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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, Chism, Corry, Coulter, Cunningham, Dill, Donnelly, Edgar, Gay, Gilmour, Graham, Guy, Hamilton, Hutchinson, Kerr, Livingston, Love, Marshall, May, McBride, McCracken, McFarland, McIldowney, McKeraghan (McKerihan), McMullan, Monteith, Nethery, Patterson, Robb, Sawyers, Scott, Sherrard, Simpson, Smith (Smyth), Sproule, Stevenson, Synd, Todd, Wallace, Watson, White & Wylay.

The residences of these families in and around Dromore Parish are recorded as follows (Spelling has been recorded as written in the original records): Aughadarra, Aughadulla, Aughee, Aughnamo, Badoney, Ballyard, Carrickamulken, Cornamacklagh, Corraciskan (Corrasheskin), Corryneagh, Cranny, Dernaseer, Dromore, Drumconnis, Drumlish, Drumsheal, Drumskinny, Dullaghan, Esker, Galbally, Gardrum, Glennan, Goland, Grannan, Kildrum, Knockaraven, Lesennaden (Lissaneden), Lower Aughadulla, Magheragart, Meenagar, Mullabeny, Mullaghbane, Mullanbuoy, Rahony, Shaneragh (Shannaragh), Tattycorr, Tattysallagh, The Harp, Trillick & Tullaclenagh.

Copies of the census extracts are available to members through our Look Up facility and can be found at PRONI under microfilm reference MIC 1P/247a.