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    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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    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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  • 17

    Feb
    2014
    Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church, Bangor Parish, County Down, Baptisms 1841 - 1901
    Baptismal records for Ballygilbert Presbyterian Church in the parish of Bangor, County Down have now been added to the birth database. These entries cover the period 1841 to 1901 inclusive, and include the Child's name, Father's name, Mother’s Maiden name, Date of Birth & Date of Baptism. Townland is also included in a number of entries in the database. The following are prevalent family surnames in these records:- Adair, Adams, Aitchison, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Ast...

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    Nov
    2012
    Donaghcloney Presbyterian, Co Down. Baptisms 1844 - 1864
    Baptismal Records for Donaghcloney (Donacloney)Presbyterian Church, Co Down, have now been added to the database. These entries cover the period 1844 to 1864. Listed on the database is the Child's name, Father's name, Mother maiden name, residence, date of baptism. The following are prevalent family surnames included in these records:- Alexander, Adamson, Anderson, Andrews, Anthony, Beatty, Brown, Carson, Craig, Findlay, Frackleton, Gamble, Hoy, Huston, Johnston, Kerr, Lyons, Ma...

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  • 29

    Feb
    2012
    Belfast Telegraph publishes Who Do You Think You Are Genealogy Supplements
    Local Family Researchers should look out for four free supplements entitled "Who Do You Think You Are" to be issued with next week's Belfast Telegraph. From Monday, 5th March 2012, a four-part series of magazines full of advice and tips on how to trace your family tree will be free with every copy of the Belfast Telegraph. The Who Do You Think You Are series includes a step-by-step guide to research, a family tree poster for readers to fill in as they discover each new relati...

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  • 22

    Jul
    2011
    1851 Census for County Antrim
    While the vast majority of 1851 Irish Census returns were destroyed in 1922, a significant number of returns survived, particularly for a number of parishes in County Antrim. These 1851 Census Return Remnants, listing over 25,000 individuals resident in County Antrim, have now been transcribed and added to our census database. The database includes the name, age, marital status, occupation and relationship to the head of household for all residents recorded within the house. Also noted are...

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  • 19

    Jul
    2011
    Comber Church of Ireland, County Down. Marriages 1845 - 1921
    The Civil marriage records for Comber Church of Ireland have been revised and updated to include over a hundred marriages not previously recorded on our database. These additional marriages primarily cover the period from 1856 to 1882. The database now includes a complete listing of the marriages recorded in this church up to 1921 and the entries include the names of the Bride & Groom and date of marriage. The look up facility is available which will normally include further details such ...

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