SHACKLETON AND AVIATION MUSEUM BALLYKELLY A HISTORY OF AVIATION IN THE VILLAGE FROM 1941-2008 ONE OF 5 AIRFIELDS IN COUNTY LONDONDERRY DURING WW2 AND THE COLD WAR. 19 DRUMACONY HGTS BALLYKELLY BT499NR TEL O7894857222 MEMBERSHIP £13.50 PER YEAR PLUS 3 YEARLY BEN-TWITCH MAGAZINES AND BADGE. INCLUDES P&P
 



79 year old Jeff returns to his former RAF station at Ballykelly Oct 2015
79 year old Jeff John James returns to his former base at RAF Ballykelly Oct 2015 with his son Philip James. His first back since 1956. Seen here at the former Operations block. 
Jeff James on his visit to the Shackleton and Aviation Museum 6/10/2015 with an RAF rescue launch which he served on at Derry and Portrush
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Lolita Art Cooke Derry working on our art projects Roy Chadwick designer of the Avro Shackleton
Ballykelly historic  village Walworth 1730 built on the site of a fortified planters bawn a  striking Georgian Lodge owned by my friend the late Brian Brown
 HISTORIC BALLYKELLY VILLAGE IN THE PARISH OF TAMLAGH-FINLAGAN GRANTED BY KING JAMES 1 ON THE PLANTATION OF ULSTER TO THE FISHMONGERS COMPANY OF LONDON IN 1613. LEASED TO THE HAMILTONS AND BERESFORDS 1628 TILL THE DEATH OG GEORGE111AND THEN BACK TO THE PARENT COMPANY.
ST PETERS GARRISON CHURCH RUINED BY KING JAMES ARMY 1641 AND 1689 RESTORED BY THE BERESFORDS 1692 ABANDIONED IN 1795.
NEW CHURCH TAMLAGHFINLAGAN 1795
SHACKLETON MUSEUM APPEARING ON LESSER SPOTTED  ULSTER WITH JOE MAHON ULSTER TELEVISION