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    May
    2020
    County Down Baptisms, 1845 to 1875. Greyabbey Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church.
    The First Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church is located in Greyabbey or Grey Abbey village, close to the eastern shores of Strangford Lough in County Down. The site has remained a place of worship since the original meeting house was built in 1688. Records from the Church Baptismal Registers have now been added to our birth database and cover the period from 1848 to 1875 inclusive. These entries include the Child’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s forename and Maiden name, D...

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  • 4

    Mar
    2020
    Church Census, 1829: Woods Chapel, Artrea, County Londonderry.
    This Church Census records the names of the Heads of Household of families in the congregation of the Woods Chapel Church of Ireland or St John’s, Woodschapel, in the parish of Artrea (Ardtrea), County Londonderry in 1829. Although no other family members are listed by name, each entry does record the number of males, females and servants within each household. It also includes the townland of residence and occasional notes on the family. Prevalent family surnames recorded in the cen...

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  • 10

    Feb
    2020
    Roman Catholic Baptisms 1825 to 1878, Glenravel & Braid, County Antrim
    Records from the Baptismal Registers of Glenravel and Braid Roman Catholic Church in Racavan parish have now been added to our birth database and cover the period from 1825 to 1878. These entries include the Child’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s forename and Maiden name and Date of Baptism. About half of the entries also include the townland in which the family resided.  Marriage records for the Roman Catholic parishes of Glenravel and Braid are already included in our ...

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  • 7

    Mar
    2018
    Belfast Baptisms 1817 - 1870, St George’s Church of Ireland, County Antrim.
    The Saint George’s Parish Church is a Church of Ireland building located on High Street in Belfast. The original chapel of ease was built in 1816 on the site of the old Corporation Church. Records from the Church Baptismal Registers have now been added to our birth database and cover the period from 1817 to 1870 inclusive. These entries include the Child’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s forename and Maiden name, Date of Birth & Baptism. From 1835 onwards most also i...

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  • 17

    Jan
    2018
    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 townlan...

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  • 3

    Oct
    2017
    Baptisms 1813 - 1880, Ballymena Second Presbyterian Church, County Antrim.
    Ballymena Second or High Kirk Presbyterian Church in Thomas Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim was originally located in High Street. With the formation of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in 1840, it was designated as Ballymena Second Presbyterian Church, Kirkinriola Parish.  Records from the Church Baptismal Registers have now been added to our birth database and cover the period from 1813 to 1880 inclusive. These entries include the Child’s name, Father’s name, M...

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  • 4

    Aug
    2017
    Church Census, 1826: Newtownhamilton Second Presbyterian Church, County Armagh.
    The latest addition to our Church Census Collection lists over 650 names from the congregation of the Newtownhamilton Second Presbyterian Church in the parish of Newtownhamilton, County Armagh in 1826.   The census lists all members within a household including children, and identifies the townland in which the family resides. Occasional annotations on individual members of the congregation are also recorded. Prevalent family surnames recorded in the census include: Allen, Andrew, Atch...

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  • 23

    Jul
    2017
    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 fam...

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  • 19

    Jul
    2017
    Welcome to the new Emerald Ancestors website
    Emerald Ancestors has been providing family researchers with access to Northern Ireland genealogy records for over 10 years and our updated website offers a host of new records and features including: More Searchable Records - Additional collections including Land Records, Menbers' Family Trees and updates to our Baptism and Church Census databases. Great Value - Reduced rates on our 6 month and annual subscription charges and look up services for even better value. More features -...

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  • 7

    Mar
    2014
    Church Census of Dromore Presbyterian Church, County Tyrone, Part 2, 1864
    The latest addition to our Church Census Collection lists over 700 names from the congregation of the Dromore Presbyterian Church in the parish of Dromore, County Tyrone in 1864. It complements our earlier census for the same Church taken around 1835. The census lists all members within a household including children, and identifies the townland in which the family resides. Prevalent Presbyterian family surnames recorded in the census include: Allen, Armstrong, Black, Buchanan, Caldwell, C...

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