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Special Path to Eden Hall
Special Path to Eden Hall

Relic of the past are the original gates into Watson Street by which Mr Armstrong of Eden Hall could get to his factory Armstrong Linen & the railway station was by way of a special path across the swampy ground from his house.
See copy of 1907 ordnance survey map with the path mentioned coloured red.

Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry - 1907
Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry - 1907

This is a copy of the Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry in 1907.

1907 Ordnace Survey Map -Methodist Wooden Tabernacle
1907 Ordnace Survey Map -Methodist Wooden Tabernacle

The Methodist WOODEN TABERNACLE is outlined in red.



Map of location of Eden Hall
Map of location of Eden Hall

Eden Hall was demolished in early 30's or thereabouts.The land was sold & Eden Crescent or Guinea Row as it was commonly known was built on part of it.
The all weather hockey pitch at Chambers Park was also built on another part of it.
At the entrance to Eden Hall was the Gate lodge.

Survey map of the Edenderry area 1858
Survey map of the Edenderry area 1858

The area was surveyed in 1858.

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Book sales
Book sales

Hi All can I please remind everyone that the gasworks book and the Wades book are still for sale if you want it posted itís £5 U.K. and £15 out of the U.K. The book prices are as follows

Gasworks book £10 plus postage
Wades book £5 plus postage.

Books can be picked up locally if arranged with the Secretary Robert on 07846782466 or matchey@icloud.com.

If Iím not able to answer please leave a message and I will get back to you ASAP.
A little known fact
A little known fact

Portadowní s water supply used to be pumped direct from the River Bann with it so steam pump where the Regal cinema/ entertainment centre is now.
The old Town Hall
The old Town Hall

Who remembers the old Town Hall?
Deliveries in the early 1900ís
Deliveries in the early 1900ís

An old photo showing deliveries to Brankins Pub around the 1900.
The gentleman standing in centre of gateway is believed to be Thomas Brankin, The gentleman on extreme left of photo is believed to be Eamonn''s great grandfather Thomas Brankin.

The photograph was taken about 1900, Brankins Bar then would have been considered to be on the edge of town, nowadays the site would be considered as the centre of The Tunnel. Obins Street.

Brankin''s used to board people and stable horses in the buildings at the rear of the Pub.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

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