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 Armagh
Armagh Oneilland West Armagh
Ballymore Orior Lower Banbridge Ballymore and Mullaghbrack Armagh
Ballymore Orior Lower Newry
Ballymyre Fews Upper Newry Loughgilly Armagh
Carncastle Upper Glenarm Armagh
Clonfeacle Armagh Armagh Clonfeacle Armagh
Clonfeacle Oneilland West Armagh
Creggan Fews Upper Castleblayney Creggam Upper Armagh
Creggan Fews Upper Dundalk
Derrynoose Armagh Armagh Derrynoose Armagh
Derrynoose Armagh Lurgan
Derrynoose Tiranny Armagh
Drumcree Oneilland West Lurgan Portadown Armagh
Eglish Armagh Armagh Eglish Armagh
Eglish Tiranny Armagh
Forkill Orior Lower Newry Forkhill Armagh
Forkill Orior Upper Castleblayney
Forkill Orior Upper Newry
Grange Armagh Armagh Armagh Armagh
Grange Oneilland West Armagh
Jonesborough Orior Upper Newry
Keady Armagh Armagh Derrynoose Armagh
Keady Tiranny Armagh
Kilclooney Fews Lower Armagh Ballymacnab Armagh
Kilclooney Orior Lower Armagh
Killevy Orior Lower Newry Killeavy; Dromintee Armagh
Killevy Orior Upper Newry
Killyman Oneilland West Armagh Dungannon Armagh
Kilmore Oneilland West Armagh Kilmore Armagh
Kilmore Orior Lower Banbridge
Layd Lower Glenarm Ballycastle
Lisnadill Armagh Armagh Ballymacnab Armagh
Lisnadill Fews Lower Armagh
Lisnadill Fews Upper Armagh
Loughgall Armagh Armagh Loughgall and Tartaraghan Armagh
Loughgall Oneilland West Armagh
Loughgilly Fews Lower Armagh Loughgilly Armagh
Loughgilly Lower Orior Newry
Loughgilly Orior Lower Banbridge
Loughgilly Orior Lower Newry
Loughgilly Orior Upper Newry
Magheralin Oneilland East Lurgan Magheralin, Moira, and Aughalee Dromore
Montiaghs Oneilland East Lurgan Seagoe Dromore
Montiaghs Oneilland West Lurgan
Mullaghbrack Fews Lower Armagh Ballymore and Mullaghbrack Armagh
Mullaghbrack Oneilland West Banbridge
Newry Oneilland West Armagh Newry Newry and Mounre
Newry Orior Upper Newry
Newtownhamilton Fews Upper Castleblayney Lower Creggan Armagh
Seagoe Oneilland East Lurgan Seagoe or Derrymacash; part Portdown Dromore
Shankill Oneilland East Lurgan Lurgan Dromore
Tartaraghan Oneilland East Armagh Loughgall and Tartaraghan Armagh
Tartaraghan Oneilland West Armagh
Tartaraghan Oneilland West Lurgan
Tynan Armagh Armagh Tynan 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.


Family history societies often publish helpful journals, transcripts, compiled genealogies and host helpful websites. They may have ongoing projects to transcribe records and create indexes. Most societies publish queries in their journals and maintain lists of members’ research interests that may be helpful to you. You may want to join one of these societies, reap the benefits of their expertise and resources or support its efforts.

North of Ireland Family History Society
c/o Graduate School of Education
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