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No details on this bible: its whereabouts are not known. All I have is an extract as below. The last known location of the bible was at Braidujle house near Lisburne, Ulster. A reward would be made for its return.
Transcription of 'Extracts from family bible at Braidujle, 25 June 1963'. Braidujle is the name of the family house at Drumbo (Co. Down). There are photographs of Braidujle house available.
The Bible entries were copied by R G Torrens. This copy was then transcribed to computer file.
This family is mostly buried in Moneydig Graveyard.
James Dorrens Torrens departed this life on 22nd May 1862 aged 20 years, it was on a Thursday morning about 36 minutes past 9 o'clock.
John Torrens departed this life at Armagh on Tuesday September 20th. 1864 aged 60 years.
Samuel Torrens departed this life at Gortin on Tuesday Nov. 15th 1864 aged 17 years.
Mrs Martha Torrens (Morrison) died at 6.20 p.m. 12th October 1891 at Gortin aged 81.
John Morrison Torrens J.P. died at Braidujle on Saturday 13th November 1910 aged 70 years (about thirty eight minutes past 3 o'clock p.m.)
Martha Anne Torrens died at Braidujle on Tuesday 10th Dec. 1915 aged 65 years (in the early morning about 7 a.m.)
Hugh Rankin Torrens BA, MD, LRCS, died at Braidujle on Sat 31 Dec 1932 about 11.30 aged 87, his wife
Harriet Torrens (Thompson) died at Braidujle on Monday, 10th May 1937 aged ... years (about 11.15 p.m.)
John Morrison Torrens J.P. of Gortin, Mayoughill & Braidujle Ho., Drumbo, Co. Down died at Braidujle on 13th day of Novenber in the afternoon.
James Dorrens Torrens of Gortin, Mayoughill & the Bank Buildings in the City of Belfast died at Mayoughill on the 22nd day of May 1862.
Hugh Rankin Torrens BA, MD, (QUI) and LRCS, of Gortin, Mayoughill, Gortin House, 12 Upper Crescent, Belfast, and Braidujle House, Drumbo, Lisburne, died on 31st, day of Dec 1932 at Braidujle House, about 11.30 p.m. aged 87.
Martha Anne Torrens of Braidujle House, Drumbo, Lisburne, died at Braidujle Ho. on 10th day of Dec 1915 in the morning.
Robert Jamieson Torrens of Gortin, Mayoughill - Belfast - Cork - Limerick and Boatman' Bank, St Louis, USA died at St Louis USA on the 7th day of August 1896 and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetary, St Louis. Born on 10th Feb at 8 o'clock in the evening in the year of our Lord 1853.
John Morrison Torrens was born on the 25th Jan 1840 being one Saturday morning at 10 o'clock.
James Dorrens Torrens was born on the Sabath night seven minutes before 12 o'clock it being on the 27th of March 1842.
Samuel Torrens was born on the 7th of May 1847 it was on Friday morning about one o'clock.
Martha Anne Torrens was born on the 4th October 1850 it was on Friday morning about 10 o'clock. - Died at Braidujle House, Drumbo, Lisburne, 10th Dec 1915 aged 65.
Robert Jameson Torrens was born on Thursday 10th February at 8 o'clock in the evening in the year of our Lord 1853.
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