The following list contains marriages that mention places in county Antrim.

These records were extracted from  news reports of Irish Marriages published in the Limerick Chronicle, 1863:


8 January: Thomas Hunter & Annie Bryson

At Antrim, Thomas son of James Hunter Esq., Killealy, to Annie, daughter of Thomas Bryson Esq., Rockhill, Ballyrobbin, County Antrim.


10 January: Samuel Craig & Frances Amelia Edmondson

In Duncairn Church, Samuel Craig Esq., Spamount county Tyrone to Frances Amelia daughter of the late Thomas Edmondson Esq., Belfast


7 February: Andrew Joseph McKenna & Catherine Louisa McHugh

At Belfast, Andrew Joseph McKenna, Esq., Editor of the Ulster Observer, to Catherine Louisa, daughter of Edward McHugh, Esq., Belfast


14 February: Frederick James Bankhead & Annie Thomas

At St. Luke’s Church, Cork, Frederick James Bankhead, of Liverpool, son of the late Rev. John Bankhead, Co. Antrim to Annie daughter of Philip James Thomas, Mount Verdon Terrace, Cork


21 February: Hugh Wright & Maggie Bell

At Holywood, county Down, Hugh Wright Esq., Wigntonshire to Maggie, daughter of the late James Bell, Esq., of Belfast


24 February: Howard M Ferrars & Charlotte Amelia Stewart

In Belfast, Howard M Ferrars, Esq., to Charlotte Amelia, daughter of the late John George Stewart, Esq., of the county Down


26 March: Robert McKeown & Sarah Hamill

In the Presbyterian Church, Finvoy, Mr. Robert McKeown, Ballyronan, county Derry, to Sarah, daughter of the late Samuel Hamill, Esq., Finvoy, county Antrim.


16 April: James Clark & Eleanor Davison

At Newtownards, Mr James Clark, to Eleanor, daughter of Mr Benjamin Davison, Belfast


2 May: Daniel Kinney & Ellen McLernan

In St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Lisburn, Daniel Kinney, Esq., Leaney Cottage, Bally Money, to Ellen, Daughter of Daniel McLernan, Esq., Lisburn


9 June: Charles. W. Duckworth & Ellen Taylor

In the First Presbyterian Church Carrickfergus, Mr. Charles. W. Duckworth, Belfast to Ellen, daughter of James Taylor, Esq. Barn Carrickfergus


9 June: Joseph Taggart & Ellen Taggart

In the Presbyterian Church of Connor, Joseph Taggart Esq., Antrim to Ellen, daughter of Wm Taggart, Esq of Thornhill, Belfast


18 June: Thomas D. Crawford & Eleanor F Crawford

At Bangor, Thomas D. Crawford, Esq., Belfast, to Eleanor F., daughter of the late William Sharman Crawford, Esq., of Crawfordsburn, county Down.


20 June: John Robinson & Louise Victoria Stuart

In Belfast, John Robinson, Esq, Burleigh Hill, county Antrim, to Louise Victoria daughter of Hugh L Stuart Esq., of Doughlas, Isle of Man, late Surgeon 38th Regt.


20 June: James D Morrow & Margaret Hunter

At Belfast, Mr James D Morrow, Belfast, to Margaret, daughter of Wm Hunter Esq., Mullabrack House, Gilford


4 July: W.P. O’Connor & Hannah Stewart

At Belfast, W.P. O’Connor Esq., to Hannah Stewart, daughter of the late Rev. Alexander Stewart Elsmere.


14 July: E Aiken & Margaret Aiken

At Kellswater, Mr E. Aiken, A.B.T.C.D., Principal of the Collegiate Academy, Dublin to Margaret, daughter of Mr John Aiken, Ballymena


22 August: James Kennedy & Rosetta Steward

In Donnybrook Church James Kennedy Esq., J.P. of Rosetta, county Down to Nannie, daughter of the late James Steward, Esq., of Cherryvale and Greencastle, Belfast.


5 September: Joseph Gubbins & France Thomsine McMahaon

On the 3rd inst., by special license at St Stephen’s Church Dublin, by the Rev E Bray, Joseph Gubbins of Kilfrush in county of Limerick, Esq., to Frances Thomasine, daughter of the late Sir Beresford B McMahon, Bart., and grand-daughter of the later Sir Robert Bateson, of Belvoir Park in the county of Antrim Bart [No cards]


10 September: Samuel Deane Gordon & Emily Fielding

In Ballycarry Presbyterian Church, the Hon. Samuel Deane Gordon, Member of the Legislative Council, Glentarra House, Sydney, to Emily, daughter of the late Joshua Fielding, Esq., Belfast.


15 October: Owen R Slacke & Katherine Lanyon

At Carnmoney, county Antrim Owen R. Slacke Esq., 10th Royal Hussars, son of the Rev William R. Slacke, Newcastle County Down, to Katherine, daughter of Charles Lanyon, Esq., Whieabbey, county Antrim.


15 October: William Storrs & Annie Lepper

In Belfast, William Storrs, son of the late William Storrs Fry, Esq., Manor House, Eastham Essex, to Annie, daughter of Wm H Lepper, Esq., of Laurel Lodge, Belfast


17 October: Ricahrd Langrishe & Fanny Chaine

At St Anne’s Church, Belfast, Richard, son of Sir Ricard Langrishe, Bart., Knocktopher Abbey, county Kilkenny to Fanny daughter of Stafford Chaine Esq., of Spring Farm county Antrim.


19 November: William Chaine & Kate Moore Sadleir

At Dunboyne Church, William Chaine, Esq., Captain 4th Hussars son of James Chaine, Esq., of Ballycrugh House, county Antrim, to Kate Moore, daughter of the late Nicholas Sadleir Esq., of Dunboyle House, county Meath, and Nelson Place, Tipperary


26 November: Arthur Gorman & Agnes Jack

At Carrickfergus, Arthur Gorman Esq., Mossley, late of Carrickfergus, to Agnes, daughter of Captain John Jack, of Carrickfergus


15 December: Philip Fletcher Richardson & Jane Elizabeth Cowan

At Belfast, Philip Fletcher, son of Jonathan Richardson, Esq., Lamberg House, county Antrim, to Jane Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew Cowan, Esq., Queen’s Elma, Belfast.


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