Historical images

 

Moira Demesne watercolour painted by Philip Armstrong

Moira Demesne watercolour painted by Philip Armstrong of Paint the Past.  Permission to use has been granted by copyright holder Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum.

This is not a historic image per se but a wonderfully researched and illustrated view of how Moira looked in the past. It is a painting by Philip Armstrong  “Using the combined expertise of consultants and watercolour art style, I portray a reliable and realistic perspective of long lost monuments and structures dating from the earliest stone age settlements to 20th century buildings.” See his web site for more wonderful illustrations. Paint the Past

Click on the image above to see a larger copy in a new tab. Copyright Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum

Moira Market House - artist unknown

Moira Market House – artist unknown

Old map of Moira

Old map of the village of Moira showing the small lough

To see a larger map of the area by Taylor and Skinner 1777 click on the map above (opens in a new tab)

lime kilns on Clarehill Road Moiralime kilns on Clarehill Road Moira

Lime kilns on Clarehill Road, Moira   © copyright. used by permission of St.John’s Parish Church.

Berwick Hall on the Hillsborough Road

Berwick Hall on the Hillsborough Road  © copyright. used by permission of St.John’s Parish Church.

St John's Parish hall, Moira

St John’s Parish hall, Moira which had to be demolished and rebuild after the bomb in the village in 1998 © copyright. used by permission of St.John’s Parish Church.

The Deramore Arms in Moira

The Deramore Arms in Moira
© copyright. used by permission of St.John’s Parish Church.

The aqueduct that carried the canal across the River Lagan

The aqueduct that carried the canal across the River Lagan

aerial view of the aqueduct across the Lagan

Lagan Canal and aqueduct photographed 7th July, 1952. Used with permission from Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photography http://www.cambridgeairphotos.com/   © copyright reserved.

Moira House in Dublin built by Sir John Rawdon

Moira House in Dublin built by Sir John Rawdon. © Copyright This image is reproduced courtesy of The National Library of Ireland PD 1963 TX(3b) http://www.nli.ie/

Waringfield Hospital Lurgan

Waringfield Hospital Open day

Interior of St John's Church Moira

Interior of St John’s Church Moira

 

Moira Main street in 19th C

The main street in Moira in the past

Moira Methodist Church

Moira Methodist Church and former Manse © Copyright Kenneth Allen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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