Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 1, 1777
Capt. Parkinson, Captain of the American privateer Polly, was born in
Londonderry; his crew is mostly French.
Married: Lord St. Lawrence, eldest son of the Earl of Howth, to Lady
Died: The Earl of Ichiquin; Arch. Hamilton, fellow of the College of
Married: William Glen, merchant, to Miss Hope, milliner, both of this city.
Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 12, 1777
Chevalier Jaques Bartheme de Lamote, convert to the Protestant church,
parish church of Finglass.
Died: James Fisher, formerly an innkeeper of this city; the wife of John
The late Neal Campbell's interest in the house and adjoining concern, where
George Campbell, baker, now dwells, near Bishop's gate, to be sold.
Francis M'Collum, Pat M'Carren, and Daniel Boyle, accused in the murder of
Robert M'Cormick at the Old Town of Letterkenny, will surrender themselves
to the sheriff of Co. Donegal.
Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 19, 1777
Capt. Cleland of the Sally was killed by a broadside from a privateer.
Died: At Letterkenny, Henry Gamble, formerly of this city.
Debts owed to the late Robert Ramsay of Lisnenan, Co. Donegal, are to be
paid to John Ramsay of Londonderry or James King, Trimra near Letterkenny.
Deserted from the 3rd Horse or Carbineers on July 16: James Dougherty, age
18, born at Drumquin, Co. Tyrone, former schoolmaster at Letterkenny and
Robert M'Kim, age 20, born near Letterkenny, labourer; they had been
enlisted at Derry by Lt. Daniel.
Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 22, 1777
Married: Col. Sandford to Lady Rachel M'Donnel, sister of the Earl of
Antrim; Chevalier Betheme de la Mothe, of France, to Miss Flood of Co.
Died: Maj. Richard Temple; James Pettigrew, age 89, formerly a linen
merchant; in Castle st., John Armstrong, ribbon weaver.
Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, August 26, 1777
Died: Alexander Galbraith, of burns received while endeavouring to
extinguish the fire in his house.
Londonderry Journal; Friday, August 29, 1777
Married: yesterday, William Hope, merchant, to Widow Moore of Butcher st.;
Sam Tagert, merchant, Strabane, to Miss Armstrong of Magwire's bridge.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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