Birth Certificate of John Atkinson Walker - 11 November 1906[RFSS Mar 2017]
Ireland, Civil Registration Births Indexes
Name: John Atkinson Walker
Registration District: Lurgan
Registration Quarter and Year: Oct - Dec 1906
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 675
Index Number: 321
[RFSS Nov 2011]
1911 Census record taken on Sunday, 2 April.
Residents of house number 6 in Drumnagoon (Kernan, Co. Armagh)
[RFSS Jan 2010]
[RFSS Mar 2008]
30 years on the railway
Mr. Walker, known as Jack, had been ill in hospital.
After leaving school he worked for a short time with McGredy's nurseries but spent 30 years of his working life on the railways. Much of this time was spent as the crossing-keeper at Drumnagoon.
The last few years before his retirement were spent working with his brother Norman at Abraham and Walker's rose nurseries at Drumcree.
He continued to grow roses during his retirement and he was well known as an expert on the subject.
Mr. Walker belonged to Seagoe LOL No. 26 and Seagoe RBP No. 110, and he was a lifelong member of Ballinacorr Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Flossie, daughter Mrs. Jean Fossett, son-in-law, Denis and granddaughters Ashley, Jill, Heather and Carol, all of 'Gareth,' 10 Ballynamoney Lane, Lurgan.
Mr. Walker also leaves two brothers, Norman and Jim, and a sister, Emma.
The funeral was to Seagoe Cemetery following a service in Ballinacorr Methodist Church at which the Rev. Norman Fox officiated.
Headstone of John Atkinson Walker 1906 - 1981[RFSS Nov 2014]
Seagoe Cemetery, Portadown, Co. Armagh
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|[ s2117 ]||Birth Certificate - Birth of John Atkinson Walker to John and Letita Walker on 11 November 1906 in Drumnagoon, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Registration District: Lurgan, Registration Quarter and Year: Oct - Dec 1906, Volume Number: 1, Page Number: 675, Index Number: 321 - BC1906-11-11-JAW|
|[ s646 ]||Cemetery Marker - Headstone, Seagoe Cemetry, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom - H1981-10-08-JAW|
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