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