Portadown Business Directory 1910|
From the Directory of Belfast and Ulster
25 ½ miles from Belfast. Important Railway Junction. Head Post Office with all departments. Has an extensive trade in Agricultural Produce, and manufactures Linens, Cambrics, &c. Market days, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Fairs, Cattle and Horses third Saturday of each month. Population, 11,000
Bridge Street Branch Post Office, Church Street—Postmistress, Mrs. Quinn
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Church of Ireland—Portadown Parish Church—St. Mark's, and Church Hall, Mary street—Rev. Canon Hobson, M.A., rector, rural dean, and treasurer of Armagh Cathedral; Rev. R. S. Morrison and Rev. J. J. E. O'Malley, curates. Seagoe—Rev. James E. Archer, B.D., rector; Rev. W. R. Creighton, B.A., curate. Drumcree Church—Rev. F. J. Hallahan, M.A., rector; Rev. J. W. Johnston, B.A., curate.
Presbyterian Church (First)—Rev. W. J. Macaulay, B.A., licenser of marriages. Armagh Road—Rev. H. W. Perry, B.A.
Wesleyan Methodist Church—Rev. L. H. Cullen, superintendent; Rev. B. C. Moran, Rev. R. Rainey, Rev. R. J. Teasey, B.A., Derryall
Roman Catholic Church—Drumcree and Portadown—Rev. Canon Grimes, P.P.; Rev. Felix Kerr, C.C.; Rev. T. M'Donald, C.C. Seagoe and Eden- derry—Rev. E. M'Cartan, P.P.; Rev. C. M'Polin, C.C.; Rev. Peter Fagan, C.C.
Salvation Army Hall, Edward street—11-15 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m.
Friends Meeting House, Portmore street
Banks - Bank of Ireland, S. M. Wade, agent; Belfast Bank, Ltd., J. M'Mechin, manager; Ulster Bank, Ltd., J. H. Chambers, manager
Technical School - Armagh road—J. G. Edwards, principal
Dispensary - James L. Rowlett, M.D., medical officer
Masonic Hall - Thomas street—Edward Trimble, caretaker
Orange Hall - Carleton street—John Roe, caretaker
Temperance Hall - West street—James M'Ildoon, caretaker
Y.M.C.A. - Edward street
Tabernacle Recreation Rooms
Seagoe Parochial Hall - Edenderry—W. J. Curry, caretaker
Catholic Y.M. Institute - Thomas street—John M'Caffrey, caretaker
Petty Sessions - John Walker, clerk; also distributor of fishing licenses
Portadown Discount Co., Ltd. - J. Boyle, manager
Portadown Loan Co. - Alexander M'Learn, manager
Free Library - Thomas Gardiner, librarian
Gas Light Co. - Edenderry—J. C. Fulton, J.P., secretary
Town Clerk & Town Surveyor - W. Wilson
Urban District Councillors - W. H. Wright, chairman; Clement Courtney, Charles Johnston, D. F. Bell, W. J. Johnston, Wm. M. Clow, Robert Anderson, Val. Wilson, J. B. Bryson, J. C. Fulton, J.P.; Isaac Davison, F. W. White, G.
A. Locke, R. Courtney, Joseph Logan.
The regular meeting of the Council is held in the Town Hall, Edward street, on the first Monday of each month at 10-30 a.m. Constabulary Barracks—-No. 1, Edward st.; No. 2, Obin street; No. 3, Edenderry; District-Inspector Hanna in charge
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