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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.

Fry Index

Anthony Ellerton Ryan Fry (1918-1943)
William Ellerton Ryan Fry (188?-19??)
William Ellerton Fry (186?-19??)

The Family of Janetta Margaret Elizabeth Browne and William Ellerton Bryan Fry

Janetta Margaret Elizabeth Browne (1886-19??)
William Ellerton Ryan Fry (188?-19??)
Married: 12 September 1913

William Ellerton Ryan Fry was the son of William Ellerton Fry who served in the Pioneer Corps in South Africa in the 1890s and subsequently made his home there.

The family had a baby girl on 15th October 1915 in Oaklee, Rondebosh, South Africa and a son on 27th September 1920 in Harrow, Cape Province, South Africa. Another son was Anthony Ellerton Ryan Fry a Flying Officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross in December 1940. He reached the rank of Flight Lieutenant before being killed a few months later on 28th April 1941. He was aged 23 and had completed a B.Sc. (Hons) at London University.

The Family of Mary Eleanor Browne and William Brewster Dunn

Mary Eleanor Browne (1882-19??)
William Brewster Dunn (187?-19??)
Married: 17th August 1910

Mary Eleanor Brown married William Brewster Dunn, a Captain in the 4th Battalion Dublin Fusiliers, son of William H. Dunn, gentleman. They were married in St Anne’s Parish Church, Dungannon, the wedding was witnessed by Thomas Wallace Dickie, and the bride’s sister Elizabeth Browne.