Lurgan Timeline 1000 - 1699
The McCanns - The Lords of Clan Breasail
Small fort in Drumgask area.
The Legend of Finn McCool
Early Christian settlement in Lylo area.
Brian Boru is killed at the Battle of Clontarf and burried in Saint Patricks Cathedral, Armagh
The Fall of the O'Neills
Clanbrassil (where Lurgan now stands) described as a very woody and boggy place.
The Plantation of Ulster
The Flight of the Earls
Plantation of Lurgan. William and John Brownlow allotted 2,500 by James 1.
The Sir George Carew report.
John Brownlow died.
William Brownlow mairred
Lord Caulfield's Survey.
Patent of Brownlow's Derry.
Artists impression of Lurgan prior to the 1641 Rebellion.
The 1641 Rebellion.
Garrison of British Troops retake Lurgan and Portadown. Most buildings in both towns were destroyed
Cromwell's Conquest of Ireland
The first meeting of The Quakers - The Society of Friends in Ireland took place in Lurgan
The area was occupied by Cromwell's forces
Sir William Brownlow died.
Local family's listed in Hearth Taxes rolls.
Waringstown House Built
First entry in Shankill Parish Vestry minutes book.
First entry of Burials in Shankill Parish
First entry of Marriage in Shankill Parish.
Captain Henry St. John killed at Drumlyn Hill.
First entry of Baptism listed in Shankill Parish
Redmond O'Hanlon is murdered
Arthur Brownlow wins deer coursing at Castle Obins, in Portadown.
Rev. Legard Blacker, rector of Shankill dies.
Paul le Harper was sent to Portadown to make cider for King William's army.
Arthur Brownlow elected MP for Armagh
List of ratepayers in Lurgan recorded in Shankill Vestry Book. There were 99 houses listed in Lurgan
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