County Down

Miscellaneous Records


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The following records are available at different places. NAI = National Archives of Ireland, NLI = National Library of Ireland, SLC = film number or book number to be ordered through your local Latter Day Saint Family History Center, LC = local Custody, DA= Down Ancestry (heritage society), GO = Genealogical Office in Dublin, RCBL = Ruling Church Body Library In Dublin, PRONI = Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast. UHF = Ulster Historical Foundation. Please contact those offices in order to review these records.


Years Covered Resource Location
1631 Muster Roll of Co. Down SLC film 990025
1642 Muster roll for Down SLC film 897012
1659 Penders Census of Ireland SLC Film 924648
1660 Poll Tax SLC Film 993164
1663 Subsidy Roll SLC Film 1279356
1669 Rent Roll of Downpatrick Ms. Add. 32822 Cambridge Univ. Library
1698 Poll Tax Return Newry and Mourne PRONI T1046
1708 Householders in the Town of Downpatrick R.E. Parkinson, "The City of Downe"
1720 List of Landed Gentry in Co. Down and Antrim RIA ms. 24 K 19
1740 List of Protestants in Parishes of Kilbroney and Seapatrick NLI Ms 4173
1761 Militia List Co. down GO MS 680
1766 Hosueholders of Parishes of Kilbroney and Seapatrick SLC Film 1279330
1766 Householders of Lurgan, part of Shankillo NAI M2476
1796 Spinning Wheel Premiums SLC
1796-1811 List of Freeholders in Barony of Upper Iveagh SLC Film 258701
1798 List of Persons Who Suffered Losses in '98 Rebellion NLI JLB 94107
1813-24 List of Freeholders in County Down SLC Film 258701
1817 Chichester Fortescue Estate Rental Roll of Barony of Lr. Iveagh NAI M3610
1821-51 Extracts from Census 1821, 31, 41, 51 SLC Film 258608
1823-37 Tithe applotment Survey SLC
1832 List of Freeholders on the Marquis of Londonderry's Estate SLC Film 258713
1832-36 Names of Holders of and applicants for License to Sell Liquore in Downpatrick and Newry Parl. Papers 1837-38 13(2) App. 10
1837 Occupants of Newry, Arranged in 2 lists Parl. Papers 1837 11(1) App. G
1838 Lists of Marksmenn of Downpatrick and Newry Parl. Papers 1837 11(1) Appendix A3
1839 List of Persons who obtained Game Certificaes in Ulster PRONI T688
1842 Voters List NAI 1842-113
1843 List of Ballycopeland Pres. Congregation Millisle and Ballycopeland Pres. Church p. 117-21
1851 List of all inhabitants in parish of Scarva RCB Library Ms 65
1851 Rental of the estates of Davis S. Ker, for year ending Nov 1851 SEELB
1851-61 Census of Pres. Parishoners in Loughlinisland Parish Family Links 1 (5)(1982)
1852-57 Poll books for County Down SLC film 993158
1856 Tenants on Anglesey Estate Louth Arch. J. 12 (2)(1950)
1857 Poll Book of electors of Co. Down SLC Film 993159
1858-60-61 Scarva C of I members see 1851
1863-64 Griffith's Valuation SLC
1868 Alphabetical list of electors who voted and did not, Newry Nov 1868 PRONI
1891-99 Register of inhabitants of Killyleagh SEELB
1901 Census NAI
1911 Census NAI
1914 Estate records of Col. J.V. Nugent, Portagferry SEELB
1740 Belfast Directory North Irish Roots 4 (2) 1993
1807-08 Belfast Directory J.R.R.Adams, ed Ulster Historical Foundation, 1992
1819 T. Bradshaw's General Directory of Newry, Armagh .
1820 J. Pigot's Commercial Directory of Ireland .
1820 T. Bradshaw's General Direcotry of Portadown, Waringstown, Banbridge, Warrenpoint, Rostrevor, Kilkeel, Rathfriland, and others Newry 1819
1824 J. Pigot's City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincal Directory .
1841 M. Martin's Belfast Directory .
1872 Belfast Directory .
1846 Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland .
1852 Henderson's Belfast and Province of Ulster .
1854 Henderson's Belfast and Province of Ulster .
1856 Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland .
1865 Wynne's Directory (includes many towns) .
1870 Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland .
1881 S. Farrell's County Armagh Directory and Almanac .
1883 G.H. Basseett's County Down, One Hundred Years Ago .
1886 G.H. Basseett's County Down, One Hundred Years Ago .
1894 Slater's National Commercial Directory of Ireland .
1916 Newtownards and Co. Down Illustrated Almanac .
1918 Newtownards and Co. Down Illustrated Almanac .
Fam History Histories of Newry families prior to 1910 SLC film 259195-219
Fam History Suranmes of the Upper Ards Family Links 1 91) 1981
Fam History A Quaker Wedding at Lisburn Ir. Anc. 1392
Fam History Nine generations a history of the Andrews Family, Millers of Comber I. Andrews 1958
Fam History The Bradshaws of Bangor and Mile-Cross in the Co. of Down Ulster J. Arch, 2nd ser. 8 (1902)
Fam History Memoirs of the Camacs of co. down with some account of their predecessors 1897
Fam History Clenlow of Co. Down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Cossett of Co. down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Long shadows Cast Before: Nine lives in ulster ISBN 070281058-4
Fam History The Dunville Family of Redburn House, Holywood 1757-1940 .
Fam History the Hamilton manuscripts; containing some account of the settlement of the territories of the Upper Clandboye, Great Ardes, and Dufferin Archers and Sons 1867
Fam History A short family and personal history J.V. Hamilton J.V. Hamilton 1995
Fam History Henry of Co. Down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Notes of the Family of Magennis, Formerly Lords of Iveagh, newry and Mourne SLC 1878
Fam History Magennis of Iveagh R.S.A.I. 62 (1932) 96-102
Fam History Pedigree of the magennis (Guiness) Family of North Ireland and of Dublin. Christchurch, NZ 1897
Fam History The MCGiffert letters (Of Killyleagh) .
Fam History The Montgomery Manuscripts 1603-1706 .
Fam History Neills of Bangor .
Fam History The Family of Pollock of Newry .
Fam History Quinn of Newry RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Rea/Rae of Ballynahinch, Hollywood and allied families Univ of Ca. 1980
Fam History 21 volumes of papers of the roden family, Newcastle, Co. Down .
Fam History The Rose-Cleland Family .
Fam History The ancient and noble family of the Savages of the Ards with sketches of English and American branches .
Fam History A genealogical history of the Savage family in Ulster. Chiswick Press 1906[
Fam History Ancestors and descendants of Alexander Sloane Killyleaagh, Co. Down .
Fam History The Smillies of Ballynahinch, a genealogy .
Fam History Smith of Co. Louth and Co. Down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Stothard of Co. Down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History Stranaghan Family. Co. Down 1800-1950 .
Fam History Waddell of Co. Down RCB Library Ms 65
Fam History West - see county Wicklow .
Newspaper County Down Spectator NLI
Newspaper Downpatrick Recorder NLI
Newspaper Downshire Protestant NLI
Newspaper Newry Commercial Telegraph NLI
Newspaper Newry Examiner NLI
Newspaper Newry Herald and Down, Armagh and Louth Journal NLI
Newspaper Newry Journl NLI
Newspaper Newry Reporter NLI
Newspaper Newry Standard NLI
Newspaper Newtownards Chronicle NLI
Newspaper North Down Herald NLI
Newspaper Northern Star NLI
Wills and Probates Connor Wills 1818-20, 1853-58 .
Wills and Probates Down Wills 1850-58 .
Wills and Probates Down 1646-1858 .
Wills and Probates Drmoiore 1678-1858 .
Wills and Probates Newry and Mourne 1727-1858 .
Wills and Probates Administrations from the Peculiar of Newry and Mourne Ir. Anc 1(1)
Wills and Probates Belfast District Will Books 1858-1872 SLC film 917960-917971
Marriage Licenses Down, Connor and Dromore 1721-1845 SLC film 100867
Misc. Administartions from the Peculiar of Newry and Mourne .
Misc. The Merchant Community of Belfast4 1660-1700 .
Misc. The Census of 1901 1911 for Copeland Island .
Misc. Killyleagh and Distrcit Branch Records .
Misc. Maps of the Mountains of Mourne .
Misc. The City of Downe from its Earliest Days .
Misc. Provisional list of pre-1900 School Registers in the PRONI .
Misc. Some lists of Mid-18th Century Linen Drapers in S.E. Ulster .
Misc. Two Centuries of Lifei n County Down 1600-1800 .
Misc. Surnames of Co. down .
Misc. Historical Notices of Old Belfast .
Misc. Hillsborough, a parish in the Ulster Plantation .
Misc. Frontier town, an illustrated history of Newry .
Misc. The most unpretending of places, a history of Dundonald .
Misc. Bridges to Banbridge .
Misc. Statistical Survey of the County Down. .
Misc. Tide and times in the Port, a narrative history of the County Down village of Groomsport. .
Misc. Strangford, the forgotten past of Strangford village .
Misc. A History of Banbridge .
Misc. Newtown, a history of Newtownards .
Misc. Lurgan, an Irish provincial town 1610-1970 .
Misc. An historical account of the diocese of Down and Connor .
Misc. Ecclesiastical antiquities of Down, Connor and Dromore. .
Misc. Saint Patrick's town .
Misc. Statistical account of the parish of Saintfield in the county of Down .
Misc. Workhouse Records of Clogher Union Work SLC film 259163-3
Misc. Workhosue Records of Downpatrick slc film 259159-61
Misc. Workhouse Records of Downpatrick SLC film 259159-61
Misc. Workhouse Records of Lurgan SLC film 259166-72



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