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REP1

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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #495 on: March 30, 2010, 03:08:27 PM »
Betty I cant think of Thompson's from bryson street but know other Thompson's from Sheriff Street.
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« Reply #496 on: March 30, 2010, 04:01:42 PM »
REP 1 I know the Thompsons from Sheriff Street. Harry actually, but the other Thompsons lived in Bryson St.,but
that was before the troubles. Joe and Harry and a sister Lily.
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #497 on: March 30, 2010, 04:17:16 PM »
I didnt know they came from Bryson street I know them all well Lily lives in Edgar Street.
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« Reply #498 on: March 30, 2010, 05:10:12 PM »
I only ever knew the Thompsons from Bryson Street - maybe some of them live(d) elsewhere in the Strand since / now. Those from Bryson Street that I recall were Billy (PIP), Harry, Joe, Lily, Seamus. I think there were others whom I don't know.

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« Reply #499 on: March 30, 2010, 06:43:17 PM »
As I said they lived in Bryson Street before the troubles. Was,nt sure where they all ended up. In my teens
I used to go with Joe. Nice guy and Lily was a nice wee girl. Should you run into them give them my regards.
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #500 on: March 30, 2010, 07:00:27 PM »
There were Thompsons who lived on the mountpottinger rd, Liam, Geraldine, and Martina, they moved away to Ards during the troubles, they were relatives, I think, of the Lilly yous are talking about, but I think that girl lived in Prim st, I think she got married to Pat Kelly from Sherriff st, I could be wrong
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« Reply #501 on: March 30, 2010, 07:00:34 PM »
Will do Betty Joe lived in Beachfield street for about 30 years then he sold the land for development.
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #502 on: March 30, 2010, 07:34:41 PM »
REP, hope Joe done OK he was one of the best. :smile:
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #503 on: March 30, 2010, 08:17:40 PM »
Will do Betty Joe lived in Beachfield street for about 30 years then he sold the land for development.
there were thomspon lived in sherrif st anthony thomspom davys younger bro still lives on the mountpottinger rd

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« Reply #504 on: March 30, 2010, 08:21:58 PM »
Frankie I knew them as well. Harry and Anthony. Met David years ago. Was sorry to hear he was killed :(
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #505 on: March 30, 2010, 08:32:17 PM »
there were thomspon lived in sherrif st anthony thomspom davys younger bro still lives on the mountpottinger rd
frankie, I totally forgot about Anthony Thompson, there were other Thompsons on the mountpottinger rd as well, Dessie, lived in 99
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Re: Short Strand. East Belfast
« Reply #506 on: March 30, 2010, 09:15:05 PM »
I have traced my family (Keegan) back to the Short Strand in the 1900's and beyond.  My Grt Aunt was Margaret Keegan married to William O'Hara and was living in Vulcan Street in 1911.  My Grt Grandfather (Thomas Keegan) was living with her after she was married.  My Grt Uncle James Keegan lived in Altcar Street, James was Thomas brother.

As I have always seen myself as an Ulster Scot, I am really chuffed to see my background is not what I always thought.  If anyone can help me add to the family history I would be very grteful.
I'm an O'Hara from Panton St Falls Rd my father William O'Hara and his grand father was a William O'Hara from Vulcan St.

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