Category Archives: Stanley family

Contains information on the Stanley family.

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.

Daeth 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 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.

Death Notice for Susan Stanley 18??-1935


A well-known Portadown family has been bereaved by the passing of Miss Susan Stanley. Deceased, who resided with her brother, Mr. Richard A. Stanley, only lately left Armagh Road for Annagh House, where she passed away on Sunday. A regular attender at St Mark’s Church, she had been in her usual place on the previous Sunday, and recorded her vote on the Thursday at the election.

There was large cortege at the funeral on Tuesday to St Saviour’s burying-ground, the officiating clergymen being Revs. G. W. Millington, M.A., and S. J. Warner, B.A.

Mr. John Montgomery had charge of the funeral arrangements.

Portadown Times – Friday 22 November 1935, p7, c1.

Marriage of William Burns and Ellen Millicent Stanley


Warrenpoint Parish Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Tuesday when Miss Ellen Millicent Stanley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Stanley, Warrenpoint, was wed to Mr. Wm. James Burns, son of Mrs. E. Burns and the late Mr Burns of New Street, Newry.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. J. N. Mackey, M.A.

The bride was given away by W/O Powell, M.B.E., R.A.S.C. and wore a held in place by a halo of orange blossom. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white heather.

She was attended by Miss Alma Stanley, wearing a gown in taffeta with sky blue silk net overlay. Her bouquet was of pale pink carnations.

Mr. Geo. McKee was bestman, and Messrs. H. Stanley and D. Burns were ushers in the Church.

Miss. K. Thompson, presided at the organ during the wedding service which was choral, the hymns including “The Lord is my Shepherd” and “Be thou My vision”.

Mrs. Stanley the bride’s mother wore a navy blue coat over a blue patterned frock and Mrs. Burns the bridegroom’s wore a black ensemble with toning accessories.

After the reception which was held at Roxboro House Hotel, the newly-weds left for the Isle of Man. Going away Mrs. Burns was wearing a navy and white ensemble.

Death Notice for Thomas Stanley North

NORTH — On Oct. 31st, at sea, on board the S.S. Leicestershire, of which he was surgeon, as the result of war wounds, Thomas Stanley North, M.B., B.S. Lond., F.R.C.S.Eng., aged 27, eldest son of Thomas North, F.R.C.S.I., of New Southgate and 28, Welbeck-street, W. 1.

The Lancet, 15th November 1924, p1045.