Lurgan Business Directory 1918|
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Church Of Ireland, Parish Church, Church place
Very Rev. R.S. O’Loughlin, D.D., Dean of Dromore, rector;
Rev. F.H. Wilkinson, M.A., Rev. V.A. Smyth, B.A.,
curates; Sydney P. B. Smyth, A.R.C.O., organist
Presbyterian Church - First- High street-
Rev. W.B. Sproule, B.A.
Second, Hill street -
Rev. Andrew Gibson, B.A. B.D. now with Ulster Divison at the
Methodist Church, High Street -
Rev. Jas. Cathcart and Rev. John McCaffrey.
Queen street -
Rev. R.H. Gallagher, B.A.
Baptist Chapel, Windsor Avenue
Pastor A.T. Patterson
Friends’ Meeting-house, Queen street
Roman Catholic Chapel, North street
Very Rev. M.B. McConville, P.P., V.G.; Revs. A. Lowry, C.C.;
P. McAvoy, C.C.; Henry Doran, C.C.; P. Lennon, C.C.
Salvation Army, Union street
Postmaster - Mr. J.H. Baird, B.A., Hill street
Registrar of Marriages - Mr James Calvert, Clerk of Union
Registrar of Births and Deaths - Dr. S. Agnew, Dispensary, Union street; assistant, Miss A. Agnew
Lurgan College - Headmaster, Mr James Cowan, M.A.
Model School - Headmaster, Mr James Harrison; assistants,
Mr A.S.P. Lightbody and Mr A. Smith; headmistress (girls’ school), Miss Kennedy; assistant, Miss Mitchell; headmistress (infants’ school), Miss Greer; assistant, Miss McConkey
Muncipal Fire Brigade Station, Union street - Superintendant, Robert Burns
National School, North street - Principals, John Smith and
Miss Evans; assistants, Miss Livingston and Miss Sholdis
National Schools, Windsor avenue Patron, Rev. W.B. Sproule, B.A.; principal (boys), John Savage; principal (girls), Mrs Kyle,
Miss Sooter and Mr. Alex Shields
George’s Street National School - Patron, Rev. Andrew Gibson; principal, W. Brown, LL.B.; assistants, Mrs. Brown and
Miss S. Shields
National School John street - Patron, Very Rev. Dr O’Loughlin; principal, Francis Sloan, B.A.; teachers, Geo. Knox, Miss Murphy, Miss Dickson, Miss Haire, Miss Baird, and Miss Gracey
St. Peter’s National School, North street -
Patron, Very Rev. M.B. McConville, Thos. Kelly, Thos. Armstrong and P.M. Breen
National School, Victoria street - Patron; Very Rev. the Dean of Dromore; principal, D.J. Kyle; assistants, Mrs Kyle, Miss Ligget and
National School, Queen street - Principal, Wm McConkey; assistants, Miss Deeves and
National (Methodist) School, Queens Place -
Teachers, Jas McCann, Miss Mullen and Miss Wells
School Attendance Committee - Very Rev. Dr O’Loughlin, chariman; officer, Robert McGeown; secretary, John W. Pollock
Lurgan Technical School Union street - Principalship, H.O. Armstrong; assistant secretary, J.W. Pollock
Convent National School, Edward street
Convent Technical school
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