Thanks for another perspective on the subject, Elwyn. No matter what, the road 
to true love never did run smooth.

Katie

Katie
On Apr 22, 2018, at 2:22 PM, elwyn soutter <elwynsout...@googlemail.com> wrote:

> In my experience marriages between Presbyterians and members of the Church of 
> Ireland were pretty common and did not raise any eyebrows. Tradition was to 
> marry in the bride’s church, after which she’d attend her husband’s. But that 
> didn’t always happen. If you look at the 1901 & 1911 censuses you can find 
> plenty of families where they remained of different denominations after the 
> marriage. And although RC-Protestant marriages sometimes led to family 
> difficulties, there were plenty of those marriages, and they didn’t all lead 
> to feuding.
> 
> 
> 
> Elwyn
> 
> 
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:39 AM, Bob and Rosemary Spiller 
> <spillers...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Len and other knowledgeable Listers
> 
> I know that a Protestant/Roman Catholic marriage would not have gone down 
> well in the north of Ireland.  What about the son of a Church of Ireland 
> minister in Drumquin (near Omagh) marrying a Presbyterian circa 1839?  This 
> was the case with my Pilkington forebears, or so I suspect without firm 
> evidence.  I believe Presbyterians were agitating against compulsory tithing 
> and a strict, traditional minded established church minister may have seen 
> his son marrying a different sort of Protestant as being just as bad as a 
> Roman Catholic.  Does this sound right to you?
> 
> Finally - thank you for the constant supply of information you keep posting 
> on this site. It is greatly appreciated.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Bob Spiller
> Lade Vale
> NSW Australia
> 
> On Sat, 21 Apr 2018 at 9:12 pm, Len Swindley <len_swind...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Katie,
> 
>  
> 
> I have looked at the marriage entry for Hugh Devlin and Olivia Stinson and 
> have little doubt that this was a mixed marriage. A mixed marriage in the 
> North of Ireland would have caused great distress and this is reflected in 
> the names of the witnesses – both Devlins, perhaps indicating that none of 
> Olivia’s family attended the service. Am unable to speak of attitudes in 
> Dublin, only Tyrone.
> 
> Regards,
> 
>  
> 
> Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
> 
>  
> 
> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> 
>  
> 
> From: CoTyroneList <cotyronelist-boun...@cotyroneireland.com> on behalf of 
> Katie Green <greeng...@charter.net>
> Sent: Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00:57 AM
> To: CoTyroneList@cotyroneireland.com
> Subject: [CoTyroneMailingList] Derryloran Parish Church records
>  
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 1:20 PM, Katie Green <greeng...@charter.net> wrote:
> This is an interesting mailing to me because there are a couple of Devlin 
> marriages listed. The Devlins were almost universally Catholic, although “my” 
> Hugh Devlin married Olivia Stinson, almost surely a Presbyterian, in Arboe in 
> 1835. In Ontario after they emigrated they attended the Catholic Cathedral in 
> St. Catherine’s and all family births, etc. were registered there. Another 
> set of my ancestors from Dublin were Catholic and Protestant and fled the 
> wrath of parents to Quebec at about the same time (1830s)... and the breach 
> was never healed. They, too, registered as Catholic in Canada— I assume since 
> in both cases the husbands were Catholic and also the Cathollic Church was a 
> stickler about their rules. My question is: does anyone out there know what 
> the prevailing attitudes were in Tyrone and/or Dublin about “mixed” marriages 
> at various time periods?
> 
> Katie Green
> On Apr 19, 2018, at 7:10 AM, Jim McKane <j...@mckane.ca> wrote:
> 
>> Derryloran Parish Church (St. Luran&#39;s Church of Ireland), Cookstown, Co. 
>> Tyrone Marriages 1845-50
> 
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