Honouring a Lifetime in Family and Local History:

A Tribute to Bill Macafee

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Mellon Centre for Migration Studies, Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh

Bill Macafee



10.30am          Tea & Coffee available in MCMS Library

10.55am          Introduction with Brian Trainor audio clip

11.00am          Linde Lunney: ‘Bill Macafee and a Sense of Place’

11.15am          William Roulston: ‘The Value of Valuation Records’

11.30am          Brenda Collins: ‘Reflections on Ulster’s Historical Demography’

11.45am          Paddy Fitzgerald: ‘Natives and Newcomers: Reading the Ethnic Landscape’

12 noon           Graham Mawhinney: ‘Bill Macafee and the Exploration of South Derry’

12.15pm          Bill Macafee: ‘Gorteade Revisited’

12.30pm          Brian Lambkin: ‘Exploring Lower Castletown’

12.35pm          Lunch in the Strule Café, UAFP

2.00pm            Exploring the Mellon homestead and reconstituted farm of 1818 (input from Liam Corry, UAFP)

3.00pm            Brian Lambkin: ‘Comparing Forttown with Gorteade, Castletown and Barons Court’

3.10pm            Discussion & Conclusion in MCMS library

3.30pm            Close



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