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Portglenone, County Antrim

From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for 1910


33 miles from Belfast. Market Town and Parish, and 6 miles from Cullybackey Railway Station. Has a Post Office, with Money Order and Telegraph Departments. Market day--Tuesday. Parish Population--3,995. Town Population--434


--Postal Telegraph & Money Order Office--J. C. Duncan, postmaster; assistant, L. Agnew. Two despatches daily (Sundays excepted), at 8-30 a.m. and 3-40 p.m., and two deliveries, 9 a.m. and 6-30 p.m. The morning delivery and evening despatch only on Sundays

Stamp Distributor--J. C. Duncan

Petty Sessions held at Portglenone first Thursday in each month at 12 o'clock noon. Clerk--Joseph C. Duncan Petty Sessions held at Innisrush, Portglenone, second Wednesday in each month at 12 o'clock noon. Clerk-- Joseph C. Duncan, Portglenone

Local Magistrates--John M'Meekin, J.P., Churchfield house, Portglenone; W. G. Courtenay, J.P., Glenburn, Portglenone; Dr. Love, J.P., Ahoghill, Portglenone; Wm. Carson, J.P., Dreen, Cullybackey Commissioner to Administer Oaths--Joseph C. Duncan, Portglenone

Registrars for Births, Marriages and Deaths--Dr Stewart, Portglenone; J. Brady, Portglenone


Church of Ireland--Rev. A. C. Bateman. Services--12 o'clock noon and 6 p.m. First Presbyterian--Rev. T. S. Jasper. Second--Rev. Samuel R. Henry. Third--Rev. A. H. Beattie Roman Catholic--Rev. J. Lavery, P.P. Services--8-30 a.m., 10-30 a.m., and 6 p.m.


Acting Sergeant S. G. Welsh; Constables Patrick O'Brien, Rankin, John Connor, and Simon Gallaher


Mail car leaves the Post Office daily (Sundays excepted) at 8-30 a.m. and 3-40 p.m. for Cullybackey Station, in connection with trains to Belfast, Londonderry, Coleraine, Ballymena, &c, and leaves Cullybackey for Portglenone at 7-45 a.m., 11-5 a.m., and 5 p.m. Car service--Portglenone to Ballymena, 7-50 a.m.; Ballymena to Portglenone, 4-35 p.m.

Reference: Library Ireland

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