Sir Thomas Maclear plaque unveiling

Photographs from the Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

Date of Plaque unveiling – Saturday November 9th, 2019
Location of plaque – Newtownstewart Centre 2000

Photographs – left to right

  1. Guests listening to the speeches at the Newtownstewart Centre 2000
  2. Paul Clements, Vice-chairman of the Ulster History Circle welcoming the guests 
  3. Joe McCormick, Chairman of the Centre
  4. Irene Spratt, Community Officer with the Ulster-Scots Agency, which funded the plaque to Sir Thomas Maclear
  5. Paul Maclear from Johannesburg and Amsterdam, great-great-great grandson of Thomas Maclear
  6. Paul Maclear unveiling the blue plaque
  7. After the unveiling, L>R, Joe McCormick, Chairman Newtownstewart Centre 2000; Mark Bailey, Emeritus Director, Armagh Observatory; Cassidy Maclear, great-great-great-great granddaughter; Paul Maclear, great-great-great grandson; Chris Spurr, Chairman, Ulster History Circle; Paul Clements, Vice-chairman, Ulster History Circle; Keelan Maclear, great-great-great-great grandson; Irene Spratt, Ulster-Scots Agency
  8. Mark Bailey giving a presentation on Sir Thomas Maclear
  9. Paul Maclear speaking about his distinguished ancestor
  10. Newtownstewart Centre 2000 and the plaque to Sir Thomas Maclear