Audley's Town's lost villagers sought


Historians are trying to find out what happened to residents of a lost County Down village who set sail from Strangford 160 years ago.

They were from Audley's Town and lived in the shadow of the stately home of Castleward.

The villagers were put on a boat to America and one theory is, is that once evicted, their homes were torn down because their settlement was ruining the view of the then 'lord and lady' of the manor.

BBC Newsline's district journalist Claire Savage has been finding out more.

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