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The Funeral of Elizabeth Barrington Greer.


It is with feelings of sincere regret we record the demise of this much esteemed and highly respected lady which took place at her residence on Tuesday morning. Her remains were removed on Thursday morning, at eight o’clock, for interment in the burying-ground at Lisnadill Church. The funeral was private, attended by relatives and kind friends who wished to pay the last tribute of respect to one who in life was so much beloved. The chief mourners were—Henry F. Greer, Esq., husband; George Greer, Esq., and Francis H. Greer, Esq., brothers; Francis Greer, Esq, uncle; John Barcroft, Esq., J.P.; Jonathan Barcroft Esq.; Robert W. Scott, Esq.; Robt. Daniel. Esq., and T. W. Pim, Esq., brothers-in-law. The following gentleman were present—Rev. Mr. Radcliffe, Rev. James Jones, A. Daniels, Esq.; Captain Coote, Captain Bailey, Lieutenant Fitzgerald (Royal Irish Fusiliers); Henry Fraser, Esq., M.D.; George Bowes, Esq.; F. L. Martin, Esq.; W. F. Cardwell, Esq.; ____ Daniels, Esq.; Thomas Wynne, Esq.; Master Cardwell, Edward Taylor, Esq., Etc. On arriving at Lisnadill Church, the service was most impressively conducted the Rev. Mr. Radcliffe, and the remains were then laid in their last resting place. The coffin was of polished oak, richly mounted, and breast-plate had inscription:-

Elizabeth B. Greer,
Died 21st June

Pretty wreaths of immortelles were placed on lid of coffin, from Henry F. Greer, Esq. Mrs. F. H. Greer. Mrs. Greer, Bernagh; Mrs. Pim, Belfast; Mrs. Scott, Beechgrove; Miss Edith Greer. Beechgrove; Miss P. Greer, Beechgrove; Miss Daniel, Derryhale; Master Frank and Miss Norah Greer, Bernagh; Mrs. Jonathan Barcroft, Grange Lodge; the Misses Norah and Ethel Daniel, Derryhale; Masters Cecil and Malcom Barcroft, Grange Lodge; Miss Lucy Greer, Rhone Hill; Mrs. Albert Coote, Bow House; Mrs. Radcliffe. Lisnadill; Mrs. Bowen, the Mall: Mrs. Johnston, the Mall; Mrs. Griffiths. Killynure; Miss Johnson, the Mall Alfred Daniel, Esq.; Major Pakenham, Dr. and Miss Fraser, Seven Houser, . Herr Fischef, Callan Lodge; Mrs. Jones, Tulllyniskin Glebe; Miss Jones, do.; Mrs. McWilliams.

The funeral arrangements were carried out the Messrs. Frizell.

Ulster Gazette, 25th June 1887, p2, c8.

See also: The Family of Henry Francis Greer and Elizabeth Barrington Pike

Death Notice for Annie Elizabeth Stanley

Miss Annie Elizabeth Stanley, eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stanley, died Friday at the home of her brother, Mr. Wilson Stanley, Mulladry House, Portadown. She was 80. Another brother, Mr. Harry Stanley, lives in Belfast, and sisters are Mrs. Alexander, Derryhale, and Miss Stanley, Dobbin. The funeral services in the home, church and graveside on Monday, were conducted by the Rev. J- A. Ford, M.A., rector of St. Saviour’s. Interment took place in the family burying-ground adjoining.

Portadown Times, 10th June 1955, p5, c3.

Death Notice for Marion Stanley

The death occurred on Saturday at Lansdowne, Bath, of Miss Marion Stanley, daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Stanley, Mulladry House, Portadown.

Portadown Times, 29 January 1932, p7, c1.

STANLEY-January 24, 1932, at Lansdowne, Bath, Marion Stanley. 31, Lower Leeson Street., Dublin, daughter of the late Joseph Stanley, Mulladry House, Portadown. Funeral private.
Northern Whig – Monday 25 January 1932, p1, c1.

Death Notice for John Stanley


Apprentice Boys at Funeral.

There was large attendance of members of the Apprentice Boys Clubs of Portadown and district at the funeral to St. Saviour’s burying-ground on Monday of the remains of the late Mr. John Stanley, Ballinteggart.

Deceased, who was one the kindest and gentlest of men. with nice sense of humour, was held in the highest respect by a wide circle. He was a liberal contributor to any object that commanded his sympathy and his death will be widely regretted.

He was a brother of Messrs. Richard, Thomas and Ralph Stanley, well-known local gentlemen, and uncle of Mr. J. G. Stanley, secretary of the Ulster Fruit Growers’ Marketing Association.

There was large attendance of the general public in addition to the members of the Apprentice Boys’ Clubs, who also sent wreath.

Mr. John Montgomery had charge of the funeral arrangements.

Portadown Times, 07 October 1932, p1, c3.

Death Notice for Caroline Stanley


The death of Mrs. Caroline M. Stanley on Saturday, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. R. Shearman, No.1 Government Terrace, Crumline Road, Belfast, severs an interesting link with the past in Portadown. The deceased lady will possibly be remembered by some of the older inhabitants as the elder daughter the late Dr. Leebody, of Castle Street.

Her husband was the late Captain J. J. Stanley, Warrenpoint, who was a son Mr. Thomas Stanley of Armagh, and a nephew of the late Dr. Henry Stanley, Church St Portadown. Mrs. Stanley was a full cousin of Sir John Stanley, whose death was announced few weeks ago, and was also a full cousin of her husband.

There are quite number of relatives of both branches of the family in residence in Portadown and other parts of the County, including Mr. Robert Chapman, Portadown, who is a full cousin of the deceased lady.

Portadown Times, Friday 18 March 1932, p1,c3.

Death Notice for James Cregan


We sincerely regret to record the death, which occurred on Friday, of Mr. James Cregan, Ballinteggart, who had attained to his 80th year. The late Mr. Cregan had been in failing health for a number of years past. A kindly and benevolent farmer, he enjoyed the highest respect of everyone in the district where he resided.

Interested in the affairs of his native county, he was for many years a member of Armagh Rural Council. He took a great interest in Kilmoriarty L.O.L. No. 31, of which his son James is a member. In connection with this lodge, it might be mentioned that Mr. Cregan presented the building ground on which Kilmoriarty Orange Hall is built.

Deceased is survived, at home, by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Cregan, and son and daughter. Two sons are resident in America and one in Australia.

The funeral, which was very largely attended by representatives of the farming community and by the general public, took place to Drumcree burying-ground on Sunday. Rev. W. Hogarth, rector of St. Saviour’s, the Dobbin, conducted the service at the house, church, and graveside. The chief mourners were —Messrs. James Cregan, son; J. W. Stanley, son-in-law: Thomas Jeffs, brother-in-law. Wreaths were sent by—Sorrowing wife and family; Mrs. Lindsay and family; sorrowing daughter Lily Wilson and family. The wreath from Kilmoriarty L.O.L. 31 was inscribed “A token of respect to James Cregan from the officers and members in remembrance of his kindness and generosity to the lodge.”

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. John Montgomery.

Portadown Times, Friday 09 November 1934, p3,c5

Death Notice for Maria Stanley


Amidst many manifestations of regret the remains of Mrs. Maria Stanley were removed from her late residence, Derryhale, Portadown, for interment in the family burying-ground, The Dobbin, on Saturday. Deceased was a woman of sterling and exemplary character and much beloved by the whole community, from whose midst she will be most sadly missed.

The funeral was one of the largest seen in the district for considerable time, and was attended by a cortege representative of the very high esteem in which she was hold.

Along with other relatives, Messrs. Thomas, James. Charles. Albert and Herbert Stanley, sons of the deceased were the chief mourners.

There were numerous beautiful wreaths and sheafs of flowers.

Mr. John Montgomery had charge of the funeral.

Portadown Times, Friday 07 October 1932, p1,c4.