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#1 Post by Brian » Tue May 08, 2007 11:31 am

I have a few old pictures of the band, one of them already on the website and this one:

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A - Robert McCoy
B - George Goucher
C - Jim Menaul
D – David McNellis
E – Colin Slater
F – George Williamson
G – Albert McGuffin
H – Freddie McCabe
I – John McCoy
J – Bertie Law
K – Ronnie Falloon
L – Alan Tate
M – Kenny Falloon
N - Stanley Harshaw
O – Joe McCabe
P - Frankie Irwin
Q – Ned Falloon
R - Fred Edwards
S – Jack Dowd
T – Billie Major
U – Willie McGuffin
V - Bob Tate
W - Jack Brown
X – Billie McCoy
Y - Noel Dowd

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#2 Post by Brian » Tue May 08, 2007 11:31 am

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I think that would be around the late 50's ?

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#3 Post by Gareth T » Tue May 08, 2007 2:54 pm

Ohhhhh nice new pics!! Have never saw those before :-D

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#4 Post by Brian » Tue May 08, 2007 3:52 pm

yep, those were in an old photo album, tiny little things, and its amazing just how clear they are even when enlarged.


I'll just add the other 2 now.

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#5 Post by Brian » Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:06 pm

yep.. I thought i had posted them already, then discovered that I only had a partial list and then forgot about it. post away and i will edit it in.

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#6 Post by herecomestheCONGO » Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:00 pm

Is the first picture taken just outside Rostrevor? Just wondering as that looks like `carpingham` Haugheys place on the Greenpark Road away in the background...

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#7 Post by Brian » Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:00 am

herecomestheCONGO wrote:Is the first picture taken just outside Rostrevor? Just wondering as that looks like `carpingham` Haugheys place on the Greenpark Road away in the background...
It is yes, photo was taken on the road into Rostrevor, either just before the Ghan river (roughly between Martin McGinns house and the Petrol Station) or just as the houses were being built in St Colmans. (I was told but I forget :oops: )

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#8 Post by Brian » Fri May 16, 2008 8:02 pm

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already posted in another thread, but I thought it should be in here as well.

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#9 Post by Gareth T » Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:20 pm

This is another new picture on me. I might actually be in it. I see there are a lot of 'small people' in the cornet section last couple of rows :P . Does it look like an early 80s picture? That might be me on the far side behind the bass drum - you can just see my legs b-)

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#10 Post by Dee 2 » Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:08 pm

Great set of pics Brian.....Nice legs Gareth :rotfl:

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#11 Post by Gareth T » Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:28 pm

:you ejit: LOL!

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#12 Post by tufty » Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:50 pm

Deidre 2,I'm surprised you didn't spot another forum member in this pic b-) .Moi of course.

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#13 Post by xpaddy » Mon Sep 01, 2008 3:43 pm

Brian - nice photos of the band. I worked with Noel Dowd in Reeds he was a truly nice
person and gentleman.

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#14 Post by lowflier » Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:11 pm

Here are the names of the band members in the band photograph outside the Church of Ireland Church:
Back row- left to right: G Goucher, G Williamson, R McCoy, R Thompson, A McCoy, J McAllister, S Hodge, E McGuffin, S Hawshaw.

Middle row - left to right: F Irvine, C Slater, D McNellis, F McCabe, D Tompson, B Law, J McCabe, unknown, J McCoy, S Wilson, D Sinton, J Brown.

Front row - left to right: B McCoy, B Major, W McGuffin, R Wilson, J Dowd, W Gordon, R Gibson, A Lorimer, R Major, A McGuffin.

I was one of the bandsmen in the photo.

Does anyone know the unknown one?

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#15 Post by Pauline Reardon » Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:45 pm

Lovely to see these photos, Jack Brown (R.I.P.) was my brother-in-law. In the third photo, the one with the three girls walking along on the right - is the middle girl Bertha McCoy?

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#16 Post by northbrook » Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:27 pm

lowflier wrote:Here are the names of the band members in the band photograph outside the Church of Ireland Church:
Back row- left to right: G Goucher, G Williamson, R McCoy, R Thompson, A McCoy, J McAllister, S Hodge, E McGuffin, S Hawshaw.

Middle row - left to right: F Irvine, C Slater, D McNellis, F McCabe, D Tompson, B Law, J McCabe, unknown, J McCoy, S Wilson, D Sinton, J Brown.

Front row - left to right: B McCoy, B Major, W McGuffin, R Wilson, J Dowd, W Gordon, R Gibson, A Lorimer, R Major, A McGuffin.

I was one of the bandsmen in the photo.

Does anyone know the unknown one?

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A stab in the dark ...would it be Herbie McNellis ?

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#17 Post by lowflier » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:24 pm

Yes it is Bertha McCoy


The missing name is not Herbie McNellis

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#18 Post by northbrook » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:18 pm

I`m sure I know this bandsman, but I can`t put a name to the face, sorry I have to resort to guessing.......................
Is it John Dalzell ? .......................................................

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#19 Post by lowflier » Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:25 pm

no it is not john dalzell

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#20 Post by northbrook » Sat Jan 10, 2009 3:15 pm

Any clues ?
back to guessing !................ you have to be one of the following. I know all the rest.............J Mc.Allister D.Tompson unknown R.Wilson .....

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#21 Post by lowflier » Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:13 pm

Hi Northbrook

No not john Mcallister or Drew Thompson , Mo Wilson is Sam Wilson son

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#22 Post by northbrook » Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:23 pm

Well, no wiser.............looks as if lowflier is the unknown quantity here ..............................I could ring Maurice and he would tell straight away, but I would rather tease it out ....................................................

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#23 Post by lowflier » Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:17 pm

Hi Northbrook

I'm not the unknown .....This picture was taken 3 rd november 1955 before Morrice's time. There is only 12 members still alive


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#24 Post by northbrook » Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:35 pm

That`s life !!................St.Peters only have two of the original Forresters Band still playing ................................

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#25 Post by lowflier » Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:26 pm

HI Northbrook

I thought you would have found out by now with you living in the point

i am 5 hrs flying time away from N Ireland and it makes it difficult for me to find out

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#26 Post by northbrook » Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:35 pm

I thought you knew and I was waiting for you to tell me, I must ask Richard Thompson when I get rid of this flu, he lives across the road from me.......................

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#27 Post by xpaddy » Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:29 pm

Lowflier - have we found out who you are yet?
If not then there is you and the unknown one to
be identified.
Is that right.

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#28 Post by northbrook » Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:33 pm

I think I have worked out who lowflier is, one of a large clan of bandsmen I think ..........................................

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#29 Post by Liz » Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:05 pm

One of the McCoy connection methinks :D

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#30 Post by northbrook » Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:19 pm

Actually,I think you are right Liz .................do you know the unknown player ? .................................

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