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William James Pirrie personal plate
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Description: Belfast July 2006

IN LOVING AND MOST GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
MY BELOVED HUSBAND

WILLIAM JAMES PIRRIE

1ST VISCOUNT KP. P.C. HML.

BORN 31ST MAY 1847 - DIED 7TH JUNE 1924.

ONLY SON OF
JAMES ALEXANDER PIRRIE AND ELIZA SWAN MONTGOMERY
MARRIED 17TH APRIL 1879 MARGARET M.CARLISLE
DAUGHER OF JOHN CARLINE AND CATHERINE MONTGOMERY

HE ENTERED QUEENS ISLAND AS AN APPRENTICE 23 JUNE 1862
62 YEARS LATER ON 23 JUNE 1924 HE WAS LAID TO REST HERE.
AS CHARIMAN OF MESSRS HARLAND & WOLFF'S VAST ORGANIZATION
FOR SO MANY YEARS HE BY HIS OWN CHEERFUL SERVICE AND
WIDE EXPERIENCE PROVED AN INSPIRATION TO THE MANY
FELLOW-WORKERS IDENTIFIED WITH HIM IN THE EVOLUTION
OF SHIPBUILDING. IT WAS HIS JOY TO RECOGNIZE THEIR
LOYALTY AND ALLEGIANCE. ON ALL SEAS THE SHIPS THAT SAIL TESTIFY TO THE GREAT BENEFITS HIS GENIUS CONFERRED
ON MANKIND. HE SPENT HIS LIFE ENDEAVOURING TO BE USEFUL
IN HIS DAY AND GENERATION AND WAS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED ALWAYS WITH THE PROGRESS OF AND CHARITIES IN THIS CITY
HERE ALSO RESTS
MARGARET M. CARLISLE
WIFE OF WILLIAM JAMES VISCOUNT PIRRIE K.E.
BORN 31ST MAY 1857 - DIED 19TH JUNE 1935
SHE WAS THE DEVOLTED COMPANION AND HELPMATE OF HER HUSBAND
ALWAYS INTERESTED IN ONE SHARING HIS LIFE WORKS DURING 47 YEARS THEY WERE TOGETHER: ONE PROMOTING WITH BOUNDLESS ENERGY
AND ENTHUASM, PLANS FOR THE WELFARE OF OTHERS - A TRULY LOVABLE WOMAN SHE ENCLEARED HERSELF TO ALL WHO KNEW HER.

Thrice blest and more whom vows unbroken bind.
Whose love is neer of jarring moods the slave.
Yea! nobly blest to whom his given to find
Devotion steadfast even to the end.
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