Contents Volume 5, 1999

Bann Disc Volume 5Page iii – Foreword

Page iv – Contributors

Page v – Programme

Page vi – Over to You

Page 1 – Coleraine’s Bridges – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 2 – The History of the Site of St. Mary’s Priory, Coleraine – Donald Girvan

Page 33 – Calender of Events – events which have featured locally over the past 1000  years

Page 39 – Emigration to North America from the Lower Bann Valley – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 42 – Moonlight in Old Coleraine – J. McGregor Douglas

Page 43 – The Wyllys of Coleraine, the West Indies and Georgia – T.H. Mullin

Page 53 – Motor Cycle Racing in Portstewart in 1931

Page 55 – Was this the fore-runner of the Mayor’s Show? Photographs of a local event (including a mini-biography of George Brockerton)

Page 57 – Tappietousie – an account of a local burial ground – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 59 – William Kelly (author of An Ulsterman’s Rhymes) – Elizabeth Madill

Page 66 – The Twenty Third Psalm in Braid Scots – Rev. T.T. Alexander

Page 67 – Oor Last Pig – a humourous tale in local dialect – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 69 – Postcards from the Past

Page 80 – Faces from the Past

Page 82 – The Woods of Mountsandel

Page 87 – The Growth of a Well Known Firm – Dixons of Coleraine – Barbara Hill

Page 93 – A Curious Tale – the story of a silver snuff box – D. MacLaughlin

Page 96 – A Photographic History – a collection of photos taken c1930 by Johnny Leonard for a Coleraine Guide

Page 98- Labourer’s Cottage in Coleraine Rural District – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 99 – Hearth Money Roll

Page 102 – Some Coleraine Firsts – a few notable “firsts” found in the local press

Page 103 – A Well Known Character – Jennifer Cunningham

Page 104 – The Village Natural – J. McGregor Douglas

Page 105 – Book Reviews

Page 111 – Office Bearers 1999 – 2000

Page 112 – Membership 1999 – 2000

 

 

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