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| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| rowspan="3" | Loughbrickland and Sisagade
+
| rowspan="3" | Loughbrickland and Sisagade  
 
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| Annaclone
+
| Annaclone  
 
| Dromone
 
| Dromone
 
|-
 
|-
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| Kinelarty  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Lisburn  
 
| Lisburn  
| rowspan="2" | Ballynahinch and Drumore
+
| rowspan="2" | Ballynahinch and Drumore  
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromone
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromone
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Ardglass
+
| Ardglass  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="2" | Kircubbin
+
| rowspan="2" | Kircubbin  
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry
+
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="2" | Ballee
+
| rowspan="2" | Ballee  
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| part Saul; part Kilchief
+
| part Saul; part Kilchief  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Upper  
 
| Lecale Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Tyrella and Ballykinler
+
| Tyrella and Ballykinler  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry
+
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry
+
| Ballyphilip and Portaferry  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| Ballygalget
+
| Ballygalget  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Lower  
 
| Ards Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| rowspan="2" | Newtonards, Comber and Donaghadee
+
| rowspan="2" | Newtonards, Comber and Donaghadee  
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Upper  
 
| Lecale Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Bright, Rossglass, and Killough
+
| Bright, Rossglass, and Killough  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Kircubbin
+
| Kircubbin  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
| Clonallon
+
| Clonallon  
 
| Dromore
 
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
| rowspan="2" | Clonduff
+
| rowspan="2" | Clonduff  
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| rowspan="3" | Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee
+
| rowspan="3" | Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee  
 
| rowspan="3" | Down
 
| rowspan="3" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Ards Lower  
 
| Ards Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee
+
| Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lurgan  
 
| Lurgan  
| Tullyish
+
| Tullyish  
 
| Dromore
 
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
| rowspan="2" | Donaghmore
+
| rowspan="2" | Donaghmore  
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lecale Upper  
 
| Lecale Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| Downpatrick
+
| Downpatrick  
 
| Down
 
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
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| Kinelarty  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="5" | Dromara; part Ballnahinch
+
| rowspan="5" | Dromara; part Ballnahinch  
 
| rowspan="5" | Dromore
 
| rowspan="5" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| rowspan="3" | Dromore and Garvaghy
+
| rowspan="3" | Dromore and Garvaghy  
 
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| Annaclone
+
| Annaclone  
 
| Dromore
 
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
| Annaclone
+
| Annaclone  
 
| Dromore
 
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
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| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Lisburn  
 
| Lisburn  
|  
+
| Lisburn
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Drumbo, Down|Drumbo]]  
 
| [[Drumbo, Down|Drumbo]]  
 
| Castlereagh  
 
| Castlereagh  
 
| Lisburn  
 
| Lisburn  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Lisburn
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Drumbo, Down|Drumbo]]  
 
| [[Drumbo, Down|Drumbo]]  
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| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
|  
+
| Rathfryland, Drumgath, and Barnmeen
|  
+
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Drumgooland, Down|Drumgooland]]  
 
| [[Drumgooland, Down|Drumgooland]]  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Drumgooland Upper; Drumgooland Lower
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Drumgooland, Down|Drumgooland]]  
 
| [[Drumgooland, Down|Drumgooland]]  
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| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Belfast  
 
| Belfast  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Newtownards, Comber, and Donaghadee
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Dundonald, Down|Dundonald]]  
 
| [[Dundonald, Down|Dundonald]]  
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| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
|  
+
| Dunsfort and Ardglass
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Garvaghy, Down|Garvaghy]]  
 
| [[Garvaghy, Down|Garvaghy]]  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | part Dromore; part Annaclone
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Garvaghy, Down|Garvaghy]]  
 
| [[Garvaghy, Down|Garvaghy]]  
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| Ards Lower  
 
| Ards Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
|  
+
| Ballygalget
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Hillsborough, Down|Hillsborough]]  
 
| [[Hillsborough, Down|Hillsborough]]  
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| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Belfast  
 
| Belfast  
|  
+
| Holywood
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Inch, Down|Inch]]  
 
| [[Inch, Down|Inch]]  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
|  
+
| Kilmore
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Inishargy, Down|Inishargy]]  
 
| [[Inishargy, Down|Inishargy]]  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Ards Upper  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
|  
+
| Kircubbin
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilbroney, Down|Kilbroney]]  
 
| [[Kilbroney, Down|Kilbroney]]  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Kilkeel  
 
| Kilkeel  
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Kilbroney
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilbroney, Down|Kilbroney]]  
 
| [[Kilbroney, Down|Kilbroney]]  
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| Lecale Lower  
 
| Lecale Lower  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Kilclief and Strangford
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilclief, Down|Kilclief]]  
 
| [[Kilclief, Down|Kilclief]]  
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| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Kilkeel  
 
| Kilkeel  
|  
+
| Kilcoo; Ballymooney; part Maghera
|  
+
| Newry and Mourne
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilcoo, Down|Kilcoo]]  
 
| [[Kilcoo, Down|Kilcoo]]  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Kilkeel  
 
| Kilkeel  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Kilcoo; ballymooney; and Maghera
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Newry and Mourne
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilcoo, Down|Kilcoo]]  
 
| [[Kilcoo, Down|Kilcoo]]  
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| Mourne  
 
| Mourne  
 
| Kilkeel  
 
| Kilkeel  
|  
+
| Upper Mourne; Lower Mourne
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Killaney, Down|Killaney]]  
 
| [[Killaney, Down|Killaney]]  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Lisburn  
 
| Lisburn  
|  
+
| Carrickmannan and Saintfield
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Killinchy, Down|Killinchy]]  
 
| [[Killinchy, Down|Killinchy]]  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| rowspan="5" |  
+
| rowspan="5" | Carrickmannan and Saintfield
| rowspan="5" |  
+
| rowspan="5" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Killinchy, Down|Killinchy]]  
 
| [[Killinchy, Down|Killinchy]]  
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| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
|  
+
| Kilmore
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Killyleagh, Down|Killyleagh]]  
 
| [[Killyleagh, Down|Killyleagh]]  
 
| Dufferin  
 
| Dufferin  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
|  
+
| Kilmore
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilmegan, Down|Kilmegan]]  
 
| [[Kilmegan, Down|Kilmegan]]  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="4" |  
+
| rowspan="4" | Kilmegan; Drumaroad and Clannaraghan
| rowspan="4" |  
+
| rowspan="4" | Newry and Mourne
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilmegan, Down|Kilmegan]]  
 
| [[Kilmegan, Down|Kilmegan]]  
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| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
|  
+
| Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilmore, Down|Kilmore]]  
 
| [[Kilmore, Down|Kilmore]]  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Castlereagh Upper  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Kilmore
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Kilmore, Down|Kilmore]]  
 
| [[Kilmore, Down|Kilmore]]  
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| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Castlereagh Lower  
 
| Belfast  
 
| Belfast  
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Holywood
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Knockbreda, Down|Knockbreda]]  
 
| [[Knockbreda, Down|Knockbreda]]  
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| Kinelarty  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
|  
+
| Loughinisland
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Maghera, Down|Maghera]]  
 
| [[Maghera, Down|Maghera]]  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Upper Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Kilkeel  
 
| Kilkeel  
|  
+
| Bryansford and Newcastle
|  
+
| Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Magheradrool, Down|Magheradrool]]  
 
| [[Magheradrool, Down|Magheradrool]]  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Kinelarty  
 
| Downpatrick  
 
| Downpatrick  
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Ballynahinch and Drumore
| rowspan="3" |  
+
| rowspan="3" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Magheradrool, Down|Magheradrool]]  
 
| [[Magheradrool, Down|Magheradrool]]  
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| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lurgan  
 
| Lurgan  
|  
+
| Magherlin, Moira, and Aughalee
|  
+
| Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Magherally, Down|Magherally]]  
 
| [[Magherally, Down|Magherally]]  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Lower part  
 
| Banbridge  
 
| Banbridge  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Tullylish
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Magherally, Down|Magherally]]  
 
| [[Magherally, Down|Magherally]]  
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| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lower Iveagh, Upper part  
 
| Lurgan  
 
| Lurgan  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Magherlin, Moira, and Aughalee
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Dromore
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Moira, Down|Moira]]  
 
| [[Moira, Down|Moira]]  
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| Lordship of Newry  
 
| Lordship of Newry  
 
| Newry  
 
| Newry  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Newry
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Newry and Mourne
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Newry, Down|Newry]]  
 
| [[Newry, Down|Newry]]  
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| Ards Lower  
 
| Ards Lower  
 
| Newtownards  
 
| Newtownards  
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee
| rowspan="2" |  
+
| rowspan="2" | Down
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Newtownards, Down|Newtownards]]  
 
| [[Newtownards, Down|Newtownards]]  

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General County Research Information

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

Archives and Libraries 

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) 66 Balmoral Avenue Belfast BT9 6NY E-mail: proni@dcalni.gov.uk

 Internet: www.proni.gov.uk/

The above is the official repository for the public records of Northern Ireland. PRONI also collects records from private sources.

General Register Office Oxford House 49/55 Chichester St. Belfast BTI 4HL Internet: http://www.groni.gov.uk E-mail: gro.nisra@dfpni.gov.uk

Register of births and deaths in Northern Ireland since 1864. Marriage records from 1922 on.


Other

irishgenealogy.net/antrimgen.html

www.ancestryireland.com/

Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland Colby House Stranmillis Court Malone Lower Belfast BT9 5BJ Internet:http://www.dfpni.gov.uk/lps/index/gi.htm E-mail: osni@nics.gov.uk

Civil Jurisdictions and Parish Research Information

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

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

Civil Parish - Church of Ireland

Barony Poor Law Union Catholic Parish[1] Catholic Diocese[1]
Aghaderg Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge Loughbrickland and Sisagade Dromore
Aghaderg Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Aghaderg Upper Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge
Annaclone Upper Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge Annaclone Dromone
Annahilt Kinelarty Lisburn Ballynahinch and Drumore Dromone
Annahilt Lower Iveagh, Lower part Lisburn
Ardglass Lecale Lower Downpatrick Ardglass Down
Ardkeen Ards Upper Downpatrick Kircubbin Down
Ardkeen Ards Upper Newtownards
Ardquin Ards Upper Downpatrick Ballyphilip and Portaferry Down
Ballee Lecale Lower Downpatrick Ballee Down
Ballee Lecale Upper Downpatrick
Ballyculter Lecale Lower Downpatrick part Saul; part Kilchief Down
Ballykinler Lecale Upper Downpatrick Tyrella and Ballykinler Down
Ballyphilip Ards Upper Downpatrick Ballyphilip and Portaferry Down
Ballytrustan Ards Upper Downpatrick Ballyphilip and Portaferry Down
Ballywalter Ards Upper Newtownards Ballygalget Down
Bangor Ards Lower Newtownards Newtonards, Comber and Donaghadee Down
Bangor Castlereagh Lower Newtownards
Blaris Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Blaris Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lisburn
Bright Lecale Upper Downpatrick Bright, Rossglass, and Killough Down
Castleboy Ards Upper Downpatrick Kircubbin Down
Clonallan Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry Clonallon Dromore
Clonduff Upper Iveagh, Lower part Newry Clonduff Dromore
Clonduff Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry
Comber Castlereagh Lower Newtownards Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee Down
Comber Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Comber Castlereagh Upper Newtownards
Donaghadee Ards Lower Newtownards Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee Down
Donaghcloney Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan Tullyish Dromore
Donaghmore Lower Iveagh, Upper part Newry Donaghmore Dromore
Donaghmore Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry
Down Lecale Upper Downpatrick Downpatrick Down
Dromara Kinelarty Downpatrick Dromara; part Ballnahinch Dromore
Dromara Kinelarty Lisburn
Dromara Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Dromara Lower Iveagh, Lower part Lisburn
Dromara Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Dromore Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge Dromore and Garvaghy Dromore
Dromore Lower Iveagh, Lower part Lisburn
Dromore Lower Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge
Drumballyroney Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge Annaclone Dromore
Drumballyroney Upper Iveagh, Lower part Newry Annaclone Dromore
Drumbeg Castlereagh Upper Lisburn Lisburn Down
Drumbo Castlereagh Lisburn Lisburn Down
Drumbo Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Drumgath Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry Rathfryland, Drumgath, and Barnmeen Dromore
Drumgooland Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge Drumgooland Upper; Drumgooland Lower Down
Drumgooland Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Dundonald Castlereagh Lower Belfast Newtownards, Comber, and Donaghadee Down
Dundonald Castlereagh Lower Newtownards
Dunsfort Lecale Lower Downpatrick Dunsfort and Ardglass Down
Garvaghy Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge part Dromore; part Annaclone Dromore
Garvaghy Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Greyabbey Ards Lower Newtownards Ballygalget Down
Hillsborough Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lisburn
Hillsborough Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan
Holywood Castlereagh Lower Belfast Holywood Down
Inch Lecale Lower Downpatrick Kilmore Down
Inishargy Ards Upper Newtownards Kircubbin Down
Kilbroney Upper Iveagh, Lower part Kilkeel Kilbroney Dromore
Kilbroney Upper Iveagh, Upper part Kilkeel
Kilbroney Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry
Kilclief Lecale Lower Downpatrick Kilclief and Strangford Down
Kilclief Lecale Upper Downpatrick
Kilcoe Upper Iveagh, Lower part Kilkeel Kilcoo; Ballymooney; part Maghera Newry and Mourne
Kilcoo Upper Iveagh, Lower part Kilkeel Kilcoo; ballymooney; and Maghera Newry and Mourne
Kilcoo Upper Iveagh, Upper part Kilkeel
Kilkeel Mourne Kilkeel Upper Mourne; Lower Mourne Down
Killaney Castlereagh Upper Lisburn Carrickmannan and Saintfield Down
Killinchy Castlereagh Lower Newtownards Carrickmannan and Saintfield Down
Killinchy Castlereagh Upper Downpatrick
Killinchy Castlereagh Upper Newtownards
Killinchy Dufferin Downpatrick
Killinchy Dufferin Newtownards
Killyleagh Castlereagh Upper Downpatrick Kilmore Down
Killyleagh Dufferin Downpatrick Kilmore Down
Kilmegan Kinelarty Downpatrick Kilmegan; Drumaroad and Clannaraghan Newry and Mourne
Kilmegan Lecale Upper Downpatrick
Kilmegan Lecale Upper Strabane
Kilmegan Upper Iveagh, Lower part Downpatrick
Kilmood Castlereagh Lower Newtownards Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee Down
Kilmore Castlereagh Upper Downpatrick Kilmore Down
Kilmore Kinelarty Downpatrick
Knockbreda Castlereagh Lower Belfast Holywood Down
Knockbreda Castlereagh Upper Belfast
Knockbreda Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Lambeg Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Loughinisland Kinelarty Downpatrick Loughinisland Down
Maghera Upper Iveagh, Lower part Kilkeel Bryansford and Newcastle Down
Magheradrool Kinelarty Downpatrick Ballynahinch and Drumore Dromore
Magheradrool Kinelarty Lisburn
Magheradrool Lower Iveagh, Lower part Lisburn
Magheralin Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan Magherlin, Moira, and Aughalee Dromore
Magherally Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge Tullylish Dromore
Magherally Lower Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge
Moira Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan Magherlin, Moira, and Aughalee Dromore
Moira Upper Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan
Newry Lordship of Newry Newry Newry Newry and Mourne
Newry Upper Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Newtownards Ards Lower Newtownards Newtonards, Comber, and Donaghadee Down
Newtownards Castlereagh Lower Newtownards
Rathmullan Lecale Lower Downpatrick
Rathmullan Lecale Upper Downpatrick
Saintfield Castlereagh Upper Downpatrick
Saintfield Castlereagh Upper Lisburn
Saul Lecale Lower Downpatrick
Seapatrick Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Seapatrick Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan
Seapatrick Upper Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge
Shankill Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan
Slanes Ards Upper Downpatrick
St. Andrews alias Ballyhalbert Ards Upper Newtownards
Tullylish Lower Iveagh, Lower part Banbridge
Tullylish Lower Iveagh, Upper part Banbridge
Tullylish Lower Iveagh, Upper part Lurgan
Tullynakill Castlereagh Lower Newtownards
Tyrella Lecale Upper Downpatrick
Warrenspoint Upper Iveagh, Upper part Newry
Witter Ards Upper Downpatrick

Cemeteries

The Value of Tombstone Inscriptions by Dr. R.S.J. Clarke, 1808 to 1916.

Memorial Inscriptions of people from Co. Downe from various Parishes  who died overseas. Found in The Irish Ancestor 941.5 B2i Vo1 No. 1 year 1969 Family History Catalogue

Genealogy

Genealogy of Alexander NEILSON 1714 to 1776, for Co. Down, Drumadoney, Dromore. Article called 'Entries from Rev. Alexander Neilson's Family Bible' by Robert Garrett - found in The Irish Ancestor Vol. 1 no. 2, 1969 page 76-77. Ref. 941.5 B2i  at Family History Library Salt Lake City or www.worldcat.org/title/the-irish-ancestor

Davidson, Jennifer. Entries From the Family Bible of John Davidson of Co. Down.  Births Marriages and Deaths from flyleaf of a Bible of John Davidson, Co. Down. covering years 1798-1909. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII.no.2.1976, page 88, Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8

Goodbody, Michael. A Quaker Wedding at Lisburn, Co. Down in 1867.  Description and two photographs of Quaker wedding, with names. photo 1. surnames. S, & W. Bancroft, AH. G.G. L.R. L & R. Pim, AM. H. S. Barcroft, A. C. FC. GF. H. ML. SH. Richardson,  christian names are given, but too many to list, so have just put initials.  Photo 2. E. SL. Anderson, M. WJ. Barcroft, R. Clibborn, C. Nicholson, A. J. WR Pim, EJ. G. JM. JN. JP. SB. Richardson, also includes a list of witnesses, covers years 1428-1938.  The Irish Ancestor, vol. XIII, no.2. 1981, pages 90-93.  FHL Ref. 941.5 B2i vol. 13.

Community Trees Project

To learn more about a Community Tree Project that has been completed for the Newry area in County Down click here.

To search the Ireland: County Down: Newry area Community Tree click here.

Maps

1885 County Map: Courtesy of London Ancestor

Occupations

collected by Ffolliott, Rosemary. Some Game Licences of 1802. A list of name, places of abode who took out Certificates of Game Licences issued in 1802, covering Counties Armagh, Clare, Down, Kilkenny, Louth and Tipperary. Article in The Irish Ancestor, vol.VIII. no.1. 1976, pages 35-47. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i v7-8

De Breffny, Brian. Businessmen Who Issued Tokens in Ireland 1653-1679. Due to an acute shortage of small change after the death of Charles 1, tradesmen, innkeepers and some local authorities began minting their own substitutes in the form of private tokens. This list of 800 names, gives occupation and place. Article in the Irish Ancestor, vol.X. no.1. 1978, pages 51-60. Family History Library Ref. 941.5 B2i vol.10-11

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 vol10-11.

Societies

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.

Ulster Historical Foundation 12 College Square East Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 6DD Tel: (01232) 33 22 88 Fax: (01232) 23 98 85 Internet: http://www.ancestryireland.com/ E-mail: info@ifhf.ie

Down County Museum The Mall Downpatrick County Down BT30 6AH

http://www.downcountymuseum.com/template.aspx?pid=213&area=1&aName=Home

Dromore Dioceasan Archives BishopÕs House Newry County Down By appointment

Collections include records of baptisms, marriages and deaths for each parish 1926- as well as other diocesan parish papers

South Eastern Education & Library Board Library Headquarters Windmill Hill, Ballynahinch County Down, Northern Ireland Internet: http://www.seelb.org.uk// E-mail: info@seelb.org.uk

 Web Sites

To view a list of Down web sites, visit FHLFavorites.info for some great sites.

County Down, Northern Ireland GenWeb Project: Additional links and resources





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