lane, Belfast.
O’Shea, IsabellaO’SheaIsabellaMarket Square, 3422.08.1920190RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 39Bow Street, 39A child of Michael O'Shea - see the family census returns (contact authors). I have assumed the address and date of the attack are the same as his; so far no definite proof of that.
O’Shea, JohannaO’SheaJohannaMarket Square, 3422.08.1920175RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 39Bow Street, 39A child of Michael O'Shea - see the family census returns (contact authors). I have assumed the address and date of the attack are the same as his; so far no definite proof of that.
O’Shea, MaryO’SheaMaryMarket Square, 3422.08.1920145RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 39Bow Street, 39A child of Michael O'Shea - see the family census returns (contact authors). I have assumed the address and date of the attack are the same as his; so far no definite proof of that.
O’Shea, T.P.O’SheaT.P.Market Square, 3422.08.1920140RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTBow Street, 39A child of Michael O'Shea - see the family census returns (contact authors). I have assumed the address and date of the attack are the same as his; so far no definite proof of that.
O’Shea, Wm. F.O’SheaWm. F.Market Square, 3422.08.1920120RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 39Bow Street, 39A child of Michael O'Shea - see the family census returns (contact authors). I have assumed the address and date of the attack are the same as his; so far no definite proof of that.
Orr, SamuelOrrSamuelpre 03.09.192045LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTTwo possibles in 1911; 26 Charlotte Street, Ballymoney and 34 Hill Street, Newry.
Patterson, AlexanderPattersonAlexanderSpirit merchant (LSD1918)Bow St., 83pre 03.09.1920Destruction of property stored at the premises39.8315Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LS 10.12.1920 p. 5; valuation returns;Bow Street, 83 - possiblyBow Street, 83 - possiblyVAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 has Alex Patterson occupier of 83 Bow Street, a licensed house. Two corrections dated 1921 state, “ruins” and “destroyed by fire.” Jno. Alexander immediate lessor. On 9T-M00102 Alex Patterson’s name has been replaced with Thomas Caldwell. There are other details but the download is largely illegible. Note the comment in the BT 23.8.20, that “Caldwell’s public house [was] recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson.” LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 gives claim as £117-17s-0d. LS 10.12.1920 … 83 Bow Street claimed £39-16s-6d for destruction of property stored at the address. Awarded £15. Presumably his claim was relatively small because he was no longer the occupier and was only claiming for some items left behind.
Patterson, MargaretPattersonMargaretpre 03.09.192020Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bow Street, 83 - possiblyBow Street, 83 - possibly
Patterson, AnniePattersonAnnieWidow of grocerBow St., 3322-23.08.1920Burned out600Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Clonevin Park, 11 Derriaghy, 49 AghnahoughLS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 have a claim for £600 by Annie Patterson. VAL-12B-8-9R-M00088 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00094-5 have Henrietta Jefferson immediate lessor 31-33 Bow Street with the occupier of no. 33 W.G. and then Annie Patterson. William G. Patterson a grocer died in March 1919, see his IGRoD. He died in Bow Street. The date of the attack is taken from the information on Jeffersons.
Pelan, James F or EPelanJames F or EPawnbrokerMarket Square, 44-4623.08.1920Looted and partly burned2090700Prot (Magill; 1911)BT 24.8.20; IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BNL 25.8.20; LS 27.2.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21; valuation returns;Circular Road North, 21Circular Road North, 18VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00013 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00015 have James Pelan the occupier of 44-46 Market Square, house, stores and yard, immediate lessor Col. James Graham. LSD 1918 has James Pelan, pawnbroker, Market Square. BT 24.8.20 “The pawn office of Mr. James Pelan was looted during the night.” IN 25.8.1920 There was renewed looting of the premises of James Pelan, pawnbroker, and Messrs Philips, drapery stores, Market Square. Mob carried away all they could lay their hands on; police present but not in sufficient numbers and the looting only ceased when the military arrived. This refers to events on the 24 August but the BNL dates it to the 23rd. BNL 25.8.20 On Monady night [the 23rd] the pawn office of Mr. James Pelan was looted. LS 27.2.20 James Pelan, pawnbroker, Market Sqaure, looted and partly burned. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 James E. Pelan claim £1,500. LS 4.3.21 p. 8 and LH 5.3.21 James F. Pelan, pawnbroker, Market Square claimed £2,090 for damage to stock, awarded £700.
Petticrew, Brothers - Robert and FrancisPetticrewBrothers - Robert and FrancisJewellersBow St., 19-21?22.08.1920Burned out17956.759650Prot? (poss 1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LH 19.2.1921; valuation returnsWestbourne Terrace, 5Westbourne Terrace, 51901 and 1911 census returns are for Robert. Likely other brother, Francis, 21 Bow Street in 1901; no trace of him in 1911 or on the LSD 1918. BT 23.8.1920 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. LS 27.8.1920 Petticrew Bros., jewellers, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 Robert and Francis Petticrew claim £18,285. LH 19.2.1921 Messrs. R&F Petticrew claimed £17,956-15s-0d awarded £9,650 of which £1,000 was allowed to meet the customers’ claims. Note there are several claims for loss of possessions in Petticrews.
Phillips, HughPhillipsHughDraperMarket Square, 24YesJuly and 24.08.1920Burned out. Looted stock stolen and destroyed29881226RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BT 24.8.20; IN 25.8.20 p. 5; BNL 25.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; 17.12.20 p. 5; 25.3.1921 p. 8; valuation returns;Seymour, 42 - possiblyWestbourne Terrace, 3 - possiblyBT 24.8.20 “this forenoon at 11 o’clock, Phillips' drapery store in Market Square was invaded, the goods being quickly possessed of by the mob.” IN 25.8.1920 There was renewed looting of the premises of James Pelan, pawnbroker, and Messrs Philips, drapery stores, Market Square. Mob carried away all they could lay their hands on; police present but not in sufficient numbers and the looting only ceased when the military arrived. This refers to events on the 24 August. BNL 25.8.20 yesterday afternoon [Tuesday] the drapery establishment of Messrs Phillips in Market Square was broken into and looted. LS 3&10.9.20 original claim £12,000. LS 3.12.20, agreement was arrived at in the case of Hugh Phillips who claimed £58 and was awarded £26. LS 17.12.20, draper, Market Square claimed £3,063 for furniture, stock destroyed on the premises. ”Applicant stated that when the disturbances commenced he left the town with his wife and family, and on his return found the premises wrecked and stock and furniture missing. The furniture was thrown onto the street and badly damaged. A quantity of articles left by the looters had since been valued at £133, reducing his claim to £2,930. “Applicant said that Donaghy’s boot factory was burning at the back of his premises and another building at the side was also alight. He thought things were getting so hot that he had better take his wife and seven children away.” Awarded £1,200. LS 25.3.21 looting of the shop happened on the Tuesday i.e. the 24 August. [Total claim £2,930+£58 = £2,988; total award £26+£1,200 = £1,226].
Porter, WilliamPorterWilliampre 03.09.192016.65Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bachelors Walk, 21 - possiblyBeechside Terrace, 5 - possibly
Postmaster General, Postmaster GeneralVarious parts of Co. AntrimDamage to telegraph and telephone wires180LS 8.7.21 p. 6LS 8.7.21 p. 6 Claimed for damage to telegraph and telephone wires etc by malicious cutting in various parts of Co. Antrim, awarded £180
Quinn, MatthewQuinnMatthewTailorDerriaghy? (1911)pre 10.09.1920Damage to clothing1205.38550RC (1911)LS 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21;Derriaghy, 158 Mill StreetDerriaghy, 10 Mill StreetLS 10.9.20 p. 3 claim £1,205-7s-6d. LS 4.3.21 p. 8 and LH 5.3.21 Matthew Quinn, tailor, claimed £1205-7s-6d damage to clothing; awarded £550.
Quinn & Downey, Michael and JamesQuinn & DowneyMichael and JamesGrocer and liquor merchants/publicans/spirit merchants (LSD1918)Chapel Hill, 36YesJuly and pre 27.08.1920Burned out259506510RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21; valuation returns;Antrim Road, 4Chapel Hill, 21VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00148 and 9T-M-00150-1 have James Downey and Michael Quinn occupiers of 36 Chapel Hill, licensed shop, offices and garden (and previously a forge); immedaite Lessor Florence Nelson. They also had occupancy of 38-40 Chapel Hill but this may only have dated from 1920. NPT of Downey so far though there was a James Downey a barman at 126 Dunmurry Town in 1911. Note there is a Patrick Neeson at the same address in 1911; possible connection with Elizabeth and James Neeson, above? LS 27.8.20 Quinn and Downey, publicans, Chapel Hill, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim £25,000. LS 4.3.21 p. 8 and LH 5.3.21 Michael Quinn, and James Downey, grocer and liquor merchants, Chapel Hill claimed £950 for injury to premises and consequential damages during the July disturbances and were awarded £75 for stock and £10 for fittings. They claimed £25,000 for destruction of buildings, fittings, stock and furniture during the August disturbances £4600 buildings and £1825 for furniture, grocery and liquor stock a total of £6,425. [Total July and August £6,510]. Lalwor notes - When the pub was rebuilt it had an inscription Hilltown on the front. One of the owners came from Hilltown, Co Down.
Reid, The Misses M[ary] A[nn], Kate and EleanorReidThe Misses M[ary] A[nn], Kate and EleanorDressmakers (1901); Drapers (1911); ladies clothes (LS)Bow St., 0722.08.1920Burned out32822100RC (Magill; 1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returnBow Street, 09Bow Street, 72According to the 1911 census Mary and Catherine Reid were the sisters of Joseph Devenney, probably half sisters. There is a picture of Devenney’s shop in Bow Street with staff standing outside it in Kee's Lisburn Miscellany. Reids 'shop is beside it. BT 23.8.20 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). LS 27.8.1920 Misses Reid, ladies clothing, Bow Street, burned out. This dates the attack to the evening/night of the 22nd. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 M.A. Kate and Eleanor Reid claimed £6,000. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 the Misses Reid, 7 Bow Street claimed £3,282 for stock, furniture, personal belongings etc. Awarded £2100. Lawlor notes - Mary and Catherine (Kate) Reid were half sisters of the Devenney brothers who had the adjoining butcher’s shop. After their shop was gutted they left Lisburn and along with another sister Ellen set up a ladies wear /haberdashery shop in Clare Street, Dublin.
Reynolds, JohnReynoldsJohnLongstone St., R.C. cemeteryDestruction of 2 wreaths on his daughter's grave200RC? (poss 1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 20.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Llewellyn Avenue, 56 - possiblyMillbrook Road, 18 - possiblyLS 8.10.20 lists a claim for £20. 10.12.20. John Reynolds, Longstone Street claimed £20 for the destruction of two wreaths on his daughter’s grave in the R.C. cemetery. “Mr. Brown K.C. said there was no evidence of malice. The claim was dismissed.” Note the 2 census returns, he is given as Presbyterian in 1901 and R.C. in 1911.
Rice, HughRiceHughPublicanBeechside Terrace (pvt dwelling) and Largymore & Co. Down ArmsYesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Probably posessions lost in an attack on her home at Beechside Terrace120RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation return;Beechside Terrace, 8Longstone Street, 9BT 24.8.1920 “During the night [this I think means Monday 23rd/Tuesday 24th] there was no cessation of … burning and looting. …. Chapel Hill was like an inferno. … Further away two recently erected villas of Messrs. McClenaghan’s, Causeway End were demolished, and at the other end of the town the County Down Arms and also the contents of the owners (Mr. Rice) residence at Beechside Terrace.” BNL 25.8.1920 a couple of dwelling houses owned by Messrs McClenaghan, Causeway End were burned down on Monday night and the County Down Arms was also destroyed. LS 27.8.20 H. Rice, publican, Largymore, burned out also contents of private dwelling at Beechside Terrace. BNL 25.8.20 A couple of dwelling houses owned by Messrs McClenaghan, Causeway End were burned down on Monday night and the County Down Arms was also destroyed. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim, Hugh Rice £6,600; Alice Rice £120. LS 15.10.20 p. 5 ref by an RIC man talking about events on the 23 August to Rice's pub being looted and burned but it does not say whether it was on that day or the previous one. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Hugh Rice, publican, Co. Down Arms and Beechside Terrace. Claimed £50 for the breaking of a window,the looting of a quantity of stout and a bicycle in July, and £6600 for the complete destruction of the premises and his private house Beechside Terrace in August. Awarded £2000.
Rice, AliceRiceAliceBeechside Terrace (1911)YesJuly and 22-23.08.1920Burned out/Contents of private dwelling burned66002000RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; BT 24.8.20; BNL 25.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 15.10.20 p. 5; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation return;Beechside Terrace, 8Hillhall, 8This is the sister of Hugh Rice (above), see their census returns. LS 27.8.20 H. Rice, publican, Largymore, burned out also contents of private dwelling at Beechside Terrace. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim, Hugh Rice £6,600; Alice Rice £120. If she lived at Beechside Terrace it isn't unreasonable to assume that her claim stemmed from the same attack as his.
Rice, Mina GraceRiceMina GraceBow St., 19-21? (Petticrews)22.08.1920Clock destroyed in fire109Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8Magheralave Road, 4Magheralave Road, 15Claimed £10 for a clock destroyed in the fire at Petticrew Bros., Bow Street; awarded £9.
Rice, JamesRiceJamesFlax merchant (1911)Bow St., 36-384512.9RC (1911)LS 8.7.21 p. 6; valuation returnsBow Street, 38Bow Street, 38VAL-12B-8-9R-M00097 and 9T-M00107 have Reps James Rice, as the immediate lessor of 34 Bow Street, In 9R-M00097 his address is given as Bow Street Lisburn. In VAL-12B-8-9R-M00098 and VAL-12B-8-9T-M00107-8 he also appears as the immediate lessor of no.’s 36 and 38 Bow Street. In the case of 38 this has been changed to “in fee” of which property he was the occupier. His name has then been stroked out and replaced by Reps Mary Eliza Rice and hers by James Rice. 8.7.1921 p. 6 James Rice 26-8 or 36-38 Bow Street, claimed £45, award £12-18s.Two James Rice at the same address in 1901 and 1911, uncle and nephew
Ritchie & Co, William; J.P.Ritchie & CoWilliam; J.P.Grocer (1911)Market Square, 14 and Graham Gardens (store)pre 03.09.1920Store and contents completely destroyed by fire500Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 3.12.20 p's 5&8; Valuation return; Bridge Street, 10Belfast, Grampian Avenue, 6There is a picture of Ritchie’s shop in Bridge Street with staff standing outside it in Kee's Lisbun Miscellany. LS 3.12.20 "Mr. Wm. Ritchie J.P." claimed £500 for the destruction of a store in Graham Gardens . Awarded £300.and its contents (tea,"Clarendo", grain and coal. He stored the goods there and moved them to his shop when required.VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00010 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00010 have William Ritchie in occupation of 14a Market Square, a ground floor shop and office, taking possession of it from Sawyers & Co possibly in 1912. Sara Nevin was in 14b, the upper part of the house from what looks like 1918.
Rooney, JosephRooneyJosephLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920WreckedLS 27.8.20NPTNPTIn 1911 there was an Ellen and Joseph at 7 Carnbane, Maze
Rooney, EllenRooneyEllenLongstone St., 36pre 03.09.1920Furniture burned10030LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;NPTNPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Ellen Rooney claimed £100 for the burning of her furniture in her house at 36 Longstone Street; awarded £30.In 1911 there was an Ellen and Joseph at 7 Carnbane, Maze
Savage, Elizabeth A.SavageElizabeth A.Grocer and hardware and seed merchant/spirit dealer (LSD 1918). (Wife/widow of Rowland Savage, merchant, 1911 and IGRoD)Bow St., 85 and 1 Market Placepre 03.09.1920Burning of store and contents and damage to gable of shop1485750Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Dublin Road, 24Dublin Road, 1VAL-12B-8-9R-M00093 and 9T-M00102 have Rowland, stroked out and replaced by Elizabeth, Savage as the occupier of 85 Bow Street, a shop, warehouse, store and yard, including 1 Market Street. Reps John Alexander the immediate lessor. No mention of her in the LS on the 27.8.20. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 – claim £2,120. LS 25.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 26.2.1921 Elizabeth Savage, grocer and hardware and seed merchant, corner of Bow Street and Market Place claimed £425 for the burning of a store and contents and £1,060 for damage to the gable of the shop [total £1,485]; awarded £250 and £500 [total £750]. Rowland Savage, her husband died in 1913, see his IGRoD.
Scannell/Trustees, James J.Scannell/TrusteesJames J.pre 03.09.19203000LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Scarborough, Mary J.ScarboroughMary J.Housekeeper for the Rev McCashinChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of personal effects30045IN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 8; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTIN 24.8.1920 ps 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1920 two entries £1,000. and £300. LS 11.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 12.2.1921 Mary J. Scarborough, house-keeper to the Rev. McCashin claimed £300 for clothes and effects burned, awarded £45.
Sharpe, GeorgeSharpeGeorgeFruiterer (1911) Green grocer (1901)Bridge St., 30 (1911) and 7 Market Square, Cross Rowpre 03.09.1920200Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 30Bridge Street, 30VAL-12B-8-9S-M00001dating from c. 1920 has Geo. Sharpe the occupier in fee of 7 Market Square, Peter Fusco the occupier with George Sharpe the immediate lessor of 9 Cross Row in Market Square.VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00170 and 9S-M-00180 have George and then Eleanor Sharpe as the occupier of 30 Bridge Street House, shop office, yard and garden. Ada C. Seeds the imkediate lessor then held in fee. LSD 1910 has George Sharpe, fruiterer, 7 Market Square and 30 Bridge Street. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 claim for £200.
Shaw, WilliamShawWilliamBuilder's Labourer poss 1911)Haslem’s Lane, 1922.08.1920Furniture burned on street. "Shaw was badly beaten and had to be taken to the infirmary."855.545RC? (poss 1911)IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6Barrack Street, 1 - possiblyBarnsley's Row, 28 - possiblyIN 23.8.20 "Another section of the crowd was busy at Haslem’s Lane where they cleared out and burned the household contents of Mr. William Shaw (a Sinn Fein member of the Urban Council) who … was so severely handled that he had to be conveyed to the County Antrim Infirmary.” See also McAnallan p. 56. BT 23.8.20 “A systematic search was made for Sinn Feiners but … only one was found” Mr. Shaw, Haslems lane who was dragged from his house into the street “where he received rough treatment.” He made his way to the Infirmary; his furniture was set on fire. LS 27.8.20 p. 5 Haslem’s Lane,furniture burned on street, badly beaten. LS 3&10.9.20 claim £250. LS 17.12.20 p. 5 claimed £255-5s, awarded £20. LS 8.7.1921 p. 6. 19 Haslem’s Lane claimed £600 for personal injury on the 22 August 1920, awarded £25. Contains fairly detailed description of the attack. [Total claim £255.50+£600 = £855.50; total award £20+£25 = £45]. lawlor notes - Former chairman of the Teeling’s Hurling and Football Club. Fearful that he might be attacked again while in Lisburn Infirmary he discharged himself after a few days was taken to the Mater Hospital in Belfast. Later claimed £600 for personal injuries including damage to a finger which he was unable to straighten. Dr George St George at the court case examined the finger and said that there should be no reason why he could not straighten it.
Simpson, JamesSimpsonJamesBow St., 22pre 03.09.1920Burned out80003000Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Tonagh, 2Antrim Road, 29VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00095 and 9T-M-00104 have Peter Tougher occupier of 22 Bow Street, a shop, warerooms and a yard. James Simpson the immediate lessors. This was linked to the claim by Peter Tougher. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 claim £8,000. LH 26.2.1921 “Peter Tougher, Bow Street claimed £7,700 for damage to premises and stock at No. 22, while James Simpson also claimed £8,000 in respect of the building which was burned. By consent, the names were joined in the claim and £3,000 was accepted for the building and £300 in Tougher’s case for stock, special costs also being allowed.”
Sinclair, Anna JaneSinclairAnna JaneHill St., 332510LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 8.7.21 p. 6NPTNPTLS 8.10.20 p. 5 Anna Jane Sinclair, claim £25. LS 8.7.21 p. 6 Annie J. Sinclair, 33 Hill Street, claim £25 awarded £10. 3 possibles in 1911, see "Riots census links" document (conatct authors).
Smith, Rev E.P. or E.S.SmithRev E.P. or E.S.CurateChapel Hill, Parochial House23.08.1920Loss of personal effects2000750RCIN 24.8.20 p's 4 & 5; BNL 24.8.20; BT 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;NPTNPTIN 24.8.1920 p’s 4 & 5 dates the burning of the Parochial House to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 “At ten o’clock a number of buildings were ablaze in Chapel Hill and Longstone Street and practically all of them were gutted. Amongst the premises destroyed were ... the Parochial House.” BT 24.8.20 “While the attention of the military and police were confined to the Chapel and St. Joseph’s Hall, a gang of wreckers made their way … to the parochial house … at the top of Longstone Street and promptly set it on fire.” By then the clergy, fearing such an attack had left. LS 3&10.9.1920 claim £2,000. LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 the Rev. E.P. Smith, curate, Parochial House, claimed £2,000 for personal effects, awarded £750.
Stewart, Robert & SonsStewartRobert & SonsFlax Spinnerspre 10.09.19208LS 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT
Stewart, Samuel R.StewartSamuel R.pre 03.09.192010LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTSeveral possibles in 1901 and 1911 of which only one is from Lisburn - Church Street.
Stronge,, PatrickStronge,PatrickPublican - retiredBachelor’s Walk, 08 (pvt house)22.08.1920Furniture burned2000660IN 23.8.20; BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTNPTIN 23.8.20 “The dwelling house of Mr. Strange (sic), Bachelor’s Walk next claimed attention, the whole of the contents being reduced to ashes on the street”, this dates it to the 22 August. BT 23.8.20 the home of Patrick Stronge, who had been nominated as a SF candidate in the recent elections, was visited and all the furniture burned and windows shattered. LS 27.8.1920 Patrick Stronge, private house, Bachelors Walk, furniture destroyed. LS3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.1920 p. 3 – claim £2,000. LS 18.2.1921 p. 3 Patrick Stronge, retired publican, 8 Bachelor’s Walk claimed £2000 for damage to contents of his residence, awarded £660. “Applicant … stated that all the furniture and household effects were burned. The family was now living in Belfast”. Part of the claim was for ‘valuable books’ “Mr Best produced four books found in the house. One contained strictures as to the use of alcohol, and he thought that the witness (Mrs. Stronge) did not put much value on that book. (Laughter)”. There was a Stronge family living at 20 Seymour [Street], Lisburn in 1911 but no husband present, however, the son James Joseph was given as "apprentice to retired"; Patrick Stronge was a retired publican.
Swaine, Mrs/Mary JaneSwaineMrs/Mary JaneLongstone St. (pvt house)pre 27.08.1920Burned out; loss of household goods.3520Prot (1911)LS 27.8.20 p. 5; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Longstone Street, 36Knockmore, 1LS 27.8.20 Longstone St., burned out. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Mary Jane Swain claimed £35 for the loss of household goods, awarded £20.
Swanzy, E.G. Irene & Jess E.S.SwanzyE.G. Irene & Jess E.S.Railway St., 3122.08.192015000Prot (1911)LS 8.10.20 p. 5; 5.11.20 p. 5; 12.11.20 p's 5&6; Carlow, 9 Athy StreetNPTD.I. Swanzy's residence. The mother and sisters of D.I. Swanzy: Mother Elizabeth Goudy and daughter Irene Frances Evelyn lived here also. Last address for Irene was McTernan’s Hotel 28 St Patrick’s Hill, Cork. She lived with her brother.
Sweeny, JohnSweenyJohnShopkeeper; carter (1901); servant (1911)Smithfield24.7.1920Damage to windows and goods156RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 4.2.21 p. 8; valuation returns;Smithfield, 27Smithfield, 27LS 4.2.21 and LH 5.2.21 John Sweeny, shopkeeper, Smithfield claimed £30 reduced to £15 for damage to windows and goods, awarded £5 and £1 expenses.
Taggart, S.H.TaggartS.H.pre 03.09.192050Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Longstone Street, 63 - possiblySeymour Street, 52 - possibly
Thompson, DavidThompsonDavidpre 03.09.1920240LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPTPossibles at 70 Bow Street and 30 Broughmore .
Thompson, T[homas]ThompsonT[homas]Boot shop/shoe maker/dealerBow St., 75??22-23.08.1920Looted and partly burned900Prot (1911)BT 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returnsBow Street, 26Bow Street, 26VAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 and 9T-M00101 have Thomas Thomson in occupation of 75 Bow Street, house, shop, office and yard, Jno. Alexander immediate lessor. BT 23.8.20 “Just as darkness set in several fires broke out and … from nine p.m. till about four a.m. the sky was continually lighted up. The fires all occurred in Bow Street and Market Square, the most serious commencing at Caldwell’s public house, recently sold by Mr. Alex Patterson. Here a strong wind played havoc with the property and in a very short time the adjoining premises of Evans (seed merchants), Cherry (draper), Jackson (grocer) and Thompson (boot merchant) were on fire. LS 27.8.20 T. Thompson, boot shop, Bow Street, looted and partly burned. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 Thomas Thompson claim for £900.
Thoms, ThomsConfectionersBow St.22.08.1920Burned outBT 23 & 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20NPTNPTBT 23.8.1920 The next outbreak was in Miss Reid’s (drapers) the flames spreading to the adjoining premises – Devenny’s (fleshers), P. Lavery’s (fleshers), Crothers’ (cycle works), Kerr (publican), Petticrew (jewellers) McKenny’s (second pub), W.S. Harvey (auctioneer), Jeffersons (timber yard), Miss Johnston’s (drapery) and Thoms (confectionery). This dates the attack to the 22nd. BT 24.8.1920 About 30 premises in Bow Street have been gutted and at intervals dividing walls crumbled to the ground. “From Miss Reid’s drapery establishment right down to Thom’s confectionary shop, there is not a house remaining.” LS 27.8.1920 Thoms confectioners, Bow Street, burned out.
Todd, Wm. JamesToddWm. Jamespre 03.09.192050LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;NPTNPT3 possibles in Lisburn in 1911.
Todd, AlexanderToddAlexanderPublican (1911)Bridge St., 25pre 03.09.1920Damage to premises39.2515Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.1920 p. 5; valuation returns;Bridge Street, 25Bridge Street, 25VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00163 and 9S-M-00174 have Alex Todd the occupier in fee of 25 Bridge Street, a licensed house, shop, office and yard. Possibly one of the Todd Bros. LS 3.9.1920 and 10.9.1920 give a claim of £65-10s. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 … claim of £39-5s for damage to his Bridge Street premises was awarded £15.
Todd, SamuelToddSamuelMarket St., 30-32Damaged premises70005925Prot (Magill)LS 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21;NPTNPTLS 4.3.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.3.1921 Samuel Todd and another, claimed £10,500 amended to £7,000 for damage at 30-32 Market Street, awarded £5,925. This looks like the original Todd Bros. claim – it’s the same amount, see "Riots census links" document (contact authors).
Todd Brothers, Todd BrothersGrocers/provision merchants and grocers (LSD1918)Market Square, 30-3223.08.1920Burned out10500IN 24.8.20 p. 5; BT 24.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;NPTNPTVAL-12B-8-9Q-M00012 and 9S-M00012 have Samuel and William Todd occupation of 30-32 Market Square, shop, stores and yard with the Comrades of the Great War having some of the upstairs rooms. IN 24.8.1920 p. 5 Todd Brothers in Market Square was one of the first to be set on fire; this dates the attack to the 23 August. BNL 24.8.1920 In Market Square about 3 o’clock Todd Bros., provision merchants and bacon? curers caught fire. Fire raged for 20 minutes before the Brigade could deal with it but the contents were destroyed by then and all the Brigade could do was save the adjoining buildings. Outer walls were all that were left standing; the rooms of the Comrades of the Gt War had been on the upper floor. BT 24.8.1920 O’Shea’s shop continued to smoulder and it is believed to have been the cause of the destruction of Todd’s provision store and also the local branch of the Comrades of the Great War both of which were burned to a cinder.” Todd Bros. may be some combination of Samuel, Alexander and Wm. James Todd, below. Alexander and Wm. James had claims of £65 and £50 respectively on LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 which are listed under their own names on the DB. Samuel, who does not feature on the list of claimants on 3&10.9.1920, had a claim for £10,500 see LS 4.3.1921 p. 8. LSD 1918 has Todd Brothers, provision merchants and grocers, Market Square, and farmers at Plantation, Lisburn. In Samuel’s claim, which matches and may be the one for the Todd Bros, the LS and LH 4&5.3.1921 both give Market Street not Market Square. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3, Todd Bros., claim £10,500.
Tolerton, R[obert]TolertonR[obert]Grocer (LSD1918)Bow St., 02-10 pre 03.09.1920400Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; valuation returns;Beechside Terrace, 9Antrim Road, 22VAL-12B-8-9R-M00094-5 and 9T-M00103-4 have Robert Tolerton as the occupier and owner in fee to 2 Bow Street, shop, store, yard and garden. Offices on the first floor were let to J.C. Gifford who sub-let rooms on the 2 floor to Messrs Davis & Fullerton and then Eliza McCord. Tolerton was also the immediate lessor of 4, 6, 8 and 10 Bow Street. VAL-12B-8-9R-M00092-3 and 9T-M00101-2 has Robert Tolerton as the occupier of 73 Bow Street, a shop, store and yard, David Kilpatrick the immediate lessor. However this may only be to 1911. He does not feature on VAL-12B-8-9R-M00092 which runs on to the early 1920s. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 R. Tolerton claim for £400. LSD 1918 has Robert Tolerton, family grocer, 2 Bow Street. LSD 1918 has Tolerton, R., grocer, Bow Street.
Toman, FelixTomanFelixKnockmore, Cameronian Cottagepre 14.09.19205000976RC? (Magill; poss 1911)LS 17.9.20 p. 3; 4.3.21 p. 8; LH 5.3.21; valuation returns;Seaford, Dunturk, 1 - possiblyNPTLS 17.9.20 p. 3 Lisburn Rural District Council compensation claims, Felix Toman, Knockmore, £5,000. LS 4.3.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.3.21 Felix Toman, Cameronian Cottage, claim £5000, award £500 buildings, £476 contents. The Seaford census return is the only Felix Toman in the 1911 census, no trace in 1901.
Toole, EmilyTooleEmilyMill spinner? (1911)Chapel Hill, 42pre 03.09.1920Damage to her furniture2013.05Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Linenhall Street, 6NPTLS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Emily Toole 42 Chapel Hill awarded £13-1s for damage to her furniture.
Tougher, PeterTougherPeterFruitererBow St., 22 YesJuly and pre 27.08.1920Burned out7735.55310RC (1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; 25.2.21 p. 5; LH 26.2.20; valuation returns;Grand Street, 32Grove Street, 6VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00095 and 9T-M-00104 have Peter Tougher occupier of 22 Bow Street, a shop, warerooms and a yard. James Simpson the immediate lessors.LS 27.8.1920 Peter Tougher, fruiterer, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.1920 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 value of claim given as £7,700.LS 10.12.20 p. 5 … Peter Tougher, Bow St., fruiterer claimed £37-11s for damage to his premises and it was pointed out that applicant had a claim for £7,700 had a claim coming on in respect of other premises. Awarded £10. LH 26.2.1921 “Peter Tougher, Bow Street claimed £7,700 for damage to premises and stock at No. 22, while James Simpson also claimed £8,000 in respect of the building which was burned. By consent, the names were joined in the claim and £3,000 was accepted for the building and £300 in Tougher’s case for stock, special costs also being allowed.” [Total claim £7,700 + £37-11s = £7,737-11s. Total award £300+ £10 = £310.]See Wm Wilson's claim in the LS 25.2.21 p. 8. His premises was next door to Peter Tougher's.
Trainer, JohnTrainerJohnClerkWesley St., Ashley PlaceYes24.7.1920Damage to furniture15LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8;Ashleaf Place, 50Derryaghey, 5 Bridge Street - possiblyLS 30.7.1920 p. 5 John Trainer, clerk, Ashleaf Place / Ashley Place, Wesley Street claimed for a cabinet, lamp, blind and fancy ink stand.
Trainor, A.TrainorA.ConfectionerCastle St.pre 27.08.1920Wrecked and lootedRC? (poss 1911)LS 27.8.20Smithfield, 5 - possiblyNPTLS 27.8.1920 has A. Trainor, confectioner, Castle Street, wrecked and looted. Could the “A” be a misprint for “E” in which case this entry would presumably relate to Edward Tainor, below. VAL-12B-8-9S-M-00020 has a James Trainor at 17 Castle Street, a house and shop including 1 Johnston’s entry.There is also an IGRoM for John Trainor and Alice Daly. They were married in Lisburn Chapel on the 27 September 1911. He was a clerk and the son of Thomas Trainor a dyer. She was the daughter of Hugh Daly a fruiterer. In 1911 they had been living in 42 Castle Street.
Trainor, EdwardTrainorEdwardConfectioner and tobacconist; clerk (1911)Castle St., 3023.08.1920Wrecked846250RC (Magill; 1911)BNL 24.8.20; LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 4.2.21 p. 8; LH 5.2.21; valuation returnsCastle Street, 33Derryaghey, 8 Mill Street VAL-12B-8-9S-M-00030 has William Boyce/Boise as the immediate lessor of 26-30 Castle Street. Edward Trainor and later Charles Montgomery was occupier of 30 Castle Street, House, shop, and yard, which extended over no. 28. BNL 24.8.20 Mr. E. Trainor’s confectionary shop in Castle Street was wrecked about 9-45.” This dates the attack to the 23rd. LS 3&10.9.1920 Edward Trainor, claim £1,000. LS 4.2.1921 p. 8 and LH 5.2.21 Trainor, Edward, confectioner and tobacconist, 30 Castle St. claimed £846 for stock and furniture, awarded £250.
Trainor/Traynor, OwenTrainor/TraynorOwenPublicanLongstone St., 025-33 - pub and 4 housesYesJuly and pre 27.08.1920Burned out in August; premises and stock damaged in July63302768.13RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Belfast, Castlereagh Road, 48 - possiblyBelfast, Beersbridge Road, 57 possiblyVAL-12B-8-9R-M-001769 and 9T-M-00176 have Owen Traynor occupier of 23 Longstone Street, a garden, in fee; the immediate lessor of 25 and 27 each a house and garden, the immediate lessor and occupier of no. 29 a house and small garden “in ruins”, and no. 31, a licensed house, in ruins, shed, yard and garden. No mention of him being in no. 33, see below. LS 3&10.9.20 claim given as £6,000. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 Owen Traynor publican, Longstone Street claimed £6,000 for damage to stock and furniture in his pub and 4 dwelling houses in the same street; also £300 for damage to the premises and £30 for broken glass. Premises were “injured by a crowd on the 23 July and after he restocked them they were burned out in August.” He lived at no. 33. Award of £2,500 given plus £250 for the premises and £18-2s-6d for the broken windows. The LS reports he had a pub and 4 houses. Given that 23, the first property mentioned in the valuation returns, was a garden this suggests he report is referring to 25, 27, 29, 31 (the pub) and 33 where the Standard says he was living.
Trainor/Traynor, JamesTrainor/TraynorJamesBoot and ShoemakerCastle St., 17Yes24.7.1920Damage to fixtures, fittings and tools950250RC? (poss 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 5; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; LS 17.12.20 p. 5;Castle Street, 9 - possibleDerryaghey, 24 Mill Street - possiblyLS 30.7.1920 p. 5 James Trainer, boot and shoemaker 17 Castle Street claimed for fixtures, fittings and tools. LS 17.12.1920 p. 5 claimed £950, awarded £250.
Turner, William GeorgeTurnerWilliam GeorgeFruitererBow St., 27 and Market Square?22.08.1920Burned out 1069600Prot (1911)IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Belfast, 8 Shankill RoadNPTVAL-12B-8-9R-M-00088 and 9T-M-00094 Wm. Geo Turner occupier, Redmond and then Mary Jefferson, immediate lessor of 27 Bow Street, house, shop and yard. IN 23.8.1920 “Another shop which suffered by fire here [Market Square] was that of Councillor Turner, High Sheriff of Belfast.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.20 The premises burned in Bow Street included Turner’s fruit store. LS 27.8.20 W.G. Turner, fruiterer, Bow Street, burned out. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 William George Turner, claim £1.069.35. LS 25.2.1921 and LH 26.2.1921 William G Turner, 27 Bow Street claimed £1,069 for damage to stock and fittings, awarded £600. LSD 1918 has Turner, W. G., fruit merchant, Bow Street. Magill has him as a tenant of W.G. Connor.
Unknown, UnknownLinenhall St. - 4 small houses adjoining the AoH hallpre 27.08.1920LS 27.8.20; valuation returns;NPTNPT
Unknown, UnknownPublic houseRavarnettepre 27.08.1920LootedLS 27.8.20NPTNPTThis is referred to in the final paragraph in the LS 27.8.20 in the section dealing with the Clenaghans, or M'Clenaghans as it is given there.
Wadsworth, James M. or H.WadsworthJames M. or H.ChemistBow St., 14pre 03.09.192048.633Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5; valuation returns;Newtown Butler, 3 Drumralla - possibly Newtownbutler, 6 Drumralla - possibly VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00095 and 9T-M-00104 have James M. Wadsworth occupier of 14 Bow Street, a house and shop, Ella Clements the immediate lessor. LS 3 and 10.9.20 give James M. and a claim of £48-12s. LS 10.12.1920 p. 5: James H. Wadsworth chemist, 14 Bow Street, claimed £48-12s and was awarded £33. No Wadsworth in either the 1910 or 1918 LSD, and none in the census with an obvious local connection.
Walsh, Clare/ClaraWalshClare/ClaraGlass, china, hardware, stationery and fancy goods (LSD 1918)Market Square, 10YesJuly and 22.08.1920Burned out3035.651280RC (Magill; 1911)LS 30.7.20 p. 8; LS 6.8.20 p. 8; IN 23.8.20; BNL 23.8.20; LS 27.8.20 p. 6; 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 18.2.21 p. 3; valuation returns;Market Square, 10Market Square, 10IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations. The Delph shop of Mr. Walsh was wrecked.” This dates the attack to the 22 August. LS 3&10.9.1920 claims given as £250 for Clare and £4,000 for James Francis. LS 17.12.20 Clara Walsh claimed £250 for clothes, jewellery etc. destroyed at 15 Market Square where she formerly lived with her brother who kept a hardware shop. The premises were set on fire and the portion containing her belongings was burned out. Awarded £110. The LS 18.2.21 gives her brother's premises as 10 Market Square.
Walsh, James FrancisWalshJames FrancisChina and Hardware Merchant (1911)Market Square, 1022.08.1920Clothes, jewellery and posessions lost when the building was set on fire250110RC (1911)IN 23.8.20;LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 17.12.20 p. 5;Market Square, 10Market Square, 10VAL-12B-8-9Q-M-00009 and 9S-M00009 have Wm Erskine as the immediate lessor for 10 Market Square, James Walsh was the occupier. IN 23.8.1920 “Market Square … was next made the scene of the mobs depredations. The Delph shop of Mr. Walsh was wrecked” This dates the attack to the 22 August. BNL 23.8.1920 “In Market Square Walsh’s and O’Shea’s Delph shops, Browne’s spirit grocery and Burns’s fruit store were soon ablaze. LS 27.8.1920 James Walsh china shop Market Square, burned out. LS 3&10.9.1920 claims given as £250 for Clare and £4,000 for James Francis. LS 18.2.21. He claimed £2785-13s-1d for burning of a hardware shop and £250 for stock. Awarded £1,250 + £30. William Walsh had married Sarah Connolly in 1867 and emigrated to New York where he worked in a dry goods store. The family returned to Lisburn around 1893 and set up a stationer, hardware and delph business at 10 Market Square. Linked to the Devenney family. (See Lisburn’s Forgotten Families).
War Pensions Committee, War Pensions CommitteeMarket Square, 29pre 03.09.1920Unknown, perhaps noneLS 11.2.21 p. 6; LH 12.2.21; valuation returns;The LS 11.2.1921 p. 6 and LH 12.2.1921 refer to a claim (see above) by Miss Louisa C Allister (owner) and William George Connor, furniture dealer and manufacturer, (tenant), arising from the destruction of 29 and 31 Market Square. According to this, “In the upper part of the premises rooms were let to a War Pensions Committee and a photographer.” I.e. the name, occupation and the address ‘fit’ VAL-12B-8-9Q-M00003-4 and VAL-12B-8-9S-M00004 have Louisa Allister as the immediate lessor in 29 and 31 Market Square. George Connor took over 31 Market Square, a shop, ground floor offices and yard, from Thomas Pelan in 1920. John McBride had offices on the 2nd and 3rd floors of 29 Market Square from 1912. The War Pensions Committee had offices, 2 rooms, on the 2nd floor either from 1917 or 1920. There is no sign of a claim for compensation. This appears to be a different organisation from the Comrades of the Great War which had a club on the other side of the square above Todds'.
Ward, TeresaWardTeresaGrove St., 18pre 03.09.1920Loss of furniture15035RC (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 10.12.20 p. 5;Grand Street, 49Grand Street, 43LS 10.12.1920 p. 5 Teresa Ward 18 Grove Street claimed £150 for furniture lost, accepted £35.
Warnock, DavidWarnockDavidpre 03.09.1920110Prot (1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bachelors Walk, 21Armagh, 24 Abbey Street
Wilson, WilliamWilsonWilliamPublican; spirit merchant (1911)Bow St., 20pre 03.09.1920Wall damaged by fire in adjoining property145175Prot (Magill; 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3; 25.2.21 p. 8; LH 26.2.21; valuation returns;Bow Street, 20Bow Street, 17VAL-12B-8-9R-M-00095 and 9T-M-00104 have William Wilson occupier of 20 Bow Street, a licensed house shop, offices, shed and a yard. Executors of Wm. Norwood the immediate lessors. LS 3.9.20 p. 8 and 10.9.20 p. 3 William Wilson claim £91. LS 25.2.21 p. 8 and LH 26.2.21 William Wilson, publican, 20 Bow Street claimed £145 damage to premises caused by destruction of adjoining property belonging to Peter Tougher which exposed a wall. The original claim was £91 but when the wall collapsed a claim of £145 was made for restoration. The room that was damaged had been used as a band room. Council comments on the room being, “a right good place for when they get thirsty”; Wilson stated that there were “40 in the band and none of them drank anything but lemonade – laughter.” Awarded £175.
Woods, Eliza M.WoodsEliza M.pre 03.09.1920150Prot? (poss 1911)LS 3.9.20 p. 8; 10.9.20 p. 3;Bachelors Walk, 10 - possiblyBachelors Walk, 63 - possibly