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Lisburn Catholics and the Great War Project featured in the Decades of Centenaries Toolkit

Lisburn Catholics and the Great War Project featured in the Decades of Centenaries Toolkit

The Lisburn Catholics and the Great War project features in the Community Relation Council’s (CRC) 2017 Updated Decade of Anniversaries Toolkit. .  The guide is an update of the Decade of Anniversaries Toolkit first published in 2014. Since then, the practice around

The Curious Case of Private James Sterling

Pat Geary has uncovered the curious case of Private James Sterling, who is commemorated on the 1916 Lisburn Roll of Honour (Lisburn Standard) and the Lisburn War Memorial, but whose death has seemed slipped through the official records of the

Private Patrick McPhillips * New Update*

As outlined in the introduction,  although the project is largely confined to men who regularly attended service [at St Patrick’s]; family members of parishioners;  men who briefly attended St Patrick’s when visiting the town, for example visitors working in the

Project Update: March 2016

  The initial phase of the project – the collection of names, and gathering of information – is largely complete.  Thanks to the effort of the project’s volunteers, we have identified over 320+ men from St Patrick’s Parish, Lisburn, that

New Addition: Kingsmore

Courtesy of Pat Geary, Private Patrick Kingsmore and Private Joseph Kingsmore (Alias: James McPhillips) have been added to the database.

New website: LC&TGW Research Project

Welcome to our new website.  Whether you’re just visiting, or you’re researching your family background, please browse the database.  Get in touch if you can help our, either by supplying additional data, or correcting existing entries.

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