I've not heard of Moyle cottage but there is a Moyle Road just outside of
Newtownstewart.

Carmen in Ottawa Canada

On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 8:15 AM, Len Swindley <len_swind...@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello Tom,
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> I can’t give you the location of Moyle Cottage in Newtownstewart, but it
> would have been close by the River Moyle, perhaps in Moyle Glebe townland.
> Referring to *Ardstraw: Historical Survey of a* *Parish* – Canon John H.
> Gebbie (Strule Press, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, 1968)
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> Page 108
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> ......Between 300-400 names eminent in professions, educated in this
> parish. It contains a Dean of Maynooth, several Rectors in the clerical
> section. Of medicals, three who have won the honour of knighthood. “And all
> this from a parish whose only resources are agricultural, whose gentry are
> few, and where the average size of farms is under 20 acres of but middling
> land.”
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> A brief selection of these names: Sir Thomas MacClear, astronomer Royal
> and Cape of Good Hope, friend and adviser of David Livingstone. His uncle,
> Doctor Sir George MacClear . Both born in a cottage at Moyle........
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> Hope this helps,
>
> Len Swindley, Melbourne. Australia
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> *From: *Tom Chambers <tchamber...@gmail.com>
> *Sent: *Tuesday, 10 April 2018 9:33 PM
> *To: *CoTyroneList@cotyroneireland.com
> *Subject: *[CoTyroneMailingList] Moyle Cottage
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> I have seen many references for famous people of Newtownstewart coming
> from Moyle Cottage.  This includes the famous astronomer Sir Thomas Maclear
> and other Sir xxx Magrath.  My interest is that Martha Maclear (Sir Thomas
> Maclear brother) married my 3rd Great Grandfather John Chambers.
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> So, does anyone know where Moyle Cottage is/was and who then was Moyle?
>
> Tom Chambers
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> Names in eminent professions, educated in this parish. It contains a Dean
> of Maynooth, several Recotrs in the clerical section. Of -
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