More Various Portadown Photos

Tom Warminton's garage in Bridge Street

Photo loaned by Harry Nixon,  his father who is 97 years old , he told him that one of his first jobs was serving petrol at those pumps.

Tom's garage moved to Meadow lane now the premises used by Superglaze, Superglaze premises was also used as the PSV centre probable around the 1960's.

Below is a 2011 photo showing location of Tom's garage


Funeral of the late Mr Sheil on the 8th. September 1968 as

it passes the house where Sir Robert Hart was born, 42 Woodhouse Street.

Note the houses of John Street and David Street have been demolished.  The road behind the railings was Mary Street but that section was locally known as 'Sheils Hill'  At one stage Mr Sheil also lived in the houses behind the railings.


1950 group outside Rountree & Loughead grocery shop, now site of High Street Mall.

Back Row L to R:  David Cordner, Tommy Balley, Archie Procter, Freed Steenson,

Front Row: Cyril Corkin, Mr? Holland, Sidnet Simpson, Ivan Lambert, Brian Cassells.


Loaned by Danny Livingston

Danny Livingston Amateur welterweight wrestling champion Mid-Ulster 1950-52

Loaned by Danny Livingston

Irish Street off Obins Street. image a mixture of photograph and artist impression. The chimney at the end of the cul-de-sac was that of the Goldenlea Jam Factory.

Loaned by Danny Livingston

Castle Island Linen Factory Garvaghy Road


Photo loaned by Doris Brady


Burtons Gents Outfitters High Street late 1950's, on the right was James McCabe pub, on left Montgomery grocery shop.


Luncheon at Portadown Town Hall for the unveiling of oil painting portraits of Charles Johnston Esq. JP. 1842-1923

Charles Johnston, J.P., was chairman from 1896-1906 of Portadown Urban Council.

He married Marian Paul of the Paul family who owned the Paul Gents Drapers shop to the right of the old Burnetts shop on the corner

of High Street and Woodhouse Street.  They lived at 50 Castle Street and later Beechsote, Portadown.

Photo loaned by David Armstrong

Looks like Town Hall?  What was the event?

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