Baptisms 1805 – 1885, Faughanvale Parish Church, County Londonderry.
Faughanvale or St Canice’s Parish Church in the village of Eglinton, Co. Londonderry forms part of the Church of Ireland Diocese of Derry & Raphoe.
Records from the Church Baptismal Registers have now been added to our birth database and cover the period from 1805 to 1885 inclusive. These entries include the Child’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s forename, Date of Birth & Baptism and townland in which the family resided. Occasional annotations on the family are also included in the notes.
Marriage records for the same church are already included in our marriage collection from 1845 to 1935 and noted as occurring in St Canice Eglinton Church of Ireland.
The following are prevalent family surnames in these baptism records:-
Anderson, Armstrong, Biggart (Bigart, Biggar, Bigger), Bond, Boyd, Brown (Browne), Burnet (Burnett), Burns (Byrne), Cairns, Clarke (Clark), Cochrane (Cochran, Cochrain, Coghran), Collins, Cowan, Coyle, Craig, Creighton, Cruise (Cruse), Culbert (Culdbert), Davis (Davies), Deans, Dempsey, Diermot, Dogherty (Doherty), Donaghy (Donoughy), Dougherty, Duddy (Duddie), Ellis, Ewing, Friel (Freel), Galbraith, Gallagher, Gamble, Gillespie, Gillilan (Gilliand), Hamilton, Hannah (Hanna), Harper, Harpur, Hart, Harvey, Huey, Inch, Jameson (Jamieson), Kearns, Kelly, King, Kirk, Kitchen, Kitson, Leckey (Leckie), Logan, Love, Macauley, Major, Marshall, McAnerlan (McAnerlin), McAnislan (McAnislin, McAniston), McAuley (McCauley, McCauly, McCawley), McCarter, McCleery (McCleary), McCloskey (McClosky), McCollim (McCollam, McCollem, McCollum, McColm), McColm, McConagal, McCracken, McDonnel (McDonald, McDonnell), McFarland, McGonigle (McGonigal), McIntagart (McIntaggart), McIntire, McKeegan, McLaughlin, McLoughlin, McNeil, McTaggart, Michaels, Miller, Mills, Money, Montgomery, Moore, Morrow, Mullan, Murphy, Nelson, Obrien, ONeil, ONeill, Orr, Patterson, Pherson, Platt, Quin (Quinn), Rankin, Redgate, Riddles, Ross, Ruth, Scott, Seawright, Sherard (Sherard), Sinnot (Sinnet, Sinnit), Sloan (Sloane), Smith (Smyth), Spake (Spakes, Speakes, Speaks), Stewart, Tedlie (Teadlie, Teadly, Tedley), Thompson, West, Williams, Wilson, Young.
(Surnames in brackets indicate variations also recorded in the Register)
These baptisms are available by searching our Birth Records collection at http://www.emeraldancestors.com/northern-ireland-ancestor-search
Microfilm copies of the registers are held in the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) under MIC 1/78, Faughanvale Church of Ireland, Faughanvale Parish, County Londonderry and covers baptisms from 1802 up to 1885. Later baptism registers coverin g the period after 1885 are held locally by the Church.