The Company

The Captain
Irvine Richardson

The company has its origins Christ Church Ballynure in 1962. As records of the company are incomplete the following information is somewhat tentative.

The founding captain was a member of Christ Church and many of the early officers were members of that church. As the company was set up for all boys in the area, links were formed with other churches. Ballynure Presbyterian linked with Christ Church; the joint chaplains being ministers of the two churches.

Enrolment services were held alternately in the two churches. As time passed the majority of the officers came from the Presbyterian Church.

Recent captains include Bob McKenzie and Irvine Richardson who became captain in 1990.

Other officers who have made valuable contributions to the company include Brian Montgomery, Jayne Kennedy, Liz Bell, John Ayre and Bertie Allen.