25 January 2014

New County Down and County Antrim Church of Ireland Records and Belfast Roman Catholic Records Online

New County Down and County Antrim Church of Ireland Records and Belfast Roman Catholic Records Online

The Irish Family History Foundation is pleased to announce that it has just added over 16,000 Church of Ireland baptismal records for County Down along with over 8,000 Roman Catholic records for Belfast. The records were transcribed by Dr Brian Trainor, former Director of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. The following Churches have been added:

Name Denomination Type Years Number
Killinchy Church of Ireland Baptisms 1820-77 418
Blaris Church of Ireland Baptisms 1661-1720 7709
Magheralin Church of Ireland Baptisms 1783-1870 6628
Bangor Church of Ireland Baptisms 1803-43 1050
Ballywalter Church of Ireland Baptisms 1845-75 125
Ardkeen Church of Ireland Baptisms 1746-1871 541
St Patrick's Belfast Roman Catholic Baptisms 1924-1931 3823
St Joseph's Belfast Roman Catholic Baptisms 1900-1921 3344
St Joseph's Belfast Roman Catholic Marriages 1921-1933 1524
More Church of Ireland records will be added soon for the parishes of Antrim, Carrickfergus, Comber, Donaghadee, Down, Drumballyroney and Kilmore.

You will find a list of County Antrim sources that are currently online at County Antrim Sources List. County Down sources that are currently online at County Down Sources List.

NOTE:
The above is a press release/email from the Irish Family History Foundation
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.