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welder

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Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« on: June 16, 2018, 08:17:18 AM »


Oldpark Road Belfast. Where my GF & GM married

I think this parish is now vacant.

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2018, 09:51:59 AM »

Oldpark Road Belfast. Where my GF & GM married

I think this parish is now vacant.



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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2018, 11:05:40 AM »
Oh it's beautiful! :-*
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2018, 04:20:59 PM »

Oldpark Road Belfast. Where my GF & GM married

I think this parish is now vacant.


Hi Welder I'm confused because my gr parents got married in Holy Trinty C of I but it was around Carlisle Circus/Antrim Rd
 I am from that area (long time ago!) & I knew pic of  this church as St Marks Ballysillian? there was a St Silas church originally on the Oldpark Rd & I've read somewhere  it was bombed so it then moved to Cliftonville Rd & just to totally confuse the issue I thought Immanuel was around Agnes St/Shankhill Road  ??? ???
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2018, 04:45:25 PM »


All or part of what you say my be correct parkie, I cannot say with certainty.

I was trying to get past a brick wall in the paternal side of my family and I found the name

of the Church Grandparents married in and then searched for a photo. As far as I'm aware

that's it up the page, but again I am not certain, just as informed as the info on these

genealogy sites will allow. I will have another search to see if I've read it wrongly. If I'm

right I will attempt to post photos of the interior. It is a grand looking Church.
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2018, 05:00:39 PM »

All or part of what you say my be correct parkie, I cannot say with certainty.

I was trying to get past a brick wall in the paternal side of my family and I found the name

of the Church Grandparents married in and then searched for a photo. As far as I'm aware

that's it up the page, but again I am not certain, just as informed as the info on these

genealogy sites will allow. I will have another search to see if I've read it wrongly. If I'm

right I will attempt to post photos of the interior. It is a grand looking Church.
I may be barking up the wrong tree here Welder ;)  They were all beautiful churches  back then :)

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2018, 05:41:50 PM »
I believe there was A Trinity C.O.I in the shankill area old lodge road this was blitzed in WW2

welder

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2018, 06:17:23 PM »


I will have another look at the source of my information and if necessary post a correction.

Some of these Churches that do not have a congregation are being sold.
Same true of Church of England and Church of Scotland. Some complete with graveyard.
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2018, 06:53:01 PM »

Oldpark Road Belfast. Where my GF & GM married

I think this parish is now vacant.


it is so lovely.

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2018, 07:34:43 PM »
This is Holy Trinity Parish Church. Opened in 1957 and as far as I know replaced the original church at Carlisle Circus. St Marks Church is at the end of the Ballysillan Road at the junction with Crumlin Road (I think). As a child, I attended Holy Trinity. My mother who is almost 92 still attends every Sunday. Some time ago the parishes of St Silas and Immanual were amalgamated into Holy Trinity and it became "Holy Trinity and St Silas with Immanual"
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2018, 07:49:26 PM »


Thank you Creaky, 1957 is after my grandparents by many years. The Church that was bombed in WWII was Methodist.

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2018, 07:52:51 PM »


I can see a grown man and a young girl to the far right of the Church.
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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2018, 08:24:34 PM »


My great grand Father and Mother, Francis and Rosanna were married at Ballylinney Presbyterian Church.

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Re: Trinity Church with St Silas and Immanuel
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2018, 04:46:16 PM »


Thank you Creaky for those pictures. What a difference 100 years makes. My Father I recall

did mention Cavehill, but I don't know if he lived there or worked there. I know he was born in

Osborne Street 1918 and left Arosa Parade during March 1940 after his Father died in Purdeysburn Hospital. He worked in England for Wimpey (who he was proud of)
His Mother died a few months after the death of her husband (my GF)
GF &GM are in the same grave. GF was a docker,
Before leaving Belfast my Dad worked for
McCue and Dick and I do wish I'd asked him more about his back ground in Belfast when I
had ample opportunity. When I was younger he and I shared an allotment that gave him a
lot of pleasure until he developed severe arthritis in his lower back and legs.

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