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History of Saintfield and District by Aiken McClelland

 

 

 

 

 

 

The late Aiken McClelland was the Schoolmaster at Carricknaveagh Primary School during the 1950s and early 60s.

He was a keen local historian and researched and wrote many articles about Saintfield and its surrounding area during this time.  He became the first librarian at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum when it opened.

The paper below was based on a lecture he gave in Saintfield on 8th October, 1971 and is  given here with the kind permission of his family.

History of Saintfield AMcC