Esther (Essie) Mullan (nee Willighan)

The 4th child of Thomas and Margaret, Esther was born on 19th February 1905.

 

Present at her birth was Maria Kells of 105 Cambrai St. Esther, who was known as Essie (pron. Acey), became a spinner and married a rougher, Robert Mullan, on April 5th 1926. He lived at 96 Cambrai St. They were married at Holy Trinity Parish Church of Ireland in Belfast. Witnesses were Thomas Willighan (her father) and Jenny Bamford.

Essie and Robert had 3 children - Tommy, May and Robert-John (who died young).

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1929 Willighan Family Group - Essie, Tommy Mullan, Margaret (baby), Evelyn, Mary-Ann
1929 Willighan Family Group - Essie, Tommy Mullan, Margaret (baby), Evelyn, Mary-Ann
Essie (Esther) Mullan nee Willighan
Essie (Esther) Mullan nee Willighan
Essie Mullan (nee Willighan) and husband Bobby (centre) with daughter May on left (with husband John
Essie Mullan (nee Willighan) and husband Bobby (centre) with daughter May on left (with husband John
Back_ Tommy Mullan, Bobby Mullan, Johnny Gourley_Middle_ Phyllis & Esther Mullan_Front_ Betty Mullan
Back_ Tommy Mullan, Bobby Mullan, Johnny Gourley_Middle_ Phyllis & Esther Mullan_Front_ Betty Mullan
Tommy Mullan (son of Essie), Thomas Willighan Snr, friend & Frankie Hamilton
Tommy Mullan (son of Essie), Thomas Willighan Snr, friend & Frankie Hamilton
A night out -  Evelyn, Essie and Margaret Wilson
A night out - Evelyn, Essie and Margaret Wilson
Tommy & Eva Mullan
Tommy & Eva Mullan