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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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  • 4

    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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  • 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 (Bo...

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