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eddie and brigid devlin's family

This page provides some information about the Devlin family. There are links to each of their children's own families.
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Eddie in 1965
Born March 1904, Mobane, South Armagh. School in Crossmaglen until 1918. New York from 1922 to 1933. Worked on the Elevated Railway as a Guard. Married Brigid in 1934. Lived in Ballsmill, Drumboy, Drumbally and Cregganbane until 1971. Agricultural labourer. Moved to Preston, England and died there in July 1972.

For more information see Eddie

Brigid in 1991
Born Tullydonnell March 1913, fifth of 10 children. Ballynaclosha PE school until 1927. Worked in Belfast until married in 1934. Died Preston in May 1997.

For more information see Brigid

Mary (May)
Born in Glasgow November 1934. Glassdrummond and Ballynaclosha schools, Newry technical College. Worked as Childrens Nurse in Nazareth Lodge, Belfast and in Newry. Moved to Preston, England in 1955, married Jim Treanor, formerly from Newry in July 1956. Brigid and Eddie lived with May and Jim from late 1971. Looked after Brigid in her final years. Keen golfer. Died in April 2000.

See also May and Jim

Born in Drumboy, June 1936. Glassdrummond PE School; Our Lady's Grammar School, Newry; Nurse in Walton Hospital, Liverpool until 1962. Emigrated to Canada and married Ken Adamson (formerly from Liverpool) in October 1962. Died suddenly on 11 January 1989.

See also Anna and Ken

Born 1938 in Drumbally South Armagh. Glassdrummond Primary School to 1943 to 1952; Abbey Christian Brothers Grammar School Newry 1952 to 1957; worked in NI civil service until retirement in 1998. Active in trade union for many years and involved in local voluntary work. Hobbies include grandchildren, reading, irish music, DIY, computers, the internet, local history, family genealogy, fishing, walking in the mountains.

See also Pat and Sadie

Born December 1939 Drumbally, South Armagh. Glassdrummond Primary School. Our Lady's Grammar School, Newry from 1953 to 1958. Manchester (GPO Telephones) 1959 to 1961. Moved to Preston in 1961 still working for BT to 1968 and from 1984 to 1999. Married Bernard Hamilton in 1962. Retired in December 1999. Interests: Reading, toy-making, knitting, collecting tea pots (all sorts.

See also Kathleen and Bernard

Born 1943 Drumbally, South Armagh. Grassdrummond Primary School; Our Lady's Grammar School, Newry 1954 to 1959. BA Hon. 1993 Open University, MA Literature 1994. Moved to Preston in 1960. Married Bill Sumner March 1967. Worked for British Telecom and Yellow Pages until 1996. Keen golfer. Lady Captain 2002-2003. Died suddenly 4 November 2005

See also Alice and Bill

Born in May 1946 Drumbally, South Armagh. Grassdrummond PE School, Our Lady's Grammar School 1958 to 1963. Moved to Preston, England; worked in Lancashire County Council; married Ron Sutcliffe in 1966. Works for British Telecom.

See also Eileen and Ron