The Bishop of Connor, Dr Arthur Butler, left, celebrated Holy Communion in St Saviour’s Church, Connor, Co Antrim, in September 1980, on the 1,500th anniversary of the founding of the church. He is seen speaking to the oldest member of the parish, Mr Francis Hoey, who would turn 80 in January 1981. Included is the rector, the Rev Adrian S Hofmeester. Picture: News Letter archives
The Bishop of Connor, Dr Arthur Butler, left, celebrated Holy Communion in St Saviour’s Church, Connor, Co Antrim, in September 1980, on the 1,500th anniversary of the founding of the church. He is seen speaking to the oldest member of the parish, Mr Francis Hoey, who would turn 80 in January 1981. Included is the rector, the Rev Adrian S Hofmeester. Picture: News Letter archives

IN PICTURES: Through The Archives – looking back at September 1980

We have been delighted with how popular the nostalgia photograph stories have been.

Thursday, 15th October 2020, 12:00 pm

We have plenty more old photographs that we have uncovered during lockdown that we will be sharing with readers.

Here is another selection of old photographs, today’s selection comes from September 1980 and includes a couple from first day at school at Connor House in Bangor.

See who you might see from days gone by.

Do you have an old photograph that you would like to share? Email: [email protected].

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