Belfast Church Census, 1852: Christchurch Church of Ireland, Co Antrim.
This addition to our Church Census Collection lists over 4000 names from the congregation of the Christchurch Church of Ireland in 1852 which was located in College Square North in the centre of Belfast. The Church was built in 1833 and deconsecrated in the early 1990s after lying empty for several years due to a dwindling congregation.
The census lists all members within a household including children, along with age, relationship to the Head of Household and the street name or townland in which the family resides. Frequent annotations on individual members of the congregation such as occupation are also recorded.
Prevalent family surnames recorded in the census include: Adams, Alderdice, Allen, Anderson, Annett, Armstrong, Atkinson, Baird, Balmer, Beaumont, Bell, Booker, Boyd, Bradley, Braithwaite, Breaky, Brown, Browne, Cairns, Calderwood, Caldwell, Campbell, Carr, Carter, Chapman, Clarke, Cockburn, Collins, Conberry, Cooper, Cootes, Crawford, Cunningham, Curry, Davis, Davison, Dickie, Dixon, Dodd, Donaldson, Douglas, Drew, Duffy, Ewart, Farr, Fawkner, Ferguson, Finlay, Ford, Foster, Gardiner, Gardner, Garvy, Gillespie, Gilliland, Goodfellow, Gordon, Graham, Gray, Greer, Hall, Hamilton, Hanna, Harkness, Harrison, Hazlitt, Henderson, Hill, Hodgens, Hopkins, Hudson, Hull, Irwin, Johnson, Kearney, Kelly, Kennedy, Keown, Kingsberry, Kirkar, Laheed, Larmour, Lavery, Leeburn, Lightbody, Linton, Little, Maher, Malcolm, Mann, Martin, McAdam, McAuley, McBride, McCardle, McCartney, McCleary, McClure, McComb, McCormac, McCoy, McCracken, McCrea, McCrudden, McCullagh, McDonald, McDornan, McDowell, McFarland, McGowan, McIlroy, McIlvenny, McIlwrath, McKenna, McKibbin, McLaughlin, McMahon, McMullan, McVeigh, Meehan, Mercer, Miller, Mitchell, Moore, Moreton, Mullan, Murphy, Murray, Neal, Neil, Nesbit, Norris, Ogle, Palmer, Pelan, Reid, Rennie, Renwick, Reynolds, Richardson, Robinson, Rodgers, Rogan, Rogers, Rolleston, Rollestone, Rollins, Roy, Rutherford, Scott, Shanks, Shaw, Sloane, Smith, Spence, Stafford, Stewart, Strachan, Strickland, Stuart, Taylor, Telford, Thompson, Thomson, Usher, Walker, Wallace, Walsh, Ward, Wardlaw, Watson, Weldon, White, Whiteside, Wilkinson, Willis, Wilson, Woods & Wylie,
Belfast Street Names covered: Albert Street, Andersons Court, Barrack Street, Bates Row, Blackstaff Road, Botanic Road, Bradbury Place, Brickfield, Carrs Row, Chapel Lane, Charles Street South, College Place North, College Square East, College Square North, College Street, Cowans Court, Crawfords Place, Cullingtree Place, Cullingtree Road, Cullingtree Street, Cunninghams Court, Davisons Court, Divis Street, Durham Court, Durham Place, Durham Street, Erskines Court, Fairview Place, Ferguson Court, Fisherwick Place, Foxs Row, Francis street, Gaffigans Place, Gaffigans Row, Gaffigans Street, Galway Court, Galway Street, Glengall Place, Glengall Street, Greggs Row, Hamil Street, Houstons Entry, Institution Court, Institution Place, Institution Row, Irwins Row, Johnsons Court, Joys Entry, Kennedys Entry, Killen Street, King Street, Kings Street Place, Leeds Street, Lettuce Hill, Lettuce Hill Court, Linfield House, Linfield Road, Linfield Row, Malone Place, Marquis Street, Marys Place, Massys Entry or Court, Maxwells Court, McCleans entry, McClenaghans Court, McCrackens Row, McDowell Court, McGradys Entry, McMornans Row, McMullans Place, Mill Lonan, Mill Lonan Court, Mill Street, Millfield, Moores Place, Morrows Entry, Mulholland Row, Murrays Terrace, Napier Place, Napier Street, Napiers Row, Neesons Court, North Queens Place, Paradise Row, Pelans Court, Pound Street, Queen Street, Queen Street Court, Renwick Place, Rochfort Place, Rose Lodge, Sandy Row, Scotts Back Row, Scotts Court, Scotts Street, Smithfield South, Smithfield West, Stanley Street, Steens Court, Stormonts Court, Tea Lane, Victoria Court, Victoria Place, Wellington Place, Welwood House, Welwood Place, Wesley Place, West Street, Whitehall Court, Williams Place, Windsor Place, Wylies Place and Wylies Street,
Copies of the census extracts are available to members through our Look Up facility and can be found at PRONI under Document reference CR/1/13/D/1.