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Bell18

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Hi recently I've started doing a bitta research and am looking if any one has details on the Bell family at 33 Cumberland Street in Belfast  :)

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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 09:52:18 AM »

Hi recently I've started doing a bitta research and am looking if any one has details on the Bell family at 33 Cumberland Street in Belfast  :)


This was the family of Abraham Bell and Charlotte Bunting, is there any specific angle you have regards information?  If family tree research, you would be as well to post in the genealogy section, happy to provide information there if you do.


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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2019, 11:11:26 AM »
Hi thanks for getting back to me yes that is right .. it all started from my great great uncle who was killed in France at 22 he was son of Abraham and Charlotte. I'm looking at the angle of the rest of brothers and sisters who they married etc  :)

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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2019, 12:46:05 PM »
OK, this being the family...
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Wood_Vale_Ward/Wigton/157936/

Working down the siblings shown (ie. of William J killed in 1916):

- Eliza Jane married Joseph Mussen in 1915:
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1915/09807/5560994.pdf

- Sarah Jane married Richard Grainger in 1919:
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1919/09671/5507114.pdf

- Abraham married an "Agnes" - I think Agnes Rodgers may be a possibility, such a marriage took place on 9 September 1931 and GRONI has the record online (pay to view to confirm) ... also a burial record for these folk here:
https://dof.belfastcity.gov.uk/burialsearch/BurialSearch.aspx?GraveSection=D1&GraveNumber=265&CemeteryName=City%20Cemetery%20-%20Glenalina%20Extension

- Charles married a "Charlotte", I think Charlotte Hume may be a possibility, such a marriage took place on 6 August 1924 and GRONI has the record online (pay to view to confirm)... the couple had sons Abraham and Charles and the  family lived for some time at 14 Premier Drive Belfast.

- Robert married a "Martha", I think Martha Johnston may be a possibility, such a marriage took place on 7 August 1929 and GRONI has the record online (pay to view to confirm)... this family lived for some time at 111 Westmoreland Street Belfast.

- Charlotte married James Foster on 30 March 1929, GRONI has the record online (pay to view), Charlotte sadly died early, but not before having a daughter Meta Foster, the family lived for some time at 156 Lawnbrook Avenue Belfast... also a burial record for these folk here:
https://dof.belfastcity.gov.uk/burialsearch/BurialSearch.aspx?GraveSection=E&GraveNumber=276&CemeteryName=City%20Cemetery%20-%20Glenalina%20Extension

Heading out now, but hopefully this start will offer up more leads.


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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2019, 03:06:51 PM »
Hi this is great so the other day I found out that there's mccorys.. Graingers.. And kinners I'm trying to find all this connection of who of the bells married them etc . . The stuff you have just sent I didn't know at all my nannda and nanny have just passed within 10 months of each other during their last moments they were becoming G forgetful so I'm trying to resume this sorta search . .I thank you for this so far hope. You could. Help anymore .. Ooo sorry was there one. Of the Rodgers killed in France do you know ?

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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2019, 04:17:24 PM »
Hi there (BTW: I'm not related to your Bells) ... I'm happy to follow up on them if there is any more information you can provide...


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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2019, 08:41:54 AM »

- Charlotte married James Foster on 30 March 1929, GRONI has the record online (pay to view), Charlotte sadly died early, but not before having a daughter Meta Foster, the family lived for some time at 156 Lawnbrook Avenue Belfast... also a burial record for these folk here:
https://dof.belfastcity.gov.uk/burialsearch/BurialSearch.aspx?GraveSection=E&GraveNumber=276&CemeteryName=City%20Cemetery%20-%20Glenalina%20Extension


James and Charlotte (Bell) Foster's daughter Meta went on to marry a David Carrigan (Meta = the grave occupant  transcribed as 'Martha Corrigan'), the death notices from October 1973 mention that David and Meta had children called Jim, Brenda and Alison Carrigan.


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Re: Looking for Bell family details of Cumberland Street Belfast
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2019, 10:13:21 AM »
I think this is where your McCrory surname fits in, from the Belfast Telegraph of 24 January 1967:

GRAINGER - January 23, 1967, at his home, 55 Penrith St., RICHARD, dearly-loved husband of Sarah Jane Grainger.  Funeral to-morrow (Wednesday), at 2-30 p.m., to Carnmoney Churchyard. - Very deeply regretted by his sorrowing Wife, also his Granddaughter and Husband, Margaret and Sydney McKeown ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Son and Daughter-in-law,  Richard and Rita Grainger and Family, 6 Lyndhurst Parade ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Son and Daughter-in-law, Charles and Susan Grainger and Family, 32 Wilton Street ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Son-in-law, Charlotte and Arthur Hughes and Family, 32 Beverley Street ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Son-in-law,  Evelyn and Anthony Webster and Family, 13a Castlerobin Road, Belvoir Park ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Son-in-law, Violet and Alfred Kinkead and Family, 43 Lorton Street ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Son-in-law, Jean and William Melville and Family, 72 Montreal Street ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Daughter and Son-in-law, Mina and Alfred McCrory and Family, 22 Dover Street ... dearly-loved brother of Nell and David Grainger, 13 Turin Street ... Very deeply regretted by his Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law, Charles and Charlotte Bell, 14 Premier Drive ... With deepest sympathy, Sister-in-law, Brother-in-law, Lizzie and Joseph Mussen, and Family Circle, 275 Shore Road ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Granddaughter and Husband, Jean and Roy Brown and Family, 58 Cumberland Street ... Deeply regretted by his sorrowing Granddaughter and Husband, Lynn and Roy Crowe 24h Kilwarlin Walk