The 1959 Lurgan Street Directory


Acreage, 2018. Population (est.), 17,900. General Rate, 25s 6d.
Valuation, £131,052 10s Od. Houses, 4,875. Market Day
Wednesday. Early Closing: Shops - Wednesday. Industry- Saturday.

Mayor (1959-60): Alderman W. J. Bothwell
Deputy Mayor, W. J. Adair
Alderman R. J. Mitchell;
Councillors: R. J. Brown, J.P; A. Calvert; G. Crozier; J. Gordon; A. H. C. Greer; G. Hill, J.P; A. E. Houston; J. A. McCormack; R. E. Murray, J.P; T. H. Ross; R. M. Stevenson; S. Stewart.

Town Clerk, W. G. Best
Assistant Town Clerk, W. A. Connolly
Borough Surveyor, J. G. Campbell, B.Se., A.M..I.C.E.
Town Planning Officer, Major E. W. Beaumont, T.D., 13.Arch., A.R.I.B.A., A.11.T.P.L
Town Solicitor, W. J. Neill
William Street Gasworks Manager, J. W. Young
Rate Collector, T.H. McClimond
Rent Collector, J. McConville
Clerk of Works, H Fulton
Caretaker-Librarian, E. Hollywood
Parks and Cemeteries Superintendent (New Appointment)
New Cemetery Caretaker, J. Fryar
Shankill Graveyard Caretaker, A. Pearson
Sewage Works Manager, W. G. Walker


Passenger and Goods Station in William Street. Services to Lisburn, Belfast, Portadown, Dungannon, Omagh, Strabane, Londonderry; Newry, Warrenpoint, Dundalk, Drogheda and Dublin.

Bus Enquiry Office and Parcel Depot, Market Street.
Departure Points: Market Street (Bank of Ireland) for Portadown, Armagh, Enniskillen, Dungannon Omagh, Derrytrasna, Bann foot.
Market Street (Northern Bank) for Belfast (via Aglialee), Gawley's Gate, Kilmore.
Market Street (Ulster Bank) for Moira, Lisburn Belfast, Waringstown, Donacloney, Banbridge, . Newcastle, also Belfast (via Flatfield).
Church Place, for Tandragee, Gilford, Markethill Dromore, also Portadown (via Bleary).
Town Bus Service Points: Market Street (Bank of Ireland) for Kinnego, Victoria Street, Shore Road.
Market Street (G.P.O.) for Gilford Road, Toberhuney Lane, Hospital, Shankill Housing Estate also Waringstown Road and Avenue Road Housing Estate.

County Court Judge, His Honour John Agnew, Q.C.
High Sheriff for County Armagh, Richard G. Johnston, Kilmore House, Armagh;
Under Sheriff, E. McCrea Thompson, Court House Armagh
Crown Solicitor, R. McI. Wilson, LL.B., Court House, Armagh
Clerk of the Crown and Peace, John Kernohan, Court House, Armagh
Court Crier and Bailiff, Ernest J. Herron, c/o Under Sheriff's Oiffice
Civil Bill. Officers and County Court Process Servers for the Division of Lurgan, Norman G Mulholland,David Hewitt, Robert Bridges

John F. McEvoy, Solicitor, 13 Church Place
William G. Russell, Estate Agent, 21 High Street
John Deering, Clerk to the Lurgan and Moira R.D.Cs., Sloan Street
H. M. Cordner, H. M. Thompson, M.A,, LL.B., Solicitor, Church Street, Portadown

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