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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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  • 18

    Jul
    2011
    Markethill Second Presbyterian Church, County Armagh, Baptisms 1820 - 1919
    Baptismal records for Markethill Second Presbyterian Church in the parish of Mullaghbrack, County Armagh have now been added to the birth database. These entries cover the period 1820 to 1919 inclusive, and include the Child's name, Father's name, date of Baptism and Family Residence. Mother's name is not recorded on the database or original registers. The following are prevalent family surnames in these records:- Acheson, Agnew, Alexander, Anderson, Aughiltree, Ballintine, Bigham, Bingha...

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  • 1

    Mar
    2011
    Belfast Burial Records Go Online
    Belfast City Council has made burial records for three prominent cemeteries in Belfast available online. Currently Burial records from the following cemeteries and time periods are available: •Belfast City Cemetery - records from 1869 (including the Jewish, public and Glenalina extension sections) •Roselawn Cemetery - records from 1954 •Dundonald Cemetery - records from 1905. This is the first stage of plans by the city council to make more than 360,000 records easil...

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  • 30

    Nov
    2010
    New Public Record Office to Open in March 2011
    Culture Minister Nelson McCausland today announced that the new Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will open to the public on 30 March 2011. Speaking from the new state-of-the-art facility in Titanic Quarter the Minister said: "In September 2009, we reported that the new PRONI headquarters was due to open in May or June 2011 following the removal and relocation of over 40km of unique, irreplaceable and some priceless, documents. It is therefore a fantastic achievement, through t...

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  • 29

    Nov
    2010
    PRONI launches Northern Irish Wills online, 1858 to 1900
    The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland has digitised almost 100,000 images of probated wills and has made these available for the first time at http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/search_the_archives/will_calendars.htm This is the culmination of a project by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) to index and digitise early wills from the three District Probate Registries of Armagh, Belfast and Londonderry between the years 1858 and 1900. Speaking today about the online Wi...

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  • 12

    Oct
    2010
    Long Tower (St Columba's) Roman Catholic Church, County Londonderry, Baptisms 1841 - 1864
    Over 7,000 Baptismal records for Long Tower or St Columba's Roman Catholic Church in Derry, parish of Templemore have now been added to the birth database. These entries cover the period 1841 to April 1864 inclusive, and include the Child's name, Father's name, Mother's maiden name, date of Baptism and date of Birth. Residence is not stated in the database or original church records. The following are prevalent family surnames in these records:- Anderson, Barr, Boner (Bonar, Bonner), Bo...

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  • 11

    Oct
    2010
    Castledawson Presbyterian Church, Co Londonderry. Baptisms 1836 - 1863
    Baptismal records for Castledawson Presbyterian Church in the parish of Magherafelt, County Londonderry have now been added to the birth database. These entries cover the period 1836 to 1863 inclusive, and include the Child's name, Father's name, Mother's maiden name, date of Baptism and date of Birth. The following are prevalent family surnames in these records:- Anderson, Arrall (Arell, Arrell, Orrell, Orril), Backhouse, Badger, Boyd, Brown, Burnside, Burrows, Campbell, Catherwood, Ca...

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  • 30

    Jan
    2010
    Newtownards Fourth Presbyterian, County Down. Baptisms 1854 - 1864
    Baptismal records for Newtownards Fourth Presbyterian Church in the parish of Newtownards, County Down have now been added to the birth database. This church was originally located at Court Street and later moved to its present location in South Street. These entries cover the period 1855 to 1864 inclusive, and include the Child's name, Father's name, Mother's maiden name, date of Baptism and date of Birth. The following are prevalent family surnames in these records:- Aiken, Anderson, ...

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  • 29

    Jan
    2010
    Linenhall (University Road) Presbyterian, Belfast, Co Antrim. Marriages 1871 - 1886
    Civil Marriage records from the Linenhall Presbyterian Church, otherwise known as the University Road Presbyterian Church in Belfast, Co Antrim have been added to the marriage index database covering the period 1871 to 1886. Marriages from 1887 are recorded under the Crescent Presbyterian Church. Prevalent Surnames in these records include:- Allen, Anderson, Boyd, Brown, Campbell, Carnduff, Christy, Clarke, Cochrane, Collins, Craig, Crawford, Crothers, Currie, Davis, Dickson, Dougan, Dunn...

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