Features

FeaturesOn this page you will find features written and researched by people connected with the Whitehead and Islandmagee Methodist Churches.

1) Airships Over Ulster – Link to Whitehead Methodist Church Member

The first feature is by John Barnett who informs us about Miss Vera Girvan’s contribution to the book Airships over Ulster by Guy Warner.  Vera is a member of the Whitehead Methodist Church.

2) Whitehead Children’s Home During First World War

During the war one of Whitehead’s spacious residences became a refuge for children. It was owned by Belfast Central Mission, a Methodist charitable organisation.

3) Whitehead and Islandmagee from ‘An Irishwoman’s Diary’

A copy of An Irishwoman’s Diary from the Irish Times, Monday, 31 January 1983.

4) The Life and Times of Arthur Dobbs Esquire

About 5 miles from Whitehead on the road to Kilroot there is the entrance to a large house and estate called “Castle Dobbs”. The house and grounds are strictly private but in the 17th century it was the home of Arthur Dobbs.

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