Website compiled by Jim Lyttle of Portadown, hope you enjoy viewing.
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Updated 17th. April 2006
New Section, Sally Woods, nee Holland, has written a wonderful story on the times and her family in Corcrain during the 1930’s to 1950’s
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“In just two days, tomorrow will be yesterday.”
Sprott Collection, with appreciation to Mr. Victor Mullen. Photos from 1850.
Sam McGredy – Sam McGredy Royal Nurseries Portadown. A loss to our town, a gain to New Zealand.
Mervyn Heatley’s collection. Coronation Celebrations 1953 plus others of the period including Governors Visit and unveiling plaque at Killycomain Estate 1954.
Webb Collection, photographs taken of Portadown by the late David Webb during the 1960’s.
Old photographs of Portadown submitted by various viewers. Lots here including, Mahon Apple Storage staff, various town football teams. Coronation Day at Castle Ave, Bowles & Tennis and more.
Tunnel area and surrounding streets, photos of locals including St. Anthony’s football team.
Errol McCrory Collection.
Help Find People & Places, appeals from abroad
‘Portadown Today’ Photos of town centre as it looks today, also a page showing typical modern housing.
Country Comes To Town 2001- A great day organized by the Birches Community Association and Birches Vintage and Classic Car Club.
Country Comes To Town again, 2002
A new historical book on The Birches, Tartaraghan, Milltown, Maghery, and the south Lough Neagh Hinterland. Greatly appreciated by genealogists.
Ballyoran Primary School
Church Street P. School
Clounagh J.H. School
Edenderry School 1960
Hart Memorial School
Killycomain J. H. School
Park Road Junior School
Portadown College Photos. A huge section covering over fifty years of Rugby and Hockey Teams since 1921. Also a link to PC Alumni site.
Presentation Convent Primary School
Richmount Primary School
St. Columba’s Boys School.
Thomas Street School
Old Technical College, Armagh Road
The Tiny Tots 1951 & The Bright Spots
Rotary Club Past Presidents Since 1936
Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Girl Guides & Brownies in Portadown
2nd. Portadown Scout Troop, Edenderry
Laurelvale – Cricket and the Vales most famous son.
Male Voice Choir
St. Mary’s Hall and associated groups.
St. Mark’s Church Photos.
Thomas Street Methodist Church Photos.
Drumcree Church Photos.
Marley Estate and Residents 1930’s
Wade (Ireland) Portadown
Famous Portadown Artists. Lamb – Skelton
Corcrain and the Flemings, 1930’s-50’s by Sally Woods
David (Sprick) McCracken. As Remembered by John Allen, a contemporary
Harry Foy’s books, ‘Memories’ and ‘Growing up in Portadown in the Thirties and Forties’
Bertie Martin on Woodhouse Street, It’s past and it’s people.
Charles Street/Charlie’s Walls or Dawson’s Row during the 1800’s. Now the site of Corcrain Housing Estate.
Moses Teggart. The Poet of The Boglands
History of Portadown as written by George Henry Bassett in 1888.�
V-E Day in Portadown 1945
War Memorial. All the names of the men and women of Portadown and neighbourhood who gave their lives in past Wars.
Cars in Portadown 1956
Maps of Portadown
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