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, > > > > 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) > > Page 108 > > ......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.” > > 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........ > > > > Hope this helps, > > Len Swindley, Melbourne. Australia > > - > > > > Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for > Windows 10 > > > > *From: *Tom Chambers <tchamber...@gmail.com> > *Sent: *Tuesday, 10 April 2018 9:33 PM > *To: *CoTyroneList@cotyroneireland.com > *Subject: *[CoTyroneMailingList] Moyle Cottage > > > > 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. > > So, does anyone know where Moyle Cottage is/was and who then was Moyle? > > Tom Chambers > > > > Names in eminent professions, educated in this parish. It contains a Dean > of Maynooth, several Recotrs in the clerical section. Of - > > _______________________________________________ > CoTyroneList mailing list > CoTyroneList@cotyroneireland.com > http://mail.cotyroneireland.com/mailman/listinfo/ > cotyronelist_cotyroneireland.com > >
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