County Armagh, Ireland Genealogy

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General County Research Information

Further information about County Armagh is available at the GenUKI site.

Archives and Libraries

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Ulster Family History Foundation

Armagh County Museum
The Mall East
Armagh BT61 9BE

Armagh Public Library
Abbey St.
Armagh BT61 7DY
Tel: 028 37 523142 - Fax: 028 37 524177


Doherty, Paul Martin.  Tombstones of Some Irish Immigrants in the Catholic Cemetery at Andover, Massachussets. Covers the surname of Antrim, Joseph died 26 June, 1857, and family.  Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol. IV, no. 1. 1972. pages 23-26. Family History Ref. 941.5 B2i

Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information

A map of the Civil Parishes of County Armagh is available at Irish Times site.

A map of the Catholic Parishes of County Armagh is available at the Irish Times site.

Civil Parish - Church of Ireland

Barony Poor Law Union Catholic Parish[1] Catholic Diocese[1]
Armagh Armagh Armagh
Armagh Oneilland West Armagh
Ballymore Orior Lower Banbridge
Ballymore Orior Lower Newry
Ballymyre Fews Upper Newry
Carncastle Upper Glenarm Armagh
Clonfeacle Armagh Armagh
Clonfeacle Oneilland West Armagh
Creggan Fews Upper Castleblayney
Creggan Fews Upper Dundalk
Derrynoose Armagh Armagh
Derrynoose Armagh Lurgan
Derrynoose Tiranny Armagh
Drumcree Oneilland West Lurgan
Eglish Armagh Armagh
Eglish Tiranny Armagh
Forkill Orior Lower Newry
Forkill Orior Upper Castleblayney
Forkill Orior Upper Newry
Grange Armagh Armagh
Grange Oneilland West Armagh
Jonesborough Orior Upper Newry
Keady Armagh Armagh
Keady Tiranny Armagh
Kilclooney Fews Lower Armagh
Kilclooney Orior Lower Armagh
Killevy Orior Lower Newry
Killevy Orior Upper Newry
Killyman Oneilland West Armagh
Kilmore Oneilland West Armagh
Kilmore Orior Lower Banbridge
Layd Lower Glenarm Ballycastle
Lisnadill Armagh Armagh
Lisnadill Fews Lower Armagh
Lisnadill Fews Upper Armagh
Loughgall Armagh Armagh
Loughgall Oneilland West Armagh
Loughgilly Fews Lower Armagh
Loughgilly Lower Orior Newry
Loughgilly Orior Lower Banbridge
Loughgilly Orior Lower Newry
Loughgilly Orior Upper Newry
Magheralin Oneilland East Lurgan
Montiaghs Oneilland East Lurgan
Montiaghs Oneilland West Lurgan
Mullaghbrack Fews Lower Armagh
Mullaghbrack Oneilland West Banbridge
Newry Oneilland West Armagh
Newry Orior Upper Newry
Newtownhamilton Fews Upper Castleblayney
Seagoe Oneilland East Lurgan
Shankill Oneilland East Lurgan
Tartaraghan Oneilland East Armagh
Tartaraghan Oneilland West Armagh
Tartaraghan Oneilland West Lurgan
Tynan Armagh Armagh
Tynan Tiranny Armagh


1885 County Map: Courtesy of London Ancestor

Bygonesandbyways -- Townland maps for a few parishes in the center of the county 


Ffolliott, Rosemary.  Some Game Licences of 1802. Alist of names, places of abode who took out Certificates of Game Licences issued in 1802, covering Couties, Armagh, Clare, Down, Kilkenny, Louth, and Tipperary. Article in The Irish Ancestor, pages35-47, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8

contributed by Ffolliott, Rosemary.  Some Lists of Mid-18th Century Linen Drapers in Sout-East Ulster.  Lists of Linen Drapers from the Belfast Newsletter. covering years 1750-1764. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.XI. no.1. 1979. pages 9-14. Family History Library Ref 941.5 B2i v10-11.


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North of Ireland Family History Society
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The Queen's University of Belfast
69 University Street
Belfast BT7 1HL, Northern Ireland

 Web Sites

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ryan, James G. Irish Records: sources for family and local history. USA:, 1997. FHL 941.5 D23r