1. The Rev. Andrew Stewart, Minister of Donaghadee, His History, as published with Adair’s Narrative, pp 313-314, quoted in G Hill (ed.), The Montgomery Manuscripts, (Belfast, 1869), p. 61, n. 48.
2. Historic Buildings in Donaghadee and Portpatrick, published by the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society compiled by Hugh Dickson with Kenneth Kenmuir in Donaghadee (Belfast, 1976).
3. Newtown Walk by Thomas Merry and Donaghadee Walk by James Hunter, 4th September 1764, (Groves MSS, PRONI, T/808/15261). This was a form of census before the first official government census of 1801. Both compilers separately added notes, not only that there were, “No Papists” in Donaghadee, Ballywalter or Greyabbey, but that they had encountered no convents, chapels or places of Popish worship anywhere in the Barony.
4. Belfast and Ulster Street Directory, 1843 and 1846, First Presbyterian Church Register of Baptisms and First Valuation of Properties, Donaghadee Parish, 1834.
5. Letter from James Arbuckle to the Marquis of Downshire, 18 October 1796 (Downshire Papers, PRONI, D/607/D/240).
6. Letter from Humphrey Galbraith to Edward Hull, 11 June 1798, (Downshire Papers, PRONI, D/607/F/235)
7. Belfast Newsletter, 17 July 1798
8. Memorials of the Dead, II, 62.
9. Ordnance Survey Town Plan of Donaghadee and Pigot’s Street and Business Directory, 1825.