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sarah addis irish look up

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JoonieCloonie Report 20 Jan 2014 02:50

All anybody is likely to know is what they find by an internet search ...

"belfast auxiliary hospital" Ballymena

(note the spelling of 'auxiliary')

finds a record in the Belfast Gazette concerning someone who died in 1942 'at Belfast Auxiliary Hospital, Ballymena, County Antrim'.

so pretty clearly it was ........ a hospital.

there seem to have been numerous 'auxiliary hospitals' around England too

they seem maybe to have stemmed from WWI

Several military hospitals existed before the Great War, some even pre-dating the Boer War and going back to the Crimea.
A number of hospitals had been identified before the war for use and operation by the Territorial Force. They were generally based at existing hospitals and other large facilities. For example, the 1st Southern General Hospital was based on the Great Hall at the University of Birmingham. They did not exist as such prior to the war other than for training purposes, but were mobilised in August 1914. All were expanded during war time, not only on the primary sites but with the addition of >>> Auxiliary Hospitals and annexes. They were staffed by a mixture of TF Nursing Service personnel and volunteers from many different organisations.
Hammersmith Auxiliary Hospital
Marylebone Auxiliary Hospital
Clapham Auxiliary Military Hospital
etc etc

so it could be a facility that was first opened in WWI and just kept its name - or maybe auxiliary hospitals were opened in WWII as well


sharonrose Report 20 Jan 2014 02:22

it said in the notice that she would be buried in Belfast city cemetery on 6.9.1943 but online her name doesn't show. her death cert show she died at belfast auxilliy hospital Ballymena and that an inmate was present at death mrs mcanally. What was this place and why would she have been in Ballymena, its confusing.


rootgatherer Report 19 Jan 2014 16:47

From a bit of internet searching, 51 Lisburn Road seems to be the address of the old Belfast City Hospital.

When you say that you can't find Sarah's grave, do you mean that you can't find a headstone or grave marker? The cemetery records may give a burial date and grave number but not all graves have markers. That depends on the family's financial abilty to provide funds at the time.


sharonrose Report 19 Jan 2014 00:27

On James Cert it says he died on 16.4.1938 at 51 lisburn road Belfast. was this a workhouse?

It showed his address also but I cant understand why he was at lisburn rd when he died.

His wife sarah died on 6th sept 1943 and states in Paper she was buried in Belfast City cemetery but I cant find her grave, can anyone help me please in locating the grave thankyou


sharonrose Report 9 Aug 2013 02:17

i found out sarah died september 1943 on the National Register 1939 they filled out. Still cant find where sheis buried. Her husband James died April 1938 would like to find were they buried, i have checked belfast burial records but not in there, please can someone help


sharonrose Report 25 Jul 2013 22:09

thank you I am in England at moment, found bsd online. I was hoping that there maybe some others online that I maybe overlooking.


Maura Report 25 Jul 2013 15:57

The only place you will get BSD after 1943 is in the Belfast LIbrary


sharonrose Report 25 Jul 2013 14:38

Ive just found sarah Ann Armstrong in BSD 1943 at 26 edenderry street belfast but cant find street directories by that date can anyone help plz so I can track if she passed away here and what year


Maura Report 3 Jul 2013 14:58

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
about Michael M'Barron Name: Michael M'Barron
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1901
Death Age: 54
Registration District: Belfast
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 1
Page: 185
FHL Film Number: 101601


sharonrose Report 3 Jul 2013 13:02

I am not able to trace the death of Michael mcbarron of Belfast abt 1900 1901 but on his daughters Elizabeth birth certificate 1901 shows her father deceased.

the family was living in most of the houses in pernau street from 1897.

Michael was older than sarah ann when married and in pension age.

As your help found that sarah then met and had children with james Armstrong after death of her husband past.

Ive not been able to trace the 4 childrens marriages or deaths. Ive only found their birth certificates. I couldn't find any marriage for James and sarah either so could it be possible they could just of lived together?

Sarah and James last seen together 1911 living weir street and I cant find them after that. please can anyone help me find any on this information BMD or were they moved. Thank you


sharonrose Report 5 Jun 2013 13:12

I thought Sarah Ann Armstrong from 4 Weir Street Belfast was a Relation I was Searching for but I have just got back from Belfast and found out while there that this is the wrong Sarah.

The only last Address I have for Sarah Ann Armstrong is 66 Pernau St Belfast in 1912 with Husband James and Children Edward Mary Ann John and Sarah Ann Jnr.

I dont know where else in information and paperwork I can look to find this Family.

I have found out that John Armstrong had a Daughter Dinah in 1930s and she married George Scott in 1960s but I cant find if Edward and the Sisters were married and had Children.

Can someone help with which sites to look for these as I have done Street Directories, GRO, PRONI, and National Health.


Maura Report 15 Mar 2013 16:43

Going by there age on the burials, this could be them

Census Years1911AntrimShankillBerlin StreetResidents of a house
Residents of a house 52 in Berlin Street (Shankill, Antrim)
Show all informationSurname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses Years Married Children Born Children Living
McKibbin William 73 Male Head of Family Presbyterian City Belfast Retired Draper Read and write - Married - 18 - -
McKibbin Margaret 44 Female Wife Presbyterian City Belfast - Read and write - Married - 18 - -
Report any error in transcription


Gins Report 15 Mar 2013 16:24

There is this marriage but no spouse has been entered?

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Name: James Armstrong
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1911
Registration district: Belfast
Volume: 1
Page Number: 527
FHL Film Number: 101262

The Irish 1911 census was taken on April 2nd, so this marriage would fit


sharonrose Report 15 Mar 2013 14:12

I cant find sarah mcbarron nee addis marrying james armstrong but i found her death as 21.8.1941 buried roselawn.

looking to see if her son edward born 1904 daughter maryann born 1906 survied her and married. I know her son john born 1908 lived til he was a hundred died 2008 married dinah niblock from 46 weir st belfast, dont know if they had children.

lastly daughter of sarah ann born 1910 named sarah ann im unsure if she married or died in infancy but I dont know what connection Harrison and mckibbin has to the mother Sarah ann but she is buried with these in same graveplot.

The Harrison and Mckibbin lived 10 arygle street in the 1920s-1954 when william harrison died.

I think possible one of her daughters married william.

Any information of the connection between these will help or family issed from children of sarah armtrong (which says she was a spintser when died but dont know whom was informant)


sharonrose Report 18 Feb 2013 01:11

james armstrong and sarah ann mcbarron or mcbarnes was stated as married but i cant find a entry proving this. sarah died 20.8.1941 belfast but still cant find james armstrong snr death in the cemetry ith her or his kids edward and John or mary and sarah ann jnr


sharonrose Report 7 Jan 2013 20:15

I have went to belfast gro and also proni and I cant find marriage or death cert for James armstrong of 4 wier st in 1918- 1969 nor can I find his sons death cert James junior of 42 wier st 1916-1937 living at address. Most of the sons lived in the same street over the years ie James snr son John lived at 46 weir st and James jnr 2 sons lived at 42 weir in 1939-1970 Thomas Armstrong and wife edith, thomas died in 1958. James (son of james at 42 weir st) lived at 31 with wife isabella (annabella) 1943-1980 til it was all knocked down. I really need help to get these death certs because they are not in the gro nor proni wills. dont know were else to look


rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2012 13:10

Sorry for the confusion Gins. James Armstrong's son James also married in 1903. His wife was Elizabeth Kennedy born Antrim who may have been a widow as her child Alice born in Glasgow is living with them in 1911.

On the 1911 census Elizabeth is listed as the daughter of Robert addis i.e. the sister of Sarah.


sharonrose Report 9 Sep 2012 09:53

Sarah Addis and elizabeth i believe were sisters who married father and son. James was born in ligoneil but i cant find the birth for 1879 as he states on wedding cert he is 24 yrs old and i cant find any of his dads 2 marriages either but on the census in 1901 vit shows elizabeth from scotland so I wonder if he married her there then she came to live in belfast. I dont know if there was issues in 1st marriage other than James but would love to find these details. Thank you for you help


Maura Report 7 Sep 2012 19:27

Related thread


Gins Report 7 Sep 2012 14:30

Oh gawed, Im lorst!

I thought it was Sarah Addis/McBarron that married James Armstrong in 1903?